Breakdown Notes privacy policy

Website Visitors

Like most website operators, Breakdown Notes collects non-personally-identifying information of the sort that web browsers and servers typically make available, such as the browser type, language preference, referring site, and the date and time of each visitor request. Breakdown Notes’s purpose in collecting non-personally identifying information is to better understand how Breakdown Notes’s visitors use its website.
From time to time, Breakdown Notes may release non-personally-identifying information in the aggregate, e.g., by publishing a report on trends in the usage of its website.

Breakdown Notes might also collects potentially personally-identifying information like Internet Protocol (IP) addresses for logged in users. Breakdown Notes only discloses logged in user IP addresses under the same circumstances that it uses and discloses personally-identifying information as described below.

Gathering of Personally-Identifying Information

Certain visitors to Breakdown Notes’s websites choose to interact with Breakdown Notes in ways that require Breakdown Notes to gather personally-identifying information. The amount and type of information that Breakdown Notes gathers depends on the nature of the interaction.For example, we ask visitors who sign up for a blog at to provide an email address.
Those who engage in transactions with Breakdown Notes – by purchasing a Subscription are asked to provide additional information, including as necessary the personal and financial information required to process those transactions or to prevent fraudulent transactions.
In each case, Breakdown Notes collects such information only insofar as is necessary or appropriate to fulfill the purpose of the visitor’s interaction with Breakdown Notes !!or its third party suppliers!!. Breakdown Notes does not disclose personally-identifying information other than as described below. And visitors can always refuse to supply personally-identifying information, with the caveat that it may prevent them from engaging in certain website-related activities.

Aggregated Statistics

Breakdown Notes may collect statistics about the behavior of visitors to its websites. (Never about the content: see above). However, Breakdown Notes does not disclose personally-identifying information other than as described below.

Your maps

Breakdown Notes will not scan the content of any of your maps, whether you make it, save it, download it, or upload it, other then for technical reasons (to parse it to a saveble format). If you want to share your map, you will have to do that.

Breakdown Notes may collect information /aggregated statistics about how many times a map has been requested / viewed by others (this for the upcoming Single subscription: in order to limit the number of ad-free views of these maps. These aggregated statistics will be only used for this reason.) In the future, we might also offer the possibility for you to share or index your maps for easier search, but only when you specifically request it.

Protection of Certain Personally-Identifying Information

Breakdown Notes discloses potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information only to those of its employees, contractors and affiliated organizations that (i) need to know that information in order to process it on Breakdown Notes’s behalf or to provide services available at Breakdown Notes’s websites, and (ii) that have agreed not to disclose it to others. Some of those employees, contractors and affiliated organizations may be located outside of your home country; by using Breakdown Notes’s websites, you consent to the transfer of such information to them. Breakdown Notes will not rent or sell potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information to anyone.
Other than to its employees, contractors and affiliated organizations, as described above, Breakdown Notes discloses potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information only in response to a subpoena, court order or other governmental request, or when Breakdown Notes believes in good faith that disclosure is reasonably necessary to protect the property or rights of Breakdown Notes, third parties or the public at large.
If you are a registered user of an Breakdown Notes website and have supplied your email address, Breakdown Notes may occasionally send you an email to tell you about new features, solicit your feedback, or just keep you up to date with what’s going on with Breakdown Notes and our products.
If you send us a request (for example via a support email or via one of our feedback mechanisms), we reserve the right to publish it in order to help us clarify or respond to your request or to help us support other users. Breakdown Notes takes all measures reasonably necessary to protect against the unauthorized access, use, alteration or destruction of potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information.


A cookie is a string of information that a website stores on a visitor’s computer, and that the visitor’s browser provides to the website each time the visitor returns. Breakdown Notes uses cookies to help Breakdown Notes identify and track visitors, their usage of Breakdown Notes website, and their website access preferences.
Breakdown Notes visitors who do not wish to have cookies placed on their computers should set their browsers to refuse cookies before using Breakdown Notes’s websites, with the drawback that certain paid and or free features of Breakdown Notes’s websites may not function properly without the aid of cookies.


Ads appearing on any of our websites may be delivered to users by advertising partners, who may set cookies. These cookies allow the ad server to recognize your computer each time they send you an online advertisement to compile information about you or others who use your computer. This information allows ad networks to, among other things, deliver targeted advertisements that they believe will be of most interest to you. This Privacy Policy covers the use of cookies by Breakdown Notes and does not cover the use of cookies by any advertisers.

Privacy Policy Changes

Breakdown Notes may change its Privacy Policy from time to time, and in Breakdown Notes’s sole discretion. Breakdown Notes encourages visitors to frequently check this page for any changes to its Privacy Policy. Your continued use of this site after any change in this Privacy Policy will constitute your acceptance of such change.