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Mobile Privacy Policy

Food Tipster Privacy Policy

Effective date : May 25th 2018

This privacy policy governs your use of the software application Food Tipster HK (“Application”) for mobile devices that was created by Benoit Calmeil available on Apple App Store and FoodTipster.com, Food Tipster website (https://www.Foodtipster.com)  (the “Service”).

Definitions

  • Application

Iphone software application Food Tipster (“Application”) for mobile devices that was created by Benoit Calmeil, exclusively available for free on Apple Apps Store

  • Service
    Service is the https://www.foodtipster.com website
  • Personal Data
    Personal Data means data about a living individual who can be identified from those data (or from those and other information either in our possession or likely to come into our possession).
  • Usage Data
    Usage Data is data collected automatically either generated by the use of the Service or from the Service infrastructure itself (for example, the duration of a page visit).
  • Cookies
    Cookies are small pieces of data stored on your device (computer or mobile device).
  • Data Controller
    Data Controller means the natural or legal person who (either alone or jointly or in common with other persons) determines the purposes for which and the manner in which any personal information are, or are to be, processed.
    For the purpose of this Privacy Policy, we are a Data Controller of your Personal Data.
  • Data Processors (or Service Providers)
    Data Processor (or Service Provider) means any natural or legal person who processes the data on behalf of the Data Controller.
    We may use the services of various Service Providers in order to process your data more effectively.
  • Data Subject (or User)
    Data Subject is any living individual who is using our Service and is the subject of Personal Data.

 

What information does the Application obtain and how is it used?
User Provided Information

The Application obtains the information you provide when you download and register the
Application. Registration with us is optional. However, please keep in mind that you may not be
able to use some of the features offered by the Application unless you register with us.

Types of Data Collected from the Application

Personal Data

When you register with us and use the Application, you generally provide:

  1. your name, email address
  2. Your Food preference (Vegetarian or not) ,
  3. Target Price for a meal,
  4. where you prefer to go out (Kowloon, Hong Kong Island and New terriotories)
  5. information you enter into our system when using the Application, such as restaurant information and review information.
  6. Usage Data by the Application : in addition, the Application may collect certain information automatically, including, but not limited to, the type of mobile device you use, your mobile devices unique device ID, the IP address of your mobile device, your mobile operating system, the type of mobile Internet browsers you use, and information about the way you use the Application. When you visit the mobile application, we may use GPS technology (or other similar technology) to determine your current location in order to determine the city you are located within and display a location map with relevant advertisements. We DO NOT share your current location with other users or partners. If you do not want us to use your location for the purposes set forth above, you should turn off the location services for the mobile application located in your account settings or in your mobile phone settings and/or within the mobile application.

Types of Data Collected from the Service

1.      Cookies

2.     Usage Data: we may also collect information how the Service is accessed and used (“Usage Data”). This Usage Data may include information such as your computer’s Internet Protocol address (e.g. IP address), browser type, browser version, the pages of our Service that you visit, the time and date of your visit, the time spent on those pages, unique device identifiers and other diagnostic data.

 

Use of Data

Food Tipster uses the collected data for various purposes:

  • To provide and maintain our Service
  • To notify you about changes to our Service
  • To gather analysis or valuable information so that we can improve our Service
  • To monitor the usage of our Service
  • To detect, prevent and address technical issues
  • To provide you with news, special offers and general information about other goods, services and events which who may interest you.
  • We may use your Personal Data to contact you with newsletters, marketing or promotional materials and other information that may be of interest to you. You may opt out of receiving any, or all, of these communications from us by following the unsubscribe link or instructions provided in any email we send or by contacting us.

Transfer Of Data

Your information, including Personal Data, may be transferred to — and maintained on — computers located outside of your state, province, country or other governmental jurisdiction where the data protection laws may differ than those from your jurisdiction.

If you are located outside Hong Kong and choose to provide information to us, please note that we transfer the data, including Personal Data, to Hong Kong and process it there.

Security Of Data

We are concerned about safeguarding the confidentiality of your information. We provide physical, electronic, and procedural safeguards to protect information we process and maintain.

For example, we limit access to this information to authorized employees and contractors who need to know that information in order to operate, develop or improve our Application or Service.

Please be aware that, although we endeavor provide reasonable security for information we process and maintain, no security system can prevent all potential security breaches.

The security of your data is important to us, you data are stored and protected by Firebase.com (a part of Google company) We keep securely the access code to Firebase to secure your data

Third-party Service Providers

We may use third-party Service Providers to monitor,  analyze the use of our Service or store the data.

