Last Modified: May 3, 2013
and disclosing your information. Users can access the smartapp.com service (the
"Service") – a property of InQuest Technologies, Inc ("InQuest")
through our website www.smartapp.com, applications on devices, through APIs, and
through third-parties. A "Device" is any computer used to access
the smartapp.com Service, including without limitation a desktop, laptop, mobile
your access of the smartapp.com Service, regardless of how you access it, and by
using our Services you consent to the collection, analysis, transfer, processing,
different forms of data, content, and information described below are collectively
referred to as "Information", including without limitation, user
or company profile, uploaded content and other content (e.g. comments, feedback
or suggestions) you submit to smartapp.com through any Device.
We may collect and store the following Information when running the smartapp.com
Service, including; but not limited to:
When you register an account,
we collect some personal information ("Personal Information"),
such as your name and email address. You may also register an account using one
of your social media networks, including but not limited to: Facebook, LinkedIn,
and Google. When registering an account through social media we collect additional
information including but not limited to: your picture, skills, industry and location.
When you invite others to join smartapp.com by using our sharing or invite feature,
you provide us with their email addresses and we may send them an email to access
the shared item or join smartapp.com. We may also receive Personal Information (for
example, your email address) through other users, for example if they have tried
to share something with you or invited you to use a smartapp.com feature.
We collect and store the files you upload,
download, or access with the smartapp.com Service (“Files”).
We collect and store user and/or app-generated
data with the smartapp.com Service (“Data”).
When you use the Service, we automatically
record information from your Device, its software, and your activity using the Services.
This may include the Device’s Internet Protocol ("IP") address, browser type, the
web page visited before you came to our website, information you search for on our
website, locale preferences, identification numbers associated with your Devices,
your mobile carrier, date and time stamps associated with transactions, system configuration
information, metadata concerning your Files, and other interactions with the Service.
We also use "cookies" to collect information
and improve our Services. A cookie is a small data file that we transfer to your
Device. We may use "session ID cookies" to enable certain features of the Service,
to better understand how you interact with the Service and to monitor aggregate
usage and web traffic routing on the Service. You can instruct your browser, by
changing its options, to stop accepting cookies or to prompt you before accepting
a cookie from the websites you visit. If you do not accept cookies, however, you
may not be able to use all aspects of the Service.
In the course of using the
Service, we may collect personal information that can be used to contact or identify
you ("Personal Information"). Personal Information is or may be
used: (i) to provide and improve our Service, (ii) to administer your use of the
Service, (iii) to better understand your needs and interests, (iv) to personalize
and improve your experience, and (v) to provide offers or product announcements.
Some Devices allow applications
to access real-time location-based information (for example, GPS). Our Service may,
through your authorization (for example, if you download and use an application
on our Service that has GPS or Mapping capabilities), collect GPS information for
the purposes of application function. Also, some of the information we collect from
a Device, for example IP address, can sometimes be used to approximate a Device’s
In addition, some photos and videos you place in smartapp.com may contain recorded
location information. We may use this information to optimize your experience. If
you do not wish to share files embedded with your geo-location information with
us, please do not upload them. If you don’t want to store location data in your
photos or videos, please consult the documentation for your camera to turn off that
We also collect some information (ourselves
or using third party services) using logging and cookies, such as IP address, which
can sometimes be correlated with Personal Information. We use this information to
monitor and analyze use of the Service, for the Service’s technical administration,
to increase our Service’s functionality and user-friendliness, and to verify users
have the authorization needed for the Service to process their requests.
We use information you and others provide in the Service (for example, through
your profile, Files, App Data or through other means in the Service), in an aggregate
manner to analyze for the sole purpose of monitoring usage trends of the Service,
to improve the Service and offer recommendations to support a positive user experience
We will display your Personal Information
in your profile page and elsewhere on the Service. Any information you choose to
provide should reflect how much you want others to know about you and to improve
your smaratpp.com experience. Please consider carefully what information you provide
in your profile page. You can review and revise your profile information at any
time. We do not sell your personal information to third parties. Through certain
features of the Service, you may also have the ability to make some of your information
public. For example, a review or comment that you post on the Service may be Public
and broadly and quickly disseminated. Please consider carefully what information
you provide on the Service.
We may use certain trusted third party companies and individuals to help us provide,
analyze, and improve the Service (including but not limited to data storage, maintenance
services, database management, web analytics, data analytics, payment processing,
and improvement of the Service’s features). These third parties may have access
to your information only for purposes of performing these tasks on our behalf and
We may share your Personal
Information with a third party application with your consent, for example when you
choose to access their services through smartapp.com. We are not responsible for
what those parties do with your information, so you should make sure you trust the
Our Site includes links
to other Web sites whose privacy practices may differ from those of smartapp.com.
If you submit personal information to any of those sites, your information is governed
by their privacy statements. We encourage you to carefully read the privacy statement
of any Web site you visit.
We may disclose to parties outside smartapp.com (and
therefore, InQuest) your Information stored in smartapp.com when we have a good
faith belief that disclosure is reasonably necessary to (a) comply with a law, regulation
or compulsory legal request; (b) protect the safety of any person from death or
serious bodily injury; (c) prevent fraud or abuse of smartapp.com or its users;
or (d) to protect InQuest’s property rights.
If we are involved in a merger,
acquisition, or sale of all or a portion of our assets, your information may be
transferred as part of that transaction. We will take reasonable effort to notify
you via our website of any such change in control.
We may disclose
your non-private, aggregated, or otherwise non-personal information, such as usage
statistics of our Service.
If you are a registered user, you may review, update, correct or delete the Personal
Information provided in your registration or account profile by changing your "account
settings." In some cases we may retain copies of your Information to provide the
We will retain your information for as long as your account is active or as needed
to provide you Services. We may retain and use your information as necessary including,
but not limited to: comply with our legal obligations, resolve disputes, enforce
our agreements and continue to provide and improve our Service for others.
Our Service offers publicly accessible community services such as forums. You
should be aware that any information you provide in these areas might be read, collected,
and used by others who access them. Your posts may remain even after you cancel
The security of your information is important to us.
We follow generally accepted standards to protect the information submitted to
us, both during transmission and once we receive it. No method of electronic transmission
or storage is 100% secure, however. Therefore, we cannot guarantee its absolute
PayPal handles our payment transactions. When you choose to purchase something
on smartapp.com, you are directed to PayPal’s payment processing interface. From
this point forward, PayPal’s privacy and security policies are in effect. For more
information, please read PayPal’s Security Statement.
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after those changes become effective, you agree to be bound by the revised Privacy