- Privacy policy

Updated on 2010 September 08

1) takes the privacy of its users's personal information VERY seriously.
We only keep the transaction data for registered members.
That includes:
- Your Alpha 2 Serial Number, created by Alpha 2 Player or sent by yourself; used to (re)create an Unlock Code.
- Your Alpha 2 transaction ID, created by; used to verify and retrieve your Unlock Code.
- Your email address, sent by PayPal; used to verify and retrieve your Unlock Code and billing status.
- Your name, sent by PayPal; used to address you personally in emails.
- Your donation or purchase amount, sent by yourself and PayPal; used to verify claims.
- Your IP, detected by, used for detection of and investigation in suspicious transactions.

Data is kept securely in a location outside public access.
We do not give , exchange or sell your information.
We may contact you by email if we have important information about Alpha 2 like a bug, a new release or something.
We may contact you by email if we have important information about other Saubers's products.
We will contact you by email when Alpha 3 is about to be released.

2) We use third-party advertising companies like Google to serve ads on our website.
These companies DO NOT obtain information such as name, address, email address, or telephone number.
These companies may use information about your visits to this and other websites that are stored in cookies, history, bookmarks, etc... in order to provide advertisements about goods and services of interest to you.
For example, if you visit everyday a site like Alpha 2, you may have ads about music players, amplifiers, etc ...
If you would like more information about this practice and to know your choices about not having this information used by these companies, click here.

3) DO NOT use cookies nor does it collect any information from your computer.

4) uses javascript, if enabled, to check for errors in form's input like Serial Number and Donation amount.
You may usually read the javascript code by clicking View/Source in the menu bar of your browser.
If you disable javascript make sure you do not make typing mistakes.

5) Alpha 2, the player, connect once a week to to check if there is a new version or an important notice for Alpha 2 users.
If a new version is available, the user will only be informed. No download will occur. The user will have to download maually from this website.
If there is a notice, ie a bug or security issue, it will be displayed in the community board, if enabled.
All information displayed in the community board is stored, controlled and sent from server.

No connection is made if:
- The player is minimized.
- The community board is disabled.

The player will also check for a new version when you use the "New Release" feature.
The automatic country selection is done using the IP number received by
In any case, NO DATA is sent, personal or other, by ALPHA 2 Player to

6) Alpha 2, the player, as released by Joachim Saubers at do not contain adware, spyware or other forms of viruses as certified here.
However, a third party could modify the original software, add a spyware or other viruses and offer it for download !
For this reason, you should ONLY DOWNLOAD ALPHA 2 Player FROM one of the APPROVED LOCATION that are listed on our download page.
By doing so, you will also benefit of ALPHA 2 integrated virus detection system.

Thank you for your interest in ALPHA 2 Player.
Please take the time to register and contribute to ALPHA 2 Player's further developement.

Joachim Saubers

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