Privacy Policy: A Father's Blessing App

This Privacy Policy applies to the A Father's Blessing App available from Google Play and Amazon.

Policy Summary

Personal Data is collected by A Father's Blessing App for the following purposes and using the following services:

Google Analytics

Personal Data: Cookies and Usage Data

Device permissions for Personal Data access

Personal Data: Contacts permission, Microphone permission, SMS permission and Storage permission

Contact

A Father’s Blessing is published by Truth78. If there are any questions regarding this privacy policy, you may contact us.

Truth78
PO Box 22008
St. Paul, MN 55122
[email protected]
877.400.1414
Truth78.org

Last edited on 6.4.2019

 


 

Full Policy

Types of Data Collected

Among the types of Personal Data that A Father’s Blessing, by itself or through third parties, there are: Usage Data, Cookies, Contacts permission, Microphone permission, SMS permission and Storage permission. Complete details on each type of Personal Data collected are provided in the dedicated sections of this privacy policy or by specific explanation texts displayed prior to the Data collection.


Personal Data may be freely provided by the User, or, in case of Usage Data, collected automatically when using this Application.
 Unless specified otherwise, all Data requested by A Father’s Blessing is mandatory and failure to provide this Data may make it impossible for this Application to provide its services. In cases where A Father’s Blessing specifically states that some Data is not mandatory, Users are free not to communicate this Data without consequences to the availability or the functioning of the Service.
Users who are uncertain about which Personal Data is mandatory are welcome to contact Truth78.

Any use of Cookies – or of other tracking tools – by this Application or by the owners of third-party services used by this Application serves the purpose of providing the Service required by the User, in addition to any other purposes described in the present document and in the Cookie Policy, if available.

Users are responsible for any third-party Personal Data obtained, published or shared through A Father’s Blessing and confirm that they have the third party's consent to provide the Data to the Owner.

Cookies: A Father’s Blessing does not use cookies for tracking purposes.

 

Mode of Processing the Data

Methods of Processing

Truth78 takes appropriate security measures to prevent unauthorized access, disclosure, modification, or unauthorized destruction of the Data.


The Data processing is carried out using computers and/or IT enabled tools, following organizational procedures and modes strictly related to the purposes indicated. In addition to Truth78, in some cases, the Data may be accessible to certain types of persons in charge, involved with the operation of A Fathers Blessing (administration, development, marketing, legal, system administration) or external parties (such as third-party technical service providers, hosting providers, IT companies, communications agencies) appointed, if necessary, as Data Processors by Truth78. The updated list of these parties may be requested from Truth78 at any time.

Legal Basis of Processing

Truth78 may process Personal Data relating to Users if one of the following applies:

    • Users have given their consent for one or more specific purposes. Note: Under some legislations the Owner may be allowed to process Personal Data until the User objects to such processing (“opt-out”), without having to rely on consent or any other of the following legal bases. This, however, does not apply, whenever the processing of Personal Data is subject to European data protection law;
    • provision of Data is necessary for the performance of an agreement with the User and/or for any pre-contractual obligations thereof;
    • processing is necessary for compliance with a legal obligation to which the Owner is subject;
    • processing is related to a task that is carried out in the public interest or in the exercise of official authority vested in the Owner;
    • processing is necessary for the purposes of the legitimate interests pursued by the Owner or by a third party.

In any case, Truth78 will gladly help to clarify the specific legal basis that applies to the processing, and in particular whether the provision of Personal Data is a statutory or contractual requirement, or a requirement necessary to enter into a contract.

Retention Time

Personal Data shall be processed and stored for as long as required by the purpose they have been collected for. Therefore:

    • Personal Data collected for purposes related to the performance of a contract between Truth78 and the User shall be retained until such contract has been fully performed.
    • Personal Data collected for the purposes of the Truth78’s legitimate interests shall be retained as long as needed to fulfill such purposes. Users may find specific information regarding the legitimate interests pursued by the Owner within the relevant sections of this document or by contacting the Truth78.

Truth78 may be allowed to retain Personal Data for a longer period whenever the User has given consent to such processing, as long as such consent is not withdrawn. Furthermore, the Truth78 may be obliged to retain Personal Data for a longer period whenever required to do so for the performance of a legal obligation or upon order of an authority.
 Once the retention period expires, Personal Data shall be deleted. Therefore, the right to access, the right to erasure, the right to rectification and the right to data portability cannot be enforced after expiration of the retention period.

The Purposes of Processing

The Data concerning the User is collected to allow Truth78 to provide its Services, as well as for the following purposes: Analytics and Device permissions for Personal Data access. Users can find further detailed information about such purposes of processing and about the specific Personal Data used for each purpose in the respective sections of this document.

 

Device Permissions for Personal Data Access

Depending on the User's specific device, A Father’s Blessing may request certain permissions that allow it to access the User's device Data as described below.

