In this policy, “DEADC0DE” refers to the owners and operators of the DEADC0DE.org website and associated web properties, and any staff, board members, cooperating attorneys, interns, volunteers, and consultants, all of whom are bound by law or contract to keep information they receive as part of their assistance to DEADC0DE confidential.
DEADC0DE does not sell or rent visitor and customer information under any circumstances, and we do not share information without prior consent except as compelled by law.
Information Gathered by DEADC0DE’s Site
For visitors to our website, we generally log requests to our website, including standard technical information such as the numerical Internet protocol (IP) address of the computer you are using; the browser software you use and your operating system; the date and time you access our site; and the Internet address of the website from which you linked directly to our site.
Circumstances in which DEADC0DE may need to log and retain technical information include when we believe it is reasonably necessary for conducting site testing, diagnosis of technical problems, and defending against attacks on the site. In those instances we will delete the information as soon as it is apparent the information is no longer needed for the purpose for which it was kept.
We do not use persistent cookies on this site. We may use session cookies on certain portions of the website. Session cookies expire when you close your browser.
In addition, DEADC0DE collects and may retain information you voluntarily submit to us. It is up to you whether to submit information to us, and how much information to provide.
We may ask for additional personal information when you provide feedback or comments, or otherwise communicate with us.
DEADC0DE’s Use of Information
In general, DEADC0DE uses the information provided by you to improve the quality of the software we produce by fixing defects, adding features, improving translations, and other general improvements.
If you provide information for publication we may use your name to provide you with credit.
We look at technical information to diagnose problems with our server and to administer the DEADC0DE.org site.
Third-Party Service Providers
Portions of the DEADC0DE.org site may be operated by third-party service providers (“Provider”). Providers may place session cookies on your computer. Providers may also log standard technical information, such as the numerical Internet protocol (IP) address of the computer you are using; the browser software you use and your operating system; the date and time you access our site; and the Internet address of the website from which you linked directly to our site. Our Providers may also store and organize the personal information collected through this site on our behalf for a time.
Disclosure of Your Information
While DEADC0DE endeavors to provide the highest level of protection for your information, we may disclose personally identifiable information about you to third parties in limited circumstance, including: (1) with your consent; or (2) when we have a good faith belief it is required by law, such as pursuant to a subpoena or other judicial or administrative order.
If we are required by law to disclose the information that you have submitted, we will attempt to provide you with notice (unless we are prohibited) that a request for your information has been made in order to give you an opportunity to object to the disclosure. We will attempt to provide this notice by email, if you have given us an email address. If you do not challenge the disclosure request, we may be legally required to turn over your information.
In addition, we will independently object to requests for access to information about users of our site that we believe to be improper.
Updating or Removing Your Information
If we inadvertently collect more personal information than intended, we endeavor to delete the extraneous information. However, please understand that deleted information may continue to persist on backup media.
Changes to Our Policies
Although we make good faith efforts to store information collected by DEADC0DE in a secure operating environment, we cannot guarantee complete security. Information collected by DEADC0DE will be maintained for a length of time appropriate to our needs.