Privacy Policy

This Policy describes the information that is collected in relation to your use of the Site ( and the Services, explains how Data is used and instances, collectively referred to as "herdProtect", shares or permits collection of the Data by the Company, as well as affiliates, partners and advertisers (hereinafter — "Partners") of herdProtect and the Company or state authorities. The Policy also provides explanation of the instruments you may use in order to limit the amount of Data collected by herdProtect, the Company and/or Partners.

Applicability and Acceptance

This Policy shall apply to your use of the Site and/or the Services as of the moment you first access the Site and commence use of any of the Services. By accessing, browsing or using the Site and/or any of the Services you irrevocably and unconditionally accept and adhere to provisions of this Policy without any exemptions, limitations and exclusions. For the avoidance of any doubts, this Policy shall apply to Services specifically identified in Terms (

In the event you disagree with any provision of the Policy or would not like to provide your consent for collection of Data please cease use the Site or any of the Services immediately.

You hereby acknowledge and agree that this Policy applies to any and all Data collected by or transmitted to herdProtect, the Company and/or the Partners in the course of operation of the Site or provision of the Services, unless terms of service related to other products, utilities and offerings of herdProtect, the Company and/or the Partners or use of the Site and/or the Services when you are logged in to the account provided by the Company contain specific prevailing provisions with this respect.

Collection of Information

Information we collect to provide you with the services includes:

  • The files and URLs you upload for antivirus scanning.
  • Device information: We may collect device-specific information (such as your hardware model and operating system version)
  • Log information: When you use our services or view content provided by herdProtect, we may automatically collect and store certain information in server logs. This may include: details of how you used our service; Internet protocol address; hardware settings, browser type, standard HTTP request headers, including but not limited to user agent, referral URL, language preference, date and time; and cookies that may uniquely identify your browser.
  • Cookies and Local Storage: We use various technologies to collect and store information when you visit the website, and this may include sending one or more cookies or randomly generated identifiers to your device. A cookie is a small file containing a string of characters that is sent to your computer when you visit a website. Cookies may store user preferences and other information. The "help" portion of the toolbar on the majority of browsers will direct you on how to prevent your browser from accepting new cookies, how to command the browser to tell you when you receive a new cookie, or how to fully disable cookies. However, some of herdProtect’s website features or services may not function properly without cookies.

Information Usage

We use the information we collect from all of our services to provide, maintain, protect and improve them, to develop new services, and to protect herdProtect and our users.

When you contact herdProtect, we may keep a record of your communication to help solve any issues you might be facing. We may use your email address to inform you about our services where you have agreed to this. We may also send you administrative messages.

herdProtect processes personal information on servers in many countries around the world. We may process, transfer and/or store your personal information on a server located outside the country where you live. When we do so herdProtect will take all steps reasonably necessary to ensure that your data is treated securely and in accordance with this Privacy Policy.

Advertising Policies

We utilize thrid party vendors such as Google to provide advertising on our site. These vendors, including Google, use cookies to serve ads based on a user's prior visits. Google's use of the DoubleClick cookie enables it and its partners to serve ads to users based on their visit to our web site and/or other sites on the Internet. Users may opt out of the use of the DoubleClick cookie for interest-based advertising by visiting the ads preference manager. You may also visit to opt out of a third-party vendor's use of cookies for interest based advertising.

Amendments to the Policy

We may update this policy at any time by posting additions or modifications on this web page. If at any point we decide to use personally identifiable information in a manner materially different from that stated at the time it was collected, we will notify users by email or via a prominent notice on our website and where necessary we will seek the prior consent of our users.

Questions and Suggestions

If you have questions or concerns regarding this Privacy Policy, you should first contact the Privacy Program Office by emailing

Last modified on July 22, 2013.