Privacy Policy

Effective date: [ 18 June 2018 ]

Our Privacy Policy explains how we collect, use disclose and protect information that you provide to us in connection with using or accessing our website, service and applications (including mobile applications) (collectively, the “Service”). Our Privacy Policy applies to all visitors, users, and others who access the Service ("Users").

  1. COLLECTION OF INFORMATION

We collect the following types of information:

  • Information you voluntarily provide;
  • Information we obtain automatically when you use our Site; and
  • Information obtained from third parties.

Information you voluntarily provide

Include

  • Username, password and email address when you register for a FABLIFE account.
  • Profile picture, your first, last and other names and contact details, for the ease of others to locate you as a friend.
  • User Content (e.g. photos, comments, likes and other information) that you post to the Site.
  • Information provided in your communications with us, including, without limitation, service-related emails (e.g. account verification, changes or updates to the features of the Service and other notices)
  • Access to your device’s contact list or third-party social media site contact list, if you consent to us finding friends through those means.
  • Access to your camera or photos and the images and information stored therein if you consent to give us access. 

Information we obtain automatically when you use our Service

Include

  • Usage Information – we collect information to help us monitor your activity on the Service and usage trends. The information collected and stored will purely be for analytical purposes and will be completely anonymous. It will be collectively studied with information from other Users and cannot be reasonably used to identify any particular User.
  • Device Information - we collect details of your device such as the hardware model, version of operating system, unique device identifiers, browser type, language, wireless network, and mobile network information.
  • Location Information – we may collect information about your location, especially when you turn on location services. With your consent, we may also use methods that involve GPS, wireless networks, cell towers, Wi-Fi access points, and other sensors, such as gyroscopes, accelerometers, and compasses to determine your precise location.
  • Information collected by Cookies and Similar Technologies – cookies and other similar technologies such as web beacons, web storage, and unique device identifiers may be used to collect information about your activity, browser and device. Advertisements or services offered to you on your device by advertisers or our partners may also use cookies or similar technologies placed by us or the third party.
  • Log file information – Log file information is collected by us when you use the Service. The information includes, without limitation, Internet Protocol (“IP”) address, browser type, pages navigated to before using our Service, domain names, your interaction with links on the pages, times of access and pages viewed. 

Information we collect from third parties

Your information may be made available to us when we collect information from other users who use our Service.

  1. USE OF INFORMATION

In addition to the specific uses of information we have set out in this Privacy Policy, we may also use information that we receive to:

  • help with the efficient access of your information when you sign in;
  • remember information to save you the trouble of re-entering it during your visit or the next time you visit the Service;
  • personalizing the service by, amongst other things, suggest friends or provide advertisements and promotions suited to your profile and interests;
  • improve, test and monitor the service to enhance your experience;
  • diagnose or resolve technical issues;
  • enhance the safety and security features of the Service; and
  • verify your identity and prevent fraud and other unauthorized or illegal activity.
  1. DISCLOSURE OF INFORMATION

We may share the information about you in the following ways:

  • With other FABLIFE Users – the following information may be disclosed to other Users:
  • public information such as your username, name and profile picture;
  • information about how you have interacted with the Service; and
  • any additional information that you have consented to being shared e.g. your location.
  • With our affiliates – we may disclose information with entities associated with us.
  • With third parties – the following information may be disclosed to:
  • service providers who provide services on our behalf, sellers that provide goods through our Service and business partners who work with us to ensure the functionality of the Service;
  • law enforcement agencies or the government for legal reasons such as (i) to comply with any legal processes, government request or applicable laws, rules and regulations; (ii) investigate or take action in the event the Terms of Use have been violated; (iii) protect the rights, property and safety of other Users; or (iv) resolve fraud and security issues; or
  • third parties involved in a merger or acquisition.
  1. RETENTION OF INFORMATION

Upon termination or deactivation of your account, FABLIFE and its affiliates and/or its service providers shall retain information and User Content for a commercially reasonable time for backup, archival, and/or audit purposes.

  1. CHILDREN'S PRIVACY

The Service is not directed at persons under the age of 18. It may not be within the knowledge of FABLIFE that a person below 18 has volunteered information or is using the Service. In the event that we become aware that we have collected personal information from a child under age 18 without parental consent, we will delete that information as soon as possible. Please contact us if you believe that we might have any information from or about a child under 18.

  1. OTHER WEB SITES AND SERVICES

Our Service may have links to other websites or services, but it is important to note that our Privacy Policy does not apply to those third-party websites or services. We do not accept responsibility for the practices of any third-party websites or services. Your interaction and activity on those third-party websites or services are governed by their own rules and policies. You acknowledge and agree that we do not have control over any third-parties and that you authorize them to access your User Content at your sole discretion and risk.

  1. CHANGES TO OUR PRIVACY POLICY

FABLIFE may update or amend this Privacy Policy from time to time, without notice, so you are strongly advised to review it periodically. In certain circumstances and where appropriate, we may provide you additional forms of notice of modifications or updates. Your continued use of FABLIFE or the Service after any amendment to this Privacy Policy will constitute your acceptance and agreement to such amendment.

  1. HOW TO CONTACT US

If you have any queries, comments or complaints relating to this Privacy Policy, please contact our Data Officer at [email address].