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Personal Information

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We collect your personal information so that you can participate in the community by posting comments on the sites and/or having your questions answered by us.

We can assure you that we won't use/share your personal information anyothers other than TheLinuxFAQ.

Updates on Policy

Requirements around privacy are often changing and improving. As a result we’ll probably need to change this policy from time to time.

When we do amend the policy the changes will be effective straightaway.

We’ll publish about changes being made on Linux FAQ Notes but it is your responsibility to check in and make sure you keep up to date.

Special circumstances

Sometimes we might have an obligation to use or disclose your information in circumstance such as:

  • we tell you about the intended use or disclosure and you don’t object to that use or disclosure;
  • we believe that the use or disclosure is reasonably necessary to assist a law enforcement agency or an agency responsible for governmental or public security in the performance of their functions;
  • when we are required by law to disclose the information.

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