Kerneltalks is personal blog helps its visitors to educate in Linux and related technologies. It is KernelTalks’s policy to respect your privacy regarding any information we may collect while operating our website.
Like most website operators, KernelTalks collects non-personally-identifying information of the sort that web browsers and servers typically make available, such as the browser type, language preference, referring site, and the date and time of each visitor request. KernelTalks’s purpose in collecting non-personally identifying information is to better understand how KernelTalks’s visitors use its website. From time to time, KernelTalks may release non-personally-identifying information in the aggregate, e.g., by publishing a report on trends in the usage of its website.
KernelTalks also collects potentially personally-identifying information like Internet Protocol (IP) addresses for logged in users and for users leaving comments on kerneltalks.com blogs. KernelTalks only discloses logged in user and commenter IP addresses under the same circumstances that it uses and discloses personally-identifying information as described below, except that commenter IP addresses and email addresses are visible and disclosed to the administrators of the blog/site where the comment was left.
Gathering of Personally-Identifying Information
Certain visitors to KernelTalks’s websites choose to interact with KernelTalks in ways that require KernelTalks to gather personally-identifying information. The amount and type of information that KernelTalks gathers depends on the nature of the interaction. For example, we ask visitors who sign up at kerneltalks.com to provide a username and email address. Those who engage in communication with KernelTalks are asked to provide additional information, including as necessary the personal and any other information required to answer those communications. In each case, KernelTalks collects such information only insofar as is necessary or appropriate to fulfill the purpose of the visitor’s interaction with KernelTalks. KernelTalks does not disclose personally-identifying information other than as described below. And visitors can always refuse to supply personally-identifying information, with the caveat that it may prevent them from engaging in certain website-related activities.
KernelTalks may collect statistics about the behavior of visitors to its websites. KernelTalks may display this information publicly or provide it to others. However, KernelTalks does not disclose personally-identifying information other than as described below.
Protection of Certain Personally-Identifying Information
KernelTalks discloses potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information only to those of its employees, contractors and affiliated organizations that (i) need to know that information in order to process it on KernelTalks’s behalf or to provide services available at KernelTalks’s websites, and (ii) that have agreed not to disclose it to others. Some of those employees, contractors and affiliated organizations may be located outside of your home country; by using KernelTalks’s websites, you consent to the transfer of such information to them. KernelTalks will not rent or sell potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information to anyone. Other than to its employees, contractors and affiliated organizations, as described above, KernelTalks discloses potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information only in response to a subpoena, court order or other governmental request, or when KernelTalks believes in good faith that disclosure is reasonably necessary to protect the property or rights of KernelTalks, third parties or the public at large. If you are a registered user of an KernelTalks website and have supplied your email address, KernelTalks may occasionally send you an email to tell you about new features, solicit your feedback, or just keep you up to date with what’s going on with KernelTalks and our products. If you send us a request (for example via email or via one of our feedback mechanisms), we reserve the right to publish it in order to help us clarify or respond to your request or to help us support other users. KernelTalks takes all measures reasonably necessary to protect against the unauthorized access, use, alteration or destruction of potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information.
If KernelTalks, or substantially all of its assets, were acquired, or in the unlikely event that KernelTalks goes out of business or enters bankruptcy, user information would be one of the assets that is transferred or acquired by a third party. You acknowledge that such transfers may occur, and that any acquirer of KernelTalks may continue to use your personal information as set forth in this policy.