When you create an account and use Services, TADIAS collects, uses, and transfers the following types of information:
When you create a TADIAS account in order to access the Services (an “Account”), TADIAS will ask you to provide your phone number. This information is necessary because we may send a text message via SMS to the phone number you provide, as part of our ongoing efforts to detect and deter unauthorized or fraudulent use of or abuse of Services. We may also use your registered phone number to provide you important information about Services.
Alternatively, you may choose to create an Account using your Facebook account when, for example, you do not wish to provide your phone number. In such a case, phone number provision is optional. Please note that we do not collect your Facebook password. It is necessary to provide one of the information above, in order to create an Account and use Services.
If you choose to enable the “Allow Others to Add” feature, your phone number is used to let other users who have your phone number in their address books add you as a TADIAS Friend, and to allow other TADIAS users who have your phone number to find you. Please note that you can at any time choose to enable or disable this “Allow Others to Add” feature in the App, in “Settings” > “Friends”.
When you use Services, we may obtain and maintain certain electronic identification or log data that is automatically provided by your device such as: device type, OS type, IP address, browser information including type and language settings, device identifier, cookie data, advertising identifier or mobile application identifier.
This information is necessary as part of our ongoing efforts to detect and deter unauthorized or fraudulent use of, or abuse of, Services, as well as to provide you with customized options, and optimize the Service for your device. Also, please note that a third-party advertising identifier may be associated with your Account through our internal identifier.
To improve the quality of Services, we provide additional functionalities, including the ability to access your account from multiple devices, help you find friends via the Service, and to make Services more efficient, usable and enjoyable. If you choose to use such functionalities, we may ask you to provide the information below.
You may choose not to provide the following information. However, if you do so, there may be cases where you cannot use some parts of Services.
If you wish to access your account from multiple devices (“Multiple Device Login”) or to transfer your account from one device to another (“Account Transfer”), you will need to provide your email address and a password and/or PIN code to TADIAS, so that we may associate these devices with your Account. We may use your registered e-mail address to provide you with important information about the operation of Services.
In order to make it easier for your friends to find you within the Services, you may choose to assign a TADIAS identification name (a “TADIAS ID”) to your Account, and allow your friends to find you through your TADIAS ID. Alternatively, you may choose not to allow other TADIAS users to contact you using your TADIAS ID. Please note that your TADIAS ID is not visible to other TADIAS users without your consent, and your TADIAS ID may be a pseudonym – it does not have to be your real name.
iii. Contact Phone Numbers in Your Address Book [OPTIONAL]
To make it easier to find your friends using Services, you can enable the “Auto Add Friends” feature in the TADIAS App. If you choose to enable the feature, we will access the phone numbers in your mobile device’s address book, and enable you to add friends in the Services who have consented to being found via their phone number or e-mail address (the “Account Matching Service”). Once you have added a friend in the Services, you can call them or send them messages over the Services. We will access only the phone number fields in your mobile device’s address book; we do not access contact names or any information from other data fields, or we do not use this information except for purposes other than adding or recommending friends or preventing unauthorized use. You can at any time change your mind and disable the Account Matching Service by turning off this feature under “Settings” -> “Friends”. As noted above, if you choose to provide us with your phone number, other users may be able to find you using the “Auto Add Friends” feature.
If you would like to invite individual friends or contacts to connect with you using the TADIAS App, you may send them invitations directly via SMS or e-mail directly from your mobile device using the address book in your mobile phone. When you use the invitation function in the TADIAS App (“Tell a Friend Service”), we will access your address book to identify your friends. After your friend(s) have been identified, you can send invitations directly to individual friends and contact them via SMS or e-mail on your mobile device phone. TADIAS does not send invitations as part of the Tell a Friend Service.
To use the TADIAS App, you are not required to provide your location information (“geolocation data”). However, we provide features that utilize geolocation data for your convenience and to improve your user experience.
If you wish to add nearby TADIAS user(s), you may want to use the “Shake It!” feature, which allows you to add nearby user(s) to your contacts by shaking your smartphone. You can start the process by choosing the feature under the “Add Friends” menu, and start shaking your smartphone along with other nearby users. Once the process is initiated, we will ask to access your geolocation data so that we can match you with nearby TADIAS user(s). Please note that, you can only find users who are also using the “Shake It!” feature. The successful operation of the “Shake It!” feature will result in the sharing of your TADIAS profile information with other nearby users of the “Shake It!” feature, and their TADIAS profile information will be shared with you. The personal data of users who do not initiate the “Shake It!” process will not be shared.
You may wish to receive information about nearby shops, attractions and facilities, provided by “Official Account” in the TADIAS App. If you choose to receive such information from an “Official Account”, we will obtain your geolocation data via your mobile phone, so that we can provide you with the relevant information.
In both cases (“Shake It!” and nearby shops, attractions and facilities), collection and use of your geolocation data is performed on an as-requested basis. TADIAS will only collect your geolocation data in response to a request from you, and TADIAS will delete the geolocation data once the relevant service has been provided to you. TADIAS does not aggregate your geolocation data and does not record your geolocation history.
