PRIVACY POLICY

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Information Collected

Torrentcompare offers a service under of the name Torrentcompare (the “Service”). Torrentcompare collects information from individuals who visit the Company’s Web site (“Visitors”) and individuals who register to use the Service (“Customers”).

When expressing an interest in obtaining additional information about the Service or registering to use the Service, Torrentcompare requires you to provide personal contact information, such as name, and email address (“Required Contact Information”).

As you navigate the Company’s Web site, Torrentcompare may also collect information through the use of commonly-used information-gathering tools, such as cookies and Web beacons (“Web Site Navigational Information”). Web Site Navigational Information includes standard information from your Web browser (such as browser type and browser language), your Internet Protocol (“IP”) address, and the actions you take on the Company’s Web site (such as the Web pages viewed and the links clicked).

Use of Information Collected

The Company uses Data About Torrentcompare Customers to perform the services requested.

For example, if you fill out a “Contact Me” Web form, the Company will use the information provided to contact you about your interest in the Services.

Torrentcompare uses Contact Information for account access, service notifications, and other purposes related to the use of the Services.

The Company may also use Data About Torrentcompare Customers for marketing purposes. For example, the Company may use information you provide to contact you to further discuss your interest in the Services and to send you information regarding the Company and its partners, such as information about promotions or events.

Torrentcompare uses Web Site Navigational Information to operate and improve the Company’s Web site. The Company may also use Web Site Navigational Information alone or in combination with Data About Torrentcompare Customers to provide personalized information about the Company.

Web Site Navigational Information

Torrentcompare uses commonly-used information-gathering tools, such as cookies and Web beacons, to collect information as you navigate the Company’s Web site (“Web Site Navigational Information”). This section describes the types of Web Site Navigational Information that may be collected on the Company’s Web site and how this information may be used.

Cookies

Torrentcompare uses cookies to make interactions with the Company’s Web site easy and meaningful. When you visit the Company’s Web site, Torrentcompare servers send a cookie to your computer. Standing alone, cookies do not personally identify you. They merely recognize your Web browser. Unless you choose to identify yourself to Torrentcompare, either by responding to a promotional offer, opening an account, or filling out a Web form (such as a “Contact Me” or other Web forms that may be displayed), you remain anonymous to the Company. Torrentcompareuses cookies that are session-based and persistent-based. Session cookies exist only during one session. They disappear from your computer when you close your browser software or turn off your computer. Persistent cookies remain on your computer after you close your browser or turn off your computer.

Torrentcompare uses persistent cookies that only the Company can read and use to identify browsers that have previously visited the Company’s Web site. When you provide the Company with personal information, a unique identifier is assigned to you. This unique identifier is associated with a persistent cookie that the Company places on your Web browser. The Company is especially careful about the security and confidentiality of the information stored in persistent cookies. For example, the Company does not store account numbers or passwords in persistent cookies. If you disable your Web browser’s ability to accept cookies, you will be able to navigate the Company’s Web site, but you will not be able to successfully use the Services.

Torrentcompare may use information from session and persistent cookies in combination with Data About Torrentcompare Customers to provide you with information about the Company and the Services.

Web Beacons

Torrentcompareuses Web beacons alone or in conjunction with cookies to compile information about Customers and Visitors’ usage of the Company’s Web site and interaction with emails from the Company. Web beacons are clear electronic images that can recognize certain types of information on your computers, such as cookies, when you viewed a particular Web site tied to the Web beacon and a description of a Web site tied to the Web beacon. For example, Torrentcompare may place Web beacons in marketing emails that notify the Company when you click on a link in the email that directs you to one of the Company’s Web site. Torrentcompare uses Web beacons to operate and improve the Company’s Web site and email communications.

Torrentcompare may use information from Web beacons in combination with Data About Torrentcompare Customers to provide you with information about the Company and the Services.

IP Addresses

When you visit Torrentcompare’ Web site, the Company collects your Internet Protocol (“IP”) addresses to track and aggregate non-personal information. For example, Torrentcompare uses IP addresses to monitor the regions from which Customers and Visitors navigate the Company’s Web site.

Third-Party Cookies

From time-to-time, Torrentcompareengages third parties to track and analyze usage and volume statistical information from individuals who visit the Company’s Web site. Torrentcompares may also use other third-party cookies to track the performance of Company advertisements. The information provided to third parties does not include personal information, but this information may be re-associated with personal information after the Company receives it.

Torrentcompare may also contract with third-party advertising networks that collect IP addresses and other Web Site Navigational Information on the Company’s Web site and emails and on third-party Web sites. Ad networks follow your online activities over time by collecting Web Site Navigational Information through automated means, including through the use of cookies. They use this information to provide advertisements about products and services tailored to your interests. You may see these advertisements on other Web sites. This process also helps us manage and track the effectiveness of our marketing efforts.

Public Forums, Refer a Friend, and Customer Testimonials

Torrentcompare may provide bulletin boards, blogs, or chat rooms on the Company’s Web site directly or via third-party services. Any personal information you choose to submit in such a forum may be read, collected, or used by others who visit these forums and may be used to send you unsolicited messages. Torrentcompare is not responsible for the personal information you choose to submit in these forums.

Torrentcompare may post a list of Customers and testimonials on the Company’s Web site that contains information such as Customer names and titles. Torrentcompare obtains the consent of each Customer prior to posting any information on such a list or posting testimonials.

Sharing of Information Collected

Torrentcompare may share Data About Torrentcompare Customers with the Company’s service providers so that these service providers can contact Customers and Visitors who have provided contact information on our behalf. Torrentcompare may also share Data About Torrentcompare Customers with the Company’s service providers to ensure the quality of the information provided. Unless described in this privacy statement, Torrentcompare does not share, sell, rent, or trade any information provided with third parties for their promotional purposes.

From time to time, Torrentcompare may partner with other companies to jointly offer products or services. If you purchase or specifically express interest in a jointly-offered product or service from Torrentcompare, the Company may share Data About Torrentcompare Customers collected in connection with your purchase or expression of interest with our joint promotion partner(s). Torrentcompare does not control our business partners’ use of the Data About Torrentcompare Customers we collect, and their use of the information will be in accordance with their own privacy policies. If you do not wish for your information to be shared in this manner, you may opt not to purchase or specifically express interest in a jointly offered product or service.

Torrentcompare reserves the right to use or disclose information provided if required by law or if the Company reasonably believes that use or disclosure is necessary to protect the Company’s rights and/or to comply with a judicial proceeding, court order, or legal process.

European Union Data Protection

To the extent that we store data in the United States, we comply with the U.S.-EU Safe Harbor Framework as set forth by the U.S. Department of Commerce regarding the collection, use, and retention of personal information from European Union member countries.

If you reside in the European Union, upon registration for any applicable Torrentcompareservice or offering you consent that the personal information you have provided may be transferred and stored in countries outside the EU.

To learn more about the Safe Harbor program, please visit www.export.gov/safeharbor.

Communications Preferences

Torrentcompare offers Customers and Visitors who provide contact information a means to choose how the Company uses the information provided. You may manage your receipt of marketing and non-transactional communications by clicking on the “unsubscribe” link located on the bottom of the Company’s marketing emails. Additionally, you may send a request specifying your communications preferences to [email protected] Customers cannot opt-out of receiving transactional emails related to their account with Torrentcompare or the Services.

Correcting and Updating Your Information

Customers may update or change their registration information by logging in to their accounts at https://app.sendwithus.com/login. Requests to Torrentcompare to modify or delete your information will be handled within 30 days once customer account ownership has been verified.

Security

Torrentcompare uses appropriate administrative, technical, and physical security measures to protect Data About Torrentcompare Customers.

Changes to this Privacy Statement

Torrentcompare reserves the right to change this Privacy Statement. Torrentcompare will provide notification of the material changes to this Privacy Statement through the Company’s Web Site at least thirty (30) business days prior to the change taking effect.

Contacting Us

Questions regarding this Privacy Statement or the information practices of the Company’s Web site should be directed to contact form