DZYN, LLC.
PRIVACY POLICY

Effective Date: August 2, 2018

General

This DZYN, LLC privacy policy (“Privacy Policy”) describes the practices that DZYN, LLC (referred to hereinafter as “DZYN” or “we” or “our”) follows with respect to the collection, use, maintenance and disclosure of information collected through the syftr.io (“syftr Site”), the syftr mobile application (e.g., syftr iOS, syftr iOS +, syftr Android, the “App”)) (collectively with the syftr Site and the syftr App, the “DZYN Services”). This Privacy Policy applies only to information we collect from the Site and App, and does not apply to any other website or business activity of DZYN. By accessing the Site and/or App, you expressly consent to the collection, use, maintenance and disclosure of your Personal Data (defined below) in accordance with this Privacy Policy. The DZYN Services are provided by DZYN, LLC; our mailing address is 1331 N Gardner St, Unit 1, Los Angeles, CA 90069.

We reserve the right to revise this policy at any time. When we do, we will give you notice of the revised Privacy Policy by posting the revised Privacy Policy on the Site and App and by revising the “effective date” at the top of this Privacy Policy. You are responsible for regularly reviewing the current Privacy Policy. 

Types Of Data We Collect.

We collect Personal Data and non-Personal Data about you. “Personal Data” means any data that allows someone to identify or contact you. Personal data may also include “personally identifiable information”, “usage information” and “user generated photo content” (e.g., photo, audio and videos and other materials that show your image or your belongings or surroundings or other persons). “Personally identifiable information” is information that tells us who you are, such as your name, the last four digits of your social security number, physical address, phone number, and email address. “Usage information” is information automatically collected by our web server (which may be hosted by a third-party) that your mobile device or web browser make available whenever you visit or use our Site or App, such as your computer’s IP address or browser type. “User generated photo content” is photographic content submitted in the form of electronically recorded photographs and/or other videos and audio materials that show your image and the images of people or things in the photo or video which may be treated as personally identifiable information. By providing Personal Data to us, you consent to the collection, use and disclosure of the Personal Data as permitted by applicable privacy laws. We may also collect your geolocation information with your consent. We may collect this information through the Site, the App or other online service. When you provide Personal Data, the personal data may be sent to servers located in the United States and other countries around the world. We do not own, manage or control such servers.

The following provides examples of the types of Personal Data that we collect, and how we collect it. Note that not all of the DZYN Services collect all of the data listed below:

