Privacy Policy

Sharetribe Oy (Business ID 2432359-2), a limited liability company incorporated and existing under the laws of Finland, having its principal place of business at Bulevardi 14 A, 00120 Helsinki, Finland (“Sharetribe”) operates the website It is Sharetribe’s policy to respect your privacy regarding any personal data we may collect while operating our website.


This privacy policy (“Privacy Policy”) is applicable to the collection and use of personal data by Sharetribe as regards the users of the website and forum services offered at

What information do we collect?

We collect information from you when you register on our site and gather data when you participate in the forum by reading, writing, and evaluating the content shared here.

When registering on our site, you may be asked to enter your name and e-mail address. You may, however, visit our site without registering. Your e-mail address will be verified by an email containing a unique link. If that link is visited, we know that you control the e-mail address.

You can fill your personal data in your forum profile, such as name, location, picture, website address etc. We store the data you enter, but we also allow to leave most fields empty.

When registered and posting, we record the IP address that the post originated from. We also may retain server logs which include the IP address of every request to our server.

What do we use your information for?

Any of the information we collect from you may be used in one of the following ways:

  • To personalize your experience — your information helps us to better respond to your individual needs.
  • To improve our site — we continually strive to improve our site offerings based on the information and feedback we receive from you.
  • To improve customer service — your information helps us to more effectively respond to your customer service requests and support needs.
  • To send periodic emails — The email address you provide may be used to send you information, notifications that you request about changes to topics or in response to your user name, respond to inquiries, and/or other requests or questions.

How do we protect your information?

We implement a variety of security measures to maintain the safety of your personal information when you enter, submit, or access your personal information.

Do we use cookies?

Yes. Cookies are small files that a site or its service provider transfers to your computer’s hard drive through your Web browser (if you allow). These cookies enable the site to recognize your browser and, if you have a registered account, associate it with your registered account.

We use cookies to understand and save your preferences for future visits and compile aggregate data about site traffic and site interaction so that we can offer better site experiences and tools in the future. We may contract with third-party service providers to assist us in better understanding our site visitors. These service providers are not permitted to use the information collected on our behalf except to help us conduct and improve our business.

Do we disclose any information to outside parties?

Sharetribe discloses personal data only to those of its employees, contractors and affiliated organizations on a need to know basis when necessary to process such data on Sharetribe’s behalf or to provide services available at Sharetribe’s websites. Sharetribe may disclose personal data to its subcontractors or other such parties outside the EEA who assist Sharetribe in providing the service. Such disclosures are made in accordance with the applicable Finnish and European laws, rules and regulations. Sharetribe will not rent or sell personal data to anyone. Other than to its employees, contractors and affiliated organizations, as described above, Sharetribe discloses personal data only in response to a subpoena, court order or other governmental request, or when Sharetribe believes in good faith that disclosure is reasonably necessary to protect the property or rights of Sharetribe, third parties or the public at large.

Third party links

Occasionally, at our discretion, we may include or offer third party products or services on our site. These third party sites have separate and independent privacy policies. We therefore have no responsibility or liability for the content and activities of these linked sites. Nonetheless, we seek to protect the integrity of our site and welcome any feedback about these sites.

Business Transfers

If Sharetribe, or substantially all of its assets, are acquired, or in the unlikely event that Sharetribe goes out of business or enters bankruptcy, user information would be one of the assets that is transferred or acquired by a third party. You acknowledge that such transfers may occur, and that any acquirer of Sharetribe may continue to use your personal data as set forth in this policy.

Online Privacy Policy Only

This online privacy policy applies only to information collected through our site and not to information collected offline.

Your Consent

By using our site, you consent to our web site privacy policy.

Contact details

###Name of the register holding personal data:

User register of the Sharetribe Community Forum

Responsible organization:

Sharetribe Ltd
Business ID (Finland): 2432359-2
Address: Bulevardi 14 A, 00120 Helsinki

###Contact person:

Antti Virolainen
Bulevardi 14 A, 00120 Helsinki
Phone: +358 50 5311793

Changes to our Privacy Policy

If we decide to change our privacy policy, we will post those changes on this page.

This document is CC-BY-SA, based on the Discourse forum software default Privacy Policy. It was last updated Apr 20, 2016.