Privacy Notice

YouRoam Inc. (DBA “YouRoam” and  “YouRoam App”) recognizes that its customers, visitors and users, want to know what’s up with privacy. YouRoam provides this Privacy Policy to help you make an informed decision about whether to use or continue using the YouRoam Site, YouRoam Software and/or the YouRoam Service. If you do not agree to our practices, please do not use the YouRoam Site, YouRoam Software or YouRoam Service.
This Privacy Policy is incorporated into and is subject to the YouRoam Terms of Service. Your use of the YouRoam Site, YouRoam Software and the YouRoam Service and any personal information you provide on the YouRoam Site or YouRoam Service remains subject to the terms of this Privacy Policy and our Terms of Service.
Please note that any Status Submissions or other content posted at the direction or discretion of users of the YouRoam Service becomes published content and is not considered personally identifiable information subject to this Privacy Policy.
What Does This Privacy Policy Cover?
This Privacy Policy is part of YouRoam’s Terms of Service and covers the treatment of user information, including personally identifying information, obtained by YouRoam, including information obtained when you access the YouRoam’s Site, use the YouRoam Service or any other software provided by YouRoam.
This Privacy Policy does not apply to the practices of companies that YouRoam does not own or control, or to individuals whom YouRoam does not employ or manage, including any of the third parties to which YouRoam may disclose user information as set forth in this Privacy Policy.
The Information YouRoam Collects:
YouRoam may obtain the following types of information from or concerning you or your mobile phone device, which may include information that can be used to identify you as specified below (“Personally Identifying Information”):
User Provided Information: You provide certain Personally Identifiable Information, such as your mobile phone number, push notification name (if applicable), billing information (if applicable) and mobile device information to YouRoam when choosing to participate in various uses of the YouRoam Service, such as registering as a user, updating your status or requesting status for your contacts. In order to provide the YouRoam Service, YouRoam will periodically access your address book or contact list on your mobile phone to locate the mobile phone numbers of other YouRoam users (“in-network” numbers), or otherwise categorize other mobile phone numbers as “out-network” numbers.

When you install the YouRoam App or register on the YouRoam Website, you will be asked to provide us with your phone number and email (email is not mandatory) and allow us access to your mobile device’s address book.

A copy of the phone numbers and names in your address book (but not emails, notes or any other Personal Information in your address book) will be stored on our servers and will only be used to:
(a) notify you when your contacts become active on YouRoam.
(b) indicate which of your contacts is already a YouRoam user,
(c) correctly display the name of each contact as it appears in your address book when a call is received.

(d) sync your contacts with YouRoam running on Android, Tablets, iPads and iPhones

The copy of your address book (names and phones) is stored on a live database. This database does not have a “historical backup”.
Cookies Information: When you visit the YouRoam Site, we may send one or more cookies – a small text file containing a string of alphanumeric characters – to your computer that uniquely identifies your browser. YouRoam uses both session cookies and persistent cookies. A persistent cookie remains after you close your browser. Persistent cookies may be used by your browser on subsequent visits to the site. Persistent cookies can be removed by following your web browser help file directions. A session cookie is temporary and disappears after you close your browser. You can reset your web browser to refuse all cookies or to indicate when a cookie is being sent. However, the YouRoam Site may not function properly if the ability to accept cookies is disabled.
Log File Information: When you use the YouRoam Site, our servers automatically record certain information that your web or mobile browser sends whenever you visit any website. These server logs may include information such as your web request, Internet Protocol (“IP”) address, browser type, browser language, referring / exit pages and URLs, platform type, number of clicks, domain names, landing pages, pages viewed and the order of those pages, the amount of time spent on particular pages, the date and time of your request, one or more cookies that may uniquely identify your browser, your phone number, phone number you are requesting the status of and various status information. When you use the YouRoam Service, our servers log certain general information that our application sends whenever a message is sent or received, or if you update or request any status information, including time and date stamps and the mobile phone numbers the messages were sent from and to.
Call Location, Call Duration and Call Log: We collect location data to help users remember to forward their phone into YouRoam when they travel and to remove the YouRoam service when they return. In order to abide by FCC, USF and other foreign regulatory policies for an international calling service, we must show calls made to the PSTN (Public Telephone System) are being made from users in countries outside the USA. We also track call duration to provide you with a call log of missed calls even when your phone was off or out of data service. Users may voluntarily share their location with other users via the YouRoam Messaging Service. We also keep track of missed calls and voicemails and store them in our server so our users can see their call log and voicemails for a set number of days. Periodically we will delete the old call data and voicemail data from our server.

