MantisBT recognizes that privacy is an important privilege that is the right of every user of this website. To this end, we collect a minimum of personal information. Personal information that is submitted to MantisBT, including your email address, is held in strict confidence and is never disclosed or sold to any 3rd party organizations.What information we collect?
When a user registers on the bug tracker, we collect and store the following information:
- One way hash of the password (i.e. we can't know your plain text password)
- Email address
Users registering in the forums may optionally provide other personal information - like instant messenger ids, geographic location, occupation, and so on. This personal information is publicly viewable. We are not responsible for any personal information posted to your forum profile or in your forum messages. Also, if you participate in the mailing lists or post notes to the 'User Contributed Notes' section of the manual your email address and signatures will be visible to participants and visitors respectively.
How we use it?
We may collect information about your computer and your visits such as your IP address, geographical location, browser type, referral source, length of visit and number of page views. We may use this information in the administration of this website, to improve the website's usability, and for marketing purposes. We do not disclose or sell your personal information to any 3rd party companies, individuals or marketing organizations.
We may contact you by email with notifications and other communications that we believe may be relevant to your use of our site. You may always choose to opt out of receiving such communications.
Legal and commercial disclosures
To the extent required by law, we may disclose to the concerned authorities your personal information. This includes your email address and other personal information available with us. Information posted to the forums is of course always visible.
We may also disclose information about you:
- in the event of any legal proceedings or prospective legal proceedings;
- in order to establish, exercise or defend our legal rights (including providing information to others for the purposes of fraud prevention and reducing credit risk); and
- to the purchaser or seller (or prospective purchaser or seller) of any business or asset which we are (or are contemplating) selling or purchasing
International data transfers
Security of your personal data
We will take reasonable precautions to prevent the loss, misuse or alteration of your personal information. Of course, data transmission over the internet is inherently insecure, and we cannot guarantee the security of data sent over the internet.
You are responsible for keeping your password confidential. We will not ask you for your password.
Third party websites
The website may contains links to other websites. We are not responsible for the privacy policies of third party websites.