Privacy Policy

There are many different ways you can use our service, for instance login in Xiaomi official website to purchase our products and use our products and services. When you share information with us (for example by creating a Xiaomi Account), we can make better service for you, for example by showing you more relevant product updates and ads, helping you connect with people or making sharing with others quicker and easier. Therefore, we want you to be clear how we’re using information and the ways in which you can protect your privacy.

Our Privacy Policy explains:

Information we collect

We will collect two types of your information: Personal Information (Personal Information means the data which can uniquely identify or connect with someone) and Non-personal Information (means the data which is irrelevant to a particular person). If we combine Personal Information with Non-personal Information, during the combination period, such information will be deemed as Personal Information.

How we collect and use information

Collection and Use of Personal Information

When you interactive with Xiaomi Inc.(herein after as ”Xiaomi” or “us”)and its affiliates, you may be required to provide your personal information as necessary approval before using our products and services. Such personal information may be gathered with other information to promote our products or services.

The following are types of information which we may collect and examples how we use such information.

The collection of Personal Information

The use of Personal Information

The collection and use of Non-personal Information

In the meantime, in order to operate and promote technologies and services of Xiaomi, Xiaomi will collect and use your Non-personal Information. Such information will be helpful for better user experience and the development of Xiaomi service.

The following are the cases in which we may collect and use your Non-personal Information.

The collection of Non-personal Information

The use of Non-personal Information

How users choose to provide information

People have different privacy concerns, therefore, we will explicitly explain the ways by which we collect information, so you can choose how to accept information.

Accessing and updating your Personal Information

Click to log in your account, you are able to access and update your Personal Information. You are also able to delete part of Personal Information or ask us to do it, unless we have to keep that information for legal purposes.

Whenever you use our services, we aim to provide you with access to your personal information. If that information is wrong, we strive to give you ways to update it quickly or to delete it (unless we have to keep that information for legitimate business or legal purposes). When updating your personal information, we may ask you to verify your identity before we can act on your request.

We may reject requests that are unreasonably repetitive, require disproportionate technical effort, risk the privacy of others, or would be extremely impractical.

Where we can provide information access and correction, we will do so for free, except where it would require a disproportionate effort. We aim to maintain our services in a manner that protects information from accidental or malicious destruction. Because of this, after you delete information from our services, we may not immediately delete residual copies from our active servers and may not remove information from our backup systems.

We may reject requests that are unreasonably repetitive, require disproportionate technical effort, risk the privacy of others, or would be extremely impractical.

Sharing information with a third party

Except the explicitly noted limited sharing hereby, we will strictly ensure the confidentiality of your Personal Information, and we won’t share such information with a third party.

You are authorizing hereby, in the following cases, we are authorized to share your Personal Information with a third party without your consent:

For business purposes or in order to protect users, we may share Non-personally Information publicly and with our partners to show trends about the general use of our services.

Information security

We work hard to protect our users from unauthorized access to or unauthorized alteration, disclosure or destruction of information we hold. Therefore, we have taken the following measures:

We encrypt many of our services using SSL.

We review our information collection, storage and processing practices, including physical security measures, to guard against unauthorized access to systems

We restrict access to personal information to Xiaomi employees and agents who need to know that information in order to process it for us, and who are subject to strict contractual confidentiality obligations and may be disciplined or terminated if they fail to meet these obligations.

Your information security is so important to us. Therefore, we will continuously strive to protect your Personal Information security, and will take security measure such as encryption of storage and transmission, in order to protect your information from unauthorized access to or unauthorized alteration, disclosure or destruction. In the meantime, except the user himself, certain enciphered data is unable to visit.

The application of Privacy Policy

Our Privacy Policy does not apply to products and services offered by a third party. Xiaomi products and services may include third party products or services. When you use such products and services, they may collect your information, for this reason, we hereby advise you to read their privacy policy.

Our Privacy Policy does not apply to, after you clicking certain linking, information collection by other website.

Collection and use of children's Personal Information

Xiaomi suggests that children under 13 years of age get prior approval from their legal guardian before using Xiaomi products and services. Xiaomi will not collect children's Personal Information if we know the user a child, nor will we disclose such information to any third party. The Guardian shall have the right to reject Xiaomi and its affiliates to collect his/her children's Personal Information, or request the deletion of such Personal Information. If we collect the Personal Information of children under 13 years old, we will delete it as soon as we know.

The changes of Privacy Policy

Our Privacy Policy may change from time to time. We will not reduce your rights under this Privacy Policy without your explicit consent, unless we provide you with an E-mail notice or site notice.

Specific product practices

The following notices explain specific privacy practices with respect to certain Xiaomi products and services that you may use.

Xiaomi Cloud Synchronous Service

Xiaomi is the provider of Xiaomi Cloud Synchronous Service. You can enjoy certain internet functions by Xiaomi Cloud Synchronous Service, including storing your Personal Information (such as message, contact person, photo, screenshot, note, E-mail, calendar etc.) in your compatible devices and computers and providing access to such information. When you use Xiaomi Cloud Synchronous Service to recover phone services, you will be asked to upload Personal Information, including location information. Once you launch Xiaomi Cloud Synchronous Service, your Personal Information will be sent to Xiaomi automatically and Xiaomi will store such information. As a result, you access to such information or push such information wirelessly to your devices or computers which launch Xiaomi Cloud Synchronous Service.