Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy

ExploreDev (“us”, “we”, or “our”) operates the website and mobile applications (the “Service”).

ExploreDev (“us”, “we”, or “our”) built the Onion Browser app as a Free app. This SERVICE is provided by Us at no cost and is intended for use as is.

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 by this policy. Unless otherwise defined in this Privacy Policy, the terms used in this Privacy Policy have the same meanings as in our Terms and Conditions.

Definitions

  • Service Service means the website and all ExploreDev mobile applications operated by ExploreDev
  • Personal Data Personal Data means data about a living individual who can be identified from those data (or from those and other information either in our possession or likely to come into our possession).
  • Usage Data is data collected automatically either generated by the use of the Service or from the Service infrastructure itself (for example, the duration of a page visit).
  • Cookies Cookies are small pieces of data stored on your device (computer or mobile device).
  • Data Controller Data Controller means the natural or legal person who (either alone or jointly or in common with other persons) determines the purposes for which and how any personal information is, or is to be, processed. For this Privacy Policy, we are a Data Controller of your Personal Data.
  • Data Processors (or Service Providers ) Data Processor (or Service Provider) means any natural or legal person who processes the data on behalf of the DataController. We may use the services of various Service Providers to process your data more effectively.
  • Data Subject (or User) Data Subject is any living individual who is using our Service and is the subject of Personal Data.

Overview:

  • No registration is required, to use our products and/or services.
  • We do not request any personally identifiable information such as your e-mail address unless you will be contacting our support team.
  • Onion Browser does not store any record of user's browsing history or log any personal information directly.
  • We do not record your IP address. Third-party sites that you might be visiting using our Browser might do. For more, you can read the privacy policy for the third-party sites.
  • Our Tor Proxy servers do not store any logs.
  • We do not log URLs or any other information about websites that you might be visiting.
  • We do not have access to your cookies or saved passwords.
  • We do not have access to your downloaded files, favorite sites, preferences, or any bookmarked sites.

Information Collection and Use

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

Information stored on the device when using This Browser

This Browser will keep useful information about your browsing history on your device. The useful information includes:

• Basic browsing history information, including the URL of the page you have visited, the cache text file of these pages, and a list of some IP addresses that are linked to the pages you have visited.
• A searchable index of most pages you’ve visited (excluding secure pages that use “https” URLs, such as pages of certain banks).
• Cookie or network storage data (stored on your device from the site you have visited).
• Download the history of website content.
• You can delete all or part of the history at any time.
• You can also use the incognito mode to restrict this Browser from saving information on your device. In incognito mode, This Browser will not store basic browsing history information, such as URLs, cached page text, or the IP addresses of the pages on the website that you have visited. When you close the browser or return to normal browsing mode, This Browser will delete new cookies received from your device in the incognito mode.
• If you make any changes to the browser configuration (such as bookmarking a web page or changing the browser settings), This Browser will save the information for these changes on your device. These changes are not affected by incognito mode.

Types of Data Collected

 

Personal Data

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 Data”). Personally, identifiable information may include, but is not limited to:

  • Cookies and Usage Data

Usage Data

We may also collect information that your browser sends whenever you visit our Service or when you access the Service by or through a mobile device (“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.

When you access the Service by or through a mobile device, this Usage Data may include information such as the type of mobile device you use, your mobile device's unique ID, the IP address of your mobile device, your mobile operating system, the type of mobile Internet browser you use, unique device identifiers and other diagnostic data.

Use of Data

EploreDev uses the collected data for various purposes:

  • To provide and maintain our 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 support
  • To gather analysis or valuable information so that we can improve our Service
  • To monitor the usage of our Service
  • To detect, prevent, and address technical issues

Legal Basis for Processing Personal Data Under General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

If you are from the European Economic Area (EEA), ExploreDev legal basis for collecting and using the personal information described in this Privacy Policy depends on the Personal Data we collect and the specific context in which we collect it.

ExploreDev may process your Personal Data because:

  • We need to perform a contract with you
  • You have permitted us to do so
  • The processing is in our legitimate interests and it’s not overridden by your rights
  • For payment processing purposes
  • To comply with the law

Retention of Data

ExploreDev will retain your Data only for as long as is necessary for the purposes set out in this Privacy Policy. We will retain and use your Data to the extent necessary to comply with our legal obligations (for example, if we are required to retain your data to comply with applicable laws), resolve disputes, and enforce our legal agreements and policies.

ExploreDev will also retain Usage Data for internal analysis purposes. Usage Data is generally retained for a shorter period of time, except when this data is used to strengthen the security or to improve the functionality of our Service, or we are legally obligated to retain this data for longer time periods.

Disclosure of Data

 

Legal Requirements

ExploreDev 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 ExploreDev
  • 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.

Your Data Protection Rights Under General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

If you are a resident of the European Economic Area (EEA), you have certain data protection rights. ExploreDevaims to take reasonable steps to allow you to correct, amend, delete, or limit the use of your Personal Data.

If you wish to be informed what Personal Data we hold about you and if you want it to be removed from our systems, please contact us.

In certain circumstances, you have the following data protection rights:

  • The right to access, update, or delete the information we have on you. Whenever made possible, you can access, update, or request deletion of your Personal Data directly within your account settings section. If you are unable to perform these actions yourself, please contact us to assist you.
  • The right of rectification. You have the right to have your information rectified if that information is inaccurate or incomplete.
  • The right to object. You have the right to object to our processing of your Personal Data.
  • The right of restriction. You have the right to request that we restrict the processing of your personal information.
  • The right to data portability. You have the right to be provided with a copy of the information we have on you in a structured, machine-readable, and commonly used format.
  • The right to withdraw consent. You also have the right to withdraw your consent at any time when ExploreDev relies on your consent to process your personal information.

Please note that we may ask you to verify your identity before responding to such requests.

You have the right to complain to a Data Protection Authority about our collection and use of your Personal Data. For more information, please contact your local data protection authority in the European Economic Area (EEA).

Service Providers

We may employ third-party companies and individuals to facilitate our Service (“Service Providers”), to provide the Service on our behalf, perform Service-related services, or 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.

I may employ third-party companies and individuals due to the following reasons:

  • To facilitate our Service;
  • To provide the Service on our behalf;
  • To perform Service-related services; or
  • To assist us in analyzing how our Service is used.

I want to inform users of this Service that these third parties have access to your Personal Information. The reason is to perform the tasks assigned to them on our behalf. However, they are obligated not to disclose or use the information for any other purpose.

Analytics

We may use third-party Service Providers to monitor and analyze the use of our Service.

Advertising

We may use third-party Service Providers to show advertisements to you to help support and maintain our Service.

Push Notification

We may use third-party service providers to send you notifications to let you know about recent updates and various other things.

  • OneSignal is a Notification service offered by OneSignal that sends Notification to your device. OneSignal may use the collected data to send notifications. For more information on the privacy practices of OneSignal, please visit the OneSignal Privacy & Terms web page:https://onesignal.com/privacy_policy

Security

I value your trust in providing us with your Personal Information, thus we are striving to use commercially acceptable means of protecting it. But remember that no method of transmission over the internet, or method of electronic storage is 100% secure and reliable, and I cannot guarantee its absolute security.

Links to Other Sites

This Service may contain links to other sites. If you click on a third-party link, you will be directed to that site. Note that these external sites are not operated by me. Therefore, I strongly advise you to review the Privacy Policy of these websites. I have no control over and assume no responsibility for the content, privacy policies, or practices of any third-party sites or services.

Webpages and Malicious Ads/Background Cryptocurrency Mining

There are thousands of websites that are using harmful techniques to make money with each of your visits to their web pages. Their intelligent codes/techniques might access & use your mobile's GPU and CPU to mine cryptocurrencies or force you to download malicious applications. We have no control nor do we receive any commission from them. This Browser never forces you to download any application. If a webpage is forced to download an application or is hanging on your device, we advise you to quickly close it. Otherwise, we are not responsible for any damage or harm caused to your device from this kind of web page.

Children’s Privacy

These Services do not address anyone under the age of 13. I do not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from children under 13 years of age. In the case I discover that a child under 13 has provided me with personal information, I immediately delete this from our servers. If you are a parent or guardian and you are aware that your child has provided us with personal information, please contact me so that I will be able to do the necessary actions.

Changes to This Privacy Policy

I may update our Privacy Policy from time to time. Thus, you are advised to review this page periodically for any changes. I will notify you of any changes by posting the new Privacy Policy on this page.

This policy is effective as of 2024-04-01

Contact Us

If you have any questions or suggestions about my Privacy Policy, do not hesitate to contact me at support@onionbrowser.org

 

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