Our Privacy Policy

Last updated: October 2019

spoly [“spoly”, “us”, “we”, or  “our”] operates the spoly mobile application [“App”]. We respect your privacy and have developed this Privacy Policy to demonstrate you our commitment to protecting your privacy. This Privacy Policy describes the information we collect, how that information may be used, with whom it may be shared, and your choices about such uses and disclosures. We encourage you to read this Privacy Policy carefully when using our app.

By using our app, you are accepting the practices described in this spoly Digital Privacy Policy [Netherlands] [“Privacy Policy”], that describes how we collect and use your information through a variety of digital means. By accessing or using this mobile app on any computer, mobile phone, tablet, console or other device [collectively, “Device”], you consent to our Privacy Policy. spoly may modify this Privacy Policy at any time effective upon its posting. Your continued use of our app constitutes your acceptance to this Privacy Policy and any updates. This Privacy Policy is incorporated into, and is subject to, the Terms of Use.

We use your Personal Information for providing and improving our app. While this Privacy Policy is intended to generally describe our privacy practices, our goal is to also provide more detailed information at times when it’s most meaningful to you. If you have any questions about our privacy practices, please refer to the end of this Privacy Policy for information on how to contact us.

Data Usage

We care about your privacy and therefore gather as less data as necessary. We do not share a/o sell your data with or to third-party companies because spoly does not sell advertisements a/o data. Our app is all about creating and joining sport activities. Not about advertising products and services of other companies. This is the main reason why we collect as less data as necessary.

What data we collect

We collect your first name, last name, birthday, nationality, gender and email address to verify your identity and make other users feel more secure. Only if you share the following information on the spoly app, we also collect: your location, languages, quote, notes, profile photo, cover photo, favourite sports, favourite hotspots, activities joined, activities created and buddies to your profile.

Why we collect data

[1] We want to help you connect with others who play the same sport you do; [2] we want to know how many activities there are being created and joined through spoly worldwide. Our main reason is to create a more active world together – not digitally but physically – and the data we collect enhances our global impact.

The time we collect data

The data we collect will be in our database for the time you are using spoly, simply because we need to save your content, which enables you to keep using spoly in a safe and secure way.

Who we share data with

Basically the only Third Party we share your data with is our app development partner: Codemate Ltd. [a registered limited IT company in Finland]. We may share general statistics – such as the amount of buddies and activities per region – with foundations a/o governances, if so the names of these organizations will be mentioned on our web page: spoly.com.

Log data

When you access spoly through a mobile device, we may collect certain information automatically, including, but not limited to, your telephone number, the type of mobile device you use and hardware information, your mobile device unique ID, the IP address of your mobile device, your mobile operating system, and other information about your interactions with us, and other statistics [“Log Data”]. In addition, we may use third party services such as Google Play Console and iTunes Connect [Apple], that collect, monitor and analyze this type of information in order to increase our app’s functionality. These third party service providers have their own privacy policies addressing how they use such information.

Children’s privacy

We do not knowingly collect or solicit personal information from children under 13.

Public Sharing

When you join or use our app, you agree to publicly share a basic amount of information, which may include your username, city location and profile picture.

Compliance with laws

We will disclose your Personal Information where required to do so by law or subpoena or if we believe that such action is necessary to comply with the law and the reasonable requests of law enforcement or to protect the security or integrity of our Service. We may disclose information upon governmental request, in response to a court order, when required by law, to enforce our policies, or to protect our or others’ rights, property or safety. We may share information to prevent illegal uses of spoly’s products and services or violations of the Terms of Use, or to defend ourselves against third-party claims. We may also share information with companies assisting in fraud protection or investigation.

Security

The security of your Personal Information is important to us, but remember that no method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage is 100% secure/confidential. While we strive to use commercially acceptable means to protect your Personal Information, we cannot guarantee its absolute security. Security Measures: We use a variety of security measures, including encryption and authentication tools, to help protect your information. E.g. the spoly back-end API is behind SSL encryption [HTTPS]; user passwords are hashed in the database; authentication is made with token authentication [implemented from oAuth 2.0].

Collection Tools

spoly automatically collects information within our app, stored by your device. We use a variety of methods to collect this information, including, but not limited to, collecting your device ID and location [“Collection Tools”].

Device ID

Collecting your device ID is required for push notifications to work.

Turning location off/on

We may use and store information about your location, if you give us permission to do so. We use this information to enable “exploring activities near you” and to show other users where you are located. You can turn your location off or on at anytime.

Controlling Account

You can edit or delete your account at anytime. spoly will keep information and content in our backup files and archives, for a maximum of three months, in case you change your mind or your account got hacked.

Global Transfer

Our digital operations are conducted, in whole or in part, in the Netherlands, Finland and Thailand. Your information, including Personal Information, may be transferred to, and maintained on, computers located outside of your state, province, country or other governmental jurisdiction where the data protection laws may differ than those from your jurisdiction. If you are located outside the Netherlands, Finland or Thailand and choose to provide information to us, you consent to have your personal data transferred, processed and stored in the Netherlands, Finland or Thailand and allow spoly to use and collect your personal information in accordance with this Privacy Policy.

Terms of Use

Your use of our app, and any disputes arising from them, is subject to this Privacy Policy as well as our Terms of Use. Please visit our Terms of Use, which explains other terms governing the use of our app.

Changes

We may update our Privacy Policy from time to time. We will notify you of any changes by posting the new Privacy Policy on this page. You are advised to review this Privacy Policy periodically for any changes. Changes to this Privacy Policy are effective when they are posted on this page.

For questions or concerns, please contact us at: +31 6 198 97 519; legal@spoly.com; President Kennedylaan 34-2, 1079NE Amsterdam, Netherlands.