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Privacy Policy

Last Updated On 01/January/2024

This Privacy Policy outlines how pdftowebp (“we,” “us,” or “our“) collects, uses, and discloses your personal data when you visit our website, applications, and browser extensions and the options you have regarding that data.

When do others control your data?

pdftowebp helps businesses process documents sometimes. This means that if a business uploads a file with your information (like a contract), we follow their instructions to process it. In these cases, the business you interacted with, not, decides how your information is used. They can explain their data practices and how your information is used.

What Information We Collect?

Our collection of personal information varies based on your interaction with us and the services you use. We inform you under California law if we share information for cross-contextual behavioral advertising. Below are the categories of information we may collect:

  1. When you upload files to your account, we securely store and process them as per your instructions.
  2. Your contact information, including name and email address, is part of our records, which may extend to mailing addresses, phone numbers, or electronic signatures.
  3. Geolocation data, particularly when signing up for or using our services or when signing electronic documents, may be collected, including both physical and precise location information.
  4. Any data you submit to us, such as feedback or inquiries, is collected for our reference to enhance your experience.

How We Collect Personal Information?

We gather your personal information using various methods to ensure effective service delivery. Here’s how we collect your data:

  1. We obtain information directly from you when you engage with our website. This includes actions like creating an account, submitting inquiries or feedbacks.
  2. We also collect data on your usage patterns, device specifications, and cookies – It helps us understand how you engage with our services and improve your experience.
  3. We may receive personal information from third parties, such as business partners or service providers, as part of the services they render to us or you. This could involve transactional data or details related to your interactions with our website.
  4. We utilize cookies and similar tools to automatically gather specific information when you visit our website. Cookies, stored as small text files on your device, allow us to recognize your browser and retain certain data. You can manage your cookie preferences through your browser settings.

We ensure that personal information is collected for legitimate purposes and in compliance with applicable laws and regulations.

Use of Personal Information

We use your personal information to provide you a customized experience with our website, apps, and browser extensions – Here’s how we use your personal information:

  1. We use your personal information to deliver requested services, process uploaded files, and improve website functionality.
  2. Your contact information allows us to communicate regarding your account, transactions, and inquiries. We may also send updates or promotional materials where permitted.
  3. We personalize your experience based on your usage patterns and preferences, recommending relevant content or features.
  4. We analyze usage data to understand service usage, identify areas for improvement, and optimize our website and marketing efforts.
  5. Your information is used to comply with legal obligations, enforce terms and policies, and protect rights and safety.
  6. Personal information helps maintain website security, detect fraudulent activities, and prevent unauthorized access.
  7. We may aggregate and anonymize personal information for statistical analysis and research purposes.

We use your information responsibly to personalize your experience and keep it secure – We’ll always be transparent about how we manage your data.

How We Share Your Information?

We prioritize the confidentiality and security of your personal information and only share it in accordance with this Privacy Policy and applicable laws. Here’s how we may share your information:

We may share your personal information if you provide explicit consent for a specific purpose.

Service Providers

We work with trusted third parties to help us deliver some services – These companies are carefully chosen and meet our strict privacy standards. They are only authorized to use your information for the specific tasks they perform on our behalf.

Business Partners

In some cases, we may share information with trusted business partners for joint marketing efforts or to provide you with additional services. These partners are required to adhere to strict data protection standards and use your information in accordance with this Privacy Policy.

Legal Obligations

We may disclose your information when required to comply with applicable laws, regulations, legal processes, or government requests.

Protection of Rights

We may share your information to protect the rights, property, or safety of, our users, or others, including enforcing our terms of service or investigating potential violations.

Business Transfers

We may transfer your information when we decide on events like merging, acquisition, reorganization, or sale of assets as part of the transaction. Any such transfer will be subject to strict confidentiality protections and applicable laws.

Anonymized Data

We may share aggregated or anonymized data that does not personally identify you for research, analytics, or marketing purposes.

We are committed to ensuring that your personal information is shared responsibly and securely.

How We Protect Your Information?

Our commitment to the security of your personal information is paramount. Here’s how we ensure its safety:

  1. Encryption. We use industry-standard encryption protocols for secure data transmission.
  2. Secure storage. Your data is stored on our servers with robust security measures.
  3. Access controls. Only authorized personnel have access, with strict monitoring in place.
  4. Minimal data collection. We collect only necessary information and anonymize where possible.
  5. Regular audits. We conduct routine security audits to address vulnerabilities.
  6. Staff training. Our staff undergo comprehensive data protection training.
  7. Third-party vetting. We carefully select and monitor third-party providers.
  8. Incident response. We have procedures in place to respond to breaches promptly and comply with regulations.

