GDPR Compliance and Privacy

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Privacy and Security

Your privacy and security is our highest priority.

As a general principle we apply industry standards for encryption, pseudonymization, anonymization and data segregation for all personal data stored.

Our privacy and security is routinely audited by independent third parties.

All users' information is visible here and can be deleted upon request.

Is Fing GDPR compliant?

Yes. Fing is fully compliant with GDPR requirements.

Fing meets General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) Compliance as set out by the European Parliament. GDPR requirements are amongst the most stringent worldwide.

What is GDPR?

GDPR is an EU regulation legislated on May 25th 2018. GDPR focuses on data protection and privacy for all people within the European Union and the European Economic Area. GDPR aims to give people control over their personal data. GDPR also addresses the export of personal data outside the EU and EEA areas.

How is Fing GDPR Compliant?

We have extensively reviewed our Privacy Policy and practices to be compliant with existing GDPR regulations and respecting of our users' privacy.

For further information, visit Data Controller Policy

Public IP Addresses

Fing App's requirement of device public IP addresses are compliant with GDPR.

The Fing App receives the Public IP address from the originating scanning device and enriches it with publicly available information in order to deliver the data back to the user in a readable format in the App. This practice is covered by Section 2 of our Privacy Policy and is performed by an external service called GeoIP.

GeoIP is used by developers worldwide. This service provides the publicly available information of the ISP the user is connected to, but does not provide the location of the user.

Fing uses GeoIP to show the Fing App user information including:

  • Their public IP address
  • Who and where their Internet Service Provider is
  • If their Internet connection is working

None of the above-mentioned information is considered Personally Identifiable Information by existing regulations. A public IP address alone will not enable Fing to identify a user, unless it is combined with specific personal information you explicitly provide to us. For example, when creating a Fing Account (see Article 4 of GDPR).

When you create a Fing Account, we require you to read and accept our Terms of Service and Privacy Policy

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