Privacy policy

 

Aconvert.com is dedicated to making your online experience as interesting and enjoyable as possible. We truly appreciate your presence on our site and at all times understand that you are our guest and should be treated accordingly. To ensure this, we have listed the components of our Privacy Policy below. If you have any questions regarding the processing of your personal data, as well as your rights regarding data privacy, please contact: support@aconvert.com.

 

Use of cookies

To make this site work properly, we sometimes place small data files called cookies on your device. Most big websites do this too.

 

What are cookies?

A cookie is a small text file that a website saves on your computer or mobile device when you visit the site. It enables the website to remember your actions and preferences (such as login, language, font size and other display preferences) over a period of time, so you don't have to keep re-entering them whenever you come back to the site or browse from one page to another.

 

How do we use cookies?

Aconvert.com does not use any first-party cookies, this includes both session cookies and persistent cookies. Our webiste uses third party advertising services from Google Adsense that may use cookies.

 

Google Adsense

On our website, we use the functions of the online advertising service Google AdSense. Google AdSense is a service of Google Inc. ("Google"), 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA. Google AdSense is a Google service that displays Google advertisements from advertisers on third-party websites. By integrating Google AdSense we provide Google with appropriate advertising space on our website.

Google AdSense uses so-called "cookies", which are text files that are saved on your device and that enabled the website to conduct an analysis of the websites you visited. Google AdSense may also use so-called web beacons (invisible graphics). Via these web beacons, information such as the visitor traffic on the pages of this offer can be evaluated. The information generated by cookies and web beacons about the usage of our website (including your IP address) and the delivery of advertising formats will be transmitted to and stored by a Google server that might be located in the USA or other third countries. This way, Google can reconstruct on which websites the usage of advertising media took place in order to be able to allocate a commission to the website operator.

You have the right to object. To do so, you can prevent the acquisition of the data generated by the cookies (including your IP address) by Google as well as the processing of this data by Google by downloading and installing the browser plug-in available under the following link: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en

In addition, you have the possibility to deactivate the interest-based ads from Google according to the instructions in the following link: https://support.google.com/ads/answer/2662922?hl=en

More information about Google Adsense's privacy: Privacy PolicyOpt Out.

 

Non-personalized ads for users in the EEA

We have set Google AdSense to show all users in the EEA (European Economic Area) only non-personalized ads.

Non-personalized ads are targeted using contextual information rather than the past behavior of a user. Although these ads don't use cookies for ads personalization, they do use cookies to allow for frequency capping, aggregated ad reporting, and to combat fraud and abuse.

 

How to control cookies?

You can control and/or delete cookies as you wish – for details, see aboutcookies.org.

You can delete all cookies that are already on your computer and you can set most browsers to prevent them from being placed. If you do this, however, you may have to manually adjust some preferences every time you visit a site and some services and functionalities may not work.

 

Right of objection

You have the right to object.

In your browser settings you can restrict or completely prevent the use of cookies. You can also prompt the automatic deletion of cookies when a browser window is closed.

You can find out how to delete and change the cookie settings of the most common browsers here:

 

Apps for Android

Aconvert.com built apps as an Ad Supported apps. This SERVICE is provided by Aconvert.com at no cost and is intended for use as is. For a better experience, while using our Service, we may require you to provide us with certain personally identifiable information. The information that we request will be retained on your device and is not collected by us in any way.

Our apps use third party services that may collect information used to identify you. Link to privacy policy of third party service providers used by our apps:

Google Play Services, AdMob

Our JPG to PDF Converter app uses permissions that are associated with accessing camera. This permission allows this application to capture images in order to be converted to a PDF file within this application. This permission can be rejected. Our online file conversion services may require you to upload files to convert. Your files will be for only you to access and will be automatically removed permanently on our server in 2 hours.

 

Data protection
Personal information

When visiting Aconvert.com, the IP address used to access the site will be logged along with the dates and times of access. This information is purely used to analyze trends, administer the site, track users movement and gather broad demographic information for internal use. Most importantly, any recorded IP addresses are not linked to personally identifiable information.

Aconvert.com doesn't require registration to use. That means we DO NOT collect your name, email address, company name or password etc.

