It is the policy of Natural Atlas Inc. (“Natural Atlas”, “We”, “Us”) to respect your privacy regarding any information we may collect while operating our products, software, services, widgets, and websites (collectively, the "Services")
Information We Collect
Recordings & Content Syncing
Recordings you make using the app are public by default. When you record a trip, note, or photo using the app it automatically get synced to your public profile at naturalatlas.com where friends, family, or anyone interested can browse them. To record private notes, trips, and photos using the app you must upgrade your account and specify that the recording should be made private. (Notes classified as something sensitive like petroglyphs, ruins, caves, most fossils, etc are private by default to protect the resource)
When you use Natural Atlas Services we collect basic information about how you use the Services. This includes collecting information about the Content you view and interact with and information about the device and/or browser you are using. Natural Atlas’ purpose in collecting this information is to better understand how Natural Atlas’ visitors use its services and improve and personalize their experiences. Some of this information may be personally-identifying.
Here are some examples of information we collect:
- Device operating system, type, device identifiers, and versions.
- IP address
- Your device's geographic location
- Content you view or interact with
If you make a payment on Natural Atlas (upgrading your account for example), we collect information about the purchase. This includes your payment information, shipping and billing information, and contact details.
When We Disclose Information
Natural Atlas may collect statistics about the behavior of visitors to its services. Natural Atlas may display this information publicly or provide it to others. However, Natural Atlas does not disclose personally-identifying information other than as described below.
Natural Atlas discloses potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information only to those of its employees, contractors and affiliated organizations that (i) need to know that information in order to process it on Natural Atlas’s behalf or to provide services available on Natural Atlas’s websites and services, and (ii) that have agreed not to disclose it to others. Some of those employees, contractors and affiliated organizations may be located outside of your home country; by using Natural Atlas’s services, you consent to the transfer of such information to them. Natural Atlas will not rent or sell potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information to anyone. Other than to its employees, contractors and affiliated organizations, as described above, Natural Atlas discloses potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information only in response to a subpoena, court order or other governmental request, or when Natural Atlas believes in good faith that disclosure is reasonably necessary to protect the property or rights of Natural Atlas, third parties or the public at large. If you are a registered user of a Natural Atlas service and have supplied your email address, Natural Atlas may occasionally send you an email to tell you about new features, solicit your feedback, or just keep you up to date with what’s going on with Natural Atlas and our products. We primarily use our blog to communicate this type of information, so we expect to keep this type of email to a minimum. If you send us a request (for example via a support email or via one of our feedback mechanisms), we reserve the right to publish it in order to help us clarify or respond to your request or to help us support other users. Natural Atlas takes all measures reasonably necessary to protect against the unauthorized access, use, alteration or destruction of potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information.
If Natural Atlas, or substantially all of its assets, were acquired, or in the unlikely event that Natural Atlas goes out of business or enters bankruptcy, user information would be one of the assets that is transferred or acquired by a third party. You acknowledge that such transfers may occur, and that any acquirer of Natural Atlas may continue to use your personal information as set forth in this policy.