TLDR: Pine does not own your data, nor does it sell it to any 3rd party.
The personal information we collect
Pine may collect private information about you in the following ways: Information that you willingly provide: This is the private information you willingly provide directly to us when you undergo the registration process to become a user of our app and services. This will definitely include your email address. If you so wish, you may also willingly provide us with your full name. If you use your Google account to log in, you understand that we may store your email, name, photo, language and google ID. Automatically provided information: When you use our app, some information may be provided automatically to us by your device because our web servers automatically recognize all users’ IP address or domain name, and may routinely collect information about your browser and operating system. It may also collect information about your internet service provider (ISP), clickstream data, referring and exit pages, and/or date and time stamp. The kind of information gathered in this manner is in no way private or personal and does not specifically identify you. Rather, it helps us to customize our app to better meet users’ needs and enrich their online experience
Use and disclosure of your personal information
Pine may use your personal information for the following reasons:
- To provide the service that you request
- To respond to any queries or complaints that you may have
- To run and fully manage the provision of our services
- To authenticate your identity
- To provide you with our customer services
- To obey all applicable laws and regulatory requirements, which may include complying with a request made by a government authority as it relates to legal proceedings or for the detection or prevention of fraud and other financial crimes.
Disclosing private information to third parties
Our app and included services and content are intentioned for an adult audience and are not in any way targeted at or directed towards children. This means that we will never intentionally collect personal information from children under the age of 18, except this is done with parental consent or as allowed by law.
Like most websites and apps do, we use the cookies technology here at Pine. Such cookies technology makes it very easy for our app to recognize your browser by capturing and retaining certain information about your browser, so that you can have an enhanced and more fulfilling personalized experience when next you visit our app. You may elect or disable to turn off all cookies on your device, but may not, as a result of this, have access to the many unique features that make our app experience more efficient.
Security of information
To ensure that your personal information remains safe while in our hands, we implement a variety of security measures, and this encompasses physical, administrative, and technical safeguards. We deploy the SSL (Secure Sockets Layer) encryption technology to protect personal information, and this means that your information can only be accessed by a limited number of authorized specialists who are thereafter mandated by law to keep the information confidential. You however understand and fully accept that there is no full guarantee of data security for any information transmitted through the internet. We will therefore not bear any legal responsibility for any unauthorized access to your information that is beyond our control.