What information do we collect?

We collect information from you when you register on our site and gather data when you participate in the forum by reading, writing, and evaluating the content shared here.

When registering on our site, you may be asked to enter your name and e-mail address. You may, however, visit our site without registering. Your e-mail address will be verified by an email containing a unique link. If that link is visited, we know that you control the e-mail address.

When registered and posting, we record the IP address that the post originated from. We also may retain server logs which include the IP address of every request to our server.

How do we collect data about user?

at.info collects data about you:

  • when you browse a forum
  • when you create and use an account on a forum
  • when you post, send private messages, and otherwise participate in a forum

at.info collects data when you use forums, whether you use the forums using a web browser on your own computer, or use apps for mobile devices.

We does not buy or otherwise receive data about you from data brokers.

What do we use your information for?

Any of the information we collect from you may be used in one of the following ways:

  • To personalize your experience — your information helps us to better respond to your individual needs.
  • To improve our site — we continually strive to improve our site offerings based on the information and feedback we receive from you.
  • To improve customer service — your information helps us to more effectively respond to your customer service requests and support needs.
  • To send periodic emails — The email address you provide may be used to send you information, notifications that you request about changes to topics or in response to your user name, respond to inquiries, and/or other requests or questions.

What data we collect about user, and why?

at.info collects data about visits to forums.

When you visit a forum, whether you have an account or not, the forum uses cookies, server logs, and other methods to collect data about what pages you visit and when.

We use data about how you use the website to:

  • optimize the forum, so that it’s quick and easy to use
  • diagnose and debug technical errors
  • defend the forum from abuse and technical attacks
  • compile statistics on forum and topic popularity
  • compile statistics on the kinds of software and computers visitors use

at.info usually stores data about how you use the forum in identifiable form for just a few weeks. In special circumstances, like extended investigations about technical attacks, at.info may preserve log data longer, for analysis. at.info stores aggregate statistics about use of the forum for as long as at.info hosts the forum, but those statistics don’t include data identifiable to you personally.

at.fino collects account data.

Many features of forum requires a forum account. For example, most forums require an account to post and reply to topics.

To sign up for a forum account, it requires your name, a user name, and an e-mail address.

at.info uses your account data to identify you on the forum and to create pages specific to you, such as your profile page. If the forum is public, at.info publishes your account data according to the forum administrator’s configuration. If the forum is access-restricted, at.info makes your account data available to everyone who can access the forum, according to the forum administrator’s configuration.

at.info uses your e-mail address to:

  • notify you about posts and other activity on the forum
  • reset your password and help keep your account secure
  • contact you in special circumstances related to your account
  • contact you about legal requests, like DMCA takedown requests

You may provide additional data for your account, like a short biography, your location, or your birthday, on the profile settings page for your account. at.info makes that data available to others who can access the forum. You don’t have to provide this additional information, and you can erase it at any time.

at.info stores your account data as long as your account remains open.

at.info collects data about posts and other activity on the forum.

at.info collects the content of your posts, plus data about bookmarks, likes, and links you follow in order to share that data with others, through the forum. If the forum is public, at.info publishes your activity. If the forum is access-restricted, or access restrictions apply to the specific post, at.info makes your activity available only to users permitted to see it.

at.info also collects data about private messages that you send through the forum. at.info makes private messages available to senders and their recipients, and also to forum administrators.

at.info stores your posts and other activity as long as your account remains open.

at.info uses cookies.

HTTP cookies are small bits of data that websites, like forums, send to your computer when you visit. When you return to those websites, your computer sends the cookies on your computer back to the website.

Have a look at the privacy notice for your specific forum to find out which cookies that forum uses. By default, all forums use these cookies:

Name Essential Expires Purpose
email Yes Session remembers your e-mail as you create an account
destination_url Yes Session helps redirect you to your requested page after logging in
sso_destination_url Yes Session helps redirect you to your request page after single sign on
authentication_data Yes Next Page View temporarily stores user information during login flows
theme_key Yes Forever remembers your theme personalization if you don’t tick “Make this my default theme on all my devices”
cn Yes Next Page View temporarily stores notification read state
_bypass_cache Yes Session allows the server-side cache to be bypassed during login flows
_t Yes 1440 Hours remembers who you are when you log in
_forum_session Yes Session associates an ID, and other security-related information, with your browsing session
dosp Yes Next Page View enables client denial of service protection, a security protection
__profilin No Session used by software developers to bypass rack-mini-profiler

at.info forums that configure Google Analytics, such as automated-testing.info, also use cookies from Google. Refer to Google’s page on Google Analytics cookies for the latest details.

