Hyperlink5 Privacy Policy

Hyperlink5 allows you to save links from a browser to a webpage that is available from any device with a browser and an internet connection. When you share information with us by using the service, registering, logging in, installing and using add-ons, and saving and using bookmarks, we use that information to improve the tool and serve up ads that are more relevant to you.

This privacy policy explains:

  • What information we collect and why we collect it.
  • How we use that information.

If you have questions, please visit Customer Support (support@hyperlink5.com).

Information we collect

We collect information to provide better services to all of our users. We collect information in two ways:

  1. Information you give us. We are very careful to limit that amount of personally identifying information we collect from users. In our registration process, we simply ask for an e-mail address so that you may login and receive e-mails from us. We may also get information when you e-mail us.
  2. Information we get from your use of our services. When you use the service, we may get additional information from your use, such as link names, folder names, URLs, and use of links. We also collect browser session data and logs. This information includes:
    • Log information: device event information such as crashes, system activity, hardware settings, browser type, browser language, the date and time of your request and referral URL. cookies that may uniquely identify your browser or your Hyperlink5 Account.
    • Local storage: We may collect and store information (including personal information) locally on your device using mechanisms such as browser web storage (including HTML 5) and application data caches.
    • Information generated when you visit our website: Each time you visit our website, we receive and store information associated with that visit, such as the date and time of the visit, your computer's IP address, which pages on our site you view, which browser you are using, any cookies associated with our site, etc.
    • Cookies and anonymous identifiers: We use various technologies to collect and store information when you visit or user Hyperlink5, and this may include sending one or more cookies or anonymous identifiers to your device. We use cookies in a variety of ways to improve your experience using our site (for example by keeping you logged in as you browse our site) and to analyze in aggregate usage of our site. Additionally, our advertising partners may use cookies to analyze your behavior across websites to facilitate the display of ads that are more relevant to you and your interests.

    • Stored Bookmarks: When you save a bookmark using the Hyperlink5 Add-On or the website, we keep a copy of your bookmarks on our servers. We use this data provide you with the ability to sort and organize your bookmarks.
    • Usage Data: When you use our website or various features in the Hyperlink5 Add-on, we collect usage data which we analyze in aggregate to learn how our site and features are being used so we can tune and improve them. On occasion, we may examine usage data from an individual user as required to solve technical problems.
    • Usage data: We may share aggregate usage data with affiliates, business partners, advertisers, etc
    • Additionally, the following describe extraordinary circumstances in which we may also share information:
      • Business Transfers: As we continue to develop our business, we might sell part or all of our business or buy other businesses. In such transactions, user information generally is one of the transferred business assets but remains subject to the promises made in any pre-existing Privacy Policy (unless, of course, the user consents otherwise). In the event that Hyperlink5, Inc. or substantially all of its assets is involved in an acquisition or merger, user information will be one of the transferred assets.
      • Protection of Hyperlink5 and Others: We may release registration and other information when we believe such release is appropriate to comply with the law or regulation or upon the request of law enforcement or government officials, enforce or apply our Terms of Service and other agreements, or protect the rights, property, or safety of Hyperlink5, our users, or others. However, this does not include selling, renting, sharing, or otherwise disclosing personally identifiable information from users for commercial purposes in violation of the commitments set forth in this Privacy Policy.Third-Party Service Providers: We may employ or allow other companies and individuals to perform functions on our behalf, such as operating user support forums or providing customer service. They have access to personal information needed to perform their functions, but may not use it for other purposes.

How we use information we collect

We use the information we collect from all of our services to provide, maintain, protect and improve them, to develop new ones, and to protect Hyperlink5 and our users. We also use this information to offer you tailored content – like giving you more relevant search results and ads.

When you contact us, we may keep a record of your communication to help solve any issues you might be facing. We may use your email address to inform you about our services, such as letting you know about upcoming changes or improvements.

We will ask for your consent before using information for a purpose other than those that are set out in this Privacy Policy.

Hyperlink5 uses a third party to host the service provided. We may process your personal information on a server located outside the country where you live.

What choices do I have?

If you don't want us to receive the data associated with a feature in the Hyperlink5 Add-on, you currently should stop using the tool and send us an e-mail to remove your account. In the future, we plan to implement better mechanisms for disabling sharing.

Changes to this Privacy Policy are effective when they are posted on this page.

Effective Date: September 24, 2009