co8 PRIVACY STATEMENT

Effective Date: April 30, 2018

Introduction

co8 provides a corporate social network site offering members to connect and share with each other in an organizational community.  As such, the Company places importance and value in your privacy.

This Privacy Policy is incorporated into and is subject to the co8 Terms of Use. It is important that you read this Privacy Policy as it tells you how we deal with your personal information when you access co8 site, use co8 Services or any other software provided by co8.

By using our Services, you agree that we may collect, use and share your personal information in accordance with this Privacy Policy.

The Information We Collect

When you install the Services on your device and register with co8, personally identifiable information about you may be collected during the registration process and/ or when you join a Profile. For these purposes, you may be required to provide us with the following personal information: –

  • username
  • mobile phone number
  • password
  • name
  • your organization’s name
  • details and your position relating to your organization
  • date of birth
  • email address
  • location details

For iOS device users, we may ask you to allow us access to your address book or photo album gallery to use certain features. If you consent, we will have access to your contact information in your address book and/or your photo album gallery on the devices you use for the Services. We will store this information on our servers and use it to help you use the Services. If you do not allow us to access this information, then we may not be able to offer some of the features that require this information.

We may request access to your current location when you use certain features so that we can provide content that is suitable to your location. You are free to accept or block access to your location information.

The Company may also collect and store certain profile information including your country of residence, your usage and interaction with the Services, information relating to usage of certain features, usage by geographical area, etc.

co8 allows you to share text messages, photos and other communications with other users, and if you choose to do so, these will be stored in our servers. You should understand that by sending text messages, sharing photos and other communications, you may no longer be able to control how these information is used. We are not responsible for any use or misuse of information you shared.

How We Use Your Information

We may use your personally identifiable information for the following purposes listed below: –

.           to complete transactions with you and to provide our Services to you;

.           to verify your identity;

.           to connect you with your organizational members and others as you permit;

.           to prevent any unauthorized and/or fraudulent use of the Services;

.           to allow your use of certain features of the Services that may be offered from time to time;

.           to manage your account, deliver to you any notices, updates, alerts and communication relevant to your use of the Services;

.           to investigate and rectify any errors reported of the Services;

.           to conduct research and analysis aimed at improving existing Services and developing new Services;

.           to perform identity checks when user makes inquiries and deal effectively with user inquiries;

.           to aggregate statistical data regarding the Services;

.           to provide you with advertising and direct marketing that is more relevant to you;

.           to allow you to participate in voluntary surveys about our Services and products;

.           to draw winners for promotional events, delivery of gifts or products purchased, etc;

.           to process claims relating to purchased items and paid Services; and

.           to deal with any complaint and investigate, prevent or take appropriate action regarding any illegal or suspected illegal activities.

Sharing of Your Information

The Company may disclose your personal information to other subsidiaries within our group of companies in order to provide the Services to you. These subsidiaries will handle your personal information in accordance with this Privacy Policy and with all applicable personal data protection laws and regulations.

In certain instances, the Company may share your personally identifiable information with a business partner, where a business partner’s cooperation is needed in order to continue providing the Services to you. In such circumstances, the Company will use reasonable efforts to ensure that such business partner only use your personally identifiable information: (i) in compliance with this Privacy Policy; and (ii) subject to any instructions we give them, including any appropriate confidentiality and security measures that we implement.

Apart from that, the Company will never provide your personally identifiable information to any other third parties without your consent, unless the Company is obliged and/or permitted to do so under applicable laws and regulations.

If you choose to access optional Services provided by a third party through the Services, such third party may also collect information about you. This Privacy Policy does not apply to any exchange of information between you and any third party. As such, please read the privacy policies of each such third party about how they use the information they collect.

As the Company continues to develop our business, we or our affiliated companies may be acquired by a third party or re-structuring our group of companies. In such circumstances, it may be the case that your information is transferred within our group and/or transferred to a third party who will continue to operate our Services or similar Services under either this Privacy Policy or a different privacy policy which will be notified to you. The party to which your personal information is transferred may be located elsewhere, and use your information, outside of your jurisdiction.

We also may share your personal information with third parties due to legal processes such as: –

.           in order to comply with applicable laws and regulations;

.           in order to comply to a court order, subpoena or other legal process;

.           in response to request by a government authority, law enforcement agency or similar body (whether situated in your jurisdiction or elsewhere); and

.           to establish and/or protect our legal rights, property or safety of our business and/ or our affiliated companies and other users of our Services.

Advertising

The Company does not sell, license or rent out any personal information for their own or any third parties advertising purposes. We may disclose aggregated non-personal data to third parties for marketing and promotional purposes. The information gathered by these third parties is used to make predictions about your interests and preferences so that they can display tailored advertising to our users.  That means we do not disclose any information that could be used to identify you.

Transfer and Storage of Your Information

Your personal information may be stored and processed in a different jurisdiction as we may operate servers in a number of jurisdictions. By using the Services, you consent to the transfer of your personal information (both inside and outside of your jurisdiction) for the purposes described in this Privacy Policy.

Security of Your Information

The Company places utmost importance in protecting and preserving the integrity and security of your privacy and personally identifiable information. We take practical steps to protect your personal data such as using a variety of security technologies (such as password protection), system monitoring and procedures to prevent loss, misuse, unauthorized access or disclosure of personal information.

Despite our efforts, we cannot ensure or warrant the security of your information under our control or any information you transmit against loss, misuse or alteration. No data security measures can provide total guarantee as our systems and networks may be subject to security breaches and failures which are due to circumstances beyond our control. If we learn of a security system breach, then we may attempt to notify you through the Services so that you can take appropriate protective steps.

Cookies

Please note that when you access our website and/ or Services, we may send and store “cookies” in your device or computer. The “cookies” will help us keep track of your access and movement in our website and/ or Services.

If you do not wish to receive “cookies” from us, please do the necessary such as erasing all cookies from your internet browser and blocking all “cookies”.

Commitment to Children’s Privacy

Children under the age of thirteen (13) are not allowed to use our Services. We do not knowingly collect or maintain personally identifiable information or non- personally identifiable information from any children under the age of 13.

If you are under 13 of age, then please do not use the Services or access our site at any time or in any manner. If we become aware that personally identifiable information of any user under the age of 13 has been collected, we will deactivate the account and delete such information from our records.

Delete Account

If you want to stop using our Services and delete your account, all your personally identifiable information will be disposed of in the correct manner in accordance with the applicable laws and Company regulations.

Notification of Changes and Updates

The Company reserves the right to make changes to this Privacy Policy at any time without notice.  You may review any updates and/or changes to our Privacy Policy at any time via our Services. Your continued use of our Services constitutes your agreement to this Privacy Policy and any amendments. If you do not agree with the terms of this Privacy Policy, then you should not use the Services.

Your Access to Your Personal Data

Subject to a prescribed fee and the applicable data protection laws and regulations, we allow your access to your personal data and correct your personal data if it is inaccurate, incomplete, misleading or not up-to-date. Please send us your request in writing through our Services.

Inquiries

If you have any questions, uncertainties or comments about this Privacy Policy, please contact us through the Services.

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