LocoLingo Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy

Our Privacy Policy was last updated and posted on September 12, 2017. It governs the privacy terms of our website and mobile applications, located at http://www.locolingo.com, sub-domains, and any associated web-based and mobile applications (collectively, "website and mobile applications"), as owned and operated by LocoLingo. Any capitalized terms not defined in our Privacy Policy, have the meaning as specified in our Terms of Service.

Your privacy is very important to us. Accordingly, we have developed this Policy in order for you to understand how we collect, use, communicate and disclose and make use of personal information. We use your Personal Information only for providing and improving the website and mobile applications. By using the website and mobile applications, you agree to the collection and use of information in accordance with this policy. Unless otherwise defined in this Privacy Policy, terms used in this Privacy Policy have the same meanings as in our Terms and Conditions, accessible at http://www.locolingo.com. The following outlines our privacy policy.

  • Before or at the time of collecting personal information, we will identify the purposes for which information is being collected.
  • We will collect and use personal information solely with the objective of fulfilling those purposes specified by us and for other compatible purposes, unless we obtain the consent of the individual concerned or as required by law.
  • We will only retain personal information as long as necessary for the fulfillment of those purposes.
  • We will collect personal information by lawful and fair means and, where appropriate, with the knowledge or consent of the individual concerned.
  • Personal data should be relevant to the purposes for which it is to be used, and, to the extent necessary for those purposes, should be accurate, complete, and up-to-date.
  • We will protect personal information by reasonable security safeguards against loss or theft, as well as unauthorized access, disclosure, copying, use or modification.
  • We will make readily available to customers information about our policies and practices relating to the management of personal information.

Your Privacy
LocoLingo follows all legal requirements to protect your privacy. Our Privacy Policy is a legal statement that explains how we may collect information from you and how we may share your information. We utilize the Personal Data you offer in a way that is consistent with this Personal privacy Policy. If you provide Personal Data for a particular reason, we could make use of the Personal Data in connection with the reason for which it was provided. For example, registration info sent when developing your account, might be used to suggest products to you based on past acquisitions, geopgraphic location, and user interaction. We might use your Personal Data to offer access to services on the website and mobile applications and monitor your use of such services. LocoLingo may also utilize your Personal Data and various other personally non-identifiable info gathered through the website and mobile applications to assist us with improving the material and functionality of the website and mobile applications, to much better comprehend our users, and to improve our services. You will see terms in our Privacy Policy that are capitalized. These terms have meanings as described in the Definitions section below.

The Service
The key functionality of LocoLingo is to provide to provide a platform designed to pair individuals (“Users”) together, based on geographically social sharing activities to chat, communicate, and networking online through various media including text, video, and picture sharing.

User Contributed Content
Using the Service includes creating or uploading different kinds of content to the App, including without limitation, photos, text, messages, posts, html, URLs, pictures, video and other content (collectively, “User Contributed Content”). As you upload User Contributed Content you should be mindful of your privacy as well as the privacy of others. The User Contributed Content that you upload will be collected and retained.

Information We Collect
Generally, you control the amount and type of information you provide to us when using our website and mobile applications.

As a Visitor, you can browse our website and mobile applications to find out more about our website and mobile applications. You are not required to provide us with any Personally Identifiable Information as a Visitor.

Computer Information Collected
When you use our website and mobile applications, we automatically collect certain computer information by the interaction of your mobile phone or web browser with our website and mobile applications. Such information is typically considered Non Personal Information. We also collect the following:

  • Cookies
    Our website and mobile applications uses "Cookies" to identify the areas of our website and mobile applications that you have visited. A Cookie is a small piece of data stored on your computer or mobile device by your web browser. We use Cookies to personalize the Content that you see on our website and mobile applications. Most web browsers can be set to disable the use of Cookies. However, if you disable Cookies, you may not be able to access functionality on our website and mobile applications correctly or at all. We never place Personally Identifiable Information in Cookies.

