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HiWay Mobile App Privacy Policy

This HiWay application Privacy Policy (hereinafter referred to as the Policy) applies to all information the application may receive from the user while using this application. The user's consent to provide personal information given in accordance with this Policy as part of relations with one of the persons belonging to the University staff applies to all staff engaged in the development and maintenance of the HiWay application.

The use of the application means the user’s unconditional consent with this Policy and the terms of processing of his / her personal information; in case of disagreement with these terms, the user shall refrain from using the application.

1. User’s Personal Information Received and Processed by HighWay Application

1.1. In this Policy, user's personal information refers to:

1.1.1. Personal information the user provides about himself / herself when registering (creating an account) or using the application, including the user’s personal data. The user provides the information at his/her discretion.

1.1.2 Data automatically transferred to the HiWay application through the application installed on the device, including cookie information and user's device information.

1.2. This Policy applies to the HiWay application only. We neither control nor bear responsibility for the third parties’ information the user can be directed to after clicking the links available in the application. Such sites may collect or request other user’s personal information, as well as perform other actions.

1.3. In general, HiWay does not verify accuracy of the user provided personal information and user’s legal capacity. However, ITMO University assumes the information provided by users reliable and keeps it up to date.

2. Purposes of Collecting and Processing User’s Personal Information

2.1. The application collects and stores only personal data necessary to provide services by the application.

2.2. The HiWay application may use the user’s personal information for the following purposes:

2.2.1. Identification of the party under agreements;

2.2.2. Providing the user with personalized services;

2.2.3. Communication with user, including sending notifications, requests, and information relating to the use of services, service delivery, as well as processing user’s requests and applications;

2.2.4. Improving the application quality, its usability, and developing new services;

2.2.5. Conducting statistical and other researches based on anonymized data.

3. Terms of Processing User's Personal Information and Providing to Third Parties

3.1. The HiWay application stores user’s personal information in accordance with the company's regulations.

3.2. The user's personal information is kept confidential, unless user is willing to provide information about himself/herself for general access to unlimited number of persons.

3.3. The HiWay application may provide the user's personal information to third parties in the following cases:

3.3.1. The user has expressed his/her consent to such actions;

3.3.2. The information must be provided to use a certain service by user or to provide user with a service;

3.3.3. The information must be provided as required by Russian or other applicable law within the procedure established by the legislation;

3.4. When processing the user’s personal data, the HiWay application follows the Federal law of the Russian Federation "On personal information".

4. Changing Personal Information by User

4.1. User may change or add personal information by contacting HiWay application developers.

4.2. User may also delete personal information provided by him / her for a certain account through the profile page in the HiWay application.

5. User’s Personal Information Protection

The HiWay application takes necessary and sufficient organizational and technical measures to protect the user's personal information from unauthorized or accidental access, destruction, modification, blocking, copying, and distribution, as well as other illegal operations with it by third parties.

6. Privacy Policy Modification. Applicable law

6.1. The company reserves the right to make changes in this Privacy Policy. When making changes in the current version, the date of the last update is indicated. The new version of the Policy enters into force upon its posting, unless otherwise provided by the new version of the Policy. The current version is always available at

6.2. This Policy and relationship between user and the company in connection with the Privacy Policy is governed by applicable laws of the Russian Federation.