Privacy Policy

Last update: 21st January 2019

Thank you for using Fishing Points mobile application (hereinafter “Application”).

Your privacy is very important to us, and we take it seriously. Please read this Privacy Policy carefully before agreeing or downloading or using the Application and let us know if you have any questions or other feedback regarding it. In order to use the Application, you must first accept this Privacy Policy. By clicking the accept button or downloading or using the Application, you are entering into and agreeing to be bound by this agreement.

If you do not or cannot accept this Privacy Policy, you are not permitted to use the application. In such case do not download or use the Application.

1. Analytics

We partner with certain third parties in order to understand how users engage with our application and how to improve it. When you use our application, your device automatically sends certain information to our analytics partners. The information gathered includes, for example, app usage, the device type, the session length, crash logs and interactions with various user interface elements (buttons) in the application.

The analytics data collected is anonymous and contains no personal identifying information. It does not collect, store or use any private information about you or your device content in a way to identify an individual user. Use of analytics services is essential in order to improve the app quality and workflow.

At first app startup, analytics partners may generate a random unique identifier which does not contain any personal information and cannot be used to uncover any such information.

Our analytics partners may collect data in compliance with their privacy policies provided below:

     - Google Analytics, Google Firebase, Google Crashlytics (https://policies.google.com/privacy)

     - Amplitude (https://amplitude.com/privacy)

     - Facebook Analytics (https://www.facebook.com/policy.php)

     - Appsflyer (https://www.appsflyer.com/services-privacy-policy)

We suggest checking the links above for information on their privacy policies.

2. Advertising

Fishing Points App shows ads to provide some content free of charge. Our advertising partners may collect additional data for their own purposes (e.g. to contextualize and personalize the ads in its own advertising network). Users in the European Economic Area (EEA) should provide the consent for ads personalization on the first app use.

In this connection, our advertising partners may collect and use information about you, such as your session activity, device identifier and coarse geo-location information etc. Please note that our advertising partners operate under their own privacy policies.

Our advertising partners may collect data in compliance with their privacy policies provided below:

     - Google AdMob (https://policies.google.com/privacy, https://www.google.com/about/company/user-consent-policy.html)

     - Facebook Audience Network (https://www.facebook.com/about/privacy/update)

     - Inmobi (https://www.inmobi.com/privacy-policy)

     - AdColony (https://www.adcolony.com/privacy-policy)

We suggest checking the links above for information on their privacy policies.

3. Mobile Identifiers

We use the services of Appsflyer and Facebook Analytics, which allows us to track and analyse which marketing channels or sources are producing the best results for directing users to download the Application and to help us understand how our users are using our app. For this purpose, Appsflyer and Facebook Analytics process mobile identifiers such as the IDFA, GAID or similar mobile identifiers. Each mobile identifier contains no personal identifying information,

Our partners may collect data in compliance with their privacy policies provided below:

-       Google Firebase, Admob (https://policies.google.com/privacy)

-       Appsflyer (https://www.appsflyer.com/services-privacy-policy)

-       Facebook Analytics (https://www.facebook.com/policy.php)

We suggest checking the links above for information on their privacy policies.

4. Reliability

You are responsible for backing up, to your own computer or other device, any important data stored or accessed via the Application (e.g. locations, trolling, trotlines, catches, photos, charts). We do not guarantee or warrant that any content you may store or access through the Application will not be subject to inadvertent damage, corruption or loss.

5. Backup and personal data

When you decide to create a backup of your saved data and sign in to Fishing Points, we may collect some personal data from you, such as your email address, UUID. When you continue using the Application you regularly upload your data onto your backup account such as, fishing locations (e.g. location coordinates, notes) and catches (e.g. catch photos, catch coordinates, weight, length). This data depends on your usage of the app.

You have the right to request access to and rectification or erasure of your personal data. If you wish to exercise this right, please contact us at fishingpointsapp@gmail.com. An application shall be made in writing and must be signed by you. We can find and erase your saved backup using during sign-in collected email address or UUID.  

Personal data collected from you may be shared with third-party providers that process personal data on our behalf;  such as server hosting providers and data storage providers. At times, some of your personal data by may be transferred and processed to processors, as described above, that are established in the United States or other countries (some of which will be outside the EEA). We may also transfer your personal data in the event that our business (or part of it) is sold, for instance as part of a merger or acquisition. We will always apply safeguards to protect your personal data from unauthorized disclosure. In case of transfer of data to third parties that are outside of the EU or EEA and that do not offer an adequate level of data protection, we will apply the EU Commission’s model clauses and/or binding corporate rules, or similar instruments/mechanism, for the safeguarding of integrity and security. By using our Application, you acknowledge and agree that your personal data may be hosted and/or transferred to such recipients both within and outside the European Economic Area. In no event we will not transfer personal data to third parties with the right for such parties to use the data other than on our behalf.

We may further disclose your personal data in order to comply with a legal or regulatory obligation, if we reasonably believe that this is required by law, regulation or other legislation, or in order to protect and defend our business partners or users’ rights and interests, subject always to relevant applicable personal data regulation.

6. Security

We will use commercially reasonable efforts to safeguard the confidentiality of your information. However, we cannot be held liable for any loss of or disclosure of data or any losses or damages incurred due to errors in transmission or unauthorized or unlawful acts of third parties or your decision to disclose your personal information.

No system can be 100% secure, and despite our efforts, there is always a risk of unauthorized access to your data. By using our Application, you assume this risk.

7. Modification or Amendment

Company may modify or amend the terms of this Privacy Policy at its sole discretion at any time without prior notice, by posting a copy of the modified or amended Privacy Policy on the Company website “https://fishingpoints.app”. You will be deemed to have agreed to any such modification or amendment by your decision to continue using the Application following the date in which the modified or amended Agreement is posted on the Company website. You are responsible to regularly reviewing the Privacy Policy.

8. Contact Information

If you have any questions or concerns about this Privacy Policy, please feel free to contact us at any time on our email address: fishingpointsapp@gmail.com.