(Updated May 2019)
We are strongly committed to protecting the privacy of our customers and visitors. The purpose of this policy is to inform you of our policies regarding the collection, use, processing and disclosure of your personal information when you use our Website or when we communicate with you electronically. By using our Website or providing us your e-mail address and other personal information, you agree to the collection, storage and use of information in accordance with this policy. If you do not agree to all of our policies and practices, you must not access or otherwise use the Website.
What Website Does This Policy Apply To?
This policy only applies to information we collect at and through websites owned and controlled by BLINKTECH, including but not limited to bLinkup and related mobile applications and related electronic communications..
This policy does not apply to any website owned or operated by or communications sent by any third party, even if such third party website or communication links to the Website or if the Website or communication contains links to a third party website. We encourage you to be aware when you leave our Website and to read the privacy statements of those third party websites that may also collect your personal information.
How Do We Collect Information and What Kind of Information Do We Collect?
Certain features on the Website enable potential customers and customers to provide BLINKTECH with certain personal information that we may use to contact or identify you. This information may include, but is not limited to:
· Your contact information (such as your email address or your telephone number);
· The data of your phonebook, to access the contacts of your phone only to inform you of who are also users of the Website;
· The identification data of your device;
· Your real-time location data, for you to be able to share it with other users or groups of your choice, so they can be able to locate you in a map in real-time;
· The contents of the chat that we offer you in our Website, only to operate the service;
· Biometric data (i.e. your user profile picture); and
· Your professional data.
For example, we may collect this information when you register for an account, use the Website, check in to a location, connect with other users, post a review, send us messages, subscribe to our mailing lists, newsletters or other forms of marketing communications, participate in a survey, click on an ad, redeem a promotion or use some other feature of our Website.
If you browse the Website without registering or creating a user account, you do so anonymously. We do not collect your e-mail address or other personal information. We do, however, log your IP address (the internet address of your computer) to tell us which parts of the Website you visit and how long you spend there. While we do not link your IP address to anything personally identifiable, we may BKLINKTECH will also track the state and/or country you are accessing the internet from, the date and time you visited and the type of computer, operating system and Web browser you are using. Your browser supplies us with this information.
If you contact us through e-mail, we typically retain the e-mail in our file servers and collect any contact information you provide so that we can reply to you and service your account. Your e-mail also contains metafiles that may contain IP addresses, domain names, and other standard file information and this information may be retained electronically on our servers or in routine back-up files.
How Do We Use and Share Your Information?
BLINKTECH usesyour personal information to, among other things, do the following:
· Manage your BLINKTECH user account, in order for you to be able to use our Website;
· Enable you to send messages to your contact list;
· Enable us to show your contact list your real-time location, as well as to store the link of your last shared location;
· Receive customised notifications based on your use of the Website;
· Identify what people of your contact list are also users of the Website, as well as letting you invite those contacts who are not users of the Website;
· Upload your picture in your user profile in the Website and so as to display it to the rest of the users on your contact list;
· Create and identify the groups you have created in the Website or those where you are a part of, putting at your disposal a private chat to be able to communicate with other users;
· Answer the questions and comments that you make us via our Website or our social media profiles and otherwise provide you with customer service;
· Send you informative communications about the range of services we offer you in the Website.
By sending an e-mail to BLINKTECH, registering or subscribing with the Website, or otherwise providing your contact information to BLINKTECH, you authorize BLINKTECH to contact you using the contact information you provide, including e-mail, mail, telephone or facsimile.
We may use your e-mail address to notify you about the status of your account, provide customer service information, or to answer your questions and requests. We may also occasionally send you e-mail updates, notifications, or other promotional information about our Website. If you do not want to receive our electronic newsletter or promotional e-mails, you may unsubscribe at any time by clicking on “unsubscribe” at the bottom of any of our promotional e-mails or by contacting us as indicated below.
We use your IP address to learn more about our visitors as a group, not about you as an individual. The information helps us identify overall usage patterns and trends on the Website.
We may also disclose your personal information to third-parties, including, but not limited to, our IT service providers who provide us with data and storage management technological services, which are essential for the maintenance of our service, to assist us in running our business. Additionally, BLINKTECH may disclose your personal information if required to do so by law or in the good-faith belief that such action is necessary to: (a) satisfy applicable law, a legal order or comply with legal process; (b) defend the rights of BLINKTECH or business partners; (c) detect, prevent or otherwise address fraud, security or technical issues; or (d) protect against harm to the rights, property or safety of BLINKTECH employees, agents, affiliates, business partners, customers or Website users.
