procedures of nelink, LLC (“nelink”, “we” or “us”) on the collection,
use, security and disclosure of personal information about you on
(the “Site”) and the services, features, content or applications offered
by nelink (collectively with the Site, the “Services”). It also
describes your choices regarding use, access and correction of your
gathered by nelink when you use or access the Services, or when you view
or interact with an nelink link (either our ne.link links of one of our
any information about you that nelink’s customers share with nelink.
that nelink does not own or control, including other companies’
websites, services and applications (“Third Party Services”) that you
can access through the Services, such as Facebook or Twitter, or to
individuals that nelink does not manage or employ. We cannot take
responsibility for the content or privacy policies of those Third Party
Services. We encourage you to review the privacy policies of any Third
Party Services you access.
Information We Collect
nelink may collect personal information about you as described in this
with an nelink link (either our ne.link links or one of our branded
domains) on a third-party website. We collect the following types of
information from you, some of which might be considered personal
information under applicable law.
When You Create an nelink Link
One feature of the Services is the ability to create shortened uniform
resource locators (URLs) of websites (“nelink Link” or “nelinks”). Users
can create nelink Links without registering for an account. When you
create an nelink Link, nelink collects and stores both the original URL
and the shortened URL. nelink also collects and stores your IP address,
your location, which we derive from your IP address, the time and date
on which you shortened the original URL.
When You Interact With an nelink Link
nelink automatically collects personal information about the interaction
(such as clicks or views) with every nelink Link created through the
Services (either our ne.link links or one of our branded domains) on a
third-party website. This information includes, but is not limited to:
(i) the IP address and location derived from the IP address; (ii) the
referring websites or services; (iii) the time and date of each access;
(iv) device settings, such as browser type, operating system, and
language; (v) cookies, as described below, and mobile advertising
identifiers and (v) information about sharing of the nelink Link on
Third Party Services such as Twitter and Facebook (collectively, “nelink
Metrics”). As described in this policy, we use nelink Metrics to provide
the Services, to understand and analyze how our Services are used and to
identify trends, and to detect, deter and prevent malicious, fraudulent
or unlawful activity. Please see the “Information We May Share” section
we collect when you create, view or interact with nelink Links.
Other Information We Automatically Collect
When you visit the Site, we automatically collect (i) your IP address
and location derived from the IP address; (ii) the referring websites or
services; (iii) the time and date of each access; (iv) device settings,
such as browser type, operating system, and language; and (v) cookie
information. This type of data enables us and third parties authorized
by us to figure out how often individuals use parts of the Site so that
we can analyze and improve them.
We may receive a confirmation when you open an email from us. We use
this confirmation to improve our customer service.
nelink may use third-party APIs and software development kits (“SDKs”)
to provide certain functions in our Services.
Cookies and Other Similar Technologies
trends, administer the website, track users’ movements around the
website, and to gather demographic information about our user base as a
Cookies are pieces of text that may be provided to your computer through
your web browser when you access a website. Your browser stores cookies
enable our servers to recognize your web browser and tell us how and
when you visit our Site and use the Services through the web.
nelink cookies also allow nelink to track when you have clicked on a
nelink Link. Each click of an nelink Link is tracked using a unique
identifier assigned to you in one or more cookies stored by your web
browser and associated with nelink. We may associate the unique
identifier in our cookies with the other information we automatically
collect when you use the Services, as described above, including your IP
address, nelink Links you click, and nelink Links you create.
Most browsers have an option for turning off the cookie feature, which
will prevent your browser from accepting new cookies, as well as
(depending on the sophistication of your browser software) allowing you
to decide on acceptance of each new cookie in a variety of ways. If you
disable cookies, you will not be able to use some features of the
We partner with third parties to track utilization and behavior on our
websites, display advertising on our websites, and to manage our
web beacons, pixel tags or similar technologies in order to provide you
advertising based upon your browsing activities and interests. If you
wish to opt out of interest-based advertising
or if located in the European Union
not control when or how third parties place cookies on your computer,
such as when you visit the website from an nelink Link. You can manage
other companies’ cookies used for online advertising by visiting the
Digital Advertising Alliance’s
Consumer Choice Page
Note Regarding Children
We do not knowingly collect personal information from children. If we
learn that we have collected personal information of a child under 13
(or older as required by applicable law), we will take steps to delete
such information from our files as soon as possible.
How We Use Information
We use the personal information we collect for a variety of
administrative and business purposes to:
- operate our Site and provide the Services,
- process and complete any transactions,
- verify individual identity,
respond to inquiries, questions and comments and provide customer
and technical support,
- provide access to certain functionalities of our Services,
personalize and improve the Services and develop new products and
to communicate with our current and prospective customers concerning
- measure interest and engagement in our Site and Services,
monitor and analyze usage and trends of the Site and Services,
provide services to our customers to allow them to understand how
you interact with our Services and to help detect, deter and prevent
malicious, fraudulent or unlawful activity,
- comply with any legal obligations, and
Usage Across Devices
We may use the information we collect to make inferences that a unique
individual has created or interacted with nelink links on different
devices so that we can to detect, deter and prevent malicious,
fraudulent or unlawful activity and analyze how users use our Services.
For example, if you created an nelink link on a computer connected to
your residential WiFi network, and you soon thereafter clicked on an
nelink link on a mobile device connected to the same WiFi network, we
may infer that a single individual created and clicked on the nelink
links because both events were associated with the same IP address in
the same time period.
Other Legitimate Interests
We also may use personal information to pursue legitimate interests,
such as direct marketing, research (including marketing research),
network and information security, prevention of fraudulent, malicious
and unlawful activities, or any other purpose disclosed to you at the
time you provide personal information or allowed by law.
We retain the personal information we receive as described in this
fulfill the purpose(s) for which it was collected, provide our Services,
resolve disputes, establish legal defenses, conduct audits, pursue
legitimate business purposes, enforce our agreements, and comply with
material changes in the way we collect or use information, we will
notify you by posting an announcement on the Services or sending you an
email, and we will indicate when those changes will become effective.
you use the Services after those changes become effective.
If you have any questions or concerns regarding privacy using the
Services, please send us a detailed message to:
. We will make every effort to resolve your concerns.
This policy is effective as of 1 August 2020.