4shared App Privacy Statement

Last Revised: July 1, 2021

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.

Modifications

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.

1. 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:

2. How We Use Your Data

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

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

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

a. 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.

b. Third-party advertising partners

We partner with third-party ad networks, including AdMob, MoPub, Facebook Audience Network and Pangle to display advertising within our mobile applications.

Our ad network partners may use IDFAs, non-user related crash logs, IP address, user-associated performance data (e.g. app launch time, energy usage and hang rate) to collect data about your activities on our Digital Properties to provide you with 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 such data by our partners is not covered by our privacy statement. We do not have access or control over it.

You can reset your IDFA (Android) and/or discontinue our app access to your IDFA (iOS) anytime - directly in your device Settings.

c. Third-party targeted interest-based advertising data providers

Notwithstanding any other provision, we partner with third parties that collect information across various channels, including offline and online, for purposes of delivering more relevant advertising to you or your business.

Our partners may link the hashed or obfuscated personal information we share with them to the cookie stored on your browser or device, and they may collect information such as your IP address, browser or operating system type and version, and demographic or inferred-interest information.

Our partners use this information to recognize you across different channels and platforms, including but not limited to, computers, mobile devices, and Smart TVs, over time for advertising, analytics, attribution, and reporting purposes. Your data may be transferred outside of the country from which it was originally collected.

For more details on the 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:

MobKnow. We share data relating to your use of 4shared Apps, other apps and your device, in a pseudonymized manner, that may include (a combination of) Personal Data elements, such as:

The personal data transferred may be subject to the following basic processing activities:

For further information about MobKnow data practices, including technical and organizational measures to ensure that personal data are not attributed to an identifiable natural person, please see the MobKnow Privacy Policy.

To opt out of data sharing with MobKnow, please utilize the opt-out measures provided in the privacy statement, contact DPO@mobknow.com, or contact us at legal@4shared.com.


ResultsData will use anonymized user data for online targeted advertising throughout the user's browsing experience.

For more information, please refer to ResultsData Privacy Policy.


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


Neustar Information Services, Inc. may collect, use, and disclose various types of information, including:

Neustar Information Services, Inc. will use the collected data for the following purposes, including but not limited to:

For further information about Neustar data practices, please refer to Neustar Privacy Policy.

To opt out from data sharing with Neustar, please visit https://www.home.neustar/privacy/opt-out.


TrueData Solutions, Inc. may collect the following data elements, including:

TrueData Solutions, Inc. may utilize the collected information with agencies, brands, and other companies that use mobile data for various advertising services such as mobile ad targeting, ad and audience analytics.

For further information about TrueData Solutions, Inc.data practices, please refer to TrueData Privacy Policy.

To opt out of data sharing with TrueData, please refer to https://info.truedata.co/are-you-in or email TrueData directly at privacy@truedata.co.


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.


Complementics may collect the following data elements, including:

Complementics may utilize the collected information with agencies, brands, and other companies that use mobile data for various advertising services such as mobile ad targeting, ad and audience analytics.

Privacy and Opt-Out Options: for further information about Complementics data collection and use practices, please see Complementics Privacy Policy.

To opt out of data collection by Complementics, please use the Complementics opt-out link.


Lifesight may collect the following data elements, including:

Collected data may be shared with 3rd parties and used for the following purposes: targeted advertising, digital media measurement, identity resolution, analytics using aggregated data on people movement, predictive analytics to infer interests and behaviour, fraud and operational intelligence, credit scoring.

Privacy and Opt-Out Options: for further information about Lifesight data collection and use practices, please see Lifesight Privacy Policy.

To opt out of data collection by Lifesight, please send an email to legal@4shared.com or privacy@lifesight.io, or use the Lifesight opt-out link.


Joicoo Limited may collect the following data elements, including:

Collected data may be shared with 3rd parties and used for the following purposes:

Read more info at https://joicoo.com/privacy.html

To opt out, please send an email to legal@4shared.com or dpo@joicoo.com.

For more information and available opt-out mechanisms, regarding interest-based advertising, please refer to "Your Choice and Control" section of this Privacy Policy, below.

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.

d. Legally required disclosure. Additional notes

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 the time of collection.

4. 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:

a. Android:

  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.

b. iOS:

  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.

5. Data Security

We take reasonable measures to help maintain data we collect through our Digital Properties in a secure manner in our Data Centers, located in the United States of America and the Netherlands.

Hardware Security

Zoned access throughout Data Center, biometric hand scanner requires ID card access and hand geometry measurements, customer IDC access and contacts managed via Siebel, current government-issued picture ID required, ID badge and biometric hand scan to man trap with badge reader, second hand scans to gain access to raised floor, biometric scanner captures 3D measurements of hand.

