we believe that everyone's right to privacy on the internet is absolutely incontrivertible and should never be compromised.
Therefore, we minimize the amount of data we store, and we keep it private and secure.
profile contains an avatar image that you upload yourself and a self-presentation text that you write. You can choose to keep your profile private, display to it contacts only or to make publicly available.
To be able to post and comment in the Public space, members must confim an email address - this effectively keeps bots at bay while ensuring that Public posts are made by actual humans. Email addresses are of course stored securely and never published, shared nor sold.
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, there ar no 3rd-party cookies - the kind that help data-miners track you around the web - either. We use only one secure cookie which enables automatic login on return visits. That cookie is removed any time you log out.
makes no attempt to gather data about you. For example, we do not track you from page to page, building a behavioural profile. In fact, we have switched off webserver logging of page hits, so there is simply no information to be shared or hacked.
Your encrypted messages are stored in your web browser's Local Storage cache, which you can clear at any time. Single messages or entire message threads can be deleted, without backup, leaving no trace.
Furthermore, to optimize the safety of your messages, they are deleted from the webserver in the same operation which displays them in the app.