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Terms of Use

These terms of services and terms and conditions (the “T&CS”) govern your use and access, either as an individual or a single entity (“You” or “Your” as applicable), to the mobile application entitled “Privet” (herein “Privet App”) owned and developed by Privet Inc., d/b/a., a US corporation (“We”/”Us”/”Our”).

1. Presentation

We have developed Privet App to enable You to manage at Your sole discretion Your online activity and personal content such as, without limitation, Your searches on Your navigator and/or Your publications, pictures and posts (“Your Content”) and privacy settings within your account(s) on third party services, applications and/or networks (“Account(s)”) as available within Privet App.

 

Privet App allows You to decide what Content from Your Account(s) You want to keep, delete or transfer to store on Your phone and/or third party online storage services (“Storage Services”) and how You want to manage Your privacy settings within Your Account(s).

 

2. Plans provided in the Privet App

By downloading the Privet App, we grant You a simple right to use the Privet App according to the following T&Cs. This granted license is revocable, free or in consideration of a fee if you select a paid plan, non-exclusive and worldwide. It is intended for Your strict personal use.

 

2.1 Description of the different Privet Plans

Privet App offers three different level of services (the “Services”) depending on which plan you are on between the following : 

 

2.1.1. Decrease Data Footprint

Privet Decrease Data Footprint plan is accessible to all people which have downloaded the Privet App and selected this plan. Services in this plan include the removal of data from a large number of corporations, tech companies, data brokers across the globe. 

2.1.4. Change of Services

Services available in the different Privet Plans may vary from time to time. We may add or delete some Services to Your subscription at our discretion.

2.2 Monthly or Yearly Fees

You may chose for your subscription to last for a calendar month or year. Prices of our monthly (the “Monthly Fee”) or yearly fees (the “Yearly Fee” - together “Fees”) vary depending on whether You have chosen Privet as your subscription plan, and the currency of the country you are located in. Prices are indicated in the Privet App and in your phone application marketplace.

In any case, our Fee prices are indicated in the Privet App as prices given in Dollars excluding taxes, unless otherwise specified. The legal rate of VAT, which is determined by your location, will be indicated when you confirm your subscription and reach the payment page.

Any change of prices of our Fees will be notified to you by us directly through the Privet App, or by Apple or Google, depending on the marketplace You are using on Your phone, and will be governed by their terms and conditions. Changes will only apply to new subscriptions or renewals.

2.3. Subscription Process

When You start using the Privet App, you can decide to start a free trial for the plan you have selected under conditions of the offer described in the Privet App. At the end of the free trial’s term, your subscription to that Privet plan (depending which plan you have tried) will start automatically, unless you cancel your subscription before the end of the free trial term, or decide to change for a subscription to another Privet subscription plan.

In any event, You can add additional Privet plans by clicking on the plan you have chosen directly in the Privet App. By clicking on Privet, we will then either direct you to our app marketplace partners which are the Apple Store or the Google Play store, depending on the exploitation system You use on your phone (please refer to article 2.5 for more information), either confirm Your sunscription by a pop up directly available in the Privet App, subject to availability and your location.

Once You have validated Your subscription to Privet, You will be re-directed to the Privet App that will have been automatically upgraded to the plan of your choosing.

2.4 Payment

2.4.1. Subscriptions through Apple or Google’s stores

If you have taken a subscription for the Privet App through the Apple or Google Stores depending on the marketplace available on Your phone, payment for your subscription plan Fee is due and collected by Apple or Google. Fees will be payable monthly according to the Apple Store Terms or the Google Play Store Terms, and Your subscription payment will be subject to Apple’s or Google’s applicable payment policy, which may not provide for refunds. We strongly recommend You read Apple or Google’s terms and conditions before subscribing to one of our plans. Please note that these terms and conditions are subject to amendments by Apple or Google, whichever applicable.

Privet is not responsible for any payment error or fraud on your Google or Apple account.

