4. Information we collect
Information collected automatically: When you use Hook Me App, we automatically collect and store information about your computer or mobile device and your activities. This information includes but is not limited to:
1. Your mobile device’s unique ID number
2. Your mobile device’s geographic location while the app is actively running
3. Your computer’s IP address
4. Technical information about your computer or mobile device (such as type of device, web browser or operating system)
5. Your preferences and settings (time zone, language, privacy preferences, product preferences, etc.)
6. The URL of the last web page you visited before coming to one of our sites
7. The buttons, controls and ads you clicked on (if any)
8. How long you used Hook Me App and which services and features you used
9. The online or offline status of Hook Me App
Information you choose to provide:
In order to register, you will be asked to sign-in using your Facebook login. If you do so, you authorize us to access certain Facebook account information, including information about your Facebook friends who might be common Facebook friends with other Hook Me App users. By allowing us to access your Facebook account, you understand that we will obtain and share your name and your profile picture, as well as the name and profile picture of your Facebook friends who are common Facebook friends with other Hook Me App users in your network or geolocation.
Whenever you voluntarily disclose personal information on publicly-viewable screens or pages, that information will be publicly available and can be collected and used by others. For example, if you post your email address, you may receive unsolicited messages. We cannot control who reads your posting or what other users may do with the information you voluntarily post, so we encourage you to exercise discretion and caution with respect to your personal information.
You may also (but are not required to) provide information about yourself (such as your gender, location, URL, or a biography). Any additional image or information you provide may be publicly displayed. If you wish to close your account and delete the information contained herein, please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org requesting to close your account.
5. Third party information
We may collect and store personal information about other people that is available to us through your Facebook login, namely the name and picture of certain of your Facebook friends as follows: we will only share this information with other Hook Me App users who are already friends with your Facebook friend(s) and who already have access to such information.
6. How we use your information
We use your information to provide and improve our services, award loyalty points to you, make special offers, customize services for you, better understand our users, diagnose and fix problems, as well as sell and display offers and ads that may be relevant to you.
Geo-location-information: While the Hook Me App application is in use, we keep track of your device’s geographic location so that we can connect you to other Hook Me App users based on your particular geographic location.
7. Use of your information by others
We may share user information with other companies for various reasons as described below. What information we make available to other companies depends on the nature of our relationships with them. We generally require these other companies to keep our users’ information confidential.
Service Providers: We may share the information we collect with vendors and/or service providers.
Advertisers: To the extent we display advertising on Hook Me App, we may allow advertisers and advertising networks to collect information about your mobile device (including mobile device IDs), activities, and geographic location to enable them to display targeted ads to you.
Analytics Companies: We allow analytics companies to use tracking technologies to collect information about our users’ computers or mobile devices and their online activities. These companies analyze this information to help us understand how our sites and apps are being used. Analytics companies may use mobile device IDs, as described in the paragraph below (“Mobile device IDs”). Please note that unlike cookies, device IDs cannot be deleted.
Mobile device IDs: In order to recognize you, store your preferences, and track your use of our application, we may store your mobile device IDs (the unique identifier assigned to a device by the manufacturer) when you use the Hook Me App application. Please not that unlike cookies, device IDs cannot be deleted.
What we don’t share: We do not provide third parties with your name, address, email address, or phone number.
Aggregated Information: We may publicly disclose aggregated information about our users, such as the total number of our users and their overall demographics and/or other information of a similar nature.
Legal matters: We may disclose any information: in response to a legal request, such as a subpoena, court order, or government demand; to investigate or report illegal activity; or to enforce our rights or defend claims. We may also transfer your information to another company in connection with a corporate restructuring, such as a sale or merger.
8. Use of personal information submitted to other websites
We cannot be responsible for the privacy policies and practices of other websites even if, (i) you accessed the third party website using links from our Website; or (ii) you linked to our Website from a third party website. We recommend that you check the policy of each site you visit and contact the owner or operator of such website if you have any concerns or questions.
10. Children’s privacy
We do not allow persons under 18 to register for any service, and we do not knowingly collect any personally identifiable information from persons under the age of 18.
11. Information from users outside Canada
12. Safeguard and Accountability
13. Accuracy and Access to Personal Information
Personal information is kept as accurate, complete and up to date as necessary for the purposes for which it is to be used. You are encouraged to provide updates to your personal information as changes occur, to enable us to continue to provide you with services.
Your personal information can be reviewed and modified by contacting our Chief Privacy Officer at the address above. You may request a copy of your personal information held by The Company by submitting a written request to the Chief Privacy Officer at the address above. Acceptable proof of identification is required before such information is given out.
16. Challenging Compliance
You can challenge compliance with the above policy by providing written details of the challenge to the Chief Privacy Officer at the address above.
Last update: 26 September 2013.