LEGAL

MOBILE APP PRIVACY POLICY TEMPLATE

 

STEPCHAIN

Last updated October 11, 2019

 

Vida Digital Mobile Limited (“we” or “us” or “our”) respects the privacy of our users (“user” or “you”). This Privacy Policy explains how we collect, use, disclose, and safeguard your information when you visit our mobile application (the “Application”).   Please read this Privacy Policy carefully.  IF YOU DO NOT AGREE WITH THE TERMS OF THIS PRIVACY POLICY, PLEASE DO NOT ACCESS THE APPLICATION. 

 

We reserve the right to make changes to this Privacy Policy at any time and for any reason.   We will alert you about any changes by updating the “Last updated” date of this Privacy Policy.  You are encouraged to periodically review this Privacy Policy to stay informed of updates. You will be deemed to have been made aware of, will be subject to, and will be deemed to have accepted the changes in any revised Privacy Policy by your continued use of the Application after the date such revised Privacy Policy is posted.  

 

This Privacy Policy does not apply to the third-party online/mobile store from which you install the Application or make payments, including any in-game virtual items, which may also collect and use data about you.  We are not responsible for any of the data collected by any such third party. 

COLLECTION OF YOUR INFORMATION

 

We may collect information about you in a variety of ways.  The information we may collect via the Application depends on the content and materials you use, and includes:  

 

Personal Data

Demographic and other personally identifiable information (such as your name and email address) that you voluntarily give to us when choosing to participate in various activities related to the Application, such as chat, posting messages in comment sections or in our forums, liking posts, sending feedback, and responding to surveys.  If you choose to share data about yourself via your profile, online chat, or other interactive areas of the Application, please be advised that all data you disclose in these areas is public and your data will be accessible to anyone who accesses the Application.

 

Derivative Data  

Information our servers automatically collect when you access the Application, such as your native actions that are integral to the Application, including liking, re-blogging, or replying to a post, as well as other interactions with the Application and other users via server log files.  

 

Financial Data

Financial information, such as data related to your payment method (e.g. valid credit card number, card brand, expiration date) that we may collect when you purchase, order, return, exchange, or request information about our services from the Application. [We store only very limited, if any, financial information that we collect. Otherwise, all financial information is stored by our payment processor,  [ Amazon Payments,] [ Authornize.Net,]  [ Braintree Payments,] [ Chargify,] [ Dwolla,] [ Google Checkout,] [ Paypal,] [ SafeCharge,] [ Stripe,] [ WePay,[2Checkout,] [other], and you are encouraged to review their privacy policy and contact them directly for responses to your questions.

 

Facebook Permissions  

The Application may by default access your  Facebook basic account information, including your name, email, gender, birthday, current city, and profile picture URL, as well as other information that you choose to make public. We may also request access to other permissions related to your account, such as friends, checkins, and likes, and you may choose to grant or deny us access to each individual permission. For more information regarding Facebook permissions, refer to the  Facebook Permissions Reference page.

 

Data from Social Networks  

User information from social networking sites, such as [Apple’s Game Center, Facebook, Google+ Instagram, Pinterest, Twitter], including your name, your social network username, location, gender, birth date, email address, profile picture, and public data for contacts, if you connect your account to such social networks. This information may also include the contact information of anyone you invite to use and/or join the Application.

 

Geo-Location Information

We may request access or permission to and track location-based information from your mobile device, either continuously or while you are using the Application, to provide location-based services. If you wish to change our access or permissions, you may do so in your device’s settings.

 

Mobile Device Access

We may request access or permission to certain features from your mobile device, including your mobile device’s [bluetooth, calendar, camera, contacts, microphone, reminders, sensors, SMS messages, social media accounts, storage,] and other features. If you wish to change our access or permissions, you may do so in your device’s settings.

 

Mobile Device Data

Device information such as your mobile device ID number, model, and manufacturer, version of your operating system, phone number, country, location, and any other data you choose to provide.

 

Push Notifications

We may request to send you push notifications regarding your account or the Application. If you wish to opt-out from receiving these types of communications, you may turn them off in your device’s settings.

 

Third-Party Data

Information from third parties, such as personal information or network friends, if you connect your account to the third party and grant the Application permission to access this information.

