Social Blade may change any of the terms and conditions in this Policy at any time for any reason. A notice of material change will be posted on Social Blade’s website, and you are responsible for reviewing the changes. If you do not agree with them, do not continue to use Social Blade’s website, uninstall our apps, and refrain from using our data.
By visiting our Site and/or using any of our Services, you agree to have your personal information handled as per this Policy. Social Blade collects information about you directly from you, from third parties, and automatically through your use of our Site and/or Services.
You may use our site without registering for our Services, which would not provide us with any direct information. When registering for our Services, you must provide a valid email address, and in some cases, Skype username. You may also provide additional information such as YouTube channel, Twitch channel, and Instagram account.
Information gathered from third parties includes data and statistics from YouTube, Twitch, and Instagram. This data is PUBLIC INFORMATION. If you do not want to have this information shared on Social Blade, you will have to adjust your privacy settings on YouTube, Twitch, and/or Instagram. SOCIAL BLADE WILL NOT REMOVE PUBLIC INFORMATION FROM IT’S WEBSITE WITHOUT A LEGALLY BINDING ORDER TO DO SO.
Social Blade uses technology to collect information about your use of our Site and Services through cookies and third party tracking technologies. These include your domain name, your device ID, your operating system, your browser type, web pages you view on our website, links you click, your IP address, the length of time you use our Site and/or use our Services, and the referring URL that led you to our Site.
Social Blade uses your information for the following purposes:
To provide Services to you; to communicate with you; and to respond to your questions/support tickets. To understand how users use our Site and Services.
Social Blade may share your information for the following reasons:
We may disclose the information we collect from you to third-party vendors, service providers, contractors, or agents who perform functions on our behalf. We may disclose the information we collect from you to comply with the law, a court order, or other legal process.
We may share aggregate information about users with third parties for marketing, advertising, research, or similar purposes.
Cookies and Other Tracking Technology
Social Blade uses session cookies for users who have logged into our Services. These cookies only serve to maintain your logged-in status, and are not tracked beyond the use of our website, and expire after 24 hours of logging out.
You are welcome to post content on our Forum, Chat, or other Services. If you post content, all the information posted and the username you identify yourself with will be available to the Public. Social Blade cannot prevent your posting from being used in a manner that would violate this Policy, the law, or your personal privacy.
Social Blade’s Site includes links to third-party websites. Access to and use of linked websites is governed by those third-party websites’ privacy policies. Social Blade is not responsible for their information practices.
In order to keep statistical data updated, Social Blade utilizes API services of third parties including but not limited to Facebook, Instagram, Twitch, Twitter, and YouTube. Unless specific access is asked for at time of use (i.e. to validate your identity), we are only gathering publicly available data from each of the API services, not anything private about your account.
If you have questions about either our Agreement or Policy, or would like to make a complaint, please file a support ticket.
This Document is Effective as of March 20th, 2013. Last Updated: September 15th, 2017.