Privacy Policy
About this Policy

Hello! We are Applepie Studio Inc. (from now on referred to as “we” “us” or “our”). This privacy policy has been compiled to serve those who are concerned with how  'Personally identifiable information' (PII) is being used in Branch (from now on referred to as “app” or “Service”). Please read our privacy policy carefully to get a clear understanding of how we collect, use, protect or otherwise handle your Personally Identifiable Information in our app.

By downloading, accessing and/or using our app, you agree to your information being used in accordance with this privacy policy. Also, you understand and agree that we are providing a platform for you to post stories, photos, comments, and other materials ("Content"), to the Service and to share Content publicly. This means that other Users may search for, see, use, or share any of your User Content that you make publicly available through the Service. If you have any concerns about providing information to us or it being used as described in this privacy policy you may contact us at

What information do we collect?

Necessary information: Google email address, nickname, device information (hardware model, operating system), log information (unique identifiable user code, service record, settings, etc.)
Automatically collected to monitor and improve the effectiveness of our Service: IP Address, cookies, access log, sessions, purchases, Service usage history, error history.
Optional information: Profile image, email address, contact information.

When do we collect personal information?

When users use our app (downloading, running, posting, connecting to the network, making in-app purchases, commenting, etc), visit our homepage, provide electronic signature, contact us through writing.
When contacting us by phone, email, submitting a question, during events/promotions, when requesting a shipment, etc. users may voluntarily provide information.

Connecting Your Account

You may choose to connect to a Third Party account. In using the Third Party information, you may provide us with profile information such as name, nickname, or a picture that may be visible to us. We may collect additional information from connected Third Parties in order to provide services such as backing up data. All of the data collected will be used with the intent described in this privacy policy. We will not post anything on your behalf on these external accounts without your permission.

You can disconnect third party accounts at any time. However, you may find you are not able to enjoy all of the features of our Services.

Third-party disclosure

We do not sell, trade, or otherwise transfer to outside parties your personally identifiable information, except as noted in this Policy. This does not include app hosting partners and other parties who assist us in operating our Service, conducting our business, or serving our users, so long as those parties agree to keep this information confidential.

We may also release information when it's release is appropriate to comply with the law, enforce our site policies, or protect ours or others' rights, property, or safety.

However, non-personally identifiable visitor information may be provided to other parties for marketing, advertising, or other uses.

Does our app allow third-party behavioral tracking?

Yes, please understand that we allow third-parties (such as Google) to track information about our users in relation to our app and homepage.

Advertisers that may be found in our Service use personalized ads by collecting data according to their Privacy Policies. To disabled personalized ads please do the following:
Android users go to Settings, Google, Ads and choose to opt out.
iOS users go to Settings, Privacy, and turn on Limit Ad Tracking.

Information Breach

In order to be in line with Fair Information Practices we will take the following responsive action, should a data breach occur:

- We will notify all users via in-app notification within 7 business days.

COPPA (Children Online Privacy Protection Act)

We do not specifically market to children under 13.

If at any time you would like to unsubscribe from receiving future emails, you can email us at and we will promptly remove you from ALL correspondence.

If there are any questions/complaints regarding this Privacy Policy you may contact us using the email address above.

In the event that we cannot solve your complaint and you choose to take to legal action against us these terms shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the Korean version of this Policy and the laws of the Republic of Korea.

Effective Date: 5/3/2018