BJJBuddy Privacy Policy

Ranknoodle LLC

This app is aimed at people over 18
View more information on data this app collects

This app collects information from you so we can:

Give you the service you wanted

Improve the app over time

When ordering or registering on our site, as appropriate, you may be asked to enter your name, email address, mailing address, phone number or other details to help you with your experience.We collect information from you when you register on our site or enter information on our site.

Social Networking

BJJBuddy is a social network, which means that it may share the following with other members of the network:

To control what you share and with who:
Through the settings window in the application

Data Collection

User Details

Email address

Email address shared with:

  • Advertisers
  • Ad networks
  • Other companies within group
  • Other 3rd parties
Mobile device telephone no.

Mobile device telephone no. shared with:

  • Advertisers
  • Ad networks
  • Other companies within group
  • Other 3rd parties

Device identifier

Device information (UDID)

Device information (UDID) shared with:

  • Advertisers
  • Ad networks
  • Other companies within group
MAC address

MAC address shared with:

  • Advertisers
  • Ad networks
  • Other companies within group
OS version

OS version shared with:

  • Advertisers
  • Ad networks
  • Other companies within group

User files

Browser history
Phone/text log
Installed apps


Location Data

Location Data shared with:

  • Advertisers
  • Ad networks
  • Other companies within group
  • Other 3rd parties


Fingerprint reader
Voice authentification

Health, medical or therapy information



This app includes adverts.

We provide our partners with some information about the way you use our app so they can advertise products and services that are more likely to be relevant to you.

Ad networks are companies that manage the advertising process on this and many other apps. For that reason, they may know information about you based on the way you use all the apps where they provide advertising services. They compile this information to paint a picture of which types of adverts you are likely to be interested in.

You can find out more about how they use your personal information here:

  1. AdSense
  2. iAd
  3. Inmobi
  4. AdMob


BJJBuddy includes measuring tools. We want to learn how you use the app so we can improve it in future updates.

The data is seen:

Only by us
By us and our partners

We measure:

Your use of this app
Your use of this app and other functions


BJJBuddy does not allow you to access, amend and/or delete your data.

Direct Marketing

From time to time, we might contact you via:

Text Message
Phone Call
Message Within app

These may be sent:

By Ourselves
By a third party
By multiple third parties

We may send them :

To you
To your contacts

If we send them to your contacts, they will be sent:

From you
From Us

We will ask for your consent when sending messages:

To yourself
To your contacts
We do not ask for consent

Location Services

BJJBuddy accesses your location so it can:

These may be sent:

Help the user navigate
Connect the user with friends
Serve content relevant to your location
Make targeted offers/serve relevant ads
Geo-tagging content (e.g photos)

It shares your location with:

User’s friends
To your contacts
To your contacts

Your device allows control whether this app accesses your location or not. Visit your device settings screen/s for more information

Process Payments

From time to time, BJJBuddy may invite you to purchase items. We will therefore have access to sensitive billing information such as credit card or bank account details

We make sure your sensitive information is as secure as it could be. We do this via:
Https SHA 256 Encryption


The security of your personal information is extremely important. We take the following precautions to make sure it cannot be accessed or altered:

Data encrypted in transit
Data encrypted in storage
Industry standard Internal security protocols

If there are any questions regarding this privacy policy you may contact us using the information below.
[email protected]


