APUS Theme Privacy Policy

1.Overview

APUS Theme (this “Product”) is a launcher beautifying tool developed, operated and managed by Beijing Qilin Hesheng Network Technology Co.,ltd. (“APUS” “We” or “us”). We fully respect and protect users’ privacy. While providing you with quality services, we will collect, use, disclose, store and protect your personal data in accordance with this Privacy Policy (the “Policy”).

We will explain how we process your personal data in this Policy and how you may access and control your personal data.

Please completely read and fully understand this Policy before using this Product. If you have any questions about this Policy, or have any complaints or suggestions, please contact us via the methods as described in this Policy. This policy will help you understand the followings:

-How We Collect and Use Your Personal Data
-How We Share, Transfer and Disclose Your Personal Data
-Process Your Personal Data Using Third Party Services
-How We Protect Your Personal Data
-How You Access and Control Your Personal Data
-How We Process the Minor’s Data
-How Your Personal Data Is Transferred Globally
-Contact Us
-Update of Privacy Policy

2.How We Collect and Use Your Personal Data

We may collect your personal data as follows while we are providing services. These data is critical for us to realize various functions of this Product. We will use these data to help us develop and improve our products to provide better services. We will use your personal data in strict compliance with the purposes set forth in this Policy. We will inform you in advance and obtain your consent before we use these data for any other purposes than set forth in this Policy or we use the personal data collected for specific purposes for other purposes.

2.1. Category and purpose of your personal data we collect

This product is a launcher beautifying tool. We will collect different categories of your personal data in different scenarios according to various product features, and will use these data to realize such product features.

2.1.1. Measure the quality of service

In order to measure the quality of our services, thus further provide you with better services, during the process of your using our services, we will collect some information as follows, and the information we get is only used to achieve that goal mentioned above.

Activation information: Including application package name, application version, application installation time and other application information; Android ID, country code, system language, system version, system time zone, Google service version and other system information; Screen resolution, cell phone brand, cell phone model, network card information and other device information; Network types, operators, and other network information.

Using information: Including application package name, application version, application installation time and other application information; Country code, system language, system time zone and other system information; Screen resolution and other device information.

2.1.2. Providing the launcher beautifying service

It’s the core function of APUS Theme to beautify APUS Launcher and APUS Launcher Pro. In order to normally use that function, we need make sure whether you have already installed APUS Launcher or APUS Launcher Pro, and, if not, you will be led to install APUS Launcher.

2.2. Your personal data we obtain from a third party

We don’t have access to your personal data from any third party. If it was necessary for some specific service to collect your personal data from some third party, we would inform you in advance and request your consent.

3. How We Share, Transfer and Disclose Your Personal Data

We will share with or transfer or disclose your personal data to a third party with your consent or explicit instructions. In addition, to improve the quality of our service, we may also share with or transfer or disclose your personal data to a third party under the following circumstances.

3.1. Subsidiary Products

We may share your personal data with our subsidiary products to provide a more consistent experience and better service. We guarantee that our subsidiary products will treat your personal data in accordance with the purposes and requirements shown in this Policy. We will obtain your prior consent again if our subsidiary products wish to use your personal data for purposes other than those set forth in this Policy.

3.2. Affiliated Company

We may share your personal data with our affiliated companies and will ensure their processing of your personal data is in compliance with the purposes and requirements of this Policy. We will obtain your prior consent again if affiliated companies intend to use your personal data for other purposes than set forth in this Policy.

3.3. Third party service provider

We may engage third party service providers to provide specific services. Third party service providers may collect data when providing services, and we will ensure that they follow our instructions, follow the purposes and requirements set out in this policy to process your personal data, and take appropriate confidentiality and security measures to safeguard data security.

3.4 Share of your personal data as required by law

Subject to compliance with this Policy, we may be required to share or disclose your personal data under certain circumstances, such as in accordance with laws and regulations, and compulsory requirements of government orders; to safeguard the legitimate rights and interests of yours, ours, and third parties; and to prevent or deal with fraud, secure or technical problems.

3.5 Change of organization and existing status of our company

For any change of the organization or existing status of our company (such as restructuring, merger or bankruptcy), your personal data may be transferred to the company entity after change or our affiliated company (the “Data Transferee”). The Data Transferee will continue to be bound by this Policy.

4. Process Your Personal Data Using Third Party Services

We don’t provide you with the third-party product or service in our product, neither does the third-party product or service collect your personal data.

5. How We Store and Protect Your Personal Data

5.1. Security protection of personal data

We are committed to protecting your personal data. We have adopted all possible security technologies and procedures to protect your personal data against unauthorized access, use, revision, damage, destruction or disclosure. These security measures mainly include the following:

a) Your personal data is stored in the computer systems located in a controlled site with security measures such as encryption.
b) Only APUS employees who have the necessity to process relevant data for the purpose of product operation are authorized to access your personal data and such employees are required to comply with strict confidentiality obligations.
c) We are constantly striving to ensure the security of your personal data, and we adopt encryption technologies during data transmission to prevent your information against unauthorized access, use, revision, damage, destruction or disclosure.
d) We are more prudential when we transmit and store special categories of your personal data and adopt encryption technologies and other security measures to ensure data security.

