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privacy policy



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We update our privacy policy on May 25, 2018. You can read more about what’s new here. Our new policy and current policy are both below.

This is our updated Privacy Policy effective May 25, 2018.

Your privacy is extremely important to us. At, we have some basic principles:

We are attentive to the personal information we ask you to provide and the personal information we collect about you through the operation of our services.
We store personal information only as long as we have a reason to keep it.
We aim to make it as simple as possible for you to control what information on your website is shared publicly (or kept private), indexed by search engines, and permanently deleted.
We help you to not exceed the government’s requests for your personal information.
We aim for complete transparency on how we collect, use and share your personal information.
This is our privacy policy, which incorporates and clarifies these principles.

Who we are and what are the covers of this policy
Hello! We are the founders of a variety of products and services designed to enable everyone from bloggers to photographers, small business owners and businesses to create and manage a website to share with the world. Our mission is to democratize publishing. We believe in powering the open internet with code that is open source and are proud to say that the vast majority of our work is available under GPL license. Unlike most other services, because our GPL code is public, you can actually download and look at this code to see how it works.

This privacy policy applies to the information we collect about you when you use:

Our websites (including,,,,;
Our mobile apps (including the WordPress mobile app for Android and iOS);
Our other products and services that are available on or through our websites (including plans, VIP, Jetpack, WooCommerce Services extension, Gravatar, IntenseDebate comment management system, and Akismet plans ); and
The websites of other users who use our Services, while you are logged into your account with us.
Throughout this privacy policy, we collectively refer to our website, our mobile apps and other products and services such as « Services ». If you would like to find out more about who controls your information, see the section below on controllers and responsible companies.

Please note that this privacy policy does not apply to our products or services that have a separate privacy policy.

We explain below how we collect, use and share information about you and the choices you have regarding this information.

Creative Commons Sharealike License
We have decided to make this privacy policy available under Creative Commons Sharealike license. You can obtain a copy of this privacy policy and other legal documents
You are more than welcome to copy, adapt and reuse it for your own use. Just be sure to revise the language so that your policy reflects your actual practices. Also, if you use the policy, we would appreciate credit and a link to somewhere on your site.

Information we collect
We only collect information about you if we have a reason to do so, for example to provide our Services, to communicate with you or to improve our Services.

We collect information in three ways: if and when you provide us with information, automatically by using our Services, and from external sources. Let’s review the information we collect.

Information you provide us
It’s probably not surprising that we collect