This policy covers personally identifiable information collected or stored by the Drugs Wiki on its servers in
relation to the Projects and their communities.
Consistent with its Data Retention Policy, the Drugs Wiki collects and retains the least amount of personally
identifiable information needed to fulfill the projects' operational needs.
Purpose of the collection of private information
The Drugs Wiki limits the collection of personally identifiable user data to purposes which serve the well being of its
projects, including but not limited to the following:
To enhance the public accountability of the projects.
The Drugs Wiki recognizes that any system that is open enough to allow the greatest possible
participation of the general public will also be vulnerable to certain kinds of abuse and counterproductive behavior.
The project communities have established a number of mechanisms to prevent or remedy abusive activities.
The sites set a temporary session cookie on a visitor's computer whenever a project page is visited.
Readers who do not intend to log in or edit may deny this cookie; it will be deleted at the end of the browser's session.
More cookies may be set when one logs in to maintain logged in status.
If one saves a user name or password in one's browser, that information will be saved for up to 30 days, and this
information will be resent to the server on every visit to the same project.
Contributors using a public machine who do not wish to show their username to future users of the machine
should clear these cookies after use.
The Drugs Wiki believes that maintaining and preserving the privacy of user data is an important value.
safeguard the security of the limited user information that is collected and retained on our servers.
Cannot guarantee that user information will remain private.
We acknowledge that, in spite of our committed effort to protect private user information, determined individuals
may still develop data mining and other methods to uncover such information and disclose it.
For this reason, the can make no guarantee against unauthorized access to information provided in the course of participating
in or related communities.