Business-oriented social networking service, used for professional networking
When you sign up, you need to provide your real name, email address and/or phone number.
If you decide to share your education, work experience, skills, photo, city and/or area and endorsements, this is all collected.
If you chose to upload/give access to your address book. This goes both ways, if one of your contacts chooses to do the same.
If you chose to upload/give access to your calendar. All events, times, places, attendees and contacts is collected.
If you chose to sync email accounts, "email headers" will be collected to look for other members.
Articles, posts, comments and videos that mention and/or include you. Also public available information is collected, such as professional-related news and accomplishments.
If you use services from LinkedIn's partners, this information is shared back and collected. This may include, but not be limited to cookies, device ID, browsers etc.
Via diagnostics, website and app visits, clicks and viewing of content, interactions with ads (on or off LinkedIn), search history, app versions, posts and sharing of others' posts.
If permission is given, precise GPS location is given, if not, IP address location is collected.
When you send, receive or engage with messages.