Privacy policy

The quick and dirty: From customers we collect your email to use with signing in to your dashboard. All billing data is handled by Stripe and does not touch our servers. We use Google Analytics to anonymously track website usage. We do not sell your data.

The following Privacy Policy will apply to the use of any service beginning on May 25, 2018, though you are invited to review and accept its terms at any time before such date. Consent Manager ("CM", "we," "us," or "our") respects your privacy and is committed to protecting the Personal Data it collects. The purpose of this Privacy Policy is to inform you of how we protect your privacy when accessing or using Linode Resources. This Privacy Policy applies to Consent Manager Resources that link to, or reference, this Privacy Policy, and describes the ways CM collects and uses your personal information and the choices you have regarding collection, use, maintenance, access and transmission of your personal information. Capitalized terms not expressly defined in this Privacy Policy shall have the meaning found in the Customer Agreement. By utilizing a CM Resource, including without limitation the CM Services, CM's website or otherwise providing your Personal Data to CM via any other means, you or the entity you represent ("you" or "your") accept and consent to the rights, obligations and practices described in this Privacy Policy.

1. Who does the Privacy Policy apply to?

This Privacy Policy applies to all Customers of, and Visitors to, any Consent Manager Resource or Consent Manager Service. In the case of Customers, the Account Holder shall be responsible for (i) informing their End Users, if any, of the existence of this Privacy Policy, as well as any amendments, updates or modifications made to this Privacy Policy and (ii) agreeing to this Privacy Policy, as amended, updated or modified from time to time, on behalf of his, her or its End Users.

What Personal Data is Collected by Linode?

Consent Manager considers any information that can be used to directly or indirectly identify you to be Personal Data, including without limitation, Personal Data that is accessed, collected, maintained, transmitted and/or used by CM in the normal course of our business, and is subject to the provisions of this Privacy Policy and applicable law.

How is Personal Data Collected by Consent Manager

Consent Manager collects and logs your IP address in our network logs of the pages you visit on our website. In the case of Customers, we collect, maintain, transmit, and/or use Personal Data provided by you in your Account, including without limitation, your contact information and billing information.

Consent Manager also collects anonymous information on Visitors to its website through use of Google Analytics. Google Analytics may employ third party tracking cookies to gather anonymous browser, operating system, geographic, and website navigation information. Use of the Linode Manager interface requires the acceptance of cookies for login session management purposes.

Why does Consent Manager collect personal data

For Customers

Consent Manager may use your Personal Data to process your service requests, handle orders, deliver products and services, process payments, communicate with you about orders, provide access to secure areas of CM's website, and to enable Consent Manager to review, develop and continually improve the products, services and offers that it provides. Consent Manager also uses this information to prevent or detect fraud or abuses of Consent Manager's website and to enable third parties to carry out technical, logistical or other functions on its behalf.

For Visitors

Consent Manager uses the information that it collects to improve the content of its website.

For Financial Information

Consent Manager may ask Customers to enter credit card or account information in order to process orders for services placed with Consent Manager. Financial information provided via its website is transferred over a secure connection via Stripe, a payment processing company, using Stripe Checkout. Consent Manager does not not collect this information and will not authorize the release of the information to anyone not directly involved in processing the transaction. This information may be encrypted and stored for logging purposes by Stripe.

Credit card numbers are used by Stripe only for processing payments and are not used for any other purposes.

For Use Information

Consent Manager uses website use information to measure interest in and develop its web pages and marketing plans.

Consent Manager uses, through Google Analytics, cookies to help it recognize Visitors as unique Visitors when they return to our website.

For support information

Consent Manager uses information that you provide to it via telephone calls, chat, email, web forms and other communications to correspond with you about services you may be interested in purchasing. If you elect to purchase a service online using a web form, Consent Manager will use that information to establish your account. Information you submit in writing is archived.