Privacy Policy

Effective Date: 2018-05-24


IntelliFactory ("we") operate a set of websites dedicated to promoting the mainstream use and advancement of functional programming. These sites include along with their subsites: (our company website), (a social website for functional developers), (a group of websites promoting the use of WebSharper), and (an online IDE for functional developers.)

We respect the privacy of our users (“user” or “you”) and take the privacy of your personal information very seriously. To that end, we follow a number of procedures to ensure that your information is safe with us and is handled in accordance with applicable data protection and privacy laws.

This Privacy Policy explains what information we collect and why when you visit or use our websites or any other media form or channel (newsletter, mobile applications, etc.) related or connected to them (collectively, the “Network”). It also explains when and to whom we disclose some of this information, and how you can update, and ask to export or even delete your personal information.

The effective date of this policy is always marked on the top of the document. You can obtain previous versions by sending an email to

We reserve the right to make changes to this Privacy Policy at any time and for any reason. You are encouraged to periodically review this Privacy Policy to stay informed of updates. You will be deemed to have been made aware of, will be subject to, and will be deemed to have accepted the changes in any revised Privacy Policy by your continued use of the Network after the date such revised Privacy Policy is posted.

Collection of your Information

Personal Data

When you sign up to our Network, we collect the personal information you give us. This includes personally identifiable information, such as your name, email address,social network username(s), address, and voluntary information, such as your bio, interests, skills, education, workplaces that you voluntarily give to us when you choose to participate in various activities and features of the Network, such as job or message boards. You are under no obligation to provide us with personal information of any kind; however your refusal to do so may prevent you from signing up to or using certain features of the Network.

Visitor Data

Information our servers automatically collect when you access the Network, such as your IP address, your browser type, your operating system, your access times, and the pages and content you have viewed/accessed in the Network.

Payment Data

We collect data related to your PayPal payments (your PayPal email address and PayPal transaction IDs) when you purchase services from the Network. We do not collect or store any other financial information, such as credit card numbers.

Data from Social Networks

User information from social networking sites, such as your name, your social network username, email address, profile picture, and public data for contacts, if you connect your account to such social networks.

Data from Contests and Surveys

Personal and other information you may provide when entering contests and/or responding to surveys.

Use of your Information

Having accurate information about you enables us to provide you with a smooth, efficient, and customized user experience. Specifically, we may use information collected about you via the Network to process your payment, and deliver emails related to your activities, posts, and content on the Network.

Disclosure of your Information

We may share information we have collected about you in certain situations. Your information may be disclosed as follows:

By Law or to Protect Rights

If we believe the release of information about you is necessary to respond to legal process, to investigate or remedy potential violations of our policies, or to protect the rights, property, and safety of others, we may share your information as permitted or required by applicable law, rule, or regulation. This includes exchanging information with other entities for fraud protection and credit risk reduction.

Third-Party Service Providers

We may share your information with third parties that perform services for us or on our behalf in connection with providing the services you signed up for or requested, including payment processing and email delivery. In no event do we share your personal information for third-party marketing purposes.

Interactions with Other Users

If you interact with other users of the Network, those users may see your name, profile photo, and descriptions of your activity, including replying to forum topics or blog articles, sending invitations to other users, chatting with other users, liking or expressing gestures about posts and other content, or following blogs.

Online Postings

When you post comments, contributions or other content to the Network, your posts may be viewed by all users and publically, and may be linked to or referenced outside the Network in perpetuity. You may choose to hide your personal information (such as your name) on those posts at any time.

Other Third Parties

We may share your information in an anonymized form for the purpose of conducting general business analysis or other uses we may deem useful in enhancing our services to you.

Sale or Bankruptcy

If we reorganize or sell all or a portion of our assets, undergo a merger, or are acquired by another entity, we may transfer your information to the successor entity. If we go out of business or enter bankruptcy, your information would be an asset transferred or acquired by a third party. You acknowledge that such transfers may occur and that the transferee may decline to honour commitments we made in this Privacy Policy.

