Who Is Collecting Your Data?
Unless otherwise stated, for the purposes of the Data Protection Act 1998 (the “Act”) and the EU General Data Protection Regulation 2016 (‘the Regulation’), all data collection is conducted by us, the data controller, namely: Adfone, Inc., 333 Las Olas Way, CU1, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301.
Our data protection officer is Alex Hurd. If you have any questions about our policy and privacy practices, you can contact us:
Adfone, Inc, 333 Las Olas Way, CU1, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301
This policy also covers our treatment of any PII that our business affiliates share with us or we share with them.
What Information Do We Collect?
- Information Related To Our Services
Subscribing to and using our services
When you subscribe to our services and register with Our Site and/or download or install our App, you are asked to provide the following personal information including your name, email address, phone numbers, occupation, hobbies, interests, your likes and dislikes and personal profile data. We also collect your Advertising ID.
We use this data to allow advertisers to provide relevant adverts on the lockscreen of your mobile phone.
In addition, we collect coarse location data from our users and use this to allow advertisers to provide relevant adverts at a city level on the lockscreen of your mobile phone. We ask for your consent to collect this data when you first register for the App through the Google Play store.
In the future, you may also be asked to provide credit card or other financial information for the conduct of transactions with us and payments for services. We will notify you of any changes made and ask for your explicit consent to collect and process this data.
Personalising your content
Our Site and App also automatically receive and record information on our server logs from your browser, including your IP address, browser type and cookie information, as well as certain actions you may take in connection with any delivered advertisement content about certain goods and services.
We use this information to personalize the content you see, to fulfill your service requests, to inform you of updates about your activities and changes to our services, to alert you to news and activities, provide more personal content for you, including goods and services that may be of interest to you, and to offer any suggestions about other products and services we believe may also be of interest to you, based on your specified preferences and your choices.
We may also collect information about your activities on our Website & App, communications and interactions with us, responses to the goods and services that are provided through our Website & App, specific actions or likes and dislikes that you may indicate while using our Website & App, as well as the feedback information that you may volunteer to leave.
- Aggregate Information
We may collect certain information about all users, such as the number of visits to our Website & App, what services of features users access the most, what type of communications and contacts are most popular among users, what type of content or advertisements are enjoyed, liked or most frequented by our users. We only use such data anonymously and in the aggregate.
This information helps us create a better overall user experience for all users of our Website and App. We may share this information with our business affiliates, but only in the aggregate, so that they may also understand how our visitors use our Website & App., and how they respond to certain delivered ad content.
What Do We Keep And Under What Circumstances?
- Our Usage and Processing
We do not sell or provide PII from our users to third parties without their consent.
We may use personal information that you provide to us as part of our services to you and to improve your experience and enjoyment of the Website & App, and personalized goods and services ads that are provided using our Website and App. For example, we may use your preferences, likes and dislikes to target better content, including goods and services, to you, through our Website and App. We may also use SSL (“Secure Socket Layer”) or some other type of encryption to safeguard your credit card data when used in E-commerce transactions, and we may utilize encryption techniques to safeguard your username and password used in connection with the Website & App.
We may record and share aggregate information with our business affiliates.
We may also disclose your PII or aggregated information about our users pursuant to a law, regulation, or written request to a governmental agency, or pursuant to a subpoena or court order demanding and requiring such disclosure as required under Article 6(c) of the Regulations. Furthermore, we may use any PII or aggregate information about users in any action or lawsuit involving our Website & App services. We will make full effort to keep any legal disclosures protected from the broad public dissemination and subject to confidentiality obligations protecting private and personal information.
- Limited Use Of Information After The Termination Of Services
We may keep certain PII you have given us for at least as long as you remain an active user of our Website & App services, either directly or through the communications services provider in order to deliver our services to you.
We may also keep your PII for a certain limited time after the termination of your services where such processing is necessary for the purpose of our legitimate interests under Article 6(f) of the Regulation. Such information will be primarily for accounting, resolution of any pending disputes between you and any other users of our services, for tax-related purposes and to resolve any technical issues.
We do not allow your personal information, profile data or other PII to be visible to other users of our Website & App once you have terminated your services with us.
Sharing Information With Our Business Affiliates And Consultants
We may share your PII with any member of our group, including any subsidiaries or our holding company, as defined in section 1159 of the UK Companies Act 2006.
