Frequently Asked Questions

How does your service work?

We build custom Web scrapers using open source tehnologies. We deliver code and Data in a format of your choice.

How does your pricing model work?

Pricing depends on the complexity of the site, volume of data, blocking measures on the site we are dealing with.

What if I need data on a daily, weekly, or a monthly basis?

We are capable of doing that using our infrastructure.

What payment methods do you accept?

Our prefered method is wire transfer, we accept Paypal too.

Do you provide the source code of the crawler which you set up?

Yes, we do.

What formats can you provide the data in?

Most common formats like CSV, JSON, XML, etc.

Is crawling legal?

Oh Yes.

There are no legal issues in running a web crawler to access publicy available content on the internet.  As long don’t crawl at a disrupsive rate, scrapers do not breach any contract. Robots.txt is just a guideline and not legally enforcible. There are however potential issues with what you do with with the content you grabbed by crawling the site.

What are some services do you offer other than web-scraping?

Other than web-scraping  we provide data analytics and viaualization solutions. Also we will advice how to build an application / website  that is powered by web scraping.

Why should I choose Scrapemation?

  1. Affordable. Very cost effective in the long run. The best option for Startups and small businesses.
  2. You own code and Data
  3. Open source tehnologies  are used
  4. Great value added services like analytics and Visualization.