Privacy Policy

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This privacy policy applies to all services which are offered on the dropify internet sites. Unless stated otherwise, this privacy policy exclusively regulates how dropify treats your personal information. In case you make use of services provided by third parties, the privacy policy conditions of these third parties apply exclusively. dropify does not revise privacy policy conditions of third parties.

Subject Matter Of This Privacy Policy

Within the terms of the German Data Protection Act the organisation that is responsible for the collection, processing and use of personal data is: Hike Social Apps UG (haftungsbeschränkt), Melchiorstr. 5, 50670 Köln (subsequently referred to as „dropify“), see our imprint for reference. If you have any questions about this Policy, please contact us at privacy@dropify.com.

Personal Information Collected

The scope of the collection of personal data differs based on using our website to view information or using our services:

a) Informative Usage
For informative usage of our web services it is not necessary to provide personal data. We only collect the data provided by your browser. examples are:

  • Date and time of your visit to our website
  • your browser type
  • your browser settings
  • your operating system
  • your last visited site
  • transferred data volume and access status (file transferred, file not found)
  • your IP Address

We use this information, which does not identify individual users, to analyze trends, to administer the site, to track users’ movements around the site and to gather demographic information about our user-base as a whole.

b) Use of Services
To use the services provided on our website you need to connect with your Facebook-account.

As a first step of registration, you need to connect your Facebook profile with dropify. Facebook tells you which data from your Facebook profile is beeing transferred to dropify.
This data includes all “public information” and any information your explicitely share with dropify.
This data includes your profile-image, gender, networks, username (Facebook URL) and Facebook ID. To make our services more user-friendly and to allow you to use your personal connections within our service we also collect the IDs of your friend list. Additionally Facebook transfers your E-mail address to us. An overview of the data Facebook shares with dropify can be found here: http://www.facebook.com/about/privacy/your-info-on-other#applications.
Facebook decides upon the Facebook privacy terms which data is beeing shared publically and which data you can hide by using your Facebook privacy settings. More info is available here: http://www.facebook.com/about/privacy/your-info#everyoneinfo. By using the application settings within Facebook you can control the information shared with dropify. You can review all permissions that you enabled as well as the data that dropify accessed.
We use the data available to us to provide you with the relevant services. If we use your data beyond that, we only to the fullest extent permitted by law or by the permissions you gave us. If you do not want to use dropify services on Facebook anymore you can delete the connection between your Facebook profile and dropify within the Facebook application settings. We will then do not have access to your general information and will delete them when you inform us about it. To request this please send an e-mail to privacy@dropify.com.

Cookies

We may automatically collect certain information through the use of "cookies." Cookies are small data files that are stored on your hard drive by a website. Among other things, the use of cookies helps us to improve our sites and your experience. We use cookies to see which areas and features are most popular, to count the number of computers accessing our sites, to personalize your experience, and to remember your preferences.

We link the information we store in cookies to any personally identifiable information you submit while on our site. If your browser is set not to accept cookies or if you reject a cookie, you may not be able to access certain features or services of our sites. The use of cookies by our service providers is not covered by our privacy statement. We do not have access or control over these cookies. Our service providers use session ID cookies to collect data in order to enable us to provide a better user experience.

Use Of Personal Information We Collect

We use your personal information to provide you with services, to operate and improve our sites and applications, to send you messages, and for other purposes described in this policy or disclosed to you on our sites or in connection with our services. For example, we may use the information we collect from you on our sites and applications:

  • to register for an account with us to build an application;
  • to apply to become a partner;
  • to personalize and improve your experience on our sites and with our applications;
  • to respond to comments and questions and provide customer service;
  • to deliver service messages and other services and content you request and to send information related to accounts and services, including confirmations, invoices, technical notices, updates, security alerts, and support and administrative messages;
  • to send you information about new promotions, products, and services offered by dropify and our selected partners; and to conduct an aggregated analysis of the performance of promotions.
  • dropify may store and process personal information in Germany and other countries.

