Responses

Yes. Google encrypts many of their services using SSL; offers a two step verification when accessing Google Account; and restricts access to personally identifiable information to Google employees, contractors and agents, and subject them to strict contractual confidentiality obligations.

Yes. Physical and electronic security exists and sensitive information is encrypted.

Sort of. “We do our best to keep your information secure, but we need your help […] We try to keep Facebook up, bug-free and safe, but can’t make guarantees about any part of our services or products.”

Yes. Flickr limits access to personal information to employees who they believe reasonably need to come into contact with that info.

They have physical, electronic, and procedural safeguards that comply with their legal obligations to protect personal information.

Sort of. PII is password protected, but “foursquare cannot guarantee the security of user account information.”

Yes. Google encrypts many of their services using SSL; offers a two step verification when accessing Google Account; and restricts access to PII to Google employees, contractors and agents, and subject them to strict contractual confidentiality obligations.

Sort of. “We use commercially reasonable safeguards to help keep the information collected through the Service secure and take reasonable steps (such as requesting a unique password) to verify your identity before granting you access to your account. However, Instagram cannot ensure the security of any information you transmit to Instagram or guarantee that information on the Service may not be accessed, disclosed, altered, or destroyed.”

Sort of. Personal information is password-protected and sensitive data is protected by SSL encryption. LinkedIn regularly audits its system for possible vulnerabilities and attacks, and uses a tier-one secured-access data center. However, there is no guarantee that information may not be accessed, disclosed, altered, or destroyed by breach of any of their physical, technical, or managerial safeguards.

Yes. Whenever you post content anywhere on the Service, LiveJournal makes reasonable efforts to ensure user’s privacy in the following manner: Safeguards (physical, electronic, and procedural safeguards are used to protect personal information); Encryption (in certain areas SSL encryption is used to protect data transmissions).

None specified.

Yes. “Physical, technical and administrative safeguards” are in place.

Sort of. Nexopia uses physical and electronic precautions to protect member personal information. The company cannot guarantee the absolute security of PII due to actions of other members with whom you share information, and factors such as unauthorized third party entry or use, or hardware or software failure.

Yes. Apple takes precautions – including administrative, technical, and physical measures – to safeguard personal information against loss, theft, and misuse, as well as against unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration, and destruction.

None specified.

Yes. The company maintains appropriate safeguards and current security standards to protect personal information, whether recorded on paper or captured electronically, against unauthorized access, disclosure, or misuse. Electronic records are stored in secure, limited-access servers; technological tools like firewalls and passwords are employed; reasonably secure methods are used whenever personal information is destroyed.

No. “Because no data transmission over the Internet is completely secure, and no system of physical or electronic security is impenetrable, Service Provider cannot guarantee the security of the information you send to us or the security of our servers or databases, and by using the Website you agree to assume all risk in connection with the information sent to us or collected by us when you use the Website.”

Sort of. Tumblr seeks “to protect your information (including Account information) to ensure that it is kept private; however, we can’t guarantee the security of any information. Unauthorized entry or use, hardware or software failure, and other factors, may compromise the security of user information at any time.”

No.

Sort of. “This Privacy Policy, together with other policies, resolutions, and actions by the Foundation, represents a committed effort to safeguard the security of the limited user information that is collected and retained on our servers...Nevertheless, the Foundation cannot guarantee that user information will remain private.”

Yes. Automattic takes all measures reasonably necessary to protect against the unauthorized access, use, alteration or destruction of potentially-PII and PII.

Yes. WordPress.org takes all measures reasonably necessary to protect against the unauthorized access, use, alteration, or destruction of potentially-PII and PII.

Yes. Blizzard takes steps to assure that all information collected will remain secure and in its original form. Access to all personal information is controlled, and  SSL encryption used when credit card information is transmitted. Blizzard will take reasonable steps to assure that third parties to whom they transfer any data will provide sufficient protection of personal information.

Yes. Google encrypts many of their services using SSL; offers a two step verification when accessing Google Account; and restricts access to PII to Google employees, contractors and agents, and subjects them to strict contractual confidentiality obligations.

Sort of. Zynga implements reasonable security measures to protect the security of users information both online and offline, and they are committed to the protection of customer information. However, Zynga cannot guarantee that unauthorized access, hacking, data loss, or other breaches will never occur.