Privacy Policy

Welcome to NOW, a platform that brings together people with the same interests and hobbies, to create real-life experiences (the “Platform” or “Services”). NOW is owned and operated by NOW Hangouts Ltd. (“NOW Hangouts”, or “we”, “us”, “our”).

We are committed to protecting and respecting data privacy. This Privacy Policy (“Policy”) explains how we collect and use your information. Please read it carefully. By accepting this Policy, you give us informed consent to collect and process your personal data, and use it as explained herein.


Key Points of the Privacy Policy

  • The following key points are for your reading convenience and do not substitute the full Policy below. You must register in order to use the Platform. Upon registration we will collect and process your username, date of birth and phone number. We will also collect the media you upload to the Platform, your location data and information regarding your activity on the Platform.
  • We will collect and process your data only for the purposes listed in this Policy. We will not process your information for other purposes without obtaining your prior consent.
  • We will not share your information with third parties except as detailed in this Policy.
  • We may transfer your personal data for processing at locations outside Israel. By using the Platform, you consent to the transfer of your information outside Israel.
  • We retain your personal information for as long as we deem necessary or as otherwise required by law, or until you delete your account.
  • We implement measures to reduce the risks of damage, loss of information and unauthorized access or use of information, but do not guarantee that the Application will be immune to all information security risks.
  • We may, from time to time, change this Policy. Your continued use of the Platform indicates your consent to the new policy.

Information we collect

In order to provide our Services, we collect your information as detailed below.

  • You must register to use the Platform. Upon registration you will be asked to provide a username (which does not have to be your full or real name), your date of birth and your phone number. You may also optionally upload a profile picture. We refer to this as “Registration Information”.
  • We collect and process information about your activity on the Platform including your cliques, hangouts, and lineups (“Activity Information”).
  • We collect and process any pictures or videos you upload to the Platform, whether from your camera or from your image gallery (“Media”).
  • We obtain your location data for live hangouts and recommendations, and for filtering hangout location search results based on your location.
  • We only process your contact list to ensure good user experience, this information is not saved on our servers. 
  • In addition, when you use the Platform, we record and collect certain information about your interaction with the Platform, including your time and date of access, buttons and links clicked, and other actions taken while using the Platform.

You do not have a legal obligation to provide us with your Registration Information, Media, location data or Activity Information. However, we may not be able to provide you with access or enable you to use the Platform if you choose to not share this information with us.


How your information will be used

We will collect, store, use, or transfer to your information for the following purposes:
• To provide you with our Services and allow you to create or join cliques, explore or create lineups, and initiate or join hangouts.
• For the ongoing operation, administration, enhancement and further development of the Platform, performance of analyses, and development of new tools and services.
• To send you notification messages through the Platform, such as when someone requests to join your clique; and to allow other clique admin to view your profile when you request to join their clique.
• To provide technical support.
• To handle complaints and queries, to enforce this Policy and the Terms of Use, and prevent misuse of the Platform.
• To comply with legal requirements, assisting law enforcement agencies and taking action in case of a dispute you are involved in, regarding the Platform.


Whom your information will be shared with

We will not share your information with third parties, except in the events listed below or when you provide us your explicit and informed consent.

  • We will share the information you provide on or through the Platform with other users of the Platform.
  • We will handle and store your information with the assistance of our service providers.
  • If you have abused your right to use the Platform, or violated any applicable law, we will share information with competent authorities and with third parties (such as legal counsels and advisors), for the purpose of handling of the violation or breach.
  • We will share your information if we are required to do so by a judicial, governmental or regulatory authority.
  • If the operation of our business is organized within a different framework, or through another legal structure or entity (such as due to a merger or acquisition), we will share information only as required to enable the structural change in the operation of the business.

We may transfer your personal data for processing at locations outside Israel. By using the Platform, you consent to the transfer of your information outside Israel.


Retention

We retain your personal information for as long as we deem necessary for the purposes listed above or as otherwise required by law, or until you delete your account. In any way, we may, at our discretion, anonymize, pseudonymize or delete the information.


Securing the information

We implement measures to reduce the risks of damage, loss of information and unauthorized access or use of information. However, these measures do not provide absolute information security. Therefore, although efforts are made to secure personal information, it is not guaranteed, and you cannot expect that the Application will be immune to all information security risks.


Changes to this policy

From time to time, we may change this Policy. If we do so, we will make efforts to proactively notify you of such changes. In any event, the latest version of the Policy will always be on the Platform. Your continued use of the Platform after being notified of the changes, indicates your consent to the new policy.


Contact us

For any questions or inquiries, you may contact us at info@nowhangouts.com

Effective Date: August 20, 2021