Cookies & Legal Policy for

Legal Disclaimer

All information provided by Phoronix Media on any of its web properties is provided for use "as is" and is without warranty of any kind.

In no event shall Phoronix Media be liable to any party for any direct or indirect damages for any use of their web-sites -- including, without limitation, any lost profits, business interruption, loss of programs, loss of programmed data, or otherwise.

All information displayed on Phoronix Media web-sites are the property of Phoronix Media and is protected by copyright. Articles may not be copied or distributed without the prior written consent of Phoronix Media. Some web properties offer areas that contain readers' comments and opinions, which Phoronix does not have any responsibility or any liability over any readers' comments and opinions.

By accessing any web property owned by Phoronix Media, you agree to these terms.


Phoronix Media web properties frequently feature product reviews and other forms of product news and coverage. In many cases, these products have been submitted by their manufacturer's for testing by Phoronix Media as free product samples. However, we are not compensated to provide favorable opinions on products nor do we accept paid endorsements.

Much of our revenues do, of course, come from advertisements on these web properties. While some manufacturers may advertise on our web properties and also submit samples for review, this in no way affects our product testing or opinions on the product.


Personal information (such as your name, address, and email address) that you entrust to Phoronix Media will not be shared with any third-party without your explicit permission to do so. We do not sell or rent our mailing lists to third parties.


As is common practice for modern websites, this site uses cookies, which are tiny files that are downloaded to your computer, to improve your experience. Cookies are used very selectively on Phoronix and primarily just used by our advertisers, Google Analytics, and for log-ins via the Phoronix Forums.

We use cookies for a variety of reasons detailed below. It is recommended that you leave on all cookies. You can prevent the setting of cookies by adjusting the settings on your browser. Be aware that disabling cookies will affect the functionality of this and many other websites that you visit. Disabling cookies will usually result in also disabling certain functionality and features of the this site. Therefore it is recommended that you do not disable cookies.

Notices From Our Advertisers

This Site is affiliated with Publisher First, Inc. dba Freestar ("Freestar") for the purposes of placing certain advertising on the Site, and Freestar will collect and use certain data for advertising purposes. To learn more about Freestar’s data usage, click here.

Links Outside Of Phoronix

This website contains links to other websites to which we are not responsible for the content on other websites.

Cookie Usage

We use cookies when you are logged in so that we can remember this fact. This prevents you from having to log in every single time you visit a new page. These cookies are typically removed or cleared when you log out to ensure that you can only access restricted features and areas when logged in.

Any questions about our policies can be answered by contacting us.