Privacy Policy

ShareThis Privacy Policy

Welcome to ShareThis, the next wave in sharing services where you can stay in touch with your friends and share your web favorites with your friends. We take your privacy seriously; therefore, below we provide you with our privacy policy, where we intend to be transparent about any information we collect, how we intend to use it to your benefit, and what choices you have when you register with us and use ShareThis.

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

Information Practices

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.

You decide whether you want to use the password management and one-click log-in features of ShareThis and you can add, disable or remove this information at any time in your discretion. This information will be protected in accordance with this Privacy Policy.

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.

Use of Cookies

Cookies are a standard Internet technology, and many major web sites use them to provide useful features for their members. Cookies allow us to store and retrieve login information on a user's system. They provide us with data that we can use to improve the quality of our service and make it easier to use. Most browsers are initially set up to accept cookies. If you'd prefer, you can set yours to refuse cookies. However, you may not be able to take full advantage of ShareThis if you do so.

Third Party Advertising

Advertisements that appear on ShareThis are delivered to users by our advertising partners. Our advertisers may set cookies. The use of cookies and other similar technologies by advertisers and ad networks are subject to their own privacy policies. We encourage you to return to this section periodically for updated information about advertising networks and the choices that you have about these technologies.

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.


We reserve the right to transfer your personal information in the event of a transfer of ownership of Nextumi, Inc., such as acquisition by or merger with another company. If an acquiring company should plan to materially change this privacy policy, we will notify you beforehand.


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

Changes in Privacy Policy

From time to time we may update this Privacy Policy and will post a notice of any significant changes on our website. You should visit this page periodically to review any such changes to the privacy policy. Your continued use of this website or our service and/or continued provision of personally identifiable information to us will be subject to the terms of the then-current Privacy Policy.

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.

How to Contact Us

If you have any questions or concerns about ShareThis's Privacy Policy or its implementation, you may contact us at this email address:


ShareThis may update this Privacy Policy from time to time. Therefore, you should review this Policy periodically. If there are significant changes to ShareThis's information practices, you will be provided with appropriate online notice. You may be provided other privacy-related information in connection with your use of offerings from ShareThis, as well as for special features and services not described in this Policy that may be introduced in the future.

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