Privacy Policy

INFORMATION WE COLLECT AND USE

Generally. We collect personal information from our users in order to provide you with a personalized, useful and efficient experience. The categories of information we collect can include:.

  • Information you provide. We may collect and store personal information you enter in our Service or provide to us in some other manner, including your name, birthdate, email address, password, and location. We may also collect any communications between you and Blaze, as well as any information you provide if you take part in any interactive features of the Service. Information that is part of your profile or that you post to a campaign will be viewable to the public.
  • Data collected through the use of the Service. After you set up your account, you may choose to provide additional information which may be shared through public profiles, such as your photograph, biographical content, organizations you support, and other information (collectively, "Profile Information"). You control how much personally identifying information you wish to provide in your public profile. We also collect information about how you use the Service and about your actions on the Service, including users or campaigns you support, positions you take, actions, interests, and interaction with others on the Service, and user content you post to the Service in the form of positions, reasons, messages, comments, likes, shares, and other content ("User Content"). Please remember that Blaze may, but has no obligation to, monitor User Content posted by our members. All users and User Content is subject to our Blaze Rules..
  • Information we receive from social networking sites. When you interact with our site through various social media, such as when you login through Facebook, or share Blaze content on Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Instagram or other sites, we may receive information from the social network including your profile information, profile picture, gender, user name, user ID associated with your social media account, age range, language, country, friends list, and any other information you permit the social network to share with third parties. We may use your friend’s data to let you know what your friends are doing on our Service, and to let your friends know what you are doing on the Service. The data we receive is dependent upon your privacy settings with the social network, and we will not post information about you on third party social media sites without your consent. You should always review, and if necessary, adjust your privacy settings on third-party websites and services before linking or connecting them to our website or Service.
  • Address book Information. With your permission, Blaze may access your contact list available on your mobile device or in your email accounts in order to locate your friends and contacts on the Service and to invite your friends and contacts to connect with our Service. When we invite your friends to join the Service, we will include your name and photo to let them know that you are the person extending the invitation. After sending these invitations, we may also send reminder emails to your invitees on your behalf. We will store these contacts for purposes of alerting you when your contacts join Blaze at a later time so that you may connect with them on the Service, and to suggest friends and connections to other members of Blaze.
  • Information we receive from third parties. From time to time, we may receive information about you from third parties, such as directory information, identity verification, and other information from charitable or political organizations, or from campaign creators. We may also collect information about you that is publicly available.

We use this information to operate, maintain, and provide to you the features and functionality of the Service, as well as to communicate directly with you, such as to send you email messages and push notifications, and permit you to communicate with others on the Service or on social media or invite others to join the Service. We may also use information about your activities on the Service to provide personalized content, including targeted campaigns and advertising. We may also send you Service-related emails or messages (e.g., account verification, donation confirmations, change or updates to features of the Service, technical and security notices). For more information about your communication preferences, see "Your Choices Regarding Your Information" below.

Use of cookies and other technology to collect information.

We automatically collect certain types of usage information when you visit our website or use our Service. When you visit the Service, we may send one or more cookies — a small text file containing a string of alphanumeric characters — to your computer that uniquely identifies your browser and lets us help you log in faster and enhance your navigation through the site. A cookie may also convey information to us about how you use the Service (e.g., the pages you view, the links you click, how frequently you access the Service, and other actions you take on the Service), and allow us to track your usage of the Service over time. We may collect log file information from your browser or mobile device each time you access the Service. Log file information may include anonymous information such as your web request, Internet Protocol ("IP") address, browser type, information about your mobile device, referring / exit pages and URLs, number of clicks and how you interact with links on the Service, domain names, landing pages, pages viewed, and other such information. We may employ clear gifs (also known as web beacons) which are used to anonymously track the online usage patterns of our Users. In addition, we may also use clear gifs in HTML-based emails sent to our users to track which emails are opened and which links are clicked by recipients. The information allows for more accurate reporting and improvement of the Service. We may also collect analytics data, or use third-party analytics tools, to help us measure traffic and usage trends for the Service and to understand more about the demographics of our users. These tools collect information sent by your browser or mobile device, including the pages you visit, your use of third party applications, and other information that assists us in analyzing and improving the Service. Although we do our best to honor the privacy preferences of our visitors, we are not able to respond to Do Not Track signals from your browser at this time.

