Fishbuddy by Fiskher
Privacy Policy


1. Introduction
2. Scope
3. Processing Activities
4. What Personal Data We Collect
5. How We Collect Your Personal Data
6. Purpose and Legal Basis for the Processing of Personal Data
7. Collection and Use of Primary Account Information
8. International Data Transfer and Storage
9. Sharing and Disclosure
10. Legal Requirement
11. Service Providers and Other Third Parties
12. What are Cookies?
13. How We Use Cookies
14. Your Data Privacy Rights
15. Withdrawing Consent
16. How to Exercise Your Rights
17. Changes to This Policy
18. Contact Us

1. Introduction

At FISKHER AS (“us”, “we”, “our” or the “Company”), we value your privacy and the importance of safeguarding your data. This Privacy Policy (the “Policy”) describes our privacy practices for the activities set out below.
As per your rights, we inform you how we collect, store, access, and otherwise process information relating to individuals. In this Policy, personal data (“Personal Data”) refers to any information that on its own, or in combination with other available information, can identify an individual.

We are committed to protecting your privacy in accordance with the highest level of privacy regulation. As such, we follow the obligations under the below regulations:

– Canada’s Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act (PIPEDA) and the applicable provincial legislations

– Quebec Law 25
– the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)
– Brazil’s Data Protection Legislation (LGPD)
– California’s Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) / California Privacy Rights Act (CPRA) and
California Online Privacy Protection Act (CalOPPA)
– Colorado Privacy Act (CPA)
– Utah Consumer Privacy Act (UCPA)
– Connecticut Data Privacy Act (CTDPA)
– Virginia Consumer Data Protection Act (VCDPA)
– South Africa’s Protection of Personal Information Act (POPIA)

2. Scope

This policy applies specifically to the Fishbuddy by Fiskher mobile application available on Android and iOS platforms. This Policy does not apply to our website or other services unless explicitly stated.

3. Processing Activities

This Policy applies when you interact with us by doing any of the following:
– Make use of our application and services as an authorized user
– Visit any of our websites that link to this Privacy Statement

This privacy policy was generated by our data privacy and compliance vendor, Enzuzo, using information and details specific to our business.

4. What Personal Data We Collect

When you use the Fishbuddy by Fiskher app, we collect the following types of Personal Data:
Account Information: This includes your name, email address, and password.
Primary Account Information: This includes data collected from your primary account such as your name, email address, profile information, and any other relevant details to provide and improve our services.
Usage Data: This includes information about how you use the app, your fishing activities, and preferences.
Location Data: If you opt-in, we may collect GPS data to provide location-based services.
Payment Information: This includes your billing address, phone number, credit card, debit card, or other payment method, if you make any purchases within the app.
Google Account Information: If you log in with Google, we collect your Google account name, email address, and profile picture.

5. How We Collect Your Personal Data

We collect Personal Data from the following sources:
From You: You may give us your Account Information, Primary Account Information, Google Account Information, and Payment Information by registering in the app, making purchases, and using our services.
Automated Technologies: As you interact with the app, we may automatically collect Usage Data and Location Data with your consent.

6. Purpose and Legal Basis for the Processing of Personal Data

We collect and use your Personal Data with your consent to provide, maintain, and develop our app and services and understand how to improve them. Where we process your Personal Data to provide a product or service, we do so because it is necessary to perform contractual obligations. All of the above processing is necessary in our legitimate interests to provide the app and services, maintain our relationship with you, and protect our business, for example, against fraud. Consent will be required to initiate services with you. New consent will be required if any changes are made to the type of data collected. Within our contract, if you fail to provide consent, some services may not be available to you.

7. Collection and Use of Primary Account Information

We collect and use information from your primary account to provide and improve our services.

This includes:

1. Types of Information Collected:
– Email Address: Used for account creation, authentication, and communication.
– Name: Used for personalized user experience.
– Profile Information: Includes any additional information you provide, such as profile pictures and preferences.

2. Purpose of Collection:
– Authentication: To verify your identity and secure your account.
– Personalization: To customize the app experience based on your preferences and past activities.
– Communication: To send you updates, notifications, and support-related messages.

3. Data Sharing and Disclosure:
– Internal Use: Information is primarily used by our team to enhance user experience and app functionality.
– Third-Party Services: We may share information with third-party services that help us provide and improve our services (e.g., cloud storage providers). These third parties are bound by strict data protection agreements.

4. Data Security:
– Encryption: We use industry-standard encryption to protect your data both in transit and at rest.
– Access Control: Access to your data is restricted to authorized personnel only.

5. User Rights:
– Access and Correction: You can access and update your account information
through the app settings.
– Deletion: You can request deletion of your account and associated data by contacting our support team.

For more information on our data practices, please read our full Privacy Policy.

8. International Data Transfer and Storage

Where possible, we store and process data on servers within the general geographical region where you reside (note: this may not be within the country in which you reside). Your Personal Data may also be transferred to, and maintained on, servers residing outside of your state, province, country or other governmental jurisdiction where the data laws may differ from those in your jurisdiction. We will take appropriate steps to ensure that your Personal Data is treated securely and in accordance with this Policy as well as applicable data protection law. More information about these clauses can be

found here: https://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/en/TXT/?uri=CELEX%3A32021D0914

9. Sharing and Disclosure

We will share your Personal Data with third parties only in the ways set out in this Policy or set out at the point when the Personal Data is collected.

We also use Google Analytics to help us understand how our customers use the app.
You can read more about how Google uses your Personal Data here:

You can also opt-out of Google Analytics here: 

We may also use your Personal Data to provide you with targeted marketing via advertisements or communications (such as newsletters).

For more information about how targeted advertising works, you can visit the Network
Advertising Initiative’s (“NAI”) educational page at http://www.networkadvertising.org/understanding-online-advertising/how-does-it-work

Additionally, you can opt out of some of these services by visiting the Digital Advertising Alliance’s opt-out portal at:  http://optout.aboutads.info/

10. Legal Requirement

We may use or disclose your Personal Data in order to comply with a legal obligation, in connection with a request from a public or government authority, or in connection with court or tribunal proceedings, to prevent loss of life or injury, or to protect our rights or property. Where possible and practical to do so, we will tell you in advance of such disclosure.

11. Service Providers and Other Third Parties

We may use a third party service provider, independent contractors, agencies, or consultants to deliver and help us improve our products and services. We may share your Personal Data with marketing agencies, database service providers, backup and disaster recovery service providers, email service providers and others but only to maintain and improve our products and services. For further information on the recipients of your Personal Data, please contact us by using the information in the “Contacting us” section below.

12. What are Cookies?

A cookie is a small file with information that your browser stores on your device. Information in this file is typically shared with the owner of the site in addition to potential partners and third parties to that business. The collection of this information may be used in the function of the site and/or to improve your experience.

13. How we use cookies

To give you the best experience possible, we use the following types of cookies:
– Strictly Necessary: As a mobile application, we require certain necessary cookies to run our service.
– Preference: We use preference cookies to help us remember the way you like to use our service. Some cookies are used to personalize content and present you with a tailored experience. For example, location could be used to give you services and offers in your area.

We will only retain your Personal Data for as long as necessary for the purpose for which that data was collected and to the extent required by applicable law. When we no longer need Personal Data, we will remove it from our systems and/or take steps to anonymize it.

If we are involved in a merger, acquisition or asset sale, your personal information may be transferred. We will provide notice before your personal information is transferred and becomes subject to a different Privacy Policy. Under certain circumstances, we may be required to disclose your personal information if required to do so by law or in response to valid requests by public authorities (e.g. a court or a government agency).

We have appropriate organizational safeguards and security measures in place to protect your Personal Data from being accidentally lost, used or accessed in an unauthorized way, altered or disclosed.

The communication between your device and our app uses a secure encrypted connection wherever your Personal Data is involved.

We require any third party who is contracted to process your Personal Data on our behalf to have security measures in place to protect your data and to treat such data in accordance with the law. In the unfortunate event of a Personal Data breach, we will notify you and any applicable regulator when we are legally required to do so. We do not knowingly collect Personal Data from children under the age of 16 years.

