NEPALI CONTACTS PRIVACY POLICY

 

This privacy policy helps you to understand how NepaliContacts collects, stores, processes and uses user information. By installing the app, you consent to the collection, use and processing of your personal information and somebody else stored in your device as described below. You can simply opt-out or request for the removal of your personal information by using the contact information in the Contact section. Please visit the following pages for General Information and Terms of Use.

DATA COLLECTED FROM USER AND IT'S USES

1) Personal Information - It is used to create user profile and also the 'Username' and Phone Number will be used to identify unknown callers.
Username
Phone Number
Age
Gender
Email
Profile Picture (Not Mandatory)

2) Contacts Information - It is used in finding unknown caller name.
User Contacts' Name
User Contacts' Phone Number

Note - Nepalicontacts doesnot allow User's Contactbook be searchable or be public to other user.

COLLECTION OF USER INFORMATION AND ITS USES

The application will require your personal information such as name, contact number, age, gender, email address and a photo (not mandatory) which is stored in our server. This information is used to create user profile and among these, name and contact number will be used to identify unknown callers. The user will be asked to enter contact number at first for verification process which will be verified using third party service i.e. Facebook Account Kit and then further information will be asked to enter. We use and implement industry standard security practices to protect the user personal information and their contacts.

PERMISSIONS AND ITS USES

READ_CONTACTS

  • It is used to read contacts to display in the app and also it used for identifying unknown callers.
  • In order to identify unknown caller, we are storing name and phone numbers in the remote database, which is highly secured and is only used for identifying purpose.

WRITE_CONTACTS

  • It is used for modifying and deleting contacts.

READ_CALL_LOGS

  • It is used to show call logs and also to show the name of the unknown caller in call logs.

READ_PHONE_STATE

  • It used to read the phone state in order to show the card which is showing the name of the caller during incoming call.

PROCESS_OUTGOING_CALLS

  • It is used to show card when outgoing call is made.

READ_EXTERNAL_STORAGE, WRITE_EXTERNAL_STORAGE

  • It is used to show gallery when selecting profile picture.

ACCESS_FINE_LOCATION, ACCESS_COARSE_LOCATION

  • It is used for displaying business houses nearby you i.e. current location.
  • It is used to show location in map.
  • The location information is not collected. It is solely used in your mobile device only.

CAMERA

  • It is used to take photograph which is not mandatory

INSTALLMENT AND ACKNOWLEDGEMENT

By downloading and creating an account in the app you agree to provide the permission (to the app) to access and manage your contacts, call logs and phone calls. The app also stores your contacts (name and phone number) stored in your device to our server that helps us to increase our database in identifying unknown callers.  Without those permission the app will not function properly. The app will request permission to access media, location and view & manage sms for specific function whenever necessary. We use geo-location to search business houses nearby you but we do not store the geo-location, physical address in any of our remote servers.

THIRD PARTY SERVICES

We use Facebook Account Kit as third-party service. It is only to verify the phone number. It is not concerned with whether you have Facebook account or not. So, it doesn’t collect any information about your Facebook account.

DISCLOSURE OF DATA

We respect your privacy. Hence, we do not share or sell your data for any personal or commercial use. Information of personal data that are collected are shared or disclosed

  • Only with consent of users,
  • Under government request, legal process or according to nation’s law and regulation.

SECURITY

  • We use professional and secured hosting services to store your data in an encrypted database with reasonable precautions to protect from unauthorized access, misuse, loss, manipulation and destruction. However, no security measure can guarantee 100% security despite our best efforts.
  • Users are self-responsible to take necessary measures to protect personal information from unauthorized access to your phone/computers. We are not responsible for unauthorized use / activity due to loss or theft of any devices.

BUSINESS INFORMATION

The information regarding the business and organization are collected using various mediums and verified later by contacting directly through mails or phone calls. The information will include the business name, contact details, offer, location and other general information including picture.

ACCESS, CONTROL AND OPTION OUT

Any app user can easily choose to uninstall the application. However, the user information stays in our database until we receive a request from the user itself. Anyone can request to correct or remove their data by sending us an e-mail to info@nepalicontacts.com.

COOKIE POLICY

We, and third parties with whom we partner, may use cookies. Cookies are used to determine if you have already signed up, logged in, enhance the security of your account and analyze how are you using our website for improvement.

UPDATE

The privacy policy may change time to time and you are required to visit the privacy policy periodically. No notification will be sent separately to notify changes in privacy policies except for remarkable changes.

CONTACT

Please make sure to write us first to remove your data, report abuse. If you think you are victim of any harassment caused by our app or website so that we can take necessary measures to resolve it by sending us an email to info@nepalicontacts.com.