SimilarSites.com ("Website") is a website owned and operated by SimilarWeb Ltd. ("SimilarWeb","We" or "Us") We greatly respect your privacy which is why we make every effort to provide a service that would live up to the highest of user privacy standards.
Currently, we do not ask you to register for our products because we simply do not need you to. We do not require the submission of any information that identifies you personally, such as your name, address and other ("Personal Information,"). However, when you commence direct communications with us, we may retain such communications and the accompanying Personal Information in order to process your inquiries, respond to your requests and improve our services.
We collect and aggregate non-identifying information regarding users use of our Products, including, inter alia, advertisements viewed, pages browsed, search inquiries, offers and services that interest you, the type of browser you are using, your IP address, the URL you have come from and the time spent at that URL, cookies and your domain type and server ("Statistical Information").
Browsing History and IP
In order to facilitate, improve, refine, personalize and match the identification and presentation of our products and SimilarSites.com results to your browsing preferences and habits, we collect information regarding your use of our Product including URL and Statistical Information of websites you may be browsing while Product is installed ("Browsing History" and together with the Statistical Information "Non-Personal Information").
While we would never collect any Personal Information submitted to such websites, note that Browsing History is aggregated separately for each specific IP, in order to continuously improve our products and provide the most relevant SimilarSites results for each different location to better understand Internet trends statistics.
That said, IP addresses, while identifying a device connected to the Internet, and its general location, are in themselves anonymous and contain no information regarding the identity of the ultimate person using the device – such identity is known solely to your ISP. Moreover, IP addresses assigned by ISPs are generally dynamic and subject to frequent change – static IP addresses are generally assigned only at subscriber's specific request and frequently require an additional fee.
Cookies, Web Beacons, Pixels and other Technologies
A cookie is a small text file that is stored in a web browser directory by a website or an advertisement related action. There are two types of cookies: session cookies and persistent cookies. Session cookies are created temporarily in your web browser directory while you are visiting a website and deleted once you leave the website. The persistent cookies remain in your web browser and are activated again once you visit the website that created that such specific cookie. A web beacon is a small file used by a website or an advertisement related action to keep track of your navigation through a single website or a series of websites A pixel is a small line of code which is used by a website or an advertisement related action to assign online activities to a computer or browser.
We use Products, cookies and other technologies in order to ensure proper operation, collect Non-Personal Information and ensure information security. Although our collection of Non-Personal Information does not personally identifies users, we are still committed to giving you and other users the opportunity to exercise choice of opt out from collection of such Non-Personal Information that we collect. For removing cookies and other technologies please refer to the "Your Ad Choices" clause below. In addition, if you wish that we will not collect any information about you, you are hereby required to remove our Products from your computer
Please note that you browser enable you to disable all cookies (if you do not know how to do this, check out the "Help" file of your browser), however, this may interfere with your use of the Website or other internet websites.
If you use a new computer, upgrade or change web browsers or take any action which results in the deletion of the "opt out" cookie, you will need to perform this opt-out process again upon any such change.
PLEASE NOTE THAT THIS WILL NOT CEASE THE COLLECTION OF INFORMATION BY OUR PRODUCT WHICH WILL NEED TO BE SPECIFICALLY UNINSTALLED.
Third Party Advertisements
- Clicking the 'opt out' option from receipt of our cookies does not automatically allows you to opt out of such third party cookies and you are required to visit such third parties websites in order to opt out of such cookies.
- We do not monitor or control such third parties cookies and accordingly we are not responsible or liable in any manner to the type of information collected by such third parties cookies.
Opting out from receiving cookies does not mean you will no longer receive online advertising. It does mean that the website from which you opted out will no longer deliver advertisements tailored to your preferences and usage patterns.
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Use by Children
We do not offer our products or services for use by children. If you are under 18, you may not use the Website or our Products without involvement of a parent or a guardian. We do not knowingly collect information from, and/or about children.
The Product performs regular checks for product updates on our servers and may download such updates when needed.
Use of Collected Information
Personal InformationPersonal Information shall be used solely in order to process your inquiries, respond to your requests and improve our services. We may share some or all of your Personal Information with our subsidiaries, joint ventures or other companies under a common control that we have or may have in the future, providing such party undertakes to protect your privacy in accordance with these terms. Otherwise, we will not disclose your Personal Information to any third party, unless:
- Required to do so as part of any legal proceedings conducted between you and SimilarWeb.
- Required to do so by court order.
Non-Personal Information shall be used to ensure the adequate operation, improve, modify, cancel, enrich or adjust the Website and/or the Product, in general or to your area of interest. We reserve the right to use, disclose, and\or transfer (for business purpose or otherwise) Non-Personal Information (in the collected form) to third parties and enable them to use Non-Personal information, including, inter alia, potential and actual advertisers, sponsors, business partners, investors, affiliates and consultants at our sole discretion.
The Product may discover and recommend third-party websites the Product determines may be of interest to you ("SimilarSites"). We do not have control over such Similar Sites, or other third-party websites we may link to from our Website, including their information and collection practices. We are not responsible for their privacy practices or contents. Information Security
Note that although we take measures to secure the information and reduce the risk of unwanted disclosure, we can not guarantee the information will not be exposed as a result of unauthorized penetration to our servers. If you have any questions about this Policy, please contact us at Info@SimilarGroup.com
Last update: January 12, 2013