Effective date: April 17, 2023

At Threads, we take your privacy seriously. Please read this Privacy Policy to learn how we treat your personal data. By using or accessing Threads in any manner, you acknowledge that you accept the practices and policies outlined below, and you hereby consent that we will collect, use and share your information as described in this Privacy Policy.

Remember that your use of Threads is at all times subject to our Terms of Use, which incorporates this Privacy Policy. Any terms we use in this Policy without defining them have the definitions given to them in the Terms of Use.

You may access this Privacy Policy in an alternative format by contacting [email protected].

As we continually work to improve Threads, we may need to change this Privacy Policy from time to time. Upon such changes, we will alert you to any such changes by placing a notice on our website, by sending you an email and/or by some other means. Please note that if you’ve opted not to receive legal notice emails from us (or you haven’t provided us with your email address), those legal notices will still govern your use of Threads, and you are still responsible for reading and understanding them. If you use Threads after any changes to the Privacy Policy have been posted, that means you agree to all of the changes.

This Privacy Policy covers how we treat Personal Data that we gather when you access or use Threads. "Personal Data" means any information that identifies or relates to a particular individual and also includes information referred to as "personally identifiable information" or "personal information" under applicable data privacy laws, rules or regulations. This Privacy Policy does not cover the practices of companies we don't own or control or people we don't manage.

Personal Data

Categories of Personal Data We Collect

This chart details the categories of Personal Data that we collect and have collected over the past 12 months:

Category of Personal Data Examples of Personal Data We Collect Categories of Third Parties With Whom We Share this Personal Data:
Profile or Contact Data • First and last name • Email • Unique identifiers such as account name and passwords • Profile picture • Bio • Pronoun • Location • Service Providers
• Analytics Partners
• Parties You Authorize, Access or Authenticate
Payment Data • Payment card type
• Billing address and email • Payment Processor
Device/IP Data • IP address • Device ID • Type of device/operating system/browser used to access Threads • Service Providers
• Analytics Partners
Web Analytics • Web page interactions (including with ads)
• Referring webpage/source through which you accessed Threads
• Non-identifiable request IDs
•  Statistics associated with the interaction between device or browser and the Services • Service Providers
• Analytics Partners
Professional or Employment-Related Data • Company
• Role on your team
• Job history
• Performance evaluations • Service Providers
Geolocation Data • IP-address-based location information • Service Providers
• Analytics Partners
Photos, Videos and Recordings • Photos, videos or recordings of a user’s environment
• Service Providers

Categories of Sources of Personal Data

We collect Personal Data about you from the following categories of sources: