Privacy Policy

Last updated: July 24, 2020

This privacy policy describes what information identibooru (collectively "we", "us", "our") collects about you when you use our website or services (referred to as our "Site" or "Services"), how we use your information, and what rights you have in relation to your information.

If there are any terms or conditions in this privacy policy that you do not agree with, please discontinue your use of our Site and our Services. If you have any questions or concerns about this policy, or our practices in regards to your personal information, you may contact us at

What We Collect

Information You Provide To Us

Summary: We collect information you directly give us.

We collect information you directly provide to us when you use our Services. What information we collect depends on how you use our Services. The information we may collect includes:

Information We Collect Automatically

Summary: We collect some information about you automatically, including your IP address, information about your computer, and information about your site usage.

How We Use Your Information

Summary: We use your information to provide services to you, to operate the Site, and to enforce our Terms of Service.

We use your information to:

How Information About You Is Shared

Summary: Most activity on identibooru is public. We won't share your information with advertisers without your consent. We won't share information about you with third parties, except as required under certain conditions.

When you use the Site, certain information about you may be shared with other users, with Site moderators or other authorized users, or with the general public. For example:

Otherwise, we do not share, sell, or give away your personal information to third parties unless one of the following circumstances applies:

Controlling Your Information

Accessing and Changing Your Information

If you would like to review or change the information in your account, such as your user name, password, email address, or other settings, you can visit your account settings.

Deleting Your Account

Summary: You may deactivate your account, we will retain your IP address for 7 days.

If you would like to have your account deleted, please contact

We will delete your information from our active systems, including you password, account preferences, tags and picture.

We may retain certain other information about you even after you deactivate your account, including your IP address, your user ID, your past usernames, and other identifiers associated with your account. We may retain this information as required by law or as necessary for legitimate business needs, such as for preventing spam, abuse, or violations of our Terms of Service.

Controlling Cookies

Most web browsers are set to accept cookies by default. If you prefer, you can usually choose to set your browser to remove or reject first- and third-party cookies. Please note that if you choose to remove or reject cookies, this could affect the availability and functionality of our Site.

Other Information


Persons under the age of 18 are not allowed to create an account or otherwise use our Services. By using our Services, you represent that you are over the age required by the laws of your country to create an account or otherwise use our Services.

Data Retention

Summary: We keep your information for as long as necessary to fulfill the purposes outlined in this privacy policy, unless otherwise required by law.

We store the information we collect for as long as it is necessary for the purpose(s) for which we originally collected it. We may retain certain information for legitimate business purposes or as required by law.

When we have no ongoing legitimate business need to process your personal information, we will either delete or anonymize it, or, if this is not possible (for example, because your personal information has been stored in backup archives), then we will securely store your personal information and isolate it from any further processing until deletion is possible.

International Data Transfers

Summary: We store data in the United States and operate under US law.

We are based in the United States and we process and store information on servers located in the United States. We may store information on servers and equipment in other countries depending on a variety of factors, including the locations of our users and service providers. By accessing or using the Site or otherwise providing information to us, you consent to the processing, transfer and storage of information in and to the U.S. and other countries, where you may not have the same rights as you do under local law.

Information Security

Summary: We take reasonable measures to secure your data. We will promptly notify you of breaches of your personal information.

We take reasonable measures to protect your personal information from loss, theft, misuse, unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration, or destruction. We also enforce technical and administrative access controls to limit access to non-public personal information by staff members or designated representatives of identibooru. However, although we will do our best to protect your personal information, transmission of personal information to and from our Services is at your own risk. You should only access our Services within a secure environment.

In the event that we become aware of a privacy breach which has resulted or may result in unauthorized access, use or disclosure of your personal information, we will investigate the matter and promptly notify you and the applicable Supervisory Authority of the breach, unless the breach is unlikely to result in a risk to the rights and freedoms of natural persons.

Changes to this Policy

Summary: We may update this policy from time to time.

We may update this Privacy Policy from time to time. The updated policy will be indicated by a new "Last updated" date at the top of this page. If we make material changes to this Privacy Policy, we may, at our discretion, notify you either by prominently posting a notice of such changes or by directly sending you a notification. We encourage you to review this Privacy Policy frequently to stay informed of how we handle your personal information.

Changes to this Privacy Policy will go into effect as soon as the updated Privacy Policy is accessible. By continuing to use our Services after changes to our Privacy Policy go into effect, you agree to be bound by the revised policy.

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