Privacy Policy : Hammer Security

Last updated: Jul 4, 2023

Policy summary

We, value the privacy and protection of your personal information. This policy “Privacy Policy/Policy”) applies to your download, access and/or use of our services (“Services”), whether on your computer, on a mobile device, (the “Platform”) or any other platform (accessible on a device or website). Your use of our Platform is governed by the Terms of Service.

You are not permitted to access or use, and are required to discontinue all access to or use of, immediately, our Platform if you do not agree to the terms of this Policy or any subsequent revised version of them. In this policy, the terms “we”, “us” and “our” are references to India Hammer Security Platform and Services.


We collect the below data from you to enable us to provide you with our Services:

Login and remotely control app

Personal Data: Email Address

Latest Location

Sensitive Data: GPS Location

Track when Phone is off

Permission taken: Accessibility, Read Notification, Display Notification, Device Admin, Camera(Not mandate), Location/Background Location(not mandate but suggested), Read contacts, Send SMS, manage Phone calls, Microphone(not mandate but suggested), storage, battery, auto start(for some devices).

The app does use third party services like Google AdMob that collects following information used to identify you:

Advertising AdMob

Personal Data: Cookies; Unique Device Identifiers for Advertising (Google Advertiser ID or IDFA, for example); Usage Data.

Google Ads Similar audiences

Personal Data: Cookies; Unique Device Identifiers for Advertising (Google Advertiser ID or IDFA, for example); Usage Data.

Analytics Google Analytics for Firebase

Personal Data: Application opens; Cookies; Device Information; Number of Sessions; Session Duration; Usage Data.

Google Ads conversion tracking

Personal Data: Cookies; Usage Data.

Remarketing and behavioural targeting Google Ads Remarketing

Personal Data: Cookies; Usage Data.

Information on opting out of interest-based advertising

In addition to any opt-out feature provided by any of the services listed in this document, Users may learn more on how to generally opt out of interest-based advertising within the dedicated section of the Cookie Policy.

Full policy


  • Hammer app requires the use of SMS texts to notify users and emergency contacts with the real-time data tracking URLs. Standard data and messaging charges apply.
  • Pictures and audios sent to the Emergency Contacts of the users’ choice will be uploaded to Hammer’s server, sent to their Emergency Contacts and deleted after a 3 days.
  • To provide users with their phone’s latest location, Hammer’s database collects this data, and is replaced each time the user’s phone uploads a new one (no location history is collected, and this location is not used for anything else than its sole purpose of providing the user with their latest device’s location).
  • Emails are collected only if the user signs up on the app, and it is only used so that the user can login and have remote access to their device through Email and passwords are encrypted and protected by Firebase, a Google LLC platform.
  • In order to use Hammer app, users must consent to: (a) the use of the user’s devices’ location to provide Hammer’s Services to the user, and (b) pay operator data, messaging, and other fees resulting from Hammer’s Services usage. Hammer database collects this data, to provide the user latest location every time they login.

Sensitive Permission:

  • Accessibility: The app’s usage of accessibility is only for Fake Shutdown and Lock Screen. Hammer does not collect nor does it send any information.
  • Read notifications: To exit Fake Shutdown with SMS: HS1 STOP 
  • Display notifications: To show Panic Button accessible notification
  • Device Admin: Required for Fake Shutdown / Intruder Selfie
  • Camera: [Not mandatory but suggested] To send pictures either to your Emergency Contacts or to request pictures of your device from the website
  • Location / Background location: [Not mandatory but suggested] To send your location either to your Emergency Contacts or to retrieve it from the website
  • Read contacts: [Optional] to easily add Emergency Contacts. You can deny this permission and add your Emergency Contact manually.
  • Send SMS: Required to send SMS to your Emergency Contacts during emergencies. 
  • Make and manage phone calls: We do not make any phone calls, but this permission is somehow required by Android to send SMS. The Send SMS permission is not enough.
  • Microphone: [Not mandatory but suggested] To send audio recordings either to your Emergency Contacts or to request audios of your device from the website
  • Storage: To store audios / pictures / videos and send them to your Emergency Contacts or to your email.
  • Battery no restrictions: To let your system know that Hammer should always be running on the background.
  • Auto start (for some devices): This permission is only required for a few devices. It lets your system know that Hammer can auto startx at any time. This allows Hammer to work properly.

