Our privacy policy

Last updated: 6 August, 2020

This privacy policy will explain how Markfolder uses the personal data we collect from you when you use our browser extension, and website, https://markfolder.com.

We treat everyone's privacy like we treat our own - very seriously.

What data do we collect?

Markfolder collects the following data from you when you sign up:

  • Your Twitter ID
  • Your Twitter avatar image
  • Your email address

Optionally, we also collect anonymous usage information which we send to Google Analytics to help us improve this service. At the moment we do not yet have the ability for you to opt-out of us sending your browsing activity data to Google Analytics, but we will do soon. If you do not want us to send your anonymous browsing acivity data to Google Analytics, please stop using Markfolder now.

How do we collect your data?

You directly provide Markfolder with most of the data we collect. We collect data and process data when you:

  • Sign up at https://markfolder.com
  • Use or view our website via your browser's cookies
  • Use the browser extension via your browser's cookies

All communication between your browser and our servers are encrypted, which means that it is not readable by anyone "on the wire" while en route.

How will we use your data?

Markfolder collects your data so that we can:

  • Provide the bookmarking service that you use
  • Display your information on the website when you are logged in
  • Email you important updates about Markfolder
  • Email you important updates about your account

How do we store your data?

Markfolder stores your data in a MySQL database on a server in the UK.

All passwords are hashed, which means even if passwords are leaked, they are not readable and not easily guessed.

At this time, all other information are stored without encryption.

How do we keep your information secure?

Markfolder will maintain appropriate technical and organisational security measures designed to protect your personal information from accidental loss, unauthorized use, alteration, or disclosure.

Although we implement and maintain security measures that are appropriate for our business activities, please be aware that no security measures are perfect or impenetrable and any transmission of personal information is at your own risk.

You must also make sure that your information is safe and secure. We are not responsible if you circumvent any privacy settings or security measures on our websites. Even if we give you (or you have chosen) a password for access to certain parts of our website, you are responsible for keeping this password confidential.

Do not share your password with anyone. EVER. EVER EVER.


If you have opted in to receive regular updates by email from us (i.e. our "newsletter"), then we would share your name and email address with Mailchimp.com, where we host our mailing lists and newsletters. Mailchimp.com is owned by The Rocket Science Group. For more information about Mailchimp, please visit https://mailchimp.com.

Every newsletter contains a link and instructions for unsubscribing to our newsletters.

What are your data protection rights?

We would like to make sure you are fully aware of all of your data protection rights. Every user is entitled to the following:

The right to access: You have the right to request Markfolder for copies of your personal data. This service is currently free.

The right to rectification: You have the right to request that Markfolder correct any information you believe is inaccurate, if you are not able to do this yourself by logging in and editing the information.

The right to erasure: You have the right to request that Markfolder erase your personal data.

The right to restrict processing: You have the right to request that Markfolder restrict the processing of your personal data.

The right to object to processing: You have the right to object to Markfolder's processing of your personal data. Under normal circumstances, this will require deleting all your data from our system.

The right to data portability: You have the right to request that Markfolder transfer the data that we have collected directly to you.

If you make a request, we have 30 days to respond to you. If you would like to exercise any of these rights, please email us at farez@markfolder.com.

What are cookies?

Cookies are text files placed on your computer to collect standard Internet log information and visitor behavior information.

When you visit our websites, we may collect information from you automatically through cookies or similar technology.

For further information, visit allaboutcookies.org.

How do we use cookies?

Markfolder uses cookies in a range of ways to improve your experience on our website, including:

  • Keeping you signed in to the service
  • Understanding how you use our website

What types of cookies do we use?

There are two types of cookies that our website uses:

Functionality cookies: Markfolder uses these cookies so that we recognize you on our website and allow you to access your personal data. This includes a security token identifying you to the Markfolder service. Without this identifier, we're unable to provide you with the bookmarking service you require.

Analytics cookies: Our website sends anonymous information about how you use our website to Google Analytics. This gives us insight into whether we are providing a usable and useful service, and helps us make improvements where required. None of this information can be used to identify you as a person and directly link you to any content in the Markfolder database.

Privacy policies of other websites

The Markfolder website contains links to other websites, for example links in saved tweets. Our privacy policy applies only to our website, so if you click on a link to another website, you should read their privacy policy.

Changes to our privacy policy

Markfolder keeps its privacy policy under regular review and places any updates on this web page. This privacy policy was last updated on 6 August, 2020.

How to contact us

If you have any questions about this privacy policy, the data we hold on you, or you would like to exercise one of your data protection rights, please do not hesitate to contact us.

Email us at: farez@markfolder.com

This privacy policy content is based on the template available from https://gdpr.eu.