- Dropbox collects data from the userâ€™s profile. This is done to enhance the userâ€™s experience. Data is collected from places like the device you use to access Dropbox, your browser, and the webpage you visited prior to going to Dropbox.
- They may share information about their users with a third party, but will not sell it. The information collected is shared with third parties for Dropboxâ€™s business needs to perform tasks on their behalf or comply with the law. Should Dropbox receive a government request for userâ€™s data, Dropbox will â€œbe transparent, fight blanket requests, protect all users, and provide trusted services.â€ This is really only concerning if you work in an environment that can offer privileged information.
- Dropbox can store the information you store in your account anywhere in the world or use your local device.
- If there are changes to Dropboxâ€™s policy, service, or business structure they will notify users via email. These changes include a reorganization, merger, acquisition, or sale of the company, or anything else Dropbox deems important.
- You are responsible for what you store in your account and what you share with others within Dropbox.
- Information stored by you in your account is your intellectual property. It does not become Dropboxâ€™s property.
- Dropbox for Business â€“The administrator of this account is governed by the policies of their employer. So as the end user, you have as much privacy as your company grants. A couple noteworthy points:You may lose access to your Dropbox account if you lose access to the email address associated with it.
If you merge a personal Dropbox account with a Dropbox for Business account, the account becomes part of the businessâ€™ domain. It is possible for you to lose access to it.
- If things donâ€™t go well and you become displeased with Dropboxâ€™s service they ask users to tell them. In the event things get litigious, they do not accept class action lawsuits.