Account Credentials We may also ask you to provide your phone number for account authentication purposes. We may require you to provide an email address and password to use the syftr App or other DZYN Services.
Device Information We may collect certain software and hardware information about your Device. For example, we may collect an ID that is unique to the device on which you install and/or access the DZYN Services (“Device ID” and “Device,” respectively).
Distance Information When you use the syftr App, we will collect your location to determine your distance from other users (“Distance Information”) through the GPS, Wi-Fi, and/or cellular technology in your Device. Your last known location is stored for the purpose of calculating Distance Information between you and other users.
Log Files We may collect information from you, including your browser type, operating system, Internet Protocol (IP) address (a number that is automatically assigned to your computer when you use the Internet, which may vary from session to session), domain name, and/or a date/time stamp for your visit. We also use cookies and URL information to gather information regarding the date and time of your visit and the information for which you searched and which you viewed/ “Cookies” are small pieces of information that a website sends to your computer’s hard drive while you are viewing a web site. We may use both session cookies (which expire once you close your web browser) and persistent cookies (which stay on your device until you delete them) to provide you with a more personal and interactive experience on the DZYN Services and to improve our marketing efforts, including through the use of targeted advertising. Persistent cookies we place may be removed by following instructions provided by your browser. If you choose to disable cookies, some areas or features of the DZYN Services may not work properly.
Messages When you send a message (which may include photos, location, audio, or video) to other users of the DZYN Services, we may retain the message for archival purposes or as otherwise allowed by law.
Profile Information We may collect Personal Data from you. For example, in the syftr App, we may collect your photo, display name, relationship status, ethnicity, age or date of birth, geo-location data, email address, password for the DZYN Services, height, weight, social network link, “Looking For,” “About Me,” “Favorites,” “Blocks,” “Tribes” and any other information that you voluntarily add to your profile on the syftr App or that is generated through your use of the DZYN Services. You may also have the option to provide information concerning health characteristics, such as your HIV status or Last Tested Date. Remember that if you choose to include information in your profile, and make your profile public, that information will also become public. As a result, you should carefully consider what information to include in your profile.
Purchases We collect information necessary to complete purchases. This may include, among other things, your name, credit card information, billing information, address, telephone number, and email address. syftr does not receive or process credit card information directly. We currently use Stripe or Google Play for purchases on Android devices and Apple for purchases on Apple devices. Please review their privacy policies at https://stripe.com/us/privacy, https://www.google.com/policies/privacy/, and http://www.apple.com/privacy, respectively, to better understand their practices. The DZYN Services may include links to purchase syftr merchandise from our third party service provider. If you purchase such merchandise, the third party service provider’s terms of use and privacy policy apply. Note that our third party service providers may provide certain information to us (e.g., your name, phone number, partial credit card number, and email address).
Feedback/Support If you provide us feedback or contact us for support we will collect your name, telephone number and email address and possibly other Personal Data, as well as any other content that you send to us in order to reply and address any issue. If you contact us for support, we may also collect and retain certain technical diagnostic data, such as your phone model.
Mailing List When you sign up for the DZYN Services, we may collect your email address to send you syftr news, DZYN Services updates, the latest information on products and services, and third party offers.
Surveys When you participate in a survey, we may collect additional information that you provide through the survey. If the survey is provided by a third party service provider, the third party’s privacy policy applies to the collection, use, and disclosure of your information. Unless noted otherwise, we use Survey Monkey for surveys.
Partner Promotion We may collect information that you provide as part of a Partner Promotion (defined below).
Third Party Platforms If you use or connect to the syftr Site or download the DZYN Services through a third party platform, such as Facebook, you allow us to access and/or collect certain information from your third party platform profile/account. We may also access information contained in cookies placed on your device by the third party platform. Note that we may share this information with the third party platform for their use.
Third Party Tracking Our advertisers and partners may also use their own cookies or other tracking technology which may collect information about you within the DZYN Services. We do not control use of these tracking technologies.

Do Not Track Disclosure.

Do Not Track ("DNT") is a privacy preference that users can set in their web browsers. DNT is a way for users to inform websites and services that they do not want certain information about their webpage visits collected over time and across websites or online services. However, we do not recognize or respond to any DNT signals as the internet industry works toward defining exactly what DNT means, what it means to comply with DNT, and a common approach to responding to DNT.

Use And Processing Of Your Personal Data.

In addition to the uses described above, we use your Personal Data in the following ways:

Identify You. To identify you as a user on the DZYN Services.

Provide Products and Services. To provide the products and services you request, including the DZYN Services. Improve Services. To improve the DZYN Services.

Communicate with you. To respond to your inquiries related to support, employment opportunities, or other requests, and to send Promotional Emails to those users that request or authorize them.

Partner Promotions. To conduct a Partner Promotion that you request.

Marketing and Advertising. For marketing and promotional purposes, including to inform you of products, services or offers of syftr, our related companies or business partners that may be of interest to you.

Administration. For internal administrative purposes, as well as to administer or manage our relationship with you, including to communicate with you regarding your use of DZYN Services.

Employment. If you apply for employment with syftr or currently work for syftr, to manage your employment application, assess your qualifications, and manage your employment with us (applies solely to the syftr Site).

Sharing Of Personal Data.

