Privacy Policy

Privacy is important to us at Mapcident.

Last updated: 23 August 2020

Use of this site and any of our services constitutes acceptance of the Terms of Service and this Privacy Policy.

Mapcident Services Inc ("Mapcident.com" or " "Mapcident" or “we” or “us” or “our”) respects the privacy of its users (“user” or “you”) and aims to retain only the minimal required information from users in order to conduct its business and provide a high quality of products and services.

We reserve the right to make changes to this Privacy Policy at any time and for any reason. We will alert you about any changes by updating the “Last Updated” date of this Privacy Policy. Any changes or modifications will be effective immediately upon posting the updated Privacy Policy on the Site, and you waive the right to receive specific notice of each such change or modification.

You are encouraged to periodically review this Privacy Policy to stay informed of updates. You will be deemed to have been made aware of, will be subject to, and will be deemed to have accepted the changes in any revised Privacy Policy by your continued use of the Site after the date such revised Privacy Policy is posted.

The data we collect

Mapcident aims to preserve the privacy of all users and so requests only a minimum of information when setting up an account. However, to ensure we can provide our services, contact users and administer the service, certain information is required and processed.

We may collect e-mail addresses, date of birth, first and last name, and information regarding your use of our services. Limited information on the system you use to access Mapcident.com is also collected. When publishing content on Mapcident.com, the data you provide is stored and processed for delivery to and search by other users, any descriptions, titles and other metadata provided is also stored. Original content, as uploaded by users, is stored on an ongoing basis in order to fulfil sales by publishers through the platform.

How we collect the data

Data may be collected through user input during account setup and publishing, communication via e-mail or other means and programmatically by analytics tools when accessing the site or any of it's services.

Why we collect the data

Mapcident collects data about users and their activity on the site in order to improve the service offering, understand user trends and ensure user satisfaction. The data collected when a user publishes content through the service is used to achieve the intent of the user, i.e. to effect publishing of the material, time and date, location etc and make it searchable to other users and is inherently considered public information. This information may also be used to advertise the Mapcident platform through publishing the material and associated data on third-party sites.

Use of third-party services

Mapcident uses third party services which may process user data. These include e-mail providers, hosting services and web analytics partners (which provide functionality, measurements, or analytics for our Services) who may use cookies, web beacons, and other similar technologies to collection information about your use of our services for the purposes of information storage and access; personalisation of our services; measurement of and analytics regarding the use of our services; content selection, delivery, and reporting.

Disclosure of your information

We may share information we have collected about you in certain situations. Your information may be disclosed as follows:

Third-Party Service Providers

We may share your information with third parties that perform services for us or on our behalf, including payment processing, data analysis, email delivery, hosting services, customer service, and marketing assistance.

Marketing Communications

With your consent, or with an opportunity for you to withdraw consent, we may share your information with third parties for marketing purposes, as permitted by law.

Online Postings

When you publish content to the Site, your publishing's may be viewed by all users and may be publicly distributed outside the Site and in perpetuity.

Third-Party Advertisers

We may use third-party advertising companies to serve ads when you visit the Site. These companies may use information about your visits to the Site and other websites that are contained in web cookies in order to provide advertisements about goods and services of interest to you.


If you have questions or comments about this Privacy Policy, please contact us.