Privacy Policy

How Secure Is My Password is committed to protecting your privacy and developing technology that gives you the most powerful and safe online experience. This Privacy Policy applies to the howsecureismypassword.org web site and governs data collection and usage. By using the howsecureismypassword.org web site you consent to the data practices described in this Policy.

Collection of your Personal Information

How Secure Is My Password collects personally identifiable information, such as your e-mail address, name, home or work address or telephone number. How Secure Is My Password may also collect anonymous demographic information which is not unique to you such as your country or residence, postal or zip code, age, gender, preferences, interests and favourites.

There is also information about your computer hardware and software that is automatically collected by How Secure Is My Password. This information can include your IP address, browser type, domain names, access times and referring website addresses. This information is used by How Secure Is My Password for the operation of the service, to maintain quality of the service, and to provide general statistics regarding use of the howsecureismypassword.org website.

Please keep in mind that if you directly disclose personally identifiable information or personally sensitive data through howsecureismypassword.org public message boards this information may be collected and used by others. How Secure Is My Password does not read any of your private online communications.

How Secure Is My Password encourages you to review the Privacy Policies of websites you choose to link to from howsecureismypassword.org so that you can understand how those websites collect, use and share your information. How Secure Is My Password is not responsible for the Privacy Policies or other content on websites outside of the howsecureismypassword.org website.

Use of your Personal Information

How Secure Is My Password collects and uses your personal information to operate the howsecureismypassword.org website and deliver the services you have requested. How Secure Is My Password also uses your personally identifiable information to inform you of other products or services available from How Secure Is My Password and its affiliates. How Secure Is My Password may also contact you via surveys to conduct research about your opinion of current services or of potential new services that may be offered.

How Secure Is My Password does not sell, rent or lease its customer lists to third parties. How Secure Is My Password may from time to time contact you on behalf of external business partners about a particular offering that may be of interest to you. In those cases your unique personally identifiable information such as you email address, name, physical address and telephone number is not transferred to the third party. In addition How Secure Is My Password may share data with trusted partners to help us perform statistical analysis, send you email or postal mail, provide customer support, or arrange for deliveries. All such third parties are prohibited from using your personal information except to provide these services to How Secure Is My Password and they are required to maintain the confidentiality of your information.

How Secure Is My Password does not use or disclose sensitive personal information, such as race, religion, or political affiliations without your explicit consent.

How Secure Is My Password keeps track of the websites and pages our customers visit within howsecureismypassword.org in order to determine what services are the most popular. This data is used to deliver customised content and advertising within howsecureismypassword. customers whose behaviour indicates that they are interested in a particular subject area.

How Secure Is My Password will disclose your personal information without notice only if required to do so by law or in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to: (a) conform to the edicts of the law or comply with legal process served on How Secure Is My Password or the site; (b) protect and defend the rights or property of How Secure Is My Password; and, (c) act under exigent circumstances to protect the personal safety of users of howsecureismypassword.org or the public.

Use of Cookies

The howsecureismypassword.org website uses “cookies” to help you personalise your online experience. A cookie is a text file that is placed on your hard disk by a webpage server. Cookies cannot be used to run programs or deliver viruses to your computer. Cookies are uniquely assigned to you and can only be read by a web server in the domain that issued the cookie to you.

One of the primary purposes of cookies is to provide a convenience feature to save you time. The purpose of a cookie is to tell the web server that you have returned to a specific page. For example if you personalise howsecureismypassword.org pages or register with the howsecureismypassword.org website or services a cookie helps howsecureismypassword.org to recall your specific information on subsequent visits. This simplifies the process of recording your personal information such as billing addresses, shipping addresses and so on. When you return to the same howsecureismypassword.org web pages the information you previously provided can be retrieved so you can easily use the howsecureismypassword.org features that you customised.

You have the ability to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. If you choose to decline cookies you may not be able to fully experience the interactive features of the howsecureismypassword.org services or web pages you visit.
Security of your Personal Information

How Secure Is My Password secures your personal information from unauthorised access, use or disclosure. How Secure Is My Password secures the personally identifiable information you provide on computer servers in a controlled, secure environment protected from unauthorised access use or disclosure. When personal information (such as a credit card number) is transmitted to other websites it is protected through the use of encryption such as the Secure Socket Layer (SSL) protocol.