  • Personally Identifiable Information
    “Personally Identifiable Information” may include, without limitation, information provided when you register to use the App and/or the Service, including your name, date of birth, phone number, location, email address, occupation, gender, age, birthday, Facebook, and/or other social network usernames and ‘likes' and preferences, messages to other users of the App and the Service, use information regarding your use of the Service, profile picture that you upload via the App or the Service, and browser information. The Personally Identifiable Information you provide is used for such purposes as: allowing you to set up a user account and profile that can be used to interact with other users and your followers through the Service; providing, maintaining, and improving our Service and the content thereof; to better understand how you interact with LocoLingo providing personalized features of the Service; communicating with you about new features; providing metrics and feedback to potential and existing customers; satisfying customer and user needs; monitoring your use and aggregate users' use of LocoLingo; administering your inquiries; and enforcing our (or our partners' or users') rights. We also use your Personal Information to deliver custom content and advertising that may be of interest to you. If you connect via LocoLingo to a third party website and mobile applications (e.g., using Facebook connect), LocoLingo will receive and might store any information that is made available by such third party website and mobile applications. If you contact us by email, we may keep a record of your contact information and correspondence and will use your email and correspondence if we respond to you.

  • Geographical Information
    When you use 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 in and display information with relevant data or advertisements. We will 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. However, turning off location services will now allow your to use the mobile applcation because LocoLingo is based off geographical based interaction.

  • Automatic Information
    We automatically receive information from your web browser or mobile device. This information includes the name of the website and mobile applications from which you entered our website and mobile applications, if any, as well as the name of the website and mobile applications to which you're headed when you leave our website and mobile applications. This information also includes the IP address of your computer/proxy server that you use to access the Internet, your Internet website and mobile applications provider name, web browser type, type of mobile device, and computer operating system. We use all of this information to analyze trends among our Users to help improve our website and mobile applications.

  • Log Data
    Like many website and mobile applications operators, we collect information that your browser sends whenever you visit our website and mobile applications ("Log Data"). This Log Data may include information such as your computer's Internet Protocol ("IP") address, browser type, browser version, the pages of our website and mobile applications that you visit, the time and date of your visit, the time spent on those pages and other statistics. Along with that, we collect information from use of mobile application like phone adresss, IOS version, IP adress, numbers and frequency of use, and crash and bug reports.

How We Use Your Information
We use the information we receive from you as follows:

  • We may share or disclose user information with such user's consent.
  • Where such disclosure is required or appropriate pursuant to laws or securities regulations, including cooperating with government agencies, other regulatory bodies and law enforcement officials, performing background checks, resolving disputes or performing risk-management functions.
  • To help us improve our services to you, we may engage another business to help us to carry out certain internal functions such as account processing, client services or other data collection relevant to our business. We may also provide a party with client information from our databases to help us analyze and identify client needs or to notify clients of particular services offerings. Use of the information shared is strictly limited to the performance of the task we request and used for no other purpose.
  • As mentioned above, we may share aggregate information about our users with our partners, such as the number of users who used a particular service, which would include as a part thereof your personal information. We do not have any control over, and are not responsible for, our partner's use of this information.
  • We may share information with non-financial companies that perform services for us.
  • We may share information with affiliates if the information is required to provide the services you requested. An affiliate is a company that we own or control, or with which there is common ownership with us.
  • We may also disclose your information as necessary to credit reporting or collection agencies, or when necessary to protect our rights or property.
  • While your Personally Identifiable Information is protected as outlined above, we reserve the right to use, transfer, sell, and share aggregated, anonymous data about our users as a group for any business purpose, such as analyzing usage trends and seeking compatible advertisers and partners.
  • We may share information with the acquiring or surviving entity In addition, as our business changes, we may buy or sell various assets. If we are involved in a merger, acquisition, or sale of all or a portion of our assets, you will be notified via email and/or a prominent notice on our website of any change in ownership or uses of your personal information, as well as any choices, if any, you may have regarding your personal information.

