Privacy Policy

1. General

Snicks AB (“us”, “we”, or “our”) operates the Snicks app (the “Service”).

Snicks is a digital subscription service that gives you (hereafter “You” or “the user” in any form) access to literary content and the possibility to generate Your own content using Your mobile phone, tablet or other equipment (“the service”) in accordance with the terms and condition, this privacy policy and any other additional terms of use that regulates Your usage of a specific subscription from Snicks. The service is provided by Snicks AB, company registration number 559181-9965, (“Snicks” or “we” in any form).

This page informs You of our policies regarding the collection, use, and disclosure of personal data when You use our Service and the choices You have associated with that data.

Snicks AB is data controller for the processing of Your personal information that is carried out by Snicks. You have the right to contact Snicks AB for questions regarding for example privacy.

By accessing and using the Service, You agree to the collection and use of information in accordance with this policy. Unless otherwise defined in this Privacy Policy, terms used in this Privacy Policy have the same meanings as in our Terms and Conditions.

2. Definitions

Personal Data means data about a living individual who can be identified from those data (or from those and other information either in our possession or likely to come into our possession).

Usage Data is data collected automatically either generated by the use of the Service or from the Service infrastructure itself (for example, the duration of a session in the application).

Cookies are small pieces of data stored on a User’s device.

Data Controller means a person who (either alone or jointly or in common with other persons) determines the purposes for which and the manner in which any personal data are, or are to be, processed. For the purpose of this Privacy Policy, we are a Data Controller of Your data.

Data Processor (or Service Provider) means any person (other than an employee of the Data Controller) who processes the data on behalf of the Data Controller. We may use the services of various Service Providers in order to process Your data more effectively.

Data Subject is any living individual who is the subject of Personal Data.

The User is the individual using our Service. The User corresponds to the Data Subject, who is the subject of Personal Data.

3. Collection of personal information and data

We collect and use data and personal information in order to provide the service to You and improve the Service. The main purpose of the collection and use of data is to be able to manage customer relationships and to be able to fulfill the obligations towards the users of the service. Personal information and data may also be used for marketing, customer analysis, statistics, business support and development of methods to develop and adapt the service.

Snicks collects personal information and data about You when YouCreate an account for the service or use the servicePay for the serviceInstall or use any application included in the service with or without a subscriptionContact Snicks AB for any reasonSnicks may also collect information and data about You through our own or third party monitoring techniques which may logg Your activity and choices when You download our app or use our service. The purpose of this is to enhance the service and simplify login, settings etc.

We collect several different types of information for various purposes to provide our service to You and to improve our Service.

Personal Data

While using our Service, we may ask You to provide us with certain personally identifiable information that can be used to contact or identify You (“Personal Data”). Personally identifiable information may include, but is not limited to:Email addressFirst name and last namePayment informationCookies, usage data and usage history

Usage Data

We may collect information about Your usage of the service. Which menus, views, features and content You engage with, the time and date of Your engagement, the time spent, unique device identifiers and other diagnostic data.

The Usage Data may also include information such as the type of mobile device You use, Your mobile device unique ID, the IP address of Your mobile device, Your mobile operating system, unique device identifiers and other diagnostic data.

Tracking & Cookies Data

We use cookies and similar tracking technologies to track the activity on our Service and hold certain information. Cookies are files with small amount of data which may include an anonymous unique identifier. Tracking technologies also used are beacons, tags, and scripts to collect and track information and to improve and analyze our Service.

4. Use of collected personal information and data

Generally Snicks uses the information and data collected to enable You to use the service, to improve the service and to contact You. Furthermore, to be in touch with You, to provide updates and marketing to You and to analyze Your usage of the service by combining Your usage history with the information You provide.

More specifically Snicks AB uses the collected data for various purposes, including but not limited to:To provide and maintain our ServiceTo notify You about changes to our ServiceTo allow You to participate in interactive features of our Service when You choose to do soTo provide customer supportTo gather analysis or valuable information so that we can improve our ServiceTo monitor the usage of our ServiceTo detect, prevent and address technical issuesTo provide You with news, special offers and general information about other goods, services and events which we offer that are similar to those that You have already purchased or enquired about unless You have opted not to receive such information

5. Retention of personal information and data

Snicks AB will retain Your Personal Data only for as long as is necessary for the purposes set out in this Privacy Policy. We will retain and use Your Personal Data to the extent necessary to comply with our legal obligations (for example, if we are required to retain Your data to comply with applicable laws), resolve disputes, and enforce our legal agreements and policies.Personal information and data are both subject to back-up in order for Snicks to be able to provide and maintain the service, currently back-ups are saved for a time period of 3 months. Snicks AB will also retain Usage Data for internal analysis purposes. Usage Data is generally retained for a shorter period of time, except when this data is used to strengthen the security or to improve the functionality of our Service, or we are legally obligated to retain this data for longer time periods.

6. Transfer of personal information and data

Your information is stored on servers in Sweden and backed up on servers within the EU. Your information, including Personal Data, may be transferred to — and maintained on — computers located outside of Your state, province, country or other governmental jurisdiction where the data protection laws may differ than those from Your jurisdiction.If you are located outside Sweden and choose to provide information to us, please note that we transfer the data, including Personal Data, to Sweden and process it there. Your consent to this Privacy Policy followed by Your submission of such information represents Your agreement to that transfer.Snicks AB will take all steps reasonably necessary to ensure that Your data is treated securely and in accordance with this Privacy Policy and no transfer of Your Personal Data will take place to an organization or a country unless there are adequate controls in place including the security of Your data and other personal information.

