Email addresses are only used for creating and verifying an account, and for forgotten passwords. We may introduce email notification in the future as an optional feature, so for example you could opt-in to receive an email when someone commented on one of your patches.
We use Google Analytics to collect anonymous and aggregate usage data, as a way to see how people use the site, and where we can make improvements. This data will only be used for internal purposes.
Your password information is stored as an encrypted hash, it is not stored in plain-text.
California Online Privacy Protection Act Compliance
We comply with the California Online Privacy Protection Act. We therefore will not distribute your personal information to outside parties without your consent.
Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act Compliance
We never collect or maintain information at our website from those we actually know are under 13, and no part of our website is structured to attract anyone under 13.
Information for European Union Customers
By using this site and providing your information, you authorize us to collect, use, and store your information outside of the European Union.
International Transfers of Information
Information may be processed, stored, and used outside of the country in which you are located. Data privacy laws vary across jurisdictions, and different laws may be applicable to your data depending on where it is processed, stored, or used.