- Information that can be understood easily
To help you understand what data is collected, how it is used and the options you have, as much as possible, we have formulated the policy to make it easy to understand. If you have any further questions, you can reach the Apptile team at firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Your data is yours
Apptile will never sell your personal/store account data to any third party, ever.
- Transparency in data usage
Your personal/store account data is used only for intended purposes as stated by this policy or otherwise notified to you when you are using Apptile services and features.
The data you share with us is stored on secure AWS servers. Additionally, we scan our website on a regular basis to identify any vulnerabilities and security gaps. Our intention is to make our website experience as safe and secured for you as possible.
Last updated 2 May 2022
- Signing up for Apptile
If you want to become a member on our site to start using our services or wish to register with us, then we will collect your Personal Identity Information. This includes your name, contact number, address, and email address. We require this information to ensure that your individuality is genuine and authentic.
- Personally Identifiable information
We may use your personal identifying information when you register with us, sign up for our services, become a member on our website, respond to our marketing surveys and communication, visit our website, or wish to use our site features. We may use such information in order to:
- Customize the user experience and to offer you with content, product, and offerings that are in accordance with your requirements.
- Enhance our website experience in order to cater you better.
- To enable us to better serve you and timely response to your requests.
When you visit our website, the following categories of cookies will be set in your browser:
- Strictly necessary cookies
These cookies are essential in order to enable you to move around a site and use its features. Without these cookies services you have asked for cannot be provided.
Registered Visitor Cookie - A unique identifier given to each registered user, used to recognize you anonymously through your visit and when you return to the site.
- Performance cookies
These cookies collect information so that we can analyse how our visitors use our site. These cookies do not collect information that identifies you. All information these cookies collect is anonymous and is only used to improve how our site works.
- Functional cookies
These cookies allow websites and applications to remember choices you make (e.g., such as your user name or the region you are in) and provide enhanced, more personal features.
We may use information collected from functional cookies to identify user behaviour and to serve content based on the user profile. These cookies cannot track your browsing activity on other websites. They do not gather any information about you that could be used for advertising or to record where you’ve been on the Internet outside our site.
- Targeting cookies
In order to keep our website services relevant, easy to use and up-to-date, and understand interest in our services we use web analytics services to help us understand how people use the site.
Cookies allow web analytics services to recognise your browser, device, or IP address and, for example, identify whether you have visited our website before, what you have previously viewed or clicked on, and how you found us. The information is only used for statistical purposes, and it helps us to analyse patterns of user activity, user interests, and to develop a better user experience.
- Third party disclosure
Apptile does not sell consumers’ personal/store account data. Your personal/store account data is never shared with any third party except as provided below.
We use a select number of trusted external service providers for certain technical data analysis, processing and/or storage offerings (e.g., IT and related services). These service providers are carefully selected and meet high data protection and security standards. We only share information with them that is required for the services offered and we contractually bind them to keep any information we share with them as confidential and to process Personal Data only according to our instructions. In addition to services providers, other categories of third parties may include:
- Vendors/public institutions. To the extent that this is necessary in order to make use of certain services requiring special expertise (such as legal, accounting or auditing services) we may share your personal data with vendors of such services or public institutions that offer them (e.g. courts). The legal basis of this data processing is Art. 6(1)(f) GDPR.
- Disclosures to Protect Us or Others. We may access, preserve, and disclose any information we store associated with you to external parties if we, in good faith, believe doing so is required or appropriate to: comply with law enforcement or national security requests and legal process, such as a court order or subpoena; to protect your, our or others’ rights, property, or safety; enforce our policies or contracts; collect amounts owed to us; or to assist with an investigation or prosecution of suspected or actual illegal activity; depending on the concrete issue, the legal basis for such processing may be Art. 6(1)(b), (c) or (f) GDPR.
- Disclosure in the Event of Merger, Sale, or Other Asset Transfers. If we are involved in a merger, acquisition, financing due diligence, reorganization, bankruptcy, receivership, purchase or sale of assets, or transition of service to another provider, then your information may be sold or transferred as part of such a transaction, as permitted by law and/or contract. The legal basis for such processing would be Art. 6(1)(f) GDPR as such processes are in the legitimate interest of Apptile.
Other than the cases mentioned above, we will only pass your data on to third parties without your express consent in accordance with Article 6(1)(a) GDPR or if we are obliged to do so by statutory law or an instruction by a public authority or court.
