Privacy Policy

Last updated: June 16, 2018

Fizbo recognizes that your privacy is very important and we take it seriously. This privacy policy (“Privacy Policy”) describes our policies and procedures about the collection, use, disclosure, and sharing of your personal information or personal data when you use the Fizbo app. When this policy mentions "Fizbo", "we", "us", or "our" it refers to the Fizbo entity that is responsible for your personal information under this Privacy Policy. When this policy mentions "User", "you" it refers to you the individual that uses the Fizbo app for listing a home rental or for finding home rental listings published by other app Users. Fizbo is the "Data Controller" for your personal information collected through the Fizbo app. Personal information or personal data means information relating to an identified or identifiable natural person.

1. The Information We Collect

We collect the personal information that you the User give to us when using the Fizbo app and the personal information you agree Facebook to give to us when you choose to authenticate with Facebook. In respect to the personal information that you give to us by using the Fizbo app, you can choose to not disclose it but it will limit you to access certain services or features. If you do not want to disclose personal information from your Facebook profile such as id, name and email that we request when you choose to authenticate with Facebook, do not choose this method of authentication within the app.

1.1. Account information: When you sign up for a Fizbo account we require certain information as email and optionally a phone number. Also a password is requested in order to be able to authenticate you after the account is created.

1.2. Home rental listing information: A phone number and an address are requested when listing a home rental into the app.

1.3. Contact information: An email and a phone number are requested from you in order to report a fake, duplicated or suspicious listing.

1.4. Facebook account information: If you choose to login with your Facebook profile, the Fizbo app collects your Facebood id, name and email.

1.5. Communication information: When you communicate with us via email or phone, we might maintain a record of your communication.

2. How We Use Information We Collect

2.1. Account information: Through the email and password you provide when you create an account, we allow you to login in the app and access the features that require authentication such as: publishing a listing, editing your listings, unpublish your listings, adding listings to favorites and removing listings from favorites. The optional phone number that you can provide when creating an account can be used to automatically add the phone number to a listing when you publish it in the application. When a User sees you listing in the Fizbo app it can directly call you at the phone number that you have provided. If you do not want your account information to be used as presented, do not create an account with the Fizbo app. With your consent, if you register with us, we may also use your name and email or phone number to send you notifications with offers to our services or other opportunities that might be of interest to you. You can at any time unsubscribe from receiving notifications by clicking 'unsubscribe' from any notification.

2.2. Home rental listing information: Based on the address you provide when publishing a listing, we determine the area in which your listing will be displayed when Users look for home rental listings in the Fizbo app. The phone number will allow a prospective tenant to directly call you when they find your listing in the Fizbo app. If you do not want your listing address or phone number to be used as presented, delete your active listings from the "My offers" Fizbo app menu or do not publish any listing with us.

2.3 Contact information: When you report a listing that you think that is fake, duplicated or suspicious, we use the email address and phone number provided to contact you in case we need more information to solve the cause of the reported listing. Do not report any listing if you do not want your contact information to be used as presented.

2.4. Facebook account information: When you login by choosing Facebook, the profile id, name and email collected will be used to allow you to login in the Fizbo app without creating and account. Login with Facebook will give you fast access to all the features that require authentication such as: publishing a listing, editing your listings, unpublish your listings, adding listings to favorites and removing listings from favorites. If you do not want your id, name and email of your Facebook profile to be used as presented, don't login in the Fizbo app with Facebook.

2.5. Communication information: The email or the phone number that was used to contact us for any matter will be used to communicate back with you if necessary. If you do not want your email or phone number to be used as presented, do not contact us via email or phone.

3. How We Share and Disclose Your Information

3.1. Facilitate communication between app Users: To help facilitate a User to get in contact with you and arrange a viewing for your home rental listing, the Fizbo app allows a User to directly call you by opening the Calling app from its device with your phone number. If you do not want to be contacted by our app Users go to "My offers" in the app menu and delete your listings.

