Privacy Policy

We realize legal terms can get a little confusing, not to mention boring. For this reason, we've included a Plain English Summary for users who don't want to spend hours reading and translating our full Privacy Policy. For legal scholars and others who enjoy this sort of thing, you may also read our full Privacy Policy here.

Privacy Policy in Plain English:
1. We will not sell or distribute personal information. Any information collected is for the use of the website and service.
2. We will not release any specific and personally identifiable information of yours, unless you tell us to.
3. We DO keep both personal and aggregated information such as account data.
4. We only contact you based on your preferences. You can change them at any time
5. We will not let others contact you unless your settings say so.
6. We may contact you on behalf of relevant 3rd parties if your settings allow us to.
7. We won't collect or keep any information about children younger than 13.
8. We won't share your information, unless required by law, the police, or the U.S. government.

THANKTHIS Privacy Policy Full Version ("Site") provides this Privacy Policy to inform you of our policies and procedures regarding the collection and use of personal information we receive from users ("Registered Users") who visit the Site and users of third party sites ("Visitors") which use the ThankThis service ("Partner Sites"). Our Privacy Policy may be updated without notice.

Personally Identifiable Information We Collect
In the course of using this Site and/or Partner Sites, you may provide us with personally identifiable information. This refers to information about you that can be used to contact or identify you, and information on your use of and activities at our Site that may be connected with you ("Personal Information").
Personal Information we retrieve from Partner Sites about Visitors may include, but is not limited to, site login information, name, address, email, and OpenID. Personal Information that we collect from Registered Users may include, but is not limited to, your name, phone number, credit card or other billing information, email address and home and business postal addresses.
Personal Information may also include information you supply concerning your preferences and interests expressed in the course of use of our Site and/or Partner Sites. Visitors are encouraged to visit the Site, become a Registered User, and contribute and/or edit their profile information at any time.
When you visit the Site, our servers automatically record information that your browser sends whenever you visit a website. This information may include, but is not limited to, your computer's Internet Protocol (IP) address, browser type, the web page you were visiting before you came to our Site and information you search for on our Site. Like many websites, we also use "cookies" to collect information. A cookie is a small data file that we transfer to your computer's hard disk for record-keeping purposes. We use "cookies" to enable certain features of the Site and across Partner Sites, to better understand how you interact with the Site and to monitor aggregate usage and web traffic routing on the Site. You can instruct your browser, by changing its options, to stop accepting cookies or to prompt you before accepting a cookie from the websites you visit. If you do not accept cookies, however, you may not be able to use all portions of the Site or all functionality of our services.

How We Use Personal Information
Personal Information is used for the following purposes:
(i) to provide and improve our Site and Partner Sites, services, features and content,
(ii) to administer your use of our Site,
(iii) to enable users to enjoy and easily navigate the Site and Partner Sites,
(iv) to better understand your needs and interests,
(v) to personalize your experience,
(vi) to fulfill requests you may make,
(vii) to provide or offer software updates and product announcements, and
(viii) to provide you with further information and offers from us or third parties that we believe you may find useful or interesting, including newsletters, marketing or promotional materials and other information on services and products offered by us or third parties. If you decide at any time that you no longer wish to receive such communications, please follow the unsubscribe instructions provided in any of the communications or update your "user preferences" information. (See "Managing Your Information", below.)

We use information we obtain by technical means (such as the automatic recording performed by our servers or through the use of cookies) for the above purposes and in order to monitor and analyze use of the Site and our services and for the Site's technical administration, to increase our Site's functionality and user-friendliness, to better tailor it to your needs, to generate and derive useful data and information concerning the interests, characteristics and website use behavior of our users, and to verify that visitors to the Site meet the criteria required to process their requests.

Information Sharing and Disclosure
ThankThis visitors. We will display your Personal Information in your profile page and elsewhere on the Site according to the preferences you set in your account. Any information you choose to provide should reflect how much you want all other ThankThis Visitors to know about you. We recommend that you guard your sensitive information and we encourage Visitors to think carefully about what information about themselves they disclose in their profile pages. You can review and revise your profile information at any time.

Managing Your Information
All registered users may review, update or correct the Personal Information provided in their registration or account profile by changing their "user preferences" in their account. If you choose to opt out entirely, then your account may become deactivated and you will need to re-register should you decide to opt-in again. To delete your account entirely, please email us at help(at) from the email address linked to the account to be deleted.

Law Enforcement Compliance
ThankThis cooperates with government and law enforcement officials and private parties to enforce and comply with the law. We will disclose any information about you to government or law enforcement officials or private parties as we, in our sole discretion, believe necessary or appropriate to respond to claims and legal process (including but not limited to subpoenas), to protect the property and rights of ThankThis or a third party, to protect the safety of the public or any person, or to prevent or stop any activity we may consider to be, or to pose a risk of being, illegal, unethical, inappropriate or legally actionable.

ThankThis is very concerned with safeguarding your information. We employ reasonable measures designed to protect your information from unauthorized access.

Policy Toward Children
ThankThis Services are intended for a general audience, and children under the age of thirteen are not permitted to use them. If any of the Partner Sites is directed toward children, or knowingly collects information from children, that Partner Site is required to provide you information about its practices for the handling of children's online data through its privacy policy.

This Site is not directed to children under 18. We do not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from children under 13. If a parent or guardian becomes aware that his or her child has provided us with Personal Information without their consent, he or she should contact us at privacy(at) If we become aware that a child under 13 has provided us with Personal Information, we will delete such information from our files.

If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, please contact us at privacy(at)