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In General. We may collect information that can identify you such as id number and photo ("personal information") and other information that does not identify you. We may collect this information through a website or a mobile application. By using the Service, you are authorizing us to gather, parse and retain data related to the provision of the Service. When you provide personal information through our Service, the information may be sent to servers located in the United States.
Information you provide. The registration process to be a user with Bark will be performed when you launch this application first time after your installation. During the process, you will be received your user identification number, and will be asked to upload your profile photo. You are able to skip to upload your profile photo. You will also be asked to allow Bark to collect your location information from your device when you download or use the Service. In addition, we may collect and store any personal information you provide while using our Service or in some other manner. This may include identifying information, such as your identification number and profile photo.
We use various technologies to collect information from your device and about your activities on our Service.
In General. We may use information that we collect about you to:
Information Shared with Other Users. When you register as a user of Bark, your Bark profile will be viewable by other users of the Service. Other users will be able to view information you have provided to us, such as your Bark ID number and a photo that you uploaded, approximate number of miles away, and information you have in common locations with the person viewing your profile.
Disable collecting location information. If you do not want your location to be known, then please do not download the desktop application or use your mobile device when you are on Bark. If you have enabled location services, but wish to turn it off, you can do so by the following methods:
In General. If you have a Bark account, you have the ability to review and update your personal information within the Service by opening your account and going to settings. More information about how to contact us is provided below.
Your choices about collection and use of your information. You can choose not to provide us with certain information, but that may result in you being unable to use certain features of our Service because such information may be required in order for you to register as user; purchase products or services; or initiate other transactions.
Notifications. Our Service may also deliver notifications to your phone or mobile device. You can disable these notifications by going into “App Settings” on the app or by changing the settings on your mobile device.
Bark doesn't sell or rent users' personal information to third parties for their marketing purposes without users’ explicit consent. Bark may disclose personal information to respond to legal requirements, enforce our policies, respond to claims that a posting or other content violates other's rights, or protect anyone's rights, property, or safety. Bark may also share personal information with:
Bark uses lots of tools (encryption, passwords, physical security) to protect your personal information against unauthorized access and disclosure, but as you probably know, nothing's perfect, so Bark makes no guarantees.
Deleting cookies. Most cookies are session cookies that are automatically deleted from your hard drive once you end your session (that is, once you sign out or close your browser window). Some cookies allow web sites to identify you when you return. Without the cookie file, web sites you visit like Bark will treat you as a new user each time you return. You should only need to delete cookies if you receive the message saying that your browser is rejecting cookies. You can also delete or decline cookies by changing your browser settings. Click “help” in the toolbar of most browsers for instructions.