The Application is an emergency helper application for all and anyone who needs help quickly and reliably and for those who offer their emergency help to others in emergency situations as first responders.
The protection of your privacy is important to us. Therefore we would like to ask you to carefully read the following summary about the data collection by our application.
The data protection declaration listed here is intended to clarify the type, scope and purpose of the collection of personal data by the First-Aider application. The collection and transfer of data complies with the requirements of the DSGVO.
Changes and corresponding updates to the data protection declaration cannot be ruled out, which is why we recommend that you take regular note of this data protection declaration.
We assure you that this collected data is used exclusively for the purpose of functioning, statistical evaluation and improvement of our services. According to applicable regulations, this data is only stored for the time necessary for the purposes described. Exceptions apply if longer storage is provided by the DSGVO. The legally valid deletion regulations are observed.
We take the protection of your personal data very seriously and treat personal data that you provide to us confidentially and in accordance with the statutory data protection regulations and this privacy statement. Should you nevertheless have any concerns or questions regarding the collection of your data, you will find the corresponding contact details of the responsible contact persons at the end of the text.
What information does the Application obtain and how is it used?
User Provided Information
The Application obtains the information you provide when you download and register the Application. Registration with us is optional. However, please keep in mind that you may not be able to use some of the features offered by the Application unless you register with us.
When you register with us and use the Application, you provide (a) email address, nickname and a password; (b) transaction-related information, such as when you make donations; (c) information you provide us when you request help or act as first-aider;
Automatically Collected Information
The Application stores all data in electronic form on servers in Switzerland.
The Application may collect certain information automatically, including, but not limited to, your mobile devices unique device ID.
If you request for help, the application will send your location data to our servers and send a SMS with your location data to the in the app displayed rescue number, usually the national rescue number (in Switzerland 144).
If you acknowledged to act as First-Aider for a certain help request, the application will send your location data to our servers and inform the help requestor about your help and your distance to the emergency site.
Does the Application collect precise real time location information of the device?
The application will use GPS technology (or other similar technology) to determine your current location. The application will never send these location information to our servers unless you request for help or you acknowledge to act as first-aider for a certain emergency case.
Your location information will only be sent to our servers as long the emergency case is active and you act as first-aider. You always are able to decline your help and the application will stop sending your location information.
If you do not want us to use your location for the purposes set forth above, you should turn off the location services for the mobile application located in your account settings or in your mobile phone settings and/or within the mobile application. Then your location cannot and will not be sent to the national emergency number, which makes this app more or less useless.
Do third parties see and/or have access to information obtained by the Application?
We may disclose User Provided and Automatically Collected Information only:
- As required by law, such as to comply with a subpoena, or similar legal process.
- When we believe in good faith that disclosure is necessary to protect our rights, protect your safety or the safety of others, investigate fraud, or respond to a government request.
- If Digispin is involved in a merger, acquisition, or sale of all or a portion of its assets, you will be notified via email and/or a prominent notice on our Web site of any change in ownership or uses of this information, as well as any choices you may have regarding this information.
What are my opt-out rights?
Data Retention Policy, Managing Your Information
We are concerned about safeguarding the confidentiality of your information. We provide physical, electronic, and procedural safeguards to protect information we process and maintain. For example, we limit access to this information to authorized employees and contractors who need to know that information in order to operate, develop or improve our Application. Please be aware that, although we endeavor to provide reasonable security for information we process and maintain, no security system can prevent all potential security breaches.