Welcome to the Bee – The Parenting App, which is owned and operated by Early Childhood Development Pvt Ltd, 502, Mauryansh Elanza, Near Parekhs Hospital, Shyamal Cross Roads, Satellite, Ahmedabad-380015, Gujarat, India (collectively referred to as “ECDPL”,”Bee”, “we”, “us” or “our”).
Bee is a smart virtual parenting companion that intent to educate and guide parents having 0 to 6 years of children or more in some instances. This artificial intelligence (AI) based mobile app is having ‘parenting knowledge’ obtained & compiled from human experts and open information sources & fed into the software based robot brain. This is an attempt to develop ultimate parenting companion cum guide available 24×7 for all parents and other users. It uses text/voice queries for NLP – Natural Language Processing to answer questions, make recommendations, and provide relevant parenting advices, tips and entertainment to make parenthood fulfilling.
Bee provides suggestions to users specifically to parents and offers guidance to deal with issues based on chat history. smses, emails, voice calls both manual and system generated and the push notifications sent by Bee mobile application are collectively referred to as the “Service”.
1. Our collection and use of personal information
As with almost online services, personal information is required in order to set up your account and use our Service. We collect personal information mainly of children & parent required to meet the needs of the service or as aggregated statistics to improve our Services. Currently, we collect the following information provided by users
Parents’ registered mobile / email address and their password that is associated with our service
Name of parent & children
Parent’s user information on the Facebook account connected to Bee, provided through their Facebook login, including the Facebook user name and the Facebook profile photo.
Parent’s user information on the Google account connected to Bee, provided through their Google login, including the Google user name and the Google profile photo.
Parent’s user information on the Instagram account connected to Bee, provided through their Instagram login, including the Instagram user name and the Instagram profile photo.
The user content (e.g., photos, comments, data , information and other materials) that the Parent shares with Bee.
Communications between parent and Bee. For example, their answers to our quiz or questions that we might pose. In addition we may send them Service-related information (e.g., account verification, changes/updates to features of the Service, technical and security notices).
We use tools provided by third parties (Google analytics, Facebook analytics & many other as and when required) to analyze traffic generated by the Service, the number of users, and several other statistical metrics. User can decide further for each of these third party services providers for an opt-out mechanism to prevent the service from gather any of your data by them.
2. Sharing of the information we collect
We do not sell or rent user’s personal information to third parties. However, in response to an official inquiry, a subpoena, any legal requirements, or any summon from law enforcement, we might be obliged to share this information in partial or full part of these information.
We may share part of this information with technology providers, such as providers of cloud-based services that help us provide the Service to users (“Service Providers”). Our Service Providers will be given access to user information as is reasonably necessary to provide the Service under reasonable confidentiality terms.
We may remove parts of data that can identify users and share such data with other parties. We may also combine this information with other information in a way that it is no longer associated with an individual and share that aggregated information.
3. How we store your information
User information collected through the Service will be stored and processed in India or/and globally. ECDPL is committed to handle all personal data of its users as per the Global Data Protection Regulation. Currently, we rely on some web services (Google, Mixpanel, Twitter, Mailjet and UrbanAirship), which might also have access to part of user information. However none of these services get access to the content or images that have been shared by the users to Bee. By using our Service user expressly agrees to such handling of her/his data.
All passwords handled by the system are encrypted and all communication between various subsystems are also encrypted.
Bee may transfer information that it collects about parents & children, including personal information across borders and from their country or jurisdiction to other countries or jurisdictions around the world. We follow both the India Data Protection Regulation & European Data Protection Regulation. Please note that we may transfer information, including personal information, to a country and jurisdiction that does not have the same data protection laws as their jurisdiction. However such transfer will be done only in line with the rules of the India pertaining to such transfer request.
If the users remove all text & media on Bee surface, our service does not keep any copies of the removed content by user.
If user deletes their account- all information about users associated with the account will be immediately deleted. All records will be deleted from our servers within 6 months unless required to be retained for legal reasons.
We use reasonable safeguards to help keep the information collected through our Service secure and take reasonable steps (such as requesting a strong password) to verify your identity before granting you access to your account. However, Bee cannot ensure the security of any information you transmit to Bee or guarantee that information on the Service may not be accessed, disclosed, altered, or destroyed. Please do your part to help us. You are responsible for maintaining the secrecy of your password and account information.
We will not retain any personal information of the child & parent beyond the remit and time that the parent uses the service. At any time the parent can delete the profile of the child and all the information related to this account. If you believe that we might have any information from or about a child, please contact our support at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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