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Privacy Policy

Thumbs Up World ("Thumbs Up World") operates It is Thumbs Up World's policy to respect your privacy regarding any information we may collect while operating our websites.

Website Visitors

Like most website operators, Thumbs Up World collects non-personally-identifying information of the sort that web browsers and servers typically make available, such as the browser type, language preference, referring site, and the date and time of each visitor request. Thumbs Up World's purpose in collecting non-personally identifying information is to better understand how Thumbs Up World's visitors use its website. From time to time, Thumbs Up World may release non-personally-identifying information in the aggregate, e.g., by publishing a report on trends in the usage of its website.

Thumbs Up World also collects potentially personally-identifying information like Internet Protocol (IP) addresses for logged in users and for users leaving comments. Thumbs Up World only discloses logged in user and commenter IP addresses under the same circumstances that it uses and discloses personally-identifying information as described below, except that blog commenter IP addresses are visible and disclosed to the administrators of the blog where the comment was left.

Gathering of Personally-Identifying Information

Thumbs Up World discloses potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information only to those of its employees, contractors and affiliated organizations that (i) need to know that information in order to process it on Thumbs Up World's behalf or to provide services available at Thumbs Up World's websites, and (ii) that have agreed not to disclose it to others. Some of those employees, contractors and affiliated organizations may be located outside of your home country; by using Thumbs Up World's websites, you consent to the transfer of such information to them. Thumbs Up World will not rent or sell potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information to anyone. Other than to its employees, contractors and affiliated organizations, as described above, Thumbs Up World discloses potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information only in response to a subpoena, court order or other governmental request, or when Thumbs Up World believes in good faith that disclosure is reasonably necessary to protect the property or rights of Thumbs Up World, third parties or the public at large. If you are a registered user of an Thumbs Up World website and have supplied your email address, Thumbs Up World may occasionally send you an email to tell you about new features, solicit your feedback, or just keep you up to date with what's going on with Thumbs Up World and our products. We primarily use our various product blogs to communicate this type of information, so we expect to keep this type of email to a minimum. If you send us a request (for example via a support email or via one of our feedback mechanisms), we reserve the right to publish it in order to help us clarify or respond to your request or to help us support other users. Thumbs Up World takes all measures reasonably necessary to protect against the unauthorized access, use, alteration or destruction of potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information.


A cookie is a string of information that a website stores on a visitor's computer, and that the visitor's browser provides to the website each time the visitor returns. Thumbs Up World uses cookies to help Thumbs Up World identify and track visitors, their usage of Thumbs Up World website, and their website access preferences. Thumbs Up World visitors who do not wish to have cookies placed on their computers should set their browsers to refuse cookies before using Thumbs Up World's websites, with the drawback that certain features of Thumbs Up World's websites may not function properly without the aid of cookies. See our Cookies Policy page for more information.

Business Transfers

If Thumbs Up World, or substantially all of its assets, were acquired, or in the unlikely event that Thumbs Up World goes out of business or enters bankruptcy, user information would be one of the assets that is transferred or acquired by a third party. You acknowledge that such transfers may occur, and that any acquirer of Thumbs Up World may continue to use your personal information as set forth in this policy.

Privacy Policy Changes

Although most changes are likely to be minor, Thumbs Up World may change its Privacy Policy from time to time, and in Thumbs Up World's sole discretion. Thumbs Up World encourages visitors to frequently check this page for any changes to its Privacy Policy. Your continued use of this site after any change in this Privacy Policy will constitute your acceptance of such change.