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Privacy Policy


The following dotCMS privacy policy applies only to information received by dotCMS from visitors to web sites owned and operated by dotCMS (including but not limited to,, and the the dotCMS support website). Web sites created with the dotCMS platform which are owned or operated by other organizations will each have their own individual privacy policies. Though dotCMS strongly recommends that web site owners create and publish privacy policies for any web sites created with dotCMS, dotCMS can not be responsible for the creation of or adherence to privacy policies for non-dotCMS web sites run on the dotCMS platform, including web sites maintained by dotCMS for other organizations.

dotCMS recognizes your need for appropriate protection and management of personally identifiable information you share with us (any information by which you can be identified, such as name, email address, and telephone number). The following spells out our Privacy Policy, so you understand the information we collect and the steps we take to safeguard your private information.

Location of Your Information

We collect, process, and maintain your information in the United States and other countries, where privacy laws may not be as protective as in your home country. By submitting personal information to dotCMS, you consent to the transfer, storage, use, and disclosure of your personal information, as described in this Privacy Policy, in the United States or any other country selected by dotCMS.

Collection and Use of Information

dotCMS may collect certain information from you as described below. dotCMS uses information it collects for various purposes, which may include authentication, fulfillment of your requests for products and services, and to communicate with you regarding dotCMS services.

  • Registration Information: dotCMS collects personal information you knowingly choose to submit to us at any time, such as your name, email address, telephone numbers and age, to authenticate users, send appropriate notifications to users, to manage each user’s account and to facilitate our compliance with applicable regulatory requirements.
  • Location and Non-Personally Identifiable Information: dotCMS also collects non-personally identifiable information, such as IP address and aggregate user data. User IP addresses are recorded for security and monitoring purposes.
  • Cookies: A “cookie” is a small data file that can be placed on your hard drive when you visit certain Internet sites. dotCMS uses cookies to collect, store, and sometimes track information for statistical purposes, to operate and improve the products and services we provide, to manage our network, to authenticate you when you use the Site and to remember your preferences and registration information.
  • Log Files/Browser Information: Every time you visit an Internet location page on the Internet, your Web browser sends information to the Web site you are visiting. dotCMS servers automatically collect and store this information. We may associate this information with your personal information to resolve technical issues and promote security.

Sharing of Information

dotCMS may disclose personal information or information regarding the use of its Site if, for any reason, in our sole discretion, we believe that it is necessary to do so in order to satisfy laws, regulations, or other legal requests for such information; to cooperate with law enforcement agencies; to disclose information that is necessary to identify, contact, or bring legal action against someone who may be violating our Terms of Use or other policies; to protect dotCMS, our services, our employees, or our users; or in connection with a proceeding, transaction or proposed transaction involving the transfer of the business or assets to which the information pertains.


We may provide links to other Sites. dotCMS is not responsible for the privacy policies and/or practices of any other service.

Email choice/Opt-out

Users who no longer wish to receive dotCMS email updates or notifications may opt-out of receiving these communications following the instructions contained in the applicable email. If you choose not to provide the information we request, you can still visit most of this Site, but you may be unable to access certain options, offers, and services.

Terms of Use, Notices and Revisions to Privacy Policy

dotCMS reserves the right to revise, amend, or modify this Privacy Policy, our Terms of Use, and our other policies and agreements at any time and in any manner. Any revision, amendment, or modification will be posted on our Web site. We encourage you to refer to this Privacy Policy on an ongoing basis for the latest information on our privacy practices.

Data Security

dotCMS takes reasonable precautions to protect your information. We use reasonable measures to protect member information that is stored within our database, and we restrict access to member information to those employees who need access to perform their job functions, such as our customer service personnel and technical staff.

Questions about Privacy Policy

dotCMS does not exchange information you provide with third parties. Mistakes are possible; miscommunication is possible. If you have any comments or questions regarding our privacy policy, please contact us at info at We will address any issue to the best of our abilities. Thank you for your support of these policies and of dotCMS.