Privacy Policy Privacy Policy

Welcome to This Privacy Policy describes the guidelines and methods of, Inc. (“”, “we” or “us”) about the collection, use, security and disclosure of personal information about you about (the “Site”) and the solutions, features, content material or applications offered by (collectively with the Site, the “Services”). It also describes your choices regarding use, access and correction of your personal information.


This Privacy Policy covers the treatment of the personal information gathered by when you use or access the Solutions, or when you look at or interact with a link (either our links of one of our branded domains). This Privacy Policy also covers’s treatment of any information about you that’s customers share with

This Privacy Policy does not apply to the practices of other businesses that does not own or control, including other companies’ websites, solutions and applications (“Third Party Solutions”) that you can access through the Solutions, such as Facebook or Twitter, or to individuals that does not manage or use. We cannot take responsibility for the content or privacy policies of those Third Party Solutions. We encourage you to review the privacy guidelines of any Third Party Services you gain access to.

Information We Collect might collect private information about you while described in this ONLINE PRIVACY POLICY when you (we) sign up for the website and the Solutions, through your consumer accounts with, including registering through a third-party social media service (your “Accounts”), (ii) utilize the Solutions, or (iii) look at or connect to a link (either the links or among our branded domains) about a third-party website. We gather the next types of info from you, a few of that will be considered private information under applicable rules.

When You Sign up for a Account

When you create a member account, we might collect private information from you, such as for example your name, contact number, company name, market, job title, company size and email. In the event that you create a member account making use of your login from a third-party accounts, such as for example Google, Facebook, we will gain access to and gather the personal information regarding you that the third-party accounts provides (which is founded on your privacy configurations with the third-party account), to enable you to log into your Accounts around. We make use of your contact details to send out you information regarding our Providers and talk to you about your Accounts, your actions on our Site and Providers and policy adjustments. You might unsubscribe from getting certain types of the text messages through your Accounts configurations, although reserves the proper to get hold of you whenever we believe that it is required, such as for example for administrative and accounts management purposes.

Some top features of the Services allow new users to supply their own articles to the Services, such as for example written descriptions of URLs, comments, pictures and video. Unless you request deletion of your personal information as described in this Privacy Policy, all content submitted by you to the Services may be retained by, even after you terminate your Account and may continue to be shared by third parties, as described in this Privacy Policy.

When You Create a Link
One feature of the Services is the ability to create shortened uniform resource locators (URLs) of websites (“ Link” or “Bitlinks”). Users can create Links without registering for an account. When you create a Link, collects and stores both the original URL and the shortened URL and, if you are logged in to your Account, we will associate that information with your Account. also collects and stores your IP address, your location, which we derive from your IP address, the time and date on which you shortened the original URL, and if you share a Link on a social networking platform, the name of the platform and your username on that platform.

When You Interact With a Link automatically collects personal information about the interaction (such as clicks or views) with every Link created through the Services (either our links or one of our branded domains) on a third-party website. This information includes, but is not limited to: (i) the IP address and location derived from the IP address; (ii) the referring websites or services; (iii) the time and date of each access; (iv) device settings, such as browser type, operating system, and language; (v) cookies, as described below, and mobile advertising identifiers and (v) information about sharing of the Link on Third Party Services such as Twitter and Facebook (collectively, “ Link Metrics”). As described in this policy, we use Link Metrics to provide the Solutions, to understand and analyze how our Solutions are used and to identify styles, and to detect, deter and prevent malicious, fraudulent or unlawful activity. Please see the “Info We May Share” section of this Privacy Policy for a description of how we may share information we collect when you generate, view or interact with Links.

Other Info We Automatically Collect

When you visit the Site, we instantly collect (i) your IP address and location derived from the IP address; (ii) the referring websites or solutions; (iii) the time and day of each access; (iv) device settings, such as browser type, operating system, and language; and (v) cookie information. This type of data enables us and third parties authorized by us to figure out how often individuals use parts of the Site so that we can analyze and improve them.

We may receive a confirmation when you open an email from us. We use this confirmation to improve our customer service. could use third-party APIs and software development kits (“SDKs”) to provide certain functions in our Services.

Third Party Services

Some features of the Services enable you to share your content and Links through your accounts with other companies such as Facebook and Twitter. If you choose to connect to such Third Party Services, we may collect information related to your use of those Third Party Services, such as authentication tokens that allow us to connect to your Third Party Service accounts. We will request you for permission before you authorize our collection of this information. We will only use that info for the specific reason for which it was offered to us. We might also gather information regarding how you are employing the Providers to connect to those connected ALTERNATIVE PARTY Services. Remember that ALTERNATIVE PARTY Services may be capable of restrict the info that is supplied to us predicated on your personal privacy settings of this account.

To allow us to infer the positioning from the IP addresses of computer systems or gadgets that go to our website or click, watch or connect to links since defined in this plan, we receive IP-based location details from our third-party company. We also receive business get in touch with details of our business consumer contacts and leads from our alternative party service provider.

Cookies and Other Similar Technologies and its own partners make use of cookies or equivalent technologies to investigate tendencies, administer the web site, track users’ actions around the web site, and to collect demographic information regarding our user bottom all together.

Cookies are bits of text which may be provided to your personal computer through your browser when you gain access to an internet site. Your browser shops cookies in a way connected with each internet site you go to. We make use of cookies to enable our servers to identify your browser and reveal how so when you go to our Site and utilize the Solutions through the net. cookies also allow to monitor if you have clicked about a Hyperlink. Each click of a Hyperlink is tracked utilizing an unique identifier assigned for you in 1 or even more cookies stored by your browser and connected with We might associate the initial identifier inside our cookies with the additional information we instantly collect by using the Solutions, as referred to above, together with your Ip, Links you click, Links you create, and info with your Accounts when you have one.

Many browsers have a choice for turning off the cookie feature, that may stop your browser from accepting fresh cookies, along with (according to the sophistication of your browser software program) enabling you to choose acceptance of every fresh cookie in many ways. In the event that you disable cookies, you won't have the ability to make use of some top features of the Services.

We partner with third prties to monitor utilization and behavior about our websites, display marketing about our websites, also to manage our marketing on additional sites. Our third-party partners could use cookies, internet beacons, pixel tags or similar systems to be able to offer you advertising based on your browsing actions and passions. If you want to opt out of interest-based advertising just click here or if situated in europe click here.

This ONLINE PRIVACY POLICY covers the usage of cookies by just and will not cover the usage of cookies by any ALTERNATIVE PARTY Providers. will not control when or how third celebrations place cookies on your pc, such as for example when you go to the internet site from a Hyperlink. You can manage various other businesses’ cookies utilized for internet marketing at the Digital Marketing Alliance’s Customer Choice Page.

Note Regarding Children

We do not knowingly collect personal information from children. If we learn that we have collected personal information of a child under 13 (or older as required by applicable law), we will take steps to delete such information from our files as soon as possible.

How We Use Information

We use the personal information we collect for a variety of administrative and business purposes to:

operate our Site and provide the Services,
process and complete any transactions,
verify individual identity,
respond to inquiries, questions and comments and provide customer and technical support,
provide access to certain functionalities of our Services,
personalize and improve the Services and develop new products and services,
to communicate with our current and prospective customers concerning our services,
measure interest and engagement in our Site and Services,
monitor and analyze usage and trends of the Site and Services,
provide services to our customers to allow them to understand how you interact with our Services and to help detect, deter and prevent malicious, fraudulent or unlawful activity,
comply with any legal obligations, and
enforce our terms and as otherwise described in this Privacy Policy.

Usage Across Devices
We may use the information we collect to make inferences that an unique individual has created or interacted with links on different devices so that we can to detect, deter and prevent malicious, fraudulent or unlawful activity and analyze how users use our Services. For example, if you created a link on a computer connected to your residential WiFi network, and you shortly thereafter clicked in a link in a cellular device linked to the same WiFi network, we might infer a single specific made and clicked in the links mainly because both occasions were linked to the same Ip in once period.

Other Legitimate Interests
We also might use private information to pursue legitimate passions, such as for example direct marketing, analysis (including marketing analysis), network and details security, avoidance of fraudulent, malicious and unlawful actions, or any various other purpose disclosed for you at that time you provide private information or allowed for legal reasons.
Information We Share

The Providers are created to assist you to share information with others. Furthermore, we offer Services to your Customers that make use of Hyperlink Metrics. Because of this, a few of the personal information produced through your usage of the Providers is certainly shared publicly or with third celebrations as defined below. Links You Create
A lot of your activity in and through the Services is public by default. For instance, when you create a Link, the initial URLs you have shortened and the corresponding Links are publicly obtainable.

Account Information
Where permitted for legal reasons, in the event that you register a Accounts with a contact address in a domain owned by a business, (for instance, an company or educational organization where you possess a contact account), we might talk about your email and information regarding your Account, like the amount of links you have got created, with that company to explore the organization’s interest in creating or managing an business accounts or for related reasons.

Information We TELL Customers
We may share the personal information we collect as described in this Privacy Policy with our customers. When you create a Link of one of our enterprise customer’s sites, the enterprise customer will be able to view the unshortened initial URL, the date and time the Link was created, the location where it was created as derived from your IP address, and aggregated information about clicks and views of the Links, including the number of times the Link was shared, whether or not it was viewed, comparison of that Links performance to that of all Links pointing to the same content, whether others are sharing a Link to the same content, geographic regions where the content is being viewed, and identification of social networks on which the Links appear. In addition, we may share Link Metrics with customers to help them detect, deter and prevent malicious, fraudulent or unlawful activity.

Information You Elect to Share
When creating a Link, you can share that Link through Third Party Services. Any information that you elect to distribute through Third Party Services, such as a social networking post you create, may then become accessible to users of those services. You can also access other Third Party Services through the Services, for example by clicking on links in the Statistics page for a Link. We recommend that you review the terms of services and privacy policies of such Third Party Services that you access through the Services since does not control and is not responsible for the privacy practices of these Third Party Services.

Information Shared with Service Providers
We may employ and contract with third parties to perform certain tasks on our behalf and under our direction (our “Service Providers”). We may need to share information about you with our Service Providers in order to provide our product with research and analytics on user behavior and to provide advertising products and services to users, to process payments, and to provide email marketing and support services. Our agreements with these Service Providers authorize them to use your information only as necessary to provide services to us. Transfers to subsequent third parties are covered by the service agreements with our Clients.

Information Disclosed Pursuant to Business Transfers
We may transfer and/or provide information about our users in connection with an acquisition, sale of company assets, or other situation where user information would be transferred as one of our business assets. You will be notified via email and/or a prominent notice on our website.

In such a case, the acquirer of may continue to use your information as set forth in this policy or as otherwise allowed by law.

Information Disclosed for the Protection of and Others may access, read, preserve, and disclose any information it collects when it has a good faith belief that doing so is reasonably necessary to (i) comply with a law, regulation, or compulsory legal request, including process from a governmental law enforcement or national security agency, (ii) enforce the Privacy Policy or Terms of Service, including investigation of potential violations hereof, (iii) detect, deter, prevent or otherwise address malicious, fraudulent or unlawful activity, (iv) respond to user support requests, or (v) protect the rights, property or safety of, its users and the public. This includes exchanging information with other companies and organizations for protection from malicious, fraudulent or unlawful activity.

Information We Share With Your Consent
We will share information about you when you instruct us to do so, such as when you share Links or content with others through the Services or if we notify you that the information you provide will be shared in a particular manner and you provide such information (like sharing/posting it with a third-party Service).
EU-U.S. PRIVACY SHIELD AND SWISS-U.S. PRIVACY SHIELD, Inc. participates in and has certified its compliance with the EU-U.S. Privacy Shield Framework and the Swiss-U.S. Privacy Shield Framework. We are committed to subjecting all personal data received from European Economic Area (EEA) member countries and Switzerland, respectively, in reliance on each Privacy Shield Framework, to the Framework’s applicable Principles. To learn more about the Privacy Shield Frameworks, and to view our certification, visit the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Privacy Shield List. [], Inc. is responsible for the processing of personal data it receives, under each Privacy Shield Framework, and subsequently transfers to a third party acting as an agent on its behalf., Inc. complies with the Privacy Shield Principles for all onward transfers of personal data from the EEA and Switzerland, including the onward transfer liability provisions.

