Privacy Policy

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Your privacy is our priority, therefore your personal information is protected by this Privacy Policy in a way that does not allow our company aMessage studio (hereinafter as the "Company" "Messages", "our", "we" or "us") or any of its affiliates to store nor make use of it under any circumstance, unless properly anonymized and/or encrypted beforehand and either to ensure our Services or for logging, debugging or machine learning purposes only.

We are committed to strong and meaningful privacy protections. Our Privacy Policy details the information we collect, how we use and share it, and the choices you have about how your information is used and shared; when using any of our Services you consent to the collection, transfer, manipulation, storage and other uses of this information as described in this Privacy Policy. We’ve summarized key elements of the policy here for your convenience.

General

  1. This privacy policy ("Privacy Policy") applies to all products/software, services and websites of aMessage studio. (aMessage studio, "Company" "Messages", "our", "we" or "us") (collectively, the "Services"). You ("you" or "your") consent to this Privacy Policy for collecting, using, disclosing and handling of your information (personal and device information) in connection with your access to, and use of, the Services.
  2. aMessage studio reserves the right to modify these policies at any time. We invite you to periodically consult this section for possible updates and changes. Notification of any major changes may be sent to you by email or a system message to your account.
  3. aMessage studio provides "Free" Services as well as paid Services for users. In order to pay for the "Free" Service, personalized advertisements are placed before you. Your information is used to personalize the advertisements.
  4. The Services are not intended for use by anyone who is not able to enter into a legally binding contract. In any event, if you under 13 years old or if you are not able to legally form binding contracts, you may not use any of the Services or submit information about yourself to Us. If you have objections to this Privacy Policy, you should not access, sign up for, or use any of the Services.
  5. If you wish to contact our Privacy Officer, you may contact with Email: changneoyew@gmail.com .

Here's a summary of our Privacy Policy.

  1. Sharing Of Your Information

(1) We do not sell, trade, or otherwise transfer to outside parties your personally identifiable information.

(2) We may disclose your Non-personal information:

(3) To trusted third parties who assist us in operating our app, conducting our business, cooperation with us or servicing you, so long as those parties agree to keep this information confidential.

(4) Detect, prevent, or otherwise fraud, security or technical issues;

(5) Protect against harm to the rights, property or safety, our users or the public as required or permitted by law.

What information does Messages collect?

  1. Personal Information

We may collect your personal information when you voluntarily opt to use our services, apps or provide us with your personal information.

We may use your encrypted phone number as a way to privately collect meta information required by our Rich Communication Services in Messages, such as the time and date of when your messages are received and read, or when someone is writing to you. We do not store the content of your communications on our servers.

In the following circumstances, we may disclose your personal information according to your wish or regulations by law:

(1) Your prior permission;

(2) By the applicable law within or outside your country of residence, legal process, litigation requests;

(3) By requests from public and governmental authorities;

(4) To protect our legal rights and interests.

  1. Non-Personal Information

We may collect Non-Personal Information about users whenever they interact with our apps. Non-Personal Information may include the information about your devices, including the list of installed apps on your devices, and technical information about users means of connection to our apps, such as the versions of phone model and other similar information.

  1. Contact Information

We don’t collect any contact information by default. You may provide your email address when reporting a bug in case you want to be notified of a possible response we may send you.

  1. Device Information

When you access our website or use our software, the information we collect include IP Addresses, Advertiser ID, location data, Device ID, browser type and settings, device type and settings, and operating system (such as Android).

  1. Users with Whom You Share Your Information

We cannot control the actions of other users with whom you share your information. We cannot, and do not, control the information you share with other users using an Application, the Services or the Site (including via Forums) or how such other users will use or share such information. We are not responsible for third party circumvention of our security measures.

  1. Messaging Services

(1) READ PHONE STATE: cellular information allowing a faster and more responsive user experience

(2) READ CONTACTS: allows you to select the contacts you want to send SMS/MMS messages to Our Software Messages require certain permissions on your smartphone:

(3) READ AND WRITE SMS: permission required to read, write and send SMS/MMS messages

(4) AUDIO RECORD: required to send audio messages via MMS

(5) CAMERA: this permission is needed to send photos/videos via MMS

  1. DATA TRANSFER

As our servers are in many countries around the world, we may transfer the Personal User Information we obtain to countries other than the country in which the information originally was collected. When we transfer the Personal User Information to other countries, we will protect that Personal User Information as described in this Privacy Policy.

  1. Third-Party Service Providers

We use a variety of third-party services to help provide our Services, such as hosting services, including Google Cloud Platform, Amazon Web Services and Microsoft Azure, analytics services, such as Google Analytics, and Google Firebase, bug report services, such as Instabug, and transactional SMS services.

  1. Retention

1. Personal data shall be processed and stored as long as required by the purpose they have been collected.

Therefore:

(1)Personal data collected for purposes related to the performance of a contract between us and you shall be retained until such contact has been fully performed.

(2)Personal Data collected for the purposes of the Company’s legitimate interests shall be retained as long as needed to fulfill such purposes. Users may find specific information regarding the legitimate interests pursued by the Company within the relevant sections of this document or by contacting the Company.

2. The company may be allowed to retain personal data for a longer period whenever the User has given consent to such processing, as long as such consent is not withdrawn. Furthermore, the Company may be obligated to retain personal data for a longer period whenever required to do so for the performance of a legal obligation or upon order of an authority.

3. Once the retention period expires, personal data shall be deleted. Therefore, the right to access, the right to erasure, the right to rectification and the right to data portability cannot be enforced after expiration of the retention period.

  1. Log Data

Our servers automatically record information ("Log Data") generated upon your connection to the Services. Our Log Data is anonymous, therefore it will NOT include information such as your IP address, user ID, phone number, cookie information, browser type, operating system or device model, location, carrier or internet service provider information.

  1. Privacy Consent Management

In compliance with the European General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA), we display a privacy disclosure inside the app where users can unambiguously provide their consent for the collection of the data described in the present terms. User consent is collected and stored inside the app and can be revoked by the user at any time by resetting the app storage from their Android settings or by uninstalling and reinstalling the app. Users may also exercise their right to be forgotten by third-party advertisers by resetting their Android Advertising identifier in their Android settings r by contacting directly any of our advertisement providers listed in the ‘Advertisement’ section.

For Individuals in European Economic Area, Switzerland and/or the United Kingdom

1. This section only applies to individuals that access or use our Service while located in the European Economic Area, Switzerland and/or United Kingdom at the time of data collection. We may ask you to identify which country you are located in when you use some of the Services, or we may rely on your IP address to identify which country you are located in.

2. We act as a data controller with regard to any personal information collected from individuals accessing or using its Service. A "data controller" is an entity that determines the purposes for which and the manner in which any personal information is processed. Any third parties that act as our service providers or are otherwise acting on our behalf are "data processors" that handle your personal information in accordance with our instructions.

3. Your Individual Rights. We provide you with the rights described below when you use our Service. If you would like to exercise your rights under applicable law, please contact us at changneoyew@gmail.com. Please note, we may seek to verify your identity when we receive an individual rights request from you in order to ensure the security of your personal information.

