When you use Nescrow you can choose to share additional information with us like your email address, phone number, address book contacts, and a public profile. We use this information for things like keeping your account secure and showing you more relevant information, people to follow, events, and ads.
We give you control through your settings to limit the data we collect from you and how we use it, and to control things like account security, marketing preferences, apps that can access your account, and address book contacts you’ve uploaded to Nescrow.
In addition to information you share with us, we use your content you’ve and other information to determine what topics you’re interested in, your age, the languages you speak, and other signals to show you more relevant content. We give you transparency into that information, and you can modify or correct it at any time.
If you have questions about this policy, how we collect or process your personal data, or anything else related to our privacy practices, we want to hear from you. You can contact us at any time.
Information You Share With Us
We require certain information to provide our services to you. For example, you must have an account in order to upload or share content on Nescrow. When you choose to share the information below with us, we collect and use it to operate our services.
Basic Account Information: You have to create an account to use some of our service features, such as searching and viewing public Nescrow profiles. If you do choose to create an account, you must provide us with some personal data so that we can provide our services to you.
Public Information: Most activity on Nescrow is public, including your profile information, your time zone and language, when you created your account, You also may choose to publish your location in your Information or your Nescrow profile. The lists you create, people you follow and who follow you, and Information you Like are also public.
You are responsible for your Information and other information you provide through our services, and you should think carefully about what you make public, especially if it is sensitive information. If you update your public information on Nescrow, such as by deleting an information or deactivating your account, we will reflect your updated content on Nescrow.com.ng, Nescrow Apps for iOS, and Nescrow for Android.
In addition to providing your public information to the world directly on Nescrow, we also use technology like application programming interfaces (APIs) and embeds to make that information available to websites, apps, and others for their use - for example, displaying Information on a news website or analyzing what people say on Nescrow. We generally make this content available in limited quantities for free and charge licensing fees for large-scale access. We have standard terms that govern how this data can be used, and a compliance program to enforce these terms. But these individuals and companies are not affiliated with Nescrow, and their offerings may not reflect updates you make on Nescrow. For more information about how we make public data on Nescrow available to the world, visit https://developer.Nescrow.com.ng
Contact Information and Address Books: We use your contact information, such as your email address or phone number, to authenticate your account and keep it – and our services - secure, and to help prevent spam, fraud, and abuse. We also use contact information to personalize our services, enable certain account features (for example, for login verification or Nescrow via SMS), and to send you information about our services. If you provide us with your phone number, you agree to receive text messages from Nescrow to that number as your country’s laws allow. Nescrow also uses your contact information to market to you as your country’s laws allow, and to help others find your account if your settings permit, including through third-party services and client applications. You can use your settings for email and mobile notifications to control notifications you receive from Nescrow. You can also unsubscribe from a notification by following the instructions contained within the notification or here. You can choose to upload and sync your address book on Nescrow so that we can help you find and connect with people you know and help others find and connect with you. We also use this information to better recommend content to you and others. You can sign up for Periscope with an account from another service like Nescrow, Google, or Facebook, or connect your Periscope account to these other services. If you do, we will use information from that service, including your email address, friends, or contacts list, to recommend other accounts or content to you or to recommend your account or content to others.
If you email us, we will keep the content of your message, your email address, and your contact information to respond to your request.
Direct Messages and Non-Public Communications: We provide certain features that let you communicate more privately or control who sees your content. For example, you can use Direct Messages to have non-public conversations on Nescrow, protect your Information. When you communicate with others by sending or receiving Direct Messages, we will store and process our communications and information related to them. This includes link scanning for malicious content, detection of spam and prohibited images, and review of reported issues. We also use information about whom you have communicated with and when (but not the content of those communications) to better understand the use of our services, to protect the safety and integrity of our platform, and to show more relevant content. We share the content of your Direct Messages with the people you’ve sent them to; we do not use them to serve you ads.
Note that if you interact in a way that would ordinarily be public with Nescrow content shared with you via Direct Message, for instance by liking a Tweet, those interactions will be public. When you use features like Direct Messages to communicate, remember that recipients have their own copy of your communications on Nescrow - even if you delete your copy of those messages from your account - which they may duplicate, store, or re-share.
