From today if you are a user of AVG’s free anti-virus product your web browsing and search history will be available to buy by third-party advertising companies from AVG.
We collect non-personal data to make money from our free offerings so we can keep them free, including:
Advertising ID associated with your device;
Browsing and search history, including meta data;
Internet service provider or mobile network you use to connect to our products; and
Information regarding other applications you may have on your device and how they are used.
Sometimes browsing history or search history contains terms that might identify you. If we become aware that part of your browsing history might identify you, we will treat that portion of your history as personal data, and will anonymize this information. We may also aggregate and/or anonymize personal data we collect about you.