We collect "Non-Personal Information" and "Personal Information." Non-Personal Information includes information that cannot be used to personally identify you, such as anonymous usage data, general demographic information, referring URLs, platform types, and preferences that are generated based on the pages you request and number of clicks. Personal Information includes your email, username and full name.
When you use our Service as an unregistered user, we do not collect any Personal Information from you. However, to better understand the usage of our Service and provide greater security, we track non-personal information automatically provided to us by your browser when you use our Service, such as: the website you came from (known as the "referring URL"), the type of browser you use, the type of device and operating system from which you connected, the time and date of access, and other information that does not personally identify you. We may track this information using cookies, small text files that include an anonymous unique identifier. Cookies are sent to a user’s browser from our servers and are stored on the user’s computer hard drive. Sending a cookie to a user’s browser enables us to keep a record of the user’s preferences when utilizing our services, both on an individual and aggregate basis.
Our Service may use both persistent and session cookies; persistent cookies remain on your computer after you close your session, while session cookies expire when you close your browser.
When you make a contribution to groupidea.com with “Visibility: Public”, you are creating a permanent public record, which can be accessed regardless of whether it is later altered or removed. The "Posts and Edits" sections will show when your contribution or deletion was made, as well as your username or full name and profile picture if you added them to your account. We may use your public contributions, either aggregated with the public contributions of others or individually, to create new features or data-related products for you, or to learn more about how our Service is used.
Unless this Policy says otherwise, you should assume that public information that you actively contribute to groupidea.com, including personal information that you choose to display on your profile, is publicly visible and can be found by search engines. Like most things on the Internet, anything you share may be copied and redistributed throughout the Internet by other people. Please do not publicly contribute any information that you are uncomfortable making permanently public, like revealing your real name or location in your contributions.
You should be aware that specific data made public by you or aggregated data that is made public by us can be used by anyone for analysis and to infer information about users, such as which country a user is from, political affiliation, and gender.
In general, the Personal Information you provide to us is used to help us communicate with you. For example, we use Personal Information to contact users in response to questions; to provide technical support; and, to inform users about our services, the content, and user activity on groupidea.com. We may contact users by email or through notifications on our Service.
We implement security measures designed to protect your information from unauthorized access. Your account is protected by your account password and we urge you to take steps to keep your personal information safe by not disclosing your password and by logging out of your account after each use. We further protect your information from potential security breaches by implementing certain technological security measures including encryption, firewalls and secure socket layer technology. However, these measures do not guarantee that your information will not be accessed, disclosed, altered or destroyed by breach of such firewalls and secure server software. By using our Service, you acknowledge that you understand and agree to assume these risks.