WHAT DATA DO WE COLLECT?
Sovartek's AR app does not collect any personal information by itself; however, libraries from Unity3D and Vuforia's augmented reality kit, may or may not collect and use personal information as described below.
The Vuforia AR platform may collect the following information (collectively “statistics”):
Information about the end users’ devices such as:
a. Make, model and firmware version of the user’s device
b. Operating system name and version number of the user’s device
c. Camera profile version
Information about the Software used to create the Developer Application such as:
a. Vuforia API version
b. Vuforia license keys for mobile and digital eyewear licenses
c. Cloud Recognition client key for apps that utilize Cloud Recognition (This feature is not utilized by the AR Circuits appliction)
Information about the Developer Application and its use such as:
a. Application bundle ID
b. Application version, for tracking application upgrades
c. Application’s App Store ID recorded for Google Play Store
d. Initial application session timestamp, for the first time an app is launched after being installed on a device
e. Camera start and stop times. This is only recorded when the Vuforia app process is running.
f. Vuforia application process start / stop / resume timestamps
g. Recognition event timestamps
h. Log Data file configuration defines frequency and file size of the log file to be transmitted to PTC
i. Tracker state detected / tracking / lost timestamps
j. Target created / destroyed timestamps
k. Virtual button created / destroyed timestamps
l. Virtual button pressed / released timestamps
The IP address used by the end user’s device for the purpose of inferring the country / region of use (but not the exact location).
Sovartek SRLS does not collect additional unique identifiers or personal information using the Sovartek's AR app.
How is the data collected disclosed?
Sovartek's AR app is built using the Unity game engine and Vuforia AR platform. Data collection by the Unity game engine has been disabled. The Vuforia AR platform (PTC Inc.) uses the Statistics as follows. PTC and/or its affiliates and service providers may collect and use Statistics:
(a) to provide the Software and Services, (b) to improve and optimize the Software and Services for different hardware and software requirements on various consumer devices (commonly referred to as device fragmentation), (c) to facilitate the provision of new products, updates, enhancements, technologies, and other services, (d) to improve the Software, the Services, and other products, services and technologies of PTC or its affiliates, and for any business purpose if de-identified and/or anonymized.
How is collected data retained?
Sovartek's AR app does not collect any personal information by itself. However, data collection by the Unity game engine is aggregated/anonymized and available to developers at stats.unity3d.com. PTC Inc. Data collection by the Unity game engine has been disabled. PTC Inc. is responsible for the storage of data collected by the Vuforia AR platform.
HOW TO OPT OUT
You can stop all collection of information by the Sovartek's AR app by uninstalling the Sovartek AR app. You may use the standard uninstall processes available as part of your mobile device.
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How does the Sovartek's AR app work?
The Sovartek's AR app utilizes augmented reality technology and camera only to recognize the position of printable component markers. This process is done on the device and does not transmit images to a cloud based service. The position of these markers is used to visualize 3d objects, video and audio contents.
What information does the Sovartek's AR app collect?
Does the app include advertising?
The Sovartek's AR app does not include banner ads or targeted advertising. The app may include a small watermark in the bottom left of the screen that states "Powered by Vuforia". This watermark is required by the Vuforia AR platform.