We are Apps Wing, a publishing company delivering apps for mobile devices. Apps Wing is the controller of your personal information and is responsible for your personal information. It may include device information, location data, and user interactions. All references in this policy to “Apps Wing,” “our,” “us,” or “we” refer to Apps Wing. All references in this policy to “apps” are to our apps that are available to download on mobile devices from time to time.
We value your privacy and want to be accountable, fair, and transparent with you in the way that we collect and use your personal information. We also want you to know your rights in relation to your information which you can find here.
Personal information is used to enhance the relevance of advertisements displayed to you. This data assists us in delivering tailored and meaningful advertisements, making your experience more personalized. This data may include device information, location data, and user interactions.
1.1 – Precise Location:
We may request access to your device’s precise location to provide location-based services. Your location data is not stored or used for any other purpose. You can manage this permission in your device settings.
1.2 – Contacts Data:
We may request access to your device’s “Contacts” data to enhance the user experience, allowing for contact-based sharing in some of our apps. This data is used solely for this purpose and is not stored on our servers.
1.2.1 – No Sharing with Third Parties:
We want to emphasize that we do not use or share your contacts’ data with any third party, under any circumstances. Your contacts’ information remains secure within the app.
1.2.2 – Transparency and Control:
We value your privacy, and your trust is essential to us. We are committed to being transparent about our data usage. You have full control over this permission. You can choose to grant or deny access to your contacts when prompted by the app. If you decide not to grant access, you can still use our apps for other features.
We understand the sensitivity of contacts’ data, and we take every measure to ensure it is handled with the utmost care and in accordance with relevant data protection regulations. If you have any questions or concerns regarding the usage of contacts’ data in our apps, please do not hesitate to contact our Data Protection Officer (DPO) at email@example.com. We are here to address any inquiries and ensure your data privacy.
1.3 – Health Information:
SCOPE, RESPONSIBLE ENTITY, LEGAL BASIS & RETENTION PERIOD
1.2 – SCOPE OF DATA PROCESSING:
We collect and use the personal information of our users to the extent necessary to provide high-quality applications and to perform our services.
In cases where we make our services available free of charge, we finance our services through personalized advertising.
1.3 – LEGAL BASIS:
When processing personal data that is required to fulfill a contract with the user, point (b) of paragraph 1 of article 6 of the GDPR serves as the legal basis.
If the processing is necessary to account for the legitimate interests of our company or a third party and if these interests are not overridden by the interests of the user, the legal basis is provided by point (f) of paragraph 1 of article 6 of the GDPR.
1.4 – RETENTION PERIOD:
The personal data of the user will be deleted as soon as the underlying purpose for the collection has been fulfilled. The information on the retention period is given individually for each data processing operation.
User Rights and Compliance
2.1 – Right to Request Access:
You have the right to request access to the personal data we collect. Requests may be accepted or rejected based on the inquiry’s nature and validity. To request access, contact our Data Protection Officer (DPO) at firstname.lastname@example.org
2.2 – Right to Request Correction:
You can request correction of your collected personal data. Our company reserves the right to accept or reject requests based on the query’s nature. To request correction, please contact our DPO.
2.3 – Right to Request Deletion:
You have the right to request the deletion of your personal data that we have collected. We may accept or reject requests based on the nature of the query. To request deletion, please contact our DPO.
2.4 – Opt-Out Instructions:
(i)Targeted Advertising: You can opt out of targeted advertising in our app by adjusting your device’s ad tracking settings. By doing this you can not be able to turn off your ads. It just disables personalized ads for you which is only possible when you give consent to use your usage data for advertisement purposes.
When your info isn’t used for ads, you may see fewer ads for products and brands that interest you. This setting affects the ads you see and ads may seem less relevant. Your ads won’t be personalized on Google sites and apps, nor on sites and apps that partner with Google.
(ii)Sale of Personal Data:We do not sell your personal data to third parties, so there is no need to opt out of data sales.
(iii)Profiling with Legal Consequences:Our app does not engage in profiling with legal consequences.
2.5 – Right to Lodge a Complaint:
If you believe your data privacy rights have been violated or have concerns about data handling, you can lodge a complaint with the relevant supervisory authority in your jurisdiction. We are committed to addressing and cooperating with supervisory authorities.
2.6 – Compliance with Laws
2.6.1 – CCPA Compliance:
Our apps complies with the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA). You have the right to know whether your personal data is shared with third parties. We do not sell your personal data, and therefore, you do not need to provide permission to opt out of data sales.
2.6.2 – VCDPA Compliance:
2.6.3 – LGPD Compliance:
We are committed to complying with Brazil’s Lei Geral de Proteo de Dados (LGPD) General Personal Data Protection Act and other relevant privacy regulations. This includes ensuring lawful data processing, transparent data handling practices, and respecting the data privacy rights of our Brazilian users. Contact us at email@example.com for LGPD related inquiries.
3.1 – Data Sharing Practices:
Our apps may share data with third-party services and advertising networks to provide targeted ads and enhance user engagement. The shared data may include device information, location data, and user interactions. These data types are shared with specific endpoints managed by our advertising partners. Control data-sharing preferences in our app’s privacy settings.
