Session is underpinned by our privacy principles that intend to protect and defend your personal identity and information and the privacy of your communications at all times.
1.0 Session App
The Session App is designed to never know who you are, who you are talking to, or the contents of your communications (text messages, audio, video, images).
The Session App does not collect or share your information. That’s our policy in a nutshell.
The Session App or its associated software doesn’t store any identifying information about your device, such as your IP address or your user agent (browser, device type). We don’t store or collect any information which could be used to track you.
This means we don’t need your phone number, e-mail, or any information tied to your real identity to create a Session account. There are no special settings you need to set to be private. Session is preservices your privacy by default.
2.0 Session Website
The Session Website never attempts to link your usage of the website to your real identity or create a user profile based on your activity.
To ensure that the opt-in form works effectively, a small cookie is used. The form is embedded into WordPress – the platform we use to manage the website, and it is not possible to disable this cookie. This cookie (fca_eoi_pagecount) is not used by us to track your use of the Session website or other websites, or to track your online activities in any way.
We will never share or sell your personal details, including your email address, and will only use your email address to communicate our newsletters with you.
We use Cloudflare services in order to serve the Session website. Cloudflare keeps logs about web requests for the Session website, which can be stored for up to 7 days.
3.0 Other Privacy Issues
You should be aware that the Google Play and the App Store may collect information and share information about you when you download Session for your Android or iOS device.
To download Session as privately as possible, it is recommended that you utilise a privacy-preserving VPN or download Session from platforms that do not keep user analytic data.
If you use Session on your Android or iOS phone, Google or Apple might store information about how you use the app. They may record when the app is closed, opened, how long you use it for, crash logs, and your device model. This user analytics data could also be associated with your Google or Apple account, and it is shared with us through the app store dashboard. This is a limitation of mobile operating systems, and applies to all apps used on your device. We do not share any of your information with Apple and Google, and any analytics data that is shared with us is not sold or shared with anyone else. If required, please read the Apple or Google’s privacy policies. If you’re using iOS, check out Apple’s App Store Review Guidelines. For Android, read the User Data section of Google’s Developer Policy Center.
Any more questions?
This is the way the Session app and website treat your privacy. If you would like more information, have suggestions about how we can better protect your privacy, or just want to say hello — please send us an email at [email protected].