The Information YouRoam Does Not Collect
The YouRoam mobile application will associate whatever name the YouRoam user has assigned to the mobile telephone number in his/her mobile address book or contact list — and this occurs dynamically on the mobile device itself and not on YouRoam’s servers and is not transmitted to YouRoam. This means that if you have your friend’s mobile phone number associated with the name “Bob” in your mobile address book, that’s the name that will appear for that mobile phone number in your YouRoam contact list. The contents of messages that have been delivered by the YouRoam Service are not copied, kept or archived by YouRoam in the normal course of business. The YouRoam Service uses data service through a user’s phone (either via cell network or wifi). Users type their messages or make calls, which are sent via data service to our servers, and routed to the intended recipient. If the recipient is not online, the undelivered message is held in YouRoam’s server until it can be delivered. If the message is undelivered for a specific time, the undelivered message is deleted from our servers. Once a message has been delivered, it no longer resides on our servers. The contents of any delivered messages are not kept or retained by YouRoam — the only records of the content of any delivered messages reside directly on the sender’s and recipient’s mobile devices (and which may be deleted at the user’s option). Notwithstanding the above, YouRoam may retain date and time stamp information associated with successfully delivered messages and the mobile phone numbers involved in the messages, as well as any other information which YouRoam is legally compelled to collect. Files that are sent through the YouRoam Service will reside on our servers after delivery for a short period of time, but are deleted and stripped of any identifiable information within a short period of time in accordance with our general retention policies.
The Way YouRoam Uses Information
If you submit Personally Identifiable Information to us through the YouRoam Site, or YouRoam Service, then we use your personal information to operate, maintain, and provide to you the features and functionality of the YouRoam Site and YouRoam Service. In particular, your mobile phone number is essential to your use of the YouRoam Service and will be retained. Any billing information that may be collected from you will be deleted thirty (30) days after the termination of your account with YouRoam. Any Personally Identifiable Information or status content that you voluntarily disclose on the YouRoam Service becomes publicly available and may be collected and used by other users of the YouRoam Service. Your name (as it is saved in other user’s mobile phone address book or contact list) may be displayed to other users through the YouRoam Service and other users may contact you through the YouRoam Service. We do not use your mobile phone number or other Personally Identifiable Information to send commercial or marketing messages without your consent or except as part of a specific program or feature for which you will have the ability to opt-in or opt-out. We may, however, use your mobile phone number (or email address, if provided) without further consent for non-marketing or administrative purposes (such as notifying you of major YouRoam Site or YouRoam Service changes or for customer service purposes). We may use both your Personally Identifiable Information and certain non-personally-identifiable information (such as anonymous user usage data, cookies, IP addresses, browser type, clickstream data, etc.) to improve the quality and design of the YouRoam Site and YouRoam Service and to create new features, promotions, functionality, and services by storing, tracking, and analyzing user preferences and trends. Hopefully we improve the YouRoam Site and Service and don’t make it suck worse. We may use cookies and log file information to: (a) remember information so that you will not have to re-enter it during your visit or the next time you use the YouRoam Service or YouRoam Site; (b) provide custom, personalized content and information; (c) monitor individual and aggregate metrics such as total number of visitors, pages viewed, etc.; and (d) track your entries, submissions, views and such.
When YouRoam Discloses Information
Other users of the YouRoam Service may see your Status Submissions in a way that is consistent with the use of the YouRoam Service. If another user has your mobile phone number stored in their mobile phone address book or contact list, they will be able see if you are online or offline. Online/Offline is available and displayed to each user who has your mobile phone number in their mobile phone address book or contact book.
We do not sell or share your Personally Identifiable Information (such as mobile phone number) with other third-party companies for their commercial or marketing use without your consent or except as part of a specific program or feature for which you will have the ability to opt-in or opt-out. We may share your Personally Identifiable Information with third party service providers to the extent that it is reasonably necessary to perform, improve or maintain the YouRoam Service. We may share non-personally-identifiable information (such as anonymous User usage data, referring / exit pages and URLs, platform types, asset views, number of clicks, etc.) with interested third-parties to assist them in understanding the usage patterns for certain content, services, advertisements, promotions, and/or functionality on the YouRoam Site. We may collect and release Personally Identifiable Information