Website Privacy Policy

Last updated: June 26, 2023

Your privacy is important to us, and so is being transparent about how we collect, use, and share information about you. We will NEVER sell your personal data to anyone. This Privacy Policy explains how Herond Browser ("we," "us," or "our") collects, uses, and protects the personal data that we process through the Herond Browser website (the "Website"). Please read this Privacy Policy carefully to understand our practices regarding your personal data and how we will treat it. By using the Website, you acknowledge that you have read and understood this Privacy Policy and consent to the collection, use, and disclosure of your personal data in accordance with this Privacy Policy.

1. Personal Data We Collect

1.1. Usage Data

When you visit our Website, we may collect certain Usage Data, including the name of your internet service provider, the website from which you visited us, HTTP Referrers, the parts of our site you visit, the date and duration of your visit, and information from the device (device type, operating system, screen resolution, language, country you are located in, and web browser type) you used during your visit, URLs of referring/exit pages, and your IP address. We use your IP address and/or country preference to approximate your location in order to provide you with a better service experience. We process this usage data to facilitate your access to our services (e.g., to adjust our services to the device you are using) and to recognize and prevent any misuse. We also process usage data in an anonymized form for statistical purposes and to improve our Website. We collect, use, and share Aggregated Data, such as statistical or demographic data, for any purpose. Aggregated Data may be derived from your personal data but does not directly or indirectly identify you. However, if we combine or connect Aggregated Data with your personal data so that it can directly or indirectly identify you, we will treat the combined data as personal data in accordance with this Privacy Policy. The legal basis for this processing is your consent and our legitimate interests, as monitoring and improving our Website and services.

1.2. Cookies

Our Website uses cookies to process information, including standard internet log information, user ID of the visitor if they are a registered user, and details of the visitor's behavioral patterns upon visiting our site. This is done to provide you with a better experience, ensure the security of our Website and services, and facilitate the use of certain functions. Cookies are small data files transferred onto computers or devices by sites for record-keeping purposes and to enhance functionality on our site. To realize our legal interest in controlling the load on-site, ensuring site quality and speed, we may collect anonymized statistical information collected by Universal Analytics cookies. Cookies are stored on your individual device, and you have full control over their use. You may deactivate or restrict the transmission of cookies by changing the settings of your web browser. Cookies that are already stored may be deleted at any time by contacting our support team at [email protected]. However, please note that if you visit our Website with cookies deactivated, you may not be able to use all of the functions on our site to the full extent. Please be aware that you will not be able to opt-out of any cookies or other technologies that are strictly necessary for the functioning of our Website and services.

2. How We Use Your Personal Data

We use the personal data we collect for the following purposes: To provide and maintain our Website and services. To personalize and improve your experience on our Website. To communicate with you and respond to your inquiries or requests. To send you notifications about updates to our product, legal documents, offer customer support, or marketing emails (you can unsubscribe from these emails free of charge, except for cases where we are required by law to send them). To understand and analyze how you use our Website and services, and to monitor and prevent any misuse. To comply with legal obligations or protect our legal rights and interests. To carry out any other purpose for which the information was collected, as specified at the time of collection.

3. Disclosure of Personal Data to Third Parties

We may disclose your personal data to the following parties: Trusted external service providers: We use a select number of trusted external service providers for certain technical data analysis, processing, and/or storage offerings. For example, we may use third-party services to help operate our Website, analyze website usage (e.g., Google Analytics), and provide customer support. Affiliates: We may disclose your personal data to any member of our group of companies, including subsidiaries and our ultimate holding company, insofar as reasonably necessary for the purposes set out in this Privacy Policy. Legal requirements: We may disclose your personal data if required to do so by law or in response to valid requests by public authorities (e.g., court orders or subpoenas). We ensure that any third parties with whom we share your personal data are subject to appropriate confidentiality and security measures and process your personal data only on our behalf and in accordance with our instructions.

4. Your Rights

4.1 Access and Control of Your Personal Data

You have the right to access, correct, and delete your personal data. You can exercise these rights by contacting us at [email protected]. Please note that we can only identify you via your email address and can only comply with your request if we have personal data about you through your direct contact with us or your use of our Website and/or services. We cannot provide, rectify, or delete any data that we store on behalf of our users or customers.

4.2. Withdrawal of Consent

Where you have provided consent to the processing of your personal data, you may withdraw your consent at any time by contacting us at [email protected]. Please note that withdrawing consent may have a negative influence on the quality of our Website and services, and we will not be held liable for any loss or damage to your personal data resulting from your choice to withdraw consent.

4.3. Complaints

If you have any concerns about our processing of your personal data, you have the right to lodge a complaint with the data protection authority in your jurisdiction.

5. Data Retention

We retain your personal data for as long as necessary to fulfill the purposes for which it was collected, unless a longer retention period is required or permitted by law. Usage data is typically stored for five years or until you withdraw your consent. All other data will be retained for as long as necessary for the purposes for which we originally collected it. We may also retain information as required by applicable laws.

6. Changes to this Privacy Policy

We may revise this Privacy Policy from time to time. The most current version of the Privacy Policy will govern our practices for collecting, processing, and disclosing personal data. We will provide notice of any modifications by posting a written notice on our Website. Your continued use of the Website following the effective date of any modifications to the Privacy Policy constitutes your acceptance of the Privacy Policy, as modified.

7. Contact Us

If you have any questions or comments about this Privacy Policy or our privacy practices, you can contact us at: Email: [email protected] Thank you for reading our Privacy Policy.

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