1. COLLECTION OF INFORMATION
When Zoom In is installed on your device, you will be asked to register and create an account in order to be able to use our Service. You need to provide certain information about yourself for registration purposes. Once you register, you can review and change the information at any time except your location since Zoom In's logic is tightly based on user's precise location. Please always try to ensure that your account details are kept up to date. The type of information Zoom In requires you to provide is as follows:
Name: Providing your is name mandatory. Your name will be displayed to the user(s) who you have sent or received a connection request. Your name is displayed on your profile and visible to your friends.
Gender: Providing your is gender is mandatory. Your gender will be displayed to the user(s) who you have sent or received a connection request. Your gender is displayed on your profile and visible to your friends.
Date of birth: Providing your date of birth is mandatory. To use Zoom In application you must be at least 18 years old. When you are asked to provide your age, you must answer truthfully. If you are under 18 years old you must exist the application immediately. Your age will be displayed to the user(s) who you have sent or received a connection request. Your age is displayed on your profile and visible to your friends.
Email: Providing your email is mandatory. Providing your email is essential and allows us to register your data on the server.
Biography: Providing your biography is optional. Your biography will be displayed to the user(s) who you have sent or received a connection request. Your biography is displayed on your profile and visible to your friends.
Status: Providing your status is optional. Your status will be displayed to the user(s) who you have sent or received a connection request. Your friends cannot see your status. We believe that it's a great way to let others know what you are up to. Someone might like your status, or might have the same plans and would like to hang out with you. Always try to keep it up to date.
Location: Providing your location is mandatory. The main concept of Zoom In is to only show people who are ~500 km / ~311 miles away from you and place them on Google Maps. For this reason, we need your permission to access your geolocation (latitude and longitude) and calculate your distance with other users' distance. It is important to understand that the application's logic may or may not calculate 500 km / 311 miles correctly at times. With your permission, we may collect information about your location, we may also collect information about your precise location using methods that include GPS, wireless networks, mobile towers, Wi-Fi access points and other sensors, such as gyroscopes, accelerometers and compasses. We would like to emphasise that Zoom In will not sell your geolocation data to any corporate directly.
Social media profiles: Providing your social media profiles is optional. Your social media profiles will be displayed to the user(s) who you have accepted their connection request and are friends in Zoom In.
Device information: For analytics purposes, we may collect information such as device model, software and hardware information, operating system, device memory and timestamp.
Application logs: We may collect information to improve our Service by logging your activities in Zoom In. For instance:
2. HOW WE USE YOUR INFORMATION
Since the Zoom In Application's main goal is to help its users to find real people, the information you provide must be public to other users to gain trust. For instance, your precise location proves to other users that you are real and within the specific distance of ~500 km / ~311 miles. We may collect user information in order to provide our Services. The information may help us to develop and improve the product better as well as protecting the product and Services. Some of the most important information collection use cases are as follows:
We may use email to respond to support enquiries, suggestion or feedback.
Monitor and analyse trends and usages in the application.
Enhance the safety and security of our products and Services.
Verify your identity and prevent fraud or other unauthorised or illegal activities.
Enforce, investigate and report conduct violating Zoom In's Terms of Service and other usage policies, respond to requests from law enforcement and comply with legal requirements.
When it comes to the use of information, it is important to understand that Zoom In will not
Sell your data to any corporate.
Conduct any business with the information you provide.
Include any advertisement in Zoom In application.
3. HOW WE SHARE INFORMATION
We do not sell the information you provide within our application. We may use third parties to monitor and analyze the use of our Services, therefore, they may have access to your personal information so that they can perform the tasks assigned to them on our behalf. It is important to understand that these third parties are obligated not to disclosure or use the information for any other purpose.
Third parties can access information about your device such as the operating system and device model. In addition, we may also deploy and use analytics Service(s) offered by other Services or third parties that can track and reports traffic. These Service(s) use the data collected to track and monitor the use of our Service. This data is shared with other Service(s). They may use the collected data to personalise the ads of its own advertising network.
