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This notice describes zplane’s privacy policy (hereinafter referred to as “Privacy Policy”) and applies to the sonicAPI.com Service and all online services and functions. This Privacy Policy applies to you, as a user of the sonicAPI.com Service and as an end user of the Content provided by users of the sonicAPI.com Service (“Service”).
PLEASE REVIEW THIS PRIVACY POLICY BEFORE USING THESE SERVICE. IF YOU DO NOT AGREE WITH OUR PRIVACY POLICY, DO NOT USE THE SERVICES. BY USING THE SERVICE OR SUBMITTING ANY PERSONAL INFORMATION TO THE SERVICES, YOU AGREE TO BE BOUND BY THE TERMS OF THIS PRIVACY POLICY.
Your use of the Service is also subject to the Terms of Service. Please review the Terms of Service, located at www.sonicAPI.com/terms-of-service, for additional details regarding your use of the Service. All capitalized terms have the same meaning as defined in the Terms of Service unless otherwise stated herein.

Registration

zplane requires users who wish to use the Service to register by completing the appropriate zplane registration process. During registration, you will be required to provide contact information including your name, email address, and username and password. zplane requires your true name and identifying information for registration via the Service.

Protection of Minors

zplane does not permit children under the age of 13 to register on the Service or use any of its functionality for which registration is required. If you are between the age of 13 and 18 years old, you may use the Service but only under the supervision of a parent or legal guardian who agrees to be bound by the Terms of Service and this Privacy Policy.

Personally Identifiable Information (PII)

PII is information that identifies you or can be used to identify, contact, or locate you. This includes, but is not limited to, your name, home or business address, email address, telephone number, and debit or credit card information such as the credit card number or billing address.
zplane respects your privacy. We only collect PII through optional, voluntary submissions, such as email, survey information, and online registration forms. The types and amount of personal information collected from these activities will vary, but in no event will we collect PII that is not voluntarily given by you when using zplane’s Service. You consent to zplane using your PII to facilitate requests, to contact you if a problem arises, email you information about our services, or for other uses consistent with this Policy and your requests.

Non-Personally Identifiable Information (Non-PII)

zplane collects statistical use data about your Content and your use of the Service. This data neither identifies you nor viewers of your Content personally and is purely statistical data, such as the date an end user uses your Content, approximate geo-location of the end user and length of use and other similar anonymous data. This Non-PII is for the benefit of you, as the owner of the Content. Such analysis and information is aggregated across viewers, does not identify anyone as an individual and does not link to any personally identifiable information.

Sharing with Third Parties

zplane does not share your PII with third parties without your consent.
zplane may share non-PII in the aggregate regarding viewing information only with the owner of the Content. zplane’s Privacy Policy does not apply to, and we cannot fully control how, third parties use your information. Accordingly, we cannot be held responsible for third parties’ use of your PII or Non-PII.
Should zplane merge with or be acquired by another company, or if the business unit providing your service were sold to another company, any information collected may be transferred to and used by the resulting combined company. If zplane were to cease operations, this data might be transferred to and used by another company, which offers similar or related products or services. While we cannot predict a great deal about such an unlikely event, we would hope this would provide you with continuity of service.

Third Party Links

We may display links, and users may post links containing the Content to a third party service or website. Please note that we cannot control and cannot be held responsible for the privacy policies of such third party service. You should always read the privacy policy of a third party service to find out more about how personal information is collected and processed.

Use of IP Addresses

As with any Internet-based service, queries to our service transmit an Internet Protocol (IP) address, as this is what allows delivery of the information you requested back to you. We also use IP addresses for security purposes and to determine the approximate geographic location (the country or metropolitan region) of the query. We use the approximate geographic location to create aggregate statistics, such as use or non-use of the Content by country or region, which we may share with the owner of the Content. We do not use IP addresses to identify an individual user by name, address or exact location. It is possible that we might be legally required to make a disclosure, for example, in response to court orders or in governmental investigations.

Cookies, Log Information and Opt-Out

When you are logged into your account, zplane sends one or more cookies (which is a small file containing a string of characters) to your computer or other device that uniquely identifies your browser. zplane uses cookies to give the best experience using the Service. zplane servers automatically record information that your browser sends whenever you log into your user account. These server logs may include information such as your web request, IP address, browser type, browser language, the date and time of your request and one or more cookies that may uniquely identify your browser. You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser, however, please note that if you do this you will not be able to use the full functionality of the Service. You may contact zplane at support at sonicAPI.com for instructions on how to disable cookies.

Google Analytics

We use 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. 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. 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 may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser, however please note that if you do this you may not be able to use the full functionality of this website. By using this website, you consent to the processing of data about you by Google in the manner and for the purposes set out above.

User Communications and Opt-In

When you sign up for an account, you have the opportunity to opt-in to allowing zplane to contact you to process and respond to inquiries and send you news about the zplane products and services. You can change this setting later in your user profile setting. In the event you do opt-in to receiving such communications, then zplane may retain your user name and email addresses in order to process your inquiries, respond to your requests and improve our Services. In addition, zplane may use your username and email address to provide you with email newsletters, announcements, zplane news about products and/or services and information about your user account. If you do not wish to receive these kinds of communications, then do not opt in when prompted.

Legal Compliance

zplane may disclose any information we collect, including both PII and Non-PII, if required to do so by law or under a good faith belief that such action is necessary to conform to the law or comply with legal process or to protect and defend zplane’s rights, property, and customers, whether or not required to do so by law. zplane reserves the right to contact appropriate authorities and disclose such information to them at its discretion when it appears that individuals using zplane’s products or services are engaged in activities that are illegal or violate the zplane Terms of Service.

Secured Information

zplane maintains a variety of physical, electronic and procedural safeguards to guard your information and to deliver the services and features of the Service. While zplane cannot guarantee that loss, misuse or alteration of your data will not occur, zplane works hard to prevent such occurrences.

Governing Law

This Privacy Policy is governed by the laws of the Federal Republic of Germany. You agree and submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts in Berlin, Germany for resolution of any dispute, action or proceeding arising in connection with this Agreement.

Deletion of and Access to your Personal Information

In the event you desire to be informed of or access all of the personally identifiable information we hold about you, and you may do so by visiting your user account when logged-in to the Service, or by emailing us at the address the forth below. You also have the right to delete such personal information and your account at anytime. Please note, however, that once you delete such information, it may not be recoverable.

Privacy Policy Updates

zplane will update this Privacy Policy as zplane’s business and services expand and change. Updates to this policy will be posted on the Service, and your continued use of the Service will constitute consent to the new terms. zplane encourages you to review this policy periodically for any changes that may have been posted.

Questions

If you have any questions, comments or feedback about zplane’s use of your information or about this Privacy Policy, please contact us at support at sonicAPI.com. zplane will use reasonable efforts to promptly investigate any complaint you may have regarding our use of information and to comply fully with the legal and regulatory supervisory authorities responsible for enforcing zplane’s adherence to the privacy principles stated above.

Last updated Novermber 22, 2012