Privacy Policy

PositiveIM Ltd., D/B/A Younion (“Younion”, “We” or “Us”) is committed to maintaining the privacy of its users. The following information describes how Younion collects and processes information about you when you use our mobile application (the “Application”) and website at younion.app (the “Website”, and collectively with the Application the “Platform”).

Our privacy policy (the “Privacy Policy”) explains:

  • What information we collect and why we collect it.

  • How we use that information.

  • How we secure your information.

  • Your rights with regard to the collection of such information.

By using our Platform, you agree to this Privacy Policy.

Younion provides its users with an anonymous, closed, instant messaging services, which helps its users resolve issues, internally, anonymously, and together with the management.  Notwithstanding, it is hereby clarified that users who were identified as “Managers” will use the Platform in an identifiable manner. If applicable, the identification as a Manager will occur either prior to your login to the Application or during your use of the Application. Younion will notify a Manager prior to his identification.

 Younion is also engaged in the ideation, development, maintenance, and provision of the Website, which enables registration to the Application (the “Services”).

You hereby undertake not to provide any content over the Platform which identifies either you or other users, other than the Personal Information (as defined below) you provide us upon registration. The Platform is intended to be used as an anonymous Platform, and you shall be the sole responsible for providing any identifiable information of any kind. Younion will not be liable to you in connection with your disclosure of any identifiable information, which identifies either you or other users.

 

Collection and Use of Information

Please note that the scope of this Privacy Policy is limited only to information collected by Younion through your use of its Platform. Some information may be automatically collected, and some is collected when you interact with our Platform. The type of information that may be automatically collected is non-personal information, which includes your session durations, the content you accessed on the service, the frequency and scope of your use of the service and information about your computer, mobile device, and internet connection including the operating system you use and browser type.

Information from which you can be personally identified may also be collected, including but not limited to your name, email address (both personal and business addresses), telephone number, company, job title and the location of the computer through which you used the Website (hereinafter: “Personal Information”).

We use the Personal Information you provide us for the following purposes:

When you wish to register to the Platform:

If you wish to register to the Platform, we may collect your Personal Information such as your name, email address and job title. Collecting such information will enable us to register you to the Platform.

When you wish to use the Platform:

We will collect your Personal Information during your use of the Platform. We will collect the content of your messages, however you hereby undertake not to provide any content over the Platform which may identify you or others, as advised above. If you are a Manager, we will receive your job title and make it visible to other users, either during your use of the Platform or upon registration. Collecting such information will enable us to provide you with the Services. Collecting such information will enable us to provide you with the Services.

 

Newsletter and Updates

Your e-mail and your account might be used to send you newsletters, Service updates and notifications about your account, the Platform and the Services. If, at any point, you would like to withdraw your consent and stop receiving our newsletter or any of these communications, you may notify us by writing to contactus@younion.app, or unsubscribe via a link at the bottom of the respective communication sent to you.

Contacting Us

If you wish to contact us regarding any of our Services or this Privacy Policy we will collect your name and email address to facilitate your inquiry. 

Disclosure of Information and Transfer of Data

Except as otherwise provided in this Privacy Policy, we reasonably attempt to ensure that we never intentionally disclose any of your Personal Information, to any third party without having received your permission, except as provided for herein or otherwise as permitted or required under law.

We may use third-party companies and individuals to facilitate our Services or any portion thereof, such as marketing, data management, analytics or maintenance services. We may also share your information with Google Analytics for analytics services. Google Analytics set their own cookies or other identifiers on your computer, through which they can collect information about your usage of our Services through the Website. This helps us compile aggregated statistics about the effectiveness of our Services. We may also provide access to your Personal Information to our contractors who are performing services for us in connection with our Platform or the Services that you have requested and/or to our personnel in order to provide customer services, such as Firebase, which provide us with database and Backend-as-a-Service services, and SendGrid, which provide us with communications services including but not limited to through email and SMS. 

The above mentioned third parties may be located in countries other than your own, and we may send them information we receive. They may have access to your Personal Information only for purposes of performing these tasks on our behalf and under obligations similar to those in this Privacy Policy. In such cases, they must abide by our data privacy and security requirements, and are not allowed to use Personal Information they receive from us for any other purpose. When we transfer Personal Information, we use a variety of legal mechanisms, including contracts, to help ensure your rights and protections travel with your data. We will transfer Personal Information within assuring appropriate and suitable safeguards.

 

In addition, Younion may use anonymized content or statistics, without connecting them to specific users, for reference, marketing, preparing reports and other similar purposes, and share such material with certain third parties.

We may also transfer your information, including Personal Information, in connection with a corporate merger, consolidation, the sale of related assets or corporate division or other fundamental corporate changes. Furthermore, information about you may also be released in order to comply with any valid legal inquiry or process such as a search warrant, subpoena, statute or court order. We will also release specific information in special cases, such as if you use the Website to perform an unlawful act or omission or take any act or omission that may damage Younion, its property and goodwill, or if there is an attempted breach of the security of the Platform or a physical or property threat to you or others. The authority supervising such activities is the Israeli Privacy Protection Authority, and you have the right to file a complaint to it or any other relevant supervisory authority.

