Terms of Use

Last Revised: May 12, 2023

By using the Shortly website, you consent to the data practices described in this statement.

The User is obligated to use the Website in a legitimate way and in accordance with good manners. The User is not permitted to provide any illegitimate content. Any abuse detected of the site's feature will not be tolerated and the short URL will be blocked or disabled. We use Google Safe Browsing API to detect any malicious URLs reported to Google. We have the right to remove your link once reported to be suspicious, malicious, spam, violence, etc.

Use of Other URL Shorteners

The use of other URL shortener websites are prohibited as bad actors use different URL shorteners to mask malicious links.

Privacy Policy

Through Your Use of the Website and Services, You may provide Us with certain information.

Collection of your Information

In order to better provide you with features offered, Shortly may collect information, such as your:

  • Platform or Device
  • Browser
  • Referrers
  • Location - Country
  • Location - City

IP Address

Shortly use IP Geolocation API such as IPRegistry to identify the Users' Country and City to track Users' location who click the shortened URL. This is to provide accurate monitoring statistics of each clicks. We don't save your IP Address on our database.


We use cookies to record your preferences to our site, and for certain site functions. Cookie information is never passed to our database. We uses cookies to store information which helps enhance the responsiveness and customizability for the graphical interface of the site.

Google Analytics

We use service providers, such as Google Analytics, which use cookies and other technologies to collect information about your traffic across this site. To learn more about how Google Analytics collects and processes data and the choices Google may offer to control these activities, check https://support.google.com/analytics/answer/6004245. You can also opt out of Google Analytics, check https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout/.


We may show ads as our main source of income to support the website's hosting cost. This ads are provided by Google Ads.