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By using the Future Dialog / Boars / (”Service”), you are agreeing to be bound by the following terms and conditions (”Terms of Service”).
Future Dialog Llc. (”Company”) reserves the right to update and change these Terms of Service without notice.
Any new features that augment or enhance the current Service, including the release of new tools and resources, shall be subject to the Terms of Service. Continued use of the Service after any such changes shall constitute your consent to such changes.
By using our website or application (“Service”), you are accepting the practices described in this Policy. The personal information provided to or collected by our Services is controlled by the Company in accordance with Finnish and EU law. The Company is also a data keeper and an operator under the Finnish law. If you do not accept and agree with our Policy than you must stop using the Service immediately.
We may collect information that can identify you such as your name and email address (“personal information”) and other information that does not identify you. We may collect this information through a website or a mobile application. By using the Service, you are authorizing us to gather, parse and retain data related to the provision of the Service.
Information you provide
In order to register as a user of the Service, you might be asked to sign in using your Facebook login or email bases login. If you do so, you authorize us to access certain Facebook account information, such as your public Facebook profile: your full name, email address and gender. If you use email based log in you authorize us to collect your email address and possibly name. You will also be asked to allow Future Dialog and its customer organization to collect your location information from your device when you download or use the Service. In addition, we may collect and store any personal information you provide while using our Service. You may also provide us photo and personal descriptions, if separately asked. If you contact our customer support team, we will receive your email address and information you send to us to help resolve your query. We will keep records of our communication with you, including any complaints that we receive from you about other users. We recommend and encourage you not to disclose any private information to the app, such as addresses, credit card details, national identity numbers, drivers’ licence details and other sensitive information on your profile which may be misused or abused.
Information collected automatically
We automatically record information from your browser or device created by your use of the Service. This information may include your IP address, device ID and type, device model, browser type and language, the operating system used by your device, MAC address, access times, pages visited, your mobile carrier, your mobile device’s geographic location while our application is actively running, the referring domains, and interactions with advertisements.
When you visit our Service, we may assign your device one or more cookies to facilitate access to our Service and to personalize your experience. Through the use of a cookie, we also may automatically collect information about your activity on our Service, such as the pages you visit, the time and date of your visits and the links you click.
If for any reason you decide that you do not want all of your Service activities to be stored you may set your browser and mobile settings to block cookies and local storage device, but please remember that if you do so, you may not be able to access all of the features offered by the Service.
If you turn these features on, we may collect your device’s geolocation data and save your device’s coordinates to offer certain features to you. Future Dialog’s customer organization may provide content for you based on your location. We may also use your device’s geolocation information to personalize the Service and make it easier for you to interact with other users. You can control your location information settings in your Account settings and switch them off. Even if you have disabled location services, we may still determine your city and country location based on your IP address (but not your exact location).
We may use information that we collect about you to:
If you use or register our Service, you use and register our customer company’s Service, e.g. a city. That customer will be able to view information you have provided to us directly or through Facebook, such as your photos you have uploaded to the app, your first name and location. This information is not shared with other parties than Future Dialog as the Service provided or Future Dialog’s customer organization.
Our policy is not to share your personal information that you yourself have not chosen to share with third persons, including other users of the Service, except in the limited circumstances described here:
We may share or disclose your non-private, aggregated, non-personal data with third parties for industry analysis and demographic profiling.
We may disclose any of your information, if we believe that it is reasonably necessary to comply with a law, regulation, or legal request; to protect the safety of any person; to address fraud, security or technical issues; or to protect our rights or property.
In the event that Future Dialog or any of our affiliates undergoes a business transition or change of ownership, such as merger, acquisition by another company, re-organization, or sale of all or a portion of its assets, we may be required to disclose your personal information.
We engage certain trusted third parties to perform functions and provide services to us. We may share your personal information with these third parties, but only for the purposes of performing these functions and providing such services.
You can choose not to provide us with certain information, but that may result in you being unable to use the Service or certain features of our Service because such information may be required in order for you to register as user; purchase products or services; or initiate other transactions.
Our Service may also deliver notifications to your phone or mobile device. You can disable these notifications by deleting the relevant Service or by changing the settings on your mobile device.
You have a right to request a copy of the information we hold about you. Such a request must be in writing. We will contact you to let you know what else we need from you before we send you a copy of your personal information. If explicitly provided by the applicable mandatory law, you have a right to request in writing information regarding third parties to whom we have disclosed your personal information (if any) for their direct marketing purposes in the previous calendar year. Unless the applicable mandatory statutory provisions restrict it, we reserve the right to charge the fee to process such a request. You also have the right to be forgotten, where by written request, we erase all data tied to you and stop collecting further data.
Your Future Dialog or Future Dialog’s customer organizations’ account is non-transferable and any rights to your profile or content within your account will be cancelled upon your death.
The Service is provided globally and operates through servers located in a number of countries within the EU. Backup copies of this data may be stored around the world, including the United States of America. Therefore your residence country’s laws and regulations concerning data protection might differ from the server’s location country’s laws and regulations and your personal data might not enjoy the same protection as provided in your country of residence. By submitting your personal information, you agree to the transfer of your personal information to, and
storage and processing of your personal information in any such countries and destinations.
We have put in place appropriate physical, electronic, and managerial procedures to safeguard and help prevent unauthorized access to your information and to maintain data security. All data share between the Service and servers are secured electronically. These safeguards take into account the sensitivity of the information that we collect, process and store and the current state of technology.
Although we take appropriate measures to safeguard against unauthorized disclosures of information we cannot guarantee that unauthorised access, hacking, data loss, or other breaches will never occur. We urge you to take steps to keep your personal information safe (including your Facebook details) and to log out of your account after use.
We may revise this Policy from time to time. When we post changes to this Policy, we will revise the “effective date” at the bottom of this Policy. We recommend that you check our Service from time to time to inform yourself of any changes in this Policy. By continuing to access and use the Service after those changes become effective, you agree to be bound by the revised Policy.
If you have any questions, comments, or concerns regarding our Policy or practices, please contact us by email hello(a)futuredialog.eu or postal mail: Future Dialog OÜ, Tatari 6, 10116 Tallinn Estonia