 

USE OF YOUR INFORMATION

 

Having accurate information about you permits us to provide you with a smooth, efficient, and customized experience.  Specifically, we may use information collected about you via the Application to: 

 

  1. Administer sweepstakes, promotions, and contests. 
  2. Assist law enforcement and respond to subpoena.
  3. Compile anonymous statistical data and analysis for use internally. 
  4. Create and manage your account.
  5. Email you regarding your account or order.
  6. Enable user-to-user communications.
  7. Fulfill and manage purchases, orders, payments, and other transactions related to the Application.
  8. Generate a personal profile about you to make future visits to the Application more personalized.
  9. Increase the efficiency and operation of the Application.
  10. Monitor and analyze usage and trends to improve your experience with the Application.
  11. Notify you of updates to the Application.
  12. Offer new products, services, mobile applications, and/or recommendations to you.
  13. Perform other business activities as needed.
  14. Prevent fraudulent transactions, monitor against theft, and protect against criminal activity.
  15. Process payments and refunds.
  16. Request feedback and contact you about your use of the Application. 
  17. Resolve disputes and troubleshoot problems.
  18. Respond to product and customer service requests.
  19. Send you a newsletter.
  20. Solicit support for the Application. 

 

DISCLOSURE OF YOUR INFORMATION

 

We may share information we have collected about you in certain situations. Your information may be disclosed as follows: 

 

By Law or to Protect Rights

If we believe the release of information about you is necessary to respond to legal process, to investigate or remedy potential violations of our policies, or to protect the rights, property, and safety of others, we may share your information as permitted or required by any applicable law, rule, or regulation.   This includes exchanging information with other entities for fraud protection and credit risk reduction.

 

Third-Party Service Providers

We may share your information with third parties that perform services for us or on our behalf, including payment processing, data analysis, email delivery, hosting services, customer service, and marketing assistance.  

 

Marketing Communications

With your consent, or with an opportunity for you to withdraw consent, we may share your information with third parties for marketing purposes, as permitted by law.

 

Interactions with Other Users

If you interact with other users of the Application, those users may see your name, profile photo, and descriptions of your activity, including sending invitations to other users, chatting with other users, liking posts, following blogs. 

 

Online Postings

When you post comments, contributions or other content to the Applications, your posts may be viewed by all users and may be publicly distributed outside the Application in perpetuity

 

Third-Party Advertisers

We may use third-party advertising companies to serve ads when you visit the Application. These companies may use information about your visits to the Application and other websites that are contained in web cookies in order to provide advertisements about goods and services of interest to you. 

 

Affiliates

We may share your information with our affiliates, in which case we will require those affiliates to honor this Privacy Policy. Affiliates include our parent company and any subsidiaries, joint venture partners or other companies that we control or that are under common control with us.

 

Business Partners

We may share your information with our business partners to offer you certain products, services or promotions. 

 

Offer Wall  

The Application may display a third-party-hosted “offer wall.”   Such an offer wall allows third-party advertisers to offer virtual currency, gifts, or other items to users in return for acceptance and completion of an advertisement offer.   Such an offer wall may appear in the Application and be displayed to you based on certain data, such as your geographic area or demographic information.  When you click on an offer wall, you will leave the Application.  A unique identifier, such as your user ID, will be shared with the offer wall provider in order to prevent fraud and properly credit your account.    

 

Social Media Contacts  

If you connect to the Application through a social network, your contacts on the social network will see your name, profile photo, and descriptions of your activity.

 

Other Third Parties

We may share your information with advertisers and investors for the purpose of conducting general business analysis. We may also share your information with such third parties for marketing purposes, as permitted by law. 

 

Sale or Bankruptcy

If we reorganize or sell all or a portion of our assets, undergo a merger, or are acquired by another entity, we may transfer your information to the successor entity.   If we go out of business or enter bankruptcy, your information would be an asset transferred or acquired by a third party.  You acknowledge that such transfers may occur and that the transferee may decline honor commitments we made in this Privacy Policy. 

 

We are not responsible for the actions of third parties with whom you share personal or sensitive data, and we have no authority to manage or control third-party solicitations.  If you no longer wish to receive correspondence, emails or other communications from third parties, you are responsible for contacting the third party directly. 

