We encourage you to read this data policy to learn about the kinds of information, data, and content (collectively “Information”) we collect, and how we use and share Information. This data policy applies to all of The Fin Exploration Company’s apps, products, and services (collectively, along with their respective employees, “Fin”).
What kinds of Information does Fin collect?
Information you provide to Fin Fin collects anything you provide to Fin. This includes any contact info, payment info, or any other Information you provide when you sign up for Fin. This also includes anything you email or text to Fin, tell Fin on a call or voice message, type or dictate into Fin, or upload to Fin, such as a requests, notes, preferences, photos, and videos.
Information Fin collects from the apps you use. If you give Fin access to a third-party app or service you use, such as your Google address book, Google calendar, or Gmail account, Fin may collect Information from that app or service.
Information Fin receives from other people. Sometimes Fin collects Information about you from other people and businesses (collectively “People”). For example, Fin may collect Information about you when someone emails your Fin email address, or texts or calls your Fin phone number. Similarly, Fin may collect Information about you when it accesses someone else’s address book.
Information about the things you do on Fin. Fin collects Information about how you use and interact with Fin. This includes, for example, how often you use Fin, what you click on, and the things you search for.
Information Fin gets from your device. Fin collects Information from and about the devices you use to access Fin, even when you are not using Fin. For example, depending on the permissions you’ve granted, Fin may collect Information from and about your address book, calendar, and camera. Fin may collect your phone number, IP address, and location (including specific geographic location, such as through GPS, Bluetooth, or WiFi signals), as well as the apps you use. Fin may also collect Information about your device, including any unique identifiers associated with your device (“Device IDs”), your mobile carrier, and Information about the type of the device you use. If you use different devices to access Fin, Fin can associate the Information it collects from those different devices.
How does Fin use the Information it collects?
To provide its services to you. Fin learns from and uses the Information it collects to provide its services to you. For example, Fin uses this Information to fulfill any requests you make, help you find answers to your questions, help you communicate with others, and enable you to search for things.
To provide its services to others. Fin learns from and uses the Information it collects to provide services to other people. For example, Fin may use this Information to fulfill requests other people make, help them find answers to their questions, help them communicate with you and others, and to enable them to search for things.
To communicate with you. Fin uses your contact information and other Information it collects to communicate with you. For example, Fin may communicate with you about changes to Fin’s services, its pricing plans, its Terms of Service, or this data policy. Fin may also communicate with you concerning any payments you make, and any security issues with Fin or your account.
To communicate with others. Fin uses the contact information and other Information it collects to communicate with others, including people Fin learns about from you. This includes sending letters from our founders and other thought leadership, as well as invitations to use Fin. You give Fin permission to send such communications. You also give Fin permission to share the fact that you use Fin with others (along with your name and/or profile picture).
To improve the service and develop new services. Fin uses the Information it collects, along with the surveys and research it conducts, to analyze, evaluate, and improve its services, and to develop new services for you and others. Fin also uses this Information to measure the effectiveness of the services it provides to you and others, and to analyze and improve performance.
To promote safety and security. Fin uses the Information it has to help verify accounts and activity, and to promote safety and security on and off of Fin, including investigating suspicious activity and violations of Fin’s terms or policies.
Does Fin share my personally identifiable information (“PII”) with advertisers or other third parties?
Fin does not share your PII with advertisers.
Fin may share your PII with a third party if you or another Fin user asks Fin to do so (or otherwise consents to such sharing). For example, if a Fin user has your contact info and asks Fin to share it with someone else, Fin will share your contact into with that person on the user’s behalf.
Fin may share any Information, including your PII: (a) with the contractors, consultants, service providers, vendors, and other third parties who help Fin provide and improve its services, but only as needed to perform their work for Fin; (b) with other companies FXCP owns, operates, or controls, either now or in the future; and (c) in connection with a potential or actual change of ownership or control of all or part of Fin or FXPC, or their assets (such as in case of a merger, acquisition, or reorganization). All such parties will be obligated to use your personal data in a manner consistent with this data policy.
Fin may share any Information that is public and/or does not include your PII (including anonymized, pseudonymized, and/or aggregated Information) with anyone.
How does Fin respond to legal requests and prevent harm?
Fin may access, preserve, and share any Information, including your PII, in response to a legal request (like a search warrant, court order, subpoena, or government request or investigation) if Fin has a good faith belief that the law requires it to do so.
Fin may also access, preserve, and share any Information, including your PII, when it has a good faith belief it is necessary to: (i) detect, prevent, or address illegal activity (including fraud); (ii) detect, prevent, or address security issues; (iii) investigate possible violations of Fin’s terms and policies; (iv) enforce Fin’s terms and policies; and (v) protect Fin, you, and others from harm or liability.
What happens if Fin has a security breach?
In the event that Information under Fin’s control is compromised as a result of a security breach, Fin will take reasonable steps to investigate the situation and, if appropriate, notify those individuals whose Information may have been compromised. Fin may also take other steps as permitted by law. Learn more about how Fin keeps your information secure.
Where does Fin store the Information it collects?
Fin stores and processes the Information it collects in the United States. Fin is only available to residents of the United States. By using Fin, you consent to having your personal Information transferred to and processed in the United States.
Fin does not currently respond to Do Not Track signals from your browser, but you may be able to set your browser to delete or disable Cookies. You may also be able to set your email options to prevent the automatic downloading of images that would allow Fin to know whether you opened an email or clicked on any links. If you do not want Fin to collect Information from your device, you can uninstall any Fin App that you have installed on that device.
How will Fin notify me about changes to this data policy?
Fin may make changes to this data policy by posting the updated version here, and updating the date of last revision at the bottom of this page. If Fin makes a material change to this data policy, Fin will also notify you by email. Fin sends notices of material changes by email because many Fin users only communicate with Fin by email. Your continued use of Fin after any change to this data policy constitutes acceptance of the amended data policy. If you do not agree to this data policy or any changes Fin makes to this data policy in the future, then you should stop using Fin.
How can I contact Fin if I have questions about this data policy?
If you have questions about this policy, you can send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org or write to Fin at:
Fin Exploration Company, Inc.
Attn: Legal and Privacy Department 350 Sansome Street
San Francisco, CA 94014
Date of last revision: September 13, 2018