Privacy on Dev.Opera

Opera Software strictly protects the security of your personal information within the confines of the Dev.Opera domain, and honors your choices for its intended use. We carefully protect your data from loss, misuse, unauthorized access, alteration, or destruction. We protect your data from disclosure, with exception only in matters where designated by law or court order.

Information Collected and Shared

IP addresses

Opera Software will on occasion collect visitors' IP addresses to help diagnose problems with servers and to administer web sites. IP addresses will not be shared or used for any purposes other than these.


Cookies are used when logging in to Dev.Opera.

Voluntary information gathering

Dev.Opera supports functions that require the submission of personal information — e.g. when users sign up for a user account, for the purposes of logging in and submitting articles. These submissions are gathered by means of forms, surveys, contests, forums, subscribing or unsubscribing mailings and correcting or updating personal information and are only used for their presented purposes.

Links to other sites

Dev.Opera contains links to other sites. Opera Software is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of such Web sites.

Child Protection

Opera Software provides interactive environments on the Internet to enable members to express themselves and share their ideas and interests by creating and participating in discussion-based virtual communities.,, and make no guarantees that children can not enter these sites and present both online and offline contact information without parental consent or notification. Further, there is no guarantee that children will not post such information in a public forum. Therefore, we encourage children to include their parents in the registration process, and we encourage parents to read this privacy statement before allowing their children on line.

Choice/Opt-Out provides users the opportunity to opt-out of receiving communications from Opera Software and its partners at the point where information is requested from them. Opera Software gives users the following options for removing their information from our database in order to not receive future communications:

Correction or Updating of Personal Information

To change your Dev.Opera membership details, you can:

Privacy of customer data

If a customer places a request for customer service, the information collected may include e-mail address, name, phone number, correspondence records, and technical information such as system hardware, operating system, and the version of Opera being used. This information is voluntarily given by the customer, and is used by Opera Software only for the purpose of assisting the customer with his or her problems. This information is not used for any other purpose. Information collected by our customer service department is not shared nor it is sold to other parties. We do not sell or share this information with our advertising partners or advertising agencies.


Please use our contact form if you have questions about this privacy statement, privacy issues regarding Opera Software and our products, or privacy on our Web sites.