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Note: This Privacy Policy is effective as of 1st October 2013

Thank you for using uThanku. This policy helps you understand what information we collect, how we use what we collect, and the choices you have about your information.

Your continued use of uThanku services or clicking on the “I Accept”, indicates that you have read this Privacy Policy and that you accept its terms. You also give your express permission for us to collect, store, and use your information in accordance with this Privacy Policy.

We welcome your questions and comments on this policy.

What information do we collect?

1. Information you give us

When you sign up, you voluntarily give us certain information. This includes:

When you link your social media account (such as Twitter, Facebook, or LinkedIn) with uThanku, you allow us to obtain information from those accounts (e.g. your friends or contacts) and your visit to us may be logged to your account on that service. The information we obtain from those services will depend on your settings and their privacy policies, so be sure to check what those are.

2. Technical Information we get when you use our products

a) Log Data

When you use uThanku, our servers automatically record certain information about your interaction with our products (“log data”). This includes:

b) Device Information

We may also collect information about the device on which you are using uThanku. This may include:

Various devices give different information. To learn more about what information your device makes available to us, please check the policies of your device manufacturer or software provider.

c) Analytics Information

We use third-party analytics tools to collect information like:

We view the information from all users collectively, so that it cannot reasonably be used to identify any particular user.

Why do we gather this information?

This information help us administer our services, by allowing us to analyze how our site is being used so we can improve the features and usability of uThanku.

We use the information to:

The information we collect may be “personally identifiable” (meaning it can be used to specifically identify you) or “non-personally identifiable” (meaning it can’t be used to specifically identify you). We use both types of information, and combinations of both types, as described above. We may use information wherever we do business, including countries outside your own.

How we share your information?

uThanku is a site for saying and keeping your messages of thanks to the people, places and things you care about.

We will not share the personal information we have collected from you, except as described below:

When we have your consent:

We can share information

Non-Private or Non-Personal Information:

May be shared

Law and Harm:

Business Transfers:

We are not responsible for the actions of service providers or other third parties, nor are we responsible for any additional information you provide directly to any third parties.

If you remove information that you posted to uThanku, copies may remain viewable in cached and archived pages of uThanku, or if other users or third parties using the uThanku API have copied or saved that information.

How we store your information?

Your information may be stored and processed in the United States or any other country where we operate. If you are located outside the United States and choose to provide information to us, we may transfer your information to the United States and process it there.

By using uThanku, you consent to the collection, transfer, use, storage and disclosure of your information as described in this privacy policy.

How do we protect your information?

We take reasonable measures (such as requesting a unique password) to protect your personal information in an effort to prevent loss, misuse and unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration and destruction. Please be aware, however, that despite our efforts, no security measures are perfect or impenetrable and no method of data transmission can be guaranteed against any interception or other type of misuse.

What choices do you have about your information?

If you have an account, you can access and modify the personal information you provided us that is associated with your account.

For example:

In addition, you may have choices available to you through the device or software you use to access uThanku. For example:

To learn more about these choices, please see the information provided by the device or software provider.

Our Policy Toward Children

uThanku is not directed to children under 13 and we do not knowingly collect personal information from children under 13. If we learn that we have collected personal information of a child under 13, we will take steps to delete such information from our files as soon as possible.

If you believe that we might have any information from a child under 13, please contact us at

Other web sites and services

uThanku may contain links to other sites. When you use a link to go from our site to another website or service, any information you provide on those sites is provided directly to the owner of that site and is subject to that party's privacy policy. Our privacy policy does not apply to such sites, and we are not responsible for the content or privacy and security practices and policies of those sites.

How do we make changes to this policy?

We may change this policy from time to time, and if we do we’ll post any changes on this page. The most current version of the policy will govern our use of your information. If you continue to use uThanku after those changes are in effect, you agree to the revised policy. If the changes are significant, we may provide more prominent notice or obtain your consent as required by law.


About Cookies

Cookies are small files that are stored on your computer, tablet or phone (“device”). The data in these files are specific to you and uThanku, and can be accessed either by our servers or your device. A cookie cannot retrieve any other data from your hard drive or pass on computer viruses.

This allows us to deliver a page tailored to you, and is a convenient way to carry information from one visit to uThanku to the next e.g. it’ll keep your settings so you don’t have to set them up every time you visit us and makes signing in quicker. Cookies also help us understand how you are using our site so we can improve our services.

When we use cookies, we may use “session” cookies (that last until you close your browser) or “persistent” cookies (that last until you or your browser delete them).

As a default, most browsers accept cookies, but you can block cookies by changing this setting in your browser. Be aware that certain functions and other features in our service may be affected if you disable cookies, i.e. they may not work correctly.

Last Updated: December 26th, 2013

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