With respect to personal data received or transferred pursuant to the Privacy Shield Frameworks,, Inc. is subject to the regulatory enforcement powers of the U.S. Federal Trade Commission. In certain situations, we might disclose personal data in response to lawful requests by public authorities, including to meet up national security or police requirements.

Make sure you direct any inquiries or complaints relating to our compliance with the Concepts to the idea of contact shown in the “Questions” section below. Should you have an unresolved privacy or data use concern that people have not tackled satisfactorily, please contact our U.S.-based third-party dispute resolution provider at JAMS is situated in america and their services are given free to you.

Under certain conditions, even more fully described on the Privacy Shield website [], you might be eligible for invoke binding arbitration when other dispute resolution procedures have already been exhausted.

The info you provide could be transferred, processed and/or accessed by us in the usa or a different country where we (or our providers) operate.

We wthhold the private information we receive as described in this ONLINE PRIVACY POLICY for so long as you use our Providers or as essential to match the purpose(s) that it had been collected, provide our Providers, resolve disputes, establish legal defenses, conduct audits, pursue legitimate business purposes, enforce our agreements, and adhere to applicable laws.
Information Security

Your Username and passwords is protected by a password for your personal privacy and protection. You can prevent unauthorized usage of your Accounts by selecting and safeguarding your password appropriately, utilizing two-factor authentication, and limiting usage of your personal computer and browser by signing off once you have completed accessing your Account. endeavors to safeguard the info it collects about its users using industry-standard security procedures and handles, however, despite these initiatives, zero security measure is ideal or impenetrable and will not guarantee or warrant that such measures will prevent unauthorized usage of the information about you that is stored by In the event we experience a breach of security, we will promptly notify you if your personal information has been compromised, in accordance with applicable law. If you have any questions about the security of your personal information, you can contact us at support@
Choice and Access

You don’t need an Account to create Links, and you can use many of the features of the Services without registering, thereby limiting the type of information that is collected about you individually. acknowledges that you have the right to access your personal information that we collect and are able to associate with you. If you have a Account, you may access, correct, or request deletion of your personal information by logging into your Account. Once logged in to your account, you will be able to view a history of the URLs you have shortened and the metrics pages for those URLs. You can request a complete copy of the personal information we store about your account by clicking the Request GDPR SAR Report button in your Account Settings. For more information on how to request access to your information, please see our help article. You can delete your Account at any time through your Account settings page. If you delete your Account, you will no longer be able to access or use the Services. If you have an Account but are unable to access it, you can contact us at support@ We will respond to your request within a reasonable timeframe. If you are a resident of the EEA or Switzerland, you have the right to ask that your personal data be corrected, updated, or erased. You may also have the right to object to, or request that we restrict, certain processing. If you would like to exercise any of these rights, you may contact us as indicated in the “Questions” section below. In certain circumstances, we may be required by law to retain your personal information.

If you do not have a account, has no way of identifying you or verifying that you created or clicked on a link.

Please note that in the interest of ensuring that existing Links continue to function for all of our users, the Links that you have created and shared cannot be deleted or disabled (even if your Account is usually deleted), and any shortening and sharing activity that has already occurred on your Account also cannot be deleted. If you have concerns about any unauthorized use of your Account, you can delete your account within your Account settings.

Please see the Cookie section above for additional choices you may have.
Supervisory Authority

Changes to This Privacy Policy may amend this Privacy Policy from time to time. If we make material changes in the way we collect or use information, we will notify you by posting an announcement on the Services or sending you an email, and we will indicate when those changes will become effective. You are agreeing to be bound by any changes to the Privacy Policy when you use the Services after those changes become effective.

If you have any questions or concerns regarding privacy using the Services, please send us a detailed message to: info@ We will make every effort to resolve your concerns.