9APPS Privacy policy

Last update: [Effective December 27, 2023]

This Privacy Policy describes the overall 9APPS (referred to below " 9APPS ", "we", "us" and "our") policy, explaining to you how we collect and process information when you use 9APPS. We are fully aware of how important it is to keep your personal information confidential, safe and discrete. This Privacy Policy is to inform you what information we collect when you use the 9APPS Services, and what information is to be shared by those Companies that has cooperation with us, if any. We also explain your rights regarding our use of your personal information, including how to manage your privacy and cookies settings, access the information we have about you, under the privacy laws including but not limited to California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018 (“CCPA”) and the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). For your better knowledge, this Privacy Policy may be updated periodically and WE SINCERELY REMIND YOU READING THE CONTEXT HEREUNDER CAREFULLY AND THOROUGHLY.

Your Consent


1. About us

9APPS offers a variety of measures to protect user privacy when they are using 9APPS Services including 9APPS Sites, 9APPS Applications (“apps”), and/or other 9APPS Services.

9APPS has created this Policy to explain our privacy practices so you will understand what information about you is collected, and how it is used and disclosed.

Any references in this Policy to “9APPS “, “we”, “our”, “us” etc. will be interpreted as a reference to us.

After reading this Privacy Policy you will have learned that:

  • We take security measures to safeguard your information;
  • We use your information to enhance your experience with 9APPS Services, to improve these Services, to make them better, more user-friendly and more relevant;
  • We use your information to enhance your experience with 9APPS Services, to improve these Services, to make them better, more user-friendly and more relevant;
  • We will not share your personally identifiable information with third parties other than set out in this Privacy Policy;
  • We may use non-personally identifiable information to perform relevant services. This Privacy Policy doesn’t apply to:
    The information practices of other companies and organizations that advertise our services
    Services offered by other companies or individuals, including products or sites that may include 9APPS services, be displayed to you in search results, or be linked from our services

Whether you are new to 9APPS or a long-time user, please do take the time to get to know our practices – and if you have any questions please feel free to contact us.

2. The information collected by 9APPS

Manually provided information

You may provide your personal information to us, such as your username and email addresses, when you access certain Services offered via the 9APPS Application. It is your choice whether to send this personal information to us.

If you give us feedback or contact us via e-mail, we will collect your name and email address, as well as any other content included in the email, in order to send you a reply.

When you participate in one of our surveys, we may collect additional information provided by you to us as part of the surveys. You may also provide other types of Information to us voluntarily if you contact us via e-mail requesting support from 9APPS. It is your choice whether to send such personal information to us.

In addition, when you use 9APPS Services, 9APPS will have access to information you post to 9APPS including, but not limited to, threads and comments you post in forums.

Automatically collected information

To make 9APPS Services more useful to you, we may collect information from you, including but not limited to:

  • Software information, such as version, distribution, system version and application list;
  • Hardware information, such as IMEI, MAC address of your device, model info, manufacturer;
  • Information regarding your usage, such as browser type, language preference, time and time zone, errors and reports, browsing history, buttons clicked, settings, typing in the URL bar;
  • Network information: IP address, network carrier, rough location according to the IP address or WiFi connected by / around you, referring site, and speed of each visitor request;
  • Location of your device or computer (if you grant permission).

When you are visiting 9APPS Sites, we also use cookies (and similar technologies) to gather information regarding the date and time of your visit and what you search and view. Cookies etc. are computer files that are saved to your device and which may store information about you, your device, and your browser and that may be used to transmit that information to us.

When you are visiting 9APPS website: you may choose to delete cookies or other tracking mechanisms on your browser anytime you want through your browser’s settings. You may also choose to have non-essential cookies (and similar technologies) not used by us when you access and use 9APPS Services by amending your settings at –your browser’s settings (if applicable).

Information from other sources

We may obtain information about you from business partners, contractors, and other third parties. We may add this information to the information we have already collected from you via 9APPS Services in order to improve 9APPS Services.

We may allow users to log in with their Facebook or Google log in information. Under these circumstances and if you have given your consent, we may have access to your profile information stored on the Facebook and/or Google applications (as applicable), including name, email address, picture, gender, age-range, birthday, friends list, marital status and employment history, and in addition in relation to Facebook, education history and religion.

Information Accuracy

When you provide personal information to us, you agree to provide accurate information only, and agree that we may assume its accuracy and rely on it. If we provide means for you to update your information, you agree to update the information to keep it accurate.

3. Security

9APPS is committed to protecting the security of your personal information. We use a variety of industry-standard security technologies and procedures to help protect your personal information from unauthorized access, use, or disclosure. 9APPS has strict restrictions on access to user data. Yet, no method of transmission over the internet, or method of electronic storage, is 100% secure. Therefore, while 9APPS uses reasonable efforts to protect your personal information, 9APPS cannot guarantee its absolute security.

4. Use of the information collected

In general, personal information you submit to us is used either to respond to requests that you make, or to help us serve you better. We use your personal information in the following ways:

  • for improvement of 9APPS Services management and experience;
  • to provide you more personalized / customized service;
  • for editorial and feedback purposes; for statistical analyses of user preferences;
  • for smarter defense against malicious websites;
  • for smarter auto correction and personal recommendation on URL;
  • for bookmark synchronization and others functions on the cloud;
  • for more convenient change of settings by turning on/off toggles on your phone;
  • for product development and content improvement;
  • to send newsletters, surveys, offers, and other promotional materials related to 9APPS Services and for other marketing purposes (where permitted by law); and
  • to provide your information to third parties pursuant to legal obligations.

