Privacy policy.

CARRY BIBLE

1.     Introduction

This is the privacy policy (this “Policy”) of Carry Bible Pty Ltd (the “Company”, and together with its affiliates and subsidiaries, “Carry Bible”, “we”, “us”, “our” and terms of similar meaning) and its operations related to the website https://carrybible.com (the “Website”), the software application Carry Bible (the “Application”), and any related products and services (together with the Website and the Application, the “Services”). This Policy describes the information that we collect from users (the “Users”, “you” and “your”) as part of the normal operation of our Services, and how we use, maintain, protect, and disclose this information. By accessing and using the Services, you expressly consent to our collection, use and disclosure of your personal information in accordance with this Policy. This Policy is incorporated into and subject to our Terms of Service.

2.     Collection and Use of Information

We may collect several types of information from and about Users of our Services, including without limitation, information:

·       By which you may be personally identified, such as name, postal/mailing address, e-mail address, telephone number, username, password, pictures, and any other identifier by which you may be contacted online or offline;

·       That is about you but individually does not identify you, such as demographic information (e.g., gender or occupation), or group membership;

·       About your internet connection and the equipment and/or devices you use to access our Services, including without limitation geolocation information, operating and browser systems, battery level, signal strength, app version, network, and identifier information (e.g., unique device ID and IP address);

·       About your activity on our Services, including transaction-related usage details, diagnostic, and performance information. This includes your activity data (including how you use our Services, your settings on the Services, how you interact with others Users of our Services, and the time, frequency, and duration of your activities and interactions), log files, and diagnostic, crash, website, and performance logs and reports. This also includes information about when you created your account in connection with the Services, installed our Application and/or accessed the Website, whether you are online, when you last used our Services, when you last updated your information, and the features you use (e.g., reading or marking verses, messaging, or group participation);

·       Provided when you contact us for help; and  

·       That is about others, including non-Users (e.g., contact information from address books).

We may collect this information:

·       Directly from you when you provide it to us via the Services.

·       Automatically as you install, access or use our Services. Information collected automatically may include usage details (including error-related data), IP addresses, GPS and/or Bluetooth technology, and information collected through web beacons, internet and/or wi-fi access points, cell towers, and other tracking technologies.

·       Through various technologies, including cookies. A “cookie” is a small data file that we transfer to the device on which you use or access the Services. We may use cookies to remember your choices, like your login information or language preferences, to provide a safer experience, and otherwise to customize our Services for you. Cookies may also be used to monitor aggregate usage and web traffic routing on the Services, as applicable. Our Application may also use third party code and libraries that use cookies to collect information and improve their services. You can instruct your browser, by changing its options, to stop accepting cookies or to prompt you before accepting a cookie from the websites you visit. If you do not accept cookies, however, you may not be able to use all aspects of the Services.

·       Through web beacons, clear gifs, tags, or other technologies to gather information on how users interact with and utilize various features. These technologies can help personalize your usage experience and help associate your interactions with our products and services to other information within your account. For example, these technologies can identify popular pages, viewing patterns, click-through, conversion rates, and other information that can be used to improve, monitor, and operate our websites, products, and services.

·       From third-parties. We may receive information about you from other Users and businesses. For example, when other Users or businesses you know use our Services, they may provide your phone number, name, and other information (like information from their address books), just as you may provide theirs, or they may send you a message or send messages to groups to which you belong. Additionally, we may work with third-party service providers to help operate, provide, improve, understand, customize, support, and market our Services. These companies may provide us information about you in certain circumstances, for example, app stores may provide us reports to help us diagnose and fix issues.

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

·       To provide and improve our Services, including to support Carry Bible’s efforts to generate useful analytic data, and identify flaws in, and useful features for, the Services.

·       To present our Services and their contents to you and other Users.

·       To better understand your needs and interests, and to provide you with information, products, or services that you request from us.

·       To help you organize how you communicate with other Users (e.g., identify your contacts who are also Users, suggestions for groups to join or create, etc.)

