Lastochka Terms of Service

Lastochka OÜ (“Lastochka”) is a social network built with care about user privacy and attention. It uses OpenPGP end-to-end encryption to provide best privacy for its users. You agree to our Terms of Service (“Terms”) by installing or using our apps, services, or website (together, “Services”).

Using Lastochka

Our Terms and Policies. You must use our Services according to our Terms and posted policies. If we disable your account for a violation of our Terms, you will not create another account without our permission.

Legal and Acceptable Use. You agree to use our Services only for legal, authorized, and acceptable purposes. You will not use (or assist others in using) our Services in ways that: (a) violate or infringe the rights of Lastochka, our users, or others, including privacy, publicity, intellectual property, or other proprietary rights; (b) involve sending illegal or impermissible communications such as bulk messaging, auto-messaging, and auto-dialing.

Harm to Lastochka. You must not (or assist others to) access, use, modify, distribute, transfer, or exploit our Services in unauthorized manners, or in ways that harm Lastochka, our Services, or systems. For example you must not (a) gain or try to gain unauthorized access to our Services or systems; (b) disrupt the integrity or performance of our Services; (c) create accounts for our Services through unauthorized or automated means; (d) collect information about our users in any unauthorized manner; or (e) sell, rent, or charge for our Services.

Third-party services. Our Services may allow you to access, use, or interact with third-party websites, apps, content, and other products and services. When you use third-party services, their terms and privacy policies govern your use of those services.

Content restrictions

Lastochka is a friendly community which does not tolerate any objectionable content or abusive users. Any proven to be objectionable content or abusive behaviour from users will result into content removal and user ban from Lastochka.

Privacy policy

User privacy is a core value for Lastochka. We do not share any data with third parties and we are not using it for ads targeting.

Following data is stored end-to-end encrypted on Lastochka servers:

  • Posts users share with their friends, including attached media
  • List of media outlets users follow

Listed data is encrypted using OpenPGP standard.

End-to-end encryption is not applied to following data as it needed for app functionality:

  • User profile attributes: name, picture URL, bio, preferences
  • Lastochka-scoped Facebook user id
  • Cryptographic public key
  • List of Lastochka accounts user follows/blocks/requested to follow
  • Posts metadata: sender, recepient, time received

In-transit data between Lastochka app and servers is end-to-end encrypted.

Lastochka is hosted on Linode and this website uses Cloudflare proxying.