WHEN IS MY PERSONAL INFORMATION COLLECTED?
You may provide personal information to Appsylum in one of several ways including (1) signing up to our website via the creation of a new account or by connecting your Google, Yahoo, Facebook, or Twitter accounts to the service, (2) by activating Facebook Connect or Twitter Connect within your account profile, or (3) by submitting your personal data through our Contact or Support forms.
In addition to basic contact information, our analytics trackers may collect other information, which may include the operating system you are working on, the Internet browser you are using, your IP address, and the screen resolution of your computer or mobile device.
HOW IS MY PERSONAL INFORMATION USED?
Depending on the portion of the site that you have subscribed to or interacted with, we may use your information in a number of ways:
- The email address you have provided may be used to send related mailings that you have opted into.
- If you connected to our service using Facebook or Twitter, your Appsylum activity may show up on the respective social networks' profiles.
- The email address you use when contacting us with a support inquiry or via our contact form will be used only for the purpose of responding to your inquiry.
- The email address associated with your account when you comment on stories on our blog may be used in conjunction with contests and promotions to notify you if you have won. Email addresses provided in the comments are not usually used for any other reason except that they may be used as a customer service and policy violation contact mechanism.
When you sign up for our updates or receive email messages from Appsylum, you will always be given the chance to opt-out of our communications. You may change your preferences at any time and will only be contacted in manners consistent with your stated preferences.
Non-personally identifiable inforamtion (such as stated above) may be shared in aggregate form with our advertisers, business, or marketing partners but your personally identifiable information will never be disclosed to them.
WHO ELSE HAS ACCESS TO MY PERSONAL INFORMATION?
The ads appearing on Appsylum are delivered to you by Google-owned DoubleClick, our web advertising serving partner. Information about your visit to this site, such as the number of times you have viewed an ad (but not your name, address, or other personal information), may be used to serve ads to you on this site. In the course of serving advertising to this site, third party advertisers may place or recognize a unique cookie on your browser. For more information about DoubleClick, cookies, and how to opt-out, please go to http://www.doubleclick.net/us/corporate/privacy.
Accounts associated with Appsylum are all "public." By "public," we mean that certain information will be viewable by all users. What you see on other user profiles is the same information that other users can see about you.
IS THERE ANYTHING ELSE I SHOULD KNOW ABOUT MY PRIVACY?
Any information you disclose voluntarily in discussions becomes public information. Appsylum is a public forum. We cannot control the action of our site users and advise you to use your discretion when sharing information about yourself on the Internet. All information sharing is optional and done so at your own risk. Privacy is a very personal matter and we encourage you to be careful and responsible when sharing personal information online.
POSTING/DISCUSSION COMMENT POLICY
We never censor comments based on political or ideological points of view or of a critical nature. We reserve the right to delete those comments that are off-topic, "spammy" in nature, abusive, use excessive foul language, or include ad hominem attacks.
Once a comment is made public on the Appsylum website, we will not remove it by request. As a user, you a responsible for your own communications and are responsible for the consequences of their posting.