Privacy Policy

Updated Mar 2, 2024

BarcodeByte, Attn. Filippo Tortomasi, Via Pietro Papaleo 12, 90145 Palermo PA, Italy, as owner of the website (hereinafter, the “Website”), as Data Controller for the processing of personal data of users browsing the Website (hereinafter, “Users”) as Software provider of apps (hereinafter, “Products”), below provides the Privacy Policy that describes the policies and procedures on the collection, use and disclosure of Your information when You use the Website and Products and tells You about Your privacy rights and how the law protects You.


When you use the “Barcode to PC: Wi-Fi scanner app” to scan barcodes, capture images, or log GPS location data, your personal data, including GPS information, is strictly confined to your device and local network. We ensure that the data you capture—whether it’s barcodes, images, or location data—remains under your control. It is never shared with third parties and is solely used to synchronize within your local network where you’ve installed our Products. However, we share anonymized usage data with third-party services for analytics purposes only.

Applicability Of This Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy applies to “Barcode to PC server” and the mobile application “Barcode to PC: Wi-Fi scanner app” (collectively, the “Products”), available for download at and other Barcode to PC websites (collectively, the “Sites”) and other interactions (e.g., customer service inquiries,
user conferences, etc.) you may have with Barcode to PC. If you do not agree with the terms, do not access or use the
Products, Sites or any other aspect of Barcode to PC’s business.

This policy applies to the Company’s employees, contractors and officers.

The Company has a contract with all Data Processors that it uses in compliance with Article 28 & Article 29
of the GDPR, and ensures that all Data Processors are compliant with Data Protection Legislation.

The policy does not apply to third party services. Where third party services are used, and the third party is
not a Data Processor, no Relevant Data (as defined below) is shared with them, or the Relevant Data has been
anonymised such that the GDPR does not apply. Information collected by third parties is governed by their
privacy practices. We encourage you to learn about the privacy practices of those third parties.

In addition, a separate agreement governs delivery, access and use of the Products (the “User Agreement”).

This policy applies to Relevant Data received and processed only.


Capitalized terms used in this Policy and not otherwise defined shall have the meanings provided below:


  • Barcode to PC server
  • Barcode to PC: Wi-Fi scanner app

Relevant Data – Personal Data and Special Categories of Data are the Relevant Data covered by this
policy and as defined in the Data Protection Legislation.

Personal Data – any information relating to an identified or identifiable natural person.

Special Categories of Data – Personal data revealing racial or ethnic origin, political opinions,
religious or philosophical beliefs, or trade union membership, genetic data, biometric data and data concerning
health or a person’s sex life or sexual orientation.

Processing/Processed – any operation on personal data, whether automated or not.

Information We Collect and Receive

When you interact with our Sites and Products, we collect Information that, alone or in combination with other
data, could be used to identify you (Personal Data). Some of the Information we collect is stored in a manner
that cannot be linked back to you (Non-Personal Data).

Payments Information

Payments information provided by you via the Sites will be stored and processed by and
any other third party service providers as designated by us from time to time. We will collect certain
information on the Sites required for and such third party services providers to
process payments, including credit / debit card numbers, security numbers and other related payment
information. All such information is subject to the privacy policy of (available here ) or any
other third party service provider as applicable.

Other Information

Barcode to PC also collects, generates and/or receives Other Information:

Usage Information

Certain data about the devices you use to connect with Barcode to PC and your use of the Sites and/or Products are
automatically logged in our systems, including:

  • Location information. This is the geographic area where you use your computer and mobile devices (as
    indicated by an Internet Protocol [IP] address or similar identifier) when interacting with our Sites
    and/or Products.
  • Log data. As with most websites and technology services delivered over the internet, our servers
    automatically collect data when you access or use our Sites and/or Products and record it in log files.
    This log data may include the IP address, browser type and settings, the date and time of use, information
    about browser configuration, language preferences, and cookie data.
  • Products and Sites Specific Data. This is information about the Barcode to PC Sites and/or Products you use and
    how you use them. We may also obtain data from our third-party partners and service providers to analyze
    how users use our Sites and/or Products. For example, we will know how many users access a specific page on
    the Site and which links they clicked on. We use this aggregated information to better understand and
    optimize the Site.
  • Device information. These are data from your computer or mobile device, such as the type of hardware and
    software you are using (for example, your operating system and browser type), as well as unique device
    identifiers for devices that are using Barcode to PC Products.

When using our Products, your data is shared only between your devices and it includes the following data:

  • Location information. This is the geographic area where you use your mobile devices (as
    indicated by your device’s GPS system) when you enable the “GEOLOCATION” option and then scan a barcode.
  • Images. These are pictures that you acquire using your smartphone camera which are then automatically transmitted and archived to your computer where the “Barcode to PC server” is installed. The images are acquired only when you enable the “IMAGE” option from the settings and then tap the “Capture” button.
  • Barcode data. This is the barcode content that you acquire with your smartphone using the camera or an external laser scanner. It is shared only between your devices automatically.


