Transmits information without user consent Rated 1 out of 5 stars
What the description of this add-on doesn't tell is that in order to convert a web page to a PDF file it needs to send a copy of that web page, or perhaps just the URL of the web page to some remote location - a remote server associated with the company (Nitro PDF Pty. Ltd).
I wanted to use this add-on to save an e-mail from my Gmail account to a PDF file for my personal record. This e-mail was an order confirmation from an expensive software package I had ordered. It contained my address, my billing information and the details of the order including the serial numbers needed for activation. Now I fear that this information has been transmitted to the above mentioned San Francisco company without my approval.
Now a web page has appeared asking me for my e-mail address so that they can send the PDF version of the page to me. I will not provide this to them, and just hope that they didn't receive a copy of my e-mail. I will also log out of Gmail and stay logged out for a few days, just to be on the safe side.
Next time I will just use Safari or Google Chrome which has native support for saving or printing web pages to PDF files.