Privacy Policy

 

This privacy policy is established by Facet, Inc. ("Facet" or "we") a Delaware corporation, based in San Francisco, CA. We respect your privacy and are committed to protecting it through our compliance with this Privacy Policy (also the "Policy").

This Policy describes the types of information we may collect from you upon your visit and use the website https://www.thefacet.app and our mobile application and upon use of our services. It also provides our practices for collecting, processing, maintaining, protecting and disclosing that information.

Please read this Policy carefully to understand our policies and practices regarding your personal information and how we will treat it. If you do not agree with the terms of this Privacy Policy, please do not use our website, application and services. 

 

1. Information that we collect.

Personal information - any information related to an identified or identifiable natural person.

The personal information that Facet collects is as follows:

  • fist and last name;

  • age;

  • gender;

  • current city of living;

  • email;

  • phone number;

  • political views (optional);

  • password;

  • full date of birth;

  • religious denomination (optional)

 

Please note that any submission of sensitive personal information such as religious denomination, political views, sexual orientation, health information and others, must be voluntarily provided by you and we can only process and store such sensitive information based on your explicit consent for the purpose of providing you with our services.

Additional (non-personally identifiable) information – we may also collect additional information about you such as personal interest, languages that you speak, lifestyle, contact list and/or friends list, photos of you, videos, usage information, IP address, browser type and version, device information, your current geolocation (upon your consent), etc.

Such additional information can be anonymized and unlinked from the above personal information.

 

2. How we collect your personal information.

Facet collects information from you upon your account creation and also when you interact with us electronically or in person, when you access our website or mobile application and when we provide our services to you. We may also receive personal and non-personally identifiable information about you from third parties, such as social media websites including but not limited to your Facebook and/or LinkedIn accounts if you use them to log into your account with us.

 

3. Why we collect your personal information. 

We collect your personal information based on your explicit consent you have provided for the processing of your personal data and for the purpose of providing you with our services.

 

4. How we use your personal information.

Facet will use the personal information collected from you:

  • to administer your account with us;

  • to provide you with our services and connect you with other users ;

  • to respond to your inquiries and deliver reminder e-mails to you;

  • to provide you with information regarding updates and changes to our Website, our Terms of Service or any services we offer or provide through it;

  • to fight and prevent abusive behaviour and other types of misbehaviour on our website and application.

Facet will use any other information about you collected by us as follows:

  • to improve and develop our services;

  • to serve you with targeted media advertisement;

  • to send push notifications to our users.

 

5. How long we keep your information. 

We will retain your personal information for as long as you use our website, application and services. 

You have the right to request that your personal information is permanently removed from our system and database at any time. Such request will be accommodated within 28 days.

 

6. Disclosure of personal information.

We will not disclose your personal information to any third parties, however, we reserve the right to disclose your personal information to third parties if required by a court order, law or legal process, including responding to any government or regulatory request. We may also disclose your personal information if we believe disclosure is necessary or appropriate to protect the rights, property, or safety of Facet and/our users or others.

We may also disclose personal and non-personally identifiable information with third parties - service providers, engaged by us to provide support or statistical services. 


 

7. Cookies and tracking technologies. 

Facet uses cookies and tracking technologies to collect personal data from its users. Cookies are small data files stored on your device's hard drive by a website or an application. Usually the information that we collect automatically through cookies is statistical data and cannot be used to identify you as an individual. It helps us to improve our website and the application and to deliver a better and more personalized service.

Upon your visit of our website or application, we will ask you whether you wish us to use cookies. If you choose not to accept them, we shall not use them for your visit and use of our services except to record that you have not consented to their use for any other purpose. If you choose not to use cookies or you prevent their use through your browser settings, you will not be able to use all the functionality of our website and application.

 

8. Security of your personal information.

Facet is committed to ensuring that the information you provide to us is secure from accidental loss and from unauthorized access, use, alteration and disclosure. We have implemented suitable physical, electronic and management procedures to safeguard and secure information and protect it from misuse, interference, loss and unauthorised access, modification and disclosure. 

  • All information you provide to us is stored on our secure servers behind firewalls.

  • We restrict access to personal information to employees, contractors and agents who need to know that information in order to operate, develop or improve our services. These individuals are bound by confidentiality obligations and may be subject to discipline, including termination, if they fail to meet these obligations;

  • Areas of our website that collect personal data use Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) encryption  and point-to-point encryption through public and private keys for exchanging messages;

  • Facet backs up all client data in data servers, enabling speedy recovery in case of a disaster;


 

9. Access to your personal information.

We will provide you with access to your personal information that we store to the extent it is available and allow you to correct, amend or delete inaccurate information. You may also send us an e-mail at support@thefacet.app to request access to, correct or delete any personal information that you have provided to us. We may not accommodate a request to change information if we believe the change would violate any law or legal requirement or cause the information to be incorrect.

California Civil Code Section § 1798.83 permits the users of this Website that are California residents to request certain information regarding our disclosure of personal information to third parties for their direct marketing purposes. To make such a request, please send an e-mail to support@thefacet.app or write us at:  P.O. Box 640051, San Francisco, California 94164, USA

 

10. Users under age of 18. 

Our website, application and services are not intended for use by children under the age of 18. We do not knowingly collect personal and non-personally identifiable information from persons under 18. If you are under 18, you should not use or provide any information on our website and/or application, use any services or provide any information about yourself to us, including your name, address, telephone number, e-mail address or any screen name or user name you may use. If we learn we have collected or received personal information from a user under 18, we will immediately delete that information. If you believe we might have any information received from a person under 18, please report this immediately to support@thefacet.app or P.O. Box 640051, San Francisco, California 94164, USA

 

11. Changes to Privacy Policy.

Please be aware that we may change this Privacy Policy from time to time in our sole discretion. We will keep you informed of any amendments that we make to this Privacy Policy. All modifications will be effective immediately upon our posting of the modifications on the Website. Please check back from time to time to review our Privacy Policy.

 

12. Contact information.

If you have any questions, comments, complaints or concerns regarding this Privacy Policy, you can contact us anytime at the following address: support@thefacet.app or P.O. Box 640051, San Francisco, California 94164, USA . We take complaints very seriously and will respond shortly after receiving written notice of your complaint.

Last updated: November 10th 2020