Chikka Philippines, Inc. and all its affiliates understand your concerns about how your information is used and shared, and we appreciate your trust that we will do so carefully and sensibly.
You agree that you will not allow unauthorized persons to use your account as identified by your mobile phone number. You agree to indemnify and hold Chikka Philippines, Inc and the Service, its partners, parents, subsidiaries, agents, affiliates and/or licensors, as applicable, harmless for any improper, unauthorized or illegal uses of your account.
In order to use the Chikka Text Messenger, some personally identifiable information is necessary, such as your name, mobile number, user name, password, birthday, sex and country, among others, as specified by the Chikka Web Site. In addition, Chikka and all its affiliates may collect non-personally identifiable usage data and other information on all users.
Chikka Philippines, Inc may provide you with access to some Services without the need for you to register, such as sign-up via SMS. In such a case, your identification will be based on means of identification that we deem fitting, such as your mobile telephone number.
When you contact our customer service, we request for personal information to ensure that we have the necessary information to assist you with your inquiries. We communicate with users via email on a regular basis to provide requested services and assistance on issues relating to their account.
IP Addresses are automatically reported by your browser, and stored in our databases each time you use the Chikka Web Site. Chikka compiles and stores IP addresses of visitors for the following purposes: to enforce our Terms of Service; to diagnose or service technology problems reported by our users; to protect or troubleshoot the Web Site; and to estimate total number of users visiting the Chikka Web Site from specific geographical regions.
Chikka uses log files including internet protocol (IP) addresses, Internet service provider (ISP), platform type, browser type, date/time stamp, referring/exit pages, and number of clicks to analyze trends, administer the Web Site, track users' movement in the aggregate, and gather broad demographic information for aggregate use. Such information is not linked to personally identifiable information.
Sharing of Information
Chikka may share information with other parties when necessary, such as in the following cases:
Aggregate Information (non-personally identifiable)
The non-personally identifiable information we may gather includes the type of browser that you use, your gender, age, and IP address, the content that you access and the duration of your visit to the Chikka Web Site or the Chikka Text Messenger. We may share aggregated demographic information with our partners. This is not linked to any personally identifiable information. We also use this information, to enhance the operation of our services, analyze interest in the areas of the Chikka Web Site and to tailor advertising and content display to users and to inform our advertisers about the number of users that have viewed their advertising. We also retain aggregated log files of requested content in order to report overall product usage and to evaluate user trends.
Third Party Intermediaries
By using our services, you consent to sharing necessary information/account to and/or with third parties in connection with delivering the services offered by the Chikka Web Site such as participating mobile communications service providers, in order to bill users for its services.
The Chikka Web Site does not knowingly collect personal information from children under the age of 13. We request that children under the age of 13 not to use our services nor submit any personal information to us. Since we do not collect information from children under the age of 13, we do not knowingly use or distribute personal information regarding children under the age of 13. If Chikka and all its affiliates obtain actual knowledge that it has collected personal information about a child under the age of 13, that information will be immediately deleted from our database. Chikka and all its affiliates believe that parents should supervise their children's online activities and use a parental control tool to prevent children from disclosing personal information without parental consent. If a child under the age of 13 has provided personal information without the consent of a parent or guardian, please contact us. After verification of the information, we will immediately delete the information from our records.
The Chikka Web Site and Chikka Text Messenger will send you certain communication relating to the general operation of the service, such as service announcements and administrative messages.
Notification of Changes
Your Acceptance of this Policy