Last updated: March 1st, 2020
The Zeek Project (“us”, “we”, or “our”) operates https://www.zeek.org (the “Site”) as the main hub for its user community. This page informs you of our policies regarding the collection, use and disclosure of Personal Information and other data we receive from users of the Site. By using the Site, you agree to the collection and use of information in accordance with this policy.
Information We Collect
Information we collect from you
While using our Site, we may ask you to provide us with certain personally identifiable information that can be used to contact or identify you. Personally identifiable information includes your name, your contact information, as well as comments/messages you submit to us (“Personal Information”). Except as provided herein, we will not share your Personal Information with third parties without your consent.
Information we collect automatically through our site
Like many site operators, we collect information that your browser sends whenever you visit our Site (“Log Data”). This Log Data may include information such as your computer’s Internet Protocol (“IP”) address, browser type, browser version, the pages of our Site that you visit, the time and date of your visit, the time spent on those pages and other statistics.
External Providers & Embedded Content
The Site runs on wordpress.com, which collects most of the information described in this document, including through cookies and tracking code. We leverage WordPress.com logins for users providing content for our blog.
We use Google Analytics to analyze traffic to our Site. Google provides details on how they use information from sites like us linked here.
How We Disclose Your Information
We may use your information to (i) contact you with communication pertaining to the Zeek Project; (ii) compile anonymized statistics characterizing the composition of Zeek’s user community; (iii) monitor and analyze usage and activity trends; (iv) improve our site; and (iv) for other research, analytical, and statistical purposes.
We may also use your information to comply with applicable legal or regulatory obligations, including as part of a judicial proceeding; to respond to a subpoena, warrant, court order, or other legal process; or as part of an investigation or request, whether formal or informal, from law enforcement or a governmental authority.
Cookies/Do Not Track Notice
Cookies are files with small amounts of data, which may include an anonymous unique identifier. Cookies are sent to your browser from a web site and stored on your computer’s hard drive.
Like many sites, we use “cookies” to improve the user experience and collect some of the information discussed. You can instruct your browser to refuse all cookies or to indicate when a cookie is being sent. However, if you do not accept cookies, you may not be able to use some portions of our Site.
We do not track site users over time and across third party websites to provide targeted advertising and therefore do not respond to Do Not Track (DNT) signals.
The security of your information is important to us, but remember that no method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage, is 100% secure. While we strive to use commercially acceptable means to protect your Personal Information, we cannot guarantee its absolute security. For security, we may run collected data through 3rd-party services for detecting malicious activity and content spam.
You should take steps to protect against unauthorized access to your device and account by, among other things, choosing a robust password that nobody else knows or can easily guess and keeping your log-in information private. We are not responsible for any lost, stolen, or compromised passwords or for any activity on your account via unauthorized password activity.