Privacy Policy

Last Updated:July 6, 2015

HOLA Launcher ((“SERVICE” , “HOLA LAUNCHER”, “HOLAVERSE”, “HOLAVERSE GROUP”, “HOLA”, “we”, “us”, “our”), collects information from you in order to provide better service and user experience to you. Your privacy is important to us and always has been, and this Privacy Policy explains how we collect, use, and protect the information.

What Information we collect and how we use your information

We collect various types of information in connection with the Service, including:

1. Device & app history

Retrieve running apps
We use this information to improve the basic quality of the HOLA Launcher to ensure that it is fast, stable in user’s phone. For example, you tap HOLA Boost to clean your device's RAM.

2. Identity

Find accounts on the device
We do not recognize and save your account. We only detect whether you have a Google account in the phone. This helps us to confirm the state of Google Service and provide users with appropriate application update methods.

3. Contacts

Read your contacts
We do not save or upload your contacts. We just use this permission to read your contacts when you initiate contact searching, and display possible results.

4. SMS

Read your text messages (SMS and MMS)
We do not save or upload your messages. We just use this permission to read your messages when you initiate message searching, and display possible results.

5. Location

Approximate location (network-based)
We do not locate your detailed location information. The only purpose using this permission is to display apps that surrounding users installed anonymously, and recommend popular apps based on current location in HOLA Radar. This information can’t be traced back.

6. Camera

Take pictures and videos
Hola Shine tools is a popular feature in HOLA. We developed it by controlling the camera flash lamp of phone. This requires the camera permission. HOLA do not take photos and videos by itself.

7. Photos ⁄ Media ⁄ Files

Modify or delete the contents of your USB storage
Test access to protected storage
We use this permission to launch the apps installed in the SD card and store the wallpaper. They are basic features for an android launcher app.

8. Wi-Fi connection information

View Wi-Fi connections
We use this permission to control Wi-Fi switch. So you can be easy to turn on and off the WLAN.

9. Device ID & call information

Read phone status and identity
We use this information to evaluate the effects of our various promotion methods and improve our service. E.g. determine which language should be supported in HOLA Launcher.

10. Calendar

Read calendar events plus confidential information
We use the first half of this permission to read your calendar events so that we can display and remind you of your coming events on the wind chime widget. The second half? No, we never read your confidential information without your consent.

11. Others

device information

(such as hardware model, operating system version)

Log information

(such as crashes event)

adjust your wallpaper size

read Home settings and shortcuts

choose widgets

modify battery statistics

control vibration

measure app storage space

full network access

run at startup

connect and disconnect from Wi-Fi

change network connectivity

modify system settings

view network connections

access Bluetooth settings

pair with Bluetooth devices

draw over other apps

set wallpaper

close other apps

expand/collapse status bar

set an alarm

install shortcuts

uninstall shortcuts

read sync settings

toggle sync on and off

read Google service configuration

We use these permissions to provide many useful features:

Quick setting, such as Bluetooth, brightness, volume, vibration, mobile data, Wi-Fi;

Power saving: as above;

Enable user to use widget;

Scheduled task;

Enable user to change wallpaper;

Display operation instruction;

How we protect your information

We have implemented commercially reasonable technical and organizational measures to protect your personal information from accidental loss and from loss, misuse and unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration and destruction. However, please note that although we take reasonable measures to protect your information, no app, website, Internet transmission, computer system or wireless connection is completely secure.

How we share your information

We may retain third parties to perform services on our behalf and we may collaborate with third parties with respect to particular products or services, these third parties may be provided with access to the information needed to perform their functions, as long as they agree to keep the information confidential. And We reserve the right to disclose your information as required by law, when we believe disclosure is necessary to comply with a regulatory requirement, judicial proceeding, court order, or legal process served on us, or to protect the safety, rights, or property of our users, the public or HOLA.

We may upload your phone's IMEI and Andrews ID to the advertising platform, which has been MD5 or SHAI encrypted before uploading.Meanwhile,we have the right to ask the partner to protect the above information.

Children's Privacy

We are committed to protecting the privacy of children. We do not knowingly collect personal information from children under the age of 13.

Changes to the Privacy Policy

HOLA may, in its sole discretion, change this Privacy Policy from time to time, any and all changes will be reflected here and the date new versions are posted will be stated at the top of this Privacy Policy, so please review it periodically.

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