and/or non-personally-identifiable information if required to do so by law, or in the good-faith belief that such action is necessary to comply with state and federal laws (such as U.S. Copyright Law), international law or respond to a court order, subpoena, or search warrant or equivalent, or where in our reasonable belief, an individual’s physical safety may be at risk or threatened. YouRoam also reserves the right to disclose Personally Identifiable Information and/or non-personally-identifiable information that YouRoam believes, in good faith, is appropriate or necessary to enforce our Terms of Service, take precautions against liability, to investigate and defend itself against any third-party claims or allegations, to assist government enforcement agencies, to protect the security or integrity of the YouRoam Site or our servers, and to protect the rights, property, or personal safety of YouRoam, our users or others.
Your Choices
You may, of course, decline to submit Personally Identifiable Information through the YouRoam Site or the YouRoam Service, in which case YouRoam may not be able to provide certain services to you. If you do not agree with our Privacy Policy or Terms of Service, please delete your account, uninstall the YouRoam mobile application and discontinue use of the YouRoam Service; your continued usage of the YouRoam Service will signify your assent to and acceptance of our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service. To protect your privacy and security, we take reasonable steps (such as SMS authentication in certain cases) to verify your identity before registering your mobile phone number and granting you access to the YouRoam Service. Please contact YouRoam via email to support at or available web forms with any questions or comments about this Privacy Policy, your personal information, your consent, or your opt-in or opt-out choices.
Third-party Advertisers, Links to Other Sites
We do not have advertisements. YouRoam is currently ad-free and we hope to keep it that way forever. We have no intention to introduce advertisement into the product, but if we ever do, will update this section.
Our Commitment To Data Security
YouRoam uses commercially reasonable physical, managerial, and technical safeguards to preserve the integrity and security of your personal information. We cannot, however, ensure or warrant the security of any information you transmit to YouRoam and you do so at your own risk. Using unsecured wifi or other unprotected networks to submit messages or make calls through the YouRoam Service is never recommended. Once we receive your transmission of information, YouRoam makes commercially reasonable efforts to ensure the security of our systems. However, please note that this is not a guarantee that such information may not be accessed, disclosed, altered, or destroyed by breach of any of our physical, technical, or managerial safeguards. If YouRoam learns of a security systems breach, then we may attempt to notify you electronically so that you can take appropriate protective steps. YouRoam may post a notice on the YouRoam Site or through the YouRoam Service if a security breach occurs.
Our Commitment To Children’s’ Privacy
Protecting the privacy of young children is especially important. For that reason, YouRoam does not knowingly collect or maintain Personally Identifiable Information or non-personally-identifiable information on the YouRoam Site or YouRoam Service from persons under 16 years of age, and no part of the YouRoam Service is directed to or intended to be used by persons under 16. If you are under 16 years of age, then please do not use the YouRoam Service or access the YouRoam Site at any time or in any manner. If YouRoam learns that Personally Identifiable Information of persons under 16 years of age has been collected on the YouRoam Site or YouRoam Service, then YouRoam may deactivate the account and/or make the status submissions inaccessible.
Special Note to International Users
The YouRoam Site and Service are hosted in the United States and are intended for and directed to users in the United States. If you are a user accessing the YouRoam Site and Service from the European Union, Asia, or any other region with laws or regulations governing personal data collection, use, and disclosure, that differ from United States laws, please be advised that through your continued use of the YouRoam Site and Service, which are governed by Florida law, this Privacy Policy, and our Terms of Service, you are transferring your personal information to the United States and you expressly consent to that transfer and consent to be governed by Florida law for these purposes.
In the Event of Merger, Sale, or Bankruptcy
In the event that YouRoam is acquired by or merged with a third party entity, we reserve the right to transfer or assign the information we have collected from our users as part of such merger, acquisition, sale, or other change of control. In the (hopefully) unlikely event of our bankruptcy, insolvency, reorganization, receivership, or assignment for the benefit of creditors, or the application of laws or equitable principles affecting creditors’ rights generally, we may not be able to control how your personal information is treated, transferred, or used.
Changes and updates to this Privacy Notice
This Privacy Policy may be revised periodically and this will be reflected by the “effective date” below. Please revisit this page to stay aware of any changes. Your continued use of the YouRoam Site and YouRoam Service constitutes your agreement to this Privacy Policy and any amendments.
Effective Date 1/5/2014

Amended on 12/3/2015