Payment Information: You may provide us with payment information, including your credit or debit card number, card expiration date, CVV code, and billing address, in order to purchase advertising or other offerings provided as part of our services.
How You Control the Information You Share with Us:
Your Privacy and safety settings let you decide:
Whether your Information are publicly available on Nescrow
Whether others can tag you in a photo
Whether you will be able to receive Direct Messages from anyone on Nescrow or just your followers
Whether others can find you based on your email or phone number
Whether you upload your address book to Nescrow for storage and use
When and where you may see sensitive content on Nescrow
Whether you want to block or mute other Nescrow accounts
Additional Information We Receive About You
We receive certain information when you use our services or other websites or mobile applications that include our content, and from third parties including advertisers. Like the information you share with us, we use the data below to operate our services.
Location Information: We require information about your signup and current location, which we get from signals such as your IP address or device settings, to securely and reliably set up and maintain your account and to provide our services to you. Subject to your settings, we may collect, use, and store additional information about your location - such as your current precise position or places where you’ve previously used Nescrow - to operate or personalize our services including with more relevant content like local trends, stories, ads, and suggestions for people to follow. Learn more about Nescrow’s use of location here, and how to set your Nescrow location preferences
and remembering your language preferences. We do not support the Do Not Track browser option.
Log Data: We receive information when you view content on or otherwise interact with our services, which we refer to as “Log Data,” even if you have not created an account. For example, when you visit our websites, sign into our services, interact with our email notifications, use your account to authenticate to a third-party service, or visit a thirdparty service that includes Nescrow content, we may receive information about you. This Log Data includes information such as your IP address, browser type, operating system, the referring web page, pages visited, location, your mobile carrier, device information (including device and application IDs), search terms, and cookie information. We also receive Log Data when you click on, view, or interact with links on our services, including when you install another application through Nescrow. We use Log Data to operate our services and ensure their secure, reliable, and robust performance. For example, we use Log Data to protect the security of accounts and to determine what content is popular on our services. We also use this data to improve the content we show you, including ads.
We use information you provide to us and data we receive, including Log Data and data from third parties, to make inferences like what topics you may be interested in, how old you are, and what languages you speak. This helps us better design our services for you and personalize the content we show you, including ads.
Nescrow for Web Data: When you view our content on third-party websites that integrate Nescrow content, we may receive Log Data that includes the web page you visited. We use this information to better understand the use of our services, to protect the safety and integrity of our platform, and to show more relevant content, including ads. We do not associate this web browsing history with your name, email address, phone number, or username, and we delete, obfuscate, or aggregate it after no longer than 30 days. We do not collect this data from browsers that we believe to be located in the European Union or EFTA States.
Nescrow adheres to the Digital Advertising Alliance Self-Regulatory Principles for Online Behavioral Advertising (also referred to as “interest-based advertising”) and respects the DAA’s consumer choice tool for you to opt out of interest-based advertising at https://optout.aboutads.info. In addition, our ads policies prohibit advertisers from targeting ads based on categories that we consider sensitive or are prohibited by law, such as race, religion, politics, sex life, or health. Learn more about your privacy options for interest-based ads here and about how ads work on our services here.
Other Third Parties and Affiliates: We may receive information about you from third parties who are not our ad partners, such as others on Nescrow, partners who help us evaluate the safety and quality of content on our platform, our corporate affiliates, and other services you link to your Nescrow account.
You may choose to connect your Nescrow account to accounts on another service, and that other service may send us information about your account on that service. We use the information we receive to provide you features like cross-posting or cross-service authentication, and to operate our services. For integrations that Nescrow formally supports, you may revoke this permission at any time from your application settings; for other integrations, please visit the other service you have connected to Nescrow.
Personalizing Across Your Devices: When you log into Nescrow on a browser or device, we will associate that browser or device with your account for purposes such as authentication, security, and personalization. Subject to your settings, we may also associate your account with browsers or devices other than those you use to log into Nescrow (or associate your logged-out device or browser with other browsers or devices). We do this to operate and personalize our services. For example, if you visit websites with sports content on your laptop, we may show you sports-related ads on Nescrow Apps for Android.
