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Privacy Policy: Android App

We take the security of your data seriously and employ a variety of security measures to safeguard your personal information.

DISCOVER PRIVACY POLICY

Discover is firmly committed to the security and protection of personal information of our Users and their contacts. This Privacy Policy describes how Discover will collect, use, share and process personal information.

By accepting the Discover Privacy Policy and/or using the Services You consent to the collection, use, sharing and processing of personal information as described herein. The user can request their data to be deleted at any time, by reaching out to us at [hello@strawhat.xyz]

PERSONAL INFORMATION COLLECTED

USER PROFILE

In order to create a user profile, You must register Your first name, last name email address and phone number. Additional information that may be provided at Your option include, but is not limited to, photo, gender, street address and zip code, country of residence, Twitter address and a short status message. Discover may supplement the information provided by You with information from third parties and add it to the information provided by You e.g. demographic information and additional contact information that is publicly available.

INSTALLATION AND USE

When You install and use the Services, Discover will collect personal information from You and any devices You may use in Your interaction with our Services. This information may include e.g.: the pages You visit and features you use on the Services; the services and websites You engage with from the Services; content viewed by You, content You have commented on or sent to us and information about the ads You see and/or engage with; the search terms You use; order information and other usage activity and data logged by Discover’s servers from time to time.

Some information, including, but not limited to, usage information and other information that may arise from Your interaction with the Services, cannot be used to identify You, whether in combination with other information or otherwise and will not constitute personal information for the purposes of this Policy.

THIRD PARTY SERVICES

You may provide us with Your user identifier information regarding, or to enable Your usage of, certain third party services (together with a mapped photo where applicable) e.g. social networking services and payment services, in order for the Services to interoperate with such third party services. You may use such third party services to create Your user profile or log in to our Services, share information with such third party services, or to connect Your user profile with the respective third party services. Such third party services may automatically provide us with access to certain personal information retained by them about You (e.g., your payment handle, unique identification information, content viewed by You, content liked by You and information about the advertisements You have been shown or may have clicked on) and You agree that we may collect, use and retain the information provided by these third party services in accordance with this Privacy Policy. You may be able to control the personal information You allow us to have access to through the privacy settings on the respective third party service. We will never store any passwords created for any third party services.

OTHER INFORMATION YOU MAY PROVIDE

You may provide us with various information in connection with Your interaction with our Services. Discover may also from time to time offer You the opportunity to provide information on Your experience from using the Services or to participate in contests, surveys or other promotions. Discover will collect the information You provide in connection therewith, as well as any other information You provide through the Services or when You communicate or interact with us.

USE OF PERSONAL INFORMATION

PROVIDE, IMPROVE AND PERSONALIZE OUR SERVICES

Discover may use the personal information collected to provide, maintain, improve, analyze and personalize the Services to its Users, partners and third party providers. More specifically, Discover may use such information to:

  • Maintain Database of e-commerce product purchases using the information collected from third party providers and build a community for e-commerce product recommmendations.
  • Display e-commerce product recommendations to Users following a manual product search against the Discover database, subject to that product searches will only produce relevant e-commerce products purchased by Users of Discover.
  • Provide Your information ("Name", "email address" and "phone number") to the Users of Discover whose product searchs matched Your product purchases on e-commerce platforms.
  • Connect the Users of Discover, following a manual product search against the Discover database, via the messaging functionality so that Users can chat regarding their mutual interests about e-commerce products.

STATISTICAL DATA FROM THE SERVICES

We use aggregated or anonymized personal information for statistical and analytical purposes. We may come to share such data with third parties.

We do not consider personal information to include information that has been made anonymous or aggregated so that it can no longer be used to identify a specific person, whether in combination with other information or otherwise.

PERSONALIZE OUR ADVERTISING AND COMMUNICATIONS

We may use any of the information collected, as set out above, to provide You with location and interest based advertising, marketing messaging, information and services. We may also use the collected information to measure the performance of our advertising and marketing services.

We may contact You for verification purposes or with information pertaining to the Services or special offers, e.g. newsletter e-mails, SMS and similar notifications about Discover’s and our business partners’ products and services. We also use the collected information to respond to you when you contact us.

COMPLIANCE WITH LAWS AND PREVENTION OF FRAUDULENT OR ILLEGAL ACTIVITIES

We may use the collected information to comply with applicable laws and to enforce our agreements and protect and defend the rights or safety of Discover, its Users or any other person and verify provided User profile information with third party providers and ensure technical service functionality and data accuracy, perform trouble-shooting and prevent or detect fraud, security breaches or illegal activities.

