The following principles apply to the personally identifying information we ask for and that you provide. “Personally identifying information” is information that individually identifies you, such as your email address and names on comments.
Who We Are?
Our website address is https://www.howtochatonline.net. How to Chat Online is a website which has been created by a few webmasters from different countries of the world. Please see to see our location, individuals who are working for How to Chat Online: About Us
Our webview application can be downloaded from Google Play and Amazon Store. HCOChat (aka How to Chat Online) is a webview application based on How to Chat Online. howtochatonline.net (website) doesn’t require any access to sensitive data. However webview application (How to Chat Online on Play Store and Amazon Store) can request some sensitive datas such as storage, camera and microphone. All your datas are secure with https encryption. We use data collection on How to Chat Online for only better internet experience for our users. How to Chat Online is also an online chat directory service. We introduce chat websites on our pages. While you are exploring those online chat services with our application (and if you want to talk to new people through the app), you will need camera, storage and microphone access of the app. Thus you will need How to Chat Online webview application to access your Camera, Storage and Microphone to talk to strangers on other chat sites. We don’t collect any other data with those services at all. You can see our cookie and info share policies below.
How to Delete Data, Caches and Cookies on How to Chat Online App
You will need to do the following for deleting all data and cookies with the following steps. You can always remove sensitive data access from the app:
- Run your Android App
- Tap on Apps
- Tap Settings
- Find “Apps” section on the list of Settings page.
- Swipe down and find HCOChat (How to Chat Online) App
- Tap on Storage
- Tap Clear Cache
- Tap Clear Data
HCOChat and How to Chat Online doesn’t sell or share any information of their users to other companies and individuals. We don’t collect any data other than we have mentioned on here. You can get more information about Google Analytics and Adsense below.
Comments on HCOChat (How to Chat Online) App
We protect our user data securely through modern cryptography; Https in both our website and How to Chat Online app.
Please also see all items below which are also related with the application.
Notifications on How to Chat Online App
We use One Signal notifications on How to Chat Online notifications. You can click on white bell image covered with red color to get notifications from our website and app. The purpose of those notifications is about giving you the latest news about programs, applications and online chat websites. We collect your data for make you reach those news and guides of How to Chat Online. We don’t store those data in our servers, all datas are stored in One Signal servers. We don’t collect any sensitive data while you are subscribing How to Chat Online through One Signal. You can get more information on One Signal: https://onesignal.com/privacy_policy
What personal data we collect and why we collect it
You can find data we collect below and reason why we collect your data:
Like many other Web sites, www.howtochatonline.net makes use of log files. The information inside the log files includes internet protocol ( IP ) addresses, type of browser, Internet Service Provider ( ISP ), date/time stamp, referring/exit pages, and number of clicks to analyze trends, administer the site, track user’s movement around the site, and gather demographic information. IP addresses, and other such information are not linked to any information that is personally identifiable. We clean our log files in every 24th of the month.
Our files are hosted by Siteground company and all log files are protected by one of the best hosting companies of the world located in Chicago, Illinois, United States of America.
Cookies and Web Beacons
If you leave a comment on our site you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year. Please also see Comment part of privacy and policy.
DoubleClick DART Cookie
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www.howtochatonline.net has no access to or control over these cookies that are used by third-party advertisers.
If you wish to disable cookies, you may do so through your individual browser options. More detailed information about cookie management with specific web browsers can be found at the browsers’ respective websites.
How to Chat Online uses Google Analytics like many other sites on internet. We collect user data for analytics for better ad serving and also improve our content on our website to for better user experience. You can check Google’s privacy and policy for analytics : https://policies.google.com/privacy?hl=en
We delete user information every 2 weeks properly.
Registration is not available on How to Chat Online at the moment and we don’t collect any data of users on our website related with registration. You can securely surf on How to Chat Online without having an account. If you registered to Friend Finder (https://friendfinder.howtochatonline.net/), please scroll down to Friend Finder header below…
How to Chat Online doesn’t require you to leave your personal information at the comment section of the pages. You can completely make your comment anonymously without filling forms. However if you would like to add your personal data such as name and your e-mail address to the comment, this will be saved in our database. Only moderators and founder of the company can see your information. Your email address won’t be published at all. We don’t share your personal information with any individual, company or website. How to Chat Online doesn’t already make any business with another company (except Google Adsense and Analytics) or individual at the moment. You have always right to delete your comment on How to Chat Online via sending email to firstname.lastname@example.org or you can contact us through WhatsApp +46*76*403*40*93 (Please remove *). If you request your comment to be deleted in our website, we are going to remove it in 24 hours without any requirement.
