Beckons Mobile App Privacy Policy

Effective Date November 7th, 2014

This Privacy Policy applies to this app.

This policy describes how MTELLI LLC treats personal information on this mobile app.

This policy does not apply to how we collect or use your information as a visitor to our other websites, applications, or other platforms where the policy does not appear. It also does not apply to any other information we might collect in other situations, like offline or by email. It also does not apply to the practices of MTELLI LLC’s subsidiaries or other affiliates. The policy is designed primarily for users in the United States.

We collect information from and about you on this app.

We may collect contact information and personal information on this app . We collect full name and email address if you register with us. We also collect your username and log in information when you provide it to us. We may also collect your bio information if you provide that to us. We also collect your friends’ contact information if you use our Tell A Friend feature.

Information you submit or post . We collect the information you post in a public space on our app, including in chat rooms. We also collect information when you contact us.

We may collect information about your device and Internet usage . If you use our app, we may collect information from your phone, like your unique decide identifier, your contact card, and your contacts information. We may also collect information about the parts of our app you use and when you use them. We may collect information about third party apps or websites you came from or visit when you leave our own. We may also access and collection information on photos, media, and other files on your device.

We may collect other information . We may collect your location using GPS, a cellular network location, Wi-Fi networks, Bluetooth services, browser services, or information you provide. We might look at how often you use the app and where you downloaded it. To control these tools, please read the “Your Choices” section.

We collect information in different ways.

We collect information directly from you. We collect information if you register on the app. We also collect information if you contact us.

We or third parties collect information from you passively. We (and our vendors) use common collection techniques. These include cookies and log files. We also may use digital fingerprinting or web beacons. For example, if you put one of our apps on your phone, we may look at log files provided by your phone. Learn more about these tools and how you can control them, here. We may collect information from your phone, like your name, unique device identifier, and your use of the app. Third parties on our app might also use scripts or other tools to monitor your activities on our app. To learn more about these tools and how you can control them, read the “Your Choices” section. We also collect analytics information from your device and app usage.

We get information about you from third parties. Our business partners may give us information about you. Social media platforms may also give us information about you.

We combine information. For example, we may combine information that we have collected offline with information we collect online. Or we may combine information we get from a third party with information we already have.

We use information as disclosed and described here.

We use information to respond to your requests or questions. For example, we might use your information to respond to your password reset request. We might use your information to respond to your customer feedback or notify you of important transactional information related to the app.

We display information you post or submit. For example, your communications in chat rooms are visible to the public. We also display your profile information to other users when they click on your name or access your public profile. We may also display your general location to other users when you submit chat content.

We use information to operate the app and its functions . We may use information to make sure our app function properly and make it better. For example, we use your location information to connect you to other users. We may also use tracking tools to see what areas of our app are the most interesting to users. Our vendors also may use these tools to operate the app for us. We may also use push notifications on our mobile app.

We use information for marketing purposes . We may use information to customize your experience on the app and send you information you may be interested in. For example, we might send you information about new products and special offers. We might tell you about new features or updates. These might be third party offers or products we think you might find interesting. If you register with us, we’ll enroll you in our email newsletter. To manage this, read the choices section below.

We use information to communicate with you about your account or our relationship . We may contact you about our account or feedback. We might also contact you about this policy or our app terms.

We use information for security purposes. We may use information to protect our company, our customers, our app, and our websites.

We use information as otherwise permitted by law .

We may share information with third parties.

We will share information with our service providers. We will share information with vendors who provide services in connection with this app. For example, we may share information with vendors who send emails for us. We may also share information with companies that run a promotion. We may share or disclose your non-private, aggregated or otherwise non-personal information to third party analytics vendors.

We will share information if you are a winner of a sweepstakes, contest, or promotion . For example, we may share your information if you win a sweepstakes or contest as part of a winner’s list. We may also publish this winners list publicly.

We will share information with our business partners. For example, we will share information with third parties who co-sponsor a promotion. These partners may send you information about events and products by mail or email.

We will share information if we think we have to in order to comply with the law or to protect ourselves. For example, we will share information to respond to a court order or subpoena. We may share it if required by a government agency or investigatory body. We might share information when we are investigating potential fraud.

We may share information with any successor to all or part of our business. For example, if we are involved in a bankruptcy, merger, acquisition, reorganization or sale of assets, your information may be sold or transferred as part of that transaction.

We may share information for other reasons we may describe to you .

You have certain choices about sharing and marketing practices.

You can turn off or manage certain settings. To do so, follow the instructions in your phone settings. For example, you can turn off the GPS locator or push notifications on your phone. You can also reject certain permissions requests posed by our app. If you do this, some of the features of our app will not work. You will also have to redo your opt-out choices if you use a different phone. In some cases, not all of our features or our app will function properly if you turn off certain tracking. Choices you make are device-specific.

You can opt out of receiving our marketing emails. To stop receiving our promotional emails, follow the instructions in any promotional message you get from us. Even if you opt out of getting marketing messages, we will still send you transactional messages. These include responses to your questions.

This app is not intended for children.

Our app is meant for individuals of the age 13 and older. We do not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from children under 13 without permission from a parent or guardian. If you are a parent or legal guardian and think your child under 13 has given us information, you can email us. You can also write to us at the address listed at the end of this policy. Please mark your inquiries "COPPA Information Request." Parents, you can learn more about how to protect children's privacy on-line here.

We use standard security measures.

The Internet and mobile apps are not 100% secure. We cannot promise that your use of our app will be completely safe. We encourage you to use caution when using apps and the Internet. This includes not sharing your passwords.

We keep personal information as long as it is necessary or relevant for the practices described in this policy. We also keep information as otherwise required by law.

We store information both in and outside the United States.

Information we maintain may be stored both within and outside of the United States. If you live outside of the United States, you understand and agree that we may transfer your information to the United States. This app is subject to U.S. laws, which may not afford the same level of protection as those in your country.

We may link to other sites or have third party services on our app we don’t control.

If you click on a link to a third party site, you will be taken to websites we do not control. This policy does not apply to the privacy practices of that website. Read the privacy policy of other websites carefully. We are not responsible for these third party practices.

Feel free to contact us if you have more questions.

If you have any questions about this policy, please email us online at beckons@mtelli.com.

We may update this Policy.

From time to time we may change our privacy policies. We will notify you of any material changes to our policy as required by law. We will also post an updated copy on our app. Please check our app periodically for updates.

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