Use of this Service is governed by these Policy and any partnering organization’s Policy or like document. Partnering organizations can be universities, employers, government entities, nonprofits, social groups, and any other affiliated organization that you belong to and who is supporting the use of this application. The Policy of any partnering organization will be the primary Policy governing the collection, use and disclosure of your data.
a. Service: the mobile application provided and operated by Trees.app
b. Personal Data: 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)
c. Usage Data: data collected automatically either generated by the use of Service or from Service infrastructure itself (for example, the duration of a page visit)
d. Cookies: small files stored on your device (computer or mobile device).
f. User: individual using our service who is the subject of Personal Data
- Information Collection and Use
We obtain a variety of information from and about you as you use the Service. Please note that we need certain types of information so that we can provide the Service to you. If you do not provide us with certain information, or ask us to delete it, you may no longer be able to access or use our Service.
- Types of Data Collected
i. Personal Data
This is information you provide to us through the use of our Service. 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:
[a]. Email address
[b]. First and last name
[c]. Phone number
[d]. Address, State, Province, ZIP/Postal code, City
[e]. Cookies and Usage Data
[g]. Any information you comment or input in the Service
ii. Usage Data
We may also collect information that your browser sends whenever you visit our Service or when you access Service by or through a mobile device (“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.
When you access Service with a mobile device, this Usage Data may include information such as the type of mobile device you use, your mobile device unique ID, the IP address of your mobile device, your mobile operating system, the type of mobile Internet browser you use, unique device identifiers and other diagnostic data.
iii. Location 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 by way of your device settings.
iv. Device Data
We collect and analyze information about the device(s) you use when you access our Service. This information includes your IP address, your coarse (city-level) location, information about your device’s hardware, the operating system on your device and the version of that operating system, your language preferences, unique device identifiers, advertising identifiers, and information about the mobile network you use. v. Other DataWe collect and analyze information about your personality habits and demographics when you access our Service. This includes your personal preferences, emotions, mental health, preferred activities, motivation levels, and many other personal traits. The data collected curates action plans specifically designed for you.
- Use of Data
Trees.app uses the collected data for various purposes:
[a]. To provide and maintain our Service;
[b]. To notify you about changes to our Service;
[c]. To allow you to participate in interactive features of our Service when you choose to do so;
[d]. To provide customer support;
[e]. To gather analysis or valuable information so that we can improve our Service;
[f]. To monitor the usage of our Service;
[g]. To detect, prevent, and address technical issues;
[h]. To fulfill any other purpose for which you provide it;
[i]. to carry out our obligations and enforce our rights arising from any contracts entered into between you and us, including for billing and collection;
[j]. To provide you with news, special offers, and general information about other goods, services and events which we offer that are similar to those that you have already purchased or enquired about unless you have opted not to receive such information;
[k]. To provide you with notices about your account and/or subscription, including expiration and renewal notices, email-instructions, etc;
[l]. In any other way we may describe when you provide the information;
[m]. For any other purpose with your consent.
- Retention of Data
We will also retain Usage Data for internal analysis purposes. Usage Data is generally retained for a shorter period, 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.
- Transfer of Data
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 from those of your jurisdiction. By providing us with your information, you acknowledge any such transfer, storage, or use.
If you are located outside the United States and choose to provide information to us, "Please note that personal data will be stored in servers located in the same nation as the partner organization. No personal data will be transferred across borders.
- Disclosure of Data
We will not share your personal information outside of Trees.app except:
[a]. To ensure the safety and security of our site visitors and third parties; and to protect our rights and property and the rights and property of our visitors and third parties; and to fulfill the purpose for which you provide it; for any other purpose disclosed by us when you provide the information.
[b]. To comply with legal process or in other cases if we believe in good faith that disclosure is required by law; if we believe disclosure is necessary or appropriate to protect the rights, property, or safety of the Company, our customers, or others; and when we share personal information with third parties in connection with the sale of our business.
- Security of Data
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.
- Your Data Protection Rights Under General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)
If you are a resident of the European Union (EU) and European Economic Area (EEA), you have certain data protection rights covered by GDPR. See more at https://eur-lex.europa.eu/eli/reg/2016/679/oj
We aim to take reasonable steps to allow you to correct, amend, delete, or limit the use of your Personal Data.
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 at https://www.trees.app
In certain circumstances, you have the following data protection rights:
[a]. the right to access, update or to delete the information we have on you;
[b]. the right of rectification. You have the right to have your information rectified if that information is inaccurate or incomplete;
[c]. the right to object. You have the right to object to our processing of your Personal Data;
[d]. the right of restriction. You have the right to request that we restrict the processing of your personal information;
[e]. the right to data portability. You have the right to be provided with a copy of your Personal Data in a structured, machine-readable and commonly used format;
[f]. the right to withdraw consent. You also have the right to withdraw your consent at any time where we rely on your consent to process your personal information; Please note that we may ask you to verify your identity before responding to such requests. Please note, we may not be able to provide Service without some necessary data. 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).
