Privacy Policy

Food Scanner adopts the Microsoft Online Privacy Policy Statement structure and content (last updated April 2012 -, with the following distinct features:

  • Our service does NOT require a sign-up process for obtaining an account, thus we will NOT ask our users for personal information, like name, email address, telephone number, residence address, etc. Since we don't maintain any information about our users we can't use or share this information with third parties.

  • Our service collects the following information about your interaction with Food Scanner sites and services without identifying you as an individual:

    • Log Information: We receive certain standard information that your device or browser sends to every website you visit, such as your IP address, browser type and language, access times and referring Web site addresses. This may also include:

      • Details of how you used our service, such as your Food Scanner queries.

      • Internet protocol address.

      • Device event information such as crashes, system activity, hardware settings, browser type, browser language, the date and time of your request and referral URL.

      • Cookies that may uniquely identify your browser visiting our website.

    • Device information: Each device using the Food Scanner software is uniquely identified with a combination of the following device-specific information: hardware model, operating system version and unique device identifiers or cookies when used through a conventional browser. We don't use any mobile network information nor use your phone number to generate this unique identifier.

    • Location information: When you use Food Scanner, we temporarily process information about your approximate (coarse) location, using various known technologies such as nearby Wi-Fi access points and cell towers. These measurements allow you to contribute to Food Scanner, if you wish. We will not reveal your location to other users for any reason and we also don't know who you are as we don't have any associated profile linked to your measurements.

    • Local storage: We may collect and store activity information (NO personal information) locally on your device using mechanisms such as local databases, browser web storage (including HTML 5) and application data caches.