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Technology Privacy

Our Technology Privacy Policy

Read Airnow Monetization's Technology Privacy Statement below

If you have any questions or concerns regarding anything in this Statement, please contact us directly.

AIRNOW MONETIZATION LIMITED – TECHNOLOGY PRIVACY

THIS AGREEMENT WAS LAST UPDATED 1ST AUGUST 2020

This Technology Privacy Statement (“Statement”) explains how Airnow Monetization, Inc. and its subsidiaries and affiliates (“Airnow Monetization,” “we,” or “us”) collects, uses and shares your information when you install or use a mobile application or visit a mobile website that utilizes our services, including our mobile advertising platform, any of our software development kits, technology, content personalization product, and related services (“Service”). For information about how we collect, use and share information about visitors to our websites, please visit our Privacy Policy.

Child-Directed Sites or Services

We require publishers to use a specific version of our Service in connection with applications that are directed to children under the age of 13. This child-directed version of our Service collects limited information about users’ devices, such as unique device identifiers and IP address, and we use such information solely for ad-serving purposes, including ad delivery and frequency capping. If you believe you have a children’s app, please contact: sales@airnowmonetization.com

Modifications

Airnow Monetization may change this Statement from time to time. If we make any changes to this Statement, we will change the “Last Updated” date above, and in some cases we may provide you with additional notice. If you have any questions about this Statement, please contact Airnow Monetization at sales@airnowmonetization.com.

1. HOW WE COLLECT YOUR DATA AND DATA WE COLLECT

A. How We Collect Data

We collect data through our Service, which utilizes technology such as our software development kit installed in applications and through ad tags or cookies. Cookies are small files sent to your device when you visit a website. A cookie allows the site to remember your preferences. A beacon, pixel or tag is code utilized for tracking. We utilize cookies, beacons, JavaScript tags, pixels, or other similar technology provided by advertisers or us to collect data when you use Applications or interact with ads that integrate our technology.

B. Data We Collect Through Our Service

Our Service enables mobile applications that utilize our Service to serve ads and content from advertisers that are targeted to your interests. When you download a mobile application that utilizes our Service (each, an “Application”), we may automatically collect certain information from your device on a regular basis, including, but not limited to:

  • Device identifiers. Unique device identifier, such as Android Advertising ID, iOS Identifier for Advertisers (IDFA), device serial number (IMEI), MAC address, Android ID, or an Airnow Monetization-generated ID;
  • Information about your device. Such as device make and model, mobile web browser type and version, and IP address;
  • Log information. Such as the Application name, cookie information, time zone, and other technical data about your use of your device;
  • Ad performance and your response. Data about the ad served and how you respond to the ad;
  • Non-personal data. This non-personal data may be about you or your interests, such as demographic information, including designated marketing area or location, or a list of mobile applications on your device; and
  • Encrypted or hashed email or phone number. With your permission, hashed or encrypted values of your email address and phone number. We hash or encrypt such information on your device before collecting it, so we do not ever collect your actual raw email address or phone number. We will maintain such information in hashed or encrypted form and will not attempt to re-identify it but may compare it against other hashed values.
  • Personal and Other Information. With your permission, we may collect browsing activity like the list of websites visited, precise geo-location information, zip code, and other information that may be considered personal data in your jurisdiction.
  • Bluetooth Beacon Data. If you have Bluetooth enabled and come near a beacon, data about your location and device may be collected.

When you install an Application that utilizes our Service, you may also grant the Application permission to collect certain types of information. We do not control this process – it is typically run by your mobile operating system (e.g., Android or Apple iOS). Based on the permissions you grant, we may collect some or all of the information that an Application collects.

Your operating system may allow you to restrict the collection of some of the values listed above.

C. Data You Volunteer Through an Ad

When you volunteer personal or non-personal information through an ad, including, but not limited to your name, email, or phone number, to sign up for purposes specified in the ad, such as direct marketing, Airnow Monetization will share the information you provide with the advertiser. Data you volunteer through an ad will not be hashed or encrypted prior to sending so that the advertiser may access it.

For such ads, Airnow Monetization will require that the advertiser provide their privacy policy within the ad. Airnow Monetization is not responsible for the content of the advertiser privacy policy, advertiser use of your personal information, or any communications to you based upon the data you volunteer. We encourage you to read the advertiser privacy policy before providing your data to any advertiser through an ad.

D. Notice of Data Collection

We require Application publishers to provide notice to end users of our collection, use, and sharing of information about end users via the Service. However, we are not responsible for any Application’s privacy practices and have no control over how the publisher of an Application collects, uses, or shares your information. For information about how an Application collects, uses, or shares your information, please see the applicable Application’s privacy policy.

