Privacy Policy

Essedrop understands how important personal information is to the current Internet environment. We make our best effort to allow users to directly control their private information while using this service so that they can use the service with a sense of security on their own.

About personal information security

No matter how advanced technology related to security, there will be gaps, and we think that attempts to break through those gaps and use information for malicious purposes are difficult to eradicate as long as humans use the Internet. Therefore, Essedrop strives to practice with the philosophy that the strongest security is to use information that does not matter even if it is disclosed on the Internet.

This service strives for the security of personal information to users as follows.

  1. Please be aware that your information you registered for this service may be disclosed.

    (1) Please enter your secondary e-mail address you use when registering other than your primary E-mail.
    (2) Please enter your nickname (nickname), not your real name.
    (3) Please change the password regularly. Any damage caused by an easy-to-understand password must be handled by the user.

  2. This service actively discloses and shares technical content related to Internet security so that users can understand the technical aspects of Internet security and protect themselves.

Collecting and processing of personal information

This service strives to receive only the minimum information necessary to use the service.

Basically, information corresponding to the personal information collected by this service includes an e-mail address and name. When entering personal information, this service asks you to enter a nickname instead of a real name considering security.

The password entered to use this service is encrypted and treated as an unreadable string. Even system officials cannot verify the password, and even if login data is disclosed, the entered password is handled so that it is not exposed.

About the right to be deleted

This service respects and values ​​the user's right to delete their information. Therefore, all data of this service is processed so that it cannot be restored by actually deleting it on the system.

  1. When data used in this service is deleted, it is immediately deleted from the system. (However, if data is used by software or systems to which browsers and Internet caches are applied, the final result is subject to the system's cache policy.)

  2. When withdrawing from this service, member information is processed in a non-recoverable method that overwrites meaningless data rather than a data deletion method that may be restored, and the data used by the user is processed so that it cannot be used immediately. Therefore, they are deleted sequentially in the range that does not affect the system. (However, if data is used by software or systems to which browsers and Internet caches are applied, the final result is subject to the system's cache policy.)

About cookies (HTTP cookie)

This service uses cookie (HTTP cookie) to improve the user's service experience. (For more information on cookies, please refer to https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/HTTP_cookies.)

Purpose of using cookies

There is a login function for the most basic purpose of use. If the user's browser does not remember the information that the user has logged in with a cookie after logging in, it is because they must log in again every time they navigate to the member-only page. In addition, if necessary, it is used for analysis of user access statistics, events, and marketing, but cookies are used as the minimum function necessary for service use. This service does not use excessive cookies.

All functions of cookies can be set by the user directly in the browser. Please refer to the following for how to manage cookies by browser.

  1. Google Chrome: https://support.google.com/chrome/answer/95647?hl=en

  2. Safari: https://support.apple.com/en-us/HT201265

  3. Mozilla Firefox: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/clear-cookies-and-site-data-firefox

  4. Microsoft Edge: https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/help/4027947/microsoft-edge-delete-cookies

In addition, this service also uses third-party services for user analysis and open login functions. Cookies for third-party services are created by third-party services, so if necessary, manage them through the above cookie management method for each browser.

Updated at: March 21 2021 (UTC)
Effective: updated as of