Your web browser can show you the cookies you have for any website and help you manage them.

How do we protect your information?

We implement a variety of security measures to maintain the safety of your personal information when you enter, submit, or access your personal information.

How can user make choices about data collection?

You can make choices about how data about you is used on the settings page for your account. When a forum uses access restrictions that vary by category, you can choose who will see your post by choosing the appropriate category.

Most web browsers let you make choices about whether to accept cookies, for specific websites or more generally. aboutcookies.org has instructions for many different web browsers. youronlinechoices.eu and aboutads.info have more information specifically about cookies used for advertising.

at.info does not respond to the Do Not Track HTTP header.

What is your data retention policy?

We will make a good faith effort to:

  • Retain server logs containing the IP address of all requests to this server no more than 90 days.
  • Retain the IP addresses associated with registered users and their posts no more than 5 years.

Do we use cookies?

Yes. Cookies are small files that a site or its service provider transfers to your computer’s hard drive through your Web browser (if you allow). These cookies enable the site to recognize your browser and, if you have a registered account, associate it with your registered account.

We use cookies to understand and save your preferences for future visits and compile aggregate data about site traffic and site interaction so that we can offer better site experiences and tools in the future. We may contract with third-party service providers to assist us in better understanding our site visitors. These service providers are not permitted to use the information collected on our behalf except to help us conduct and improve our business.

Do we disclose any information to outside parties?

We do not sell, trade, or otherwise transfer to outside parties your personally identifiable information. This does not include trusted third parties who assist us in operating our site, conducting our business, or servicing you, so long as those parties agree to keep this information confidential. We may also release your information when we believe release is appropriate to comply with the law, enforce our site policies, or protect ours or others rights, property, or safety. However, non-personally identifiable visitor information may be provided to other parties for marketing, advertising, or other uses.

Third party links

Occasionally, at our discretion, we may include or offer third party products or services on our site. These third party sites have separate and independent privacy policies. We therefore have no responsibility or liability for the content and activities of these linked sites. Nonetheless, we seek to protect the integrity of our site and welcome any feedback about these sites.

Does at.info comply with the EU General Data Protection Regulation?

at.info respects privacy rights under Regulation (EU) 2016/679, the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). Information that GDPR requires at.info to give can be found throughout this privacy notice. So can information about specific rights, like access, rectification, erasure, data portability, and objection to automated decision-making.

Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act Compliance

Our site, products and services are all directed to people who are at least 13 years old or older. If this server is in the USA, and you are under the age of 13, per the requirements of COPPA (Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act), do not use this site.

Online Privacy Policy Only

This online privacy policy applies only to information collected through our site and not to information collected offline.

Where can user access data?

You can see your account data at any time by visiting your account page on the forum. Your account page also lists your posts and other activity on the forum.

Your account activity page also includes a link to download all of your activity in standard comma-separated values format.

How can user change or erase data?

You can change your account data at any time by visiting the profile settings page for your account. The settings for a particular forum may also allow you to close your account, on the settings page for your account. Closing your account starts a process of erasing or anonymizing records of data you provided for your account. Forum administrators can also erase and anonymize accounts.

Depending on the settings for particular forum, you may also be able to edit, anonymize, or erase your posts. When you edit posts, at.info will keep all versions of your posts. Forum administrators can view old versions of posts, and optionally make them visible to other forum visitors.

How the user may delete account and users’ data

User can delete account or account data at any time by visiting the profile settings page Profile > Preferences > Account. Please contact forum administrator if you can’t delete your account or account data

How can user contact at.info about privacy?

You can send questions and complaints to:

automated-testing.info privacy@automated-testing.info

European Users with questions or complaints about GDPR compliance should also address at.info representative in the Union:

Mykhailo Poliarush, automated-testing.info mykhailo.poliarush@automated-testing.info

For complaints under GDPR, European Union users may lodge complaints with their local data protection supervisory authorities.

Your Consent

By using our site, you consent to our web site privacy policy.

Changes to our Privacy Policy

If we decide to change our privacy policy, we will post those changes on this page.

This document is CC-BY-SA. It was last updated Mar 29, 2022.