·       To fulfill any other purpose for which you provide such information.

·       To provide you with notices about your account.

·       To carry out our obligations and enforce our rights arising from our Terms of Service.

·       To notify you about changes to our Services, including important information, required notices, and marketing promotions.

·       To allow you to participate in interactive features on our Website and Application.

·       To determine whether there are any risks to the rights, property or personal safety of Carry Bible and its Users (including to protect against potential spam, malware or other security concerns);

·       To comply with legal obligations.

·       For research and development purposes.

·       In any other way we may describe when you provide such information.

·       For any other purpose with your consent.

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 location for the purposes set forth above, you should turn off the location services for the Application located in the account settings within the Application or in your device settings.

3.     Sharing of Information

We may share your information with third parties. Our commitment to you is we will aim to disclose such information only if we reasonably believe that such disclosure is necessary for the following purposes:

·       To comply with applicable law or regulations, government requests, and legal processes;

·       To enforce our Terms of Service and any other applicable terms and Company policies, including for investigations of potential violations;

·       To detect, investigate, prevent, and address fraud and other illegal activity, security, or technical issues;

·       To protect the rights, property, and safety of our Users or others, including to prevent death or imminent bodily harm;

·       To support our business, including to facilitate the provision of our Services and analytics related to our Services, provided, that the information shall only be disclosed to our service providers, including third-party companies and individuals who work on our behalf, and only when such parties have or have agreed to use data protections at least as strong as the obligations set forth in this Policy;

·       To market third-party products or services to you;

·       To fulfill the purpose for which you provided such information (e.g., if you give us an email address of a friend to send a link to download the Application to such friend, we may transmit your name and/or email address in connection with the download link); and

·       For any other purpose disclosed by us when you provide the information.

4.     Analytics & other third party services

We use Mixpanel, Inc. and Segment.io, Inc. to collect and process certain analytics data and to understand how our customers use our Services. For greater detail on how these technologies function and how your activity records are used, please review the Mixpanel, Inc. and Segment.io analytics privacy disclosures at https://mixpanel.com/legal/privacy-policy/ and https://segment.com/docs/legal/privacy/. You can opt-out of Mixpanel Analytics here: https://help.mixpanel.com/hc/en-us/articles/360000679006-Managing-Personal-Information#optout-users. You can opt-out of Segment.io Analytics here: https://segment.com/docs/legal/website-data-collection-policy/#how-do-we-collect-data-on-our-website-.

We use StreamIO inc. to enable, distribute, monitor & process chat functionality between users in groups & privately in our app. For greater detail on how StreamIO Inc.  functions and how your activity records are used, please review the StreamIO Inc. Terms of Use &  privacy disclosures

5.     Social Media Integration

Our Services may include the option of integration through third party social networking sites and related social media plug-ins or applications. When you integrate or link our Services with your social media applications (e.g., Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, etc.), you authorize us to have access to certain information from your social media profile (e.g., name, e-mail address, photo, gender, birthday, location, your list of friends, their contact information, comments, etc.) to deliver the content or as part of the operation of the integrated application. We may also obtain non-personally identifiable information (e.g., content viewed, advertising viewed, etc.) from your interaction with our integrated content.

By choosing to integrate our Services with social media applications, you consent to the use of this information in accordance with our Privacy Policy. When you provide personal and business information to us through an integrated application, it may be publicly viewed by other members of these sites and applications, and we cannot prevent further use of the information by independent third parties. For more information about how social networking sites handle your personal information and available privacy settings, please refer to their privacy policies and terms of use.

6.     Protection of Information

6.1.  Security

We value your trust in providing us your information and we take reasonable steps to protect such information provided via the Services from loss, misuse and unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration or destruction. We provide physical, electronic, and procedural safeguards to protect information we process and maintain. For example, we limit access to user information to authorized service providers who need to know such information in order to operate, develop or improve our Services. Please be aware that, although we endeavor provide reasonable security for the information we process and maintain, no security system can prevent all potential security breaches, and no method of electronic transmission or electronic storage is ever fully secure or error free.

