Privacy Policy of Swap by reKindness

Last updated: December 1, 2016

SWAP by reKindness, LLC (“reKindness”) respects the privacy of visitors and its Users of its platform (as defined in the Terms of Use). Please read this Privacy Policy carefully so that you understand reKindness’s privacy practices given that This Application collects some Personal Data from its Users.

Policy summary

Personal Data collected for the following purposes and using the following services:

Further information about Personal Data

- **Push notifications**
- This Application may send push notifications to the User.
- **Access the address book**
- This Application may request access to your address book.
- **Unique device identification**
- This Application may track Users by storing a unique identifier of their device, for analytics purposes or for storing Users' preferences.
- **Access the camera and photos**
- This Application may request access to your camera and photo libary

Contact information

- **Data owner**
- reKindness LLC - 400 Village Pkwy # 110, Atlanta, GA 30306, [email protected]

Full policy

Data Controller and Owner

reKindness LLC - 400 Village Pkwy # 110, Atlanta, GA 30306, [email protected]

Types of Data collected

Among the types of Personal Data that this Application collects, by itself or through third parties, there are: Cookies, Usage data, first name, last name, country, email address, phone number, province, state, city, geographic position, password, picture and Various types of Data.

Other Personal Data collected may be described in other sections of this privacy policy or by dedicated explanation text contextually with the Data collection.

The Personal Data may be freely provided by the User, or collected automatically when using this Application.

Any use of Cookies - or of other tracking tools - by this Application or by the owners of third party services used by this Application, unless stated otherwise, serves to identify Users and remember their preferences, for the sole purpose of providing the service required by the User.

Failure to provide certain Personal Data may make it impossible for this Application to provide its services.

Users are responsible for any Personal Data of third parties obtained, published or shared through this Application and confirm that they have the third party's consent to provide the Data to the Owner.

Mode and place of processing the Data

Methods of processing

The Data Controller processes the Data of Users in a proper manner and shall take appropriate security measures to prevent unauthorized access, disclosure, modification, or unauthorized destruction of the Data.

The Data processing is carried out using computers and/or IT enabled tools, following organizational procedures and modes strictly related to the purposes indicated. In addition to the Data Controller, in some cases, the Data may be accessible to certain types of persons in charge, involved with the operation of the site (administration, sales, marketing, legal, system administration) or external parties (such as third party technical service providers, mail carriers, hosting providers, IT companies, communications agencies) appointed, if necessary, as Data Processors by the Owner. The updated list of these parties may be requested from the Data Controller at any time.


The Data is processed at the Data Controller's operating offices and in any other places where the parties involved with the processing are located. For further information, please contact the Data Controller.

Retention time

The Data is kept for the time necessary to provide the service requested by the User, or stated by the purposes outlined in this document, and the User can always request that the Data Controller suspend or remove the data.

The use of the collected Data

The Data concerning the User is collected to allow the Owner to provide its services, as well as for the following purposes: Access to third party services' accounts, Analytics, Contacting the User, Content commenting, Displaying content from external platforms, Hosting and backend infrastructure, Location-based interactions, Managing contacts and sending messages, Registration and authentication, Social features and User database management.

The Personal Data used for each purpose is outlined in the specific sections of this document.

Facebook permissions asked by this Application

This Application may ask for some Facebook permissions allowing it to perform actions with the User's Facebook account and to retrieve information, including Personal Data, from it.

For more information about the following permissions, refer to the Facebook permissions documentation and to the Facebook privacy policy.

The permissions asked are the following:

Basic information

By default, this includes certain User’s Data such as id, name, picture, gender, and their locale. Certain connections of the User, such as the Friends, are also available. If the User has made more of their Data public, more information will be available.

About Me

Provides access to the 'About Me' section of the profile.

Contact email

Access the user's contact email address.

Detailed information on the processing of Personal Data

reKindness does not, as a general matter, collect personal information, such as the names or mailing addresses of visitors to the Site, unless that information is voluntarily provided (i.e. through the registration process). However, reKindness may, without Your permission, electronically collect information regarding Your online habits and location, including, without limitation, navigational data (i.e., log files, server logs, click-stream) and information about how the Application is used by You (through cookies, Google Analytics, Internet tags, or web beacons). reKindness may also collect information such as the URL of the website You previously visited and the time of day that You use the Application.

Certain features, products or services offered within the reKindness application are subject to registration requirements. To use those areas of the reKindness Application, You may be asked to provide certain information about Yourself, such as Your name, mailing address, e-mail address, username and password. reKindness may also compile a subscription list to which You could voluntarily submit your name, mailing address and/or email address. The purpose of such a subscription list would be to send out periodic updates to subscribers on matters of interest, provided that You will have the ability to opt out of further communications in accordance with procedures that will be described in each such update.

