Here are our commitments to you:
* Your privacy remains strictly under your control
* You can end your ShareThis account at any time
* We will never disclose your personally-identifiable information to any third party for marketing purposes unless you expressly tell us to
* You can decide whether you want to receive any offers from us that may be of interest to you
When you register and use ShareThis, you provide information to us. In the following three sections, we explain what information is collected, how it is used to your benefit, and the choices that you have with your information.
Information Collected by ShareThis
Depending on how you interact with ShareThis, you provide us with information, which may include: (a) your name, email address, age (to comply with legal requirements) and other registration information; (b) your interaction with ShareThis features and advertisements; (c) transaction-related information, such as, when you make purchases, respond to any offers, or download software from us; and (d) information you provide us when you contact us for help. As part of your personal profile, you may choose to submit additional information such as age, hobbies, and interests and other content, such as photos.
We also collect other non-personally identifiable data, which may include your IP address and what browser you are using so that we can improve ShareThis's services to you.
Use of Information
We will display your personal information on your profile according to the preferences you set in your account. We will use your name so that we can personalize your experience. We will use your email address to contact you from time to time and we will use your email address for security reasons to confirm that you are who you say you are. You can control the types and frequencies of certain emails you receive, although you agree that we may always contact you to provide you with important information or required notices required by ShareThis.
We may use your information (a) to deliver the ShareThis services and features desired by you (including any customization features requested by you), (b) to improve our services to you, (c) to personalize content and offers that may be of interest to you, (d) to respond to your inquiries, and (e) to fulfill your request for products or services.
We may use the non-personally identifiable information, like your IP address, to statistically analyze site usage and to customize our site's content, layout and services. The resulting information will allow us to improve our services and better understand and serve our users.
We do not sell customer lists. We will not share any information that identifies you personally with any third party for marketing purposes. We will disclose your personally identifiable information if we reasonably believe we are required to do so by law, regulation or other government authority or to protect our rights and property or the rights and property of the public. We may also cooperate with law enforcement agencies in any official investigation and we may disclose your personally identifiable information to the relevant agency in doing so.
You Control Who Shares Your Information
Your profile information and contact information that you elect to store and use with ShareThis will only be given to friends you have specifically agreed to share such information. You can decide what specific types of information about you, including your list of friends, contact information, interests or content that you want to share --- or do not want to share -with others. You also can change these options at any time.
Reviewing and Changing Your Profile
You can review and revise your personal profile, and who will be given access to your personal profile, at any time.
Be Careful if You Post Information Available to the Public
Whenever you voluntarily post personal information in public areas, like journals, blogs, message boards, and forums, you should be aware that this information can be accessed by the public. Please exercise discretion in deciding what information you disclose.
Children under the age of thirteen (13) are not eligible to use our service and must not submit any personal information to us.
Third Party Advertising
We may use third-party advertising companies and advertising networks to help serve offers that may be of interest to our users based who serve targeted advertising based on keywords located on ShareThis pages. Please keep in mind that no personally identifiable information concerning our users is conveyed to any advertiser when ads are served based on keywords.
We may determine categories of interests expressed by our users that we aggregate on a non-personally identifiable level. This aggregated "category of interest" information will enable us to improve our functionality, features, and offers of interest to our users. We will not disclose any personally-identifiable information such as, name, age, or email address to a third party, including advertisers.
The security of your personal information depends on your protection of your account password. Please do not disclose your account password to unauthorized people. We use industry standard technology designed to help keep your personal information safe. If you have any other questions about the security of our website, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Canceling Your Account
You always have the option to cancel your account with us at any time. Simply sign in to the site and click on the 'My Account' at the top of the page; then select 'cancel membership' and follow the simple instructions.
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