Last Updated on May 14, 2019


PinDown obtains information about images from various sites by generating requests to the servers corresponding to these sites.

User must log in manually to the services that PinDown supports.

To make requests on a number of sites (like language domains of, PinDown uses tokens that have passed authorization on this site user had logged in (in case it is authorized).

Tokens are transferred only to those servers from which they were received. Requests are sent over the encrypted protocol HTTPS. The interaction is carried out within the current user session, and no sensitive user data is transmitted outside the servers from which they were received.

With PinDown, the end user can save images for personal usage to devices for storing information from,,, and others. PinDown is not related to image authors, does not store, does not cache, does not transfer these images anywhere other than the Chrome browser APIs and encourages users to consider copyright.

Information that PinDown uses

The following user data is used to correctly generate requests to servers (supported by the extension sites)

Site Data Description Source
Pinterest user id Current user id address bar (location.pathname)
Pinterest search query user search information address bar (location.pathname)
Behance bcp user identity (X-BCP) user cookie
Instagram rhx_gis user identity (X-Instagram-GIS) parsed HTML

These data are used only for the correct operation of the extension, are not saved and are not transferred to any third-party services or persons.

What information we collect and how

PinDown uses the third-party service (in the form of a connected and running library) on the language domains of the Pinterest,, subdomains of and, which can collect some user data, see Third Party.

For correct operation, PinDown saves user settings that do not carry any personal confidential information (such as “download queue size”, “show extension button on page”, etc.). User settings are stored in the Chrome browser storage and are not accessible to anyone other than the current user.

PinDown does not collect any personal user data and does not save it anywhere.

PinDown does not lead to any user history with the browser.

Third Party

PinDown uses a third-party service to timely receive data about the errors of the extension, which can collect personal information. Please see the Sentry Provacy Policy: and Sentry Security & Compliance:

Do we disclose any information to third parties?

To simplify debugging errors the app use the service, we add the following anonymous information that is sent to the Sentry server when exceptions and errors occur in PinDown:

Site Data
Pinterest is user logged in (toggle - true/false)

We do not collect any personal information and do not store the data sent above.

What do we use your information for

User settings are used for correct application working in accordance with user preferences.

Other user data from sites (see “What information do we use”) is used for a specific application operation.

How do we protect your information?

User settings are stored in the Chrome browser storage and are not accessible to anyone other than the current user.

Other user data involved in requests to servers are transmitted over an encrypted connection using the HTTPS protocol.

Do we use Cookies and Local Storage?

PinDown does not install Cookie / LS on any sites.

PinDown can use the contents of the cookie to work correctly on some sites, see “Information that PinDown uses”

Changes to our Privacy Policy

If we decide to change our privacy policy, we will update the Privacy Policy modification date below.

This policy was last modified on May 14, 2019