FilePigeon is registered to Zamzar Limited in England as a limited company (number 6463494).
This policy is effective from 1st January 2011
FilePigeon is registered with the UK Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) in the Register of Data Controllers under "Zamzar Ltd" as required by the UK's 1998 Data Protection Act. The entry in the register is available for public inspection to help ensure transparency and openness in the processing of your data.
Logging IP Addresses
For each visitor to our Web page, IP addresses are logged and used by FilePigeon for measuring usage.
Collecting e-mail Addresses
We collect the e-mail addresses of file recipients for the purpose of logging and measuring usage. FilePigeon does not rent, sell, or share your personal information or email address with any other companies.
Certain Exceptional Disclosures
We may disclose your information if necessary to protect our legal rights or if the information relates to actual or threatened harmful conduct or potential threats to the physical safety of any person. Disclosure may be required by law or if we receive legal process.
We may also store information about you using cookies (files sent by us to your computer or other access device) which we can access when you visit our site in future. We do this to track patterns of behaviour of visitors to our site and to store the preferences of users. In the course of serving advertisements to this site, our third-party advertisers may also place or recognize cookies on your browser.
Information on deleting or controlling cookies is available at www.aboutcookies.org. Please note that by deleting our cookies or disabling future cookies you may not be able to access certain areas or features of our site.
Third Party Advertising
We use third-party advertising companies to serve ads when you visit our Web site. These companies may use information (not including your name, address, e-mail address or telephone number) about your visits to this and other Web sites in order to provide advertisements on this site and other sites about goods and services that may be of interest to you. To learn more about "behavioral advertising" practice or to opt-out of this use of your anonymous information, you can visit networkadvertising.org.
Storage of User Files
When users upload files to FilePigeon stores those files remain in place on the servers for users to download, until such time as they expire, at which point they are deleted, or in the case of a subscribed user until such time as that user deletes those files. Files stored for download are only accessible by FilePigeon and through the clickable link generated for download.
Transfer and sharing of data
In the course of providing the Services data is transferred to and from servers located in the United States. By agreeing to FilePigeon's Terms of Service you accept the transfer of such data as is necessary to provide the Services. In the case of those customers paying for Services those customers also agree to the transfer of such data as is necessary to process payment with third party payment providers such as PayPal. PayPal has access to the personal data they require to perform their functions but may not use personal data for any other purposes and they must process personal data in accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998. PayPal offers a secure environment for online card payments. In addition, your card details may be shared with any third parties as is necessary to process your transaction, for example, financial institutions necessary to authorise and clear your card payment.