Welcome to BJJBuddy, operated by Ranknoodle LLC. Data provided by the user By accessing the BJJBuddy application or its website found at, whether through a mobile device, mobile application or computer (collectively, the “Service”) you agree to be bound by these Terms of Use (this “Agreement”), whether or not you create a BJJBuddy account. If you wish to create a BJJBuddy account and make use of the Service, please read these Terms of Use. You should read the BJJBuddy terms of use, which is incorporated by reference into this Agreement. If you do not accept and agree to be bound by all of the terms of this Agreement, do not use the Service. Please contact us with any questions regarding this Agreement. 1. Acceptance of Terms of Use Agreement a. By accessing or using the Service, you accept this Agreement and agree to the terms, conditions and notices contained or referenced herein. To withdraw this consent, you must cease using the Service and terminate your account. This Agreement may be modified by the Company from time to time, such modifications to be effective upon posting by the Company in the Service. b. You must be at least 18 years old or the age of majority in your state of residence. 2. Complying with national regulations The Service may be prohibited or restricted in certain countries. If you use the Service from outside of United States, you are responsible for complying with the laws and regulations of the territory from which you access or use the Service. 3. Creating an Account In order to use BJJBuddy, you may sign in using your Email or Facebook login. If you do so, you authorize us to access and use certain Facebook account information, including but not limited to your public Facebook profile and basic information about your Facebook profile that you might share in common with other BJJBuddy users. 4. Non-Commercial Use By Users The Service is for personal use only. Users may not use the Service or any content contained in the Service (including, but not limited to, content of other users, designs, text, graphics, images, video, information, logos, software, audio files and computer code) in connection with any commercial endeavours, such as (i) advertising or soliciting any user to buy or sell any products or services not offered by the Company or (ii) soliciting others to attend parties or other social functions, or networking, for commercial purposes. Users of the Service may not use any information obtained from the Service to contact, advertise to, solicit, or sell to any other user without his or her prior explicit consent. Organizations, companies, and/or businesses may not use the Service for any purpose. The Company may investigate and take any available legal action in response to illegal and/or unauthorized uses of the Service, including collecting user names and/or email addresses of users by electronic or other means for the purpose of sending unsolicited email and unauthorized framing of or linking to the Service. 5. Account Security You are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of the username and password you designate during the registration process, and you are solely responsible for all activities that occur under your username and password. You agree to immediately notify the Company of any disclosure or unauthorized use of your username or password or any other breach of security at [email protected] and ensure that you log out from your account at the end of each session. 6. Proprietary Rights The Company owns and retains all proprietary rights in the Service, and in all content, trademarks, trade names, service marks and other intellectual property rights related thereto. The Service contains the copyrighted material, trademarks, and other proprietary information of the Company and its licensors. You agree to not copy, modify, transmit, create any derivative works from, make use of, or reproduce in any way any copyrighted material, trademarks, trade names, service marks, or other intellectual property or proprietary information accessible through the Service, without first obtaining the prior written consent of the Company or, if such property is not owned by the Company, the owner of such intellectual property or proprietary rights. You agree to not remove, obscure or otherwise alter any proprietary notices appearing on any content, including copyright, trademark and other intellectual property notices. 7. Your Responsibilities and Obligations. In using the App, you agree to conduct yourself in a civil and respectful manner. you are responsible for all content and materials that you post or otherwise make available to the App. You agree not to upload, email, post, publish, distribute, transmit or otherwise make available to the App any content or material that: (a) is unlawful, harassing, defamatory, libelous, abusive, threatening, harmful, vulgar, racist,obscene, sexually explicit, or otherwise objectionable; (b) promotes bigotry, hatred or harm to any group or individual; (c) exploits persons under 18 years of age in a sexual or violent manner; (d) solicits personal information from anyone under 18 years of age; (e) provides instruction regarding illegal activities; (f) interferes with another user’s use and enjoyment of the App; (g) constitutes unauthorized advertising, solicitation for goods or services, or solicitation of funds; (h) constitutes unsolicited bulk e-mail, junk mail, spam, contests, or chain letters; (i) is intended to interrupt, destroy or limit the functionality or integrity of any computer software; (j) violates any applicable laws or regulations; 8. Prohibited Activities Any conduct by a user of the App that violates this Agreement in any way may result in the suspension or termination of the user’s registration and use of the App. Submissions or postings by you to the App will be posted in public areas on the App. BJJBuddy shall not be responsible for the action of any users or third parties with respect to any information, materials or content posted, uploaded or transmitted in, on, or through the App. By participating in any of the App services or features, you agree to follow the Terms and Conditions of Use as set forth in this Agreement. Postings to public areas may not always be reviewed by BJJBuddy prior to appearing on the App and we reserve the right to a) change, delete, or remove, in part or in full, any such postings; b) terminate or suspend access to such areas for conduct that we believe, in our sole discretion, interferes with others’ use of the App; c) cooperate if deemed necessary with local, state, and/or federal authorities in accordance with applicable law. The Company reserves the right to investigate, suspend and/or terminate your account if you have misused the Service or behaved in a way the Company regards as inappropriate or unlawful, including actions or communications the occur off the Service but involve users you meet through the Service. 