4shared App Privacy Statement

Last Updated: 20.05.2018

This Privacy Statement ("Statement") explains how 4shared mobile applications, provided by New IT Solutions Ltd. ("4shared", "we", "our" or "us"), collect, use and share your information when you install or use 4shared mobile applications ("Applications", "Application", "App").

For information about how we collect, use and share data within our Digital Properties, please refer to 4shared Privacy Policy.


4shared may change this Statement from time to time. If we make any changes to this Statement, we will change the "Last Updated" date above, and in some cases we may provide you with additional notice.

If you have any questions about this Statement, please contact us at legal@4shared.com.

I. Data We Collect Through Our Applications

When you download and install our Applications we may automatically collect certain information from your device on a regular basis, including, but not limited to:

II. How We Use Your Data

We may use information we collect for the purposes described in this Statement, including to:

III. Disclosure of Personal Data to Third Parties, Onward Transfer

We may share (a combination of) Personal Data elements with:

- Third-party Service Providers

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.

- Third-party Advertising Partners

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.

The use of cookies and beacons by our partners is not covered by our privacy statement. We do not have access or control over these cookies.

- Third-party targeted interest-based advertising data providers

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.

For further information about Airpush, Inc.'s data collection and use practices, please see Airpush, Inc.'s Technology Privacy Statement and Privacy Policy. To opt out of data collection by AirPush, Inc., please use the AirPush, Inc. opt-out link.

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.

To read more about the data we collect and our privacy policy please follow the link http://opensignal.com/privacypolicy-for-crowdsourcedata.com

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 data.protection.officer@tutela.com, or contact us at legal@4shared.com.

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:

For more details, please refer to opt-out instructions on websites of self-regulatory organizations:

Recommended for U.S.-based users:
Network Advertising Initiative (NAI) opt-out program: optout.networkadvertising.org
Digital Advertising Alliance (DAA) opt-out program: optout.aboutads.info

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.

IV. Your Choice and Control

You may opt out of data collection and use by third-party companies via 4shared Applications on your Android or iOS device anytime, by doing the following:


  1. Log in your 4shared application.
  2. Go to "Profile" tab.
  3. Tap "Change Settings."
  4. Switch off the "Third-party Data Collection and Use" option.


  1. Log in your 4shared application.
  2. Go to "Profile" tab.
  3. Tap "Change Settings."
  4. Switch off the "Third-party Data Collection and Use" option.

V. Data Security

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.

VI. Data Retention

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.

VII. Data Integrity, Purpose of Limitation

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.

VIII. Reviewing and Updating Personal Data

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 legal@4shared.com

IX. Information Related to Children

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.

X. Additional Disclosures

Legal Basis for Processing Personal Data of EEA and Swiss Individuals

4shared is committed to compliance and adherence to Personal Data privacy and protection laws, rules and regulations, including:

If there is any conflict between the Terms of Use or other policies described in this Privacy Policy, the Policies covered in this Section shall govern.

Data Retention

Retention of personal information of EEA and Swiss individuals will be handled in accordance with 4shared Data Retention policy (as described above).

Accessing and Deleting Personal Data

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 pi@4shared.com.

For any requests or information regarding the rights set out above, please contact us by emailing us at pi@4shared.com.

4shared is committed to resolving of complaints about our collection or use of your personal information. EEA or Swiss individuals with inquiries or complaints regarding this Privacy Policy should first contact 4shared at pi@4shared.com.

Disclosure of Personal Data to Third Parties, Onward Transfer

4shared may transfer Personal Data elements of EU and Swiss individuals received to third parties, as described above in this Privacy Policy. The Personal Data disclosed will be used for the purposes set forth in this Privacy Policy.

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 pi@4shared.com.

Notifying Third Parties about Personal Data Rectification, Erasure, Restriction

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.

Collection and Use of Sensitive or Special Categories of Personal Data

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.

XI. Other Important Privacy Information

Links to Third-Party Websites

Our Digital Properties may contain links to other websites operated by third parties. We do not own or control such websites and this Privacy Policy applies solely to information collected through our Digital Properties. Their data practices are regulated by the privacy statements of these websites.

Contact Us

If you have questions about this Privacy Policy, please contact us at legal@4shared.com