Norton Safe Web provides protection from online threats while you browse the web.
Norton Safe Web helps defend you from identity theft and online scams by warning you of dangerous sites while you search, shop, or browse online.
Norton Safe Web provides safety information for every page you load by querying Norton's Remote URL Reputation Service that is updated periodically with the latest threat intelligence. Norton Safe Web automatically blocks malicious pages and downloads to provide you with a safe online experience.
This extension uses permissions that produce the following Chrome messages to perform necessary functions within the extension.
“Read and change all your data on the websites you visit”
Shown for permissions needed for detecting online risks on all types of pages you browse.
“Read your browsing history”
Shown for permissions needed for:
- displaying a block page when risky content is detected.
- displaying site safety rating information reliably during tab manipulations by Chrome or the user.
“Manage your downloads”
Shown for permission needed for removing malicious downloads.
Shown for permissions needed for showing alerts when important changes happen for protection activity or when authentication is required for certain features.
“New background app added
Norton Safe Web will launch at system startup and continue to run in the background, even once you've closed all other Google Chrome windows.”
Shown for permission used to keep the extension running in order to quicken startup times.
This extension also uses permissions that are not displayed in Chrome for performing certain functions within the extension:
“webRequest” and “webRequestBlocking” permissions
- accessing low-level data when browsing websites to help block certain threats.
- performing authentication for certain features.
Used to store and retrieve settings data used by the extension.
By using this add-on, you agree to our License and Services Agreement (https://www.nortonlifelock.com/content/dam/nortonlifelock/pdfs/eulas/licensing-agreement/customer-agreement-en.pdf) and have read and acknowledge our Global Privacy Statement (https://www.nortonlifelock.com/us/en/privacy/global-privacy-statement/).
This add-on makes use of Google Analytics’s Measurement Protocol to transmit critical error and feature usage information to Google Analytics services. NortonLifeLock uses Google Analytics services to maintain and improve this add-on, but the services are not operated by NortonLifeLock.
If you do not consent to this data collection and usage, please do not install this add-on or remove it if it is already installed.
This add-on sets parameters that Google provides to obfuscate your IP address when processing Google Analytics. See more details here for our obligations to use Google Analytics, Google’s privacy practices, and Google's IP obfuscation support:
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