We may collect non-personal and technical information from you. We currently use Google Analytics to transfer and save the information which are pageviews and events while you are interacting with the Extension. Inside the Extension custom new tab page and background page, we may collect extension’s events (install, uninstall, active, update), extension’s settings, button clicks, menu clicks, search box inputs, runtime error messages. We collect and use this information to enable the Extension to work as it is intended, maintain the Extension, measure the performance of the Extension and improve the Extension.
We do not collect any information outside scope of the Extension custom new tab page and background page. By using Google Analytics, we must comply to Google’s Terms of Service: We will not (and will not allow any third party to) use the Service to track, collect or upload any data that personally identifies you (such as a name, email address or billing information), or other data which can be reasonably linked to such information by Google.
Search results pages you visit when performing a search using the Extension are provided by our search engine partners (i.e. Yahoo, Baidu, Yandex, eBay, Amazon). These search engines can track the following:a) Search term that was entered into the search box b) Originating IP address and the user’s country or OS language setting c) Sponsored listings or other advertisements that were clicked on d) That the search request came from the [partner name] Extension and its associated revenue tag
The Extension does not collect personally identifiable information or monitor your surfing behavior.
The Extension does not launch pop-up or pop-under advertisements, or any other obtrusive forms of advertising.
When you conduct a search using the Extension, our content providers who supply search results (i.e. Yahoo, Baidu, Yandex, eBay, Amazon) may set or access cookies on your computer. The cookies are used for the purpose of measuring referrals from our Extension on an aggregate basis and are not tied to your personal information. Many browsers offer users the option of declining cookies. If you do not wish to accept cookies, please modify the settings in your browser.
The extension communicates with our servers from time to time to check for available software updates such as bug fixes, patches, enhanced functions and new versions. By installing the extension, you agree to automatically request and receive updates. When there is a material change to the reference notices or the extension software, we will notify you though a pop-up in your web browser. At that point you will be given the chance to accept the new changes and update the extension or decline the new changes and do not update the extension. Uninstall instructions are also presented at this point. If you wish to turn off automatic updates, you can do so from the "Options" menu in the extension.
You can easily disable or remove our extensions from your browser. Please refer to guides widely available online for detailed instructions regarding the steps to disable or remove an extension from the appropriate version of your browser. For Google Chrome, you can manage your extensions at the following URL: chrome://extensions