Upskew Pty. Ltd.


Privacy policy

Upskew Pty. Ltd. operates and the Encode app. It is Upskew Pty. Ltd.'s policy to respect your privacy regarding any information we may collect while operating our websites or apps.

You may access, delete or correct your personal data by contacting our support team. To protect your identity, we require evidence of identity to process your requests.

Gathering of Personally-Identifying Information

Certain visitors to Upskew Pty. Ltd.'s websites or apps choose to interact with Upskew Pty. Ltd. in ways that require Upskew Pty. Ltd. to gather personally-identifying information. The amount and type of information that Upskew Pty. Ltd. gathers depends on the nature of the interaction. In each case, Upskew Pty. Ltd. collects such information only insofar as is necessary or appropriate to fulfill the purpose of the visitor's interaction with Upskew Pty. Ltd.. Upskew Pty. Ltd. does not disclose personally-identifying information other than as described below. And visitors can always refuse to supply personally-identifying information, with the caveat that it may prevent them from engaging in certain website-related or app-related activities.

Some examples of cases when you may provide Upskew Pty. Ltd. with potentially personally-identifying information includes:

  • if you choose to send us a request (for example, via a support email)
  • Protection of Certain Personally-Identifying Information

    Upskew Pty. Ltd. discloses potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information only to those of its employees, contractors and affiliated organizations that (i) need to know that information in order to process it on Upskew Pty. Ltd.'s behalf or to provide services available at Upskew Pty. Ltd.'s websites or apps, and (ii) that have agreed not to disclose it to others. Some of those employees, contractors and affiliated organizations may be located outside of your home country; by using Upskew Pty. Ltd.'s websites or apps, you consent to the transfer of such information to them.

    Other than to its employees, contractors and affiliated organizations, as described above, Upskew Pty. Ltd. discloses potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information only in response to a subpoena, court order or other governmental request, or when Upskew Pty. Ltd. believes in good faith that disclosure is reasonably necessary to protect the property or rights of Upskew Pty. Ltd., third parties or the public at large. Upskew Pty. Ltd. takes all measures reasonably necessary to protect against the unauthorized access, use, alteration or destruction of potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information.

    Upskew Pty. Ltd. will not rent or sell potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information to anyone.

    Business Transfers

    If Upskew Pty. Ltd., or substantially all of its assets, were acquired, or in the unlikely event that Upskew Pty. Ltd. goes out of business or enters bankruptcy, user information would be one of the assets that is transferred or acquired by a third party. You acknowledge that such transfers may occur, and that any acquirer of Upskew Pty. Ltd. may continue to use your personal information as set forth in this policy.


    Ads appearing in the Encode app may be delivered to users by advertising partners using Admob, who may use device identifiers when serving an ad. These device identifiers will be used by the ad server to recognize your mobile device "for frequency capping, aggregated ad reporting, and to combat fraud and abuse", but not for ad personalization.

    By default, the Encode app only serves non-personalized ads (NPA). This Privacy Policy does not cover the use of device identifiers by any advertisers.

    Privacy Policy Changes

    Although most changes are likely to be minor, Upskew Pty. Ltd. may change its Privacy Policy from time to time, and in Upskew Pty. Ltd.'s sole discretion. Upskew Pty. Ltd. encourages visitors to frequently check this page for any changes to its Privacy Policy. Your continued use of this site or our apps after any change in this Privacy Policy will constitute your acceptance of such change.


    The privacy policy above is made available under a Creative Commons Sharealike license, based on work by Automattic and