Gobi is an app ("App" or "Gobi App") that allows
the users to join and create their own stories, both public and
private. Content in the App is associated with named groups of users
("group", "story") where participating users may
share Content. Once you have joined a group, you can share pictures
and videos containing stickers, text, image thumbnails, and similar
("Content" or "User Generated Content") with the
groups you participate in.
The Gobi App is owned by Gobitech AS ("Gobitech", "we",
"us"), a Norwegian company located in Oslo, Norway, with
organization number 915 752 381. You can contact Gobitech by sending
an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org.
whenever you use our Services, what information is collected, how it
is used and with whom the information is shared. "Services"
includes all the ways you may interact with us; through our mobile
applications, websites, or any other interaction.
The information that Gobitech collects, uses and shares includes,
among others, your registration information, metadata, location data,
and data about your device. Your information is saved and processed
in the United States of America and Germany, as further explained
below. We will only keep your information as long as this is
necessary in accordance with this policy. Gobi App users and other
third parties do not have access to personal information that can be
out the terms and conditions for treatment and use of the personal
information provided by you or collected from you to Gobitech when
you use our services. By downloading or using the Gobi App, you are
Collection and Use of Your
Information and Data
When you use the Services, there will be certain information and data
(collectively called "Data") that you will send to us, or
that we will collect from you. In certain situations, such collection
is necessary to ensure the best user experience of our Services, and
in other cases it is to aid in the development and improvement of the
Services. This section will set out important details regarding the
collection and use of your Data.
Data that we collect and why
Registration – During registration of an account on the
App, we collect your username and either (a) your e-mail address and
password, or (b) your Facebook details.
In order to verify your
identity or sign into the App and other Services, your Facebook
details, or a username and password is required. We may collect and
store your email-address from your Facebook profile if you grant the
App permission during Facebook registration.
the username you enter during registration will serve as your
username across several of our Services. Your username may be
displayed in any of our Services to other users or administrators in
the groups you take part of. Your username may be displayed in
conjunction with your Content. Your e-mail can be used to recover a
forgotten password, and as a method for Gobitech to contact you. See
the clause on “Communications between you and Gobitech”
for more information.
General Use – We may collect and aggregate identifying
information regarding your use of our Service, including, session
times, your behavior in and interaction with our Services, and data
sent and received. In addition, we may also collect information about
the device on which you are using these Services, including the type
of device, the operating system you are running, certain settings on
your device, unique device identifiers, and Gobi App crash data. We
collect this information in order to provide the best possible user
experience, and improve the Gobi App and our Services.
Personal Data – We collect data when you connect a
Facebook account to your Gobi App account. This data includes a
unique identifier for your Facebook account, which is required for
Location Data – When location sharing is enabled on your
device, we collect your location data. This is collected so that we
can personalize suggestions and behaviors in the Services, based on
where users are located. Gobitech may also use the location data for
marketing and analytical purposes. This information may be shared
with external parties, such as commercial customers of Gobitech, for
the marketing and analytical purpose.
Metadata – We collect timestamps for when certain events
occur, including, but not limited to, when a group is created, when
Content (as defined below) is posted, and when an account is. This
information is collected for analytical purposes.
Images and videos and similar – We collect the videos,
drawings, interactive stickers, text, images or similar user
generated content ("User Generated Content" or "Content")
that you send through the Gobi App, or any other Service we provide.
This is in order to make our Services function as it should, and this
data is only kept for as long as required. For further information,
please see the clause on "Data Deletion" below.
Third party collection – We may allow other entities to
on the Gobi App or our Services.
We may use Google Analytics Demographics and Interest Reporting.
It shares information to some extent together with other information
collected by Google about our users with Gobitech,
including gender, age and interests, in an aggregated,
non-personally identifiable way. This is collected so that we can
know our audience and users better. This information may be shared
with external parties for the same purpose. Google Analytics is
owned and operated by Google Inc.
We may use Firebase
Analytics. It may
collect data about you, including by use of identifiers for mobile
devices (including Android Advertising ID and Advertising Identifier
for iOS), cookies and similar technologies. Firebase Analytics is
owned and operated by Google Inc.
Firebase uses subprocessors as set out in this link for analyzing
For more information on how Google generally uses your data, read
uses data when you use our partners' sites or apps”
We may use Crashlytics.
It may automatically collect certain information that does not
personally identify users who
access or use the App. This information includes, but is not limited
to, device state information, unique device identifiers, device
hardware and OS information, information relating to how an
application functions, and the physical location of a device at the
time of a crash. Crashlytics is owned and operated by Google Inc.
The information may be shared with third party service providers,
including, but not limited to, Crashlytics. Crashlytics may use
aggregate and anonymous information to: improve Crashlytics, create
analysis of trends or behaviors, and other similar uses. To read
We may use Answers. It may collect the name and app store
identifier of such Answers Kit Application, the bundle identifier
and build version of that application, unique mobile device
identifiers (e.g. IDFA (iOS), Advertising ID (Android), and Android
ID (Android)) and the associated interest based advertising opt out
preference as applicable, full IP addresses, timestamps, device
model name, device operating system name and version number, the
language and country settings of the device (iOS), the number of CPU
cores on the device (iOS), whether a device is jailbroken (iOS) or
rooted (Android), custom application events defined by Developer and
the associated attributes, application events predefined by Google
(e.g. Install, Purchase, Add to Cart, Start Checkout, Content View,
Search, Share, Rated Content, Sign Up, Log In, Invite, Level Start,
and Level End) and the associated attributes, app lifecycle events
(iOS), and app activity events (Android).
