We posed these questions to Tumblr:


Will your Personally Identifiable Information (PII) possibly be disclosed to law enforcement agencies? If so, why?

Yes. Tumblr reserves the right to access, preserve, and disclose any information as they reasonably believe is necessary, in their sole discretion, to satisfy any law, regulation, legal process, governmental request, or governmental order.


What counts as personally identifiable information (PII) that the site collects?

The company collects account information, which includes: username, password and email address, birthday.

It may also collect your gender, for example, from a third party that is linked to Tumblr account.

Financial information from credit card may also be collected, but that information is stored by a third party payment processor.

Your IP address may be associated with your account and may be used to personalize your Services.

Non-PII includes: your browser type and its version, device used, operating system and version, language preference, website or service that referred you to the Tumblr, data and time of web request, screen display information, information from any cookies, and web browser extensions.


If you’re a child, can you sign up with adult consent?

No. The service isn’t available to anyone under 13.

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