Effective Date: 2018-05-24
IntelliFactory ("we") operate a set of websites dedicated to promoting the mainstream use and advancement of functional programming. These sites include along with their subsites: intellifactory.com (our company website), fpish.net (a social website for functional developers), websharper.com (a group of websites promoting the use of WebSharper), and cloudsharper.com (an online IDE for functional developers.)
We respect the privacy of our users (“user” or “you”) and take the privacy of your personal information very seriously. To that end, we follow a number of procedures to ensure that your information is safe with us and is handled in accordance with applicable data protection and privacy laws.
The effective date of this policy is always marked on the top of the document. You can obtain previous versions by sending an email to
Collection of your Information
When you sign up to our Network, we collect the personal information you give us. This includes personally identifiable information, such as your name, email address,social network username(s), address, and voluntary information, such as your bio, interests, skills, education, workplaces that you voluntarily give to us when you choose to participate in various activities and features of the Network, such as job or message boards. You are under no obligation to provide us with personal information of any kind; however your refusal to do so may prevent you from signing up to or using certain features of the Network.
Information our servers automatically collect when you access the Network, such as your IP address, your browser type, your operating system, your access times, and the pages and content you have viewed/accessed in the Network.
We collect data related to your PayPal payments (your PayPal email address and PayPal transaction IDs) when you purchase services from the Network. We do not collect or store any other financial information, such as credit card numbers.
Data from Social Networks
User information from social networking sites, such as your name, your social network username, email address, profile picture, and public data for contacts, if you connect your account to such social networks.
Data from Contests and Surveys
Personal and other information you may provide when entering contests and/or responding to surveys.
Use of your Information
Having accurate information about you enables us to provide you with a smooth, efficient, and customized user experience. Specifically, we may use information collected about you via the Network to process your payment, and deliver emails related to your activities, posts, and content on the Network.
Disclosure of your Information
We may share information we have collected about you in certain situations. Your information may be disclosed as follows:
By Law or to Protect Rights
If we believe the release of information about you is necessary to respond to legal process, to investigate or remedy potential violations of our policies, or to protect the rights, property, and safety of others, we may share your information as permitted or required by applicable law, rule, or regulation. This includes exchanging information with other entities for fraud protection and credit risk reduction.
Third-Party Service Providers
We may share your information with third parties that perform services for us or on our behalf in connection with providing the services you signed up for or requested, including payment processing and email delivery. In no event do we share your personal information for third-party marketing purposes.
Interactions with Other Users
If you interact with other users of the Network, those users may see your name, profile photo, and descriptions of your activity, including replying to forum topics or blog articles, sending invitations to other users, chatting with other users, liking or expressing gestures about posts and other content, or following blogs.
When you post comments, contributions or other content to the Network, your posts may be viewed by all users and publically, and may be linked to or referenced outside the Network in perpetuity. You may choose to hide your personal information (such as your name) on those posts at any time.
Other Third Parties
We may share your information in an anonymized form for the purpose of conducting general business analysis or other uses we may deem useful in enhancing our services to you.
Sale or Bankruptcy
We are not responsible for the actions of third parties with whom you share personal or sensitive data, and we have no authority to manage or control third-party solicitations. If you no longer wish to receive correspondence, emails or other communications from third parties, you are responsible for contacting the third party directly.
Cookies and Web Beacons
You should be aware that getting a new computer, installing a new browser, upgrading an existing browser, or erasing or otherwise altering your browser’s cookies files may also clear certain opt-out cookies, plug-ins, or settings.
Security of your Information
We use administrative, technical, and physical security measures to help protect your personal information. While we have taken reasonable steps to secure the personal information you provide to us, please be aware that despite our efforts, no security measures are perfect or impenetrable, and no method of data transmission can be guaranteed against any interception or other type of misuse. Any information disclosed online is vulnerable to interception and misuse by unauthorized parties. Therefore, we cannot guarantee complete security if you provide personal information.
Policy for Children
We do not knowingly solicit information from or market to children under the age of 13. If you become aware of any data we have collected from children under age 13, please contact us using the contact information provided below.
Controls for Do-Not-Track Features
Options Regarding your Information
You may at any time review or change the information in your account or terminate your account by using the privacy controls on your profile/account page, or by sending an email to:
Emails and Communications
If you no longer wish to receive correspondence, emails, or other communications from us, you may opt-out by clicking on the Unsubscribe link at the end of each newsletter/email.
If you no longer wish to receive correspondence, emails, or other communications from third parties, you are responsible for contacting the third party directly.