  1. Right to Withdraw Your Consent. If we ever asked for your consent to process your personal information, you have the right to withdraw your consent at any time. A withdrawal of consent will not affect the lawfulness of our processing or the processing of any third parties based on consent before your withdrawal.
  2. Right of Access. Upon your request, we will provide you with a copy of your personal information in our files without undue delay and free of charge, unless we permitted by law to charge a fee. Your access may be limited to the extent it would adversely affect the rights and freedoms of other individuals.
  3. Right to Rectification (or "Correction"). You may request to correct or update any of your personal information in our files. We may provide you with the ability to update some or all of your personal information directly via the Services.
  4. Right to Restriction. You have the right to restrict our processing of your personal information under certain conditions. During the time which restriction of processing applies, we will only process your restricted personal information with your consent or for the establishment, exercise or defense of legal claims or for the protection of the rights of another natural or legal person or for reasons of important public interest. We will inform you if or when the restriction is lifted.
  5. Right to Erasure . Upon your request, we will erase any of your personal information in our files that: is no longer necessary in relation to the purposes for which it was collected or otherwise processed; was collected in relation to processing that you previously consented to, but later withdrew such consent; or was collected in relation to processing activities to which you object, and there are no overriding legitimate grounds for our processing.
  6. Right to Object. You may object to our processing at any time and as permitted by applicable law if we process your personal information on the legal bases of: consent; contract; or legitimate interests. We may continue to process your personal information if it is necessary for the defense of legal claims, or for any other exceptions permitted by applicable law.
  7. Right to Data Portability. If we process your personal information based on a contract with you or based on your consent, or the processing is carried out by automated means, you may request to receive your personal information in a structured, commonly used and machine-readable format, and to have us transfer your personal information directly to another "controller," where technically feasible, unless exercise of this right adversely affects the rights and freedoms of others. You right to data portability only applies to personal information provided by you to us.

4. Legal Bases for Processing Your Personal Information. We describe our legal bases for processing throughout this Policy. Below is a list of the purposes described in our policy with the corresponding legal bases for processing:

  1. Users have given their consent for one or more specific purposes;
  2. provision of Data is necessary for the performance of an agreement with the User and/or for any pre-contractual obligations thereof;
  3. processing is necessary for compliance with a legal obligation to which the Owner is subject;
  4. processing is related to a task that is carried out in the public interest or in the exercise of official authority vested in the Owner;
  5. processing is necessary for the purposes of the legitimate interests pursued by the Owner or by a third party.
  6. Automated Individual Decision-Making, Including Profiling. You have the right not to be subject to a decision based solely on automated processing of your personal information, including profiling, which produces legal or similarly significant effects on you, unless an exception applies under applicable law.
  7. Notification to Third Parties. When we fulfill your individual rights requests for correct (or rectification), erasure or restriction of processing, we will notify third parties also handling the relevant personal information unless this proves impossible or involves disproportionate effort. Upon your request, we will identify such third parties.
  8. Automated Individual Decision-Making, Including Profiling. You have the right not to be subject to a decision based solely on automated processing of your personal information, including profiling, which produces legal or similarly significant effects on you, unless an exception applies under applicable law.
  9. Limitations to Individual Rights Requests. We may limit your individual rights requests in the following ways:
  10. Where denial of access is required or authorized by law;
  11. When granting access would have a negative impact on other's privacy;
  12. To protect our rights and properties; and
  13. Where the request is frivolous or burdensome.
  14. Transfer of Your Personal Information. We transfer your personal information subject to appropriate safeguards as permitted under the applicable data protection laws. For such transfers, we rely on legal transfer mechanisms such as Standard Contractual Clauses or we work with U.S. based third parties that are certified under the EU-U.S. and Swiss-U.S. Privacy Shield Framework.
  15. Right to Lodge Complaints. If you believe that we have infringed or violated your privacy rights under applicable law or this Policy, please contact us at changneoyew@gmail.com , so that we can work with you to resolve your concerns. You also have a right to lodge a complaint with a competent supervisory authority situated in a Member State of your habitual residence, place of work, or place of alleged infringement.
  16. Subject to limitations in applicable law, you are entitled to object to or request the restriction of processing of your Personal Data, and to request access to, rectification, erasure and portability of your own Personal Data.
  17. Where the use of your information is based on consent, you can withdraw this consent at any time without affecting the lawfulness of processing based on consent before its withdrawal.
  18. Requests should be submitted by contacting us through changneoyew@gmail.com .
  19. When there is an update on the Privacy Policy, we will display the update date at the top of the Policy in an obvious position. We recommend that you carefully check the updated content every time; when you continue to use our products or services, we shall always assume that you agree to the terms and conditions that are effective at the most present time.
  20. We retain your Personal Data as long as needed to provide services or products to you, or as required or permitted by applicable laws, such as tax and accounting laws.

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