General notes

The general privacy policy of the Ablock Plus plan is to abstain from gathering more data than is prescribed for the extensions so that it performed correctly. The data gathered is preserved, if possible, and abolished when no longer feels necessity. It is never shared with any third parties. This policy lists the data that is collected and the processing applied to it.

ablockplus.org website

Website logs

The requests to the ablockplus.org website are documented in the website logs. It includes your IP address, request was made while using, and the web address accessed, the browser identifier and the referring page. All documented data are used to generate usage statistics, inspecting potential security issues and forum or blog spam. Detailed logs are withheld for only 30 days, after which only the aggregated usage statistics remain.

Uninstallation page feedback

Just after uninstalling Ablock Plus, you may ask for your feedback. The webpage stores data related application anonymously. If you decide to give feedback, it will be also stored by us anonymously.

Stored IP addresses

ablockplus.org store web applications that includes your IP address whenever  you create any forum post, add a blog comment or translate a page. It allows administrators to easily recognize spam content and security breaches but stored IP addresses are erased after a period of 30 days.

Cookies

Ablock Plus website use cookies to identify signed in users. Cookies are not used for any other purpose like tracking website visitors.

 Forum registration

Data entered at the time of forum registration is used to form the user’s public profile and is therefore noticeable to other forum visitant.

There are two exceptions:

Passwords are encrypted before stored on the server that provides security and can’t be recovered by any person, even with access to the database.

Only email addresses are viewed in the public profile if it is explicited by users. By default, it is used sometime for sending notifications to which you subscribed.

Blog comment

At the time of adding comment on the the Ablock Plus blog, an email address can be shown clearly.

Ablock plus extensions:

Extension update checks

Your browser periodically asks for updates of all your extensions including Ablock Plus, browser version, extension version, and operating system.  Ablock Plus builds updates for chrome and safari browsers at regular interval that is maintained by the ablockplus.org website. It is necessary to updates for stabilizing the performance of Ablock Plus. All Updates which are released for Chrome, is handled by the Google Web Store website and are subject to the Google Privacy Policy.

Subscription downloads

All filter subscriptions are added to your Ablock Plus installation, it will be requested to regularly update for retrieve purpose. After every update, website receives your IP address together with some generic information like your Ablock Plus version, browser and browser version.

Emergency notification

The latest version of Ablock plus consists of an emergency notification mechanism that notify users about the issues affecting their Ablock Plus installation. For allowing this feature we need your IP address for sending some generic information like your Ablock plus version, browser and browser version.

Data retention

Ablock Plus stores some data during using browser on your computer but never share this data to any third parties or servers alike other browsers do. However, you can use filter hit statistics regarding any issue reports or to reconstruct your browsing history.  Ablock Plus treats this information similarly to how history data is treated by the browser. The data will not be strored if you use private browsing mode.

Email collection

Sometimes our wbpages used to host product campaigns that almost depend on email collection. For example, you can install Ablock browser by request a link on your devices. Third parties are not used for manage these campaigns inspite of that data is handled by our house. Unnecessarily, we donot store your data until there is an specific requirement. We only store it for the length of time that is needed to execute. Your email address and generic information will be never share or sell to any third parties.