E. Data Collected from Other Sources

We may also obtain information from other sources and combine that with information we collect through our Service or our Website. For example, we may collect demographic or interest preference information from other companies and combine that with information we collect through the Service for interest-based advertising purposes, fraud detection, or information collected from our Website to send you tailored marketing communications.

F. Third Party Analytics

We utilize third party analytics providers which may use cookies, web beacons and other technologies to collect information about your use of our Website, including your IP address, web browser, pages viewed, time spent on pages and links clicked.

G. Cookie Policy

When we serve ads on the mobile websites, we set cookies for ad serving and opt-out purposes. We contractually require our partners not to alter or interfere with any technology we provide, including cookies. For more information on how we use cookies, visit our Cookie Policy.

2. HOW WE USE YOUR DATA

We may use information we collect for the purposes described in this Statement, including to:

  • Carry out, operate and improve our Service and our Website;
  • Monitor and analyze trends, usage, and activities in connection with our Website and Service, including to provide reports to Application publishers and to advertisers;
  • Prevent fraudulent transactions;
  • Provide you with customer service as well as administrative and support service and communication;
  • Communicate with you about offers, promotions, contests, events, and other products and services by us and our partners;
  • Combine data to better understand your needs and enhance our products and Services;
  • Deliver content and ads to your device, such as ads and content tailored to your interests on behalf of advertisers across sites and over time, including via:
    • push ads, which are displayed in the device notification tray;
    • icon ads, which are sponsored shortcuts that appear on the home screen of your device; and
    • in-app ads, which appear within an Application that you have opened on your device.
    • mobile website ads, which appear on a mobile website that you visit; and
    • interest-based ads by third parties across devices and applications.

See Your Information Choices below for information about how to opt-out of receiving push, icon, or interest-based ads.

3. HOW WE SHARE AND COMBINE YOUR DATA

A. Data Sharing

We may share information about you as follows:

  • With third-party vendors, consultants, and other service providers who work on our behalf and need access to your information to carry out their work for us and may use your information in connection with the provision of such services;
  • With our payment-related vendors and processor to carry out their services;
  • With advertisers and Application publishers;
  • With third-party companies for various purposes, such as advertising and marketing, ad serving, fraud detection, market research, user trends and adoption measurement, targeting (including retargeting or remarketing), segmentation and interest-based profiling, analytics, and optimization;
  • In response to a request for information if we believe disclosure is in accordance with any applicable law, regulation, or legal process, or as otherwise required by any applicable law, rule, or regulation (such as law enforcement, investigation, or national security requests);
  • If we believe your actions are inconsistent with the spirit or language of our policies, or to protect or enforce the rights, property, and safety of Airnow Monetization or others;
  • In connection with, or during negotiations of, any merger, sale of Airnow Monetization assets, financing or acquisition of all or a portion of our business to another company;
  • Any information, including personal information, you volunteer through an ad may be directly shared with an advertiser; and
  • With your consent, including if we notify you on the Service that the information you provide will be shared in a particular manner.

When we share hashed or encrypted information with third parties, we will require that they agree not to attempt to decrypt and re-identify this information; however, such information may be matched against other hashed or encrypted values.

B. Combined Offline Data

We and other third parties with whom we share your information may combine your information with data collected offline for various purposes, including but not limited to fraud detection, retargeting, segmentation and interest-based profiling, and interest-based advertising. For example, a third party may combine the information we share with your offline purchase information to provide you with more relevant advertising.

4. SECURITY AND INTEGRITY OF YOUR DATA

Airnow Monetization takes reasonable precautions to safeguard the information we collect through our Service in an effort to prevent loss, misuse and unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration and destruction.

5. CROSS-BORDER TRANSFER

Airnow Monetization is based in the United States and the information we collect is governed by United States law. By accessing or using the Service or otherwise providing information to us, you consent to the worldwide processing and transfer of information to the United States and other countries.

6. RETENTION

We retain information collected through our Service for as long as we deem necessary to fulfil our business purposes in this Statement and as required or permitted by law.

7. ABOUT INTEREST-BASED ADVERTISING

Airnow Monetization shares data with its partners to help you receive more relevant advertising that is based upon your interests. You may receive interest-based advertising on other devices and other apps or websites from advertisers. Revenue from interest-based advertising supports apps and websites, allowing them to provide free content to you.