A potential use case for them would be to monitor when the app crashes on a device and they may log the device information such as device model, software and hardware information, operating system, device memory and timestamp.
We may share information about you for legal, safety and security reasons and/or we reasonably believe that disclosing the information is required.
In order to comply with any valid legal processing, governmental request or applicable law, rule or regulation.
We may share information about you to investigate, remedy or enforce potential Terms of Service and violations.
We may share information to protect the rights, property or safety of us, our users or others.
We may share information to detect and resolve any fraud or security concerns.
4. HOW LONG WE KEEP YOUR INFORMATION
Moreover, you have the option to contact us through Zoom In. You may send us a request, feedback, suggestion or even complaints. If you contact Zoom In, any personal data you may share with us is kept only for the purposes of researching the issue and contacting you about your case.
5. HOW TO CONTROL YOUR INFORMATION
We want you to be in control of your information, therefore you are able to edit your information such as name, biography, age, gender, photo and status.
Control your location
Zoom In makes it possible to remove your location from Settings. When you do this, your location and photo will be removed on Google Maps and nobody can find you anymore. This feature can be useful when you are not looking for new friends or if you are at home and you do not want to show your precise location. We would highly recommend to remove your location whenever you are at home, at work or in specific places that you do not want to share with others. Once you decide to be active, you should turn this feature off in your Settings. Please keep in mind that Zoom In cannot promise that all features work flawlessly and removing your location is no exception. However, Zoom In always makes sure that essential features work properly.
Social media profiles
Zoom In allows you to share your social media profiles with other users. You're fully responsible to ensure that the profile that you share belongs to you and not someone else's. As of today, we do not have an authentication system to ensure that the profile you're sharing belongs to you, therefore, by sharing a social media profile you accept and consent that the profile belongs to you and people who are your friends in Zoom In can view your profiles in TikTok, Facebook or Instagram.
When you are using full functionalities of Zoom In it means that you have granted all the necessary permissions. You can simply revoke these permissions by changing them in your device settings. Certain Services may lose full functionality if you do that and the application may not behave accordingly.
As described in "HOW LONG WE KEEP YOUR INFORMATION" section, you can always delete your account or ask us to do that for you. If for some reason you ever want to delete your account you can do that in the application. Settings -> Delete your account -> enter password -> Delete account. You will have a few options to provide us some reasons of why you are deleting your account. This is totally optional. But if you decide to provide, it will give us a hint to improve the application.
6. DEVICE PERMISSIONS
In order to take advantage of full functionalities of Zoom In, we would ask you to grant the following permissions:
Location permission is an essential permission in Zoom In. You need to grant location permission since the core functionality of the application relies on the device location.
You will need to grant camera permission if you decide to use your camera to upload a photo either for your profile picture or to send in the chat conversation.
You will need to grant gallery permission if you decide to use your gallery to upload a photo either for your profile picture or to send in the chat conversation.
We do not knowingly collect any information from children or anyone under the age of 18. If you as a user, or as a parent believe that anyone under the age of 18 has provided personal information to Zoom In, please feel free to contact us and we will delete that information immediately. Moreover, if we become aware that a child, or anyone under the age of 18 has registered and provided personal information to us, we will terminate that information immediately.
10. SERVICE PROVIDERS
Please read these third parties policies:
TERMS OF SERVICE
("Terms", "Agreement") are an agreement between Mobile Application Developer ("Mobile Application Developer", "us", "we" or "our") and you ("User", "you" or "your"). This Agreement sets forth the general terms and conditions of your use of the Zoom In mobile application and any of its products or services (collectively, "Mobile Application" or "Services"). Effective 19th of March, 2023.
1. WHO CAN USE THE SERVICES
In order to use the Services you must be at least 18 years of age and if you are not, please exit the application immediately. As of today, the use of Zoom In application is free of charge. Please ensure that by using the Services you represent, warrant and agree that:
You can form a binding contract with Zoom In.
You are not a person who is barred from using the Services under the laws of your country of residence.
You are not a convicted sex offender.