Answers is owned and
operated by Google Inc. Google may collect and use said data to
improve their products and services and for analytics purposes.
Third parties such as Google may disclose aggregated data.
We may use the Facebook
use the Facebook SDK
to integrate Facebook with the Gobi App, and allow you to log in to
our Services with your Facebook account. Facebook may collect data
regarding your use of the App, along with other data that Facebook
already collects through your account. Facebook is owned and
operated by Facebook Inc. For more information about Facebook's
general data policy, please click this link:
General information regarding your
– All types of data that you upload may be removed by us
without warning. Your data is not publicly available, unless you
upload it to one of the groups you participate in. Once you upload it
to one of the groups, all the members of the group will be able to
see whatever data you upload. By sharing Content, you accept that
this Content may be featured on external websites or applications as
Providers – The Services are run through servers and
different operating systems, and cloud storage is provided by Amazon
Web Services Inc. The cloud storage is proved and information is
stored in the United States of America and Germany.
– Where required by law enforcement officials conducting
investigations, subpoenas, court orders, or otherwise required by
law, we may provide any of the Data listed above in response.
How we process your data
Data processor and data controller
With regards to your Data, Gobitech is the data controller. Gobitech
may at any time have agreements with data processors in other parts
of the world, including in America, Asia or Europe, who will process
your data in accordance with applicable data privacy law.
By downloading and using the Gobi App you consent that your data may
be transferred, stored, processed and used in the United States of
America and other countries where Google and Facebook or any third
party service providers acting on their behalf, are operating. You
also confirm that you are aware that the privacy and data protection
laws in some of these countries may vary from the laws in the country
where you live.
Storage and use of your Data
Gobitech may not use your Data for any purposes other than those
long as necessary in order to fulfill these purposes.
Securing your Data
Our database is protected from unauthorized access using passwords
and IP-address whitelisting.
Images and videos and related data
is stored without encryption. Gobitech and Amazon perform backups of
Communications between you and
Push Notifications – The Gobi App uses push
notifications to allow you to stay updated on the groups that you
follow. Push notifications can be deactivated on most devices through
the preferences or settings on the device. You can also choose within
the App if you want to receive notifications or not.
E-mail – We may send you e-mails regarding your account,
the Gobi App and Service updates, surveys regarding the Gobi App and
Images and videos will be removed from our servers once expired,
except for situations where we are legally required to keep it. We do
not control what users do with the data received, and you confirm
that you are aware it is possible to take screenshots or use other
image-capturing technologies to reproduce and store content
externally, and without consent. Gobitech therefore advise that you
do not send Content that you do not want someone to save. We are not
responsible for the User Generated Content uploaded to our Services
or the actions of our users. If you, however, see Content that
violates any of our terms, you can contact us at email@example.com,
and we will use reasonable efforts to remove that information from
If you want to delete your
account you can contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
We will then delete your account data, including, username, email,
password, Facebook data, device notification tokens, device
information. Images and videos you have posted will become
unavailable for viewing in the groups they were posted.
Groups you created may not be deleted, and ownership of your groups
may be transferred to another user, or the groups may have no owner.
Note that your account data may still be present in database backups,
until those backups are deleted.
With regards to other Data, we will only retain these on our or our
third party servers for as long as they are required to fulfill the
purposes set out above.
Correcting and Receiving information
about your Data
If you see that any information about you in the App is incorrect or
missing, please use the App itself to change this information, or if
this is not possible, or you are unable to do so, please contact us
Subject to any laws requiring confidentiality, you have a right to
receive general information about how Gobitech uses your personal
data. If you wish to receive such information, please contact us at
exert your "right to erasure" (EU GDPR, Article 17) or
"right to data protability" (EU GDPR, Article 20), you can
use our Service at https://gobiapp.com/gdpr-app.
Data Protection Officer
Our Data Protection Officer ("DPO") (as defined in EU GDPR)
contact information is: email@example.com.
You can reach our DPO using email if you have any questions regarding
We do not knowingly collect or store personally identifiable
information from anyone under the age of 13 years. Anyone that
provides personally identifiable information through the Website or
Gobi App affirms that they are over 13 years of age. If you become
aware of users under the age of 13 we advise that you contact us, and
we will use reasonable efforts to remove that information from our
Notices and Updates
of the App will constitute your acceptance of any revised agreements.
We recommend that you periodically check these agreements for
changes. If you choose to use our services, your visit and any
to all information that we have about you and your account. If you
have any concern about privacy at Gobitech, please contact us at
firstname.lastname@example.org, and we
will try to resolve it.
Choice of Law and Jurisdiction
you will first contact us by sending an e-mail to
email@example.com. Any disputes arising
amicable solution can be obtained, the dispute shall be subject to
ordinary court proceedings.
Last updated: 11.6.2018