What kinds of information do we collect?
To provide the eBlockbuzz Products, we must process information about you. The type of information that we collect depends on how you use our Products. You can learn how to access and delete information that we collect by visiting the eBlockbuzz settings.
Information and content you provide. We collect the content, communications and other information you provide when you use our Products, including when you sign up for an account, create or share content and message or communicate with others. This can include information in or about the content that you provide.
Things others do and information that they provide about you. We also receive and analyse content, communications and information that other people provide when they use our Products. This can include information about you, such as when others share or comment on a photo of you, send a message to you or upload your contact information.
How do we use this information?
We use the information that we have (subject to choices you make) as described below, and to provide and support the eBlockbuzz Products and related services. Here’s how:
Information on eBlockbuzz. We connect information about your activities on eBlockbuzz to provide a more tailored and consistent experience on all eBlockbuzz Products that you use, wherever you use them.
Product research and development. We use the information we have to develop, test and improve our Products, including by conducting surveys and research, and testing and troubleshooting new products and features.
Ads and other sponsored content. We use the information we have about you – including information about your interests, actions and connections – to select and personalise ads, offers and other sponsored content that we show you.
Provide measurement, analytics and other business services. We use the information that we have to help advertisers and other partners measure the effectiveness and distribution of their ads and services, and understand the types of people who use their services and how people interact with their websites, apps and services.
Communicate with you. We use the information that we have to send you marketing communications, communicate with you about our Products and let you know about our Policies and Terms. We also use your information to respond to you when you contact us.
Research and innovate for social good. We use the information that we have (including from research partners who we collaborate with) to conduct and support research and innovation on topics of general social welfare, technological advancement, public interest, health and well-being. For example, we analyse information that we have about migration patterns during crises to aid relief efforts.
How is this information shared?
Your information is shared with others in the following ways:
Sharing on eBlockbuzz Products. People and accounts that you share and communicate with: When you share and communicate using our Products, you choose from enlisted external social medias for what you share. For example, when you post on eBlockbuzz , you may decide to share your post on Facebook. Public information can be seen by anyone, on or off our Products, including if they don’t have an account. This only includes your eBlockbuzz username.
New owner. If the ownership or control of all or part of our Products or their assets changes, we may transfer your information to the new owner.
Sharing with third-party partners. We work with third-party partners who help us provide and improve our Products, which makes it possible to operate our companies and provide free services to people around the world. We don’t sell any of your information to anyone and we never will. We also impose strict restrictions on how our partners can use and disclose the data we provide.
Advertisers. We provide advertisers with reports about the kinds of people seeing their ads, but we don’t share information that personally identifies you (information such as your username name or email address that by itself can be used to contact you or identifies who you are)
Measurement partners. We share information about you with companies that aggregate it to provide analytics and measurement reports to our partners.
Law enforcement or legal requests. We share information with law enforcement or in response to legal requests in the circumstances outlined below.
How do we respond to legal requests or prevent harm?
We access, preserve and share your information with regulators, law enforcement or others:
• In response to a legal request (e.g. a search warrant, court order or subpoena) if we have a good-faith belief that the law requires us to do so. This may include responding to legal requests from jurisdictions across the world when we have a good-faith belief that the response is required by law in that jurisdiction, affects users in that jurisdiction and is consistent with internationally recognised standards.
• When we have a good-faith belief that it is necessary to: detect, prevent and address fraud, unauthorised use of the Products, breaches of our Terms or Policies, or other harmful or illegal activity; to protect ourselves (including our rights, property or Products), you or others, including as part of investigations or regulatory enquiries; or to prevent death or imminent bodily harm. For example, if relevant, we provide information to and receive information from third-party partners about the reliability of your account to prevent fraud, abuse and other harmful activity on and off our Products.
Information we receive about you (including financial transaction data related to purchases made with eBlockbuzz can be accessed and preserved for an extended period when it is the subject of a legal request or obligation, governmental investigation or investigations of possible violations of our terms or policies, or otherwise to prevent harm. We also retain information from accounts disabled for term breaches for at least a year to prevent repeat abuse or other term breaches.
How do we operate and transfer data as part of our global services?
We share information globally, both internally within eBlockbuzz , and externally with our partners and with those you connect and share with around the world in accordance with this Policy. Your information may, for example, be transferred or transmitted to, or stored and processed in any country of the world for the purposes as described in this Policy.
We’ll notify you before we make changes to this Policy and give you the opportunity to review the revised Policy before you choose to continue using our Products.