User Data Policy

Fin encourages you to read this policy to learn about the kinds of information, data, and content (collectively “Information”) Fin collects, and how Fin uses and shares that Information. This data policy applies to all Fin products.

What kinds of Information does Fin collect?

How does Fin use the Information it collects?

Does Fin share the Information it collects with other People?

As a general rule, Fin shares things it learns from the people who use Fin. But Fin does not share your non-public, personally identifiable information ("PII") without your permission, and does not sell your PII to advertisers. Fin also does not share information you place in the Fin Vault or copies of emails it accesses from your email account, unless you ask it to.

Notwithstanding the foregoing, you give Fin permission to: enable others to contact you using your Contact Information (without sharing your non-public PII); share the fact that you use Fin with others (along with your name and profile picture); share your PII if Fin receives it from another user and that user asks Fin to do so (including when a user shares their address book, calendar, and other PII with a starred or trusted connection); share PII, including your own, with your starred and trusted connections; and share information it has collected after your PII has been removed, or that otherwise does not contain your PII (including sharing a request you've made in Fin Feed after your PII has been removed).

Does Fin share anything automatically when I send or receive a Communication?

Whenever you send a Communication via Fin, Fin may automatically share your Contact Information and location with the recipient. Whenever you receive a Communication, Fin may automatically share that you have seen or read it with the sender, along with your location.

Does Fin read my Communications?

Whenever you send or receive a Communication, Fin will treat that Communication just like any other Information it collects from you. This means, among other things, that Fin may read or listen to the Communication. You agree to include and copy Fin on any Communication you send via Fin.

How does Fin respond to legal requests and prevent harm?

Fin may access, preserve, and share any and all Information and, when relevant, identify you as the source, in response to a legal request (like a search warrant, court order, subpoena, or government request or investigation) if Fin has a good faith belief that the law requires it to do so. Fin may also access, preserve, and share any and all Information and, when relevant, identify you as the source, when it has a good faith belief it is necessary to: (i) detect, prevent, or address illegal activity (including fraud); (ii) detect, prevent, or address security issues; (iii) investigate possible violations of Fin’s terms and policies; (iv) enforce Fin’s terms and policies; and (v) protect Fin, you, and others from harm or liability.

Where does Fin store the Information it collects?

Fin stores and processes the Information it collects in the United States. Fin is only available to citizens and permanent residents of the United States. By using Fin, you consent to having your personal Information transferred to and processed in the United States.

What happens if Fin has a security breach?

In the event that Information under Fin’s control is compromised as a result of a security breach, Fin will take reasonable steps to investigate the situation and, if appropriate, notify those individuals whose Information may have been compromised. Fin may also take other steps as permitted by law. Learn more about how Fin keeps your information secure.

Does Fin use cookies or other tracking technologies?

Like most other online services, Fin uses cookies and similar tracking technologies (collectively “Cookies”) to automatically collect Information from and about your device and your browsing behavior. Fin may also use third party partners, such as analytics tools providers, to collect this data. Fin uses Cookies for a number of reasons, including: promoting the safety and security of your account and Information; understanding how you use and interact with Fin; analyzing and improving Fin and Fin’s performance; and remembering your preferences. Fin also uses Cookies: to learn more about your device and browser, including Device IDs, your mobile carrier, and Information about the type of the device you use; and to keep track when you open or click a link in a Communication.

Fin does not currently respond to Do Not Track signals from your browser, but you may be able to set your browser to delete or disable Cookies. You may also be able to set your email options to prevent the automatic downloading of images that would allow Fin to know whether you opened an email or clicked on any links. If you do not want Fin to collect Information from your device, you can uninstall the Fin App.

Fin does not permit third party advertising networks to use Cookies to collect Information about Fin users at this time, but may do so in the future.

What other specific examples of sharing might I want to know about?

Fin may share any and all Information it has, and identify you as the source, with employees and contractors, service providers, vendors, and other third parties who help Fin provide and improve its services, as needed, to perform their work for Fin.

Fin may also share this Information: with other companies the Fin Exploration Company (“FXPC”) owns, operates, or controls, either now or in the future; and in connection with a potential or actual change of ownership or control of all or part of Fin or FXPC, or their assets (such as in case of a merger, acquisition, or reorganization). These companies will use your Information in the same way as Fin can under this Data Policy.

How will Fin notify me about changes to this Data Policy?

Fin may make changes to this Data Policy. If Fin makes any changes to this Data Policy, Fin will post the updated version here, and will update the date of last revision at the bottom of this page. If Fin makes a material change to this Data Policy, Fin will also notify you through the Fin app or another method of its choosing, such as by email. Your continued use of Fin after any such change constitutes acceptance of the amended Data Policy. If you do not agree to this Data Policy or any changes Fin makes to this Data Policy in the future, then you should stop using Fin.

How can I contact Fin if I have questions about this Data Policy?

If you have questions about this policy, you can send an email to or write to Fin at:

Fin Exploration Company, Inc.
Attn: Legal Department
350 Sansome Street
San Francisco, CA 94014

Date of last revision: April 30, 2018