Privacy Policy

Last Updated February 8, 2024

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.

Account information

Your name, email, account settings, and extension data are transferred and stored securely, solely for your usage within our extension and not shared with any other third parties, except as specified in this policy.

Payment information

To upgrade to Homey Premium, your credit card number, credit card expiration date, security code, name, country and postal code are required. All payment processing is done through a GDPR compliant third party (Paddle, Inc.). When paying by a credit card, the card details do not pass through our servers, they are sent directly to Paddle and are stored securely, as per their Privacy and Security policies.

To perform requested changes to or inquiries about your Homey account (cancelling, refunding, or changing payment details), authorized members of Homey’s support team could potentially view payment-related information contained in Paddle’s databases (this is limited to billing name, billing address, postal code, the last four digits of credit card(s), and credit card expiry date(s)) while accessing subscription information via Paddle’s payment dashboard. This information will only be accessed upon your request.

Data accessible through Browser Extensions API

Chrome Extension API used within Chrome Add-ons and Edge Extension API used within Edge 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).

Permission Feature Where it is used Optional
Bookmarks Bookmarks Bar, Search Panel Used only within the Extension to display a Bookmarks Bar and search bookmarks via search panel. This is not sent or stored elsewhere. No
Tabs App Used only within the Extension to show extension in new tab and open bookmarks in same/new tab No
History Search Panel Used only within the Extension to sort bookmarks by popularity in search panel. No
Top Sites Add Bookmaks Modal Used only within the Extension to suggest to add popular sites to bookmark panel. No
Geolocation Weather Widget Location could be sent to our weather provider API to determine your closest weather station for request actual weather information. Yes
Site Access Homey Tabs Used only within the Extension to display embedded sites that you added to the Homey tab panel, such as Google Translate, News, Google Bard, and Google Keep. 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 Amplitude.

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:

Service Purpose Privacy
DigitalOcean DigitalOcean powers our core Cloud infrastructure (providing the necessary hardware, software, networking, storage, and other related technology). Privacy
Paddle Credit card data, payments and renewals are processed by Paddle. Privacy
Amplitude Amplitude is a third-party analytics service that we use to better understand the usage and performance of our service(s). Privacy
Google Fonts Google 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. Privacy An 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. Privacy Some photo/media files are retrieved from flixel. A request is made from your IP address to download media files. Privacy Openweathermap we use to request weather data. Your city id sent to openweathermap. A request is made from your IP address to get weather information. Privacy
Takeads We partner with Takeads to extend Homey search box by integrating their suggest feature via the This service is activated for non-subscription users and adds advertising offers into the Homey search panel suggestions, clearly marked as 'Sponsored' or 'Ad'. For detailed information on how Takeads processes and protects your data, please refer to their privacy policy. Privacy

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.

Contact Us

If you have any questions about Privacy policy, please contact us:
Email address: [email protected]