We, the owner and development team of the SitRepApp application, respect the privacy and security of our users.
SitRepApp is a personal assistant application which allows Auto-Reply SMS, Handling Sound Controls of your phone prior to (or continuously if you set so) incoming phone calls, send timely adjusted SMS automatically in the ways that are described, create contact groups made up from your phonebook information and send emergency messages as you partly design them (which may include your phone’s location information) to one of your contact groups. For example, we talk about what information we collect and how this affects you. We also explain the steps we take to protect your privacy.
Please read the other pages of our website and our application’s help sections to understand how you use and under what terms you use our services and what are those services in detail.
Information We Collect
SitRepApp receives or collects information when we operate and provide our application, our services or website, including when you install, access, or use our application, our services or website.
Information You Provide
Your Account Information: Your own mobile phone number may be retrieved but it will not be sent outside of your phone if you do not explicitly set the application to do so. You provide us the phone numbers in your mobile address book on a regular basis, including those of both the users of our services or application and your other contacts. You confirm you are authorized to provide us such numbers. You may also add other information to your account.
Your Messages: We only use in-built SMS message service to send SMS messages in the described manner written in our application and website. Therefore, the SMS messages sent by this phone is retained in places same with retaining places of a standard SMS message naturally. We do not collect those messages.
Your Groups: You may explicitly create and delete contact groups and add or remove people from those groups, such as Family etc. To be used in another service (for example, sending emergency messages to members of the ‘Family’ (Türkçe: ‘Aile’) group in Alert Case! (Türkçe: Durum Acil!) page of the main menu of the application.
Customer Support: You may provide us with information related to your use of our application and our services, and how to contact you so we can provide you customer support. For example, you may send us an email with information relating to our app performance or other issues. We will try to reply as soon as we can.
Automatically Collected Information
Usage and Log Information: We collect service-related, diagnostic, and performance information. This includes information about your activity (such as how you use our application or our services, how you interact with others using our application or services, and the like), log files, and diagnostic, crash, website, and performance logs and reports.
Device and Connection Information: We collect device-specific information when you install, access, or use our application or our services. This includes information such as hardware model, operating system information, browser information, IP address, mobile network information including phone number, and device identifiers. We collect device location information if you use our location features, such as when you send your location as part of emergency messages or in the receiving and displaying of Google Ads, send your location in SMS messages, and the like, and for diagnostics and troubleshooting purposes such as if you are having trouble with our app’s location features.
Status Information: Your status information could be collected or not collected as you set your settings, as described in our application, our services and our website.
Usable Automatical Services
Below services are activated after the permissions are granted by user.
Auto-Reply SMS: This functionality may automatically order your phone to send Auto-Reply SMS messages that can be partly designed by user (which is displayed at our application also) after phone calls which are dependent on the fact that whether they are answered or not.
Timely Adjusted SMS: This functionality may automatically order your phone to send the SMS (or SMSes) designed by the user to a phone number which is also set by the user at a time which is also set by the user.
Automatical Existence: If allowed by the user, this feature lets SitRepApp open itself after some while even if it was closed by the user (except forced closing which also kills services related to this feature).
Information Others Provide About You: Naturally we may receive information other people provide us, which may include information about you.
Third-Party Providers: We work with third-party providers to help us operate, provide, improve, understand, customize, support, and advertise our application, our services and website. These third-party providers may provide us information about you in certain circumstances; for example, app stores may provide us reports to help us diagnose and fix service issues.
Third-Party Services: We allow you to use our services or application in connection with third-party services. Please note that when you use third-party services, their own terms and privacy policies will govern your use of those services.
How We Use Information
We use all the information we have to help us operate, provide, improve, understand, customize, support, and advertise our services.
Safety and Security: We explicitly disallow our application and services to be used in something which is not legal according to laws of countries. Flout of those rules makes only the user responsible. We hold the right to investigate suspicious activity. We promote safety and security in our application and our services and this document.
