Personal Information You Submitted to Us Voluntarily and Its Intended Use
We receive and store the personal information you provided on the Platform. If you are a user of the Platform and the Services, your personal information collected by us contains information that is identifiable of a specific identity, such as your name, e-mail address, mobile phone number, WeChat ID, WeChat profile photo, gender, employer, industry and region, which will be used for registration, account management, sending product updates or information to you, asking us questions, requesting your information and feedback (including through investigation, questionnaire and the like) and carrying out other matters or activities on our website. Moreover, we will also collect the information you provided us voluntarily for (1) face recognition, including but not limited to facial information for face detection, face tracking, face analysis, face verification, face search, face recognition, and purposes the like; (2) human identification, including but not limited to human body information for human keypoints, human attributes, human body segmentation and purposes the like; (3) facial image processing, including but not limited to facial information for face beauty, face fusion and purposes the like; (4) character recognition, including but not limited to certificate information for identity card recognition, driving license recognition, bank card recognition and purposes the like; (5) image identification, including but not limited to personal information for license plate recognition and other purposes. We will use such personal information of your users provided by you for your specified purposes, such as face recognition, human identification, facial image processing, character recognition, image identification, as well as for our internal research mainly aiming at improving the accuracy rate of human identification, algorithm updates, and improving our products and services. Before you provide us with your users' personal information on the Platform, especially the information for face recognition, human identification, facial image processing, character recognition, and image identification, you are regarded as having obtained the consent of your users in accordance with laws and regulations, and the scope of such consent shall cover at least the handling of such personal information by us.
Personal Information Collected by Us Automatically and Its Intended Use
When you are visiting our website, we may collect certain information on your device, including your IP address, software model of the web browser, device model, unique device identification number, general address information (such as the country or the city), detailed location and other technical information and online activities (such as the web browsing history and clicking histories). Collecting such information facilitates us learning more about our Platform's visitors, such as where the visitors come from and what contents of our Platform are attractive to visitors, the objectives of improving the quality of our Platform and relevance, the implementation of business analysis, or other purposes concerning the improvement of the quality of our business, the website, API, services provided, etc. We will also keep a corresponding log of the operation status of our Platform, so as to comply with the provisions of laws and regulations in China. Generally, such information is collected through cookies adopted by us and similar tracking technologies. See the following part of "Information on Cookies and Similar Technologies" for details.
How We Use the Collected Information
Sharing and Disclosure of Personal Information
We will keep the personal information of you and your users confidential, and except for the following circumstances, we will not share your personal information with a third party:
- Sharing the information with the service providers who obtained our authorization in order to perform certain functions or provide certain services on behalf of us (for example, for service providers, cloud service providers, advertising and marketing analysis service providers who support the safety and normal operation of our Platform);
- Responding to summonses, court orders or other proceedings, or establishing or exercising our legal rights, or defending a legal claim;
- Sharing within our affiliates, mainly for providing you with the corresponding services and/or products;
- When we hold that it is necessary to investigate, prevent, or take actions with respect to the activities violating applicable laws and regulations, suspected fraud activities, and the defending activities concerning a legal claim or other activities required by laws;
- When the information is required to be provided for protecting or defending the rights or assets of MEGVII/the Platform or others and public safety;
- When your consent is obtained.
Storage Location and Period of Personal Information
Storage location: We comply with the provisions of laws and regulations and store the collected personal information within the territory of China.
Storage period: We will continuously store the personal information of you and your users provided by you while you are receiving our services. If you unsubscribe, we will synchronously delete or anonymously dispose the personal information of you and your users.
When our products or services cease operation, we will notify you by pushing notifications and announcements, and we will also delete or anonymously dispose your submitted personal information within a reasonable time limit.
Cross-border Data Transmission
Information on Cookies and Similar Technologies
Your personal information may be collected by Cookies for:
- Providing you with better use experience and service;
- Providing advertising/pushing services: When you visit the Platform, we will share your visiting behaviors, such as your clicks, time spent on the Platform, browser model to a third party for counting the number of users and daily active users;
Please note that when you disable the Cookies by changing the browser settings or enable the browser's "anonymous browsing" function, the Cookies will cease to collect your personal information. However, the corresponding functions on the webpage which may enhance your browsing experience will also be unavailable.
Channels for the Execution of Rights on Personal Information
You may update, change, obtain, or delete your or your user's personal information by sending an email to email@example.com. We will respond to the request of you or your users for execution of the rights in accordance with relevant laws, and we may also verify the identity of you or your users so that we can cooperate with you or your users to exercise the legal rights of data subject.
We may not be able to respond to your request for the execution of rights if:
- The information requested is inconsistent with the obligations stipulated by laws and regulations;
- The information requested is directly associated with national security and national defense security;
- The information requested is directly associated with public security, public health and major public interests;
- The information requested is directly associated with the criminal investigation, prosecution, trial and execution of judgment;
- There is reasonable evidence proving the existence of subjective malice or abuse of rights;
- The legitimate interests of you or other individuals and organizations will be seriously damaged in the case of responding to your request for the execution of rights.
- The information requested is related to trade secret.
Please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org for unsubscribing, and we will provide assistance accordingly.
We have taken security measures that comply with the laws and regulations and industry practices to protect the personal information you have provided us. For example, we have established special management systems and procedures to ensure the security of the information.
Privacy of Minors
We attach great importance to the protection of the information of minors.
Our products, websites and services mainly target adults. If you are under the age of 18, you are required to visit our Platform or accept our services under the supervision and guidance of your parents or legal guardians; and you are not allowed to access to the Platform and the Services until obtaining the consent of your parents or legal guardians.
- Material changes in the service mode, such as, the changes in the purpose of handling personal information, the type of personal information handled, and the way how personal information is used.
- Changes in the main object of the personal information shared, transferred or disclosed;
- Material changes in your right to participate in the personal information handling and the way how you exercise it;
- Other changes that may have a material impact on your personal information rights and interests.
We will review the issues involved as soon as possible. Generally, we will reply within 30 days after verifying your identity.