Privacy Policy

This page explains how and when your personal data is collected, processed and used when accessing Basis of all processing are the terms of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).

In the following text we use

  • “we” for the people managing the website or in GDPR speak: the controller
  • “you” for the users accessing the website or in GDPR speak: the data subject

The controller is:

Open Badge Factory Ltd, you can contact us at: contact [at] openbadgefactory [dot] com


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Server Logs

The web server hosting our site will log each page access. This log will also contain some personal data:

  • your IP address
  • the referrer (where you came from)
  • your browser identification

This information is necessary for legal reasons and to analyse and prevent abuse. This allows us to keep users away who try to crash our server or to have necessary evidence in case of illegal or criminal activity.

Our server logs are automatically deleted after 14 days. We will only keep log files longer when they are needed as evidence during an investigation.

Change Logs

When you edit a page in the wiki, we log the following personal data

  • username
  • IP address

This allows us to block users who vandalize the wiki. And your username allows us to credit you according to the CC Attribution-Share Alike 4.0 International license we use on this wiki.

User Profiles

When you opt to register for an account in the wiki you need to provide the following data:

  • Username
  • Real name
  • email address
  • password

You can see and update that personal information in your profile and also delete your account.

Transfer of Personal Data

  • No personal data is transferred outside of EU
  • No data is processed by third parties

Your Rights

The GDPR guarantees your right to information about your personal data, as well as your rights to rectification, erasure, and portability (e.g. for transferring data). Furthermore, you have a right to restriction and objection of processing your data.

Feel free to write an email to contact [at] openbadgefactory [dot] com if you have any questions.