This document outlines this service's respect for your personal privacy as a
user of the service.
- The following data items are considered private data that won't
be shared with other users, business partners, or the public at large:
- your password
- your email address
- your IM address (AIM, Jabber, or other instant messaging address)
- your phone number
- your "private messages"
- your login credentials (username and password) for other services
(Twitter, Facebook, etc.)
- Some private data may be published in aggregate, e.g. "30% of our users
are registered with gmail addresses."
- Your postings (including files) can be downloaded and re-used by other
services, either one-by-one or in bulk as
- Your profile information (including subscriptions and avatars) can be
downloaded and re-used by other services, either scraped from the HTML
interface or in bulk as FOAF
- Your postings will be forwarded to users who subscribe to them.
- Based on your email preferences, you may receive automated email
messages for important system events, such as when others comment on your
- Based on your email preferences, you may receive an email newsletter.
- In urgent situations, administrators may send you email directly to your
registered email address, even if you've requested no notices or newsletter.
Administrators will use digitally-signed email.
- This service will comply with court orders to turn over your private