This Privacy Policy explains 3taps’ policies and procedures regarding the collection, use, and disclosure of Personal Information through our services. “Personal Information” means information that would allow a party to contact you, including, for example, your name, address, telephone number, or email address.

As a general matter, 3taps services are designed to be open and easily accessible by anyone in the world. If you post in or through 3taps, you should expect that your posting will be broadly and instantly disseminated. This policy is not so much concerned with your postings since there really will be no privacy as to what is disseminated to the public, but rather is concerned with the Personal Information that we might receive through your use of the 3taps services. To further understand the nature of 3taps, we urge you to also read our Terms of Service.

  1. Information 3taps Collects

    Information Collected From Users.We collect some basic information when you use the 3taps services, depending on the nature of your use of the services. Our servers (which may be hosted by a third party service provider) may collect information (“Log Data”) indirectly and automatically (through, for example, the use of your “IP address”) about your activities while visiting the site, including the web pages you view and the times you view them, information about the browser you are using, your IP address, the referring domain, and search terms use. Other actions, such as interactions with advertisements, may also be included in Log Data.

    Further, if you post (regardless of whether you register with 3taps) we collect any information you provide in the post, such as any email address you may choose to include for purposes responding to your post. Please understand, however, that if you post without registering an account we may not have any of your Personal Information, and if we do, it may not be possible for us to link the posting to your Personal Information; this may, for example, make it impossible for us to retrieve your posting should you lose the reference information provided upon completion of the posting. We do not link Log Data the Personal Information you submit to us; we use this browsing information to personalize aspects of your search experience and for internal purposes such as to help understand how the site is being used and to improve it, and for systems administration purposes.

    Information Collected Upon Registration.When you create or reconfigure a 3taps account, you provide some Personal Information, such as your name, username, and password. Some of this Personal Information, for example, your name and username, may be listed publicly in our services, including on your profile page and in search results. Some services do not require registration, such as search and posting.

    Location Information.You may choose to note your location in your posting and in your 3taps profile. You can control your location information in your account settings if you are a registered user. If you access 3taps through a mobile device, the device may identify your location to 3taps.

    Cookies.We may use small data files called “cookies” to collect additional website usage data and to improve our services. 3taps may use both session cookies and persistent cookies to better understand how you interact with our services, to monitor aggregate usage by our users and web traffic routing on our services, and to improve our services. You can instruct your browser, by editing its options, to stop accepting cookies or to prompt you before accepting a cookie from the websites you visit; however, you may not have full use of some of the services if you block all 3taps cookies.

    Third Party Cookies.We may use third-party advertising companies, including Google AdSense, to serve ads when you visit our website. These companies may use information (not including your name, address, email address, or telephone number) about your visits to this and other websites in order to provide advertisements about goods and services of interest to you. You can learn more here.

  2. Information Sharing and Disclosure

    Disclosure of Personal Information.Although we may disclose aggregated information about the use of our site, that information does not contain Personal Information. We do not disclose Personal Information to third parties, except as noted below. Under certain circumstances, however, we could be legally obligated to disclose information to the government or other third parties and if 3taps becomes part of another organization, that organization will possess the Personal Information collected by 3taps and it will assume the rights and obligations regarding your Personal Information as described in this Privacy Policy.

    Service Providers.We engage certain trusted third parties to perform functions and provide services to us. We may share your Personal Information with these third parties, but only to the extent necessary to perform these functions and provide such services, and only pursuant to obligations mirroring the protections of this privacy policy.

    Disclosure to Comply with Law or Prevent Harm.We may disclose your information if we believe that it is reasonably necessary to comply with a law, regulation or legal request; to protect the safety of any person; to address fraud, security or technical issues; or to protect 3taps’s rights or property.

    Business Transfers.In the event that 3taps is involved in a bankruptcy, merger, acquisition, reorganization or sale of assets, your information may be sold or transferred as part of that transaction. The promises in this privacy policy will apply to your information as transferred to the new entity.

    Non-Private or Non-Personal Information.3taps may share or disclose your non-private, aggregated or otherwise non-personal information, such as your public postings or the number of users who clicked on a particular link. Security. 3taps has implemented and follows industry standard measures to protect against unauthorized access to and unlawful interception or processing of Personal Information. However, no internet site can fully eliminate security risks.

  3. Modifying Your Personal Information If you are a registered user of our Services, we provide you with tools to access or modify the Personal Information you provided to us and associated with your account.

    Please understand that you cannot register an account with 3taps unless you also have an account with Twitter ( If for whatever reason your Twitter account is subsequently disabled or terminated, this will have the further effect of disabling your 3taps account. For purposes of this Privacy Policy, this means that you will not be able to modify the Personal Information maintained by Twitter via your 3taps account, even if 3taps makes use of some that information, such as your location. Further, 3taps may override certain information used in Twitter, such as that pertaining to location identification, but solely for purposes of using the 3taps services.

  4. Children

    Our services are not directed to people under 13. If you become aware that your child has provided us with personal information without your consent, please contact us at We do not knowingly collect personal information from children under 13. If we become aware that a child under 13 has provided us with personal information, we take steps to remove such information and terminate the child’s account.

  5. Changes to this Policy

    We may revise this Privacy Policy from time to time. The most current version of the policy will govern our use of your information and will always be at We may amend this policy at any time by sending the amended policy to the email address you provided to us or by posting the amended policy on our site.

    By continuing to access or use the Services after those changes become effective, you agree to be bound by the revised Privacy Policy.

    We hope this policy clarifies our procedures regarding your Personal Information. If you have questions about this Privacy Policy, please contact us at