Your privacy and security are our top priorities. If you have any questions or concerns about how we protect your information, please contact us through our contact page.

How Long We Store Information?

We take your privacy seriously. We only store your personal information for as long as we need it for specific reasons, which are explained in this policy. Here’s how it works:

  1. We delete your information when we don’t need it anymore. Once we’ve achieved the purpose for collecting it, we securely erase it.
  2. We follow the law. If there’s a legal requirement to hold onto your information, we’ll do so, but we’ll delete it as soon as possible afterward.
  3. You have control. If you want us to delete your information, we’ll do it (unless there’s a legal reason we can’t).
  4. We only store what we need. We avoid collecting unnecessary information in the first place.
  5. We review regularly. We constantly check our practices to make sure we’re following these principles.
  6. We prioritize anonymity. Whenever possible, we remove anything that could identify you from your data before storing it for research or analysis.
  7. Security is our priority. We take steps to keep your information safe while it’s in our care. We use commercially reasonable measures to protect your Personal Data. However, no method of transmission over the internet, or method of electronic storage, is 100% secure. While we strive to use commercially acceptable means to protect your Personal Data, we cannot guarantee its absolute security.

By following these practices, we aim to keep your information secure and confidential.

Google Analytics

We use Google Analytics to learn how visitors interact with our website. This helps us improve your experience by understanding things like:

  • Which pages are most popular.
  • How long visitors typically stay on each page.
  • Where visitors come from (e.g., search engines, social media).
  • How visitors interact with website features.

Information Google Analytics collects

Google Analytics collects data anonymously, including:

  • Pages visited.
  • Time spent on each page.
  • Referring websites.
  • General information about your device (browser, operating system).

Important to Know

  • We do not collect any personal information that identifies you directly (e.g., name, email address).
  • Google may use this data in accordance with its own privacy policies (Google Analytics Terms of Service & Privacy Policy).

Control Your Data

You can control how cookies are used by your web browser settings or by opting out of Google Analytics tracking entirely with this add-on: Google Analytics Opt-out.

Google Advertising

Right now we are not using Google Advertising services or any other third party advertisements on our website. We prioritize user privacy and aim to provide a seamless browsing experience free from third-party advertising. As such, you will not encounter personalized ads based on your interests or browsing activity while visiting our website.

If we decide to implement Google Advertising or any other advertising services in the future, we will update our Privacy Policy accordingly.

California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA)

If you are a California resident, you have certain rights under the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) regarding your personal information. These rights include:

  • The right to know what categories of personal information we collect and how we use it.
  • The right to request that we delete your personal information.
  • The right to opt-out of the sale of your personal information. We do not sell your data to third parties, but the CCPA gives you the right to opt-out even if we do not currently sell it.
  • You can exercise your rights under the CCPA by contacting us using the contact information provided below.

Legal Basis for Processing Personal Data Under GDPR

In accordance with GDPR, we rely on several legal bases to process your personal data:

  • Consent. You may give us your consent to use your Personal Data for a specific purpose.
  • Contract. Your Personal Data may be necessary to fulfill a contract with you.
  • Legitimate Interests. We may use your Personal Data for our legitimate interests, such as improving the Service or providing customer support. However, we will only do so if your interests and rights do not override our legitimate interests.

Your Rights Under GDPR

If you are a resident of the European Union (EU), you have certain rights under GDPR regarding your Personal Data. These rights include:

  • The right to access your Personal Data.
  • The right to rectification of inaccurate Personal Data.
  • The right to erasure of your Personal Data.
  • The right to restrict the processing of your Personal Data.
  • The right to data portability.
  • The right to object to processing of your Personal Data.

PDFtowebP Children’s Privacy

Our website and tools are needed for all ages, but we do not collect personal information from users under 13. If you are a parent or guardian and believe your child has supplied us with personal information, please contact us immediately. We will remove it from our records as soon as possible.

Changes to This Privacy Policy

We may update our Privacy Policy from time to time. We will notify you of any changes by posting the new Privacy Policy on this page.

Contact Us

If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, please contact us through our contact page.