- Third party applications
- Google Analytics
Our website uses Google Analytics, a web analysis service of Google, Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043 USA, www.google.com (“Google Analytics” or “Google”). Google Analytics employs cookies that are stored to your computer in order to facilitate an analysis of your use of the site. The information generated by these cookies, such as time, place and frequency of your visits to our site, including your IP address, is transmitted to Google’s location in the US and stored there.
In using Google Analytics our website employs the extension “anonymizeIp”. In doing so, Google abbreviates and thereby anonymizes your IP address before transferring it from EU/EEA member states. Google uses this information to analyze your use of our site, to compile reports for us on internet activity and to provide other services relating to our website.
Google Analytics also uses electronic images known as web beacons (sometimes called single pixel gifs) and are used along with cookies to compile aggregated statistics to analyze how our site is used.
You can find additional information on how to install the browser add-on referenced above at the following link: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en.
For the cases in which personal data is transferred to the US, Google has self-certified pursuant to the EU-US Privacy Shield (https://www.privacyshield.gov/EU-US-Framework)
- Google Tag Manager (GTM)
- Google Analytics
- Facebook Conversion Pixels
- Facebook Conversion Pixels
We use the “Custom Audience pixel” of Facebook Inc., 1601 S. California Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA (“Facebook”) on our website. With its help, we can keep track of what users do after they see or click on a Facebook advertisement. This enables us to monitor the effectiveness of Facebook ads for purposes of statistics and market research. Data collected in this way is anonymous to us, which means we cannot see the personal data of individual users. However, this data is saved and processed by Facebook. Facebook can connect this data with your Facebook account and use it for its own advertising purposes, in accordance with Facebook’s Data Policy which can be found at https://www.facebook.com/about/privacy/. You can allow Facebook and its partners to place ads on and outside of Facebook. A cookie can also be saved on your device for these purposes.
Please click here if you would like to withdraw your consent https://www.facebook.com/settings/?tab=ads#_=_
- Third party links
We may offer third party services or products on our website or link to other websites, only when it is of utmost relevance. Such sites have separate and independent policies regarding privacy. We, therefore are not responsible for any content, activities, or links to third-party sites. We are liable to safeguard the integrity of our website and welcome feedback about the same.
- Security measures
We scan our website on a regular basis to identify any vulnerabilities and security gaps. We intend to make our website using the experience as much safe and secured for you as possible.
We gather your personal identity information behind secured networks. Your information is accessible only by those who confirm us with their authenticity and genuineness. Your information is accessible only by those individuals who have our permitted access to such systems and transactions. We process all the transactions through a secured gateway provider. We never store any information on our servers.
In the rare case of a data breach and your account being affected, we will notify you on your registered email with information about the event as well as recommended next steps.
- Deletion and terms of storage
We display personal testimonials of satisfied customers on our site in addition to other endorsements. With your consent we may post your testimonial along with your name. The legal basis for this processing is Art. 6(1)(a) GDPR. If you wish to update or delete your testimonial, you can contact us at email@example.com
- Children Online Privacy Protection Act
When it comes to the collection of personal information from children under the age of 13 years old, the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA) puts parents in control. This law has been enforced by the Federal Trade Commission and states that the website operators and online service providers must protect the privacy and safety of children.
Please note that we do not specifically market to children under the age of 13 years old.
- Fair Information Practices
We strictly abide by the Fair Information Practices Act. This forms the backbone of our privacy law in the region and the concepts they include play a major role in data development, protection across the world. Complete understanding of Fair Information Practice Law and how they must be implemented is crucial to comply with the numerous privacy laws that safeguard personal information.
We take responsive action against a person who is identified to breach the data. Any related response is taken within 15 business days.
- CAN-SPAM ACT
We follow the CAN-SPAM ACT according to which you and all members of our website are liable for to stop receiving commercial emails, establishments,and needs for commercial messages. As a result, we offer recipients to stop emails from being sent to them and spell tough penalties for any violations.
To be in accordance with CANSPAM, we agree to the following:
- Not using false or misleading subjects or email addresses
- Identify the message as an advertisement in some reasonable way
- Honor opt-out/unsubscribe requests quickly
- Allow users to unsubscribe by using the link at the bottom of each email
If at any time you are in need to unsubscribe from our services and stop receiving further emails then you can write to firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Changes to policy