We (the "Company", "we" or "us") operates a number of websites, and desktop, browser, and mobile services, applications, extensions, and SDKs (collectively the "Software"). The Software offers value adding stand-alone services, enhances your interaction with various websites by adding features, functionality and content through your browser, and provides other functional and entertainment services.

The desktop version of the Software may be downloaded from websites maintained by the Company or its affiliates (the "Sites"). Mobile versions of the Software do not require the download of the desktop version. The Software, the Sites, and any related features, updates, functionalities, products, services, software, websites, programs, promotions or content provided by the Company or its affiliates shall be referred to collectively as the "Services".

This Privacy Policy is part of the Company's Terms of Service Agreement. The Company and the Services are based in the United States.

This Privacy Policy applies to all users of the Services, including any of the Sites and the Software. This Privacy Policy describes the Company’s collection, use, and disclosure of users’ personal information (e.g., information that identifies a specific person, such as full name or email address), and non-personally identifiable information (e.g., interests, demographics and site usage) to the extent such information is associated with a particular user.

The Services are not targeted to children, and we do not knowingly collect personal information from children under 16 years of age. If we learn that we have collected personal information from a child under age 16, we will delete that information as quickly as possible. If you believe that we might have any information from a child under age 16, please contact us through the provided contact method described below.

The Software is free to download and use, and is supported by various monetization mechanisms, including but not limited to search, banner, video, image, affiliate, inline text, and transitional advertising, and data sales. These ads are not necessarily associated with or endorsed by any underlying websites.


User Submitted Information.

Personal Information You Submit:

When contacting us for issues related to the Services, you may submit personal information (such as your full name, e-mail address, and other identifying information) to allow us to respond to your inquiry. In addition, when you install the Software on your device, you may be asked to allow us access to certain information on your device, including your address book, contact data information, SMS messages, SD card contents, and other system information and tools. If you do not want us to have access to this information, please do not install or use the Software.

Public Information and Posts:

This consists of comments or content that you may voluntarily post on or through the Services, and the information about you that accompanies those posts or content, such as a user name and/or user picture. Public Information and Posts will always be publicly available to anyone, and will be displayed in search results both on the Services and on external search engines and sites.

Third Party Information and Content:

If you access the Services using a third party service, connection, or log-in, your user submitted information may also include your user name associated with that third party service, any information or content you have permitted the third party to share with the Company, and any information you have made public in connection with that third party service. Such third party information and content will be governed by this Privacy Policy and Terms of Service Agreement, and may be publicly available according to applicable policies and user permissions granted by you. In addition, the Company may supplement user submitted information with other information we collect or obtain from your use of the Services and third parties.

Collected Information.

Accessing and Using the Services.

When users access or use the Services, certain non-personally and personally identifiable information (the "User Information") is collected, stored and used for business and marketing purposes such as maintaining and improving the Services, conducting research, and monetization. This User Information includes, without limitation: IP address, unique identifier number, operating system, browser information, URLs visited, data from URLs loaded and pages viewed, search queries entered, social connections, profile properties, contact details, usage data, and other behavioral, software, and hardware information. If you access the Services from a mobile or other device, we may collect a unique device identifier assigned to that device or other information for that device in order to serve content to it. This collected data may also be supplemented with information obtained from third parties or submitted by users. For our primary use-case of research, PII scrubbers attempt to remove all personally identifiable information before analysis and archiving. Individual users are regularly re-assigned randomly generated identifiers which, when combined with PII scrubbing, provides anonymity. Retention of Information. Both personal and non-personal Information will only be retained for as long as required to fulfill purposes for collection. As a general rule, regular scheduling of identifier reassignment will occur after 6 months of activity.

Tracking and Data Collection Technologies.

The Company may use browser cookies, web and DOM storage data, Adobe Flash cookies, pixels, beacons, and other tracking and data collection technologies, which may include an anonymous unique identifier. These technologies may be used to collect and store information about your use of the Services, including without limitation, web pages, features and content you have accessed, search queries you have run, referral URL information, links you have clicked on, and advertisements you have seen. This data is used for business purposes such as providing more relevant ads and content, and market research. The Company may also use these technologies and other similar tools to relate your use of the Services to personal information obtained from you, through the Services, or a third party. For example, cookie, clickstream or other data about your activities using the Services may allow us to limit the offers and content provided to you through the Services to items we think you will find interesting and relevant to you, based on your prior online activities and preferences.

