Privacy Policy

Ubuntu Shell is a Linux web portal to spread information related to Linux, Open-Source, DevOps, Security, etc. If you have any queries, feel free to contact us in the meantime, and donโ€™t forget to learn our story.

Being a web portal, we always concern ourselves with our users' privacy. A variety of data is captured from users to improve our product and create the best profile to serve targeted ads by our advertising network (ex: Google Adsense).

Information Collection and Use

Some data is directly collected from the user via comments and contact forms. Others come from cookies and analytics.

Comments

We manually capture every submitted comment to improve the quality of our content and regularly update it with the latest information.

If you still have any concerns about that, avoid entering any personal information except the actual queries and your name.

Contact forms

We monitor every email that arrives from you and promise in the future never to share it with any third-party platforms for any revenue benefits.

Then why do we monitor? The reason is to prevent any future phishing attack on us and understand the user's actual problems to find a better solution.

Collected data is automatically purged from our system within 168 hours of the last response.

Cookies

Cookies are kind of critical to explain in simple words. It is collected in two different ways: directly and indirectly.

Direct Cookies

It is directly taken from our site to create your profile to avoid filling in the comment section information or form again and again.

Indirect Cookies

Indirect cookies are captured by different parties, like analytics and advertising networks, to serve you targeted ads. What they do with your data solely depends on them. You can read their privacy policy and terms and conditions.

What rights do you have over your data?

If you have an account on this site or have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any information you have provided to us.

You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.