PRIVACY POLICY FOR THE MOBILE APPLICATION EPICENTER, PUBLISHED BY BLUE ROCKET

This privacy policy governs your use of the software application for mobile devices named Epicenter (The “Application”), published by Blue Rocket, Inc. (The Company).

 

Does the Application collect precise real time location information of the device?

The mobile application will use, with your permission, on-board GPS technology (or other similar technology) to determine your current location in order to provide you with information regarding your current position with respect to earthquake data presented in the iPhone app, Today Widget and Apple Watch.

If you do not want us to use your location data for the purposes described above, you should reject location services when you first launch the app, or if you change your mind, turn off the location services for the mobile application which is controlled in your mobile phone settings.

If you forbid the Application from using location services, the Application will still provide most functions, but it will be unable to show your location on maps nor will it be able to tell you how far you may be from an earthquake event, etc.

 

Automatic Data Collection

We work with third-party analytics companies such as Flurry to automatically collect anonymous user behavior data to understand how the Application is being used, such as the frequency and duration of usage, types of phones and operating systems, geographical usage patterns, specific application functions, app crashes, etc.

 

Do third parties see and / or have access to information obtained by the Application?

Blue Rocket itself does not collect or aggregate data from the Application. Some anonymous application data is forwarded to third-parties for purposes described in the Automatic Data Collection section above.

We may disclose Automatic Data Collection data:

  • as required by law, such as to comply with a subpoena, or similar legal process;
  • when we believe in good faith that disclosure is necessary to protect our rights, protect your safety or the safety of others, investigate fraud, or respond to a government request;
  • if Blue Rocket, Inc is involved in a merger, acquisition, or sale of all or a portion of its assets, you will be notified via a prominent notice on Seismology Rocks website of any change in ownership or uses of this information, as well as any choices you may have regarding this information.

 

What are my opt-out rights?

There are two opt-out options for users of this Application:

Opt-out from the use of information of your location: You may at any time opt-out from further allowing us to have access to your location data by adjusting the mobile application settings as described above.

Opt-out of all information collection by uninstalling the Application: You can stop all collection of information by the Application by uninstalling the Application. You may use the standard uninstall processes as is available as part of your mobile device or via the mobile application marketplace or network.

 

Data Retention Policy, Managing Your Information

We will retain the data collected by third-parties for as long as you use the Application and for a reasonable time thereafter.

 

Children

We do not use the Application to knowingly solicit data from or market to children under the age of 13. If a parent or guardian becomes aware that his or her child has provided us with information without their consent, he or she should contact us at epicenter@bluerocket.com. If feasible, we will have deleted such information within a reasonable time.

 

Security

We are concerned about safeguarding the confidentiality of your information. We provide physical, electronic, and procedural safeguards to protect information we process and maintain. For example, we limit access to this information to authorized employees and contractors who need to know that information in order to operate, develop or improve our Application. Please be aware that, although we endeavor provide reasonable security for information we process and maintain, no security system can prevent all potential security breaches.

 

Changes

This Privacy Policy may be updated from time to time for any reason. We will notify you of any changes to our Privacy Policy by posting the new Privacy Policy here. You are advised to consult this Privacy Policy regularly for any changes, as continued use is deemed approval of all changes.

 

Your Consent

By using the Application, you are consenting to our processing of your information as set forth in this Privacy Policy now and as amended by us. “Processing” means using cookies on a computer/hand held device or using or touching information in any way, including, but not limited to, collecting, storing, deleting, using, combining and disclosing information, all of which activities will take place in the United States. If you reside outside the United States your information will be transferred, processed and stored there under United States privacy standards.

 

Contact us

If you have any questions regarding privacy while using the Application, or have questions about our practices, please contact us via email at epicenter@bluerocket.us.

  

Last Edited on February 7th, 2019