In addition to the specific situations discussed above, we disclose Personal Data in the following situations:

User Profiles. The syftr App is a social networking platform that is designed to allow users to share information. When you use the syftr App, your Profile Information is public, and other users of the syftr App can see your Profile Information and other Personal Data (including sensitive Personal Data) posted by you. For example, other users can search for you, search for your profile characteristics, or see you listed as being in their vicinity. Do not include information in your profile that you want to keep private. While the syftr App may permit you to make certain items (e.g., Profile Information, preferences, opinions of other users, or other information) nonpublic, sophisticated users who use the syftr App in an unauthorized manner may nevertheless be able to obtain this information and may be able to determine your identity. Distance Information. The syftr App is designed to allow users to share Distance Information. As a result, Distance Information is public, and other users of the syftr App can see your Distance Information (including how many feet or meters you are from them). syftr App users can use a feature in the syftr App to find other users by distance. Your Distance Information will be used for these queries. Sophisticated users who use the syftr App in an unauthorized manner, or other users who change their location while you remain in the same location, may use this information to determine your exact location and may be able to determine your identity. Please note: even if you choose to hide your Distance Information, the syftr App will continue to sort and display your profile based on your relative distance from other users, so your Distance Information may still be approximated by other users. Thus, even if you choose to hide your Distance Information, others may nevertheless be able to determine your location.

Third Party Tracking Companies. We may share your hashed Device ID, Profile Information, Distance Information, and demographic information with our advertising and analytics partners. These third parties may also collect information directly from you as described in this privacy policy. The privacy policy of these third party companies applies to their collection, use and disclosure of your information. For example, one of our many partners is Google Analytics which collects information anonymously and report website trends without identifying individual visitors. Google Analytics is a web analysis service provided by Google. Google utilizes the data collected from our Site, through cookies and similar technology, to track and examine the use of the Site, to prepare reports on these activities, and share them with us. We use these cookies and the Google Analytics information to improve the delivery and performance of our Site by:

Better understanding how you use our Site;

Detecting and defending against fraud and other security risks; and Better presenting advertisements, products, and/or services of interest to you.

To learn more about how Google Analytics collects and processes data, please visit “How Google uses data when you use our partners’ sites or apps”, located at www.google.com/policies/privacy/partners/. To learn about how to opt-out of Google Analytics, please visit http://tools.Google.com/dlpage/gaoptout/.

Third Party Service Providers. We may share your Personal Data with third party service providers to: provide you with the DZYN Services; conduct quality assurance testing; provide technical support; and/or to provide other services to app_namePartner Promotion. We may offer contests, sweepstakes, or other promotions with third party partners. If you decide to enter a contest, sweepstakes, or promotion that is sponsored by a third party partner the information that you provide will be shared with us and with them. Their use of your information is not governed by this Privacy Policy.

Promotion of Other DZYN Owned Services. DZYN, LLC may offer other products and services unrelated to the Services under the [APP] and we my use your Personal Data to create advertisements or promotions for such other products or services, including other mobile applications or websites that DZYN, LLC owns or operates. Affiliates and Acquisitions. We may share your Personal Data with any subsidiaries, joint ventures, or other companies under common control. If another company acquires our company, business, or our assets, that company will possess the Personal Data collected by us and will assume the rights and obligations regarding your Personal Data as described in this Privacy Policy.

Other Disclosures. You acknowledge and agree that we may disclose information including Personal Data you provide if required to do so by law, at the request of a third party, or if we, in our sole discretion, believe that disclosure is reasonable to (1) comply with the law, requests or orders from law enforcement, or any legal process (whether or not such disclosure is required by applicable law); (2) protect or defend our or a third party’s, rights or property; (3) investigate, prevent, or take action regarding illegal activities, or suspected fraud; or (4) protect someone’s health or safety, such as when harm or violence against any person (including you) is threatened or occurring. 

Disclosure to Protect Abuse Victims. Notwithstanding any other provision of this Privacy Policy or our Terms and Conditions of Service, we reserve the right, but have no obligation, to disclose any information that you submit to the DZYN Services, if in our sole opinion, we suspect or have reason to suspect, that the information involves a party who may be the victim of abuse in any form. Abuse may include, without limitation, elder abuse, child abuse, spousal abuse, neglect, or domestic violence. Information may be disclosed to authorities that we, in our sole discretion, deem appropriate to handle such disclosure. Appropriate authorities may include, without limitation, law enforcement agencies, child protection agencies, or court officials. You hereby acknowledge and agree that we are permitted to make such disclosure.

