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Revu Privacy Policy and User Agreement

Last revised on 5th May 2015
We are a social network application (app) for reviewing, searching and connecting professionals
Revu’s mission is give the world’s professionals an easy platform to review, search, check out and connect to other professionals to allow them to find the right people for their projects. Our registered users (“Members”) share their professional identities, add their social media links, upload images, exchange and request reviews for work or services carried out. App users content is not visible to unregistered users, a full profile must be created in order to search or view any for members.
We protect your personal information using industry-standard safeguards. We may share your information with your consent or as required by law, and we will always let you know when we make significant changes to this Privacy Policy.
Maintaining your trust is our top priority, so we adhere to the following principles to protect your privacy: We protect your personal information and will only provide it to third parties:
1. With your consent.
2. Where it is necessary to carry out your instructions.
3. As reasonably necessary in order to provide our features and functionality to you.
4. When we reasonably believe it is required by law, court order, subpoena or other legal process.
5. As necessary to enforce our User Agreement or protect the rights, property, or safety of Revu, our members and visitors, and the public.
We have implemented appropriate security safeguards designed to protect your information in accordance with industry standards.
This Privacy Policy and user agreement applies to the Revu mobile application, and all other insaneye websites, apps, developer platforms and other products and services (collectively the “Services”). We may modify this Privacy Policy from time to time, and if we make material changes to it, we will provide notice through our Service, or by other means so that you may review the changes before you continue to use our Services. If you object to any changes, you may close your account. Continuing to use our Services after we publish or communicate a notice about any changes to this Privacy Policy means that you are consenting to the changes.


1. What information we collect

1.1. Data Controllers

Our Privacy Policy applies to every Member. We collect information when you use our Services to offer you a personalized and relevant experience, including growing your network and enabling business opportunities. If you have any concern about providing information to us or having such information displayed on our Services or otherwise used in any manner permitted in this Privacy Policy and the User Agreement, you should not become a Member, visit our websites, apps or otherwise use our Services. If you have already registered, you can close your accounts (e.g. Revu, Insaneye and
We collect your personal information in the following ways:

1.2. Registration

To create an account on Revu you must provide us with your name, email address, create a password and agree to our User Agreement and this Privacy Policy, which governs how we treat your information. You understand that, by creating an account, we and others will be able to identify you by your Revu profile. We may also ask for your credit card details (Android Users) if you purchase certain additional services.

1.3. Profile Information

We collect information when you fill out a profile and after you create an account, it is in your interest to provide additional information on your Revu profile such as descriptions of your skills, professional experience, educational background, work and personal Biography, job title, company, city, country, email address, social media links, phone number and any images you wish to share to help you build your profile and help other users find you for your skills and reviews. Other registered user will be able to add your profile to their favorites and also send you messages via the Revu app to request reviews and ask questions about your skills.

1.4. Address Book and other services that sync with Revu

We collect information when you sync non-Revu content – like your email address book or mobile device contacts – with your account. You can remove your address book and any other synced information whenever you like.
You may use our address book or “contacts” importer (or other similar features) to upload your address book into our Services. We store this information (including phone numbers) and use it to help you manage and leverage your contacts in connection with our Services. We also use this information to enhance your experience with our Services by helping you to grow your network by: identifying your contacts that are already Members of our Services; providing a template to send invitations on your behalf to your contacts that are not Members. Please note that when you send an invitation to connect to another individual on our Service (a “connection”) or to join our Service to connect with you, that person may have access to your email address or, for SMS invitations, mobile number because it may be displayed in the invitation. After sending these invitations, we may also remind your invitees of your invitation on your behalf. Any information that you upload or sync with our Services is covered by the User Agreement and this Privacy Policy. You can remove your information at your convenience using the edit features we make available or in accordance with Section 3. You can remove your address book and any other synced information at any time.

1.5. Customer Service

When you contact our Revu support services we may have to access your Inbox, favorites and other contributions to our Services and collect the information we need to categorize your question, respond to it, and, if applicable, investigate any breach of our User Agreement or this Privacy Policy. We also use this information to track potential problems and trends and customize our support responses to better serve you. We do not use this information for advertising.

1.6. Using the Revu Sites and Applications.

We collect information when you use Revu app other Insaneye Services. For example, we collect information when you view or click on ads, perform a search, import your address book. If you are logged in on some of our cookies on your device identifies you, your usage information and the log data described in Section 1.10 of this policy, such as your IP address, will be associated by us with your account. Even if you’re not logged into a Service, we log information about devices used to access our Services, including IP address.

1.7. Cookies

We use cookies and similar technologies to collect information. Revu complies with the latest cookie laws. We use cookies and similar technologies, including mobile application identifiers, to help us recognize you across different Services, learn about your interests both on and off our Services, improve your experience, increase security, measure use and effectiveness of our Services, and serve advertising.

