Welcome to VMate! We respect and value your privacy.
2.1 To provide the services of VMate, we access, collect, store and use the following Information relating to you:
✓ technical information, such as your mobile carrier-related information, configuration information made available by other programs you use to access VMate, your IP address, your location/country/region/time zone, your device's version and identification number, user settings, and the operating system; and
✓ information about the likes and dislikes you have made using VMate.
2.2 Special Note about Sensitive Personal Information
To provide certain features (e.g. online video calling), we must access your microphone, camera, or location, with your permission, as described below:
1) Microphone: We access the microphone on your device (with your permission) to record audio messages and deliver sound during video calls.
2) Camera: We access the camera on your device (with your permission) to take your profile pictures and deliver real-time images during video calls.
3) Location: We display your current location on your profile page (with your permission) to provide personalized and optimized experience for you and other users.
Please note that we do not use your sensitive personal information for the purpose of making direct marketing unless agreed by you.
2.3 Special Note about Children's Information
The services of VMate are not for use by anyone under the age of 18. Thus we do not knowingly collect personal information from any data subject under such age. If we learn that we have collected personal information of a data subject under 18, we will take steps to delete such information from our files as soon as possible.
We may use your Information for any of the following purposes:
VMate allows you to share text messages, photos, screenshots, videos and other communications in the VMate application with other users, and if you choose to do so your text messages, photos, screenshots, videos and other communications will not be stored on our servers. Sending and sharing text messages, photos, screenshots, videos or other communications in the VMate application is your decision. By choosing to share that information, you should understand that you may no longer be able to control how that information is used and that it may become publicly available (depending in part on your actions or the actions of others with whom you have shared the information). VMate is not responsible for any use or misuse of information you share.
3.2 Transfer and Storage
We operate and may continue to operate servers in a number of jurisdictions around the world, so the server on which your personal information is used and stored may not be in your jurisdiction.
Your information is shared with others in the following ways:
Sharing on VMate
1) Public information in your profile can be seen by anyone. Please do not post or add personal data to your profile that you would not want to be publicly available.
2) Your active status or usage information is collected and displayed to other users (e.g. whether you are currently active on VMate).
Sharing with third-party partners
1) Measurement partners.
We may share information about you in anonymous and/or aggregated form with third parties for usage analytics (to help us better understand who is using our services and how), and for industry analysis, research, and other similar purposes.
2) Partners offering services in VMate
3) Law enforcement
4) New owner
3.4 Security Measures We Take To Protect Your Information
We employ administrative, physical and electronic measures designed to protect your information from unauthorized access, however, despite these efforts, no security measures are perfect or impenetrable and no method of data transmission can be guaranteed against any interception or other type of misuse. In the event that your personal information is compromised as a result of a breach of security, we will promptly notify you if your personal information has been compromised, as required by applicable law.
4.1 Accessing and modifying your information
You can access and modify in your account profile the information you provided to us that is associated with your account directly within our services.
4.2 Deleting your information
Once your account is closed or deleted, you will no longer have access to your message history, preferences or any other information associated with your use of our services. Even after you remove information from your account or profile, copies of that information may remain viewable elsewhere, to the extent it has been shared with others, it was otherwise distributed pursuant to your privacy settings, or it was copied or stored by other users. Additionally, we will retain your personal data even after you have closed your account if reasonably necessary to comply with our legal obligations (including law enforcement requests), meet regulatory requirements, resolve disputes, maintain security, prevent fraud and abuse, or enforce the Terms of Service. We will retain de-personalized information after your account has been closed.
4.3 Managing device permissions
You can change the system settings of your device to manage permissions for specific device data access as well as notifications. By doing so, you can stop VMate from accessing your device data and displaying notifications. However, please keep in mind that this may cause certain services to lose functionality.