Bitdefender informs You that in certain programs or products it may use data collection technology to collect technical information, to improve the products, to provide related services, to adapt them and to prevent the unlicensed or illegal use of the product or the damages resulting from the malware products. You accept that Bitdefender may use such information as part of the services provided in relation to the product and to prevent and stop the malware programs running on Your computer.
By using the program and accepting these Privacy Terms, You acknowledge and agree that the security technology used can collect the data running on Your Mac in an impersonal manner. Bitdefender informs You that it will treat all collected data in accordance with current applicable legislation and as established in this Privacy Terms.
From time to time, the Software and Services may collect certain information from the device on which it is installed, which may include anonymous data which may be used for statistical information, product analysis and for improving overall product functionality. This information will not be correlated with any personally identifiable information.
The collected information as set out above is necessary for the purpose of optimizing the functionality of Bitdefender’s products and may be transferred to the Bitdefender Group in the United States or other countries that may have less protective data protection laws than the region in which You are situated (including the European Union), but Bitdefender has taken steps so that the collected information, if transferred, receives an adequate level of protection.
Bitdefender reserves the right to cooperate with any legal process and any law enforcement or other government inquiry related to Your use of this Software and Services. This means that Bitdefender may provide documents and information relevant to a court subpoena or to law enforcement or other government investigation. In order to promote awareness, detection and prevention of Internet security risks, Bitdefender may share certain information with research organizations and other security software vendors.
Bitdefender may also use statistics aggregated from the anonymous data collected in order to track and publish reports on general security risk trends. By using the Software and Services, You acknowledge and agree that Bitdefender may collect, transmit, store, disclose and analyze such anonymous data for the purposes outlined above.
In the event that You provide the details of a third-party, Bitdefender shall not be held responsible for complying with the principles of information and consent, and it shall therefore be You that guarantees to have previously informed and obtained the consent of the owner of the data, with regards to communicating such data.