[wp-hackers] WordPress.org Privacy Policy

Austin Matzko if.website at gmail.com
Tue Sep 25 20:45:44 GMT 2007

On 9/25/07, Matt Mullenweg <m at mullenweg.com> wrote:
> It's adapted it from the Creative Commons licensed one used for WP.com
> and Akismet:
> http://wordpress.org/about/privacy/

To clarify, is the following meant to suggest that users, by
downloading and running WordPress, have consented to the transfer of
their potentially personally-identifying plugin and URL data to the
employees of WordPress.org?

> WordPress.org discloses potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying
> information only to those of its employees, contractors, and affiliated organizations that (i)
> need to know that information in order to process it on WordPress.org's behalf or to provide
> services available at WordPress.org's websites, and (ii) that have agreed not to disclose it to
> others. Some of those employees, contractors and affiliated organizations may be located
> outside of your home country; by using WordPress.org's websites, you consent to the transfer
> of such information to them.

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