AppClose, Inc.

PRIVACY POLICY

Last Updated on May 25, 2018

PLEASE READ THE FOLLOWING PRIVACY POLICY CAREFULLY. BY REGISTERING OR USING APPCLOSE, YOU AGREE THAT WE MAY PROCESS YOUR DATA IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE FOLLOWING PRIVACY POLICY, THAT YOU AGREE TO BE BOUND BY OUR PRIVACY POLICY, AND THAT YOU WILL ABIDE BY OUR TERMS OF SERVICE.

AppClose, Inc. (the "Company") cares about your privacy. For this reason, we collect and use personal data only as it might be needed for us to deliver you our world-class AppClose products, services, websites, and mobile applications (collectively, our "Services"). This Privacy Policy applies to any AppClose site or application where this privacy notice is referenced, regardless of how you access or use them, including through mobile devices.

Our Privacy Policy describes how and what data we collect, and how and why we use your personal data. It also describes options that we provide for you to access, update, or otherwise take control of your personal data that we process.

If at any time you have questions about our practices or any of your rights described below, you may reach our Data Protection Officer ("DPO") by contacting us at privacy@appclose.com. This inbox is actively monitored and managed so that we can deliver an experience that you can confidently trust.

We may amend this Privacy Policy at any time by posting the amended version on this site including the effective date of the amended version. We will announce any material changes to this Privacy Policy via e-mail or by means of a notice on our home page at www.appclose.com. Your continued use of the Services will signify your acceptance of these changes.

WHAT IS PERSONAL INFORMATION?

Personal Information is information relating to an identified or identifiable natural person. An identifiable natural person is one who can be identified, directly or indirectly, by reference to an identifier such as a name, an identification number, location data, an online identifier, or to one or more factors specific to the physical, physiological, genetic, mental, economic, cultural or social identity of that natural person.

Your personal data includes information such as:

We do not consider personal information to include information that has been anonymized or aggregated so that it can no longer be used to identify a specific natural person, whether in combination with other information or otherwise.

We collect personal information from you and any devices (including mobile devices) you use when you: use our Services, register for an account with us, provide us information on a web form, update or add information to your account, or when you otherwise correspond with us.

Some of this personal information, such as a way to identify you, is necessary to enter into our Terms of Service.

OTHER PERSONAL INFORMATION YOU GIVE US AND THAT WE COLLECT AND STORE WHEN YOU USE OUR SERVICES OR CREATE AN ACCOUNT WITH US

Not all information listed above will apply to all accounts, which may have limited functionality and stored history, as determined solely by Company from time to time.

PERSONAL INFORMATION THAT WE COLLECT AUTOMATICALLY WHEN YOU USE OUR SERVICES OR REGISTER FOR AN ACCOUNT WITH US

PERSONAL INFORMATION WE COLLECT USING COOKIES AND SIMILAR TECHNOLOGIES

PERSONAL INFORMATION COLLECTED FROM OTHER SOURCES

HOW WE USE YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION

We strongly believe in minimizing the data we collect and limiting its use and purpose to only that (1) for which we have been given permission, (2) as necessary to deliver the Services you purchase or interact with, or (3) as we might be required or permitted for legal compliance or other lawful purposes. These uses include:

Delivering, improving, updating and enhancing the Services we provide to you. We collect various information relating to your purchase, use, and/or interactions with our Services. We use this information to:

Often, much of the data collected is aggregated or statistical data about how individuals use our Services, and is not linked to any personal data, but to the extent it is itself personal data, or is linked or linkable to personal data, we treat it accordingly.

Sharing with trusted third parties. We may share your personal data with third parties with which we have partnered to allow you to integrate their services into our own Services, and with trusted third party service providers as necessary for them to perform services on our behalf, such as:

If you open an ipayou account, we will share certain of your personal information with Dwolla as required to set up your ipayou account, link your bank account, make transfers, maintain required records, and as otherwise required to comply with our agreement with Dwolla. Please see our Terms of Service for additional information.

We only share your personal data as necessary for any third party to provide the services as requested or as needed on our behalf. These third parties (and any subcontractors) are subject to strict data processing terms and conditions and are prohibited from using, sharing, or retaining your personal data for any purpose other than as they have been specifically contracted for (or without your consent).

CHANGE OF OWNERSHIP

If we are subject to a merger or acquisition with/by another company, we may share information with them in accordance with this Privacy Policy. Should such an event occur, we will require that the new combined entity follow this Policy with respect to your personal information. If we intend to handle your personal information for any purposes not covered in this Privacy Policy, you will receive prior notification of the processing of your personal information for the new purposes.

If we are subject to a merger or acquisition with/by another company, we may share information with them in accordance with this Privacy Policy. Should such an event occur, we will require that the new combined entity follow this Policy with respect to your personal information. If we intend to handle your personal information for any purposes not covered in this Privacy Policy, you will receive prior notification of the processing of your personal information for the new purposes.

Communicating with you. We may contact you directly or through a third party service provider regarding products or services for which you have signed up or purchased from us, including for transactional or service related communications. We may also contact you with offers for additional services we think you’ll find valuable if you give us consent, or where allowed based upon legitimate interests. You don’t need to provide consent as a condition to purchase our goods or services. These contacts may include:

If we collect information from you in connection with a co-branded offer, it will be clear at the point of collection who is collecting the information and whose privacy policy applies. In addition, it will describe any choice options you have with regard to the use and/or sharing of your personal data with a co-branded partner, as well as how to exercise those options.