7. Disclosure of Data

Your personal information will be shared with Snicks AB’s partner for application development Hand Over Your Multimedia AB. Furthermore, Your personal information and data may be shared with partners, vendors and other third parties in order for Snicks AB to fulfill its obligations to a user. Snicks may also share Your personal information and data to companies that process the information on behalf of Snicks, for example IT suppliers, customer service and support companies and affiliates.

Business Transaction

If Snicks AB is involved in a merger, acquisition or asset sale, Your Personal Data may be transferred. We will provide notice before Your Personal Data is transferred and becomes subject to a different Privacy Policy.

Disclosure for Law Enforcement

Under certain circumstances, Snicks AB may be required to disclose Your Personal Data if required to do so by law or in response to valid requests by public authorities (e.g. a court or a government agency).

Legal Requirements

Snicks AB may disclose Your Personal Data in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to:To comply with a legal obligationTo protect and defend the rights or property of Snicks ABTo prevent or investigate possible wrongdoing in connection with the ServiceTo protect the personal safety of users of the Service or the publicTo protect against legal liability

Security of Data

The security of Your data is important to us but remember that no method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage is 100% secure. While we strive to use commercially acceptable means to protect Your Personal Data, we cannot guarantee its absolute security.

Your Rights

Snicks AB aims to take reasonable steps to allow You to correct, amend, delete, or limit the use of Your personal information and data.

In certain circumstances, You have the right:To access and receive a copy of the Personal Data we hold about YouTo rectify any Personal Data held about You that is inaccurateTo request the deletion of Personal Data held about You You have the right to data portability for the information You provide to Snicks AB. You can request to obtain a copy of Your Personal Data in a commonly used electronic format so that You can manage and move it.

If You wish to be informed what Personal Data we hold about You and if You want it to be removed from our systems, please contact us.

Please note that we may ask you to verify your identity before responding to such requests.

10. Service Providers

We may employ third party companies and individuals to facilitate our Service (“Service Providers”), to provide the Service on our behalf, to perform Service-related services or to assist us in analyzing how our Service is used. These third parties have access to Your Personal Data only to perform these tasks on our behalf and are obligated not to disclose or use it for any other purpose.

Analytics

We may use third-party Service Providers to monitor and analyze the use of our Service.

Firebase

Firebase is a mobile and web application development platform provided by Google Inc. “Google” that tracks and reports application usage and traffic. Google uses the data collected to track and monitor the use of our Service. This data is shared with other Google services. Google may use the collected data to contextualize and personalize the ads of its own advertising network. For more information on the privacy practices of Google, please visit the Google Privacy & Terms web page: http://www.google.com/intl/en/policies/privacy/

Google AdWords

Google AdWords remarketing service is provided by Google. You can opt-out of Google Analytics for Display Advertising and customize the Google Display Network ads by visiting the Google Ads Settings page: http://www.google.com/settings/ads Google also recommends installing the Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on – https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout – for Your web browser. Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on provides visitors with the ability to prevent their data from being collected and used by Google Analytics. For more information on the privacy practices of Google, please visit the Google Privacy & Terms web page: http://www.google.com/intl/en/policies/privacy/

Facebook

Facebook remarketing service is provided by Facebook Inc. You can learn more about interest-based advertising from Facebook by visiting this page: https://www.facebook.com/help/164968693837950 To opt-out from Facebook’s interest-based ads follow these instructions from Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/help/568137493302217 Facebook adheres to the Self-Regulatory Principles for Online Behavioural Advertising established by the Digital Advertising Alliance. You can also opt-out from Facebook and other participating companies through the Digital Advertising Alliance in the USA http://www.aboutads.info/choices/, the Digital Advertising Alliance of Canada in Canada http://youradchoices.ca/ or the European Interactive Digital Advertising Alliance in Europe http://www.youronlinechoices.eu/, or opt-out using Your mobile device settings. For more information on the privacy practices of Facebook, please visit Facebook’s Data Policy: https://www.facebook.com/privacy/explanation

11. Links to Other Sites

Our Service may contain links to other sites that are not operated by us. If You click on a third-party link, You will be directed to that third party’s site. We strongly advise You to review the Privacy Policy of every site You visit. We have no control over and assume no responsibility for the content, privacy policies or practices of any third-party sites or services.

12. Children’s Privacy

Our Service does not address anyone under the age of 18 (“Children”). We do not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from anyone under the age of 18. If you are a parent or guardian and you are aware that your Children has provided us with Personal Data and you wish to have it removed, please contact us.

13. Changes to This Privacy Policy

We may update our Privacy Policy from time to time. The most up to date privacy policy will always be available on this page. If significant changes are made to this privacy policy which result in for users the changes will be communicated to the affected user through notifications in the service, via email, via SMS or a push notification. In some cases Your expressed consent will be requested and in such cases Your continued usage of the service will count as Your consent. If You would like to discontinue using the service because of any such changes immediately cancel Your subscription of the service and stop using the service.

14. Contact Us

If You have any questions about this Privacy Policy, please contact us by email at support@snicksstories.com