- Your Data Protection Rights under the California Privacy Protection Act (CalOPPA)
According to CalOPPA we agree to the following:
[a]. users can visit our site anonymously;
[d]. users are able to change their personal information by emailing us at https://www.trees.app
Our Policy on “Do Not Track” Signals:
We honor Do Not Track signals and do not track, plant cookies, or use advertising when a Do Not Track browser mechanism is in place. Do Not Track is a preference you can set in your web browser to inform websites that you do not want to be tracked.
You can enable or disable Do Not Track by visiting the Preferences or Settings page of your web browser.
- Your Data Protection Rights under the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA)
If you are a California resident, you are entitled to learn what data we collect about you, ask to delete your data and not to sell (share) it. To exercise your data protection rights, you can make certain requests and ask us:
i. What personal information we have about you. If you make this request, we will return to you:
[a]. The categories of personal information we have collected about you.
[b]. The categories of sources from which we collect your personal information.
[c]. The business or commercial purpose for collecting or selling your personal information.
[d]. The categories of partner organizations, such as universities, with whom we share personal information.
[e]. The specific pieces of personal information we have collected about you.
[f]. A list of categories of personal information that we have sold, along with the category of any other company we sold it to. If we have not sold your personal information, we will inform you of that fact.
[g]. A list of categories of personal information that we have disclosed for a business purpose, along with the category of any other company we shared it with. Please note, you are entitled to ask us to provide you with this information up to two times in a rolling twelve-month period. When you make this request, the information provided may be limited to the personal information we collected about you in the previous 12 months.
ii. To delete your personal information. If you make this request, we will delete the personal information we hold about you as of the date of your request from our records and direct any service providers to do the same. In some cases, deletion may be accomplished through de-identification of the information. If you choose to delete your personal information, you may not be able to use certain functions that require your personal information to operate.
iii. To stop selling your personal information. If you submit a request to stop selling your personal information, we will stop selling it. If you are a California resident, to opt-out of the sale of your personal information, click “Do Not Sell My Personal Information” at the bottom of our home page to submit your request.
Please note, if you ask us to delete or stop selling your data, it may impact your experience with us, and you may not be able to participate in certain programs or membership services which require the usage of your personal information to function. But in no circumstances, we will discriminate against you for exercising your rights.
To exercise your California data protection rights described above, please send your request(s) by one of the following means:
By website: https://www.trees.app
Your data protection rights, described above, are covered by the CCPA, short for the California Consumer Privacy Act. To find out more, visit the official California Legislative Information website. The CCPA took effect on 01/01/2020.
- The Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (FIPPA)
FIPPA applied to “public bodies” in the province of BC such as local public bodies or provincial agencies, boards, commissions and Crown corporations. Under FIPPA, you have the right to
[a]. request access to records held by public bodies, including your personal information; request the correction of your personal information in records held by public bodies;
[b]. the collection, use, disclosure and secure storage of your personal information by public bodies, according to specific standards that protect your personal information; and
[c]. ask the Office of the Information and Privacy Commissioner (“OIPC”) to review or investigate decisions by public bodies about privacy or access to records and complain about public body personal information practices.
FIPPA does not, however, replace other more routine ways to get access to records or information of interest to you. The purpose of FIPPA is to ensure that there is an official process for requesting records in cases where it is not clear that you should have routine access to them. You can find FIPPA online at: https://www.ontario.ca/laws/statute/90f31/v48#BK0
- Personal Health Information Protection Act (PHIA)
The Act applies to personal health information that is collected, used or disclosed by custodians. Personal health information includes oral or written information about the individual, if the information:
[a]. relates to the individual’s physical or mental health, including family health history;
[b]. relates to the provision of health care, including the identification of persons providing care;
[c]. is a plan of service for individuals requiring long-term care;
[d]. relates to payment or eligibility for health care;
[e]. relates to the donation of body parts or bodily substances or is derived from the testing or examination of such parts or substances;
[f]. is the individual’s health number; or
[g]. identifies an individual’s substitute decision-maker.
Any other information about an individual that is included in a record containing personal health information is also included in the definition. Employee records of a custodian are excluded from the definition provided that the records are used primarily for purposes other than providing health care. Also, the Act does not apply to information about an individual, if the information could not reasonably be used to identify the individual. You can find PHIA online at: https://www.ontario.ca/laws/statute/04p03
We may use third-party Service Providers to monitor and analyze the use of our Service.
We may use third-party web analytics services (such as those of Google Analytics and MixPanel) on our Services to collect and analyze usage information through cookies and similar tools; engage in auditing, research, or reporting; assist with fraud prevention; and provide certain features to you. For example, we use Firebase Analytics to understand, in a non-personally identifying way, how users interact with various portions of the Service.
- 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.
- Age Limitations
Our Services are not intended for use by those under the age of 18 (“Minors”).
We do not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from Minors under 18. If you become aware that a Minor has provided us with Personal Data, please contact us. If we become aware that we have collected Personal Data from Minors without verification of parental consent, we take steps to remove that information from our servers.