Phototile Privacy Notice !
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We at Phototile, a subsidiary of SeeTek Ltd. (“Phototile”, "us", "we", or
"our") recognize and respect the importance of maintaining the privacy
of our customers. If not otherwise defined herein, capitalized terms
have the meaning given to them in the Terms of Service, available
at" https://phototileapp.com/terms.htm (the "Te rms"). This Privacy
Notice describes the types of information we collect from you when you
visit our App, use our Services and/or website ("Site"). This Privacy
Notice also explains how we may process, transfer, store and disclose
the information collected, as well as your ability to control certain uses
of the collected information.!
Phototile, a subsidiary of SeeTek Ltd. is the data controller in respect of
certain processing activities outlined in this Privacy Notice. Our
registered oce is 2/F WEST WING, 822 LAI CHI KOK RD, CHEUNG
SHA WAN, Hong Kong and our registration number is 5526670.
Information may also be collected by additional data controllers as
listed below. If you purchase a Tile from us, we are considered a data
processor on your behalf.!
"Personal Information" means any information that refers, is related
to, or is associated with an identified or identifiable individual or as
otherwise may be defined by applicable law.!
Privacy Notice Key Points!
The key points listed below are presented in further detail throughout
this Privacy Notice. These key points do not substitute the full Privacy
Notice.!
•" Personal Information We Collect.! When you use our Services, we
collect Personal Information provided by you, such as your name, email
address, shipping address, phone number, where applicable, and credit
card payment information, as well as any Images that you upload to the
App. Images with which you provide us may include Sensitive Data. We
also (automatically) collect information about your use of the App. If you
contact us for questions or complaints, we will collect the information
related to your inquiry. When you visit our Site, we automatically collect
you IP address and operating system.!
•" How We Use the Information We Collect.! We use the information
(including Personal Information) we collect mainly to administer,
provide, and improve the App and Services, contact you with
administrative information. We use face detection software for the sole
purposes of accurately cropping the Images uploaded by you to the
App.!
•" Basis for Processing Your Personal Information.! Processing your
Personal Information is necessary for the performance of the Terms and
the provision of the Services to you. Processing for the purposes of
developing and enhancing our products and services, for analytics and
usage analysis, for fraud prevention and security and for our record
keeping and protection of our legal rights are all necessary for the
purposes of legitimate interests that we pursue.!
•" Sharing the Personal Information We Collect. We may share the
Personal Information we collect with our service providers and
subcontractors who assist us in the operation of the App and provision
of the Services and process the information on our behalf and under
our instructions.!
•" International Transfer. We may use service providers and/or
subcontractors and/or cooperate with or have business partners and
aliates located in countries other than your own, and send them your
Personal Information. We will ensure to have agreements in place with
such parties ensuring the same level of privacy and data protection as
set forth in this Privacy Notice. You hereby consent to such
international transfer.!
•" Your Rights.! Subject to applicable law and additional rights as set
forth below, you may have a right to access, update and/or delete your
Personal Information and obtain a copy of the Personal Information we
have collected about you.!
•" Use of Cookies and Similar Technologies.! We use cookies and
similar technologies to help personalize your experience. You can
adjust your settings to determine which cookies you do or do not allow.
Changing your settings and/or deleting existing cookies may aect the
Services.!
•" Retention.! We retain information for as long as necessary for the
purposes set forth in this Privacy Notice.!
•" Security.! We implement industry standard measures aimed at
reducing the risks of damage and unauthorized access or use of
Personal Information, but they do not provide absolute information
security.!
•"Changes to the Privacy Notice. We may change this Privacy Notice
from time and shall notify you of such changes.!
Information We Collect!
We collect information from you when you choose to use our App and/
or Services. In order to use our App and/or receive related Services
and/or make a purchase through the App, you will be required to
provide us with certain Personal Information. We also collect Personal
Information when you make use of the App, request information from
us, sign up for newsletters or our email lists, complete online forms, or
contact us for any other reason.!
Examples of the Personal Information that we collect from you may
include name, email address, shipping address, phone number, and
credit card payment information. Such Personal Information may be
collected by us through the App. We also collect any materials including
Images and/or pictures and/or photos you may upload to the App.!
