I. Applicable Scope
(I) Information You Provide Us
Personal information as provided by you to Meitu, including but not limited to photos, names, date of birth, and other personal information, and true identity authentication based on the mobile telephone number and the equivalent towards the registered user by Meitu under the principle of “backstage real name and foreground voluntariness” specified in the Application Program Information Service Management Regulation for Mobile Internet where you are required to register an account of Meitu.
(II) We may collect the following information.
1) Cookies and similar technologies. When Meitu requests an advertiser or other partner to deliver ads or offer services to your equipment, Meitu or the third party may apply cookies and similar technologies;
2) Equipment or software information, such as the configuration information provided by your mobile equipment, web browser or other programs used to access our services, your IP address and the version and IMEI of the mobile equipment used, operating system information and network information;
3) The contents created by the utilization of this service by users will be used to improve user experience and optimize related technologies and systems;.
4) Information (metadata) involving the contents that you share through our services, such as the date, time, place and others of shooting and sharing the photo or video.
(III) Functional Requirements
According to the product requirements, Meitu will activate your camera, access your photo album and save images, initiate sound recording and camera to carry out video recording and activate other relevant functions of your mobile equipment to ensure the normal use of the product.
III. How will we use user information?
Meitu collects user information to improve product performance and user experience. In order to achieve such an aim, Meitu will use the user information for the following purposes:
(I) To improve product functionality and upgrade user experience, thereby offering better services for the user;
(II) For identity verification, security control and customer services, so as to ensure the normal use and security of Meitu;
(III) To enable Meitu to better understand the interests of the user to help Meitu to respond to user’s individual demands;
(IV) Meitu may use the user’s personal information to prevent, find and investigate the practices of fraud, endangering of security, illegal actions or other conduct violating the agreement, policy or rules between the user and Meitu or its associated parties, so as to protect the legitimate rights and interests of Meitu or its associated parties;
(V) To enable the user to participate in the surveys of Meitu’s relevant products and services.
IV. Information Security Assurance
V. Information Disclosure and Use
(I) To comply with the provisions of laws, regulations and normative documents, or follow the requirements of government authority or juridical organ;
(II) To protect the safety of others’ person or property;
(III) To avoid or solve fraud, network security or major technical problems;
(IV) To maintain the legitimate rights and interests of Meitu.
VI. Special Exemptions
The user shall understand and agree that, in case of the occurrence of circumstances not due to the fault of Meitu, Meitu shall not be held liable for the disclosure of the user’s personal information and the damages caused thereby.
(I) Any personal information disclosed, lost, stolen or tampered with as a result of a hacker attack, computer virus invasion or outbreak, temporary shutdown due to government regulation or other force majeure events affecting the normal operation of network, etc.
(II) The personal information disclosed when linking to other websites or accepting services from third parties in the course of using the service provided by Meitu, resulting in any legal dispute or other consequence.