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Privacy Policy

Who we are

Here at nerdoflinux.com, we value your privacy as much as our own. We understand your privacy concerns, and we hope this privacy policy will help you better understand the information we collect, and why.

The personal data we collect and why

Standard Information– We collect standard server logs, which include,but are not limited to, the following information:
* IP address
* Date and time of access
* Method(i.e. “Get or Post”)
* The URL you access
* What protocol you use(i.e. “https”)
* Your user agent
Here’s an example of our server logs: - - [17/May/2018:16:35:14 -0500] "GET /tech/internet/a-rant-about-the-gdpr/ HTTP/1.1" 200 16090 "https://nerdoflinux.com/" "Mozilla/5.0 (X11; CrOS x86_64 10452.85.0) AppleWebKit/537.36 (KHTML, like Gecko) Chrome/66.0.3359.158 Safari/537.36"

This information is used mainly for debugging purposes, and is not automatically transmitted by us to third parties.

Analytics– We also use a few analytics services that keep track of things such as, but not limited to:
* IP address
* Date and time of access
* URL you visit
* Referrer(if applicable)
* User agent
* Device information(i.e. “iPhone 6”)

We use these analytics to allow us to better understand how users interact with our site. This, in turn, allows us to create more of the content that readers want. However, if you would not like to be tracked, you can turn of the majority of the analytics tools we use by enabling Do Not Track in your browser. However, please keep in mind that not allowing us to track which pages visitors go to, we can not know which content is liked more. We do NOT sell this information to any third parties.

Information you provide– We also store and log any information your provide us with, such as, but not limited to, when you submit a comment, or use our contact form.


Whenever you leave a comment on this site, certain information, including what your provide(such as your name and email) is logged and stored. This includes, but is not limited to:

  • IP address
  • User agent

along with any information you provide. This is mainly used for spam detection.

Contact Forms

Any information you supply us with in contact forms will be stored so we can process your request. Additional information will also be logged, such as, but not limited to:

  • IP address
  • User agent


Similar to most other site, we make use of cookies to assist us in gathering analytics, and personalize your experience. Some cookies are automatically set, and others are set when you do actions such as, but not limited to:

  • Sign in
  • Leave a comment

Additionally, when you leave a comment, you have the option to opt-in to save your information(i.e. email, name, site), and should automatically be removed in one year. Cookies are also set when you log in, and will be kept for around two weeks if you select the “Remember Me” option. When logging in, a temporary cookie is also set to determine if your browser accepts cookies.


Some posts on this site may use content embedded from other sites. This embedded content will be as if you visited the site where the content is embedded from, and may collect information as stated in their privacy policy.

Who we share your data with

Aside from analytics, we do not automatically share your information with any other third party.

How long we retain your data

The majority of information you enter will be stored indefinitely, such as comments and their metadata. This is so one, the comments will remain visible to all readers, and two, to make it easier for us to fight spam.

What rights you have on your data

If you have an account, or have left a comment on this site, you may request to receive an exported file of the personal data we have on you. You can also request the deletion of such data, although that will not include information we keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.

How we protect your data

We take the information you provide us seriously, and we have measures in place to prevent the unauthorized access of information that you have provided us with. These measures include strong administrator passwords, and 2048+ bit RSA keys for SSH.

Data breaches

In the unlikely even of a data breach, we will attempt to notify you by releasing a blog post and/or emailing you, if you we have your email.


If you have any questions or requests, you can contact us by use of our contact form, or by email. We will try to respond to your request as quickly as we can, but we can not, and do not provide a guarantee.


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