Software Hunt

This Privacy Policy applies to all of the services and websites offered by Software Hunt. Sometimes, we may post service-specific privacy notices or materials to explain our services in more detail. If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, please feel free to contact us through our website.

Advertising Cookie and OPT-OUT

When you are accessing the web through a web browser, we use cookies from Google DoubleClick (and other advertisers) to improve your online experience, including displaying more relevant ads.

Anyone may opt-out of the DoubleClick cookie at any time by clicking on this link. Google also offers several options to permanently save your opt-out settings in your browser. In addition, Google allows third-party advertisers to serve ads on the Google Display Network. Using a tool created by the Network Advertising Initiative, you can opt out of several third-party ad servers’ and networks’ cookies simultaneously.

Information We Collect and How We Use It
We may collect the following types of information:

Cookies - When you visit Software Hunt, we send one or more cookies to your computer or other devices. We use cookies to improve our service quality, including storing user preferences, improving search results and ad selection, and tracking user trends, such as how people search. Software Hunt also uses cookies in its advertising services to help advertisers and publishers serve and manage ads across the web and on Software Hunt services.

Log information - When you access the services of Software Hunt via browser, application, or other clients, our servers automatically record certain information. These server logs may include your web request, your interaction with a service, Internet Protocol address, browser type, browser language, the date and time of your request and one or more cookies that may uniquely identify your browser or your account.

User communications - When you send an email or other communications to Software Hunt, we may retain those communications to process your inquiries, respond to your requests, and improve our services. When you send and receive SMS messages to or from one of our services that provides SMS functionality, we may collect and maintain information associated with those messages, such as the phone number, the wireless carrier associated with the phone number, the content of the message, and the date and time of the transaction. We may use your email address to communicate with you about our services.

Third-Party Applications - Software Hunt may make available third-party applications, such as gadgets or extensions, through its services. The information collected by Software Hunt when you enable a third-party application is processed under this Privacy Policy. Information collected by the third-party application provider is governed by their privacy policies.

Location data - Software Hunt offers location-enabled services. If you use those services, Software Hunt may receive information about your actual location (such as GPS signals sent by a mobile device) or information that can be used to approximate a location (such as a cell ID).

Unique application number - Certain services include a unique application number that is not associated with your account or you. This number and information about your installation (e.g., operating system type, version number) may be sent to Software Hunt when you install or uninstall that service or when that service periodically contacts our servers (for example, to request automatic updates to the software).

Other sites - This Privacy Policy applies to Software Hunt services only. We do not exercise control over the sites displayed as search results, sites that include Software Hunt applications or services, or links from within our various services.

These other sites may place their own cookies or other files on your computer, collect data or solicit personal information from you. In addition to the above, we may use the information we collect to:

Provide, maintain, protect, and improve our services (including advertising services) and develop new services; and Protect the rights or property of Software Hunt or our users.
If we use this information in a manner different than the purpose for which it was collected, then we will ask for your consent prior to such use.

Software Hunt process personal information on our servers in Australia. In some cases, we process personal information outside your own country.


You can use Software Hunt to review and control the information stored in your Software Hunt account. Most browsers are initially set up to accept cookies, but you can reset your browser to refuse all cookies or to indicate when a cookie is being sent. However, some of the Software Hunt features and services may not function properly if your cookies are disabled.

Information Security

We take appropriate security measures to protect against unauthorized access to or unauthorized alteration, disclosure, or destruction of data. These include internal reviews of our data collection, storage and processing practices and security measures, including appropriate encryption and physical security measures to guard against unauthorized access to systems where we store personal data.

We restrict access to personal information to Software Hunt employees, contractors, and agents who need to know that information in order to process it on our behalf. These individuals are bound by confidentiality obligations and may be subject to discipline, including termination and criminal prosecution if they fail to meet these obligations.