Privacy Policy

The CyberNest, Inc. ("The CyberNest", "Company", "we", "us", "our") takes privacy seriously. We are committed to protecting your privacy through our compliance with this Privacy Policy ("the Policy").

This Policy describes:

  1. The types of information we may collect from users when you visit our website, its subdomains that are owned and operated by The CyberNest, including but not limited to (collectively, the "Website") or that you may provide when you interact, register with, access, or use any The CyberNest services (collectively, the "Services").

  1. Our practices for collecting, using, maintaining, protecting, and disclosing that information.

About The CyberNest

The CyberNest offers a peer review and information sharing platform for cybersecurity professionals, where community members ("users") can search for and share open-source intelligence information, contribute ratings and reviews about such information, and communicate with other users.

This Policy applies to information we collect:

Please read this Policy carefully to understand our policies and practices regarding your information and how we treat your data. By accessing or using this Website, you agree to this Policy. This Policy may change from time to time. Your continued use of the Services after we make changes is deemed to be acceptance of those changes, so please check the Policy periodically for updates.

Information We Collect and How We Collect It

We receive, store, and process certain types of personal information about you from your use of the Site.

What Categories and Types of Information We Collect

We may collect, transmit and store information about you if you are a registered user of our Site. We collect various categories of personal information when you use the Site:




First Name, Last Name, Email address.

Usage or Device Activity Information

Search history, information on your interactions with the site, IP address

Professional Information

Current or past employment, job title, employer

How We Receive Personal Information

Directly from you. When you log-in as a registered user, we will collect and store that information.

Indirectly from you. When you navigate and interact with our Site, some information is automatically collected by cookies and similar technologies. Not all information collected may be personal information, and some cookies are necessary to use different functionalities of our Site. The personal information collected may include information about your computer and internet connection, like IP address, operating system, and browser type.

From Social Media Networks. When you use a social network login to access our Site, you will share certain personal information from your social media account with us. For example, if you connect to our Site through your LinkedIn account, we will receive and store your LinkedIn Profile information (your company name, industry, company size, job title, summary, end date, profile picture, and skills from your LinkedIn profile) and LinkedIn connections (we will use this information to show you ratings/reviews written by your connections, however, we will not access your connections' contact information nor send messages to your connections).

This Website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. ("Google"). Google Analytics uses "cookies," which are text files placed on your computer, to help the Website analyze how users use the site. The information generated by the cookie about your use of the Website (including your IP address) will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States. Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of the Website, compiling reports on website activity for website operators, and providing other services relating to website activity and internet usage. Google may also transfer this information to third parties where required to do so by law, or where such third parties process the information on Google's behalf. Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google. You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser, however please note that if you do this you may not be able to use the full functionality of this Website. By using this Website, you consent to the processing of data about you by Google in the manner and for the purposes set out above.

This Website uses "cookie" technology to obtain non-Personal Information from online visitors. We don't extract Personal Information in this process. Rather, cookies allow us to update and improve our Website. Even if you set your browser not to accept cookies, you can still use most of the features of the Website.

How We Use Your Personal Information

We do not sell your Personal Information. We may use or disclose the Personal Information we collect for one or more of the purposes listed in the chart above.

We will not collect additional categories of Personal Information or use the Personal Information we collected for materially different, unrelated, or incompatible purposes without providing you notice.

We may use Personal Information as permitted by law, for the following business purposes:

To provide the Site and various functions related to services offered on the Site. When you create a registered account on the Site, we store and use the information you provide during that process. This may include your first and last name, your email address, the company you work for, and any other information you may provide during the account creation process. By creating a registered login with the Site, you are consenting for The CyberNest to use your personal data in the following manner: publicly display your first name and last name, as well as any other photo or content you supply as part of your account profile.

Any ratings/reviews or other content that you submit to the Site are intended for public display and are therefore viewable by other community members ("users"), including your first name and last name, and any photos associated with your account. You can limit the public nature of some of this information in your account settings.

