4. Personal Data We Collect
4.1. Personal data is any information that could enable direct or indirect identification of a person (e.g., their name, passport details, online identifier, etc.).
4.2. In accordance here with, personal data may be collected both directly and indirectly.
Personal data is collected directly when you provide them voluntarily (e.g. when registering in Messenger).
Indirect collection of personal data may occur automatically when accessing the Services, including the collection by third parties (for example, Branch IO SDK, which we use to configure universal hyperlinks, Crashlytics, Firebase, which we use for logging errors, or Yandex API, which we use to transcribe voice messages into text).
4.3. We collect the required minimum of your personal data for the purposes hereof:
1) accounting data. We collect your first and last name, email, telephone number when you are registering. You also have the opportunity to provide your photo and specify the nickname in order to improve the efficiency of using some of the functionality of the Messenger (for example, specified links to the User).
2) actions. We collect (and other users see) the information about your network status (status "online", "offline", etc.), as well as some data about incoming and outgoing messages (message sending time, chat participants), when you are using Messenger.
3) User data. All your text messages, audio and video materials will be collected and stored on our server, when you are using Messenger. Accordingly, you or your interlocutor can at any time find it available if necessary. If this information is deleted from chats and channels, it will also be deleted from our server.
4) additional info. We and our contractors may collect additional information about the IP address, the device model with which the Services are used, the device's operating system through which the Services are used, your browser, the browser language and / or the operating system. We may also collect information about your location. You can limit the collection of information about your location by changing the appropriate settings of your device through which the use of the Services is carried out.