By default, these permissions must be granted by the User before the respective information can be accessed. Once the permission has been given, it can be revoked by the User at any time. In order to revoke these permissions, Users may refer to the device settings or contact Truth78 for support at the contact details provided in the present document. The exact procedure for controlling app permissions may be dependent on the User's device and software. Please note that the revoking of such permissions might impact the proper functioning of this Application.

If User grants any of the permissions listed below, the respective Personal Data may be processed (i.e accessed to, modified or removed) by A Father’s Blessing.

Contacts Permission

Used for accessing contacts and profiles on the User's device.

Microphone Permission

Used for accessing and recording microphone audio from the User's device.

SMS Permission

Used for accessing features related to the User's messaging including the sending, receiving and reading of SMS.

Storage Permission

Used for accessing shared external storage, including the reading and adding of any items.

Analytics

The services contained in this section enable the Owner to monitor and analyze web traffic and can be used to keep track of User behavior.

Google Analytics (Google Inc.)

Google Analytics is a web analysis service provided by Google Inc. (“Google”). Google utilizes the Data collected to track and examine the use of this Application, to prepare reports on its activities and share them with other Google services.
 Google may use the Data collected to contextualize and personalize the ads of its own advertising network.


Personal Data Collected: Usage Data
Place of Processing: United States – Privacy Policy – Opt Out. Privacy Shield participant.

 

The Rights of Users

Users may exercise certain rights regarding their Data processed by Truth78. In particular, Users have the right to do the following:

  • Withdraw their consent at any time. Users have the right to withdraw consent where they have previously given their consent to the processing of their Personal Data.
  • Object to processing of their Data. Users have the right to object to the processing of their Data if the processing is carried out on a legal basis other than consent. Further details are provided in the dedicated section below.
  • Access their Data. Users have the right to learn if Data is being processed by Truth78, obtain disclosure regarding certain aspects of the processing and obtain a copy of the Data undergoing processing.
  • Verify and seek rectification. Users have the right to verify the accuracy of their Data and ask for it to be updated or corrected.
  • Restrict the processing of their Data. Users have the right, under certain circumstances, to restrict the processing of their Data. In this case, Truth78 will not process their Data for any purpose other than storing it.
  • Have their Personal Data deleted or otherwise removed. Users have the right, under certain circumstances, to obtain the erasure of their Data from Truth78.
  • Receive their Data and have it transferred to another controller. Users have the right to receive their Data in a structured, commonly used and machine readable format and, if technically feasible, to have it transmitted to another controller without any hindrance. This provision is applicable provided that the Data is processed by automated means and that the processing is based on the User's consent, on a contract which the User is part of or on pre-contractual obligations thereof.
  • Lodge a complaint. Users have the right to bring a claim before their competent data protection authority.
Details About the Right to Object to Processing

Where Personal Data is processed for a public interest, in the exercise of an official authority vested in the Owner or for the purposes of the legitimate interests pursued by the Owner, Users may object to such processing by providing a ground related to their particular situation to justify the objection.

Users must know that, however, should their Personal Data be processed for direct marketing purposes, they can object to that processing at any time without providing any justification. To learn, whether the Owner is processing Personal Data for direct marketing purposes, Users may refer to the relevant sections of this document.

How to Exercise These Rights

Any requests to exercise User rights can be directed to Truth78 through the contact details provided in this document. These requests can be exercised free of charge and will be addressed by Truth78 as early as possible and always within one month.

 

Additional information about Data collection and processing

COPPA (Children Online Privacy Protection Act)

When it comes to the collection of personal information from children under the age of 13 years old, the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA) puts parents in control. The Federal Trade Commission, United States' consumer protection agency, enforces the COPPA Rule, which spells out what operators of websites and online services must do to protect children's privacy and safety online. We do not specifically market to children under the age of 13 years old.

Legal action

The User's Personal Data may be used for legal purposes by the Owner in Court or in the stages leading to possible legal action arising from improper use of this Application or the related Services.
The User declares to be aware that Truth78 may be required to reveal personal data upon request of public authorities.

Additional information about User's Personal Data

In addition to the information contained in this privacy policy, this Application may provide the User with additional and contextual information concerning particular Services or the collection and processing of Personal Data upon request.

System logs and maintenance

For operation and maintenance purposes, this Application and any third-party services may collect files that record interaction with this A Father’s Blessing (System logs) use other Personal Data (such as the IP Address) for this purpose.

Information not contained in this policy

More details concerning the collection or processing of Personal Data may be requested from Truth78 at any time.

How “Do Not Track” requests are handled

This Application does not support “Do Not Track” requests.
To determine whether any of the third-party services it uses honor the “Do Not Track” requests, please read their privacy policies.

Changes to this privacy policy

The Owner reserves the right to make changes to this privacy policy at any time by giving notice to its Users on this page and possibly within the Application.
Should the changes affect processing activities performed on the basis of the User’s consent, Truth78 shall collect new consent from the User, where required.