Collection of Information
When you register and download the App, TrueBear will collect the following information (“Registration Information”):
- Email address
- Username and password
- LinkedIn Account Information
- Login information for any other social media accounts you wish to connect to your account as TrueBear may make available such functionality in its sole discretion.
In addition, when you use the App, the following types of information may all be logged automatically (“Usage Information”):
- Type of mobile device you use
- Operating system of your mobile device
- Wireless carrier
- Browser type
- Non-precise geographic location (e.g. zip code and city)
- Technical information about your device, system and App software, and peripherals
When you use the Service, the App will review your directory information stored in your handheld device to obtain any contact information for the persons in your network. By downloading the App, you expressly consent to access by the App of your directory information for this purpose and for the purpose of enabling other users to request meetings with such contacts.
Finally, TrueBear may collect precise geographic location in order to provide you with information about other users or contacts within your location that meet the criteria you select for meetings. Before precise location information is collected, you will be asked whether you allow precise location tracking. You may decline to allow this tracking, but if you do so, certain features of the Service may not be available to you.
Use of Information
TrueBear may use your Registration Information to help facilitate transactions into which you enter. We may also use your Registration Information as necessary to investigate fraud, protect our legal rights, protect the safety of any other person, including persons with whom you arrange a meeting via the Service, and to otherwise provide the Service.
TrueBear may use Usage Information to facilitate the provision of software updates, product support and other services to you (if any), including by sending email or text messages to your wireless phone, tablet, or other mobile device (each a “Device”). You also grant TrueBear an irrevocable, perpetual, royalty-free right and license to use your Usage Information to enhance our products and services and to develop new products and services.
TrueBear may use your precise geographical location information in order to provide you with information about local contacts within your extended network that are available for meetings and that match the criteria in which you are interested.
You also agree that TrueBear may share any information you provide, including your Registration Information and Usage Information, with affiliates and related companies of TrueBear and to third parties providing services on behalf of TrueBear and to transfer such information in the event of a sale, merger, dissolution, bankruptcy, corporate reformation or other corporate restructuring of TrueBear, or in the event that TrueBear sells, assigns, or transfers substantially all of its rights in the App.
Disclosure of Information
TrueBear may disclose some of your Registration Information, such as your contact information, in order to complete a transaction initiated by you.
TrueBear does not disclose any of your information with third parties other than as follows: (i) to the extent necessary to comply with applicable law and our legal obligations, such as to comply with a subpoena or similar legal process; (ii) when TrueBear believes in good faith that disclosure is necessary to protect its rights, your safety or the safety of others, including persons with whom you have arranged meetings via the App; (iii) with third party vendors, consultants and other services providers who work for us and need access to your information to do that work; (iv) to investigate fraud, or respond to a government request; (v) in connection with or during negotiation of any merger, financing, acquisition, or dissolution, transaction or proceeding involving sale, transfer, divestiture, or disclosure of all or a portion of our business or assets to another company. TrueBear does not access your contact information or address book within your Device. Nor does TrueBear have any access to any of the personal information or credit card information that you have provided to Apple in order to register for their services. You should be familiar with the privacy practices of Apple before providing such information.
TrueBear may also share aggregated or deidentified information for any reason and at any time.
You may opt-out of providing further information to TrueBear at any time by uninstalling the App using the standard uninstall processes available on your mobile device or via the applicable Application marketplace or store. You may also opt-out of providing certain types of information by using the control panel inside the App. You may opt-out of providing precise geographic location information by choosing not to allow tracking when asked. Opting out of certain types of information collection may limit your ability to use certain features or functionality within the App. Information collected by TrueBear prior to installation of the App will remain on our servers, or those of our third party hosting providers, until we receive a request from you to delete such information at firstname.lastname@example.org. YOU ACKNOWLEDGE AND AGREE THAT UNINSTALLING THE APP WILL NOT REMOVE YOUR INFORMATION FROM TRUEBEAR’S SERVERS WITHOUT A SEPARATE REQUEST AND YOU GRANT TRUEBEAR A ROYALTY-FREE, UNLIMITED RIGHT AND LICENSE TO MAINATIN SUCH INFORMATION ON OUR SERVERS AND IN OUR ARCHIVES UNTIL YOU REQUEST DELETION IN ACCORDANCE WITH THIS SECTION.
The App is only directed at users of social media sites such as LinkedIn, which prohibits users under the age of 13 from creating accounts. Accordingly, the App is not intended to be used by children under the age of 13. If a parent or guardian becomes aware that his or her child has provided us with information without their consent, he or she should contact us at support@TrueBear.com. We will delete such information from our files within a reasonable time.
TrueBear takes commercially reasonable steps to help protect your information against loss, misuse and unauthorized access, or disclosure. HOWEVER, TrueBear expressly disclaimS any representation or warranty, whether express or implied, with respect to ensuring, guaranteeing or otherwise offering any definitive promise of security in connection with your Information.
By using the App, you are consenting to the use and processing of your information as set forth in these Terms, all of which activities will take place in the United States. If you reside outside the U.S. your information will be transferred to the U.S., and processed and stored there under U.S. privacy standards. By using the App and providing information to us, you consent to such transfer to, and processing in, the U.S.
If you have any questions regarding privacy while using the App, or have questions about TrueBear’s practices, please contact TrueBear via email at support@TrueBear.com.