 

Apple and Google collect personal data and payment card data when you make purchases. They do not give this data to Privet. Privet does not collect or process credit or debit card data. To find out more about the processing of your data when you subscribe to a plan, please consult our Privacy Policy.

2.4.2. Subscriptions through the Privet App

Depending on your location and your exploitation system, Privet might offer that you subscribe to the Privet subscription plans directly in the Privet App.

If you subscribe directly in the Privet App, your subscription and payments will be subject to the terms contained herein, and payments processed by our payment partner processors. Fees which correspond to the subscription plan you have chosen, will be directly debited from the payment information you have indicated on the day of your subscription to the payment processor.

Renewals Fees, if applicable, will directly be debited to your payment method on every monthly or yearly anniversary of your subscription, depending on the subscription term you have chosen.

2.5 Term and Termination

Terms for subscriptions to Privet start from the day you subscribe to a Privet App plan, for a duration of one calendar month or one calendar year, depending on the subscription term you have chosen. Your subscription will then be automatically renewed for successive terms of one month or one year, depending on your initial subscription term.

Your Fee will continue to be billed automatically to the payment method You have provided, unless terminated according to the below conditions. Refunds cannot be claimed for any partial-month subscription period. Any Fee payment will be deemed and final, and we will not provide you any refund.

You can terminate your subscription at any time at least 24 hours before the end of your subscription term:

  • For users that have a subscription through Google/apple: through Your Apple or Google Store account. For more information, please refer to the applicable Apple and Google terms and conditions.

  • For users that have a subscription through the Privet: by cancelling your subscription in the “Manage your subscription” setting directly in the Privet App. Please email privetcustomerservice@gmail.com for any query.

The termination will be effective at the end of the calendar month of such termination notice.

2.6 Right of withdrawal

Depending on your geographical location, You may have a period of 14 days to exercise your right of withdrawal, from the day of your subscription, without giving any reason, and without incurring any costs.

To exercise your right of withdrawal for a purchase you made on the Apple Store, please see the sales & refund terms and conditions of Apple. To exercise your right of withdrawal for a purchase you made on the Google Play Store, please contact Google through the Google Play Store. If you want more information regarding how Apple or Google implemented this right of withdrawal, please refer to Apple’s or Google’s applicable payment policy.

To exercise your right of withdrawal for a purchase made through the Privet App, please send an email to Privet. Since we have a strict “no data collection policy”, you need to contact us from your Privet App for us to link your subscription to your DeviceID. If you need help with this, please contact Privet Privacy at privetcustomerservice@gmail.com.

3. Specificities of some Services offered in Privet App

3.1 Data Deletion Request

The Privet App offers you the ability to have Privet contact other companies who sell and store your data to request they remove the data they have stored on you.

Due to the large number of companies that buy, sell, and store your data Privet will contact companies you may have never heard of. If these companies are required by their domestic legislation to abide by these Data Deletion requests they will remove any data they have stored on you that doesn't directly impact the services they currently provide you with. At no point will Privet store any of this data.

4. Using Privet App - Your commitments

We believe privacy and choice of who can access Your Content is one of our most precious freedom. To ensure Privet’s good functioning, and in exchange for such services, We require that you commit to the following, notably when accessing and using Privet App:

  • You must be a human. Use of Privet App by “bots” or other automated methods are not permitted.

  • You agree to the terms of the T&Cs and the privacy policy as an individual, or for Your company, if You are using Privet App as a single entity.

  • You should not use Privet App if You are less than 13 years old of age, or without Your parents and/or legal guardian prior written approval if You are between 13 and 18 years old.

  • You should only use Privet App for Your personal account, for Your personal use and in respect of functionalities provided for within Privet App.

  • You must not communicate Your Privet App access code to anyone. On this point, please refer to Article 4 of these T&Cs.

  • Privet App allows access to the Account You decide to link and therefore to confidential and sensitive information and this information can appear on Your Privet App after You inspect Your Account, so You must not access the Privet App of third party users or give access to Your Privet App to third parties.

