HUAMI AMAZFIT WATCH APP AND PRODUCT 

PRIVACY POLICY

Effective May 24, 2018: Please take a moment to familiarize yourself with our new privacy policy and let us know if you have any questions.

PURPOSE

We have updated the Privacy Policy to provide details on how we manage your personal information for products and services provided by Anhui Huami Information Technology Co., Ltd. ("HUAMI", "we", "our" or "us").This Privacy Policy also applies to personal information that is processed by us in the course of our business, including on our websites and mobile applications,  blogs, services, products (such as the Amazfit Watch App and its bundled devices like Amazfit Pace watch, software and services), and other online or offline offerings unless otherwise indicated. All individuals whose responsibilities include the processing of personal information on behalf of HUAMI are expected to protect that data by adherence to this Privacy Policy. This Privacy Policy is intended to meet requirements globally, including those in North America, Europe, APAC, and other jurisdictions.

OUR COMMITMENT TO YOU

The Privacy Policy is designed with you in mind, and it is important that you have a comprehensive understanding of and confidence in our personal information collection and usage practices of any personal information provided to HUAMI.

In this Privacy Policy, "personal information" means any information relating to an identified or identifiable natural person.Such personal information may include, but is not limited to the information you provide to us or upload and information we obtain through your devices as described below.

We are committed to protecting the privacy, confidentiality and security of your personal information by complying with applicable laws. We are equally committed to ensuring that all our employees and agents uphold these obligations.

Ultimately, what we want is the best for all our users. Should you have any concerns with our data handling practice as summarized in this Privacy Policy, please contact privacy@huami.com. If your questions are not adequately addressed, you may then contact our Data Protection Officer at DPO@huami.com to address your specific concerns. 

TRANSPARENCY/NOTICE: WHAT INFORMATION IS COLLECTED AND HOW WE CAN USE IT

The types of personal information we may collect (directly from you or from third party sources) and our privacy practices depend on the nature of the relationship you have with us and the requirements of applicable law. Some of the ways that we may collect personal information include:



We endeavor to collect only that information which is relevant for the purposes of processing. 

TYPES OF INFORMATION COLLECTED

HOW THE PERSONAL INFORMATION IS USED

We acquire, hold, use and process personal information for a variety of business purposes including for providing services and / or products to you, to respond to information requested and to fulfill legal compliance on our part under applicable laws. We may also process and disclose personal information to our affiliated companies (which are in the communications, social media, technology and cloud businesses) and to Third Party Service Providers for the purposes stated in this Privacy Policy.

DIRECT MARKETING

We may use your name, phone number, and email address, Mi Account ID to provide marketing materials to you relating to goods and services of HUAMI companies and our business partners which offer network, mobile applications and cloud products and services. We will only so use your personal data after we obtain your prior explicit consent and involve a clear affirmative action or indication of no objection in accordance with local data protection laws, which may require separate explicit consent. You have the right to opt out of our proposed use of your personal data for direct marketing. If you no longer wish to receive certain types of email communications you may opt-out by following the unsubscribe link located at the bottom of each communication or sending email to privacy@huami.com. We will not transfer your personal data to our business partners for use by our business partners in direct marketing.

COOKIES AND OTHER TECHNOLOGIES

We, as well as our Third Party Service Providers that provide content, advertising, or other functionality on our Services, may use cookies, pixel tags, local storage, and other technologies (“Technologies”) to automatically collect information through the Services. We use Technologies that are essentially small data files placed on your computer, tablet, mobile phone, or other devices (referred to collectively as a "device") that allow us to record certain pieces of information whenever you visit or interact with our websites, services, applications, messaging, and tools, and to recognize you across devices.

 Our uses of such Technologies fall into the following general categories:

If you would like to opt out of the Technologies we employ on our websites, services, applications, or tools, you may do so by blocking, deleting, or disabling them as your browser or device permits. 

THIRD PARTY WEBSITES, SOCIAL MEDIA PLATFORMS AND SOFTWARE DEVELOPMENT KITS

Our website may contain links to other websites and other websites may reference or link to our website, products or other services. These other domains and websites are not controlled by us, and we does not endorse or make any representations about third-party websites or social media platforms.We may use third party APIs and/or software development kits (“SDKs”) as part of the functionality of our products and services. APIs and SDKs may allow third parties (including advertisers) to collect your personal information to provide services and content that is more relevant to you.

We encourage you to read the privacy policies of each and every website and application with which you interact. We do not endorse, screen or approve and are not responsible for the privacy practices or content of such other websites or applications. Visiting these other websites or applications is at your own risk.

