ChatFinder is a mobile security software program that is designed to provide a secure platform for individuals and businesses to share confidential and sensitive information on their Android or iOS mobile devices using End-2-End Encryption. Our app is developed to protect user information from unauthorized access, and we take the privacy of our users very seriously.
We utilize advanced encryption software to ensure that all information shared between users on our platform remains secure and private. Our app also offers various features that allow users to control their privacy settings and manage the information they share with others.
In using ChatFinder, users acknowledge and agree that they are solely responsible for the information they choose to share on our platform, and that they will use our app in compliance with all applicable laws and regulations.
We offer types of account creation options
- Sign in with your Google account.
- Register with your own email address.
During the account registration process, we request your email address, password , full name or display name, gender, date of birth, and country.
1. Email Address : Your email address is required to create a new account, as it serves as a unique identifier for you on our platform. We do not mandate email verification, however, we do send a verification email to the provided email address for your convenience. In addition, we recommend that you verify your email address during the registration process. This helps in case you forget your password, as we can retrieve your account by sending a password reset link to the verified email address.
2. Full Name or Display Name : We recognize the importance of privacy and do not require you to provide your actual full name during registration. You may provide any human-readable name that complies with our terms of service, and it may be in any language. However, there are some restrictions on the length of your display name or full name. In addition, we want to remind our users that the use of foul language is strictly prohibited on our platform. We expect our users to communicate in a respectful and appropriate manner. Any violation of our code of conduct may result in the suspension or termination of your account. - In simple - We believe that the name entered by the user as their full name or display name is a temporary name used for social identification and may not necessarily be their actual name.
3. Gender : When specifying your gender during registration, you are free to choose any gender identity that best represents you. For instance, a male may choose to identify as female or other. We utilize this gender information to filter user accounts and display it on your profile.
4. Date of Birth : To register and use our platform, you must be at least 18 years of age. You are free to choose any date of birth from the list (18+) during registration, which we use to calculate your age. It is important to note that your age is used for filtering user accounts and displaying it on your profile.
5. Country : We need your country details to enhance your user experience and optimize our service. By selecting a country for your profile page, you can find other users who share your interests and preferences. You can also access the most suitable regional server or data center for faster and smoother performance. You have the freedom to choose any country you want, even if it is different from where you live. For instance, you can pick India as your country even if you reside in London.
6. IP Address : We need your IP address to verify your identity and protect your account. We store your IP address in our database in an encrypted format along with the time of registration. We also use your IP address to find the nearest city to you and show you relevant content and services based on your location.
7. Display picture : You can select any image as your display picture, but please follow the policy and terms of service of chatfinder. We do not allow images that contain sexual or violent content. Your display picture will be stored on our server until you delete your account or your account gets suspended. We reserve the right to remove or delete or change your display picture at any time if it violates the policy and terms of service of chatfinder. Please read and follow the policy and terms of service carefully before uploading your display picture.
8. Device and connection information : We collect certain information automatically when you use our services, including the type of device you are using, the version of your operating system, a randomly-generated identifier for your device, system performance details, and your IP address.
9. Advertising Information: This includes information about the ads you view and interact with, such as the type of ad, the ad network serving the ad, and your interactions with the ad.
Use of Information
We may use the information we collect for the following purposes:
To provide and improve our app and services to you.
To personalize your experience and provide you with targeted content and ads.
To communicate with you and respond to your inquiries and requests.
To comply with legal obligations and protect our rights and interests.
Sharing of Information
We may share your information with the following types of third parties:
Service Providers: We may share your information with third-party service providers who perform services on our behalf, such as hosting, data analysis, and customer service.
Ad Networks: We may share your information with third-party ad networks for the purpose of serving you with targeted ads
Legal Authorities: We may share your information with legal authorities or other third parties when we believe it is necessary to comply with applicable laws, regulations, or legal processes, or to protect our rights or the rights of others.
You can choose to limit the collection and use of your information in the following ways:
You can opt out of targeted advertising by adjusting your device settings or by using opt-out tools provided by ad networks.
You can limit the collection of your precise location data by adjusting your device settings.
You can choose not to provide us with certain types of personal information, but this may limit your ability to use certain features of our app.
We take reasonable measures to protect the security of your information, including using encryption and other security technologies to safeguard against unauthorized access, use, or disclosure.
Usage, event and log information
In order to provide a secure messaging experience. We collect and process usage, event, and log information to provide our services to you. This information includes your unique ChatFinder user ID, service-related diagnostic data, and performance information such as subscription status and connection information. This information is used to ensure that your messages are delivered accurately to the intended recipient and to provide you with a seamless messaging experience.
Provision of Services
We provide services to our users, which may include updating, securing, and troubleshooting, as well as providing support. We may share data when it is required to provide the service to you.