  • Google Analytics
    Google Analytics is a web analytics service offered by Google that tracks and reports website traffic. Google uses the data collected to track and monitor the use of our Service. This data is shared with other Google services. Google may use the collected data to contextualize and personalize the ads of its own advertising network.
    You can opt-out of having made your activity on the Service available to Google Analytics by installing the Google Analytics opt-out browser add-on. The add-on prevents the Google Analytics JavaScript (ga.js, analytics.js, and dc.js) from sharing information with Google Analytics about visits activity.
  • Firebase
    The application Food Tipster use the Google service Firebase in order to store the data, analyses the activity of the application and the user authentication management. Any Information (including App Identifiers, user authentication) which are provided to Google will become subject to Google’s privacy policy which is located here: google.com/privacy.html.
  • Ovh

The Service is hosted by ovh.com.  foodtipster.com become subject to ovh.com’s privacy policy which is located here: https://ovhcloud.com/legal/privacy-policy

  • MailChimp

The newsletter are sent by MailChimp. We provide them you name and email address. By using their service we become subject to their privacy policy which is located here: https://mailchimp.com/legal/privacy/

 

Disclosure of the information

We may disclose User Provided and Automatically Collected Information: as required by law, such as to comply with a subpoena, or similar legal process; when we believe in good faith that disclosure is necessary to protect our rights, protect your safety or the safety of others, investigate fraud, or respond to a government request; with our trusted services providers who work on our behalf, do not have an independent use of the information we disclose to them, and have agreed to adhere to the rules set forth in this privacy statement.

Mergin or Aquisition

if  Food Tipster is involved in a merger, acquisition, or sale of all or a portion of its assets, you will be notified via email and/or a prominent notice on our Web site of any change in ownership or uses of this information, as well as any choices you may have regarding this information.

What are my opt-out rights?

You can stop all collection of information by the Application easily 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. You can also request to opt-out via email, at benoit@foodtipster.com.

 

Your Data Protection Rights Under General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

If you are a resident of the European Economic Area (EEA), you have certain data protection rights. Food Tipster aims to take reasonable steps to allow you to correct, amend, delete, or limit the use of your Personal Data

If you wish to be informed what Personal Data we hold about you and if you want it to be removed from our systems, please contact us. benoit@bjcalmeil.com

We will retain User Provided data for as long as you use the Application and for a reasonable time thereafter. We will retain Automatically Collected information for up to 2030 and thereafter may store it in aggregate. If you’d like us to delete User Provided Data that you have provided via the Application, please contact us at benoit@foodtipster.com and we will respond in a reasonable time.

In certain circumstances, you have the following data protection rights:

  • The right to access, update or to delete the information we have on you. Whenever made possible, you can access, update or request by contacting us at Benoit@foodtipster.com
  • The right of rectification. You have the right to have your information rectified if that information is inaccurate or incomplete.
  • The right to object. You have the right to object to our processing of your Personal Data.
  • The right of restriction. You have the right to request that we restrict the processing of your personal information.
  • The right to data portability. You have the right to be provided with a copy of the information we have on you in a structured, machine-readable and commonly used format.
  • The right to withdraw consent. You also have the right to withdraw your consent at any time where Food Tipster relied on your consent to process your personal information.

 

Please note that we may ask you to verify your identity before responding to such requests. Please note that some or all of the User Provided Data may be required in order for the Application to function properly.

 

Children

We do not use the Application to knowingly solicit data from or market to children under the age of 15. 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 benoit@foodtipster.com. We will delete such information from our files within a reasonable time.

 

Changes of this Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy may be updated from time to time for any reason. We will notify you of any changes to our Privacy Policy by posting the new Privacy

You are advised to consult this Privacy Policy regularly for any changes, as continued use is deemed approval of all changes. You can check the history of this policy by asking by email at benoit@foodtipster.com.

 

Your Consent

By using the Application or the Service, you are consenting to our processing of your information as set forth in this Privacy Policy now and as amended by us. “Processing,” means using cookies on a computer/hand held device or using or touching information in any way, including, but not limited to, collecting, storing, deleting, using, combining and disclosing information, all of which activities will take place in Hong Kong Special Administrative Region of the People’s Republic of China.

If you reside outside the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region of the People’s Republic of China  your information will be transferred, processed and stored there under Hong Kong Special Administrative Region of the People’s Republic of China privacy standards.

 

Contact Us

If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, please contact us:

  • By email: benoit@foodtipster.com
  • By visiting this page on our website: https://www.foodtipster.com/contact-us/

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