Tencent Privacy


Personal Information

This is information recorded in an electric form or other forms that can identify an individual itself or when it is associated with other information. Personal information includes, without limitation, the individual's name, date of birth, identification card number, biometric identifier, address, telephone number etc.

Personal Sensitive Information

Personal Sensitive Information refers to personal information that once leaked, illegally provided or misuse, it will probably danger personal and property safety, or is extremely easy to cause damage or discriminable treatment to personal reputation, physical and mental health. Examples of Personal Sensitive Information include, but are not limited to, an individual's national ID number, biometric information, bank account information, telecommunication content, health and physiological information.


A device is an equipment that can be used to access Tencent services, such as a desktop computer, a laptop computer, a tablet or a smart phone.

Unique Device Identifier

A unique device identifier (sometimes called a unique ID or UDID) is a string of characters that is incorporated into a device by the manufacturer and can be used to uniquely identify that device (for example, an IMEI number of a mobile phone). Unique device identifier can be used for various purposes, including providing advertising without using cookies (for example, in applications for portable devices).

IP Address

Every device connected to the Internet is assigned a number known as an Internet protocol (IP) address. These numbers are usually assigned according to geographic areas. An IP address can often be used to identify the location where a device is connecting to the Internet.


GPS is short for Global Positioning System. The GPS receiver on your device receives signal from a GPS satellite to calculate your location.


Wi-Fi is a technology for electric devices to connect to a wireless local area networking (WLAN). Wi-Fi is usually referred to as wireless network.

Base Station

Base station, also known as public wireless telephone base station, is a form of wireless communication station, which refers to a radio transceiver station communicating with mobile phone terminals via a mobile communication switching center in a specific area with radio coverage.


SSL is short for Secure Socket Layer, it is a security protocol implemented on top of TCP/IP protocols. SSL supports various network and it provides three basic security services, all of which are enabled by a public key and a symmetric key.

Information Collection Technology

Automated collection technology we mentioned in our Privacy Policy includes:

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    A Cookie is a small piece of text file placed onto your device (your PC, mobile phone or other smart terminal devices) by a website server, which can be used to improve your user experience. Please refer to Cookie Policy for details.

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    Web beacon

    A web beacon is an embedded image file or other techniques embedded in a web page or email, which allows checking the number of visitors, recording whether and when an email is read or a web page is visited. Some web beacons can also be used in association with Cookies.

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    Log files

    Log files records some automatically collected data. Such data includes Internet Protocol (IP) address, browser type, Internet Service Provider (ISP), referring/exit pages, operation system, time and date stamping and number of clicks etc.

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    ET Tag

    ET Tag is the header of HTTP protocol, behind the communication between an Internet browser and an Internet server. It can be used to replace cookies in tracking some users so as to help us understand better and improve our services.

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    JavaScript is a programming language used to make more interactive and dynamic webpages. JavaScript can be used to set, read and remove cookies.