Fing (“we”, “our”, or “us”), are part of a group of companies whose main legal entity is Fing Limited (collectively, “Fing”). We will collect and use information obtained via the Fing Mobile Application (the “App”) and our hardware addon Fingbox (altogether the Fing” Services”) as described in this policy. In doing so, we are committed to protecting and respecting your privacy and personal data, in accordance with applicable data protection and privacy rules. We do not sell or rent your personally identifiable information to any third party. In this Policy, Personal Data means information relating to an identified or identifiable natural person. An identifiable person is one who can be identified, directly or indirectly, in particular by reference to an identifier such as a name, an identification number, location data, and online identifier or to one or more factors specific to his/her physical, physiological, genetic, mental, economic, cultural or social identity. The use of information collected through our Services shall be limited to the purpose of providing the Service for which you have signed up. This policy explains how we use information we collect when you visit the App or use the Fingbox and, together with our Terms & Conditions and any other documents referred to on it, sets out the basis on which any information we obtain about you, or through the use of our App will be processed by us. Please read this policy carefully to understand our views and practices regarding your information and how we will treat it. By creating a Fing account on our App or installing our Fingbox you are accepting and consenting to the practices described in this policy.
Fing basic app: As an unregistered Fing basic service user, we will not collect any Personal Data from you such as your name, email address, or other contact information. We will collect the originating Public IP address and the MAC addresses of the devices you submit to us for the purpose of device recognition, in order to match your device with a corresponding device type, brand, and model.
Fing account holders and Fingbox users: If you register an account with Fing, or if you are a user of Fingbox we will ask for your name, email address, location and a password. This information will be combined with technical information about your device and other information we may collect about you or your use of the services, and we will handle all such Personal Data as described in section 3 below. For all of these services, we reserve the right to combine information we collect from you with information we may receive from third parties. We will use and share all such information in accordance with Section II.
As described in Section II above, please note that some of the information, collection, use, disclosure, and storage practices described below may not apply depending on the type Fing services you use.
We may collect and process the following data about you:Information you give us. You may give us information about you by filling in forms on the App or by corresponding with us by e-mail or otherwise. This includes information you provide when you register to use the App, subscribe to our service, search for networks using our service, sync to the cloud, and when you report a problem with the App. The information you give us may include your name, address, e-mail address and geo-location. We may ask for and may collect personal information from you when you submit web forms on our Website or App or as you use interactive features of the Websites, including, participation in surveys, requesting customer support, or otherwise communicating with us.
If you are a Data Subject resident in the European Economic Area (EEA), our legal basis for collecting and using your Personal Data will depend on the information concerned and the specific context in which we collect it. However, we will collect personal information from you only where: (a) we have your consent to do so, (b) where we need the personal information to perform a contract with you (e.g. to deliver the Services you have requested), or (c) where the processing is in our or a third party’s legitimate interests (and not overridden by your data protection interests or fundamental rights and freedoms). In some cases, we may also have a legal obligation to collect personal information from you, or may otherwise need the personal information to protect your vital interests or those of another person. Where we rely on your consent to process the personal information, you have the right to withdraw or decline your consent at any time. Please note that this does not affect the lawfulness of the processing based on consent before its withdrawal. If we ask you to provide personal information to comply with a legal requirement or to perform a contract with you, we will make this clear at the relevant time and advise you whether the provision of your personal information is mandatory or not (as well as of the possible consequences if you do not provide your personal information). Similarly, if we collect and use your personal information in reliance on our (or a third party’s) legitimate interests which are not already described in this Notice, we will make clear to you at the relevant time what those legitimate interests are.
To the extent we have collected or you have provided us information, and consistent with Section I above, we may share your information with any member of our group, which means our ultimate holding company and its subsidiaries (as defined in section 1159 of the UK Companies Act 2006).
We may share your information with selected third parties including:
For this purpose, we align ourselves to the most advanced privacy regulations available. When in it comes to your Personal Data, we recognize, and commit to respect and enforce, the following rights:
Fing Services are not directed to, nor do we knowingly collect personal information from, children under the age of 16. If you become aware that your child or any child under your care has provided us with information without your consent, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The App may, from time to time, contain links to and from the websites of our partner networks, advertisers and affiliates. If you follow a link to any of these apps or websites, please note that these have their own privacy policies and that we do not accept any responsibility or liability for those policies. Please check the policies before you submit any data to these apps or websites.
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