SHAREit Privacy Notice
Effective date: June 10, 2021
At SHAREit, we recognise that privacy is important. This Privacy Notice ("Notice") describes how Smart Media4U
Technology Pte. Ltd. ("Smart Media4U", "we", "our" or "us") collects, processes, and protects personal data
about you through the SHAREit App (the "App"), www.ushareit.com, and all other Smart Media4U websites and
applications (collectively, the "Services") that link to this Notice. This Notice also describes your rights in
relation to your personal data.
If you are using the Services in the United States, this Privacy Notice shall apply.
Smart Media4U is the controller of your personal data. If you have any questions about this Notice or how we use
your data, our details are provided in the "Contact Us" section below.
This Notice may be provided in more than one language. In the event of any conflict, where permitted under local
law, this English language version of the Notice shall prevail.
1. PERSONAL DATA THAT WE COLLECT
Personal data is information, or a combination of pieces of information that could reasonably allow you to be
identified. We collect personal data from a variety of sources, including from you directly (e.g., when you
contact us), information we generate about you in the course of our relationship with you, and information we
collect about you from other sources, including commercially available sources, such as public databases (where
permitted by law), and third-party services (such as third-party social media companies, advertising partners,
and analytics providers).
We may also collect certain personal data about you as required by law, or as a consequence of our contractual
relationship. Failure to provide this information may prevent or delay the fulfilment of these obligations. We
will inform you at the time when your information is collected whether certain data is compulsory and the
consequences of the failure to provide such data.
We may collect the following categories of personal data from and about you:
- Personal details (e.g., age range, gender, nickname, etc.);
- Contact details (e.g., phone number, email address);
- Authentication and identification information (e.g., user identification number, username,
- Transactional information (e.g., information relating to any of your requests, queries, or
- Information we collect automatically from you including internet or other electronic network
activity information, such as the data we receive when you interact with our app (e.g., your
search history, log data, or actions you take within the app) or information about your
device (e.g., your device version, operating system, system language and regions, and
identification number), and the information about the other apps you have installed;
- subject to requirements under applicable law, coarse geolocation data, such as location information we
about you (e.g., based on your IP address, Wi-Fi SSID, etc.); and
- Any information you include in your publicly visible app profile or which you or others make available to us
the public (e.g., your social media profile data if you use your social media account to log in to SHAREit,
comments on the videos publicly circulated on the app or feedback you leave).
2. HOW WE USE YOUR PERSONAL DATA AND THE BASIS ON WHICH WE USE IT
We may use your personal data for the following purposes:
identification and authentication: we use your personal data to
verify your identity and create a profile for you when you register with us, access and use
our Services, or otherwise engage with us, and to ensure the security of your personal data.
This is necessary to provide the requested service;
contractual obligations: we use your personal data to meet our contractual
you under our terms and conditions of use or to take steps at your request prior to entering into such
service operations: we process your personal data to provide the Services that you
request, such as to connect you with other users; We use the information about the other apps you have
to provide you with the App's core functionality, which is peer-to-peer transmission service;
service improvements: we analyse usage information, including site analytics, to
continually improve the user experience;
communications: communications may include providing information about changes to the
terms and conditions, updates regarding our Services, or responses to questions you pose;
advertising and marketing: we may use your personal data to build a
profile about you, to understand your preferences, and to help determine which marketing
materials (for example, region- or sector-focused) would be of interest to you. Where
required by law, we will obtain your consent before sending such marketing materials;
exercising our rights: we may use your personal data to exercise our legal rights
it is necessary to do so, for example to detect, prevent, and respond to intellectual property infringement
claims or violations of law;
complying with our obligations: we may process your personal data to carry out fraud
prevention checks or comply with other legal or regulatory requirements, when required by law;
customising your experience: we may use your personal data to improve your experience
the Services, such as by providing interactive or personalised elements on the Services and providing you
content based on your interests.
We must have a legal basis to process your personal data, as specified under applicable laws. In most cases the
legal basis will be one of the following:
- as consented by you in respect of this Notice;
- to fulfil our contractual obligations to you, for example to provide the services you
- to comply with our legal obligations, for example to obtain proof of your identity to enable
us to meet our fraud prevention and anti-money laundering obligations;
- where permitted under applicable laws, to meet our legitimate interests, for example:
- to understand how you use our services and to enable us to derive knowledge that
enables us to develop new services;
- to carry out data analysis to ensure the stability and security of our Services and
prevent crime, fraud and misuse of our Services;
- to provide non-personalised advertising, which keeps most of our services free; and
- to improve user experience.
When we process personal data to meet our legitimate interests, we put in place robust safeguards to
your privacy is protected;
- we may obtain your separate consent to collect and use certain types of personal data when
we are required to do so by law (for example, in relation to our direct marketing
activities). If we ask for your consent to process your personal data, you may withdraw your
consent at any time by contacting us using the details at the end of this Notice; and
- as otherwise may be permitted under applicable laws.