Communications About Our Services: We communicate with you about our application, our services and features and let you know about our terms and policies and other important updates. We may show you advertisements in application, website or services.
Third-Party Banner Ads: SitRepApp application and our services use third-party banner ads with help and services of Google Ads and others, in which they can retrieve relevant information from the user phone regularly as done in similar usages of Google Ads and others, in other applications, services and websites.
Information You And We Share
You share your information as you use and communicate through our Services, and we share your information to help us operate, provide, improve, understand, customize, support, and market our services and our application. Details are below:
Account Information: You use your Google Play Store account for downloading and installing the application and may use to update the application. Via SMS features of the application, your current status, your availability time according to your weekly plan, your timely adjusted SMS content, your emergency SMS content, your location information, your custom status and relevant descriptive texts may be available to anyone who calls your phone number (in addition, those SMS messages may contain texts of advertising for SitRepApp). You can configure the settings and parts of these texts as you wish if you use the application.
Your Contacts and Others: Users with whom you communicate may store or reshare these information of yours with others on and off our application’s services. You can use our services, specifically our application’s Black List group to block people for the case of Auto-Reply SMS -except Timely Adjusted SMS if you explicitly address this blocked person’s phone number as the recipient, which is pretty unlogical.
Third-Party Providers: We work with third-part providers to help us operate, provide, improve, understand, customize, support, and advertise our application’s services. It is not frequent but when we share information with third-party providers, we require them to use your information in accordance with our instructions and terms or with express permission from you.
Assignment, Change of Control, And Transfer
Managing Your Information
If you would like to manage or delete your information, we allow you to do these in these ways:
Manage Your Information: Except the deinstall procedures described above, the only permitted way to manage your information is to use the SitRepApp application and our services. With this permitted way, you can manage your current status text (alongside with Loud, Vibration, SitRepMode or Silent Mode forcing of the SitRepApp and Auto-Reply SMS feature of the SitRepApp), your contact groups, weekly status plan, copy of one day’s plan over another day of week, check in-built calendar application of phone for the time that user wish, automatical existence feature, handling of incoming calls according to phone number groups, time adjusted SMS feature, preferred language, emergency message and sending of emergency SMS, sending SMS which may contain the location information of your phone, group reports for each group member, receive Google Ads which can be seen in this application, let application connect to internet for this purpose (keep in mind that you can close your internet service if you wish) change modifiable status texts and view our Help & Support (Türkçe: Yardım ve Destek) and About SitRepApp (Türkçe: SitRepApp Hakkında) pages including clicking and being directed to our website sitrepapp.com and its child webpages (such as sitrepapp.com/PRIVACY).
Deleting the Application: Remove the application via tools provided by operating system and if you wish, delete the .apk file if you want it. Afterwards, you can also delete the “sitrep” directory -with its all files inside- created by the SitRepApp application to remove the remaining .txt files and directories of the application. We do not recommend you to do so if you plan to reinstall the application, so long as those files contain your information related to this application. Also, you can delete only the “sitrep” directory, just after closing the application, and this will make the application return to a state similar to first installing of the SitRepApp to your phone (make sure that Automatical Existence feature was turned off).
Law And Protection
We may collect, use, preserve, and share your information if we have a good-faith belief that it is reasonably necessary to: (a) respond pursuant to applicable law or regulations, to legal process, or to government requests; (b) enforce our Terms and any other applicable terms and policies, including for investigations of potential violations; (c) detect, investigate, prevent, and address fraud and other illegal activity, security, or technical issues; or (d) protect the rights, property, and safety of our owner, development and users.
Our Global Operations
You agree to our information practices, including the collection, use, processing, and sharing of your information as described here, including the transfer and processing of your information to the United States or other countries globally where we have or use facilities, service providers, or partners, regardless of where you use our application. You acknowledge that the laws, regulations, and standards of the country in which your information is stored or processed may be different from those of your own country.
Updates To Our Policy
SitRepApp Owner and Development Team
Signature: SitRepApp Owner And Development Team.