1.8. Advertising Technologies and Web Beacons

At this time we don’t use app Advertising.

1.9. Log Files, IP Addresses, and Information About Your Mobile Device

We collect information from the devices and networks that you use to access our Services. When you visit or leave our Services by clicking a hyperlink or when you view a third-party site that includes our plugin or cookies (or similar technology), we automatically receive the URL of the site from which you came or the one to which you are directed. We also receive the internet protocol (“IP”) address of your device or the proxy server that you use to access the web, your type of web browser, your mobile device including your mobile device identifier provided by your mobile device operating system, your mobile operating system and the name of your ISP or your mobile carrier. We may also receive location data passed to us from third-party services or GPS-enabled devices that you have set up, which we use to for fraud prevention and security purposes. Most mobile devices allow you to prevent real time location data being sent to us, and of course we will honor your settings. In the case of our Android version, you will be provided notice of the types of data (e.g. location) that will be sent to us. If you choose to use our app after this notice, we process this data to enable registration or preview product features for you.

1.10. Other

We are constantly innovating to improve our Services, which means we may create new ways to collect information on the Services. Our Services are a dynamic, innovative environment, which means we are always seeking to improve the Services we offer you. We often introduce new features, some of which may result in the collection of new information. Furthermore, new partnerships or corporate acquisitions may result in new features, and we may potentially collect new types of information. If we start collecting substantially new types of personal information and materially change how we handle your data, we will modify this Privacy Policy and notify you in accordance with Section 4.3.


2. How we use your personal information

2.1. Consent to Revu processing information about you

You agree that information you provide on your profile can be seen by others and used by us as described in this Privacy Policy and our User Agreement. The personal information that you provide to us may reveal or allow others to identify aspects of your life that are not expressly stated on your profile (for example, your picture or your name may reveal your gender). By providing personal information to us when you create or update your account and profile, you are expressly and voluntarily accepting the terms and conditions of our User Agreement and freely accepting and agreeing to our processing of your personal information in ways set out by this Privacy Policy. Supplying to us any information deemed “sensitive” by applicable law is entirely voluntary on your part. You can withdraw or modify your consent to our collection and processing of the information you provide at any time, in accordance with the terms of this Privacy Policy and the User Agreement, by changing your account settings or your profile on Revu, or by closing your Revu accounts.

2.2. Revu Communications

We communicate with you using Revu messaging, email, and other ways available to us. We may send you messages relating to the availability of the Services, security, or other service-related issues. We also may send promotional Inbox messages to your Revu inbox. We communicate with you through email, notices posted on the Revu app, messages to your Revu inbox, and other means available through the Services, including mobile text messages and push notifications. Examples of these communications include:
1. Welcome and engagement communications - informing you about how to best use our services, new features, updates, etc.
2. Service communications - these will cover service availability, security, and other issues about the functioning of our Services.
3. Promotional communications - these include both sms/text, email and Inbox messages and may contain promotional information directly or on behalf of our partners. We track the open rate of your Inbox to improve service. Please be aware that you cannot opt out of receiving service messages from us.

2.3. User Communications

With certain communications you send on our Services, the recipient can see all your details and profile information. Many communications that you initiate through our Services (for example, an invitation sent to a non-Member) will list your name and primary email address in the header of the message. Messages you initiate may also provide the recipient with aggregate information about your profile. Other communications that you initiate through the Services, like a request for an review, will list your name as the initiator and will link back to your profile. We use automatic scanning technology to help protect you and other Members. Such technology checks links and other content in your Inbox and network updates to help us identify and block malicious links and malware, reduce spam and optimize the delivery of our Services.

2.4. Service Development; Customized Experience

We use the information and content you provide to us to conduct research and development and to customize your experience and try to make it relevant and useful to you. We use information and content that you and other Members provide to us to conduct research and development for the improvement of our Services in order to provide you and other Members with a better, more intuitive experience and drive membership growth and engagement on our Services and to help connect professionals to economic opportunity.

2.5. Sharing Information with Third Parties

At this time we don’t share any details with Third Parties

2.6. Search

Our Services help you search for other members, reviews, professionals, companies, Weblinks, Social Media links, images and content. For example, you can find Members with particular expertise or experience, or Members that you may know from your industry or profession. You can also find employment opportunities and information about companies, We use personal information from our Services, including Member profiles, to inform and refine our search service.

2.7. Content

You are responsible for any information you post on our Services, and this content will be accessible to others, you should be aware that any information you choose to disclose using the Revu app can be read, collected, shared and used by other Members in forums, social media, websites. email, sms/text or any type of link. You can remove any of your information at anytime but be aware others may have already copied and used the information that you shared. We are not responsible for the information you choose to submit in the Revu app.