3. HOW AND WHEN WE SHARE YOUR PERSONAL DATA
We may share your personal data as follows:
- With our service providers and other third parties that perform marketing services and
support our other business operations. For example, we may partner with companies to send
marketing messages, support email and messaging services, and analyse information. These
service providers may include cloud service provider, advertising agencies and fraud
prevention agencies which will use your personal data only in the ways described in this
- With advertisers and third-party measurement companies to show how many users of the App have clicked on
- With our affiliate companies, joint venture partners, and other partners or collaborators for the purposes
processing, analysing, or storing your information or otherwise as needed to provide the Services to you or
achieve other purposes for which we collect information, in each case, consistent with the terms of this
- With law enforcement agencies, courts, other government authorities (whether in your jurisdiction or abroad)
other third parties where we or any of our affiliates believe it's necessary to comply with a legal or
regulatory obligation, or otherwise to protect our rights or the rights of any third party.
- With potential transaction partners, service providers, advisors, and other third parties in connection with
consideration, negotiation, or completion of a corporate transaction in which we are acquired by or merged
another company or we sell or transfer all or a portion of our assets or business. Should such a sale or
transfer occur, we will use reasonable efforts to obligate the entity to which we transfer your personal
use it in a manner consistent with this Notice.
4. INTERNATIONAL DATA PROCESSING & TRANSFER
Where permitted under applicable laws, your personal data may be transferred to, stored, and processed outside of
your jurisdiction, including, if you are an EU or UK-based user of the Services, in a country that is not
regarded as ensuring an adequate level of protection for personal data under European Union law / by the
European Commission or under UK law / by the UK Government, including the United States and Singapore.
We have put in place appropriate safeguards (such as contractual commitments) in accordance with applicable legal
requirements to provide adequate protection for your personal data. For more information on the appropriate
safeguards in place, and to obtain a copy of such safeguards, please contact us at the contact information
5. DATA SECURITY AND RETENTION
We implement technical and organisational measures to ensure a level of security appropriate to the risk to the
personal data we process. These measures are aimed at ensuring the ongoing integrity and confidentiality of
personal data. We evaluate these measures on a regular basis to ensure the security of the processing.
We retain your personal data for as long as we have a relationship with you. After our relationship has ended, we
retain your information as long as required by law. We may also retain records to investigate or defend against
potential legal claims, deal with any complaints or official enquiries or investigations regarding the Services,
or maintain business records for analysis and/or audit purposes.
6. YOUR RIGHTS OVER YOUR PERSONAL DATA
You have certain rights regarding the personal data we hold about you, subject to local law. These may include
the following rights:
access – request a copy of your data and information relating to how
it is processed;
rectify – request any inaccuracies in the data we hold about you be corrected;
erase – request that we erase your data from our records;
restrict – request that your data is no longer processed by us to the full extent set
in this Notice;
object – object to certain ways that we process your data;
transfer – request that your data be shared with a third party;
withdraw your consent – where we are relying on your consent to process your data,
you can withdraw your consent at any time; and
lodge a complaint – you may be entitled to lodge a complaint with your local data
We also encourage you to contact us to update or correct your information if it changes or if the personal data
we hold about you is inaccurate. Please note that we may require additional information from you in order to
honour your requests.
If you would like to discuss or exercise any rights you may have under law, please contact us at the contact
7. CHILDREN'S INFORMATION
The Services are not directed to children, and we do not knowingly collect any personal data from children under
the age of 13 (or such legally required age of consent as defined under applicable laws) or knowingly allow such
person to register on our Services. In the event that we are notified that we have collect personal data from a
child of or under the age of 13 (or such legally required age of consent as defined under applicable laws)
without parental consent, we will suspend the account and delete relevant information as quickly as possible. If
you believe that we might have any information from a child of or under 13 (or such legally required age of
consent as defined under applicable laws), please contact us at the contact details provided below.
8. CONTACT US
Smart Media4U is the controller responsible for the personal data SHAREit collects and
processes. If you have questions or concerns regarding the way in which your personal data has been used or
would like to exercise any right, please contact us at: email@example.com.
We are committed to working with you to obtain a fair resolution of any complaint or concern about privacy. If,
however, you believe that we have not been able to assist with your complaint or concern, you may have the right
to make a complaint to the data protection authority of your country of residence.
9. CHANGES TO THE NOTICE
You may request a copy of this Notice from us using the contact details set out above. We may modify or update
this Notice from time to time.
If we change this Notice, we will notify you of the changes. Where changes to this Notice will have a fundamental
impact on the nature of the processing or otherwise have a substantial impact on you, we will give you
sufficient advance notice so that you have the opportunity to exercise your rights (e.g. to object to the
processing) or to terminate your use of the Services.
10. Indonesia-Specific Terms
If you are using our Services in Indonesia, the following additional terms shall apply. In the event of any
conflict between the following additional terms and the provisions of the main body of this Notice, the
following terms shall prevail.
Minimum age. The Services are only intended for users of more than 14 years old
(including) in Indonesia.
Age, Parental and Guardian Consent. By using the Services, you represent that
you are at least 21 years of age or married or not under guardianship. If you are below 21 years old and you
are not married, or under guardianship, you represent and warrant that you have obtained consent from your
parent or legal guardian to use the Services. If you do not obtain consent from your parent or legal
guardian, or your parent or guardian is not willing to give their consent, you must cease using the