Maskbook (Browser Extension) Privacy Policy

Last Updated on July 22, 2019

Coverage

This privacy policy document covers first-party implementations of Maskbook the Extension Software, which are engineered to work with web browsers, e.g. Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox. It does not cover distribution methods (e.g. Google Chrome Web Store), Maskbook website, third-party implementations of Maskbook, or other first-party implementations of Maskbook which are engineered to work in alternative environments (e.g. Apple iOS and Google Android).

Information Being Collected by Maskbook the Extension Software

The Extension Software collects the following information and store them locally only and will not send them over network, except for which are specified in other sections. These information are collected for and only for the fulfillment of functionalities of the Extension Software.

  • Your Facebook profile metadata, including name, username, avatar, etc.
  • Your Facebook timeline information, including posts, comments under posts, etc.
  • Information you generate and/or create with Maskbook the Extension Software.
  • Information you transfer from alternative implementations of Maskbook.

Counterparts of such information on other social networks may also be collected, if you choose to use Maskbook for those platforms.

Intermediary Services

Definition: An intermediary service is an online network service which is designed to work with Maskbook software implementations in order to allow Maskbook work properly (or efficiently).

Some information are sent to intermediary services over network, for and only for the fulfillment of functionalities of Maskbook the Extension Software.

  • Your Maskbook public key.
  • The URL of your Facebook profile.
  • The URL of your Facebook account ownership proof post.
  • Un-anonymized recipient-specific asymmetric ciphers (ECDH) which encrypt the post-encryption keys (AES). (Until v1.6.0)
  • Anonymized recipient-specific asymmetric ciphers (ECDH) which encrypt the post-encryption keys (AES). (Since v1.6.0)

Maskbook the Extension Software is designed to work with alternative intermediary services. Alternative intermediary services are those intermediary services which are operated by parties other than the developer of Maskbook. Maskbook will discover alternative intermediary services when first-party intermediary services (those intermediary services provided by the developer of Maskbook) are unavailable or unstable. These alternative intermediary services will be able to obtain the same information which are sent to first-party intermediary services, no less, no more.

Information Being Collected by Alternative Parties

As long as the online services provided by the developers of Maskbook run on PaaS and IaaS cloud-computing platforms and through CDN, services employed by the developer of Maskbook, including Amazon AWS, Google Cloud Engine, Microsoft Azure, CloudFlare, Fastly, GitHub, Akamai, Linode, and Digital Ocean may technically be able to intercept communication and computation of online services provided by the developer of Maskbook which are designed for and only for the fulfillment of the functionalities of Maskbook. NSA, CIA, FBI and other intelligence agencies and law enforcement authorities may also intercept communications. The developer of Maskbook assume no liability in such cases of infringement.

Changes to this Statement / Contact Us

We may update this Privacy Policy to reflect changes to our information practices. If we make any material changes we will provide notice on this website, prior to the change becoming effective. We encourage you to periodically review this page for the latest information on our privacy practices. If you continue to use Maskbook the Extension Software after those changes are in effect, you agree to the revised policy.

If you have any other questions about this policy please contact [email protected].