Syncster.dev Privacy Policy

Effective Date: April 1, 2024

This privacy policy ("Policy") describes how Syncster.dev ("we," "us," or "our") collects, uses, and discloses your information when you use our website, https://syncster.devopen in new window (the "Website").

Information We Collect

We collect several different types of information for various purposes to improve our service to you.

  • Information you directly provide: This may include your email address, username (if applicable), and any other information you choose to provide through the Website.
  • Information collected automatically: When you use the Website, we may automatically collect certain information about your device, including your IP address, browser type, operating system, referring URLs, browsing activity on the Website, and potentially limited data related to user activity (e.g., files uploaded, number of bytes synced).

Use of Google Analytics

The Website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. ("Google"). Google Analytics uses cookies, which are text files placed on your browser, to help the website analyze how users use the site. The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website (including your truncated IP address) will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States. Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity for website operators and providing other services relating to website activity and internet usage. Google may also transfer this information to third parties where required to do so by law, or where such third parties process the information on Google's behalf. Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google. You can opt out of being tracked by Google Analytics by disabling cookies in your browser.

Use of Information

We use the information we collect for various purposes, including:

  • To operate and maintain the Website
  • To improve and personalize your browsing experience
  • To analyze website traffic and usage patterns (through Google Analytics)
  • To send you marketing and promotional communications (with your consent)
  • To respond to your inquiries and requests
  • To comply with legal and regulatory obligations

Sharing of Information

We may share your information with third-party service providers who help us operate and maintain the Website, including Google Analytics. These service providers are obligated to maintain the confidentiality of your information and are restricted from using it for any other purpose than providing services to Syncster.dev.

We will not share your information with any third parties for marketing purposes without your explicit consent.

Data Retention

We will retain your information for as long as necessary to fulfill the purposes outlined in this Policy, unless a longer retention period is required or permitted by law (e.g., tax regulations in the Philippines). We will also retain and utilize Google Analytics data in accordance with Google's data retention policies.

Your Rights

Under Philippine data privacy regulations, you may have certain rights regarding your personal information. These rights may include the right to:

  • Access and rectify your information
  • Request the deletion of your information
  • Object to the processing of your information

We will take reasonable steps to verify your identity before fulfilling any requests related to your information.

Children's Privacy

Our Website is not directed to children under the age of 13. We do not knowingly collect personal information from children under 13. If you are a parent or guardian and you are aware that your child has provided us with personal information, please contact us. If we become aware that we have collected personal information from a child under 13, we will take steps to delete that information.

Security

We take reasonable steps to protect the information you provide to us from loss, misuse, unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration, and destruction. However, no internet transmission or electronic storage is ever completely secure.

Changes to this Policy

We may update this Policy from time to time to reflect changes in our practices or comply with legal requirements. We will notify you of any changes by posting the new Policy on the Website.

Contact Us

If you have any questions about this Policy, please contact us at:

syncster.dev@gmail.com

Additional Notes

  • This Policy is intended to comply with relevant Philippine data privacy regulations. You may want to consult with a legal professional to ensure full compliance.
  • Since Syncster.dev uses Google Analytics, it's important to include a section on its use and how users can opt-out of tracking.
  • The information collected through user activity is limited and anonymized whenever possible to protect user privacy.
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