Privacy Policy

From time to time, the Software collects certain information from the computer on which it is installed, which may include:

  • Information regarding installation of the Software. This information indicates to Symantec whether installation of the software was successfully completed. Symantec collects this information to evaluate and improve the product installation success rate. This information is not correlated with any personally identifiable information.

  • Information on potential security risks as well as URLs of websites visited that the Software deems potentially fraudulent. Symantec collects this information to evaluate and improve the ability of Symantec's products to detect malicious behavior, fraudulent websites, and other Internet security risks. This information is not correlated with any personally identifiable information.

  • The Portable executable files that are identified as malware. These files are submitted to Symantec using the Software's automatic submission function. The collected files can contain the personally-identifiable information that the malware obtains without your permission. Symantec collects these types of files only for the purpose of improving the ability of Symantec's products to detect malicious behavior. Symantec does not correlate these files with any personally identifiable information. Such automatic submission function may be deactivated after installation by following the instructions in the documentation for the applicable products.

  • The name given during the initial setup to the computer on which the Software is used by Symantec as an account name for such computer under which you may elect to receive additional services or under which you may use certain features of the Software. You may change the account name at any time after installation of the Software (recommended).

  • The other information that is used for purposes of analyzing and improving the functionality of Symantec's products. This information is not correlated with any personally identifiable information.

Symantec may disclose the collected information if asked to do so by a law enforcement official as required or permitted by law or in response to a subpoena or other legal process. To promote awareness, detection, and prevention of Internet security risks, Symantec may share certain information with research organizations and other security software vendors. Symantec may also use the statistics that are derived from the information to track and publish reports on security risk trends. By using the Software, you acknowledge and agree that Symantec may collect, transmit, store, disclose, and analyze such information for these purposes.

Symantec collects this information to evaluate and improve the ability of Symantec's products to detect malicious behavior, fraudulent websites, and other Internet security risks.

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DOCID: v73242035_identity_safe_standalone_1_en_us
Operating System: Windows
Last modified: 08/02/2017