9. Use of the Services BJJBuddy does not warrant that the Services will meet your requirements or expectations; the Services will be delivered uninterrupted, timely, secure, or error-free; the results that may be obtained from the use of the Services will be accurate or reliable, any errors in the Services will be corrected. You are solely responsible for your interactions with other BJJBuddy users. You understand that BJJBuddy does not conduct any criminal background checks on its users. BJJBuddy makes no representation or warranties as to the conduct of users or their compatibility with any current or future user. BJJBuddy reserves the right to conduct any criminal background checks or other screenings at any time and using available public records. You agree to take reasonable precautions in all interactions with other users of the service, particularly if you decide to meet offline or in person. 10. Customer Service The Company provides assistance and guidance through its customer care representatives. When communicating with our customer care representatives, you agree to not be abusive, obscene, profane, offensive, sexist, threatening, harassing, racially offensive, or to not otherwise behave inappropriately. If we feel that your behaviour towards any of our customer care representatives or other employees is at any time threatening or offensive, we reserve the right to immediately terminate your account. 11. Modifications to Service The Company reserves the right at any time to modify or discontinue, temporarily or permanently, the Service (or any part thereof) with or without notice. You agree that the Company shall not be liable to you or to any third party for any modification, suspension or discontinuance of the Service. To protect the integrity of the Service, the Company reserves the right at any time in its sole discretion to block users from certain IP addresses from accessing the Service. 12. Copyright Policy – Notice and Procedure for Making Claims of Copyright Infringement You may not post, distribute, or reproduce in any way any copyrighted material, trademarks, or other proprietary information without obtaining the prior written consent of the owner of such proprietary rights. 13. Disclaimers a. You acknowledge and agree that neither the Company nor its affiliates and third party partners are responsible for and shall not have any liability, directly or indirectly, for any loss or damage, including personal injury or death, as a result of or alleged to be the result of (i) any incorrect or inaccurate Content posted in the Service, whether caused by users or any of the equipment or programming associated with or utilized in the Service; (ii) the timeliness, deletion or removal, incorrect delivery or failure to store any Content, communications or personalization settings; (iii) the conduct, whether online or offline, of any user; (iv) any error, omission or defect in, interruption, deletion, alteration, delay in operation or transmission, theft or destruction of, or unauthorized access to, any user or user communications; or (v) any problems, failure or technical malfunction of any telephone network or lines, computer online systems, servers or providers, computer equipment, software, failure of email or players on account of technical problems or traffic congestion on the Internet or at any website or combination thereof, including injury or damage to users or to any other person’s computer or device related to or resulting from participating or downloading materials in connection with the Internet and/or in connection with the Service. TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT ALLOWED BY APPLICABLE LAW, THE COMPANY PROVIDES THE SERVICE ON AN “AS IS” AND “AS AVAILABLE” BASIS AND GRANTS NO WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, WHETHER EXPRESS, IMPLIED, STATUTORY OR OTHERWISE WITH RESPECT TO THE SERVICE (INCLUDING ALL CONTENT CONTAINED THEREIN), INCLUDING (WITHOUT LIMITATION) ANY IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF SATISFACTORY QUALITY, MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE OR NON-INFRINGEMENT. THE COMPANY DOES NOT REPRESENT OR WARRANT THAT THE SERVICE WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED OR ERROR FREE, SECURE OR THAT ANY DEFECTS OR ERRORS IN THE SERVICE WILL BE CORRECTED. b. ANY MATERIAL DOWNLOADED OR OTHERWISE OBTAINED THROUGH THE USE OF THE SERVICE IS ACCESSED AT YOUR OWN DISCRETION AND RISK, AND YOU WILL BE SOLELY RESPONSIBLE FOR AND HEREBY WAIVE ANY AND ALL CLAIMS AND CAUSES OF ACTION WITH RESPECT TO ANY DAMAGE TO YOUR DEVICE, COMPUTER SYSTEM, INTERNET ACCESS, DOWNLOAD OR DISPLAY DEVICE, OR LOSS OR CORRUPTION OF DATA THAT RESULTS OR MAY RESULT FROM THE DOWNLOAD OF ANY SUCH MATERIAL. IF YOU DO NOT ACCEPT THIS LIMITATION OF LIABILITY, YOU ARE NOT AUTHORIZED TO DOWNLOAD OR OBTAIN ANY MATERIAL THROUGH THE SERVICE. c. From time to time, the Company may make third party opinions, advice, statements, offers, or other third party information or content available through the Service. All third party content is the responsibility of the respective authors thereof and should not necessarily be relied upon. Such third party authors are solely responsible for such content. THE COMPANY DOES NOT: (I) GUARANTEE THE