Privacy Policy

Use Policy

This policy describes the information that we process to support «GolfStories». Additional tools and information you can find in Settings «GolfStories».

Information types that we collect?

We process information about you in order to provide Products «GolfStories». The types of information we collect, depends on how you use our Products. To find out how to access the information that we collect, and delete it, go to Settings «GolfStories».

Your actions, the actions of others and provide you and them information.

  • The information you provide and the content. We collect the content of messages and other information you provide when you use our Products, including when you register an account, create content, or share it, send messages or interact with other people. This may be information from content submitted by you or about him (such as metadata), such as the place where the photo was taken or the date the file was created. Our systems automatically process the content and messages provided to you and other people to analyse their context and content for the purposes described below. Learn more about the control over who can see what you share.
    • Data with special protection In the profile fields «GolfStories» or things that you may want to provide information about their religious beliefs, political views, the persons who interest you or your health. This and other information (including race and ethnic origin, philosophical beliefs or trade Union membership) may require the application of special measures of protection in accordance with the laws of your country.
  • Community and communication. We collect information about people, Pages, accounts, hastega and groups you are associated with, and your interaction with them in a variety of Products «GolfStories». This, for example, the people you most often communicate with, or groups that you have joined. We also collect contact information if you upload, sync or import it from the device (e.g. address book, call log or SMS), and use it, for example, to help you and other users to find people you may know and other purposes described below.
  • Your use of the Products. We collect information about how you use our Products, such as the types of content you have viewed or with which you interact; the features you use; the actions you do, people or accounts with whom you interact; time, frequency and duration of your actions. For example, we record data about when you use, and last used our Products which publications, video and other content you browse our Products. We also collect information about how you use features such as our camera.
  • Information on transactions committed in our Products. If you use our Products for purchases or other financial transactions, we collect information about the purchase or transaction. These include payment information, such as a credit or debit card and other personal information, other account information and authentication, billing and delivery, as well as contact details.
  • The actions of other people and the information they provide about you. We also obtained and analyzed the content, messages or information that other people provide when they use our Products. This can be information about you, such as when other people share their photos with you or comment on a photo, send you a message, upload, sinhroniziruete or import your contact information.

Device information.
As described below, we collect information that you use computers, phones, connected TV (connected TV), and other Internet-connected devices that integrate with our Products, as well as information about these devices, and combine these data from different devices you use. For example, we use the information we collect about how you use our Products on your phone to better personalize the content (including ads) or functions that you see when using our Products on a different device, such as a laptop or tablet, or to determine if you’ve committed any action in response to the advertisement shown to us on your phone, on another device.

We get from these devices the following information:

  • Device attributes: information such as operating system, version, hardware and software, battery level, signal strength, available memory, browser type, the names and types of applications and files, and plugins.
  • Identifiers: unique identifiers, device identifiers and other identifiers, such as games, applications or accounts that you use, as well as a common ID device.
  • Cookie data: cookies stored on your device, including the IDs and cookie settings. Read more about how we use cookies, see Policy «GolfStories» in relation to cookies.

Information from partners.
Advertisers, developers of applications and publishers can send us information by using used Tools Facebook for business, including our social plugins (such as Like button), «Login via Facebook», our APIs and SDKs or pixel Facebook. These partners provide information about your activities outside Facebook — including information about your device, websites you visit, the purchases you make that you look advertising and use their services regardless of whether or not you have a Facebook account and log into it. For example, a game developer can use our API to tell us what games you play, and the company can tell us about the purchases you make in its store. We also collect information about your activities and purchases on the Internet, and outside third-party data providers having the right to provide us with your information.

How we use this information?

We use the information we have (based on your settings) in the following order, and to provide and support Products «GolfStories» and related services described in the User agreement «GolfStories». Here’s how we use it:

To provide, personalize and improve our Products. 
We use the information we have to provide our Products, including personalization features and content (including your news feed and ads) and offers recommendations (e.g., groups or activities that might interest you, or those to which you might want to subscribe) to our Products and beyond. To create unique and relevant for your personalized Products, we use your connections, preferences, interests and actions based on the data that we collect and receive from you and other people (including any information with special protection, which you agree to provide); information about how you use our Products and interact with them, and about people, places or things with which you are associated and which are interested in our Products and beyond. Find out more about how we use your information to personalize your experience with the «GolfStories», including features, content and recommendations in Products «GolfStories».

