Adblock for YouTube™ - Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy: July 7, 2022

This page lists the types of information that we collect from our users and shows what exactly we use that information for. We want to make sure you are aware of it so that you always see the whole picture of your interaction with us. Please read this Privacy Policy in full as by installing our extension or visiting our website you express your acceptance of the practices we list here. If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, don’t hesitate to contact our Support service.

What type of information does Adblock for YouTube™ collect?

Adblock for YouTube™ doesonly store anonymized user data on its own servers that is necessary for the functionality of the extension. In order to optimize the functionality of Adblock for YouTube™ and overall user experience, basic anonymized data is tracked in the form of IP address and GEO Location and extension version number (all data will remain anonymized and encrypted at all times). In addition, 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 Adblock for YouTube™ do with the information collected?

We look at the aggregated usage statistics to better understand where Adblock for YouTube™ needs improving, monitor overall speed issues and 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 and to improve the extension functionality in different geographics.


The above mentioned data will be used to improve the user experience of Adblock for YouTube™ in general. The data is aggregated and anonymized when used for internal operations. This happens only for the purpose of improving the functionality of Adblock for YouTube™ directly. At all times, Adblock for YouTube™ acts in accordance to privacy and other legal requirements. We never share data with any third party.
The use of information received from Google APIs will adhere to the Chrome Web Store User Data Policy, including the Limited Use requirements.


Adblock for YouTube™ 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 - to determine, if there is an ad on the current tab
webRequest & blocking - to provide the core functionality
http://*/* & https://*/* - to provide the core functionality for videos on all websites
storage & unlimitedStorage - to save settings


Data may be kept indefinitely.

How do I opt out?

If you want to opt out of the Adblock for Youtube browser extension tracking you can do so by unchecking the option in the settings popup of the extension.


Your personal identifiable data is never bartered or sold for commercial gain.


Your personal data is never given or sold to advertisers or otherwise used for marketing purposes.

Law Enforcement

Data is given to law enforcement only when legal process is followed.


If you have questions about this privacy policy, please contact hello(at)

Service Provider:

Non linear Marketing GmbH
Krotenthallergasse 8
1080 Vienna