LAST UPDATED AUGUST 2019
EFFECTIVE FROM AUGUST 2019
This policy describes (i) the types of information we may collect or that you may provide when you install, download, subscribe to, access, and/or use the features of the Application including when any advertisement or survey is displayed by the Application and/or as part of your interaction with such advertisement; (ii) how we use that information, and the purposes for which we collect it; and (iii) and how we disclose such information.
1Weather provides you with essential weather information and in-depth forecast information on your Android or iOS phone, smart device or tablet. It also provides you with features to check temperature, precipitation, Doppler radar and sunrise - sunset times as well as weather alert notifications.
User Provided Information – The Application obtains the information you provide when you download/install/launch and/or use/interact with the Application. We may ask that you provide: (a) transaction-related information, such as when you make purchases, respond to any offers, or download or use other applications from or through the Application; (b) information you provide us when you contact us for help and support; and (c) other information regarding your interaction with our application or advertising displayed on the same. We may also use the information you provided us to contact you from time to time to provide you with important information, updates and required notices.
Application Collected Information - In addition, the Application may in its operation collect certain information, such as: the type of device you use, device identifiers, such as the resettable advertising identifier assigned to your device (Google Ad ID or Apple Advertising Identifier), location information (where permitted) the IP address, online identifiers, your operating system, Wi-Fi mac address in your area, the type of mobile Internet browsers you use, and information about the way you use and/or interact with the Application. See Section 6, “Automatic Data Collection and Advertising” section for examples.
This application may collect or obtain information about the location of your device if the location access of your device is enabled. We do not collect location information or infer location information from Wi-Fi identifiers where the location access permission of your device is turned off. We may use your location information to provide pertinent localized/tailored advertising or surveys to you within the application.
Some of these data sets may be considered to be personal information or personal data, in which case, we ensure compliance with the privacy laws (in force) in our collection, processing or use of the same, to the extent applicable in such jurisdictions including certain data subject rights that you may enjoy under such applicable laws. We do not collect sensitive information such as biometric data, sexual preference, medical information, credit card and other banking related information, etc. Personal information does not include aggregate or anonymous information. The information we collect helps us to improve our services, conduct attribution, fraud detection and to deliver a better personalized experience which may include interest-based advertising customised to individuals’ interests, preferences and locations and to perform analysis aimed at improving your user experience. We may use the information that we collect about you or that you provide to us, to:
Yes, Application does collect information about the location of your device. We collect location information using network triangulation and Wi-Fi IP address to determine your general device location. We do not infer location information from Wi-Fi identifiers where the location access permission is turned off.
We use your location information to provide you with weather forecasts and other weather information for your area, nearby weather related tweets from Twitter and pertinent localized advertising to you within the application.
You may at any time opt-out from further allowing the Application to have access to your location data. You may at any time opt-out from further allowing us to have access to your location data. Please see Section 7 “What are my opt-out rights?” below.
Yes, we will share your information with third parties generally in the ways that are described in this Policy. We may disclose User Provided and Automatically Collected Information:
Please note that some of our use case(s) described herein may involve transferring, selling, reselling, renting, brokering or licensing (collectively “selling”) of your data to third parties for commercial purposes and benefit. We will ensure that appropriate data subject rights that you may enjoy under applicable privacy laws will be made available to you as and when and to the extent required under such applicable laws including your right to opt out of selling of your data when CCPA comes into effect. Please see Section 7 to see your opt-out options. We may disclose aggregated information about our users, and information that does not identify any individual or device, without restriction.
We may use tools or third party analytical software to collect and use certain user data which are not limited to: (i) device identifiers, such as the resettable advertising identifier assigned to your device; (ii) device type and device properties; (iii) device software platform and firmware; (iv) phone carrier; (v) geographical data; and (vi) other non-personal data as reasonably required by us to enhance our services. These data sets help us in improving our services to ensure they are more tailored to your interest.
The Application also collects some or all of the following information about an ad presented on your device: (i) the content type of the ad (what the ad is about, e.g. games, entertainment, news); (ii) the ad type (e.g. whether the ad is a text, image, or video based ad); (iii) where the ad is being served (e.g. the address of the site on which the ad appears); and (iv) certain information about post-click activity in relation to the ad including user interaction with such ad.
We reserve the right to use and disclose the collected data in an anonymized and aggregated manner for the business purposes of our partners. We do not pass any information such as your name, phone number or email address to other ad networks or advertisers.