To engage in research and analysis related to the Site. We store and use information to identify and fix errors, understand how visitors use our Site, research and test different features, and analyze how users use our Site.

To personalize your experience. We store and use information provided by you, such as your role or industry to personalize and make recommendations to you based on your provided information.

To improve and understand usage of the Site. We store and use information about your use of the Site, such as your search activity, pages viewed, and the date, time and duration of your visits, to understand and improve usage of the Site.

To enhance the security of the Site. We store and use information to ensure the security of our Site. For example, we use the information collected by certain cookies to determine if you are logged in and to detect unauthorized access to your account.

To comply with legal obligations. We use and share your information as necessary to respond to subpoenas, court orders, or other legal processes; we also may use and share your information to establish or exercise our legal rights, to defend against legal claims, or as otherwise required by law.

We may use and share your personal information when we believe it is necessary to investigate, prevent, or take action regarding illegal or suspected illegal activities; to protect and defend the rights, property, or safety of The CyberNest, our Site visitors and registered users, and others.

We may use and share your personal information in connection with a corporate transaction, such as a divestiture, investment, merger, consolidation, or asset sale.

How We Share Your Information

Sharing your content with other users. When you leave a rating/review on the Site, the rating/review and any personal information you have associated with will only be shared with other community members ("users") on the Site.

We will share the following personal information, to the extent you provide it:

Sharing with our service providers. The CyberNest uses third party service providers to support or provide services for us in connection with the Site, such as hosting, security and fraud prevention, technical and user support, tracking and reporting usage of the Site, marketing, and other functions. We share your information with them as necessary to perform tasks on our behalf and they are obligated to not disclose or use it for any other purpose.

To enhance the security of the Site. We store and use information to ensure the security of our Site. For example, we use the information collected by certain cookies to determine if you are logged in and to detect unauthorized access to your account.

Your Data Privacy Rights

European Privacy Rights

If you are a resident or are otherwise located in the territory of Europe or the United Kingdom, this section provides additional details about the personal data we collect about you, and your rights granted by the EU and UK General Data Protection Regulations ("GDPR").

Subject to certain limitations, the GDPR provides you the following privacy rights:

Transparency and the right to information. Through this policy we explain how we use and share your personal information.

Right of access, objection, restriction of processing, correction, erasure, and portability. You can make a request to access, object, restrict, correct, erase, or transfer any of your personal data. You also have the right to withdraw your consent at any time when we process your personal data based on your consent.

Right to opt-in and opt-out to direct marketing. By registering as a user, you opt-in to receive direct marketing. You have the right to opt-out at any time to receive marketing materials from us by contacting us.

Please note that we reserve the right to send you other communications, including service announcements and administrative messages relating to your user account, without offering you the opportunity to opt out of receiving them.

California Privacy Rights

If you are a resident of California, this section provides additional details about the personal information we collect about you, and your rights under the California Consumer Privacy Act, or "CCPA."

Subject to certain limitations, the CCPA provides you the right to request:

If you would like to submit a request to exercise your California privacy rights under the CCPA, you may do so by contacting us. We will verify your request using information associated with your account, including your email address. Further identification may be required. You may also designate an authorized agent to act on your behalf.


We will not discriminate against you for exercising any of your CCPA rights. Unless permitted by the CCPA, we will not:

Data Security

We have implemented measures designed to secure your Personal Information from accidental loss and from unauthorized access, use, alteration, and disclosure.

Please bear in mind that submission of information over the Internet is never entirely secure. We cannot guarantee the security of information you submit via our Site. Any such submission is at your own risk.

Changes to Our Privacy Policy

It is our policy to post any changes we make to this Policy on this page. If we make material changes to how we treat our users' Personal Information, we will notify you by the email address specified in your account and/or through a notice on the Website. You are responsible for ensuring we have an up-to-date active and deliverable email address for you, and for periodically visiting this Policy to check for any changes.

Contact Us

To ask questions or comment about this Policy and our privacy practices, contact us at:

[email protected]