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Data Privacy Policy - Jabburr


Effective October 15, 2022


This privacy policy and agreement ("Privacy Policy" or "Policy") covers how we collect, use, and treat personal information that you may provide through our website. Our Terms and Use (the "Terms") govern your use of the Site. The terms "you" and "your" refer to any member to the website. 

Jabburr takes pride in protecting and valuing your privacy. Some of the things that Jabburr provides:

  1. Encrypted chat messaging. 
  2. If you decide to delete your account, your data is automatically deleted from Jabburr.
  3. We’ll never sell your data.
  4. We don’t track your web searches outside of Jabburr.
  5. We provide an option for users to opt in to location tracking if you want to see events, groups and other features close by for a better experience. 
  6. We have multiple security levels to assist in blocking bots from accessing your data.
  7. Many privacy controls are available in Your Account Settings for selection.
  8. We use Passwordless Signup and Login since passwords are one of the biggest security risks.
  9. We offer optional biometric login as an additional layer of data protection.
  1. Your Consent

Jabburr is a private website for members only. Please read this Privacy Policy carefully. Once you consent to this Policy's terms, it creates legal obligations for both you and JABBURR. We ask you to show your consent to the terms of this Privacy.

1.1. Consent by Members. By accessing and using our Website as a Member, you are acknowledging that you have read and understood this Privacy Policy and agree to be legally bound by it. If you do not agree with the terms of this Privacy Policy, please refrain from using our Site.

  1. The Types of Information you may Provide

Information you may provide while visiting our Site includes but may not be limited to your name, address, e-mail address, age, photograph, statistical information concerning, for example, your use of our pages on our Site that you visit most frequently.  Our Privacy Policy governs all Site-Directed Information—whether this information is Personally Identifiable Information or anonymous information—and does not govern Member-Directed Information.

2.1. As a login option, we provide biometric fingerprint and fascial login. These login services are strictly optional and offered to provide a better user experience. Any biometric data is stored on your device and not stored with Jabburr. 

2.2. We collect your data and process data when:

  1. Signup for Jabburr online.
  2. Use or view our website or app via your browser’s cookies.
  3. Purchase a product, complete a survey, post or provide feedback to Jabburr.

3. Site-Directed Personally Identifiable Information; Our Uses of this Information

We will not sale or share Personally Identifiable Information you provide to us via the Website with any third party, other than as expressly disclosed in this Policy. We collect information from Visitors and Members at different points on our Website and use this information as follows:

3.1. Registration Information; In order to participate as a Member and to use our website or app, we require that you complete the registration process: (i) create a username, (ii) provide an email address, (iii) provide your zip code or city, (iv) and specify the country in which you reside. The registration process provides you with a username to gain access to the Website and App. Our system relies on usernames as the public "identifier" for each Member.

3.2. Billing Information. Jabburr is free to join and use most basic features. If you become a Paid Member for optional services, we provide several payment methods including credit cards and debit cards. JABBURR handles electronic payments by submitting billing information that you provide on our Site to a third-party vendor. Any billing information sent by JABBURR to our third-party vendor is intended solely to allow said third party to process payment. Any personal information that we collect when processing payments made through "traditional" methods will be treated as Personally Identifiable Information.

3.3. Email Addresses. You have the option of opting-in or opting-out of receiving e-mail notifications relating to our Site, including for example, notifications that you have received a message from another Member.

3.4. Communications with Other Members. By registering on the Website, Members indicate an interest in exchanging information with other Members, subject to any Privacy Controls imposed. In Account Settings, you can set your privacy settings for your profile and content.

3.5. Other Information Exchanges. The Website allows Members (i) to provide and receive information in a range of forms and on a variety of topics, and (ii) to engage in other activities through Website discussions that may include, at the option of the user, an exchange of Personally Identifiable Information. In these instances, we use any information you provide to us strictly for the purposes for which you submit the information.

3.6. Use of Profiles. We provide "searches" in which Visitors performing searches will be able to see a synopsis of your profile, and an image from your profile may be displayed internally on our website. Please be aware that all Members will be able to view your Content unless you block certain members. JABBURR provides the ability to block members.

3.7. Forums and Chat Rooms. As part of our service, we offer forums and chat rooms on our Site. We make only your username available to other users of these Facilities. Any comments you contribute to the online dialogue is at your discretion in what you submit to other member in these exchanges. 

