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craigslist Privacy Policy (updated September 15, 2020)

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This policy details how data about you is used when you access our websites and services, including via our mobile applications (together, "CL") or interact with us. If we update it, we will revise the date, place notices on CL if changes are material, and/or obtain your consent as required by law.

1. Protecting your privacy

2. Data we collect, use and disclose:

Below is a list of all the types of data we have collected in the last 12 months, where we got it, why we collected it and the categories of third parties to whom we disclosed it. We do not sell your data to third parties. Please note that disclosure to "Payment processors" applies when you pay for a craigslist post using a credit card.

Data type: First and last name
Where we got it: User entry
Why collected: Facilitating transactions and personalizing your use of CL
Disclosed to: Payment processors

Data type: Email address
Where we got it: User entry
Why collected: Account creation, user-to-user and CL-to-user communications and combatting fraud/abuse
Disclosed to: No one

Data type: Phone number
Where we got it: User entry
Why collected: User-to-user communications, combatting fraud/abuse, personalizing your use of CL
Disclosed to: Payment processors and phone verification service providers

Data type: Mailing or street address
Where we got it: User entry
Why collected: Account and post creation, CL communicating with corporate users, facilitating transactions and personalizing your use of CL
Disclosed to: Payment processors

Data type: Credit card data
Where we got it: User entry
Why collected: Facilitating your transactions
Disclosed to: Payment processors

Data type: Geographic location (latitude and longitude)
Where we got it: User entry, IP/geolocation providers
Why collected: Personalizing your use of CL and combatting fraud/abuse
Disclosed to: No one

Data type: Photos and other data you voluntarily provide, post on or send via CL
Where we got it: User entry
Why collected: Facilitating and personalizing your use of CL
Disclosed to: No one

Data type: Saved searches, account preferences, favorite/hidden postings
Where we got it: User entry
Why collected: Facilitating and personalizing your use of CL
Disclosed to: No one

Data type: HTTP browser cookie
Where we got it: User's browser, CL web server
Why collected: Facilitating and personalizing your use of CL and combatting fraud/abuse
Disclosed to: No one

Data type: Information about your device and browser such as device ID, browser version, operating system, plugins
Where we got it: User's browser, mobile app
Why collected: Facilitating and personalizing your use of CL and combatting fraud/abuse
Disclosed to: No one

Data type: IP address
Where we got it: User's browser, mobile app, IP/geolocation providers
Why collected: Combatting fraud/abuse
Disclosed to: Service providers that help us combat fraud/abuse

Data type: Web page views, access times, HTTP headers
Where we got it: User's browser, mobile app
Why collected: Combatting fraud/abuse
Disclosed to: No one

Data type Where we got it Why collected Disclosed to
First and last name User entry Facilitating transactions and personalizing your use of CL Payment processors
Email address User entry Account creation, user-to-user and CL-to-user communications and combatting fraud/abuse No one
Phone number User entry User-to-user communications, combatting fraud/abuse, personalizing your use of CL Payment processors and phone verification service providers
Mailing or street address User entry Account and post creation, CL communicating with corporate users, facilitating transactions and personalizing your use of CL Payment processors
Credit card data User entry Facilitating your transactions Payment processors
Geographic location (latitude and longitude) User entry, IP/geolocation providers Personalizing your use of CL and combatting fraud/abuse No one
Photos and other data you voluntarily provide, post on or send via CL User entry Facilitating and personalizing your use of CL No one
Saved searches, account preferences, favorite/hidden postings User entry Facilitating and personalizing your use of CL No one
HTTP browser cookie User's browser, CL web server Facilitating and personalizing your use of CL and combatting fraud/abuse No one
Information about your device and browser such as device ID, browser version, operating system, plugins User's browser, mobile app Facilitating and personalizing your use of CL and combatting fraud/abuse No one
IP address User's browser, mobile app, IP/geolocation providers Combatting fraud/abuse Service providers that help us combat fraud/abuse
Web page views, access times, HTTP headers User's browser, mobile app Combatting fraud/abuse No one

We may share some or all of the above listed data in the following circumstances:

3. Data we store

4. California Users:

To learn more about the California Consumer Privacy Act and how it applies to you, please visit the California Attorney-General's website.

Right to know: You have the right to request that we disclose the data we collect, use and disclose, and other information relating to data we collect about you.

Right to delete: You have the right to request the deletion of data that we have collected from you, subject to certain exceptions.

Right to non-discrimination: You have the right not to receive discriminatory treatment for exercising the rights listed above.

You may submit a request to know or delete via craigslist.org/about/ccpa or ccpa@craigslist.org .

Only you, or someone you authorize to act on your behalf, may make a request to know or delete your data. An authorized agent may make a request on your behalf by providing written permission signed by you.

We will need to confirm your identity before processing your request by asking you to log into your existing account (if you are a registered user) or by asking you for additional information, such as a government issued ID, to confirm your identity against information we have already collected.

If you are a registered CL user under the age of 18, you may request (via eraser@craigslist.org) and obtain removal of content or information publicly posted on CL. Please note that removal does not ensure complete or comprehensive removal of said content or information from the Internet.

5. International Users

By accessing CL or providing us data, you agree we may use and disclose data we collect as described here or as communicated to you, transmit it outside your resident jurisdiction, and store it on servers in the United States. For more information please contact our privacy officer at privacy@craigslist.org.

6. Contact

If you have any questions or concerns about CL's privacy policy and practices please email privacy@craigslist.org .