last modified April 2017
What information we use and how we use it:
- Read phone status and identity
This permission allows our apps to recognize an incoming / outgoing call and to switch between the User System interface and call interface or announces / shows the caller name while someone is calling, you will identify it without looking to your smart phone.
- Read your text messages (SMS or MMS)
We do not save or upload your messages. We use this permission to read your text messages when you search messages in search bar or announce the sender name while someone is send you a message, you will identify it without looking to your smart phone.
- Take pictures and videos
This permission allows our apps to use your device’s camera to take photos / videos and turn ON/OFF Camera Flash or for editing pictures etc. We do not save or upload your photos/videos.
- Approximate location (network-based)
This permission allows our to identify and display your location on map or apps installed by anonymous surrounding users and to recommend popular apps based on users’ location. This information is untraceable.
- Read your contacts
hopespotapps does not save or upload your contacts. Permission to access contact information is used when you search contacts in hopespotapps search bar.
- Read calendar events plus confidential information
This information is used only in the hopespotapps to remind you of your latest calendar events. We do not save or upload any of your calendar information.
- Modify or delete the contents of your USB storage
This permission allows our apps to delete app data(image, text, audio etc..) stored on their SD card through the application you are using.
- Read the contents of your USB storage
This permission allows our apps to view app data(image, text, audio etc..) stored on their SD card as per Application requirement .
- Set an alarm
This permission allows users to access the device’s alarm through our apps clock widget for setting alarm through the application you installed.
- Find accounts on the devices
Hopespotapps does not recognize or save your account information for any programs. hopespotapps only detects whether users have a Google account linked with the device which helps us confirm the state of Google Service and provide users with appropriate application download and update methods mainly it is used to send feedback and other suggestions.
- Read Google service configuration
This information is used to acquire advertising ID. hopespotapps provide users with better advertising service by using such anonymous ID.
- Change network connectivity
This permission is used in hopespotapps settings and notification toolbar, in order to change/check network connectivity.
- Connect and disconnect from Wi-Fi
This permission is used in hopespotapps settings and notification toolbar in order to connect and disconnect from Wi-Fi.
- Full network access
This permission is used to access the device’s network for certain functions including receiving update notifications or accessing app classification labels.
- View network connections
This permission is used in hopespotapps settings and notification toolbar, in order to view network connections.
- View Wi-Fi connections
This permission is used in hopespotapps settings and notification toolbar, in order to view Wi-Fi connections.
- Access Bluetooth settings
This permission is used in hopespotapps settings, in order to turn on and off the Bluetooth.
- Pair with Bluetooth devices
This permission is used in hopespotapps settings, in order to pair with Bluetooth devices.
- Close other apps
This permission is used in hopespotapps Boost in order to turn off the back-end apps and make the phone run faster.
- Retrieve running apps
This permission is used in hopespotapps Boost in order to view the running apps.
- Run as startup
hopespotapps will run as startup to provide users with a launcher service.
- Draw over other apps
This permission allows the hopespotapps Free Swipe tab to be displayed as a floating window on other apps.
- Control vibration
This permission allows our apps to make the phone vibrate once after users set the device on vibrate, confirming the setting has been turned on.
- Adjust your wallpaper size
This permission allows users to crop hopespotapps wallpaper to the desired size.
- Set wallpaper
This permission allows users to set a selected hopespotapps image as their wallpaper.
- Read sync settings
This permission is used in hopespotapps power save mode, and allows hopespotapps to recognize whether sync settings are turned on or off.
- Toggle sync on and off
This permission is used in hopespotapps power save mode, and allows hopespotapps to synchronize with the user’s sync settings.
- Expand/collapse status bar
This permission is used for the gesture feature of hopespotapps User System to expand and collapse the status bar.
- Install shortcuts
This permission is used to install shortcuts on other launchers, so users can continue to use Hopespotapps related functions.
- Measure app storage space
This permission is used to acquire the amount of storage space used by an application.
- Modify system settings
This permission is used in hopespotapps settings, in order to switch or adjust ringtone, vibration and brightness level of the screen.
- Read Home settings and shortcuts
This permission is used to acquire the user’s Home settings and shortcuts, in order to maintain user preferences.
- Uninstall shortcuts
This permission allows hopespotapps to delete the shortcuts created by hopespotapps in other Android launchers.
Modify or delete the contents of your USB storage
Test access to protected storage
When user recommends friends to download hopespotapps by sharing to social network, we need to save an introduction picture to be shared on SD card. We won’t access other file on SD card.
- Device & app history
Retrieve running apps
We use this information to boost your Android phone effectively, clean your device’s RAM and make your phone speed up in depth.
Your information protection
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.
Your information sharing
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. 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 hopespotapps .
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