Bubbles - Privacy Policy

Bubbles ("We") knows that you take your privacy seriously. We do, too. We are committed to giving you transparency of our privacy practices and control over your data in connection with Bubbles' Services.

This Privacy Policy covers Bubbles' treatment of personally identifiable information ("Personal Information") and other data that Bubbles gathers when you are accessing Bubbles'sServices.

What Personal Information Does Bubbles Collect?

  • Personal Information You Provide to Us: We receive and store information you enter on our Services or provide to us in any other way. The types of Personal Information collected may include your name, email address, phone number, birthday, Facebook usernames, and location. We automatically receive your location when you use the Services. We use various technologies to determine location, such as location services of the applicable operating system or browser and sensor data from your device that may, for example, provide information on nearby Wi-Fi- access points and cell towers. 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 advertising and content you and your friends see (including Bubbles or third-party advertising or content), and communicating with you about specials and new features. Your Services account will be associated with a Services ID, your email (when you log into the Services) and optionally a phone number, and this account will be used for all our Services that you use.
  • Children under 18: The Services are not directed to individuals who are younger than 18 years old.
  • Information Collected Automatically: When you use the Services, Bubbles automatically receives and records information on our server logs from the mobile platform, including your location, IP address, device and application IDs. We treat this data as non-Personal Information, except where we are required to do otherwise under applicable law. Unless otherwise stated in this Privacy Policy, Bubbles only uses this data in an aggregate or anonymous form.

How is My Information Shared?

Information about our users is an integral part of our business. We use your information in order to provide you with the Services and in a manner consistent with the disclosures in this Privacy Policy.

Bubbles users can see, for example, your location (as described in more detail below), name, email, profile photo, hometown, Facebook accounts (if you have connected those accounts to your Bubbles account), etc.

Determining and Sharing Location

Determining your location - The Services deal with location, so in order to work, the Services need to know your location. Whenever you open and use/interact with our apps on your mobile device, we use the location information from your mobile device (e.g., latitude and longitude) to tailor the Services to your current location. The Services use your mobile device’s background location to provide the Services, including to send you notifications of tips/friends/interesting things etc. near you. If you have the app turned on in the background, the Bubbles app will, from time to time, tell us about your device’s location even if you are not directly interacting with the application.

Sharing Location with Bubbles app - By default, sharing is turned on and your location data is shared with other users and is updated from time to time using your location.

Services Features

The Services include several features that may allow you to share your information with others.

We may provide you with the ability to log into the Service using your existing social media accounts, such as Facebook. We do not control such social media services, your profiles on those services, modify your privacy settings on those services or establish rules about how your information on those services will be used. You and the social media service providers are in control of those issues, not Bubbles. You are encouraged to read all policies and information on the applicable social media services to learn more about how they handle your information before using any such features made available to you on the Service. We are not responsible for any acts or omissions by any social media service provider or your use of features that come from their platform.

The Service uses the mobile data from your device, including roaming data if they are turned on.

Is Personal Information About Me Secure?

Your Bubbles account Personal Information is protected by a password for your privacy and security. You need to prevent unauthorized access to your account and Personal Information by selecting and protecting your password appropriately and limiting access to your computer and browser by signing off after you have finished accessing your account. Bubbles uses secured communication between the app and our servers.

Bubbles endeavors to safeguard user information to ensure that user account information is kept private. However, Bubbles cannot guarantee the security of user account information. Unauthorized entry or use, hardware or software failure, and other factors may compromise the security of user information at any time.

The Services may contain links to other sites. Bubbles is not responsible for the privacy policies and/or practices on other sites. When linking to another site, you should read the privacy policy stated on that site. This Privacy Policy only governs information collected on the Services.

Will There Be Changes To This Privacy Policy?

Bubbles may amend this Privacy Policy from time to time. Use of information we collect now is subject to the Privacy Policy in effect at the time such information is used. If we make material changes in the way we use Personal Information, we will notify you by posting an announcement on our Services or sending you an email. Users are bound by any changes to the Privacy Policy when they use the Services after such changes have been first posted.

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