Your rights

Younion offers you the right to control and manage the Personal Information Younion has about you. You have the right at any time to:

  1. Withdraw the consent – You may, at any time, withdraw your consent and no longer permit Younion to use and keep your Personal Information. Please see the Opt In/Opt out provision for further clarification.

  2. Delete Data - You can ask Younion to erase or delete all or some of the Personal Information (e.g., if it is no longer necessary to provide the services through the Application).

  3. Change or Correct Data - You can ask Younion to edit some of the Personal Information by asking Younion to change, update or fix your Personal Information in certain cases, particularly if it is inaccurate.

  4. Object to, or Limit or Restrict, Use of Personal Information - You can ask Younion to stop using all or some of its Personal Information (e.g., if Younion has no legal right to keep using it) or to limit Younion use of it (e.g., if the Personal Information is inaccurate or unlawfully held).

Further, you have the right, for reasons arising from your particular situation, to object at any time to the processing of your personal data, which is processed on the basis our legitimate interests; this also applies to any profiling based on this processing. If you object, we will no longer process your personal data in the future unless we can prove compelling grounds for the processing that outweigh your interests, rights and freedoms or the processing serves to assert, exercise, or defend legal claims.

You also have the right to object at any point in time to the processing of your data for direct marketing purposes (i.e. receiving newsletters or other direct marketing communications). If you exercise your right to objection, we will no longer use your Personal Information for sending you any marketing communications.

   ​5. Right to Access and/or Take Your Data - You can ask Younion for a copy of Personal Information and can ask for a copy of Personal Information You provided in

       machine readable form.

 

To exercise these options, please contact us at contactus@younion.app.

 

Cookies and Other or Similar Technologies or Files

​We may use “cookies” and/or other or similar technologies or files (collectively, “cookies”) to identify how visitors make use of this Platform. This aggregated tracking information may be used to help us improve and enhance the Platform experience for all of our visitors. In addition, cookies are used for adjusting the Platform to your personal preferences. Cookies contain information such as the pages you visited, the length of time you stayed on the Platform, the location from which you accessed the Platform and more. If you would prefer not to have cookies stored on your computer, you may modify your browser settings to reject most cookies, or manually remove cookies that have been placed on your computer. However, by rejecting the cookies, you may be unable to fully access the offerings on this Platform.


Opt In or Opt Out

You are always in control of your data, and if you choose to receive information from us, you can change your mind later. If, at any time, you would like to stop receiving such information or opt out of a feature, you may notify us by writing to contactus@younion.app. You should be aware, however, that it is not always possible to completely remove or modify information in our databases and servers, although we will always make reasonable efforts to do so upon your request.

Links to Other Websites

This Platform may provide links to other websites. Please be aware that these other websites are not covered by our Privacy Policy. This Privacy Policy does not cover the information practices exercised by other providers of products or services, advertisers or other websites, companies or individuals, which are not owned or controlled by Younion. We suggest that when linking to another website, you always read that website’s privacy policy before volunteering any personally identifiable information.

 

Information Security

Younion considers information security to be a top priority and is committed to protecting the security of your Personal Information. Younion implements systems, applications and procedures to secure Personal Information, to minimize the risks of theft, damage, loss of information, or unauthorized access or use of information, in particular where the processing involves the transmission of data over a network, and against all other unlawful forms of processing. When we transmit highly confidential data over the internet, we protect it through the use of encryption. However, these measures are unable to provide absolute assurance.

Therefore, although Younion takes great efforts to protect your Personal Information, Younion cannot guarantee and you cannot reasonably expect that Younion’s databases will be immune from any wrongdoings, malfunctions, unlawful interceptions or access, or other kinds of abuse and misuse.

Data Retention

Generally, Younion does not retain information longer than necessary to provide its Services and for its reasonable business and lawful needs. If you withdraw your consent to us processing your data, we will erase your Personal Information from our systems, unless the data is required for Younion to establish, exercise or defend against legal claims or it is necessary for the performance of the requested Services.

Children’s Privacy

The service is not intended for children under the age of 18. We do not, knowingly or intentionally, collect information about children who are under 18 years of age.

IF YOU ARE UNDER THE AGE OF 18 YOU MAY NOT USE THE SERVICE, UNLESS PARENTAL CONSENT IS PROVIDED ACCORDINGLY

 

Questions Regarding Our Privacy Policy

If you have any questions regarding this Privacy Policy or the practices described above, you may contact us at contactus@younion.app.

Revisions and Modifications to our Privacy Policy

We reserve the right to revise, amend, or modify this Privacy Policy at any time. When changing the policy, we will update this posting accordingly. Please review this Privacy Policy often so that you will remain updated regarding our current policies.

Governing Law and Jurisdiction

This Privacy Policy will be governed and interpreted pursuant to the laws of the State of Israel without giving effect to its choice of law rules. You expressly agree that the exclusive jurisdiction for any claim or action arising out of or relating to this Privacy Policy shall be to the competent courts in Tel Aviv, Israel, to the exclusion of any other jurisdiction.