Samsung Kids+ App: Privacy Policy

Effective Date: 03/05/2020

Samsung Electronics America, Inc. together with its affiliates (collectively, “Samsung”, “we”, “us”, or “our”) understand your concerns about privacy. This Privacy Policy is designed to provide you with information on how we collect, use, process, and disclose personal information when you and your children under the age of 13 (“child” or “children”) use the Samsung Kids+ mobile application (the “Samsung Kids+ App”). Other Samsung websites, apps, and products that do not include a link to this Privacy Policy and include a link to a different Samsung privacy policy are governed by that privacy policy.

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This Privacy Policy outlines our privacy practices in the United States, including regarding children’s personal information, with respect to the Samsung Kids+ App. For information about the U.S. Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (“COPPA”) and general tips about protecting children’s online privacy, please visit the Federal Trade Commission’s Children’s Privacy site.

INFORMATION WE OBTAIN

We may collect, and may have collected during the 12-month period prior to the effective date of this Privacy Policy, the following categories of personal information about you or your child:

HOW WE USE YOUR OR YOUR CHILD’S PERSONAL INFORMATION

We may use, and may have used during the 12-month period prior to the effective date of this Privacy Policy, the categories of personal information listed above for certain business or commercial purposes, as described in this list:

We also may use the information we collect in other ways for which we will provide specific notice at the time of collection or otherwise with your consent.

SOURCES OF PERSONAL INFORMATION

We may obtain, and may have obtained during the 12-month period prior to the effective date of this Privacy Policy, personal information about you from various sources, including:

INFORMATION SHARING

We may share, and may have shared during the 12-month period prior to the effective date of this Privacy Policy, the personal information we collect with certain categories of third parties, including:

The following operators may collect or receive information about your child through your child’s use of the Samsung Kids+ App:

Please contact us as specified in the “How to Contact Us” section below if you have questions about these operators’ privacy policies and for information about how these operators collect and use your child’s personal information.

In addition, we may disclose information about you or your child (1) if we are required to do so by law or legal process; (2) to verify or enforce compliance with the policies governing the Samsung Kids+ App; (3) to protect the rights, property, or safety of Samsung, or any of our respective affiliates, business partners, or customers; and (4) when we believe disclosure is necessary or appropriate to prevent physical harm or financial loss, or in connection with an investigation of suspected or actual fraudulent or illegal activity. We also reserve the right to transfer personal information we have about you or your child in the event we sell or transfer (or contemplate the sale or transfer of) all or a portion of our business or assets (including in the event of a merger, acquisition, joint venture, reorganization, divestiture, dissolution or liquidation). We may disclose your or your child’s information to other parties with your consent or at your direction.

Disclosure of Personal Information for a Business Purpose

We may disclose to vendors, and may have disclosed during the 12-month period prior to the effective date of this Privacy Policy, the following categories of personal information for a business purpose:

YOUR RIGHTS AND CHOICES

We offer a variety of choices about how we use your information. For example, you can make choices about whether to receive promotional communications from us by following the unsubscribe instructions included in the communication.

Your Right to Review and Delete Your Child’s Information

If you are a parent or guardian of a child under the age of 13, you have the right to review and delete your child’s personal information. Specifically:

To exercise these rights, please contact us at:

Samsung Kids+
645 Clyde Avenue, Building 2
Mountain View, CA 94035
1-855-795-0509
privacy@samsungkidsplus.com

In connection with your request, please provide your name, contact information, and the nature of your request, including a reference to “Children’s Privacy (COPPA)”, so that we can respond appropriately and promptly to your communication.

To help protect your privacy and maintain security, we will take steps to verify your identity before granting you access to your personal information or complying with your request. If you submit a request on behalf of a minor child, we will take steps to verify that you are the minor child’s parent or guardian. If you have a Samsung Kids account, we will verify your identity by requiring you to sign in to your account using the PIN provided at registration.

California Residents

In addition to the rights described in the “Your Right to Review and Delete Your Child’s Information” section, if you are a California resident, you also have the right to make the following requests:

You also have the right to not receive discriminatory treatment by us if you choose to exercise the access or deletion rights under this “Your California Privacy Rights” section. To the extent permitted by applicable law, we may charge a reasonable fee to comply with your request. Please note that we do not have actual knowledge that we “sell” (as defined by the California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018) personal information, including the personal information of minors under the age of 16. We have not sold personal information during the 12-month period prior to the effective date of this Privacy Policy.

We will take steps to verify your identity before granting you access to your personal information or complying with your request by verifying your Samsung Kids+ account. To submit a request as an authorized agent on behalf of a consumer, email us at privacy@samsungkidsplus.com.

HOW TO CONTACT US

If you have any questions, please contact us at:

Samsung Electronics America
ATTN: Privacy Office
85 Challenger Road
Ridgefield Park, NJ 07660
NAPrivacy@sea.samsung.com