CheckOpti Privacy Policy

 

Effective date: October 11, 2017

 

 

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We collect your information only with your consent; we only collect the minimum amount of personal information that is necessary to fulfill the purpose of your interaction with us; we don't sell it to third parties; and we only use it as this Privacy Policy describes.

 

At registration we ask you to provide us with contact details. This information is not required for app use and, if provided, will be used only by authorised personnel in case of the investigation of counterfeited product.

 

The way app works is by taking a picture of two dimensional code, for example QR code, and send it to us for analysis, if code is ours and correct App will inform you that all is ok, if code is not ours or ok, App will inform you about this.

 

We are dealing with codes only and camera is not used in any other way and it is not possible to take the photo or any other recording in other circumstances than scanning and photo of the two dimensional code. The use of camera is essential to use of App and restricting it use will mean that CheckOpti App will not work.

 

We do not asserting that the product is or is not authentic by itself, but providing useful information for an inquiry.

 

 

Terms

 

In this Privacy Policy then we refer to the operation of our mobile application we will usually refer to it is App or/and CheckOpti. If specific paragraph might have implication beyond simple use of our mobile application we refer in that case to us as Checktocashup which is the name of our company and thus refers to the company as a whole, including it personnel, subsidiary and mobile application as well.

 

 

What information CheckOpti collects and why

 

Contact information

 

We ask for your e-mail address and phone number. You can use App without providing us with this information or add it any time later. This information is ask in case of founding counterfeit good with your help. In this case during the investigation the authorised personnel from related state agency might contact you for the specifics of you interaction with such product, etc, in course of their lawful investigation.

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Information from user camera

 

Application works by taking photo of two dimensional code, for example QR code, by your phone’s camera and sends the resulting image to us. The photo is not taken automatically and does require you to press the button. By pressing the button you explicitly give your permission to take the photo and send it to us for analysis.

 

The photo limited to brighter squire on your screen as to limit it to the code only. Camera does not takes surrounding photo or does not send such information to us. Camera does not take photos of other images, i.e. not of QR code and cannot be used to take a photos of environment, other people or objects.

 

The reason we collect this information is that our system is based on our patented technology of encrypting the two dimensional codes, thus providing it with unique mask. By applying individual codes on their products, sellers and producers secure it from counterfeit and allow you to check this at point of display. Then you make a photo by our App of such code it send to us for checking against original in our database. The resulting image will be stored for future investigation of counterfeits if suck investigation will take place.

 

The use of camera is essential to use of App and restricting it use will mean that CheckOpti App will not work.

 

 

What information CheckOpti does not collect

 

We do not collect sensitive personal information, such as social security numbers, genetic data, health information, or religious information, you contact details if not explicitly provided as mentioned above, you geopositioning. The App does not makes any audio recording, doesn’t not access you contact list, photo album or any other App or system of your phone. We do not intentionally collect information that is stored in your repositories or other free-form content inputs.

 

How we share the information we collect

 

We do not share, sell, rent, or trade User Personal Information with third parties for their commercial purposes.

 

We do not disclose User Personal Information outside Checktocashup Company including it subsidiaries, except in the situations listed in this section or in the section below on Compelled Disclosure.

 

We do share certain aggregated, non-personally identifying information with producers of the product on which codes was scanned as to provide them with information on number of scans and their authenticity.

 

We do not host advertising on CheckOpti.

 

We may share User Personal Information if we are involved in a merger, sale, or acquisition. If any such change of ownership happens, we will ensure that it is under terms that preserve the confidentiality of User Personal Information. The organization receiving any User Personal Information will have to honor any promises we have made in our Privacy Statement or in our Terms of Service.

 

Public Information on CheckOpti

 

CheckOpti App does not collect your Public information in any way, nor do we require to share any such information with us for App to work.

