We are Fluency App Ltd (“we”, “our”, “us”), registered at 71-75, Shelton Street, London, United Kingdom, WC2H 9JQ and we operate under the name of Fluency.
1. Scope of policy
We’re committed to protecting and respecting your privacy.
If you have any questions about your personal information please chat with us by emailing us at firstname.lastname@example.org
We’re registered with the Information Commissioner’s Office under number ZA510757.
If you have a complaint, please contact us by emailing email@example.com and we’ll do our best to fix the problem.
You have the right to make a complaint at any time to the Information Commissioner's Office (ICO), the UK supervisory authority for data protection issues ( www.ico.org.uk). We would, however, appreciate the chance to deal with your concerns before you approach the ICO, so please contact us in the first instance.
2. The information we hold about you
We will collect and process the following data about you:
2.1 Information you give us "Submitted Information": This is information you give us about you by filling in forms on the App and/or the Site, or by corresponding with us by e-mail or via the chat functions on the App and/or the Site. It includes information you provide when you register to use the App, download or register the App, subscribe to any of our services, enter into any transaction on the App or the Site participate in discussion boards or other social media functions on the App or the Site, enter a competition, promotion or survey and when you report a problem with an App, the Services, or the Site. If you contact us, we will keep a record of that correspondence.
2.2 The information you give us may include your name, address, date of birth, e-mail address, phone number, the Device's phone number, username, password and other registration information, financial, details of your bank account including the bank account number, bank sort code, IBAN, details of your debit and credit cards including the long number, relevant expiry dates and CVC, identification document numbers, copies of identification documents (for example, passport, driving license and utility bill) personal description and photograph and any other information you provide us in order to prove your eligibility to use our services.
2.3 Information we collect about you and your device. Each time you visit the App or our Site we will automatically collect the following information:
2.4 Location Information. We use GPS technology and your IP address to determine your location. This may be used when the Fluency App is running in the foreground and the background of your Device. This is used to prevent fraud, for instance if your mobile phone is saying that you are based in the UK but your card is being used to enter into an ATM Withdrawal or point of sale purchase in Italy, we may not allow that transaction to be processed.
2.5 Information to help us deliver our service to you. We work closely with third parties in order to help us deliver our Service to you. Any organisation which supports any of our services you use, when they need it to offer those services.
2.6 If you allow us to, we will collect friends lists from social media networks such as Facebook and similar information from other third parties such as Google – the App will periodically re-collect this information in order to stay up-to-date.
3. How we use your information
To provide our services. We use it to:
We strive to provide you with choices regarding certain personal data uses, particularly around marketing and advertising . We have established the following personal data control mechanisms:
Promotional offers from us
We may use your personal data and location data to form a view on what we think you may want or need, or what may be of interest to you . This is how we decide which products, Services and offers may be relevant for you.
You may receive promotional communications from us via email, SMS, in-app messages, telephone or post if you have requested information from us or signed up to use our Services, or if you provided us with your details when you entered a competition or registered for a promotion and, in each case, you have not opted out of receiving that communication.
We will get your express opt-in consent before we share your personal data with any third-party company for marketing purposes.
Sometimes we use social media sites to retarget/remarket our products such as Facebook or Twitter and Services to a similar audience as that of our existing customer base. Some of the data that we disclose to social media sites is Aggregated Data or anonymised data. We will only disclose your personal data to social media sites if we have your consent or it is in our legitimate interests to do so.
You can ask us or third parties to stop sending you our marketing messages at any time by logging into our App and checking or unchecking relevant boxes under account settings, to adjust your marketing preferences or by following the opt-out links on any marketing message sent to you or by contacting us at any time here. Where you opt out of receiving these marketing messages, this will not apply to personal data provided to us as a result of a product/Service purchase, product/Service experience or other transactions.
6. Where we store your data
We might transfer and store the data we collect from you somewhere outside the European Economic Area (‘EEA’). People who work for us or our suppliers outside the EEA might also process your data. We may share data with organisations and countries that:
7. How long we keep it
We keep your data as long as you are using Fluency, and for 6 years after that to comply with the law. In some circumstances, like cases of anti-money laundering or fraud, we may keep data longer if we need to and/or the law says we have to.
8. Your rights
You have a right to:
No fee usually required
You will not have to pay a fee to access your personal data (or to exercise any of the other rights). However, we may charge a reasonable fee if your request is clearly unfounded, repetitive or excessive. Alternatively, we may refuse to comply with your request in these circumstances.
What we may need from you
We may need to request specific information from you to help us confirm your identity and ensure your right to access your personal data (or to exercise any of your other rights). This is a security measure to ensure that personal data is not disclosed to any person who has no right to receive it. We may also contact you to ask you for further information in relation to your request to speed up our response.
Time limit to respond
We try to respond to all legitimate requests within one month. Occasionally it may take us longer than a month if your request is particularly complex or you have made a number of requests. In this case, we will notify you and keep you updated.
If you fail to provide personal data
Where we need to collect personal data by law, or under the terms of a contract we have with you and you fail to provide that data when requested, we may not be able to perform the contract we have or are trying to enter into with you. In this case, we may have to cancel your use of the Fluency Services but we will notify you if this is the case at the time.
We will post any changes we make to our privacy notice on this page and, if they’re significant changes we’ll let you know by email.