1.1 Privacy Principles
Messaggia has two fundamental principles when it comes to collecting and processing private data:
We don't use your data to show you ads.
We only store the data that Messaggia needs to function as a secure and feature-rich messaging service.
1.2. Table of Contents
the legal basis for processing your personal data;
what personal data we may collect from you;
how we keep your personal data safe;
what we may use your personal data for;
who your personal data may be shared with; and
your rights regarding your personal data.
1.3. EEA Representative
If you live in a country in the European Economic Area (EEA), the Services are provided by Messaggia, which for the purposes of applicable data protection legislation is the data controller responsible for your personal data when you use our Services. Messaggia servers are located in Germany.
2. Legal Ground for Processing Your Personal Data
We process your personal data on the ground that such processing is necessary to further our legitimate interests (including: (1) providing effective and innovative Services to our users; and (2) to detect, prevent or otherwise address fraud or security issues in respect of our provision of Services), unless those interests are overridden by your interest or fundamental rights and freedoms that require protections of personal data.
3. What Personal Data We Use
3.1. Basic Account Data
Messaggia is a communication service. You provide basic account data (which may include email, profile name, profile picture and about information) to create a Messaggia account.
To make it easier for your contacts and other people to reach you and recognize who you are, the screen name you choose, your profile pictures, and your username (should you choose to set one) on Messaggia are always public. We don't want to know your real name, gender, age or what you like.
We do not require your screen name to be your real name.
3.2. Your Messages
We store messages, photos, videos and documents from your chats on our servers so that you can access your data from any of your devices anytime without having to rely on third-party backups.
3.3. Location Data
If you share a location in a chat, this location data is treated like other messages.
5. Processing Your Personal Data
5.1. Our Services
We will process your data to deliver your chat history, including messages, media and files, to any devices of your choosing without a need for you to use third-party backups or cloud storage.
5.2. Cross-Device Functionality
We may also store some aggregated metadata to create Messaggia features that work across all your devices.
6. Who Your Personal Data May Be Shared With
6.1. Other Messaggia Users
Other users of our Services with whom you choose to communicate with and share certain information, who may be located outside the EEA.
6.2. Law Enforcement Authorities
If Messaggia receives a court order that confirms you're a terror suspect or other offender, we may disclose your IP address and email address to the relevant authorities.
7. Your Rights Regarding the Personal Data You Provide to Us
7.1. Your Rights
Under applicable data protection legislation, in certain circumstances, you have rights concerning your personal data. You have a right to: (1) request a copy of all your personal data that we store and to transmit that copy to another data controller; (2) delete (see section 10 below) or amend your personal data; (3) restrict, or object to, the processing of your personal data; (4) correct any inaccurate or incomplete personal data we hold on you; and (5) lodge a complaint with national data protection authorities regarding our processing of your personal data.
7.2. Exercising Your Rights
If you wish to exercise any of these rights, kindly contact us using the details in section 12 below.
8. Deleting data
If you would like to delete your account, you can can contact the Messaggia Support.
If you would like to delete your a message from the server, you can can contact the Messaggia Support.