Privacy Policy

Effective Date: 1 July 2023

1. Introduction

VOKALZ (“we,” “us,” or “our”) respects the privacy of our community members (“you” or “your”) and is committed to protecting your personal information. This privacy policy outlines how we collect, use, disclose, and protect the information you provide to us through our social networking mobile application (VOKALZ).

2. Information We Collect

  • Personal Information
    When you create an account on VOKALZ, we may collect certain personal information, such as your name, email address, date of birth, and profile picture. This information is necessary to establish and maintain your account and enable social networking features.
  • Community Member-Generated Content
    VOKALZ allows you to post, share, and communicate with other community members through various features. We may collect and store the content you create, upload, or share on VOKALZ, including photos, videos, messages, comments, and other community member-generated content.
  • Usage Information
    We may collect information about how you use VOKALZ, such as your interactions with features, the content you view, the time and duration of your activities, and your preferences. This information may be collected through cookies, log files, and similar technologies.
  • Device Information
    We may collect information about your mobile device, including its unique device identifier, operating system version, browser type, and IP address. This information helps us optimize VOKALZ and diagnose technical issues.
  • Location Information
    With your consent, we may collect your precise location data to provide location-based features and services. You can control this feature through your device settings.
  • Cookies and Similar Technologies
    VOKALZ may use cookies and similar tracking technologies to enhance community members’ experience, personalize content, and improve our services.
    You can manage these preferences through your device settings or browser.

3. How We Use Your Information

We may use the collected information for the following purposes:

  • Providing and Improving Services
    We use your information to provide and maintain VOKALZ, personalize your experience, and improve our features and functionalities.
  • Communication
    We may use your email address to send you updates and notifications related to VOKALZ. You can opt out of these communications at any time.
  • Community member-Generated Content
    Your shared content will be visible to other community members of VOKALZ based on your privacy settings. Please be mindful of the information you share.
  • Analytics
    We may use aggregated and anonymized data for analytics, market research, and understanding community members’ trends, without disclosing personally identifiable information.
  • Compliance
    We may use your information to detect, investigate and prevent fraudulent or unauthorized activities. This will also assist us in complying with legal obligations and enforce our terms of services.

4. Information Sharing

We may share your information in the following circumstances, with your consent or as otherwise disclosed at the time of data collection.

  • Social Networking
    VOKALZ is designed for social networking. Your public profile information and personal community member-generated content may be visible to other community members based on your privacy settings.VOKALZ is designed for social networking. Your public profile information and personal community member-generated content may be visible to other community members based on your privacy settings.
  • Third-Party Service Providers
    We may share your information with third-party service providers who assist us in operating VOKALZ, such as cloud hosting, analytics, and customer support.
  • Legal Compliance
    We may share your information to comply with applicable laws, regulations, or legal processes or respond to valid requests from law enforcement or government agencies.
  • Business Transactions
    In the event of a merger, acquisition, or sale of assets, your information may be transferred to the new entity or buyer.

5. Your Choice and Controls

  • Account Settings
    You can access and update your account information and privacy settings within VOKALZ.
  • Location Information
    You can control the collection of location data through your device settings.
  • Content Removal
    You can delete or remove your personal community member-generated content from VOKALZ at any time.
  • Opt-Out
    You can opt-out of receiving marketing communications from VOKALZ.

6. Data Security

We employ reasonable security measures to protect your information from unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration, or destruction. However, no data transmission or storage method is completely secure, and we cannot guarantee absolute security.

7. Your Choices and Rights

You may have certain rights and choices regarding the information we collect about you. This may include the ability to access, correct, or delete your personal information, as well as control the sharing of certain information through your account settings.

8. Children’s Privacy

VOKALZ is not intended for individuals under the age of 16. We do not knowingly collect or solicit personal information from children. If you believe that we have inadvertently collected personal information from a child, please contact us immediately.

9. Changes to the Privacy Policy

We reserve the right to modify this privacy policy at any time.
We will notify you of significant changes through VOKALZ or other appropriate means.
Your continued use of VOKALZ after the effective date of the updated policy constitutes your acceptance of the changes.

10. Account Deletion

With VOKALZ, you have the option to permanently delete your account.

Once deleted, your account will not be recovered and will be permanently removed.
Your images, posts, videos, and all related information will be permanently deleted.

To permanently delete your account, please follow the below steps:

  1. Make sure you are logged in to your VOKALZ account
  2. Go to your profile by tapping on your profile icon on the top right of your screen
  3. Click on the Settings Wheel on the right side of your screen
  4. Click on Edit Profile, and scroll down to the end of the page
  5. Click on Delete Account and confirm your action

After account deletion, all your images, videos and information will be permanently deleted, and you will not be able to recover them.

Should you wish to rejoin VOKALZ, you can sign up again user either the same username, if it is not taken by another user, or using a new username.

11. Contact Us

If you have any questions, concerns, or requests regarding this privacy policy or our data practices, please contact us at [email protected]