Privacy Policy

November 20, 2015

Privacy Statement – RiskAhead App

This privacy policy governs your use of the software application RiskAhead for mobile devices that was created by Dennis Thießen and Kevin-Chris Gründel. The Application serves as your global tool to inform and report anonymously about any danger incidents occurring in your vicinity.

1. What information does the Application obtain and how is it used?

1.1. User Provided Information

The Application obtains the information you provide when you download and register the Application. Registration with us is mandatory in order to be able to use the basic features of the Application.

When you register with us and use the Application, you generally provide (a) your username, email address, password and optionally your full name; (b) transaction-related information, such as when you make purchases, respond to any offers, or download or use applications from us; (c) information you provide us when you contact us for help;

1.2. Automatically Collected Information

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.

1.3. Registration and authentication

By registering or authenticating, Users allow this Application to identify them and give them access to dedicated services.
Depending on what is described below, third parties may provide registration and authentication services.
In this case, this Application will be able to access some Data, stored by these third party services, for registration or identification purposes.

1.3.1. Twitter OAuth (Twitter, Inc.)

Twitter Oauth is a registration and authentication service provided by Twitter, Inc. and is connected to the Twitter social network.

Personal Data collected: Various types of Data as specified in the privacy policy of the service.

Place of processing: USA – Privacy Policy

1.3.2. Google OAuth (Google Inc.)

Google OAuth is a registration and authentication service provided by Google Inc. and is connected to the Google network.

Personal Data collected: Various types of Data as specified in the privacy policy of the service.

Place of processing: USA – Privacy Policy

1.3.3. Facebook Authentication (Facebook, Inc.)

Facebook Authentication is a registration and authentication service provided by Facebook, Inc. and is connected to the Facebook social network.

Personal Data collected: Various types of Data as specified in the privacy policy of the service.

Place of processing: USA – Privacy Policy

1.4. Other permissions requested by downloading RiskAhead

Currently the below described descriptions are requested when downloading RiskAhead from AppStore.

1.4.1 In-app purchases

In order to keep our costs low we provide extended features by optaining monthly and annual packages for premium memberships. The user can also buy annual and monthly subscrpitions for disabling Adds. In-app purchases are sold via Googles build-in PlayStore subscriptions.

1.4.2 Identity

Google OAuth (Google Inc.) (see 1.3.2) requires access to the users identity and/or contacts in order to make authentification and registration via Google OAuth available. Please see chapter 1.3.2 for further details.

1.4.3 Location

See chapter 2.

1.4.4 Storage / Files

When sharing an incident a QR Code will be generated in order to make it available to you to share this picture with other applications or friends. Therefore it is neccessary for us to have access to your storage space.

1.4.5 Internet Access

This application works only with an active internet connection in order to make your profile (Username and the date you registered at RiskAhead), statistics and reported incidents available for other users.

2. Does the Application collect precise real time location information of the device?

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 to make it easier for you to report an incident at your location. 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.

3. Do third parties see and/or have access to information obtained by the Application?

Yes. We will share your information with third parties only in the ways that are described in this privacy statement.

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.
  • if the RiskAhead App 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.

4. Automatic Data Collection and Advertising

We work with advertisers and third party advertising networks, who need to know how you interact with advertising provided in the Application which helps us keep the cost of the Application low. Currently we are using AdMob as third-party advertising service.

If you’d like to opt-out from third party use of this type of information to help serve targeted advertising, please visit the section entitled “Opt-out” below.

4.1. AdMob

AdMob is an advertising service provided by AdMob Google Inc. which we need to provide a free version of our App for everyone.

Personal Data collected: Cookie and Usage Data.

Place of processing: USA – Find the Privacy Policy

4.2. System Logs and Maintenance

For operation and maintenance purposes, this Application and any third party services may collect files that record interaction with this Application (System Logs) or use for this purpose other Personal Data (such as IP Address).

Currently every web-service call made by the applications is logged in our database. We only save the name of the requested service, your user id which was generated by the application, the time of access and your IP address.

5. What are my opt-out rights?

There is one opt-out option for users of this Application:

Opt-out of all information collection by uninstalling the Application: 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 support@riskahead.net so we will delete your account and all your collected data. But still you have to uninstall the application.

6. Data Retention Policy, Managing Your Information

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 24 months 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 support@riskahead.net and we will respond in a reasonable time. Please note that some or all of the User Provided Data may be required in order for the Application to function properly.

7. Children

We do not use the Application to knowingly solicit data from or market to children under the age of 13. 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 support@riskahead.net. We will delete such information from our files within a reasonable time.

8. Security

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. 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.

9. Changes

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 Policy here and informing you via email or text message. You are advised to consult this Privacy Policy regularly for any changes, as continued use is deemed approval of all changes.

10. Your Consent

By using the Application, 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 Germany except of the data which is collectd by third-party-services. If you reside outside of Germany your information will be transferred, processed and stored there under german privacy standards.

11. Contact us

If you have any questions regarding privacy while using the Application, or have questions about our practices, please contact us via email at support@riskahead.net.

 

Privacy Statement – Website

1. General

Your personal data (e.g. title, name,  e-mail address, phone number) are processed by us only in accordance with the provisions of German data privacy laws. The following provisions describe the type, scope and purpose of collecting, processing and utilizing personal data. This data privacy policy applies only to our web pages. If links on our pages route you to other pages, please inquire there about how your data are handled in such cases.

2. Inventory data

(1) Your personal data, insofar as these are necessary for this contractual relationship (inventory data) in terms of its establishment, organization of content and modifications, are used exclusively for fulfilling the contract. For goods to be delivered, for instance, your name and address must be relayed to the supplier of the goods.
(2) Without your explicit consent or a legal basis, your personal data are not passed on to third parties outside the scope of fulfilling this contract. After completion of the contract, your data are blocked against further use. After expiry of deadlines as per tax-related and commercial regulations, these data are deleted unless you have expressly consented to their further use.

3. Use of Google Analytics

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. (“Google”). Google Analytics uses “cookies”, which are text files placed on your computer, to help the website analyze how users use the site. The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website (including your IP address truncated by the last octet prior to its storage using the “ga(‘set’, ‘anonymizeIp’, true)” method) will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States . Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity for website operators and providing other services relating to website activity and internet usage. Google may also transfer this information to third parties where required to do so by law, or where such third parties process the information on Google’s behalf. Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google. You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser, however please note that if you do this you may not be able to use the full functionality of this website. By using this website, you consent to the processing of data about you by Google in the manner and for the purposes set out above.

You can opt-out from being tracked by Google Analytics with effect for the future by downloading and installing Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Addon for your current web browser: http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en.

4. Disclosure

According to the Federal Data Protection Act, you have a right to free-of-charge information about your stored data, and possibly entitlement to correction, blocking or deletion of such data. Inquiries can be directed to the following e-mail addresses: ( webmaster@riskahead.net )