Sharing Of Personal Information

Anonymized data will be shared with third parties as part of the dropify analytics function for publishers. We will not sell your personal data to third parties. We use third parties such as a credit card processing company to bill you for services, an email service provider to send out emails on our behalf, a company to provide our forums and an employment resources company to process your job applications. When you sign up for our services, we will share the personal information you provide only as necessary for the third party to provide that service. We do not share your personal information with third parties other than as described above and as follows:

  • with third party vendors, consultants and other service providers ("Service Providers") who are working on our behalf and need access to your information to carry out their work for us;
  • to (a) comply with laws or respond to lawful requests and legal process, (b) to protect the rights and property of dropify, our agents, members, and others including to enforce our agreements, policies and terms of use, or (c) in the good faith belief that disclosure is needed to respond to an emergency or protect the personal safety of any person; and
  • in connection with any merger, sale of company assets, financing, or acquisition of all or a portion of our business to another company. In any such event, we will provide notice if your data is transferred and becomes subject to a different privacy policy.

Security Of Your Personal Information

The security of your personal information is important to us. When you enter sensitive information (such as credit card number) on our registration or order forms, we encrypt that information using secure socket layer technology (SSL). dropify takes reasonable security measures to protect your personal information to prevent loss, misuse, unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration, and destruction. Please be aware, however, that despite our efforts, no security measures are impenetrable. If you use a password on our site, you are responsible for keeping it confidential. Do not share it with any other person. If you believe your password has been misused, please advise us immediately.

Choices About Use Of Your Information

You may "opt-out" of receiving promotional emails from dropify by following the instructions in those emails. You may also send requests relating to promotional messages and your permission for sharing information with third parties for their marketing purposes by emailing privacy@dropify.com. Opt-out requests will not apply to transactional service messages, including messages about your current dropify account and services. You may also choose to remove the application from your Facebook account by clicking on "Settings" in the toolbar and selecting "Application Settings" from the drop-down menu. Click the "x" next to the application's name, then click "remove" again to confirm the deletion.

Information, Correction, Erasure, Blocking

In reply to a written request, we will let you know at any time which personally identifiable information about yourself we have stored. You may also demand at any time that we correct, block or erase your personal data. If you wish to do this, please contact us at privacy@dropify.com or write to us. Only that data is excluded from erasure that we need for handling any outstanding tasks or for asserting our rights and enforcing our claims, and that we are obliged to retain by law; however, any such data will be blocked.

Facebook Plug-ins

This website uses social plugins (“plugins”) from the social network facebook.com which is operated by Facebook Inc., 1601 S. California Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA (“Facebook”). The plugins are identified by one of the Facebook logos (white “f” on blue tile or a “thumbs-up” sign). The list and the look of the Facebook social plugins can be viewed here: http://developers.facebook.com/plugins. If you call up one of our internet website pages which has a plugin of this kind, your browser sets up a direct link to the Facebook servers. The content of the plugin is passed by Facebook direct to your browser and integrated by it into the website. This means that we have no influence over the extent of the data which Facebook obtains with the help of this plugin and we therefore inform you according to our information status:

Through integration of the plugin, Facebook obtains the information that you have called up the relevant page on our internet site. If you are logged on to Facebook, Facebook can allocate the visit to your Facebook account. If you interact with the plugin, by using the "Like-it-Button", for example, or by posting a commentary, the information will be given direct to Facebook by your browser and stored there. If you are not a Facebook member, there is still the possibility for Facebook to find out and store your IP address.

For information on the purpose and extent of data capture and the further processing and use of data by Facebook, as well your rights in this regard and turn-off options for the protection of your personal privacy, please refer to the Facebook data protection information: http://www.facebook.com/policy.php. If you are a Facebook member and do not want Facebook to collect data about you via our internet website and to link this with your data stored on Facebook, you need to log off from Facebook before going to our website.

Google Analytics

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. (“Google”). Google Analytics uses “cookies”, which are text files placed on your computer, to help the website analyze how users use the site. The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States .

In case IP-anonymisation is activated on this website, your IP address will be truncated within the area of Member States of the European Union or other parties to the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases the whole IP address will be first transfered to a Google server in the USA and truncated there. The IP-anonymisation is active on this website.

Google will use this information on behalf of the operator of this website for the purpose of evaluating your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity for website operators and providing them other services relating to website activity and internet usage.

The IP-address, that your Browser conveys within the scope of Google Analytics, will not be associated with any other data held by Google. You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser, however please note that if you do this you may not be able to use the full functionality of this website. You can also opt-out from being tracked by Google Analytics with effect for the future by downloading and installing Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Addon for your current web browser: http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en.

Questions Regarding Privacy Issues

If you have any questions about this Policy, please contact us at privacy@dropify.com.
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