We at UbuntuDDE team, respect your privacy. That is why we devote to gather tiny amount of personal data as practicable or possibly no data at all, and if data gathered, to respect and protect.
Here are our fundamental principle where it comes to your privacy
- Your data is affiliated to you so, we at UbuntuDDE team respect your rights to access and modification of your data.
- We take your personal data as our responsibility rather our aid.
- We reserve your your personal when in need, either to serve our service properly or to agree with law.
- We are translucent about collection of your data if any issue appear you can contact us, we are always there to help with the issue.
- We want only few amount of your data as possible for most of our services and products.
By using these products, you acknowledge that UbuntuDDE will use your information in any country where UbuntuDDE operates. Please be aware that the privacy laws and standards in certain countries, including the rights of authorities to access your personal information, may differ from those that apply in the country in which you reside. We will transfer personal information only to countries to which we are permitted by law to transfer personal information and we will continue to ensure that your personal information is appropriately safeguarded.
This section details what data is gathered and how it is collected.
Although the websites and products provide for anonymous and pseudonymous participation, in some instances in order to use certain features, we require account registration. This requires a unique nickname associated with your account, an email address, and in some cases, additional information including, an IP address and a password to help secure your personal information.
When setting up a public “profile” or a signature, you may share information that is not required but will be displayed publicly at your election.
Server and Website Informations
UbuntuDDE uses server software such as Apache, WordPress, Akismet, Nginx, Jetpackwhich receive and record networking information sent by your computer and your browser or mobile device when you visit our websites. This information may include your Internet Protocol (IP) address or unique device identifier. This information is stored in secure logs and is collected automatically.
Authorized third parties such as Google Adsense place cookies as described in our Cookies Policy. We use this information to serve you certain advertising content.
UbuntuDDE uses Google Analytics for pages which URL starts with ubuntudde.com/start/. The information collected is anonymized and is used by UbuntuDDE to have a rough idea of how successful each particular release is.
When you make a donation we receive personal information from Paypal. Although your full name and your postal address are kept by Paypal and accessible by us via Paypal, we do not store, copy or share this information.
We keep a record of your email address to be able to identify future donations from being associated with you and to provide you with information and access to the list of donations you sent us.
You may change or correct your account settings. Most of the data we collect is voluntary and your choice entirely to provide us or not. You may remove certain optional information that you no longer wish to be publicly displayed. You may also request the permanent deletion of your account, in which case all personal information collected on you will be removed (except, in some cases your IP address required for security purposes, site maintenance, and spam protection).
In accordance with the GDPR, you also have the right to data access and portability (including the right to obtain and download a copy of the personal data you provided to UbuntuDDE), data correction (the ability to update the personal data we collect and display on you, in many cases via your account settings), data deletion (where UbuntuDDE will delete personal information stored on you, which we are not required by necessity to maintain), and the ability to have us stop processing your personal data (with certain exceptions as may be necessary). Please also be aware that in order to provide some of these data choices to you, we may need to first verify your identity. We will make reasonable efforts to verify your identity, however if we are unable to do so, we reserve the right to refuse such a request in keeping with data privacy and information security principles.
Security is important to us and we know it is important to you. UbuntuDDE follows generally accepted standards to protect your personal information when processing, transferring, and storing your personal information including Transport Layer Security (“TLS”), by restricting your personal data when we do not need to access it and by keeping your personal data only as necessary.
As the data provider, you too have an important role to play in helping us protect your personal information. We encourage you to protect yourself against unauthorized access to your personal information by choosing a password carefully and in accordance with industry best standards. Do not share your password with anyone you do not trust, and make sure your computer accesses UbuntuDDE via a secure network and that you do not leave your personal information vulnerable to hackers and other bad actors by leaving your computer unattended or by failing to logout of your account when you have ended your session activity.
All records containing personal information are considered to be proprietary and are afforded confidential treatment at all times. UbuntuDDE is committed to the safety and security of your personal data and the information that you share with us and with the public. We treat your personal safety and safety from harassment as top organizational priorities. At UbuntuDDE we consider it necessary to pursue these legitimate interests in order to keep our community, you and your information safe from spam, harassment, intellectual property infringement, identity theft, and the scraping and unlawful collection of your information.
We use session cookies for account registrations and log ins. These cookies are generated and necessary for our web software to authenticate you and log you in your account correctly.
We use Google Adsense to provide advertising and help fund our project.
On URLs which start with ubuntudde.com/start, we use Google Analytics to measure the number of visits and have a rough idea of how successful new releases are.
WHAT INFORMATION IS COLLECTED ON ME VIA COOKIES?
- Unique identification tokens (this is used to know when/if you already logged in)
- Cookie dismissals (this is used to know if you already dismissed the cookie banner)
Third Party Cookies
Third party services such as Google Adsense and Analytics provide their own policies:
- Information about Google Analytics
HOW DO I RESTRICT COOKIES?
You can adjust the settings on your internet browser and choose from the available Cookies setting to best meet your preferences. While setting options may vary from browser to browser, you can generally choose to reject some or all cookies, or instead to receive a notification when a cookie is being placed on your device. For more information, please refer to the user help information for your browser of choice. Please keep in mind that cookies may be required for certain functionalities, and by blocking these cookies, you may limit your access to certain parts or features of our sites and platforms.
You can opt out of personalized advertising from Google by visiting Ads Settings and aboutads.info.
Finally, while cookies are set for varying duration on your device, you can manually delete them at any time. However, deleting cookies will not prevent the site from setting further cookies on your device unless you adjust the settings discussed above.