HamQTH privacy information
HamQTH is a web based callbook. Without your data it can't work and properly serve to its users.
What kind of data HamQTH collect?When you register, HamQTH needs at minimum the following data:
- Name used when you are on the air (usually your first name or nick name)
It would also be great if you could provide more personal data e.g.:
- Postal address - some people would like to send QSL also direct to your postal address
- Picture of youself and/or your shack
- Links to your social network pages (e.g. Twitter, Facebook)
- Some brief infromation about you (what are you interests, etc.)
To provide accurate information and more details, HamQTH will collect data from these resources on regular basis:
- FCC database - data is imported every day from http://wireless.fcc.gov/uls/index.htm?job=transaction&page=daily#am
- OK callbook - downloaded and processed by hand from http://www.crk.cz/CZ/OKCBC
- Reverse beacon network - HamQTH runs a small deamon that collect data from RBN, filters it, and provides it on the dx cluster website. Every callsign has last 200 spots stored in the database. Older spots are deleted automatically.
- DX cluster network - HamQTH has it's own dx cluster connected to global DX clusters network, and save all spots to the database.