Privacy Policy

About Us

This is a privacy policy for techPowerUp. Our homepage on the Web is located at http://www.techpowerup.com. The full text of our privacy policy is available on the Web at http://www.techpowerup.com/legal.php Users may go to http://www.techpowerup.com/legal.php for information on how to opt-in or opt-out of use of their information.

We invite you to contact us if you have questions about this policy. You may contact us by e-mail at admin@techpowerup.com.

Dispute Resolution and Privacy Seals

We have the following privacy seals and/or dispute resolution mechanisms. If you think we have not followed our privacy policy in some way, they can help you resolve your concern.

  • techPowerUp Feedback: Contact the administration of this website.

Additional Information

This policy is valid until 1 Jan, 2020 at 12:00:00 CET.

Data Collection

P3P policies declare the data they collect in groups (also referred to as "statements"). This policy contains 2 data groups. The data practices of each group will be explained separately.


Group "Anonymous Users"

We collect the following information:

  • HTTP protocol elements
  • Search terms
  • Navigation and click-stream data
  • HTTP cookies
  • State management mechanisms

This data will be used for the following purposes:

  • Completion and support of the current activity.
  • Web site and system administration.
  • Research and development.

This data will be used by ourselves and our agents.

The following explanation is provided for why this data is collected:

Data collected from all Web users: access logs, and search strings (if entered).

Group "Registered Users"

We collect the following information:

  • HTTP protocol elements
  • Search terms
  • Navigation and click-stream data
  • HTTP cookies
  • State management mechanisms
  • Nickname
  • Computer information

At the user's option, we may also collect the following data:

  • Birth year, month, and day
  • Time Zone
  • Content

This data will be used for the following purposes:

  • Research and development.
  • One-time tailoring.

This data will be used by ourselves and our agents.

The data in this group has been marked as non-identifiable. This means that there is no reasonable way for the site to identify the individual person this data was collected from.


Cookies

Cookies are a technology which can be used to provide you with tailored information from a Web site. A cookie is an element of data that a Web site can send to your browser, which may then store it on your system. You can set your browser to notify you when you receive a cookie, giving you the chance to decide whether to accept it.

Our site makes use of cookies. Cookies are used for the following purposes:

  • Site administration
  • Completing the user's current activity
  • User targeting
  • Research and development

Compact Policy Summary

The compact policy which corresponds to this policy is:

    CP="CAO DSP CURa ADMa DEVa TAIa OUR BUS IND COM NAV INT DEM CNT STA PRE"

The following table explains the meaning of each field in the compact policy.

FieldMeaning
CP= This is the compact policy header; it indicates that what follows is a P3P compact policy.
CAO Access is available to contact and other information.
DSP The policy contains at least one dispute-resolution mechanism.
CURa The data is used for completion of the current activity.
ADMa The data is used for site administration.
DEVa The data is used for research and development.
TAIa The data is used for tailoring the site.
OUR The data is given to ourselves and our agents.
BUS Our business practices specify how long the data will be kept.
IND The data will be kept indefinitely.
COM Computer information is collected.
NAV Navigation and clickstream data is collected.
INT Interactive data is collected.
DEM Demographic and socioeconomic data is collected.
CNT Content data is collected.
STA State-management data is collected
PRE Preference information is collected.

The compact policy is sent by the Web server along with the cookies it describes. For more information, see the P3P deployment guide at http://www.w3.org/TR/p3pdeployment.


Policy Evaluation

Microsoft Internet Explorer 6 will evaluate this policy's compact policy whenever it is used with a cookie. The actions IE will take depend on what privacy level the user has selected in their browser (Low, Medium, Medium High, or High; the default is Medium. In addition, IE will examine whether the cookie's policy is considered satisfactory or unsatisfactory, whether the cookie is a session cookie or a persistent cookie, and whether the cookie is used in a first-party or third-party context. This section will attempt to evaluate this policy's compact policy against Microsoft's stated behavior for IE6.

Note: this evaluation is currently experimental and should not be considered a substitute for testing with a real Web browser.

Satisfactory policy: this compact policy is considered satisfactory according to the rules defined by Internet Explorer 6. IE6 will accept cookies accompanied by this policy under the High, Medium High, Medium, Low, and Accept All Cookies settings.