Some information, that which is shared under the access level of public, is available to any person to see and may be found from a search engine. Other parts of the site, in addition to any content marked as available only to logged in users, or that shared only with friends of a specific user requires collection of the following types of information:

Information given by you -
When signing up for an account at Applies To Me, from either the app, website, or any future means possible, some personal information is required, at minimum. (such as your email address,account password and a username you choose). It is recommended that you do not contain any identifiable information in your public profile and or username.

If you elect to sign into Applies to me using a third party website, e.g. Facebook, Google, Applies To Me will collect your username and receive a copy of any other information provided from that website's api. This information is only used to authenticate you, it is discarded, other than the fact that a login was made, and from who. This information may be published with your public posting, and may be posted on the site providing the information if you choose. 

Cookies - 
When you visit ATM a small file containing a string that uniquely identify your session to your computer. We use cookies to improve the quality of our service by storing user preferences and tracking user trends,  and determining feature use. You can set your browser to not allow cookies, or to notify you when they are being used however, some features may not work as expected with cookies disabled. We also utilize cookies to track website performance in conjunction with google inc information is available at Google Cookies regarding those.

Logs -
When you use any of the services provided by Applies To Me, our servers automatically record and store information sent by your browser whenever you visit a website. These logs may include information such as the web request made, Internet Protocol address, browser type, language, the date and time of your request and one or more cookies that may uniquely identify your browser.   In addition if you are using a mobile browser or platform and are connecting through the app or another service made available for use, device information may also be sent, the extent of the mobile operating system. Is the device an Android, Apple, or other type of device.

User communications -
When you send email or contact support or any other entity at Applies To Me those communications may be retained and filed with your account so that we can process your questions, or requests and improve our service to you.

Links - 
Applies To Me may present traceable links which allow us to know if those links have been followed. We use this information to improve the quality of our website and determine which features are most important to our users. Links may also be provided by other users shared with any of their posted content. Those links are outside the scope and control of Applies To Me.

Other sites and services - 
This Privacy Policy applies to web sites and services that are owned and operated by Applies To Me. No control is exercised over external sites, such as Google, Bing, or any other site who may make links available to content on our platform. These sites do not fall under the scope of this privacy policy.

Applies To Me only uses personal information you provide for the purposes described in this document. Additional, while not defined explicitly this also includes:

  • Providing our service and product to end users, displaying customized content and relevant advertising.
  • Product testing, and analysis to improve our services
  • Ensuring the proper function of our technical infrastructure
  • Creating and developing new enhancements and complementary services.

When you sign up or register for a service, if that service requires additional consent for use of your personal information it will be made at that time.

We will not collect or use sensitive information for purposes other than those described  here without having obtained your prior consent.

You can decline to submit personal information to any of our services, in which case Applies To Me may not be able to fully service all requests you make.