Last updated: February 15, 2017

Welcome and thank you for using our services! While we are required by law to collect certain information in order to properly serve you, we respect and are committed to protecting your personal details.

We have prepared this Privacy Policy to explain how we collect, use, protect, and disclose information. Please read carefully before using the grainapp.io website and mobile application (together, or individually, the "Service") operated by Sessa Inc. ("us", "we", or "our").

Your access to and use of the Service is conditioned upon your acceptance of and compliance with this Privacy Policy. This Privacy Policy applies to all visitors, users, and others who wish to access or use the Service.

If you have any questions, please contact us using the contact information provided at the bottom of this page. 

Types of Data Collected

Among the types of Personal Data that this Application collects, by itself or through third parties, are: cookies, usage data, first name, last name, email address and various types of Data.

Other Personal Data collected may be described in other sections of this Privacy Policy or by dedicated explanation text contextually with the Data collection.
The Personal Data may be freely provided by the User, or collected automatically when using this Application.

Any use of cookies, or of other tracking tools, by this Application or by the owners of third party services used by this Application, unless stated otherwise, serves to identify Users and remember their preferences, for the sole purpose of providing the service required by the User. Failure to provide certain Personal Data may make it impossible for this Application to provide its services.

Users are responsible for any Personal Data of third parties obtained, published or shared through this Application and confirm that they have the third party's consent to provide the Data to the Owner.

Mode and Place of Processing the Data

Methods of Processing: Sessa Inc. processes the Data of Users in a proper manner and shall take appropriate security measures to prevent unauthorized access, disclosure, modification, or unauthorized destruction of the Data.

The Data processing is carried out using computers and/or IT enabled tools, following organizational procedures and modes strictly related to the purposes indicated. In addition to the Sessa Inc., in some cases, the Data may be accessible to certain types of persons in charge, involved with the operation of the site (administration, sales, marketing, legal, system administration) or external parties (such as third party technical service providers, mail carriers, hosting providers, IT companies, communications agencies) appointed, if necessary, as Data Processors by the Owner. The updated list of these parties may be requested from Sessa Inc. at any time.

Place: The Data is processed at the Sessa Inc.'s operating offices and in any other places where the parties involved with the processing are located. For further information, please contact Sessa Inc. at [email protected]

Retention Time: The Data is kept for the time necessary to provide the service requested by the User, or stated by the purposes outlined in this document, and the User can always request that Sessa Inc. suspend or remove the data.

The Use of Collected Data: The data concerning the User is collected to allow the Owner to provide its services, as well as for the following purposes: Analytics, Access to third party services' accounts, Contacting the User, Managing contacts and sending messages, Hosting and backend infrastructure, Content commenting, Traffic optimization and distribution and Social features.

The Personal Data used for each purpose is outlined in the specific sections of this document.

In order to register as a User, you will be asked to sign in using your Facebook login. If you do so, you authorize us to access certain Facebook account information. 

Facebook Permissions: This Application may ask for some Facebook permissions allowing it to perform actions with the User's Facebook account and to retrieve information, including Personal Data, from it.

For more information about the following permissions, refer to the Facebook permissions documentation and to the Facebook privacy policy.

The permissions asked are the following:

Basic information: By default, this includes certain User’s Data such as ID, name, picture, gender, and locale. Certain connections of the User, such as friends, are also available. If the User has made more of their Data public, more information will be available.

About me: Provides access to the 'About Me' section of the profile.

Birthday: Provides access to the birthday.

Email: Provides access to the User's primary email address.

Detailed Information on the Processing of Personal Data

Personal Data is collected for the following purposes and using the following services:

Analytics: The services contained in this section enable Sessa Inc. to monitor and analyze web traffic and can be used to keep track of User behavior. This application uses an internal analytics system, that does not involve third parties, to collect cookies and Usage data. This application also uses MixPanel, an analytics service provided by Mixpanel Inc, to collect cookies and usage data. Refer to Mixpanel's Privacy Policy for more information. 

Contact Form: By filling in the contact form with their Data, the User authorizes this Application to use these details to reply to requests for information, quotes, or any other kind of request as indicated in the form's header. Personal Data collected includes email address, first name, and last name. 

Content Commenting: Content commenting services allow Users to make and publish their comments on the contents of this Application. If there is an email address among the Personal Data provided by the User, it may be used to send notifications of comments on the same content. Users are responsible for the content of their own comments. This Application has its own internal content comment system used to collect Personal Data including email address, first name, last name, and Usage Data. 