Childrens Privacy

Under the Child's Online Privacy Security Act, no website and mobile applications operator can require, as a condition to involvement in an activity, that a child younger than 13 years of age divulge more details than is reasonably required. LocoLingo abides by this demand. LocoLingo just collects information willingly offered; no information is gathered passively. children under 13 can submit only their email address when sending us an email in our "Contact Us" area. LocoLingo makes use of the email address to respond to a one-time demand from a child under 13 and afterwards deletes the email address. In case LocoLingo collects and maintains personal information relating to a child under 13, the parent may send out an email to us to review, alter and/or erase such info as well as to decline to enable any additional collection or use of the child's information.

Links to Other website and mobile applications
Our website and mobile applications and mobile applications may contain links to other websites and mobile applicationss that are not under our direct control. These websites and mobile applicationss may have their own policies regarding privacy. We have no control of or responsibility for linked websites and mobile applicationss and provide these links solely for the convenience and information of our visitors. You access such linked websites and mobile applicationss at your own risk. These websites and mobile applicationss are not subject to this Privacy Policy. You should check the privacy policies, if any, of those individual websites and mobile applicationss to see how the operators of those third-party website and mobile applicationss will utilize your personal information. In addition, these websites and mobile applicationss may contain a link to website and mobile applicationss of our affiliates. The websites and mobile applicationss of our affiliates are not subject to this Privacy Policy, and you should check their individual privacy policies to see how the operators of such websites and mobile applicationss will utilize your personal information.

Government Requests for Information
We may notify affected users of any emergency government or law enforcement requests for their account information, however, we are not required to do so and may, in fact, be precluded from doing so by applicable law. Furthermore, we may disclose account information to a government agency or to law enforcement in response to a valid emergency disclosure request. In connection with any such request, we will require that any such law enforcement or government agency comply with basic principles of free expression, clearly state the legal reason for ascertaining the requested information, and respect the security and infrastructure of the App and the Service by not building any security kinks into our backend. The LocoLingo team will evaluate all emergency disclosure requests on a case-by-case basis in compliance with relevant law. Furthermore, if a team member receives information that provides us with a good faith belief that there is an exigent emergency involving the danger of death or serious physical injury to a person, we may provide information necessary to prevent that harm, if we have it. We may not comply with requests for a variety of reasons, including, but not limited to, a request that fails to identify an user account or a request that is overly broad, in which case we may seek to narrow that request. LocoLingo will comply with all applicable laws regarding any government or emergency request for information.

Transfering of Services
If LocoLingo or its assets are acquired, member information would be one of the assets that is transferred or acquired by a third party.

The security of your Personal Information is important to us, but remember that no method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage, is 100% secure. While we strive to use commercially acceptable means to protect your Personal Information, we cannot guarantee its absolute security. We utilize practical protection measures to safeguard against the loss, abuse, and modification of the individual Data under our control. Personal Data is kept in a secured database and always sent out by means of an encrypted SSL method when supported by your web browser. No Web or email transmission is ever totally protected or mistake cost-free. For example, email sent out to or from the website and mobile applications may not be protected. You must take unique care in deciding what info you send to us by means of email.

How Do I Delete My Account?
If you ever decide to delete your account, you may do so by contacting contacting us for manual deletion. Please state the reason for the deletion of your account along with your account's registered email adress for verification of ownership. Your full profile and distributed content will be permantely terminated with no possible recovery.

Privacy Policy Updates
We reserve the right to modify this Privacy Policy at any time. You should review this Privacy Policy frequently. We will also change the "Last Updated" date at the beginning of this Privacy Policy. Any changes we make to our Privacy Policy are effective as of this Last Updated date and replace any prior Privacy Policies.

Questions About Our Privacy Practices or This Privacy Policy
We are committed to conducting our business in accordance with these principles in order to ensure that the confidentiality of personal information is protected and maintained. If you have any questions about our Privacy Practices or this Policy, please contact us.