  • Location information: We use information about the location — for example, your current location, place of residence, the places you love to visit, as well as companies and people with whom you are, to provide, personalize and improve our Products, including advertising, for you and others. The location information can be obtained on the basis of such information as the exact location of the device (if you allow us to collect this information), IP addresses and information collected in the course of using the services «GolfStories» you and others (e.g., notes on visits or events at which you walk).
  • Advertising and other sponsored content: We use the information we have about you, including information about your interests, activities and relationships — for the selection and personalization of advertising, offers and other sponsored content that we show you.

To provide services of measurement, statistics, and other services for business.
We use information (including your actions outside of our Products, such as the websites you are visiting and viewing your advertising), to help advertisers and other partners to measure the performance and dissemination of their advertising and services and to understand what types of people use their services, and how people interact with their sites, applications and services.

To promote the security, integrity and protection.
We use available information to confirm the accounts and actions fight against bad behavior, detect and prevent spam and other unpleasant experiences, preserve the integrity of our Products and promotion of safety and protection Products «GolfStories» and beyond. For example, we use available data to investigate suspicious activities or violations of our terms and policies, and to identify situations when someone needs our help.

To communicate with you.
We use information to send you marketing offers and to communicate with you about our Products and to inform you about our policies and conditions. In addition, the information we need to answer your queries.

How available is this information?

We share your information with others in the following ways:

You share the Products «GolfStories».

People and accounts with whom you communicate and share information.
When you communicate and share information, using our Products, you choose the audience that will be available what you shared. For example, if you post on the «GolfStories», you choose the audience of the publication: group, all your friends, a personalized list or «available to all». Your community can also see the actions you make in our Products, including interaction with advertising and sponsored content. We also allow other accounts to see who has viewed their «GolfStories».

Public information is visible to all in our Products and beyond — including in the absence of the account. Is your username «GolfStories»; any information that you share with all people; information in your public profile to «GolfStories»; and the content that you share on the Page «GolfStories». You, other people using «GolfStories» and we can share or send public information to any persons in our Products and beyond. You can also view, share, download publicly available information and access to it through third-party services, such as search engines, APIs and conventional media, e.g. TV, and follow these steps, apps, websites and other services integrated with our Products.

About the content you share and re-share other people. 
You should be careful when choosing your audience, as people who can see your activity in our Products, can share this information with other people in our Products and beyond, including with people and companies outside your chosen audience. For example, when you share a post or send a message to specific friends and accounts they can download to take screenshots or share this content to other people in a variety of Products «GolfStories» and out of them, to transfer them in face-to-face communication or virtual reality products such as Space «GolfStories». Also, when you comment on someone’s post or respond to someone else’s content, your comment or reaction visible to everyone who sees the content of that person, and that person may subsequently change the audience.

People also can use our Products to create content about you and share it with their chosen audience. For example, they can share the photo with you in history, mention or tag you in some place in the publication, and also share information about you in their publications or communications. If you want to seek the removal of information about you, which other people have shared in our Products.

Information about the active status or the presence in our Products.
People in your communities can see the signals indicating your active status in our Products, «GolfStories» or something, when was the last time you used our Products.

Apps, websites and third-party integration into our Products or use our Products. 
When you decide to use third-party applications, websites or other services that use our Products or integrated in them, they can get the information that you publish or what you share. For example, when you press the button «GolfStories» «comment» or «Share» on the website, the game’s developer or the website can obtain information about your actions in the game or to review or link that you share with site for «GolfStories». In addition, when you download or use such third-party services, they are unable to access your public profile «GolfStories» and any information you share with them. Applications and websites can get your friends to «GolfStories» if you give them access to it. However, they will not be able to get you any other information about your friends on the «GolfStories» (although your friends and followers can certainly share this information on their own initiative). The information that is collected by these third party services is governed by their own terms and conditions and policies (not this policy).