Sale, Acquisition, Merger, or Other Reorganization. In the event we sell or transfer all or a portion of our business assets, including a brand or line of business, or acquire another business entity or are involved in a corporate reorganization or other change of control, Personal Data may be shared and may be one of the business assets that is transferred as part of the transaction.

Nothing in this Policy restricts our ability to share aggregated or anonymized information that does not identify you and is not Personal Data.

Your Choices.

You can make the following choices regarding your Personal Data:

Promotional Emails. You may choose during the registration process to provide us with your email address for the purpose of allowing us to send free newsletters, surveys, offers, and other promotional materials related to syftr and/or the DZYN Services, as well as targeted offers from third parties. You can stop receiving promotional emails by following the unsubscribe instructions in emails that you receive. If you decide not to receive promotional emails, we may still send you service related communications, and our applications may deliver notifications directly to your mobile device. Behavioral Advertising. If you are using the DZYN Services on an Apple iOS device, you may opt out of behavioral targeting by going into Settings > Privacy > Advertising on your iOS device, or visiting Apple’s website for more information. To opt out on an Android device, open the “Google Settings,” click on “Ads” and enable “Opt out of interest based ads.” Changes To Your Personal Data. syftr relies on you to update and correct your Personal Data. You can modify or delete your profile within the DZYN Services. Please note that syftr may keep historical information and content in our backup files and archives as permitted by law and to the extent we anticipate that the information may be required in connection with the original purpose of the collection, or as otherwise permitted or required by law. If you delete your profile, we may delete your Personal Data in accordance with the terms of this Privacy Policy, and such data will be not be recoverable you or by us.

Deletion Of Your Personal Data. Typically we retain your Personal Data for the period necessary to fulfill the purposes outlined in this Privacy Policy, unless a longer retention period is required for the operation of the DZYN Services or permitted by law. You may, however, request that we delete your Personal Data. All requests must be directed to the contact in the “Contact Information” section of the DZYN. Upon receipt of your request, we may attempt to verify that the request is genuine and sent by the owner of the Personal Data. We are not required to obtain a further verification before deleting the Personal Data, but we may attempt to do so. You understand we may contact you using the contact information (by email, text message or otherwise) you provided to us when you created a user account in order to verify the deletion request or we may rely on information from other public or private sources. You agree that our efforts are made in good faith but that we are not responsible for the deletion of Personal Data that was not requested by you to be deleted following receipt of a deletion request that does not appear on its face to be fraudulent. We may also decide to delete your data at any time if we believe that the data is incomplete, inaccurate, or that our continued use and storage are contrary to our obligations to other individuals or third parties. When we delete Personal Data, it will be removed from our active database, but in some circumstances, it may remain in certain archives where it is not practical or possible to delete it. In addition, we may keep your Personal Data and usage history (which includes a history of text or photos that have been censored, banned) as needed to comply with our legal obligations, resolve disputes, and/or enforce any of our agreements. Revocation Of Consent. The DZYN Services relies on the processing of Personal Data that you have provided. If you revoke your consent for the processing of Personal Data, then we will no longer be able to provide the DZYN Services. In some cases, we may limit or deny your request if the law permits or requires us to do so, or if we are unable to adequately verify your identity.

Access To Your Personal Data. If required by law, upon request, syftr will grant a user reasonable access to the Personal Data that syftr holds about the user. All requests must be directed to the contact in the “Contact Information” section of the DZYN Services.

Security.

We use industry standard physical, technical, and administrative security measures and safeguards to protect the confidentiality and security of your Personal Data. However, since the internet is not 100% secure, we cannot guarantee, ensure, or warrant the security of any information you transmit to us. There is no guarantee that information may not be accessed, disclosed, altered, or destroyed by breach of any of our physical, technical, or administrative safeguards. It is your responsibility to protect the security of your login information. Please note that e-mails and other communications sent to us through our Site are not currently encrypted, and we strongly advise you not to communicate any confidential information through these means.

