Privacy Policy

At Geoinformation Online, our fundamental philosophy is “members first.” That value powers all of the decisions we make, including how we gather and respect your personal information. We’ve crafted the policy below to be as clear and straightforward as possible. Our aim is for you—our members—to always feel informed and empowered with respect to your privacy on Geoinformation Online.

Geoinformation Online may amend this Privacy Policy from time to time, at its sole discretion. Use of information we collect now is subject to the Privacy Policy in effect at the time such information is used. If we make material changes to it, we will provide notice through our website, apps, or other services or by other means so that you may review the changes before you continue to use Geoinformation Online. If you object to any changes, you may close your account. Continuing to use Geoinformation Online after we publish or communicate a notice about any changes to this Privacy Policy means that you are consenting to the changes.

Last revised on May 25, 2017

What information we collect

A. Customer Service

When you contact Geoinformation Online through our contact us page, we collect information that helps us categorize your question, respond to it, and, if applicable, investigate any breach of our Privacy Policy. We also use this information to track potential problems and trends and customize our support responses to better serve you.

 B. Cookies

We collect information when you use the Geoinformation Online website and applications (for example, Geoinformation Online for iPhone or Android). We use cookies and similar technologies, including mobile device identifiers, to help us recognize you, improve your Geoinformation Online experience, increase security, measure use of our services, and serve advertising. You can control cookies through your browser settings and other tools. For more information, including the types of cookies found on Geoinformation Online, please read Geoinformation Online’s Cookie Policy. By visiting Geoinformation Online, you consent to the placement of cookies and beacons in your browser in accordance with this Privacy Policy and Geoinformation Online’s Cookie Policy.

When you visit or leave Geoinformation Online by clicking a hyperlink, we automatically receive the URL of the site from which you came or the one to which you are directed. We also receive the internet protocol (“IP”) address of your computer or the proxy server that you use to access the web, your computer operating system, your type of web browser, your mobile device (including your mobile device identifier provided by your mobile device operating system), your mobile operating system (if you are accessing Geoinformation Online using a mobile device), and the name of your ISP or your mobile carrier.

How we use your personal information

Geoinformation Online Communications

Geoinformation Online is very concerned about your privacy and we will never provide your email address to a third party. We communicate with you through email, notices news on the Geoinformation Online website and other means available through the service, including mobile push notifications. Examples of these messages include: (1) welcome and engagement messages – when you register on Geoinformation Online newsletter, we may send you a series of emails to inform you about your registration or new contents; (2) service messages – these will cover service availability, security, and other issues about the functioning of Geoinformation Online; (3) promotional messages – these may contain promotional information directly or on behalf of our partners, including job opportunities and information from companies that are hiring.

These messages will be sent to you based on your profile information and messaging preferences. You may change your email and contact preferences at any time by signing into your account and changing your email settings. You can also opt out of promotional messages by unsubscribe whatever service. Please be aware that you cannot opt out of receiving service messages from Geoinformation Online.

Your Choices & Obligations

A. Rights to Access, Correct, or Delete Your Information, and Closing Your Account

You have a right to (1) access, modify, correct, or delete your personal information controlled by Geoinformation Online regarding your profile, (2) change or remove your content, and (3) close your account. You can also contact us for any account information which is not on your profile or readily accessible to you. If you close your account, your information will generally be removed from the service within 24 hours. We generally delete closed account information and will de-identify any logs or other backup information within 30 days of account closure.

B. Your Obligations

As a member, you have certain obligations to other members. Some of these obligations are imposed by applicable law and regulations and others have become commonplace in communities of like-minded members such as Geoinformation Online:

-You must, at all times, abide by the terms and conditions of the current Privacy Policy, User Agreement, and other policies of Geoinformation Online. This includes respecting all intellectual property rights that may belong to third parties, such as trademarks or copyrights.

-You must not upload or otherwise disseminate any information that may infringe on the rights of others or which may be deemed to be injurious, violent, offensive, racist, or xenophobic, or which may otherwise violate the purpose and spirit of Geoinformation Online and its community of members.

-You must keep your username and password confidential and not share it with others.

Any violation of these guidelines or those detailed in our User Agreement or elsewhere may lead to the restriction, suspension, or termination of your account at the sole discretion of Geoinformation Online.

Important Information

Changes to this Privacy Policy

We may change this Privacy Policy from time to time. If we make significant changes in the way we treat your personal information, or to the Privacy Policy, we will provide notice to you on the service or by some other means, such as email. Please review the changes carefully. If you agree to the changes, simply continue to use our service. If you object to any of the changes to our terms and you no longer wish to use Geoinformation Online, you may close your account or unsubscribe whatever service. Unless stated otherwise, our current Privacy Policy applies to all information that Geoinformation Online has about you and your account. Using Geoinformation Online after a notice of changes has been communicated to you or published on our service shall constitute consent to the changed terms or practices.