Last Revised: 15th December, 2014
Welcome to Honest -- The app that allows you to ask for, receive and give advice and or share thoughts, opinions, knowledge and or experiences with others from the Honest network, globally and locally (“Honest,” “we,” “us” or “our”).
Through the Service, you can share questions/messages, pictures, comments and other content (“Posts”) with other users of the Service, globally or locally; without the need for a profile, username or picture. When you share a Post through the app, you are sharing your Post on a non attribution basis with other registered members who have access to our Service. We may also choose to feature certain Posts in the network, in which case such Posts may be shared with all users of the Service on a non attribution basis.
MODIFICATIONS TO THIS POLICY
COLLECTION OF YOUR INFORMATION
We collect information you provide directly to us – including, for example, when you sign up for our Service, fill out a form, make a post (“Post”) on the Honest App, request customer support or otherwise communicate with us. The types of information we may collect and store include your email address, gender, age, location and any other information you choose to provide.
When you turn on “Local,” (settings) the Honest App will also collect your geolocation information in order to show you Posts from users located near you.
When you access or use our Service, we may automatically collect information about you: it includes:
Your Posts and Usage.We collect the content you submit to the Services (posts, comments, images and votes/swipes), as well as information about when you submitted the content, when it was viewed, and other activities.
USE OF YOUR INFORMATION
We may use information about you for various purposes, including to:
STORAGE OF YOUR INFORMATION
SHARING OF YOUR INFORMATION
You cannot control who views your content. So, if you don’t want to share something publicly, don’t post it. Honest is a social network, and the content you post may be shared with and viewable by others. We do not identify you by name or contact information to other Honest users. However, we cannot prevent others from determining your identify from the content you upload to Honest or how you share content through third party sites.
The information we collect about you, including personally identifiable information, may be shared as follows:
Any information that you post, including comments, replies, images and other information may become public. We cannot control how your information is used by others. Your posts are available to all other users. Users can also freely share any Honest content, no matter who posted it, though other third party sites like Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.
It is technically possible for us to link your Posts with your email address, or other personal data you have provided to us. We may disclose such data where we are legally compelled to do so by Court order or other legal process.
The only way to make all of your Posts untraceable is to Unlink your Posts (Please see the section ‘Unlinking Posts), this will remove the connection between your Posts and your email.
Honest does not knowingly collect or solicit any information from any individual under the age of thirteen without parental or guardian consent. We do not direct any of our business practices or system outputs towards children under the age of thirteen.
If we are notified or have any other reason to believe that we have collected personal information from or about a child under the age of thirteen, Honest will promptly delete the information and any account associated with that information.
If you are a parent or guardian and you believe Honest has information from or about your child under thirteen years of age, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org
SECURITY We take reasonable measures to protect information about you from loss, theft, misuse and unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration and destruction, including industry standard security and encryption features, and limits as to who at Honest may access your personal information.
ACCOUNT INFORMATION If you want to review your account information, please visit the setting page in the app and log in to your account. You will be able to view and edit your personal information and change your password.
DELETING YOUR ACCOUNT If you wish to delete your account, please contact us at email@example.com allowing 30 business days for your account to be removed. We use third party servers to host Posts, so while we will not have access to any deleted account information more than thirty days after deletion, the information may still exist for some time on the third party server until it is permanently wiped.
Note that we may retain certain information as required by law or for legitimate business purposes. We may also retain cached or archived copies of information about you on backup servers for redundancy purposes.
UNLINKING POSTS You can disassociate or “unlink” posts you have made on Honest from your personal account information by using the unlink feature. This feature can be found at the bottom of settings page within the App. Note that the availability of this feature may be subject to certain frequency limitations. Using the unlink feature will remove all connections between your posts and your account. and you will no longer have any control over that post or have any right to manage or delete those posts. You will also not receive notifications when your unliked posts receive comments or hearts. You can only unlink posts you have already made. Future posts will still be associated with your account. Only posts can be unlinked from your account information. Any other activity on Honest, including other users’ posts you have hearted or commented upon, will remain associated with your account.
PUSH NOTIFICATIONS AND ALERTS With your consent, we may send push notifications or alerts to your mobile device. You can deactivate these messages at any time by changing the notification settings on your mobile device.
GEOLOCATION INFORMATION You can restrict Honest’s collection of geolocation information by changing your phone’s privacy settings. On iPhone, go to Settling > Privacy > Location, and switch Honest to “Off.”
ACCESSING AND CORRECTING INFORMATION ABOUT YOU. You may email us at firstname.lastname@example.org if you wish to know what personal information we hold about you or to correct any such information that is not accurate, complete or up to date.
Most web browsers are set to accept cookies by default. If you prefer, you can usually choose to set your web browser to remove or reject browser cookies. Removing or rejecting browser cookies does not necessarily affect third party flash cookies used in connection with the Service. To delete or disable flash cookies please visit www.adobe.com/products/flashplayer/security for more information. Please note that if you choose to remove or reject cookies, this could affect the availability and functionality of the Service.
ANALYTICS SERVICES PROVIDED BY OTHERS
THIRD-PARTY LINKS Our Services may contain links to third-party websites. Any access to and use of such linked websites is not governed by this Policy, but instead is governed by the privacy policies of those third party websites.