Privacy Policy

EFFECTIVE DATE: 07/07/2016

Pelican Software SRL, d/b/a Pubsio (“Pubsio,” “we” or “us”) values privacy. Pubsio operates an ad network that serves and displays targeted advertisements, including online display ads, pop up ads, and in-text ads. In this Privacy Policy (“Policy”), we describe how we collect, use, and disclose information that we obtain about visitors to or users of our website (the “Site”), as well as through our advertising services (the “Ad Services” or the “Services”). Our Privacy Policy does not cover the information practices of other companies and organizations that use our Ad Services, and that may use cookies, pixel tags and other technologies to serve and offer relevant ads.

Your use of our Site or Ad Services, and any dispute over privacy, is subject to this Policy, as well as our Ad Services Terms and Conditions[LINK], and our Website Terms of Use[LINK] (collectively, the “Terms”), including their applicable limitations on damages and the resolution of disputes. The Pubsio Terms are incorporated by reference into this Policy.

What Information Do We Collect About You and Why

We may collect information about you directly from you and from third parties, as well as automatically through your use of our Site or Services.

Information We Collect Directly From You. Certain areas and features of our Site and Services require registration. For example, to sign up as a publisher or advertiser you must create an account with us. In order to register for an account, you must provide your name, email address, company name and address.

Information We Collect Automatically on our Site. We may automatically collect the following information about your use of our Site or Services through cookies, web beacons, and other technologies: domains visited; your browser type and operating system; web pages you view; links you click; your IP address; the length of time you visit our Site and or use our Services; and the referring URL, or the webpage that led you to our Site, and the following: access time, device ID, IP address, page views and referring URL. We may combine this information with other information that we have collected about you, including, where applicable, your user name, name, and other personal information Please see the section “Cookies and Other Tracking Mechanisms” below for more information.

Information We Collect from Ad Services. We collect information through the Ad Services, like when you visit a website that uses our Services, use a desktop application or browser add-on/extension that uses our Services, or view and interact with our ads and content. We collect this information via cookies, pixel tags (AKA clear GIFs or web beacons), JavaScript and log files. We also may collect and store information locally on your device using mechanisms such as browser web storage (including HTML 5) and application data caches.

This information includes:

Browsing History. Our automated systems may analyze your browsing history and other online interactions described below to provide you personally relevant content, such as customized search results and tailored advertising.

Device information. We may collect device-specific information, including your hardware model, operating system version, device identifiers and other unique identifiers, and mobile network information including phone number and carrier).

Log information/Server Log. When you use our Site and interact with our Ad Services (i.e., view ads provided by us) we automatically collect and store certain information in server logs. This includes:

How We Use Your Information

We use your information, including your personal information, for the following purposes:

How We Share Your Information

We may share your information, including personal information, as follows:

Our Use of Cookies and Other Tracking Mechanisms

We and our third party service providers use cookies and other tracking mechanisms to track information about your use of our Site, as well as to collect information (including IP address) and display ads through our Ad Services (across multiple websites and Services). We may combine this information with other information we collect from you (and our third party service providers may do so on our behalf)

Currently, our systems do not recognize browser “do-not-track” requests. You may, however, disable certain tracking as discussed in this section (e.g., by disabling cookies). If you disable cookies, you will no longer receive behaviorally targeted ads from us, based on your activities on multiple websites and services.

Cookies. Cookies are alphanumeric identifiers that we transfer to your computer through your web browser for record-keeping purposes. Some cookies allow us to make it easier for you to navigate our Site and Services, while others are used to enable a faster log-in process or to allow us to track your activities at our Site and on websites that use our Ad Services. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but if you prefer, you can edit your browser options to block them in the future. The Help portion of the toolbar on most browsers will tell you how to prevent your computer from accepting new cookies, how to have the browser notify you when you receive a new cookie, or how to disable cookies altogether.

Pixel Tags. A pixel tag is a type of technology placed on a website or within the body of an email for the purpose of tracking activity on websites, or when emails are opened or accessed, and is often used in combination with cookies. We use pixel tags as part of our Ad Services, in order to track the effectiveness of our ad campaigns and to serve relevant ads.

JavaScript. JavaScript is computer code that allows us to monitor usage on individual web pages. This allows us to track when you click on a web page, where you click, and add or remove content from web pages.

Third Party Analytics.

We use automated devices and applications, such as Google Analytics, on our Site to evaluate usage of our Site. We also may use other analytic means to evaluate our Services. We use these tools to help us improve our Services, performance and user experiences. These entities may use cookies and other tracking technologies to perform their services. We do not share your personal information with these third parties.

Third-Party Links

Our Site and Services may contain links to third-party websites. Any access to and use of such linked websites is not governed by this Policy, but instead is governed by the privacy policies of those third party websites. We are not responsible for the information practices of such third party websites.

Security of My Personal Information

We have implemented measures to protect the information we collect from loss, misuse, and unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration, and destruction. Please be aware that despite our best efforts, no data security measures can guarantee 100% security.

Marketing Communications

We may send periodic promotional or informational emails to our Ad Services customers. You may opt-out of such communications by following the opt-out instructions contained in the e-mail. Please note that it may take up to 10 business days for us to process opt-out requests. If you opt-out of receiving emails about recommendations or other information we think may interest you, we may still send you e-mails about your account or any Services you have requested or received from us.

Children Under 13

Our Site and Ad Services are not designed for children under 13. Publishers of websites that are targeted in whole or in part to children, or that have actual knowledge that any users of their websites are under 13, are not eligible to use our Ad Services.

Contact Us

If you have questions about the privacy aspects of our Services or would like to make a complaint, please contact us at

Changes to this Policy

This Policy is current as of the Effective Date set forth above. We may change this Policy from time to time, so please be sure to check back periodically. We will post any changes to this Policy on our Site, at If we make any changes to this Policy that materially affect our practices with regard to the personal information we have previously collected from you, we will endeavor to provide you with notice in advance of such change by highlighting the change on our Site.