Privacy Policy

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Pyperion would like you to know that we take your privacy seriously. This privacy policy deals with personally-identifiable information (referred to as “data” below) that may be collected by this site. This policy does not apply to other entities that are not owned or controlled by us, nor does it apply to persons that are not our employees or agents. Please take time to read our Terms Of Use.

Data Collection

Registration for an account on this site requires only a valid e-mail address and your full name. The e-mail address must be unique in our system. You are not required to provide any other information if you do not want to. Please be aware that the username you choose, the e-mail address you provide and any other information you enter may render you personally identifiable, and may possibly be displayed on this web site intentionally (depending on the choices you make in your settings) or unintentionally (subsequent to a successful act of intrusion by a third party, though we do not anticipate this). As on many web sites, we may also automatically receive general information that is contained in server log files, such as your IP address, and cookie information.

Use of Data

Data may be used to customize and improve your user experience on this site. Outside the scope of this privacy policy, we will never provide your information to third parties unless pursuant to legal action or law enforcement or it is found that your use of this site violates our terms of service, or other usage guidelines, or if it is deemed reasonably necessary by us to protect our legal rights and/or property or this site is purchased by a third party, in which case that third party will be able to use the data in the same manner as set forth in this policy. In the event you choose to use links displayed on this web site to visit other web sites, you are advised to read the privacy policies published on those sites. The use of specific functionalities of PiRcube CLUB and PiRcube SPOT involves that your e-mail address can be shared with some other users of the same functionalities. The registration to a SPOT race involves the publication of your name and the location of your loft, as well as the sharing of your personal data with the administrators of the club organizing this race.

Cookies and advertising

What are cookies?

A cookie is a small text file that a website stores on your computer or mobile device when you visit the site. First party cookies are cookies set by the website you’re visiting. Only that website can read them. In addition, a website might potentially use external services, which also set their own cookies, known as third-party cookies. Persistent cookies are cookies saved on your computer and that are not deleted automatically when you quit your browser, unlike a session cookie, which is deleted when you quit your browser. The purpose is to enable the site to remember your preferences (such as user name, language, etc.) for a certain period of time. That way, you don’t have to re-enter them when browsing around the site during the same visit. Cookies can also be used to establish anonymised statistics about the browsing experience on our sites.

How do we use cookies?

Pyperion website mostly use “first-party cookies”. These are cookies set and controlled by our website, not by any external organisation. However, to view some of our pages, you will have to accept cookies from external organisations. The 3 types of first-party cookie we use are to:
  • store visitor preferences
  • make our website operational
  • gather analytics data (about user behaviour)

Visitor preferences

These are set by us and only we can read them. They remember:
  • if you have agreed to (or refused) this site’s cookie policy
  • if you have replied or acknowkedged to our questions and warnings pop-ups – so you won't be asked again

Operational cookies

There are some cookies that we have to include in order for certain web pages to function. For this reason, they do not require your consent. In particular:
  • authentication cookies
  • technical cookies required by certain IT systems

Authentication cookies

These are stored when you log in to Pyperion site, using our authentication service. When you do this, you accept the associated privacy policy.

Analytics cookies

We use these purely for internal research on how we can improve the service we provide for all our users. The cookies simply assess how you interact with our website – as an anonymous user (the data gathered does not identify you personally). Also, this data is not shared with any third parties or used for any other purpose. The anonymised statistics could be shared with contractors working on communication projects under contractual agreement with Pyperion. Our website relies on Google Analytics to gather its usage statistics.

Third-party cookies

Like many web sites, this web site sets and uses cookies to enhance your user experience. Advertisements may display on this web site and, if so, may set and access cookies on your computer; such cookies are subject to the privacy policy of the parties providing the advertisement. Third party vendors, including Google, use cookies to serve ads based on a user's prior visits to this website or other websites. Google's use of advertising cookies enables it and its partners to serve ads to our users based on their visit to our site and/or other sites on the Internet.
Some of our pages display content from external providers, e.g. YouTube, Facebook and Twitter. To view this third-party content, you first have to accept their specific terms and conditions. This includes their cookie policies, which we have no control over. But if you do not view this content, no third-party cookies are installed on your device.

Third-party providers on Pyperion website: These third-party services are outside of our control. Providers may, at any time, change their terms of service, purpose and use of cookies, etc.

How can you manage cookies?

Removing cookies from your device

You can delete all cookies that are already on your device by clearing the browsing history of your browser. This will remove all cookies from all websites you have visited. Be aware though that you may also lose some saved information (e.g. saved login details, site preferences).

Managing site-specific cookies

For more detailed control over site-specific cookies, check the privacy and cookie settings in your preferred browser Users may opt out of personalized advertising by visiting Ads Settings. Alternatively, you can opt out of a third-party vendor's use of cookies for personalized advertising by visiting www.aboutads.info. Google also published on that page information about how they uses these data.

Blocking cookies

You can set most modern browsers to prevent any cookies being placed on your device, but you may then have to manually adjust some preferences every time you visit a site/page. And some services and functionalities may not work properly at all (e.g. profile logging-in).

Managing our analytics cookies

You can manage your preferences concerning cookies from Google Analytics on the dedicated Google Analytics page.

Managing our advertising cookies

You can manage your preferences concerning cookies from Google AdSense on the dedicated Ads Settings page.

Managing our Authentication cookies

You can delete your authentication cookies by clicking on 'Delete my login data' on our authentication service page.

Access by Minors

Access to our site by users who are less than 18 years of age is only permitted pursuant our Terms Of Use. Since this site requires a credit card or PayPal account for premium usage, it is assumed that a responsible guardian or parent has permitted a person of less than 18 years of age to become a member.


While this privacy policy states standards for maintenance of data, and while efforts will be made to meet the said standards, we are not in a position to guarantee compliance with these standards. There may be factors beyond our control that may result in disclosure of data. Consequently, we offer no warranties or representations as regards maintenance or non-disclosure of data.

Editing or Deleting Your Account

You are provided with the ability to edit the information stored for your user account information during registration, by visiting your user profile panel. You can download a copy of your data. You can request that your user account be deleted; to do so, please Contact Us. Content or other data that you may have provided, and that is not stored within your user account, such as articles published, may continue to remain on the site at our discretion, even after your user account is deleted.

Changes to this Privacy Policy

Changes may be made to this policy from time to time. You may or may not be notified of substantial changes to this policy either by through the posting of a prominent announcement on the site, and/or by a mail message sent to the e-mail address you have provided, which is stored within your user profile panel.