TRACKING TECHNOLOGIES

 

Cookies and Web Beacons

We may use cookies, web beacons, tracking pixels, and other tracking technologies on the Application to help customize the Application and improve your experience. When you access the Application, your personal information is not collected through the use of tracking technology. Most browsers are set to accept cookies by default. You can remove or reject cookies, but be aware that such action could affect the availability and functionality of the Application. You may not decline web beacons. However, they can be rendered ineffective by declining all cookies or by modifying your web browser’s settings to notify you each time a cookie is tendered, permitting you to accept or decline cookies on an individual basis.

 

Website Analytics

We may also partner with selected third-party vendors[, such as [ Adobe Analytics,] [ Clicktale,] [ Clicky,] [ Cloudfare,] [ Crazy Egg,] [ Flurry Analytics,] [ Google Analytics,] [ Heap Analytics,] [ Inspectlet,] [ Kissmetrics,] [ Mixpanel,] [ Piwik,] and others], to allow tracking technologies and remarketing services on the Application through the use of first party cookies and third-party cookies, to, among other things, analyze and track users’ use of the Application, determine the popularity of certain content, and better understand online activity. By accessing the Application, you consent to the collection and use of your information by these third-party vendors. You are encouraged to review their privacy policy and contact them directly for responses to your questions. We do not transfer personal information to these third-party vendors. However, if you do not want any information to be collected and used by tracking technologies, you can install and/or update your settings for one of the following: 

[ Adobe Privacy Choices Page ]

[ Clicktale Opt-Out Feature]

[ Crazy Egg Opt-Out Feature]

Digital Advertising Alliance Opt-Out Tool

[ Flurry Analytics Yahoo Opt-Out Manager]

[ Google Analytics Opt-Out Plugin]  

[ Google Ads Settings Page]

[ Inspectlet Opt-Out Cookie]

[ Kissmetrics Opt-Out Feature]

[ Mixpanel Opt-Out Cookie]

Network Advertising Initiative Opt-Out Tool 

You should be aware that getting a new computer, installing a new browser, upgrading an existing browser, or erasing or otherwise altering your browser’s cookies files may also clear certain opt-out cookies, plug-ins, or settings.

THIRD-PARTY WEBSITES

 

The Application may contain links to third-party websites and applications of interest, including advertisements and external services, that are not affiliated with us. Once you have used these links to leave the Application, any information you provide to these third parties is not covered by this Privacy Policy, and we cannot guarantee the safety and privacy of your information. Before visiting and providing any information to any third-party websites, you should inform yourself of the privacy policies and practices (if any) of the third party responsible for that website, and should take those steps necessary to, in your discretion, protect the privacy of your information. We are not responsible for the content or privacy and security practices and policies of any third parties, including other sites, services or applications that may be linked to or from the Application.

SECURITY OF YOUR INFORMATION

 

We use administrative, technical, and physical security measures to help protect your personal information.  While we have taken reasonable steps to secure the personal information you provide to us, please be aware that despite our efforts, no security measures are perfect or impenetrable, and no method of data transmission can be guaranteed against any interception or other type of misuse.  Any information disclosed online is vulnerable to interception and misuse by unauthorized parties.  Therefore, we cannot guarantee complete security if you provide personal information.

POLICY FOR CHILDREN

 

We do not knowingly solicit information from or market to children under the age of 13. If you become aware of any data we have collected from children under age 13, please contact us using the contact information provided below. 

 

 

CONTROLS FOR DO-NOT-TRACK FEATURES  

 

Most web browsers and some mobile operating systems [and our mobile applications] include a Do-Not-Track (“DNT”) feature or setting you can activate to signal your privacy preference not to have data about your online browsing activities monitored and collected.  No uniform technology standard for recognizing and implementing DNT signals has been finalized. As such, we do not currently respond to DNT browser signals or any other mechanism that automatically communicates your choice not to be tracked online.  If a standard for online tracking is adopted that we must follow in the future, we will inform you about that practice in a revised version of this Privacy Policy.  

