Privacy Policy

Last Updated January 24, 2020

We at Homey are committed to protecting your privacy. This privacy policy applies to our browser extension (Homey), our website ( and any subdomains of

The information we gather or process is used solely for core functionality of Homey and to improve the quality and security of our service.

Data accessible through Chrome Extensions API

Chrome Extension API used within Chrome Add-ons have fine-grained permission levels that are enforced by the Web Browser, restricting information that our extension has access to within your Browser. The Homey extension can only access specific information that you have explicitly granted permission for.

Additional optional permissions may be requested when you enable specific features. When you enable a feature that requests an optional permission, your Web Browser will make it clear what permission(s) are being requested. The feature will be accessible once you choose to allow the requested permission(s).

PermissionFeatureWhere it is usedOptional
BookmarksBookmarks Bar, Search PanelUsed only within the Extension to display a Bookmarks Bar and search bookmarks via search panel. This is not sent or stored elsewhere.No
TabsAppUsed only within the Extension to show extension in new tab and open bookmarks in same/new tabNo
HistorySearch PanelUsed only within the Extension to sort bookmarks by popularity in search panel.No
Top SitesAdd Bookmaks ModalUsed only within the Extension to suggest to add popular sites to bookmark panel.No
GeolocationWeather WidgetLocation could be sent to our weather provider API to determine your closest weather station for request actual weather information.Yes

Feature usage data

To improve the content, features and overall experience of the extension, we gather and log data on how our users access and use Homey. For example, we may log actions like clicking on a search button, updating a wallpaper, or completing a note (not the content of the note, just the action of completing it).

Some of this usage data is sent to Google Analytics. In these cases, we do not send any identifying information that could be correlated with your account. We also make use of their IP anonymization feature to prevent your IP from being associated with your usage data.

Third-Party Sites and Services

Homey website or any of our services may contain links to third-party websites or services. We are not responsible for the information collected by those third parties and we encourage you to read their privacy policy before submitting any personal information to them:

Google AnalyticsGoogle Analytics is an industry standard third-party analytics service that we use to better understand the usage and performance of our service(s). The information is anonymized so that it is not tied to your IP address.
Google FontsGoogle Fonts is a library of free licensed font families that we use to preload fonts. A call is made from your IP address to request fonts.
images.weserv.nlAn image cache & resize service we use to cache bookmark favicons. Your bookmarks URL's sent to A call is made from your IP address to request cached favicon.
i.olsh.meA service finding icons on web sites. Your bookmarks URL's sent to A call is made from your IP address to request bookmark favicons.
flixel.comSome photo/media files are retrieved from flixel. A request is made from your IP address to download media files.
openweathermap.orgOpenweathermap we use to request weather data. Your city id sent to openweathermap. A request is made from your IP address to get weather information. we use to request quotes. A request is made from your IP address to get random quote.

Is my data secure?

Data security is a priority at all times.

In Transit

All data communication in transit to and from our servers is secured using HTTPS/TLS. All Homey domains have HTTP Strict Transport Security (HSTS) enabled and are in the HSTS Preload list on the major browsers supporting this feature.

Changes to the Privacy Policy

We may amend this Privacy Policy from time to time. Use of information we collect now is subject to the Privacy Policy in effect at the time such information is used. If we make major changes in the way we collect or use information, we will notify you by posting an announcement on the Website or sending you an email. A user is bound by any changes to the Privacy Policy when he or she uses the Services after such changes have been first posted.

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