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Furthermore, they even collect your device information like software, phone model, apps and memory #scary! They have access to your cookies and login information. With the third-party information, they can access your web browser type, pages viewed and IP address. Later on, they state that they share your information with family companies, meaning that other apps have access to your information. They also say they keep your content for a certain amount of time: the attachments in the chat are permanent and the snapchat stories last longer than the expiry. The ads in snapchat are also altered to your interests and every user has different targeted ads. Snapchat collects a lot of your information, however they do provide many options to control your privacy and who has access to it.
In the terms of service, they state that you must be older than 13 and you must agree with the laws in United States in order to use it. In terms of safety, they refuse services to robot, spider and more as well as uploading viruses and malicious codes. They also stress that if you forget your snapchat memories password or enter it too many times incorrectly, then they ban you access and all your content is deleted in that folder. Lastly, they state that they have access to delete your content! When managing your account you can give permission to location, camera, microphone, notifications, photos, contacts, clipboard. You can also manage your ad preferences and maps. You can also manage who can contact you, view your stories, see your location and see you in quick add. This allows you to alter your content to be shown to certain people.