Private messages can be read

The Service is able to access, scan, review or read all user communications, including private messages, which may contain personal or sensitive data.

Classification: bad

Weight: 70

Service Title Rating Status Author
Drop "Massdrop is under no obligation to review any content (including any messages) posted on or sent through the Site by users and assumes no responsibility or liability relating to any such content. Massdrop, in its sole discretion, may monitor, not post or remove any such content.</p>" DECLINED (deactivated)
Drop "Drop is under no obligation to review any content (including any messages) posted on or sent through the Site by users and assumes no responsibility or liability relating to any such content. Drop, in its sole discretion, may monitor, not post or remove any such content.</p>" DECLINED Peepo ToS;DR
Google "<p>We also collect the content you create, upload, or receive from others when using our services. This includes things like email you write and receive, photos and videos you save, docs and spreadsheets you create, and comments you make on YouTube videos." APPROVED Dr_Jeff ToS;DR
Hacker News "" DECLINED Yosh
Bing "We collect content of your files and communications when necessary to provide you with the services you use." DECLINED (deactivated)
Google "Our automated systems analyze your content (including emails) to provide you personally relevant product features, such as customized search results, tailored advertising, and spam and malware detection." DECLINED LuneSirius Curator
ActBlue "In addition, you grant ActBlue a nonexclusive, royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable, and fully sublicensable right to use, reproduce, modify, adapt, publish, create derivative works from, distribute, and display this content in any media." DECLINED kfhsfafa
Roblox "When you post or otherwise transmit comments or messages on Roblox via community features such as public chat or private chat, forums, group walls, personal posts, etc.</u> we may collect these comments and messages, and they may be monitored, filtered and moderated for purposes such as removal of profanity, personal data, and other inappropriate conversations." DECLINED lotushomerun Curator
Instagram The service can read your private messages DECLINED Rizal
Habbo "<li>Chat logs. We may keep chat log records for safety and moderation purposes.</li>" APPROVED iuser
PrivacyTools "all measures reasonably necessary to protect against the unauthorized access, use, alteration, or destruction of potentially per" DECLINED (deactivated)
VK "For the purposes of operation and technical support of the Site and compliance with these Terms the Site Administration has the technical ability to access the Users’ personal pages but does it only in the cases specified herein. </li>" APPROVED Agnes de Lion Curator
PlayStation Network "We are not responsible for monitoring or recording any activity on PSN Services, including communications, although we reserve the right to do so." DECLINED Photon Curator
Fox News "worldwide, perpetual, irrevocable," DECLINED Peepo ToS;DR
WikiHow "Should you ignore this warning and send specific or confidential information in a private message or post it as a comment, there is no duty to keep that information confidential or to discontinue or forego any representation adverse to your interests. " APPROVED Peepo ToS;DR
Patook "However, administrators may view the contents of those messages if they suspect that you or the recipient have violated any of the terms of service, or for any other reason" DECLINED jxr2272 Curator
1-800-MATTRESS "&lt;div class="browser-compatibility-alert"&gt. &lt;i class="fa fa-exclamation-triangle fa-2x pull-left"&gt;&lt;/i&gt. &lt;p class="browser-error"&gt;" DECLINED sc
Imgur "Imgur allows users to send messages to one another both indirectly (via comments to posts) and directly (via chat). Imgur's messaging functionality is not intended to be a secure messaging platform. it's just for fun. To ensure that Imgur's messaging platform is not used as a platform for illegality, all messages are public. No messages are ever completely hidden from public view. We may monitor user messaging." DECLINED (deactivated)
Bing "Microsoft does not use what you say in email, chat, video calls, or voice mail, or your documents, photos, or other personal files to target ads to you." DECLINED GV-280
yelp "If you exchange messages with others through the Service, we may store them in order to process and deliver them, allow you to manage them, and we may review and disclose them in connection with investigations related to use of the Service, as well as our efforts to improve the Service." APPROVED okfifi
Blizzard "Blizzard shall have the right to monitor and/or record your communications when you use the Platform, and you acknowledge and agree that when you use the Platform, you have no expectation that your communications will be private." APPROVED Dr_Jeff ToS;DR
Roblox "<ul> <li>Play</li> <li>About</li> <li>Platforms</li> </ul>Log In<ul> <li>Play</li> <li>About</li> <li>Platforms</li> <li> </li> </ul> <p> </p>Log InForgot Password or Username?Log InForgot Password or Username?Roblox uses cookies to offer you a better experience. For further information, including information on how to withdraw consent and how to" DECLINED TeuntjeGamesYT
Steam "<li>Information sent through chat" APPROVED Dr_Jeff ToS;DR
Discord "Information we collect may include but not be limited to username, email address, and any messages, images, transient VOIP data (to enable communication delivery only) or other content you send via the chat feature." APPROVED Sandova
Dendreo "Dendreo pourrait exceptionnellement être dans l'obligation d'avoir accès" DECLINED
