You need a ShowNearby Account to use ShowNearby. ShowNearby asks for some personal information when you create a ShowNearby Account, including your email address and a password, which is used to protect your account from unauthorized access. ShowNearby will never read your password. In the event of a lost password, we will send you a link to reset password to the email address of your account.
As a ShowNearby user, you can create a profile that includes personal information, such as your gender, age, occupation, hobbies, and interests, plus other content, such as photos, videos and audios, etc. This information may be accessed and viewed by other ShowNearby users, depending on your privacy settings. If you find certain privacy settings missing or should be enhanced, please do not hesitate to contact us.
When you invite new users into your network or send messages through ShowNearby, we collect and maintain information associated with those messages, including email addresses and content.
When you send and receive SMS messages to or from the ShowNearby website, we collect and maintain information associated with those messages, such as the phone number, the wireless carrier associated with the phone number, the content of the message, and the date and time of the transaction.
ShowNearby maintains and processes your personal information in order to provide your ShowNearby account and access. Your profile information is displayed according to the preferences you set in your account.
When you transit information through ShowNearby, your name and mail address may be identified in the message. We also use your name and email address to notify you of new members, messages, or other information, such as invitations to join friends’ networks, etc.
When you send and receive SMS messages to or from the ShowNearby website, we use the data we collect to operate, develop and improve our services. Our third party providers also may collect data about your SMS usage in order to provide the service. In addition, your wireless carrier collects data about your SMS usage. Their practices are governed by their own privacy policies.
If you invite another person to join ShowNearby, we use the name and email address you provide us to contact that person and, if necessary, remind that person that he or she has been invited to join ShowNearby. All invitees are given the option not to receive further invitations from ShowNearby.