Privacy Policy

Last Updated: October 22, 2013

This Privacy Policy explains how information about you is collected, used and disclosed by BlurtOut when you use our websites, mobile applications and other online products and services (collectively, the "Services") or when you otherwise interact with us.

Collection of Information

Information You Provide to Us

We collect information you provide directly to us. For example, we collect information when you create an account, use the Services to post a message or photo (a "Blurt"), give a sender of a Blurt a credit (a "Toast"), send or receive a chat message, request customer support or otherwise communicate with us. The types of information we may collect include your username, password, email address, gender, birthday, nickname, photo and any other information you choose to provide.

When you send or receive Blurts, we also collect, process and store the contents of the Blurts (such as texts, photos, locations, venues and/or beers) on our servers. The contents of Blurts are also temporarily stored on the devices of recipients.

Information We Collect Automatically When You Use the Services

When you access or use our Services, we automatically collect information about you, including:

Information We Collect From Other Sources

We may also obtain information from other sources and combine that with information we collect through our Services.

Use of Information

We may use information about you for various purposes, including to:

BlurtOut is based in Japan and the information we collect is governed by law of Japan. By accessing or using the Services or otherwise providing information to us, you consent to the processing and transfer of information in and to Japan and other countries.

Sharing of Information

We may share information about you as follows or as otherwise described in this Privacy Policy:

We may also share aggregated or de-identified information, which cannot reasonably be used to identify you.

Analytics Services Provided by Others

We may allow others to provide analytics services on our behalf. These entities may use cookies, web beacons and other technologies to collect information about your use of the Services and other websites, including your IP address, web browser, pages viewed, time spent on pages, links clicked and conversion information. This information may be used to, among other things, analyze and track data, determine the popularity of certain content and better understand your online activity.

Security

We take reasonable measures to help protect information about you from loss, theft, misuse and unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration and destruction.