If you comment in one of our pages, your IP address will be saved in our servers too. We need this information to fight against spam. When visitors leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection. As we have mentioned above, we don’t share those information with any company or individuals. However if you want to request your comment to be deleted, you can contact us through: email@example.com
As we have respect our users privacy, we also believe that they have right to delete their datas.
If you shared your contact information publicly (such as phone number, email address, home address, etc.) through comments, our moderation team will have a right to edit/remove it for your personal security and privacy.
We don’t send emails to our users on How to Chat Online for any purposes. We don’t request any payment from our users and we don’t also make any call to our users.
How Long We Retain Your Data
If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognize and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.
Age Limit on Comments
You need to be 13 year-old at the least for commenting and leaving your data on Howtochatonline.net. If you are younger than 13 year-old, you will need to have parental guide. With accepting our privacy and policy terms, it will be considered that your age is older than 13 year-old. We don’t recommend you to leave your data any website if you are younger than 13 year-old at all.
Chat Room & Chat Platforms
We have a chat directory at: https://www.howtochatonline.net/hto-random-chat/
We don’t own any websites which we have listed in the directory (which we linked above) and we don’t have any direct access them. We review these websites with security and privacy concerns of our users. If they are suitable for usage, we add chat sites to our directory. However we are not responsible with other website’s policies. We recommend you to take a look at privacy terms of those websites before you begin to chat there.
Friend Finder: https://friendfinder.howtochatonline.net/
Friend Finder is a free service of How to Chat Online which you will able to create profiles and begin to make new friends.
You can create profiles on friend finder but you will not able to change your profiles yourself due to security and scam risks. Since there are too much spammers and scammers and also fake profiles on internet we decided to provide this service with high moderation. We create your profiles manually and we also remove/edit your profiles manually on friendfinder. You can change and remove your profiles as you wish with our 14 hours support in a day. We provide two kind of live support for Friend Finder at the moment:
Live Support: This support has been taken from tawk.to and you can talk to representative online.
WhatsApp Support: You can get immediate help from how to chat online staff through WhatsApp support.
Live & WhatsApp support is available at: 10:00 (GMT) – 24:00 (GMT)
Our users (you) are provide their personal information for dating and making friends purposes for this services and we collect their data and publish it on our pages. We can share those profile pages in only our social networking accounts (such as sharing on our Facebook page or Twitter account). We don’t share or sell any of those collected datas.
Users provide their mail addresses to us for receive directly friendship or dating requests from people. However we don’t share those email addresses or we don’t publish them. We are asking those email addresses for only immediate notifications for friend requests. And you are going to receive emails for each of those requests.
Account Removal on friendfinder.howtochatonline.net : You can always ask to remove your account from Friend Finder. We will accept your requests no matter what and we are going to remove your account in 24 hours after your removal request. You can ask our staff to remove your account immediately through live support and WhatsApp support. (Live and WhatsApp support is make the process faster.) You can also contact us for removing account through this mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Friendship Requests on Friend Finder: All contact fields in profile pages are identified as “Friendship Requests”. When you fill those fields, you are going to send a mail to person who you want to be friend with… Also your message will be stored in our database until we read it. Since Friend Finder is a “Public” service, our precedence is securing our users from spammers and cyber bullying. If we don’t detect any serious issue with your message it will be deleted in a few minutes. All stored messages are deleted in 24 hours maximum.
About Dating Reviews
Dating Reviews is no longer available.
About Omegle Lost Connections
This service has been closed recently and there is not registration or any other service available on here.
This service has been removed from How to Chat Online.
In no way How to Chat Online is affiliated any websites, chat platforms, iOS or Android mobile applications (except our HCOChat application on Play Store). We don’t also claim ownership any applications or websites. All logos belongs to their respectful owners.