Avg.com - Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy from Avg.com. The live version of this document is available at http://www.avg.com/ph-en/privacy. This document is a part of Docracy's Terms of Service Tracker project, which tracks changes to terms of service and privacy policy documents of many of the world's top websites.

We aim to make our services as reliable and easy-to-use as possible. Therefore, when you visit our website, we will place small amounts of information on your device (e.g., computer or mobile phone). These include small text files called “cookies” that are saved in your web browser’s directory. There are different types of cookies but in a nutshell, the main job of cookies is to make our website work more efficiently for you and to enable certain website functionality.


Cookies help to improve your overall browsing experience, mainly:

  • Help you navigate between different pages on the website efficiently.
  • Remember login and preferences you have given.
  • Save you the hassle of giving us the same information (like your username and password) several times during a single visit.
  • Measure how people are using our services in order to improve our services and browsing experience.
  • Personalize advertising and make the content more relevant for you.

We cannot know your name or your e-mail address from the cookie, unless you choose to give this information to us in a different manner. You may find further information at the following website www.allaboutcookies.org.


When you visit avg.com website, we show you a notice which tells you how and why we use cookies. If you have not made any changes after having seen this notice, we assume that you are happy with such arrangements and will take this as your agreement. We do not need to seek your agreement for technical cookies which are strictly necessary in order to provide you with our service.

You may at any time change your cookies preferences. If you decide to cancel your previous agreement with accepting cookies, please click here. In such case, cookies set by avg.com domain will be deleted from your device, with the exception of the technical cookies. You are also free to disable cookies from your web browser at any time, but doing so may prevent you from using specific parts of websites on the Internet, including those at Avg.com. Some cookies are even essential in order for you to use Avg.com. You may find further information about the cookies we use and their functions in the section below 'Which types of cookies do we use' .


The following table lists all of the cookies used at Avg.com and describes their purpose:

Cookie Group Purpose
Technical cookies These cookies are necessary for proper functionality in certain areas of our website, such as enabling the e-commerce part of our site, offering you product and pricing combination relevant for your region, allowing us to balance the load on our servers, recording user preference for cookies usage, etc. Cookies in this category comprise both session as well as persistent cookies. The site or its parts would not work well or at all without these cookies, therefore these cookies are always used, regardless of user preferences. Cookies in this category are always set by the Avg.com domain.
Analytics cookies These cookies are used to collect information about how visitors use the AVG website. We use the information to compile reports and to help us improve our site, make it more user-friendly and monitor that it is performing correctly. The cookies collect information in an anonymous form about visitor’s activity on our website, as well as about from where visitors have come to the site and the pages they have visited. Cookies in this category are set by Avg.com or third party domains.
3rd party tracking cookies These cookies are used to collect information about how visitors use our website and what keywords they used which led them to our site, which websites they have visited, as well as traffic sources where they come from in case of our marketing campaigns. We use this information to compile reports and to help us improve our site. The cookies collect information in an anonymous form. These cookies are set either by the Avg.com or third party domains.
3rd party integration cookies These cookies are used to integrate 3rd party functionality in our website, such as YouTube videos, feedback forms or social media icons that allow visitors to share our content. Cookies in this category can be set by the following domains: YouTube.com, Twitter.com, Linkedin.com, Facebook.com.


Our website contains links to other websites that have their own website privacy. These privacy policies are different from the AVG privacy policy. AVG accepts no responsibility or liability for the third party websites. We urge you to be careful when you enter any personal data online.

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