Website Visitors

Like most website operators, Cloudius Systems collects non-personally-identifying information of the sort that web browsers and servers typically make available, such as the browser type, language preference, referring site, and the date and time of each visitor request. Cloudius Systems’s purpose in collecting non-personally identifying information is to better understand how Cloudius Systems’s visitors use its websites. From time to time, Cloudius Systems may release non-personally-identifying information in the aggregate, e.g., by publishing a report on trends in the usage of its websites. Cloudius Systems also collects potentially personally-identifying information like Internet Protocol (IP) addresses. Cloudius Systems does not disclose such information, other than under the same circumstances that it uses and discloses personally-identifying information, as described below.

Gathering of Personally-Identifying Information

Certain visitors to Cloudius Systems’s websites (including and choose to interact with Cloudius Systems in ways that require Cloudius Systems to gather personally-identifying information. The amount and type of information that Cloudius Systems gathers depends on the nature of the interaction. For example, we ask visitors who complete a contact form to provide a name and email address. Cloudius Systems does not disclose personally-identifying information other than as described below. And visitors can always refuse to supply personally-identifying information, with the caveat that it may prevent them from engaging in certain website-related activities.

Aggregated Statistics

Cloudius Systems may collect statistics about the behavior of visitors to its websites. For instance, Cloudius Systems may reveal how many downloads a particular version got, or say which virtual appliances are most popular. However, Cloudius Systems does not disclose personally-identifying information other than as described below.

Protection of Certain Personally-Identifying Information

Cloudius Systems 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 Cloudius Systems’s behalf or to provide services available at Cloudius Systems’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 Cloudius Systems’s websites, you consent to the transfer of such information to them. Other than to its employees, contractors, and affiliated organizations, as described above, Cloudius Systems discloses potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information only when required to do so by law, or when Cloudius Systems believes in good faith that disclosure is reasonably necessary to protect the property or rights of Cloudius Systems, third parties, or the public at large. If you send us a request (for example via a support email or via one of our feedback mechanisms), we reserve the right to publish it in order to help us clarify or respond to your request or to help us support other users. Cloudius Systems takes all measures reasonably necessary to protect against the unauthorized access, use, alteration, or destruction of potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information.


A cookie is a string of information that a website stores on a visitor’s computer, and that the visitor’s browser provides to the website each time the visitor returns. Cloudius Systems uses cookies to help Cloudius Systems identify and track visitors, their usage of Cloudius Systems website, and their website access preferences. Cloudius Systems visitors who do not wish to have cookies placed on their computers should set their browsers to refuse cookies before using Cloudius Systems’s websites, with the drawback that certain features of Cloudius Systems’s websites may not function properly without the aid of cookies.

Privacy Policy Changes

Cloudius Systems may change its Privacy Policy from time to time, and in Cloudius Systems’s sole discretion. Cloudius Systems encourages visitors to frequently check this page for any changes to its Privacy Policy. Your continued use of Cloudius Systems sites after any change in this Privacy Policy will constitute your acceptance of such change.

Third-Party Services

Cloudius Systems uses several third-party services to provide functionality for its sites. Privacy policies for these services are available from each service.

Google Analytics
GitHub Pages

Cloudius Systems may merge personally-identifiable information with non-personally identifiable information collected through Google Analytics, using Google Analytics features including Audience Demographics, Audience Behavior, Audience Technology and Audience Mobile. To opt out of Google Analytics, you may install the Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on.

Creative Commons license

This privacy policy is based on the privacy policy and is available under a Creative Commons license: