Privacy Policy

Last updated: 12-08-2023

Thank you for visiting BepInEx (“us”, “we”, or “our”) at https://bepinex.net (the “Website”). This Privacy Policy is intended to inform you about how we collect, use, and disclose your personal information when you use our Website. We are committed to ensuring your privacy is protected, and we encourage you to read this Privacy Policy in its entirety.

Who we are

Our website address is: https://bepinex.net.

Comments

When visitors leave comments on the site, we collect the data shown in the comments form, as well as the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string. This information is collected to aid in spam detection and ensure the security of our community.

An anonymized string created from your email address, known as a hash, may be provided to the Gravatar service to determine if you are using it. The Gravatar service’s privacy policy can be found here: https://automattic.com/privacy/. After your comment is approved, your profile picture may be visible to the public in the context of your comment.

Media

If you choose to upload images to the website, please ensure that images do not contain embedded location data (EXIF GPS). Visitors to the website may download and extract location data from images on the website.

Cookies

When you leave a comment on our site, you have the option to save your name, email address, and website in cookies. These cookies are designed for your convenience, eliminating the need to re-enter your information when leaving another comment. These cookies will remain valid for one year.

When you visit our login page, a temporary cookie is set to determine whether your browser accepts cookies. This cookie does not contain any personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.

Upon logging in, several cookies are set to store your login information and screen display preferences. Login cookies are valid for two days, while screen options cookies remain valid for one year. If you choose the “Remember Me” option, your login will persist for two weeks. Logging out of your account will result in the removal of login cookies.

An additional cookie is saved in your browser when you edit or publish an article. This cookie does not contain personal data and expires after 1 day, serving to indicate the post ID of the recently edited article.

Embedded content from other websites

Articles on this site may include embedded content such as videos, images, or articles. Embedded content from other websites behaves in the same manner as if the visitor has directly visited the other website.

These external websites may collect data about you, employ cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with the embedded content. This tracking applies if you have an account and are logged into the external website.

Who we share your data with

If you request a password reset, your IP address will be included in the reset email.

How long we retain your data

Comments and their associated metadata are retained indefinitely. This allows us to automatically recognize and approve subsequent comments without holding them in a moderation queue.

For users who register on our website, their provided personal information is stored in their user profile. All users have the ability to view, edit, or delete their personal information, with the exception of their username. Website administrators also have the ability to view and edit this information.

Your rights over your data

If you possess an account on this site or have left comments, you have the right to request an exported file containing the personal data we hold about you. This includes any data you have shared with us. You can also request the erasure of any personal data we hold about you. However, this does not extend to data that we are legally obliged to retain for administrative, legal, or security purposes.

Where your data is sent

Visitor comments may be subject to automated spam detection services.

If you have any questions or concerns about this Privacy Policy, please feel free to contact us at [contact email]. Your privacy is of utmost importance to us, and we are dedicated to safeguarding your personal information as you engage with our Website. Please review this Privacy Policy periodically, as it may be updated to reflect changes in our practices or for other operational, legal, or regulatory reasons.