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”).
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.
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
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 firstname.lastname@example.org, or unsubscribe via a link at the bottom of the respective communication sent to you.
Disclosure of Information and Transfer of Data
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.
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.
Younion offers you the right to control and manage the Personal Information Younion has about you. You have the right at any time to:
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.
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).
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.
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.
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 email@example.com. 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
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.
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.
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
Governing Law and Jurisdiction