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Effective May 4, 2018 - This policy ("Policy") covers how Nefarious Laboratories, LLC ("NefLabs") collects and handles information received ("Information") on this website ("Site"). This Policy does not apply to external entities, including government agencies and service providers who may intercept data transmissions between you and the Site.
Notification of Changes
In the event this Policy is updated, changes will be posted on the Site in detail so users remain aware of Information collected, how it is used, and under what circumstances, if any, it is disclosed.
Protection of Copyright Holders
In accordance with the Digital Millennium Copyright Act of 1998, NefLabs does not disseminate technologies, devices, or services intended to circumvent measures that control access to copyrighted works. All Site content is copyright BY-NC 4.0 for fair use with attribution.
To ensure your privacy, this website does not collect any visitor metadata. All server-side logging has been permanently disabled, preventing collection of data such as date and time of access. The Site was carefully developed by hand, and does not use third-party software, analytics, or cookies.
Protection of Children
In accordance with the General Data Protection Regulation of 2018, NefLabs does not knowingly collect Information from persons under the age of sixteen (16).
Limited Use & Access
Access to Information is granted only to employees of NefLabs when the Information is required to perform a specific function. The Site has never received an order under Section 215 of the USA Patriot Act, or any order from law enforcement or federal agencies.
Storage & Security
Information is protected by a series of safeguards, including TLS 1.3, strong ciphers, restricted digital access, and a reasonably secure physical environment within the United States of America.
Protection of Communications
For your privacy, all messages received through the anonymous contact form are encrypted at rest with a rotating 4096-bit key. The Site has never received an order to disclose the private decryption key to these communications. In accordance with the Electronic Communications Privacy Act of 1986, and in an effort to protect Information from subpoena, messages older than seven (7) days are deleted.
The Site contains hyperlinks to other websites. The Site is not responsible for the privacy practices of such other websites. Visitors are encouraged to be aware when they leave this Site, and to read the privacy policies of other websites.
The Site was designed in accordance with DOJ Section §508 best practices for the visually impaired, including large print, high contrast content, and plain text designed for text-to-speech software.