bMate Privacy Policy

Last modified: May 15, 2022

                                                                                                                                      

Introduction  

    bMate (”Company” or “We”) respect your privacy and are committed to protecting it through our compliance with this policy. This policy describes:

 

Our practices for collecting, using, maintaining, protecting, and disclosing that information.

    This policy applies only to information we collect in this App and/or in email, text, and other electronic communications sent through or in connection with this App.

 

    This policy DOES NOT apply to information that:

 

    Our websites and apps, and these third parties may have their own privacy policies, which we encourage you to read before providing information on or through them.

 

    Please read this policy carefully to understand our policies and practices regarding your information and how we will treat it. If you do not agree with our policies and practices, do not download, register with, or use this App. By downloading, registering with, or using this App, you agree to this privacy policy. This policy may change from time to time. Your continued use of this App after we make changes is deemed to be acceptance of those changes, so please check the policy periodically for updates.

 

                                                                                                                                      

Children Under the Age of 13  

    The App is not intended for children under 13 years of age, and we do not knowingly collect personal information from children under 13. If we learn we have collected or received personal information from a child under 13 without verification of parental consent, we will delete that information. If you believe we might have any information from or about a child under 13, please contact us at contact@bmate.me.

 

                                                                                                                                      

Information We Collect and How We Collect It  

    We collect information from and about users of our App:

 

                                                                                                                                      

 

Information You Provide to Us.

   When you download, register with, or use this App, we may ask you provide information:

 

 

That is about you but individually does not identify you, such as other types of information.

    This information includes:

 

    You may provide information to be published or displayed (”Posted”) on public areas of websites you access through the App (collectively, “User Contributions”). 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, 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:

 

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 may collect real-time information about the location of your device.

    If you do not want us to collect this information do not download the App or delete it from your device/you may opt out at any time by cancelling your account. Note, however, that opting out of the App’s collection of location information will cause its location-based features to be disabled.

 

    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:

 

                                                                                                                                      

Third-Party Information Collection  

    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:

 

    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.

 

                                                                                                                                      

How We Use Your Information  

    We use information that we collect about you or that you provide to us, including any personal information and location information, to:

 

 

    The usage information we collect helps us to improve our App and to deliver a better and more personalized experience by enabling us to:

 

 

     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 notify us on contact@bmate.me

 

    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.

 

                                                                                                                                       

Disclosure of Your Information  

    We may disclose aggregated information about our users, and information that does not identify any individual or device, without restriction.

 

    In addition, we may disclose personal information that we collect or you provide:

 

                                                                                                                                       

Your Choices About Our Collection, Use, and Disclosure of Your Information  

    We strive to provide you with choices regarding the personal information you provide to us. This section describes mechanisms we provide for you to control certain uses and disclosures of over your information.

 

    We do not control third parties’ collection or use of your information to serve interest-based advertising. However these third parties may provide you with ways to choose not to have your information collected or used in this way. You can opt out of receiving targeted ads from members of the Network Advertising Initiative (”NAI”) on the NAI’s website.

 

                                                                                                                                      

Accessing and Correcting Your Personal Information  

    You can review and change your personal information by logging into the App and visiting your account profile page.

 

    You may also send us an email at contact@bmate.me to request access to, correct, or delete any personal information that you have provided to us. We cannot delete your personal information except by also deleting your user account. We may not accommodate a request to change information if we believe the change would violate any law or legal requirement or cause the information to be incorrect.

 

    If you delete your User Contributions from the App, copies of your User Contributions may remain viewable in cached and archived pages, or might have been copied or stored by other App users. Proper access and use of information provided on the App, including User Contributions, is governed by our terms of use.

                                                                                                                                      

Your California Privacy Rights  

    California 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 contact@bmate.me

                                                                                                                                      

Data Security  

    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 and other related information will be encrypted using SSL technology.

 

    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.

 

                                                                                                                                       

Changes to Our Privacy Policy  

    We may update our privacy policy from time to time. If we make material changes to how we treat our users’ personal information, we will post the new privacy policy on this page with a notice that the privacy policy has been updated and notify you by email to the email address specified in your account.

 

    The date the privacy policy was last revised is identified at the top of the page. You are responsible for ensuring we have an up-to-date active and deliverable [email address] [and/or] [phone number] for you and for periodically visiting this privacy policy to check for any changes.

 

                                                                                                                                       

Contact Information  

    To ask questions or comment about this privacy policy and our privacy practices, contact us at:

 

    2610 College Ave. Berkeley, CA, 94710

    e-mail contact@bmate.me