Spot.IM Ltd. and its affiliates (the "Spot.IM", "we" or "us") respect the privacy of the users of our online social network platform (the "Platform"), our website at: www.spot.im and/or our mobile application (the "Site" and "App", respectively), and are committed to protect the personal information that users share with us in connection with the use of our Platform, Site and/or App, including via third party websites, blogs or other products or services which have embedded and/or otherwise use the Platform ("User Sites", and collectively - the "Service").
We may collect two types of data and information from our Users:
Personal Information which is being gathered may consist of the following:
For avoidance of doubt, any Non-personal Information connected or linked to any Personal Information shall be deemed as Personal Information as long as such connection or linkage exists.
There are two main methods we use:
We store the Personal Information either independently or through the help of our authorized third-party service providers as detailed below.
We collect Non-personal and Personal Information in order to provide and operate the Service, including for statistical and research purposes; to enable us to further develop, customize and improve the Service based on Users common preferences and uses; to create and provide our business partners and affiliates with aggregated statistical data and other aggregated and/or inferred Non-personal Information; and to enable us to provide our Users with a better user experience, with more relevant Content and marketing materials, and with technical assistance and support.
We work with third party companies who help us provide and improve our Services or who use advertising or related products.
Spot.IM may share, transfer and disclose to our business partners any Non-Personal and Personal Information, in order improve our Services.
Spot.IM may share Non-Personally and Personal Information in any manner required and permitted for such information; (ii) with our third party business partners for use in advertising targeting (e.g. through ad networks or servers); (iii) for the purposes described in the section above.
Please note that any information you voluntarily make available through the use of the Services, including your Personal Information (e.g. your profile picture, email address, comments or any User Generated Content), is available to the public. You may change, at any time, your privacy settings in our Services or otherwise avoid posting such content through the Services.
For avoidance of doubt, Spot.IM may transfer and disclose to third parties or otherwise use Non-personal Information at its sole discretion.
If for any reason you wish to rectify, update or delete your Personal Information stored with us, please send us an e-mail to: firstname.lastname@example.org, and we will make reasonable efforts to delete any such Personal Information pursuant to any applicable privacy laws. Note that unless you instruct us otherwise we may retain your Personal Information for as long as needed to provide you with the Service and/or as legally required.
To use the Service, you must be over the age of thirteen (13). Spot.IM does not knowingly collect Personal Information from children under the age of thirteen (13) and does not wish to do so. We reserve the right to request proof of age at any stage so that we can verify that minors under the age of thirteen (13) are not using the Service. In the event that it comes to our knowledge that a person under the age of thirteen (13) is using the Service, we will prohibit and block such User from accessing the Service and will make all efforts to promptly delete any Personal Information stored with us with regard to such User.
We take a great care in implementing and maintaining the security of the Service, and the User's Personal Information. The Personal Information is hosted on Amazon Web Services, which provides advanced security features. Spot.IM employs industry standard procedures and policies to ensure the safety of its Users’ Personal Information, and prevent unauthorized use of any such information. However, we do not and cannot guarantee that unauthorized access will never occur.
When you access or use the Service, Spot.IM may use industry-wide technologies such as "cookies" (or similar technologies), which store certain information on your computer ("Local Storage") and which will allow us to enable automatic activation of certain features, and make your service experience much more convenient and effortless. The cookies used by the Service are created per session, do not include any information about you other than your session key, and are removed as your session ends. It is easy to prohibit the Local Storage. Most browsers will allow you to erase cookies from your computer's hard drive, block acceptance of cookies, or receive a warning before a cookie is stored. However, if you block or erase cookies, your online experience may be limited. Please note that your browser enable you to disable all cookies (if you do not know how to do this, check out the "Help" file of your browser), however, this may interfere with your use of the Website or other internet websites. If you use a new computer, upgrade or change web browsers or take any action which results in the deletion of the "opt out" cookie, you will need to perform this opt-out process again upon any such change.