PRIVACY POLICY

This privacy policy governs your use of the software application ABC Tap and Play (“Application”) for mobile devices that was created by Mr Dring and students from Fulford School, York. The Application is designed to raise money for charity as part of a school project on creating graphics for the Internet. The Application allows children to enjoy learning how to spell on a smartphone or tablet.

For further information about the Application, please click here. 

What information does the Application obtain and how is it used?

User Provided Information 

The Application does not ask you for any information. You do not need to register to use the Application.

 Automatically Collected Information 

To help inform future updates, the Application may collect certain information automatically, including, but not limited to, the type of mobile device you use, your mobile devices unique device ID, the IP address of your mobile device, your mobile operating system, the type of mobile Internet browsers you use, and information about the way you use the Application. 

 Does the Application collect precise real time location information of the device?

 This Application does not collect precise information about the location of your mobile device. 

 Do third parties see and/or have access to information obtained by the Application?

We will share your information with third parties only in the ways that are described in this privacy statement.

We may disclose anonymous Automatically Collected Information:

 Automatic Data Collection and Advertising

 We may work with analytics companies to help us understand how the Application is being used, such as the frequency and duration of usage. We work with advertisers and third party advertising networks, who need to know how you interact with advertising provided in the Application which helps us keep the cost of the Application low. Advertisers and advertising networks use some of the information collected by the Application, including, but not limited to, the unique identification ID of your mobile device and your mobile telephone number. To protect the anonymity of this information, we use an encryption technology to help ensure that these third parties can’t identify you personally. These third parties may also obtain anonymous information about other applications you’ve downloaded to your mobile device, the mobile websites you visit, your non-precise location information (e.g., your zip code), and other non- precise location information in order to help analyze and serve anonymous targeted advertising on the Application and elsewhere. We may also share encrypted versions of information you have provided in order to enable our partners to append other available information about you for analysis or advertising related use. 

If you’d like to opt-out from third party use of this type of information to help serve targeted advertising, please visit the section entitled “Opt-out” below. 

What are my opt-out rights?

There are multiple opt-out options for users of this Application:    

Opt-out of all information collection by uninstalling the Application: You can stop all collection of information by the Application easily by uninstalling the Application. You may use the standard uninstall processes as may be available as part of your mobile device or via the mobile application marketplace or network.  

Data Retention Policy, Managing Your Information

No user provided data is collected or stored for the Application We will retain Automatically Collected information for up to 24 months and thereafter may store it in aggregate.  

Children

We do not use the Application to knowingly solicit data from or market to children under the age of 13. Advertisements do appear on the free version of the Application but not in the paid version. The contents of these advertisements may be based on your browsing history and are chosen without any human input. Every effort has been made to avoid including adverts that are not suitable for children but please contact us at dringp@fulford.york.sch.uk if you see and advert that you think is unsuitable and we will remove it within a reasonable amount of time. 

Security

 We are concerned about safeguarding the confidentiality of your information. We provide physical, electronic, and procedural safeguards to protect information we process and maintain. For example, we limit access to this information to authorized employees and contractors who need to know that information in order to operate, develop or improve our Application. Please be aware that, although we endeavor provide reasonable security for information we process and maintain, no security system can prevent all potential security breaches. No personal information is stored that is gathered from the Application. The only data that is stored is anonymous Automatically Collected information as detailed above.

Changes

This Privacy Policy may be updated from time to time for any reason. We will notify you of any changes to our Privacy Policy by posting the new Privacy Policy at http://tapandplay.uk  . You are advised to consult this Privacy Policy regularly for any changes, as continued use is deemed approval of all changes.

Your Consent

By using the Application, you are consenting to our processing of your information as set forth in this Privacy Policy now and as amended by us. "Processing,” means using cookies on a computer/hand held device or using or touching information in any way, including, but not limited to, collecting, storing, deleting, using, combining and disclosing information, all of which activities will take place in the United Kingdom. If you reside outside the United Kingdom your information will be transferred, processed and stored there under United Kingdom privacy standards. 

Contact us

If you have any questions regarding privacy while using the Application, or have questions about our practices, please contact us via email at dringp@fulford.york.sch.uk.