This document outlines the privacy practices that Censtats abides by. It's written in a more human language than other policies you might find, because we (SecretKeys LLC, owners of Censtats) believe it's important to understand this stuff. If you have any questions or concerns, please don't hesitate to reach out. This policy was last updated .
Censtats attempts to collect as little information about you as possible. With that said, when purchasing data sets or utilizing the API, some information may be retained. This includes the following:
Censtats does not store any payment information (credit card credentials), and where any manual payments will happen, uses a transparent token representation from Stripe Inc.
All pages on have a small bit of analytics code from Plausible Analytics, a privacy-preserving analytics service. They do not use any cookies or identifier-tracking as of time of writing, but you should consult their policies to better inform yourself.
If you've signed up for our API, we may email you regarding specific events such as new data availability, notable downtime, or increased errors from your integration.
We do not share, sell, or provide email addresses or other personal information outside of the specific third parties outlined in this document.
If you're a user of our API, you should have access to a control panel with which to update your information - and to delete your account, should you feel the need to do so. Upon account deletion, we make every effort to clear your data immediately, but retain the right to clear everything out completely within 7 business days (backups that are archived may incur extra time to prune).
In general, Censtats strives to minimize the use of third party content - but you may encounter a link to an off-site resource (for example, inside a blog post). We ultimately cannot be held responsible for the content and privacy practices of other websites. For instance, if a link is opened that goes to a news site that tracks you with a cookie, Censtats is unable to access or modify that data - it's out of reach entirely.
Unless otherwise noted here, Censtats/SecretKeys LLC has not received any warrants for information from any particular governing entity. SecretKeys LLC complies with law enforcement to the best extent possible, while always striving to record as little as possible so that privacy is maintained.
Any questions, comments, criticism or suggestions in regards to this policy can be submitted to [email protected]. Responses are generally sent back within 24 hours.
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