OPTIONS REGARDING YOUR INFORMATION

 

Account Information

You may at any time review or change the information in your account or terminate your account by:

  • Logging into your account settings and updating your account
  • Contacting us using the contact information provided below
  • [Other]

Upon your request to terminate your account, we will deactivate or delete your account and information from our active databases. However, some information may be retained in our files to prevent fraud, troubleshoot problems, assist with any investigations, enforce our Terms of Use and/or comply with legal requirements.]

 

Emails and Communications

If you no longer wish to receive correspondence, emails, or other communications from us, you may opt-out by:

  • Noting your preferences at the time you register your account with the Application
  • Logging into your account settings and updating your preferences.
  • Contacting us using the contact information provided below

If you no longer wish to receive correspondence, emails, or other communications from third parties, you are responsible for contacting the third party directly. 

CONTACT US

 

If you have questions or comments about this Privacy Policy, please contact us at:

 

Vida Digital Limited

46 Albert Street 

Fleckney, Leicester LE8 8BA 

United Kingdom

info@stepchain.net

STEPCHAIN Terms and Conditions

1. INTRODUCTION: Welcome to our application STEPCHAIN.

This App is published by Vida Digital Mobile Limited, 46 Albert Street, Fleckney, Leicester LE8 8BA United Kingdom

By downloading or otherwise accessing the App you agree to be bound by the following terms and conditions (“Terms“) and our privacy policy and our cookies policy. If you have any queries about the App or these Terms, you can contact us by any of the means set out in paragraph 11 of these Terms. If you do not agree with these Terms, you should stop using the App immediately.

2. GENERAL RULES RELATING TO CONDUCT:

The App is made available for your own, personal use. The App must not be used for any commercial purpose whatsoever or for any illegal or unauthorized purpose. When you use the App you must comply with all applicable British Laws and with any applicable international laws, including the local laws in your country of residence (together referred to as “Applicable Laws”).

You agree that when using the App you will comply with all Applicable Laws and these Terms. In particular, but without limitation, you agree not to:

  • (a) Use the App in any unlawful manner or in a manner which promotes or encourages illegal activity including (without limitation) copyright infringement; or
  • (b) Attempt to gain unauthorized access to the App or any networks, servers or computer systems connected to the App; or
  • (c) Modify, adapt, translate or reverse engineer any part of the App or re-format or frame any portion of the pages comprising the App, save to the extent expressly permitted by these Terms or by law.

You agree to indemnify Vida Digital and its group companies in full and on demand from and against any loss, damage, costs or expenses which they suffer or incur directly or indirectly as a result of your use of the App otherwise than in accordance with these Terms or Applicable Laws.

3. CONTENT:

The copyright in all material contained on, in, or available through the App including all information, data, text, music, sound, photographs, graphics and video messages, the selection and arrangement thereof, and all source code, software compilations and other material (“Material“) is owned by or licensed to Vida Digital or its group companies. All rights are reserved. You can view, print or download extracts of the Material for your own personal use but you cannot otherwise copy, edit, vary, reproduce, publish, display, distribute, store, transmit, commercially exploit, disseminate in any form whatsoever or use the Material without Vida Digital’s express permission.

The trademarks, service marks, and logos (“Trade Marks“) contained on or in the App are owned by Vida Digital or its group companies or third party partners of Vida Digital. You cannot use, copy, edit, vary, reproduce, publish, display, distribute, store, transmit, commercially exploit or disseminate the Trade Marks without the prior written consent of Vida Digital or the relevant group company or the relevant third party partner of Vida Digital.

4. SERVICE DESCRIPTION:

The App may contain links to websites operated by third parties (“Third Party Websites“). Vida Digital may monetize some of these links through the use of third party affiliate programs. Notwithstanding such affiliate programs, Vida Digital does not have any influence or control over any such Third Party Websites and, unless otherwise stated, is not responsible for and does not endorse any Third Party Websites or their availability or contents.

5. VIDA DIGITAL PRIVACY POLICY:

We take your privacy very seriously. Vida Digital will only use your personal information in accordance with the terms of our privacy policy and cookies policy. By using the App you acknowledge and agree that you have read and accept the terms of our privacy policy and cookies policy and these Terms.

