DisabilityWiki:Privacy Policy

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This privacy policy outlines the types of personal information we collect and receive when you use Disability Wiki, as well as some of the steps we take to safeguard that information.

What Data We Collect

Our primary goal in collecting personal information is to provide you with a smooth, efficient, and customized experience while using our wiki.

Personal Data

You can visit and read articles on DisabilityWiki without registering for an account. However, when you register to create an account, we ask for some personal information, such as a username and email address (optional). We strongly urge you to choose a generic non-identifiable nickname as your username, and we urge you never to share any personal or personally identifiable information.

Medical professionals or others who would like to be recognized for their contributions with their real names may voluntarily add them when signing up.


Any information you contribute to DisabilityWiki is public and can be seen and used by everyone. Your contributions are also archived and remain available in a public log.

Medical and Health Information

While DisabilityWiki contains information about disabilities and health-related topics, we do not collect any specific personal health or medical data from our users unless voluntarily provided by the user in the course of discussions or contributions.

Automatic Data Collection

We automatically collect some data about your visit, including your IP address, the pages you visit, and the time and duration of your visit.


We use cookies for several reasons, including maintaining your session as you navigate through the site, improving the performance of the site, remembering your preferences, and tracking site usage. They are designed to hold a modest amount of data specific to you to improve your experience and can be accessed either by the web server or the client computer.

Use of Your Data

We use your data to manage your account, communicate with you, optimize our site and services, and comply with legal obligations.

Your public contributions to DisabilityWiki are used to provide and improve the service, and these contributions may be available indefinitely.

Disclosure of Your Data

We do not share your personal information with third parties except in the situations outlined in this policy or when legally required.

We may share your personal data with our service providers who need access to such information to perform services on our behalf.

If DisabilityWiki is involved in a merger, acquisition, or sale of assets, we will give affected users who have registered emails notice.

Data Retention

We retain your personal data for as long as necessary to provide the services and fulfill the transactions you have requested, or for other essential purposes, including complying with our legal obligations.

Children's Privacy

Our service is not intended for children under 13 years of age, and we do not knowingly collect personal information from children under 13. If we learn we have collected or received personal information from a child under 13 without verification of parental consent, we will delete that information.

Changes to This Policy

We may update this policy from time to time. We encourage you to review it regularly.

European Union Privacy Rights

If you are located in the European Union (EU), you have certain rights under European law with respect to your personal data, including the right to request access to, correct, amend, delete, or limit the use of your personal data. If you are a resident of the EU and wish to exercise these rights, please contact us via our Contact page.

We process personal data in accordance with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and other applicable data protection laws in the EU. We only collect, use, and share your personal data where we are satisfied that we have an appropriate legal basis to do this.

Contact Us

If you have any questions or concerns about this Privacy Policy, you can contact us via our Contact page.