We may share your information with selected third parties including:
- Business partners, suppliers, and sub-contractors for the performance of any contract we enter into with them for purposes of providing our services to you. For example, companies or individuals may provide or assist with supporting and providing services for your wireless device, hosting our Website and App, backup, servers, providing marketing services, processing credit card payments and other business and financial transactions and related services.
- Analytics and search engine providers that assist us in the improvement and optimisation of our site.
We may disclose your PII to third parties:
- in the event that we sell or buy any business or assets, in which case we may disclose your PII to the prospective seller or buyer of such business or assets;
- if we, or substantially all of our assets, are acquired by a third party, in which case PII held by us about our customers will be one of the transferred assets;
- if we are under a duty to disclose or share your PII in order to comply with any legal obligations including any legal obligations under the Act, or in order to enforce or apply our End User License Agreement and other agreements; or to protect our or your legitimate interests, rights, property, or safety including the interests, rights and safety of our customers, or others. This includes exchanging information with other companies and organizations for the purposes of fraud protection and credit risk reduction; or
- if you redeem your Adfone Points for a reward, to the gift card vendor and/or provider of the reward, including Lycamobile UK Limited, depending on what reward is chosen.
The privacy policies of our affiliates and third parties with whom we share your data are available on their websites.
Our Process with Lycamobile UK Limited
Our Process with Mopub Inc
Our Process with Fyber N.V
Our Process with IronSource Mobile Ltd
Our Process with Pollfish
Our Process with Tap Research
Our Process with Tangocard,Inc
Our Process with One Signal,Inc
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Where we store your Personal Data
Transfer of personal data outside the EEA
Information, including personal information that we collect from you, may be transferred to, stored at and processed in a country outside the EEA, including, but not limited to the United States, where data protection and privacy regulations may not offer the same level of protection as in other parts of the world. By registering to use this App, you agree to this transfer, storing or processing. We will take all steps reasonably necessary to ensure that your data is treated securely and in accordance with this Policy.
All information you provide to us is stored on our secure servers. Where we have given you (or where you have chosen) a password which enables you to access certain parts of our site, you are responsible for keeping this password confidential. We ask that you not to share your password with anyone.
Unfortunately, the transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure. Although we will do our best to protect your PII, we cannot guarantee the complete security of data transmitted to our site; any transmission is at your own risk. Once we have received your information, we will use strict procedures and security features to try to prevent unauthorized access.
Updating Account Information
You may update, modify, or add personal information through the Website & App at any time. To do so, simply logon to Our Site or the App with your username and password, and you will be able to update or modify the information you have submitted. Please make sure that your username and password are secure and protected, and do not share or disclose it to anyone other than yourself or your authorized persons.
We use reasonable precautions to keep personal information disclosed to us secure. However, we are not responsible for any breach of security or wrongful acts of third parties, or any disclosures you may make on your own.
You can find out more about your rights under GDPR from the Information Commissioner’s Office.
You are legally entitled to know what personal information we hold about you and how that information is processed. Additionally, you have the right to obtain information regarding where and for what purpose your data is being processed.
If you would like to know what information we hold about you, please write to us at Adfone, Inc., 333 Las Olas Way, CU1, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301. We will ask you for proof of identity and provide you with a response within 30 days.
You have the right to request that we erase your personal data and stop distributing it to our partners.
You have the right to object to processing of personal data concerning you based on Articles 6(e) and (f) of the Regulations. You also have the the right to object to the processing of personal data concerning you for direct marketing purposes.
If we use your personal information on an automated basis to make decisions which significantly affect you, you have the right to ask that the decision be reviewed by an individual to whom you may make representations and contest the decision. This right only applies where we use your information with your consent or as part of a contractual relationship with you.
Staying up to date
Please make sure that the data you supply us with is correct and up to date. If your details change, you can update them at any time by writing to us at Adfone, Inc., 333 Las Olas Way, CU1, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301
You have the right to ask us to stop collecting and processing your PII. We will ordinarily seek your consent when you initially download the app and you can withdraw this consent by contacting us at our registered office address at Adfone, Inc., 333 Las Olas Way, CU1, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301 or via email address firstname.lastname@example.org
You may also need to contact our partners to request your rights as per their privacy policies.
Our site may, from time to time, contain links to and from the websites of our partner networks and affiliates. If you follow a link to any of these websites, please note that these websites have their own privacy policies and that we do not accept any responsibility or liability for these policies. Please check these policies before you submit any personal data to these websites..