What information we collect and why we collect it. How we use that information. The choices we offer, including how to access and update information.
Information We Collect
We collect information to provide better services to all of our users – from figuring out basic stuff like which language you speak, to more complex things like which type of design, applications or Homepack you'll find most useful and interested in.
Information you give us.
For example, our services require you to sign up for downloading or back up your Homepack. When you do, we'll ask for personal information, (name, country, user name, and legal guardian information if you are not 14 years old) and Homepack Buzz account information (email address, Homepack Buzz password, user name). Information you may also give us optionally are region, sex and website. If you opt to not provide us with this additional personal identifying information, your basic services will not be affected
Information we get from your use of our services.
We may collect information about the services that you use and how you use them. This information includes:
- Device information: We may collect device-specific information (such as your hardware model, operating system version, and unique device identifiers).
- Log information
When you use our services or view content provided by Homepack Buzz, we may automatically collect and store certain information in server logs. This may include:
- Details of how you used our service
- Internet protocol (IP) address
- Device event information such as crashes, system activity and app settings
- Usage Data: By accessing or using Homepack Buzz Service, you agree that Homepack Buzz may collect information related to your use of the service, more commonly known as cookies or Gifs, including but not limited to the times the services are accessed or used, duration of use, record of using the service, and any unauthorized usage information.
- Payment Information: When you purchase our value-added services such as digital goods, you may be asked to provide us with the following information: credit card issuer, credit card numbers, credit card expiration date, credit card security number, mobile telephone number, telecommunication service provider, and/or SMS authorization number.
How We Use Information We Collect
When you launch our Services or access our Services, automatically collects your device's identifying information, such as IMEI, and uses it in conjunction with other personal information you provide to us for additional Services. Please note that Homepack Buzz is not liable for any losses or damages arising from unauthorized use of your account. We also make information available for viewing by other Homepack Buzz users, including your user review, user name, profile photos, and other personally-identifiable information that you choose to include in your public Homepack Buzz profile or account.
From time to time, we may establish business relationships with third parties who have confirmed that their privacy practices are consistent with ours ("Service Providers"). For example, we may contract with Service Providers to provide certain services, such as hosting and maintenance, customer relations, data collection and storage, and direct marketing. We provide our Service Providers with only the information necessary for them to perform these services on our behalf. Each Service Provider must agree to use reasonable security procedures and practices, appropriate for the nature of the information involved, in order to protect your Personal Information and Usage Data from unauthorized access, use or disclosure. Our Service Providers are prohibited from using Personal Information or Usage Data other than as specified by Homepack Buzz.
Standard Analytic Information: We may contract with analytics partners, third parties who collect relevant Usage Data and statistical information about user preferences regarding the Services. As a result, we may share your information with our analytics partners; however, such information does not contain personally identifiable information.
Holding and Use Period of Personal Information: Your Personal Information will be destroyed without delay when the purpose of collection and use of the Personal Information has been obtained, unless otherwise required by applicable laws and regulations. However, the following Personal Information will be kept for the period specified below. Reason for holding Personal Information under the Homepack Buzz internal rule- Record of illegal use - Reason for Retention: prevention from illegal use - Holding Period: 1 year
Be Careful When You Share Information with Others:
Whenever you share information on your profile page, this information may be accessed by other Homepack Buzz users. In addition, when you share information with third parties, that information may be passed along to or made public by third parties. This means that anyone with access to such information can potentially use it for any purpose, including sending unsolicited communications. Please use caution when sharing personal identifying information on Homepack Buzz to ensure your privacy and protection from unsolicited communications.
Your Homepack Buzz password is safeguarded and cannot be accessed or changed without your consent and authorization. So, you are responsible for ensuring that the password you use to access our Services are "strong" passwords (using combinations of upper case letters, lower case letters, numbers, and symbols), and you are responsible for not sharing your password with third-parties.
We are very concerned about safeguarding the confidentiality of your Personal Information and Usage Data. We employ measures designed to protect your information from unauthorized access. However, no data transmission over the Internet or other communications networks can be guaranteed to be 100% secure. As a result, while we strive to protect information transmitted on or through the Services, we cannot and do not guarantee the security of any information you transmit on or through the Services. Please be aware that you transmit information at your own risk and use caution when sharing personal identifying information on Homepack Buzz.
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Managing Your Information Preferences:
We do not knowingly collect Personal Information from minors under the age of 13. By using our Service, you represent, warrant and covenant that you are at least 13 years old. If you are 13 years old or the parent or legal guardian of a minor under the age of 13, you are giving your permission for limited Personal Information to be received, accessed, and stored by Buzzpia according to this Policy.
Should we become aware that we have inadvertently received Personal Information from a minor under the age of 13 whose parent or legal guardian has not granted express permission, we will delete such information from our records and may terminate the minor's Homepack Buzz account. We strongly recommend that all minors refrain from sending any personal identifying information over the Internet.
Servers for Homepack Buzz are currently located in United States. The laws of United States may provide a different degree of protection for your personal information and communications than the laws of the jurisdiction where you reside. Your decision to use the Services outside United States should be based on your sole judgment and is your sole responsibility. By accessing and using Homepack Buzz, you agree that all protected information including your personal identifying information shall be stored in United States; and you agree that the applicable laws of United States will govern the collection, protection, use, transfer and disclosure of your personal information and communications.
You and Buzzpia agree to file any action at law or in equity arising from or relating to this Policy in the courts located in United States; and you consent and submit to the personal jurisdiction of the courts located in United States for the purposes of any such action. If any provision of this Policy is found to be unlawful, void, or unenforceable by a court with proper jurisdiction, that provision will be deemed severable from the rest of this Policy and will not affect the validity and enforceability of all remaining provisions. The failure of Buzzpia to enforce any right or provision contained in this Policy will not be deemed a waiver of that right or provision.
Date of Announcement: March 18, 2013
Date of Implementation: March 18, 2013