When you access our Service by or through a mobile device, we may receive or collect and store a unique identification numbers associated with your device or our mobile application (including, for example, a UDID, Unique ID for Advertisers ("IDFA"), Google Ad ID, or Windows Advertising ID), mobile carrier, device type, model and manufacturer, mobile device operating system brand and model, phone number, and, depending on your mobile device settings, your geographical location data, including GPS coordinates (e.g. latitude and/or longitude) or similar information regarding the location of your mobile device

We use or may use the data collected through cookies, log file, device identifiers, location data and clear gifs information to: (a) remember information so that you will not have to re-enter it during your visit or the next time you visit the site; (b) provide custom, personalized content and information, including targeted content and advertising; (c) provide and monitor the effectiveness of our Service; (d) monitor aggregate metrics such as total number of visitors, traffic, usage, and demographic patterns on our website and our Service; (e) diagnose or fix technology problems; and (f) otherwise to plan for and enhance our service.

SHARING INFORMATION

We may share your personal information in the instances described below. For further information on your choices regarding your information, see the "Your Choices Regarding Your Information" section below.

Remember, our Service allows you to connect and interact with others. Your profile information, including your name, photo, and other personal information, will be available publicly to other members of the Service by default when you interact with others on the Service, such as by creating or taking a position, leaving a reason, supporting or commenting on a user or Campaign, or taking actions. This information may be available to the public and may be searchable by search engines which may display certain parts of your personal information publicly. We may also share your personal information with:

  • The public and other members of the Service. When you interact with others on the Service, your profile information and other information including the positions you take, the reasons you provide, and the campaigns you create and interact with, will be viewable by others on the Service, and may be searchable by search engines, so please do not provide personal information you would not want to be public. You may be able to control the visibility of some of your information and actions in your Settings (see "Your Choices Regarding Your Information" below);
  • Campaigns and sponsors with whom you interact on our Service. We may share your personal information with a campaign when you support, comment on, take an action or position or otherwise interact with a campaign on the Service, so that the campaign or sponsor may communicate with you. Personal information shared with campaigns and sponsors will be subject to the privacy policies of those campaigns and sponsors, so please review those policies before agreeing to share your data. Please review our Blaze Rules and remember that Blaze does not have an obligation to monitor or verify User Content or campaign content that is posted to the Service. Sharing information with others on our platform is done at your own risk;
  • Target of campaign. When you take an action that targets a particular individual, group or cause, we may share your personal information and contact information with the target of the campaign and with the creator of the campaign. Additionally, by signing the campaign, you consent to have your name/signature, city, and state, disclosed on the Blaze page for the campaign indicating that you have supported the campaign. This information will be viewable to all members of our website, as well as search engines;
  • Campaigns who want to reach individuals like you. From time to time, a campaign will ask Blaze to show the campaign to Blaze users who meet certain demographic criteria, such as living in a particular geographic location or belonging to a political party, or behavioral criteria, such as a history of interacting with similar campaigns on Blaze. We do not share your personal information with the campaign unless or until you interact with the campaign on Blaze.
  • Third parties at your request. For example, you may have the option to share your activities on Blaze with your friends through email, text or on various social media sites;
  • Third party vendors, consultants and other service providers that perform services on our behalf, in order to carry out their work for us, which may include identifying and serving targeted advertisements, content or service fulfillment, or providing analytics services;
  • Other parties in connection with any company transaction, such as a merger, sale of all or a portion of company assets or shares, reorganization, financing, change of control or acquisition of all or a portion of our business by another company or third party or in the event of bankruptcy or related or similar proceedings; and
  • Third parties as required to (i) satisfy any applicable law, regulation, subpoena/court order, legal process or other government request, (ii) enforce our Terms of Service Agreement, including the investigation of potential violations thereof, (iii) investigate and defend ourselves against any third party claims or allegations, (iv) protect against harm to the rights, property or safety of Blaze, its users or the public as required or permitted by law and (v) detect, prevent or otherwise address criminal (including fraud or stalking), security or technical issues.