3.2. Give direction and proximity information about your listing: To help in getting directions or see what amenities or places of interest there are nearby, a prospective tenant can directly open from your listing Google Maps with the address coordinates. If you do not want your listings to be opened in Google Maps, you have to go to "My offers" in the Fizbo app menu and delete your listings.

3.3. Promote Fizbo Platform by displaying information about your listings on other sites or app stores: Based on our legitimate interest to promote the Fizbo Platform we may display information about your listing but without showing your personal information such as email, name, phone number or address. At any time you can ask us to cease sharing your personal listings information to be used for these direct marketing purposes by sending an email to contact@fizbo.ro

3.4. Indexing of Fizbo content by search engines: Information about your listings on the Fizbo app might be indexed by search engines. The information that is indexed about a listing is anonymous and won't link to you as an individual. How the search engines may share your personal listings information is not controlled by us, therefore any questions in this regard should be directed to the search engines platforms.

3.5. Facilitate resolving of legal disputes: Fizbo may disclose personal information to courts, law enforcement or government authorities if and to the extend we are required or permitted to do so by law or if such disclosure is reasonably necessary to: (1) comply with our legal obligations, (2) to comply with legal process and to respond to claims asserted against Fizbo, (3) to respond to verified requests relating to a criminal investigation or alleged or suspected illegal activity or any other activity that may expose us, you, or any other of our Users to legal liability, (4) to enforce and administer our Terms of Use, (5) to protect the rights, property or personal safety of Fizbo, its employees or its Users. Where appropriate, we may notify Users about legal requests unless: (1) providing notice is prohibited by the legal process itself, by court order we receive, or by applicable law, or (2) we believe that providing notice would be futile, ineffective, create a risk of injury or bodily harm to an individual or group, or create or increase a risk of fraud upon Fizbo’s property, its Users and the Fizbo app.

3.6. Grow community and awareness on social media platforms: In order to generate leads, drive traffic to our app or otherwise promote our services on the Fizbo app, where permissible by law we may share information about your listing but without disclosing personal information like email, name, phone number or address. How the social media platforms may share your personal listings information is not controlled by us, therefore any questions in this regard should be directed to the social media platforms. At any time you can ask us to cease sharing your personal listings information to be used for these direct marketing purposes by sending an email to contact@fizbo.ro

3.7. Create leads to your listing by allowing Users to share your listing on communication apps or websites: When Users of the Fizbo app have interest in your listing, they may share from the Fizbo app a link to your listing. They can choose to share with any messaging or social app installed on their devices. The link that is shared obfuscates any personal information about your listing. When their peers are clicking the link, your listing is opened in the Fizbo app or website, generating leads to your listing. If you don't want links to your listing be shared by our Users, do not publish any listing with the Fizbo app.

3.8. Send notifications to you by email or sms: With your consent, if you register with us, we may send you by email or sms offers to our services or other opportunities that might be of interest to you. You can at any time unsubscribe from receiving notifications by clicking 'unsubscribe' from any notification.

4. Usage of Google Maps

Fizbo app uses Google Maps services, including the Google Maps API(s) and Google Places API(s). Use of Google Maps is subject to Google Maps Additional Terms of Use and the Google Privacy Policy.

5. Usage of Cookies, Pixels and Analytics

5.1. Cookies: An HTTP cookie (also called web cookie, Internet cookie, browser cookie, or simply cookie) is a small piece of data sent from a website and stored on the user's device by the user's web browser while the user is browsing. Fizbo app does not use any cookies.

5.2. Pixel: It is a tiny graphic that is loaded when a user visits a website or opens an email, and is used to track certain user activities. With a tracking pixel, advertisers can acquire data for online marketing, web analysis or email marketing. Fizbo app does not use tracking pixels.

5.3. Analytics: We are using Google Analytics to understand how the app is used and improve it to give the best possible services to our Users.

6. Data Subject Rights and Your Choices

As noted in section 2. How We Use Information We Collect and section 3. How We Share and Disclose Your Information, we give user several easy-to-use ways to exercise choices about their personal information in the Fizbo app.