Third Party Tracking and Data Collection.

Third parties that support the Services by providing monetization, advertising, or other services, such as serving advertisements or tracking and synthesizing reports out of aggregate site usage, may be provided data we collect and may also use cookies, pixels and other tracking and data collection technologies described above to collect user information. The Company does not control these third parties and their use of these technologies is governed by the privacy policies of the third parties using such technologies.

For more information about third party ad networks that use these technologies, see Most browsers are initially set to accept cookies, but you can change your settings to notify you when a cookie is being set or updated, or to block cookies altogether. Please consult the "Help" section of your browser for more information (e.g.,

Users can manage the use of Flash technologies, including cookies, with the Flash management tools available at Adobe's website (

Please note that by blocking cookies or implementing other restrictions, you may not have access to the Services or certain features thereof.


We share your User Information with third parties when we believe sharing is permitted by you or authorized by this Privacy Policy. In addition, the Company may share your User Information with our parent, subsidiary or affiliate companies without restriction. The Company does not use any personal or non-personal information to identify or make decisions affecting any natural person. Use of personal or non-personal information is based on our legitimate interests to further improve the services and functionality of the applications, provide and manage services, and where users have given consent, to have their data processed for a specific purpose in order to use the applications. Greater detail about use of information is provided below. Each user maintains the stated data rights in Section 6, and acknowledges that they are aware of such rights.

Transfer of Information

The Company may need to make your information available to certain affiliated companies located in various countries around the world for the interests and purposes described below. We may also work with third parties who operate under guidelines set forth by standard contractual clauses. Transfers of personal data will be made under adequate safeguards and in compliance with applicable laws. We always handle the user data securely, including transmitting it via modern cryptography.

Use of Information

Any information about users that we collect or receive may be used and shared for the following purposes:

To provide and manage the Services.

We use the information we collect from and receive about users to provide the Services to you, to measure and improve the Services, to personalize your experience by delivering relevant content, advertising, and marketing messages, for monetization, to allow you to comment on content, participate in promotions or rewards programs, to enable you to communicate and share with other users or services, and to provide you with customer support and respond to inquiries. We may also use aggregated, anonymous data about use of and activity on the Services to assist us in this regard and such data is not subject to this Privacy Policy.

To allow third party service providers to assist us in providing, monetizing, and managing the Services.

The Company may make your User Information available to certain third party vendors, partners and service providers, such as contractors, agents, data buyers, or sponsors, who help us manage, monetize, or provide the Services. Examples of such services include, without limitation: advertising and marketing, developing or supporting products and features, processing payments, administering message boards, processing data or statistics, or supplementing or organizing information and data. For example, we may provide anonymized and aggregated versions of this data to third parties who synthesize it into reports analyzing online consumer trends.

To contact you.

The Company may periodically send promotional materials or notifications to you at email addresses you may have provided to us or we have acquired from third parties or through your use of the Services. We may also send periodic alerts on your mobile device. If you want to stop receiving promotional materials from the Company or any of our affiliates, follow the unsubscribe instructions at the bottom of each promotional email or other method of notification. There are certain service notifications and emails that you may not opt-out of as long as you are registered with or subscribed to the Services, such as notifications of changes to the Services or policies.

To deliver relevant advertising.

We may use the User Information and information we collect about your use of the Services through tracking and other technologies, to assist us in delivering you relevant ads and content when you use the Services. We may work with third party advertising networks and advertisers who help deliver these ads to you. We may share your information (such as search queries you have run, referral URL information, links you have clicked on, etc.) or aggregated information with third parties to improve the relevancy of the ads and content you see using the Services.

As noted above, these third party advertising networks and advertisers may also use cookies and other technologies to collect and track information such as, but not limited to, demographic information, aggregated information and Internet activity to assist them in delivering advertising that is more relevant to your interests. They may also utilize supplemental data from other sources and analytics methods to help deliver more relevant ads.

To find out more about third party online advertising and to opt out of this type of advertising, visit the following websites:

Digital Advertising Alliance:

Network Advertising Initiative:

To protect the rights of the Company and our users.

There may be instances when the Company may disclose User Information without providing notice or choice, including situations where the Company has a good faith belief that such disclosure is necessary in order to: (i) protect or defend the legal rights or property of the Company, our affiliated companies, or any of their employees, agents and contractors (including enforcement of our agreements); (ii) protect the safety and security of users of the Services or members of the public; (iii) protect against fraud or for risk management purposes; or (iv) comply with the law or legal process.

