What do we store on our servers?
Usernames, drafts and chat history, shared images, timestamps, ip addresses, browser IDs, user session numbers and email addresses if provided.
What do we store in your browser?
User profile and settings, cached files and drafts, cookies, and other data to identify your browser. You can install this site as an application. You can easily delete the stored data by cleaning the site data.
What is transferred directly between users?
Direct (P2P) connections containing ip addresses, camera or desktop audio/video stream and chat files are sent encrypted between participants. IP addresses may be known to other participants and to intermediary servers. All chat participants have access to actively shared content.
Shared images on boards are stored on draw.chat servers and can be deleted after 30 days after the last read. Images are made available to the public at an address formed from the checksum of their content. Designated images can be blocked. abuse (at) draw.chat
What cannot be uploaded to Draw.Chat servers:
- Proprietary images unless you own the copyright and have a license to share them. Violence, racial intolerance, or speaking against any person, group, or organization.
- Any images that may be illegal in the US or EU.
- Adult images are not allowed.
If you are not sure if the image you want to upload is allowed, do not upload that image. Uploaded images may be checked by staff and removed without warning.
Draw.Chat is a free service and costs are covered by advertisers. Every effort is made to ensure that ads are not intrusive and do not interfere with the use of the site.
We collect statistics and events
Third parties integrated with the site
- CloudFlare (content delivery network)
- Google (ads, analytics, push notifications and site management)
- Sentry (analytics and debugging)
- YouTube players, Twitch.
- OpenStreetMap map data, Google Maps
Cookies Policy for Draw.Chat
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From time to time, we test new features and make subtle changes to the way we deliver the site. As we continue to test new features, these cookies may be used to provide you with a consistent experience when using the site, while ensuring that we understand which optimizations are most valued by our users.
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Personally Identifiable Information
We may collect Personally Identifiable Information from Users in a variety of ways, including, but not limited to, when Users visit our Site, register on the Site, and in connection with other activities, services, features or resources that we make available on our Site. Users may be asked to provide a name, email address, if applicable. However, Users may visit our Site anonymously. Users can always refuse to provide personally identifiable information, except to the extent that it may prevent them from using certain activities associated with the Site.
Non-personally identifiable information
We may collect non-personally identifiable information about Users whenever they interact with our Site. Non-personally identifiable information may include browser name, computer type, and technical information about Users' means of connection to our Site, such as operating system and ISPs used and other similar information.
How we use the information we collect
Draw.Chat may collect and use Users' personal information for the following purposes:
- To improve customer service
The information you provide helps us respond more effectively to your customer service requests and support needs.
- To personalize your user experience
We may use information in aggregate form to understand how our Users as a group use the services and resources provided on our Site.
- To improve our Site
We may use your feedback to improve our products and services.
- To conduct a promotion, contest, survey or other feature of the Site
To send Users information that they have agreed to receive on topics that we believe may be of interest to them.
- To send periodic emails
We may use your email address to send you information and updates regarding their order. If you choose to subscribe to our mailing list, you will receive emails that may include company news, updates, information about related products or services, etc. If the User decides to unsubscribe from receiving future emails at any time, we include detailed unsubscribe instructions with each email.
How we protect your information
We adopt appropriate data collection, storage and processing practices and security measures to protect against unauthorized access, alteration, disclosure or destruction of your personal information, username, password, transaction information and data stored on our Site.
Sharing your personal information
We do not sell, trade or rent Users' personally identifiable information to others. We may share general demographic information, which is not linked to any personally identifiable information, about visitors and users with our business partners, trusted affiliates and advertisers for the purposes described above.
Third party sites
Users may find advertisements or other content on our Site that link to the sites and services of our partners, suppliers, advertisers, sponsors, licensors and other third parties. We do not control the content or links that appear on these sites and are not responsible for the practices of the sites linked to or from our Site. In addition, these sites or services, along with their content and links, may be constantly changing. These sites and services may have their own privacy and customer service policies. Browsing and interacting on any other website, including sites that have a link to our Site, is subject to that site's own terms and policies.
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This document was last updated on September 1, 2022.