6.1. Access and update personal information: You can review, update and delete the information you have in the Fizbo app by logging into your Fizbo account and reviewing your profile (My account menu), personal listings (My offers meanu) and favorites (My favorites menu).

6.2. Account cancellation: You can request for your account to be cancelled and personal information to be deleted by sending an email to contact@fizbo.ro. We will process your request and confirm its resolution in no more than 30 days.

6.3. Your legal rights: In aligment with the applicable laws from the European Union, you may have the right to request to: Your can make a request by sending an email to contact@fizbo.ro and we will provide a response within the time period stated by applicable law. We want to inform you that certain information may be exempt from such request in some circumstances, which may include if we need to keep processing your information for our legitimate interests or to comply with a legal obligation. We may request proof of identification to verify your request.

7. Retention of Your Information

We retain your information for no longer than necessary for the purposses for which we collect and use it and as required to comply with applicable laws. Generally, we will retain your account and related personal information for as long as you have an account with us. If you would like your account and personal information to be deleted, send an email to contact@fizbo.ro. We will process your request and confirm its resolution in no more than 30 days. If your account is deleted, to the extent permitted by applicable law, we will retain and use your personal information as necessary to comply with our legal obligations, resolve disputes, maintain appropriate business records, and enforce our agreements. Any communication thread that you have opened or responded to within the app, will continue to appear to our Users, but your name, email, phone or address will be removed from such content.

8. Third Party Links and Features

Third Party Links: Fizbo app does not have any links to third party websites.

Third Party Features: We use third party services like Google Maps, Google Places and Facebook Authentication. The information collected and used by this third-party services is not in our responsability. They are subject to the Privacy Policy of Google Maps, Google Places and Facebook Authentication services. We urge you to read the privacy and security policies of these third-parties.

9. Children's Privacy

We do not knowingly collect or solicit personal information from anyone under the age of 13 or knowingly allow such persons to register. If we become aware that we have inadvertently collected personal information from children under the age of 13 without legally-valid parental consent, we will take reasonable steps to delete it as soon as possible.

10. Transferring Your Data

We are based in Romania and our services can be used anywhere in the world. When you use Fizbo, you authorize us to transfer, store, and process your information in the European Union where laws may differ from those applicable in the country you live. By using our app, you consent to transferring the data to the European Union.

11. How We Protect Your Information

We understand the importance of the confidentiality and security of your personal information. To protect your information against unauthorized access, loss, destruction, or alteration, we are continuously implementing and updating technical, administrative and physical security measures. One of the most important security measures is that any information exchanged between the app and our servers is encrypted. However, the Internet is not a 100% secure environment so we can’t guarantee the security of the transmission or storage of your information. We urge you to also take the steps to keep your personal information safe by choosing a strong password and keep it private. If your device gets stolen or lost, prevent acces to your information by authenticating immediately from another device.

12. Your California Privacy Rights

California law permits users who are California residents to request and obtain from us once a year, free of charge, a list of the third parties to whom we have disclosed their personal information (if any) for their direct marketing purposes in the prior calendar year, as well as the types of personal information disclosed to those parties. We at Fizbo do not disclose such personal information. You can at any time submit a request in this regard by sending an email at contact@fizbo.ro

13. Changes to This Privacy Policy

Fizbo reserves the right to change this Privacy Policy at any time. Any change will be effective immediately after posting on our website. You can check if the Privacy Policy has changed since the last time you have reviewed it by checking the "Last updated" section at the beginning of this document. If we make any material changes to this Privacy Policy, you will be provided with appropriate notice via email in accordance with legal requirements. If you continue to access or use Fizbo, you are confirming that you have read and understood the latest version of this Privacy Policy. We recommend to periodically return to this page and get familiar with the most current version of this Policy.

14. Contact Us

If you have any questions, comments or complaints about this Privacy Policy, please contact us.

Email: contact@fizbo.ro

Address: Simion Barnutiu 31, H10
Zalau, Salaj 450123
Romania