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    Facebook Permissions

    By connecting this app, you grant access to your information below.

    • Groupon requires 14 permissions to access your personal data.

      • Facebook ID
        PUBLIC INFORMATION Facebook ID

        Groupon can access your public Facebook ID

      • Name
        PUBLIC INFORMATION Name

        Groupon can access access your Name on Facebook. This is public information, any user or app may access it without asking for permission to do so.

      • Picture
        PUBLIC INFORMATION Picture

        Groupon can access your public Facebook Profile Picture. This is public information, any user or app may access it without asking for permission to do so.

      • Gender
        PUBLIC INFORMATION Gender

        Groupon can access your Gender Information. This is public information, any app may access it without asking for permission to do so.

      • Locale
        PUBLIC INFORMATION Locale

        Groupon can access your public Locale. Locales might allow conclusions to your country or your language. This is public information, any app may access it without asking for permission to do so.

      • User About Me
        PRIVATE INFORMATION User About Me

        Groupon requests permission to access the "About Me" section in your friends’ profiles. Giving access to such information might pose a risk to your friends’ security and privacy. Third parties might use this sensitive information to their disadvantage, e.g. for identity theft.

      • User Hometown
        PRIVATE INFORMATION User Hometown

        Groupon requests permission to access your hometown. Giving away this information can be a threat to your personal privacy and security. Third parties can actively seek out such information and in the worst instance, you could be a victim of identity theft. Additionally, hometown details sometimes are used for password recovery.

      • User Relationships
        CRITICAL INFORMATION User Relationships

        Groupon requests permission to access your relationship info, including your family and personal relationships, as well as your relationship status. Providing the names of your family members or partner, you are making it easier for third parties to target them as well. Additionally, this information can be used for identity theft and for password recovery e.g. if you‘re using family members‘ names or birth dates as a password recovery option.

      • User Location
        CRITICAL INFORMATION User Location

        Groupon requests permission to access your location info. By giving access to such information, you are sharing your place of residence with third parties, and in certain situations this could be a threat to your personal security and privacy.

      • User Checkins
        CRITICAL INFORMATION User Checkins

        Groupon requests permission to access your current location via check-ins. By giving to this permission, Groupon can see when you check-in to a place or when you are tagged on a certain location. This could be a high threat to your personal security and privacy. Furthermore, if third parties know your location preferences, you might expose yourself to targeted advertising.

      • User Status
        PRIVATE INFORMATION User Status

        Groupon requests permission to access your status messages and check-ins. By giving this permission, you risk making your private and sensitive information, including thoughts, opinions, pictures, places, friend tags etc., available to third parties. In addition, your status messages could also include information about your whereabouts.

      • User Birthday
        CRITICAL INFORMATION User Birthday

        Groupon requests permission to access your birthday. This information could be used by third parties for malicious purposes. In the worst instance, you could be a victim of identity theft.

      • User Likes
        PRIVATE INFORMATION User Likes

        Groupon requests permission to access your “likes”. By giving this permission, you deliberately share information about your favorite bands, books, movies and many other things with third parties. This, in turn, makes it easier for advertisers to target you.

    • Groupon accesses personal data about your friends using 7 permissions.

      • Friends’ About Me
        PRIVATE INFORMATION Friends’ About Me

        Groupon requests permission to access the About Me section in your friends’ profiles. Giving access to such information might pose a risk to your friends’ security and privacy. Third parties might use this sensitive information to their disadvantage, e.g for identity theft.

      • Friends’ Birthdays
        CRITICAL INFORMATION Friends’ Birthdays

        Groupon requests permission to access your friends’ birthdays. This information could be used by third parties for malicious purposes. In the worst instance, your friends could become victims of identity theft.

      • Friends’ Hometown
        PRIVATE INFORMATION Friends’ Hometown

        Groupon requests permission to access your friends’ hometown. Giving away this information can be a threat to your friends’ personal privacy and security. Third parties can actively seek out such information. In the worst instance, your friends could become victims of identity theft. Additionally, hometown details are sometimes used for password recovery.

      • Friends’ Relationships
        CRITICAL INFORMATION Friends’ Relationships

        Groupon requests permission to access your friends’ relationships Info, including their family and personal relationships, and their relationship status. In case they share the names of their family members or partner in their profile, it becomes easier for third parties to target them as well. Additionally, this information can be used for identity theft and for password recovery e.g. if they are using family members‘ names or birth dates as a password recovery option.

      • Friends’ Likes
        PRIVATE INFORMATION Friends’ Likes

        Groupon requests permission to access your friends’ “likes”. By giving this permission, the information about your friends’ favorite bands, books, movies etc. becomes available to third parties. This, in turn, makes it easier for advertisers to target them.

      • Friends’ Location
        CRITICAL INFORMATION Friends’ Location

        Groupon requests permission to access your friends‘ location info. By giving access to such information, you are sharing your friends‘ place of residence with third parties, and in certain situations this could be a threat to your personal security and privacy.

      • Friends’ Checkins
        PRIVATE INFORMATION Friends’ Checkins

        Groupon requests permission to access the current location of your friends via check-ins. By giving this permission, Groupon can see when your friends check in to a place or when they are tagged at a certain location. This could be a high threat to their personal security and privacy. Furthermore, informing third parties about your friends’ location preferences, you might expose your friends to targeted advertising.

    • Groupon can perform actions in your name using 3 extended permissions. You can avoid unwanted actions of Groupon by revoking extended permissions.

      • Publish Actions

        Groupon can publish actions

        CRITICAL PERMISSION Publish Actions

        Groupon requests permission to publish actions on your behalf. By granting this permission, you allow the app to post to actions your feed - completely in the background. We recommend caution when allowing this permission, your sensitive data might become accessible to third parties and unwanted content might be posted on your behalf. This permission can later be revoked in your Facebook account settings.

      • Publish Stream

        Groupon can publish actions and post on your behalf

        CRITICAL PERMISSION Publish Stream

        Groupon requests permission to publish actions in your name like content, comments, likes. By granting this permission you deliberately allow the app to post on your wall, sometimes this can happen excessively. It can also post on your friends’ walls without your prior approval. Furthermore, in some cases the app might post, besides the app-related information, also much more sensitive information e.g. what you’re reading, the sites you’re viewing etc. This permission can later be revoked in your Facebook account settings.

      • Offline Access

        Groupon can access your data any time, even when you‘re not using this app.

        CRITICAL PERMISSION Offline Access

        Groupon requests permission to access your data when you’re offline or do not have an active session. By granting this permission, you allow the app to perform authorized requests on your behalf at any point of time. It can therefore access your data or perform actions without your knowledge and approval, e.g. something could be published on your behalf. This permission can later be revoked in your Facebook account settings.

    App Behavior

    Users reported 3 app behaviors after connecting Groupon.

    • This App sends Email

      Users report that you may receive emails from this app after connecting this app.

    • This App posts on Facebook in your name

      Users report that this app may post on your Facebook timeline after connecting this app.

    • This App posts on your friends‘ timelines

      Users report that this app may post on the Facebook timelines of your friends after connecting this app.

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