3.8. Surveys and Contests. Periodically, we may initiate surveys or contests at JABBURR and we may request Personally Identifiable Information from you in connection with such surveys and contests. You are free to choose whether you participate in a survey or contest. The information we request may include contact information, and this information will be used to notify the winners and award prizes. Survey information will be used for purposes of monitoring or improving the use and appeal of our Site. We will notify you of relevant details in connection with asking for your participation in such surveys or contests.

  1. Your Responsibility for Member-Directed Information

Member-Directed Information is information you intend to provide or make available to other Members on our Site via our Website including, but not limited to, our forums and chat rooms as well the information that you include on your profile. Although we counsel you to take care if you include Personally Identifiable Information—such as your full name or a photograph of yourself—in your Member-Directed Information, our Privacy Policy does not cover Member-Directed Information. If you choose to disclose any Personally Identifiable Information, any such information can be collected and used by other Members and Visitors, and you may receive unsolicited communications or contact as a result. 

  1. Anonymous, Aggregate Information

We use Anonymous Information to analyze the effectiveness of our Site and to improve our services. In addition, from time to time, we may undertake or commission statistical and other summary analyses of the general behavior and characteristics of users using our services and the characteristics of Visitors at our Site, and may share Anonymous Information with third parties. Rest assured, though, that Anonymous Information provided to third parties will not allow anyone to determine anything personal about you. We may collect Anonymous Information through features of the software that supports our services, through cookies, and through other means described below.

5.1. IP Addresses; Logs. JABBURR may automatically receive and record information in our server logs from your browser, including your IP address (the Internet address of your PC), the type and version of your web browser, referrer addresses, and other generally-accepted log information. We may also record page views (hit counts) and other general statistical and tracking information, which will be aggregated with that of other users in order to understand how our Website is being used, and for security and monitoring purposes. None of this data contains Personally Identifiable Information. This information is kept strictly confidential and is not shared with third parties, except as provided for in this Privacy Policy.

5.2. Cookies. A cookie is a small amount of data, which often includes an anonymous unique identifier, which is sent to your browser from a website's computers and stored on your computer's hard drive. Cookies can be used to provide you with a tailored user experience and to make it easier for you to use a website upon a future visit. We may include cookies on our Website and use them to recognize you when you return to our Website. You may set your browser so that it does not accept cookies. 

  1. Any Information Linked with Your Personally Identifiable Information is Protected as "Personally Identifiable Information"

To enable us to better understand the characteristics of our customers and/or to provide Facilities tailored to your needs, we may link (i) the Personally Identifiable Information you have provided, with (ii) Anonymous Information. If we combine or link any Anonymous Information or other information with your Personally Identifiable Information, the resulting combination will be treated and protected as Personally Identifiable Information under this Privacy Policy. Accordingly, no unrelated third parties will have access to this information, and any of our service providers who are granted access to this information will be bound to protect it in accordance with this Policy.

  1. We will not disclose your Personally Identifiable Information to unaffiliated third parties without your express consent, except in the following limited circumstances:

7.1. JABBURR Site Vendors. We may employ other companies to perform functions on our behalf, such as maintaining the Website, providing services related to the Site, collecting information, responding to and sending electronic mail, or other functions necessary to our business. We may need to share your Personally Identifiable Information with these companies (collectively, "Site Vendors"). We will provide Site Vendors with only that Personally Identifiable Information that is necessary to perform their functions.

7.2. Harm. We may reveal your Personally Identifiable Information to attorneys or law enforcement agencies if we believe (i) that you are at risk of harm from another, or (ii) that you are harming or interfering (or will imminently harm or interfere) with others or violating (either intentionally or unintentionally) our Terms or otherwise violating legal rights.

7.3. Legal. JABBURR will reveal your Personally Identifiable Information to the extent we reasonably believe we are required to do so by law. If we receive legal process calling for the disclosure of your Personally Identifiable Information we may attempt to notify you via the email address you supplied during registration within a reasonable amount of time before we respond to the request, unless such notification is not permitted.

7.4. Transfer of Site. JABBURR shall be entitled to transfer to a third-party information it collects, including any Personally Identifiable Information, in connection with a sale of all or substantially all of the assets of the business entity responsible for the information under this Policy, provided the acquiring third party has agreed to safeguard your Personally Identifiable Information with protections that in all material respects are the same as or more protective than those set out in this Privacy Policy.

