W | Bear builds with its users strong and lasting relationships, based on mutual trust: ensuring the security and confidentiality of the personal data of its users is a top priority for W | Bear.
W | BEAR complies with all the European regulations and laws relating to the protection of personal data.
W | BEAR applies an extremely strict policy to guarantee the protection of the personal data of its users:
- Each W | BEAR user remains master of his data.
- They are treated in a transparent, confidential and secure way.
- W | BEAR is engaged in a continuous process of data protection for its users, in accordance with the Data Protection Act of 6 January 1978 (hereinafter "LIL") and the General (EU) Data Protection Regulation of April 27, 2016 (hereinafter "DPRG").
- Users' personal data are hosted in Europe.
PURPOSE OF THIS POLICY
W | BEAR wishes to inform you via this policy of how we protect your personal data processed via the "W | Bear " application available on mobile and on the website www.wbear.lgbt.
This policy describes how W | BEAR processes the personal data of users (hereinafter the "User (s)") while browsing mobile application (hereinafter the "Application") and website (hereinafter the "Website") .
This Policy may be amended, supplemented or updated to comply with any legal, regulatory, jurisprudential and technical developments. However, the User's Personal Data will always be processed in accordance with the policy in force at the time of collection, unless a mandatory legal requirement would otherwise be available and would apply retroactively.
For the Personal Data collected in connection with the creation of the User's personal account and its navigation on the Site or its use of the Application: W | BEAR
W | BEAR takes measures to ensure the protection and confidentiality of the personal information it holds or that it processes in compliance with the provisions of the LIL and the GDPR. For more information about the services offered by W | BEAR you can refer to the General Conditions of Use of the App.
COLLECTION & ORIGIN OF DATA
All user data is collected directly from them.
W | Bear undertakes to collect the consent of its Users and / or to allow them to oppose the use of their data for certain purposes, as soon as it is necessary. In all cases, Users are informed of the purposes for which their data are collected via the various online data collection forms.
FINALITY OF COLLECTED DATA
- Need for collection.
When using the app, the User communicates certain Personal Data. If the User does not wish to provide the information requested, the User may not be able to access certain parts of the Application, and W | BEAR may not be able to respond to his request. .
The collection of your Personal Data has for legal basis: - the legitimate interest of W | BEAR to ensure the best quality of its services, to provide to its Users the best possible follow-up of their user’s experience, and to improve the functioning of its Application - W | BEAR 's legitimate interest in conducting optional satisfaction surveys on its services with a view to improving them - the consent of its Users when it is required by the regulations in force, particularly in terms of commercial prospecting and cookies.
W | BEAR Users' data is mainly processed to: - enable their browsing on the Application and allow their use of the Application, allow them to manage their profiles and contacts, receive notifications, send messages, publish media, attend for an event.
Subsidiary data Users are also collected to: - prevent and fight against computer fraud (spamming, hacking ...) - improve the navigation and the use of the Application - conduct optional satisfaction surveys on the W | BEAR services (these surveys are conducted anonymously or anonymized at short notice) - perform statistics on the use of the tool, an internal reporting for W | BEAR research & development teams.
The mandatory or optional nature of the personal data requested and the possible consequences of non-response towards W | BEAR Users are specified during their collection (s).
TYPES OF DATA PROCESSED
W | BEAR is likely to treat all or some of the following data: -
Location information : through the geolocation technology of your device, we determine the distance between your and the other users. Your last location is stored to allow the other users to locate you. You can turn off the geolocation of your device, but you will not be able to see other users around you as they won’t be able to locate you too.
Profile information : we collect information you gave to the application or the website such as : nickname, date of birth - email address, city of residence, short user’s description, long user’s description, hobbies of the user, sports practiced by the user, physical description of the user, physical description of type of persons looked for by the user, sexual practices of the user, sexual practices description of type of persons looked for by the user and all other information you can add to your profile.
Profile credentials : you need to give us an email address and password to use the application and the website, on ios devices you can use your iCloud account.
Device information : we collect your device id, device language and model.
Logs : we collect information about your different logs : cookies, browser type, operating system, Internet Protocol (IP) address, domain name, and/or a date/time stamp for your visit.
Purchases: we do not receive or process credit card information directly. We use Google Play for every purchases on Android devices and Apple for purchases on Apple devices.
Support/Survey : when you contact the support or answer to a survey, we collect information such as your profile id, email address, technical information (device model, language of your device, country) and all other information that help us to fix your issue or to help you to answer the survey.
W | BEAR is likely to treat all or part of the following data:
To allow the navigation on the Site or the use of the Application.