If we learn of a security system breach, we may attempt to notify you and provide information on protective measures, if available, through the email address that you have provided to us or by posting a notice on our Services.

6.2.  Data Retention Policy

When you visit and use our Services, the information that is collected may be retained on our servers. Please note that some or all of such information may be required in order for the Application to function properly or for you to use certain features on the Website. We may retain your information for as long as your account is active, as needed for you to engage with the Services and for a reasonable time thereafter, and for compliance with our legal obligations.

Consistent with the above, we will work to delete your information as soon as practicable upon our receipt of your request to do so. Please note, however, that there might be latency in deleting information from our servers and backed-up versions might exist after deletion. We may also keep copies of certain data for our own records, to the extent permitted by applicable laws.

7.     Age Requirements

The Company requires its Users to be at least 13 years of age. The Company does not knowingly collect information from individuals under such age. If you are under the age of 13, please do not submit any information through the Services or any of its features. If you have reason to believe that a child under the age of 13 has provided personal information to us through our Services, please contact us and we will endeavor to delete that information from our databases.

If you are between 13 to 16 years of age, you must have; and warrant to the extent permitted by law to us that you have, your parent’s or legal guardian’s permission to access and use the Services, and such parent or legal guardian has consented to you providing us with your personal information.

8.     Third-Party Links

Our Services may contain links to other websites that are not operated or controlled by us. If you interact with a third-party link found within any of the Services, you may be providing information directly to such third party. Please note, we have no control over and assume no responsibility for the content, privacy policies, or practices of any third-party sites or services. We suggest contacting those sites directly for information on their privacy policies.

9.     Management of Information

We are committed to transparency, and we want to help our Users manage the information that we may have about them or their use of our Services. If you would like to manage, change, or delete your information, please use the following mechanisms:  

·       Settings. You can change your settings on the Application to manage certain information. There are options to manage your contacts, groups, and messaging features, as well as a block feature to manage the users with whom you communicate.

·       Profile. You can update any personal information you provide to us on the Application at any time, including your mobile phone number, name, picture, and any other user-completed fields.

·       Delete Account. You may delete your Carry Bible account at any time. When you delete your account, your undelivered messages are deleted from our servers as well as any of your other information we no longer need to operate, provide, and protect our Services. Please remember that when you delete your account, you revoke your consent to our further collection and dissemination of your information, but any information we have already collected may be subject to the Company’s existing data retention policies and procedures.

·       Uninstall Application. You may uninstall and delete the Application at any time using the standard uninstall processes as may be available as part of your device or via the mobile application marketplace or network. Please remember that when you uninstall and delete the Application, you revoke your consent to our further collection and dissemination of your information, but any information we have already collected may be subject to the Company’s existing data retention policies and procedures.

·       Permissions. If you do not consent to this Policy or our information collection and usage practices, you are not permitted to access or use the Services, including the Website.

·       Email. All contact information for our team is in Section 11 below. You may email our team to update, correct, delete or deactivate any information that you have provided to us or that you reasonably believe we have obtained, and we will process your request within a reasonable timeframe or as required by law. If required by applicable law, we will provide you with the details of the personal information that we hold about you in CSV format or other easily readable machine format, upon your written request. If required by applicable law and if technically feasible, we will transfer such personal information to another third party, upon your written request.

10.  Changes to the Policy

This Policy may change from time to time. We reserve the right to update or modify this Policy at any time and from time to time without prior notice. We advise you to review this Policy periodically to check for any changes. The date the Policy was last revised is identified at the bottom of the page. Your continued use of the Services after any changes or revisions to this Policy shall indicate your agreement with the terms of such revised Policy.

11.  Contact Us

If you have any questions about this Policy or our practices, please contact us at hello@carrybible.com