In this policy, we, Ciao Technologies Inc., headquartered in San Francisco, California, inform you about our personal data collection and use practices relating to your use of Ciao Technologies's mobile and website camera app to sell and buy the seat. It does not cover other data collection or processing by Ciao Technologies or data that other companies collect or sites or services that are linked from our service.


Carefully review this policy. We will amend it from time to time as our technology, services, features and business models change, so you should review our current privacy policy every time you use our service. Our privacy practices are summarized in our Privacy Notice.


Children under 18 are not allowed to use the Ciao Technologies service.

Account data

When you sign up for our service, you actively provide us with registration information that you can access and update within the Ciao Technologies app or website at any time, including your name, gender, address, phone and email address. We may also update your registration information, for example, if you give a new email or shipping address to our technical support staff.

We use your email address to communicate with you about transactions, new services and other topics we believe are of interest to you. We use your mailing address for delivery of items you purchase through our service. We collect your credit card or other payment card information for payment processing purposes and your bank account information to post deposits when you sell items through our service. We collect social network info for login and authentication purposes.

When we are required by applicable law, we collect additional information from you such as your social security number or tax identification number or date of birth, and we may request you to provide us with such information. You consent to promptly comply with such request from us if you wish to continue using the service. We use this additional information, in combination with other information we may collect from you such as information about your government-issued identification, for identity verification and fraud prevention purposes, or any other purposes necessary to comply with applicable law.

Usage data

When you use the Ciao Technologies service, we process and deliver to you and other users of our service information about your Ciao Technologies transactions, such as information about items that you post for sale through our service and messages exchanged with other Ciao Technologies users. In this context, we receive information about your device, software, who you communicate with, message content, locations and our access logs, which includes IP address, device ID, your actions within our service and language settings.

Our browser-based app version and website also places cookies as necessary to provide functionality to you. We associate usage data with your device and your personal account. We process usage information to deliver, improve and optimize our Ciao Technologies service, to protect you, us and other users from actual or potential fraud and misuse, and to determine what information, features, promotional information and other services you need or may be interested in.

Cookie Statement

The cookies we use on our browser-based app and website do not hold any personal information about you. Where personally identifiable information is required to be gathered, the need for this information will be clearly communicated before you choose to provide the information.

Many Internet browsers allow you to adjust your cookie preferences or delete existing cookies. If you set your browser to reject cookies, you should be aware that certain browser-based app or website features, promotions or services may not be available to you or may not function correctly.

Certain Internet browsers may enable you to set "do not track" preferences, to limit the collection of personally identifiable information about your online activities over time and across third-party websites or online services. Ciao Technologies’s systems do not respond to Internet browser "do not track" signals or similar mechanisms.

Data retention and access

We retain account and usage data as long as required by applicable law. Beyond required retention periods, we may keep data as long as permitted by law. If you close your Ciao Technologies account we will inactivate the account within less than 10 business days. Please keep in mind that others can retain messages and content that you have sent them or posted publicly before you closed your account and we keep deactivated account information for a certain time period in our archives.

Disclosures, sharing

We do not disclose your individual account or usage data to third parties, except:

Your choices

If we send marketing messages, you can opt out by changing the settings in your Ciao Technologies profile account or by contacting us. Note that if you opt out, we may still send you non-marketing messages, such as messages about your account or products and services you have requested.

Questions, Requests, Rights

If you have any questions or requests, please contact us from within the mobile app or website. You may access information that we have about you and correct such information and request the deletion of your personal data in accordance with applicable law.

Established March 1, 2018