Privacy Policy

RPCh is dedicated to improving online privacy and reducing reliance on personal data.

Unfortunately, the reality of current web design means we can’t completely eliminate data processing and collection. But we don’t use cookies and we don’t store any personally identifying information. Unfortunately, you have to trust us on that for now. This is already better than 99% of websites, and we’re working to eliminate even these reliance. The rest of this policy explains what data we do process and collect.

To ensure the smooth running of RPCh, including mitigating denial of service attacks, we do need to store a minimal amount of data. We store this in such a way that no-one can identify you, even us.

When you [access RPCh through this website], the User-Agent string is hashed, and only this hash is saved. Your IP address is also hashed, and part of the hash is saved.

We want to process as little personal information as possible when you use our website. That's why we've chosen Fathom Analytics for our website analytics, which doesn't use cookies and complies with the GDPR, ePrivacy (including PECR), COPPA and CCPA. Using this privacy-friendly website analytics software, your IP address is only briefly processed, and we (running this website) have no way of identifying you. As per the CCPA, your personal information is de-identified. You can read more about this on Fathom Analytics' website.

The purpose of us using this software is to understand our website traffic in the most privacy-friendly way possible so that we can continually improve our website and business. The lawful basis as per the GDPR is "Article 6(1)(f); where our legitimate interests are to improve our website and business continually." As per the explanation, no personal data is stored over time.