Barcode to PC uses cookies and similar technologies in our Sites and Services that help us collect Other Information.
The Sites and Services may also include cookies and similar tracking technologies of third parties, which may
collect Other Information about you via the Sites and Services and across other websites and online services.
For more details about how we use these technologies, please see our
Cookie Policy.

Third Party Data

Barcode to PC may receive data about Site visitors, marketing campaigns and other matters related to our business from
affiliates and subsidiaries, our partners or others that we use to make our own information better or more
useful. This data may be combined with Other Information we collect and might include aggregate level data,
such as which IP addresses correspond to zip codes or countries. Or it might be more specific: for example, how
well an online marketing or email campaign performed.

Additional Information Provided to Barcode to PC

We receive Other Information when submitted to our Sites or if you participate in a focus group, contest,
activity or event, apply for a job, request support, interact with our social media accounts or otherwise
communicate with Barcode to PC.

Collection Information from Children

Barcode to PC does not knowingly collect personal information from children under the age of 13. If we determine we
have collected personal information from a child younger than 13 years of age, we will take reasonable measures
to remove that information from our systems. If you are under the age of 13, please do not submit any personal
information through the Site and/or Products. We encourage parents and legal guardians to monitor their
children’s Internet usage and to help enforce this Policy by instructing their children never to provide
personal information through the Sites and/or Products without their permission.

Using Your Information by Barcode to PC

We use, process, and store your information as necessary to perform our contract with you and for our legitimate
business interests, in operating our Sites, Products, Services, and business including:

  • to help us administer our Sites and/or Products, authenticate users for security purposes, provide
    personalized user features and access, process transactions, conduct research, develop new features, and
    improve the features, algorithms, and usability of our Sites and/or Products;
  • As required by applicable law, legal process or regulation.
  • to calculate aggregate statistics on the number of unique devices using our Sites and/or Products;
  • to send emails and other communications. We may send you service, technical and other administrative
    emails, messages and other types of communications. We may also contact you to inform you about changes in
    our Products, our Products offerings, and important Products-related notices, such as security and fraud
    notices. These communications are considered part of the Products and you may not opt out of them. In
    addition, we sometimes send emails about new product features, promotional communications or other news
    about Barcode to PC. We will only send you marketing information if you consent to us;
  • for billing, account management and other administrative matters. Barcode to PC may need to contact you for
    invoicing, account management and similar reasons and we use account data to administer accounts and keep
    track of billing and payments.
  • to investigate and help prevent security issues, fraud and abuse.

If information is aggregated or de-identified so it is no longer reasonably associated with an identified or
identifiable natural person, Barcode to PC may use it for any business purpose.

How We Share And Disclose Information

We only disclose Personal Data to third parties when:

  • We use service providers who assist us in meeting business operations needs, including hosting, delivering,
    and improving our Products. We also use service providers for specific services and functions, including
    email communication, customer support services, and analytics. These service providers may only access,
    process, or store Personal Data pursuant to our instructions and to perform their duties to us.
  • We have your explicit consent to share your Personal Data (if required).
  • We believe it is necessary to investigate potential violations of the Terms of Products, to enforce those
    Terms of Products, or where we believe it is necessary to investigate, prevent, or take action regarding
    illegal activities, suspected fraud, or potential threats against persons, property, or the systems on
    which we operate our Site and/or Products.
  • We determine that the access, preservation, or disclosure of your Personal Data is required by law to
    protect the rights, property, or personal safety of Barcode to PC and users of our Site and/or Products, or to
    respond to lawful requests by public authorities, including national security or law enforcement requests.
  • We need to do so in connection with a merger, acquisition, bankruptcy, reorganization, sale of some or all
    of our assets or stock, public offering of securities, or steps in consideration of such activities (e.g.,
    due diligence). In these cases some or all of your Personal Data may be shared with or transferred to
    another entity, subject to this Privacy Policy.
  • We may disclose Non-Personal Data publicly and to third parties – for example, in public reports about word
    usage, to partners under agreement with us, or as part of progress reports we may provide to users.

Barcode to PC does not share your Personal Data with third parties for the purpose of enabling them to deliver their
advertisements to you.

Barcode to PC does not sell or rent your Personal Data.

Third Parties’ Applications and Products

Some third-party applications and services that work with us may ask for permission to access your information.
Those applications will provide you with notice and request your consent in order to obtain such access or
information. Please consider your selection of such applications and services, and your permissions, carefully.

Some third parties’ embedded content or plugins on our Sites and/or Products, such as Facebook “Like” buttons,
may allow their operators to learn that you have visited the Sites, and they may combine this knowledge with
other data they have collected about your visits to other websites or online services that can identify you.

Data collected by third parties through these apps and plugins is subject to each parties’ own policies. We
encourage you to read those policies and understand how other companies use your data.

E-mailing by Barcode to PC

From time to time, we may want to contact you with information about product announcements, software updates,
and special offers. We also may want to contact you with information about products and services from our
business partners.

We only send marketing communications to users with your prior consent.

