Who we areCRYPTMODE is run by a team of privacy advocates with years of experience in the tech industry. Our background is network security and VPN. Our experienced technical team values online security and privacy so we are here to help Internet users protect theirs as well.
What data we collect and why we collect itWebsite Visitors CRYPTMODE collects non-personally identifying information 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. The purpose in collecting non-personally identifying information is to better understand how CRYPTMODE visitors use its website. CRYPTMODE uses analytics for statistical purposes and analysis in order to administer the website or improve our products and services. CRYPTMODE does not use IP addresses to identify its visitors and does not disclose such information, other than under the same circumstances that it uses and discloses personally identifying information, as described below.
MediaIf you upload images to the website, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included. Visitors to the website can download and extract any location data from images on the website.
CookiesIf you leave a comment on our site you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year. If you have an account and you log in to this site, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser. When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed. If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after 1 day.
How long we retain your dataIf you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognize and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue. For users that register on our website (if any), we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.
Where we send your dataVisitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.
How we protect your dataWe will take reasonable technical and organizational precautions to prevent the loss, misuse or alteration of your information that we store on secure servers. CRYPTMODE is an encrypted website using the latest version of encryption technology. We use SSL to encrypt information and our database is hosted in a secure data centre. While we cannot ensure or guarantee that loss, misuse or alteration of data will not occur, we use our best efforts to prevent this. Only authorized personnel have access to user information. CRYPTMODE will not rent or sell potentially personally identifying and personally-identifying information to anyone.
Third partiesYour information will not be disclosed to any third party unless you have given your consent to such disclosure. Our website includes hyperlinks to, and details of, third party websites. We have no control over, and are not responsible for, the privacy policies and practices of third parties.
What rights you have over your dataIf you have an account on this site, or have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes. You have the right to opt out of the use of your personal information. You may instruct us at any time not to process your personal information for marketing purposes.
In practice, you will usually either expressly agree in advance to our use of your personal information for marketing purposes, or we will provide you with an opportunity to opt out of the use of your personal information for marketing purposes.