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How we deal with your private data

Privacy

We have always valued the privacy and security of your personal information. After the 2013 masssurveillance disclosures startes by ex-NSA contractor Edward Snowden, and after the raids done to related downloading websites like Megaupload, h33t and OiNK,we decided to revisit our Privacy Policy and redo them in a way that strengthens your privacy and allows you to continue doing what you have been doing for over 15 years.
If you wish to view our old privacy policy that was in place from 26 July 2007 till 19 October 2003, please click here.

User Accounts
When creating an account, we collect personal information that you choose to provide voluntarily when using our website. This information includes your email address and date of birth.You can use our site without creating an account, but you will need to create an account if you want to take advantage of certain features, such as "Upload a Torrent" and "Make a Comment".If you choose to not have an account, YourBittorrent won't collect any personal information.

Where identification is required for purposes of user login, we use an encrypted string based on your usernameand password which are then encoded using our own secret algorithm and stored on your PC in the form of a cookie. Such string is used solely by YourBittorrent.com and cannot be decoded by anyone except by us.

Anti-Spam
We save all the searches done through our site to be able to make statistics and present you with search clouds.In some rare cases, we might save your IP address along with your search, if you happen to trigger our anti-spam system.We manually check the IPs and searches that triggered the anti-spam system and afterwards we either block the IP or delete the log file.

COPPA
The US federal law "COPPA" doesn't apply to our website. We however ask any child under 13 years of age to obtain parental consent to use this website.

Third-party Advertisements
We use third-party advertising companies to serve advertisements on YourBittorrent.com.These companies have NO access to your personal data and won't see you actually saw the advert, unless you click on the advertisement.In the course of serving advertisements, our third-party advertisers may place an unique cookie on your browser. Again, this is only possible when you click onthe advertisement.Such cookie is encrypted and also contains no personal information.

This policy is in effect since 20 October 2013.