Use by 9APPS

9APPS may use the information on you in the following ways:

  • For the purpose of legitimate interests being pursued by us in relation to the 9APPS Services that we provide. For example, we will use your information to:
    • to provide our 9APPS Services and features to you, to measure and improve those services and features and to provide you with customer and technical support;
    • to provide our 9APPS Services and features to you, to measure and improve those services and features and to provide you with customer and technical support;
    • for statistical purposes and for reporting to allow us, for example, to monitor performance and detect technical problems;
    • to release aggregated non-personally information such as usage trend;
    • to enhance and personalise your use of the 9APPS Services based on this information;
    • to contact you with any service-related announcements from time to time;
    • to ensure that content from the 9APPS Services are presented in the most effective manner for you and for your computer; and
    • to detect and prevent fraud.
  • Where it is necessary for the performance of a contract with you.
  • To provide marketing information and surveys to you in relation to the 9APPS Services and to provide you with advertisements concerning our products and services where you have given your consent, or we are otherwise legally entitled to do so and it is in our legitimate interests to provide such information to you; if you do not wish to be contacted in this way, you can contact us using the contact details below or the “unsubscribe” button in communications with you.
  • In order to comply with any legal obligation that we have, in connection with any legal proceedings, or in order to establish, exercise or defend our legal rights.

Where we have relied on our legitimate interests to process your personal data, you may contact us to obtain more information, including in relation to our assessment of the impact on you.

Where we have relied on consent to process your personal information, you may withdraw your consent at any time by contacting us using the contact details below.

Use by third parties

We do not share your personal information with others except as indicated below, or otherwise agreed by you.

Online Advertisement by Third Party Advertisers

9APPS Service is connected to certain advertisement platforms including AdMob by Google, Facebook Audience Network, and Intowow (‘Third Party Advertisers’).
Information including device type and model, network provider, browser type, language, package name, keywords, version, operating system type, time and time zone, device IP address, network connection type and device GPS location (only if you provide permission), and your mobile advertising identifiers, such as your Apple IDFA or Google AAID, will be shared with the Third Party Advertisers.

Service providers

We may share your personal information, which may include your name and contact information (including email address) with third parties that perform certain services on our behalf. These services may include providing support, performing data analysis, and providing and supporting Site functionality and features. To the extent we provide access to your personal information to a service provider, they are not permitted to share or use the information for any purpose other than providing services to us.

Other situations

We also may disclose your personal information:

  • In response to a subpoena or similar investigative demand, a court order, or a request for cooperation from law enforcement or other government agency; to establish or exercise our legal rights; to defend against legal claims; or as otherwise required by law. In such cases, we may raise or waive any legal objection or right available to us. We reserve the right, but do not undertake a duty, to notify you of court orders, subpoenas or other legal process if allowed. If you do not want us to respond to legal process compelling us to disclose your information, you need to obtain a valid order permitting us to refuse to disclose it and serve the order on us at least 3 business days before the response deadline.
  • When we believe disclosure is appropriate in connection with efforts to investigate, prevent, or take other action regarding illegal activity, suspected fraud or other wrongdoing; to protect and defend the rights, property or safety of our company, our users, our employees, or others; to comply with applicable law or cooperate with law enforcement; or to enforce the Site terms and conditions or other agreements or policies.
  • In connection with a substantial corporate transaction, such as the sale of our business, a divestiture, merger, consolidation, reorganization, or asset sale, or in the unlikely event of bankruptcy, including to prospective or actual purchasers in connection with any of these transactions.
  • We may share aggregated, non-personally identifiable information publicly and with our partners – like publishers, advertisers or connected sites. For example, we may share information publicly to show trends about the general use of our services.

5. Data retention

We only keep your information for as long as is reasonably necessary for the purposes set out in this Privacy Policy and to fulfil our legal obligations.

When you delete data, we follow an internal deletion policy to make sure that your data is safely and completely removed from our servers or retained only in anonymized form.

In some cases, rather than provide a way to delete data, we store it for a predetermined period of time. For each type of data, we set retention timeframes based on the reason for its collection. For example, to ensure that our services display properly on many different types of devices, we may retain browser width and height for up to 12 months.

We will securely erase your information in advance of these deadlines if we decide that we no longer need it.

6. Application

Our Privacy Policy applies to all of the services offered by 9APPS.

Our Privacy Policy does not apply to services offered by other companies or individuals, including products or sites that may be displayed to you through the browser, or other sites linked from our services. Our Privacy Policy does not cover the information practices of other companies and organizations who advertise our services, and who may use cookies, pixel tags and other technologies to serve and offer relevant ads.

7. Changes to the Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy will be periodically revised and may be changed with or without notice. The updated Privacy Policy will be posted on the 9APPS sites. By using or continuing to use the Services you agree to review the Privacy Policy periodically such that you are aware of any modifications. If you do not agree to the Terms of Use or this Privacy Policy, you should not use any of the 9APPS Services.

8. Contacting us and making a complaint

Questions, comments and requests regarding this Privacy Policy are welcomed and should be addressed to

If you are not satisfied with our response or you believe our use of your information does not comply with data protection law, you can make a complaint to the relevant privacy regulator.

We want to be as transparent as possible about the changes we make to our Privacy Policy. see the previous versions of the policy. We've also included a page that compares the currey version to make it as easy as possible to see what has changed.