Personal information refers to all kinds of information that are recorded in electronic
or other ways and that can be used alone or in combination with other information to
identify the personal identity of natural persons, including but not limited to the
name, date of birth, ID number, personal biometric information, address and telephone
number of natural persons.
When you register your account or use Sogou’s products and services, Sogou may, upon
your consent and confirmation, collect relevant personal information provided by
you, such as name, gender, age, date of birth, ID number, bank card number, Email
address, telephone number, mailing address, occupation and education level, etc.
Device information refers to the information about the device that you use for
Sogou’s products or services.
When you use Sogou’s products or services, Sogou collects information about your
device for using Sogou’s products or services, such as device name, device model,
device ID, operating system and application version, language setting, resolution,
and network ID of the service provider (PLMN), etc. This information can help Sogou
to provide you with better information display or product services.
Location information refers to the information collected about your location when you
turn on the device location feature and use related location-based services of Sogou,
（1）When you turn on the device location feature and use related products or services
of Sogou, Sogou may use GPS, WiFi or other technical means to collect and process
information about your actual location.
（2）Real-time information provided by you or other users including your geographical
location. For example, shared information that you or others upload to show your
current or former geographical location, and geotagged information that is included
in photos that you or others share.
（3）If you do not want to be accessed, you may choose to turn off related functions
in the device or products/services, but this may affect Sogou’s provision of related
services to you.
Log information means that the system may automatically collect certain information
through cookies or other means and store it in the server log when you use Sogou’s
products and services. Such information may include:
Other information collected upon your consent
（1）Use details of Sogou’s products and services, such as the web search terms you
use, the address of the pages you visit, and other information and detailed content
that you browse or is requested when you use Sogou’s services; statistical data of
user habits, such as the setting item information when you use Sogou input method,
the number of use of some keys and the number of words on the screen etc. Such data
is anonymous. Sogou cannot locate the specific user based on the uploaded data.
（2）Device or software information, such as the configuration information provided by
your mobile device, web browser, or other programs used to access Sogou’s products
or services, the version of the mobile device, and the device identification number
（3）Device event information, such as crashes, system activity and other information.
（5）Information about the mobile applications (APPs) and related
software you used, as well as information about your use of such mobile applications
and software. For example, the skin change function of Sogou input method will
access the skin that the user has installed. If you do not want to be accessed, you
may choose to turn off related function, but this may affect Sogou’s provision of
related services to you.