Chris Diamond Apps on Google Play
Last modified: February 7th, 2017.
What information our Google apps collect from our users and how do we collect it?
We collect information to provide better services to all of our users – from figuring out basic stuff like which language you speak, to more complex things like which ads you’ll find most useful, the people who matter most to you online, or which YouTube videos you might like.
Apps collect information in the following ways:
Information we get from your use of Google Play services. We collect information about the services that you use and how you use them, like when you watch a video on YouTube, visit a website that uses our advertising parters, or view and interact with our ads and content. This information includes:
Apps might collect device-specific information (such as your hardware model, operating system version, unique device identifiers, and mobile network information including phone number). Some of our apps access the phone state, including the phone number of the device, current cellular network information, the status of any ongoing calls, and a list of any PhoneAccounts registered on the device. Some apps may request access to the list of accounts in the Accounts Service.
Some of our apps may request access to your device’s storage information (including personal information such as photos, videos). We have various photo apps that may request such information in order to edit and enhance the photos in a way you like. Sometimes our apps require to access the camera device.
Cookies and similar technologies
We and our partners use various technologies to collect and store information when you use Google services, and this may include using cookies or similar technologies to identify your browser or device. We also use these technologies to collect and store information when you interact with services we offer to our partners, such as advertising services or Google features that may appear on other sites. Our Analytics products help us analyze the traffic to the apps. When used in conjunction with our advertising services, such as those using the Flurry Analytics, Google Analytics information is linked, by the Google Analytics customer or by Google, using Google technology, with information about visits to multiple sites.
What are cookies?
Cookies are small text files stored on your device. They are used for different purposes – such as whether you’ve visited the app before or to help us determine how many visitors we get each month. Cookies contain information about the use of the device but do not include personal information about you (like your name, email, etc.).
Types of Cookies
1. Personalized Cookies
They are used to recognize repeated visitors to the app and in conjunction with other info we hold to record specific information about app’s usage.
2. Analytics Cookies
They collect data about how users move around the app and how they reached it. This is used so we can improve the quality of the app and its features.
Flurry Analytics policies:
3. Third Party Service Cookies
We work and use other companies software kits to enhance user’s experience with this app. These companies may drop cookies on your device when you are using the app.
Here’s the list of services:
Facebook’s data use policy:
4. Ad Serving Cookies
and city), without your names and street numbers.
Here’s a list of services we use:
Our advertising partners will serve ads they believe are more likely to be of an interest to you, based on the information about your visits to the app.
In order to do this, our advert partners need to place cookies on your device. They do not hold any personal information of you. We do not sell or distribute any of your personal information to partners or any other 3rd parties. All information you provide to us is kept confidential.
We can collect information automatically when you visit the app, using cookies. The cookies allow us to identify your device and find more details about your last visit.
The information collected by cookies does not personally identify you. They gather information about your device type, settings, ISP, etc.
We use the information we collect from all of our services to provide, maintain, protect and improve them, to develop new ones, and to protect our users. We also use this information to offer you tailored content.