Privacy Policy

1. Introduction

Telephant ("we," "us," or "our") is committed to protecting the privacy of its users ("you" or "your"). This Privacy Policy explains how we collect, use, disclose, and safeguard your personal information when you use our audio messaging app, Telephant (the "App"). By accessing or using the App, you agree to the terms and conditions of this Privacy Policy.

2. Information We Collect

2.1. Personal Information

We may collect personal information that you voluntarily provide to us, such as your name, email address, profile picture, and any other information you choose to provide when you create an account or use certain features of the App.

2.2. Audio Messages

When you use the App, we collect and store the audio messages you send and receive within the App. Please note that these messages are automatically deleted after two days unless the creator approves them for saving.

2.3. Usage Data

We may automatically collect certain information about how you interact with and use the App. This may include your IP address, device type, unique device identifiers, browser type, and operating system.

2.4. Contact Information

When you permit the App to access your contacts, we may collect and store the contact information of people you have approved to add to your friends list. This information is saved on our servers to help populate your friends list and enhance your user experience. You may remove these contacts from your friends list at any time, and we will subsequently delete their information from our servers.

3.5. Contact List Management

We may use the contact information you have approved us to access in order to populate and manage your friends list within the App. This enables you to easily connect and communicate with your approved contacts. We delete any such information from our servers upon your removal of these contacts from your friends list.

3. How We Use Your Information

3.1. Provision of Services

We may use your personal information to provide you with access to and use of the App, including facilitating audio messaging, creating audio chains, and managing your account.

3.2. Communication

We may use your personal information to communicate with you, respond to your inquiries, provide customer support, and send you important updates, notifications, and promotional materials.

3.3. Improvements and Research

We may use the information we collect to analyze trends, monitor usage patterns, and improve the functionality and user experience of the App. This may include conducting research and development activities, troubleshooting issues, and enhancing security measures.

3.4. Legal Compliance

We may use your personal information to comply with applicable laws, regulations, or legal proceedings, such as responding to lawful requests and protecting our rights or the rights of others.

4. How We Share Your Information

4.1. Service Providers

We may engage third-party service providers to assist us in providing and maintaining the App. These service providers may have access to your personal information to perform specific tasks on our behalf, and they are obligated to maintain the confidentiality and security of your information.

4.2. Aggregate Information

We may share aggregated and anonymized information that does not identify any individual for research, marketing, or other purposes.

4.3. Business Transfers

In the event of a merger, acquisition, or sale of all or a portion of our assets, your personal information may be transferred as part of the transaction. We will notify you via email and/or a prominent notice on the App regarding any change in ownership or use of your personal information.

4.4. Legal Requirements

We may disclose your personal information if required to do so by law or in response to valid requests by public authorities (e.g., law enforcement agencies).

4.5. Contact Information Sharing

We do not share your contact list with any third parties. It is used solely for the purpose of providing and improving the functionality of the App.

5. Data Security

We take reasonable measures to protect your personal information from unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration, or destruction. However, no method of transmission over the internet or electronic storage is completely secure. Therefore, while we strive to use commercially acceptable means to protect your personal information, we cannot guarantee its absolute security.

6. Children's Privacy

The App is not intended for individuals under the age of 4 years old. We do not knowingly collect personal information from children under 4 years old. If we discover that we have collected personal information from a child without parental consent, we will promptly delete such information.

7. Your Choices

You may have the right to access, update, correct, or delete certain personal information we have collected about you. You can do so by contacting us at Please note that we may retain certain information as required by law or for legitimate business purposes.

If you have allowed us to access your contact list and wish to revoke this permission, you can do so in your device settings. Please note that this may affect the functionality of the App.

8. Changes to the Privacy Policy

We reserve the right to modify this Privacy Policy at any time. If we make material changes to this Privacy Policy, we will notify you by updating the "Effective Date" at the top of this policy or by other means. Your continued use of the App after any modifications indicates your acceptance of the revised Privacy Policy.

9. Contact Us

If you have any questions, concerns, or feedback regarding this Privacy Policy or our privacy practices, please contact us at

Please note that this is a general privacy policy template. It is important to consult with legal professionals or privacy experts to ensure compliance with applicable laws and regulations based on your specific circumstances and jurisdiction.