Privacy Policy

Scope These data protection provisions apply to the processing of personal data by FileCarrier.

Controller for data processing The controller for data processing is FileCarrier. If you have any questions about the processing of your personal data, please contact our data protection officer at

Types of processed data We process personal data of registered and unregistered users. These include, among others:

  • Name, first name
  • Email address
  • IP address
  • Uploaded files and their metadata

Purposes of data processing We process the personal data collected by us exclusively for the following purposes:

  • Provision of our services
  • Identification of users and ensuring the security of our services
  • Contacting users if necessary
  • Creation of statistics on the use of our services
  • Compliance with legal obligations

Legal basis for data processing The processing of your personal data is based on the following legal bases:

  • Fulfillment of the contractual relationship between FileCarrier and the user
  • Fulfillment of legal obligations
  • Protection of our legitimate interests

Transmission of data to third parties We only pass on your personal data to third parties if this is necessary to fulfill the contractual relationship between FileCarrier and the user or if we are legally obligated to do so.

Duration of data storage We only store personal data for as long as is necessary to fulfill the aforementioned purposes or as long as legal retention periods exist.

Rights of data subjects You have the right to information, correction, deletion, restriction of processing, and transferability of your personal data. Please contact our data protection officer for this purpose. Furthermore, you have the right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority.

Changes to data protection provisions We reserve the right to change these data protection provisions at any time. Changes will be published on our website.

Use of Google Analytics We use Google Analytics, a web analysis service provided by Google Inc. ("Google"), to analyze the use of our services. Google Analytics uses cookies that are stored on your computer and allow an analysis of the use of our services. The information generated by the cookie about your use of these services (including your IP address) is transmitted to a server of Google in the USA and stored there. Google uses this information to evaluate your use of our services, to compile reports on website activity for us, and to provide other services related to the use of our services.

We have configured Google Analytics so that your IP address is anonymized. The IP address is therefore only processed in a shortened form in order to exclude direct personal reference. The use of Google Analytics is based on our legitimate interests in the statistical evaluation of the use of our services.

You can prevent the storage of cookies by adjusting your browser software accordingly; however, we would like to point out that in this case you may not be able to use all functions of our services to their full extent. You can also prevent Google from collecting and processing data by downloading and installing the browser add-on to disable Google Analytics.

For more information on data protection at Google Analytics, please refer to Google's privacy policy:

Use of AdCash as an advertising partner We use AdCash, an online advertising partner, to display advertising on our website. AdCash uses cookies and similar technologies to display personalized advertising on our website and on other websites. Information about your use of our services as well as about other websites you have visited is collected and evaluated.

The use of AdCash is based on our legitimate interests in financing our services through advertising and in the personalized presentation of advertising.

You can disable the use of cookies by AdCash via your browser settings or use the opt-out options provided by AdCash. Please follow the instructions on the following page:

For more information on data protection at AdCash, please refer to AdCash's privacy policy:

Status of data protection provisions: March 29, 2023


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