Privacy Policy

Date of Last Revision: Feb, 2016

This document outlines the data TheyMadeThat collects, how we use that data, and how you can control how your data is shared. This policy applies only to TheyMadeThat (the “Service” and “Site”). Be aware that when you follow a link to another service or site, this privacy policy does not apply, and we have no control over what information 3rd parties and their services collect from you. Please further note that in the event that this privacy policy conflicts with our Terms and Conditions, the Terms and Conditions controls.

The Information We Collect, And What We Do With It

You are not required to register for an account or to provide us with any personal information to us in order to use the Service. However registering for an account and creating a public profile will give you access to more features of the Service.

In order to register for a TheyMadeThat account, a valid email address and password are required. To create a public profile on TheyMadeThat we request you provide your first name and last name. We may also request that you provide additional “optional information” such as your work history, education, and projects for purposes of enhancing your profile among the TheyMadeThat community. Any “optional information” you choose to provide may be made public. We use this information to improve your experience with the Service.


TheyMadeThat also may utilize one or more web browser cookies for your web browser that helps the Service operate with full functionality (such as keeping you logged into your account on the Service). Most web browsers allow you to disable cookies, and you are welcome to continue to use the Service if you choose to disable cookies. However, some of the Service’s features may not function properly if cookies are disabled.

TheyMadeThat’s user data is stored in the United States, and TheyMadeThat’s servers log some information whenever you access the Service; this data includes things such as your IP address, the date and time of your visit, your browser type and your browser's language setting.

If you send a communication to the Company, we may store that communication so that we can respond appropriately, and so that we can use it as feedback to improve the Service.

TheyMadeThat collects all the information you provide when you modify the content of a page or the Service (such as making edits, uploading images, and so on) An indicator that you provided that information is left on the History tab associated with the edited page or appropriate special/image page; on the Recent Changes page.

Sharing Your Information

TheyMadeThat only shares your information with others in the following circumstances:

  • As described above in the above paragraphs
  • With our subsidiaries and affiliated companies, contractors, and vendors. We require these parties to process your information in compliance with this policy.
  • As required by law enforcement and government agencies
  • As the Company, in our sole judgment, deems necessary to investigate security breaches

If the Company becomes involved in a merger or acquisition or any form of sale of some or all of its assets, we will provide notice to you, via an update to this policy, of any personal information to be transferred and/or subject to a different policy.

We may also share with third parties aggregated, non-personal information, such as the number of new user registrations over a specific time period.