Last Updated: 08/12/2018

Disclaimer and Copyright

1. Software Patch is not responsible or liable for any software obtained through https://www.softwarepatch.com. Software Patch does not own or make claim to any of the software presented. Any complaints or problems should be directed to the individual authors or publishers.

2. Patches are listed on this site as a convenience to visitors. We cannot guarantee that they are free of omissions or errors. To ensure a secure system, you will need to follow the software author’s, developer’s or publisher’s instructions for maintaining a secure and updated system. In particular, Windows users should follow Microsoft’s instructions for updating and maintaining a Windows system. More information can be found at Microsoft.com.

3. Software Patch is available for free, non-commercial use. Any other use including mirroring, reproducing, re-transmitting, re-publishing or copying any part of the Software Patch web site is strictly prohibited.

4. All trademarks are the property of their respective owners.

5. Information presented on the Software Patch website is copyrighted as a compilation. Software authors, developers or publishers of programs listed on Software Patch hold separate copyrights on their work.

6. Copyright, Software Patch. All rights reserved. Reviews, descriptions, and screen shot images are copyright of the Software Patch. Reproduction in whole or in part in any form or medium without express written permission of Software Patch is prohibited.

7. Some products on this site are made available in association with Amazon.com.

Privacy and Cookies Policy

Software Patch is committed to safeguard the privacy of its customers and individuals who make use of our online facilities. This policy provides you with information about what data we collect and how this data is processed by us.

Collection and use of information In general, you can visit the Software Patch website without telling us who you are or giving any personal information about you. Information which we collect may be used:

  • to communicate with you and fulfil your requests for our products or services,
  • improve our products or services where possible,
  • to fulfil the purpose for which you provided the information,
  • for customer service purposes,
  • for marketing and promotional purposes, including remarketing,
  • to conduct research,
  • to provide information that we believe may be of interest to you,
  • to enforce the legal terms that govern your use of Software Patch and/or for the reasons specific to the type of collection of information.

We may also collect and store certain types of data as described in more detail below.

Cookies

1. Cookies and Web Beacons

When you visit our Websites, we or our service providers, advertisers or partners, may send one or more cookies to your computer or use web beacons to improve the quality of our service by analyzing traffic pattern, tracking user trends and conducting optional research surveys. A cookie is a small file containing a string of characters that uniquely identifies your browser and a web beacon is a single pixel or clear GIF which are small pieces of code placed on a web page. Most browsers are initially set up to accept cookies and similar technologies, but you can reset your browser to refuse all cookies or to indicate when a cookie is being sent. Web beacons may also be disabled by disabling JavaScript on your computer. However, alteration of such settings may affect the functionality of our Websites. For more information on how to disable cookies, you may visit www.aboutcookies.org.

2. Third party cookies

Third party cookies are cookies from another domain (not from Software Patch). We don’t control the content of these cookies. Therefore, please review information about the cookies from the third-party websites. Examples of third parties who set cookies on Software Patch include:

2A. Hotjar

A web analytic service provider that records site usage, including mouse clicks, mouse movements, scrolling activity as well as any text you type and action you take while browsing and/or using this Website (excluding ‘sensitive’ visitor fields such as fields where financial information is inputted).

For more information on Hotjar’s collection of information, please see their Cookie Information here https://www.hotjar.com/cookies. You can choose to disable the Hotjar service by contacting them onhttps://www.hotjar.com/contact.

2B. Advertising networks

These are advertising networks used to deliver interactive advertising campaigns on partner websites. These cookies track the types of content you have viewed to ensure adverts are as relevant to you as possible.

Google Analytics Privacy Policy Opt-out here
Google AdSense Privacy Policy Opt-out here

Third Party Advertising Technologies

This may include third party cookies placed on the Software Patch website to deliver tailored information and content which may be of interest to you, such as promotions or offerings, when you visit third party websites after you have left our Website. These third party companies may deliver advertisements and/or promotions that might also place cookies and otherwise track user behaviour. We do not permit these third parties to collect personal information about you (such as email address) on our Website, nor do we share with them any personal information about you.

Log information

When you visit Software Patch, our servers automatically record information that your browser sends whenever you visit a website. These server logs may include information such as your web request, Internet Protocol address, browser type, browser language, the date and time of your request and one or more cookies as explained above.

Electronic notices and Promotional Emails

We may provide you with information and notices regarding the Software Patch new, applications, surveys, promotional emails, offers or other information which may be of use or interest to You, via the email address you designate in the payment process, when you sign up for our newsletter or when you sign up to some of our free services.

We may also send you transactional, technical or other service notifications from time to time. These messages are sent only to individuals who have purchased our products or services and are essential to maintain the functionality of same, so there is no opt-out available for this type of notifications.

We do not share your email address with any third party, and we process and store such personal information in accordance with the terms of this Policy.

Information sharing

Software Patch will only use your personal information for the purposes which are specified in this policy.

We may engage third party service providers that assist us in providing or improving our services as explained above and we might need to share some personal or other data with them to enable them to do so. These service providers are either subject to this privacy policy or follow practices that offer an equivalent level of protection and may be located outside the EU. Your information may also be transferred to another company in the event of sale of our company to a third party. We will not sell or rent your personal information to third parties for marketing purposes without your consent.

To further improve our products and the service we offer to you, we may also need to divulge certain information collected by our products to third party partners and/or suppliers. In any case, we will only provide anonymous or non-personally identifiable information to such third parties. We will not sell or rent your personal information to third parties for marketing purposes without your consent.

Information processing and security

Software Patch processes personal information in Malta. Information is retained on our servers in the United States and in other countries. We take appropriate security measures to protect against unauthorized access to or unauthorized alteration, disclosure or destruction of data held by us.

Data integrity

We take reasonable steps to ensure that the personal information we process is accurate, complete, and current, but we depend on our users to update or correct their personal information whenever necessary. You are therefore kindly requested to inform us of any change referring to your personal data held by us. You have the right to access the personal information that we may hold about you, to rectify this data or object to the storage of the data for legitimate purposes by contacting us at https://www.softwarepatch.com/contact/.

Privacy of business partners

Our Websites and our newsletter may include various links to third party websites or promote third party products. We are not responsible for the privacy practices of such third parties in any way. We strongly suggest that you refer to their privacy policy before accessing any website or making any purchase so that you are aware of the applicable practices and thus be able to make an informed decision about your actions and/or transactions.

Social Media Features and Widgets

Software Patch includes social media features, such as Facebook’s ‘Like’ button, and widgets, such as the ‘Share This’ button, or interactive mini-programs. These features are usually recognisable by their third party brand or logo and may collect your IP address, which page you are visiting on Software Patch, and set a cookie to enable the feature to work properly. Social media features and widgets are either hosted by a third party or hosted directly on Software Patch. Your interactions with these features are governed by the privacy policy of the company providing it.

Children

Software Patch is not aimed at children and we do not knowingly collect any personal information from children. Minors should not use Software Patch unless supervised by an adult.

Changes to this policy

We may alter this privacy policy and our terms of use periodically to comply with any changes in regulations or to correspond with changes made to Software Patch for improving your user experience. Please check this policy regularly to stay up to date.