Cookies Policy

This Cookies Policy applies to the websites of Avast Software s.r.o. and its affiliates (collectively as “we,” “us” or “our”).

If you live in the European Economic Area, the Controller of your personal data is Avast Software s.r.o., which has its principal place of business at 1737/1A Pikrtova, Prague 4, Czech Republic, 140 00.

What Are Cookies and How We Use Them

Cookies are small text files that can be used by websites to make a user's experience more efficient. You can find more about cookies here.

We use cookies, and other similar technologies such as pixel tags and web beacons, to remember your preferences, to personalize your experience on our sites, tell us which parts of our websites people have visited, help us measure the effectiveness of campaigns, and give us insights into user interactions and user base as a whole so we can improve our communications and products.

How We Use Third-party Cookies

You can find a list of the third-party cookies that we use on our sites along with other relevant information in the cookie table below. While we do our best to keep this table updated, please note that the number and names of cookies, pixels and other technologies may change from time to time.

Generally, we may receive reports based on the use of third-party technologies by their third-party providers on an individual as well as aggregated basis. We may also partner with a third party either to display advertising on our site or to manage our advertising on this site and other sites using information from the cookies.

How You Can Disable Cookies

If you do not wish to allow the use of cookies, you can disable them through your browser settings. In some browsers you can set up rules to manage cookies on a site-by-site basis, giving you more fine-grained control over your privacy. We do note, however, that not all browsers across all platforms may support this functionality.

Browser manufacturers provide help pages relating to cookie management in their products. Please see below the relevant links to the main browsers:

  • Google Chrome
  • Internet Explorer
  • Mozilla Firefox
  • Safari (Desktop)
  • Safari (Mobile)
  • Android Browser
  • Opera
  • Opera Mobile

For other browsers, please consult the documentation that your browser manufacturer provides.

You can opt out of interest-based targeting provided by participating ad servers through:

In addition, on your iPhone, iPad or Android, you can change your device settings to control whether you see online interest-based ads in the following manner:

  • iOS devices: go to Settings > Privacy > Advertising > enable Limit Ad Tracking. Please note that if you use more than one device, you need to opt-out separately in each device.
  • Android devices: Please follow the instructions set forth at: . Please note that if you use more than one device, you need to opt-out separately in each device.

Please note that if you disable cookies, our websites may not function properly or at all or your access to our websites and their features may be affected or restricted.

Cookie Tables

Across all of our websites, we use these cookies:

Necessary cookies

Necessary cookies help make a website usable by enabling basic functions like page navigation and access to secure areas of the website. The website cannot function properly without these cookies.

Preference cookies

Preference cookies enable a website to remember information that changes the way the website behaves or looks, such as your preferred language or the region that you are in. De-selecting these cookies may result in improper functionality and setting of the website.

Performance cookies

Performance cookies help us improve our website by analyzing how visitors use it and interact with it. De-selecting these cookies may result in poorly-designed content and slow site performance.

Marketing cookies

Marketing cookies are used to track visitors across websites. The intention is to display ads that are relevant and engaging for the individual user and thereby more valuable for publishers and third party advertisers. De-selecting these cookies may result in seeing advertising that is not as relevant to you.

  • Targeting cookies

These cookies may be set through our site by our advertising partners. They may be used by those companies to build a profile of your interests and show you relevant adverts on other sites. They do not store directly personal information, but are based on uniquely identifying your browser and internet device. If you do not allow these cookies, you will experience less targeted advertising.

  • Social media cookies

These cookies are set by a range of social media services that we have added to the site to enable you to share our content with your friends and networks. They are capable of tracking your browser across other sites and building up a profile of your interests. This may impact the content and messages you see on other websites you visit. If you do not allow these cookies you may not be able to use or see these sharing tools.

Avast recommends using the FREE Chrome™ internet browser.