Our services may include publicly accessible blogs, community forums, or private messaging features. The website and our other services may also contain links and interactive features with various social media platforms (e.g., widgets). If you already use these platforms, their cookies may be set on your device when using our website or other services. You should be aware that personal information which you voluntarily include and transmit online in a publicly accessible blog, chat room, social media platform or otherwise online, or that you share in an open forum may be viewed and used by others without any restrictions. We are unable to control such uses of your information when interacting with a social media platform, and by using such services you assume the risk that the personal information provided by you may be viewed and used by third parties for any number of purposes.

HOW WE SHARE YOUR INFORMATION

We may disclose your personal information on occasion to third parties (as described below) in order to provide the products or services that you have requested.

Disclosure may be made to Third Party Service Providers and affiliated companies listed in this section below. In each case described in this section, you can be assured that HUAMI will only share your personal information in accordance with this Privacy Policy and the EULA. HUAMI will engage sub-processors for the processing of your personal information. You should know that when HUAMI shares your personal information with a Third Party Service Provider under any circumstance described in this section, HUAMI will contractually specify that the third party is subject to practices and obligations to comply with applicable local data protection laws. HUAMI will contractually ensure compliance by any Third Party Service Providers with the privacy standards that apply to them in your home jurisdiction.

ONWARD TRANSFER: SHARING WITH OUR GROUP, THIRD PARTY SERVICE PROVIDERS AND OTHERS

In order to conduct business operations smoothly in providing you with the full capabilities of our products and services, we may disclose your personal information from time to time to other HUAMI affiliated companies (in communications, social media, technology or cloud businesses). We may also share your information as described in this Privacy Policy with our Third Party Service Providers, to comply with legal obligations, to protect and defend our rights and property or with your permission.

Our Third Party Service Providers include, without limitation, our mailing houses, delivery service providers, telecommunications companies, data centers, data storage facilities, customer service providers, advertising and marketing service providers. Such Third Party Service Providers will be processing your personal information on HUAMI’s behalf or for one or more of the purposes listed herein.

SECURITY SAFEGUARDS

HUAMI’S SECURITY MEASURES

We are committed to ensuring that your personal information is secure, and we will take all practicable steps to safeguard your personal information. However, you should be aware that the use of the Internet is not entirely secure, and for this reason we cannot guarantee the security or integrity of any personal information which is transferred from you or to you via the Internet.

In order to prevent unauthorized access, disclosure or other similar risks, we have put in place reasonable administrative, technical and physical controls and procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect from your using of HUAMI products and services and on HUAMI websites. We will use all reasonable efforts to safeguard your personal information.

For example, when you access your Mi Account, you can choose to use our two-step verification process for better security. When you send or receive data from your HUAMI device to our servers, we make sure they are encrypted using Secure Sockets Layer ("SSL") and other algorithms.

All your personal information is stored on secure servers that are protected in controlled facilities. We classify your data based on importance and sensitivity, and ensure that your personal information has the highest security level. We make sure that our employees and Third Party Service Providers who access the information to help provide you with our products and services are subject to strict contractual confidentiality obligations and may be disciplined or terminated if they fail to meet such obligations. We have special access controls for cloud based data storage as well. All in all, we regularly review our information collection, storage and processing practices, including physical security measures, to guard against any unauthorized access and use.

By using our products and services or providing personal information to us, you agree that we may communicate with you electronically regarding security, privacy, and administrative issues relating to your use. If we learn of a security system’s breach, we may attempt to notify you electronically by posting a notice on the website or through the product or service and/or by sending an e-mail to you. You may have a legal right to receive this notice in writing.

WHAT YOU CAN DO

·You can play your part in safeguarding your personal information by not disclosing your login password or account information to anybody unless such person is duly authorized by you. Whenever you log in as a Mi Account user on HUAMI websites, particularly on somebody else's computer or on public Internet terminals, you should always log out at the end of your session.

·HUAMI cannot be held responsible for lapses in security caused by third party accesses to your personal information as a result of your failure to keep your personal information private. Notwithstanding the foregoing, you must notify us immediately if there is any unauthorized use of your account by any other Internet user or any other breach of security.

·Your assistance will help us protect the privacy of your personal information.