You have the option to link the App in to your Google Photos & Google
Drive account. If you do so, Phototile will have access to your Google
account information and the photos or pictures saved in your Google
Photos account. Phototile will only use the photos you select for
creation of a Tile and will not make any use of any additional photos or
pictures saved in your Google Photos or Google Drive account.!
In addition, when you use the App, certain information may be
automatically gathered about your computer or mobile device such as
operating system, IP address, device identifier and subject to your
consent as may be required under applicable law, (geo) location, as well
as your browsing history and any information regarding your viewing
and purchase history on our App.!
It is your voluntary decision whether to provide us with any such
Personal Information, but if you refuse to provide such information we
may not be able to provide you with the Services.!
How We Use Your Personal Information!
General We and any of our trusted third-party subcontractors and
service providers may use the Personal Information we collect from and
about you for any of the following purposes: (1) to provide you with the
App and/or Services; (2) to respond to your inquiries or requests,
contact and communicate with you; (3) to develop new products or
services and conduct analyses to improve our current content,
products, and Services; (4) we use face detection software for the sole
purposes of accurately cropping the Images uploaded by you to the
App; (5) to contact you with informational newsletters and promotional
materials relating to our App and Services; (6) to review the usage and
operations of our App and Services; (7) to use your data in an
aggregated, non-specific format for analytical purposes (as detailed
below); (8) to prevent fraud, protect the security of our App and
Services, and address any problems with the App and/or Services and
(9) to provide customer support.!
Statistical Information By analyzing all information we receive, including
all information concerning users, we may compile statistical information
across a variety of platforms and users ("Statistical Information").
Statistical Information helps understand trends and customers' needs
so that new products and services can be considered and so that
existing products and services can be tailored to customer desires.
Statistical Information is anonymous and aggregated and we will not
link Statistical Information to any Personal Information. We may share
such Statistical Information with our partners, without restriction, on
commercial terms that we can determine in our sole discretion.!
Analytics We or our service providers or subcontractors may use
analytics tools ("Too ls "), including "Google Analytics" to collect
information about the use of the App and/or Services. Such Tools
collect information such as how often users visit the App, what pages
they visit when they do so, and what other sites and mobile
applications they used prior to visiting the App. The Tools may collect
certain Personal Information, and may link such Personal Information to
specific information stored in our customer database. We use the
information we get from the Tools to improve our App and Services.
Google's ability to use and share information collected by Google
Analytics about your visits to this site is restricted by the Google
Analytics Terms of Use located at http://www.google.com/analytics/
terms/us.html and the Google Privacy Policy located at http://
www.google.com/policies/privacy/.!
Legal Uses We may use your Personal Information as required or
permitted by any applicable law.!
Disclosure of Information!
We may share your information, including Personal Information, as
follows:!
Business Partners, Service Providers, Aliates, and Subcontractors We
may disclose information, including Personal Information we collect
from and/or about you, to our trusted service providers, business
partners, aliates, subcontractors, who may use such information to:
(1) help us provide you with the App and/or Services, including for
purposes of payment, printing, and services; and (2) aid in their
understanding of how users are using our App and Services.!
International Transfer We may use subcontractors and service providers
and have business partners and aliates who are located in countries
other than your own and send them information we receive (including
Personal Information). We will ensure that these third parties will be
subject to written agreements ensuring the same level of privacy and
data protection as set forth in this Privacy Notice. You hereby consent
to such international transfer.!
Business Transfers We may transfer our databases containing your
Personal Information if we sell our business or part of it, including in
cases of liquidation. Information about our users, including Personal
Information, may be disclosed as part of, or during negotiations of, any
merger, sale of company assets or acquisition and shall continue being
subject to the provisions of this Privacy Notice.!
Law Enforcement Related Disclosure We will fully cooperate with any
law enforcement authorities or court order requesting or directing us to
disclose the identity, behavior or (digital) content and information of or
related to an individual, including in the event of any user suspected to
have engaged in illegal or infringing behavior. We may also share your
Personal Information with third parties: (i) if we believe in good faith that
disclosure is appropriate to protect our rights, property or safety
(including the enforcement of the Terms and this Privacy Notice); (ii) to
protect the rights, property or safety of third parties; (iii) when required
by law, regulation subpoena, court order or other law enforcement
related issues; or (iv) as is necessary to comply with any legal and/or
regulatory obligation. You can request such Personal Information as
specified herein by emailing us at service@phototileapp.com.!