Hosting and Backend Infrastructure: This type of service has the purpose of hosting data and files that enable this Appliation to run and be distributed as well as to provide a ready-made infrastructure to run specific features or parts of this Application. Some of these services work through geographically distributed servers, making it difficult to determine the actual location where the Personal Data is stored. This Application uses GitHub Pages, a hosting service provided by GitHub, Inc., to collect Personal Data including various types of Data as specified in GitHub's Privacy Policy. This application also uses Amazon Web Services, a hosting service provided by Amazon.com Inc., to collect Personal Data including various types of Data as specified in Amazon's Privacy Policy. This application also uses Algolia, a hosting and backend service provided by Algolia SAS, to collect Personal Data including various types of Data as specified in Algolia's Privacy Policy.

Managing Contacts and Sending Messages: This type of service makes it possible to manage a database of email contacts, phone contacts or any other contact information to communicate with teh User. These services may also collect data concerning the date and time when message was viewed by the User, as well as when the User interacted with it, such as by clicking on links included in the message. This Application uses MailChimp, an email address management and message sending service provided by The Rocket Science Group, LLC.,  to collect Personal Data like email address. For more information, refer to MailChimp's Privacy Policy.

Social Features: This application may use the Personal Data provided to allow Users to invite their friends - for example through the address book, if access has been provided - and to suggest friends or connections inside it.

Traffic Optimization and Distribution: This type of service allows this Application to distribute its content using servers located across different countries and to optimize their performance. Which Personal Data are processed depends on the characteristics and the way theses services are implemented. Their function is to filter communications between this Application and the User's browser. Considering the widespread distribution of this system, it is difficult to determine the locations to which the contents that may contain Personal Information are transferred. This Application uses CloudFlare, a traffic optimization and distribution service provided by CloudFlare Inc., to collect Personal Data including cookies and various types of Data as specified in CloudFlare's Privacy Policy. The way CloudFlare is integrated means that it filters all the traffic through this Application, i.e., communication between this Application and the User's browser, while also allowing analytical data from the Application to be collected. 
 

Additional Information About Data Collection and Processing

Legal Action: The User's Personal Data may be used for legal purposes by Sessa Inc., in Court or in the stages leading to possible legal action arising from improper use of this Application or the related services.

The User declares to be aware that Sessa Inc. may be required to reveal personal data upon request of public authorities.

Additional Information About User's Personal Data: In addition to the information contained in this privacy policy, this Application may provide the User with additional and contextual information concerning particular services or the collection and processing of Personal Data upon request.

System Logs and Maintenance: For operation and maintenance purposes, this Application and any third party services may collect files that record interaction with this Application (System logs) or use for this purpose other Personal Data (such as IP Address).

Information Not Contained in This Policy: More details concerning the collection or processing of Personal Data may be requested from Sessa Inc. at any time. You can contact us at [email protected], or by using the contact information at the bottom of this page.

The Rights of Users: Users have the right, at any time, to know whether their Personal Data has been stored and can consult the Data Controller to learn about their contents and origin, to verify their accuracy or to ask for them to be supplemented, cancelled, updated or corrected, or for their transformation into anonymous format or to block any data held in violation of the law, as well as to oppose their treatment for any and all legitimate reasons. Requests should be sent to the Data Controller at the contact information set out above.

This Application does not support “Do Not Track” requests.

To determine whether any of the third party services it uses honor the “Do Not Track” requests, please read their privacy policies.

Changes to This Privacy policy

Sessa Inc. reserves the right to make changes to this privacy policy at any time by giving notice to its Users on this page. It is strongly recommended to check this page often, referring to the date of the last modification listed at the bottom. If a User objects to any of the changes to the Policy, the User must cease using this Application and can request that Sessa Inc. remove the Personal Data. Unless stated otherwise, the then-current privacy policy applies to all Personal Data that Sessa Inc. has about Users.

Information About This Privacy Policy

Sessa Inc. is responsible for this Privacy Policy, prepared starting from the modules provided by Iubenda and hosted on Iubenda's servers.

Contact Us

If you have any questions about these Terms, please contact us at [email protected]grainapp.io.

Sessa Inc., 440 North Wolfe Road, Sunnyvale, CA 94085