What personal data we collect and why we collect it
If you upload images to the website, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included. This is because visitors to the website can download and extract any location data from images on the website.
If you contact us by sending us a message by using our contact form, you will be required to provide your name and email address. This information is collected to answer any of your questions and inquiries. Any information submitted through our contact forms will be stored in our database for future references.
If you leave a comment on our site, you may opt-in to saving your name, email address, and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.
If you visit our login page, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.
When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.
If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after 1 day.
Embedded content from other websites
Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g., videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.
HighFile.com uses Google Analytics to track and analyze website traffic and visitor behavior and usage.
On behalf of the HighFile.com domain, Google Analytics shall track the flow of users, their locations by country, languages, browsers, operating systems, Internet service providers, and devices used to access the HighFile.com website.
However, HighFile.com shall not upload any data that allows Google to identify individuals nor their individually recognized IP addresses.
Who we share your data with
HighFile.com may otherwise disclose personal information upon the following provisions: (1) To respond to any legal proceedings or court orders, (2) to protect the personal safety of website users or to defend the rights of the website as necessary, and (3) upon discovery of visitor actions that violate website guidelines as outlined by official terms and agreements.
To protect the privacy and security of our users, HighFile.com takes reasonable steps, such as requesting email addresses before allowing website downloads. Each user is responsible for maintaining security and account information and controlling access to email communications with HighFile.com at all times.
How long we retain your data
For users that register on our website (if any), we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.
What rights you have over your data
If you have an account on this site or have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.
Changes to Our Private Policy
You can contact us by filling the form on the “contact us” page.
How we protect your data
Data is readily available online; however, HighFile.com assures its visitors and users that the website uses industry-standard SSL encryption to protect information transmitted on the website. Along with this, HighFile.com safeguards personal information from unauthorized access, network firewalls, and other security measures.
What data breach procedures we have in place
Our website is protected behind WAF to prevent any breach attacks. Privacy statement (US)