Last updated January 16, 2023
Information About Us
The Website provides information about the Sunbird Messaging Application (“Sunbird App”) which is an Android and web application that gives users the ability to unify the world’s most popular messaging applications into one application inbox including iMessage, SMS/MMS, Facebook Messenger and WhatsApp (“Existing Messaging Applications”). Telegram, RCS, Instagram Messenger, Slack, Line, and Discord may be included in future updates.
We are committed to protecting and respecting your privacy. We are responsible for protecting your personal information as a “data controller” under applicable data protection legislation. If you have any queries about this Policy or how we use your personal information, please contact us by writing to us at email@example.com.
This Policy sets out the basis on which any personal information we collect from you via the Website, or that you provide to us via the Website, will be processed by us. Please read the following carefully to understand our views and practices regarding your personal information and how we will treat it. By visiting our Website, you are accepting and consenting to the practices described in this Policy.
This Policy is prepared in compliance with local, state, and federal laws as in force from time to time.
Protecting your personal privacy is very important to us at Sunbird. Below you will find a statement of our commitment to ensuring the privacy of your personal information (information you provide to Sunbird which personally identifies you, listed in information we collect, or other identifying information).
Information We Collect
Information automatically collected:
Device ID - We associate your device identifier with your account and we automatically collect information such as your device type, operating system version and type, IP address, carrier and other information about your device. Sunbird does NOT collect precise information about the geographic location of your mobile device.
We also gather general information about the use of our Website, such as which pages users visit most often and which features are of most interest. We may use this information to personalize the way our Website is presented when users visit, to make improvements to our Website, and to ensure we provide the best service for users. Wherever possible, we use aggregated or anonymous information which does not identify individual visitors to our Website.
We collect information provided by users of the Sunbird Website, including:
• Email address(es) – You choose to provide, and therefore Sunbird collects, your first, middle, and last name and personal or business email address(es) in order for the Sunbird App to function and provide services to you.
We may collect information provided by users of the Sunbird Website, including:
You may choose to provide, and therefore Sunbird collects, the following information:
• Demographic information such as zip code, postcode, preferences and other interests to provide you with: (i) Other information to operate and improve our services, and (ii) Other information relevant to promotions, surveys, security alerts, and administrative messages. Promotions and surveys shall be conducted on an opt-in basis.
Why We Collect Information
We collect this information for the purposes described in the section titled “What we do with the information we gather about you”. The lawful basis for which we process your information is:
• your consent;
• processing is necessary for the performance of a contract to which you are a party. If you fail to provide this information, we may be unable to perform the contract;
• processing is necessary for compliance with our legal obligations;
• processing is necessary for the purpose of the legitimate interest pursued by a third party or us, except where your rights as a data subject override our legitimate interest.
What we do with the information we gather about you:
We require this information in order for the Sunbird Website to function as intended. The information gathered is utilized to improve the Sunbird App going forward and includes internal record keeping and reporting. We also use this information to provide you with tailored content, such as email newsletters and promotions, to notify you about changes to our services, as part of our efforts to keep our Website safe and secure and to ensure that content from our Website is presented in the most effective manner for you and your computer. When you contact Sunbird, we keep a record of your communication in order to solve any issues you may be experiencing. We may use your email address to share information with you about our services, such as letting you know about upcoming improvements or Sunbird service changes. Sunbird will not disclose personal Information or email address(es) to third parties without your consent. We will ask for your consent via an opt-in mechanism before using information for all purposes.
We may use the information for trend analysis, pattern detection, and Website administration. In addition, Sunbird may collect IP addresses for the purposes of system administration. An IP address is a number that is automatically assigned to your computer whenever you are surfing the Web. Sunbird does not link IP addresses to anything personally identifiable, so your use of our Website remains anonymous.
Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act of 1998
Consistent with the Federal Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act of 1998 (COPPA), Sunbird will never knowingly request personal information from anyone under the age of 13 without requesting parental consent. Only people 13 and older may provide personal information to Sunbird. People 13 and younger may visit the Website but may not register or otherwise provide any personal information without parental consent.
For How Long Do We Keep Your Personal Information
We keep your information for no longer than is necessary. We will retain your information for any period required by law, and where we are not under a legal obligation to retain your information, we will determine what is necessary by reference to the lawful basis for processing set out above and our legitimate interests.
If you have any questions about how long we keep your information, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org
We are committed to ensuring that your information is secure. In order to prevent unauthorized access or disclosure, we use suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online. Although there is no “perfect security” on the internet, Sunbird will take all reasonable steps to ensure the safety of your personal information.
A cookie is a small file that asks permission to be placed on your computer's hard drive. Once you agree, the file is added and the cookie helps analyze web traffic or lets you know when you visit a particular site. Cookies allow web applications to respond to you as an individual. The web application can tailor its operations to your needs, likes, and dislikes by gathering and remembering information about your preferences. We use traffic log cookies to identify which pages are being used. This helps us analyze data about web page traffic and improve our website in order to tailor it to customer needs. We only use this information for statistical analysis purposes and then the data is removed from the system. Overall, cookies help us provide you with a better website, by enabling us to monitor which pages you find useful and which you do not. A cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us. You can choose to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. This may prevent you from taking full advantage of the website.
You will receive a popup notice on the Website regarding the cookies.
The cookies used by us do not allow a person to be identified individually. Cookies do not contain any personal information so they cannot link you as a person to any name or surname. Only the IT system on which the cookie is stored can be identified via its IP address.
California Privacy Rights
California’s “Shine The Light” law (California Civil Code Section 1798.83) permits California residents to request and obtain from us once a year, free of charge, a list of the third parties to whom we have disclosed their personal information, if any, for their direct marketing purposes in the prior calendar year, as well as the type of personal information disclosed to those third parties. California residents may also request that certain information be deleted, but exceptions apply. California law also provides that you are not to be discriminated against if you exercise these rights. If you are a California resident and would like to request this information or opt-out of the sharing of your personal information with third parties for marketing purposes, please submit your request in writing to email@example.com.
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Controlling your personal information
We will not sell, distribute or lease your personal information to third parties unless we have your permission or the disclosure is legally required. Sunbird's use of information received from Google APIs will adhere to Google API Services User Data Policy, including the Limited Use requirements.
Your use of the Website does not give you permission to use any of Sunbird’s names, logos, designs, slogans, product trademarks or service marks (“Sunbird’s Marks”) in any manner, or to use Sunbird’s Marks or any other words or codes in any “metatag” or to use other information location tools to identify and select any sites, without Sunbird’s express written permission for a particular use.
Use of the Website
You acknowledge that the personal information you provide to Sunbird is collected and stored via the third-party Amazon Web Services. Amazon Web Services may store your information in the United States or in other countries. You therefore consent to the transfer of information to and storage of the information according to the terms set forth by Amazon Web Services, https://aws.amazon.com/about-aws/global-infrastructure/, regardless of your country of domicile.Acknowledgement
By completing forms provided by Sunbird and providing personal information through the Website, via email, or through any means of communication with Sunbird or by using the Website and services contained therein, you hereby represent and warrant that:
• you are an actual person of at least 18 years of age, you have the right to provide the information that you submit to Sunbird, and the information you submit is accurate, complete, and truthful; and
If you have any comments, questions or requests, please write to firstname.lastname@example.org.