Privacy Policy

Last updated: January 2024

This Privacy Policy shows how Omegle ("we," "our," or "us") collects, uses, shares, and safeguards your personal information when you utilize our website and services. We highly value your privacy. For further details, please review our Privacy Policy and Coomeet's Privacy Policy.

Information We Collect

After completing an Omegle chat, either you or the other user may choose to save the text content of the chat on Omegle's servers. Both you and the other user have the option to disclose any information exchanged during the chat. Furthermore, the other user can take screenshots or use third-party software to stream or record the chat. It is important to exercise caution when sharing information with strangers during a chat.

1. Personal Information You Provide:

To register and engage with members on the site, you may be requested to provide certain details to enhance your experience. The information you might share includes:

  • User nickname
  • Email address
  • Address or location details
  • Birthdate
  • Gender
  • Interests
  • Payment information
  • Photos
  • Personal description
  • Shared social network details
  • Information for customer support
  • Use of your camera
  • Use of your microphone 

We primarily use this information to facilitate other users in finding and connecting with you. You can update this information at any time by visiting Omegle. If desired, we can utilize your social networking data to create an account with details from another platform. Your payment information is used when you opt for the premium features of the Service. Information shared with customer support is exclusively used to address the issue(s) you have raised. The use of your camera and microphone is optional. When using your microphone or camera in a chatroom, it will share video or audio with other users in that room. We may also display clips of your webcam in other areas of the site, but you can opt out of this at any time through settings in Omegle.

2. Usage Information:

We gather data about how you utilize our site, including the time and date of your visits. We employ country-level geolocation based on IP addresses for safety and security measures.

3. Device Information:

We may collect information about the device you use to access our website, such as the device type, operating system, and browser type.

Cookie Policy

Both Omegle and its third-party service providers use various technologies like cookies, widgets, tokens, or similar tools (collectively referred to as "Cookies") to enable specific features of the chat services. These Cookies collect personal information in the following ways:

Omegle uses an ID cookie to assign a random online identifier to your device's browser, which is utilized for security and safety purposes on its website and chat services.

Omegle only accesses this information to facilitate requests for chats using the common interest feature and does not retain it beyond the duration of the chat.

Omegle uses Language cookies to match users based on language preferences. These cookies are only accessed for the purpose of matching users and are not retained after the chat ends. Additionally, Omegle employs an Auto-reroll cookie to save your preference for enabling or disabling the auto-rerolling function during video chat sessions. Omegle only uses this cookie to fulfill your request and does not retain the information.

Omegle uses CAPTCHA technology to prevent spam and block bots, ensuring the security of its site and chat services. It also utilizes Google Translate to enable language translation and Google Analytics to track anonymous statistical information about site and chat service usage, which is used to enhance safety, security, and functionality. You can manage cookie preferences through your browser settings. If you choose not to accept cookies, some features may not work as intended.

How We Use the Information We Collect

  • Omegle may use or disclose the personal information it collects for the following purposes:
  • To fulfill the purpose for which you provided the information, such as providing the chat service.
  • To maintain the safety, security, and integrity of Omegle's site and chat services, including activities like screening for spammers and cooperating with law enforcement.
  • To evaluate and improve the site and services, which may involve aggregating or de-identifying information for statistical analysis.
  • To monitor and enforce user compliance with Omegle's guidelines and policies, including sharing information with moderation service providers.
  • To respond to law enforcement requests and comply with applicable laws and regulations.
  • In the event of a merger, divestiture, or sale of Omegle's assets, personal information may be transferred as part of the transaction.
  • Omegle will not collect additional categories of personal information or use the collected information for materially different purposes without providing notice to users.

Sharing Personal Information with Third Parties

Omegle may share your personal information with third parties for business purposes. In such instances, Omegle ensures a contractual agreement with the recipient, specifying the purpose and requiring them to keep the information confidential and use it only for the designated business purposes. In addition to the service providers mentioned in the Cookie Section, Omegle uses Akamai Technologies, Inc. for hosting and for content delivery networks. For more details about these services and their privacy policies, please refer to the respective service provider links.

Your Rights

1. Access to Specific Information and Data Portability Rights

You have the right to request specific details about Omegle's collection and use of your personal information over the last 12 months. Upon receiving and verifying your request (see Exercising Your Rights below), Omegle will disclose:

  • The categories of personal information collected.
  • The sources from which your personal information was obtained.
  • The purpose of the business is to collect your personal information.
  • The categories of third parties with whom your personal information is shared.
  • The specific pieces of personal information collected (also known as a data portability request).

2. Deletion Request Rights

You have the right to request the deletion of your personal information held by Omegle, subject to certain exceptions. Upon receiving and verifying your request, Omegle will delete your personal information from its records (and instruct its service providers to do the same), unless an exception applies. Omegle does not delete personal information if it has been or may be provided to law enforcement or used to protect user safety and security.

3. Notification Regarding Minors

Omegle does not knowingly collect personal information from individuals under 18 on its website or through its chat services. If you are under 18, please do not provide Omegle with any personal information. Parents and legal guardians are advised to monitor their children's internet activities and instruct them not to disclose personal information online without parental consent. If you suspect a minor under 18 has shared personal information with Omegle, please contact us at [email protected].

4. Security

Omegle takes reasonable steps to protect the personal information you provide through its website and chat services against unauthorized access, use, disclosure, or alteration. However, Omegle cannot guarantee absolute security. No internet transmission of information is entirely secure or free from errors. Please exercise caution when sharing information online.

5. Links to External Sites

The website or chat services may contain links or buttons to third-party products- CooMeet. This Privacy Notice does not apply to the privacy practices of those third parties, and Omegle does not endorse or review them. If you click on a link to another site, please contact the third party directly for information about its privacy practices.

6. Data Retention

Data is retained as long as required by the purpose they have been collected for. The online identifiers and IP addresses of the users involved in the saved chat logs are retained indefinitely.

7. International Data Transfer Notice

Omegle is based in the United States and processes all information there. If you are located outside the United States and use Omegle's website or chat services, you are transferring your information to the United States.

8. Changes to Our Privacy Notice

Omegle reserves the right to modify this Privacy Notice at any time. When changes are made, Omegle will publish the updated notice on its website, including the date of the update. Your continued use of Omegle's website and chat services after the posting of changes constitutes your acceptance of such changes.