OPT-OUT (RIGHT TO RESTRICT PROCESSING)

You have the right to opt out of certain uses and disclosures of your personal information. Where you have consented to HUAMI’s processing of your personal information or sensitive personal information, you may withdraw that consent at any time and opt-out to further processing by contacting HUAMI. In order to provide our services to you, we will ask you to provide personal information that is necessary to provide those services to you. If you do not provide your personal information, we may not be able to provide you with our products or services. Even if you opt-out, we may still collect and use non-personal information regarding your activities on our websites and/or information from the advertisements on third party websites for non-interest based advertising purposes, such as to determine the effectiveness of the advertisements. 

Mobile devices

HUAMI may occasionally send you push notifications through our mobile applications with version updates and other notices that may be of interest to you. You may at any time opt-out from receiving these types of communications by changing the settings on your mobile device. HUAMI may also collect location-based information if you use our mobile applications. You may opt-out of this collection by changing the settings on your mobile device.

“Do Not Track”

Do Not Track (“DNT”) is a privacy preference that users can set in certain web browsers. DNT is a way for users to inform websites and services that they do not want certain information about their webpage visits collected over time and across websites or online services. Please note that we do not respond to or honor DNT signals or similar mechanisms transmitted by web browsers.

Cookies and Interest-Based Advertising

As noted herein, you may stop or restrict the placement of cookies on your computer or remove them from your browser by adjusting your web browser preferences. Please note that cookie-based opt-outs are not effective on mobile applications. However, on many mobile devices, application users may opt out of certain mobile ads via their device settings.

The online advertising industry also provides websites from which you may opt-out of receiving targeted ads from our data partners and our other advertising partners that participate in self-regulatory programs. You can access these, and also learn more about targeted advertising and consumer choice and privacy, at www.networkadvertising.org/managing/opt_out.asp, or http://www.youronlinechoices.eu/and www.aboutads.info/choices/.

To be clear, cookie-based opt-outs must be performed on each device and browser that you wish to have opted-out. For example, if you have opted-out on your computer browser, that opt-out will not be effective on your mobile device. You must separately opt-out on each device. Advertisements on third party websites that contain the AdChoices link and that link to this Privacy Policy may have been directed to you based on anonymous, non-personal information collected by advertising partners over time and across websites. These advertisements provide a mechanism to opt-out of the advertising partners’ use of this information for interest-based advertising purposes.

ACCESSING OTHER FEATURES ON YOUR DEVICE

Our applications may need access to certain features on your device such as Wi-Fi network status. This information is used to allow the applications to run on your device and allow you to interact with the applications. At any time you may revoke your permissions by turning these off at the device level or contacting us at privacy@huami.com.

CONTROLLING SETTINGS FOR PRODUCTS AND SERVICES

HUAMI recognizes that privacy concerns differ from person to person. Therefore, we provide examples of ways HUAMI makes available for you to choose to restrict the collection, use, disclosure or processing of your personal information and control your privacy settings:

If you have previously agreed to us using your personal information for the abovementioned purposes, you may change your mind at any time through your device or privacy settings as described above. If you have any questions, please email us at privacy@huami.com.

RETENTION POLICY

HUAMI retains personal information we receive as described in this Privacy Policy for as long as you use our products, services and websites or as necessary to fulfill the purpose(s) for which it was collected, provide our services, resolve disputes, establish legal defenses, conduct audits, pursue legitimate business purposes, enforce our agreements, and comply with applicable laws. We shall cease to retain personal information, or remove the means by which the personal information can be associated with particular individuals, as soon as it is reasonable to assume that the purpose for which that personal information was collected is no longer being served by retention of the personal information. 

If further processing is for archiving purposes in the public interest, scientific or historical research purposes or statistical purposes according to the applicable laws, the data can be further retained by Huami even if the further processing is incompatible with original purposes. 

ACCESS, UPDATING, CORRECTING OR ERASURE YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION

WITHDRAWAL OF CONSENT

If you have previously provided us consent to use your personal information, you may withdraw your consent by submitting a request. This may be done by sending an e-mail to privacy@huami.com. We will process your request within a reasonable time from when the request was made, subject to applicable law.

TRANSFER OF PERSONAL INFORMATION OUTSIDE OF YOUR JURISDICTION

To the extent that we may need to transfer personal information outside of your jurisdiction, whether to our affiliated companies (which are in the communications, social media, information technology, and cloud businesses) or Third Party Service Providers, we shall do so in accordance with the applicable laws. In particular, we will ensure that all transfers will be in accordance with requirements under your applicable local data protection laws by putting in place appropriate safeguards. You will have the right to be informed of the appropriate safeguards taken by HUAMI for this transfer of your personal information.

