Privacy

AndyForAndroid.com and Andy Mobile Application Privacy Policy & Disclaimer
Privacy Policy for AndyforAndroid.com and Andy (free/paid) mobile application:
If you require any more information or have any questions about our privacy policy, please feel free to contact us by email at andyforandroid@gmail.com.
At AndyforAndroid.com, the privacy of our website and application visitors and users is of extreme importance to us.
This privacy policy document outlines the types of personal information which is received and collected by AndyforAndroid.com and Andy application and how it is used.

 

Email Permission
We hate the spam same as you do; and thus do not spam our clients. However, by using Andy application (free or paid version) you automatically agree to give us a permission to send you an occasional newsletter email.
Emails we collect from our clients are used only for our email newsletters and occasional email campaign.
Emails we send are only to inform our users about changes in the program or to send program specific promotions or news.
We never run our email campaigns more than once a quarter and we always provide one click un-subscribe link in each email, so every client has an option to opt-out from our mailing list.
If you want to opt-out from our mailing list now, it’s rather easy. To stop the delivery of all future emails from us, just type into your browser following url and press enter:
http://andyforandroid.com/unsubscribe.php?email=[EMAIL] 
Where [EMAIL] is your email address. Example: http://andyforandroid.com/unsubscribe.php?email=janedoe@gmail.com
  
Andy Application Access Permissions
By downloading our application from Google Play (or elsewhere), Andy application has access to following services (list below). 
You can find the most recent list of required permissions in a Permission tab of following Google Play listing: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=andy2.xml
Following permissions are necessary for our Android application to work as designed:
DIRECTLY CALL PHONE NUMBERS
Allows the app to call phone numbers without your intervention. This may result in unexpected charges or calls. Note that this doesn’t allow the app to call emergency numbers. Malicious apps may cost you money by making calls without your confirmation.
SEND SMS MESSAGES
Allows the app to send SMS messages. This may result in unexpected charges. Malicious apps may cost you money by sending messages without your confirmation.CHANGE YOUR AUDIO SETTINGS
Allows the app to modify global audio settings such as volume and which speaker is used for output.

TAKE PICTURES AND VIDEOS
Allows the app to take pictures and videos with the camera. This permission allows the app to use the camera at any time without your confirmation.

PRECISE LOCATION (GPS AND NETWORK-BASED)
Allows the app to get your precise location using the Global Positioning System (GPS) or network location sources such as cell towers and Wi-Fi. These location services must be turned on and available to your device for the app to use them. Apps may use this to determine where you are, and may consume additional battery power.

APPROXIMATE LOCATION (NETWORK-BASED)
Allows the app to get your approximate location. This location is derived by location services using network location sources such as cell towers and Wi-Fi. These location services must be turned on and available to your device for the app to use them. Apps may use this to determine approximately where you are.

EDIT YOUR TEXT MESSAGES (SMS OR MMS)
Allows the app to write to SMS messages stored on your tablet or SIM card. Malicious apps may delete your messages. Allows the app to write to SMS messages stored on your phone or SIM card. Malicious apps may delete your messages.

READ YOUR TEXT MESSAGES (SMS OR MMS)
Allows the app to read SMS messages stored on your tablet or SIM card. This allows the app to read all SMS messages, regardless of content or confidentiality. Allows the app to read SMS messages stored on your phone or SIM card. This allows the app to read all SMS messages, regardless of content or confidentiality.

FULL NETWORK ACCESS
Allows the app to create network sockets and use custom network protocols. The browser and other applications provide means to send data to the internet, so this permission is not required to send data to the internet.

PAIR WITH BLUETOOTH DEVICES
Allows the app to view the configuration of Bluetooth on the tablet, and to make and accept connections with paired devices. Allows the app to view the configuration of the Bluetooth on the phone, and to make and accept connections with paired devices.

READ YOUR CONTACTS
Allows the app to read data about your contacts stored on your tablet, including the frequency with which you’ve called, emailed, or communicated in other ways with specific individuals. This permission allows apps to save your contact data, and malicious apps may share contact data without your knowledge. Allows the app to read data about your contacts stored on your phone, including the frequency with which you’ve called, emailed, or communicated in other ways with specific individuals. This permission allows apps to save your contact data, and malicious apps may share contact data without your knowledge.

READ CALENDAR EVENTS PLUS CONFIDENTIAL INFORMATION
Allows the app to read all calendar events stored on your tablet, including those of friends or co-workers. This may allow the app to share or save your calendar data, regardless of confidentiality or sensitivity. Allows the app to read all calendar events stored on your phone, including those of friends or co-workers. This may allow the app to share or save your calendar data, regardless of confidentiality or sensitivity.

ADD OR MODIFY CALENDAR EVENTS AND SEND EMAIL TO GUESTS WITHOUT OWNERS’ KNOWLEDGE
Allows the app to add, remove, change events that you can modify on your tablet, including those of friends or co-workers. This may allow the app to send messages that appear to come from calendar owners, or modify events without the owners’ knowledge. Allows the app to add, remove, change events that you can modify on your phone, including those of friends or co-workers. This may allow the app to send messages that appear to come from calendar owners, or modify events without the owners’ knowledge.

READ PHONE STATUS AND IDENTITY
Allows the app to access the phone features of the device. This permission allows the app to determine the phone number and device IDs, whether a call is active, and the remote number connected by a call.

ACCESS BLUETOOTH SETTINGS
Allows the app to configure the local Bluetooth tablet, and to discover and pair with remote devices. Allows the app to configure the local Bluetooth phone, and to discover and pair with remote devices.

FIND ACCOUNTS ON THE DEVICE
Allows the app to get the list of accounts known by the tablet. This may include any accounts created by applications you have installed. Allows the app to get the list of accounts known by the phone. This may include any accounts created by applications you have installed.

CONTROL VIBRATION
Allows the app to control the vibrator.

VIEW NETWORK CONNECTIONS
Allows the app to view information about network connections such as which networks exist and are connected.

SET AN ALARM
Allows the app to set an alarm in an installed alarm clock app. Some alarm clock apps may not implement this feature.

MODIFY PHONE STATE
Allows the app to control the phone features of the device. An app with this permission can switch networks, turn the phone radio on and off and the like without ever notifying you.

SEND STICKY BROADCAST
Allows the app to send sticky broadcasts, which remain after the broadcast ends. Excessive use may make the tablet slow or unstable by causing it to use too much memory. Allows the app to send sticky broadcasts, which remain after the broadcast ends. Excessive use may make the phone slow or unstable by causing it to use too much memory.

DIRECTLY CALL ANY PHONE NUMBERS
Allows the app to call any phone number, including emergency numbers, without your intervention. Malicious apps may place unnecessary and illegal calls to emergency services.

READ CALL LOG
Allows the app to read your tablet’s call log, including data about incoming and outgoing calls. This permission allows apps to save your call log data, and malicious apps may share call log data without your knowledge. Allows the app to read your phone’s call log, including data about incoming and outgoing calls. This permission allows apps to save your call log data, and malicious apps may share call log data without your knowledge.

 

Cookies and Web Beacons
AndyforAndroid.com does not use cookies to track any of your activities.
 
Logging and Data Collecting
Similarly to most of internet web sites, AndyforAndroid.com is using logging on our website as well as in our applications. The information inside the log files includes the same information any other site would gather automatically, that includes internet protocol (IP) addresses, type of browser, Internet Service Provider (ISP), date/time stamp, referring/exit pages, and number of clicks to analyze trends, administer the site, track user’s movement around the site and in the application, and gather demographic information, IP addresses, and other such information that maybe linked to specific information that is personally identifiable. As far as questions and answers from Andy application, these are stored in the statistics database, along with client’s history based on the device email address. This is very similar system other companies and mobile application are using and there is no reason for concern. In order to verify licensing of our software, we collect following information from each device using our online services: Device’s Android Version, Unique ID, Manufacturer, Model, Brand, Display Size and Country of Origin. We are however very strongly rooted in security and our entire operation is storing and transferring every single byte in an encrypted form. Everything in and out of your device, while using Andy is completely secured against interceptions using one of the most efficient encryption forms. Additionally, we absolutely never share any of your private data with 3rd parties, nor will we ever sell it to anyone. Rest assured your communication with Andy is secure.
DoubleClick DART Cookie
Google, as a third party vendor, uses cookies to serve ads on AndyforAndroid.com and possibly also through Admob Ads in our free version of Andy.
Google’s use of the DART cookie enables it to serve ads to your users based on their visit to AndyforAndroid.com and other sites on the Internet.
Users may opt out of the use of the DART cookie by visiting the Google ad and content network privacy policy at the following URL – http://www.google.com/privacy_ads.html
 
Advertising Partners
Some of our advertising partners may use cookies and web beacons on our site. Our advertising partners include …….
Google Adsense
Admob
Mobfox
Commission Junction
Widget Bucks
Adbrite
Clickbank
Azoogle
Chitika
Linkshare
Amazon
Kontera
 
These third-party ad servers or ad networks use technology to the advertisements and links that appear on AndyforAndroid.com send directly to your browsers. They automatically receive your IP address when this occurs. Other technologies ( such as cookies, JavaScript, or Web Beacons ) may also be used by the third-party ad networks to measure the effectiveness of their advertisements and / or to personalize the advertising content that you see. AndyforAndroid.com has no access to or control over these cookies that are used by third-party advertisers. You should consult the respective privacy policies of these third-party ad servers for more detailed information on their practices as well as for instructions about how to opt-out of certain practices. AndyforAndroid.com’s privacy policy does not apply to, and we cannot control the activities of, such other advertisers or web sites. If you wish to disable cookies, you may do so through your individual browser options. More detailed information about cookie management with specific web browsers can be found at the browsers’ respective websites.
 
Answers provided by Andy
AndyforAndroid.com does not own the content available through Andy application.
Content provided and answers to your questions (while using Andy application), is gathered from automated Internet searches (Wiki, Google searches, etc…), which consequently means, that we have no control over the content and we’re also not in any way responsible for the answers Andy provides to you in any form.
Physical, electronic, and managerial procedures have been employed to safeguard the security and integrity of all your personal queries (questions you asked Andy) and also for information, such as your email address, etc.
If you have a valid claim under the Digital Millennium Copyright Act, codified at 17 U.S.C. 512 (the x93DMCAx94), believing that there is a page on our web server (or there is an answers provided by Andy application) which is violating the copyright interests of your party, we will comply and remove the cached version of such content. Please be aware that in such cases we keep the right to respond, not immediately, but within 2 weeks to any of such claims.
 
IMPORTANT
By using AndyforAndroid.com website and by downloading Andy mobile application, you automatically agree that we cannot be held responsible for any possible damages caused by using Andy application or by browsing this website.