Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy explains how SoftwareVS collects and uses information. And this policy applies to all users of SoftwareVS’s website including softwarevs.com and coupons.softwarevs.com.

Please read this Privacy Policy carefully. If you do not agree with this policy, please do not subscribe, comment, or otherwise interact with our services.

Who we are?

SoftwareVS is a team dedicated to providing you with the news, reviews, comparisons, coupons, and giveaways about software and apps.  And our website address is https://softwarevs.com.

What data we collect and why we collect?

We collect your information like email and user names when you use, comment, subscribe, submit a coupon or giveaway.

Comments

When SoftwareVS visitors leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.

An anonymized string created from your email address (also called a hash) may be provided to the Gravatar service to see if you are using it. The Gravatar service privacy policy is available here: https://automattic.com/privacy/. After approval of your comment, your profile picture is visible to the public in the context of your comment.

Subscribe

When you subscribe to us using your email, we’ll collect your email address so that we can send you the news, coupons, and giveaway on softwarevs.com. We use the Mailchimp email service to collect your email address, and send you news, coupons, and giveaway on softwarevs.com.  If you don’t want to subscribe to us, you can cancel the subscription anytime.

Media

If you upload images while submitting coupons or giveaways on coupons.softwarevs.com, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included. Visitors to the website can download and extract any location data from images on the website.

Cookies

If you leave a comment or submit coupon information on our site you may opt-in to saving your name, email address, and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.

Embedded content from other websites

Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. youtube videos, images, articles, twitter, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.

These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracking your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.

Analytics

We, and third parties with which we partner, may also use cookies, pixels and other technologies to automatically collect information about your use of the services on softwarevs.com, such as your click-stream data, browsing history, viewed pages, IP address, web browser, operating system, time spent on pages, links clicked and conversion information.

We may also work with third parties to serve ads to you as part of a customized campaign on other websites or platforms. These third parties may also collect your online activities information.

Third-Party Websites

We may link to other sites on our pages. And the privacy policies from these third-party websites would be different. And you should read their related policy to make sure how they collect information from you.

Who we share your data with?

We won’t share any of your information to other companies for commercial use. And all the information we collected is for serving you better on our website.

How long we retain your data?

If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognize and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.

For users that register on our website (if any), we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.

What rights you have over your data?

If you have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.

If you subscribe to us, you can unsubscribe anytime from the Unsubscribe link in the email we send you.

Where we send your data?

Visitor comments, submitted info may be checked through an automated spam detection service. And users who subscribe to us may receive emails from us.

How we protect your data?

We are committed to protecting your information. We have adopted commercially reasonable technical, administrative, and physical procedures to help protect your information from loss, misuse, unauthorized access, and alteration.

But please note that no data transmission or storage can be guaranteed to be 100% secure.

We updated this policy on July 5th, 2020