Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy governs the manner in which the Distro Astro project (the "Project") collects, uses, maintains and discloses information collected from users (each, a "User") of the www.distroastro.org website ("Site"). This privacy policy applies to all visitors, users and others who access or use the Site.

Personal identification information

Personal identification information can be received from Users in a variety of ways, including, but not limited to, when Users contact us in any way, such as when they fill out a contact form in our site or connect with us through their social network accounts, in connection with our products, services, or resources we make available on our Site.

Users may visit our Site anonymously. We will receive personal identification information from Users only if they voluntarily submit such information to us. Users can always refuse to supply personally identification information, except that it may prevent them from engaging in certain Site related activities.

Non-personal identification information

We may collect non-personal identification information about Users whenever they interact with our Site. Non-personal identification information may include the User's browser type, IP address, operating system, and other similar information.

Web browser cookies

Our Site may use "cookies" to enhance User experience. User's web browser places cookies on their hard drive to store bits of data and sometimes to track information about them. User may choose to set their web browser to refuse cookies, or to alert you when cookies are being sent. If they do so, note that some features of the Site may not function properly.

How we use collected information

This website may collect and use Users personal information for the following purposes:

  • To respond to your needs. We may use the email address to respond to your inquiries, questions, and/or other requests.
  • To improve the Project. We may contact you regarding your voluntary contributions to any part of the Project.
  • To improve our Site. We may use feedback you provide to improve our website.

How we protect your information

We adopt appropriate data collection, storage and processing practices and security measures to protect against unauthorized access, alteration, disclosure or destruction of your personal information, username, password, transaction information and data stored on our Site.

Sharing your personal information

We do not sell, trade, or rent Users personal identification information to others. We may share generic aggregated demographic information not linked to any personal identification information regarding visitors and users with our business partners (such as our Web hosting provider), trusted affiliates, and advertisers for the purposes outlined above.

Third party websites

Users may find advertising or other content on our Site that link to the sites and services of our partners, suppliers, advertisers, sponsors, licensors and other third parties. We do not control the content or links that appear on these sites and are not responsible for the practices employed by websites linked to or from our Site. In addition, these sites or services, including their content and links, may be constantly changing. These sites and services may have their own privacy policies and customer service policies. Browsing and interaction on any other website, including websites which have a link to our Site, is subject to that website's own terms and policies.

Google Adsense

Ads may be served by Google, and are governed by Google's Privacy Policy. Google's use of cookies enables it to serve interest-based ads to Users based on their visit to our Site and other sites on the Internet. You may manage the Google ads you see and opt out of interest-based ads by visiting their Ads Settings at www.google.com/ads/preferences

Changes to this privacy policy

The Distro Astro Team has the discretion to update this Privacy Policy at any time. When we do, we will revise the updated date at the bottom of this page.

We encourage Users to frequently check this page for any changes to stay informed about how we are helping to protect the personal information we collect. You acknowledge and agree that it is your responsibility to review this privacy policy periodically and become aware of modifications.

Your acceptance of these terms

By using this Site, you signify your acceptance of this policy. If you do not agree to this policy, please do not use our Site. Your continued use of the Site following the posting of changes to this policy will be deemed your acceptance of those changes.

Contacting us

If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, the practices of this site, or your dealings with this site, please Contact Us.

This Policy was last updated on September 25, 2014.