Effective Date: 8th June 2023

Welcome to MalwareAlarm.com (the “Website”). This Privacy Policy describes how we collect, use, and disclose personal information when you visit our Website or use our services. We understand the importance of protecting your privacy and ensuring the security of your personal information. By accessing or using our Website, you acknowledge that you have read, understood, and agreed to be bound by this Privacy Policy.

  1. Information We Collect:

a. Personal Information: When you visit our Website, we may collect certain personal information that you voluntarily provide to us, such as your name, email address, and any other information you choose to provide when contacting us or submitting a request. We may also collect personal information when you register for an account or participate in our forum.

b. Usage Information: We may collect information about your interaction with our Website, such as your IP address, browser type, referring/exit pages, and operating system. We may also collect information about how you use our Website, including the pages you visit, the links you click, and the time and date of your visits. This information helps us improve our services and enhance your user experience.

c. Malware Samples: As part of our commitment to research, archival, and educational purposes, we provide users with the ability to share and download samples of malware. This content is user-generated and is meant to be used solely for legitimate research, archival, and educational purposes. By accessing and using these malware samples, you acknowledge and agree that:

i. You will only use the malware samples in compliance with applicable laws and regulations, and for lawful and ethical purposes.

ii. You will not use the malware samples to cause harm, damage, or disruption to any individuals, systems, or networks.

iii. You understand and accept that MalwareAlarm.com is not responsible for any damages, losses, or liabilities incurred as a result of the misuse or unauthorized use of the malware samples.

iv. You will take appropriate security measures to prevent unauthorized access to the malware samples and ensure their safe handling and storage.

v. You will indemnify and hold harmless MalwareAlarm.com, its affiliates, employees, and partners from any claims, damages, or losses arising from your use of the malware samples.

  1. Use of Information:

a. Personal Information: We may use the personal information we collect to respond to your inquiries, provide requested services, improve our Website and services, and communicate with you about updates, news, and other relevant information. We may also use your personal information to send you promotional or marketing communications with your consent, which you can opt-out of at any time.

b. Usage Information: We may use usage information to analyze trends, administer our Website, track users’ movements, and gather demographic information for aggregate use. This information helps us understand how users interact with our Website and improve its functionality and performance.

  1. Cookies:

We may use cookies and similar technologies to enhance your user experience and personalize your interactions with our Website. Cookies are small text files that are placed on your device when you visit a website. They help us recognize your device and maintain your login session to the forum. You can adjust your browser settings to refuse cookies or notify you when cookies are being sent. However, please note that some features of our Website may not function properly if cookies are disabled.

  1. Third-Party Services:

a. Google AdSense: We may use Google AdSense to display advertisements on our Website. Google AdSense uses cookies to serve relevant ads based on your browsing history. For more information about how Google uses cookies and how to opt-out, please visit Google’s Privacy Policy and Ads Settings.

  1. Data Security:

We implement reasonable security measures to protect the personal information we collect from unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration, or destruction. However, no method of transmission over the Internet or electronic storage is 100% secure, and we cannot guarantee the absolute security of your personal information.

  1. Children’s Privacy:

Our Website is not intended for children under the age of 13. We do not knowingly collect or solicit personal information from anyone under the age of 13. If we become aware that we have collected personal information from a child under the age of 13, we will promptly delete such information.

  1. Changes to this Privacy Policy:

We may update this Privacy Policy from time to time to reflect changes in our practices or legal obligations. We encourage you to review this Privacy Policy periodically for any changes. Your continued use of our Website after any modifications to this Privacy Policy will constitute your acknowledgment of the changes and your consent to abide and be bound by the updated Privacy Policy.

  1. Contact Us:

If you have any questions, concerns, or requests regarding this Privacy Policy or the privacy practices of MalwareAlarm.com, please contact us at admin@malwarealarm.com. We will make every effort to address your inquiries and resolve any issues in a timely manner.

By using our Website, you signify your acceptance of this Privacy Policy. If you do not agree with the terms of this Privacy Policy, please do not use our Website.