Privacy Policy


Gabbr takes your privacy seriously, and we are committed to maintaining the privacy of the personal information that you provide to us. This policy explains our information practices and how we process your information to provide our services. By using Gabbr you acknowledge that the terms and conditions in this Privacy Policy will apply to you, as well as to any information that you provide us. Please take the time to read through this Privacy Policy to get acquainted with our practices.

Your Information

Your personal information is collected to provide support, improve, and market the Gabbr service. We collect personal information in various ways which may include information that you provide us directly; information about you that we automatically collect from log data, IP addresses, and aggregated user data; cookies; information that you give us about your friends; and your chat histories.

Personal Information

Personal information is information you give us when you register an account. Your mobile number and username is used as your account identifier. This information is required in order to create a Gabbr account. Information that you post on your Gabbr user profile (this might include profile pictures, and other information); Content that you share with other Gabbr users on the service, including message, photos, and videos; as well as list of members in your chat groups. Information you give us during any support and feedback communications via email, postal mail or chat.

The personal information is used to access and use the Service, including to manage user information and accounts; To contact you to answer requests for customer support or technical support; to customize your experience, to conduct research and development to test and introduce new features and products, and to improve and monitor the effectiveness of our service. Also, to enforce our terms of service and for any other purposes that we specifically communicate to you when we collect that information with your consent, or for which we have a legitimate interest, such as direct marketing, individual or market research, or anti-fraud protection; and to market our products and services and to provide you with materials about offers, products, and services that may be of interest, including new content or services, including tailoring content, advertisements, and offers, and to notify you of offers, products and services that may be of interest to you, for other purposes disclosed at the time that you provide your information, or otherwise with your consent.

Data Collected Automatically

Gabbr automatically collects certain information that your mobile device sends when you use our mobile application such as; user settings, phone model, SIM serial, push notification token, and the operating system of your device. We automatically receive the email address associated with your Android account when you created an account. Gabbr may use personal or non-identifiable information transmitted to Gabbr to enhance the application, to develop new tools, for quality improvement and as otherwise described in this Privacy Policy.
If our app has your permission, we collect contact information from your mobile address book to connect you to your friends on Gabbr.
We may collect and/or aggregate information about features of the service that you use, the date and time of your visit, the amount of time you spend using the services, information about the links you click, and other actions taken through use of the services such as preferences.
The information we collect is used for connecting you with other Gabbr users in your mobile device address book. We may also analyze, evaluate, and/or aggregate this information to help us understand your interests and the interests of our other users, to analyze trends, to optimize your user experience and improve the service.
In addition, we may share aggregated information about the service and our users, without seeking additional consent, with third parties (including, without limitation, advertisers, media, and actual or potential partners or investors) for informational, marketing, and/or promotional purposes.

Mobile Advertising Identifiers

Mobile advertising identifiers are identifiers used by mobile operating systems (Apple and/or Android) and made available to advertising providers to gather metrics on mobile apps (Apple’s IDFA or Google’s AAID) to help advertisers provide ads that may be more relevant to your interests.
Also to deliver content, including ads relevant to your interests, on the Gabbr mobile app. Third party advertisers and advertising networks may use advertising identifiers collected from your Gabbr app to deliver ads they believe are relevant to you in other third party apps.



Location Information

When you use our Mobile App, we may collect and store information about your location by converting your IP address into a rough geo-location or by accessing your mobile device’s GPS coordinates or coarse location if you enable location services on your device. This information is collected in order to improve and personalize our Services and to target advertisements that may be more relevant to you.



