Last updated May 5, 2020
Contact information for WHATWG: email@example.com.
Personal information is data that identifies you, such as your name, email address, and phone number.
When you visit our website, we may collect information about your use of the website, including your IP address, which is stored for no longer than 45 days. We may use this information to operate, maintain, and improve the website.
If you submit information through the Contributor and Workstream Participant Agreement, including your name, city, email, and Github username, WHATWG will use this data to comply with the Intellectual Property Rights Policy, including licensing obligations for contributions and participation in workstreams. WHATWG will retain this data for as long as necessary to track all IPR obligations covering WHATWG standards.
We retained email addresses for as long as users were subscribed to the email distribution list or for a brief period after we shut down the email distribution list.
If you comment on a blog post on blog.whatwg.org, your comment will be published with the information you submit, including your name and email address. WHATWG will only use the information you submit to publish your comment. To delete the name and email address associated with a published comment, you can contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Notwithstanding the data retention policies described above, we may retain your personal information where necessary to comply with applicable legal obligations.
This website is not intended for use by children. If we learn that we have collected the personal information of a child under 13, or equivalent minimum age depending on jurisdiction, we will take steps to delete the information as soon as possible.
We may disclose your personal information to our service providers to perform certain services on our behalf such as email service delivery. We may also disclose your personal information if obligated by law, legal process, litigation, and/or requests from public and governmental authorities within or outside your country of residence. Finally, we may disclose your personal information if we determine that for purposes of national security, law enforcement, or other issues of public importance, disclosure is necessary or appropriate.
This site may contain links to third-party websites, products, and services. Information collected by third parties, which may include your personal information, is governed by their privacy policies and practices.
If you are in the European Economic Area (EEA), you should be aware that your personal information may be transferred outside the EEA.
We have appropriate technical and organizational security measures in place to prevent accidental or unlawful destruction or accidental loss, alteration, unauthorized disclosure, or access.
Depending on your country of residence, you may have a right to request access to the personal information we hold about you, to request correction or deletion of your personal information, to restrict the processing of your personal information, to object to processing of your personal information, and to receive your personal information in a portable format. You may also have the right to withdraw your consent to the processing of your personal information. These requests and other queries about how your personal information is used can be made by email at email@example.com.
If you have any questions about this privacy notice, including any requests to exercise your legal rights, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.