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Effective 08 July 2019

This Privacy Policy is meant to help you understand what information we collect, why we collect it and how you can update, manage and delete your information.

Our services include:

If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, you can contact us.

We want you to understand the types of information we collect as you use our services

We collect information to provide better services to all our users. The information collects, and how that information is used, depends on how you use our services.

When you’re not signed in to a user account, we store the information that we collect with unique identifiers tied to the browser, application or device that you’re using. This helps us do things such as maintain your language preferences across browsing sessions.

When you’re signed in, we also collect information that we store with your user account, which we treat as personal information.

Things that you create or provide to us

When you create a user account, you provide us with personal information that includes your name, password and e-mail address. You can also choose to add a phone number.

We also collect the content that you create, upload or receive from others when using our services. This includes things such as photos and videos that you save, docs and spreadsheets you create and comments that you make.

Information that we collect as you use our services

Your apps, browsers & devices

We collect information about the apps, browsers and devices that you use to access

The information that we collect includes unique identifiers, browser type and settings, device type and settings, operating system.

Your activity

We collect information about your activity in our services. The activity information that we collect may include:

Your location information

We collect information about your location when you use our services. Your location can be determined with varying degrees of accuracy by:

We use various technologies to collect and store information, including cookies, pixel tags, local storage, such as browser web storage or application data caches, databases and server logs.

We use data to build better services

We use the information that we collect from all our services for the following purposes:

Provide our services

We use your information to deliver our services, such as processing the terms you search for in order to return results or helping you share content by suggesting recipients from your contacts.

Maintain & improve our services

We also use your information to ensure that our services are working as intended, such as tracking outages or troubleshooting issues that you report to us. And we use your information to make improvements to our services.

Develop new services

We use the information we collect in existing services to help us develop new ones.

Provide personalised services, including content and ads

We use the information we collect to customise our services for you, including providing recommendations, personalised content and customised search results.

Measure performance

We use data for analytics and measurement to understand how our services are used. For example, we analyse data about your visits to our sites. We use a variety of tools to do this, including Google Analytics.

Communicate with you

We use information that we collect, such as your email address, to interact with you directly. For example, we may send you a notification if we detect suspicious activity, such as an attempt to sign in to your user account from an unusual location. Or we may let you know about upcoming changes or improvements to our services. And if you contact, we’ll keep a record of your request in order to help solve any issues you might be facing.

Protect, our users and the public

We use information to help improve the safety and reliability of our services. This includes detecting, preventing, and responding to fraud, abuse, security risks and technical issues that could harm, our users or the public.

We use different technologies to process your information for these purposes. And we analyse your content to help us detect abuse such as spam, malware, and illegal content.

We may combine the information we collect among our services and across your devices for the purposes described above. Depending on your account settings, your activity on other sites and appsmay be associated with your personal information in order to improve the services and the ads delivered by

If other users already have your email address or other information that identifies you, we may show them your publicly visible user account information, such as your name and photo. For example, this helps people identify private messages coming from you.

We’ll ask for your consent before using your information for a purpose that isn’t covered in this Privacy Policy.

You have choices regarding the information we collect and how it’s used

This section describes key controls for managing your privacy across our services.

Managing, reviewing, and updating your information

When you’re signed in, you can always review and update information by visiting the services you use.

Your user account includes:

Ways to review & update your information

Your personal information

Manage your contact information, such as your name, email and phone number.

Exporting, removing & deleting your information

You can request to remove content from specific services based on applicable law.

To delete your information, you can:

There are other ways to control the information that collects whether or not you’re signed in to a Google Account, including:

When you share your information

Many of our services let you share information with other people. For example, you can make comments on articles, write posts in the forum and place ads. Remember, when you share information publicly, your content may become accessible through search engines, including Google Search.

When you’re signed in and interact with some services, such as leaving comments, your username appear next to your activity.

When shares your information

We do not share your personal information with companies, organisations or individuals outside of except in the following cases:

For legal reasons

We will share personal information outside of if we have a good-faith belief that access, use, preservation or disclosure of the information is reasonably necessary to:

We may share non-personally identifiable information publicly and with our partners – such as publishers, advertisers, developers or rights holders. For example, we share information publicly to show trends about the general use of our services. We also allow specific partners to collect information from your browser or device for advertising and measurement purposes using their own cookies or similar technologies.

If is involved in a merger, acquisition or sale of assets, we’ll continue to ensure the confidentiality of your personal information and give affected users notice before personal information is transferred or becomes subject to a different privacy policy.

We build security into our services to protect your information

All products are built with security features that continuously protect your information. The insights we gain from maintaining our services help us detect and automatically block security threats from ever reaching you. And if we do detect something risky that we think you should know about, we’ll notify you and help guide you through steps to stay better protected.

We work hard to protect you and from unauthorised access, alteration, disclosure or destruction of information we hold, including:

You can delete your information from your user account at any time

To delete your information, you can:

In some cases, we retain data for limited periods when it needs to be kept for legitimate business or legal purposes.

We try to ensure that our services protect information from accidental or malicious deletion. Because of this, there may be delays between when you delete something and when copies are deleted from our active and backup systems.

Data transfers

Your information may be processed on servers located outside of the country where you live. Data protection laws vary among countries, with some providing more protection than others. Regardless of where your information is processed, we apply the same protections described in this policy.

European requirements

If European Union (EU) data protection law applies to the processing of your information, we provide the controls described in this policy so you can exercise your right to request access to, update, remove, and restrict the processing of your information. You also have the right to object to the processing of your information or export your information to another service.

We process your information for the purposes described in this policy, based on the following legal grounds:

With your consent

We ask for your agreement to process your information for specific purposes and you have the right to withdraw your consent at any time.

When we’re pursuing legitimate interests

We process your information for our legitimate interests and those of third partieswhile applying appropriate safeguards that protect your privacy. This means that we process your information for things such as:

When we’re complying with legal obligations

We’ll process your data when we have a legal obligation to do so, for example, if we’re responding to legal process or an enforceable governmental request.

If you have questions, you can contact And you can contact your local data protection authority if you have concerns regarding your rights under local law.

When this policy applies

This Privacy Policy applies to all of the services offered by This Privacy Policy doesn’t apply to services that have separate privacy policies that do not incorporate this Privacy Policy.

This Privacy Policy doesn’t apply to:

Changes to this policy

We change this Privacy Policy from time to time. We will not reduce your rights under this Privacy Policy without your explicit consent. We always indicate the date when the last changes were published.

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