Data of connection and use of the Application and website - to prevent and fight against computer fraud (spamming, hacking, scamming ...): computer, tablet or cellphone hardware used for navigation, the IP address, the password (hash), user agent, device name, mobile country code, mobile network informations.
To improve the navigation and the use of the Application and website: data of connection and use
To conduct optional satisfaction surveys on W | BEAR.
To conduct campaigns of communication.
Email addresses are also used by W | BEAR to communicate with the user. The use of the email addresses are conducted by the technical support, customer service and marketing service, to help the user for any problem that may occur to their profile and to conduct satisfaction surveys and campaigns of communication.
COMMUNICATION OF PERSONAL DATA
W Bear communicates a part of the personal information you put in your profile to the other users as a social network. You can put some restrictions to this access by other users by not opening your private album to anyone, or by blocking other users you don’t want to share any personal information with.
Your distance from other users is also communicated (but not your location). You have the possibility to desactivate your location on your device, but you won’t be able to see the distance from other users.
NON-COMMUNICATION OF PERSONAL DATA
The Personal Data of the User will not be transmitted nor sold to commercial or advertising actors.
The Personal Data of the User may be processed by W | BEAR subsidiaries and subcontractors (service providers), in full respect of the principle stated above, exclusively in order to achieve the purposes of this policy.
Within the limits of their respective attributions and for the purposes mentioned above, the main people likely to have access to W | BEAR 's User Data are mainly the agents of our customer service.
W | BEAR also uses the services provided by several specialized companies (mailing, audience analysis), the list of which can be communicated to the persons concerned on request addressed to [email protected] No Personal Data is communicated to them. If these companies use servers outside the European Union, we have concluded with them specific contracts and standard contractual clauses established by the European Commission to supervise and secure the transfer of your data to these service providers.
DURATION OF DATA CONSERVATION
We keep your data only the time necessary for the purposes pursued, in accordance with the legal requirements.
RIGHTS OF USERS
Whenever W | BEAR processes Personal Data, W | BEAR takes all reasonable measures to ensure the accuracy and relevance of the Personal Data with regard to the purposes for which W | BEAR processes them.
In accordance with the European regulations in force, the W | BEAR Users have the following rights: - right of access (article 15 DPRG) and rectification (article 16 DPRG), updating, completeness of the data of Users - right of blocking or erasure of Personal Users' data (Article 17 of the DPRG), when they are inaccurate, incomplete, equivocal, out of date, or whose collection, use, disclosure or storage is prohibited (see plus) - right to withdraw consent at any time (article 13-2c DPRG) - right to limit the processing of User data (article 18 DPRG) - right to oppose the processing of User data (article 21 DPRG) (read more) - right to the portability of the data that the Users will have provided, when this data is the subject of automated processing based on their consent or on a contract (a article 20 DPRG) - right to define the fate of the data of the Users after their death and to choose to whom W | BEAR will have to communicate (or not) his data to a third party which they will have previously designated (to know more)
As soon as W | BEAR becomes aware of the death of a User and in the absence of instructions from him, W | BEAR undertakes to destroy its data, unless their retention proves necessary for probative purposes or to fulfill a legal obligation.
If the User wishes to know how W | BEAR uses his Personal Data, ask to rectify or opposes their treatment, the User may contact W | BEAR in writing at at [email protected] In this case, the User must indicate the Personal Data that he would like W | BEAR to correct, update or delete by identifying himself / herself with a copy of an identity document (identity card or passport). Requests for the deletion of Personal Data will be subject to the obligations that are imposed on W | BEAR by law, particularly with regard to the preservation or archiving of documents. Finally, W | BEAR Users may file a complaint with the supervisory authorities.
The W | BEAR User has the possibility to click on the icons dedicated to the social networks Facebook, and Instagram appearing in the W | BEAR Application.
Social networks improve the usability of the Application and help promote it through sharing.
When the User clicks on these buttons, W | BEAR will not have access to the personal information that the User has indicated as public and accessible from his Facebook and Instagram profiles.
W | BEAR implements all technical and organizational measures to ensure the security of the processing of personal data and the confidentiality of Personal Data.
As such, W | BEAR takes all the necessary precautions, considering the nature of the data and the risks presented by the treatment, in order to preserve the security of the data and, in particular, to prevent them being deformed, damaged, or that unauthorized third parties have access to it (physical protection of premises, authentication processes with personal and secured access via confidential identifiers and passwords, logging of connections, encryption of certain data, etc.).
CONTACT US - COORDINATES
If the User has any questions or complaints concerning W | BEAR 's compliance with this Policy, or if the User wishes to inform W | BEAR of recommendations or comments aimed at improving the quality of this policy, the User may contact W | BEAR in writing at [email protected]