You will comply with these Terms and all applicable local, state, national, and international laws, rules, and regulations.
2. RIGHTS WE GRANT YOU
Zoom In grants you a personal, worldwide, royalty-free, non-assignable, nonexclusive, revocable, and non-sublicensable license to access and use the Services. This license is for the sole purpose of letting you use and enjoy the Service's benefits in a way that these Terms and our usage policies. You must not use the Services in ways that are not authorized by these Terms. Nor may you help anyone else in doing so. You must not reverse engineer, deconstruct, disassemble, decompile, copy, modify, distribute, sell or attempt to extract the source code of this application. No part of Zoom In application may be copied, photocopied, reproduced, translated, distributed, transmitted, displayed, published, broadcast or reduced to any electronic medium or machine-readable form, in whole or in part, without our prior written consent and permission.
3. RIGHTS YOU GRANT US
Many of our Services let you create, upload, post, send, receive, and store content. When you do that, you retain whatever ownership rights in that content you had to begin with. But you grant us a license to use that content. How broad that license is depends on which Services you use and the Settings you have selected. For all content you submit to the Services, you grant Zoom In a worldwide, royalty-free, sublicensable, and transferable license to host, store, cache, use, display, reproduce, modify, adapt, edit, publish, analyze, transmit, and distribute that content. This license is for the purpose of operating, developing, providing, promoting, and improving the Services and researching and developing new ones.
This license includes a right for us to make your content available to, and pass these rights along to, service providers with whom we have contractual relationships related to the provision of the Services, solely for the purpose of providing such Services. To the extent it's necessary, you also grant Zoom In and our business partners the unrestricted, worldwide, perpetual right and license to use your information. This means, among other things, that you will not be entitled to any compensation from Zoom In.
While we’re not required to do so, we may access, review, screen, and delete your content at any time and for any reason, including to provide and develop the Services or if we think your content violates these Terms. You alone, though, remain responsible for the content you create, upload, post, send, or store through the Service. We would like to emphasise that Zoom In intends to be a free mobile application and does not create, include, display any type of advertising in the application, meaning that the user will not observe any in-app advertising in Zoom In. If you as a user decide to provide feedback or suggestions, just know that we can use them without compensating you, and without any restriction or obligation to you. You agree that we will own all rights in any materials or items we develop based on such feedback or suggestions. When you use Zoom In, you grant us to collect your information in order to provide you our Service. Our Service uses other Service(s) and third parties that may collect information to perform the tasks assigned to them on our behalf. You as a user, agree and fully understand that your information may be collected by these Services. Zoom In may investigate and take any available legal action in response to illegal or unauthorized uses of the Service(s), including termination of your account.
4. PROHIBITED USES
In addition to other Terms as set forth in the this Terms of Service, you are prohibited from using Zoom In or its Content:
1- For any unlawful purpose.
2- To solicit others to perform or participate in any unlawful acts.
3- To violate any international, federal, provincial or state regulations, rules, laws, or local ordinances.
4- To infringe upon or violate our intellectual property rights or the intellectual property rights of others.
5- To harass, abuse, insult, harm, defame, slander, disparage, intimidate, or discriminate based on gender, sexual orientation, religion, ethnicity, race, age, national origin, or disability.
6- To submit false or misleading information.
7- To upload or transmit viruses or any other type of malicious code that will or may be used in any way that will affect the functionality or operation of the Services.
8- To gain unauthorized access to any portion of the Zoom In's Services, server, database, API keys, cause disruption in the Services, hacking, password "mining" or any other illegitimate means.
9- To collect or track the personal information of others.
10- To track other users' locations on Google Maps through Zoom In.
11- To spam, phish, pharm, pretext, spider, crawl, or scrape.
12- For any obscene or immoral purpose.
13- To interfere with or circumvent the security features of the Service(s) related to Zoom In. We reserve the right to terminate your use of the Services for violating any of the prohibited uses and take legal actions against you.
