NPS Fishing Privacy Policy

Effective May 25, 2018

Categories of personal data Description of category
Account Registration Data

This is the personal data that is provided by you or collected by us to enable you to sign up for and use the National Prostaff Service. This includes your email address, birth date, gender, postal code, and country.

Some of the personal data we will ask you to provide is required in order to create your account. You also have the option to provide us with some additional personal data in order to make your account more personalized.

The exact personal data we will collect depends on the type of National Prostaff Service plan you sign up for and whether or not you use a Third Party Service (as defined in the Terms and Conditions of Use, such as Facebook) to sign up and use the National Prostaff Service. If you use a Third Party Service to create an account, we will receive personal data via that Third Party Service but only when you have consented to that Third Party Service sharing your personal data with us.

 

Personal data collected through your use of the National Prostaff Service

Categories of personal data Description of category
Service Usage Data

This is the personal data that is collected about you when you are using the National Prostaff Service – this may include:

  • Information about your type of National Prostaff Service plan.
  • Information about your interactions with the National Prostaff Service which includes the date and time of any requests you make, posts you have viewed or created, video content you’ve watched, and your interactions with other National Prostaff users. This also may also include details of your use of Third Party Applications and advertising you receive.
  • User Content (as defined in the Terms and Conditions of Use) you post to National Prostaff including messages you send and/or receive via National Prostaff and your interactions with the National Prostaff Customer Service team.
  • Technical Data which may include URL information, cookie data, your IP address, the types of devices you are using to access or connect to the National Prostaff Service, unique device IDs, device attributes, network connection type (e.g. WiFi, 3G, LTE, Bluetooth) and provider, network and device performance, browser type, language, information enabling digital rights management, operating system, and National Prostaff application version. Further details about the technical data that is processed by us can be found in our Cookies Policy.
  • Motion-generated or orientation-generated mobile sensor data (e.g. accelerometer or gyroscope) required for the purposes of providing specific features of the National Prostaff Service to you.

Personal data collected with your permission that enables us to provide you with additional features/functionality

Categories of personal data Description of category
Voluntary Mobile Data

In addition to the mobile data we collect to provide you with the National Prostaff Service (outlined above), you also have the option to give us your consent to collect additional personal data from your mobile device to provide you with features/functionality that will enhance your National Prostaff Service experience.

We will not access any of the personal data listed below without first obtaining your consent:

  • Your photos – If you give us permission to access your photos or camera, we will only access images that you specifically choose to share with us and metadata related to those images, such as the type of file and the size of the image. We will never scan or import your photo library or camera roll;
  • Your precise mobile device location – If you give us permission to access your precise location, this enables us to access your GPS or Bluetooth to provide location-aware functionality in the National Prostaff Service. Please note that this does not include your IP address. We use your IP address to determine non-precise location, for example, what country you are in to comply with our licensing agreements;
  • Your voice data – If you give us permission, this enables us to access the voice commands captured via your device microphone, to enable you to interact with the National Prostaff Service with your voice. Please note you will always have the ability to turn off the microphone feature; and,
  • Your contacts – If you give us permission to access your contacts, this enables us to access individual contacts stored on your device to help you find friends who use National Prostaff.
Payment Data

We may collect such personal data if you sign up for a Trial or purchase any of our Paid Subscriptions (as defined in the Terms and Conditions of Use) or make other purchases through the National Prostaff Service. The exact personal data collected will vary depending on the payment method (e.g. direct via your mobile phone carrier or by invoice) but will include information such as:

  • Name;
  • Date of birth;
  • Credit or debit card type, expiration date, and certain digits of your card number;
  • Postal code;
  • Mobile phone number; and
  • Details of your transaction history.
Contests, Surveys and Sweepstakes Data This personal data is used to allow you to sign up and participate in these types of promotions. The exact personal data collected will vary depending on the promotion. If you choose to apply to any company for a sponsorship opportunity or participate in any contest, your information may be required to be disclosed in the form of a list of winners by Law. We may at any time introduce and offer contest and sponsorship opportunities. This may require that you disclose personal information in order to participate. If it is disclosed on the contest or promotions page in the rules, third parties may gather information you submit to participate/register for the promotion. In such a case, we have no control over the third party and how they chose to use that information and that third party would not be subject to this Privacy Policy.
Marketing Data

This personal data is used to enable National Prostaff and our partners / service providers to send you marketing communications either:

  • Via email;
  • Whilst using the National Prostaff Service; and/or
  • Direct from the third party.

You can find out more about the personal data collected and the controls you have in relation to the marketing communications you receive via the Privacy FAQ on www.nationalprostaff.com.

6. What do we use your personal data for?

When you use or interact with the National Prostaff Service, we use a variety of technologies to process the personal data we collect about you for various reasons. We have set out in the table below the reasons why we process your personal data, the associated legal bases we rely upon to legally permit us to process your personal data, and the categories of personal data (identified in the section ‘What personal data do we collect from you?’) used for these purposes:

Description of why National Prostaff processes your personal data (‘processing purpose’) Legal Basis for the processing purpose Categories of personal data used by National Prostaff for the processing purpose
To provide, personalize, and improve your experience with the National Prostaff Service and other services and products provided by National Prostaff, for example by providing customized, personalized, or localized content, recommendations, features, and advertising on or outside of the National Prostaff Service (including for third party products and services).
  • Performance of a Contract
  • Legitimate Interest
  • Account Registration Data
  • Service Usage Data
To understand how you access and use the National Prostaff Service to ensure technical functionality of the National Prostaff Service, develop new products and services, and analyze your use of the National Prostaff Service, including your interaction with applications, advertising, products, and services that are made available, linked to, or offered through the National Prostaff Service.
  • Performance of a Contract
  • Legitimate Interest
  • Account Registration Data
  • Service Usage Data
To communicate with you for National Prostaff Service-related purposes.
  • Performance of a Contract
  • Legitimate Interest
  • Account Registration Data
  • Service Usage Data
To process your payment to prevent or detect fraud including fraudulent payments and fraudulent use of the National Prostaff Service.
  • Performance of a Contract
  • Compliance with legal obligations
  • Legitimate Interest
  • Payment Data

To communicate with you, either directly or through one of our partners, for:

  • marketing,
  • research,
  • participation in contests, surveys and sweepstakes,
  • promotional purposes,

via emails, notifications, or other messages, consistent with any permissions you may have communicated to us (e.g., through your Account Settings page).

  • Consent
  • Legitimate Interest
  • Contests, Surveys and Sweepstakes Data
  • Marketing Data
To provide you with features, information, advertising, or other content which is based on your specific location.
  • Consent
  • Voluntary Mobile Data

 

7. Sharing your personal data

We have set out the categories of recipients of the personal data collected or generated through your use of the National Prostaff Service.

Publicly available information

The following personal data will always be publicly available on the National Prostaff Service: your name and/or username, profile picture, who you follow and who follows you on the National Prostaff Service, your sponsorships, posts, tagged gear and comments..

Personal data you may choose to share

The following personal data will only be shared with the categories of recipients outlined in the table below if:

  • you choose to make use of a specific National Prostaff Service feature where sharing of particular personal data is required for the proper use of the National Prostaff Service feature; or
  • you grant us your permission to share the personal data, e.g. by selecting the appropriate setting in the National Prostaff Service.

NationalProstaff.com allows you to manage your profile and limit the information that appears on your profile as well as allowing you to control the amount of information you receive from us. You have the ability to remove and delete any of your personal content. We also reserve the right if we feel it’s necessary to remove posts, comments, or other content that originates from you

Categories of Recipients Reason for sharing
Third Party Applications you connect to your National Prostaff Account If you connect your National Prostaff account to a Third Party Application, such as, for example, social media, audio, television, or automotive platforms, National Prostaff may share your Service Usage Data so you can connect to your National Prostaff account.
Third Party Applications you use to log into National Prostaff

If you log into a Third Party Application using your National Prostaff account credentials, then that Third Party Application may have access to certain Service Usage Data such as your saved content and activity.

You will receive a notification before connecting to the Third Party Application to let you know what personal data will be shared / accessible to that Third Party Application.

Your NPS Fishing Followers There also may be times when you want us to share certain Service Usage Data, specifically information about your use of National Prostaff, with other National Prostaff users known as ‘Your National Prostaff Followers’.

 

Learn more about how to manage notifications, your publicly available information, and what you share with others in the ‘Your rights and your preferences: Giving you choice and control’ section of this Policy and on the Privacy Center.

Information we may share

Categories of Recipients Reason for sharing
Service Providers and Others We use technical service providers which may operate the technical infrastructure that we need to provide the National Prostaff Service, in particular providers which host, store, manage, and maintain the National Prostaff application, its content and the data we process.
We use technical service providers to help us communicate with you.
We use marketing and advertising partners to show you more tailored content, or to help us understand your use of the National Prostaff Service, to provide you with a better service. We also may also share personal data with certain marketing and advertising partners to send you promotional communications about National Prostaff.
National Prostaff Partners If you access the National Prostaff Service through an offer that you received or purchased from a third party such as your mobile network operator, we share personal data with that third party about your use of the National Prostaff Service, such as whether and to what extent you have used the offer, activated a National Prostaff account, or actively used the National Prostaff Service.
Depending on how you sign up for the National Prostaff Service (e.g. through a third party service or a mobile provider), we share your National Prostaff username or other Account Registration Data as necessary to enable your account.
We may also share your personal data in a pseudonymised format with marketing partners who help us with promotional efforts, and with advertisers that allow us to offer a free service.
Academic Researchers We will share your personal data for activities such as statistical analysis and academic study, but only in a pseudonymised format.
Other National Prostaff Group Companies We will share your personal data with other National Prostaff Group companies to carry out our daily business operations and to enable us to maintain and provide the National Prostaff Service to you.
Law Enforcement and Data Protection Authorities

We will share your personal data when we in good faith believe it is necessary for us to do so in order to comply with a legal obligation under applicable law, or respond to valid legal process, such as a search warrant, a court order, or a subpoena.

We also will also share your personal data where we, in good faith, believe that it is necessary for the purpose of our own, or a third party’s legitimate interest relating to national security, law enforcement, litigation, criminal investigation, protecting the safety of any person, or to prevent death or imminent bodily harm, provided that we deem that such interest is not overridden by your interests or fundamental rights and freedoms requiring the protection of your personal data.

Finally we may share your personal information if we feel you are a threat to our services, service providers, features, functionality, rights, property, other unaffiliated parties, members, pro-staff, premium members, clients, employees, or the and safety of National Prostaff.

Asset Protection/Purchase

We will share your personal data if we believe it is necessary to protect our business, its assets, defend our interests, exercise our legal rights, and/or to comply with legal and regulatory obligations.

Furthermore, we may sharre your personal data in the possible event of bankruptcy, merger, acquisition, joint venture, consolidation, transfer of control, fundamental corporate change(s) or any other possible business combination involving National Prostaff.