What Information Do We Collect?
Personal Information: We collect the following personal information in connection with the Service: (a) when you register to use the Service, whether in your individual capacity or on behalf of an organization, we may collect the personal information that is disclosed on our online on in-application registration form, such as your name, email address, Username, unique device identifier or other device identifier ("UDID"), and other information detailed therein; (b) if you communicate with us by email, we will collect your email address; and All of this information is referred to in this Policy as "Personal Information".
"Non-personally identifiable data" or "non-personal data" as used in this Agreement means information that does not directly identify you, including, but not limited to, data that has been "aggregated" and/or "de-identified", such that any personally identifiable data has been removed.
All the above information will be collected and stored in a de-identified manner.
Log Data: Our servers automatically record information ("Log Data") created by your use of the Services. Log Data may include information such as your IP address, browser type, operating system, location, device, and cookie information. We receive Log Data when you interact with our Services, for example, when you visit our Websites, sign into our Services, or interact with our email notifications. We use Log Data to provide our Services and to measure, customize, and improve them collect and use in the aggregate.
How Do We Use the Information We Collect?
Personal Information and Non-personal information: We will use and store Personal Information and Non-personal Information for the purpose of delivering the Service to you and where applicable, to our Institutional Clients, and to analyze and enhance the operation of the Service. We store Personal Information, Mobile Tracking Information (including Mobile Use) and other non-personal information, and where applicable, any information obtained from our Institutional Clients for proprietary analysis and development of a personalized behavioral index for each user or where applicable, the Institutional Client. Personal Information and Mobile Tracking Information may also be used for the internal operational and administrative purposes of the Service.
We will not use Mobile Tracking Information (including Mobile Use) or Personal Information to direct marketing or advertising to target users, through their use of the Service. The Sync Project may employ third party ad serving technologies that use certain methods to collect information as a result of ad serving through the Software, including using demographic and location information as well as information logged from your hardware or device to ensure that appropriate advertising is presented within the Software. These advertising companies collect and use information under their own privacy policies. These ad serving technologies may be integrated into the Software; if you do not want to be subject to this technology, do not use or access the Software.
We will also use non-aggregate, non-personal information for research purposes to understand personalized effects of music on health and to improve the software and services for individual users.
User-Generated Content: If you use our user-generated content services, like posting a playlist, question, answer or blog, you should be aware that any personally identifiable information you submit there can be read, collected, or used by other users and could be used to send you unsolicited messages. We are not responsible for the personally identifiable information you choose to submit in these forums.
Aggregate Information: We will create statistical, aggregated data relating to our users and the Service for analytical purposes. Aggregated data includes data derived from Personal Information and obtained by The Sync Project from other sources; in its aggregated form and does not relate to or identify any individual (such data "Aggregate Information"). We use Aggregate Information to understand our customer base and to develop, improve and market our Services, and for research and development of the Software and future products and services (including but not limited to research with respect to the health effects of music and the impact of use of the Software on health and wellbeing).
Email Communications: If you register and provide your email address, we may send you administrative emails. If you wish to opt out of these emails, you may do so by following the "unsubscribe" instructions in the email.
Account Closure: If any of your account information appears to be incorrect, please contact us and let us know. If you close your account, we will delete your account information and any Personal Information associated with your account, but other information you submitted that is not associated with you personally may not be deleted.
What Information Do We Disclose to Third Parties?
Personal Information: We will not disclose your Personal Information to any third party except as follows:
Non-personal Information: We will not disclose your Mobile Tracking Information to any third parties except as follows:
Aggregate Information: We may disclose Aggregate Information to third parties, such as potential customers, business partners, advertisers, and funding sources, in order to describe our business and operations. We may also license and sell Aggregate Information.
Additional Disclosures: We reserve the right to disclose any information we collect in connection with the Service, including Personal Information and Mobile Tracking Information, (a) to any successor to our business as a result of any merger, acquisition, asset sale or similar transaction; and (b) to any law enforcement, judicial authority, or governmental or regulatory authority, to the extent required by law or if in our reasonable discretion disclosure is necessary to enforce or protect our legal rights or to protect third parties.
The Sync Project is happy to allow you to review or amend your email address or account information held in our database, at any time. Please contact us by sending an email to: firstname.lastname@example.org. If you would like your account permanently removed from our database, please contact us at email@example.com. We will promptly delete your account and you will no longer receive marketing emails from The Sync Project.
Security: We use reasonable security precautions to protect the security and integrity of your Personal Information in accordance with this policy and applicable law. We will take commercially reasonable measures to ensure that any personal information is stored securely and separate from the non-personal information such that no direct connections can be made between an individual’s identity and any associated de-identify non-personal information. However, no Internet transmission is completely secure, and we cannot guarantee that security breaches will not occur. Without limitation of the foregoing, we are not responsible for the actions of hackers and other unauthorized third parties that breach our reasonable security procedures. Nor are we responsible for other breaches to your Personal Information outside our control, such as resulting from loss, theft or unauthorized use of your mobile device.
Children: The Sync Project does not knowingly collect or maintain personally identifiable information from persons under 18 years of age, and no part of the Service is directed at persons under 18. If you are under 18 years of age, then please do not use the Service. If The Sync Project learns that personally identifiable information of persons less than 18 years of age has been collected without verifiable parental consent, then The Sync Project will take the appropriate steps to delete this information. To make such a request, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Effective Date of this policy: July 7, 2016