Last modification: April 15, 2021
Proxy-Tools.com ("us", "we" or "our"), operates websites ("Site" or "proxy-tools.com") located on the domain proxy-tools.com and subdomains of the main domain proxy-tools.com, including those listed below:
Personal data means any information relating to an identified or identifiable natural person (“data subject”). An identifiable natural person is one who can be identified, directly or indirectly, in particular by reference to an identifier such as a name, an identification number, location data, an online identifier or to one or more factors specific to the physical, physiological, genetic, mental, economic, cultural or social identity of that natural person.
Data subject is any identified or identifiable natural person, whose personal data is processed by the controller responsible for the processing.
Processing is any operation or set of operations which is performed on personal data or on sets of personal data, whether or not by automated means, such as collection, recording, organisation, structuring, storage, adaptation or alteration, retrieval, consultation, use, disclosure by transmission, dissemination or otherwise making available, alignment or combination, restriction, erasure or destruction.
Restriction of processing
Restriction of processing is the marking of stored personal data with the aim of limiting their processing in the future.
Controller or controller responsible for the processing
Controller or controller responsible for the processing is the natural or legal person, public authority, agency or other body which, alone or jointly with others, determines the purposes and means of the processing of personal data. Where the purposes and means of such processing are determined by Union or Member State law, the controller or the specific criteria for its nomination may be provided for by Union or Member State law.
Processor is a natural or legal person, public authority, agency or another body which processes personal data on behalf of the controller.
Third party is a natural or legal person, public authority, agency or body other than the data subject, controller, processor and persons who, under the direct authority of the controller or processor, are authorised to process personal data.
Consent of the data subject is any freely given, specific, informed and unambiguous indication of the data subject’s wishes by which he or she, by a statement or by clear affirmative action, signifies agreement to the processing of personal data relating to him or her.
Automatically collected information and cookies
When you visit our Site or use our Services, our servers automatically collect information that your browser or device generates. In some cases, this information may contain personal data. This information includes, but is not limited to, the following items:
- your IP address
- date, time and duration of the session
- pages visited
- web browser
- operation system
- other information about your computer or device
- internet traffic
To collect this information when you visit our Site, cookies can be set on your computer or device. Cookies contain a small amount of information that allows our web servers to recognize you. We store information that we collect through cookies, log files, but we do not use this automatically collected information to try to identify you by name, and we do not link it to information that you voluntarily provide yourself, as detailed below. In some countries, including the European Economic Area ("EEA") countries, the information referred to in this paragraph above may be treated as personal information under applicable data protection laws.
The Information You Provide
In order to access or use certain parts of the Site and/or to use our services, including conducting business with us, you may be asked to provide us with certain personal information.
This personal information is necessary to enter into a contract with you or to execute a contract with you, and failure to provide any information may result in our inability to provide the requested Services or products.
When creating a personal account, we may request your contact information such as name, company, address, email address, and telephone number. If you choose to send a friend to our site, we may also collect your friend's email address so that we can send them a referral or promotional code to subscribe to our site.
The information provided about your financial account for your account is sent to our third-party payment processor via a secure connection.
Communication and support requests
We can get more information about you if you contact us directly. For example, your name, email address, phone number, message and/or attachment content, and any other information you may choose to provide.
The personal information you may be asked to provide and the reasons for it will be explained to you when we ask you to provide such information.
The "Site" feature may allow you to post content publicly on our site, for example, to post comments to news or publications. By posting such content to our Site, you agree that your profile information and posting material may be viewed and used by other users and third parties not under our control.
We may also receive publicly available information about you from our third party partners and combine this information with information we have about you, such as geolocation services.
Right to erasure (‘right to be forgotten’)
If you do not agree with the collection or use of your personal data as set out in this policy and would like us to delete your data, please email us at [email protected]. However, we will not be able to fully comply with your request if there are other legitimate reasons for processing your data, such as legal obligations.
Proxy-Tools.com uses the information we collect in various ways, including to:
- To ensure and maintain correct operation of the Site
- To provide customer support
- To notify you about changes to our Site
- So that you can take full advantage of the functionality and capabilities of our Website when you decide to do so.
- To conduct analytics or gather valuable information to improve our Site
- To monitor the use of our Site
- To detect, prevent and solve technical problems
- Provide you with news, special offers and general information about other products, services and events that we offer that are similar to those you have already purchased or requested, unless you choose not to receive such information.
We may share the information we collect in various ways, including the following:
Vendors and Service Providers
We may share information with third party vendors and service providers who provide services on our behalf, such as providing assistance in maintaining our Site, for advertising and/or marketing purposes, and provide you with information that is relevant to you, such as product announcements, software updates, special offers, or other information.
Where legally permissible, we may use and share information about users with our partners in an aggregated or de-identified form that can’t reasonably be used to identify you.
Information we share when you sign up through a referral
If you sign up for our Site through a referral from a friend, we may share information with your referrer to let them know that you used their referral to sign up for our Site.
Information may be disclosed and otherwise transferred to any potential acquirer, successor, or assignee as part of any proposed merger, acquisition, debt financing, sale of assets, or similar transaction, or in the event of insolvency, bankruptcy, or receivership in which information is transferred to one or more third parties as one of our business assets.
As required by Law and Similar Disclosures
With your consent
We may share information with your consent.
LEGAL BASIS FOR PROCESSING PERSONAL DATA UNDER GENERAL DATA PROTECTION REGULATION (GDPR)
Proxy-Tools.com may process your Personal Data because:
- We need to perform a contract with you
- You have given us permission 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
You may access other third-party services through the Site, for example by clicking on links to those third-party services from within the Site. We are not responsible for the privacy policies and/or practices of these third-party services, and we encourage you to carefully review their privacy policies.
Proxy-Tools.com is committed to protecting your information. To do so, we employ a variety of security technologies and measures designed to protect information from unauthorized access, use, or disclosure. The measures we use are designed to provide a level of security appropriate to the risk of processing your personal information. However, please bear in mind that the Internet cannot be guaranteed to be 100% secure.
Proxy-Tools.com 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 Site, or we are legally obligated to retain this data for longer time periods.
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. Proxy-Tools.com aims 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 to 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 and have the right to transmit those data to another controller.
The right to withdraw consent. You also have the right to withdraw your consent at any time where Proxy-Tools.com relied 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).