**Privacy Policy for Yapper (Website yapper.social)**

**1. Yapper is a Public Platform**
At Yapper, we strive to provide a platform where users can engage and connect with one another. It is important to note that Yapper is a public platform, and certain information you share on your profile may be accessible to other users. This includes your username, profile picture, posts, comments, and any other content you choose to share publicly.

**2. What's Viewable & Searchable**
As a public platform, your public profile information may be visible to other users and accessible through our search feature. Additionally, your public posts and comments can be viewed by anyone on Yapper. It is essential to be mindful of the content you share publicly and exercise caution when disclosing personal or sensitive information.

**3. Data We Collect About You**
To enhance your user experience and improve our services, Yapper collects certain data about you. This includes information such as your name, email address, and profile picture. We also collect data regarding your interactions with the platform, such as the posts you like, the groups you join, and the users you follow. This data helps us personalize your feed and recommend relevant content.

**4. Affiliate Services**
Yapper may engage in partnerships with third-party affiliate services to provide additional features and functionality. Please be aware that when you use these affiliate services through Yapper, they may collect additional data about you. We encourage you to review their respective privacy policies to understand how your data is handled by these affiliates.

**5. How We Use Your Data**
At Yapper, we are committed to safeguarding your privacy and only use your data in accordance with this privacy policy. We utilize the data collected to personalize your user experience, deliver targeted content and advertisements, and to improve our services. We may also use your data to communicate with you regarding important updates, promotions, or support inquiries related to Yapper.

**6. How to Request Your Data (Inside of Yapper Profile Settings)**
Maintaining transparency and control over your data is important to us. Within your Yapper profile settings, you have the option to request a copy of the data we have collected about you. This includes your profile information, posts, comments, and interactions. We aim to provide this data to you promptly and securely upon request.

**7. Request Data Deletion**
If at any time you wish to have your data removed from Yapper, you have the right to request data deletion. Within your Yapper profile settings, you will find an option to initiate the data deletion process. Please note that while we strive to delete your data promptly, it may take some time to remove all traces due to backups and caching mechanisms.

Yapper respects your privacy and aims to provide a secure and enjoyable user experience. By using our platform, you acknowledge and agree to the terms outlined in this privacy policy. We may update this policy from time to time, and any changes will be communicated to you through the email associated with your Yapper account. Please familiarize yourself with this privacy policy and contact us if you have any questions or concerns.