WELCOME AND INTRODUCTION
Welcome to God! It’s Me.
God! It’s Me is founded on a simple but powerful principle: to preserve the legacy of every living person with the help of our community. In order for us to achieve our goal, we realized that we need the help of our followers and users and must gather user characteristics for us to develop better and safer tools to preserve EVERY life. With that said we would like to point out a few things:
- We collect very little personal information about you.
- We do not sell or distribute your information to third parties.
- God! It’s Me is a non-profit and philanthropic project.
INFORMATION God! It’s Me COLLECTS AND HOW WE USE IT
Types of Information We Amass and How We Do So
Whenever a Photo, Audio, or Video is contributed by you, a permanent public record is created of every piece of content added. It is important to understand that all content is made public and belongs to God! It’s Me. We may use your public contributions either combined with the contributions of others or individually to improve the user experience of God! It’s Me, create new features, or to learn about how the God! It’s Me application is used.
We urgently ask every user to answer these specific questions to the person being recorded:
- Did you ask for permissions to take the recording?
- Did you explain why you are recording?
- Did you explain what this recording will be used for?
- Did you explain this will be recorded once and we will not re-record?
We strive to be as respectful as possible to the storytellers!
As part of our policy, there is no copyright of the content you upload. Therefore, if the person recorded does not consent to the recording, they have permission to ask for it to be removed from God! It’s Me. We strive to be as respectful as possible to our users and also to the people telling the stories, as they are the real essence of God! It’s Me. Unless otherwise stated in this Policy, you should assume that information that each user contributes to God! It’s Me, such as Personal Information, is publicly visible. Please do not contribute information that you feel uncomfortable with making permanently public.
Account and Registration Information
Every user of God! It’s Me is required to register upon download of the application where we require a username, first name, last name, email, phone number, and password of each new sign-up. Your username will be made public so please be sure not to use your real name as your username. Passwords and phone numbers are only used to verify that the account is yours to prevent abuse or fraud. Every user’s IP address is also submitted and recorded by us to also prevent fraudulent accounts. Once a user account is created, it cannot be removed entirely. This is to ensure your public contributions are associated with their author.
While a user is creating content or simply in the God! It’s Me application we gather GPS and other technologies commonly used to determine location to bring you relevant content and to ensure the credibility of all content uploaded. All information is confidential as outlined in this Policy.
In some cases we automatically receive location data from your device. For instance, when you upload an audio, photo, or video to God! It’s Me we may receive metadata such as the location and time that the content was taken.
When using God! It’s Me we automatically receive the IP address of the device you are using to access the Internet which provides geographical location.
Information We Receive Automatically
Because of the nature of how browsers work, we receive information automatically when you visit God! It’s Me. This includes the type of device you are using, the type and version of your browser, your browser’s language preference, the type and version of your device’s operating system, the name of your internet service provider or mobile carrier, and the date and time of each request you make to God! It’s Me to visit. In simple terms we use this information to improve and enhance your experience with God! It’s Me to, for example, provide greater security, fight vandalism, optimize mobile applications, improve performance, or to understand how our users are utilizing God! It’s Me and interact with God! It’s Me, track and study use of various features, or gain understanding about the demographics of God! It’s Me.
Additional Information We Collect
This data collection of locally stored data allows us to:
- Provide you with a custom experience, such as utilizing cookies to know your language preference to retain the user preferences you set.
- Deliver more relevant content to you faster. As an example, we can utilize local storage to store your most recently read articles directly on your device so they can be retrieved quickly and to learn about which stories or content that is searched or viewed the most.
- Understand how you use God! It’s Me so we understand what works and what is useful.
- Understand how God! It’s Me is used across different devices so we can make God! It’s Me more efficient and effective and convenient for you.
WHEN WILL WE SHARE YOUR INFORMATION?
With Your Permission
We may share your information with your permission for a specific purpose such as marketing purposes.
For Legal Reasons
If the Organization is Transferred
To Protect Our Users, and Ourselves
To Our Service Providers
We may disclose personal information to our third party service providers or contractors to aid us in improving or running God! It’s Me. We just cannot do everything ourselves so sometimes, we use third-party service providers or contractors who help us run or improve God! It’s Me. We may give access to these service providers or contractors in order for them to perform their services as needed for us to utilize their tools or services. We always instill confidentiality agreements with our service providers to ensure that they treat your information consistently with the principles of this Policy.
PROTECTION OF YOUR DATA
How We Protect Your Data?
We work to protect your information from unauthorized access or use from a multitude of physical and technical measures, policies and procedures to protect our systems and your personal information. We will never ask for your password by email but may send you a temporary password if you have requested a password reset.
- In the event of substantial changes we will provide the changes to our users at least thirty (30) calendar days prior to implementation of the changes.
- For minor changes such as grammatical errors or administrative or legal changes.