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 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
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.
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
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.
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.
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