“KingsChat”, a messaging application which allows for one-on-one
chat, group messaging, and multimedia sharing in real-time (hereinafter
referred to as the “Application”) and the website, located at
www.joinkingschat.com (the “Site”), are a copyrighted product (i)
of Kinging LLC, a United States limited liability company established
and registered under the relevant laws of the state of Delaware
(hereinafter referred to as the “Company”, “we”,
“us”, or “our”), and (ii) operated by the Company. We are
we collect, store, use and disclose Personal Information (defined below)
from individuals who use the Application or the Site.
By accessing and using the Application or the Site, you acknowledge that
and you hereby consent that we will collect, store, use, and disclose
your Personal Information in the following ways.
We reserve the right, in its sole discretion, to modify this Privacy
Policy at any time by posting a notice inside the Application or on the
Site. You shall be responsible for reviewing and becoming familiar with
any such modifications. Your access and use of the Application or the
Site following such notification constitutes your acceptance of the
1. Collection of Information
"Personal Information" shall mean any personally identifiable
information such as your name, telephone number or e-mail address and
any other non-public information about you that is associated with or
linked to any of the foregoing information.
We collect Personal Information from you when you use the Application or
the Site in a manner as described below.
We will ask you to provide your full name, profile picture, and a phone
number upon your registering for account associated with the Application
or the Site (“Account”). After downloading the Application you
will also be asked to verify your phone number in order to complete the
process of creating the Account. We will send a verification code to
your phone number. You will need to enter this verification code into
the Application in order to complete the process of creating your
account. We will retain your phone number in an encrypted format only.
The contacts of people (“Friend(s)”) in your mobile device’s
phone book, who have accounts with the Company (associated with the
Application or the Site), will be automatically added to your contact
list within the Application. You may elect to remove any such friend by
visiting the “Block Contact” feature that is under the Settings
tab. This feature enables us to easily provide you with the access to
your existing friends from your mobile device’s phone book.
The Application includes a profile picture feature that allows you to
add a picture to your profile in your Account. If you elect to use this
feature, other users will be able to see your profile picture.
The Application may be used to send messages between users of the
Application. If you send a message to one or more other user(s), we will
retain the message, the sender and recipient data, and associate it with
your phone number or account.
1.5.Picture, video, and data sharing.
The Application may be used to send pictures, videos, audio files, and
data on any user’s location (“Media File(s)”), between users of
the Application. If you send any such Media File to one or more other
user(s), we will retain such file or data on your behalf and disclose it
to the intended recipient(s).
The Application allows you to send Media Files to more than one user at
a time by sending any such Media File to a group of users
(“Group”). You can create Groups by inviting other users or be
invited to a Group. Once a user is added to a conversation/group, such
user will receive all messages and Media Files sent by you as part of
1.7.Third Party Applications.
We may permit certain third-party applications to provide content
through the Application (“Third Party Application(s)”). The
Application may be used to send content provided by Third Party
Application(s) between users who have the Third Party Application
installed on their mobile devices. For example, if you have a Third
Party Application installed, you may choose to share the Third Party
Application’s content with another user.
When you elect to do so, the Third Party Application will have access to
your name and the intended recipient’s name and will send a message to
the intended recipient.
When the intended recipient receives the message, the recipient will be
directed to the Third Party Application (if the recipient has the Third
Party Application installed on his/her mobile device) or to the Third
Party Application’s download page (if the recipient does not have the
Third Party Application installed on his/her mobile device).
If the recipient loads the Third-Party Application, the
recipient will have access to your name and the Third-Party
Application’s content sent by you. For information on third party
information collection policies and practices, you must contact such
The Application may display your full name, phone number, and profile
picture associated with your Account. Your public profile will be shown
to anyone who knows your phone number within the Application.
1.9.Other Information You Provide.
We may also collect Personal Information from time to time through (i)
other communications with you (ii) information downloads, (iii) product
or service purchases, (iv) user support, (v) feedback, and (vi) surveys
and forums. If you post any information to a public forum, you
understand that other users will be able to see it.
1.10. Information Collected Via Technology.
To make our Application and Site more useful to you, we may collect
certain information about you and your mobile device via technologies
(“Technology Data”). Like most companies, we may automatically
gather the Technology Data and store it in log files each time you visit
our Site or use the Application. Such Technology Data may include, but
is not limited to, the type of device you have, your device ID and push
tokens (if you have a device from Apple), a generated device ID internal
to the Application (if you have a Android device), Internet Protocol
(IP) address of the TCP connection for each authentication request, the
date/time stamp for various Application activities, and other similar
Uniform Resource Locators (URL) to gather information regarding the date
and time of your visit on the Site or of your use of the Application and
the solutions and information which you searched and which you
“Cookies” are tiny text files which identify
your mobile device or computer to our server as a unique user when you
visit certain pages of the Application or the Site and they are stored
by your Internet browser on your mobile device’s or computer's hard
drive. Cookies can be used to (i) recognize yourInternet Protocol (IP)
address, and/or (ii) help you save you time (a) while you are
visiting/using the Application or the Site, or (b) when you want to
enter, the Application or the Site.
your convenience in using the Application or the Site and not for
obtaining or using any other information about you (for example targeted
Your browser can be set to not accept cookies,
but if you elect to do so, some parts of the Application or the Site may
not work properly on your mobile device.
2. Use of Information
2.1. Generally, we collect, store, use and disclose information
to enable us to (i) improve your experience when you use the Application
and visit the Site, (ii) create/open your Account, (iii) identify you as
a user, (iv) respond to your inquiries and emails, (v) improve the
Application and the Site, (vi) send you administrative and service
related communications, and (vi) send you newsletters, surveys, offers,
and other promotional materials. Except as set out in this Privacy
Policy, your Personal Information will not be used for any other purpose
2.2. Except for the limited disclosures described in this Privacy
Policy, we don't sell customer lists and we will endeavor to keep your
Personal Information private.
2.3. Anonymous aggregate statistics that do not personally
identify a user will be kept and used by us for various purposes
including analysis and reporting of usage patterns. We reserve the right
to use and disclose anonymous aggregate statistics for any purpose and
to any third party in its sole discretion.
3. Disclosures & Transfers
In addition to the disclosures described in Sections 2 and 3, we may
additionally disclose your information as follows:
3.1. Our servers are located in the United States, and as such,
your Personal Information may be available to the U.S. government or its
agencies under a lawful order, irrespective of the safeguards we have
put in place for the protection of your Personal Information.
3.2. From time to time we may employ third parties to help us
provide or improve the Application and/or the Site. These third parties
may have limited access to databases of the Application’s and the Site’s
user information or registered member information solely for the purpose
of helping us provide or improve the Application and the Site and they
will not be able to use the information about our registered users or
visitors for any other purpose.
3.3. We may disclose Personal Information in some other limited
circumstances, but we will specifically describe them to you by revising
3.4. We may, and you hereby authorize us to, disclose your
Personal Information (including messages) to a third party without your
consent: (a) if we have reason to believe that disclosing this
information is necessary to identify, contact or bring legal action
against someone who may be causing injury to or interference with
(either intentionally or unintentionally) our rights or property, other
website users, or anyone else (including the rights or property of
anyone else) that could be harmed by such activities, (b) in connection
with any legal investigation, and/or (c) when we believe in good faith
that such disclosure is required by and in accordance with the law or to
respond to subpoenas or warrants served on the Company.
3.5. We may also disclose your Personal Information in connection
with a corporate reorganization, a merger or acquisition with another
entity, or a sale of all or a substantial portion of our assets or stock
provided that the information disclosed continues to be used for the
information. Although we currently do not have a parent company, any
subsidiaries, joint ventures, or other companies under a common control
(collectively, “Affiliates”), we may in the future. We may share some or
all of your Personal Information with these Affiliates, in which case we
4.1. The security of your Personal Information is important to
us. We use commercially reasonable efforts to store and maintain your
Personal Information in a secure environment and have implemented
commercially reasonable procedures designed to limit unauthorized
access, use or disclosure of your Personal Information. Despite these
measures, you should know that we cannot fully eliminate security risks
associated with Personal Information.
4.2. You are also responsible for helping us protect the security
of your Personal Information. For instance, never give out your
password, and remember to log out of your Account when you are finished
using the Application.
We do not knowingly collect or solicit personal information from anyone
under the age of 13 or knowingly allow such persons to open an account
associated with the Application and/or the Site. If you are under 13,
please do not attempt to open any such account or to send any
information about yourself to us. No one under the age of 13 may provide
any personal information to the Company, on the Site or via the
Application. In the event that we learn that we have collected personal
information from a child under the age of 13 without any prior parental
consent, we will delete that information as quickly as possible. If you
believe that we might have any information from or about a child under
the age of 13, please contact us at
6. Your Rights and Choices.
You have choices regarding our use and disclosure of your Personal
a. Opting out of receiving electronic communications from us. If
you no longer want to receive marketing-related emails from us, you may
opt-out via the unsubscribe link included in such emails. We will try to
comply with your request(s) as soon as reasonably practicable. Please
note that if you opt-out of receiving marketing-related emails from us,
we may still send you important administrative messages that we are
required to provide you in connection with your Account, or your use of
b. How you can see or change your Account Personal Information.
If You would like to review, correct, or update Personal Information
that You have previously disclosed to us, You may do so by contacting
c. Your data protection rights. Depending on your location and
subject to applicable law, you may have the following rights with regard
to the Personal Information we control about you:
The right to request confirmation of whether KingsChat processes
Personal Information relating to you, and if so, to request a copy of
that Personal Information;
The right to request that KingsChat rectifies or updates your Personal
Information that is inaccurate, incomplete or outdated;
The right to request that KingsChat erase your Personal Information in
certain circumstances provided by law;
The right to request that KingsChat restrict the use of your Personal
Information in certain circumstances, such as while KingsChat
considers another request that you have submitted (including a request
that KingsChat make an update to your Personal Information); and
The right to request that we export to another company, where
technically feasible, your Personal Information that we hold in order
to provide services to you.
