Privacy Policy

Effective date March 29, 2021

Webshare Software, Company (“Webshare”, "us", "we", or "our") operates the https://proxy.webshare.io/ and https://www.webshare.io/ website (collectively and together with all related services and activities, the "Service").

This page informs you of our policies regarding the collection, use, and disclosure of personal data when you use our Service and the choices you have associated with that data.

We use your data to provide and improve the Service. By using the Service, you agree to the collection and use of information in accordance with this policy. Unless otherwise defined in this Privacy Policy, terms used in this Privacy Policy have the same meanings as in our Terms and Conditions (https://www.webshare.io/terms).

If you are a California resident, additional rights and procedures applicable to your personnel information are set forth in our Privacy Notice to California Residents, which is incorporated as part of this Privacy Policy with respect to California residents.

Information Collection And Use

We collect several different types of information for various purposes to provide and improve our Service to you.

Types of Data Collected

General Personal Information

While using our Service, we may ask you to provide us with certain personally identifiable information that can be used to contact or identify you ("Personal Information"). Personally identifiable information may include, but is not limited to:

  • Email address
  • First name and last name
  • IP Address and other online identifiers
  • Cookies and Usage Data

For purposes of this Privacy Policy, Personal Information includes information that identifies, relates to, describes, references, is capable of being associated with, or could reasonably be linked, directly or indirectly, with a particular consumer or device, but does not include information not deemed personal information (or substantially equivalent terms) by applicable data privacy laws.

Usage Data

We may also collect information how the Service is accessed and used ("Usage Data"). This Usage Data may include information such as your computer's Internet Protocol address (e.g. IP address), browser type, browser version, the pages of our Service that you visit, the time and date of your visit, the time spent on those pages, unique device identifiers and other diagnostic data.  Usage Data may constitute Personal Data under applicable data privacy laws.

Tracking & Cookies Data

We use cookies and similar tracking technologies to track the activity on our Service and hold certain information.

Cookies are files with a small amount of data which may include an anonymous unique identifier. Cookies are sent to your browser from a website and stored on your device. Tracking technologies also used are beacons, tags, and scripts to collect and track information and to improve and analyze our Service.

You can instruct your browser to refuse all cookies or to indicate when a cookie is being sent. However, if you do not accept cookies, you may not be able to use some portions of our Service.

Examples of Cookies we use:

  • Session Cookies. We use Session Cookies to operate our Service.
  • Preference Cookies. We use Preference Cookies to remember your preferences and various settings.
  • Security Cookies. We use Security Cookies for security purposes.

Use of Data

Webshare uses the collected data described above, including Personal Data, for various purposes:

  • To provide and maintain the Service
  • To notify you about changes to our Service
  • To allow you to participate in interactive features of our Service when you choose to do so
  • To provide customer care and support
  • To provide analysis or valuable information so that we can improve the Service
  • To monitor the usage of the Service
  • To detect, prevent and address technical issues

Transfer Of Data

Your information, including Personal Data, may be transferred to — and maintained on — computers located outside of your state, province, country or other governmental jurisdiction where the data protection laws may differ than those from your jurisdiction.

If you are located outside the United States and choose to provide information to us, please note that we transfer the data, including Personal Data, to the United States and process it there.

Your consent to this Privacy Policy followed by your submission of such information represents your agreement to that transfer.

Webshare will take all steps reasonably necessary to ensure that your data is treated securely and in accordance with this Privacy Policy and no transfer of your Personal Data will take place to an organization or a country unless there are adequate controls in place including the security of your data and other personal information.

Disclosure Of Data

Legal Requirements

Webshare may disclose your Personal Data in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to:

  • To comply with a legal obligation
  • To protect and defend the rights or property of Webshare 
  • To prevent or investigate possible wrongdoing in connection with the Service
  • To protect the personal safety of users of the Service or the public
  • To protect against legal liability

Security Of Data

The security of your data is important to us, but remember that 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.

