EU-U.S. Privacy Shield Framework: Active

Original Certification Date: 2/5/2018
Next Certification Due Date: 2/5/2019
Data Collected: NON-HR

Purpose of Data Collection

We collect email addresses, usernames and passwords. We use this to deliver our commenting service and to recommend content, including content from advertisers. We may share personally identifiable information with our vendors to perform services for us, and we may share encrypted email addresses, device identifiers or anonymous information with third parties who want to market to or communicate with you about products and services. PII Disqus collects: Screen name, email, and password. Users may optionally provide a link to their website, a location, or upload an avatar. From third parties via a single sign on feature, we capture: Full name (first/last), verified email, gender, and locale.

Privacy Policy

HR and Non-HR Data


Disqus, Inc. (“Disqus,” “we,” or “us”) provides this Privacy Policy to inform you of our policies and procedures regarding the collection, use, disclosure and protection of information that apply to our Service, as well as your choices regarding the collection and use of information.

Effective Date: 6/20/2017

Verification Method


Dispute Resolution

Questions or Complaints?

If you have a question or complaint regarding the covered data, please contact Disqus, Inc. at:

Rick Buck
Disqus, Inc.
123 Townsend Street, Suite 400
San Francisco, California 94107

Privacy Shield organizations must respond within 45 days of receiving a complaint.

If you have not received a timely or satisfactory response from Disqus, Inc. to your question or complaint, please contact the independent recourse mechanism listed below


Appropriate statutory body with jurisdiction to investigate any claims against Disqus, Inc. regarding possible unfair or deceptive practices and violations of laws or regulations covering privacy Federal Trade Commission