We will collect information about you as you use the Site or Service, such
as your IP address, browser type and version, operating system, referral
source and device information.
Through tracking services, we will collect information about you such as length of visit, page views and navigation paths, as well as information about the timing, frequency and pattern of your usage, operating system, device information, behavior, visited pages, etc. This anonymous information can not be identified directly with you.
We collect information about purchases you've made through our Site or Services, such as product type, subscription type, date of purchase, etc.
Certain limited Services are available without being required to log in to or establish an Account, also referred to as Guest Usage. Such is visiting our trade site, accessing a download or upload link and others. We will collect information about you such as length of visit, page views and navigation paths, as well as information about the timing, frequency and pattern of your service usage, operating system, device information, behavior, visited pages. This anonymous information can not be identified directly with you.
We are legally obligated to secure your consent to allow us to store your card details for future use. As per our policy, we cannot process your payment before you agree to such storing.
We may collect additional information from or about you when you communicate with us, contact our customer support teams or respond to a survey.
We may Process your Personal Data for a variety of reasons that are justified under data protection laws in the European Economic Area (EEA) and Switzerland.
To operate the Sites and provide the Services, including to:
For our legitimate interests, including to:
With your consent, including to:
You can withdraw your consent at any time and free of charge. Please refer to the section on “Your Privacy Choices” for more information on how to do that.
We may share information about you with other parties for pCloud’s business purposes or as permitted or required by law, including:
With your consent:
Profile Information You Make Available to Others:
In addition, pCloud may provide aggregated statistical data to third-parties, including other businesses and members of the public, about how, when, and why Users visit our Sites and use our Services. This data will not personally identify you or provide information about your use of the Sites or Services.
We do not share your Personal Data with third parties for their marketing purposes.
We do not, have not and do not have any future plans to sell your personal information to third parties.
We use the information about you and your usage of the service:
You may choose to store your information on secure servers in the European Union or the United States. If you choose to store your information in the United States you are causing your Personal Data to be transferred to our servers located in the United States. The laws of the United States may not be as protective of your privacy as those of the European Union. Furthermore, if you are outside the United States and the European Union, the laws of these jurisdictions may not be as protective of your privacy as the laws of your location. You can change where your data is stored, and choose to have your data stored in the European Union or the United States, by using the options available in your account settings. By using our Site or Services and submitting Personal Information via the Site, you understand that the collection, use, transfer, and disclosure of your Personal Data shall be governed by applicable laws in the European Union and United States.
pCloud does not process any personal data revealing racial or ethnic origin, political opinions, religious or philosophical beliefs, or trade union membership, and the processing of genetic data, biometric data for the purpose of uniquely identifying a natural person, data concerning health or data concerning a natural person’s sex life or sexual orientation.
At pCloud, we want to give you maximum control over your personal data. Learn how you can manage your information from our Privacy options page (https://www.pcloud.com/help/privacy.html).
In this section, we have summarized the rights that you have under data protection law. For a more detailed explanation of your rights, please refer to the relevant laws and guidance from the regulatory authorities.
The right to be informed
The right to rectification
If you believe we have the wrong data about you, or that your data is incomplete, feel free to change it at any time through your Account settings. Learn how you can manage your information from our Privacy options page (https://www.pcloud.com/help/privacy.html).
The right to erasure
You can delete your files and personal information by signing in to your pCloud account and going to your account settings (https://my.pcloud.com/#page=settings&settings=tab-account) or by contacting us at firstname.lastname@example.org. If you delete your pCloud account, your files and personal data will be permanently removed from our servers after 30 days.
The right to restrict processing
You can temporary restrict the processing of your data by suspending your account. Suspended accounts are kept for 3 months, unless specifically stated otherwise. During this period the account can be restored at any time and information or files will be lost. At the end of the period non-restored accounts are deleted automatically and information is deleted. Contact us at email@example.com to request account suspensions by stating your reasons.
The right to data portability
Contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org to request a copy of the data we store about you. Once it is ready, you will receive the file via email.
The right of access
The right to object
On top of the ability to opt out of processing by changing your settings, you can object to the processing of certain forms of data, as described in the Privacy options page (https://www.pcloud.com/help/privacy.html). Contact us at email@example.com if you have further questions.
The right against discrimination
If you’re a resident of California, United States, you have the right not to receive discriminatory treatment by us for the exercise of your privacy rights conferred by the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA).
Note that filing multiple claims might be subject to a fee, not exceeding 10 GBP.This does not apply for requests made under the Brazillian LGPD (Lei Geral de Proteção de Dados).
We maintain technical, physical, and administrative security measures designed to provide reasonable protection for your Personal Data against loss, misuse, unauthorised access, disclosure, and alteration. The security measures include firewalls, data encryption, physical access controls to our data centres, and information access authorisation controls. While we are dedicated to securing our systems and Services, you are responsible for securing and maintaining the privacy of your password(s) and Account/profile registration information and verifying that the Personal Data we maintain about you is accurate and current. We are not responsible for protecting any Personal Data that we share with a third-party based on an account connection that you have authorised.
In the unlikely event that a security breach which affects individuals’ rights and freedoms is discovered, according to our risk assesment policy, pCloud will inform those individuals without undue delay.
The Site and Services are intended for users who are 18 years old or older. We do not knowingly collect Personal Information from children under the age of 18. If we become aware that we have inadvertently received Personal Information from a child under the age of 18, we will delete such information from our records.
You may contact us if you have general questions or concerns about this
Our Data Protection Officer can be contacted at firstname.lastname@example.org
Account means a pCloud member account.
Device Information means data that can be automatically collected from any device used to access the Site or Services. Such information may include, but is not limited to, your device type; your device’s network connections; your device’s name; your device IP address; information about your device’s web browser and internet connection you use to access the Site or Services;
Guest Usage means a person’s Use of the Services without logging into and/or establishing an Account.
Personal Data means information that can be associated with an identified or directly or indirectly identifiable natural person. “Personal Data” can include, but is not limited to, name, telephone number, email address, date of birth.
Process means any method or way that we handle Personal Data or sets of Personal Data, whether or not by automated means, such as collection, recording, organisation, structuring, storage, adaptation or alteration, retrieval, and consultation, disclosure by transmission, dissemination or otherwise making available, alignment or combination, restriction, erasure or destruction of Personal Data.
Services means any products, services, content, features, technologies, or functions, and all related websites, applications and services offered to you by pCloud with an Account or Guest Usage.
Technical Usage Data means information we collect from your phone, computer or other device that you use to access the Sites or Services. Technical Usage Data tells us how you use the Sites and Services, such as what you have searched for and viewed on the Sites and the way you use our Services, including your IP address, statistics regarding how pages are loaded or viewed, the websites you visited before coming to the Sites and other usage and browsing information collected through Cookies.
User means an individual who uses the Services or accesses the Sites and has established a relationship with pCloud (for example, by opening an Account and agreeing to the pCloud Terms of Service) or otherwise uses the Services for Guest Usage.
Revised: 1 Mar. 2023