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BraceMate Privacy Policy

Last modified 8th August, 2015

This privacy policy governs your use of the software application BraceMate (the "Application") for mobile devices that was created by D Chen & W Ha & S.R. Ting ("BraceMateApp").


The Application provides the user the ability to choose colours for their elastic modules, as well as provide basic information on orthodontic care. This Application does not store or use your personal information.

•Does the Application collect precise real time location information of the device?

This Application does not collect precise information about the location of your mobile device.

•Do third parties see and/or have access to information obtained by the Application?

Yes, particularly from advertisers and third party advertising networks. BraceMateApp will share your information with third parties only in the ways that are described in this privacy statement. BraceMateApp may disclose User Provided and Automatically Collected Information as required by law, such as to comply with a subpoena, or similar legal process; when BraceMateApp believe in good faith that disclosure is necessary to protect our rights, protect your safety or the safety of others, investigate fraud, or respond to a government request; with our trusted services providers who work on our behalf, do not have an independent use of the information BraceMateApp disclose to them, and have agreed to adhere to the rules set forth in this privacy statement; if BraceMateApp is involved in a merger, acquisition, or sale of all or a portion of its assets, you will be notified via email and/or a prominent notice on our Web site of any change in ownership or uses of this information, as well as any choices you may have regarding this information; to advertisers and third party advertising networks and analytics companies as described in the section below.


Automatic Data Collection and Advertising

BraceMateApp may work with analytics companies to help us understand how the Application is being used, such as the frequency and duration of usage. BraceMateApp work with advertisers and third party advertising networks, who need to know how you interact with advertising provided in the Application which helps us keep the cost of the Application free. Advertisers and advertising networks use some of the information collected by the Application, including, but not limited to, the unique identification ID of your mobile device and your mobile telephone number. To protect the anonymity of this information, BraceMateApp use an encryption technology to help ensure that these third parties can’t identify you personally. These third parties may also obtain anonymous information about other applications you’ve downloaded to your mobile device, the mobile websites you visit, your non-precise location information (e.g., your zip code), and other non- precise location information in order to help analyze and serve anonymous targeted advertising on the Application and elsewhere. BraceMateApp may also share encrypted versions of information you have provided in order to enable our partners to append other available information about you for analysis or advertising related use.


Opt-out of all information collection by uninstalling the Application:

You can stop all collection of information by the Application easily by uninstalling the Application. You may use the standard uninstall processes as may be available as part of your mobile device or via the mobile application marketplace or network.


Children

BraceMateApp does not use the Application to knowingly solicit data from or market to children under the age of 13. If a parent or guardian becomes aware that his or her child has provided us with information without their consent, he or she should contact us at bracemateapp@gmail.com. BraceMateApp will delete such information from our files within a reasonable time.


Security

BraceMateApp is concerned about safeguarding the confidentiality of your information. BraceMateApp provides physical, electronic, and procedural safeguards to protect information of its users. For example, we limit access to this information to authorized employees and contractors who need to know that information in order to operate, develop or improve our Application. Please be aware that, although BraceMateApp endeavours to provide reasonable security for information that BraceMateApp processes and maintains, no security system can prevent all potential security breaches.


Changes

This Privacy Policy may be updated from time to time for any reason. BraceMateApp will notify you of any changes to our Privacy Policy by posting the new Privacy Policy here. You are advised to consult this Privacy Policy regularly for any changes, as continued use is deemed approval of all changes.


Your Consent

By using the Application, you are consenting to our processing of your information as set forth in this Privacy Policy now and as amended by us. "Processing,” means using cookies on a computer/hand held device or using or touching information in any way, including, but not limited to, collecting, storing, deleting, using, combining and disclosing information, all of which activities will take place in Australia. If you reside outside the Australia your information will be transferred, processed and stored there under Australian privacy standards.


Contact us

If you have any questions regarding privacy while using the Application, or have questions about our practices, please contact us via email at bracemateapp@gmail.com.