Webconverger is designed to ensure users privacy and security whilst surfing the Web, primarily by wiping the slate clean between sessions. Therefore public users of a Webconverger kiosks do not have to fear they are leaving any private data behind.
Webconverger does not record your search history or collect any data of your surfing habits.
Webconverger send to our servers on boot:
- Machine identity, your machine UUID + MAC address
- IP address from where you sent it from
- Version of Webconverger you use
This "ping" is used to determine how many users Webconverger has to warrant further investment. Public usage statistics.
You can opt out by appending
noping to the command line.
By default (unless opted by specifying
noconfig), we direct you to our
configuration service. This configuration
service can see your machine UUID and MAC address. We use these machine
identifiers (not personally identifying), to track and apply subscriptions made
with our configuration service. This is how
the company generates revenue in order to support the opensource project.
All *.webconverger.[com|org] sites have standard Apache logs, which will log when you visit that site. Logs are typically rotated (deleted) within a year (Debian defaults). Google Analytics are also enabled on some of the sites.