Sharing your Information

In addition to using your information for the purposes described above, we may share your information with parties other than Gabbr or its users (third parties). In some cases we may request your permission before we share that information, but we reserve the right to share your information with third parties without prior notification or without soliciting additional permission: We discuss below situations where we may share your information without requesting your further permission:
We share certain information about you (including information which could be used to personally identify you) with the companies we engage to facilitate our service, perform service-related functions, and/or provide the Service on our behalf, such as Internet service providers and hosting service providers. We require these companies to maintain your information in confidence, and they are prohibited from using your information in any way other than performing services for or on behalf of Gabbr or to comply with applicable legal requirements.
We may disclose your information (including information which could be used to personally identify you) when we have a good faith belief that disclosure is necessary: (i) to respond to subpoenas, court orders, or other compulsory legal process; (ii) to protect our property rights and investigate and defend against legal claims (iii) to enforce or apply our privacy policy, our terms of service or our other policies or agreements; (iv) when we believe disclosure is necessary to protect others from death or serious bodily injury; (vi) to respond to your requests; and (vii) as otherwise required by law.
We may allow third-party advertising partners to collect the advertising identifier and IP address from your mobile device and set tracking tools on your browser (e.g., cookies) to collect information regarding your activities (e.g., your IP address, page(s) visited, time of day). We may also share such de-identified information as well as selected personal information we have collected with third-party advertising partners. These advertising partners may use this information (and similar information collected from other websites) for purposes of delivering targeted advertisements to you when you visit non-Gabbr related websites within their networks. This practice is commonly referred to as “interest-based advertising” or “online behavioral advertising. We may allow access to other data collected by the site to facilitate transmittal of information that may be useful, relevant, valuable or otherwise of interest to you. If you prefer that we do not share your personal information with third-party advertising partners, you may opt-out of such sharing at no cost by following the instructions below.



Opting out of Receiving Communications

You have the right to opt out of certain uses and disclosures of your personal information. Gabbr may occasionally send you push notifications through our mobile applications. You may at any time opt-out from receiving these types of communications by changing the settings on your mobile device. We may also collect location-based information if you use our mobile applications. You may opt-out of this collection by changing the settings on your mobile device.



Data Retention

Gabbr retains the personal information we receive as described in this privacy policy for as long as you use our services or as necessary to fulfill the purpose(s) for which it was collected, provide our services, resolve disputes, establish legal defenses, conduct audits, pursue legitimate business purposes, enforce our agreements, and comply with applicable laws.



Security

Your account, and registration information are protected so that only you can access your account. All personally identifiable information that we collect about you is stored in limited-access servers. The service has technical, administrative, and physical security measures in place to protect against the loss and misuse of the information which is under our control. While we are committed to implementing reasonable and appropriate safeguards to protect your information against foreseeable risks, no computer system or information can ever be fully protected against any possible risk, and we cannot guarantee that unauthorized third parties will not be able to circumvent those safeguards, or access and/or use your personal information for improper purposes. By using the service or providing personal information to us, you agree that we may communicate with you electronically regarding security, privacy, and administrative issues relating to your use of the service. If we learn of a security system’s breach, we may attempt to notify you electronically by posting a notice within the service.



Our Policy on Children

The Gabbr service is not directed to children under the age of 13. We do not knowingly collect, solicit, or store personally identifiable information from, or about children under the age of 13. If a parent or guardian becomes aware that his or her under 13 child has provided us with personally identifiable information without his or her consent, he or she may delete the child’s entire account, by selecting the “Delete Gabbr account” option in the settings section or alert us at our email address.



Redress and accountability

If you have any questions about our privacy practices or this Privacy Policy, please contact us by email at privacy@gabbr.com. We will address your concerns and attempt to resolve any privacy issues in a timely manner.



Changes to our Privacy Policy

We may modify our privacy policy from time to time. When we make changes, we will notify you by making the revised version available on this webpage, and will indicate at the top the date of the latest revision. You should check this privacy policy on a regular basis, since revised versions will be binding on you. Any such modifications will be effective when we post the updated privacy policy. You understand and agree that your continued access to our service after any posted modification to the privacy policy indicates your acceptance of those modifications.



Contact Us

If you have any questions about the privacy policy, please contact us at privacy@gabbr.com