Caller ID


Last Updated: Aug 31st, 2020.

What is this policy?

Ayamote, Inc. ("Ayamote" or "We") values your privacy. In this Privacy Policy ("Policy"), we describe how we collect, use, and disclose information that we obtain about users of our mobile applications, services and corresponding Web sites (collectively, our "Apps"), and how we use and disclose that information. We explain who we are, why, on what legal basis, and how we process personal data and, if you are the subject of any of the personal data concerned, what rights you have and how to get in touch with us if you need to. 

By accepting our Terms of Service and this Policy using our Apps, you agree that your personal information will be handled as described in this Policy. Your use of our Apps, which includes any services available through our Apps, is subject to this Policy and our Terms of Service, not including its applicable limitations on damages and the resolution of disputes. Our Terms of Service are incorporated by reference into this Policy. 

Please note that our Apps may contain links to third-party Web sites. Any access to and use of such linked Web sites is not governed by this Policy, but instead is governed by the privacy policies of those third party Web sites. We are not responsible for the information practices of such third party Web sites.


The permissions Caller ID app require

Needed permissions:
1. Allow Caller ID app to access your phone call logs:
2. Allow Caller ID app to make and manage phone calls:
Required to provide you with live caller id and to use Caller ID app smart dialer.
Contact access: To use our dialer/contact app. It's also needed to know if you have the contact in your phonebook in order to show caller ID when a call comes in from a number that is not stored in your phonebook.

Optional permissions:
Receive/Read your text messages (SMS or MMS): Required to identify the sender. We never look at the content, only the number in order to identify the sender.
Full network access: Required to communicate with Caller ID servers and perform searches.
Camera:To take photos and videos.
View network and Wi-Fi connections: Required to check if the device has an active connection.
Receive data from Internet: Required to receive push notifications.
Microphone: Required to use call recorder feature or send audio clips
Directly call phone numbers: Required to perform calls directly from Caller ID app.
Read phone status and identity: Required to detect EVENTS like incoming calls, answering calls and ending calls.
Modify phone state: Required to block calls and SMS from spammers.
Disable your screen lock and prevent the device from sleeping: Required to show the Caller Id window during INCOMING calls and to receive push notifications when the device has the screen locked.
Modify your contacts: Required to save/edit contacts in the phone book.

Whose personal data do we process?

We may process personal data relating to you if:
•You use our products or services, especially our Apps.
•Your personal data has been provided to us by one of our users. This means that our user granted us access to your personal data, for example data that was stored or otherwise available on his/her device.
•Your personal data has been provided to us by third party sources, including affiliated entities, surveys or questionnaires, marketing companies, data licensors, public records. In such cases, we rely on the guarantees given by these third parties that they have first obtained your consent to providing us with the information, or that there is some other lawful basis for giving us the information.
•You are someone (or you work for someone) to whom we want to advertise or market our services. In this case, we may have obtained your details directly from you (for example, via our website) or from another source.

What personal data do we process?

We collect information given directly by you, by third parties (e.g., data providers, social networking account user ID), and automatically as you use our Apps. The personal data relating to you that we process may include the information set out below.
A key component of our Apps is to assist our users in identifying telephone calls including potentially unwanted telephone calls. To do so, we may collect call and text log information automatically from our users' devices.
In addition, in case you are one of our users, We have enhanced our privacy center to provide You with more ability to access and control Your data:
•Device information, IP address and location,names, phone number, emails and information from Public Resources including Third Party Social Networks, associated with the phone number of each Contact, such as, website address. improve, analyze and personalize the Services for You.
•Call logs and SMS logs (just certain Phone numbers) •If a number is stored in your contacts (only if you grant us access to contacts)
•Search strings when queried from within the App
•Language information
•Your activities within the App
•The length of time that you may be logged into an App.

We do not
•Store or share any personal information of contacts from Your phonebook
•Provide reverse number look up of contacts from Your phonebook
•Look at, Store or share any personal information of SMS content
Provide your information to third parties (such as Google and advertising networks) to serve more relevant advertisements or special offers and promotions to You.
We may combine this information with other information that we have collected about you, including, where applicable, your user name, name, and other personal information. Please see the section "Our Use of Cookies and Other Tracking Mechanisms" for more information.


What do we do with your personal data?

In case you are one of our users, we may process your personal data for the purposes listed below. 

As necessary to perform our contract with you, for our or third parties' legitimate interests, especially in order to provide our Apps to you and other users, to assist our users in identifying potentially unwanted telephone calls, including: 

•To match the information in your phone logs and contacts with numbers from the calls you make or receive, as well as with information in our database. We also may store this information for subsequent data validation for both you and other users of our Apps and other products; 
•To tailor the content and information that we may send or display to you, to offer location customization, and personalized help and instructions, and to otherwise personalize your experiences while using our Apps; 
•To send you push notifications. For example, if you missed a call and the number was not in your address book but we knew the name of the caller, we may send you a notification; 
•Send in application push notifications and reminders and deliver messages via the Services, in which case Your messages will be kept for a limited period of time in order to deliver the messages but Caller ID app will not, unless specifically stated, monitor the content of Your messages;
•To measure or understand the effectiveness of advertising we serve to you and others, and to deliver relevant advertising.
•If you are a paying customer of our Apps we may process your person data to check/verify your payment methods, related accounting purposes, invoicing, and the prevention of fraud;
•If you contact us we may process your personal data to communicate with you about your use of our Apps, to respond to your inquiries, and for other user services purposes;
•To better understand how users access and use our Apps, both on an aggregated and individualized basis;
•To improve our Apps, and for research and analytics purposes;
•To administer our Apps, and other systems, including troubleshooting, and data analysis, testing, research, statistical and survey purposes;
•To improve our Apps to ensure that content is presented in the most effective manner for you and for your device;
•To keep our website, Apps and other systems safe and secure;

If you are a Business User we may process your personal data to enter into, and to perform, contracts with you or the person that you work for.

Finally we may process your information for marketing and promotional purposes based on your consent. For example, we may use your information, such as your email address, to send you news and newsletters, special offers, and promotions, or to otherwise contact you about products or information we think may interest you. We also may use the information that we learn about you to assist us in advertising our services on third party Web sites.

In case you are not one of our users, we may process your personal data for the following purposes based on our and third parties' legitimate interests: 

•To provide information to our users at the moment when you contact one of our users 
•To communicate with you about the information we hold about you, to correct the information that we may display about you and to respond to your inquiries 
•To improve our Apps, and for research and analytics purposes 
•To administer our Apps, and other systems, including troubleshooting, and data analysis, testing, research, statistical and survey purposes 
•To keep our website, Apps and other systems safe and secure


Who do we disclose your personal data to?

We may share your personal data with: 
•Affiliates. We may disclose the information we collect to our affiliates or subsidiaries; however, if we do so, their use and disclosure of your personally identifiable information will be subject to this Policy. 
•Business Users. We may provide your information to business users of our products (e.g., user support centers) so that they can improve their calling operations and marketing practices. For example: We may share your anonymized complaint data with Business Users such as call originators so that they become aware of the nuisance they are causing. 
•User of the Apps and Our Other Products. Because your information may be used for validation of information in our database, we may disclose your information to users of the Apps and of other products and services that rely on our database of information. For example: If you provide us with your name and you call another of our users, then we may show your name to the other user to know who is calling. 
•Service Providers. We may disclose the information we collect from you to third party vendors, service providers, contractors, or agents who perform functions on our behalf. For example if a unknown number has called you and we don't have sufficient information about the number then we may ask a third party data vendor for help. 
•Business Transfers. If we are acquired by or merged with another company, if substantially all of our assets are transferred to another company, or as part of a bankruptcy proceeding, we may transfer the information we have collected from you to the other company. 
•In Response to Legal Process. We may disclose your information to comply with the law, a judicial proceeding, court order, or other legal process, such as in response to a court order or a subpoena.  
•To Protect Us and Others. We may disclose your information where we believe it is necessary to investigate, prevent, or take action regarding illegal activities, suspected fraud, situations involving potential threats to the safety of any person, violations of our Terms of Use or this Policy, or as evidence in litigation in which we are involved. We may, on a strictly confidential basis, also disclose your information to our legal and professional advisers, where we believe it is necessary for the compliance with laws and the protection of our legal interests. 
•Aggregate and De-Identified Information. We may share aggregated, de-identified information or IP address information about users with third parties for marketing, advertising, research, or similar purposes.


Where do we process personal data?

The data that we process in relation to you may be transferred to, and stored at, a destination outside the European Economic Area ("EEA") that may not be subject to equivalent data protection law. It may also be processed by staff situated outside the EEA who work for us or for one of our partners. Your information for example could be transferred to the USA, Canada, Brazil, Singapore and Australia. 

Where personal data is transferred in relation to providing our services we will take all steps reasonably necessary to ensure that it is subject to appropriate safeguards and that it is treated securely and in accordance with this Policy, such as relying on a recognized legal adequacy mechanism which may include entering into EC approved standard contractual clauses relevant to transfers of personal information.

How long do we process personal data for?

We process personal data only for so long as is necessary for the purpose(s) for which it was originally collected, after which it will be deleted or archived except to the extent that it is necessary for us to continue to process it for the purpose of compliance with legal obligations to which we are subject or for another legitimate and lawful purpose. We may retain some of your information even after you uninstall or disable an App or close your account, except if you instructed us otherwise. 