We are not responsible for the actions of third parties with whom you share personal or sensitive data, and we have no authority to manage or control third-party solicitations. If you no longer wish to receive correspondence, emails or other communications from third parties, you are responsible for contacting the third party directly.

Tracking Technologies

Cookies and Web Beacons

We may use cookies, web beacons, tracking pixels and other tracking technologies on the Network to help customize the Network and improve your experience. When you access the Network, your personal information is not collected through the use of tracking technology. Most browsers are set to accept cookies by default. You can remove or reject cookies, but be aware that such action could affect the availability and functionality of the Network. You may not decline web beacons. However, they can be rendered ineffective by declining all cookies or by modifying your web browser's settings to notify you each time a cookie is tendered, permitting you to accept or decline cookies on an individual basis.

Website Analytics

We may also partner with selected third-party vendors, such as to allow tracking technologies and remarketing services on the Network through the use of first-party cookies and third-party cookies, to, among others, analyze and track users’ use of the Network, determine the popularity of certain content and better understand online activity. By accessing the Network, you consent to the collection and use of your information by these third-party vendors. You are encouraged to review their privacy policy and contact them directly for responses to your questions. We do not transfer personal information to these third-party vendors. However, if you do not want any information to be collected and used by tracking technologies, you can visit the third-party vendor or Network Advertising Initiative Opt-Out Tool or Digital Advertising Alliance Opt-Out Tool.

You should be aware that getting a new computer, installing a new browser, upgrading an existing browser, or erasing or otherwise altering your browser’s cookies files may also clear certain opt-out cookies, plug-ins, or settings.

Third-party Websites

The Network may contain links to third-party websites and applications of interest, including advertisements and external services that are not affiliated with us. Once you have used these links to leave the Network, any information you provide to these third parties is not covered by this Privacy Policy, and we cannot guarantee the safety and privacy of your information. Before visiting and providing any information to any third-party websites, you should inform yourself of the privacy policies and practices of the third-party responsible for that website, and should take those steps necessary to, at your discretion, protect the privacy of your information. We are not responsible for the content or privacy and security practices and policies of any third parties, including other sites, services or applications that may be linked to or from the Network.

Security of your Information

We use administrative, technical, and physical security measures to help protect your personal information. While we have taken reasonable steps to secure the personal information you provide to us, please be aware that despite our efforts, no security measures are perfect or impenetrable, and no method of data transmission can be guaranteed against any interception or other type of misuse. Any information disclosed online is vulnerable to interception and misuse by unauthorized parties. Therefore, we cannot guarantee complete security if you provide personal information.

Policy for Children

We do not knowingly solicit information from or market to children under the age of 13. If you become aware of any data we have collected from children under age 13, please contact us using the contact information provided below.

Controls for Do-Not-Track Features

Most web browsers and some mobile operating systems include a Do-Not-Track (“DNT”) feature or setting you can activate to signal your privacy preference not to have data about your online browsing activities monitored and collected. No uniform technology standard for recognizing and implementing DNT signals has been finalized. As such, we do not currently respond to DNT browser signals or any other mechanism that automatically communicates your choice not to be tracked online. If a standard for online tracking is adopted that we must follow in the future, we will inform you about that practice in a revised version of this Privacy Policy.

Options Regarding your Information

Account Information

You may at any time review or change the information in your account or terminate your account by using the privacy controls on your profile/account page, or by sending an email to:

Upon your request to terminate your account, we will deactivate or delete your account and remove your personal information from our active databases. However, some information may be retained in our files to prevent fraud, troubleshoot problems, assist with any investigations, enforce our Terms of Use and/or comply with legal requirements.

Emails and Communications

If you no longer wish to receive correspondence, emails, or other communications from us, you may opt-out by clicking on the Unsubscribe link at the end of each newsletter/email.

If you no longer wish to receive correspondence, emails, or other communications from third parties, you are responsible for contacting the third party directly.

Contact Us

If you have questions or comments about this Privacy Policy, please contact us at: or