“Twitter”), collect, use, and share your information when you use the Vine Archive or otherwise access videos,
information, text, graphics, photos, and other materials that users previously posted publicly on Vine (collectively
referred to as
“Content”) on the Vine Archive. When using the Vine Archive, you acknowledge the practices and policies described
Content, in accordance with our
Terms of Service (
“Terms”), that users previously posted publicly on Vine. All other features of The Vine Archive, including
the ability to create a Vine account, log into an account, and post new Content, are disabled and we retain no
non-public user information except for information necessary to display Content and otherwise operate the Vine
Public Content: Vine was a video sharing platform through which users were able to share videos and profile
information, among other information, with a wide range of users and other services that accessed Vine. Certain
public profile information, such as Vine handles and videos, continues to be available publicly on the Vine
Archive. We do not update the Vine Archive and you no longer have the ability to post new Content. Twitter
will generally continue to host this information until we receive a request to delete such data in accordance
with the instructions provided below or as required by law (see
“Deleting Your Personal Information” below).
Personal Information You Provide: You may provide personal information to us, for example when you request
customer support or otherwise communicate with us. The types of information we may collect include your name,
email address, and any other information you choose to provide. We use this information to respond to your
questions or concerns. The Vine Archive does not allow the submission of personal information.
Log Data: Our servers automatically record information (
"Log Data") created by your use of the Vine Archive, such as when you view Content hosted by Twitter.
Log Data may include information such as your IP address, browser type, or operating system. Twitter uses
Log Data for troubleshooting and related activities necessary to maintain the the Vine Archive.
Purposes and Legal Bases
We use information we receive from you for the purposes described below, except where restricted by law. In doing
so, Twitter relies on its legitimate interests to lawfully process such data:
Archiving Content in the Public Interest: Twitter hosts the Vine Archive, which contains Content people
chose to publicly share. We do this to preserve our users’ historic speech and to preserve access to Content
that was publicly posted on the internet. This furthers our users’ right to free expression and the right
of members of the public to access public speech. We generally remove Content where requested by the individual
who posted it (see
“Deleting Your Personal Information/Your Rights” below).
Operating Our Site: Twitter may also use your information as necessary to pursue our legitimate interests
of enforcing our Terms and preventing unlawful activities and misuse of the Vine Archive; protecting the
legal rights, property, safety, and security of Twitter and our users; and resolving disputes involving you
relating to the Vine Archive. Twitter may also use your personal information where reasonably necessary to
comply with applicable laws, regulations, legal process, or governmental requests.
Information Sharing and Disclosure
User-Controlled Sharing: Content on the Vine Archive can be collected and used by others and redistributed
through the internet and other media channels.
Service Providers: We engage service providers to perform functions and provide the Vine Archive to us
in the United States, Ireland, and other countries. We may share information with such service providers
on the condition that they use the data only on our behalf, pursuant to our instructions, and subject to
Law and Harm: Notwithstanding anything to the contrary in this Policy, we may preserve or disclose your
information if we believe that it is reasonably necessary to comply with a law, regulation or legal request;
to protect the safety of any person; to address fraud, security or technical issues; or to protect our rights
that you may have to a third party's, including a government's, request to disclose your information.
Change of Ownership and Affiliates: In the event Twitter is involved in a bankruptcy, merger, acquisition,
reorganization, or sale of assets, information may be sold or transferred as part of that transaction. The
information to our corporate affiliates in order to help operate our services and our affiliates’ services.
Non-Personal Information: We may share or disclose aggregated or otherwise non-personal information.
Our Global Operations and Privacy Shield
To bring you our services, we operate globally. Where the laws of your country allow you to do so, you authorize us to transfer,
store, and use your data in the United States, Ireland, and any other country where we operate. In some of the
countries to which we transfer personal data, the privacy and data protection laws and rules regarding when government
authorities may access data may vary from those of your country. Learn more about our global operations and data
When we transfer personal data outside of the European Union or EFTA States, we ensure an adequate level of protection
for the rights of data subjects based on the adequacy of the receiving country’s data protection laws, contractual
obligations placed on the recipient of the data (model clauses may be requested by inquiry as described below),
or EU-US and Swiss-US Privacy Shield principles.
Twitter, Inc. complies with the EU-US and Swiss-US Privacy Shield principles (the “Principles”) regarding the collection,
use, sharing, and retention of personal data from the European Union and Switzerland, as described in our
EU-US Privacy Shield certification and Swiss-US Privacy Shield certification.
If you have a Privacy Shield-related complaint, please contact us
here. As part of our participation in Privacy Shield, if you have a dispute with us about our adherence to
the Principles, we will seek to resolve it through our internal complaint resolution process, alternatively through
the independent dispute resolution body
JAMS, and under certain conditions, through the
Privacy Shield arbitration process.
Privacy Shield participants are subject to the investigatory and enforcement powers of the US Federal Trade Commission and
other authorized statutory bodies. Under certain circumstances, participants may be liable for the transfer of
personal data from the EU or Switzerland to third parties outside the EU and Switzerland. Learn more about the
EU-US Privacy Shield and Swiss-US Privacy Shield
Since the Vine Archive is an archive of public Content, we hope (but assume no obligation) to maintain this Content
indefinitely. If not already done earlier, we will delete Log Data after 30 days.
Deleting Your Personal Information / Your Rights
If you reside in certain territories, including the European Union or EFTA States, you benefit from a number of rights in
relation to your information. While some of these rights apply generally, certain rights apply only in certain
limited cases. We describe these rights below:
Access. The Content we process in relation to the the Vine Archive is public, so it can be freely accessed
Change, Restrict, Delete. You may also have rights to change, restrict our use of, or delete your personal
data. As the data we hold is archived, we may be limited in our ability to change or restrict the use of
your data. However, absent exceptional circumstances (like where we are required to store data for legal
reasons) we will generally delete your personal data upon request. To request the deletion of your data please
contact us at
Object. As we process your information based on our legitimate interests, you can object to this processing
in certain circumstances. In such cases, we will delete your personal data unless we have compelling legitimate
grounds to continue processing or where it is needed for legal reasons.
Complain. If you reside in the European Union or EFTA States, should you wish to raise a concern about
our use of your information (and without prejudice to any other rights you may have), you have the right
to do so with your local data protection authority, or with the Irish Data Protection Commissioner whose
contact details can be found
Our Policy Towards Children
The Vine Archive is not directed to persons under 16. We do not knowingly collect personal information from children
under 16. If we become aware that a child under 16 has provided us with personal data, we will delete such information
from our systems.
Changes to this Policy
here or writing to us at the appropriate address below.
1355 Market St., Suite 900
San Francisco, CA 94103
If you live outside the United States, the data controller is Twitter International Company, with an address of:
Twitter International Company
Attn: Data Protection Officer
One Cumberland Place, Fenian Street
Dublin 2, D02 AX07 IRELAND
If you are located in the European Economic Area, you can confidentially contact Twitter’s Data Protection Officer
here. If you wish to raise a concern about our use of your information (and without prejudice to any other
rights you may have), you have the right to do so with your local supervisory authority or Twitter International
Company’s lead supervisory authority, the Irish Data Protection Commission. You can find their contact details
Effective: May 25, 2018.