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(Apparently WiiBrew does have ads, at least for users not signed in. I loaded WiiBrew on a Public computer the other day and got an ad.)
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The WiiBrew Wiki's privacy policy guarantees a high degree of privacy for each and every single user. WiiBrew displays no user information that is personal in context.
 
The WiiBrew Wiki's privacy policy guarantees a high degree of privacy for each and every single user. WiiBrew displays no user information that is personal in context.
  
'''Information Gathered'''
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===Information Gathered===
 
*Usernames, which are to be displayed publicly, so that no user may make an edit anonymously.
 
*Usernames, which are to be displayed publicly, so that no user may make an edit anonymously.
 
*Email addresses and Email address confirmation dates, which are stored privately, unless if the address is stated on the user's userpage.
 
*Email addresses and Email address confirmation dates, which are stored privately, unless if the address is stated on the user's userpage.
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*The amount of edits (contributions) a user has made.
 
*The amount of edits (contributions) a user has made.
 
*The date of the user's registration.
 
*The date of the user's registration.
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*IP addresses, not visible to the public. Used to counter spam.
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*Other voluntary information entered into one's userspace (or other pages)
  
'''Third Parties'''
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===Third Parties===
*WiiBrew employs the usage of Google's reCAPTCHA, which is known to send information to Google. reCAPTCHA is required for all users to take in order to make an edit on WiiBrew, in order to counter spam. In plain English, this is what reCAPTCHA is known to collect:
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*WiiBrew employs the usage of Google's reCAPTCHA, which is known to send information to Google. reCAPTCHA is required for all users to take in order to make an edit on WiiBrew, in order to counter spam. While you can use software such as Tor to prevent this data from being collected, doing so will likely make the reCAPTCHA more difficult. In plain English, this is what reCAPTCHA is known to collect:
 
**Browser and browser headers (potentially operating system)
 
**Browser and browser headers (potentially operating system)
 
**IP addresses
 
**IP addresses
 
*While a good majority of homebrew is hosted on WiiBrew, other apps may have download links that lead to other websites for the download, and source code links may lead to source repository sites such as GitHub. WiiBrew cannot guarantee that each of these sites are privacy-friendly and cannot verify many other things about them. If privacy is a concern, use them with discretion.
 
*While a good majority of homebrew is hosted on WiiBrew, other apps may have download links that lead to other websites for the download, and source code links may lead to source repository sites such as GitHub. WiiBrew cannot guarantee that each of these sites are privacy-friendly and cannot verify many other things about them. If privacy is a concern, use them with discretion.

Latest revision as of 06:36, 6 August 2021

The WiiBrew Wiki's privacy policy guarantees a high degree of privacy for each and every single user. WiiBrew displays no user information that is personal in context.

Information Gathered

  • Usernames, which are to be displayed publicly, so that no user may make an edit anonymously.
  • Email addresses and Email address confirmation dates, which are stored privately, unless if the address is stated on the user's userpage.
    • If the user has their email on their userpage, WiiBrew bears no responsibility for any Emails sent to the address or anything that may occur to it.
  • User passwords, which are stored with safe encryption in WiiBrew servers.
  • The amount of edits (contributions) a user has made.
  • The date of the user's registration.
  • IP addresses, not visible to the public. Used to counter spam.
  • Other voluntary information entered into one's userspace (or other pages)

Third Parties

  • WiiBrew employs the usage of Google's reCAPTCHA, which is known to send information to Google. reCAPTCHA is required for all users to take in order to make an edit on WiiBrew, in order to counter spam. While you can use software such as Tor to prevent this data from being collected, doing so will likely make the reCAPTCHA more difficult. In plain English, this is what reCAPTCHA is known to collect:
    • Browser and browser headers (potentially operating system)
    • IP addresses
  • While a good majority of homebrew is hosted on WiiBrew, other apps may have download links that lead to other websites for the download, and source code links may lead to source repository sites such as GitHub. WiiBrew cannot guarantee that each of these sites are privacy-friendly and cannot verify many other things about them. If privacy is a concern, use them with discretion.