Updated May 2018
At Pocketdroid we value and respect privacy and your rights to control your personal data. Our principle guidelines are simple. We will be very clear about the data we collect and why we do it.
Who are we?
We are a well respected Android publication active online since 2011. Our organization has two European headquarters: in UK and Romania.
How do we collect information from you?
We collect information about you when you use our website or if you register to receive one of our weekly newsletters.
What type of data we collect from you?
We collect all the information Google Analytics collects about your computer and browsing activities on the site, including through cookies and other similar technologies.
Data information about you from other sources where permitted by law.
Data information you provide directly to Pocketdroid through things like our weekly newsletter or comments on our daily articles.
How is your information used?
We use all this data / information to provide you the best user experience and services requested by our visitors from Pocketdroid. For instance, if we run a give away contest and you enter our competition, we will use the data you provide to contact you in case you’ve won.
Who has access to your information?
We will not sell your data / information to third parties.
We will not share your data / information with third parties for marketing purposes unless stated at the time.
What is the GDPR?
The General Data Protection Regulation (click to learn more about GDPR) is a regulation intended to strengthen and unify data protection for everyone within the European Union (EU). The GDPR requires transparency from companies on how they collect, store and use people personal data, while also imposing tighter limits on the use of personal data.
What are European Union data subject rights?
The European Union General Data Protection Regulation provides certain rights for EU data subjects. You may decline to share certain personal information with us, in which case we may not be able to provide some of the features and functionality of Pocketdroid website. These rights include, in accordance with applicable law, the right to object to or request the restriction of processing of your Personal Data, and to request access to, rectification, erasure and portability of your own Personal Data. For any requests please contact us (using the contact instructions above).
If you have any privacy concern regarding Pocketdroid website that we have not addressed satisfactorily after contacting us, you have the right to contact the appropriate EU Data Protection Authority and lodge a complaint.
How do you work with third party online advertising?
We enable certain third-party advertising exchanges such as Google Adsense to place advertisements on our website. With your consent, those advertising exchanges collect your IP address and/or a unique advertising ID that is used by the advertising exchange to identify you across the internet.
The European Digital Advertising Alliance (EDAA) has developed a guide to online behavioural advertising and has developed an opt out page to manage online behavioural advertising preferences with EDAA member companies. To find out more about how you can manage cookies and the other similar technologies, see our Cookies page
Every connection to the internet has an IP address, which will be collected when you use our site.
We use this to learn where our users are browsing from in order to protect ourselves from potential malicious attacks.
Pocketdroid uses a number of tools from third party suppliers like Google Analytics as previously stated on this page.
For more information on how to set your browser cookie restrictions, please refer to your browsers help function in the Settings area. Please be aware that restricting cookies could seriously restrict the functionality of our website within your browser.
How can I contact Pocketdroid if I have any questions regarding our privacy statement?
If you have any questions about the use of your personal information, please send us an e-mail via our contact form.