Aconvert.com will never share your personal information with any Third Party business organisation that intends to use it for direct marketing purposes unless you have given us specific permission to do so. The processed information will only be stored as long as it is necessary for the purpose it was processed for or for as long as it is legally required.

 

Storage of files

All the files uploaded for processing on Aconvert.com are stored on an appropriate server infrastructure for processing and the download afterwards. All user-uploaded files as well as the converted output files will be deleted in two hours after upload or conversion respectively. We keep the files for the sole purpose of giving you enough time to download them. During that time, we don't look at the files or mine any data from them. No backups are made of any uploaded files nor their processed output neither are the contents monitored without the explicit permission of user.

 

Data Security

All files' filenames are generated randomly and cannot be guessed. All communications between your web browser and the conversion servers are through secure channel with HTTPS enabled, which prevents data to be altered or diverted. This completely protects your data from unauthorized access. All collected information on the website is protected from disclosure and unauthorized access by using physical, electronic and managerial protection procedures.

 

Right of objection

We allow you to access, modify, or delete the personal data collected by us. If you would like to do so, please contact us at support@aconvert.com. We will get back to you as soon as possible.

Please note that uploaded and processed files are never stored longer than two hours on our servers and are then deleted permanently. During this hour, your files are not accessed, copied, analyzed or anything else unless you provide us with the explicit written permission to do so.

 

Third party websites

Our website may contain links to other websites of interest. However, once you have used these links to leave our site, you should note that we do not have any control over that other website. Therefore, we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide whilst visiting such sites and such sites are not governed by this privacy statement. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the website in question.

 

Payment via PayPal

You have the possibility to pay via PayPal. Upon completion of your order, you will be redirected to the website of the payment provider PayPal (Europe) S.à r.l. et Cie, S.C.A., 22-24 Boulevard Royal, L-2449 Luxembourg („PayPal“). When paying via PayPal, information (including personal data) is transferred from us to PayPal and processed by PayPal for the purpose of payment processing. When paying via PayPal, the following data is transferred to PayPal in particular:

  • Price
  • Name of the product
  • Unique user ID (whole number)

When accessing the PayPal website or services of PayPal, PayPal sets cookies on your device. PayPal uses these cookies, among others, to identify you as a customer, to personalize PayPal services, contents, and ads, as well as to evaluate the effectiveness of advertisement, and to ensure the security of your account. You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings in your browser, provided that these cookies aren't used to prevent fraud or to ensure the security of websites managed by PayPal. However, we would like to point out that in this case you may not be able to use all functions of PayPal to the full extent.

You can view PayPal's current privacy policy here: https://www.paypal.com/ie/webapps/mpp/ua/privacy-full?locale.x=en_IE

As part of the transaction, we receive the following data from PayPal: https://developer.paypal.com/docs/classic/ipn/integration-guide/IPNIntro/#ipn-protocol-and-architecture The purpose of the data processing is the processing of the payment process and the contract.

The legal basis for the processing of personal data in the payment process and the processing of the contract is art. 6 para. 1 lit. b) DSGVO. For this, the data is stored only as long as it is necessary for the implementation and processing of your order and the fulfillment of legal storage periods.

The provision of personal data is required for the conclusion of a contract. The lack of provision results in the contract not being able to be concluded.

 

General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is a regulation in EU law on data protection and privacy for all individuals across the EU and within the European Economic Area. It becomes enforceable on 25 May 2018.

In the terms of the GDPR, Aconvert.com act as the data controller and data processor.

 

Aconvert.com acts as a data controller when it directly collects or processes personal data providing services to end users. It means that Aconvert.com acts as a data controller when you upload files, which may contain your personal data. We do collect your IP address and access times information. We do not share this data with anyone. Aconvert.com irreversibly deletes all your files according to “Storage of files” section of this policy.

Aconvert.com acts as a data processor if it processes data on behalf of its customer, i.e. when you use REST API or any other way to process files of your own customers. As a data processor, Aconvert.com will treat and manage your data in accordance with strict security standards. The REST API isn't available of users in the EEA.

If you have any questions regarding our privacy policy and GDPR compliance, feel free to contact us at support@aconvert.com.