5. SERVICE AND TERMINATION
6. THE CONTENT OF OTHERS
Much of the content produced by users whether that content is posted publicly or sent privately, the content is the sole responsibility of the user or entity that submitted it. Although Zoom In reserves the right to review or remove all content that appears on the Services, we do not necessarily review all of it. We cannot guarantee and take responsibility for any content that others provide through the Services. Through these Terms, we would like to ensure that we do not want the Services put to bad uses. But because we may not have the ability and resource to review every single piece of content on the Services, we cannot guarantee that content on the Services will always conform to our Terms of Service.
We do not endorse, support, represent or guarantee the truthfulness, accuracy, or reliability of any content contributed by users or endorse any of the opinions expressed therein. You agree to waive, and hereby do waive, any legal or equitable rights or remedies you have or may have against us with respect thereto. You acknowledge that any reliance on User Contributed Content of any Zoom In user will be at your own risk.
8. RESPECTING OTHERS' RIGHTS
Zoom In truly respects the rights of others. You therefore may not use the Services, or enable anyone else to use the Services, in a manner that violates or infringes someone else’s rights of publicity, privacy, copyright, trademark, or other intellectual property right. You therefore may not upload, send or store content that:
Asks or offers sexually explicit images or engage in any activity harmful to minors or otherwise violates these terms.
Violates or infringes someone else's rights of publicity, privacy, copyright, trademark, or other intellectual-property right.
Bullies, harasses, or intimidates.
Defames, spams or solicits Zoom In's users.
Is inappropriate to other users or illegal, including, but not limited to, anything that is defamatory, inaccurate, unlawful, harmful, threatening, abusive, harassing, vulgar, offensive, obscene, pornographic, hateful, or promotes violence, discrimination, bigotry, racism, or hatred, as determined by Zoom In in its sole discretion.
Introduces viruses, time-bombs, worms, cancelbots, Trojan horses and/or other harmful code, - is reverse look-up or trace any information of any other user or visitor or otherwise use the Services for the purpose of obtaining information of any user.
Attempts to gain unauthorized access to any portion of the Services, or any systems or networks by hacking, password "mining" or any other illegitimate means.
Attempt to gain unauthorized access to other user's account credentials.
Uses any robot, bot or other automatic device, program, algorithm or methodology, or any manual process to access, acquire, copy or monitor any portion of the Services or any data or materials contained therein or obtain or attempt to obtain any materials, documents or information through any means not purposely made available through the System.
9. RESPECTING ZOOM IN'S RIGHTS
You must respect the Zoom In's rights. These Terms do not grant you to:
Use branding, logos, designs, photographs, videos, trademarks, domains, trade dress, trade secrets, patents and other intellectual property rights associated with our Services or any other materials used in our Services.
We own all copyrights, you may not use our copyrights and other intellectual property rights unless you have our written consent and permission.
Copy, archive, download, upload, distribute, syndicate, broadcast, perform, display, make available, or otherwise use any portion of the Services or the content on the Services except as set forth in these Terms.
Use the Services or any content on the Services for any commercial purposes without our written consent and permission.
Zoom In believes a safe place is great for everyone. We try hard to keep an eye on the safety of our users. Of course, we cannot guarantee it. You as a user, by using the Service(s) agree that:
You will not use the Services for any purpose that is illegal or prohibited in these Terms.
You will not use any robot, spider, crawler, scraper, or other automated means or interface to access the Services or extract other user's information.
You will not use or develop any third-party applications that interact with the Services or other users' content or information without our written consent and permission.
You will not use or attempt to use another user's account, username, or password without their permission.
You will not use the Services in a way that could interfere with, disrupt, negatively affect, or inhibit other users from fully enjoying the Services, or that could damage, disable, overburden, or impair the functioning of the Services.
You will not solicit login credentials from another user.
You will not post content that contains pornography, graphic violence, threats, hate speech, guns or other weaponry, or incitements to violence.
You will not share other people's social media profiles in your account and you will not share any url other than your real profile's url in TikTok, Facebook or Instagram.
You will not track other people's location on Google Maps through Zoom In.
You will not harass and abuse other users.
