CoderNews Privacy Policy

This is a model Privacy Policy for mobile applications. This policy supplements any website policy. The language and annotations are credited to the MMA Mobile Application Privacy Policy Framework of 2011, available at http://www.mmaglobal.com/whitepaper-request?fil.... If you are building a mobile app, be sure to get at least a privacy policy before you submit it to the app store. Also, keep it updated and be faithful to it!

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PRIVACY POLICY

This privacy policy governs your use of the software application CoderNews (“Application”) for mobile devices that was created by Matt Hodges. The Application is designed to aggregate articles from the popular programming websites Hacker News and the Programming section of Reddit.

What information does the Application obtain and how is it used?

User Provided Information

The Application obtains the information you provide when you download and use the Application. Use of the application is optional.

CoderNews and its developer do not ask for or require the user the enter any personally identifying information that is transmitted back to the developer. Third-party APIs for sharing content may require additional information.

Automatically Collected Information

In addition, the Application may collect certain information automatically, including, but not limited to, the type of mobile device you use, your mobile devices unique device ID, the IP address of your mobile device, your mobile operating system, the type of mobile Internet browsers you use, and information about the way you use the Application.

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

Only aggregated, anonymized data is periodically transmitted to external services to help us improve the Application and our service. We will share your information with third parties only in the ways that are described in this privacy statement.

We may disclose User Provided and Automatically Collected Information:

  • as required by law, such as to comply with a subpoena, or similar legal process;

  • when we 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 we disclose to them, and have agreed to adhere to the rules set forth in this privacy statement.

  • if Matt Hodges 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.

What are my opt-out rights?

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.

Data Retention Policy, Managing Your Information

Neither CoderNews nor its developer maintains personal information that is volunteers or automatically collected. Because CoderNews aggregates and shares with third-parties, the user is bound by the privacy policies of said parties.

Children

We do 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 uninstall the application.

Security

We are concerned about safeguarding the confidentiality of your information. We provide physical, electronic, and procedural safeguards to protect information we process and maintain. 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 we endeavor provide reasonable security for information we process and maintain, no security system can prevent all potential security breaches.

Changes

This Privacy Policy may be updated from time to time for any reason. 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 the United States. If you reside outside the United States your information will be transferred, processed and stored there under United States 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 the About page from within the Application.

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