Legal Notices

Legal Notices


This page contains the privacy policy, terms of service and other legal notices concerning the use of the services/websites provided by Boolean World.

“Boolean World” is not a company, it is a collective name assigned to the services made available through the websites “booleanworld.com” and “elbo.in”.

The legal notices are subject to change without prior notification; so please be sure to check back from time to time.

Copyright


Except where otherwise noted, all content is copyright © 2018 booleanworld.com. All rights reserved.

Privacy Policy


We collect some information about the users/visitors of the services/websites provided by Boolean World, required for the purpose of operating our services.

The following types of information are collected:

  • As part of your visits to Boolean World websites, we collect the IP address, user agent, referrer information, and the URLs accessed on the website.
  • As part of the services provided, we collect some information, as outlined below:
    • Your email address, required for services such as newsletter signups or the “Contact us” form on booleanworld.com or account registration on elbo.in.
    • Aggregate information, such as the type of browser/OS, the country of residence and the referring website for the elbo.in URL shortening service

The data collected is retained and used in the following manner:

  • Information entered through forms on Boolean World (such as the “Register”/”Login” form on elbo.in or the “Contact us” form on booleanworld.com), we collect the form data, IP address and user agent information and may store this information indefinitely. This is required so that we can provide you with the services you asked for, and for abuse prevention.
  • For users who are redirected through the elbo.in URL shortening service, we keep the aggregate information (as outlined above) for an indefinite amount of time. This is required to provide the “analytics” functionality of elbo.in.
  • In addition to the above, the IP address, user agent, referrer information and URLs accessed are kept as part of server logs. This information is used for the purpose of abuse prevention, website maintenance and troubleshooting, and may be retained for upto a year.

Cookies may be placed on your browser for the following purposes:

  • For proper operation of the website services, such as for logging into our services
  • Advertising on our website
  • Content delivery (our content delivery network may place cookies in your browser when you visit our sites).

We use third party services, including Google Adsense for advertising, Google Analytics for website analytics, Google ReCaptcha for abuse prevention and Cloudflare for content delivery and website security. Please refer to the privacy policy of the aforementioned services for more information about how those services handle your data.

URLs shortened through the elbo.in service should not be treated as private.

The information collected may be shared with law enforcement if we receive a legal request or if our services are abused.

Terms of Services


By using the services provided on this website, you understand that:

  • No representation is made regarding the availability of our services, you are entirely responsible for any losses or damage arising out of the use of our services.
  • No representation regarding the accuracy correctness or safety of information available through our services is made; you are entirely responsible for any damage or losses arising out of the use of such information.
  • You will not send high volume requests to our services.
  • You will not use our services in a manner that interferes with the normal functioning of computer systems and networks.
  • We reserve the right to remove any user-posted content, with or without assigning a reason.
  • You may only post content to our services in accordance to the acceptable use policy of the respective services (see below).

Comment policy


You may not post content in comments containing:

  • Spam (content solely made for advertising a service)
  • Copyrighted content distributed in a manner that is in violation of the copyright terms under which the work is licensed (this includes “pirated content” and “cracks”)
  • Child sexual abuse content (including cartoon images or other artistic representations)
  • Links to malicious content (including websites containing malware or phishing)
  • Hate speech and/or abuse and threats directed at people or groups of people
  • Content that is intended to incite violence or terrorism

In addition, we may remove any comments posted that are off-topic with respect to the current article, even if they are not in violation of the above terms.

You can request for content removal by contacting us through the contact form.

Acceptable use policy for elbo.in


You may not redirect users to the following types of content:

  • Malicious content (viruses, adware or any other form of malware)
  • Phishing websites
  • Personal and confidential information, such as credit card numbers, social security numbers, driving license numbers, data dumps of hacked websites, and other such information that are not intended to be publicly accessed
  • Promotes, raises funds for or recruits people for purposes of violent crimes and terrorism
  • Contains child sexual abuse content (including cartoon images or other artistic representations)
  • “Redirection chains” involving the use of multiple URL redirection services
  • Spammy websites (websites which solely are made for advertisements, contain solely of low value content, advertise fake products or fraudulent financial schemes.)

Content removal policy for elbo.in


Please note these services simply redirect to content that exists on other websites. This is not content hosted by Boolean World.

You can request for content removal by contacting us through the contact form if it violates the policies outlined in the section “Acceptable use policy for elbo.in”. Other cases may be reported to us, and will be dealt with on a case-by-case basis.