  1. Additional Tools for Protecting Your Privacy

We recognize that users may provide more personal information than they intend, or should. We provide a range of features to assist our Members seeking to preserve an appropriate level of privacy, including the following:

8.1. Privacy Controls. We provide you with privacy controls, that allow you to: (i) designate your profile as "offline," (ii) "block" certain Members; and (iii) designate certain uploaded visual content as "public," or "friends only" (collectively, our "Privacy Controls"). You have the ability to "block" specific Members. When posting photographs, video, and other visual content on our Site, you can designate the image as either public or friends only. All Members, and potentially Site Visitors, can view content marked "public," and only those Members that you give permission to can view your uploaded content that is marked "friends only.”

Please employ the Privacy Controls, or choose carefully the information you post on your profile, and that you provide to other Members. You should take care if you choose to include information that personally identifies you, such as your telephone number, street address, last name, email address, and any photographs that could easily identify you or where you are located.

8.2. Reporting of Problems. If you feel that you or one of your friends have been harassed or bullied on our Site, or that users have infringed upon your privacy or violated our Code of Conduct, please report your concerns as set out in our Terms.

  1. Changing or Removing Information

9.1. Discretionary Account Information. To allow appropriate control over Personally Identifiable Information, you can access your account (after supplying your username) to change or update discretionary information that you have previously submitted.

9.2. Storing Information. Your information will be stored on 3rd party vendor servers for as long as your account exists unless you request for your information to be deleted. 

Where you violate our Rules and your account is suspended, we may keep the identifiers you used to create the account (i.e., email address or ip address) indefinitely to prevent repeat policy offenders from creating new accounts.

We may keep certain information longer than our policies specify in order to comply with legal requirements and for safety and security reasons.

9.3. Deleting Information. If you request, we will remove your name and all other Personally Identifiable Information from our databases. If you delete your account, your data is automatically deleted. Please understand, however, that it may be impossible to remove this information completely from every person in the world seeing because of other sources like web searches, 3rd parties and servers.  

9.4. Your Right to Withdraw Consent. You have the right to withdraw consent of Jabburr processing your data at any time and to delete your account.

  1. Security

We have put in place security systems designed to prevent unauthorized access to, or disclosure of, personally identifiable Site-Directed Information that you provide to us, and we take all reasonable steps to secure and safeguard this Information. Our site's passwordless-protected section requires users to give us unique identifiers such as their username. Moreover, we store all Site-Directed Personally Identifiable Information in a secure fashion. 

Our security systems are structured to deter and prevent hackers and others from accessing information you provide to us. Please understand, though, that this information should not be construed in any way as giving business, legal, or other advice, or warranting as fail proof, the security of information provided by or submitted to JABBURR. Due to the nature of Internet communications and evolving technologies, we cannot provide, and disclaim, assurance that the information you provide us will remain free from loss, misuse, or alteration by third parties who, despite our efforts, obtain unauthorized access.

  1. Modification of Policy

We reserve the right to modify, in our sole discretion, this Policy. If we modify this Policy, any such modifications will take effect proactively, upon your subsequent access to the Website. If we modify this Policy then we may, in our sole discretion, inform you of any changes by posting a notice on our Site.

  1. Relationship to Terms and Other Contracts

This Privacy Policy must be read in conjunction with our Terms, and the provisions of our Terms are incorporated herein. To the extent the Terms conflict with the terms of this Privacy Policy, the terms of this Privacy Policy will control.

  1. Minors

Users must be 13 years old or older to join Jabburr. If a child is below the age of 16 years, such consent must be given or authorized by the holder of parental responsibility over the child. If you are 13 to 15 years old, please contact Jabburr with your parent or guardian at [email protected] so Jabburr can receive parental consent and legally process your data.

  1. Right to Lodge a Complaint. Although we strive for exceptional customer service, you have a right to lodge a complaint against Jabburr to a supervisory authority. 
  2. International Data. Jabburr moves information to different countries around the world to support the safe and reliable service you depend on. For example, if you live in Europe and are having a conversation with someone in Canada, information has to move between those countries to provide that experience – it’s what you expect from us.

Before we move data between countries, we consider the risks that may be presented to the data and rely on things like standard contractual clauses, where applicable, to ensure your data rights are protected.

  1. Incorrect Data. You have control over your data and ability to edit your data but in the event that some of your data is incorrect, you can contact us and we will quickly fix the data.
  2. Privacy Policies of Other Websites. Jabburr contains links to other websites. Our privacy policy applies only to our website. If you click on a link to another website, you should read their privacy policy.
  3. Contact Us. If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, the practices of this Site, or your personal data in dealings with this Website, please contact us via email at [email protected] or through our “Contact Us” page on our website and app.
  4. Effective Date

The effective date of this Privacy Policy is October 15, 2022.


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