In case of personal data security incident, according to the requirements of relevant laws and regulations, we will promptly inform you via push notification, announcement, etc. the basic situations and possible influence of the security incident, response measures we have taken or will take, suggestions for you regarding self-prevention and risk reduction, remedial measures for you, etc. We will timely deal with system vulnerabilities, cyber-attacks, virus intrusion, and other security risks.

5.2. Personal data storage term

We will store your personal data for the necessary period for data collection and processing purposes. Beyond the above-mentioned period, we will delete or anonymize personal data.

Application usage data is pseudo-persistently stored on the server for data analysis. You can access, edit or delete your data in the manner described in section 6. : How to Access and Control Your Personal Data.

6. How You Access and Control Your Personal Data

6.1.Access and revise your personal data

If you need visit and modify your personal data, please don’t hesitate to contact us, and we can be reached as follows: launcher_themes_privacy@apusapps.com

6.2.Change of your authorization scope

You may make selections on the setting page of our product to change your authorization scope for us to process your personal data. Please be minded that since all functions of the Product need certain basic personal data for normal operation, certain functions of the Product may not operate normally when you withdraw your consent to processing of some personal data.

When we receive your withdrawal of consent, we will no longer process your corresponding personal data.

6.3.Delete your personal data

You may submit a request to us to delete your personal data when:
a ) Your personal data is no longer necessary for data collection or processing;
b ) You have withdrawn your consent to our processing of your personal data ;
c ) Your personal data has been processed illegally;
d ) We are obligated to delete your personal data in accordance with the laws of EU members.

We may not be able to delete your personal data immediately due to technical reasons. We will delete it during the next system update. We will not process your personal data in any way during the period between your request of deleting your personal data and the next system update.

6.4. Respond to your requests

We may first verify your identity upon receipt of your request, and may request you to provide the necessary information for authentication.

We will respond to your request on the 30th day after we receive your request and communicate with you in an appropriate way. If necessary, we may extend it (by an additional 30-day at most), and will inform you of the reason for the extension of the deadline on the 30th day after receiving your request. If we have reasonable reasons to believe that no measures are needed to respond your request, we will inform you of our decision 30 days from the date of receipt of your request and provide you with appropriate explanation.

We will use best efforts to help you resolve relevant problems. If you are not satisfied with the response you received, you may refer the complaint to the relevant regulatory authority, or file a lawsuit before a competent judicial authority.

7. How We Process the Minor’s Data

This Product is not intended for a minor under 16 years old (or equivalent minimum age set by the laws of EU members). We will only process the information of these minors to the extent permitted by law and with the consent of their guardians.

We will implement relevant technical measures and make our best efforts to verify whether the processing of minors’ information has been approved by their guardians. We will try to delete relevant data as soon as possible if we are aware that we have collected the personal data of a minor without the prior consent of their certified guardians.

8. Contact Us

If you have any questions or suggestions about this policy, or you need to exercise your data management power to manage your private data, please feel free to contact us at: launcher_themes_privacy@apusapps.com. If you find any violation of the Policy, please feel free to contact our DPO at: dpo@apusapps.com.

9. Update of Privacy Policy

We reserve the right to revise or modify this Policy. For any update of this Policy, we will send you notice on the interface of this Product to remind you of relevant updates and indicate the updated provisions for your ease of reading. Please do completely read and fully understand the updated Privacy Policy. By continuing to use this Product, you will be deemed to have accepted the updated version of this Policy. We will not reduce your rights under this Policy without your explicit consent.

10. How Your Personal Data Is Transferred Globally

We provide APUS products and services around the world, which means to conduct business globally, your personal data might be transmitted to a jurisdiction or accessed from such jurisdiction outside of the country/region where you use this Product. These jurisdictions include but are not limited to Singapore, United States, and China.

Please note that we only return demographic information to China and we do not include information on individual user identities. At the same time, in order to provide you with better services, our third party partners may transmit your data to other countries. For example, in order to detect robots or cheating, we have purchased a Chinese supplier’s traffic monitoring service. The merchant may return the user information to China in order to assist us in analyzing whether there is cheating in the user.

Personal data protection legislation in such jurisdiction might be different or even absent. Under such circumstance, we will adopt various measures to ensure security of your personal data. For instance, we will ask you for your explicit consent before transmission of your personal data, or implement security measures such as encryption and pseudonymisation during the data transmission; when your personal data is transferred to such jurisdictions, we will apply the same protection of your personal data in accordance with the Policy. We will endeavor to protect your personal data with the measures stipulated in Article 46 and Article 47 of the EU General Data Protection Regulation.

The content of this Privacy Policy shall be adjusted according to the local legal or statutory requirements.

Last updated: May 17, 2018