Personal Data may be freely provided by the user, or, in case of Usage Data and Device Information, collected automatically when using the App.

Unless specified otherwise, all Data requested by Hammer Security is mandatory and failure to provide this Data may make it impossible for the app to provide its services. In cases where Hammer Security specifically states that some Data is not mandatory, Users are free not to communicate this Data without consequences to the availability or the functioning of the Service.

Users who are uncertain about which Personal Data is mandatory are welcome to contact the Owner.

Any use of Cookies - or of other tracking tools - by Hammer Security or by the owners of third-party services used by Hammer Security serves the purpose of providing the Service required by the user, in addition to any other purposes described in the present document and in the Cookie Policy, if available.


  • We will only use your information in certain ways and for certain purposes, as stated in this Privacy Policy.
  • Without your consent, we will not share, sell, or divulge any information that identifies you to any third party. We shall not engage in behavioural advertising, user profiling, or other forms of privacy invasion.
  • Payment processing, email automation, app diagnostics, analytics, and other services are some of the many areas where we rely on third-party service providers. Therefore, some of these third-parties may handle your personal data.
  • We may release personal data to establish, exercise, or defend our legal rights. Information may also be disclosed if we determine that such disclosure is required to investigate, prevent, or take action related to possible fraud, illegal activity, or violations of our conditions.
  • In the event of a business sale, merger, acquisition, consolidation, asset sale, reorganisation, or similar event, we may disclose your personal information to the acquiring, merging, or surviving entity. Your privacy and the security of your data are of the utmost importance to us, and we will never compromise either.


  • We take appropriate security measures to prevent unauthorized access, disclosure, modification, or unauthorized destruction of the Data.
  • The Data processing is carried out using computers and/or IT enabled tools, following organizational procedures and modes strictly related to the purposes indicated. In addition to the Owner, in some cases, the Data may be accessible to certain types of persons in charge, involved with the operation of Hammer Security (administration, sales, marketing, legal, system administration) or external parties (such as third-party technical service providers, mail carriers, hosting providers, IT companies, communications agencies) appointed, if necessary, as Data Processors by the Owner. The updated list of these parties may be requested from the Owner at any time.
  • We do not use vulnerability scanning and/or scanning to PCI standards.
  • We only provide articles and information. We never ask for credit card numbers.
  • We use regular Malware Scanning.
  • We do not use an SSL certificate.
  • We only provide articles and information. We never collect and upload on server personal or private information like email addresses or credit card numbers.


We may process Personal Data relating to users, if one of the following applies:

  • Users have given their consent for one or more specific purposes.
    • Note: Under some legislations, we may be allowed to process Personal Data until the User objects to such processing (“opt-out”), without having to rely on consent or any other of the following legal bases. This, however, does not apply, whenever the processing of Personal Data is subject to European data protection law.
  • Provision of Data is necessary for the performance of an agreement with the User and/or for any pre-contractual obligations thereof.
  • Processing is necessary for compliance with a legal obligation to which the Owner is subject.
  • Processing is related to a task that is carried out in the public interest or in the exercise of official authority vested in the Owner.
  • Processing is necessary for the purposes of the legitimate interests pursued by the Owner or by a third party.

In any case, we will gladly help to clarify the specific legal basis that applies to the processing, and in particular whether the provision of Personal Data is a statutory or contractual requirement, or a requirement necessary to enter into a contract.


You may have various rights with respect to your personal information, depending on current law, including the rights to:

  • Request access to certain personal information of yours that we process.
  • Update or correct your personal information if you believe it is incomplete or inaccurate.
  • Erase or delete your personal information by reaching out to us at , subject to certain exceptions under local law.
  • Object to our processing of your personal information or otherwise restrict our processing activities.
  • Restrict certain transfers of your personal information to third parties.
  • Withdraw your consent to the processing, where we base our processing of your personal information on consent.
  • Not be denied goods or services for exercising your rights under applicable law.
    Complain to us regarding any issue or file a complaint with a supervisory authority.


