[Last modified: August 20, 2020]
What Information Do We Collect?
The information we collect in connection with your use of the Product is non-identifiable information which may be made available or gathered via the user’s use of the Poper Blocker Product (“Non-Personal Information“). We are not aware of, and cannot determine the identity of the user from which the Non-Personal Information is collected. Non-Personal Information which is collected includes the user’s aggregated browsing usage information and technical information transmitted by the user’s device.
When you install or use the Poper Blocker Product, we collect from you: the type of device, operating system and browsers you are using; the date and time stamp; browsing usage, including visited URLs, clickstream data or web address accessed; TabID; the browser identifier; and your Internet Protocol address (trimmed and hashed so that it cannot be used to identify you).
We may disclose or share this information with third parties as specified below and solely if applicable.
We do not collect from you or share any individually identifiable information, namely information that identifies an individual or may with reasonable effort be used to identify an individual (“Personal Information“) when you install or use the Product. We do collect your Internet Protocol address, which in some jurisdictions is considered Personal Information, but we trim and hash it so that it cannot be used to identify you. In addition, we might keep Personal Information that was voluntarily provided by you if and when you contact us, such as your name and email address, provided that such information will be used solely to communicate with and support you, and will not be shared with any third parties.
How is the Data Used?
We collect your information during your access or use of the Poper Blocker website or the Poper Blocker Product as detailed above. We use that information to improve the Poper Blocker Product.
In practice, in order to provide the Poper Blocker Product we need to scan the webpages you browse. Meaning, we use the data collected from you, as detailed and specified above, and transmit it our servers solely for the purpose of enable the Poper Blocker Product and to know when and where there is a popup to block!
We also use Non-Personal Information, aggregated information or statistics regarding user browsing behavior as a measure of interest in, and use of, the Product in the form of aggregated data, such as overall patterns or demographic reports, which do not describe or identify any individual user.
If you make a contribution to Poper Blocker using PayPal, we will use any Personal Information provided to us by PayPal in connection with such transaction only to confirm receipt of the contribution and to authorize a refund in case you request one, which we allow you to do up to 60 days from the date the donation was made.
How is the Data Shared?
We do not share any Personal Information collected from you with third parties or any of our partners. We may, however, disclose Personal Information if we have a good faith belief that disclosure of such information is reasonably necessary:
(i) to comply with any applicable law, regulation, legal process or governmental request;
(ii) to enforce our policies (including our policies and agreements), including investigations of potential violations thereof;
(iii) investigate, detect, prevent, or take action regarding illegal activities or other wrongdoing, suspected fraud or security issues;
(iv) to establish or exercise our rights to defend against legal claims;
(v) to prevent harm to the rights, property or safety of us, our users, yourself or any third party; or
(vi) for the purpose of collaborating with law enforcement agencies or in case we find it necessary in order to enforce intellectual property or other legal rights.
The Non-Personal Information we collect may be used or shared in any of the above circumstances, as well as
(i) for the purpose of providing and improving our Services; or
(ii) internally within the Company to conduct business and marketing analysis, and enhance your experience; or
(iii) with our partners as part of Company’s aggregated data analysis services. If we combine Personal Information with Non-Personal Information, the combined information will be treated as Personal Information for as long as it remains combined.
Note that we may also appoint third-party service providers (operating under our instructions), who may need access to your Information in connection with their services on our behalf. Transfers of your Personal Information will be made in accordance with applicable data protection laws.
We will take the steps necessary to ensure that international transfers of personal data (including Personal Information) meet all requirements under applicable data protection laws. When personal data collected within the European Economic Area (“EEA“) is transferred outside the EEA, we will take the steps necessary to ensure that the transfer of such data provides sufficient safeguards, and you may exercise your rights, where applicable, to receive information on such transfer mechanism.
Cookies and Third-Party Tools
Poper Blocker’s website may use third-party tools (e.g. www.google.com/analytics/ or https://keen.io) or third-party content (e.g. www.youtube.com). These third parties may use and store their own Cookies on your device, which Cookies may collect information about you, including Personal Information, subject to the privacy practices of these third parties. These third-party Cookies may collect information such as how often users access our website, what pages users visit, and when. For additional information on third party Cookies, please check with the relevant third party.
We use the information we receive from third parties such as Google Analytics based on our legitimate interests in promoting and improving the Poper Blocker Product and our services. Note that we do not combine the information collected through the use of third-party tools with any Personal Information collected from you. You may remove Cookies by following the instructions on your device governing the setting of your preferences. Our Cookies do not enable any access to or inspection of other information on your device. If you wish to be notified of when Cookies are placed on your device, you may set your web browser to provide such notices.
