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We respect your anonymity
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When you visit securitytech.org, you may provide us with two types of information: personal information you knowingly choose to disclose that is collected on an individual basis and website use information collected on an aggregate basis as you and others browse the site.
Personal information you choose to provide
If you choose to correspond with us through email, we may retain the content of your email messages together with the email address and our responses. If you leave a comment on the website, the information you entered in the comment form (name, email, and comment) may be retained. As a reminder, you can use any real or fake name and email for the comment form, and the email you enter in the form will never be displayed.
Website use information
Similar to other websites, SecurityTech.org utilizes a standard technology called “cookies” and Web server logs to collect information about how this site is used. Information gathered through cookies and web server logs may include the date and time of visits, the pages viewed, and time spent at this site.
In summary, we get the basic analytics data necessary to run the site, while your privacy remains secure thanks to the privacy-focused analytics deployed on SecurityTech.org.
How Do We Use the Information That You Provide to Us?
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The use of information collected
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Secure Information Transmission
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