Last Modified: December 13, 2018
YAHBG, LLC (“YAHBG”) is a company that makes a mobile application and a website (collectively, the “YAHBG App”) intended to provide a service allowing users to connect to other users, via social media, when the users are within a certain radius of one another and each have the YAHBG App.
This policy applies only to information YAHBG collects via the YAHBG App and/or in electronic communications sent through the YAHBG App.
This policy DOES NOT apply to information that:
- you provide to a third party; or
- is collected by any third party from any source other than YAHBG.
Third parties (e.g., social media providers) that you access via the YAHBG App may have their own privacy policies, which YAHBG encourages you to read before providing information on or through them.
Information that You Choose to Provide to YAHBG
When using the YAHBG App, you may choose to provide YAHBG with any of the following information:
- birth date;
- email address;
- social media accounts that you add as Linked Accounts in your YAHBG profile; or
- a profile picture.
This information includes information that you provide by filling in fields in the YAHBG App. For example, certain information may be provided by you provided at the time of registering to use the YAHBG App. YAHBG may also ask you for information when you report a problem with the YAHBG App.
You may provide information, such as a username and/or one or more of your social media accounts (collectively, “User Contributions”), to be published or displayed (”Posted”) on areas of other users YAHBG App when you and your device are within a certain radius (i.e., a physical distance) of such users. Your User Contributions are Posted and transmitted to others at your own risk. Although you may set certain privacy settings for such information by logging into your account profile, please be aware that no security measures are perfect or impenetrable. Additionally, YAHBG cannot control the actions of third parties with whom you may choose to share your User Contributions. Therefore, YAHBG cannot and do not guarantee that your User Contributions will not be viewed by unauthorized persons.
Information YAHBG Obtains via Your Use of the YAHBG App
In order to provide a service that allows you to connect with other YAHBG users via connecting with them through their social media accounts, YAHBG has to collect certain information. Specifically, YAHBG will use geolocation capabilities (i.e., location services) of the device on which you are using the YAHBG App to determine and collect your real-time physical location. This allows YAHBG to show you other users that are in your proximity in order to give you an opportunity to connect with them via social media.
YAHBG may also collect usage information. For example, YAHBG may collect information about how you interact with the YAHBG App, such as how often and at what times you use the YAHBG App, how many other users you view and/or connect with, or other types of information related to your interactions with the YAHBG App.
Third-Party Information Collection
When you use the YAHBG App or its content, certain third parties may use automatic information collection technologies to collect information about you or your device. These third parties may include:
- app store and/or platform providers;
- your mobile device manufacturer;
- your mobile service provider;
- wireless network providers; and
- social media providers with whom you have an account.
YAHBG does not control these third parties’ tracking technologies or how they may be used. If you have any questions about an advertisement or other targeted content, you should contact the responsible provider directly.
How YAHBG Uses Your Information
YAHBG uses information that YAHBG collects about you or that you provide to YAHBG, including any personal information, to:
- provide you with the YAHBG App and its contents, and any other information, products or services that you request from YAHBG;
- develop, operate, improve, deliver, maintain, and protect YAHBG products and services.fulfill any other purpose for which you provide it;
- carry out YAHBG’s obligations and enforce YAHBG’s rights arising from any contracts entered into between you and YAHBG;
- notify you when App updates are available, and of changes to any products or services YAHBG offers or provides though the YAHBG APP;
- enhance the safety and security of YAHBG products and services; and
- verify your identity and prevent fraud or other unauthorized or illegal activity.
The usage information YAHBG collect helps YAHBG to improve the YAHBG App and to deliver a better and more personalized experience by enabling YAHBG to:
- estimate YAHBG’s audience size and usage patterns;
- store information about your preferences, allowing YAHBG to customize the YAHBG App according to your individual interests;
- recognize you when you use the YAHBG App.
YAHBG uses location information YAHBG collects to alert other users of your presence when you (more specifically, your device) are within a certain radius of such other users so that they may view the social media accounts you have provided to YAHBG as Linked Accounts, and decide whether or not to connect with you via any one or more of the Linked Accounts. YAHBG may also use your location information to determine if you are or have been within a geofence associated with one of our business partners.
Disclosure of Your Information
YAHBG may disclose aggregated information about YAHBG users, and information that does not identify any individual or device without restriction.
In addition, YAHBG may disclose personal information that YAHBG collects or you provide:
- To YAHBG subsidiaries and affiliates.
- To contractors, service providers, and other third parties YAHBG uses to support YAHBG’s business.
- To a buyer or other successor in the event of a merger, divestiture, restructuring, reorganization, dissolution, or other sale or transfer of some or all of YAHBG’s assets, whether as a going concern or as part of bankruptcy, liquidation, or similar proceeding, in which personal information held by YAHBG about YAHBG App users is among the assets transferred.
- To third parties to market their products or services to you if you have not opted out of these disclosures by withholding permission for the YAHBG app to do so.
- To fulfill the purpose for which you provide it. For any other purpose disclosed by us when you provide the information.With your consent.
- To comply with any court order, law, or legal process, including to respond to any valid government or regulatory request.
- To enforce our rights arising from any contracts entered into between you and us, including the YAHBG App Terms of Service.
- If YAHBG believes disclosure is necessary or appropriate to protect the rights, property, or safety of YAHBG, YAHBG users, or others.
- Detect and resolve any fraud or security concerns.
Your Choices about YAHBG’s Collection, Use, and Disclosure of Your Information
Location Information. You can choose whether or not to allow the YAHBG App to collect and use real-time information about your device’s location by withholding permission for doing so when registering to use the YAHBG App, by choosing not to install the YAHBG App, or by deleting the YAHBG App. If you block the use of location information, some parts of the YAHBG App may then be inaccessible or not function properly.
If you choose not to allow YAHBG to use your device’s location services to determine your physical location, YAHBG will not share any of your information with third parties for any marketing services.
Accessing and Correcting Your Personal Information
You can review and change your personal information by logging into the YAHBG App and visiting your account My Profile page.
YAHBG takes safety issues very seriously, especially with children, and YAHBG encourages parents to teach their children about safe internet practices. To protect minors, YAHBG may put special safeguards in place (such as placing restrictions on the ability of adults to share and connect with them), recognizing this may provide minors a more limited experience on YAHBG.
The YAHBG App is not intended for children under 13 years of age, and YAHBG does not knowingly collect personal information from children under 13. If YAHBG learns YAHBG has collected or received personal information from a child under 13 without verification of parental consent, YAHBG will delete that information. If you believe YAHBG might have any information from or about a child under 13, please contact YAHBG at firstname.lastname@example.org.
YAHBG has implemented measures designed to secure your personal information from accidental loss and from unauthorized access, use, alteration, and disclosure.
However, the safety and security of your information also depends on you. Where you have chosen a password for access to certain parts of the YAHBG App, you are responsible for keeping this password confidential. YAHBG asks you not to share your password with anyone.
Unfortunately, the transmission of information via the Internet and mobile platforms is not completely secure. Although YAHBG does its best to protect your personal information, YAHBG cannot guarantee the security of your personal information transmitted through the YAHBG App. Any transmission of personal information is at your own risk. YAHBG is not responsible for circumvention of any privacy settings or security measures YAHBG provides.