In other cases where we collect or use your geolocation data in the course of providing an Additional Service, we will provide you with prior notice and obtain your prior consent. Furthermore, when you do not accept sending your geolocation data by your mobile device settings, geolocation data will not be sent to us.
If you choose to participate in promotional events or surveys that TADIAS offers from time to time, we may request your contact details (e.g., your name, mailing address, phone number, email address, gender and date of birth) in order to confirm your participation eligibility, enable you to fill out questionnaires, and to deliver any prizes you may win, and otherwise administer the event.
If you choose to purchase an Additional Service or use a fee-based Additional Service and pay for such Additional Service by a means other than in-app purchases via iTunes or Google Play, we may engage a third-party service provider to collect and process your credit card information. We will use your credit card information only to process your purchase or use our fee-based service. Please note that we will not retain your credit card information beyond the period necessary to facilitate the relevant payment. Your credit card settlement will be handled by appropriate third party payment agencies.
Our Services and/or third-party websites/applications may integrate our plugins such as "TADIAS it!" We may record your TADIAS login activity through the use of such plugins, or obtain the URL of websites integrating our plugin that you visit while you are logged into our Services via your browser. Data obtained in this way will be used for the purposes of identifying how our Services are used and maintaining and improving Services. Please note that your personal information will not be obtained from such websites or applications with our plugins if you are logged out of Services.
TADIAS may use Apple's TrueDepth camera to collect additional information from your device's camera in order to deliver and improve features provided by TADIAS Services (such as the in-app camera, video calling, effects, and more). However, this information is processed in real time for delivering and improving these features only. This information is not saved on our servers or shared with any third parties.
In addition to the information described above, you may choose to set your profile information (e.g., TADIAS ID, “display name,” profile picture, the phrase you choose to show under your status message, date of birth, etc.) and show who you are to other users or corporate account administrators within Services. Furthermore, you may choose to create “user-generated content” such as text and audio messages, photos, videos, geolocation data, or the contact information of your TADIAS friends, and share this user-generated content with other users. For some of the profile information, such as date of birth, you may choose whether or not to make it public. You may also choose how much or little of your user-generated content to share, and with whom you share it, when you create messages by selecting the recipients of your user-generated content and/or through the privacy settings in the TADIAS App.
Please note that the profile information and user-generated content you share with others can be copied, stored, or disseminated by the recipients and potentially accessed by unintended third party recipients due to the nature of digital data. We encourage you to be very attentive and cautious when you generate and share your personal information or content with others.
Furthermore, corporate account administrators that you have added as friends view your information and may store your data in servers located in their respective countries or regions. Please note that some of the countries or regions where your data is transferred to do not have the data protection laws at the level that is required in your country or region. If you do not wish your data to be transferred, you may at any time block such corporate accounts.
To provide Services, it sometimes is necessary for TADIAS to enlist third-party service providers to process user data, which may include your personal information. These service providers include payment agencies, delivery agencies, providers of customer support services, and so on. These service providers may store your data in countries or regions where do not have the data protection laws at the level that is required in your country or region (EU and Japan adopted mutual adequacy decision on personal data transfers on January 23, 2019). In such a case, we will take measures to protect your personal information such as entering into a contract regarding data protection. For example, for EEA users, where we transfer your personal information from the EEA to recipients outside the EEA, we apply safeguards in the form of the European Commission’s adequacy decision C(2019)304, and Standard Contractual Clauses in all other cases. We strictly evaluate all such third party service providers. We take reasonable steps to ensure that they have established appropriate and secure information administration and organizational control systems. We impose binding contractual obligations on such service providers to comply with applicable laws and regulations regarding the processing of personal information. We also require that they access your personal information only to the extent necessary to perform tasks in accordance with our instructions, and for no other purposes.
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TADIAS uses third party advertising agencies to place advertisements on the Internet or in other media. To measure the effectiveness of advertisements and determine how much to pay to advertise agencies, we install third-party modules within Apps. We may also install third-party modules within Apps in order to help us understand how Services and/or Additional Services are being used. Details regarding Apps in which such third-party modules will be installed can be viewed here .
Subject to applicable law (including any exemptions or derogations under such law), you may have a right to access your personal information, to have errors in your personal information rectified, to object to the processing of your personal information on legitimate grounds, data portability, etc. You can exercise some of these rights directly within the TADIAS App at any time. For example:
To exercise any of your other rights under applicable law, you may contact us using the Contact Form . Upon verification of your identity, we will respond to your request within a reasonable period of time, and in accordance with relevant law. If you would like to send us a written request, please refer to Section 6.b for our mailing address. If, however, permitted under applicable laws, we may not be able to respond to your request when any of the following applies:
If you no longer wish to use the Service or if you no longer wish to consent to TADIAS’s collection and use of your personal information, you may choose to delete your entire Account directly through the TADIAS App. We will delete your information in accordance with Section 4.c.
If you exercise any of your rights permitted under the applicable law through the Contact Form, we may charge a fee taking into account the administrative costs of responding to the request, in accordance with the procedures defined separately.