We take the security of your data seriously and employ a variety of security measures to safeguard your personal information.
PERSONAL INFORMATION COLLECTED
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, professional website, Facebook page, 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 names, profile pictures, phone numbers, email addresses and Google ID’s contained in Your address book (“Contact Information”) with Discover. In addition to Contact Information, if You choose to activate use of a third party service, such as social networks services, within the Services, Discover may collect, store and use the list of identifiers associated with said services linked to the Contact Information in order to enhance the results shared with other Users.
Please note that no other contact information other than the phone numbers and thereto attached names, profile pictures, Google ID’s and email addresses will be collected and used from Your address book. Other numbers or information that may be contained in Your address book will be filtered away by our safety algorithms and will therefore not be collected by Discover. Please also note that You can always choose not to share Contact Information with Discover and if You have shared such information and changed Your mind, You can delist Your number or opt-out to render Your entire Contact Information unavailable for search in the Discover database.
With User’s consent we upload the User’s Contact List to Supabase (our Cloud Backend) and store it in Encrypted format. The user can request their data to be deleted at any time, by reaching out to us at [firstname.lastname@example.org]
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 hteir 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 a User chooses to disable the Product Search Functionality, the Contact Information made available by that User is disabled and will thereafter not be available for search in the Discover database. If any persons do not wish to have their namproduct purchases made available through the Product Search Functionality, they can exclude themselves from further queries by notifying Discover via its website at www.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.
You can limit or opt-out of the collection and use of Your information for ad targeting by third parties via Your device settings.
INFORMATION SECURITY AND TRANSFER OF PERSONAL INFORMATION TO OTHER COUNTRIES
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.
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.
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You can also send Your enquiries (including in relation to any grievances to our Grievances Officer) via email to [email@example.com].
Effective date: [22 Oct 2023]
Last updated: [22 Oct 2023]