The Canchat.org service is processing, storing and forwarding personal information about you as follows, in accordance with the EU GDPR. By using the server, you agree with the described processing of your data.
This section describes how the Canchat.org service processes your personal information internally.
The following information is needed to provide the service to you (Art. 6.1b) and is stored as long as your account exists:
Content that you send or that is sent to you, is stored on your behalf, so that you can access it from all of your clients (Art. 6.1b):
To ensure proper operation of the service, including network and information security, server logs are stored for 4 weeks (Recital 49 of the EU GDPR). The server logs contain, among other data:
The main goal of the XMPP network is to get your messages to your contacts, and vice versa. To achieve that, data and meta-data is transmitted to the servers of the respective users, as far as this is required to deliver the messages (Art. 6.1b).
Content that you send to other servers is subject to their respective data protection policies. The processing on these servers might not be covered by the high data protection standards you expect, especially if the servers are located outside of the EU (Art. 49.1b).
If you join chatrooms or add other users to your contact list, those users (and the operators of their servers) will be automatically informed about:
You can opt out from this by unsubscribing these contacts from your contact list.
Your public profile information (vCard) and avatar image can be queried by users who know your Jabber ID.
If you enable push notifications (e.g. on a mobile client), the data that is required to perform the push notification (typically a device ID and message meta data) is transmitted to the respective push service provider (Art. 6.1b, Art. 49.1b). This processing is subject to the data protection policies of the respective provider.
You can access, change and delete the following information stored about you with a compliant XMPP client, after logging in with your Jabber ID:
For all other kinds of personal data processed by the Canchat.org service, please contact the representative below.
To obtain information about data processed and stored on other XMPP services, please contact their respective representative.
The representative for all purposes of data protection is: Sam Pavot
You need to identify as the holder of a given Jabber ID to obtain any information about it.
If you deem the conditions of this service as unacceptable, or have other concern, you have the right to complain to the Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada.