Current policy published: March 4, 2013
This page highlights key points about the information Etsy collects or receives about you, how it is used, and your choices.
Etsy requires a member to provide a valid email address and choose a username connected with your site activity. Depending on the services you choose, additional information may be collected, for example: billing or payment information, a telephone number, or a physical address.
You may optionally choose to provide your full name and other personal information (such as birthday, gender, location) to be publicly displayed.
You may connect to Etsy with an external application, in which case Etsy may receive some information from that other service.
We use browser cookies, clear gifs, log files, and flash cookies to help understand how people interact with our site and services, in order to provide a better experience.
We use this information to provide and improve our services, and to communicate with you.
Members may review and change your information in your account settings, and you may remove certain optional pieces of information.
You may opt-out of receiving certain types of communications from Etsy in your account settings.
You may disable cookies in your web browser.