 

Tracking

 

"Do Not Track" is a privacy preference you can set in your browser if you do not want online services to collect and share certain kinds of information about your online activity from third party tracking services. We do not track your online browsing activity or App use over time and we do not permit third-party services to track your activity. Because we do not share this kind of data with third party services or permit this kind of third party data collection on CheckOpti for any of our users, and we do not track our users on third-party websites ourselves, we do not need to respond differently to an individual browser's Do Not Track setting.

 

If you are interested in turning on your browsers privacy and Do Not Track settings, the Do Not Track website has browser-specific instructions.

 

How Checktocashup secures your information

 

Checktocashup takes all measures reasonably necessary to protect User Personal Information from unauthorized access, alteration, or destruction; maintain data accuracy; and help ensure the appropriate use of User Personal Information. We follow generally accepted industry standards to protect the personal information submitted to us, both during transmission and once we receive it.

 

No method of transmission, or method of electronic storage, is 100% secure. Therefore, we cannot guarantee its absolute security.

 

Checktocashup global privacy practices

 

Information that we collect will be stored and processed in the EU in accordance with this Privacy Policy. However, we understand that we have users from different countries and regions with different privacy expectations, and we try to meet those needs.

 

We provide the same standard of privacy protection to all our users around the world, regardless of their country of origin or location, and we are proud of the levels of notice, choice, accountability, security, data integrity, access, and recourse we provide. We work hard to comply with the applicable data privacy laws wherever we do business. Additionally, we require that if our vendors or affiliates have access to User Personal Information, they must comply with our privacy policies and with applicable data privacy laws, including signing data transfer agreements such as Standard Contractual Clause agreements.

In particular:

Checktocashup provides clear methods of unambiguous, informed consent at the time of data collection, when we do collect your personal data.

We collect only the minimum amount of personal data necessary as described above, unless you choose to provide more. We encourage you to only give us the amount of data you are comfortable sharing.

We offer you simple methods of accessing, correcting, or deleting the data we have collected.

 

Resolving Complaints

 

If you have concerns about the way Checktocashup is handling your User Personal Information, please let us know immediately. We want to help. You may contact us by email us directly at info@checktocashup.com with the subject line "Privacy Concern" We will respond within 45 days at the latest.

 

Dispute Resolution Process

 

In the unlikely event that a dispute arises between you and Checktocashup regarding our handling of your User Personal Information, we will do our best to resolve it. If we cannot, we have go via standard legal process in courts of Estonia according to it laws and practice.

 

How we respond to compelled disclosure

 

Checktocashup may disclose personally-identifying information or other information we collect about you to law enforcement in response to a valid subpoena, court order, warrant, or similar government order, or when we believe in good faith that disclosure is reasonably necessary to protect our property or rights, or those of third parties or the public at large.

 

In complying with court orders and similar legal processes, Checktocashup strives for transparency. When permitted, we will make a reasonable effort to notify users of any disclosure of their information, unless we are prohibited by law or court order from doing so, or in rare, exigent circumstances.

 

How you can access and control the information we collect

 

As CheckOpti user, you may access, update, alter, or delete your basic user profile information by editing your user profile.

 

The use of camera is essential to use of App and restricting it use will mean that CheckOpti App will not work.

 

Data Retention and Deletion

 

Checktocashup will retain User Personal Information for as long as App is active or as needed to provide you services.

 

We may retain certain User Personal Information indefinitely, for the scanned of two dimensional codes results.

 

How we communicate with you

 

We will use your email address to communicate with you, if you've provided it to us., and only for the reasons you’ve mentioned above. If you would like your email to remain private, please do not provide it or delete it in User Settings.

 

Changes to our Privacy Policy

 

Although most changes are likely to be minor, Checktocashup may change our Privacy Policy from time to time. We will provide notification to Users of material changes to this Privacy Statement through our Website and via our App.

 

Contacting GitHub

 

Questions regarding CheckOpti Privacy Policy or information practices should be directed to our e-mail info@checktocashup.com