To complete a merger or sale of assets.

If the Company sells all or part of its business or makes a sale or transfer of its assets or is otherwise involved in a merger or transfer of all or a material part of its business, the Company may transfer your User Information to the party or parties involved in the transaction as part of that transaction.


This Privacy Policy is the means by which the Company provides you with notice about its collection and use of your User Information. If we make changes, we will post them on our site to make users aware of what the changes are so users will always be aware of what information we collect, how we use it, and when we may disclose it. A User is bound by any minor changes to the policy when she or he uses the Services after those changes have been posted. If, however, we are going to use users' personally identifiable information in a manner materially different from that stated at the time of collection we will notify by posting a notice on our Privacy Policy for 15 days. Your continued use of the Services following notice of modification constitutes your acceptance and agreement to be bound by the Privacy Policy as so modified. If you do not wish to be bound by such modification, you must discontinue use of the Services and uninstall the Software. You may also receive a copy of this Privacy Policy by contacting us via the method described below.


Advertised or Linked Services

The Services may be linked to or advertise third party sites, services or products, including without limitation online stores, rewards programs, trial offers, newsletters, contests, affiliate programs, or sweepstakes. The Company is not responsible for the privacy practices of any such third parties, and once you leave the Services via a link or click on an advertisement, you should review the applicable privacy policy of the third party service or site.


We always handle the user data securely, including transmitting it via modern cryptography. Unfortunately, no transmission of data over the Internet can ever be guaranteed to be completely secure. It may be possible for third parties not under our control to intercept or access transmissions or private communications unlawfully. The Company cannot ensure or warrant the security of any personal information transmitted to us. Any such transmission is done at your own risk. If you believe that your interaction with us is no longer secure, please notify us of the problem via the contact method provided below and suspend or terminate your use of the Services immediately.

Processor Security Certifications

The Company’s cloud processor is certified under the US-EU Privacy Shield Framework and ISO 27001, 27017, and 27018. This processor stores and processes all data of the Company and maintains a high degree of security with its data protection methodology.

Data Subject Rights

The General Data Protection Regulation from the European Union provides certain data subject rights, which can be read in full detail in English on Chapter 3:

The intention of this Privacy Policy is to provide users information regarding personal and non-personal data that the Company collects and to show how such data is utilized. Users can reach out to the email address provided below with any questions regarding the processing of personal data by the Company, accessing personal data that the Company may have on you, or other general questions about data collection and processing by the Company.

In addition, users may also request information regarding how long data is stored by the Company, where information is sourced from, categories of personal data concerned, and for what purposes processing was performed. In addition, users have the right to lodge complaints with appropriate data protection authorities if you have concerns over processed data, to request the cease of using data for direct marketing purposes, to request personal data to be transmitted to yourself or another controller, to rectify (correct) inaccurate records of personal data, and to request the erasure of data or cease processing of it.

Requests will be addressed in a reasonable time of approximately one month, but if a reasonable time cannot be established, the Company will provide a date in which the request will be addressed.


You may uninstall the Company's downloadable browser add-on Software at any time by following the instructions provided by your browser, on the Software's support page, or by contacting us for help. Note that after you uninstall the Software, certain related files may remain on your system. These remnant files are a record of your previous download and are not executable programs. These files help the Company to prevent fraud on the Services and to better service you if you choose to download the Software again. You may uninstall the Company's mobile applications Software by following the customary operating system procedures on your mobile device platform. You may unsubscribe to Company promotional materials by clicking the “unsubscribe” link at the bottom of the applicable e-mail. Remember that even after you uninstall the Software copies of some information that is publicly viewable may remain viewable in circumstances where, for example, you have commented on content on the Services or if another person copied, stored or shared your information.


The Services are hosted in the United States. If you are a user located outside the U.S., you understand and consent to having any personal information you provide transferred to, processed, and stored in the U.S. and other countries where data protection and other privacy laws may not offer the same level of protection as in your jurisdiction, such as the European Union. This includes the use of cookies and other tracking technologies as described above. As a result, please read this Privacy Policy with care.

California Civil Code Section 1798.83 permits users who are California residents to request certain information regarding its disclosure of personal information to third parties for their direct marketing purposes. To make such a request, please contact us via the method provided below.


If you have questions about this Privacy Policy, or if you would like access to your personal information to correct, update, or delete it, please contact us as described below:


Last Updated: June 29, 2018