Other Uses or Transfer of Your Information We allow you to use our App
and Services in connection with third-party services, sites, and/or
mobile applications. If you use our App and/or Services with or through
such third-parties, we may receive information (including Personal
Information) about you from those third parties. Please note that when
you use third-parties outside of our App and/or Services, their own
terms and privacy policies will govern your use of those services.!
How We Protect Information!
We make eorts to follow generally accepted industry standards to
protect the Personal Information submitted to us, both during
transmission and once we receive it. However, no method of
transmission over the Internet or method of electronic storage is 100%
secure. Therefore, while we strive to use commercially acceptable
means to protect your Personal Information, we cannot guarantee its
absolute security.!
Data Controllers!
When you use our App or Services, if you have not disabled third party
cookies (please see section on Cookies below), additional third parties
may also be serving as controllers in connection with the collection of
your Personal Data. Their details and contact information are as set
forth below:!
•"Facebook, Inc. –!
https://feedback-form.truste.com/watchdog/request!
•"Google LLC –"
Keith Enright
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Director, Privacy Legal Google LLC Google Data Protection Oce 1600
Amphitheatre Pkwy Mountain View, California 94043" data-protection-
oce@google.com"Phone:"650-253-0000"Fax: 650-618-1806!
How to Access and Limit Our Use of Certain Information!
You have certain rights in relation to the Personal Information that we
and our co-controllers hold about you, as follows detailed below. For
any requests to exercise such rights with respect to information held by
our co-controllers, please contact the applicable co-controller directly
at the contact information provided above. We reserve the right to ask
for reasonable evidence to verify your identity before we provide you
with any information and/or comply with any of your requests, as
detailed below:!
•"Right of Access and Data Portability.!You have a right to know what
Personal Information we collect about you and, in some cases, to have
the information communicated to you. Subject to the limitations in
applicable law, you may be entitled to obtain from us a copy of the
Personal Information you provided to us (excluding information that we
obtained from other sources) in a structured, commonly-used, and
machine-readable format, and you may have the right to (request that
we) transmit such Personal Information to another party. If you wish to
exercise this right please contact us letting us know what information in
particular you would like to receive and/or transmit. Subject to
applicable law, we may charge you with a fee. Please note that we may
not be able to provide you with all the information you request, for
instance, if the information includes Personal Information about another
person. Where we are not able to provide you with information that you
have asked for, we will endeavor to explain to you why. We will try to
respond to any request for a right of access as soon as possible.!
•"Right to Correct Personal Information.! Subject to the limitations in
applicable law, you may request that we update, correct or delete
inaccurate or outdated Personal Information and/or that we suspend
the use of Personal Information, the accuracy of which you may
contest, while we verify the status of that Personal Information. We will
correct your Personal Information within a reasonable time from the
receipt of your written request thereof.!
•"Deletion of Personal Information.!In certain circumstances you have
a right to have Personal Information that we hold about you deleted.
Should you wish to have any Personal Information about you deleted,
please contact us, using the contact information specified in this
Privacy Notice. Subject to applicable law, we will delete Personal
Information provided to us by a user within a reasonable time from the
receipt of a written (including via email) request by such user to delete
such collected Personal Information. We cannot restore information
once it has been deleted. Please note that to ensure that we do not
collect any further Personal Information, you should also delete our App
from your mobile devices and clear our cookies from any device where
you have used our App. We may retain certain Personal Information
(including following your request to delete) for audit and record-
keeping purposes, as well as other purposes, all as permissible and/or
required under applicable law. We may also retain your information in an
anonymized form.!
•" Direct Marketing Opt Out.! You can change your mind at any time
about your election to receive marketing communications from us and/
or having your Personal Information processed for direct marketing
purposes. If you do, please notify us by contacting us as detailed in this
Privacy Notice. We will process your request as soon as reasonably
possible, however it may take a few days for us to update our records
before any opt out is eective.!