6. DISCLAIMER / LIABILITY:

USE OF THE APP IS AT YOUR OWN RISK. THE APP IS PROVIDED ON AN “AS IS” BASIS. TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW: (A) VIDA DIGITAL DISCLAIMS ALL LIABILITY WHATSOEVER, WHETHER ARISING IN CONTRACT, TORT (INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE) OR OTHERWISE IN RELATION TO THE APP; AND (B) ALL IMPLIED WARRANTIES, TERMS AND CONDITIONS RELATING TO THE APP (WHETHER IMPLIED BY STATUE, COMMON LAW OR OTHERWISE), INCLUDING (WITHOUT LIMITATION) ANY WARRANTY, TERM OR CONDITION AS TO ACCURACY, COMPLETENESS, SATISFACTORY QUALITY, PERFORMANCE, FITNESS FOR PURPOSE OR ANY SPECIAL PURPOSE, AVAILABILITY, NON INFRINGEMENT, INFORMATION ACCURACY, INTEROPERABILITY, QUIET ENJOYMENT AND TITLE ARE, AS BETWEEN FUTURE AND YOU, HEREBY EXCLUDED. IN PARTICULAR, BUT WITHOUT PREJUDICE TO THE FOREGOING, WE ACCEPT NO RESPONSIBILITY FOR ANY TECHNICAL FAILURE OF THE INTERNET AND/OR THE APP; OR ANY DAMAGE OR INJURY TO USERS OR THEIR EQUIPMENT AS A RESULT OF OR RELATING TO THEIR USE OF THE APP. YOUR STATUTORY RIGHTS ARE NOT AFFECTED.

Vida Digital will not be liable, in contract, tort (including, without limitation, negligence), under statute or otherwise, as a result of or in connection with the App, for any: (i) economic loss (including, without limitation, loss of revenues, profits, contracts, business or anticipated savings); or (ii) loss of goodwill or reputation; or (iii) special or indirect or consequential loss.

Nothing in these Terms shall be construed as excluding or limiting the liability of Vida Digital or its group companies for death or personal injury caused by its negligence or for any other liability, which cannot be excluded by the British Law.

7. SERVICE SUSPENSION:

Vida Digital reserves the right to suspend or cease providing any services relating to the apps published by it, with or without notice, and shall have no liability or responsibility to you in any manner whatsoever if it chooses to do so.

8. ADVERTISERS IN THE APP:

We accept no responsibility for adverts contained within the App. If you agree to purchase goods and/or services from any third party who advertises in the App, you do so at your own risk. The advertiser, not Vida Digital, is responsible for such goods and/or services and if you have any queries or complaints in relation to them, your only recourse is against the advertiser.

9. COMPETITIONS:

If you take part in any competition which is run in or through the App (“Competition“), you agree to be bound by the rules of that competition and any other rules specified by Vida Digital from time to time (“Competition Rules“) and by the decisions of Vida Digital, which are final in all matters relating to the Competition. Vida Digital reserves the right to disqualify any entrant and/or winner in its absolute discretion without notice in accordance with the Competition Rules.

10. IN-APP VOUCHER CODES:

Any in-app voucher codes issued by Vida Digital may only be used in accordance with our Terms and Conditions for in-app voucher codes.

11. GENERAL:

These Terms (as amended from time to time) constitute the entire agreement between you and Vida Digital concerning your use of the App.

Vida Digital reserves the right to update these Terms from time to time. If it does so, the updated version will be effective immediately, and the current Terms are available through a link in the App to this page. You are responsible for regularly reviewing these Terms so that you are aware of any changes to them and you will be bound by the new policy upon your continued use of the App. No other variation to these Terms shall be effective unless in writing and signed by an authorized representative on behalf of Vida Digital.

These Terms shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the United Arab Emirates Law and you agree to submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the British Courts.

If any provision(s) of these Terms is held by a court of competent jurisdiction to be invalid or unenforceable, then such provision(s) shall be construed, as nearly as possible, to reflect the intentions of the parties (as reflected in the provision(s)) and all other provisions shall remain in full force and effect.

Vida Digital’s failure to exercise or enforce any right or provision of these Terms shall not constitute a waiver of such right or provision unless acknowledged and agreed to by Vida Digital in writing.

12. CONTACT US:

You can contact the Vida Digital team at email: stepchainapp@gmail.com