You will not upload viruses or other malicious code or otherwise compromise the security of the Services.
You will not attempt to circumvent any content-filtering techniques we employ, or attempt to access areas or features of the Services that you are not authorized to access.
You will not probe, scan, or test the vulnerability of our Services or any system or network.
You will not encourage or promote any activity that violates these Terms.
If you fail to comply, we reserve the right to remove any offending content, terminate or limit the visibility of your account, and notify third parties—including law enforcement—and provide those third parties with information relating to your account. This step may be necessary to protect the safety of our users, and others, to investigate, remedy, and enforce potential Terms violations, and to detect and resolve any fraud or security concerns.
In addition, we have the right to investigate and prosecute violations of any of the above, including intellectual property rights infringement and application security issues, to the fullest extent of the law. We will also fiercely honor and assist any legal investigations requested by any parties of the law enforcement agencies. We may involve and cooperate with law enforcement authorities in prosecuting Zoom In users who violate these Terms of Service.
You acknowledge that we have the right to monitor your access to or use of the application and the Service for operating purposes, to ensure your compliance with these Terms of Service, or to comply with applicable law or the order or requirement of a court, administrative agency or other governmental body.
For your safety, we would recommend to turn your location off through Zoom In. The feature is available in Zoom In's Settings which removes your location and photo on Google Maps. This feature may be useful if you are in sensitive place(s) such as work, home, hospital, etc or in any other place(s) that you do not want to share your location with anyone. Please be advised that this feature may not work as expected due to a variety of reasons such as poor internet connection, bug in the application, low device battery, poor device performance so on and so forth. It is also recommended to keep your location off before entering sensitive places.
11. YOUR ZOOM IN ACCOUNT
At the time of registration and providing your personal information, you agree to provide us accurate, complete, and updated information for your account. You are responsible for any activity that occurs in your account. So it’s important that you keep your account secure. One way to do that is to select a strong password that you don’t use for any other account. If you think that someone has gained access to your account, please immediately contact us. Also, you agree not to create any account if we have previously removed or banned you or your account from any of our Services unless we consent otherwise.
In addition to your account, by using the Service(s), you agree that:
You will not create more than one account for yourself.
You will not create another account if we have already disabled your account, unless you have our written permission to do so.
You will not buy, sell, rent, or lease access to your Zoom In account without our written permission.
Do not share your password with anyone.
You will not log in or attempt to access the Services through unauthorized third party applications or clients.
You do not share other people's TikTok, Facebook or Instagram profiles and the url you share must be your real authenticated profile in TikTok, Facebook or Instagram.
12. THIRD PARTY SERVICES
By using our Service(s), you agree that Zoom In might use features and functionalities provided by other third parties and made available through our Service(s). You agree that Zoom In is not responsible for any damage, loss, or offense caused or alleged to be caused by, or in connection with, the use of or reliance on such websites or Services. Zoom In is not responsible or liable for those third party's terms or actions taken under the third party's terms.
13. MODIFYING THE SERVICES AND TERMINATION
Our Services may be interrupted, including for maintenance, upgrades, or network or equipment failures. We may discontinue some or all of our Services, including certain features and the support for certain devices and platforms, at any time. We may not provide any notice. For more information please contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
You agree, to the extent permitted by law, to indemnify, defend, and hold harmless Zoom In and Zoom In's mobile application developer from and against any and all complaints, charges, claims, damages, losses, costs, liabilities, and expenses (including attorneys’ fees) due to, arising out of, or relating in any way to:
1- Your access to or use of the Services, or any products or services provided by a third party in connection with the Services, even if recommended, made available, or approved by Zoom In.
2- Your content, including infringement claims related to your content.
3- Your breach of these Terms or any applicable law or regulation.
4- Your negligence or willful misconduct.
THE SERVICES ARE PROVIDED “AS IS” AND “AS AVAILABLE” AND TO THE EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW WITHOUT WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, TITLE, AND NON-INFRINGEMENT. IN ADDITION, WHILE WE ATTEMPT TO PROVIDE A GOOD USER EXPERIENCE, WE DO NOT REPRESENT OR WARRANT THAT:
1- THE SERVICES WILL ALWAYS BE SECURE, ERROR-FREE, OR TIMELY.