2.8. Compliance with Legal Process and Other Disclosures

We may disclose your personal information if compelled by law, court order, subpoena, or other legal process, or if necessary to enforce our User Agreement, or if we have a good faith belief that disclosure is reasonably necessary to;
1. Investigate, prevent, or take action regarding suspected or actual illegal activities or to assist government enforcement agencies.
2. Enforce the User Agreement, investigate and defend ourselves against any third-party claims or allegations, or protect the security or integrity of our Service.
3. Exercise or protect the rights, property, or safety of Revu, our Members, personnel, or others. We attempt to notify Members about legal demands for their personal information when appropriate in our judgment, unless prohibited by law or court order or when the request is an emergency. In light of our principles, we may dispute such demands when we believe, in our discretion, that the requests are overbroad, vague or lack proper authority, but do not commit to challenge every demand.

2.9. Disclosures to Others as the Result of a Change in Control or Sale of Revu app

If there is a change in control or sale of all or part of Revu, we may disclose your personal information to a third party buyer as part of a sale of the assets of Revu app, a subsidiary, or division, or as the result of a change in control of the company or one of its affiliates, or in preparation for any of these events. Any third party to which we transfers or sells our assets will have the right to continue to use the personal and other information that you provide to us in the manner set out in this Privacy Policy.

2.10. Service Providers

We may employ third party companies and individuals to facilitate our Services (e.g. maintenance, analysis, audit, marketing and development). These third parties have limited access to your information only to perform these tasks on our behalf and are obligated to Revu not to disclose or use it for other purposes.

2.11 Data Processing Outside Your Country

We may transfer your information and process it outside your country of residence, wherever Revu, its affiliates and service providers operate.


3. Your Choices and Obligations

3.1. Rights to Access, Correct, or Delete Your Information, and Closing Your Account

You can change your Revu information at any time by editing your profile, deleting content that you have posted, or by closing your account. You can also ask us for additional information we may have about your account. You have a right to
1. Access, modify, correct, or delete your personal information controlled by Revu regarding your profile.
2. Change or remove your content.
3. Close your account. Your information will generally be removed from the Service within 24 hours. We generally delete closed account information and will de-personalize any logs or other backup information through the deletion process within 30 days of account closure. Please note: Information you have shared with others for example, through Inbox, network updates, content sharing, social media, email, sms/text or that others have copied or shared may also remain visible after you have closed your account or deleted the information from your own profile, members information copied or shared out of our Services may not be in our control and we can’t be held responsible for its content. Your public profile may be displayed in search engine results until the search engine refreshes its cache.

3.2. Data Retention

We retain the personal information you provide while your account is in existence or as needed to provide you services. We may retain your personal information even after you have closed your account if retention is reasonably necessary to comply with our legal obligations, meet regulatory requirements, resolve disputes between Members, prevent fraud and abuse, or enforce this Privacy Policy and our User Agreement. We may retain personal information, for a limited period of time, if requested by law enforcement. Our Customer Service may retain information for as long as is necessary to provide support-related reporting and trend analysis only, but we generally delete or de-personalize closed account data consistent with Section 3.1., except in the case of our plugin impression data (i.e., the information that you visited on sites carrying our social plugin, but which you did not click on), which we de-personalize within 7 days (although we do maintain 30 days worth of webserver logs for security, debugging, and site stability purposes only) by creating aggregate data sets that cannot be traced back to individuals.


4. Important Information

4.1. Minimum Age

You have to meet Revu’s minimum age requirements to create an account. This age is 18 years.

4.2. Changes to this Privacy Policy

We will notify you when we change this Privacy Policy. We may change this Privacy Policy from time to time. If we make significant changes in the way we treat your personal information, or to the Privacy Policy, we will provide notice to you on the Services or by some other means, such as email. Please review the changes carefully. If you agree to the changes, simply continue to use our Services. If you object to any of the changes to our terms and you no longer wish to use our Services, you may close your account(s). Unless stated otherwise, our current Privacy Policy applies to all information that we have about you and your account. Using our Services after a notice of changes has been communicated to you or published on our Services shall constitute consent to the changed terms or practices.

4.3. Security

We take privacy and security seriously To protect any data you store on our servers, we also regularly monitor our system for possible vulnerabilities and attacks. However, since the Internet is not a 100% secure environment, we cannot ensure or warrant the security of any information that you transmit to us. There is no guarantee that information may not be accessed, disclosed, altered, or destroyed by breach of any of our physical, technical, or managerial safeguards. It is your responsibility to protect the security of your login information. Please note that emails, instant messaging, and similar means of communication with other Members are not encrypted, and we strongly advise you not to communicate any confidential information through these means. Please help keep your account safe by using a strong password.

How To Contact Us

If you have questions or comments about this Privacy Policy, please email us at: