We reserve the right to change the provisions of this Policy at any time. We will alert you that changes have been made by indicating on this Policy the date it was last updated. We encourage you to review this Policy from time to time to make sure that you understand how any information you provide to us or collected about you will be used.
4shared collects Personal Data during your registration at our Digital Purposes, when you choose to provide it, such as your name and email address.
The decision to provide such data is optional. However, if you choose not to register or provide this data, you may not be able to access certain features or services, available within our Digital Properties.
Your consent to the collection and use of Personal Data will be logged by us.
In addition, you can voluntarily provide us with additional data in forms as part of the registration process. The voluntary provision of this data is a consent to the use of the data.
4shared may use the Personal Data you choose to provide to us to operate and improve our Digital Purposes, such as to provide notices about our Website, Services and Apps, process your Service inquiries, and request customer feedback.
4shared may also use such Personal Data to send you the information regarding new Products, Services or features available within our Digital Properties; solely in accordance with your granted permissions.
You may unsubscribe from our newsletters and marketing emails anytime.
We may also collect additional data through our Digital Properties that may include (a combination of) Personal Data elements, such as:
Such Personal data is collected and stored in the pseudonymized manner and can not be attributed separately to identify or reveal a natural person's individual identity.
The collected Personal Data may be used for such purposes as:
4shared allows you to sign up and log in using your Facebook, Twitter or Google accounts.
If you sign up using Facebook, Facebook will ask your permission to share certain information from your Facebook account with 4shared. This information is collected by Facebook and is provided to us under the Terms of Facebook Data Policy.
For more details, please visit: facebook.com/about/privacy.
For more details, please visit twitter.com/privacy.
For more details, please visit: policies.google.com/privacy.
While you are visiting the Website, our web servers for the operation of the Service temporarily collect general technical information, in particular about the software and hardware you use, the IP address of the requesting computer, which websites you have visited and when, and the Duration of your visit.
We use such service provision cookie technology to help you navigate our Website and enhance your experience with our Services and features.
Such cookie technology is non-privacy intrusive, as the collected data has no personal reference to you.
In case of a user login, however, we set a cookie, which then remains stored to enable automatic login (permanent cookie).
We may use third-party analytics and research services, such as Google Analytics to better understand how visitors interact with our Digital Properties, e.g. collect data such as where visitors came from, what actions they took, and where visitors went when they left Digital Properties.
This data is collected and stored in the pseudonymized manner and can not be attributed separately to identify or reveal a natural person's individual identity.
We use this information to improve your experience when visiting our Digital Properties. We may also work with other partners to conduct research surveys in order to improve the user experience on our Digital Properties.
For more information on data collection via Google Analytics cookie technology, please refer to Google Analytics privacy practices: support.google.com/analytics/answer/6004245
For details on how to opt out from data collection via Google Analytics cookie technology, please refer to the opt-out instructions: tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout
If you wish to block, erase, or be warned of cookies, please refer to your browser manufacturer to learn about these functions.
However, if you choose to remove or reject cookies, this could affect certain features or services made available via the Service. Moreover, if you delete cookies after previously opting out of 4shared practices, you may need to renew your opt-out choice.
For more information about cookies, please visit www.allaboutcookies.org
We may share (a combination of) Personal Data elements with:
We may share your Personal Data with third-party service providers who may assist us in responding to your inquiries or requests, or otherwise perform some business or operational function for us.
We require that such third-party service providers confirm their Personal Data Privacy and Protection practices are consistent with those applicable via our Digital Properties.
Any use of Personal Data by such Service Providers for the purposes other than performing business or operational function for 4shared and its Digital Properties is strictly prohibited.
We partner with third-party ad networks to display advertising within our Digital Properties. Our ad network partners use Web beacons and log files to collect data about your activities on our Digital Properties to provide you targeted advertising based upon your interests.
This data is collected, stored and disclosed in the pseudonymized manner and can not be attributed separately to identify or reveal a natural person's individual identity.
We may also disclose some Personal Data, in the pseudonymized manner, with third-party targeted interest-based advertising data providers for the purpose of facilitating advertising services for their customers, such as ad networks and other third-party websites and applications.
For more details on collection, use and disclosure of Personal Data, and instructions on how to opt out of interest-based advertising, please refer to information provided below or visit websites of advertising networks and data providers:
Airpush, Inc. collects Data relating to your use of 4shared App, other apps and your device, in a pseudonymized manner, that may include (a combination of) Personal Data elements, such as:
You will see the ↓ icon whenever data is being collected. Collected data will be shared with third parties for advertising, analytics and market research purposes.
OpenSignal collects data on mobile network coverage and performance. We use the crowdsourced data collected from users' devices to publish reports and metrics on mobile network experience. You can see the reports we publish here: http://opensignal.com/reports
OpenSignal is the independent global standard for measuring real-world mobile network experience. We believe measuring how the network performs directly through users' eyes is key to building better wireless networks.
Epom Ltd. may collect data related to the use of 4shared apps, other apps and user's device, that may include (a combination of) Personal Data elements, such as geographical location, network performance, and other permission-based information.
Unacast, Inc. collects Data in a relating to your use of our apps, other apps and your device, that may include (a combination of) Data elements, such as:
Unacast, Inc. will use the Data collected about you for the following purposes, including but not limited to:
Tutela Technologies Ltd. collects data relating to your use of our apps, other apps and your device, that may include (a combination of) Personal Data elements, such as:
Data is shared with wireless service providers and other third parties who use it to analyze aggregate consumer mobile trends, improve your wireless networks, and conduct cyber-security research.
Outside of GDPR participating countries, mobile advertiser ID may be shared for network marketing and advertising purposes in accordance with the Digital Advertising Alliance principles. No data is stored by Tutela for longer than 12 months.
For further information about Tutela's data practices, including technical and organisational measures to ensure that personal data are not attributed to an identifiable natural person, please see the Privacy Charter.
To opt out of data sharing with Tutela, please utilize the opt-out measures provided in the privacy statement, contact email@example.com, or contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Oracle America, Inc. We share data relating to your use of 4shared App, other apps and your device, in a pseudonymized manner, that may include (a combination of) Personal Data elements, such as:
Oracle will use the Data we share about you to for the following purposes, including but not limited to:
Predicio collects the following information:
To read more about the data and opt-out of the collection please follow the link http://www.predic.io/privacy
X-Mode Social, Inc. collects data in a relating to your use of our apps, other apps and your device, that may include (a combination of) Data elements, such as:
X-Mode will use the Data collected about you for the following purposes, including but not limited to:
Complementics collects Data relating to your use of 4shared App, other apps and your device, in a pseudonymized manner, that may include (a combination of) Personal Data elements, such as:
Factual, Inc. collects data in a relating to your use of our apps, other apps and your device, that may include (a combination of) Data elements, such as:
Factual, Inc. will use the Data collected about you for the following purposes, including but not limited to:
For more details, please refer to opt-out instructions on websites of self-regulatory organizations:
Recommended for Canada-based users:
Digital Advertising Alliance Canada (DAAC): youradchoices.ca/choices
Recommended for EU/EEA-based users:
Digital Advertising Alliance EU (EDAA) opt-out program: youronlinechoices.eu
To opt out of data collection via mobile applications, please visit the DAA AppChoices page: youradchoices.com/appchoices.
Please note that even if you opt out of interest-based advertising, 4shared may continue to collect data for other purposes, 4shared will still display generic ads (i.e. not targeted to you), while using our Digital Properties.
We may also disclose your Personal Data if required by law, including without limitation, by search warrant, subpoena or court order; to protect our and third-party rights; and for purposes disclosed at time of collection.
We do our best to provide you choice and control, with regard to Personal Data and other information you provide to us.
It is not necessary for you to provide us with any Personal Data in order to visit our Website and use our Services, although certain information is be collected automatically during your visit (as described above).
If you register a 4shared account, you can control your Personal Data in a number of ways within your your 4shared account settings on our Website:
You may withdraw your consent to the collection and use of Personal Data by 4shared - generally or with regard to the additionally voluntarily communicated data in accordance with effect for the future.
However, in the event of your cancellation, certain features that require registration may no longer be provided. This does not apply to the revocation to collect further voluntary data, provided to us.
To withdraw your consent to the collection and use of your Personal Data by 4shared, please send us a corresponding inquiry via email email@example.com.
To unsubscribe from our newsletters and marketing emails:
You may also unsubscribe from our newsletters and marketing emails by clicking on the Unsubscribe links, provided in such emails.
For more information on the collection, use and disclosure of Personal Data via 4shared Applications and your opt-out choices, please refer to 4shared App Privacy Statement.
If you sign up for 4shared using your Twitter, Facebook or Google account, your 4shared account and your Twitter, Facebook or Google account respectively will be connected automatically.
For more information, regarding the collection and use of data by Facebook, Twitter and Google, please refer to their Privacy Policies:
The Social Networks tab within your account Settings on our Website enables you to control the information you share with social networks via connected accounts.
To opt out of your data collection by Facebook, Twitter and Google, use the "Disconnect" option for the corresponding account in the Social Networks tab within your 4shared account Settings on our Website.
4shared enables you to store or share Your Content, access or download content, shared by other users. 4shared doesn't claim ownership of Your Content.
When you share Your Content with others, you acknowledge that they may be able to save, record, reproduce, share, transmit, broadcast, display or otherwise use Your Content without providing any compensation to you.
If any of your Content contains (a combination of) Personal Data elements or any other information that you would not like to share, you can limit other users' access to this Content within your 4shared account by making a file "Private" or setting up "Private access" to a folder, correspondingly.
4shared doesn't use what you say in email, chat, your files, documents, photos, videos and other Content to target advertising to you.
For more details on how to secure and protect your Content, please visit our 4shared Security page.
We take reasonable measures to help maintain data we collect through our Digital Properties in a secure manner.
For more details, please visit our 4shared Security page.
4shared will not retain, use or process shared Personal Data, such as your email address, for longer than necessary to fulfill our business purpose.
We store non-personally intrusive data and the Personal Data obtained from the Use of our Digital Properties, in a pseudonymized manner, up to one year in order to ensure that our Digital Properties function properly.
We process information in a way that is compatible with and relevant to the purpose for which it was collected as described above. To the extent necessary for those purposes, we take reasonable steps to ensure that any information in our care is accurate, complete, current and reliable for its intended use.
4shared takes reasonable steps to ensure that information is accurate, complete, current, and reliable for its intended use.
For the Data you choose you provide us with, you may review, correct, update, or change your Personal Data, request that we deactivate your account, or remove your Personal Data from our direct marketing efforts, at any time by emailing us at firstname.lastname@example.org
Our Digital Properties are designed for people 16 years of age and older.
4shared does not knowingly collect Personal Data from anyone under the age of 16. If 4shared is made aware that it has received Personal Data from someone under 16, it will use reasonable efforts to remove that information from its records.
4shared is committed to compliance and adherence to Personal Data privacy and protection laws, rules and regulations, including:
Retention of personal information of EEA and Swiss individuals will be handled in accordance with 4shared Data Retention policy (as described above).
EEA and Swiss individuals have the right to access the personal information that 4shared maintains about you, as that term is defined in EU data protection and privacy regulations, including GDPR principles, and you may be able to correct or amend that information if it is inaccurate or has been processed in violation of the GDPR principles, to the extent allowed by applicable law.
EEA and Swiss individuals have the right to:
To exercise this right, please send us a corresponding email inquiry at email@example.com.
For any requests or information regarding the rights set out above, please contact us by emailing us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
You may request disclosure, notification of the intended purpose, correction, addition, deletion, and cessation of use or cessation of disclosure to third parties of your Personal Data by emailing us at email@example.com.
Where 4shared has disclosed Personal Data of its User to any third parties, and the User has subsequently exercised any of the rights of rectification, erasure or blocking, 4shared will promptly notify those third parties of the User's exercising of those rights. In no case 4shared shall be liable for the failure of any third party to comply with such User's request.
4shared is exempt from this obligation if it is impossible or would require disproportionate effort.
Where 4shared has made Personal Data of its User public, and the User exercises any of the rights as described above, 4shared will take reasonable steps to inform third parties that the User has exercised those rights.
4shared does not knowingly collect, store or in any other way process Sensitive or Special Categories of User Data, such as: Personal Data, revealing racial or ethnic origin, political opinions, religious or philosophical beliefs, trade-union membership; Data concerning health or sex life and sexual orientation; genetic data or biometric data; Personal Data of Children below the age of 16 years
If 4shared is made aware that it has received (a combination of) such Sensitive Personal Data elements, we will use reasonable efforts to remove this Data from our records.