Last updated: October 20, 2014
StackShare uses information we collect to analyze how the Service is used, diagnose service or technical problems, maintain security, personalize content, remember information to help you efficiently access your account, monitor aggregate metrics such as total number of visitors, traffic, and demographic patterns, and track User Content and users as necessary to comply with the Digital Millennium Copyright Act and other applicable laws.
If you use your GitHub, LinkedIn, Twitter, or other social networking site account information to sign in to StackShare, we will collect and store your social networking site user ID and associated public information.
You also provide us information in User Content you post to the Service. Your reasons, reviews, comments and other contributions on the Service, and metadata about them (such as when you posted them), are publicly viewable on the Service, along with your GitHub ID. This information may be searched by search engines and be republished elsewhere on the Web in accordance with our Terms of Service.
When you use the Service, we may use persistent and session cookies and other tracking technologies to: (a) analyze the usage of the Service; (b) customize the Service to your preferences; and (c) control the advertising displayed by the Service. You can reset your web browser to refuse all cookies or to indicate when a cookie is being sent. However, some features of the Service may not function properly if the ability to accept cookies is disabled.
We may also use other Internet technologies, log files, clear GIFs, Flash technologies, and other similar technologies, to deliver or communicate with cookies and track your use of the Service. We also may include clear GIFs in HTML-based emails sent to our users to determine whether the message has been opened. As we adopt additional technology, we may also gather additional information through other methods.
We use these automated technologies to collect and analyze certain types of information we consider to be non-personal information, including: (a) information related to the devices you use to access or interact with the Service, such as: IP addresses, geolocation information, unique device identifiers and other information about your mobile phone or other mobile device(s), browser types, browser language; and (b) information related to the ways in which you interact with the Service, such as: referring and exit pages and URLs, platform type, the number of clicks, domain names, landing pages, pages viewed and the order of those pages, the amount of time spent on particular pages, the date and time you used the Service, and other similar information. We may also capture other data, such as search criteria and results.
StackShare discloses a subset of this automatically collected information publicly. Specifically, you consent to StackShare's disclosure of information related to the ways in which you interact with the Service, such as: landing pages, pages viewed and the order of those pages (including questions and answers viewed), the date and time you used the Service, and other similar information on the Service to other StackShare users, along with your username. If you do not wish to have this information disclosed to the public, you may opt out by contacting us directly at firstname.lastname@example.org.
California law permits users who are California residents to request and obtain from us once a year, free of charge, a list of the third parties to whom we have disclosed their personally identifiable information (if any) for their direct marketing purposes in the prior calendar year, as well as the types of personally identifiable information disclosed to those parties. If you are a California resident and would like to request this information, please submit your request in an email to info@StackShare.io.