Linkifier.com recognizes that respecting user privacy over the Internet is of utmost importance. This privacy statement is designed to provide information about the privacy and data collection practices for the site: www.Linkifier.com.
The Linkifier Site and Third Party Sites
Our primary goals in collecting information are to provide and improve the Service, the Site and the related features, to administer your subscription and to enable Users to enjoy and easily navigate the Site. Below are the types and categories of information that we collect.
Personal Information Collected
We collect your personal information in the following ways:
In order to become a User, you must first create an account on our Site. To create an account you are required to provide the following contact information, which you recognize and expressly acknowledge is personal information allowing others, including Linkifier to identify you: email address and a password. Your password is sent to you via e-mail which you can change any time by logging into your account and editing your ‘My Details’ section.
When you visit the Site or use the Service, just browsing our servers automatically record information about your use of the Service and your visit to the Site (“Log Data”). The Log Data may include information such as your computers Internet Protocol (IP) address, your browser type, what software you were using, pages of our Site that you visited, the time spent on those pages, information you searched for on our Site, access times and dates, and other statistics. We use this information to monitor and analyze use of the Site and the Service and for the Sites technical administration, to improve our Sites functionality and user-friendliness, and to better tailor it to our visitors needs.
One type of cookie, known as a “persistent” cookie, is set once you’ve logged into your Linkifier account. The next time you visit the Linkifier site, the persistent cookie will allow us to recognize you as an existing User so you will not need to log in before using the service.
Log files, IP addresses and information about your computer
Due to the communications standards on the Internet, when you visit the Linkifier site we automatically receive the URL of the site from which you came and the site to which you are going when you leave Linkifier. We also receive the Internet protocol (IP) address of your computer (or the proxy server you use to access the World Wide Web), your computer operating system and type of web browser you are using, email patterns, as well as the name of your ISP. This information is used to analyze overall trends to help us improve the Linkifier Service. The linkage between your IP address and your personally identifiable information is not shared with third-parties without your permission or except when required by law.
Linkifier will communicate with you through email and notices posted on the Linkifier Forum Site or through other means available through the service, including text and other forms of messaging.
You can change your e-mail and contact preferences at any time by logging into your “Account” and editing your ‘My Details’ section.
Sharing Information with Third Parties
Linkifier takes the privacy of Users very seriously. We do not sell, rent, or otherwise provide your personally identifiable information to third parties for marketing purposes. We will only share your personally identifiable information with third parties to carry out your instructions or to provide specific services or information. For instance, we use credit card processing companies to bill Users for account fees. These third parties do not retain, share, or store any personally identifiable information except to provide these services and they are bound by confidentiality agreements which limit their use of such information.
Identity theft and the practice currently known as “phishing” are of great concern to Linkifier. Safeguarding information to help protect you from identity theft is a top priority. We do not and will not, at any time, request your credit card information, your account ID, login password in a non-secure or unsolicited e-mail or telephone communication.
Links to Other Sites
Our Site contains links to other web sites. If you choose to visit any third party link, you will be directed to that third party’s web site. The fact that we link to a web site is not an endorsement, authorization or representation of our affiliation with that third party, nor is it an endorsement of their privacy or information security policies or practices. We do not exercise control over third party web sites. These other web sites may place their own cookies or other files on your computer, collect data or solicit personal information from you. Other sites follow different rules regarding the use or disclosure of the personal information you submit to them. We encourage you to read the privacy policies or statements of the other web sites you visit.
Accessing and Changing your Account Information
You can review the information you provided us and make any desired changes to them or to the settings for your Linkifier account including your email at any time by logging in to your account on the Linkifier Site. Please be aware that even after your request for a change is processed, Linkifiermay, for a time, retain residual information about you in its backup and/or archival copies of its database.
Deleting your Account
You can also request to delete your Linkifier account easily and at any time. If you request to delete your Linkifier account, we may retain certain data contributed by you if we believe it may be necessary to prevent fraud or future abuse, or for legitimate business purposes, such as analysis of aggregated, non-personally identifiable data, account recovery, or if required by law. In order to delete your account please send us your request [email protected] your account will be deleted the soonest possible.
As a User, you have certain obligations imposed by applicable law and regulations:
- You must not download or otherwise disseminate any information which may be deemed to be injurious, violent, offensive, racist or xenophobic.
Any violation of these guidelines may lead to the restriction, suspension or termination of your account by Linkifier, as we take these principles seriously and consider them to be the basis on which our Users adhere to the Linkifier site and the services which it offers.
Changes to this Policy
How to contact us
If you have questions or concerns regarding this statement, you should first contact our site coordinator [email protected]