How You Control Additional Information We Receive:
Your Nescrow Personalization and data settings let you decide:
Whether we show you interest-based ads on and off Nescrow
How we personalize your experience across devices
Whether we collect and use your precise location
Whether we personalize your experience based on where you’ve been
Whether we keep track of the websites where you see Nescrow content
You can use Your Nescrow data to review:
Demographic and interest data about your account from our ads partners
Information that Nescrow has inferred about you such as your age range, gender, languages, and interests
We also provide a version of these tools on Nescrow if you don’t have a Nescrow account, or if you’re logged out of your account. This lets you see the data and settings for the logged out browser or device you are using, separate from any Nescrow account that uses that browser or device. On Periscope, you can control whether we personalize your experience based on your watch history through your settings.
Information We Share and Disclose
As noted above, Nescrow is designed to broadly and instantly disseminate information you share publicly through our services. In the limited circumstances where we disclose your private personal data, we do so subject to your control, because it’s necessary to operate our services, or because it’s required by law.
Sharing You Control: We share or disclose your personal data with your consent or at your direction, such as when you authorize a third-party web client or application to access your account or when you direct us to share your feedback with a business. If you’ve shared information like Direct Messages or protected Information with someone else who accesses Nescrow through a third-party service, keep in mind that the information may be shared with the third-party service.
share your payment information with payment services providers to process payments; prevent, detect, and investigate fraud or other prohibited activities; facilitate dispute resolution such as chargebacks or refunds; and for other purposes associated with the acceptance of credit and debit cards.
Non-Personal Information: We share or disclose non-personal data, such as aggregated information like the total number of times people engaged with a Tweet, the number of people who clicked on a particular link or voted on a poll in a Tweet (even if only one did), the topics that people are Tweeting about in a particular location, or reports to advertisers about how many people saw or clicked on their ads.
Managing Your Personal Information with Us
You control the personal data you share with us. You can access or rectify this data at any time. You can also deactivate your account. We also provide you tools to object, restrict, or withdraw consent where applicable for the use of data you have provided to Nescrow. And we make the data you shared through our services portable and provide easy ways for you to contact us.
Accessing or Rectifying Your Personal Data: If you have registered an account on Nescrow, we provide you with tools and account settings to access, correct, delete, or modify the personal data you provided to us and associated with your account. You can download certain account information, including your Information, by following the instructions here. On Periscope, you can request correction, deletion, or modification of your personal data, and download your account information, by following the instructions here. You can learn more about the interests we have inferred about you in Your Nescrow Data and request access to additional information here.
Deletion: We keep Log Data for a maximum of 18 months. If you follow the instructions here (or for Periscope here), your account will be deactivated and then deleted. When deactivated, your Nescrow account, including your display name, username, and public profile, will no longer be viewable on Nescrow.com, Nescrow for iOS, and Nescrow for Android. For up to 30 days after deactivation it is still possible to restore your Nescrow account if it was accidentally or wrongfully deactivated.
Keep in mind that search engines and other third parties may still retain copies of your public information, like your profile information and public Information, even after you have deleted the information from our services or deactivated your account. Learn more here.
Object, Restrict, or Withdraw Consent: When you are logged into your Nescrow account, you can manage your privacy settings and other account features here at any time.
Portability: Nescrow provides you a means to download the information you have shared through our services by following the steps here. Periscope provides you a means to download the information you have shared through our services by following the steps here.
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Lagos, Nigeria 10125
Children and Our Services
Our services are not directed to children, and you may not use our services if you are under the age of 13. You must also be old enough to consent to the processing of your personal data in your country (in some countries we may allow your parent or guardian to do so on your behalf). You must be at least 16 years of age to use Periscope.
Our Global Operations and Privacy Shield
To bring you our services, we operate globally. Where the laws of your country allow you to do so, you authorize us to transfer, store, and use your data in Nigeria and any other country here we operate. In some of the countries to which we transfer personal data, the privacy and data protection laws and rules regarding when government authorities may access data may vary from those of your country. Learn more about our global operations and data transfer here. When we transfer personal data outside of the European Union or EFTA States, we ensure an adequate level of protection for the rights of data subjects based on the adequacy of the receiving country’s data protection laws, contractual obligations placed on the recipient of the data (model clauses may be requested by inquiry as described below), or EU-US and Swiss-US Privacy Shield principles.
Effective: August 15, 2018