Effective: May 25th, 2018
Who we are
Alienman Technologies, LLC (“Alienman Tech”, “we”, “us”, “our”) is a software development company focused on security. This document outlines our policy when it comes to your privacy, it outlines your use of our Services ("AlphaLine Security", "app", "website", "account") as defined in our Terms and Conditions.
We’ve updated our policy to support the implementation of the GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) which regulates the control and/or processing of personal data or data subjects in the European Union. Even though the new regulations apply to the EU, we are making these improvements for all our users world wide.
By installing the app or using the website you acknowledge that you own the device, or have permission to install the app on that device. You also agree that you are at least 16 years of age. Persons under the age of 16 must get parents or gaurdians consent before using the app, or installing it on their device.
What personal information we collect
The following describes what personal information the app or website may collect to assist it in locating your phone or tablet.
We use your email address to communicate with you about your account. We won't send you any spam or other advertisements. We also will not sell your email address or share it with any third-parties. We may send you emails regarding your account or device(s). This may include auto alerts from the app about your lost or stolen device. It may include location data or other personal information intended to help you find your phone. This may also include marketing from us about new products and services we offer.
We only ask for your full name for account reference purposes. This includes greetings by the system when you login, or a way for us to address you by name in emails.
The app may collect your device's location data at any time for many reasons. This data may get stored on your local device, emailed to you, or uploaded to your account. The primary purpose of gathering location data is for you to track your device when it becomes lost or stolen.
The app may gather your phone number. This is usually added to an email that is sent to you from a device. It helps you identify what device on your account is sending the email. We do not sell your phone number or share it with any third-parties.
Contacts and call log
The app may collect and upload your phones contacts and call log to your account. This is only done upon request from within your account. This data is encrypted before, during, and after being uploaded to your account. This data is never sold or shared with any third-parties. Only you can access this data from your account.
The app can read your incoming text messages. It does this for the purpose of being able to track your phone via a text from another cell phone. Your text messages are not stored within the app, nor are they ever uploaded to our servers. They are simply read and scanned for an attention word by the app's systems.
The app may take pictures with your phone's camera, either on-demand (when you request it) and when certain triggers happen (like failed screen lock attempts). These pictures are uploaded to our servers so you may view them via the special link sent to you. This link may be sent via text or email or within Commander. Pictures that are uploaded are deleted from our servers within 7 days. Pictures may be stored on your local device as well. These are never deleted by the app.
The app may use wifi data to help get a location, or upload the names of nearby wifi to your account.
The app may use your device's IP address in order to help get a location, or to record records of when and where your device communicated with our servers.
Advertiser ID Number
Every Android phone has a unique number used for targeted advertising. We may use this information to deliver you targeted ads based on your age, gender, location, etc.
What we do with it
All data is either stored locally on your device or on our secure web-servers. The primary purpose of collecting this information is to assist you in finding your lost phone.
We may disclose your Personal Information to law enforcement, government officials, or other third parties if: (i) we are compelled to do so by subpoena, court order or other legal process, (ii) we must do so to comply with laws, statutes, rules or regulations, including credit card rules, (iii) we believe in good faith that the disclosure is necessary to prevent physical harm or financial loss, to report suspected illegal activity, or to investigate violations of our Terms of Service.
Sharing data with third-parties
We may share some of the information we gather with third-parties for the purpose of advertising. This may include your device's advertiser ID number, age, gender, and location. This infomation is used for targeted advertising. No other personal information is shared with third-parties, such as your name or email address. If you wish to opt-out of this information being shared please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org. You'll still get ads, they just won't be target for you. Lets face it though, if your going to see ads, wouldn’t you rather see ads that are relevant? Maybe you'll see something you actually want. Please keep in mind that most of our revenue comes from advertising. Without it we couldn't support the app.
We use data collected through the app and website for analytics to better understand how our services are used. For example, we analyze data about your visits to our sites to do things like optimize product design. And we also use data about the ads you interact with to help advertisers understand the performance of their ad campaigns. No personal information such as your name or email address are shared with these third-parties for this purpose. We use a variety of tools to do this, including Google Analytics. When you visit sites that use Google Analytics, Google and a Google Analytics customer may link information about your activity from that site with activity from other sites that use our ad services.
How long we keep it
Your account never expires. We will keep that basic information such as your name, email address, device ID's, and phone number. All other information may be deleted after 24 months. Including location data, contacts and call log. The only exception is pictures taken with the camera feature. These are deleted after 7 days.
Right to be forgotten
You have the right to control your data. To remove all data stored about a device you may delete that device from your Commander account. When you delete a device from your account all data associated with that device will be removed from our servers. This is permanent and can not be undone. If you wish to remove all data about yourself, you can delete your account and all data for all devices and your account will be removed from our servers.
As with most other websites, we collect and use the data contained in log files. The information in the log files include your IP (internet protocol) address, your ISP (internet service provider), the browser you used to visit our site (such as Chrome or Firefox), the time you visited our site and which pages you visited throughout our site. The information we collect is used for internal review and is then discarded once used to improve the content of our Web page.
Cookies and Web Beacons
We use third party advertisements on "AlphaLine Security". Our advertising partners include Google Adsense. Some of these advertisers may use technology such as cookies and web beacons when they advertise on our site, which will send these advertisers information including your IP address, your ISP , the browser you used to visit our site, and in some cases, whether you have Flash installed. This is generally used for geotargeting purposes or showing certain ads based on specific sites visited.
DoubleClick DART cookies
We may use DART cookies for ad serving through Google’s DoubleClick, which places a cookie on your computer when you are browsing the web and visit a site using DoubleClick advertising (including some Google AdSense advertisements). This cookie is used to serve ads specific to you and your interests (”interest based targeting”). The ads served will be targeted based on your previous browsing history (For example, if you have been viewing sites about visiting Las Vegas, you may see Las Vegas hotel advertisements when viewing a non-related site, such as on a site about hockey). DART uses “non personally identifiable information”. It does NOT track personal information about you, such as your name, email address, physical address, telephone number, social security numbers, bank account numbers or credit card numbers. You can opt-out of this ad serving on all sites using this advertising by visiting http://www.doubleclick.com/privacy/dart_adserving.aspx
You can choose to disable or selectively turn off our cookies or third-party cookies in your browser settings, or by managing preferences in programs such as Norton Internet Security. However, this can affect how you are able to interact with our site as well as other websites. This could include the inability to login to services or programs, such as logging into forums or accounts.
You should consult the respective privacy policies of these third-party ad servers for more detailed information on their practices as well as for instructions about how to opt-out of certain practices.
Deleting cookies does not mean you are permanently opted out of any advertising program. Unless you have settings that disallow cookies, the next time you visit a site running the advertisements, a new cookie will be added. If you wish to disable cookies, you may do so through your individual browser options. More detailed information about cookie management with specific web browsers can be found at the browsers' respective websites.
Third party links
Occasionally, at our discretion, we may include or offer third party products or services on our website. These third party sites have separate and independent privacy policies. We therefore have no responsibility or liability for the content and activities of these linked sites. Nonetheless, we seek to protect the integrity of our site and welcome any feedback about these sites.
Childrens Online Privacy Protection Act Compliance
We are in compliance with the requirements of COPPA (Childrens Online Privacy Protection Act), we do not collect any information from anyone under 13 years of age. Our website, products and services are all directed to people who are at least 16 years old or older. We do not knowingly collect Personal Information from children under 16. If we learn that we have collected the personal information of a child under 16, we will take steps to delete the information as soon as practically possible.