Privacy Policy

PRIVACY POLICY FOR “SPOTTER”

[Product of Techniexe Infolabs LLP]

Techniexe Infolabs LLP has developed a mobile based application known as “Spotter” available now on app store and play store under the name 'Spotter-Socio Travel App'. Spotter, is a socio travel network which lets users connect with each other, let them create and share their travel journey and much more. Users can sign up using various options such as google, facebook, instagram & mobile number.

Techniexe Infolabs LLP knows that you take your privacy seriously & so does Techniexe Infolabs LLP. We at Techniexe Infolabs LLP are committed to giving you transparency of our privacy practices and control over your data in connection with Spotter’s Services (as defined in Spotter’s Terms of Service). To that end, in addition to this Privacy Policy, we have developed the following other documents that complement and are part of this policy, all of which describe the data we collect, how we use it, with whom we share it, and your choices regarding your data.

This Privacy Policy covers Spotter’s treatment of personally identifiable information (“Personal Information”) and other data that Spotter gathers when you are accessing Spotter’s services.

  1. INFORMATION THAT WE COLLECT
    • INFORMATION YOU PROVIDE US DIRECTLY
      • Personal information which includes your full name, mobile number, location, e-mail address and use information regarding use of services when you register for a Spotter account.
      • Profile information that you provide for your user profile (e.g., first and last name, picture, mobile number, gender, birth date, interest, photo, status and username). This information allows us to help you or others be “found” on Spotter.
      • To use Spotter services you can use either your real name or a pseudonym.
      • SpottCards in general shall mean Spottcard, Trail Card and Route Card unless otherwise specified. SpottCards include (e.g., keywords, photos, videos, audio, location, text, URL, title, emoticons (feeling expressions) and other details) that you post to the Service.
      • Communications between you and Spotter. For example, we may send you a service-related SMS or email (e.g., account verification, changes/updates to features of the Service, technical and security notices or direct messages on social media networks).
      • The Personal Information you provide is used for such purposes as allowing you to set up a user account and profile that can be used to interact with other users through the Services, improving the content of the services, customizing the content you and your friends see, and communicating with you about specials and new features. Your Services account will be associated either with your mobile number, google, facebook or instagram profiles, and this account will be used for all our Services that you use.
    • [NOTE that you may not opt out of Service-related e-mails and text messages.]

    • INFORMATION THAT IS COLLECTED AUTOMATICALLY
      • When you use the services, Spotter automatically receives and records information on our server logs from a mobile platform, including your location, operating system information, mobile carrier, device and application IDs, and the page you requested and other miscellaneous data.
      • Spotter may also gather device-specific information (such as your hardware model, operating system version, unique device identifiers, and mobile network information including mobile number)
      • When you use our services or view content provided by Spotter, we automatically collect and store certain information in server logs, which includes: details of how you used our service, such as your search queries, information like your mobile number, device event information such as crashes, system activity, hardware settings, Operating System type, device type, the date and time of your request and other related data.
      • Spotter may also gather information with respect to the version or the application number installed on the operating system which may be sent to the servers on installing or uninstalling the application or during automatic updates.
      • We use various technologies to collect and store information when you use Spotter services, and this may include using similar technologies to identify your device.
      • Unless otherwise stated in this Privacy Policy, Spotter only uses this data in aggregate form. We may use the data collected from the Users for improving our services.
  2. INFORMATION THAT WE SHARE

    Personal Information about our users is an integral part of our business. We neither rent nor sell your Personal Information to anyone. Spotter may share your Personal Information only as described in this Privacy Policy and related documents.

    • BUDDIES ON SPOTTER
      • Your buddies can see, for example, your location (as described in more detail below), name, email, phone number, profile photo, a list of your friends, birth date, interest, gender, username, cover picture, followers, following, status, number of trails, number of SpottCards, media you post & Spotter Services you use. Media in Spotter means photo, video, audio, text and emoticons (feeling expression).
      • SpottBoard shows recent SpottCard & Trail related updates of buddies and the same can only be seen if you are following that user.
    • PUBLICLY-AVAILABLE INFORMATION
      • It includes:
      • Profile name
        Profile photo
        User Name
        Gender
        Interest
        Birth date
        Cover Picture
        Buddies
        Followers
        Following
        Public trails
        No. of Trails
        No. of SpottCards
        Status
        Public SpottCards

        [NOTE: Individuals reading this information may use it or disclose it to other individuals or entities without our control and without your knowledge. We therefore urge you to think carefully about including any specific information you may deem private in or other content that you create in the Services.]

  3. DETERMINATION OF LOCATION AND SHARING
    • DETERMINING LOCATION

      The Spotter Services deal with location, so in order for them to work, the Services need to know your location. Whenever you open and use/interact with our app on your mobile device, we use the location information from your mobile device (e.g., latitude and longitude) to adapt the Services experience to your current location. This information is NOT shared with others. Also, the Spotter services use your mobile device’s location to provide various services, which includes sending you Notifications of SpottCards and Trails of other users near you or in which you are tagged.

      Spotter will receive information about your location. You may also tell us your location when you select your location manually. We may also determine location by using other data from your device, such as precise location information from GPS, information about wireless networks or cell towers near your mobile device. We may use and store information about your location to provide features of our Services.

