Privacy Information

German website visitors please visit the German "Datenschutzerklärung".

We are committed to protecting your privacy and the privacy of information you provide to us.

This privacy policy sets out how we use and protect any information that you provide to us when you use our websites and our software products.

Bartels Media GmbH is committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. Should we ask you to provide certain information by which you can be identified when using this website, then you can be assured that it will only be used in accordance with this privacy statement.

Bartels Media GmbH may change this policy from time to time by updating this page. You should check this page from time to time to ensure that you are happy with any changes. This policy is effective from 01/22/2012.

Links to other websites

Our website may contain links to enable you to visit other websites of interest easily. However, once you have used these links to leave our site, you should note that we do not have any control over that other website. Therefore, we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide whilst visiting such sites and such sites are not governed by this privacy statement. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the website in question.

We may use FaceBook features on our websites (FaceBook Privacy Information).

We may use Twitter features on our websites (Twitter Privacy Information).

We may use Google services, such as PlusOne, Yahoo, Google Wallet, Google Fonts, Google Code, Google APIs and/or Google Admob/Adsense. Such services may automatically contact Google servers via java script and/or place a cookie if you visit our webpages. Please disable java script or use a script blocking webbrowser addon to prevent this behavior. See Google Privacy Information for additional information.

We may use Skype for customer communication (Skype Privacy Information).

Controlling your personal information

We will not sell, distribute or lease your personal information to third parties unless we have your permission or are required by law to do so.

If you believe that any information we are holding on you is incorrect or incomplete, please write to or email us as soon as possible, at the above address. We will promptly correct any information found to be incorrect.

Use of our software

Our software never transmits user data such text input, stored data, clipboard contents, etc. to our servers or anywhere else.

Phrase files may optionally be transmitted to cloud storage servers (e.g. GoogleDrive or Apple iCloud Drive) and their privacy policy apply. This is enabled by default in our Android/iOS Apps and can be disabled.

If you use the optional update check feature or if you (de)register a license key, our Microsoft Windows and Apple macOS software sends to our web server the license key (if any), an anonymized ID hash value, derived from the user name, the AES encrypted user name, the AES encrypted computer name, the date and time of access and the version number and language of the installed software. When registering a license key, the license key(s), the date and time of access, an anonymized ID hash value, derived from the user name, the AES encrypted user name, the AES encrypted computer name and the software version number is stored on our server.This information is used to manage software licensing. All information is deleted from our server if you deregister the license key from your software installation.


Online orders are fulfilled by the established eCommerce vendor ShareIt. When you order, you need to provide information such as name, email, shipping address, credit card number, expiration date, etc. This information is only used for billing purposes and to fulfill the order. No credit card information will be revealed to us.

Log Files

Like most standard Web site servers our internet service provider uses log files. This includes internet protocol (IP) addresses, browser type and referring/exit pages. Any such information is in no way linked to personally identifiable information.


We send all new subscribers to our newsletter a confirmation email to verify the email address. Established members will occasionally receive information on products, services and special deals. We are really sparse on sending newsletters. You can cancel the newsletter subscription at any time.

We may use the 3rd party US based newsletter service MailChimp. Please review their privacy policy.

Please contact us, if you have any questions or suggestions regarding our privacy policy.