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Instagram is an online mobile photo-sharingvideo-sharing and social networking service that enables its users to take pictures and videos.

Terms of Service & Privacy Policy

Instagram is one of Facebook Corporations services.

Evaluation (11 Dec December 2018)

  • (plus)Handy tool to share pictures and videos. Widely used
  • (plus)Changes to the Privacy Policy are announced to users at least 30 days before change
  • (minus)Service collects your shared content (pictures, comments)
  • (minus)Uses cookies for advertisments
  • (minus)Service provider is located outside of Finnish Act for Privacy of Electronic Communications
  • (minus)Service collects lot of information about user, usage and used device, also location data
  • User gives consent to process data thru Instagram and Facebook settings
  • Face Recognition is used if user allows it
  • User can remove his/her profile which deletes data stored in service. Notice!  Content shared to other users will not be removed from the service


  • Account can be userid, mobilephone number or email-address.  Also Facebook account is possible.



  • Under EU/ETA district Facebook Ireland Limited

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