SOCIALS MOBILE APPLICATION PRIVACY POLICY

This privacy policy governs your use of the software application Socials ("Application") for mobile devices that was created by Close Inc.

Information Collected by Socials

User Provided Personal Information

The Application obtains the email you provide when you register an account with us. Registration is optional, however you may not be able to restore your account on another device unless you register an account.

We may also use the information you provided us to contact your from time to time to provide you with important information, required notices and marketing promotions.

Automatically Collected Information

In addition, the Application may collect certain information automatically, including, but not limited to, the type of mobile device you use, your mobile devices unique device ID, the IP address of your mobile device, your mobile operating system information and information about the way you use the Application.

Location information of your device

When you visit relevant sections of the mobile application, specifically "Browse Nearby Chats" and "Create New Chat", we may use GeoIP or GPS (or other similar technology availble on your device) to determine approximate location of your device in order to display relevant nearby chat rooms or to associate the location and the city you are located within with a new chat room you are creating. We do not constantly track your current location.

Third parties access to information obtained by the Application

We may share your information with third parties only in the ways that are described in this privacy statement.

We may disclose User Provided and Automatically Collected Information:

What are my opt-out rights?

You can stop all collection of information by the Application easily by uninstalling the Application. You may use the standard uninstall processes as may be available as part of your mobile device. You can also request to opt-out via email, at [email protected]

Data Retention Policy, Managing Your Information

We will retain User Provided and Automatically Collected data for as long as you use the Application and for a reasonable time thereafter. If you’d like us to delete User Provided Data that you have provided via the Application, please contact us at [email protected] and we will respond in a reasonable time. Please note that some or all of the User Provided Data may be required in order for the Application to function properly.

Children

We do not use the Application to knowingly solicit data from or market to children under the age of 13. If a parent or guardian becomes aware that his or her child has provided us with information without their consent, he or she should contact us at [email protected] We will delete such information from our files within a reasonable time.

Security

We are concerned about safeguarding the confidentiality of your information. We provide physical, electronic, and procedural safeguards to protect information we process and maintain. For example, we limit access to this information to authorized employees and contractors who need to know that information in order to operate, develop or improve our Application. Please be aware that, although we endeavor provide reasonable security for information we process and maintain, no security system can prevent all potential security breaches.

Changes

This Privacy Policy may be updated from time to time for any reason. We will notify you of any changes to our Privacy Policy by posting the new Privacy Policy here and informing you via email or in-app notification. You are advised to consult this Privacy Policy regularly for any changes, as continued use is deemed approval of all changes.

Your Consent

By using the Application, you are consenting to our processing of your information as set forth in this Privacy Policy now and as amended by us. "Processing" inlcudes, but not limited to, collecting, storing, deleting, using, combining and disclosing information, all of which activities will take place in Canada. If you reside outside Canada your information will be transferred, processed and stored there under Canada privacy standards.

Contact us

If you have any questions regarding privacy while using the Application, or have questions about our practices, please contact us via email at [email protected]