What type of information does Dark New Tab and Dark Theme collect?
Dark New Tab and Dark Theme doesn't store any user data on its own servers. We utilize the industry standard third party Google Analytics service to collect certain information about our visitors to better understand their experience. These information include the users' time spent on our site, session length and frequency, return rate, technical information such as browser type, version, screen resolution and more. We don't collect any device identifier or personal information, IP addresses are anonymized before transmitted. Every information that is collected is highly encrypted.
What does Dark New Tab and Dark Theme do with the information collected?
We look at the aggregated usage statistics to better understand where Dark New Tab and Dark Theme needs improving, monitor overall speed issues, error rates. We look at what devices, browsers and resolutions to support. We consider language and other locale information to determine what possible localizations would be most useful to our users.
They above mentioned data we collect will be used to improve the user experience of Dark New Tab and Dark Theme in general. All the data we collect are handled by the service of Google analytics. We never share your data with any third party.
Dark New Tab and Dark Theme requires a certain amount of permissions so you can enjoy its full potential. For security reasons we use the narrowest permissions available to still provide you the full functionality. These permissions are:
- tabs, activeTab, <all_urls> - to enable dark theme on all websites or current website
- webRequest, webRequestBlocking, webNavigation - to fix bugs of dark theme on some websites
- history - to show last visited websites on new tab page
- topSites - to show most visited websites on new tab page
- management - to show installed apps on new tab page
- chrome://favicon/ - to change favicon on new tab page
- storage & unlimitedStorage - to store your settings and wallpapers
- contextMenus - to add new visual bookmarks to new tab page from any web-site via context menu
Information Sharing and Disclosure
We do not rent, sell, or share your information to any third party, in any circumstance.