Random Chat by The Messenger App


This document is here to inform you about the privacy practices of the Random Chat by The Messenger chat service (“Random Chat by The Messenger App”, provided by The Messenger App), which are designed to protect your privacy to the maximum reasonable extent. By making use of Random Chat by The Messenger App, you accept these practices. This document may be updated from time to time. When changes are made, the effective date at the top will be changed. This date is also noted on Random Chat by The Messenger App’s home page.

Chat privacy


Chat messages are screened by an automated system for spam. In general, messages are not stored, but messages which are flagged by a as suspicious may be stored indefinitely, and select messages may be read by a human being to improve Random Chat by The Messenger App’s anti-spam software, or for other quality control purposes.
At the beginning of every chat, a record is made of the fact that a chat occurred between you and your chat partner. This record includes a timestamp, as well as IP address, ID cookie, and similar information for you and your chat partner. These records may be used for the purpose of tracking spammers, hackers, and others who pose harm to the site; and may also be used for law enforcement purposes; or analyzed in aggregate to produce statistical data (e.g., average number of chats started at different times of day).
The records Random Chat by The Messenger App keeps may be shared with third parties for the purpose of law enforcement, to monitor and enforce compliance with Random Chat by The Messenger App’s rules, or to improve Random Chat by The Messenger App’s monitoring and enforcement processes.

Information made available to other chat users



In a Random Chat by The Messenger App text chat, only the following information is made available to other chat users:

Use of cookies

Random Chat by The Messenger App uses cookies to save your preferences, including but not limited to the interests you add, as well as to store various non-personally-identifying technical information about your computer system (such as the capabilities it supports). Random Chat by The Messenger App also assigns your computer a randomly-generated ID cookie
Third party advertising vendors, including Google Admob, Facebook Audience Network, use cookies to track information about the pages you visit, so that they can show you more appropriate ads. The cookie used by Google Admob is called the DoubleClick DART cookie, and Google provides a way to opt out of being tracked by DART. You may also opt out of the tracking cookies used by many (but not necessarily all) other third-party ad vendors. Random Chat by The Messenger App uses Clevertap to track non-personally-identifying statistical information about site usage. You can read the clevertap’s privacy policy here

Facebook integration


Random Chat by The Messenger App does not share personal information about you with Facebook, except in order to perform actions you explicitly initiate. Use of Facebook is subject to Facebook’s privacy policy.

Parental control software


Parental control protections (such as computer hardware, software, or filtering services) are commercially available that may assist you in limiting access to material that is harmful to minors. If you are interested in learning more about these protections, information is available at http://kids.getnetwise.org/tools/ as well as a number of other Internet sites that provide information on this form of protection.