1. Our commitment to privacy
2. Which information is collected
When using Facebook for the first time to access free WiFi in some location, myWiFi collects and stores your publicly available data from your Facebook profile. This includes your Facebook name and your email address. In line with Facebook API v10.0, in addition to these data, myWiFi also collects the following optional data:
• Your gender We collect your gender information in order to correctly render pronouns so we can correspond with you through our service, using the correct gender in certain languages. In the process of accepting our Application, you can approve or not approve for collecting all restricted platform data (except your public profile). You hereby accept our access and collecting of mentioned personal data about you. The first time you use myWiFi at some location, you need to accept our myWiFi Facebook Application. This Facebook Application is necessary so our Hotspot system could integrate with Facebook in order to authenticate users. When you accept our Facebook App (myWiFi App), you agree that our App can identify your name, and your email address used for Facebook profile. No content can and will be posted or shared on your behalf. You only need to accept our Facebook App the first time you use it. Each subsequent access to free WiFi at any location will be automatic and will not require to accept the Facebook App but you will need to use Facebook login for that location.
The first time you sign in with Twitter for the access to free WiFi offered by the owner of the location, it is necessary to accept our Twitter Application. By this you agree with access of our Twitter App to your Twitter account in order to perform the authentication process. Our myWiFi Twitter Application is not authorized to access your Twitter account and post tweets on your behalf. MyWiFi collects only on behalf of your Twitter name. You are not required to comment, share or like any of the content on the Twitter profile, and your access to WiFi service will not be conditioned by this act. No content can be tweeted on your behalf. Any subsequent access to free WiFi at this location will be automatic and will not require you to accept the Twitter App.
You can use your Google Account to access to free WiFi offered by myWiFi. It is not possible to register with a false email address or the one registered to your Google account. By registering, you authorize myWiFi to collect and keep publicly available information from your Google account like your name, email and gender if defined
• Email login
You can also use myWiFi system for free WiFi when you define a valid email address of your choice, and optionally name and surname and your gender. Depending on the location, you will be offered to give the date of birth. This information is also optional. myWiFi checks the validity of email addresses and you cannot register with a non-valid email address. By registering, you authorize myWiFi to collect and store this information. This information is used by myWiFi to provide location owners with general (anonymous) demographic data of visitors (gender, age) and thereby help clients to better understand their target group.
• SMS login
You can also access myWiFi hotspot systems by entering your mobile phone number, name and surname and your gender. Depending on the location, you will be asked to leave the date of birth. This information is optional. myWiFi checks the validity of the number by sending you an access code by SMS message to the number you have entered. By registering you authorize myWiFi to collect and store this information. This information is used by myWiFi to provide site owners with general (anonymous) demographic data of visitors (gender, age) and thereby help clients to better understand their target group.
• Device data
myWiFi also records some data about the device by which you access our service. When you make a connection, we will register 1) the MAC address of the device 2) the so-called user-agent, such as browser type and its version, as well as phone type and its version. This is recorded to allow you to automatically connect the next time you find yourself near a myWiFi hotspot belonging to a particular group. myWiFi does not record which web pages you are visiting. However, depending on the location and in order to protect us and our clients, it is possible that myWiFi disable access to sites with inappropriate, violent, pornographic or illegal content. This is done by checking the DNS and/or IP address of the website you visit.
3. How we use your information
myWiFi can use your personal information for the following purposes:
• We can use your publicly visible personal information available on your Facebook, Google and Twitter account – as described in paragraph 2 above in order to provide, in real time, demographic information to customers (owners of premises where you use myWiFi) about their clients.
• For the purpose of showing advertisements and promotions for services related to use of myWiFi services and the services of the premises you are visiting.
• For the purpose of Email Newsletter, in order to deliver the relevant information about events, discounts and promotions for services related to use of myWiFi services and the services of the premises you are visiting. When you receive the promotional email of this type, you have the option to unsubscribe from the mailing list by clicking the available link at the bottom of the mail. After that, you will no longer receive promotional messages of this type.
• For the purpose of mobile marketing in order to deliver the relevant information about events, discounts and promotions for services related to use of myWiFi services and the services of the premises you are visiting. When you receive the promotional Viber message or SMS of this type, you have the option to unsubscribe from the list by clicking the available link at the bottom of the message. After that, you will no longer receive promotional messages of this type.
• In order to provide discounts or birthday surprises depending on the location and whether you have left this information.
4. Conformity with Facebook, Google and Twitter
Important: Facebook, which owns Instagram, has decided that from 29th of June, 2020. to move login functionality form external platforms and applications, and allow it only trough Facebook. Therefore, from June 29th 2020., new visitors will no longer be able to log in to myWiFi via Instagram. Old visitors who have accessed myWiFi Hotspot this way will be able to continue using myWiFi in facilities without additional logging in. However, you will still have various choices to log in. We introduced new way of logging in to myWiFi via a Google account, which replaced Instagram logging. Google is one of the most used platforms and a large number of people already have a Google account.
5. How is data being stored and requesting insight into your personal data
6. How to request change to your personal data
If you want to request a change of the information we keep about you, please email us with the request to firstname.lastname@example.org. An authorized myWiFi employee will check our personal data and send you an email confirmation with proof of how your data has been changed.
7. How to request deletion of your personal data
If you want to request a deletion of the information we keep about you, please email us with the request to email@example.com. An authorized myWiFi employee will check our personal data and send you an email confirmation with proof that your data has been deleted.
9. Responding to requests from competent authorities
10. How we protect your information
Privacy and protection of your information is our priority.
myWiFi is doing its best to provide communication and data storage in order to protect the confidentiality of your personal information against loss and interception by third parties. However, it is important to know that there is no absolute security against loss or interception of your personal information by third parties.
Last updated on 24th of October 2021