Privacy Policy


  1. Who we are ?
  2. Contact information
  3. Use of personal data collected
    1. Comments
    2. Newsletter
    3. Media
    4. Contact Forms
    5. Cookies
    6. Content embedded from other sites
    7. Statistics and audience measurements
  4. Use, transmission and rights of your personal data
    1. How long is your data stored
    2. The rights you have over your data
    3. Transmission of your personal data
  5. Protection of your data
    1. How do we protect your data?
    2. Procedures implemented in the event of a data breach
    3. Automated marketing and / or profiling operations carried out using personal data

Who we are ?

We are a community of passionate and curious people who deal with topics related to Ethical Hacking, IT News, Cyber Defense, and privacy protection.

Contact information

For any information you can contact us via our email address contact@whiacker.org or via the form on our site.

Use of personal data collected

Comments

When you leave a comment on our website, the data entered in the comment form, as well as your IP address and the user agent of your browser are collected to help us detect unwanted comments.

Une chaîne anonymisée créée à partir de votre adresse de messagerie (également appelée hash) peut être envoyée au service Gravatar pour vérifier si vous utilisez ce dernier dans le cas contraire Gravatar ne pourra rien faire du hash de l’adresse mail. Les clauses de confidentialité du service Gravatar sont disponibles ici : https://automattic.com/privacy/. Après validation de votre commentaire, votre photo de profil sera visible publiquement à côté de votre commentaire.

Newsletter

When you subscribe to the newsletter, we collect your email address to be able to deliver future newsletter campaigns to you by email. Your email address will be stored securely and will remain confidential, under no circumstances will it be shared with third party services.

Media

If you are a registered user and upload images to the website, we recommend that you avoid uploading images that contain EXIF GPS coordinate data. Visitors to your website can download and extract location data from these images.

Contact Forms

If you open a contact request via a form on this site, all the data that will be sent will be processed only for the purpose of responding to your request, once the request has been satisfied, all data from this form will be deleted.

Cookies

If you leave a comment or subscribe to our newsletter on our site, you will be offered to save your name, email address and website in cookies. This is only for your convenience so that you do not have to enter this information if you post another comment later or want to manage your newsletter subscription through the newsletter subscriber area. These cookies expire after one year.

If you go to the login page, a temporary cookie will be created to determine if your browser accepts cookies. It does not contain any personal data and will be deleted automatically when you close your browser.

When you log in, we will set up a number of cookies to save your login information and screen preferences. The lifespan of a login cookie is two days, that of a screen option cookie is one year. If you check "Remember me", your connection cookie will be kept for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the connection cookie will be deleted.

By modifying or publishing a post, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie does not include any personal data. It just shows the ID of the post you just edited. It expires after a day.

Content embedded from other sites

Articles on this site may include embedded content (eg videos, images, articles, etc.). Content embedded from other sites behaves the same as if the visitor were to that other site.

These websites could collect data about you, use cookies, embed third-party tracking tools, monitor your interactions with these embedded content if you have a connected account on their website in which case we advise you to use the Brave browser or an ad and tracking blocker.

Statistics and audience measurements

We only collect the number of website visits, the number of visits to blog pages and the website the user came from. We collect this data anonymously via cookies to facilitate transmission and avoid recording several times the visit of the same user, no other data is collected, no data is linked and cannot be traced back to a user, Statistics on this site are provided by Koko Analytics locally, which means that no data comes out of the www.whiacker.org website.

Use, transmission and rights of your personal data

How long is your data stored

If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This allows subsequent comments to be recognized and approved automatically, instead of leaving them in the moderation queue.

For users who register for our newsletter, we also store the personal data indicated in their profile. All users can view, edit, or delete their personal information at any time. Site managers can also view and edit this information.

The analytical data is anonymized so that it cannot identify you or follow you. It is stored only locally and is not transferred to a third party service, all analytical data is subject to an annual purge which occurs every 12 months to ensure the security, anonymity and ethnicity of the blog.

The rights you have over your data

If you have subscribed to our newsletter or if you have left comments on the site, you can request to receive a file containing all the personal data that we hold about you, including those that you have provided to us. You can also request the deletion of personal data concerning you (comments and if provided: name and email address). This does not take into account data stored for administrative, legal or security reasons.

Transmission of your personal data

Visitor comments are manually checked when it is the first comment posted (and if browser cookies have been deleted) by an administrator to verify that they do not contain unwanted comments and / or content (s) ( s).

As part of the subscription to our newsletter your email address will be stored in our system, you will have the possibility to delete this email address from our system, via an unsubscribe link included at the end of the email or via the newsletter subscriber area at the bottom of the page on our website www.whiacker.org. If you have the message “Subscriber not found” you will have to re-subscribe to the newsletter with your email to update the cookies, once this has been done, simply go to the newsletter subscriber area located at the foot of the page of our site www.whiacker.org, click on the “Save” button then “Cancel your subscription”.

Protection of your data

How do we protect your data?

In order to guarantee the security of your data present on our site we update our server constantly, we use a secure database. We are constantly strengthening the security of the web server and all requests through our site are done in HTTPS with a certificate of encryption in TLS 1.3 (SSL) as well as other multitude of security procedures.

Procedures implemented in the event of a data breach

In the event that a personal data leak occurs we will notify all those concerned as well as the consequences that could result from it, and we will put our site in maintenance for the time of an investigation and repair / cleaning if necessary.

Automated marketing and / or profiling operations carried out using personal data

No automated marketing and / or profiling operation carried out using personal data or any other kind will be carried out on our platform.

Third-party services that send us data

No third-party service transmits or accesses data about you.