Novahome, its affiliates and subsidiaries (“we”, “us”, “our”, “Novahome”) are committed to protecting your privacy. This Home Security Privacy Policy (“Policy”) describes our practices in connection with information protection on Personal Data we process through your individual use of the following services, products, and related mobile applications (collectively, the “Products”).

Before you use our Products, please carefully read through this Policy and understand our purposes and practices of collection, processing of your Personal Data, including how we use, store, share and transfer Personal Data. In the Policy you will also find ways to execute your rights of access, update, delete or protect your Personal Data.

When you accept this Policy when you register with your Personal Data, or if you start to use our Products and does not expressly object to the contents of this Policy, we will consider that you fully understand and agree with this Policy. If you have any question r regarding this Policy, please do not hesitate to contact us via:

novahomeph@outlook.com

For other branded mobile applications powered by Novahome, our Clients control all the Personal Data collected through our Products. We collect the information under the direction of our Clients and the processing of such information shall be limited to the purpose of providing the service for which our Clients has engaged us. If you are a customer of one of our Clients and would no longer like to be contacted by one of our Clients that use our service, please contact the Client that you interact with directly.

Definitions

In this Policy, Personal Data means information generated, collected, recorded and/or stored, electronically or otherwise, that can be used to identify an individual or reflect the activity of an individual, either from that information alone, or from that information and other information we have access to about that individual.

Personal Sensitive Data includes personal biometric information, communication records and contents, health information, transaction information, and precise location information. When we collect Personal Sensitive Data from you, we will generate an explicit notification for your consent before we collection personal sensitive data about you.

Smart Devices refers to those computing devices produced or manufactured by hardware manufacturers, with human-machine interface and the ability to transmit data that connect wirelessly to a network, including: smart home appliances, smart wearable devices, smart air cleaning devices, etc.

What Personal Data do We Collect

In order to provide our Products to you, we will ask you to provide necessary Personal Data that is required to provide those Products. If you do not provide your Personal Data, we may not be able to provide you with the Products.

  1. Information You Voluntarily Provice Us.
  1. Information We Collect Automatically

Please note that one cannot identify a specific individual by using Device Information or Log Information alone. However, if these types of non-personal information, combined with other information , may be used to identify a specific individual, such non-personal information will be treated as Personal Data. Unless we have obtained your consent or unless otherwise provided by data protection laws and regulations, we will anonymize and desensitize such non-personal information.

Based on your consent, when you enable the geo-fence feature on the Products, your location information will be generated and shared with Google Map services. Please note that Google has corresponding data protection measures, which you may refer to Google Data Protection Terms for more details: https://privacy.google.com/businesses/gdprservices/. You may reject such use of your location information by managing the permission settings in the Products, upon which we will cease to collect and use your location information.

  1. Smart Devices Related Information

Purposes and Legal Basis for Processing Personal Data

The purposes for which we may process your personal data about you are as follows:

If there is any change in the purposes for processing your personal data, we will inform such changes to you via email (specified in your account)and/or a prominent notice on our website of such changes of purposes, and choices you may have regarding your Personal Data.

Share, Transfer, Disclose Personal Data

Data Sharing

At Novahome, we only share Personal Data in ways that we tell you about. We may share your Personal Data under the following circumstances:

1)Obtain your explicit consent or authorization in the first place, or provide information to support for your dispute resolution with other users in accordance with your formal request;

2)In accordance with relevant agreements we contracted with you (including electronic agreements and corresponding Term of Use) or other legal documents provided;

3)In accordance with applicable laws and regulations, judicial procedures, and other mandatory administrative or judicial requests;

4)In order to comply with the law, execution orders, or adhere to our Term of Use and other agreements, to the extent permitted by laws and regulations, only by sharing Personal Data can protect the rights, privacy, property or security from damage for Novahome, our affiliates, partners, you or other Novahome users;

5)To protect our facilities, operations and systems and to seek remedies available for this purpose or to limit the damages we may need to provide;

6)Data sharing for the academic research;

7)Share Personal Data for the public interest in compliance with laws and regulations.

Except for the third parties described above, when we decide to share your Personal Data, only your consent can authorize us to proceed. The third parties we share Personal Data with, are required to be bound with the Non-Disclosure-Agreement, as well as this Privacy Policy to process Personal Data according to the defined instruction, security measures and confidentiality.

Data Transfer

At Novahome, we only transfer Personal Data in ways that we tell you about. We may transfer your Personal Data with the following reasons:

1)Obtain your explicit consent or authorization in the first place;

2)In accordance with applicable laws and regulations, judicial procedures, and other mandatory administrative or judicial requests;

3)In accordance with relevant agreements we contracted with you (including electronic agreements and corresponding Term of Use) or other legal documents provided;

4)In the event of any reorganization, merger, sale, joint venture, assignment, transfer or other disposition of all or any portion of our business, assets or stock (including without limitation in connection with any bankruptcy or similar proceedings). In such an event, you will be notified via email and/or a prominent notice on our website of any change in ownership, incompatible new uses of your Personal Data, and choices you may have regarding your Personal Data. Under such circumstances, we will require the third parties who have been transferred Personal Data comply with this Privacy Policy, otherwise require them to obtain your consent and authorization to process Personal Data.