We may also share information with others in an aggregated and anonymous form that does not reasonably identify you directly as an individual.

YOUR CHOICES REGARDING YOUR INFORMATION

Online Advertising. We may permit third party online advertising networks to collect information about your use of our website over time so that they may play or display ads that may be relevant to your interests on our Service as well as on other websites or apps. Typically, the information we share is provided through cookies or similar tracking technologies. The only way to completely "opt out" of the collection of any information through cookies or other tracking technology is to actively manage the settings on your browser or mobile device. Please refer to your browser's or mobile device's technical information for instructions on how to delete and disable cookies, and other tracking/recording tools. (To learn more about cookies, clear gifs/web beacons and related technologies, you may wish to visit"http://www.allaboutcookies.org" and/or the Network Advertising Initiative's online resources, at "http://www.networkadvertising.org". If you access our service on your mobile device, you may not be able to control tracking technologies through settings.

Data Retention: We will retain your information for as long as your account is active or as needed to provide you services. Please contact us "fyvoapp@gmail.com"if you wish to delete your Blaze account permanently from our systems. Please be aware that we will not be able to delete any content you have shared with others or with social media sites.

SECURITY AND STORAGE OF INFORMATION

Blaze cares about the security of your information and uses commercially reasonable physical, administrative, and technological safeguards to preserve the integrity and security of all information we collect and that we share with our service providers. However, no security system is impenetrable and we cannot guarantee the security of our systems 100%. In the event that any information under our control is compromised as a result of a breach of security, we will take reasonable steps to investigate the situation and where appropriate, notify those individuals whose information may have been compromised and take other steps, in accordance with any applicable laws and regulations.

Your information collected through the Service may be stored and processed in Germany or any other country in which Blaze, affiliates or service providers maintain facilities.

PERSONS UNDER THE AGE OF 13

The Service and its content are not directed at children under the age of 13. In the event that we learn that we have collected personal information from a child under age 13 without parental consent, we will delete that information as quickly as possible. If you believe that we might have any information collected from a child under 13, please contact us "info@blaze-app.com"for Blaze.

LINKS TO THIRD PARTY WEBSITES

The Services may contain links to and from third party websites of our business partners, advertisers, social media sites, and campaign sponsors and our users may post links to third party websites. If you follow a link to any of these websites, please note that these websites have their own privacy policies and that we do not accept any responsibility or liability for their policies. Please check the individual policies before you submit any information to those websites.

We use Google Maps API to gather information about your location. Google uses various technologies to determine your location, including IP address, GPs and other sensors that may, for example, provide Google with information on nearby devices, wi-fi access points and cell towers (see "Google Maps privacy policy" to learn more).

USE OF WEB ANALYTICS SERVICES

The following web analytic service is used to improve the user experience of our services: We use Google Analytics, a service for the marketing analysis of this website, of Google Inc. (“Google”). Google Analytics uses codes consisting of text and numbers, which will be stored on your computer and which allow for an analysis of the use of the Website (“Cookies”). The information generated by the Cookie about your use of the website (including your IP address) will be transferred to and stored by a Google Server. Google will use this information, to evaluate your use of the website, to prepare reports about the website activities for the website operators and to provide further services connected to the use of websites and the use of the internet. Google may transfer this information to third parties, if legally obliged to do so or if third parties process these data on behalf of Google. In no case, Google will connect your IP address with other data from Google.

You can remove or deactivate such Cookies using the settings of your computer; in such a case you might not be able to fully use all functions of this website. By using this website, you agree to the processing of your personal data by Google to the extent and purpose stated above. You can refuse to allow your data to be passed on by using a deactivation add-on for browsers under "https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en."

UPDATES TO THIS POLICY

We reserve the right to modify this Policy from time to time. If we make any changes to this Policy, we will change the "Last Revision" date below and will post the updated Policy on this page. If you object to any changes, you may close your account. Continuing to use our Services after we publish changes to this Privacy Policy means that you are consenting to the changes.

CONTACTING US

If you have questions about this Policy, please contact us at fyvoapp@gmail.com.

F.Y.V.O. GmbH
Scheinerstrasse 19
81679, München
Germany

LAST REVISION DATE

This Policy was last revised on, and effective as of, April 6th, 2017.