Have questions in mind about PurePrivacy? Well, we have added some of the commonly asked FAQs about PurePrivacy below 👇
What is PurePrivacy?
PurePrivacy is an all-in-one digital solution that empowers you to protect your social accounts and personal data. The platform thoroughly examines your social media settings and recommends adjustments that can enhance your privacy. Moreover, it enables you to effortlessly remove your information from the internet, further fortifying your online security.Delete
How does PurePrivacy work?
PurePrivacy connects and analyzes your social media accounts’ settings. It then recommends updates to your settings that enhance your privacy, and you can apply these recommendations quickly with just one tap. Also by leveraging privacy laws such as GDPR and CCPA, PurePrivacy sends requests on your behalf to data brokers to remove any information that they might have about you.Delete
Do I need to be tech-savvy to use PurePrivacy?
No, PurePrivacy does not require you to be a security expert, instead we make it very simple for you by analyzing and recommending you actions that you can take by tap of a button and increase your privacy.Delete
Do I need an account to use PurePrivacy?
No, you can start using PurePrivacy as a guest. This allows you to connect your social media accounts, analyze them, look for data breaches and get recommendations to maintain your online privacy.Delete
Does PurePrivacy save my social media password or login details?
We never store or save any of your social media login details. You simply login to your social media account and give PurePrivacy permission to update your settings for better privacy and security.
Why do I need to remove my data from the internet?
Almost anything and everything you do on the internet is tracked and logged, what you search for, what you browse and your personal information. All of this is used to profile and target you through tailored advertisements.Some entities called Data Brokers collect and compile data about individuals from every and any source, then these Data Brokers sell this data to advertisers or anyone who is willing to pay up. PurePrivacy’s data removal tool allows individuals to request that their personal information be removed from the data broker's database.Delete
What social media apps does PurePrivacy support?
PurePrivacy supports Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, LinkedIn, Google, Spotify and YouTube right now, with many more on the way!Delete
Which web browsers does PurePrivacy support?
PurePrivacy is compatible with most modern web browsers, including Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Safari, and Microsoft Edge.Delete
How many features does the PurePrivacy web application offer?
PurePrivacyweb application currently provides the RMD feature (Remove my data). Additional features will be introduced in our upcoming releases.Delete
How many brokers does PurePrivacy offer?
PurePrivacy offers a number of brokers to help you reclaim control over your data. The list of brokers is based on compliance with GDPR and CCPA policies.Delete
Can I choose specific brokers to reclaim my data with PurePrivacy?
Yes, PurePrivacy allows users to select from a list of brokers, enabling them to choose the ones that align with their preferences and meet regulatory requirements.Delete
What is Remove My Data?
PurePrivacy’s Remove My Data allows individuals to request that their personal information be removed from a data broker's database. Data brokers are companies that collect and sell personal information to other businesses, marketers, and other third parties.Delete
Why do you need my full name and Country?
We need these details to request Data brokers on your behalf to remove any data that they might have about you.Delete
Why do I have to sign the Authorization form?
We need your authorization to be able to request data brokers on your behalf to remove any data that they might have about you.Delete
How long does it take to remove my data from data brokers databases?
It takes approximately 30-60 days for your data to be removed from data brokers’ databases. This varies based on the databroker and the severity of the data. Status for removal requests are updated and visible for you to remain informed. After 60 days, we will resend removal requests to them. If they continue to be unresponsive to our recurring requests, we will proceed to contact them through legal channels using our email with the assistance of a lawyer. Please be aware that there is no estimated timeline for this process.Delete
Do I get to know when my personal information has been removed?
Yes. Your dashboard will be updated as soon as your personal information has been removed.Delete
Does PurePrivacy completely remove my name from the internet?
The internet is vast and wherever you go, information about you is being tracked, so it’ not possible to be completely sure that any and every information about you has been deleted from the internet, but we remove it from most public data brokers and are constantly monitoring and increasing the endpoints where we delete your data from.Delete
Can data brokers keep my data that is provided in the data removal request?
Data brokers are legally obliged by laws such as GDPR and CCPA to remove user data based on their request. In case they don’t follow suit, PurePrivacy can take legal action against them, so you don't have to worry.Delete
What is Tracker Blocker?
Tracker Blocker stops web trackers from collecting information about you while you surf the web to talk to your friends or shop online. This protects your privacy and prevents your personal information from being used against you by targeted marketing, tracking, and other intrusive actions.Delete
How does PurePrivacy’s Tracker Blocker work?
Tracker blocker simply stops trackers from communicating with their owners, hence they are unable to collect and store any information about you while you.Delete
Will Tracker Blocker slow down my web browsing experience?
The feature is designed to work seamlessly in the background without affecting your web browsing speed or performance. Tracker blocker only stops trackers from collecting information about you, this means that it won’t negatively affect your web-browsing experience.Delete
Can I choose which trackers to block and which to allow?
Tracker blocker blocks all known web trackers to protect your online privacy as much as possible. Hence for now you won't be able to choose which trackers to block.Delete
Can I turn the Tracker Blocker on and off as needed?
Yes, you can turn Tracker Blocker on and off as needed from your PurePrivacy dashboard.Delete