Last Updated: March 21, 2020
Alexandru Bejan created the “Waves - Music Player & Stream” app as a free and ad-supported app (the Service). The Service is provided by Alexandru Bejan at no cost and is intended for use as is. Children who are less than 16 years old are not authorized to use the Service.
This document informs users regarding our policies with the collection, use, and disclosure of Personal Information if anyone decided to use the Service.
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Information we collect and how
While using our Services, we may ask you to provide us with certain personally identifiable information that can be used to identify you (“Personal Data”). Our Services are designed to avoid collecting information such as your name, address, email address or other similar contact data unless you provide such data to us. The information we collect include:
When you download and use our Services, we automatically collect information on the type of device you use, operating system, resolution, application version, and the mobile device identifiers (such as your device ID, advertising ID), language and time zone.
We collect information automatically about your activity through our Services, for example date and time you used a service, features you have used, in-app purchases history, subscriptions, and advertising that you click on.
We may collect upon your permission other information such as precise geolocation (latitude and longitude) using information including GPS, Bluetooth or Wi-Fi connections. If you decline permission for us to collect your geolocation, we will not collect it. Similarly, we may ask for access to your camera in case you want to use certain features of our Services.
Information we obtain from third parties
We may receive information about you from our analytic service providers with data they collect through our Services in accordance with their own privacy policies. A list of the third parties that operate in our Services can be found in the APPENDIX B below.
Information that you provide
We collect some information from you when you provide it to us directly, such as via an online form or when you contact us through our in-app support feature or when you send us an email directly.
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Purposes for which we will use your information
We have set out below a description of the ways in which we plan to use your information, the legal bases we rely upon to do so and provide opt-out, where applicable:
To provide and maintain our Services and to perform essential business operation, our legal basis for processing is performance of a contract with you which you entered into with us when you download our Services and accept our End User License Agreement.
To administer and protect our Services (including troubleshooting, data analysis, testing, support, fraud, reporting and hosting of data), our legal basis for processing is legitimate interests for running our business, provision of administration and services.
To notify you about changes to our Services, to allow you to participate in new features of our Services when you choose to do so and to understand how you use our Services so that we can continuously improve our offerings, our legal basis is legitimate interests to keep our users updated about our Services and our new features in accordance with your preference, and to continue to improve the Services we offer.
To advertise our Services and products and to send push notifications, our legal basis is legitimate interests to be able to advertise our Services and products to our users. To opt-out of receiving advertisements for our Services and products, send us request through the in-app support feature. You can opt-out of from receiving push notifications by turning them off at the device level through the settings of the device.
To serve personalized advertisements in our Services using third-party advertising networks, our legal basis is legitimate interests to run our business. For European Economic Area, Norway or Switzerland, our third-party advertising networks, rely on your consent to process Personal Data in order to provide personalized advertising to you, therefore you will be asked whether you consent to the tracking that enables personalized advertisement experience. To opt-out of receiving personalized advertisements, see below ‘Opt-out of targeted advertising’.
RETENTION OF DATA
We will also retain Usage Information for internal analysis purposes. Usage Information is generally retained for a shorter period of time, except when this data is used to improve the functionality of our Services, or we are legally obligated to retain this data for longer time periods.
Your Personal Data will be deleted when they no longer serve one of the above-mentioned purposes but in any event your Personal Data will be deleted after 14 months of inactivity in your use of our Services. Once we have deleted your Personal Data, you will not be able to exercise the right to access, the right to erasure, the right to rectification or the right to data portability.
Your rights and options
Access personal data we hold about you.
You have the right to request access to your personal data. This can be done by using “Contact us” through the in-app support feature in our Services. Following your request, we will provide you a copy of your personal data in an electronic format.
Subject to limitations in applicable law, you are entitled to object to or request the restriction of processing of your Personal Data, and to request access to, rectification, erasure and portability of your own Personal Data.
Where the use of your information is based on consent, you can withdraw this consent at any time without affecting the lawfulness of processing based on consent before its withdrawal.
If you are aware of changes or inaccuracies in your information, you should inform us of such changes so that our records may be updated or corrected. You may lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority if you consider that our processing of your Personal Data infringes applicable law.
We retain your Personal Data as long as needed to provide services or products to you, or as required or permitted by applicable laws, such as tax and accounting laws.
Opt-out of targeted advertising.
To show you personalized advertisements in our apps we use specific advertising networks and their partners to deliver advertisements that are tailored to you based on a determination of your characteristics or interests. To do so they use personal and non-personal information such as advertising identifiers, such as the Android advertising ID and/or Apple's ID for advertising (IDFA), and/or other tracking technologies to enable and optimize this advertising procedure. For further information on advertising networks go to ‘APPENDIX A - Advertising networks and their partners’below.
You can opt-out from personalized advertisement experience, at any time by checking the privacy settings of your iOS device and selecting "limit ad tracking" (Apple iOS). When you choose to opt-out, advertising networks will consider this choice as a withdrawal of consent to personalized advertisement experience and they will show only non-personalized advertisements and not targeted advertisements based on your interests.
Disclosure, transfer and sharing of your information
Share with our service providers and partners
We use third parties to help us operate and improve our Services. These third parties assist us with various tasks, including hosting and maintenance, on-going development, analytics, customer care, marketing, advertising. We may also share information with advertising partners who distribute advertising in our Services.
For further information on advertising networks go to ‘APPENDIX A - Advertising networks and their partners’ below and for further information on analytics service provides go to ‘APPENDIX B - Analytics service providers’ below.
For corporate transactions
We may transfer your information if we are involved, whether in whole or in part, in a merger, sale, acquisition, divestiture, restructuring, reorganization, dissolution, bankruptcy or other change of ownership or control.
When required by law
We may also share information if we also under a duty to disclose or share your personal data in order to comply with any legal obligation, or to protect the rights, property, or safety of our business, our customers or others.
To enforce legal rights
We may also share information: (i) if disclosure would mitigate our liability in an actual or threatened lawsuit; (ii) as necessary to protect our legal rights and legal rights of our users, business partners or other interested parties; (iii) to enforce our agreements with you; and (iv) to investigate, prevent, or take other action regarding illegal activity, suspected fraud or other wrongdoing.
With your consent or at your request
We may ask for your consent to share your information with third parties. In any such case, we will make it clear why we want to share the information.
Cross-border data transfers
We appreciate the need to provide extra privacy protections to users who are children. Our Services are intended for use only by those aged 16 and over. We do not knowingly collect personal information from children under 16 years of age. In order to request the deletion of personal data, for any reason, please use the in-app support feature in our Services or contact us at the address provided below and we will take reasonable measures to promptly delete such personal data from our records.
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