Additional onsite security includes: multiple 360 degree cameras with 10x zoom, more than 100 fixed cameras, high speed recorders with DV cassette tapes, hard drives to eliminate down time for tape swaps and over recording, minimum 30 day tape storage.

Industrial strength, dedicated rack mount servers, feature multiple processors, redundant power supplies, redundant network cards.

Software Security

Customer data resides securely on Database servers behind multiple firewalls and is not accessible from the Internet. In order to access data, operators must utilize the application server, whose access is limited by strict security.

Confidential data, such as usernames and passwords, are secured through an encrypted connection (using 128 bit encryption).

For more details, please visit our 4shared Security page.

6. Data Retention. Data Deletion Procedures & Mechanisms

4shared will not retain, use or process shared Personal Data, such as your email address, for longer than necessary to fulfill our business purpose.

Customer data is stored on our servers for the duration of an account, plus up to one year after.

We store non-personally intrusive data and the Personal Data obtained from the Use of our Digital Properties (log data), in a pseudonymized manner, up to one year in order to ensure that our Digital Properties function properly.

You can deactivate your account anytime - in your account Settings.

Upon your account deactivation request, you will have 30 days to restore your account data, if needed. In case no action is taken within this 30-day time frame, your account, including all files and folders in it, will be physically deleted within 2-3 days with NO option to restore them.

You can also enforce your data deletion from 4shared servers at any time - by sending the data deletion request to our Data Protection Officer at pi@4shared.com.

7. 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.

8. 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 or delete your account, or remove your Personal Data from our direct marketing efforts, at any time by emailing our Data Protection Officer at pi@4shared.com.

For more information on how data retention and data deletion is handled by 4shared, please refer to Section 6 of this Privacy Policy.

9. Information Related to Children

Our Digital Properties are designed for people 18 years of age and older.

4shared does not knowingly collect Personal Data from anyone under the age of 18. If 4shared is made aware that it has received Personal Data from someone under 18, it will use reasonable efforts to remove that information from its records.

10. Cross-Border Data Transfer

We transfer Personal Information across country borders, including to the United States of America and the Netherlands, by or on behalf of our company in accordance with this Privacy Policy (see Section 3 and Section 5 for more details).

We will apply this Policy to transfers of Personal Data from any other country or territory with a law that restricts the transfer of Personal Data, in addition to complying with any requirements imposed by such Laws (including the use of any mechanisms required for cross-border transfers to countries not having the same data protection standards than the originating country).

11. 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.

11.1. Data Retention

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

11.2. 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.

11.3. 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.

11.4. 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.

11.5. 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 18 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.

12. Legal Basis for the Processing of Personal Data of the U.S. Residents

4shared monitors all changes in the privacy legislation and is committed to compliance with Personal Data privacy and protection laws and regulations of various US states, including California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) ("U.S. Privacy Laws").

If there is any conflict between the 4shared Terms of Service or Privacy Policy, the Policies covered in this Section shall govern.

12.1. Personal Data Rights of the U.S. Residents

In accordance with U.S. Privacy laws, registered 4shared Users regardless of their state of residence have the right to:

(i) access Personal Data 4shared has collected from them,
(ii) request deletion of Personal Data collected,
(iii) request disclosure of Personal Data shared, or sold to third parties for direct marketing purposes.

We do not collect Personal Data from Users who do not have a registered 4shared account.

If you are a U.S. resident and have a registered account at 4shared, you may exercise any of the rights mentioned herein - by sending us an email at pi@4shared.com.

If you are a California resident, have a registered account at 4shared, and wish to exercise any of these rights, please follow the instructions below.

  1. Visit https://www.4shared.com in a web-browser on your desktop computer or notebook.
  2. Sign in your 4shared account.
  3. Go to account "Settings".
  4. Switch to the "CCPA" tab.
  5. Select the option you need by checking the relevant box.
  6. Click "Submit".

12.2. Opting Out of the Sale of Personal Data via our Apps

Except as described in this Privacy Policy, 4shared doesn't authorize your Personal Data Collection for third-party use via our Apps without your separate consent.

To withdraw your consent and opt out of the Sale of Personal Data via our Mobile Apps, please follow the opt-out instructions below.

a. Android

  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.

b. iOS

  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.

Non-discrimination: please note that your choice to opt out of the Sale of Personal Data does not affect the amount and quality of services, provided by 4shared.

12.3. Processing of Children’s Personal Data

Our Services are intended for use by individuals 18 years of age and older.

If we are made aware that 4shared has obtained Personal Data of Children below the age of 18 years, we will use reasonable efforts to remove this Data from our records.

13. Legal Basis for the Processing of Personal Data within the Territory of Brazil

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.

For more information, please refer to 4shared LGPD compliance policy.

14. Other Important Privacy Information

14.1. 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.

14.2. Contact Us

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