In the event of a breach of the confidentiality or security of your personal information, we will notify you as necessary and to the extent possible so you can take appropriate protective steps. Unless you indicate otherwise, we may notify you using the contact information (by email, text message or otherwise) you provided to us when you create a user account.

You help to maintain the security of your Personal Data stored in our systems by keeping your credentials confidential. You should protect your credentials and not share it with any other individual. Be sure to sign off or log-out when finished using a shared device. Do not allow third parties access to your Device, or to log-on under your login credentials on your Device or any other device. Do not allow other persons to use or access your Device if you are logged on to the App or the App is accessible.

Please refer to the Federal Trade Commission's website at https://www.ftc.gov/bcp/menus/consumer/data.shtm for information about how to protect yourself against identity theft.

Users from Outside the U.S.

We provide the DZYN Services as a U.S.-based software application. This Privacy Policy governs the information collected by us including information collected at the Site and the App irrespective of where you are located when you access it, browse it, or interact with it. This means your Personal Data may be stored outside of the province, state, and/or country in which you reside (including in the U.S.), and processed by us, an affiliate or a third-party service provider as described in this Privacy Policy. Moreover, governmental bodies that have jurisdiction (e.g., courts and law enforcement agencies) may be entitled to access your Personal Data, including for the purposes set forth under “Sharing of Personal Data.”

If you are visiting from the European Union or other regions with laws governing data collection and use, please note that you are agreeing to the transfer of your personal data, including sensitive data, by app from your region to countries which do not have data protection laws that provide the same level of protection that exists in countries in the European Union, including the United States. By providing your personal information, you consent to any transfer and processing in accordance with this Privacy Policy.

Miscellaneous Information.

The following additional information relates to our privacy practices:

Permissible Age. The DZYN Services are intended for users 18 years of age and older only We do not intentionally gather Personal Data about visitors who are under the age of majority. If you are aware that a child or minor has submitted Personal Data on the DZYN Services, please contact us using the information provided below so that we can take appropriate action. You agree that you will not provide us personal information or use our Service if doing so is prohibited by local law.

Transmission Of Data To Other Countries. Your Personal Data may be processed in the country in which it was collected and in other countries, including the United States, where laws regarding Personal Data may be less stringent than the laws in your country. Therefore, in some circumstances, you might be left without a legal remedy in the event of a privacy breach. By submitting your Personal Data, you agree to this transfer, storage and/or processing, including all associated risks. Third Party Applications/Websites. There are a number of places on our Site or App where you may click on a link to access other websites that do not operate under this Privacy Policy. For example, if you click on an advertisement on our Site or App, you may be taken to a website or application that we do not control. These third-party properties may independently solicit and collect information, including personal information, from you and, in some instances, provide us with information about your activities on those websites or apps. We recommend that you consult the privacy statements of all third-party websites or apps you visit by clicking on the "privacy" link typically located at the bottom of the property you are visiting.

Contact Information. If you have any questions regarding this Privacy Policy. Please contact us at the following:

help@syftr.io
Mailing Address:
DZYN, LLC
1331 N Gardner St, Unit 1
Los Angeles, CA 90046

syftr will also initiate an investigation if you contact us with a complaint against our privacy practices or a concern that our practices do not conform to the requirements in your jurisdiction. We will attempt, where practical, to ensure ongoing compliance with any legal obligations.

Changes To This Privacy Policy. If we make a material change to this Privacy Policy we will, at a minimum, attempt to notify you of that change by notifying you when you log into the DZYN Services. Continued use of the DZYN Services indicates your agreement that any information relating to you, regardless of when it was collected, will be governed by syftr’s current policy.

No Rights of Third Parties.

This Privacy Policy does not create rights enforceable by third parties or require disclosure of any information relating to users of the DZYN Services.

Last Revised: August 2, 2018

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