If you want to control which third-party cookies are placed on your device, you can do so by visiting that party’s website and reading up on how to “opt-out” of getting cookies from them. It’s important to know that our Services may not work properly if you choose to disable cookies in your browser.


  • Google, Inc.’s (“Google Analytics” or “Google”) web analytics service is utilised. Your session on this site can be analysed using cookies that Google Analytics stores on your computer. Your IP address and other data produced by these cookies are sent to Google’s servers in the United States, where they are kept.
  • When required by law or when a third party processes this data on Google’s behalf, Google may share this information with such parties. You don’t have to worry about Google linking your IP address to anything else in their system because they say they never do. For further information on how to disable cookies in your browser, see the relevant section of this Privacy Policy. Keep in mind, though, that doing so might prevent you from using any or all of our Platform’s features.


For as long as is necessary to fulfil the purposes outlined in this Privacy Policy, or as long as we have another legal basis to do so, but in no event for longer than is necessary or permitted by law. When we no longer need your personal information to fulfil a function, we delete or shred any related documents in a way that protects your privacy. To the extent necessary to comply with legal obligations or to protect our legitimate interests (such as the detection and prevention of abuse and the defence against legal claims), we may also preserve personal data. As a precaution against data loss, it is common practice to keep a copy of user information in a secondary system for a predetermined amount of time.


  • We use physical, business, and technical security measures, such as industry-standard encryption, to collect and store information collected from you in a secure and safe manner, but we cannot guarantee the security of your information because of the inherent risks involved in any data transmission over the Internet or wireless networks and other security risks that apply to stored data. Security measures are in place to ensure that your information is protected from being misused or lost.
  • Our Platform and your data may be vulnerable to unauthorised access regardless of the security measures we take, because of your usage of or connection to the Internet. We make no promises about the completeness, accuracy, or timeliness of any information you communicate to us or store on any system connected to or accessible through the Internet or otherwise, nor do we promise that the security measures we take will be appropriate or sufficient.


  • The Services may include or relate to other websites (“Third Party Websites”) that are not owned or controlled by the Services. All of these resources are here for your convenience. We are not responsible for the content of any such external websites. We have no control over the information or materials presented on, or accessible through, any Third Party Website.
  • The inclusion of any link in the Service, or any other services provided in connection with them, does not constitute or imply an affiliation, sponsorship, endorsement, approval, investigation, verification, or monitoring by us of any information contained on any Third Party Website, and we do not review, approve, monitor, endorse, warrant, or make any representations with respect to such Third Party Websites.
  • We disclaim all responsibility for any content on any Third Party Website, as well as any consequences arising from your use of or inability to use, any Third Party Website. You agree to use any linked Third Party Website at your own risk and understand that such sites may have terms and privacy policies that differ from ours. We fully disclaim any responsibility for and any liabilities arising from such provisions.


  • In no event will we knowingly provide our Services or sell any of our products to anybody under the age of 13 without the participation of a legal guardian. We ask that anybody under the age of 13 ask and get permission from a parent or guardian before using our Services. You hereby represent and warrant that you are at least 13 years old, or that you are using our Services offered with the supervision and involvement of a parent or guardian who is at least 13 years old.
  • We do not make our Services available to anybody under the age of 13, nor do we knowingly collect data from anyone under the age of 13. For the purposes of this Privacy Policy, “Children” refers to anyone younger than 13 years of age. If you are under the age of 18, you must immediately leave this site. Any information we learn a child under 13 has provided to us without parental authorization will be deleted. Please get in touch if you learn we have collected or received personal data from a child under the age of 13.


We reserve the right to make changes to this privacy policy at any time by notifying its users on this page and possibly within Hammer Security and/or - as far as technically and legally feasible - sending a notice to users via any contact information available to us. It is strongly recommended to check this page often, referring to the date of the last modification listed at the bottom. Should the changes affect processing activities performed on the basis of the user’s consent, we shall collect new consent from the user, where required

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