ACCURACY, COMPLETENESS, OR USEFULNESS OF ANY THIRD PARTY CONTENT PROVIDED THROUGH THE SERVICE, OR (II) ADOPT, ENDORSE OR ACCEPT RESPONSIBILITY FOR THE ACCURACY OR RELIABILITY OF ANY OPINION, ADVICE, OR STATEMENT MADE BY ANY PARTY THAT APPEARS IN THE SERVICE. UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES WILL THE COMPANY OR ITS AFFILIATES BE RESPONSIBLE OR LIABLE FOR ANY LOSS OR DAMAGE RESULTING FROM YOUR RELIANCE ON INFORMATION OR OTHER CONTENT POSTED IN THE SERVICE, OR TRANSMITTED TO OR BY ANY USERS. d. In addition to the preceding paragraph and other provisions of this Agreement, any advice that may be posted in the Service is for informational and entertainment purposes only and is not intended to replace or substitute for any professional financial, medical, legal, or other advice. The Company makes no representations or warranties and expressly disclaims any and all liability concerning any treatment, action by, or effect on any person following the information offered or provided within or through the Service. If you have specific concerns or a situation arises in which you require professional or medical advice, you should consult with an appropriately trained and qualified specialist. 14. Links The Service may contain, and the Service or third parties may provide, advertisements and promotions offered by third parties and links to other web sites or resources. You acknowledge and agree that the Company is not responsible for the availability of such external websites or resources, and does not endorse and is not responsible or liable for any content, information, statements, advertising, goods or services, or other materials on or available from such websites or resources. Your correspondence or business dealings with, or participation in promotions of, third parties found in or through the Service, including payment and delivery of related goods or services, and any other terms, conditions, warranties or representations associated with such dealings, are solely between you and such third party. You further acknowledge and agree that the Company shall not be responsible or liable, directly or indirectly, for any damage or loss caused or alleged to be caused by or in connection with the use of, or reliance upon, any such content, information, statements, advertising, goods or services or other materials available on or through any such website or resource. 15. Limitation on Liability TO THE FULLEST EXTENT ALLOWED BY APPLICABLE LAW, IN NO EVENT WILL THE COMPANY, ITS AFFILIATES, BUSINESS PARTNERS, LICENSORS OR SERVICE PROVIDERS BE LIABLE TO YOU OR ANY THIRD PERSON FOR ANY INDIRECT, RELIANCE, CONSEQUENTIAL, EXEMPLARY, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, LOSS OF PROFITS, LOSS OF GOODWILL, DAMAGES FOR LOSS, CORRUPTION OR BREACHES OF DATA OR PROGRAMS, SERVICE INTERRUPTIONS AND PROCUREMENT OF SUBSTITUTE SERVICES, EVEN IF THE COMPANY HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. NOTWITHSTANDING ANYTHING TO THE CONTRARY CONTAINED HEREIN, THE COMPANY’S LIABILITY TO YOU FOR ANY CAUSE WHATSOEVER, AND REGARDLESS OF THE FORM OF THE ACTION, WILL AT ALL TIMES BE LIMITED TO THE AMOUNT PAID, IF ANY, BY YOU TO THE COMPANY FOR THE SERVICE WHILE YOU HAVE AN ACCOUNT. YOU AGREE THAT REGARDLESS OF ANY STATUTE OR LAW TO THE CONTRARY, ANY CLAIM OR CAUSE OF ACTION ARISING OUT OF OR RELATED TO USE OF THE SERVICE OR THE TERMS OF THIS AGREEMENT MUST BE FILED WITHIN ONE YEAR AFTER SUCH CLAIM OR CAUSE OF ACTION AROSE OR BE FOREVER BARRED. 16. Arbitration and Governing Law The exclusive means of resolving any dispute or claim arising out of or relating to this Agreement (including any alleged breach thereof) or the Service shall be governed by French law. Any action at law arising out of or relating to these terms and conditions of use shall be filed exclusively in the French courts under the juridiction of Paris trade tribunal. 17. Indemnity by You You agree to indemnify and hold the Company, its subsidiaries, and affiliates, and its and their officers, agents, partners and employees, harmless from any loss, liability, claim, or demand, including reasonable attorney’s fees, made by any third party due to or arising out of your breach of or failure to comply with this Agreement (including any breach of your representations and warranties contained herein), any postings or Content you post in the Service, and the violation of any law or regulation by you. The Company reserves the right to assume the exclusive defense and control of any matter otherwise subject to indemnification by you, in which event you will fully cooperate with the Company in connection therewith. 18. Notice The Company may provide you with notices, including those regarding changes to this Agreement, using any reasonable means now known or hereafter developed, including by email, regular mail, SMS, MMS, text message or postings in the Service. Such notices may not be received if you violate this Agreement by accessing the Service in an unauthorized manner. You agree that you are deemed to have received any and all notices that would have been delivered had you accessed the Service in an authorized manner. 19. Entire Agreement – Other This Agreement, with the Privacy Policy and any specific guidelines or rules that are separately posted for particular services or offers in the Service, contains the entire agreement between you and the Company regarding the use of the Service. If any provision of this Agreement is held invalid, the remainder of this Agreement shall continue in full force and effect. The failure of the Company to exercise or enforce any right or provision of this Agreement shall not constitute a waiver of such right or provision. You agree that your online account is non-transferable and all of your rights to your profile or contents within your account terminate upon your death. No agency, partnership, joint venture or employment is created as a result of this Agreement and you may not make any representations or bind the Company in any manner. 20. Amendment This Agreement is subject to change by the Company at any time. December 2015