•"Right to Object.!Subject to applicable law, you may have the right to
object to processing of your Personal Information including for the
purpose of direct marketing.!
Data Retention!
We retain information as necessary for the purposes set forth above.
We may delete information from our systems, without notice to you,
once we deem it is no longer necessary for the purposes set forth in
this Privacy Notice.!
Cookies and Similar Technologies!
What are Cookies?!
A cookie is a small piece of text that is sent to a user's browser or
device. The browser provides this piece of text to the device of the
originating user when this visitor returns.!
-" A "session cookie" is temporary and will remain on your device until
you leave the Site." -" A "persistent" cookie may be used to help save
your settings and customizations across visits.!
It will remain on your device for much longer or until you delete it." -
"First-party cookies are placed by us, while third-party cookies may be
placed by a third party.!
We use both first- and third-party cookies." -" Information may also be
collected through web beacons, which are small graphic images ("pixel
tags"), which usually work together with cookies in order to identify
users and user behavior. These may be shared with third parties.!
We may use the terms "cookies" to refer to all technologies that we
may use to store data in your browser or device or that collect
information or help us identify you in the manner described above.!
How We Use Cookies!
Phototile uses cookies and similar technologies for a number of
reasons, for example, in order to help personalize your experience and
to help personalize the ads we serve you.!
The specific names and types of the cookies, web beacons, and other
similar technologies we use may change from time to time. However,
the cookies we use generally fall into one of the following categories:!
•"Necessary -! These cookies are necessary in order to allow the App to
work correctly. They enable you to access the App, move around, and
access dierent services, features, and tools. Examples include
remembering previous actions (e.g. entered text) when navigating back
to a page in the same session. These cookies cannot be disabled.!
•" Functionality -! These cookies remember your settings and
preferences and the choices you make (such as language or regional
preferences) in order to help us personalize your experience and oer
you enhanced functionality and content.!
•"Performance -!These cookies can help us collect information to help
us understand how you use our App, such as whether you have viewed
messages or specific pages and how long you spent on each page.
This helps us improve the performance of our App.!
•" Analytics! - These cookies help us learn more about which features
are popular with our users and how our App can be improved.!
•" Advertising -! These cookies are placed in order to delivery content,
including ads relevant and meaningful to you and your interests. They
may also be used to deliver targeted advertising or to limit the number
of times you see an advertisement. This can help us track how ecient
advertising campaigns are, both for our own Service and for other
websites.!
How to Adjust Your Preferences!
By changing your device settings, you can prevent your device's
advertising identifier being used for interest-based advertising, or you
can reset your device's ad identifier. Typically, you can find the ad
identifier settings under "privacy" or "ads" in your device's settings,
although settings may vary from device to device.!
Adjusting your preferences as described in this section herein does not
mean you will no longer receive advertisements, it only means the
advertisement you do see will be less relevant to your interests.!
Communications
Subject to applicable law, we may send you e-mail or other messages
and/or a newsletter about us or our Services. You may remove your
Personal Information from our mailing list and stop receiving future
communication from us by following the UNSUBSCRIBE link located at
t h e b o t t o m of ea ch co mm u n i c a t i o n or b y e m a i li n g u s
at" service@phototileapp.com. Please note that we reserve the right to
send you service-related communications, including service
announcements and administrative messages relating to your account,
without oering you the opportunity to opt out of receiving them.!
Children!
We do not knowingly collect personally-identifiable information from
children under the age of sixteen (16). In the event that you become
aware that information relating to an individual under the age of sixteen
(16) has been provided without parental permission, please advise us
immediately.!
Changes!
When visiting the App, you shall be asked to accept the terms of this
Privacy Notice. If you do not agree with the terms hereof, please do not
use the App. We may update this Privacy Notice from time to time, in
which case, we shall notify you of such changes. We will post the
updated Privacy Notice on this page. Please come back to this page
every now and then to make sure you are familiar with the latest
version. Any new Privacy Notice will be eective from the date it is
accepted by you.!
Comments and Questions!
If you have any comments or questions about our privacy notice, or if
you wish for us to amend or delete your Personal Information, please
contact us at"service@phototileapp.com!