Introduction:

The goal of API Fortress is to create a platform that facilitates the process of testing and monitoring web services.

You are solely in control of all information you share on API Fortress. We reserve the right to modify this Privacy Policy at any time, so please review it frequently. If we make material changes to this policy we will notify you. If you object to any changes, you may close your account by emailing us at support@apifortress.com. If you continue to use API Fortress after a notice has been published, then you are consenting to the changes.

Please read this policy and send questions, concerns, or suggestions to support@apifortress.com.

API Fortress’s Privacy Policy:

  1. Important information
    1. Children under the age of 18 are not eligible to use API Fortress.
    2. This and all policies may be updated occasionally. When there are significant changes we will inform you through either a site notification or email. As stated, any objections to any policies should be handled by informing us and/or discontinuing use of the site. To close your account please email us at support@apifortress.com.
  2. Information Collected
    By joining API Fortress you voluntarily provide certain personally identifiable information which API Fortress collects to provide services. If you do not wish to have such information on the API Fortress website, or used in manners permitted by the Privacy Policy and the Terms of Use, then you should not become a user of API Fortress. If you are already a user then you should close your account by emailing us at support@apifortress.com.
    1. User Login
      To join API Fortress you must provide access to your Gmail account. API Fortress may request other information from you during the registration process to provide better services. You acknowledge that this information is accurate. By creating an account you allow API Fortress to identify you, and allow use of your information in accordance with our Terms of Use.
    2. Personal Information Upkeep
      You have the right to update information you supplied to API Fortress. With that said, API Fortress may keep a copy of your original information in our archives for business purposes.
    3. Using the Site
      We receive information when you interact with and use the API Fortress website or any derived technologies.
    4. Invitations
      In order to invite others to API Fortress you should email your API Fortress representative, or support@apifortress.com.
    5. My Account Information
      Once a user you may add more information to your API Fortress account. Providing additional information beyond what is minimally required at login improves the benefits from the API Fortress service. Any additional information you provide may be used by API Fortress as described in the Terms of Use and this Privacy Policy.
    6. Web Communication Standards
      Web communication standards provide API Fortress with information such the URL of your previous site, the site you are visiting when you leave the service, the internet protocol (“IP”) address of your device or proxy server, the operating system, the browser type, and your ISP/mobile carrier. API Fortress may also receive location data from third-party services, or GPS-enabled devices that you have enabled.
    7. Cookies
      API Fortress uses cookies and web log files. The information is used to track usage, trends, and improve the service, etc. A cookie is a data file that resides on your device which allows us to recognize you upon when you return using the same device and browser. You can remove or block cookies in your browser, but doing so will impact your ability to use, and enjoyment of, the site.
    8. Third-party Analytics
      API Fortress uses third party web beacons and analytics. These networks can view, edit, or set their own cookies. API Fortress does not provide personally identifiable information to third party networks.
    9. Information Storage
      Your information is retained on the API Fortress service for as long as your account is registered or as necessary to provide services. If you wish to close your account you may do so at any time by emailing support@apifortress.com. We will retain and use your information as necessary to comply with legal obligations, resolve disputes, and enforce this agreement.
  3. Personal Information Usage
    1. Information Sharing
      API Fortress does not sell or provide your personally identifiable information to third parties, except as described in this policy. We will also not share personal information not published to your profile without your explicit consent unless disclosure is reasonably necessary in our opinion to – comply with legal process such as civil or criminal subpoenas and court orders, enforce this Agreement, respond to violation claim reports, customer service inquiries, or protect the rights and personal safety of API Fortress users.
    2. API Fortress Communications
      As described in the Terms of Use we will communicate with you through the website, or through email. We may send notifications or emails that educate about features of the service, or about outages/maintenance. If information is received via a mobile carrier, please note all fees associated are chargeable to you.
    3. Compliance with Legal Process
      API Fortress may need to disclose personal information, as well as site activities, when required by subpoena or other legal process. API Fortress may also act when- there is a good faith belief that disclosure is necessary to take action regarding alleged or actual illegal activities; to enforce the Terms of Use; to assist government enforcement agencies; to defend ourselves against any claims or allegations; to protect the integrity of the site; to protect the rights, property, and safety of API Fortress and its users/ and/or our employees.
    4. As a Result of a Sale or Change
      API Fortress may also disclose your personal information and other information you provide to another third party as part of a sale of the assets, or as the result of a change in control of the company. Any third party to which API Fortress transfers or sells API Fortress assets will have the right to continue to use the personal and other information that you provide to us.
  4. Your Account
    Changing Account Information – You can review and edit any information provided to API Fortress at any time by logging in and visiting your account. Please be aware that even after a change is processed, the old information may reside in a backup or archived copy of our database.
    1. Closing Your Account – You can close your API Fortress account on by emailing us at support@apifortress.com. If you close your account we are not obligated to retain your information. We may retain certain data you have contributed if API Fortress believes it is necessary to prevent fraud or for legitimate business purposes. API Fortress has no liability in the retention or deletion of information. Also, API Fortress does not control search engines and their caching practices in regards to any information.
    2. Policy Regarding Deceased Users – If we learn that a user is deceased we may memorialize the user’s account. In these cases we may restrict access and close an account if we receive a formal request from next of kin.
    3. Failure of Payment – If a customer has failed to pay for his account in the timely manner set about in the contract, API Fortress may suspend or close the account as it sees fit.
  5. Your Role
    You have certain obligations to the service and its users. Some obligations are imposed by law, and some are standard in such Internet communities. Any violation of these guidelines may lead to suspension or termination of your account and access to API Fortress.
    1. Abide by the terms and conditions of all the then-current policies including the Terms of Use, Privacy Policy, and Service Level Agreement.
    2. Do not post information or tests that may be deemed to be untrue, injurious, violent, offensive, racist, xenophobic, detrimental to another person or company, or which may otherwise violate API Fortress.
    3. Keep your login information confidential.
  6. Security
    Personal information and access to your data on API Fortress is protected by SSL encryption. With that said it must be noted that the Internet is not a 100% secure environment. We cannot absolutely ensure the security of all information transmitted to the site. It is the user’s obligation to protect their login information.
  7. Contact Us
    All questions and comments about this or any of our policies should be sent to support@apifortress.com.

Updated January 22, 2014