Data Disclosure

We only disclose your Personal Data under the following conditions and adopt industry-standard security measures:

1)Upon your request and through the way you consent, we will disclose your Personal Data;

2)Where it is necessary to provide Personal Data in accordance with laws and regulations, mandatory administrative enforcement or judicial requirements, we may disclose Personal Data accordingly with the defined types of data and way of disclosure. Under the premise of complying with laws and regulations, when we receive the above request for disclosure of Personal Data, we will require the corresponding valid legal documents, subpoenas or investigation letters. To the extent permitted by laws and regulations, the files we disclose are protected by encryption keys.

Security Measures

We use commercially reasonable physical, administrative, and technical safeguards to preserve the integrity and security of your Personal Data, including but not limited to the following security measures: establishing strict internal data management systems and processes, encryption of Personal Data (including transmission, storage and processing), desensitization of the data, segregation of employees roles and duties, conducting security and privacy awareness training for our internal employees, access control and monitoring, etc., to prevent leakage, illegal usage, unauthorized access or infringement of Personal Data.

If you have reason to believe that your interaction with us is no longer secure (for example, if you feel that the security of any account you might have with us has been compromised), you could immediately notify us of the problem by emailing novahomeph@outlook.com.

If a security incident affects the security of your account or Personal Data, we will promptly notify you through the email address, phone number, or Notification Center, etc., that you provided to us, and keep you informed of any suggestions to reduce or prevent related risks. When necessary, we will immediately take appropriate remedial measures in accordance with internal security response plan and report to the relevant authorities accordingly.

Individual Privacy Rights

We respect your rights and control over your Personal Data. You may exercise any of the following rights:

You do not have to pay a fee for executing your personal rights. According to different data protection laws, your request of personal rights will be handled within 15 business days, or within 30 calendar days due to different response requirement.

If you decide to email us, please make clear what information you would like to have changed in your request, whether you would like to have your Personal Data deleted from our database or otherwise let us know what limitations you would like to put on our use of your Personal Data. Please note that we may ask you to verify your identity before taking further action on your request, for security purposes.

You may:

About Delete of the Account: You can find the Delete function through “Me &rt; Personal Center(Portrait) &rt; Account and Security &rt; Delete Account”.

International Transfer of Information Collected

Primarily, Novahome adheres to Data Localization Requirement and Minimum Data shall involve International Transfer, while in order to facilitate our operation, we may transfer, store and process your Personal Data in jurisdictions other than where you live. Laws in these countries may differ from the laws applicable to your country of residence. When we do so, we will ensure that an adequate level of protection is provided for the information by using the following approach:

Include but not limited to the agreement on the basis of approved EU standard contractual clauses per GDPR Art. 46. For more information, see

https://ec.europa.eu/info/law/law-topic/data-protection/international-dimension-data-protection/standard-contractual-clauses-scc_en

If you would like further detail on the safeguards we have in place, you can contact us directly as described in this Privacy Policy.

Data Retention

We process your Personal Data for the minimum period necessary for the purposes set out in this Privacy Policy, unless there is a specific legal requirement for us to keep the data for a longer retention period.

We determine the appropriate retention period based on the amount, nature, and sensitivity of your Personal Data, and after the retention period ends, we will destruct your Personal Data. When we are unable to do so for technical reasons, we will ensure that appropriate measures are put in place to prevent any further such use of your Personal Data.

Privacy of Young Children

Protecting the privacy of young children is especially important to us. According to the different data protection and privacy regulations, the Services are not directed to individuals under the age of eighteen (18), and we request that these individuals do not provide any Personal Data to us. We do not knowingly collect Personal Data from anyone under the age of eighteen (18) unless we first obtain permission from that child’s parent or legal guardian. If we become aware that we have collected Personal Data from anyone under the age of eighteen (18) without permission from that child’s parent or legal guardian, we will take steps to remove that information.

Changes to the Privacy Policy

We may update this Privacy Policy to reflect changes to our information practices, but at least on an annual basis. Without your explicit consent, we will not undermine your privacy rights under this Privacy Policy. For any regular updates, we will provide such information in the Policy page, or Notification Center in the Application, or other appropriate channels. We encourage you to periodically review this page for the latest information on our privacy practices.

If we make any material changes we will notify you by channels that you can easily access to, for instance, email or SMS (send to the email address specified in your account) or by means of a notice on this website prior to the change becoming effective.

Contact Us

If you have any questions about our practices or this Privacy Policy, please contact us as follows:
Email: novahomeph@outlook.com