8. YOUR INFORMATION CHOICES

Based on the information we collect, we may require an Application publisher to provide an Airnow Monetization privacy notice when you first open the Application. That notice may provide specific details on how to opt-out.

Depending on the service you’d like to opt-out of, click the relevant button below for more details on how to opt-out.

D. Your Privacy Rights

If you are a California resident, then once per year you may request what personal information of yours we share with businesses for direct marketing and for what purpose. Please contact us at sales@airnowmonetization.com or write the address below to request such information.

E. Collection of Information

To opt-out of Airnow Monetization’s data collection from your device or to opt-out of receiving all ads from Airnow Monetization, you must manually uninstall all existing Applications on your device that utilize our Service as well as not visit any website from which we collect information. Please note that if you ever install another Application or visit a website that utilizes our Service or visit the Airnow Monetization Website in the future, Airnow Monetization will subsequently be able to collect and use your information as described in this Statement.

F. Third Party Sites

If you click an ad or visit an advertiser’s site, any information collected by a third party will be subject to that third party’s privacy practices. Airnow Monetization is not responsible for the privacy practices of such third parties and has no control over how third parties collect, use, or share your information. We encourage you to visit that site’s privacy policy for more details.

9. CONTACTING US

If you have any questions regarding this Statement, please contact us by email at sales@airnowmonetization.com, or by mail at the address below.

Airnow Monetization Ltd.
ATTN: Privacy
1 Coldbath Square,
Farringdon,
London,
EC1R 5HL

10. ENFORCEMENT

We encourage interested persons to raise any concerns using the contact information provided and we will investigate and attempt to resolve any complaints and disputes regarding use and disclosure of information.

11. PRIVACY COMPLAINTS BY EUROPEAN ECONOMIC AREA MEMBER COUNTRY USERS

Airnow Monetization complies with the EU-US Privacy Shield Framework as set forth by the US Department of Commerce regarding the collection, use, and retention of personal information from European Union member countries. Airnow Monetization has certified that it adheres to the Privacy Shield Principles of Notice, Choice, Accountability for Onward Transfer, Security, Data Integrity and Purpose Limitation, Access, and Recourse, Enforcement and Liability. If there is any conflict between the policies in this privacy policy and the Privacy Shield Principles, the Privacy Shield Principles shall govern. To learn more about the Privacy Shield program, and to view our certification page, please visit https://www.privacyshield.gov/. For further information on our certification under privacy shield, see our Privacy Shield Notice below.

In compliance with the EU-US Privacy Shield Principles, Airnow Monetization commits to resolve complaints about your privacy and our collection or use of your personal information. European Union individuals with inquiries or complaints regarding this Statement should first contact Airnow Monetization at sales@airnowmonetization.com.

Airnow Monetization has further committed to refer unresolved privacy complaints under the EU-US Privacy Shield Principles to BBB EU PRIVACY SHIELD, a non-profit alternative dispute resolution provider located in the United States and operated by the Council of Better Business Bureaus. If you do not receive timely acknowledgment of your complaint, or if your complaint is not satisfactorily addressed, please visit http://www.bbb.org/EU-privacy-shield/for-eu-consumers/ for more information and to file a complaint.

Please note that if your complaint is not resolved through these channels, under limited circumstances, a binding arbitration option may be available before a Privacy Shield Panel.

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Privacy Shield Notice

THIS AGREEMENT WAS LAST UPDATED 1ST AUGUST 2020


CONFORMANCE TO PRINCIPLES

Airnow Monetization adheres to the EU-U.S. Privacy Shield Framework as set forth by the U.S. Department of Commerce regarding the collection, use, and retention of personal information from European Economic Area (EEA) member countries as to personal data submitted by Airnow Monetization customers, publishers/developers, or collected by Airnow Monetization through its products and services. To learn more about the Privacy Shield program, and to view our certification, please visit https://www.privacyshield.gov/.

PERSONAL DATA COLLECTION

From our website, we collect any information that you actively provide us by signing up as an advertiser or publisher. Although each user decides what to provide, this data typically includes email address, phone number, name, address, billing details, payment information, social security number, tax ID number, demographic, or other information you choose to provide us. For all visitors, our website also passively collects log information, including your IP address.

From our products, we collect personal data:

(i) with your consent, when you input personal data through an ad hosted by us. This data may include name, email address, or other personal data you decide to submit that is requested by an advertiser.
(ii) with your consent, via an opt-in notice. This data may vary based on which version of our product a publisher uses and typically includes: your hashed email address or phone number (always kept in hashed form); unique identifiers, such as device identifier, IMEI, device serial numbers, and advertising identifier; zip/postal code; list of sites visited in your browser; and precise geolocation.
(iii) any time a publisher integrates our products, this typically includes log information, including IP address and advertising identifier.

