Permissions always look scary. Here is a clear list of the permissions needed, and the reasons why. Data is never shared with me or any other third party.
★ View and manage your slides/current document in Google Drive - The application needs to be able to search the documents for equations, then edit the documents by inserting the LaTeX. We only look at the current document and current slides presentation.
★ View and manage data associated with the application - Each user has preferences (for instance, the size setting that you selected), and these need to stay between closing/opening the sidebar. Note that this data is strictly local and never transmitted or uploaded.
★ Allow this application to run when you are not present - Once the "Render Equations" button is clicked, the application needs time to retrieve equations, render them, download them, then place them in the document. This permission only says that when you switch to another tab, the processes can still run in the background.
★ Connect to an external service - The application needs to fetch images from CodeCogs/TeXRendr.
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10. Contact Information
Your privacy is important to us. It is Auto-LaTeX Equations' policy to respect your privacy regarding any information we may collect from you across our website, http://autolatex.com, the Auto-LaTeX add-ons, and other sites we own and operate.
We only ask for personal information when we truly need it to provide a service to you. We collect it by fair and lawful means, with your knowledge and consent. We also let you know why we’re collecting it and how it will be used (see above Permissions Explained).
Your Google data is not collected -- we do not collect or use private information such as age, gender, online status, etc.
We only retain collected information for as long as necessary to provide you with your requested service. What data we store, we’ll protect within commercially acceptable means to prevent loss and theft, as well as unauthorized access, disclosure, copying, use or modification.
We don’t share any personally identifying information publicly or with third-parties, except when required to by law.
Our website may link to external sites that are not operated by us, including Codecogs and TexRendr. Please be aware that we have no control over the content and practices of these sites, and cannot accept responsibility or liability for their respective privacy policies. They can be accessed at https://www.codecogs.com/pages/agreements/privacy_policy.php and firstname.lastname@example.org.
You are free to refuse our request for your personal information, with the understanding that we may be unable to provide you with some of your desired services.
Your continued use of our website will be regarded as acceptance of our practices around privacy and personal information. If you have any questions about how we handle user data and personal information, feel free to contact us.
This policy is effective as of 14 September 2016.
Note we are COPPA-compliant, as we do not make any data available to the public, encourage submission of personal information, nor track users actively or passively in any manner. We are also GDPR compliant, as we do not collect any personally identifiable data. Due to this, there is no minimum age to use this product, and even someone as young as 1 year old can enjoy Auto LaTeX.