Contests and Other Promotions. From time to time, reKindness may offer contests or other promotions. If You enter one of these contests or promotions, You’ll have to provide information about Yourself (such as Your name, address, telephone number and email address) so that reKindness can administer and operate the contest or promotion (including contacting You if you win, fulfilling a prize, and publishing a winners’ list). If You don’t want us to collect the information requested in the registration form, please do not enter the contest or promotion

Email Newsletters. reKindness may also offer You the opportunity to subscribe to email newsletters that reKindness makes available through the Site. If You have opted to receive a particular newsletter, You may always unsubscribe later if You decide not to receive further mailings of the newsletter from us. See “Opting In/Opting Out” below

Information You Post. Please remember that anything You post to any message boards, discussion or comment areas, or social networking services on our Application can be seen, collected, and used by anyone who has access to that board, area, or social networking service. reKindness cannot control how Your postings may be used by third parties with such access. reKindness does not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from individuals under the age of 13. If reKindness finds out that reKindness has such personal information, reKindness will take prompt and reasonable steps to delete it. Personal Data is collected for the following purposes and using the following services.

Access to third party services' accounts

Access to the Facebook account (This Application)


Google Analytics (Google Inc.)

MixPanel (MixPanel)

Contacting the User

Contact form (This Application)
Phone contact (This Application)
Mailing List or Newsletter (This Application)
Content commenting
Comment system managed directly (This Application)
Displaying content from external platforms
Google Maps widget (Google Inc.)
Google Fonts (Google Inc.)
Hosting and backend infrastructure
Parse Core & Push (Parse LLC.)
Location-based interactions
Non-continuous geolocation (This Application)
Managing contacts and sending messages
MailChimp (The Rocket Science Group, LLC.) and Mailgun
Registration and authentication
Facebook Authentication (Facebook, Inc.)
SMS registration (This Application)
Social features
Inviting and suggesting friends (This Application)
Public profile (This Application)
User database management
Intercom (Intercom Inc.)

Further information about Personal Data

Push notifications

Access the address book

Access the camera and photo album

Unique device identification

Additional information about Data collection and processing

The User's Personal Data may be used for legal purposes by the Data Controller, in Court or in the stages leading to possible legal action arising from improper use of this Application or the related services. The User declares to be aware that the Data Controller may be required to reveal personal data upon request of public authorities.

Additional information about User's Personal Data

In addition to the information contained in this privacy policy, this Application may provide the User with additional and contextual information concerning particular services or the collection and processing of Personal Data upon request.

System Logs and Maintenance

For operation and maintenance purposes, this Application and any third party services may collect files that record interaction with this Application (System Logs) or use for this purpose other Personal Data (such as IP Address).

Information not contained in this policy

More details concerning the collection or processing of Personal Data may be requested from the Data Controller at any time. Please see the contact information at the beginning of this document.

The rights of Users

Users have the right, at any time, to know whether their Personal Data has been stored and can consult the Data Controller to learn about their contents and origin, to verify their accuracy or to ask for them to be supplemented, cancelled, updated or corrected, or for their transformation into anonymous format or to block any data held in violation of the law, as well as to oppose their treatment for any and all legitimate reasons. Requests should be sent to the Data Controller at the contact information set out above.

This Application does not support “Do Not Track” requests.

To determine whether any of the third party services it uses honor the “Do Not Track” requests, please read their privacy policies.

Changes to this privacy policy

The Data Controller reserves the right to make changes to this privacy policy at any time by giving notice to its Users on this page (or at It is strongly recommended to check this page often, referring to the date of the last modification listed at the bottom. If a User objects to any of the changes to the Policy, the User must cease using this Application and can request that the Data Controller removes the Personal Data. Unless stated otherwise, the then-current privacy policy applies to all Personal Data the Data Controller has about Users. User agrees that User’s visit, and any dispute over reKindness’s privacy practices, is governed by this Privacy Policy and reKindness’s Terms of Use. Any such revisions will be effective on the date of posting to the site. User should periodically visit this page to review the current terms to which User is bound.

Personal Data (or Data)

Any information regarding a natural person, a legal person, an institution or an association, which is, or can be, identified, even indirectly, by reference to any other information, including a personal identification number.

Usage Data

Information collected automatically from this Application (or third party services employed in this Application), which can include: the IP addresses or domain names of the computers utilized by the Users who use this Application, the URI addresses (Uniform Resource Identifier), the time of the request, the method utilized to submit the request to the server, the size of the file received in response, the numerical code indicating the status of the server's answer (successful outcome, error, etc.), the country of origin, the features of the browser and the operating system utilized by the User, the various time details per visit (e.g., the time spent on each page within the Application) and the details about the path followed within the Application with special reference to the sequence of pages visited, and other parameters about the device operating system and/or the User's IT environment.


The individual using this Application, which must coincide with or be authorized by the Data Subject, to whom the Personal Data refers.

Data Subject

The legal or natural person to whom the Personal Data refers.

Data Processor (or Data Supervisor)

The natural person, legal person, public administration or any other body, association or organization authorized by the Data Controller to process the Personal Data in compliance with this privacy policy.

Data Controller (or Owner)

The natural person, legal person, public administration or any other body, association or organization with the right, also jointly with another Data Controller, to make decisions regarding the purposes, and the methods of processing of Personal Data and the means used, including the security measures concerning the operation and use of this Application. The Data Controller, unless otherwise specified, is the Owner of this Application.

This Application

The hardware or software tool by which the Personal Data of the User is collected.


Small piece of data stored in the User's device.

This privacy policy relates solely to this Application and

Note also that Your use of Swap by reKindness is subject to our Terms of Use.