Chomp is a replacement application on Android mobile phones that allows users to send and receive messages via their mobile carrier (using the SMS and MMS protocol). Messages are only ever transported between mobile phones and mobile carriers. We do not collect and do not store these messages on our servers. Also, we never share these messages with third parties.
We do not collect or store any personally identifiable information on our servers.
All SMS and MMS messages you send and receive, which also includes your phone number are transited via your mobile carrier and never by us.
Your contact / address book is only accessed to associate contact names and contact pictures with your conversations and messages. Your contact information is never collected, uploaded or stored on our servers.
To show adverts that are likely to be of greater interest to users our third-party advertising providers may collect certain information, specifically Android Advertising ID, Browser, IP address, Phone model, Language, Mobile Carrier, Screen Resolution, Phone Orientation, WiFi or Mobile Connection, Android version (User Agent), Email & Mobile Number (in hashed, pseudonymous form). This information may be combined with tracking and anti-fraud technologies, such as pixels, first-party cookies, hashed identifiers, timestamp, and subject of advertisements clicked or scrolled over.
To learn more about targeted and behavioral advertising practice or to opt-out of this type of advertising, users can visit the websites of the Digital Advertising Alliance at http://aboutads.info, the Networking Advertising Initiative at http://networkadvertising.org/choices and LiveRamp.
Additionally, users can opt-out of ads altogether via Settings > Upgrade to Pro.
General Data Protection Regulation
The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) 2016/679 EU law is a regulation on data protection and privacy for all individuals within the European Economic Area (EEA).
For all users that reside in the EEA or travel to the EEA, Chomp will display a Privacy Consent that details our third-party ad providers' use of information that falls under the GDPR legislation and allows users to manage their privacy preferences in this respect.
Users also have a right to be forgotten. This can be achieved by resetting their Android Advertising identifier (Android Settings > Google > Ads > Reset advertising ID) and / or by contacting our third-party advertising providers (see list below).
California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA)
The California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) is a comprehensive data privacy law that establishes various rights for residents of California in the United States. The law applies to companies that do business in California and meet one of several criteria related to revenue, data processing, and other factors. At a high level CCPA imposes transparency regarding the collection, processing and use of consumers personal information and provides consumers with certain rights regarding such usage.
For all users that reside in California or travel to California, Chomp will display a Privacy Consent that details our third-party ad providers' use of information that falls under the CCPA legislation and allows users to manage their privacy preferences in this respect.
Third-Party Advertising Providers - Privacy Policies
Chomp may contain links to other websites or applications. We are not responsible for the privacy practices of these third parties.
We take seriously the security of any information stored on our servers and take all reasonable precautions to protect this information. This includes any information you send us as part of a support ticket, including screenshots, contact numbers etc.