We consider it of paramount importance that you know what data will be collected while using the FLEEKUS platform and how it will be used. The procedure adopted aims at the transparency of the procedures and policies for sharing your information.
This is the basic pillar of the transparency rules and privacy policies adopted by FLEEKUS
FLEEKUS is a public information platform and all content posted by users is viewable and searchable by anyone around the world. However, through privacy tools users have the ability of restricting the ways of contact with FLEEKUS, through protected opinions and direct messages. You can also use FLEEKUS under a pseudonym if you prefer not to use your realname.
A) In order for you to register and use FLEEKUS, even if it is just for reading some content, we require you to send us some personal details such as your valid legal name and email address, and you may also choose to share additional information with us, such as your phone number, address, likes, customs, among other personal information, but this information is not required. When you access the platform FLEEKUS will collect some additional information such as the type of device you are using and your IP address. FLEEKUS uses this information to keep your account secure, to allow you easy login into the platform, and to provide a better and more appropriate experience with our partners and advertisers.
B) You have control over your settings to limit the data FLEEKUS will have access to, and you can adjust your account security levels, exposure of information to other users, and marketing preferences. Some partner apps may access some personal data if you enable this option.
C) In addition to the information you share with us, we analyse your preferences, the content you read, comments, pages you browse, and other information such as your age, the languages you speak, etc. to presume the topics of interest. This conduct is intended to promote content that is more relevant to your liking and to provide a better experience on the platform.
If you have questions about this policy, how we collect or process your personal data, or anything else related to our privacy practices, we would appreciate your thoughts, and you can contact us at any time.
FLEEKUS requires certain information to provide our services. For example, you must have an account to read, send, share, or interact with content on FLEEKUS. When you choose to share the information below with us, we collect and use it to operate our services and develop the platform.
To access all FLEEKUS features, you must create an account and provide personal data. On FLEEKUS, this includes a name for your page (for example, “Fleekus Diary ”), a username (for example, @ John_Doe ), a password, an email address, or a telephone number. Your display name and username are always public, but you can use your real name or a nickname. You can also create and manage multiple FLEEKUS accounts or have multiple pages linked to the same user.
Most activities on FLEEKUS are public; however, there are activities that can only be performed by the platform and are kept by FLEEKUS confidentiality. We will never reveal any user information unless a Court of Law or Government Agency requires and demands such information, in accordance with applicable law. Profile information, time zone, language, the time and date when you created your account, your published content, comments, interactions and certain information about their publications, such as date, time, application and release, the platform you used to interact with FLEEKUS are public. The pages you subscribe to, the people you follow, the pages you follow, and the posts you like or share are also public. The broadcasts you create, click, or engage in FLEEKUS are also public, as is the information about when you performed these actions. From this we can assume that your tastes, opinions and preferences are public and you should always be aware of this when using FLEEKUS. Information posted about you by others who use our services may also be public. For example, other people might bookmark your page in a comment or post (if your settings allow).
You, the user, are responsible for every action you take within FLEEKUS. Your posts, shares, opinions, and other information you provide to our services must be carefully thought out and carefully executed, as they will be made public, especially if it is confidential information. If you update your public information on FLEEKUS, such as deleting a post or disabling your account, we will reflect your updated content on Fleekus.com, the FLEEKUS IOS app, and the FLEEKUS Android app.
In addition to providing your public information directly to the FLEEKUS environment, we also use application programming interface (API) and embedding technologies to make this information available to websites, apps and other platforms - for example, by posting to partner sites, in search engines, smart TVs, etc... We generally make this content available in a limited sample, free of charge. For this we have terms that govern how this data can be used by Fleekus and/or third parts and a compliance program to enforce these terms. Individuals and companies that are not affiliated with FLEEKUS and the presentation of content extracted from the system, may not reflect the standards used by FLEEKUS.
We use contact information, such as your email address or phone number, to securely authenticate and maintain your account - on our services - and to help prevent spam, fraud, and abuse. We also use contact information to customize our services, enable certain account features (for example, for login verification ) and to submit information about our services. If you provide us with your telephone number, you will consent automatically to receive text messages from FLEEKUS to the number provided in accordance with the laws of your country or state. FLEEKUS will also be authorised to use your contact information to send marketing material to you, in accordance with the laws of your country, and to help other people find your account if your settings allow, including through third-party services and client applications.
You can use your profile settings to control notifications received from FLEEKUS . You can also unsubscribe from a notification by following the instructions in notifications settings.
You can choose to upload and sync your address book to FLEEKUS, so we can help you find and connect with people you know and help others find and connect with you. We also use this information to better recommend content to you and others.
If you email us, we will retain the content of your message, your email address, and your contact information to respond to your request.
We have provided certain features that allow you to communicate more privately or control who sees your content. For example, you can use direct messaging to have non-public conversations on FLEEKUS and protect this content. When you communicate with others by sending or receiving Direct Messages, we store and process your communications and related information. This includes checking links to malicious content, shortening URL links, detecting spam and prohibited images, and reviewing reported issues. We also use information about whom you communicated with and when (but not the content of those communications) to better understand the use of our services, to protect the security and integrity of our platform, and to show you more relevant content. We share the content of your direct messages with the people you sent them to; we do not use them to serve your ads. Please note that if you directly share a received message and post this content on FLEEKUS because you like this post, for example, it will become public. When you use features such as Direct Messages to communicate, remember that recipients will have their own copy of these communications and they can also make it public. Therefore, this situation must be taken into account each time you send a direct message to a third party. The FLEEKUS not make any public direct message, but is not responsible for direct and private messages posted by you or third parties.
You may provide us with payment information, including your credit or debit card number, card expiration date, CVV code, and billing address, to purchase advertising or other offers provided as part of our services.
We receive certain information when you use our services or other mobile sites or applications that include our content and from third parties, including advertisers. For example, FLEEKUS received the information you share with us, and FLEEKUS will use the data listed below to operate and improve our services.
We require information about your subscription and current location, which we obtain from signals such as your IP address or device settings, to set up and maintain your account safely, reliably and to provide our services to you. Subject to your settings, we may collect, use and store additional information about your location - such as your current precise position or locations where you have used FLEEKUS - to operate or customize our services, including more relevant content such as local trends, stories, ads, and suggestions for people to follow.
We track how you interact with the links on our services, this includes links in emails we send to you and links in posts that appear on other websites or mobile apps. If you click on an external link or ad on our services, that advertiser or website operator may find that you came from FLEEKUS, along with other information associated with the ad you clicked on, such as characteristics of the intended audience. They may also collect other personal data from you, such as cookie identifiers or your IP address. FLEEKUS will not be responsible for the content on the webpage that is contained on any links which you may click.
We receive information when you view content or otherwise interact with our services, which we refer to as “Registration Data”, even if you have not created an account. For example, when you visit our sites, sign in to our services, interact with our email notifications, use your account to authenticate with a third party service, or access a third party service that includes FLEEKUS content, we may receive information about you. This registration data includes information such as your IP address, browser type, operating system, webpage, pages visited, location, your mobile carrier, device information (including device and app ID), search terms, and Cookies. We also receive registration data when you click, view, or interact with links on our services, including when you install another application through FLEEKUS. We use Log Data to operate our services and ensure its safe, reliable and robust performance. For example, we use registration data to protect account security and to determine which content is popular with our services. We also use this data to improve the content we show, including ads. FLEEKUS uses the information that you provide, including registration data and third-party data, to reference which topics you may be interested in, how old you are and what languages you speak. This helps us better design our services for you and customize the content we show, including advertisements.
When you view our content on third-party websites that integrate FLEEKUS content, such as embedded timelines or FLEEKUS buttons, we may receive registration data that includes the web page you visited. We use this information to better understand the use of our services, to protect the security and integrity of our platform, and to show you more relevant content, including advertisements. We do not associate this web browsing history with your name, email address, phone number, or username. We do not collect this data from browsers we believe are located in the European Union or EFTA States.
We may receive information about you from third parties who are not our advertising partners, such as others on FLEEKUS, partners who help us evaluate the safety and quality of content on our platform, our corporate affiliates, and other services linked to your FLEEKUS account .You may choose to connect your FLEEKUS account to accounts on another service, and this ot her service may send us information about your account on such service. We use the information we receive to provide features such as cross- posting or cross-service authentication and to operate our services. For integrations that FLEEKUS formally supports, you can revoke this permission at any time from your application settings; For other integrations, please visit the other service you used to connect to FLEEKUS or as FLEEKUS we will not take responsibility as to the data the other services share and store.
When you sign in to FLEEKUS from a browser or device, we associate that browser or device with your account for authentication, security, and personalization of activities. Depending on your personal settings, we may also associate your account with browsers or devices other than those you use to sign in to FLEEKUS (or associate your disconnected device or browser with other browsers or devices). We do this to operate and customize the services available. For example, if you visit websites with sporting content on your laptop, we may display sports-related ads on Google FLEEKUS for Android.
As indicated above, FLEEKUS was designed to instantly disseminate the information you publicly share through our services. In the limited circumstances in which we disclose your private personal data, we are subject to your control because it is necessary to operate our services or because law requires it.
We share or disclose non-personal data, such as aggregate information. For example aggregate information may include the total number of times people involved with a post, the number of people who clicked on a specific link or voted on a poll on a post (even if only one), topics people are focusing on in a particular location, or letting advertisers know how many people saw or clicked on their ads.
You control the personal data you share with us and with third parties. You can access or correct this data at any time. You may also deactivate your account or use tools to challenge, restrict or withdraw the consent offered, when applicable, for the use of the data you provide to FLEEKUS. And we provide easy ways for you to contact us to request these changes.
If you have registered for an account with FLEEKUS, we provide account tools and settings for accessing, correcting, deleting or modifying the personal data you provide to us and associated with your account. You can download some account information, including your opinions, by following the instructions.
When you disable your FLEEKUS account, your display name, username and public profile, can no longer be viewed on Fleekus.com, or the FLEEKUS application for iOS and application FLEEKUS for Android. Please be aware that search engines and other third parties may still keep copies of your public information, such as your profile information and public opinions, even after you have deleted information from our services or disabled your account.
Our services are not intended for minors nor adolescents. Our services may not be used if they are considered as minors in compliance with the laws and rules applicable to the territory of access to FLEEKUS. You must also be old enough to consent to the processing of your personal data in your country (in some countries we may allow you parent or guardian to do so on your behalf).
To bring you our services, we operate globally. When the laws of your country allow you to do so, you authorize us to transfer, store and use your data in the United States, Canada, Portugal, Ireland and any other country in which we operate. In some countries to which we transfer personal data, privacy laws and rules and data protection may differ from your country. When we transfer personal data outside the European Union or EFTA States, we ensure an adequate level of protection of data subjects' rights based on the adequacy of the data protection laws of the receiving country; contractual obligations imposed on the recipient of the data clauses (as described below); or the principles of the EU-US and Switzerland-US Privacy Shield. FLEEKUS is in accordance with the principles of Shield EU-US Privacy and Switzerland-USA (the "Principles") regarding the collection, use, sharing and retention of personal data from the European Union and Switzerland, as described in our US-EU Certification Privacy Shield and certification Swiss -US Privacy Shield.
If you have a Privacy Protection complaint, please contact us. As part of our participation in Privacy Shield, if you have a dispute with us about our adherence to the Principles, we will seek to resolve it through our internal complaint resolution process, or through the independent JAMS dispute resolution body and under certain conditions, through the Privacy Shield arbitration process. Privacy Shield participants are subject to the investigative and supervisory powers of the US Federal Trade Commission and other authorized statutory bodies. In certain circumstances, participants may be responsible for transferring personal data from the EU or Switzerland to third parties outside the EU and Switzerland. Learn more about the EU-US Privacy Shield and Switzerland-US Privacy Shield.
Effective May 20, 2019