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User AnonymityLog files are maintained and analysed of all requests for files on this website's web servers. Log files do not capture personal information but do capture the user’s IP address, which is automatically recognised by our web servers.
Aggregated analysis of these log files is used to monitor website usage. These analyses may be made available to staff and partner agencies to allow them to measure, for example, overall popularity of the site and typical user paths through the site.
Except as stated already, we will make no attempt to identify individual users. You should be aware, however, that access to web pages will generally create log entries in the systems of your ISP or network service provider. These entities may be in a position to identify the client computer equipment used to access a page. Such monitoring would be done by the provider of network services and is beyond our responsibility or control.
We will make no attempt to track or identify individual users, except where there is a reasonable suspicion that unauthorised access to systems is being attempted. In the case of all users, we reserve the right to attempt to identify and track any individual who is reasonably suspected of trying to gain unauthorised access to computer systems or resources operating as part of our web services.
As a condition of use of this site, all users must give permission for us to use its access logs to attempt to track users who are reasonably suspected of gaining, or attempting to gain, unauthorised access. All log file information collected by us is kept secure and no access to raw log files is given to any third party.
Our Usage of CookiesThis website does not store any information that would, on its own, allow us to identify individual users of this service without their permission. Any cookies that may be used by this website are used either solely on a per session basis or to maintain user preferences. Cookies are not shared with any third parties.
Information Collected via PermissionUpon registration offered on this web service which is optional. We collect and store a user id chosen by you, a secure cryptographic hashed version of a chosen password along with your textual email address. These snippets of information allow us to:
- administrate unique product keys for products purchased
- facilitate community engagement in our forums
- notify you of updates in respect to pending features and products
User ids are chosen by yourself and are visible to other users should you post messages in our community forum. Email addresses however are never visible to other users nor are they disclosed to third parties.