Privacy Policy for sp0n Citizen Service
Last Updated: December 2, 2016

Welcome to Citizen! Your privacy is important to us. sp0n, Inc. (“sp0n”, “we”, “us”, or “our”) has prepared this Privacy Policy to describe our practices regarding Personal Information (as defined below) we collect regarding users of the Citizen mobile application (by whatever name such service(s) may be known) (“App”) and related services offered by sp0n (“Services”). By installing, using, or otherwise accessing the App and/or our other related Services, you agree to this Privacy Policy. If you do not agree to this Privacy Policy, please do not install, use or otherwise access the App or our other related Services.

A Note to Users Regarding Geographic Territories

Among other functions, the Service is designed to provide real-time (or near real-time) notifications of incidents occurring within a certain radius of a user’s then-current physical location. Users located outside of such radius will not receive such notifications and the Service may not be functional for users physically located outside areas where the Service provides such notifications.

If you are a non-United States user of the App or Services, by using the App, Services and/or providing us with information, you acknowledge and agree that your Personal Information may be processed for the purposes identified in the Privacy Policy. In addition, your Personal Information may be processed in the country in which it was collected and in other countries, including the United States, where laws regarding processing of Personal Information may be less stringent than the laws in your country. By providing your information, you consent to such transfer.

Anonymous Information” means information that is not associated with or linked to your Personal Information; Anonymous Information does not, by itself, permit the identification of individual persons. We collect Personal Information and Anonymous Information, as described below.

Personal Information” means information that allows someone to identify or contact you, including, for example, your name, address, telephone number, email address, as well as any other non-public information about you that is associated with or linked to any of the foregoing information.


Our Services and App are not directed to children and children are not eligible to use our Services or the App.  Protecting the privacy of children is very important to us. We do not collect or maintain Personal Information from people we actually know are under 13 years of age, and no part of our App or Services is designed to attract people under 13 years of age. If we later learn that a user is under 13 years of age, we will take steps to remove that user’s Personal Information from our databases and to prevent the user from utilizing the App and the Services.

How We Collect Information

Information You Choose to Give Us

In general, the Personal Information we gather enables us to provide the Services to you and helps us learn more about the use of the App and/or Services. We collect Personal Information (such as your mobile telephone number) that you submit to us voluntarily at registration and in the course of your use of the App and/or Services. To use certain aspects of our Services, we may require you to create an “Account,” which may require you to provide additional information to us. You can choose whether to provide such additional information. If you elect not to provide such requested information, this may limit the features of the App and/or Services you are able to use.

When you communicate with us by sending us messages, we will collect and store any information that is contained in your communications with us.

Information We Automatically Collect When You Use Our Services

When you use our Services, we collect Anonymous Information about your use of the Services.

Disclosure – Analytics

We may also use third-party tracking services to help us analyze how users use the App and Services. These services collect only the unique device identifier assigned to your mobile device, rather than your name or other personally identifying information, and use it to collect information such as how often users open the App and what features they use in the App. We only use this information to improve our App and Services. We do not combine this information with your Personal Information and we do not associate you in any way with your device identifier.

How We Use Information

Personal Information

We will use your Personal Information to:

We may also use your Personal Information to create Anonymous Information records by excluding information that makes the information personally identifiable to you.

Anonymous Information

We use Anonymous Information we collect to analyze trends, administer and improve the Services, track users’ movements in the App, gather demographic information about our user base as a whole, and better tailor our Services to our users’ needs. For example, some of the Log Files may be collected so that when you use the App again, it will recognize you and the information could then be used to serve advertisements and other information appropriate to your interests.

How We Disclose Information

sp0n is a content creation and distribution platform. When you upload content through the App, including videos, that content may become public. This includes the metadata provided with such content, including when and where the content was recorded. We may enable functionality to allow your videos to be anonymous, but you will still be responsible for such videos.

We may also disclose certain Personal Information:

We reserve the right to disclose Anonymous Information publicly without restriction.


If you provide feedback to us, we may use and disclose such feedback in accordance with the terms in our Terms of Use, provided we do not associate such feedback with your Personal Information. We will collect any information contained in such feedback and will treat the Personal Information in it in accordance with this Privacy Policy, provided that we may contact you in regards to such feedback.

Controlling Your Information

You can review and/or change certain of your Personal Information by logging into the App and accessing your Account. You authorize us to use and disclose any new or modified information that you provide in accordance with this Privacy Policy, and you agree that we are under no obligation to delete or modify information that you have previously chosen to provide us.

Upon your request, we will close your Account and purge all related information as soon as practicable, in accordance with applicable law. Any content you provided prior to closing your Account will remain on the App and in the Services. We may also retain your Personal Information to comply with laws, prevent fraud, resolve disputes, troubleshoot problems, assist with any investigations, enforce our Terms of Use, and take other actions otherwise permitted by law.

Information Disclosed to Third Parties

This Privacy Policy addresses only our use and disclosure of information we collect from and/or about you on the App and Services. If you disclose information to others, or authorize us to do the same under this Privacy Policy, the use and disclosure restrictions contained in this Privacy Policy will not apply to any third party. We do not control the privacy policies of third parties, and you are subject to the privacy policies of those third parties where applicable.

The App may contain content or links to other services that are not owned or controlled by us. We have no control over, do not review and are not responsible for the privacy policies of or content displayed on such other services. When you click on such a link, you will leave our App and/or Services and go to a third-party platform. During this process, another entity may collect information from you. Please review the privacy policy of any new platform you visit.

Changes to this Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy may be updated from time to time for any reason. We will notify you of any changes to our Privacy Policy by posting the new Privacy Policy here and we will change the “Last Updated” date above. You should consult this Privacy Policy regularly for any changes.