  • You must not disclose the logins to Your Accounts to anyone, any connection to Your Account with Your login, whether from the Privet App on Your phone or from a third party’s phone, is Your sole responsibility.

  • If You have communicated your login to Your Account to a third party, or Your Privet App access code, voluntarily or involuntarily, You will be entirely responsible for any decisions that the third party may make on Your behalf from Privet App. Privet is not responsible for the actions of third parties, which will be deemed to be your actions. Your use of Privet App is at your sole risk. Privet App is provided on an “as is” and “as available” basis, and we will not be liable for failure to deliver or transmit any information from Your Account, which is Your sole responsibility. Privet interacts with different social networks to access in Your account, if these do not work or have blocked their access via Privet App, Privet cannot be held responsible. You must validate every action you take as a result of Privet's proposals.

  • Any decision You make via Privet App is permanent. This means that once You have chosen to delete Your Data, We cannot retrieve Your Content or transfer it back to Your Account it came from. Therefore We invite You to carefully evaluate all the request You make with Privet App and specify any entities you do not want Privet to remove your personal data from. We decline any responsibility in the event You regret any such request.

  • If You send Us any question, comment, suggestion, enhancement, idea, and other information regarding Privet App, We will be entitled to use and disclose them without any restriction, whether commercial or not, free-of-charge.

  • You must use Privet App fairly, in accordance with the T&Cs, applicable laws and regulations, including intellectual and industrial property laws. Privet App may contain elements, materials and content copyrighted and/or protected by patent and/or intellectual property laws. You agree not to reproduce, download, represent, modify, duplicate, copy, sell, resell or exploit any portion of Privet App, use Privet App, or access Privet App without Our express written permission.

  • Privet App, trademarks, designs, models, images, texts, photos, logos, graphic charts, software and programs, databases, sounds, videos, domain names, designs or any other element composing the application, with the exception of Your Accounts, are the exclusive property of Privet and are protected by any intellectual or industrial property right recognized by the laws in force.

  • You must not interfere with the proper functioning of Privet App, including introducing viruses or any other technology harmful to Privet App or associated services. It is Your responsibility to protect Your equipment and Your connection against any form of malicious, fraudulent, prohibited or illegal external intrusion.

  • You must not modify, adapt or hack Privet App.

  • You must not access or use Privet App by any means other than downloading its application distributed by Apple and Android from legal platforms such as Google Play for Android and App Store for iOS.

  • You choose and decide alone to use Privet App. Privet App provides You with services to help You regain control of Your privacy, which You are free to use or not, at Your sole discretion.

  • The service only includes a control over Privet App. You are solely responsible for the use of the data provided by Privet App. Any changes or deletions are at Your own risk.

  • Consequently, Privet Privacy cannot be held liable for the sole fact of the use of our services by You.

  • You should not use Privet App in violation of the T&Cs, applicable laws and/or third party rights, if You do, we can suspend the use of the application and close Your paying account. We can also communicate all necessary information to the competent services in charge of the repression of offenses.

 

5. Limits on liability and disclaimers

 

5.1. Privet is not a law firm

We provide you with privacy information and self-help tools. The information provided in Your Account together with the content on our blog is provided for your private use and does not constitute legal advice. If you need legal advice for a specific problem, you should consult a licensed lawyer.

 

Furthermore, as we are not lawyers, please note that any communications between us is not protected under the attorney-client privilege.

 

5.2. Privet is provided “As Is”

We provide You Privet App using a reasonable level of skill and care, but We cannot make any promise nor warranty that :

  • Privet App is compliant with applicable laws or to the terms and conditions of Your account You are linking Privet App to.

  • Privet App does not infringe upon any third party rights.

  • Your use of Privet App will not cause a security breach related to Your content, and that Your phone will be protected against any virus or interruption.

  • Data circulating on the Internet is protected, in particular against possible misappropriation.