Opt out right
You may opt out of the automatic data collection and sharing process of Non-Personal Information described above by deselecting the checkbox next to the words “Enable Overlay Blocking” in the Options page of Poper Blocker.
Please note that, unless you instruct us otherwise, we retain the information we collect for as long as needed to provide the services described herein and to comply with our legal obligations, resolve disputes and enforce our agreements. In the event you do not agree to the aforesaid collection, use and share of data, please uninstall or disable the Poper Blocker Product immediately from your device.
Where provided under applicable law (e.g., within the European Union), you may have the right to ask us to delete Personal Information which you have provided to us, subject to applicable exceptions, such as in order to preserve that information for anticipated litigation or demands from a regulator, or some or all of the following rights: the right to obtain information on our use of your Personal Information, the right to obtain a copy thereof, the right to data portability, the right of data rectification, the right to object to processing based on our legitimate interests, the right to restriction of the processing, and the right to withdraw your consent.
In order to assert any of these rights, please contact our Data Protection Officer at: firstname.lastname@example.org. Note that we may request proof of identity, and we reserve the right to charge a fee where allowed by law, such as in circumstances where your request is excessive.
In addition, you may have the right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority, subject to applicable law (as is the case in the European Union).
How do we safeguard your information?
We make best efforts to use security methods and encryptions when handling sensitive data (i.e., handle the user data securely, including transmitting it via modern cryptography). Unfortunately, no data transmission over the Internet or any wireless network can be guaranteed to be 100% secure. As a result, while we strive to protect your information, you acknowledge that: (a) there are security and privacy limitations of the Internet which are beyond our control; (b) the security, integrity and privacy of any and all information and data exchanged between you and us through the Poper Blocker Products cannot be 100% guaranteed.
Children under 13 are prohibited from using the Poper Blocker Product. In the event that we become aware that a user under the age of 13 has shared any information, we will discard such information. If you have any reason to believe that a child under the age of 13 has shared any information with us, please contact our Data Protection Officer at: email@example.com. If you are under 18, please be sure to read this policy with your parents or legal guardians and ask questions about things you do not understand.
Rights of California Residents
California Consumer Privacy Act
This section applies only to California residents. It explains what types of Personal Information we collect, where we collect it from, the purposes for which we use it, and how and for what purposes we may share it. “Personal Information” as used in this section has the meaning ascribed to it in the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA).
The CCPA grants California residents certain rights regarding Personal Information that is collected or maintained about them. These include:
- The right to know what Personal Information is collected about them by businesses and the right to request deletion of such Personal Information.
- The right to know whether such Personal Information is sold or disclosed to third parties, and to which third parties it is sold or disclosed.
- The right to opt out of the sale of Personal Information.
- The right to access Personal Information collected, used or disclosed about them in the preceding 12 months.
- The right to equal service and price, even if privacy rights are invoked.
Please note that the CCPA may, in exceptional circumstances, permit businesses to refuse to honor certain requests to exercise any of the above rights.
Collection, Use, and Sharing of Personal Information
Poper Blocker has collected the following categories of Personal Information in the past twelve (12) months:
- Personal Information provided through direct interactions with users (such as by phone, e-mail or chat) for the purpose of providing customer support.
- Personal Information, such as your name, postal address, email and/or phone number that is provided to Poper Blocker by PayPal in connection with a donation made by the applicable user to Poper Blocker. This information does not include any payment method details.
- Identifiers, such as your IP address and unique user IDs. We collect this information directly from you or from your device when you install or use the Product. However, your IP address is trimmed and hashed so that it cannot be used to identify you.
- Internet or network information, such as web browsing activity and search history. We collect this information directly from your device. Please see above under the heading “How is the Data Used?” for more information about Poper Blocker’s collection and use of this data.
The sections above entitled “What Information Do We Collect?” and “How is the Data Used?” explain in further detail the types of Personal Information that are collected, used and shared by Poper Blocker, including with respect to California residents. Please note that the different types of Personal Information of a user that are collected, used and shared may depend of the specific type of interaction between Poper Blocker and that user and the specific use of the Product by such user.
Poper Blocker collects Personal Information for the business purposes described above in the section entitled “How is the Data Used?” and the types of third parties to which Personal Information may be disclosed are set forth in the section entitled “How is the Data Shared?”
Sharing of Personal Information
Exercising of Privacy Rights by California Residents
“Shine the Light” Law
Under California’s “Shine the Light” law, if you are a California resident and have an established business relationship with Poper Blocker, you have the right to request information regarding the disclosure of certain types of Personal Information to third parties for direct marketing purposes during the immediately preceding calendar year. Such requests may be made no more than once per calendar year. If you wish to make such a request, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
How to contact us?
If you have any questions about these terms, please contact us at: email@example.com