Seamly Privacy Policy and FAQ

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This notice describes how Seamly collects and uses data about you, and serves as Seamly’s official privacy policy.

Does Seamly share data with data brokers?

Seamly does not buy or otherwise receive data about you from data brokers, nor share data about you with data brokers.

How does Seamly collect data about me?

Seamly collects data about you:

What data does Seamly collect, and why?

Seamly collects data about visits to our forum and webpages. Seamly uses cookies, server logs, and other methods to collect data about what pages and topics you visit and when.

Seamly uses data about how you to:

  • optimize the forum and website, so that they are quick and easy to use
  • diagnose and debug technical errors
  • defend the forum and website from abuse and technical attacks
  • compile statistics on forum and topic popularity, and on the website for areas of interest
  • compile statistics about our software and computers visitors use

Seamly usually stores data about users on our website in unidentifiable form, on our forum in identifiable form for just a few weeks, and email about users who download software to keep them updated about software releases until they request otherwise. In special circumstances, like extended investigations about technical attacks, Seamly may preserve log data longer, for analysis. Seamly stores aggregate statistics about use of the forum and website, but those statistics don’t include data identifiable to you personally.r

Read more information about Seamly’s forum privacy policy here.

Does the Seamly share data about me with others?

Seamly does not sell or give information about you to other companies or services. Some of the following services are in use by the forum:

Is Seamly compliant with data protection regulations?

Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act Compliance

Our site, products and services are all directed to people who are at least 13 years old or older. If this server is in the USA, and you are under the age of 13, per the requirements of COPPA (Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act), do not use this site.

General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

Seamly complies with the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). If you have any questions about Seamly’s GDPR compliance, please notify admins at hello@seamly.net with your concerns.

How can I contact Seamly about privacy?

You can send questions and complaints to:

For complaints under GDPR more generally, European Union users may lodge complaints with their local data protection supervisory authorities.

How can I find out about changes?

Seamly will post any updates to it’s Privacy Policy and FAQ in this thread. Seamly will post any updates to its contact information on this page and on the main website homepage.

This version of Seamly’s “Privacy Policy and FAQ” took effect January 28, 2021. It is based on the CDCK (Discourse’s parent organization) privacy statement found here: https://meta.discourse.org/privacy.

Privacy Statement License

This document is licensed with Creative Commons license CC-BY-SA 4.0. This page was last updated on January 28, 2021.