Privacy Policy & Information on Data Protection:

Thank you for visiting our website and for your interest in our RAR products. At win.rar GmbH, we take the privacy and protection of Personal Information very seriously. win.rar GmbH is the controller of Personal Information and will process data including Personal Information as outlined in this Privacy Policy.

The following declaration explains which information we collect during your visit to our website and which parts of this data may be used, and in what way. This Privacy Policy does not apply to the processing of your Personal Information that is collected by third parties that win.rar does not own or control or that do not support win.rar in providing the website.

Controller of Personal Information:

The Data Controller according to General Data Protection Regulation is:

win.rar GmbH
Marienstraße 12
10117 Berlin

Email: info(at)
Fax: +49 30 22504967

Controller of Personal Information

The Data Controller according to General Data Protection Regulation is win.rar GmbH at Marienstr. 12, 10117 Berlin, Germany.

Personal Information


We store your actual IP-address for the duration of seven days to detect attacks on and errors in our IT-systems. The legal basis for the processing is Art. 6 (1) (f) General Data Protection Regulation.

Lost Key / Contact Form:

We request your email and your Cleverbridge Payment Reference Number to verify that you have bought a license to use our software. In case there is no match, we may ask for additional information like name or address in order to locate your registration. We are processing these data according to the Art. 6 (1) (f) General Data Protection Regulation.

Data Protection Provisions for our Newsletter:

You can subscribe to our free newsletter regarding WinRAR and RAR software by giving us your explicit consent. Solely your email address is mandatory for the subscription. All additional details (surname, name, salutation, language, company, country) are only used to personalize the newsletter and to provide the newsletter in your preferred language.

We use a Double-opt-in-process for the subscription. In the first step we will send an email to the provided email address and ask for your confirmation of the subscription.

In the case that you do not confirm your subscription, we will delete your request automatically within 48 hours. After your confirmation we will process your email address and the additional details (contact data) to personalize and dispatch the newsletter. For the dispatching of the newsletter, we will transmit your email address [and the additional details] to the following service provider:

CleverReach GmbH & Co. KG, Muehlenstr. 43, 26180 Rastede, Germany

The legal basis for the processing is Art. 6 (1) a) General Data Protection Regulation.

You can withdraw your consent to receive the newsletter at any time. To unsubscribe from our newsletter, you can use the link provided in the newsletter or use this link. After your cancelation we will delete your contact data from our database.

We use Google's reCaptcha service to determine whether a human or a computer is making a particular entry in our contact form or newsletter form. Google uses the following data to check whether you are a human or a computer: IP address of the terminal device used, the website you visit with us on which the captcha is embedded, the date and duration of the visit, the recognition data of the browser and operating system type used, Google account if you are logged in to Google, mouse movements on the reCaptcha areas and tasks that require you to identify images. The legal basis for the described data processing is Art. 6 (1) lit. f of the General Data Protection Regulation. There is a legitimate interest on our side in this data processing to ensure the security of our website and to protect us from automated entries (attacks).

Analytical Data

We collect information through different technologies as described below:


win.rar uses cookies to analyze trends, administer the website, track user’s movement and geographical information in order to provide a good user experience when visiting our website.

Cookies are small text files, which can be stored on your computer. They have the purpose to store data. We need your consent to use cookies. In regard to cookies that are strictly necessary to provide these webpages a consent of the user is not required.

You can decide yourself whether and to what extent you want to accept the use of cookies with the aid of your browser settings. At the same place you can erase cookies, which are already stored on your computer.

At Firefox you can find cookie settings in the menu Settings->Privacy & Security.

Webanalytics with Google Analytics and Google Tag Manager:

We have Google Tag Manager and Google Analytics in place, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. ("Google"). Google Analytics uses "cookies"(see above). The information generated by the cookies about your use of the website will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States.

Within the territory of the Member States of the European Union and other parties to the Agreement on the European Economic Area Google truncates/anonymizes the last octet of the IP address. Only in exceptional cases, the full IP address is sent to and shortened by Google servers in the USA. The IP address transmitted by your browser within the frame of Google Analytics will not be associated with any other data held by Google.

We use Google Analytics to evaluate the use of our website and to improve our web services on the basis of the statistics provided by Google Analytics. The legal basis for the processing is Art. 6 (1) f) General Data Protection Regulation.

In regard to the exceptional cases in which Google transmits personal data into the USA Google is subject to the EU-US Privacy Shield,

Information from Google: Google Dublin, Google Ireland Ltd., Gordon House, Barrow Street, Dublin 4, Ireland, Fax: +353 (1) 436 1001.

Terms of Service:,

overview regarding data protection:

and Privacy Policy:

You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser (see above). However, please note that if you do this, you may not be able to use the full functionality of this website. Furthermore you can prevent Google’s collection and use of data (cookies and IP address) by downloading and installing the browser plug-in available under or clicking on the following link to store an opt-out-cookie, which will stop the collection and transmission of data by Google Analytics about your use of this website.

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Your data protection rights:
In general you have the following data protection rights in regard to win.rar GmbH:

- right of access by the data subject – Art. 15 General Data Protection Regulation
- right to rectification – Art. 16 General Data Protection Regulation
- right to erasure – Art. 17 General Data Protection Regulation
- right to restriction of processing – Art. 18 General Data Protection Regulation
- right to object – Art. 21 General Data Protection Regulation
- right to data portability – Art. 20 General Data Protection Regulation

To exercise these rights, please write to win.rar GmbH, Marienstr. 12, 10117 Berlin, Germany or send an email to

You have the right to lodge a complaint with a data protection supervisory authority. To do so, you can contact the data protection supervisory authority. The mailing address of the supervisory authority for win.rar is:

Berliner Beauftragte für Datenschutz und Informationsfreiheit
Friedrichstr. 219
10969 Berlin
Tel.: +49 (0)30 13889-0
Fax: +49 (0)30 2155050