Effective date: March 5, 2021 GeoSnapShot Pty Ltd ("us", "we", or "our") operates the geosnapshot.com website (the "Service").
This document informs you of our policies regarding the collection, use, and disclosure of personal data when you use our Service and the choices you have associated with that data.
Service is the geosnapshot.com website operated by GeoSnapShot Pty Ltd
Personal Data means data about a living individual who can be identified from those data (or from those and other information either in our possession or likely to come into our possession).
Usage Data is data collected automatically either generated by the use of the Service or from the Service infrastructure itself (for example, the duration of a page visit).
Cookies are small pieces of data stored on your device (computer or mobile device).
Data Processors (or Service Providers)
Data Processor (or Service Provider) means any natural or legal person who processes the data on behalf of the Data Controller. We may use the services of various Service Providers in order to process your data more effectively.
Data Subject (or User)
Data Subject is any living individual who is using our Service and is the subject of Personal Data.
We collect several different types of information for various purposes to provide and improve our Service to you.
While using our Service, we may ask you to provide us with certain personally identifiable information that can be used to contact or identify you ("Personal Data"). Personally identifiable information may include, but is not limited to:
We may use your Personal Data to contact you with newsletters, marketing or promotional materials and other information that may be of interest to you. You may opt out of receiving any, or all, of these communications from us by following the unsubscribe link or instructions provided in any email we send.
We may also collect information how the Service is accessed and used ("Usage Data"). This Usage Data may include information such as your computer's Internet Protocol address (e.g. IP address), browser type, browser version, the pages of our Service that you visit, the time and date of your visit, the time spent on those pages, unique device identifiers and other diagnostic data.
We may use and store information about your location if you give us permission to do so (“Location Data”). We use this data to provide features of our Service, to improve and customize our Service.
You can enable or disable location services when you use our Service at any time, through your device settings.
Tracking Cookies Data
Cookies are files with small amount of data which may include an anonymous unique identifier. Cookies are sent to your browser from a website and stored on your device. Tracking technologies also used are beacons, tags, and scripts to collect and track information and to improve and analyze our Service.
You can instruct your browser to refuse all cookies or to indicate when a cookie is being sent. However, if you do not accept cookies, you may not be able to use some portions of our Service.
Examples of data we use:
GeoSnapShot Pty Ltd uses the collected data for various purposes:
The Service may process your Personal Data because:
The Service will also retain Usage Data for internal analysis purposes. Usage Data is generally retained for a shorter period of time, except when this data is used to strengthen the security or to improve the functionality of our Service, or we are legally obligated to retain this data for longer time periods.
The Service is capable of storing your information in the country where you operate. If, for legal or compliance issues, you require your information stored in your country please contact us and we can enable that.
Unless you request otherwise, your information, including Personal Data, 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.
Disclosure for Law Enforcement
Under certain circumstances, The Servicemay be required to disclose your Personal Data if required to do so by law or in response to valid requests by public authorities (e.g. a court or a government agency).
The Service may disclose your Personal Data in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to:
The security of your data is important to us, but remember that no method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage is 100% secure. While we strive to use commercially acceptable means to protect your Personal Data, we cannot guarantee its absolute security.
If you are a resident of the European Economic Area (EEA), you have certain data protection rights. The Service aims to take reasonable steps to allow you to correct, amend, delete, or limit the use of your Personal Data.
We extend these rightsto anyone using the Service not just from EEA countries.
If you wish to be informed what Personal Data we hold about you and if you want it to be removed from our systems, please contact us.
In certain circumstances, you have the following data protection rights:
Please note that we may ask you to verify your identity before responding to such requests
You have the right to complain to a Data Protection Authority about our collection and use of your Personal Data. For more information, please contact your local data protection authority in the European Economic Area (EEA).
We may employ third party companies and individuals to facilitate our Service ("Service Providers"), to provide the Service on our behalf, to perform Service-related services or to assist us in analyzing how our Service is used.
These third parties have access to your Personal Data only to perform these tasks on our behalf and are obligated not to disclose or use it for any other purpose.
Links To Other Sites
We have no control over and assume no responsibility for the content, privacy policies or practices of any third party sites or services.
Our Service does not knowingly address anyone under the age of 16 ("Children")
We do not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from Children. If you are a parent or guardian and you are aware that your Children have provided us with Personal Data, please contact us.
To protect photos of Children we have a number of security features including password protection, privacy of viewing photos and security of children identity in photos. Please contact us if you’d like to learn more about these features.
Face Analysis and Face Recognition
Face Analysis is a process by which the facial features fromphotos provided to the Service can be analysed. The Service’s face analysis is not linked with any personal information and is held securely by AWS (our website Service Provider).
Face Recognition is an optional feature where a photo provided by a user (a “selfie”) can be compared to the face analysis of photos stored.
The results can display the photos the are a likeness of the selfie. Face Recognition is a search feature enabling photos to be found more quickly. The selfie uploaded is not stored in our system or our Service Providers system after the facial comparison has been made.
Privacy and Security features
Some customers will be offered additional features that help provide Privacy and Security of photos.
These features may require the upload and storage of a persons photo to be used in face recognition process to attempt to remove them from photos made available.
It should be noted that no technology is 100% perfect and although the Service provides Privacy and Security features they are not 100% reliable and cannot be used by the user as the sole method for Privacy and Security of photos.
The Service, it’s Company, the Site, its affiliated and associated companies, and their respective directors, officers, employees, agents, representatives, independent and dependent contractors will not be held responsible for any issues arising from the usage of the Privacy and Security features of the Service.
Infrastructure security in Amazon Web Services
The Service uses Amazon Web Services (AWS) a universally trusted and secure partner for hosting global websites. As a managed service, Amazon Face Analysis and Face Recognition is protected by the AWS global network security procedures.