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In providing Word2art, we collect, store and use the following Information relating to you:
“Information” is Personal Information and Non-Personal Information;
"Personal Information" is any information or combination of information that relates to you or a Connected Person, and can be used to identify you or a Connected Person. We set out examples of Personal Information (and how we collect such Personal Information) in the "How we collect Information via Word2art" section below.
“Location Data” is information that we collect regarding your location (when you use a location-enabled service), including:
the location of your device when you use Word2art, such as from the GPS, WiFi, compass, accelerometer or other sensors in your mobile device;
the IP address of the device or internet service you use to access Word2art; and
other information made available by you or others that gives an indication as to where you are or have been located, such as account information that indicates where you are located, and Shared Information that you or others post which indicates your location (for example, any geotag information that is embedded in any photos you make available on Word2art or that is made available to us when you use the Word2art "Shake" or "People Nearby" functions).
technical information, such as your mobile carrier-related information, configuration information made available by your web browser or other programs you use to access Word2art, your IP address and your device’s version and identification number;
information about what you have searched for and looked at while using Word2art, such as web search terms used, social media profiles visited and details of other information and content accessed or requested by you in using Word2art;
information about communications you have made using Word2art, such as the people you’ve communicated with and the time, data and duration of your communications; and
metadata, which means information related to items you have made available through Word2art, such as the date, time or location that a shared photograph or video was taken or posted.
“Non-Personal Information” is any information that relates to you but from which it is not reasonably practicable to directly or indirectly identify you, including Personal Information in aggregated, anonymised or pseudonymised form.
“Shared Information” is information about you or relating to you that is voluntarily shared on Word2art. Shared Information may include postings that you make on Word2art (including your public profile, the lists you create, and photos, videos and voice recordings as accessed with your prior consent through your device’s camera and/or microphone sensor), any postings from others that you re-post and Location Data and Log Data associated with such postings. Shared Information also includes information about you (including Location Data and Log Data) that others who are using Word2art share about you.
We collect Information from you when you use Word2art – for example, when you:
register to use Word2art;
log into Word2art with third party platform accounts;
use Word2art; and
communicate with us.
Registration and Account Information. You must register for a Word2art account in order to use Word2art. To register, you may need to provide certain Personal Information, such as your name, mobile phone number and password.
Account Verification. If you choose to apply for account verification (in order to unlock additional payment and fund settlement features in Word2art) you may need to provide additional Personal Information, including gender, nationality, date of birth, residential address, copy of residential address proof, copy of personal identification document (for example passport, identification card, home return permit, etc.), personal identification document number, occupation and source of funds
Connected Persons. If you are an Organization you may provide information related to Connected Persons to allow us to administer your Word2art account and comply with laws and regulations applicable to us and our affiliated companies.
Social Connect. When you choose to connect your third party social media account to your Word2art account, we may collect certain Information from your account with that social media platform – for example, to facilitate your login to Word2art with that account.
Using Word2art. We collect Information from and about you through your use of Word2art. For example, we may collect Personal Information from you within Word2art via the following:
information you make available to us when you open a Word2art account, as set out above;
any information included in your publicly visible Word2art profile, which may include your profile ID, name and photo;
information you make available to us via your use of Word2art – for example, via:
posting Word2art Moments and responding to other users' Word2art Moments;
your sharing of your contact list with Word2art in the "Recommended Friends" function in order to connect with other Word2art users;
participating in surveys, polls, contests, giveaways and other promotional activities within Word2art;
making purchases within Word2art, including your credit card or bank details and information about the purchases that you make;
your sharing of your biometric information via Word2art – e.g. by using your voice to authenticate your identity and log into Word2art via Voiceprint;
information made available by another user about you via their use of Word2art – for example, any Shared Information that others using Word2art make available about you via Word2art Moments and communications they make to you and others using Word2art;
information we collect in the course of you using Word2art – such as certain Location Data and Log Data; and
information you provide through your communications with our customer support team.
Purchases via Word2art. When you make purchases through Word2art, you may need to provide certain Personal Information to complete the purchase, such as your credit card information or bank account information. Where the payment is processed by a third party payment service provider, we do not collect or store such Personal Information, though we may receive summary information about transactions. Where we or our affiliate companies process your payments as a payment service provider, or where we fulfil any purchases you have made on Word2art, we may collect, use and store your Personal Information in order to fulfil such purchases. "Such as"
Working with our third party partners. We may work with third parties to gather additional demographic information about our users on an aggregate and anonymised basis.
Location Data, Log Data and your device. Word2art automatically collects Log Data from your device to enable and assist Word2art's functionalities. In addition, you may also permit Word2art to access other content and data on your device – for example, your contact list and photo storage.
Cookies, Automatic Data Collection, and Related Technologies. We further explain such collection in the "Tracking Technologies" section below.
Use of your Information within Word2art
We may use your Information for any of the following purposes:
to provide Word2art (and the features and services within Word2art) to you – for example, to allow you to place VOIP calls within Word2art, to fulfil any purchases you may make within Word2art, and to display content based on your location;
for communication, verification, security, fraud-detection, archival, backup, informational and operational purposes in connection with the provision of Word2art – including account management, customer serv