Privacy Policy

Date of Last Revision: May, 2018

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, Inc. (the “Service”, “Site”, "we", "us", "our"). 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.

Please be aware that when you follow a link to another site, this privacy policy does not apply, and we have no control over what information they collect from you.

TheyMadeThat, Inc. is a company registered in the State of Delaware, U.S.A., and we are the data controller of the personal information that we collect from you as described in this privacy policy.

We respect your right to privacy and we will only process personal information you provide to us in accordance with applicable data protection laws.

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.

We use collected data to improve your experience with the Service, by understanding how our users like to use our Service, and what interests they may have based on the information we have collected about you. We also use the data to select content to provide to you.

All Website Visitors

We recognize that most of our Service users are not registered users.

If you send a communication to us, we may keep a copy of that communication in order to respond appropriately.

We also collect anonymized details about visitors (data that cannot be associated with visitors) to our Service for the purposes of aggregate statistics or reporting purposes such as the pages of the Website that a user visits as well as the search requests that users submit. We collect the following information from your computer or device when you use our Service: IP address, your browser type, the length of time of your visit, your device type, and the your computer’s operating system. It should be noted that no single individual will be identifiable from the anonymized details we collect for these purposes.

Registered Users

In order to register for a TheyMadeThat account, a valid email address and password are required for the purpose of authentication and account notifications. We do not send marketing or promotional emails. We only send emails that are related to your account.

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, projects and other public information for purposes of publication on our Service, enhancing your public profile among the TheyMadeThat community. Any “optional information” you choose to provide is made public. We use this information to improve your experience with the Service.


TheyMadeThat uses 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. Insofar as those cookies are not strictly necessary for the provision of Service, we will ask you to consent to our use of web browser cookies when you first visit our website.

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, referral source, 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).

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.


While we take appropriate measures, technical and organizational, to safeguard the personal information that you provide to us. However no transmission over the Internet can ever be guaranteed secure. Consequently, we cannot guarantee the security of any personal information that you transfer over the Internet to our us.

The password, that either we have given you or that you have chosen, enables you to access certain parts of our Service. You are responsible for keeping this confidential. These passwords should not be shared with anyone.

Data Retention

We will retain data (including personal information) for as long as we need to use it for the reasons set out in this privacy policy and we will delete it after that time, except where we need to keep any personal information to comply with our legal obligations, resolve disputes, or enforce our agreements.

When applicable, we may anonymize your personal data (so that it can no longer be associated with you) for research purposes, in which case we may use this information indefinitely without further notice to you.

EEA Residents

To comply with European data protection laws, we have to ensure that we process your personal data fairly and lawfully. Our legal basis for doing so are the following: at times we may obtain your freely given consent for processing and storing your data your data (you are entitled to withdraw this consent), we need to process your data where it is necessary to comply with applicable laws that we are subject to, we may process your data to enter a contract with you, and finally we may process your data for legitimate interests which we detail below.

Legitimate interests include: operating & growing our business and our Service, and for internal administrative purposes.

EEA Resident Rights

The right to ask TheyMadeThat to provide you with copies of personal data that we have about you at any time free of charge. However we may charge a reasonable fee if your request is unfounded, excessive, or repetitive. It should be noted that all of this data is already available to you as part of your registered account access.

The right to ask TheyMadeThat to update or correct any out-of-date or incorrect personal information that we hold about you (in accordance with applicable data protection laws).

The rights to request that TheyMadeThat stop using or delete your personal information (in certain circumstances we may not be able to stop using your personal information but if that is the case, we will let you know why).

The right to opt out of any marketing communications that TheyMadeThat (or any third party to whom we have disclosed your personal information with your consent) may send you. We currently do not send any marketing communications nor do we share your personal data with 3rd parties.

If you wish to exercise any of the above rights, please use the forms indicated where applicable and email us at We will consider all such requests and provide our response within a reasonable period (and in any event within any time period required by law). Again, please note that certain personal information may be exempt from such requests in certain circumstances. We may request you provide us with the necessary information to confirm your identity before responding to any request you make. Please also note for security and fraud investigation and prevention purposes, we will retain the full IP address for users located in the EEA for up to one year.

In addition, TheyMadeThat keeps a copy of requests submitted to us to comply with our own legal obligation to maintain data processing records. Please also note that certain information, such as your IP address and any public contributions to the Service is archived and displayed indefinitely by design; the transparency of each community’s contribution and revision histories is critical to their efficacy and trustworthiness. In addition, the anonymization process cannot ensure complete or comprehensive anonymization of all of the content or information posted on our Service.

Feedback, Questions, and Complaints

Please contact our Data Protection Officer at