yiffOS:Privacy policy

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The yiffOS Core Team (hereinafter referred to as "yiffOS", "we", "our", or "us") operates the website and its services available on the Internet at https://yiffos.gay/ including the respective sub-directories (hereinafter referred to as the "site" or "service" ).

Where the GDPR applies, we hereby comply with our duty to inform you in accordance with Art. 13 and Art. 14 of the EU-General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).

Contact

If you need to contact us for any reason relating to your data on our sites and/or services, please email us at data@yiffos.gay.

Please expect a reasonable delay for a response.

We will store your contact as long as we have lawful bases for processing the data. Where the GDPR applies, we may store data in accordance unless legal provisions prevent deletion. Where the GDPR applies, we may store data in accordance with Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f) GDPR where it is necessary for the purpose of providing evidence or to comply with legal retention periods in accordance with Art. 6 para. 1 lit. c) GDPR.

Purposes

General Use

Our web servers automatically record basic information for diagnostics and security.

When you access our sites/services, we store certain transmitted data, specifically:

  • Your public IP address
  • What content you accessed
  • What time you accessed content
  • Your browser/application's provided user agent

Where the GDPR applies, the processing of the IP address when establishing a connection is based on Art. 6 par. 1 lit. b) GDPR to provide the site or service you requested.

The stored data is rotated after 30 days and is then deleted from our systems.

User Accounts

Some sites and/or services that are hosted by us will require you to create a user account.

For this, we collect and process:

  • Your username
  • Your password
  • Your public IP address

If the site and/or service you are creating an account on requires account validation via email, we will also collect and process your email address. Where the GDPR applies, the legal basis for the processing is Art. 6 para. 1 lit. b) GDPR.

Some other optional data that you can provide on our sites and/or services that will be associated and processed with your user account:

  • Your GPG key
  • Your SSH public key
  • Your language preference
  • Your time zone
  • Any other optional self-biography information that you provide

This information is only kept for as long as you have an account on any of our sites and/or services and will be deleted after your accounts are closed.

Offered Services

Main Site and Wiki (https://yiffos.gay)

You can view and use MediaWiki without giving any other additional data and/or registering for a user account. Although, if you'd like to create or edit pages, you will be required to create an account. If you do register for a user account, your email, password, and IP address will be stored in the database for as long as you have an account.

You have options to hide or show your email address to other users, allow other users to contact you via a wiki mail system, and display your time zone and/or language preference.

Where the GDPR applies, the legal basis for the processing is Art. 6 para. 1 lit. b) GDPR. In case you delete your account, we store your entries based on our interest of a consistent wiki according to Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f) GDPR.

Forums (https://forums.yiffos.gay)

You can read user created posts without giving any other additional data and/or registering for a user account. Although, if you would like to create new topics, reply to topics, and/or use the built-in reaction system, you will be required to register for a user account.

You have options to hide or show your email address to other users, allow other users to contact you via a forum mail system, and display your time zone and/or language preference.

When you create a new topic or reply to a topic, information such as your username, date of registration, and country of origin (if added by you) will be displayed next to your submitted content.

Where the GDPR applies, the legal basis for the processing is Art. 6 para. 1 lit. b) GDPR. In case you delete your account, we store your entries based on our interest of a consistent forums according to Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f) GDPR, but we anonymize the author of your entries.

Primary Mirror (https://mirror.yiffos.gay)

No additional data is collected, stored, or processed other than basic technical data which is specified in #General Use.

Discord Chat

We do not process any data on our servers for any messages or users on Discord. For more information, please view Discord's privacy policy.

Donations

We do not process any data on our servers for any donations you send to the yiffOS project. For more information, please view Patreon's privacy policy.

Storage Period

Unless explicitly stated otherwise, we will process and store your personal data for as long as it is required for the respective purpose and delete it thereafter.

External Providers

We use external service providers if we are unable to provide services ourselves or if it is not reasonable to do so. Such as our hosting service provider Oracle Corporation Canada Inc.

General Rights

The GDPR guarantees you certain rights, which you can assert against us - if the legal requirements are met.

Art. 15 GDPR - Right of Access

You have the right to obtain confirmation from us as to whether personal data relating to you are being processed and, if so, what these data are and the detailed circumstances of the processing.

Art. 16 GDPR - Right of Rectification

You have the right to ask us to rectify incorrect personal data concerning you immediately. You also have the right to request the completion of incomplete personal data, including by means of a supplementary declaration, considering the purposes of the processing.

Art. 17 GDPR - Right to Deletion

You have the right to demand that we delete any personal data relating to you immediately.

Art. 18 GDPR - Right to Restriction of Processing

You have the right to request us to restrict processing.

Art. 20 GDPR - Right to Data Portability

You have the right, in the event of processing based on consent or for the fulfilment of a contract, to receive the personal data concerning you which you have provided us with in a structured, common and machine-readable format and to transfer this data to another responsible party without hindrance from us or to have the data transferred directly to the other responsible party, insofar as this is technically feasible.

Art. 77 GDPR in conjunction with Section 19 BDSG - Right to Lodge a Complaint with a Supervisory Authority

You have the right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority at any time, in the Member State in which you are resident, your place of work or place of the alleged infringement if you consider that the processing of personal data relating to you infringes data protection law.

Rights to Object and Rights to Withdraw Consent

Art. 21 GDPR - Right to Object

You have the right to object at any time, for reasons arising from your situation to the processing of personal data concerning you which is necessary based on a legitimate interest on our part or to carry out a task in the public interest, or which is carried out in the exercise of official authority.

If you object, we will no longer process your personal data unless we can prove compelling legitimate grounds for processing that override your interests, rights, and freedoms, or unless the processing serves to assert, exercise or defend legal claims.

If we process your personal data for direct marketing purposes, you have the right to object to the processing at any time. If you object to processing for direct marketing purposes, we will no longer process your personal data for these purposes.

To exercise your right of objection, you can, for example, send us an email to the email address mentioned above.

Withdrawal of Consent

If you have given us your informed consent, you have the right to withdraw your consent at any time. In this case, all data processing that we have carried out until your withdrawal remains lawful.

Obligation to Provide Data

You have no contractual or legal obligation to provide us with personal data. However, we then might not be able to offer you the requested services.

The existence of Automated Decision-Making (Including Profiling)

We will not make you subject to any automated decision-making, including profiling in accordance with Art. 22 para. 1 and 4 GDPR, which has legal effects on you or affects you.

Internet-Specific Data Processing and Cookies

On some sub-directories of our website, cookies are set in your browser. Cookies are small text files that are stored on your hard drive and are assigned to the browser you are using. The provider who sets the cookie can collect certain information through the cookie. The only purpose of the cookies set on our website is to enable you to use the website and its functions safely. The legal basis for the processing is our legitimate interests in the purpose according to Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f) GDPR. The cookies are necessary for the services you have requested.



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