SHARING AND DISCLOSURE OF PERSONAL INFORMATION

In addition to the sharing and disclosure of personal information that is included as part of the functionality of the Services as described above, Discover may disclose personal information if we believe such action is necessary to:

  • comply with the law, or legal process served on us;
  • protect and defend our rights and the enforcement of our agreements; or
  • protect the security and safety of Users or members of the public or other aspects of public importance, provided, of course, that such disclosure is lawful.

We transfer information to trusted vendors, service providers, and other partners who support our business and Services, such as providing technical infrastructure services, bug testing, analyzing how our Services are used, measuring the effectiveness of ads and services and facilitating payments as well as potential partners who may wish to work with us to provide other services. Discover will always require these third parties to take appropriate organizational and technical measures to protect personal information and to observe applicable legislation.

Discover may also share personal information with third party advertisers, agencies and networks. Such third parties may use this information for analytical and marketing purposes e.g. to provide measurement services and targeted ads and for improvement of products and services.

We may disclose and transfer Your Information to our associated or affiliated organisations or related entities and to any third party who acquires, our business, whether such acquisition is by way of merger, consolidation or purchase of all or a substantial portion of our assets.

DELISTING OF CONTACT INFORMATION AND OPT-OUT OF AD TARGETING

If any persons wish to delist their contact information from Discover, they can do so by notifying Discover via email at hello@strawhat.xyz or as set forth in the contact details below. You acknowledge and agree that Discover may keep and process personal information related to such request in order to be able to honor the request.

INFORMATION SECURITY AND TRANSFER OF PERSONAL INFORMATION TO OTHER COUNTRIES

In order to provide the Services, Discover will transfer, process and store personal and e-commerce product search or purchase information in a number of countries, including but not limited to India, and may also use cloud based services for this purpose. Discover may also subcontract storage or processing of Your information to third parties located in countries other than Your home country. Information collected within one country may, for example, be transferred to and processed in another country, which may not provide the same level of protection for personal data as the country in which it was collected. You acknowledge and agree that Discover may transfer Your personal and e-commerce product search or purchase information as described above for purposes consistent with this Privacy Policy. We take all reasonable precautions to protect personal and e-commerce product search or purchase information from misuse, loss and unauthorized access. Discover has implemented physical, electronic, and procedural safeguards in order to protect the information, including that the information will be stored on secured servers and protected by secured networks to which access is limited to a few authorized employees and personnel.

ACCESSING AND UPDATING PERSONAL INFORMATION

Discover may on its own initiative, or at Your request, replenish, rectify or erase any incomplete, inaccurate or outdated personal information retained by Discover in connection with the operation of the Services. When required by applicable law, You have the right to know what personal information is stored about You and to have any such information corrected or deleted on Your request. See contact details below.

MINORS

Services are not intended for or designed to attract anyone under the relevant age of consent to enter into binding legal contracts under the laws of their respective jurisdictions. Discover does not intentionally or knowingly collect personal information through the Services from anyone under that age. We encourage parents and guardians to be involved in the online activities of their children to ensure that no personal information is collected from a child without their consent.

CHANGES TO THIS PRIVACY POLICY

Discover may at any time with or without a separate notice change this Privacy Policy, and You are encouraged to review this Policy from time to time. In case of substantial changes, Discover will notify the Users by push notice or via notice in the Services. Your continued use of the Services after a notice of changes has been communicated to You or published on our Services shall constitute consent to the changed policy.

COOKIES

As described in our Cookie Policy, we use cookies, web beacons, flash cookies, HTML 5 cookies, pixel tags and other web application software methods, including mobile application identifiers, to help us recognize you across the Services, learn about your interests both on and off the Services, improve your experience, increase security, measure use and effectiveness of the Services, and serve advertising. You can control Cookies through your browser settings and other tools. By interacting with the Services, you consent to the use and placement of Cookies on your device in accordance with this Privacy Policy, which by reference incorporates our Cookie Policy.

CONTACT

If You have any additional questions about Discover’s Privacy Policy or want to make a request regarding certain personal or e-commerce product search / purchase information, You are encouraged to contact Discover. The contact information is:

Straw Hat Labs Private Limited,
512/10, Service Lane,
Outer Ring Road, Mahadevapura,
Bangalore, KA, India - 560048.

You can also send Your enquiries (including in relation to any grievances to our Grievances Officer) via email to [hello@strawhat.xyz].

Effective date: [26 Oct 2023]

Last updated: [26 Oct 2023]