We collect information from and about users of our App: Directly from you when you provide it to us. Automatically when you use the App. Information You Provide to Us When you download, register with, or use this App, we may ask you provide information: By which you may be personally identified, such as name, postal address, email address, telephone number, or any other identifier by which you may be contacted online or offline (“personal information”). That is about you but individually does not identify you, such as the GPS location that is transmitted by your phone when you use the App with “location services” activated. This information includes: Information that you provide by filling in forms in the App. This includes information provided at the time of registering to use the App, subscribing to our service, and posting material in the community areas. We may also ask you for information when you report a problem with the App. Records and copies of your correspondence including email addresses and phone numbers, if you contact us. Your responses to surveys that we might ask you to complete for research purposes. Details of transactions you carry out through the App and of the fulfillment of your orders. You may be required to provide financial information before placing an order through the App. You may also provide information for publication or display (“Posted”) on public areas of the app (collectively, “User Contributions”). Your User Contributions are Posted and transmitted to others at your own risk. We cannot control the actions of third parties with whom you may choose to share your User Contributions. Therefore, we cannot and do not guarantee that your User Contributions will not be viewed by unauthorized persons. Automatic Information Collection and Tracking When you download, access, and use the App, it may use technology to automatically collect: Usage Details. When you access and use the App, we may automatically collect certain details of your access to and use of the App, including traffic data, location data, logs, and other communication data and the resources that you access and use on or through the App. Device Information. We may collect information about your mobile device and internet connection, including the device’s unique device identifier, IP address, operating system, browser type, mobile network information, and the device’s telephone number. Stored Information and Files. The App also may access metadata and other information associated with other files stored on your device. This may include, for example, photographs, audio and video clips, personal contacts, and address book information. Location Information. This App collects real-time information about the location of your device. If you do not want us to collect this information, do not download or use the App or delete it from your device. Note, however, that opting out of the App’s collection of location information will disable its location-based features. We also may use these technologies to collect information about your activities over time and across third-party websites, apps, or other online services (behavioral tracking). Information Collection and Tracking Technologies The technologies we use for automatic information collection may include cookies (or mobile cookies). A cookie is a small file placed on your smartphone. It may be possible to refuse to accept mobile cookies by activating the appropriate setting on your smartphone. However, if you select this setting you may be unable to access certain parts of our App. We may also use different information gathering and tracking type technology in other modes, methods, or mediums, as they become available.
When you use the 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: Advertisers, ad networks, and ad servers. Analytics companies. Your mobile device manufacturer. Your mobile service provider. These third parties may use tracking technologies to collect information about you when you use this app. The information they collect may be associated with your personal information or they may collect information, including personal information, about your online activities over time and across different websites, apps, and other online services websites. They may use this information to provide you with interest-based (behavioral) advertising or other targeted content. We do 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. For information about how you can opt out of receiving targeted advertising from many providers, see Your Choices About Our Collection, Use, and Disclosure of Your Information.
We use information that we collect about you or that you provide to us, including any personal information, to: Provide you with the App and its contents, and any other information, products or services that you request from us. Fulfill any other purpose for which you provide it. Give you notices about your account, including expiration and renewal notices. Carry out our obligations and enforce our rights arising from any contracts entered into between you and us, including for billing and collection. Notify you when App updates are available, and of changes to any products or services we offer or provide though it. The usage information we collect helps us to improve our App and to deliver a better and more personalized experience by enabling us to: Estimate our audience size and usage patterns. Store information about your preferences, allowing us to customize our App according to your individual interests. Speed up your searches. Recognize you when you use the App. We use location information we collect to provide useful information such as calculating your distance from points of interest, track your day on the water, location of favorite fishing holes, identifying property ownership and identifying location of photos taken. We may also use your information to contact you about our own and third parties’ goods and services that may be of interest to you. If you do not want us to use your information in this way, please contact us. For more information, see Your Choices About Our Collection, Use, and Disclosure of Your Information. We may use the information we collect to display advertisements to our advertisers’ target audiences. Even though we do not disclose your personal information for these purposes without your consent, if you click on or otherwise interact with an advertisement, the advertiser may assume that you meet its target criteria.
If you are a California resident, California law may provide you with additional rights regarding our use of your personal information. California’s “Shine the Light” law (Civil Code Section § 1798.83) permits users of our App that are California residents to request certain information regarding our disclosure of personal information to third parties for their direct marketing purposes. To make such a request, please send an email to info@PaddleWaysapp.com.
We have implemented measures designed to secure your personal information from accidental loss and from unauthorized access, use, alteration, and disclosure. All information you provide to us is stored on our secure servers behind firewalls. Any payment transactions are processed by a third party and you should refer to their terms and conditions, which govern their use of your payment details. The safety and security of your information also depends on you. Where we have given you (or where you have chosen) a password for access to certain parts of our App, you are responsible for keeping this password confidential. We ask you not to share your password with anyone. We urge you to be careful about giving out information in public areas of the App like message boards. The information you share in public areas may be viewed by any user of the App. Unfortunately, the transmission of information via the internet and mobile platforms is not completely secure. Although we do our best to protect your personal information, we cannot guarantee the security of your personal information transmitted through our App. Any transmission of personal information is at your own risk. We are not responsible for circumvention of any privacy settings or security measures we provide.