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Information confidentiality
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Access and control over your data
You may request at any time and by any means for us to reveal to you all the information we have about yourself (if you prove to be the subject in cause). You may also request the update or completely removal of this information from our systems. You may also request a detailed explanation on how this information is used by the Bytes Lounge website.
Navigation at the Bytes Lounge website
This website's page accesses are tracked with the objective of gathering statistics about how our visitors use the website. This statistical information will be used to enhance the user-experience of our visitors.
We take all security measures to ensure that your information is secure and safe from any third-party. Your information is kept in a secure environment where unauthorized access is restricted.
Cookies and web beacons
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These files may be used to anonymously identify your web browser between page views or website visits.

Cookies may also be used to anonymously track which pages you visit within partner websites over the Internet, or even to keep track of which ads are presented to you while you visit websites containing ads from advertising partner networks. Web beacons are small invisible images contained in websites that may be used for the same tracking purposes as cookies.

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Third party vendors, including Google, use cookies to serve ads based on your prior visits to this website.

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This website makes use of Google Analytics in order to collect statistical information about pages visited by its users. Since this information is collected and processed by Google, this implies that page views will be tracked by a 3rd party which is external to this website (Google in this case). Google Analytics also makes use of cookies.
About the author
Gonçalo Marques is a Software Engineer with several years of experience in software development and architecture definition. During this period his main focus was delivering software solutions in banking, telecommunications and governmental areas. He created the Bytes Lounge website with one ultimate goal: share his knowledge with the software development community. His main area of expertise is Java and open source.

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He is also the author of the WiFi File Browser Android application: