Privacy Policy for mobile applications

Date 21.05.2018


1 Introduction

This privacy policy governs your use of all software applications for mobile devices that was created by U- NICA Systems AG (“U-NICA”). If you have been directed to this policy in connection with the scryptoTRACE® code application, you are using the U-NICA App, and if you have been directed to this policy in connection with another application, you are using a Customer app. The U-NICA App and all Customer Apps are collectively called “The Application” in this Privacy Policy. The Application is a product verification software for smartphones.

1.1 U-NICA’s commitment to privacy?

We take your privacy seriously. U-NICA will only use your personal information in accordance with Swiss privacy laws.

1.2 What information does the Application obtain and how is it used?

1.2.1 Information Collected Upon Registration

The Application obtains the information you provide when you download and register the Application. Registration with us is optional. However, please keep in mind that you may not be able to use some of the features offered by the Application unless you register with us.
When you register with us and use the Application, you provide your email address and password;

We may use the information you provided us to contact you from time to time to provide you with important information, required notices and marketing promotions.

1.2.2 User Profile and Contact Information

The Application obtains the information you provide when you fill out the User Profile or any Contact Form. All those information are optional. You will be able to use all of the features offered by the Applications without filling out the User Profile or any Contact Form.
When you fill out the User Profile or a Contact Form, you provide your email address, your physical address and your preferred language.

1.2.3 Automatically Collected Information

In addition, the Application may collect certain information automatically, including, but not limited to, the type of mobile device you use, your mobile devices unique device ID, the IP address of your mobile device, your mobile operating system, the type of mobile Internet browsers you use, and information about the way you use the Application.

1.2.4 Transaction-related information

Our Services are designed to help you to verify the and notify us about the result by uploading the result itself and the picture taken during the verification. We use and disclose the information collected through your use of the Apps for the following purposes:

  • For our business purposes, which include data analysis, audits and developing new products.

  • For our customers’ business purposes, which entails providing the following information to our

    customers regarding use of their Customer Apps: device operating system name, device operating system version, hashed unique device identifier, device model, email address and the results of the verifications

1.2.5 Location Information

If you agree to provide geolocation data, we collect the geolocation of your device in order to store the city you are located within for each verification. We do not store, use or disclose this information to other users or third parties.
If you do not want us to use your location for the purposes set forth above, you should turn off the location services for the mobile application located in your account settings or in your mobile phone settings and/or within the mobile application.

1.3 Do third parties see and/or have access to information obtained by the Application?

Yes. We will share your information with third parties only in the ways that are described in this privacy statement. We may disclose User Provided and Automatically Collected Information:

  • as required by law, such as to comply with a subpoena, or similar legal process;
  • when we believe in good faith that disclosure is necessary to protect our rights, protect your safety or the safety of others, investigate fraud, or respond to a government request;
  • with our trusted services providers who work on our behalf, do not have an independent use of the information we disclose to them, and have agreed to adhere to the rules set forth in this privacy statement.
  • if U-NICA is involved in a merger, acquisition, or sale of all or a portion of its assets, you will be notified via email and/or a prominent notice on our Web site of any change in ownership or uses of this information, as well as any choices you may have regarding this information.

 1.4 What are my opt-out rights?

You can stop all collection of information by the Application easily by uninstalling the Application. You may use the standard uninstall processes as may be available as part of your mobile device or via the mobile application marketplace or network. You can also request to opt-out via email, at

1.5 Data Retention Policy, Managing Your Information

We will retain User Provided data for as long as you use the Application and for a reasonable time thereafter. We will retain Automatically Collected information for up to 24 months and thereafter may store it in aggregate. If you’d like us to delete User Provided Data that you have provided via the Application, please contact us at and we will respond in a reasonable time. Please note that some or all of the User Data provided may be required in order for the Application to function properly.

1.6 Children

We do not use the Application to knowingly solicit data from or market to children under the age of 13. If a parent or guardian becomes aware that his or her child has provided us with information without their consent, he or she should contact us at We will delete such information from our files within a reasonable time.

1.7 Security

We are concerned about safeguarding the confidentiality of your information. We provide physical, electronic, and procedural safeguards to protect information we process and maintain. For example, we limit access to this information to authorized employees and contractors who need to know that information in order to operate, develop or improve our Application. Please be aware that, although we endeavor provide reasonable security for information we process and maintain, no security system can prevent all potential security breaches.

1.8 Changes

This Privacy Policy may be updated from time to time for any reason. We will notify you of any changes to our Privacy Policy by posting the new Privacy Policy here and informing you via email or text message. You are advised to consult this Privacy Policy regularly for any changes, as continued use is deemed approval of all changes. You can check the history of this policy by clicking here.

1.9 Your Consent

By using the Application, you are consenting to our processing of your information as set forth in this Privacy Policy now and as amended by us. "Processing,” means using cookies on a computer/hand held device or using or touching information in any way, including, but not limited to, collecting, storing, deleting, using, combining and disclosing information, all of which activities will take place in Switzerland. If you reside outside Switzerland your information will be transferred, processed and stored there under swiss privacy standards.

1.10 Contact us

If you have any questions regarding privacy while using the Application, or have questions about our practices, please contact us via email at