Privacy Policy

IKARUS (the "Software") is software created by IKARUS Security Software GmbH. ("IKARUS," "we," or "us"). We take the privacy of our customers seriously and are committed to safeguarding your privacy while you use our software. This policy (hereinafter the "Privacy Policy") describes the types of information we collect when you use IKARUS’s services and software, how we may use that information and with whom we may share it. Our Privacy Policy also describes the measures we take to protect the information you share with us.

Collected Information

For providing our services, we may collect, store and use the following Information related to you.

  • Information about malicious applications, files and other potential threats on your tablet, mobile phone or other applicable device and their behaviors and origins;
  • Personal Information (Phone number, IMEI, E-mail, installed apps, visited URLs). We collect this information to verify that copies of our product are legitimate, and not counterfeit. Also, we  may use E-Mail addresses associated with Social Media Accounts on your device. In addition this information is also used to be displayed in the connected web application the users may opt in for.
  • Location. If the user utilizes this feature, software may access your phone's location information to assist in locating your phone. We do not utilize your location information for any other purpose.
  • Error Log Uploading: Software will upload the error log on the users consent to help improving and supporting our software and services.
  • Device and App Information: we communicate device and application information to deliver appropriate updates to our users.
  • Installed Apps: We observe your installed applications, scan them for threats and analyze the permissions they request. This information is only processed locally on the device.
  • Browser History: We observe your browser history and scan every URL to provide protection. This information is only processed locally on the device.

How We Use Your Information

We use your information for the following purposes:

  • Provide threat protection products and services
  • Conduct research and analysis on anonymized information of yours
  • Manage subscription and verify legitimate product versions
  • Updating malware/virus definition database and appropriate malware detection engine versions to our users.

Information security

We work hard to protect IKARUS and our users from unauthorized access to, or unauthorized alteration, disclosure or destruction of Personal User Information we hold.

  • We encrypt the information and communication with the SSL protocol
  • We restrict access to your Personal User Information to only those IKARUS employees that are required to provide our software and services. All IKARUS employees are subject to strict contractual confidentiality obligations and may be disciplined or terminated if they fail to meet these obligations.
  • We may review our information collection, storage, processing and physical security measures to guard against unauthorized access whenever we find it appropriate to do so.

Information Sharing

We do not share Personal User Information with companies, organizations and individuals outside of IKARUS.

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