Entity Users

For users who are entities (rather than individuals), we treat information received from individuals acting on the user’s behalf as information provided to us by that user pursuant to this Privacy Policy.  As user of our Service that is an entity, you represent and warrant that (i) you have all necessary permission to provide us with all Personal Information submitted to our Service by any individual acting on your behalf, and (ii) each individual whose Personal Information you provide to us has consented to the provision of such Personal Information and its use as information provided to Webshare by you in accordance with this Privacy Policy.

Service Providers

We may employ third party companies and individuals to facilitate our Service ("Service Providers"), to provide the Service on our behalf, to perform Service-related services or to assist us in analyzing how our Service is used.

These third parties have access to your Personal Data only to perform these tasks on our behalf and are obligated not to disclose or use it for any other purpose.

Analytics

We may use third-party Service Providers to monitor and analyze the use of our Service.  Although we reserve the right to select additional third-party Service Providers to perform analytics functions related to the Service, our current third-party Service Providers include: 

  • Google Analytics
  • Google Analytics is a web analytics service offered by Google that tracks and reports website traffic. Google uses the data collected to track and monitor the use of our Service. This data is shared with other Google services. Google may use the collected data to contextualize and personalize the ads of its own advertising network.
  • You can opt-out of having made your activity on the Service available to Google Analytics by installing the Google Analytics opt-out browser add-on. The add-on prevents the Google Analytics JavaScript (ga.js, analytics.js, and dc.js) from sharing information with Google Analytics about visits activity.
  • For more information on the privacy practices of Google, please visit the Google Privacy & Terms web page: https://policies.google.com/privacy?hl=en
  • Mixpanel
  • Mixpanel is provided by Mixpanel Inc
  • You can prevent Mixpanel from using your information for analytics purposes by opting-out. To opt-out of Mixpanel service, please visit this page: https://mixpanel.com/optout/
  • For more information on what type of information Mixpanel collects, please visit the Terms of Use page of Mixpanel: https://mixpanel.com/terms/

Links To Other Sites

Our Service may contain links to other sites that are not operated by us. If you click on a third party link, you will be directed to that third party's site. We strongly advise you to review the Privacy Policy and related terms of every site you visit because your interactions with those sites will be governed by their terms.  We have no control over and assume no responsibility for the content, privacy policies or practices of any third party sites or services.

EU Privacy Laws / Privacy Shield

Webshare acts as a Data Controller, as defined under the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), for purposes of handling your information, and we process personal data for our legitimate interests and for contractual necessity in providing you the Service as further described in this Privacy Policy.  We also process and share personal information based on notification to, and consent from, our users.

We comply with the EU-U.S. Privacy Shield Framework and the Swiss-U.S. Privacy Shield Framework regarding the collection, use, and retention of personal information transferred from the European Union and Switzerland to the United States, and we certify to the U.S. Department of Commerce that we adhere to the Privacy Shield Principles.  If there is any conflict between this privacy policy and the Privacy Shield Principles, the Privacy Shield Principles shall govern.  To learn more about the Privacy Shield program, and to view our certification, please visit https://www.privacyshield.gov/

Exercising Data Rights

Users in certain locations, including EU and California residents, may have certain rights related to their personal information, including:

  • The right to access personal information;
  • The right to correct inaccurate personal information;
  • The right to request deletion of personal information;
  • The right to restrict or oppose certain processing of personal information; and
  • Data portability rights.

California residents can find additional information relating to their rights in our Privacy Notice to California Residents (https://www.webshare.io/privacy-notice-for-california-residents).

In addition to accessing the information available through your account with us and/or modifying your account settings with us and controlling or modifying the personal information you make available to us, users to whom these or other rights pertaining to their personal information in our possession may exercise them by submitting the applicable request to contact@webshare.io.

Children's Privacy

Our Service is not intended for use by anyone under the age of 18.

We do not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from anyone under the age of 18. If you are a parent or guardian and you are aware that your child has provided us with Personal Data, please contact us. If we become aware that we have collected Personal Data from anyone under the age of 18 without verification of parental consent, we take reasonable steps to remove that information from our servers.

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.

We will let you know via email and/or a prominent notice on our Service, prior to the change becoming effective and update the "effective date" at the top of this Privacy Policy.

You are advised to review this Privacy Policy periodically for any changes. Changes to this Privacy Policy are effective when they are posted on this page.


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