HUAMI may use overseas facilities operated and controlled by HUAMI to process or back up your personal information. All personal information collected via or by HUAMI may be stored anywhere in the world.Currently, HUAMI has data centers in China, the United States, Singapore and Germany. These overseas jurisdictions may or may not have in place data protection laws which are substantially similar to that in your home jurisdiction. You have understood that the risks under applicable data protection laws are different and we may transfer to and store your personal information at our overseas facilities. However, this does not change any of our commitments to safeguard your personal information in accordance with this Privacy Policy.Your personal information may be accessible to law enforcement or other authorities pursuant to a lawful request. By providing information to HUAMI, you consent to the storage of your personal information in these locations.

MINORS/CHILDREN’S PRIVACY

Our products and services are not directed to children under 16 (and in certain jurisdictions under the age of 13) years of age. If you are under the age of 16 (and in certain jurisdictions under the age of 13), you must have your parent’s permission to access the products and services. HUAMI urges parents to instruct their children never to give out their real names, addresses, or phone numbers, without parental permission, when online. 

HUAMI does not seek or intend to seek to receive any personal information from minors. Should a parent or guardian have reasons to believe that a minor has provided HUAMI with personal information without their prior consent, please contact us to ensure that the personal information is removed and the minor unsubscribes from any of the applicable HUAMI services. If we learn that we have collected any personal information from children under 16 (and in certain jurisdictions under the age of 13) and we do not obtain permission from a parent, we will promptly take steps to delete such information and terminate the minor’s account.

UPDATES TO THE PRIVACY POLICY

We keep our Privacy Policy under regular review and may update this privacy policy to reflect changes to our information practices. You understand and agree that you will be deemed to have accepted the updated Privacy Policy if you use the products or services after the updated Privacy Policy is posted. If, at any point, you do not agree to any portion of the Privacy Policy then in effect, you must immediately stop using the products and services.If we make material changes to our Privacy Policy, we will notify you by email (sent to the e-mail address specified in your account) or post the changes on all the HUAMI websites or through our software, so that you may be aware of the information we collect and how we use it. Such changes to our Privacy Policy shall apply from the effective date as set out in the notice or on the website. We encourage you to periodically review this page for the latest information on our privacy practices. Your continued use of products and services on the websites, mobile phones and/or any other device will be taken as acceptance of the updated Privacy Policy. Before we use personal information for any new purpose not originally authorized by you, we will endeavor to provide information regarding the new purpose and give you the opportunity to opt-out. Where your consent for the processing of personal information is otherwise required by law or contract, HUAMI will endeavor to comply with the law or contract.

CALIFORNIA PRIVACY RIGHTS

California law permits users who are California residents to request and obtain from us once a year, free of charge, a list of the third parties to whom we have disclosed their personal information (if any) for their direct marketing purposes in the prior calendar year, as well as the type of personal information disclosed to those parties. HUAMI does not share personal information with third parties for their own marketing purposes.

THIRD PARTY TERMS AND CONDITIONS

Our Privacy Policy does not apply to products and services offered by a third party. HUAMI products and services may include third parties’ products, services and links to third parties’ websites. When you use such products or services, they may collect your information too. For this reason, we strongly suggest that you read the third party’s privacy policy as you have taken time to read ours. We are not responsible for and cannot control how third parties use personal information which they collect from you. Our Privacy Policy does not apply to other websites linked from our services.

OURAPPROACH TO MANAGE YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION UNDER GDPR

If you are a European Union user under GDPR, HUAMI will provide a systematic approach to managing personal information through our people, management processes and information systems by applying a risk management methodology. According to the GDPR, for instance, (1) HUAMI set up a Data Protection Officer (DPO) in charge the data protection, and the contact of the DPO is dpo@huami.com, (2)HUAMI designated a representative in Europe, a professional attorney with data protection experience, and the contact of representative is representative@huami.com and (3) a procedure for conducting data protection impact assessments.

Redress/Compliance and Accountability

If you have any questions about our privacy practices or this Privacy Policy, please contact HUAMI by email at privacy@huami.com. We will address your concerns and attempt to resolve any privacy issues in a timely manner.

CONTACT US

If you have any comments or questions about this Privacy Policy or any questions relating to HUAMI’s collection, use or disclosure of your personal information, please contact us at the address below referencing "Privacy Policy":

Anhui Huami Information Technology Co., Ltd.

Building H8, No. 2800 Chuangxin Road, Heifei, China (230088)

Email: privacy@huami.com

Thank you for taking the time to understand our Privacy Policy!