LAST UPDATED DECEMBER 2019
EFFECTIVE FROM JANUARY 2020
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 Application or advertising displayed on the same.
We may use the information you provided us to contact you from time to time and 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:
(a) Information about your device, including:
(b) Unique identifiers. Unique identifiers are alphanumeric strings that are unique to your device. These include:
(c) Location information, where permitted, including:
(d) Network information, including
(e) Advertisement information. We collect information about the ads presented on your device, including:
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, physical or mental health information, political opinions, religious beliefs, credit card and other banking related information, etc. Personal information does not include aggregate, de-identified or anonymous information.
The personal 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 customized to individuals’ interests, preferences and locations and to perform analysis aimed at improving your user experience. We may use the information to:
Yes, the 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. Our third-party partners may also collect precise location data through the app to serve relevant ads.
You may at any time change your settings to prevent the Application from accessing your location data. Please see Section 7 “What are my privacy rights?” below and scroll down to find tools to withdraw consent from the collection of this data.
Yes, we may share your information with third parties in the ways that are described in this Policy:
We may disclose aggregated or de-identified personal information about our users, and information that does not identify any individual or device, without restriction.
This Application is intended to comply with the Self-Regulatory Program for Online Behavioral Advertising found at http://www.aboutads.info/principles/. We work with online advertising companies to provide you with relevant and useful advertising. Some of the ads you receive are customized based on predictions about your interests generated from your visits over time and across different applications and websites. For example, we may attempt to match your browsing activity on your mobile device with your browsing activity on your laptop. To do this our technology partners may share data, such as your browsing patterns, geo-location and device identifiers, and will match the information of the browser and devices that appear to be used by the same person.
We may use tools or third-party analytical software to collect and use certain user data, as listed in section 3 above. These data sets help us in improving our services to ensure they are more tailored to your interests.
We reserve the right to use and disclose the collected data in a de-identified, anonymized and/or 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.
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 privacy 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 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.
There are multiple options for users of this Application:
a. Opt-out of all information collection by uninstalling the Application– You can stop all collection of information by the Application by uninstalling the Application. You may use the standard uninstall processes as may be available as part of your mobile device or via the mobile application marketplace or network. The default flow is as follows: Settings > Apps > Application > Uninstall.
In the event you have uninstalled the application and want us to stop using your personal information, please submit a thorough description at firstname.lastname@example.org. We only retain 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
b. Opt-out of Interest based advertising: You may stop or restrict the placement of technologies on your device or remove them by adjusting your preferences as your browser or device permits. To opt out of the use of information collected by our advertising partners across different applications to serve ads that are targeted to your interests, please follow the steps below:
Android - Settings > Apps & Notifications > Select the 1Weather app > Permissions > Change Location Permission to your preference
iOS – Please check out How to turn Location Services on or off for specific apps on the official apple documentation https://support.apple.com/en-us/HT207092/
Please also opt-out of interest-based advertising via your device OS.
For Android, please opt-out of Ads Personalization by navigating to Settings > Privacy > Advanced > Ads and toggle on Opt out of Ads Personalization.
For iOS, please enable limited ad-tracking by navigating to Settings > Privacy > Advertising and toggle on Limit Ad Tracking.
The Digital Advertising Alliance (“DAA”) offers a separate choice tool for the collection of cross-app data on a mobile device for interest-based advertising and other applicable uses. To exercise choice for companies participating in this choice tool, you can install the DAA’s AppChoices app (see http://www.aboutads.info/appchoices). To learn more about interest-based advertising based on web browsing activity and to opt out of advertising based on your web browsing activities by companies that participate in the Digital Advertising Alliance (“DAA”), please visit http://www.aboutads.info/. You can learn more about targeted advertising and consumer choice and privacy at www.networkadvertising.org/managing/opt_out.asp, http://www.youronlinechoices.eu/, https://youradchoices.ca/choices/, and www.aboutads.info/choices/. Please note you must separately opt out in each browser and on each device. Advertisements on third party websites that contain the AdChoices link may have been directed to you based on information collected by advertising partners over time and across websites. These advertisements provide a mechanism to opt out of the advertising partners’ use of this information for interest-based advertising purposes.
c. Additional rights for users based out of State of California (in the United States) effective the later of (i) January 2020 or (ii) the date on which California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) comes in effect:
We do not track users with cross-device identifiers, please keep in mind that every time you change your device, reset your identifier or reinstall the app please submit a new DSR request.
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.
The Application is meant for general audience and is not targeted 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 email@example.com.
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.
Do Not Track (“DNT”) is a privacy preference that users can set in certain web browsers. Please note that we do not respond to or honor DNT signals or similar mechanisms transmitted by web browsers.
If you have any questions regarding privacy while using the Application, or have questions about our practices, please submit a thorough description at firstname.lastname@example.org.