3.2 – Sharing via Endpoint URL:
At Apps Wing, we prioritize user privacy and are committed to transparently communicating our data practices. We may collaborate with third-party advertisers to enhance your app experience through personalized advertisements. In this process, certain data, such as user behavior and preferences, may be shared with these advertisers through endpoint links. It is important to note that any data shared is anonymized and aggregated to protect your individual identity. Our collaboration with third-party advertisers is aimed at delivering more relevant content to you. We adhere to stringent security measures to safeguard your data during transmission. Additionally, we carefully select partners who share our commitment to privacy and uphold industry-standard security practices. And you can also check their rules and regulations in the Third Party Services list.
3.3 – Extra Permissions for SDK Usage:
In some cases, our apps may request extra permissions due to the use of third-party software development kits (SDKs). These permissions are requested to enable specific app functionalities but do not involve the collection or use of your personal information. We prioritize your data privacy and request only necessary permissions.
Third Party Services
Our apps utilises third-party services that may collect information to identify you. Below is a list of these third-party service providers and links to their respective privacy policies for further information:
DATA PROCESSING OPERATIONS
2.1 – FIREBASE HOSTING:
Our apps use content from and link to websites hosted with Firebase Hosting, a service provided by Google LLC (“Google”). Hereby user data is sent to the Firebase Hosting servers including IP addresses and user agent information. Firebase Hosting uses IP addresses of incoming requests to detect abuse and provide us with a detailed analysis of usage data. The IP addresses are temporarily stored by Firebase hosting for several months. For more information see https://firebase.google.com/support/privacy/.
2.2 – GOOGLE ADSENSE:
We use Google AdSense and show personalized ads within our apps to finance our development where apps are provided free of charge. Google AdSense stores user data including IP address and other personal data which can be used to identify the user’s browser for the purpose of billing advertisers for ad clicks and detecting fraudulent clicks. The IP address will be anonymized after 9 months. For more information about Google AdSense and how to opt out of personalized ads see https://policies.google.com/technologies/partner-sites.
2.3 – GOOGLE ANALYTICS FOR FIREBASE:
We use Google Analytics for Firebase to learn more about how our users interact with our apps. This helps us to improve our apps in areas where they are most relevant to our users. Anonymous data about how users behave is automatically sent to Google Analytics for Firebase servers. Such data includes Mobile ad IDs, IDFVs/Android IDs, Instance IDs, Analytics App Instance IDs, and the type (EAN, UPC, QR, ..) of scanned barcodes. For more information see Data Collection. Sent data DOES NOT include the content of the scanned barcode or any other personal information such as name, email address, or phone number. The ID-associated data will be stored for 60 days. Aggregated reporting and campaign data will be stored for up to 14 months. The collection of data can be deactivated in the settings of our barcode scanner apps by unchecking “Usage statistic”.
2.4 – FIREBASE REMOTE CONFIG:
We use individual app configurations for our users with the aid of Firebase Remote Config, for example, to show country-specific website links. Firebase Remote Config uses Instance IDs to select configuration values to return to end-user devices. These Instance IDs will be stored for up to 180 days.
2.5 – CRASHLYTICS:
We use “Crashlytics” from Google. Crashlytics identifies software errors and their causes. Crashlytics collects the following data: device state information, device type, and device ID and stores it anonymously for up to 3 years. The purpose of the data collection is the identification of software errors and their causes. For more information about the Crashlytics privacy notices see https://try.crashlytics.com/terms/privacy-policy.
2.6 – LINKS TO WEBSITES:
When scanning product barcodes with the EAN or UPC format our barcode scanner apps may show links to external websites which can be used to obtain product and price information related to the scanned barcodes. When following these links, the barcode number and the user’s IP address and browser/device information will be transmitted to and may be stored by the respective websites. In the case where these websites offer an interface (API) to retrieve product and price information, this data is also transmitted when users do not follow these links. This allows users to see relevant product and pricing information without leaving our apps. This automatic retrieval of product and price information can be turned off in the app settings. In addition, we participate in affiliate programs offered by some websites we link to. In these cases, the links will contain a marker tag indicating that the user is from our app. The websites offering the affiliates will pay us a commission if the users purchase products on the linked website. Users do not pay a higher price when using affiliate links.
2.7 – EMAIL CONTACT:
Users may send us an email at firstname.lastname@example.org Personal data transmitted by email will be stored. In this context, data will not be disclosed to third parties. The data is used exclusively for processing the conversation. The data will be deleted, if the purpose of its collection has been fulfilled. This is the case when the conversation with the user has come to an end or it can be seen from the conversation that the subject has been clarified.
If you have any questions or concerns regarding these updates or our privacy practices in general, please do not hesitate to contact our Data Protection Officer (DPO) at email@example.com We are here to provide any clarifications or assistance you may need.
For any questions, concerns, or data privacy requests, including GDPR, CCPA, VCDPA, or LGPD inquiries, please contact our Data Protection Officer (DPO) at firstname.lastname@example.org