Where the processing of your Personal Information is based on your
previously given consent, you have the right to withdraw your consent
at any time. You may also have the right to object to the processing
of your Personal Information on grounds relating to your particular
d. Process for exercising data protection rights. In order to
exercise your data protection rights, you may contact KingsChat as
described in the Contact Us section below. We take each request
seriously. We will comply with your request to the extent required by
applicable law. We will not be able to respond to a request if we no
longer hold your Personal Information. If you feel that you have not
received a satisfactory response from us, you may consult with the
data protection authority in your country.
For your protection,
we may need to verify your identity before responding to your request,
such as verifying that the email address from which you send the
request matches your email address that we have on file. If we no
longer need to process Personal Information about you in order to
maintain your Account, or for you to use the Application, we will not
maintain, acquire or process additional information in order to
identify you for the purpose of responding to your request.
7. Security and Retention.
We make reasonable efforts to ensure a level of security appropriate to
the risk associated with the processing of Personal Information. We
maintain organizational, technical and administrative measures designed
to protect Personal Information within our organization against
unauthorized access, destruction, loss, alteration or misuse. Your
Personal Information is only accessible to a limited number of personnel
who need access to the information to perform their duties.
Unfortunately, no data transmission or storage system can be guaranteed
to be 100% secure. If you have reason to believe that your interaction
with us is no longer secure (for example, if you feel that the security
of your Account has been compromised), please contact us immediately.
We retain your Personal Information as long as you maintain an
Account, and/or you utilize the Application. We retain Personal
Information after we cease providing services directly or indirectly to
you, even if you close your Account, or delete the Application, to the
extent necessary to comply with our legal and regulatory obligations,
and for the purpose of fraud monitoring, detection and prevention. We
also retain Personal Information to comply with our tax, accounting, and
financial reporting obligations, where we are required to retain the
data by our contractual commitments to our financial partners, and where
data retention is mandated by the payment methods that we support. Where
we retain data, we do so in accordance with any limitation periods and
records retention obligations that are imposed by applicable law.
8. International Data Transfers.
We are a global business. Personal Information may be stored and
processed in any country where we have operations or where we engage
service providers. We may transfer Personal Information that we maintain
about you to recipients in countries other than the country in which the
Personal Information was originally collected, including to the United
States. Those countries may have data protection rules that are
different from those of your country. However, we will take measures to
ensure that any such transfers comply with applicable data protection
laws and that your Personal Information remains protected to the
courts, law enforcement agencies, regulatory agencies or security
authorities in those other countries may be entitled to access your
If you are located in the European Economic Area (“EEA”), the UK
or Switzerland, we comply with applicable laws to provide an adequate
level of data protection for the transfer of your Personal Information
to the US. By submitting your Personal Information, you agree to the
transfer, storing or processing of it outside of your jurisdiction.
9. Jurisdiction-specific Provisions.
United States - California residents. This section provides additional
details about the personal information we collect about California
consumers as well as the rights of California consumers under the
California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA).
a. How We Collect, Use, and Disclose your Personal Information.
The Personal Data We Collect section describes the personal information
we may have collected over the last 12 months, including the categories
of sources of that information. We collect this information for the
purposes described in the How We Use Personal Data section. We share
this information as described in the How We Disclose Personal Data
b. Your CCPA Rights and Choices. As a California consumer and
subject to certain limitations under the CCPA, you have choices
regarding our use and disclosure of your personal information:
Exercising the right to know. You may request, up to twice in a
12-month period, the following information about the personal
information we have collected about you during the past 12 months:
the categories and specific pieces of personal information we have
collected about you;
the categories of sources from which we collected the personal
the business or commercial purpose for which we collected the
the categories of third parties with whom we shared the personal
the categories of personal information about you that we disclosed
for a business purpose, and the categories of third parties to
whom we disclosed that information for a business purpose.
Exercising the right to delete. You may request that we delete the
personal information we have collected from you, subject to certain
limitations under applicable law.
Exercising the right to opt-out from a sale. You may request to opt
out of any “sale” of your personal information that may take place. We
do not use, share, rent or sell the Personal Data of our Users’
Customers for interest-based advertising. We do not sell or rent the
Personal Data of our Users, their Customers or our Site visitors.
Non-discrimination. The CCPA provides that you may not be
discriminated against for exercising these rights.
To submit a request to exercise any of the rights described above, you
may contact KingsChat using the details in the Contact Us section
below. We may need to verify your identity before responding to your
request, such as verifying that the email address from which you send
the request matches your email address that we have on file.
Authentication based on a government-issued and valid identification
document may be required. If you are a Customer of a KingsChat User,
please direct your requests directly to the KingsChat User with whom
you shared your personal information.
10. Contact Us
handle your personal information, please email us at