Privacy Policy

Last Update: August 26, 2017

1. Your Privacy
We value your privacy and the privacy of your data. Your data is our top priority. We collect and use your personal data exclusively in the context of the provisions of the Data Protection Act of the Federal Republic of Germany. In the following, we want to clearly set out what data we have access to. If you have any questions or comments on the privacy policy, please feel free to contact us any time under hello@linearity.io

2. Responsible Contact
Responsible contact for privacy policy is:
Linearity GmbH, Erikaweg 8a, 40723 Hilden, Germany.

3. Subject of privacy policy
The object of the privacy policy are personal data. According to § 3 chapter 1 BDSG (Federal Data Protection Act), such data comprise details of personal or factual circumstances of a particular or identifiable natural person. This includes for example name, postal address, email address or telephone number, but also if necessary usage data such as your IP address.

4. Your personal data
We collect the following data:
– When contacting us, we collect name and email address
We will never share your personal data, without informing you in advance and without your consent.

5. Right to be informed
On written request, we inform the user of the website and / or the customer about the data stored for him / her. The inquiry is to be addressed to our address in the imprint of the website.

6. Crash Reporting and Usage Tracking
This paragraph only applies for Vectornator on your iOS Device. We don't collect any data on this website.
In Vectornator: We constantly want to ensure a high quality, that's why we always improve our app with new features and want to guarantee every user an error free experience. To reach that we use the two third-party services Crashlytics and Answers by Fabric which are used in almost every app. Using the upper right switch inside the app on the privacy policy page you can deactivate this data collection.
Crashlytics: We capture anonymous crash information that includes no personal data via the popular Crashlytics service. The privacy policy of Crashlytics can be found here
Answers: We capture a few anonymous usage information like the what tools are used how often via the popular Answers service. Therefore, we can track general use of the app to help us make the app better. The privacy policy of Answers can be found here

7. Cookies
The use of cookies is now commonplace on many websites. Linearity GmbH uses cookies through our use of Google Analytics on the website, to track user interaction with the website. We do this so we can identify which content is of greatest interest to users, in order to allow us to deliver more meaningful content in the future. Tracking usage of the Site through Google Analytics entails placing small digital files on your device (for example, computer or mobile phone). These include small files known as "cookies". They cannot be used to identify you personally. This information includes the number of visitors to our website, how visitors have reached the website from and the pages that they visited within the website.

8. Google Analytics
Linearity GmbH uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. ("Google"). Google Analytics uses "cookies", which are text files placed on your computer, to help the website analyze how users use the site. The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website (including your IP address) will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States.
In case of activation of the IP anonymization, Google will truncate/anonymize the last octet of the IP address for Member States of the European Union as well as for other parties to the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases, the full IP address is sent to and shortened by Google servers in the USA. Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity for website operators and providing other services relating to website activity and internet usage to the website provider. Google may also transfer this information to third parties where required to do so by law, or where such third parties process the information on Google's behalf. Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google.
You can prevent Google’s collection by downloading and installing the browser plug-in available here.

9. Newsletter via MailChimp
For our general newsletter, we use the technical service provider MailChimp, which handles the processing of our data. MailChimp is a service of The Rocket Science Group, LLC d / b / a MailChimp, 512 Means St Suite 404, Atlanta, GA 30318, USA ("MailChimp"). MailChimp may collect personal information, such as distribution lists, which contain email addresses, and other information relating to those email addresses. Only authorized Mailchimp employees have access to our subscriber list. If you do not want your data to be processed by MailChimp, we would ask you to unsubscribe from our newsletter service here. You are always free to unsubscribe from our newsletter, but as long as you are registered with Vectornator we may use Mailchimp to send you information about your account. For further information about the type of personal information MailChimp collects, refer to the MailChimp Privacy Policy here.

10. Changes to the privacy policy
The current version of the privacy policy available here: http://vectornator.io/privacy.html. We reserves the right to modify the privacy policy at any time.

11. Accountability for links
Responsibility for the content of external links (to web pages of third parties) lies solely with the operators of the linked pages. No violations were evident to us at the time of linking. Should any legal infringement become known to us, we will remove the respective link immediately.

12. Copyright
Our web pages and their contents are subject to German copyright law. Unless expressly permitted by law (§ 44a et seq. of the copyright law), every form of utilizing, reproducing or processing works subject to copyright protection on our web pages requires the prior consent of the respective owner of the rights. Individual reproductions of a work are allowed only for private use, so must not serve either directly or indirectly for earnings. Unauthorized utilization of copyrighted works is punishable (§ 106 of the copyright law).

13. Trademarks
Apple, the Apple logo, Apple TV, Apple Watch, iPad, iPhone, iPod, iPod touch, iTunes, the iTunes logo, Mac, and QuickTime are trademarks of Apple Inc., registered in the U.S. and other countries. Multi-Touch is a trademark of Apple Inc. App Store is a service mark of Apple Inc., registered in the U.S. and other countries.

Vectornator is a trademark of Linearity GmbH, registered in Germany under Nr. 302017208217.