This document is regularly updated and subject to change without notice, so please review it regularly.
Statement of Responsibility
We take your privacy very seriously, and this document is intended to provide an explanation of what data we collect and how we use it. However, it should be noted that this web site specifically designed for you to share information about yourself in a public way. As such, you are solely responsible for any and all information you choose to publish on your public profile. You should think carefully about what information you want to make public before completing your profile.
Information We Collect
In operating this web site we may collect and process the following data about you:
- Your Twitter username
- Information from your Twitter account provided by Twitter's API. This may include, but is not limited to your real name, your profile photo, your location and your Twitter "bio". You can find out more about what information Twitter provides at http://apiwiki.twitter.com/
- Your public profile information. This is the information that you have chosen to make public on your profiles.im profile.
- Your IP address and information on pages within this web site that you have visited. (i.e. The information contained in standard web server log files.)
- Information that you provide us when you communicate with us for any reason.
Your Twitter Username and Password
We store your Twitter username in order to build your profile, however we do not store your password anywhere on our servers. It is used only when you log in to authenticate you with Twitter, then discarded.
We use "session cookies" to keep track of when you are logged in to our web site.
Cookies are small files which are downloaded to your computer automatically. These files are stored on your computer by your web browser and help us keep track of who you are so that nobody else can access your account.
Session cookies are deleted from your computer when you close your web browser, so they are not stored beyound your current browsing "session".
Use of Your Information
The information that we collect and store relating to you is primarily used to enable us to provide our services to you. In addition, we may use your information for other purposes:
- Service Providers
We engage certain trusted third parties to perform functions and provide services to us, including, without limitation, hosting and maintenance, customer relationship, database storage and management, and direct marketing campaigns. We will share your personally identifiable information with these third parties, but only to the extent necessary to perform these functions and provide such services, and only pursuant to binding contractual obligations requiring such third parties to maintain the privacy and security of your data.
- Compliance with Laws and Law Enforcement
We cooperate with government and law enforcement officials or private parties to enforce and comply with the law. We may disclose any information about you to government or law enforcement officials or private parties as we, in our sole discretion, believe necessary or appropriate to respond to claims, legal process (including subpoenas), to protect the property and rights of us or a third party, the safety of the public or any person, to prevent or stop any illegal, unethical, or legally actionable activity, or to comply with the law.
- Business Transfers
You may find links to third party web sites on this site. These web sites should have their own privacy policies which you should check. We do not accept any responsibility or liability for their policies whatsoever as we have no control over them.
Access To Information
The Data Protection Act 1998 gives you the right to access the information that we hold about you. Please note that any demand for access may be subject to payment of a fee of £10 to cover our costs in providing you with the information requested. Should you wish to receive details that we hold about you please contact us using the contact details below.