DroneNation makes the App available to individuals ("Users" or "you") for entertainment purposes. Users are authorized to communicate through the App and share information from the App with third parties. All activities engaged in through DroneNation are subject to this Policy. This Policy explains what information DroneNation collects about its Users, how DroneNation uses and/or shares this information, and how such information is maintained. By downloading and/or using the App, you accept the terms of this Policy.
Drone Nation collects User's personally-identifiable information ("PII") that is volunteered by Users. Examples of PII that may be requested and/or collected include but are not limited to: first and last name, Pilot Handle (aka username), address, email address, telephone number (iOS), company or business identity and information about the User's hobby experience and interests, as provided by the User. From time to time, Drone Nation may also present opportunities for Users to voluntarily provide additional information about themselves.
Username (Pilot Handle) - we show this information throughout the App alongside your photo as a form of identification, including Chat. We store this information on our server.
Email - we do not show this information in the App. We use this information to communicate with you, and to allow you to LogIn. We do not use this information for any form of marketing. We do not sell this information. We store this information on our server.
Password - this information is not visible to anyone, including us.
Device details - we do not show this information in the App. We use this information, including the make and model of your phone, and your Android OS version, to troubleshoot bugs and compatibility issues. We do not sell this information. We store this information on our server.
Address - We show your City and State on your Timeline and Skills pages so that other pilots can find you. We also use your address to view local community posts in your Timeline, and to see how your Props score compares with local members, and to provide a position to center your FlySite map so that you are able to view events proximal to your location, and to allow other members to view where you are flying at a specific time and place if you so choose, and to provide a location for an event you create and to provide a location for a custom flying or video site you create, and to allow you to see nearby FlySite and Locals Only Challenges . We do not use this information for any form of marketing. We do not sell this information. We store this information on our server.
Zip code - with your explicit permission we utilize geo-location functionality (Location Services) on your device to determine your zip code. This information is used to show other members where you fly, and to allow you to view community posts in your Timeline, to see how your score compares with local members, to provide a position to center your FlySite map so that you be able to view events proximal to your location, to allow other members to view where you are flying at a specific time and place if you so choose, to provide a location for an event you create and to provide a location for a custom flying or video site you create, to allow you to see FlySite and Locals Only Challenges nearby. We do not sell this information. We store this information on our server.
Location Services - If you turn your Location Services on your device, this allows you to view local community posts in your Timeline, to see how your score compares with local members, to provide a position to center your FlySite map so that you be able to view events proximal to your location, to allow other members to view where you are flying at a specific time and place if you so choose, to provide a location for an event you create and to provide a location for a custom flying or video site you create, and to see FlySite and Locals Only Challenges nearby. This service also provides the opportunity for you to choose "current location" where it can be found in the App to automatically fill in your current location using the devices GPS functionality. We do not use this information for any form of marketing. We do not sell this information. We store this information on our server.
Contacts (iOS only) - we request access to your contact list only when you tap "Invite using your contacts” to help you identify real life friends you may want to invite to join our App. We do not upload this information to our server, share it with any third party or use it for any form of marketing. We do not sell this information.
Phone (iOS only) - we do not show this information to other users in the App. We use this information to provide a method for account authentication. We do not share this information with any third party or use for any form of marketing. We do not sell this information. We store this information on our server.
Photos - we show this information throughout the App as a means of identification alongside your alias, and in two cases, when a member is attempting to search for someone by name, and when displaying search results, alongside your real name. We use this information in Chat as a form of identification. We do not use it for any form of marketing. We do not sell this information. We store this information on our server.
Video Streaming - we show this information on your Timeline. If you select "Private" when posting, only the friends you select will be able to view it. If you select "Public," then all community members may be able to view it. We do not use this information for any form of marketing. We store this information on our server.
Whenever you voluntarily disclose personal information on publicly-viewable screens or pages, that information will be publicly available and can be collected and used by others. For example, if you post your email address, you may receive unsolicited messages. We cannot control who reads your posts or what other Users may do with the information you voluntarily post, so we encourage you to exercise discretion and caution with respect to your personal information.
When you delete your account, we delete your personal data including first and last name, email, profile photo, username, city and state, device details, Facebook identifiers (if Sign In with Facebook was used) and Apple identifiers (if Sign in with Apple was used).
To delete your account, tap the hamburger icon located at the top left corner of the screen, go to Settings and then choose "Delete Account".
If you would like to delete things you’ve posted or uploaded, please send an email requesting this to email@example.com, and this information will be removed within 14 days, and an email will be sent to you confirming that the data has been successfully removed.
We may use third-party advertising agencies or other service providers to serve ads on our website on behalf of DroneNation.org or third-party advertisers (e.g., retailers of goods or services). These companies may employ cookies and web beacons to measure advertising effectiveness. Any information that these third parties collect via cookies and web beacons is completely anonymous. Some of these third-party advertising agencies may be members of the Network Advertising Initiative, which offers you the option to opt out of ad targeting from its member agencies by following the procedures listed here.
We will only share your information with third parties in the ways defined in this privacy statement.
We appreciate our Users and take your privacy seriously. Any PII that is stored on our computers is protected from unauthorized access and use via passwords as well as other standard industry-acknowledged means. Our servers which store this information are protected by a firewall. We take additional precautions for PII which is especially sensitive. We will only request or transmit this information over secure Internet connections using precautions such as Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) encryption, security keys and password authentication from any third parties receiving this information. Finally, in the event that we may store especially sensitive PII information for more than a transitory period, this information will be maintained using precautions such as designated secure servers which limit access solely to individuals in departments.
Though we take the utmost precautions to protect your PII, please be informed that no data transmission over a cellular phone or the Internet, nor any storage of information on servers or other media, is ever 100% completely secure. While we aim to protect your PII to the greatest extent possible, this policy is not intended to be, and should not be construed as, a warranty or guarantee of absolute security of your PII.
DroneNation also collects certain non-personally identifiable information, including but not limited to the information more fully described below.
Authentication Tokens. DroneNation may use authentication tokens on the App. Authentication tokens are small pieces of information that enable the App to more easily communicate and interact with the User. For example, DroneNation may place an authentication token on a User's mobile device when he or she initially registers with the App. The next time that User uses the App, DroneNation's server will recognize the authentication token (and the User) and allow the User to perform certain actions immediately without having to log in.
Mobile Device Identifiers. DroneNation may collect information about the mobile devices from which you access the App in order to ensure compliance with our policy of allowing only one email address per user, as described in our Terms of Service. We may collect and store the unique identifier assigned to your mobile device(s) by the manufacturer, or other identifying information about your device.
Other Data. All photographs, opinions, ideas, suggestions, other feedback, and all other information submitted by you through the App may be used by us without any restriction and free of charge.
We use mobile analytics software to allow us to better understand the functionality of our mobile software on your phone. This software may record information such as how often you use the application, the events that occur within the application, aggregated usage, performance data, and where the application was downloaded from.
Although the information collected through the foregoing methods does not itself contain any PII, DroneNation may analyze and match such information with other information that you provide (including PII) as well as information that DroneNation may obtain elsewhere, and DroneNation may share all or some of such information with actual or prospective distributors, dealers, or other third parties.
DroneNation may also disclose non-PII in order to (1) comply with applicable laws, (2) respond to governmental inquiries, or (3) comply with valid legal process, or (4) protect the rights or property of DroneNation or Users of the Site.
Demographic data is also collected at our site. We use this data to tailor our visitors' experience at our site, showing them content that we think they might be interested in, and displaying the content according to their preferences.
If you want to review, correct or change your User information, please submit your request in writing to SUPPORT@DRONENATION.COM.
DroneNation's communications to you, as well as the App, may contain links to the websites or apps of other providers of products and services that may be of interest to you. When you click the link to one of these other entities, you will leave the App and be connected to the website or app of such entity. In such an event, this Policy will not apply to your use of, and activities on, those third-party websites or apps. DroneNation does not have any control over the information handling practices of these other entities, and you should familiarize yourself with the privacy policies of such other entities before you share any PII with them. We encourage you to read all other legal notices posted by these other entities as well. DroneNation shall have no responsibility or liability for your visitation to, and the data collection and use policies and practices of, these other entities.
Drone Nation uses third-party services to provide support for some of our app functionality, including, but not limited to, Chat, Facebook Log In, server crash analytics, email Notifications and communications and in-app user behavioral patterns. These third party services may collect information used to identify you. Below are links to their privacy policies;
The App and the content available in connection therewith are neither intended for, nor directed to, children under the age of 18. You must be at least 18 years old to have our permission to use our App and to provide your PII to DroneNation. If DroneNation learns that a User is under the age of 18, DroneNation will promptly terminate the User's account and delete the User's PII from DroneNation's records. DroneNation will not knowingly disclose or distribute such information to third parties.
While DroneNation takes reasonable precautions to safeguard information transmitted between DroneNation and Users of the App, DroneNation may be unable to prevent unauthorized access to such information by third parties or inadvertent disclosure of such information. Users acknowledge this risk when communicating with DroneNation.
We have security measures in place to protect the loss, misuse and alteration of the information stored in our database. These measures include the use of Secure Socket Layer (SSL) as well as other proprietary security measures which are applied to all repositories and transfers of user information. We will exercise reasonable care in providing secure transmission of information between your computer and our servers, but given that no information transmitted over the Internet can be guaranteed 100% secure, we cannot ensure or warrant the security of any information transmitted to us over the Internet and hence accept no liability for any unintentional disclosure.
By providing PII and other information to DroneNation, Users of the App fully understand and unambiguously consent to the collection and processing of such information in, and the transfer of such information to, the United States and other countries or territories, in accordance with the terms of this Policy.
In its sole discretion, DroneNation may transfer, sell or assign information collected on or about Users of the App, including without limitation, PII and other User-provided information, to one or more third parties as a result of the sale, merger, consolidation, change in control, transfer of substantial assets, reorganization or liquidation of DroneNation.
Any time you visit any of our website, our servers automatically gather information from your browser (such as your IP addresses, browser type, Internet service provider (ISP), referring/exit pages, platform type, date/time stamp, and number of clicks) to analyze trends, administer the site, prevent fraud, track visitor movement in the aggregate, and gather broad demographic information. For example, we may log your IP address for system administration purposes. IP addresses are logged to track a user's session. This gives us an idea of which parts of our site users are visiting. We do not share the log files externally.
DroneNation may, from time to time, amend this Policy, in whole or part, at its sole discretion. Any changes to this Policy will be effective immediately upon the posting of the revised policy to the App. By continuing to use the App following any changes, you will be deemed to have agreed to such changes.