If you make use of a service from us that allows you to import contacts, we will only use the contacts and any other personal information for the requested service. If you believe that anyone has provided us with your personal information and you would like to request that it be removed from our database, please contact us at privacy@appclose.com.

Transfer of personal data abroad. If you use our Services from a country other than the country where our servers are located, your communications with us may result in transferring your personal data across international borders. Also, when you call us or initiate a chat, we may provide you with support from one of our global locations outside your country of origin. In these cases, your personal data is handled according to this Privacy Policy.

Compliance with legal, regulatory and law enforcement requests. We cooperate with government and law enforcement officials and private parties to enforce and comply with the law. We will disclose any information about you to government or law enforcement officials or private parties as we, in our sole discretion, believe necessary or appropriate to respond to claims and legal process (such as subpoena requests), to protect our property and rights or the property and rights of a third party, to protect the safety of the public or any person, or to prevent or stop activity we consider to be illegal or unethical.

To the extent we are legally permitted to do so, we will take reasonable steps to notify you in the event that we are required to provide your personal information to third parties as part of legal process.

Website analytics. We use multiple web analytics tools provided by service partners such as Google Analytics, MixPanel, Appsflyer, Domo, and Pixel to collect information about how you interact with our website or mobile applications, including what pages you visit, what site you visited prior to visiting our website, how much time you spend on each page, what operating system and web browser you use and network and IP information. We use the information provided by these tools to improve our Services. Some of these tools place persistent cookies in your browser to identify you as a unique user the next time you visit our website. Each cookie cannot be used by anyone other than the service provider (ex: Google for Google Analytics). The information collected from the cookie may be transmitted to and stored by these service partners on servers in a country other than the country in which you reside. Though information collected does not include personal data such as name, address, billing information, etc., the information collected is used and shared by these service providers in accordance with their individual privacy policies. You can manage your cookies and cookie preferences in your browser or device settings, or through third-party tools, such as Disconnect, Ghostery, and others.

Advertisements. We do not serve ads to you when you are using our Services.

Third-party websites. Our mobile applications may contain links to third party websites and to attorney profiles that may include a link to that attorney’s website. We are not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of third-party sites. Please read the privacy policy of any website you visit. This Privacy Policy does not apply to websites or services maintained by third parties.

YOUR CHOICES ON HOW WE USE YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION

You have choices about how we use your personal information to communicate with you, to send you marketing information, and how long you stay signed into your account.

MARKETING

If you do not wish to receive marketing communications from us, you can unsubscribe via the link in an email you received, indicate your communication preferences using the method described within the direct communication from us, or contact us as described in the Contact Us section below. Keep in mind, we do not sell, rent, or otherwise disclose your personal information to third parties for their marketing purposes without your consent.

ADVERTISING

We do not serve you ads when you are using our Services.

STAYING SIGNED IN

When you sign in to your account on our Services, you stay signed in until you close the App. If you use a shared computer that uses Android OS, we encourage you to close the App when you have finished your activity. You or any other user of a shared Android computer that you signed in on will be able to view and access most parts of your account and take certain actions during this signed in period without any further authorization. The specific actions and account activities that you or any other user of this computer/browser may take include:

If you attempt to change your password, User ID, or attempt certain other account activity, you may be required to enter your password.

You can end a signed in session by closing the App.

WAYS THAT YOU CAN ACCESS, CONTROL, AND CORRECT YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION

We respect your right to access, correct, request deletion, or request restriction of our usage of your personal information as required by applicable law. We also take steps to ensure that the personal information we collect is accurate and up to date.

ACCESS, CORRECTION, AND DELETION OF YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION

You can see, review, and change most of your personal information by signing in to your account. Please, update your personal information immediately if it changes or is inaccurate.

We will honor any statutory right you might have to access, modify, or erase your personal information. To request access and to find out whether any fees may apply, if permitted by applicable national laws, please contact us following the instructions in the Contact Us section below. Where you have a statutory right to request access or request the modification or erasure of your personal information, we can still withhold that access or decline to modify or erase your personal information in some cases in accordance with applicable national laws.

If you request that we stop processing some or all of your personal information or you withdraw (where applicable) your consent for our use or disclosure of your personal information for purposes set out in this Privacy Policy, we might not be able to provide you all of the Services and customer support offered to our users and authorized under this privacy policy and our Terms of Service.

Upon your request, we will close your account and remove your personal information from view as soon as reasonably possible, based on your account activity and in accordance with applicable national laws.

HOW LONG WE KEEP YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION

We retain your personal information for as long as necessary to provide the Services you have requested, or for other essential purposes such as complying with our legal obligations, resolving disputes, and enforcing our policies.

How long we retain personal information can vary significantly based on context of the Services we provide and on our legal obligations. The following factors typically influence retention periods:

After it is no longer necessary for us to retain your personal information, we will dispose of it in a secure manner according to our data retention and deletion policies.

HOW DO WE PROTECT YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION

We protect your personal information using technical and administrative security measures to reduce the risks of loss, misuse, unauthorized access, disclosure and alteration. Some of the safeguards we use are firewalls and data encryption, and information access authorization controls.

DATA CONTROLLER AND DATA PROTECTION OFFICER

If you reside in the United States, you are contracting with AppClose, Inc., and, if you use our ipayou payment services, also with Dwolla, Inc., for such payment services. If you have any questions, concerns, or complaints about our Privacy Policy, our practices, or our Services, you may contact us by either of the following means:

WE WILL RESPOND TO ALL REQUESTS, INQUIRIES, OR CONCERNS WITHIN THIRTY (30) DAYS.