Last updated: July 5, 2020
Summary: We collect information you directly give us.
We collect information you directly provide to us when you use our Services. What information we collect depends on how you use our Services. The information we may collect includes:
Summary: We collect some information about you automatically, including your IP address, information about your computer, and information about your site usage.
Summary: If you choose to link other sites to your AIBooru account, we will receive profile information about you from those sites.
We may receive information about you from other sources and combine that information with other information we have about you. For example, we may give you the option to link your AIBooru account to your accounts on other sites, such as your Google, Twitter, or other accounts. If you choose to link a third-party account to your AIBooru account, we will collect information about you from that account as described in the section titled How We Handle Linked Accounts below.
Summary: We use your information to provide services to you, to operate the Site, and to enforce our Terms of Service.
We use your information to:
Summary: Most activity on AIBooru is public. We won't share your information with advertisers without your consent. We won't share information about you with third parties, except as required under certain conditions.
When you use the Site, certain information about you may be shared with other users, with Site moderators or other authorized users, or with the general public. For example:
Otherwise, we do not share, sell, or give away your personal information to third parties unless one of the following circumstances applies:
Summary: If you link other sites to your AIBooru account, we will receive profile information about you from those sites. We won't disclose any information about you to those sites.
We may offer you the ability to sign up or login using third-party social media accounts (such as your Google or Twitter accounts), or to link other third-party accounts to your AIBooru account. If you choose to do this, we will receive certain profile information about you from the third-party service. The profile information we receive may vary depending on the service concerned, but will often include your username, email address, profile picture, as well as other information included in your public profile.
We will not use any information collected about you from third-party services for marketing purposes without your consent. We will not disclose any information about you or your usage of our Site to any third-party websites you have linked your AIBooru account with. Please note, however, that we do not control, and are not responsible for, the behavior of third-party websites. We recommend that you review their privacy policies to understand how they collect, use and share your personal information, and how you can set your privacy preferences on their sites and apps.
If you would like to review or change the information in your account, such as your user name, password, email address, or other settings, you can visit your account settings and update your settings.
Summary: You may deactivate your account, but we may retain your IP address and your public contributions to the Site.
If you wish to to close your AIBooru account, you may deactivate your account here.
When your account is deactivated, we will delete your non-public personal information from our active systems, including your email address, password, account preferences, saved searches, and favorites, and we will disassociate your username from content you have submitted to the Site, including your uploads, votes, comments, forum posts, private messages, translation notes, wiki pages, tag edits, and other public contributions you have made to the Site.
Please note that content that you have submitted to the Site will not be removed from the Site after deactivating your account. In particular, your uploads will not be removed from the Site, private messages you have sent to other users will not be deleted, your comments and forum posts will still be visible to others unless you delete them before deleting your account. Comments, forum posts, or messages posted by other users mentioning you by name or quoting you will still be visible to others.
We may retain certain other information about you even after you deactivate your account, including your IP address, your user ID, your past usernames, and other identifiers associated with your account. We may retain this information as required by law or as necessary for legitimate business needs, such as for preventing spam, abuse, or violations of our Terms of Service.
If you would like to opt out of receiving emails from the Service, you may unsubscribe by clicking on the unsubscribe link in the emails that we send or by disabling email notifications in your account settings. We may still send you emails relating to the use or security of your account, such as when resetting your password.
Most web browsers are set to accept cookies by default. If you prefer, you can usually choose to set your browser to remove or reject first- and third-party cookies. Please note that if you choose to remove or reject cookies, this could affect the availability and functionality of our Site.
Persons under the age of 18 are not allowed to create an account or otherwise use our Services. By using our Services, you represent that you are over the age required by the laws of your country to create an account or otherwise use our Services.
We store the information we collect for as long as it is necessary for the purpose(s) for which we originally collected it. We may retain certain information for legitimate business purposes or as required by law.
When we have no ongoing legitimate business need to process your personal information, we will either delete or anonymize it, or, if this is not possible (for example, because your personal information has been stored in backup archives), then we will securely store your personal information and isolate it from any further processing until deletion is possible.
Summary: We store data in the United States and operate under US law.
We are based in the United States and we process and store information on servers located in the United States. We may store information on servers and equipment in other countries depending on a variety of factors, including the locations of our users and service providers. By accessing or using the Site or otherwise providing information to us, you consent to the processing, transfer and storage of information in and to the U.S. and other countries, where you may not have the same rights as you do under local law.
Summary: We take reasonable measures to secure your data. We will promptly notify you of breaches of your personal information.
We take reasonable measures to protect your personal information from loss, theft, misuse, unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration, or destruction. We also enforce technical and administrative access controls to limit access to non-public personal information by staff members or designated representatives of AIBooru. However, although we will do our best to protect your personal information, transmission of personal information to and from our Services is at your own risk. You should only access our Services within a secure environment.
In the event that we become aware of a privacy breach which has resulted or may result in unauthorized access, use or disclosure of your personal information, we will investigate the matter and promptly notify you and the applicable Supervisory Authority of the breach, unless the breach is unlikely to result in a risk to the rights and freedoms of natural persons.
Summary: We may update this policy from time to time.