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Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy

Introduction

We are committed to protecting your privacy and handling your data in an open and transparent manner. This privacy policy sets forth how we collect, use, and safeguard the personal data you provide to us while using our app, which is designed to comply fully with the Apple App Store's requirements.

1. Information We Collect

  • Contact Information
    • Email Addresses: Used for account registration and login processes.
  • Identification Data
    • Date of Birth: Used to share with members of your circles.
    • First Name: Used to personalize the user experience within our app.
  • Profile Information
    • Profile Images and User-Uploaded Photos: Enhance user profile and interaction within the app.
  • Analytics Data
    • Data via Amplitude: Collected for tracking user interactions and events to improve and optimize the service.
    • iOS Device Information: Collected to ensure compatibility and optimize app performance.

2. Purpose of Data Processing

We process the personal data mentioned above for the following purposes:

  • To enable account registration and management.
  • To personalize and enhance your experience within our app.
  • To conduct analytics and measure app performance to improve our services.
  • To comply with legal requirements and protect users' privacy as per iOS app guidelines.

3. Data Storage and Retention

  • Location: Personal data is stored on servers hosted in the United Kingdom.
  • Retention Period: Personal data is retained until and including 28 days after a user deletes their account.

4. User Rights

Under the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), you have the following rights:

  • Access: You can request a copy of the personal data we hold about you.
  • Rectification: You can request that we correct any inaccurate or incomplete data.
  • Erasure: You can request the deletion of your data when it is no longer necessary for the purposes for which it was collected.
  • Restriction of Processing: You can ask us to stop processing your data under certain circumstances.
  • Data Portability: You can request a copy of your data in a machine-readable format.
  • Objection: You can object to the processing of your data.
  • Automated Decision-Making: You have the right not to be subject to decisions based solely on automated processing.

How to Exercise Your Rights To exercise any of these rights, please contact us at data@getcircles.co.uk.

5. Data Protection and Security Measures

We employ the following measures to protect your personal data:

  • Compliance with SOC 2 and HIPAA ensures high standards of security and privacy.
  • Our practices include regular security assessments and adherence to industry-standard data protection protocols.

6. Children’s Privacy

We do not knowingly collect personal information from children under 13. If we learn that we have collected the personal information of a child under 13, we will take steps to delete the information as soon as possible.

7. Changes to This Privacy Policy

We may update this privacy policy from time to time. Any changes will be posted on this page with an updated revision date. Users will be notified of any material changes via app notifications or through a notice on the app store page.

8. Contact Us

For any questions about these terms, please contact us at: Circles 12 Wellington Close Chedburgh Bury St Edmunds IP29 4WE Email: tayler@getcircles.co.uk