Privacy Policy

Effective Date: October, 6th 2015.

This Privacy Policy is incorporated by this reference into the End User License Agreement and Terms of Service located at http://www.scratchy.com/eula.html . The terms “SAI,” “we,” and “us” include Scratch App Inc. and its affiliates and/or subsidiaries. All other terms not defined in this Privacy Policy will have the meanings set forth in the EULA. This Privacy Policy explains how SAI may:

information we obtain through the Service. As used in this Privacy Policy, “Personal Information” means information that alone or when in combination with other information may be used to readily identify, contact, or locate you, such as your name, address, email address, or phone number. We do not consider Personal Information to include information that has been aggregated and/or de-identified so that it does not allow a third party to easily identify a specific individual.

THE SERVICE COLLECTS YOUR INFORMATION

We collect information, including Personal Information, when you:

We also collect information, such as anonymous usage statistics, by using cookies, server logs, and other similar technology as you use the Service.

Account Registration. If you register an Account with us to use the Service, then you must provide us with certain Personal Information, such as your name and email address. You also must provide us with certain demographic information, such as your date of birth, gender and zip code.

Customer Support. We may collect Personal Information that you voluntarily submit to us through your communications with our customer-support team.

Location Information. We may obtain information about your physical location when you use the Service, such as by use of GPS and other geolocation features in the device(s) through which you access the Service, or by inference from other information we collect (for example, your IP address indicates the general geographic region from which you are connecting to the Internet).

Cookies, Automatic Data Collection, and Related Technologies. The Service collects and stores information that is generated automatically as you use it, including your preferences and anonymous usage statistics.

When you visit the Service, we and our third-party service providers receive and record information on our server logs from your browser, including your IP address, and from cookies and similar technology. Cookies are small text files placed in visitors’ browsers to store their preferences. Most browsers allow you to block and delete cookies. However, if you do that, the Service may not work properly.

By using the Service, you are authorizing us to gather, parse, and retain data related to the provision of the Service.

HOW SAI USES YOUR INFORMATION

We use Personal Information to:

We may use de-identified and aggregated information for any lawful purpose, including for marketing purposes.

Internal and Service-Related Usage. We use information, including Personal Information, for internal and Service-related purposes and may provide it to third parties to allow us to operate and provide the Service.

Improve the Service. We use the information that we collect on the Service to understand and analyze the usage trends and preferences of our users, to develop new services, features, and functionality and otherwise improve the Service and user experience.

Communications. We may send emails to the email address you provide to us (a) for customer service related purposes, or (b) to send you news, updates or other information about the Service. We may also send you push notifications. Examples of these messages include: (a) welcome and engagement messages; (b) service-related messages such as notifications, confirmations, updates, and security alerts; and (c) promotional messages. By downloading the App, you consent to receive push notifications from SAI. You agree that these communications may include both informational and promotional content related to SAI’s products and services, and they may be sent using an automatic system.

Marketing. We may use information, including Personal Information, to provide online advertising on the Service and to facilitate transmittal of information that may be useful, relevant, valuable or otherwise of interest to you.

Aggregate Data. We may de-identify and aggregate information collected through the Service and use it for any lawful purpose, including marketing purposes.

SAI MAY DISCLOSE YOUR INFORMATION

We may share your information:

We do not rent, sell, or share Personal Information about you with other people or nonaffiliated companies for their direct marketing purposes, unless we have your permission.

We Use Vendors and Service Providers. We may share any information we receive with vendors and service providers retained in connection with the provision of the Service.

Marketing. We do not rent, sell, or share Personal Information about you with other people or nonaffiliated companies for their direct marketing purposes, unless we have your permission.

As Required By Law and Similar Disclosures. We may access, preserve, and disclose your Personal Information or other account information if we believe doing so is required or appropriate to (a) comply with law enforcement requests and legal process, such as a court order or subpoena; (b) respond to your requests; or (c) protect your, our or others’ rights, property, or safety.

Merger, Sale, or Other Asset Transfers. If we are involved in a merger, acquisition, financing due diligence, reorganization, bankruptcy or liquidation where the business will not continue as a going concern, receivership, sale of SAI assets, or transition of the Service to another provider, then your information may be sold or transferred as part of such a transaction as permitted by law and/or contract. The use of your Personal Information following any of these events will be governed by the provisions of this Privacy Policy in effect at the time the applicable Personal Information was collected.

Consent. We may also disclose your Personal Information with your permission.

SECURITY OF YOUR INFORMATION

We take steps to ensure that your information is treated securely and in accordance with this Privacy Policy. Unfortunately, the Internet cannot be guaranteed to be 100% secure, and we cannot ensure or warrant the security of any information you provide to us. We do not accept liability for unintentional access, use or disclosure.

CHILDREN’S PRIVACY

We do not knowingly collect information from children under 13 and we do not want it. We will take steps to delete it if we learn we have collected it.

We do not knowingly collect, maintain, or use Personal Information from children under 13 years of age, and no part of the Service is directed to children under the age of 13. If you learn that your child has provided us with Personal Information without your consent, then you may alert us at privacy@scratchy.com. If we learn that we have collected any Personal Information from children under 13, then we will promptly take steps to delete such information and terminate the child’s account.

INTERNATIONAL USERS

By using the Service, you will transfer data to the United States.

By choosing to visit the Service or otherwise provide information to us, you agree that any dispute over privacy or the terms contained in this Privacy Policy will be governed by the laws of the State of New York and the adjudication of any disputes arising in connection with SAI or the Service will be in accordance with the EULA located at http://www.scratchy.com/eula.html.

If you are visiting the Service from the European Union or other regions with laws governing data collection and use, then please note that you are agreeing to the transfer of your information to the United States and processing globally. By providing your information to the Service, you consent to any transfer and processing in accordance with this Privacy Policy.

MANAGE YOUR INFORMATION OR POSE A QUESTION

If you would like to opt-out of us sending you push notifications or newsletters as further described in the “Communications” paragraph above, then you may do so by emailing us at support@scratchy.com If you have any questions about (or suggestions for improving) this Privacy Policy, then please send an e-mail to privacy@scratchy.com

CHANGES TO OUR PRIVACY POLICY AND PRACTICES

We may revise this Privacy Policy, so please review it periodically.

Posting of Revised Privacy Policy. We will post any adjustments to the Privacy Policy on this web page, and the revised version will be effective when it is posted. If you are concerned about how your information is used, then bookmark this page and read this Privacy Policy periodically.

New Uses of Personal Information. From time to time, we may desire to use Personal Information for uses not previously disclosed in our Privacy Policy. If our practices change regarding previously collected Personal Information in a way that would be materially less restrictive than stated in the version of this Privacy Policy in effect at the time we collected the information, then we will make reasonable efforts to provide notice and obtain consent to any such uses as may be required by law.

Contact Information

Scratch App Inc.
282 Grand Street
New York, NY 10002
support@scratchy.com