Privacy Policy


The aim of this ‘Privacy Policy’ is to:

  • Explain how personal information and data related to the users of this Service are collected, used, and disclosed by LinuxPit and data controller (“LinuxPit,” “we,” “our”) during the use of the Service. 
  • Show you the options you can adopt in favor of or against those collected data.
  • Explain how data is kept safe and our rights to use and utilize that data. 

What You Accept by Using or Accessing our Site?

The use or access by you in our Site declares you have accepted the following:

  • Privacy Policy of the Site
  • Terms of Use of the Site
  • Any Other Policies, announcements, notices mentioned or published in the Site
  • The collection and use of your personal information in the described way of the policy

For Your Kind Info: The privacy policy is only applicable for that information that s collected via our Site and services. The information you provide to any third party sites either linked or not linked to this Site does not fall under this privacy policy.

Data Collection- What and Why?

Data from the comment sections as left by the visitors, the IP address of the visitor, and browser user agent string are collected to detect spam. The anonymized string created from the email address that you provide while commenting is provided to Gravatar service to ensure whether you use it or not. Once your comment, your profile picture will be visible publicly once it is approved. You can check the privacy policy of Gravatar here.

You should not upload mages with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) to the website as the location data may be subjected to download and extraction by the visitors of the website. 

Personal Data

You may come across a request to provide some data (“Personal Data”)that helps us to contact or personally identify you. Your email address, name including first and last one, cookies, and usage data are the information we may ask from you during the time you use our Service.

Usage Data

We may also collect the information regarding the way of accessing the Service and method of use. Following are the information we may collect which are related to this issue:

  • Computers IP Address
  • Type and Version of the Browser
  • Pages you visit of our Service 
  • Time and Date of your Visit
  • The time duration of your visit
  • Unique Device Identifiers
  • Other diagnostic data

Tracking and Cookies Data

We use cookies provided by advertisers on our Site. These are necessary to track your activities on our Service. Keeping the required information for the improvement of our Site and advertisement is another task of cookies. Different advertisers or vendors provide these cookies and possess following their privacy policies. 

We have no control over those cookies. However, you may choose or refuse to use those cookies on our Site. Ignoring the use of cookies may not facilitate you with some functions of our Service in the proper manner. 

Log File

Some information from the visitors like IP address, browser type, and version, date and time stamp, referring or exit pages, total click(s), Internet Service Provider are the things that the log files collect. However, information collected by log files is not any information that can personally identify the visitor. 

Hosting companies uses log files intending to analyze trends, track the movement of the users on the page, analyzing and collecting demographic information, and administering the Site.

DoubleClick DART Cookie

DART cookies are the cookies used by Google. Google uses these cookies intending to advertise on our Site for visitors. Our Site is also using DART Cookies as Google is our third-party vendor. You, as a visitor, always have the choice not to use DART cookies by visiting Google ads. 

Contact Forms

If you pass comment, you will get the option to provide your name, email address, and website in cookies so that you can continue commenting without doing the same repeatedly. However, the tenure of these cookies is one year.

The account holders in our Site will receive temporary cookies once they log in. These personal data fewer cookies find the suitability of acceptance of cookies of the users’ browsers. Once the user closes the browser, cookies also retire. 

To save a little information like login and screen choices, we shall set some cookies. The tenure of login cookies is two days and gets removed once logged out. Selecting “Remember Me’ keeps the login information for two weeks. Screen choice cookies persist for one year.

Your browser will save personal data-less cookies once you edit or publish an article to indicate the post ID of these articles. The tenure of lasting these cookies is one day.

Embedded Content from other Websites

We may include embedded contents like articles, videos, images, links, etc. as references or examples from other websites. These contents follow the privacy policy of those websites from where they are embedded. We suggest you review the privacy policy of those websites before you click on those embedded contents.

Sharing and Using of Collected Data

The aim of collecting data from you are as fol:

  • To provide, maintain, improve, and notify the changes of our Service by analyzing different information.
  • To activate the interactive participation of the visitors with their consent.
  • To aid the customers’ problems and provide support. 
  • To identify and solve technical issues as well as notifying the users.
  • To analyze, observe, and track the usage of the Service.

How long we Retain Your Data

Once you comment, the data and metadata of the comment remain forever till the time you by yourself delete. This data helps us to identify you as an older user when you comment for the next time and ease our work to approve you repeatedly. 

The person’s profile also records personal information provided by any user (if registered). They have the access and scope to change, edit, delete and modify their data if they wish. However, the username cannot be changed. The administrators of the website also enjoy the authority to see and edit that information. 

Your Rights Over Data

You can always ask for the data that you have provided to us if you are the owner of any account on this website or have passed any comment earlier. You also have the right to ask for erasing any personal data provided by you and in our possession. However, these do not include data that are for administrative, legal, and security purposes. 

Where we send your data

Firstly, if you leave a comment, then an automated service may check your comment to detect spam. The information you provide (including personal data) may is sent and maintained in the computers which are outside your location, state, country, or government jurisdiction with different data protection laws than your one. 

The data, including personal data, comments, provided or left by the users irrespective of their location, state, providence, country, or government jurisdiction, are sent to the USA for processing. The transfer of data that you provide gets the authorization of yours to sent to the USA once you consent to this Privacy Policy.  

This Site takes the full liabilities of your data and remains responsible for protecting your data by all possible means and steps, which are in line with this privacy policy. There will be no transfer of personal data to any organization or country.

Disclosure of Data

The data you provide to us may be disclosed to any third parties if the following conditions:

  • Once you agree to provide, i.e., with your consent
  • If necessity arises to protect us, others, or our rights, and against any legal liability.
  • To comply with laws and regulations
  • If any wrongdoing happens with the Service and investigation is necessary for the prevention of such wrongdoing.
  • To protect this Site users’ safety 

How we protect your data

The importance of security to the information that you provide is one of our primary concerns. But, a promise for a hundred percent guarantee is not possible though we use the best ways and means that are acceptable and commercial to ensure the protection of your data. 

Service Providers

Some third-party companies and individuals have access to the personal data that you provide to us. They take it for performing some tasks to improve our Service or any other service-related functions. However, they are fully obliged to us for not disclosing and using any data for any other purpose that we don’t allow.


We do take the help of Google Analytics to monitor and analyze a few things like tracking and reporting of our website traffic, which are related to the use of our Service. Google collects data and sends those to other services linked to google for advertising. You may restrict Google to stop taking your data by installing an add-on named Google Analytics opt-out in your browser. You can visit the privacy policy of Google to learn more and clear your doubts. 

Links to Other Site

To cite an example, place references, or any other purpose, we may sometimes provide links to other sites that are not in our control. Once you click those links, you are switching to that website, and from then, you will be under the privacy policy of that website. So, before you change to that Site, you are advised to review the privacy policy of that Site. We do not hold any liabilities to the contents, policies, and anything of the third party sites or services.

Children’s Privacy Policy

We do not aim children (under 18 years old) at our Service. If anyone is under 18 years old, then without the consent of the parents, we do not collect any data from them. If any child provides data without parents’ permission and we come to know, we take immediate action to remove that data.

Change to This Privacy Policy

Any modification, updates to this privacy policy will be notified to you before the changed or updated policy comes into action. We shall use email or any other ways to inform the change. Once we post the Privacy policy on this Site, it becomes effective. We do suggest you go for a periodic review to check the difference in the privacy policy of our Site so that you can remain updated. 


By using our website, you, with this, place your consent to the Privacy Policy of this Site. You also agree to the Terms and conditions of the Site by using it.

Contact Us

If there are any doubt and query about the Privacy Policy of the Site, you may contact us: