I host my own server, Security and privacy are paramount at every step of the way. I'm the only person who has root access to my server, which has comprehensive firewall and rootkit monitoring mechanisms in place.
Terms and Conditions
| ||This server is under my personal control and as such I'm at liberty to impose 'house rules' as to who can access it or gain information from hosted domains. I reserve the right to block, filter or otherwise restrict access from any IP addresses or net-blocks that I choose to. I may do this in order to improve security or to eliminate third-party filtering, anonymous access or anything I regard as misuse of my server.|
Misuse of this server is deemed to include using any browser or software other than for the purposes of online viewing of web pages or content stored therein. Automated bots, spiders, web page or site grabbing tools and archiving/caching utilities are specifically forbidden from downloading data from this server.
Interception or modification of any pages or traffic data between this server and the final recipient is also forbidden. I want people to be able to see pages as originally intended and not subject to any third-party filtering, censoring, targeted advertising or otherwise tampering.
| ||The views and opinions expressed on this website are mine and mine alone*. Any agreement, disagreement, contradiction or misinterpretation in regards to anything else, either in a personal, official or business capacity is entirely irrelevant and should not be interpreted as any endorsement or allegiance to any product, company, item or person.|
* with the exception of those views or opinions which are not mine - either through the re-publishing of third-party articles or by allowing third-party interaction via guestbooks, forums or any other 'un-moderated' interactive areas.
I support the Anti Phorm League and BadPhorm campaign, and expressly forbid any third party to intercept, attempt to set cookies or otherwise interfere with my visitors web browsing. Intercepting pages from my server, collecting any browsing habits of users, or unauthorised modification of data sent from my server is regarded as a breach of my terms and conditions (see above) and deemed a misuse of my server under the terms of the 1990 Computer Misuse Act.
| ||• Nope. We Zap 'em - As stated above, all email logs are regularly wiped every night. Web access logs are stored for one week for the purposes of generating statistics and then also wiped. This occurs automatically and without intervention.|
The only exception to this policy is the monitoring of government and military accesses via my spook watch - and they're fair game because of the Orwellian methods of surveillance that they use on everyone else!
Your IP Address
| ||• Never Recorded - With the exception of generating statistics (which are only for my benefit to enable me to see generic data about geographic spread or browser use of my visitors) or government/military/spooks mentioned above, no IP addresses are ever stored or recorded in any fashion.|
| ||There is no record that anyone who visits this site has done so, nor what they did or where they went while they were here.|
I don't care if you're a freedom fighter protecting your privacy by reading my PGP installation instructions or a granny looking up the collective noun for rabbits. Your browsing habits are yours and yours alone as far as I'm concerned.
Having said that, there is nothing illegal or immoral on this website, so if you are of dubious ethical standing then you won't find anything of interest here anyway.