Feel Robotics Privacy Policy for the FeelConnect app

If you have questions about this privacy policy you may contact Feel Robotics B.V. (“Feel Robotics”), at maurice@feelrobotics.com.

Feel Robotics is committed to maximizing your experience on its website, chrome plugin and/or apps within a trusted environment. This privacy policy explains how we collect, protect, use and share information gathered from and about you. We hope this disclosure will help increase your confidence in Feel Robotics. This privacy policy does not apply to information that you may submit to us offline, or to websites maintained by other companies or organizations to which we may link.

Type of information collected and use of information collected

In the event you make use of any service provide via the website and/or any of the apps (either in connection with any other website and/or app or not) for which a fee is payable to Feel Robotics, Feel Robotics shall collect and store personal information to be able to bill the fees payable.

Otherwise, Feel Robotics collects and stores information like (i) IP address, (ii) Bluetooth MAC address and device type of a device connected to the website and/or app upon ‘sharing rooms’ within the app and (iii) on- and offline times of devices when connected to an online service. Feel Robotics also collects, but does not store, battery level and firmware version of a device connected to the website and/or app as well as various sensor values of touch sensors on any and all devices connected to the website and/or app.

In addition, Feel Robotics needs the following phone permissions, to which the user herewith agrees:

  • Location permission. Feel Robotics does not store location of the phone or tries to triangulate position from GPS signal. Location is only used to improve Bluetooth connection services.
  • File access permission. Feel Robotics does not store or collect any files or file usage data from phone. File access is only used to access stored content for playback on device.
  • Camera permission. Feel Robotics does not store or collect camera output. Camera is only used for QR-code scanning.
  • Microphone permission. Feel Robotics does not store or collect microphone data. Microphone data is only used to control certain types of devices.
  • Wifi connection permission. Feel Robotics does not store or collect Wifi network information. Wifi network information is only used to communicate with Feel Robotics servers.
  • Phone device ID permission. Feel Robotics may store phone device information on the app, but this information is not stored or collected by Feel Robotics on internal servers. It is used to run the app correctly on the designated device.
  • Phone call information permission. Feel Robotics does not store or collect phone call information. Phone call information is only used to suspend device interaction with certain devices when an incoming call is received on the phone.
  • Bluetooth permission. Feel Robotics doesn’t collect or store Bluetooth connection information, except for MAC addresses, device names and models of connected devices.

FeelConnect Chrome Extension

In case you make use of the FeelConnect Chrome Extension, we will request that you enter your email address. We will use this email address to send you an activation code. This activation code will give you access to the tipping service through the Google Chrome browser. On the Feel Robotics server, we will store your email address, activation code, the name of the site you connect with and the username you use on that site. On occasion, the email address provided to Feel Robotics will be used to notify you when there is an update to the software or improvements to the extension. If you have opted in to receive marketing or promotional emails; your email address will also be used for these purposes. This information will not be shared with third-parties nor will it be used for any other purposes other than to improve services provided to you. When you receive a tip, we will store the time, amount, duration and strength of the tip, as well as the website and user name.

Refusal to provide personal information to Feel Robotics

If you choose not to submit personally identifiable information when requested, you may not be able to use certain features and it may considerably limit the services we can provide you. To simply use our site, however, you do not need to give us any personally identifiable information.

Use of cookies and other means to collect information

You will know when personally identifiable information is collected because you will be asked to fill out a form. However, we may collect some information about you by using data collection technology, so that it may not be readily apparent to you that it is being collected. For instance, when you come to our website, your IP address is collected so that we know where to send information you are requesting. An IP address is a number that is used by computers on the network to identify your computer every time you log on to the Internet. A “cookie” is a small file or record-keeping device that websites often store on a user’s computer. You can disable cookies or set your browser to alert you when cookies are being sent to your computer. We do not use IP addresses or cookies to collect personally identifiable information, such as your name, or to link this information to personally identifiable information already collected about you. This information may be used to make our site more interesting and useful to you. Additionally, we may combine this information with personally identifiable information to identify a visitor in order to protect our service, website or visitors to the website and/or apps.

Sharing personal information

We may share any non personal information with third parties, as far as such sharing is necessary for the proper or optimal performance of any part of the website or app. In addition, we might share certain non personal or anonymized information with third parties to enable us to track certain use of the websites and/or app and parts thereof.

From time to time, we may employ and share your personal information with vendors who use it solely to provide support for the internal operations of our website and/or app (e.g., technical support and network delivery. Any such entities will not use your personally identifiable information for any other purpose and have agreed to maintain the confidentiality, security, and integrity of the personal information they obtain from us.

It is our policy not to share, sell or rent your personal information to any company not directly related to the manufacture or publishing of Feel Robotics products.

Links to third party sites and/or apps

You should be aware that while you are on a website and/or in apps operated by us, you may be directed to other sites and/or apps that are beyond our control and for which we are not responsible. Because we cannot guarantee that the privacy policies of these websites and/or apps meet our standards, we recommend that you read the privacy policy of the website to which you link before you submit any personal information.

Access and opt-out

If you wish to review, update, or delete any personal information that we may have collected about you, please contact us via email at maurice@feelrobotics.com.

Safeguards

We maintain appropriate safeguards that ensure the security, integrity and privacy of the personally identifiable information we collect from all visitors. Personal information collected by us is stored in secure operating environments that are not available to the public and are only accessible by authorized employees. We also have security measures in place to protect the loss, misuse and alteration of the information under our control.

Questions and complaints

If you have any questions, complaints or comments regarding our privacy policy or practices, please contact us via email at maurice@feelrobotics.com.

By using this application, you signify your assent to the Feel Robotics online privacy policy. if you do not agree to this privacy policy, please do not use this website or apps. We reserve the right to make changes to this privacy policy at any time. please check back from time to time to ensure you are aware of these changes. your continued use of this website will signify your acceptance of these changes.

Last revised November 1st, 2018