Facebook "Our systems automatically process content and communications you and others provide to analyze context and what's in them for the purposes described below." APPROVED Dr_Jeff ToS;DR
EteSync "1. Usage <ol> <li>You may only use the service as intended.</li> <li>Your account may be suspended if you use excessive amount of bandwidth and/or storage capacity.</li> </ol> 2. Privacy <ol> <li>We may send you email concerning the service or your account at any time.</li> <li>" DECLINED Twinkletoesjoe
Telegram "Server-client encryption is used in Cloud Chats (private and group chats)" DECLINED FreeWee
Discord "The Service provides communication channels such as forums, communities, or chat areas ("Communication Channels") designed to enable you to communicate with other Service users. The Company has no obligation to monitor these communication channels but it may do so in connection with providing the Service. " DECLINED Dr_Jeff ToS;DR
Pornhub "the Websites may, but will not have any obligation to, review, monitor, display, reject, refuse to post, store, maintain, accept, or remove any Content posted (including, without limitation, private messages, public comments, public group chat messages, private group chat messages, or private instant messages)" APPROVED Peepo ToS;DR
Urban Dictionary "</p> <p>With both cookies and web beacon technology, the information that we collect and share is anonymous and not personally identifiable. It does not contain your name, address, telephone number, or email address.</p> <p>You can opt-out of Google Analytics data collection with the Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on.</p>" DECLINED huntergs
Twitter "When you communicate with others by sending or receiving Direct Messages, we will store and process your communications and information related to them. This includes link scanning for malicious content, link shortening to URLs, detection of spam<sup>4</sup>, abuse and prohibited images, and use of reported issues. We also use information about whom you have communicated with and when (but not the content of those communications) to better understand the use of our services, to protect the safety and integrity of our platform, and to show more relevant content." APPROVED Dr_Jeff ToS;DR
CouchSurfing "messages to other Couchsurfing users and information you provide in connection with activities and events;</li>" APPROVED Agnes de Lion Curator
Instagram "Our systems automatically process content and communications you and others provide to analyze context and what's in them for the purposes described below." APPROVED Dr_Jeff ToS;DR
likee "Your data (including private messages) may be shared with legal agencies if we in our good faith believe that you have engaged in child abuse, or if we are requested to do so by relevant legal agencies.</p> " APPROVED Agnes de Lion Curator
Bing "Finally, we will retain, access, transfer, disclose, and preserve personal data, including your content (such as the content of your emails in, or files in private folders on OneDrive), when we have a good faith belief that doing so is necessary to do any of the following:</p> <ul> <li>Comply with applicable law or respond to valid legal process, including from law enforcement or other government agencies. </li> <li>Protect our customers, for example, to prevent spam or attempts to defraud users of our products, or to help prevent the loss of life or serious injury of anyone.</li> <li>Operate and maintain the security of our products, including to prevent or stop an attack on our computer systems or networks.</li> <li>Protect the rights or property of Microsoft, including enforcing the terms governing the use of the services—however, if we receive information indicating that someone is using our services to traffic in stolen intellectual or physical property of Microsoft, we will not inspect a customer's private content ourselves, but we may refer the matter to law enforcement.</li" APPROVED GV-280
Pinterest "Review your messages on Pinterest to detect activity that poses a risk to the safety of you, our community and/or members of the public." APPROVED Dr_Jeff ToS;DR
Reddit "This includes your posts and comments including saved drafts, videos you broadcast via RPAN, your messages with other users (e.g., private messages, chats, and modmail), and your reports and other communications with moderators and with us." APPROVED Dr_Jeff ToS;DR
Yahoo! " <p>When you use our Services to communicate with others or post, upload or store content (such as comments, photos, voice inputs, videos, emails, messaging services and attachments).</p> </li> <li> <p>Verizon Media analyzes and stores all communications content, including email content from incoming and outgoing mail. This allows us to deliver, personalize and develop relevant features, content, advertising and Services.</p> </li> <li>" APPROVED Agnes de Lion Curator
Discogs "<p>We may review user account activity, such as private messages, account details and order pages, upon receipt of complaints from other users." APPROVED Michael Curator
The Walt Disney Company (ABC News, ESPN, Pixar, Freeform, Lucasfilm, Marvel) "Information sent either one-to-one or within a limited group using our message, chat, post, or similar functionality, where we are permitted by applicable law to collect this information" APPROVED Agnes de Lion Curator
iFunny " We may store and process your private communications and data related to them to scan for malicious content, to detect spam or prohibited images, to review content for violations of our terms of use agreement, or to respond to legal process or law enforcement inquiries.</li>" APPROVED Agnes de Lion Curator

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