Couchbase Website Privacy Policy

Couchbase, Inc. owns and operates the Couchbase website. Please read the following to learn more about our privacy policy. You may also want to review our Terms of Service.

Privacy Policy Scope
This policy covers how Couchbase treats information about you that Couchbase collects and receives, including information related to your use of Couchbase products and services. This policy does not apply to the practices of companies that Couchbase does not own or control, or to people that Couchbase does not employ or manage. In addition, certain Couchbase partners may have their own privacy policies and statements.

Personal Information
Couchbase collects personal information when you visit the Couchbase websites, join the Couchbase Community, sign-up for a mailing list, request news and product information, enter contests, complete surveys or purchase Couchase products and services. Personal information is information about you that is personally identifiable like your name, address, email address or phone number, and that is otherwise not publicly available. We use the personal information you voluntarily provide to register you software you’re downloading, to send information you've requested, and to fulfill orders
When you join the Couchbase Forums you must provide an email. When you purchase or download Couchbase commercial subscriptions, we may add you to one or more of our mailing lists and we may occasionally contact you via email. When you enter a contest or survey, we may ask for your name, address and email address so we can administer the contest and notify winners.

Use of Personal Information
Couchbase does not sell or rent your personal information to anyone. We may release personal information when we believe that it is required to comply with the law, or to protect the rights, property, or safety of Couchbase, our users, or others. This may include exchanging information with other companies and organizations for purposes of fraud protection and credit risk management.

Aggregate Information
Couchbase also collects aggregated tracking data when users visit our websites. We analyze visitors' use of our sites by tracking information such as page views, traffic flows, search terms and click throughs. We use this information to improve our websites. We may also share this anonymous traffic and demographic information in aggregate form with advertisers and other business partners. We do not share any information with anyone that can identify an individual user. Cookies. As part of our approach to providing personalized services on our web site, Couchbase uses cookies to store and sometimes track information about you. A cookie is a small data file sent to your browser from a web server and stored on your hard drive that allows easier access the next time the same page is visited. For example, a cookie is sent when you sign-up to download products or information on Couchbase's website. With your consent, cookies can store information from forms you fill out to create a user profile so that you do not have to re-enter the information each time you visit.
If you do not want your personal information to be stored by cookies, you can configure your browser so that it notifies you whenever a cookie is received. This way you can decide each time to accept cookies or not. However, the use of cookies may be necessary to provide certain features and choosing to reject cookies may reduce the functionality of the Couchbase website. Your browser should include precise instructions explaining how to control the acceptance of cookies.

IP Addresses
The Couchbase websites also automatically capture IP addresses. We use IP addresses to analyze trends, administer the site, track user movement, ensure the security of your interaction with the Couchbase website, and gather broad demographic information for aggregate use.

Security
The Couchbase websites have security measures in place to protect the loss, misuse, and alteration of the information under our control. All personal information and aggregate information is stored on a server. This server is located in a locked and guarded place and only authorized Couchbase personnel have access to the database containing user names and passwords.

Notification of Changes
If we change our Privacy Policy, we will post an updated privacy policy. If we decide to use personally identifiable information in a manner different from that stated at the time it was collected, we will notify users via email. Users will be able to opt out of any new use of their personal information. Choice/Opt-Out. The Couchbase website provides users the opportunity to opt-out of receiving communications from us and from our partners any time we collect personal information.

Contact Couchbase
If you have any questions or comments about our privacy policy, the practices of the Couchbase websites or your dealings with Couchbase, you can at any time info@couchbase.com.