In particular, we may for an indefinite period process your call logs and spam reports which you granted us access to before uninstalling or disabling an App or closing your account. We do this strictly for statistical purposes, in order to enable us improving our algorithms and our services. We will not use these data for any other purposes, and the processing will have no effect on you or any other natural person. The data will not be shared with any third parties either, and we take appropriate measures to ensure that your data is safe with us.

Social Network User IDs

In case you are one of our users and access some of our Apps using your social networking account credentials, we may obtain information from Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter and Google+: If you log into our Apps using these social networking accounts, you must enter your social networking account email address and password. We will ask that you grant us permission to your social networking account user IDs which we will use to authenticate you to use our service. Since your social network account user ID is unique we don't have to create a new ID ourselves. Instead we will use your social network account user ID to identify you as a user in our Apps. If you allow us to have access to your social network account user ID then our Apps may be visible on your social network page that lists your "applications."

We store your social network account user ID that we receive from your social network account along with other information that we collect from you or receive about you. The third-party social networking site will know that you are a user of our Apps and certain usage information.. For information about how they may use and disclose this information, including any information you make public, please consult their respective privacy policies. We have no control over how any third party site uses or discloses the personal information it collects about you. Any access to and use of a social network is not governed by this Policy, but instead of governed by the policies of those social networks. We are not responsible for the information practices of such social network Web sites.


Children Under 16

Our Apps are not designed for children under 16 and Caller ID does not make its' Apps available to Children under 16. If you are under the age of 16, you may not download the Apps or use the Apps, you may not use any feature that requires registration, and you may not provide us with any of your personal details. If we discover that a child under 16 has provided us with personal information, we will delete such information from our systems.


User Generated Content

We also invite you to contribute information in and on our Apps, including your comments in spam reports, spam category, name corrections and any other information that you would like to be available on our Apps. You also may have the option to send a picture or your location through our Apps to someone you call. These pictures will not be available to all users, only to the receiver of the sent picture. We will not text or call any of your contacts without your explicit consent. If you contribute information to our Apps, your posting may become public and we cannot prevent such information from being used in a manner that may violate this Policy, the law, or your personal privacy. In general, if you choose to disclose information about other people to us, you confirm that you have the authority to use and share such information.


What are your rights?

You have the following rights in relation to personal data relating to you that we process:

•You may request access to the personal data concerned (please see the section on obtaining access to your personal data below) 
•You may request that incorrect personal data that we are processing be rectified 
•Under certain circumstances, you may be entitled to request that we erase the personal data concerned 
•Under certain circumstances, you may be entitled to request the restriction of processing of your data 
•In certain cases, such as cases where your personal data is processed for the purposes of direct marketing, or (with certain conditions) where the processing is based on the legitimate interest of ours or a third person, you may be entitled to object to processing. 
•In certain cases, you may also have the right to receive personal data concerning you in a structured, commonly used and machine-readable format and have the right to transmit those data to another controller. 
•Where we are processing personal data relating to you on the basis of your prior consent to that processing, you may withdraw your consent at any time, after which we shall stop the processing concerned. This, however, does not affect the lawfulness of the processing based on your consent before it was withdrawn. 
•If you have a complaint about any processing of your personal data being conducted by us, you can contact us or lodge a formal complaint with a supervisory authority, in particular in the European Union member state of your habitual residence, place of work or place of the infringement of your rights took place.

How can you exercise your rights?

You may exercise your above rights, including your right to withdraw your consent and access to your personal data, by contacting us via email: [email protected] 

You may also modify personal information that you have submitted by logging into your account and updating your profile information. Please note that copies of information that you have updated, modified or deleted may remain viewable in cached and archived pages of the App for a period of time. 

Please note that we may be required to ask you for further information in order to confirm your identity before we provide the information requested.


We have implemented commercially reasonable precautions to protect the information we collect from loss, misuse, and unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration, and destruction. Please be aware that despite our best efforts, no data security measures can guarantee 100% security. You should take steps to protect against unauthorized access to your password, phone, and computer by, among other things, signing off after using a shared computer/phone, choosing a robust password that nobody else knows or can easily guess, and keeping your log-in and password private. We are not responsible for any lost, stolen, or compromised passwords or for any activity on your account via unauthorized password activity.

Changes to this policy

This Policy is current as of the Effective Date set forth above. We may change this Policy from time to time, so please be sure to check back periodically. We will post changes to this Policy on our Apps. If we make any changes to this Policy that materially affect our practices with regard to the personal information we have previously collected from you, we will endeavor to provide you with notice in advance of such change by highlighting the change on our Apps and their corresponding Web sites, sending a push notification, or displaying on any of the Web sites associated with our Apps. 

This policy was last updated on Aug 2020.