What information is collected
Air Matters wants to make your experiences with us satisfying and safe. Our data collection policies allow you to choose how much personal information to provide to us, and to control how we use that information. Our goal is to provide you with a satisfying experience while allowing you to control your privacy. Air Matters collects and uses information primarily to make it easier and more rewarding for you to use our services. If you choose to register with us, you may be asked at various times to provide information such as your name, email address. Customers who personalize our service come back more often - and it's the customers that visit us often who make us successful - so we do everything we can to make Air Matters your service and to give you just the content you want.
Information collected online is often defined as being either personally identifiable or anonymous:
Personal Information refers to information that identifies specifically who you are, such as your name, e-mail address, or mailing address. In many cases we need this information to provide the personalized or enhanced service that you have requested. We hope that, like many of our customers, you will find it beneficial to judiciously provide Information to Air Matters so that we may provide more valuable free content and products to you.
The amount of Personal Information that you choose to disclose to Air Matters is completely up to you. The only way we know something about you personally is if you register for a personalized service or send us feedback via e-mail. In other words, we will know Personal Information about you only if you choose to share this type of information with us.
Accessing and Deleting Your Information
Upon request, we will provide you with information about whether we hold any of your personal information. We will respond to your access request within a reasonable timeframe.
You have the right to delete your personal data from our server by delete your account in Settings or by contacting us, cease further dissemination of the data, and potentially have third parties halt processing of the data.
Our Policy Regarding Children
We do not knowingly collect or solicit personal information from or direct or target interest based advertising to anyone under the age of 13 or knowingly allow such persons to use our Services. If you are under 13, please do not send any information about yourself to us, including your name, address, telephone number, or email address. No one under the age of 13 may provide any personal information. In the event that we learn that we have collected personal information from a child under age 13, we will delete that information as quickly as possible. If you believe that we might have any information from or about a child under the age of 13, please contact us.
Automatically Collected Information
Some information concerning your use of the Services will be collected automatically as you use them, for example:
Computer, device and connection information, such as browser type and version, operating system, mobile platform and other technical identifiers;
Location information for location-aware Services to provide you with more relevant content for where you are in the world.
Android App Permissions
Some permissions are requested from the user when the app is launched for the first time:
External Storage Permission: to save the screenshots of the app when user need to share the screenshot. Since version 4.1.8, we have changed to only ask for the permission when user use the share screenshot feature.
Phone State Permission: to get the phone's device id, which will be saved for ads removal service. Since version 4.1.8, we have changed to generate a random device id without this Permission.
Third Party Analytics Tools
Third Party Advertising Partners
Choices Regarding Ad Targeting and Data Use
You can exercise an opt-out for interest based advertising services on mobile applications by checking the privacy settings of your Android or iOS device and selecting "limit ad tracking" (Apple iOS) or "opt-out of interest based ads" (Android). If you would like to adjust your choices regarding the use of precise location data, you may also do so via your mobile device settings.
Social Media Services
When creating an account with Air Matters, you have the option of signing up using Facebook, Twitter or Google+, we may also collect, use and disclose information as follows:
Facebook: When you choose to log in using a Facebook account, we request access to the following:
Access your basic information: includes name, profile picture, gender, networks, user ID, list of friends, and information you’ve shared with everyone. This is required by Facebook in order to use the Facebook login functionality. We will display your name, and potentially your profile picture, to identify you as the person who posted a comment;
Send e-mail: Air Matters may e-mail you directly at your e-mail address. We require an e-mail address to match your Facebook account with our user database. We may contact you directly regarding your use of the commenting feature;
Post to Facebook as you: We may post status messages, notes, photos, and videos on your behalf. We require this access to allow you to send comments made on our App to your own Facebook pages, allowing you to share links with your friends. Postings sent to your Facebook pages are user-generated. You may remove this permission on Facebook at any time, under Privacy Settings;
Google+: Logging in using Google+ will allow Air Matters to know who you are on Google, view your email address and view your basic Google profile information (e.g. name, email address, birth date, year of birth, gender). This information is accessed by Air Matters for the purposes of customizing content and the Services for our users.
We hope this statement has been informative and clear. Please e-mail us regarding any questions or further information you may be interested in.