At nixos.wiki, we regard your privacy as important, same as we regard our own privacy. This policy provides information about how we collect, use, and safeguard your personal data when you interact with our website.
Information We Collect
Whenever you visit nixos.wiki, our servers automatically record certain information, referred to as "log data." This includes specifics that your browser transmits to us, such as your Internet Protocol address, the URL you accessed on our site, your browser type, and the date and time of your request. It also incorporates data about your usage of nixos.wiki and any cookie data.
We store this log data for a maximum of 7 days. Afterwards the data is automatically deleted. The primary purpose is to protect our website from harmful activities, like those caused by spam bots and DOS attacks. For example, we may block IP addresses that generate an excessive number of requests.
Nixos.wiki uses "cookies" or equivalent technologies to capture data. Cookies are small text files that your computer sends each time you visit our website. Depending on their function, we may use session cookies (which expire when you close your browser) or persistent cookies (which remain on your device until you or your browser delete them).
Given the intrinsic nature of a wiki and especially the MediaWiki software, we must save and process specific additional data. This includes (but is not limited to) your wiki username, language settings, email address (if provided), a log of all your wiki edits, and the time, date, and associated account of each edit.
In order to further protect our website from threats and to enhance its performance, we utilize Cloudflare, a third-party DDOS protection and CDN service. Cloudflare may collect certain information about your interaction with our website, including log data and cookie information. For more details about how Cloudflare collects and uses this data, please refer to their website: https://www.cloudflare.com/trust-hub/privacy-and-data-protection/
Requesting Removal of Your Personal Data
If you want your personal data removed from nixos.wiki, please reach out to us at firstname.lastname@example.org. Make sure to specify:
- The precise personal information you want us to remove. Providing as many details as possible will help avoid unnecessary correspondence.
- A method for us to verify that the data you wish to have removed indeed belongs to you.
- We can't process requests that lack the required information.
- Certain data is essential for the proper functioning of the wiki and, under the legitimate interest provision, will not be removed. This includes your wiki username, for instance.