All Barcode to PC account holders will continue to receive transactional messages related to our Products, even if you
unsubscribe from promotional emails.

Data storage, transfer, retention, and deletion

Data Storage and Transfers

Information submitted to Barcode to PC will be transferred to, processed, and stored in the United States. When you use
the Products on your computing device, user content you save will be stored locally on that device and synced
with our servers. If you post or transfer any Information to or through our Sites and/or Products, you are
agreeing to such information, including Personal Data and user content, being hosted and accessed in the United

Duration of Information Storage

You can remove your Personal Data from Barcode to PC at any time by emailing us with the respective request: [email protected].
However, we may keep some of your Personal Data for as long as reasonably necessary for our legitimate business
interests, including fraud detection and prevention and to comply with our legal obligations including tax,
legal reporting, and auditing obligations.


When you give us personal information, we take steps to make sure that it’s treated securely.

Non-sensitive details (your email address etc.) are sent normally over the Internet, and this can never be
guaranteed to be 100% secure. As a result, while we strive to protect your personal information, we cannot
guarantee the security of any information you transmit to us, and you do so at your own risk. Once we receive
your information, we make our best effort to ensure its security on our systems.

We use industry-standard encryption to protect your data in transit. This is commonly referred to as transport
layer security (“TLS”) or secure socket layer (“SSL”) technology.

Once we receive your data, we protect it on our servers using a combination of technical, physical, and logical
security safeguards. The security of the data stored locally in any of our Products installed on your computing
device requires that you make use of the security features of your device. We recommend that you take the
appropriate steps to secure all computing devices that you use in connection with our Site and Products.

The Company takes the security of your data very seriously and works to protect your data from loss, misuse and
unauthorised access or disclosure.

All staff and officers who handle Relevant Data are aware of this policy and have been given training in how to
correctly collect, process, store and delete data. The Company holds a log of when staff training was
undertaken and updates it on an annual basis.

Data Breaches

All breaches will be reported to the relevant supervisory authority within 72 hours, unless the data was
anonymised or encrypted or if it has a particularly high risk.

Breaches of this policy by staff, contractors, officers of the Company will be dealt with under the Company’s
grievance and disciplinary policy and may lead to a disciplinary sanction.

If Barcode to PC learns of a security system breach, we may attempt to notify you and provide information on protective
steps, if available, through the email address that you have provided to us or by posting a notice on the Site.
Depending on where you live, you may have a legal right to receive such notices in writing.

Your Rights

Barcode to PC uses, processes, and stores Personal Data, as necessary to perform our contract with you, and based on
our legitimate interests in order to provide the Products and Services. We rely on your consent to process
Personal Data to send promotional emails and to place cookies on your devices. In some cases, Barcode to PC may
process Personal Data pursuant to legal obligation or to protect your vital interests or those of another

Individuals located in the European Economic Area (EEA) have certain rights in respect to their personal
information, including the right to access, correct, or delete Personal Data we process through your use of the
Sites, Software, and/or Products. If you’re a user based in the EEA, you can:

  • Have your Personal Data corrected or deleted. You may ask us to correct information you think is inaccurate
    or completely delete all information that we hold about you by emailing:
    [email protected].
  • Access your Personal Data report by submitting a request at [email protected]. This report will include
    the Personal Data we have about you, provided to you in a structured, commonly used, and portable format.
  • Object to us processing your Personal Data. It is your right to lodge an objection to the processing of
    your personal data by emailing: [email protected] if you feel the
    “ground relating to your particular situation” apply. The only reasons we will be able to deny your request
    is if we can show compelling legitimate grounds for the processing, which override your interest, rights
    and freedoms, or the processing is for the establishment, exercise or defence of a legal claims.
  • You can ask us to stop using your Personal Data, including when we use your Personal Data to send you
    marketing emails. We only send marketing communications to users located in the EEA with your prior
    consent, and you may withdraw your consent at any time by clicking the “unsubscribe” link found within
    Barcode to PC emails and changing your contact preferences. Please note you will continue to receive transactional
    messages related to our Products, even if you unsubscribe from marketing emails.
  • Complain to a regulator. If you’re based in the EEA and think that we haven’t complied with data protection
    laws, you have a right to lodge a complaint with your local supervisory authority.

Changes to our Privacy Policy

This privacy policy was last updated on Dec 10 2018 and this version is in line with the new GDPR guidelines.

We may need to update this Policy to keep pace with changes in our Sites, Products, and Services, our business,
and laws applicable to us and you. We will, however, always maintain our commitment to respect your privacy. We
will notify you of any material changes that impact your rights under this Policy by email (to your most
recently provided email address) or post any other revisions to this Policy, along with their effective date,
in an easy-to-find area of the Sites, so we recommend that you periodically check back here to stay informed of
any changes. Please note that your continued use of Barcode to PC after any change means that you agree with, and
consent to be bound by, the new Policy. If you disagree with any changes in this Policy and do not wish your
information to be subject to it, you will need to stop using the Sites and/or Products.

Contact us

You may contact us with any questions relating to this Privacy Policy by e-mailing: [email protected]