We communicate with our users about our services and the development of new features. We may also respond to requests, inquiries, comments, and suggestions.
We understand and evaluate how our service and features perform with our users. We measure usage of our services and advertising and marketing efforts.
Security and Protection
We provide our users with a secure experience and take measures to protect our services from cyber risks. We protect against, identify, investigate, prevent, and respond to fraud, illegal activity (such as hacking or misuse of our services), and claims and other liabilities, including the enforcement of the terms and conditions that govern the services we provide. We also identify and repair impairments to intended, existing functionality of our services.
We understand our customers in order to more effectively market our services. We provide quality and safety maintenance and verification services
We comply with legal or regulatory requirements, judicial process, industry standards, and our company policies.
We reserve the right to update or modify these terms and conditions at any time. Your continued use of our services after any such changes indicates your acceptance of the updated or modified terms and conditions.
We reserve the right to combine and/or anonymize any data that we collect, rendering it incapable of identifying any particular individual. This anonymized data may be utilized, disclosed, and otherwise processed for our legitimate business purposes, such as historical and statistical analysis, as well as business planning, without limitation.
Deactivation and Uninstallation.
You have the option to deactivate your account and uninstall the ChatFinder app from your device to cease all information collection by the app. However, please note that upon uninstallation, the unique identifier associated with your device will still be stored by us. If you choose to reinstall the ChatFinder app on the same mobile device, we will be able to re-associate this identifier to your previous transactions and activities. By deactivating your account and uninstalling the app, you acknowledge and agree to the retention of your unique identifier by ChatFinder for the sole purpose of re-associating it with your account upon reinstallation of the app.
If you receive commercial emails from us, you have the right to opt-out of receiving such emails at any time by following the instructions provided within the email. You may also contact us to opt-out of receiving promotional communications from us. Please note that it may take up to ten (10) business days to process your opt-out request, during which time you may continue to receive promotional communications from us. Even if you opt-out of receiving commercial messages from us, you will still receive transactional or administrative messages related to the services we provide.
Web browsers and mobile app settings may offer you the ability to disable receiving certain types of cookies. However, disabling cookies may cause certain features or functionality of our services to not function correctly. You can visit www.aboutcookies.org/how-to-control-cookies or check the "help" menu on most web browsers for information on how to disable cookies.
Retention and Deletion
We will only retain your personal information for as long as necessary to fulfill the purposes for which it was collected. This includes using your personal information to comply with our business requirements, legal obligations, and to protect our assets
We may retain and use your personal information for purposes such as backups, archiving, preventing fraud and abuse, conducting analytics, resolving disputes, and enforcing our rights and agreements.
During the duration of your account with us, we will store your personal information, including account information, subscription status, and certain usage information for analytical purposes. However, if you choose to delete your account using the in-app settings, your personal information will be fully deleted and/or anonymized.
We will not retain any personally identifiable information once the purpose for which it was collected has been achieved and there is no legal or business need to retain it. Afterward, your data will be destroyed, deleted, anonymized, and/or removed from our systems.
Disclaimer and Limitations
Disclaimers: The use of ChatFinder's services is at your own risk and subject to the following disclaimers. We provide our services on an "as is" basis without any express or implied warranties, including, but not limited to, warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, title, non-infringement, and freedom from computer virus or other harmful code. ChatFinder does not warrant that any information provided by us is accurate, complete, or useful, that our services will be operational, error-free, secure, or safe, or that our services will function without disruptions, delays, or imperfections. We do not control, and are not responsible for controlling how or when our users use our services. We are not responsible for the actions or information (including content) of our users or other third parties. By using ChatFinder, you release us, affiliates, directors, officers, employees, partners, and agents (together, "ChatFinder Parties") from any claim, complaint, cause of action, controversy, or dispute (together, "Claim") and damages, known and unknown, relating to, arising out of, or in any way connected with any such Claim you have against any third parties.
Limitation of Liability: The ChatFinder Parties will not be liable to you for any lost profits or consequential, special, punitive, indirect, or incidental damages relating to, arising out of, or in any way in connection with our terms, us, or our services, even if the ChatFinder Parties have been advised of the possibility of such damages. Our aggregate liability relating to, arising out of, or in any way in connection with our terms, us, or our services will not exceed one dollars ($1). The foregoing disclaimer of certain damages and limitation of liability will apply to the maximum extent permitted by applicable law. The laws of some states or jurisdictions may not allow the exclusion or limitation of certain damages, so some or all of the exclusions and limitations set forth above may not apply to you. Notwithstanding anything to the contrary in our terms, in such cases, the liability of the ChatFinder Parties will be limited to the fullest extent permitted by applicable law.
Availability of our Services: Our services may be interrupted, including for maintenance, upgrades, or network or equipment failures. We may discontinue some or all of our services, including certain features and the support for certain devices and platforms, at any time.