2- THE SERVICES WILL ALWAYS FUNCTION WITHOUT DELAYS, DISRUPTIONS, OR IMPERFECTIONS.
3- THAT ANY CONTENT, USER CONTENT, OR INFORMATION YOU OBTAIN ON OR THROUGH THE SERVICES WILL BE TIMELY OR ACCURATE.
ZOOM IN TAKES NO RESPONSIBILITY OR ASSUMES LIABILITY FOR ANY CONTENT THAT YOU, ANOTHER USER, UPLOADS, POSTS, SENDS, RECEIVES, OR STORES ON OR THROUGH OUR SERVICES. YOU UNDERSTAND AND AGREE THAT YOU MAY BE EXPOSED TO CONTENT THAT MIGHT BE OFFENSIVE, ILLEGAL, MISLEADING, OR OTHERWISE INAPPROPRIATE, NONE OF WHICH ZOOM IN WILL BE RESPONSIBLE FOR.
16. LIMITATION OF LIABILITY
TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW, IN NO EVENT WILL ZOOM IN, ZOOM IN'S MOBILE APPLICATION DEVELOPER, WILL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, PUNITIVE, OR MULTIPLE DAMAGES, OR ANY LOSS OF PROFITS OR REVENUES, WHETHER INCURRED DIRECTLY OR INDIRECTLY, OR ANY LOSS OF DATA, USE, GOODWILL, OR OTHER INTANGIBLE LOSSES, OR ABUSEMENT, HARASSMENT OR SEXUAL HARASSMENT, VIOLATION, OR SEXUAL ASSAULT, FROM OTHER USER(S), RESULTING FROM:
1- YOUR ACCESS TO OR USE OF OR INABILITY TO ACCESS OR USE THE SERVICES.
2- THE CONDUCT OR CONTENT OF OTHER USERS OR THIRD PARTIES ON OR THROUGH THE SERVICES.
3- UNAUTHORIZED ACCESS, USE, OR ALTERATION OF YOUR CONTENT, EVEN IF WE HAVE BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. IN NO EVENT WILL OUR AGGREGATE LIABILITY FOR ALL CLAIMS RELATING TO THE SERVICES EXCEED THE GREATER OF $1 USD OR THE AMOUNT YOU PAID US IN THE 12 MONTHS PRECEDING THE DATE OF THE ACTIVITY GIVING RISE TO THE CLAIM.
17. ZOOM IN DEVELOPER
BY USING ZOOM IN AND ITS SERVICES YOU ACCEPT AND UNDERSTAND THAT IN NO EVENT YOU HAVE THE RIGHT TO HOLD ZOOM IN MOBILE APPLICATION DEVELOPER ACCOUNTABLE, RESPONSIBLE OR LIABLE FOR ANY INCIDENT OR ANY KIND OF DAMAGE, LOSS, HARASSMENT, SEXUAL ABUSE, SEXUAL HARASSMENT, DEATH, PERSONAL INJURY OR BEING TRACKED BY OTHER USER(S) THROUGH GOOGLE MAPS ON ZOOM IN. YOU ARE FULLY RESPONSIBLE FOR YOUR OWN SAFETY. IF YOU DECIDE TO DELETE YOUR ACCOUNT, YOU ARE FULLY RESPONSIBLE TO ENSURE YOUR DATA HAS BEEN DELETED FROM ZOOM IN'S DATABASE SUCCESSFULLY BY CONTACTING ZOOM IN AND REQUEST VERIFICATION. FURTHERMORE, WHEN YOU SHARE YOUR LOCATION, YOU CONSENT AND UNDERSTAND THE RISKS OF SHARING YOUR LOCATION WITH OTHER PEOPLE ON GOOGLE MAPS.
If you have any questions about the Terms of Service or comments, questions, concerns, or suggestions please contact us: