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Fountain Finder - Privacy Policy

Information about the Treatment of Personal Data and Data Protection Provisions (“Privacy Policy“) of Lorenz Vercauteren-Seghers, Turbinenstrasse. 60, 8005 Zürich, Switzerland (“Fountain Finder”) for the use of the Fountain Finder App & Website (“Fountain Finder”)

1. Introducery Words

The city of Zürich offers open data about all the drinking fountains in the city. To make it easy to find, Fountain Finder app was created. I hope this app will become your trusted companion as a local in Zürich or a first time visitor to stay hydrated.

As with the use of every app, there's a privacy policy that is designed to provide you with a transparent explanation of how and why personal and other data is collected, used and shared when using Fountain Finder. Please read this privacy policy carefully before using Fountain Finder.

2. General Information

2.1 Provider

The provider of Fountain Finder, the Fountain Finder app, the Fountain Finder website and all sub-pages (hereinafter referred to as "Fountain Finder", or "app", or "website") is Lorenz Vercauteren-Seghers, Turbinenstrasse 60, 8005 Zürich, Switzerland (hereinafter referred to as "the provider").

2.2 Requirements for Use

Minors are not allowed to register, or only with the express permission of their legal guardian (with the corresponding declaration of consent to these General Terms and Conditions).

2.3 Supplementary Conditions

This privacy policy can be adapted or edited by Lorenz Vercauteren-Seghers at any time. The current version of this Privacy Policy can and should be accessed by you via the App's settings at regular intervals.

3. Personal Data - General, Consent

3.1 Personal Data

According to Art. 4 GDPR, personal data (hereinafter referred to as "personal data") is any information relating to an identified or identifiable natural person.

3.2 Reasons for Collection

On the website and in the app, personal data can be collected, stored and processed in various places - whenever you visit the website or use the app, contact the provider, perform actions, etc. The collection is necessary if the provider is to learn from the users' behaviour, to make the app as error-free, user-friendly and simple as possible for all users and to continuously improve it for the users.

3.3 Storage of Personal Data

You expressly agree to the collection, processing and use of your personal data in accordance with the present data protection regulations. You are aware of and agree that your personal data listed in section 4 onwards may be stored and/or processed on data carriers of the provider or by the third party providers listed in section 4 onwards.

3.4 No Sale of Personal Data

Personal data will not be sold by the provider and will only be stored as long as necessary or required by law. The provider will process all personal data made available only within the scope of these data protection provisions.

3.5 No Storage of Location Data

As you use the app, or when you install the app, you'll be asked if you want to allow the app to access your location. This information is necessary for the app to show your location on the map. With this feature it will be easier to find a nearby fountain. If such access to the app is not permitted, the app will be less user friendly. A User's location will never be stored and will remain visible only for the user.

4. Personal and Other Data - Usage App and Stores

In the download process of the App Store (hereinafter referred to as "store"), data such as your Device ID, product page views, click behavior, download processes, in-app purchases, etc. are stored by Apple for statistical and analytical purposes. The store may also store this data outside Switzerland or the Europe Union (including in the USA). If you do not wish the third party provider to store the data provided, you should refrain from using the store or downloading apps. Please refer to the terms and conditions and privacy policy of Apple.

5. Personal and Other Data - Sending E-mails to the Provider

The provider uses the iCloud service from Apple based in:

One Apple Park Way,
Cupertino,
CA 95014,
USA.

You consent to the collection of data by the provider and its transfer to Apple. If you do not want the third party provider to store your data, you are not allowed to send emails to the provider.

To have your own data deleted by the provider or Apple, you can request this at any time by sending an email to lorenz.vs@icloud.com (with the note "Delete data app at iCloud"). If you do not do so, the data will be deleted at the latest after the legally required retention periods. Please refer to Apple's terms and conditions and privacy policy: https://www.apple.com/legal/privacy/en-ww/

The information that Apple stores is the following:

6. Personal and Other Data When Using the Website; for Statistical and Analysis Purpose

The provider uses the product Google Analytics of Google LLC (formerly known as Google Inc., hereinafter "Google") based in

1600 Amphitheatre Parkway
Mountain View,
CA 94043
USA.

Google analytics collects anonymous statistics, such as page views, device, country etc ... .

You consent to the collection of data by the provider and its transfer to Google. If you do not want the third party provider to store the data provided, you must refrain from using the website.

7. Permissions in the App

As you use the app, or when you install the app, you'll be asked if you want to allow the app to access your location. This information is necessary for the app to show your location on the map. With this feature it will be easier to find a nearby fountain. If such access to the app is not permitted, the app will be less user friendly. A User's location will never be stored and will remain visible only for the user.

8. Security

8.1 Links to Third Parties

With regard to links in the App or on the website lorenzvs.com/fountainfinder to third party websites, all responsibility for security and compliance with data protection is waived. The data protection regulations of the respective third party are to be viewed and checked there.

9. Other Provisions

9.1 Information, Correction and Deletion of Personal Data

You can inform yourself about your stored personal data, have it corrected or deleted (to the extent permitted by law) by e-mail to lorenz.vs@icloud.com

9.2 Withdraw Consent

You can withdraw your consent to the future collection, storage and use of your personal data by sending an e-mail to lorenz.vs@icloud.com so that no further collection, storage and use of your personal data takes place.

9.3 Severability Clause

Should one or more provisions of these data protection provisions be or become invalid, the validity of the remaining provisions shall remain unaffected. Ineffective provisions shall be replaced by provisions which come as close as possible to the intended economic purpose of the ineffective provision.

Effective as of: May 31, 2020

This policy was written in English. To the extent a translated version conflicts with the English version, the English version controls.

Changes to this Policy

If the provider decides to change the privacy policy, changes will be listed here. Summary of changes so far:

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