  • Privet App will meet your specific expectations and/or requirements, notably that (i) Privet App will be uninterrupted, timely, secure, or error-free, (ii) that the Your account You want to link or use will always be available and provided by Privet App (ii) the results that may be obtained from the use of Privet App will be accurate or reliable, nor (iii) any errors in Privet App will be corrected.

  • You have the necessary equipment and the accurate internet access to use Privet App and that will not cost You additional fees.

 

You understand that We will not be liable if any of the above occurs, and You waive any claim and/or lawsuit against Us for such reason.

 

Furthermore, you agree and understand that the Identity Theft Insurance available in the Privet App (depending on your location) is not provided by Privet, but is offered by our insurance partner “Identity Force”. Therefore, in no event shall Privet be liable for any claim related to such insurance coverage. For more information, please refer to our partner’s terms of service.

5.3. Limitation of Liability

By using the Privet App, you agree that We shall not be liable for any indirect or consequential losses which may be incurred by You resulting from:

  • any loss of profit (whether incurred directly or indirectly) of goodwill or business reputation, or of opportunity.

  • any loss of data suffered.

  • any loss or damage which may be incurred as a result of any changes which We may make to Privet App, or for any permanent or temporary cessation in the provision of Privet App (or any account, tool or feature within Privet).

  • the deletion of, corruption of, or failure to store, any of Your Content and other communications data maintained or transmitted by or through Your use of Privet App.

  • Your failure to provide Privet App with accurate Account information.

  • Your failure to keep Your password or Your Accounts details’ secure and confidential.

  • content of the information provided by third party websites accessed from hyperlinks content in Privet App, which do not belong to Privet Privacy. Privet Privacy is not responsible for the privacy policy of these websites.

 

The limitations on Our liability to You within this provision shall apply whether or not We were advised of or should have been aware of the possibility of any such losses arising.

6. Security

Privet makes its best efforts to secure Privet App in view of the complexity of the internet. It cannot guarantee absolute security. By the present T&Cs, You:

  • accept the characteristics and limitations of the internet.

  • acknowledge that You are aware of the nature of the internet network, and in particular its technical performance and response times for consulting, querying or transferring information data.

  • agree to inform Privet if You notice any failure of the service.

  • agree to take all appropriate measures to protect Your own content, data and/or software from contamination by possible viruses on the Internet.\

 

7. Other

  • We reserve the right to amend the T&Cs at any time. In such event, the amendments will be notified to You with a special banner within Privet App. You acknowledge and agree by using and/or accessing Privet App after the amendment date, You will be deemed having fully consented to the T&Cs as amended.

  • Privet App and the T&Cs are governed by the State of California laws, wherever You are accessing and/or using Privet App from. In the event of a dispute regarding the T&Cs and/or Your use of Privet App, the courts of Los Angeles, shall be solely competent to hear such dispute.

  • The T&Cs form the entire agreement between You and Us regarding Your access and use of Privet App. The T&Cs supersede any prior agreements.

  • If any part of the T&Cs is found to be unenforceable, the remaining provisions will remain in full force and effect. If We fail to enforce any of the T&Cs, it will not be considered a waiver.

  • You will not transfer any of Your rights or obligations under the T&Cs to anyone else without Our prior written consent.

  • We can freely assign any rights and obligations under the T&Cs to a third party whether in connection with a merger, acquisition, or sale of assets, or by operation of law or otherwise.

 

8. EU Consumer Alternative Dispute Resolution

In the event of a dispute relating to these general terms of service, You have the possibility to recourse to the consumer mediation procedure.

You may access the EU Online Dispute Resolution platform via the following link: http://ec.europa.eu/consumers/odr.

QUESTIONS ? PROBLEMS ? SUGGESTIONS ?

For any questions related to the T&Cs, and/or Privet App, or if You want to warn Us of any violation of the T&Cs, please contact Us via e-mail to the following email address: privetcustomerservice@gmail.com

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