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At Simbiat Software, one of our main priorities is the privacy of our visitors. This Privacy Policy document contains types of information that is collected and recorded by Simbiat Software and how we use it.

If you have additional questions or require more information about our Privacy Policy, do not hesitate to contact us using any means provided on Our Contacts page.

This Privacy Policy applies only to our online activities and is valid for visitors to our website in regard to the information that they shared and/or collect in Simbiat Software. This policy is not applicable to any information collected offline or via channels other than this website. Our Privacy Policy was created with the help of the Privacy Policy Generator.


By using our website, you hereby consent to our Privacy Policy and agree to its terms.

Information we collect

The personal information that you are asked to provide, and the reasons why you are asked to provide it, will be made clear to you at the point we ask you to provide your personal information, but the only mandatory information are your email address and username during initial registration.

If you contact us directly, we may receive additional information about you such as your name, email address, phone number, the contents of the message and/or attachments you may send us, and any other information you may choose to provide.

When you register for an Account, we ask only for a username and email, but later you can provide other contact information, including items such as name, company name, address, other email addresses, telephone number and/or social network profiles.

When an image is being uploaded to the service, by default it will be converted to WEBP format, and extra metadata from original file (ICC, ICT, EXIF, XMP, etc.) will be lost, but in case of certain formats, like SVG, the uploaded file may retain potentially sensitive information, which is not the intended for storage by the website. It is advised to double-check the images being uploaded.

How we use your information

We use the information we collect in various ways, including to:

  • Understand and analyze how you use our website
  • Improve, personalize, and expand our website
  • Develop new products, services, features, and functionality
  • Communicate with you through emails or other channels in regard to critical information or personalized subscriptions

Log Files

Simbiat Software follows a standard procedure of using log files. These files log visitors when they visit websites. All hosting companies do this and a part of hosting services' analytics. The information collected by log files may include internet protocol (IP) addresses, browser type, date and time stamp, referring/exit pages, and possibly the number of clicks. These are not linked to any information that is personally identifiable. The purpose of the information is for analyzing trends, administering the site, tracking users' movement on the website, and gathering demographic information.

Cookies and Web Beacons

Like any other website, Simbiat Software uses 'cookies'. These cookies are used ONLY to store authentication information. Personalized settings may be stored in server-side sessions or your browser's local storage.

For more general information on cookies, please read "What Are Cookies".

Third Party Privacy Policies

Simbiat Software's Privacy Policy does not apply to other advertisers or websites. Thus, we are advising you to consult the respective Privacy Policies of these third-party ad servers for more detailed information. It may include their practices and instructions about how to opt-out of certain options.

You can choose to disable cookies through your individual browser options. To know more detailed information about cookie management with specific web browsers, it can be found at the browsers' respective websites.

CCPA Privacy Rights (Do Not Sell My Personal Information)

Under the CCPA, among other rights, California consumers have the right to request that:

  • A business that collects a consumer's personal data disclose the categories and specific pieces of personal data that a business has collected about consumers.
  • A business delete any personal data about the consumer that a business has collected.
  • A business that sells a consumer's personal data, not sell the consumer's personal data.

If you make a request, we have one month to respond to you. If you would like to exercise any of these rights, please contact us.

GDPR Data Protection Rights

We would like to make sure you are fully aware of all of your data protection rights. Every user is entitled to the following rights:

  • To access – You have the right to request copies of your personal data. We may charge you a small fee for this service.
  • To rectification – You have the right to request that we correct any information you believe is inaccurate. You also have the right to request that we complete the information you believe is incomplete.
  • To erasure – You have the right to request that we erase your personal data, under certain conditions.
  • To restrict processing – You have the right to request that we restrict the processing of your personal data, under certain conditions.
  • To object to processing – You have the right to object to our processing of your personal data, under certain conditions.
  • To data portability – You have the right to request that we transfer the data that we have collected to another organization, or directly to you, under certain conditions.

Self-service erasure can be done using respective page once logged in.

Please, note, that self-service erasure will not remove user profile itself if "soft" erasure is requested. "Hard" erasure will remove the profile details, but will not remove [most of] user generated data like "sections", "threads", "posts" in "Talks" part of this website or any of the uploaded files, but all registered personal identification information will be removed.

If you require to also remove all the user-generated content created under your profile, please, make respective request in Support. If you make a request, we have one month to respond to you. When processing your request, administration will evaluate if there is any information, that you have previously shared, that may be beneficial to other users of the website, that can be retained (with obfuscation) should you agree to that.

If you would like to exercise any of these rights, please contact us. If you have previously requested "soft" erasure, you can also request profile restoration, if required.

Children's Information

Another part of our priority is adding protection for children while using the internet. We encourage parents and guardians to observe, participate in, and/or monitor and guide their online activity.

Simbiat Software does not knowingly collect any Personal Identifiable Information from children under the age of 13. If you think that your child provided this kind of information on our website, we strongly encourage you to contact us immediately, and we will do our best efforts to promptly remove such information from our records.

History of changes
Date of change Date of effect Details of change
December 3, 2022 December 3, 2022 Corrected data collected on registration and added information about images upload
December 1, 2022 December 1, 2022 Updated section related to data erasure
March 13, 2022 March 13, 2022 Clarification on what data is mandatory and limitation on data erasure
July 28, 2021 July 28, 2021 Initial implementation