iFamebook (Facebook Profile Visitors) 4.03.1-signed
iFamebook participates in the "Research on Privacy in Internet Advertising" of the Max Planck Institute for Software Systems (MPI-SWS).
How does iFamebook works?
The program detects the information about the visits to Facebook profiles, and saves them in a database. In this way, you and other users of iFamebook can see who's visiting your profile.
What data does iFamebook use?
The stored informations are: user name, id, URL of the profile, visits.
Are these informations communicated to someone?
No, they are treated for the sole purpose of the application.
How can I share iFamebook with my friends?
The easiest and fastest way is to click on the link "I like" link in the top left of iFamebook bar.
Does iFamebook send messages to my friends on Facebook?
No, iFamebook does not send any messages to your friends. It happened that someone is using our name to send deceptive messages: in this case, just be careful and report the message to Facebook.
Does iFamebook store my Facebook login information?
No, iFamebook doesn't know your email or your password. If you suspect that someone has hacked in your profile, change your password immediately and report the incident to Facebook.
Does iFamebook contain advertising?
How can I uninstall iFamebook?
To disable or uninstall iFamebook, follow these instructions: http://kb.mozillazine.org/Uninstalling_extensions
Who can I contact for more informations?
You can write an e-mail to ifamebook ( at ) stormvision dot it
Research on Privacy in Internet Advertising
The Privad system is designed from the ground up to be non-tracking and to protect privacy. All messages between user computers and Privad servers pass through an anonymizing third-party proxy, and are encrypted. The proxy cannot see the contents of messages, and therefore cannot learn anything about users. Privad servers never learn the IP addresses of users.
Privad does not track users.
Privad gathers no Personally Identifying Information (PII), for instance names, street addresses, phone numbers, or credit card numbers.
Privad gathers nothing that identifies a user or a user's computer. This includes cookies and Internet addresses.
Privad gathers no sensitive information, including health, finances, ethnicity, race, sexual orientation, personal relationships and political activity.
Privad gathers and stores the following information:
Anonymous requests for ads containing a keyword combination (a search query or a product title) that identifies a shopping interest.
Anonymous ad view and click reports containing the ad id and the web-site host name where the ad was shown.
Anonymous error reports to help in software debugging.
Differentially private results of queries over ads-related statistical informaion.
The basic purpose of the first two items is to deliver targeted ads to users and to report on their performance (click-through and conversion rates). The last item enables the system to execute numerical queries over ads-related statistics collected at clients (e.g., number of pages visited after an ad click, the amount of time spent browsing an ad landing page, number of bookmarked ads websites). The results of these queries are collected in a differentially private manner, which means that noise is added in such a way that it is impossible to infer presence or absence of a user's contribution in the aggregate query result. This differentially private mechanism allows Privad system to obtain meaningful analytical information without infringing on users privacy.
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