Except as set forth in this policy, BLINKTECH will not sell your personal information to any other organization unless you expressly agree to it (typically by checking a box indicating your consent).
Social Media, Cookies, Web Analytics and Aggregated Data
BLINKTECH is active on social media pages, such as Facebook, LinkedIn, YouTube, Pinterest, Instagram and Twitter, and BLINKTECH may integrate social media widgets or features on the Website. These social media companies may recognize you and collect information about your visit to the Website, and they may set a cookie or employ other tracking technologies. Your interactions with those features are governed by the privacy policies of those companies. BLINKTECH may display targeted advertising to you through such social media platforms. Such social media companies have interest-based advertising programs that allow BLINKTECH to direct advertisements to users who have shown interest in our products when you visit a social media platform. These advertisements are governed by the privacy policies of those social media companies that provide them.
We may use third-party service providers, including but not limited to Google Analytics, to monitor and analyze the use of the Website. Google Analytics is a web analytics service offered by Google that tracks and reports website traffic to Google servers in the United States. Google Analytics does not identify individual users or associate your IP address with any other data held by Google. We use reports provided by Google Analytics to help us understand Website traffic, and web page usage.For more information on the privacy practices of Google, please visit the Google Privacy & Terms web page: https://policies.google.com/privacy?hl=en
BLINKTECHmay take personal and business information and aggregate data so that it is no longer identifiable. BLINKTECHmay use this information to enhance the features of its Website and services. BLINKTECHmay also sell or license this aggregated information to third parties or publish the information. BLINKTECHwill take reasonable precautions to ensure that such aggregated information does not contain any confidential or otherwise identifiable data that could be used to identify its source.
Where Do We Store Your Personal Information?
How Do We Protect Your Personal Information?
Protecting the safety of your personal information is important to us. We maintain appropriate technical, administrative and physical safeguards designed to protect the personal information you provide against accidental, unlawful or unauthorized destruction, loss, alteration, access, disclosure or use. Certain pages on the Website may use Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) technology to protect your information as it is transmitted to us. However, SSL technology is not utilized throughout the Website.
However, since no method of Internet transmission is 100% secure, BLINKTECH cannot guarantee, ensure or warrant the security of any personal information you transmit to BLINKTECH.
For How Long Do We Keep Your Personal Information?
We will keep your personal information until you contact us and tell us to modify or delete it from our servers or until we determine that the personal information is no longer needed to fulfill the purposes for which it was collected. BLINKTECHwill alsoretain and use your personal information as necessary to comply with our legal obligations, resolve disputes, protect our assets, and enforce our agreements.
Your Rights in Relation to Our Use of Your Personal Information
You have the right to access, correct, or delete your personal information in certain circumstances. You also have the right to withdraw any consent you have given BLINKTECHto process your personal information. If you have questions about the personal information BLINKTECHhas about you, need to modify, access or delete your information, or want to withdraw your consent for BLINKTECHto process your personal information, you can contact usas provided below.
Our Websiteis not directed toward children under 13 years of age. If you are under the age of 13, please do not attempt to use the Website or provide any personal information about yourself. If we learn that we have collected personal information from a child under the age of 13, we will promptly delete that information. If you believe we have collected personal information from a child under the age of 13, please contact us as provided below.
Any translation of this policy is done for local requirements and in the event of a dispute between the English and any non-English versions, the English version of this policy shall govern.
Governing Law and Jurisdiction
Unless otherwise required by applicable law, this policy, and BLINKTECH's collection and use of your information, shall be governed and interpreted in accordance with the laws of the United States and the State of Wisconsin. Any disputes arising out of this policy shall be adjudicated in Milwaukee County, Wisconsin or a federal court of competent jurisdiction in the Eastern District of the State of Wisconsin.
How Can You Contact BLINKTECH?
If you have any questions, concerns or complaints about this policy, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org, or 3059 N. Weil St. Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53212 USA.
We encourage you to contact BLINKTECH if you have concerns regarding this policy or our privacy practices.