BlackOut Privacy Policy

This privacy policy has been compiled to better serve and inform those who are concerned about how their ‘Personally Identifiable Information’ (PII) is being used in BlackOut. Please read this privacy policy carefully to have a clear understanding of how we collect, use, protect or otherwise handle your Personally Identifiable Information in accordance with our mobile application(app).

What personal information do we collect from the users of our app?

When using our app in locked mode, the state of your phone is monitored(Ringing, Talking or Idle). This monitoring is used to determine when to temporarily lift the lock mode so an incoming call can be taken. We do not record any information about your calls.

When do we collect information?

As explained above no personally identifiable information is collected, we just use an Android Permission to monitor the call state of your phone(for example but not limited to: Ringing, Talking or Idle).

How do we use your information?

As explained above the call state of your phone is only used to decide if the lock mode in the app should be temporarily disabled.

Crash Reporting/Log Data

We also want to inform you that whenever you use our app, in cases of crashes and errors in the app we collect data and information(through third party services) on your phone. This data(log data) may include information such as your device’s Internet Protocol(“IP) address, device name, operating system/version, configuration of the app, the time and date of use and other statistics for bug reporting.

Third Party Disclosure

We do not sell, trade or otherwise transfer to outside parties your Personally Identifiable Information. However, non-personally identifiable visitor information may be provided to other parties for marketing, advertising, or other uses.

Information Disclosure

This app may collect app usage information. Individuals are not identified in the collected information. The collected information is stored, compiled, and analysed in a form that does not identify individuals, and it is used to improve app functionality, to develop services, to provide consulting services and statistical reports (including publishing of public report) and database services to third parties.

The following data is collected:

# Data
1 App Package Name
2 Install Date and Time
3 Uninstall Date and Time
4 App Size
5 App Launch Data
6 App Operation Log
7 CPU Usage Time
8 Data Transmission Volume
9 Locale (Country)
10 IP Address
11 OS Version
12 Device Manufacturer
13 Device Model
14 Communication Carrier
15 Advertisement ID
16 Gender
17 Birth Year

Contact Us

This privacy policy may change at any point without notice. If you have any questions regarding this privacy policy you may contact us using the information below: