Archive: Google App Engine Privacy Notice

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View current version | Version 04/07/2008

Last modified: April 7, 2008

The Google Privacy Policy describes how we treat personal information when you use Google services, including information provided when you use Google App Engine. In addition, the following describes privacy practices specific to Google App Engine.

Personal Information

  • Developer account activity. You need a Google Account to develop an application using Google App Engine. Google asks for some personal information when you create a Google Account, including your email address and a password, which is used to protect your account from unauthorized access. Google's servers automatically record certain information about your use of Google App Engine. Similar to other web services, Google records information such as account activity (e.g., storage usage, number of log-ins, actions taken), data displayed or clicked on (e.g., UI elements, links), and other log information (e.g., browser type, IP address, date and time of access, cookie ID, referrer URL).
  • User account activity. Users of Google App Engine applications may need a Google Account. Google asks for some personal information when you create a Google Account, including your email address and a password, which is used to protect your account from unauthorized access. Google's servers automatically record certain information about your use of applications developed using Google App Engine. Similar to other web services, Google records information such as account activity (e.g., storage usage, number of log-ins, actions taken), data displayed or clicked on (e.g., UI elements, links), and other log information (e.g., browser type, IP address, date and time of access, cookie ID, referrer URL).
  • User account information. Developers of Google App Engine applications may expose Google Account user names to other users of the application if they so choose.
  • Content. Google App Engine stores, processes your application source code and content in order to provide the service to you.

Uses

We use this information internally to deliver the best possible service to you, such as improving the Google App Engine user interface and maintaining a consistent and reliable user experience.

Your Choices

You may terminate your use of Google App Engine at any time.

More Information

Google adheres to the US Safe Harbor privacy principles. For more information about the Safe Harbor framework or our registration, see the Department of Commerce's website.

Further information about Google App Engine is available here.

For questions concerning the product or your account, please check out the Google Help page.

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