PURPOSES FOR WHICH WE COLLECT PERSONAL DATA

For personal data collected via our website, we use collected information to: operate and improve our site and products; process payments; carry out our advertising services and related operations; provide customer service; monitor and analyze trends, activity and usage of our site, products and services; communicate with you about marketing, news, and products offered by us and our partners; and analyze your needs and provide you better service.

For personal data collected via our products, we use collected information to: carry out, operate and improve our products and services; deliver content and advertising to your device, such as interest-based ads across sites and devices; prevent fraudulent transactions; provide customer support to you and our customers or partners; communicate with you about marketing offers by us and our partners; and with combined data to better understand your needs and enhance our products and services.

PRIVACY COMPLAINTS

Airnow Monetization complies with the EU-US Privacy Shield Framework as set forth by the US Department of Commerce regarding the collection, use, and retention of personal information from European Union member countries. Airnow Monetization has certified that it adheres to the Privacy Shield Principles of Notice, Choice, Accountability for Onward Transfer, Security, Data Integrity and Purpose Limitation, Access, and Recourse, Enforcement and Liability. If there is any conflict between the policies in this privacy policy and the Privacy Shield Principles, the Privacy Shield Principles shall govern. To learn more about the Privacy Shield program, and to view our certification page, please visit https://www.privacyshield.gov/.

In compliance with the EU-US Privacy Shield Principles, Airnow Monetization commits to resolve complaints about your privacy and our collection or use of your personal information. European Union individuals with inquiries or complaints regarding this Statement should first contact Airnow Monetization at sales@airnowmonetization.com.

Airnow Monetization has further committed to refer unresolved privacy complaints under the EU-US Privacy Shield Principles to BBB EU PRIVACY SHIELD, a non-profit alternative dispute resolution provider located in the United States and operated by the Council of Better Business Bureaus. If you do not receive timely acknowledgment of your complaint, or if your complaint is not satisfactorily addressed, please visit http://www.bbb.org/EU-privacy-shield/for-eu-consumers/ for more information and to file a complaint.

Please note that if your complaint is not resolved through these channels, under limited circumstances, a binding arbitration option may be available before a Privacy Shield Panel.

THIRD PARTIES THAT RECEIVE PERSONAL DATA

For personal data collected via our website, we may share some or all such personal data with our chosen service providers, which carry out our services, and provide support, such as technical assistance, analytics, and payment processing, such as Tipalti.

For personal data collected via our products and services, Airnow Monetization shares data with third party vendors and service providers to carry out our services and with third parties for analysis and marketing purposes, including ad serving, retargeting, segmentation, interest-based profiling, analytics, optimization, market research and trend analysis by these third parties and their customers.

These third parties may access, process, or store personal data while providing their services. Airnow Monetization has contracts with these third parties restricting their rights to access, use, and disclose personal data in compliance with Privacy Shield principles and solely for the purposes described in this certification notice and our Privacy Policy, for data collected via our website and Technology Privacy Policy, for data collected via our products. Airnow Monetization may be held liable if these third parties process personal data inconsistent with the Privacy Shield Principles and Airnow Monetization is found responsible for the event giving rise to the damage.

CHOICE, ACCESS AND MEANS TO LIMIT DISCLOSURE

If you are an EEA resident, you have the right to access your data and limit use and disclosure. For personal data collected via our site, you may log into your account and access your data.

For personal data collected via our services, you may limit collection and third party disclosure through your signal your desire to “opt-out of interest-based ads” or “limit ad tracking” through your device settings. Depending on the product, this may opt you out of all or some personal data collection by Airnow Monetization. In the event that Airnow Monetization receives this signal from your device, Airnow Monetization will reasonable efforts to share your opt-out preference with those third parties with whom Airnow Monetization shares data. If you have any other questions about accessing, correcting, or deleting your data, or would like to submit a written request to limit the use and disclosure of your personal data, please contact Airnow Monetization at sales@airnowmonetization.com.

SUBJECT TO FTC JURISDICTION

Airnow Monetization’s adherence to the Privacy Shield Principles is subject to the regulatory and enforcement powers of the Federal Trade Commission.

LEGAL DISCLOSURE

Airnow Monetization may be legally compelled to disclose personal data to respond to lawful requests by public authorities, including to meet national security or law enforcement requirements.

Questions?

If you have any questions or concerns regarding anything in this Policy, please contact us directly.

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