We may work with attribution partners and analytics companies to help us understand how the Application is being used, such as the frequency and duration of usage. We also work with advertisers and third party advertising companies, advertisers, ad networks, ad servers, that collect information about how you interact with advertising and content provided in the Application, which helps us keep the cost of the Application free. Advertisers and advertising companies use some of the information collected by the Application, including the advertising identifier assigned to your mobile device to serve advertisements that are targeted to your interests in the Application. These third parties may also obtain anonymous information about other applications you’ve downloaded to your mobile device, the mobile websites and applications you visit, and your location in order to help analyze user behavior and serve targeted advertising on the Application and on other applications and websites. To learn how to opt out of the use of information collected from this Application including third party use,for targeted advertising purposes, please see the Section 7, “What are my opt-out rights?”, below. If you have allowed us to collect information about your location by enabling the location option of your device, we may share it with our ad network partners in order to tailor the ads we display. We typically do not show advertising in the paid "1Weather Pro" versions of the Application. If you have questions or concerns about this, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org with a copy to email@example.com.
Our customers, partners or vendors (including without limitation advertising companies, advertisers, ad networks, device manufacturers or carriers or telecom partners issuing smart devices, other application developers, data enrichment partners etc.) may disclose to us certain personal or non-personal information they have separately collected about you so that we can effectively provide our services. They do this in accordance with their own specific privacy policies and subject to their own applicable legal requirements and, we will treat such information in accordance with the privacy policies of such third-parties. in addition to this policy, subject to the terms of the former. We do not use the information they provide to us for any purpose other than for providing or improving our services.
There are multiple opt-out options for users of this Application:
In the event you have uninstalled the application and want us to stop using your User Provided Information, please submit a thorough description at firstname.lastname@example.org with a copy to email@example.com, and we will respond to your request in a reasonable period of time. We only retain User Provided Information as described in our Retention Policy (see Section 11) below. Please follow this guideline in your email:
Subject - “Opt-out”
Body: (Include your google_adid/ google_aid/ google advertising id, along with optional: android_id, MEID.) “in relation to 1Weather Application.”
You can find your Google Ad Id by navigating your phone: Settings > Google > Ads > (Your advertising ID).
The Application assumes no responsibility for any third-party landing pages you access or your direct interaction with any third party advertisers even if you engage with any specific advertisement or survey campaign displayed through the Application; we recommend that you review the privacy policies of such third parties that you elect to interact with. Certain third parties may provide you with ways to choose not to have your information collected or used by them. You can opt out of receiving certain targeted ads by visiting the third parties’ websites; however, please note that these links may not reach all of our advertising partners and certain advertising may still be displayed to you.
The Application is meant for general audience and is not targeted towards children as such term is defined under applicable privacy laws, such as users below thirteen years under Children's Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA) and sixteen (16) years of age under California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) (when it becomes effective). Therefore, we do not knowingly request access to, collect or process personal information of any such user. We do not use the Application to knowingly collect or solicit data from or market to children. If a parent or guardian becomes aware that his or her child has provided us with information without their consent, he or she should contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org with a copy to email@example.com. We comply with and will take all required measures to comply with the age gating requirements to the extent required by applicable privacy laws in force.
We use reasonable technical and organizational measures to protect the information we collect about you in compliance with its legal and privacy requirements and contractual obligations. We also seek appropriate contractual protection from our partners and service providers regarding their collection, use or treatment of user data. Please be aware that, although we endeavor to provide reasonable security for information we process and maintain, no security system can prevent all potential security breaches.
We will retain User Provided data for as long as you use the Application and for a reasonable time thereafter. We will retain Automatically Collected information for up to 36 months and thereafter may store it in aggregate, as necessary for internal analytical purposes, to comply with legal obligations, resolve disputes and enforce agreements. If you’d like us to delete User Provided Data that you have provided via the Application, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org with a copy to email@example.com and we will respond in a reasonable time. Please note that some or all of the User Provided Data may be required in order for the Application to function properly.
By installing, downloading, subscribing to, accessing or using the Application, you are consenting to our Processing of User Provided and Automatically Collection information as set forth in this Policy now and as amended by us. "Processing,” means using cookies on a computer/ handheld/ smart device or using or touching information in any way, including, but not limited to, collecting, storing, deleting, using, combining and disclosing information. By using the Application and providing information to us, you consent to the Processing and transfer of your information within and outside of the US, subject to applicable privacy laws and regulatory directives.