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What Information Do We Collect?
We collect certain information you provide to us when using Chirp, such as when you create an account and profile, send us an email or post information or other content to Chirp. We collect certain personal information, like your name, picture, email address and phone number, as well as certain non-identifying information, like your gender, birthday and zip code.
We also automatically collect certain information when you use Chirp, such as your location/GPS coordinates , a device identifier (but not the UDID), MAC address, Internet Protocol (IP) address (if using a browser), operating system, the browser type, the address of a referring site and your activity on Chirp. You can enable or disable location services when you use Chirp at anytime, through your mobile device settings. This information is not treated as personal information unless we combine it with or link it to any of the personally identifiable information mentioned above.
We may also automatically collect certain information through the use of "cookies". These are small files that your browser places on your computer. We may use both session cookies and persistent cookies to better understand how you interact with our services, to monitor aggregate usage by our users and web traffic routing on our services, and to improve our services. Most Internet browsers automatically accept cookies. You can instruct your browser, by editing its options, to stop accepting cookies or to prompt you before accepting a cookie from the websites you visit.
How Do We Use the Information We Collect?
We use the information collected through Chirp for the purposes described below:
to provide our services or information you request, and to process and complete any transactions;
We will not share the personal information we have collected from you, except as described below:
with your friends on Chirp with whom you want to connect with, and according to the preferences set in your account;
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What Steps Do We Take To Protect Your Information Online?
We take reasonable measures to protect your personal information in an effort to prevent loss, misuse and unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration and destruction. Please be aware, however, that despite our efforts, no security measures are perfect or impenetrable and no method of data transmission can be guaranteed against any interception or other type of misuse.
Accessing and Modifying Your Information
If you have an account, you can access and modify the personal information you provided us that is associated with your account. You may "opt out" of receiving marketing or promotional emails from us by changing your account preferences or by following the instructions in those emails. If you opt out of these messages, you will still receive emails from us, about your account, our services and other pertinent information related to our services. These communications are considered part of the service and your account, which you cannot opt-out from receiving.
You can deactivate your account by uninstalling the app from your device. Deactivating your account lets you remove your profile without permanently deleting it. When you deactivate your account, other users will no longer see your tracking information, progile, or information (but your information is saved, in case you want to reactivate your account at some point in the future). If you want to delete your information and your account, please contact us with a request that we delete your account and information. We will take steps to delete your information as soon as is practicable, but some information may remain in archived/backup copies for our records and as otherwise required by law.
You can completely remove and clean any data kept by uninstalling the app from your device. Any historical information such as tracked locations will be deleted. We keep your created account on Chirp servers for 1 year after time of creation. If the account remains inactive for a consecutive period of 365 days, your account is immediately removed. You can also request immediate removable of your account using our website support.
Our Policy Toward Children
Our service is not directed to children under 13 and we do not knowingly collect personal information from children under 13. If we learn that we have collected personal information of a child under 13, we will take steps to delete such information from our files as soon as possible.
Effective: Febuary 6, 2013