      When we have location information, we use it to tailor our Services for you and others.

  4. MANAGING INFORMATION (PROFILE) ABOUT ME
    • TERMINATION/ DELETION OF AN ACCOUNT
      • How to delete account?

        The User can delete his/her account (created using mobile number option) at any point of time. On selecting the option, Application will ask for a six (6) digit code to be entered to initiate the deletion process. As soon as the process is initiated a server generated six (6) digit code is sent to the user for verification on the registered mobile number. On entering the code, the deletion process shall end.

      • Will it delete personal information after termination?

        All the collected information of the User shall be deleted from the database of the Spotter within reasonable time period. No Data of the User shall be available for view to other Users, once the process is initiated, except, in case of Data Loss wherein Spotter is required to restore from backups.

        [NOTE: Spotter might also store the deleted data in its backup for around 30 days]

      • You can delete your account any time. When you delete your account, we delete things you have posted, such as your SpottCards, TrailCards, Route Card and Trails.
      • Keep in mind that information that others have shared about you is not part of your account and will not be deleted when you delete your account.

        [NOTE: There is no re-activation of the account, but the User has an option of making an entire new profile.]

    • STORAGE INFORMATION
      • Where, what, till when the information will be stored?

        All the personal information of the user shall be stored into the database which will replace the old data with the new information.

        [NOTE: Database is an organized collection of data. It is the collection of schemas, tables, queries, reports, views and other objects. Such database work through servers which will be on cloud or dedicated online servers]

      • All the information other than the personal information which includes SpottCards, SpottBoard & Trail shall be collected into the database by the Spotter on repository basis.
      • Your information collected through the Services may be stored and processed in India or in any other country to which Spotter, its Affiliates (if any) or Service Providers (if any) maintain and provide facilities.
      • Spotter may transfer information that we collect about the User, including personal information across borders and from the User’s country or jurisdiction to other countries or jurisdictions around the world. If the User is located in any other regions other than India, then laws governing data collection and use may differ from Indian law, please note that we may transfer information, including personal information, to a country and jurisdiction that does not have the same data protection laws as your jurisdiction.
      • By registering for and using the Service, the User consents to the transfer of information to India or to any other country in which Spotter, its Affiliates (if any) or Service Providers (if any) maintain facilities and the use and disclosure of information about the User as described in this Privacy Policy.
      • The Users are responsible for maintaining the secrecy of their account information, and for controlling access to information between the User and Spotter, at all times. We are not responsible for the functionality, privacy, or security measures of any other organization.
  5. POLICY FOR MINORS

    In order to use Spotter you must be 18 years of age or older. If you are between 16 and 18 years of age, and you want to use Spotter, please read through the Terms with your parent or legal guardian, and only accept the Terms and use Spotter with the permission of your parent or legal guardian. You must not access Spotter or accept these Terms if you are a person who is either barred or otherwise legally prohibited from receiving or using the Service or any Products under the laws of the country in which you are resident or from which you access or use Spotter.

    Spotter does not knowingly solicit any information from anyone under the age of 16 or knowingly allow such persons to register for the Service. The Service and its content are not directed at children under the age of 16 years. If you believe that we might have any information from or about a child below the age of 16 years, please contact us. However, Spotter shall not be responsible for any account registration by anyone under the age of 18 years.

  6. IF ANY CHANGES TO PRIVACY POLICY

    We may revise this Privacy Policy from time to time. The most current version of the policy will govern our use of your information and will always be at http://www.thespotterapp.com/privacy-policy If we make a change to this policy that, in our sole discretion, is material, we may notify you via an update through SMS or email to the phone number and/or email address respectively, associated with your account. By continuing to access or use the Services after those changes become effective, you agree to be bound by the revised Privacy Policy. Spotter advises user to keep updated with the revised Privacy Policy from time to time.

  7. INTERNATIONAL USERS

    Spotter, a mobile application, is a location based socio travel network, accessible through mobile devices and its website. It provides free service across the globe to its users.

    Please note that this App is hosted on our servers which are located in India and across the globe for the convenient use and uninterrupted services for our Users. Therefore, your information may be processed and stored in any country of the world wherever the servers are situated.

    SPOTTER reserves every right to disclose any User’s information to Indian government, courts, independent regulatory agencies or law enforcement agencies through laws, applicable in India.

    Your use of the Application or the Services or submission of your any personal information to us will constitute your consent to the transfer of your personal information outside your home country, including India, which may provide for different data protection rules than in your country.

    Spotter complies with the rules and regulations set forth by the Indian Government regarding the collection, use, and retention of personal information.

  8. COMPLIANCE & COOPERATION WITH THE REGULATORY AUTHORITIES & LAW

    We regularly review our compliance with our Privacy Policy. We also adhere to several self regulatory frameworks. When we receive formal written complaints, we shall contact the person who made the complaint to follow up. We work with the appropriate regulatory authorities and in accordance with the relevant laws, including local data protection authorities, to resolve any complaints regarding the transfer of personal data that we cannot resolve with our users directly.

  9. QUESTIONS & CONCERNS

    If you have any questions or concerns regarding privacy using the Service, please send a detailed message to: info@thespotterapp.com, we will make every effort to resolve your concerns.

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