What Information Do We Collect?
We collect certain information when you connect to or use InstaMessage in various ways. This information may be information that can identify you as a person or non-personal information and is either collected automatically or as a result of your specific input of the information. All information collected in any way is referred to collectively in this Policy as "Information." All Information is currently processed and stored in the InstaMessage’s servers.
We don’t collect any personal information about visitors to our site. If you do visit us without becoming a member, we will place session ID cookies on your computer. We may use session cookies to better understand how you interact with the websites and to improve our Service.
Most Internet browsers automatically accept cookies. You can instruct your browser, by editing its options, to stop accepting cookies or to prompt you before accepting a cookie from the websites you visit.
Sign Up via Instagarm
We collect the following Information when you sign up for InstaMessage via your Instagram account: your profile portrait, your full name and your Instagram ID. We collect all of the above information automatically as part of the Instagram sign up process. If you want us to delete the data we receive from Instagram about you, please contact InstaMessage Support.
Sign Up via Facebook
We collect the following Information when you sign up for InstaMessage via your Facebook account: your profile portrait, your username, your gender, your birthday and your Facebook ID. We collect all of the above information automatically as part of the Facebook sign up process. If you want us to delete the data we receive from Instagram about you, please contact InstaMessage Support.
We collect the following Information each time you log in to InstaMessage: your geographic location (specified by latitude and longitude). If you are logging in on the iOS platform, we also collect the Identifier for Vendor ("IFV"), the Identifier for Advertiser ("IFA"). If you are logging in on an Android platform, we also collect your Android ID, your input method editor ("IME") and your mobile equipment identifier ("MEID"). Also, if you log in through an ad identifier, we collect your device type and a timestamp. We collect all of the above Information automatically as part of the log in process.
In addition to the geographic Information collected when you log in, we automatically receive an approximation of your geographic location when you use the Service. When you use the InstaMessage App on a mobile device, you can allow InstaMessage to receive your more precise location by enabling or disabling location services through your mobile device settings.
How Do We Use the Information We Collect?
We use Information for the following purposes:
to provide our services or information you request
to process and complete any transactions;
to promote InstaMessage in general;
to identify your location to other InstaMessage users, if you choose to enable this feature;
to respond to your emails, submissions, questions, comments, requests, and complaints and provide customer service;
to monitor and analyze user behavior and trends;
to personalize and improve InstaMessage products and features and your experiences when you use InstaMessage, such as providing content or features that match your profile, location or interests;
to send you confirmations, updates, security alerts, and support and administrative messages and otherwise facilitate your use of, and our administration and operation of, our services;
help prevent fraud or other misuse
for any other stated purpose for which the Information was collected.
With Whom Do We Share Your Information?
We may share Information as follows:
with service providers who are working with us in connection with the operation of our site or our services;
anonymous or aggregate data with third parties for industry analysis, demographic profiling and other similar purposes;
when you give us your consent to do so;
when we believe in good faith that we are lawfully authorized or required to do so or that doing so is reasonably necessary or appropriate to comply with the law or legal processes or respond to lawful requests or legal authorities, including responding to lawful subpoenas, warrants or court orders;
to protect the rights, property, or safety of InstaMessage, our users, or others; and
in connection with, or during negotiations of, any merger, sale of company assets, financing or acquisition, or in any other situation where personal information may be disclosed or transferred as one of our business assets.
What Information Can the Other Users See?
A main purpose of using InstaMessage is to have a private conversation with your Instagram friends and make new friends. The information you enter in your profile, including your location (if you enable that feature) and photos you upload to your cover image, are visible to all InstaMessage users within your age category.
Any text, voice and images you send to a chat recipient will be visible to that recipient.
How Do We Use Your Information for Analytics?
We may allow analytics providers to collect your Information within the Service and they may share it with us.
We use third parties such as Flurry to collect and analyze your Information. You can opt-out of Flurry Analytics tracking at http://www.flurry.com/user-opt-out.html.
What Steps Do We Take To Protect Your Information?
While we take measures to protect your Information in an effort to prevent loss, misuse and unauthorized access, disclosure and alteration, despite our efforts, no security measures are impenetrable, and no method of data transmission can be guaranteed against any interception or other type of misuse.
Accessing and Modifying Your Information
If you have an account, you can access and modify certain Information that you provided to us that is associated with your account by logging in and editing your profile information on InstaMessage. Note that you may not modify your location Information, which is automatically collected. To request modifications to any Information that you cannot edit via the Service, please contact InstaMessage Support
Deleting Account Information
If you would like your account Information permanently deleted, you may contact InstaMessage Support and request permanent deletion. We will then delete all of your account Information.
Our Policy Toward Children
Our service is not directed to children under 13 and we do not knowingly collect personal Information from children under 13. If we learn that we have collected personal Information of a child under 13, we will take steps to delete such Information from our files as soon as possible.
Changes to the Policy
Any Information that is collected is subject to the Policy in effect at the time such Information is collected. We may, however, modify the Policy from time to time. If we make any material changes to this Policy, we will notify you of such changes by posting them on InstaMessage or by other notification, and we will indicate when such changes will become effective. By continuing to access or use InstaMessage after those changes become effective, you are agreeing to have your Information collected, used and disclosed as described in the modified Policy.
We want user interactions to be as safe as possible on InstaMessage. If you are a member of our teen community, InstaMessage encourages you to discuss with your parent(s) or guardian(s) online safety issues for all of your social media memberships, including your InstaMessage account.
Disclosure to Protect Abuse Victims
Notwithstanding any other provision of this Policy, InstaMessage reserves the right, but has no obligation, to disclose any Information that you submit to InstaMessage, if in its sole opinion, InstaMessage suspects or has reason to suspect, that the Information involves a party who may be the victim of abuse in any form. Abuse may include, without limitation, elder abuse, child abuse, spousal abuse, neglect, or domestic violence. Information may be disclosed to authorities that InstaMessage, in its sole discretion, deems appropriate to handle such disclosure. Appropriate authorities may include, without limitation, law enforcement agencies, child protection agencies, or court officials.
Please Contact Us if you have any questions about this Policy.