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Cyber Defense Group Privacy Policy

Last updated: September 1, 2022

Cyber Defense Group, Inc. (“us”, “we”, or “our”) operates https://www.cdg.io/ (the “Site”). This page informs you of our policies regarding the collection, use and disclosure of Personal Information we receive from users of the Site.

We use your Personal Information only for providing and improving the Site. By using the Site, you agree to the collection and use of information in accordance with this policy.

Information Collection And Use

In general, you do not need to provide us with any Personal Information in order to browse the Sites.  While using our Site, we may ask you to provide us with certain personally identifiable information that can be used to contact or identify you. Personally identifiable information may include, but is not limited to your name (“Personal Information”). If you do not want to share your Personal Information with us, please do not submit it.  Unfortunately, this may mean that we will not be able to provide you with the services you have requested.

Log Data

We may also gather certain information automatically, such as Internet protocol (IP) addresses, browser type, Internet Service Provider (ISP), referring/exit pages, operating systems, date/time stamps, and/or clickstream data.  We gather this information to better understand our clients and Site user-base and to improve our services to you.  In addition, we may conduct research on your demographics, interests, and behavior based on non-Personal Information usage data.  This data may be compiled and analyzed on an aggregate basis and we may share the data with our service providers.  However, the data is stored separately from any Personal Information you may have provided, and will not be connected to you.


We may use your Personal Information to contact you with newsletters, marketing or promotional materials and other information that promotes our products and services.


Cookies are text-only strings of information that a website transfers to the cookie file of the browser on your computer’s hard drive so the website can remember who you are.  We may use cookies to recognize you when you return to the Sites in order to provide you with a better user experience.  Most websites use cookies and cookies alone cannot be used to identify you.  A cookie will usually contain the name of the domain from which the cookie has come, the “lifetime” of the cookie, and a value (usually a randomly generated unique number).  We use two types of cookies on this website:

Session cookies – temporary cookies that remain in the cookie file of your browser until you leave the site.  Session cookies are used to carry information across pages of the Sites so you don’t have to re-enter information in order to access areas of your account such as stored files.

Persistent cookies – cookies that remain in the cookie file of your browser for much longer (though how long will depend on the lifetime of the specific cookie).  Persistent cookies are used to help us recognize you as a unique visitor when you return to our website.  They also allow us to tailor content or advertisements to match your preferred interests or to avoid showing you the same adverts repeatedly.  We also use persistent cookies to compile anonymous, aggregated statistics that allow us to understand how the Sites are used and to help us improve the structure of the Sites.

Third Party Cookies – We may allow third parties to use cookies on the Sites but we do not control the use or contents of third party cookies.  Web browsers often allow you to erase existing cookies from your hard drive, block the use of cookies and/or be notified when cookies are encountered.  If you elect to block cookies, please note that you may not be able to take full advantage of the features and functions of the Sites.

Web Beacons –   Web beacons are images inserted in a webpage or email, which may be used to count the number of visitors to the Sites, monitor the behavior of the Site user, store the IP address of the user, store the duration of the interaction, and store the type of web browser that was used, among other information.  We may use web beacons to improve user experiences on the Sites and learn more about our customers and visitors to the Sites.  Web Beacons collect only limited information which includes a cookie number; time and date of a page view; and a description of the page on which the Web Beacon resides.  Web beacons do not contain any Personal Information.


The security of your Personal Information is important to us, but remember that no method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage, is 100% secure. While we strive to use commercially acceptable means to protect your Personal Information, we cannot guarantee its absolute security.

International Transfers

The Sites are hosted in, and our Services are provided from, the U.S.  Accordingly, by providing your Personal Information through the Sites, you consent to the transfer of your Personal Information from your country of residence to the United States.  We may also engage service providers or business partners located in other countries, who may receive your Personal Information, all in accordance with this Notice and applicable law.  Those countries may offer less privacy protection than your country of residence, and in certain instances your Personal Information may be accessible by foreign courts, law enforcement authorities and national security authorities in those countries.

Third-Party Links

The Sites may contain links to or from other websites over which we have no control.  Please be aware that we are not responsible for the privacy practices of such other sites.  We encourage users to be aware when they leave our Sites and to read the privacy notices of each and every website that collects Personal Information.  This Privacy Notice applies solely to information collected by our Sites.

Children’s Data

The Sites are not intended for minors and we do not knowingly collect Personal Information from anyone under 13 years of age.  If you believe we may have collected Personal Information from your child on the Sites, please contact us and we will make reasonable efforts to delete the information from our records.

Sensitive Data

We do not use the Sites to knowingly collect “sensitive data” such as that relating to racial or ethnic origin, political opinions, religious or philosophical beliefs, current or future medical status, genetic information, labor union affiliation, or sexual orientation.  If you believe you have mistakenly provided us with any sensitive data, please contact us.

Changes To This Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy is effective as of March 1, 2020 and will remain in effect except with respect to any changes in its provisions in the future, which will be in effect immediately after being posted on this page.

We reserve the right to update or change our Privacy Policy at any time and you should check this Privacy Policy periodically. Your continued use of the Service after we post any modifications to the Privacy Policy on this page will constitute your acknowledgment of the modifications and your consent to abide and be bound by the modified Privacy Policy.

If we make any material changes to this Privacy Policy, we will notify you either through the email address you have provided us, or by placing a prominent notice on our website.

Questions and Complaints

We take your privacy concerns seriously.  If you believe we have not complied with this Notice, or you have any other questions, you may contact us at [email protected] or +1 888.450.0911

Who we are

Suggested text: Our website address is: https://www.cdg.io/.


Suggested text: When visitors leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.

An anonymized string created from your email address (also called a hash) may be provided to the Gravatar service to see if you are using it. The Gravatar service privacy policy is available here: https://automattic.com/privacy/. After approval of your comment, your profile picture is visible to the public in the context of your comment.


Suggested text: If you upload images to the website, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included. Visitors to the website can download and extract any location data from images on the website.


Suggested text: If you leave a comment on our site you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.

If you visit our login page, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.

When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.

If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after 1 day.

Embedded content from other websites

Suggested text: Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.

These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracking your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.

Who we share your data with

Suggested text: If you request a password reset, your IP address will be included in the reset email.

How long we retain your data

Suggested text: If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognize and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.

For users that register on our website (if any), we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.

What rights you have over your data

Suggested text: If you have an account on this site, or have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.

Where your data is sent

Suggested text: Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.