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Privacy Policy

1. Website

When accessing our Website, Turn Off the Lights website will learn certain information about you during your visit. How we will handle information we learn about you depends upon what you do when visiting our site.

If you visit our site to read or download information on our pages, we collect and store only the following information about you:

If you identify yourself by sending us an e-mail containing personal information, then the information collected will be solely used to respond to your message.

The information collected is for statistical purposes. Turn Off the Lights website may use software programs to create summary statistics, which are used for such purposes as assessing the number of visitors to the different sections of our site, what information is of most and least interest, determining technical design specifications, and identifying system performance or problem areas.

For site security purposes and to ensure that this service remains available to all users, Turn Off the Lights website uses software programs to monitor network traffic to identify unauthorized attempts to upload or change information, or otherwise cause damage.

Turn Off the Lights website will not obtain personally-identifying information about you when you visit our site, unless you choose to provide such information to us, nor will such information be sold or otherwise transferred to unaffiliated third parties without the approval of the user at the time of collection.

2. Browser Extension

Your privacy is very important to us. We don't collect any personal information while browsing on the internet. We will not sell, distribute or lease your personal information to third parties.

2.1 Third parties

Does Turn Off the Lights sell my information to other parties?

As explained in section 2, we do doesn't collect anything personal information from you. No. We don't sell or give out any personal information specifically about you to any third party.

2.2 Injection Script

The JavaScript file "injected.js" is injected on all websites, this is needed to detect the video player status. Else the Turn Off the Lights browser extension can't detect if you clicked on the play/pause or stop button. This AutoPlay feature is to dims or undim the lights automatically when you play the video or vice versa (default disabled in the options page).

2.3 Data storage

Where is my personal settings kept?

All the browser extension settings is saved local on your hard disk and synced (transmit to the servers) to your personal account (example Google, Opera or Firefox account). This data is not public available online on the internet.

2.4 Spyware/malware/ads in this extension?

No, it's clean and open-source. We don't ship junk in the Turn Off the Lights extension.

2.5. Welcome Guide

When you want to discover the personal guide in your web browser you can login as option in the Google+ or the Facebook login button. Here we collect only your primary email address and public_profil. Only if you allow this permission that is shown on the first time dialog when you use this login button. This is needed so you can share this on the social network Google+.

2.6 Google Chrome

You may see the following alert: This extension needs access to your data on all websites / your browsing history. This is a generic Chrome alert. Rest assured, the extension is not actually monitoring anything as you browse.

3. Desktop


The software application doesn't collect anything personal information from you.

3. Google Assistant

Turn Off the Lights Support

This Google Assistant application doesn't collect any personal information from you.