14. Your Data Privacy Rights

Depending on your geographical location and citizenship, your rights are subject to local
data privacy regulations. These rights may include:

You have the right to learn whether we are processing your Personal Data and to request a copy of the Personal Data we are processing about you.
– Right to Rectification (PIPEDA, GDPR Article 16, CPRA, CPA, VCDPA, CTDPA, LGPD, POPIA)
You have the right to have incomplete or inaccurate Personal Data that we process about you rectified.
– Right to be Forgotten(right to erasure) (GDPR Article 17, CCPA/CPRA, CPA, VCDPA, CTDPA, UCPA, LGPD, POPIA)
You have the right to request that we delete Personal Data that we process about you, unless we need to retain such data in order to comply with a legal obligation or to establish, exercise or defend legal claims.
– Right to Restriction of Processing (GDPR Article 18, LGPD)
You have the right to restrict our processing of your Personal Data under certain circumstances. In this case, we will not process your Data for any purpose other than storing it.
– Right to Portability (PIPEDA, GDPR Article 20, LGPD)
You have the right to obtain Personal Data we hold about you, in a structured, electronic format, and to transmit such Personal Data to another data controller, where this is (a) Personal Data which you have provided to us, and (b) if we are processing that data on the basis of your consent or to perform a contract with you or the third party that subscribes to FISKHER AS services.
– Right to Opt Out (CPRA, CPA, VCDPA, CTDPA, UCPA)
You have the right to opt out of the processing of your Personal Data for purposes of:
(1)Targeted advertising; (2) The sale of Personal Data; and/or (3) Profiling in furtherance of decisions that produce legal or similarly significant effects concerning you. Under CPRA, you have the right to opt out of the sharing of your Personal Data to third parties and our use and disclosure of your Sensitive Personal Data to uses necessary to provide
the products and services reasonably expected by you.
– Right to Objection (GDPR Article 21, LGPD, POPIA)
Where the legal justification for our processing of your Personal Data is our legitimate interest, you have the right to object to such processing on grounds relating to your particular situation. We will abide by your request unless we have compelling legitimate grounds for processing which override your interests and rights, or if we need to

continue to process the Personal Data for the establishment, exercise or defense of a legal claim.
– Nondiscrimination and Nonretaliation (CCPA/CPRA, CPA, VCDPA, CTDPA, UCPA)
You have the right not to be denied service or have an altered experience for exercising your rights.
– File an Appeal (CPA, VCDPA, CTDPA)
You have the right to file an appeal based on our response to you exercising any of these rights. In the event you disagree with how we resolved the appeal, you have the right to contact the attorney general located here:

– If you are based in Colorado, please visit [this website](https://coag.gov/file-a-complaint/ to file a complaint.

– If you are based in Virginia, please visit [thiswebsite](https://www.oag.state.va.us/consumer-protection/index.php/file-a-complaintto file a complaint.– If you are based in Connecticut, please visit [this website](https://portal.ct.gov/DCP/Complaint-Center/Consumers—Complaint-Center)

to file a complaint.

– File a Complaint (GDPR Article 77, LGPD, POPIA)
You have the right to bring a claim before your competent data protection authority.

– If you are based in the EEA, please visit [this website](https://edpb.europa.eu/about-edpb/about-edpb/members_en) for a list of local data protection authoritie

15. Withdrawing Consent

If you have consented to our processing of your Personal Data, you have the right to withdraw your consent at any time, free of charge, such as where you wish to opt out from marketing messages that you receive from us. If you wish to withdraw your consent, please contact us using the information found at the bottom of this page.

16. How to Exercise Your Rights

You can make a request to exercise any of these rights in relation to your Personal Data by sending the request to our privacy team by using the form below.

For your own privacy and security, at our discretion, we may require you to prove your identity before providing the requested information.

17. Changes to This Policy

We may modify this Policy at any time. If we make changes to this Policy, then we will post an updated version of this Policy at this website. When using our services, you will be asked to review and accept our Privacy Policy. In this manner, we may record your acceptance and notify you of any future changes to this Policy.

18. Contact Us

To request a copy for your information, unsubscribe from our email list, request for your data to be deleted, or ask a question about your data privacy, we’ve made the process simple:

To contact us, please email  post@fishbuddy.com
Last Updated: 06/24/2024