Zip & Protect!

Zip & Protect!

Zip and Protect! Privacy Policy

This website tool was designed to zip and protect documents with strong encryption and a secure password due to the new GDPR laws effective from 25 May 2018.

The main scenario we are now faced with, is that you now should send sensitive documents via email as password protected files, where you also send a second email or sms message with the password separately. This tool was built to accomplish this task.

This tool also saves the need to manually use various zip programs to zip and protect files.

Files uploaded are transmitted securely over an encrypted connection using SSL. Your file is then compressed using 256bit AES encyption. All passwords and generated zip file names are random.

Data we store about you

Bear in mind, the generated password protected zip file is deleted after (x) amount of minutes for your security. This is displayed on the front page, however this could change at any time, depending on what change(s) we have made.

You must agree to the terms and conditions and this privacy policy before using uploading your personal file.

Cookies

Cookies are text files stored on your computer, and accessible only to the websites which create them.

Our website may from time to time use cookies and log files for statistical analysis, to understand user behaviour, to administer the site, to tailor the information presented to a user based on their preferences, and to improve user experience. Any information gathered by our use of cookies is compiled on an aggregate, anonymous basis.

Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, however you may delete, or disable cookies by following the instructions at http://www.allaboutcookies.org/manage-cookies/. Please note that you may not be able to take full advantage of a website if you disable cookies. Our website uses cookies to keep you logged in, so disabling cookies may impair your experience of the service.

Further information about cookies can be found on the Interactive Advertising Bureau's website www.allaboutcookies.org.

Social Media

If you share our content through social media, for example by liking us on Facebook, following or tweeting about us on Twitter, or giving us a '+1' via Google Plus, those social networks will record that you have done so and may set a cookie for this purpose.

In some cases, where a page on our website includes content from a social network, such as a Twitter feed, or Facebook comment box, those services may set a cookie even where you do not click a button. As is the case for all cookies, we cannot access those set by social networks, just as those social networks cannot access cookies we set ourselves.

We also use Google Analytics and Google Adsense, See more below

Google Analytics

Our website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. ("Google"). The information generated by the cookie about your use of our website (including your IP address) will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States. Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of our website, compiling reports on website activity for website operators and providing other services relating to website activity and internet usage. Google may also transfer this information to third parties where required to do so by law, or where such third parties process the information on Google's behalf. Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google. Further information about Google's privacy policy may be obtained from http://www.google.com/privacy.html.

Google AdSense

We use Google AdSense to display ads on some of our pages. Google AdSense may use user data. You can review Google's privacy policy regarding advertising here. That page also provides information on how to manage what information is collected and how to opt out of collection.

The DoubleClick cookie is used by Google in the ads served on the websites of its partners, such as websites displaying AdSense ads or participating in Google certified ad networks. When users visit a partner's website and either view or click on an ad, a cookie may be dropped on that end user's browser.



Zip & Protect! is a currently a free service to help with the new GDPR (General Data Protection Regulations) and is provided by adesignguy.co.uk as is. You must agree to the Terms & Conditions and Privacy policy before using this website. Usage scenario: You need to send a document securely - Upload your sensitive document, download the generated zip file, temporarily save the password, now you can send the password protected zip archive by email and finally send the password by SMS(Text message). Prerequisites: WinRAR, WinZip, 7-Zip or similar zip decompression software that is capable of extracting password protected zip archives. This software will need to be installed to unzip and extract the contents of the zip archive created by this tool.

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