Devices and operating systems that provide native versions «GolfStories» (i.e. devices and OS’s for which we have developed our own original application) will have access to all the information you decide to share with them, including information that your friends share with you, to be able to provide you with the basic functionality.

The new owner.
In the case of a transfer of ownership or control over all or part of our Products or their assets to another entity, we may transfer your information to the new owner.

Sharing information with third party partners
We work with third-party partners who help us provide and improve our Products or use the Tools «GolfStories» for businesses to promote their business. Through this cooperation, our companies work and provide free services to people around the world. We do not sell and will never sell your information. We also strictly limit the use and disclosure of partners data provided to us. Here are the types of third parties with whom we share information:

We provide advertisers with reports on the types of people who view their advertising, and the effectiveness of their advertising, but do not share information identifying your identity (such as your name or email address, which itself can be used to contact you or identificeret your identity), without your permission. For example, they can get from us General population data and information about the interests (for example, is viewed a woman aged from 25 to 34 years old from Rome, who is addicted to software development) to better understand your audience. We also provide them with confirmation that a specific ad «GolfStories» led to the making of purchases or other actions in connection with the advertiser.

Partners offering products and services in our Products.
When you subscribe to receive premium content or purchase something from the seller in our Products, content Creator or seller may access your publicly available information and other information you share with them, and also the information needed to complete the transaction, including delivery information and contact details.

Law enforcement agencies and official inquiries.
We provide information to law enforcement or other agencies through official requests in the situations described below.

How to control information about me or delete it?

We provide you with the possibility of access, rectification, transfer, and delete your data. For more information, see your Settings «GolfStories».

We store the data until you cease to need them to provide our services and Products «GolfStories» or until you delete your account — depending on which event occurs first. Shelf life is determined individually depending on such factors as the nature of the data the purpose of gathering and processing and related legal or operational requirements. For example, when you are looking for something on «GolfStories», you can at any time to access the request and remove it from their search history, but your search history will be removed only after 6 months. If you provide a copy of a valid government-issued ID to verify your account, we will delete the copy within 30 days after submission.

When you delete your account at your request, we delete everything that you have posted, such as your photos and status updates, and you will not be able to recover this information. Information about you shared by other people, is not part of your account and cannot be deleted. If you don’t want to delete your account but want to temporarily stop using the Products, you can just disable the account. You can at any time delete your account in Settings «GolfStories».

How we respond to official requests or prevent harm?

We access your information, store it and provide it to regulatory and law enforcement authorities and others:

  • at the official request (such as a search warrant, court order or subpoena) if we have reasonable grounds to believe that we are required to do so by law. Among other things, we can respond to formal requests received from other countries (outside the EU) if we have reasonable grounds to believe that the answer must be given according to the laws of that country or territory, affects users in that country or that territory and is not contrary to internationally accepted standards.
  • If we reasonably believe is necessary to: detect, prevent or suppress fraud, misuse of Products, violations of our terms or policies or other harmful or illegal activity; to protect ourselves (including our rights, property, or Products) you or other persons, including in the course of investigations or in response to inquiries of regulatory authorities; or to prevent death or imminent threat to health. For example, in case of need we exchange with third-party partners about the reliability of your account to prevent fraud, abuses and other harmful actions in our Products and beyond.

We can provide access to information (including data on financial transactions related to shopping on «GolfStories») or store it for a longer period, if it is the subject of a formal request or legal obligations, investigations by the state authorities or investigation for possible violations of our terms or policies, and in other cases to prevent harm. We also retain information from accounts disabled for violation of conditions, at least during the year with the aim of preventing repeated violations or other violations of the terms.

How we process and share information within our global services?

We transfer information around the world to our external partners and persons with whom you communicate and share content in accordance with this policy. For example, your information may be transferred to, stored and processed in the EU and other countries outside your country of residence for the purposes described in this policy. Such transfer of data is necessary to provide the services mentioned in the Terms of «GolfStories», as well as to provide and provide our Products around the world. We use standard contract clauses, based on the European Commission’s decision on the adequacy of the measures against relevant countries and obtain your consent to such transfers in the European Union and other countries.

How will we notify you of changes to this policy?

We will notify you of amendments to these policies and will give you the opportunity to examine the revised version of this document before taking a decision on further use of our Products.