Some information about visitors to this site is gathered in visitor statistics software. This may include an IP address and referring URL. This information is not published anywhere on the site. Similarly, in the forum registered users submit an email address for verification of their account or board messages and notifications. This will not be published if the users selects the option to keep that private.
Use of Information
The use of the information mentioned above is generally restricted only to the site administrator for the purpose of viewing visitor statistics and referring information and to administer the forum.
Use By Third Parties
It should be noted that third party advertisers may indirectly use your IP address to serve local advertising through their own software accessible through advertising scripts placed on this site. All other information collected by this site is not disclosed to third parties unless required by law.
Although no data transmission over the internet can be guaranteed to be totally secure, all appropriate measures are taken to keep private information secure on this site.
Access to Personal Information
You have the right to access most personal information held about you at this site and if that access is denied for any reason then you will be notified of what that reason is. Emailing the admin at firstname.lastname@example.org will see that your request is considered and responded to.
Cookies are not generally offered by this site as a means of data collection but the forum presented on this site may require you to enable cookies in your browser in order to proceed with the login process.
A point to remember about your privacy on the internet
Remember to close your browser when you have finished your user session. This is to ensure that others cannot access your personal information and correspondence if you share a computer with someone else or are using a computer in a public place like a library or Internet cafe. You as an individual are responsible for the security of and access to your own computer.
Whenever you voluntarily disclose personal information online that information can be collected and used by others who may send unsolicited messages from themselves or other parties. Ultimately, you are solely responsible for maintaining the secrecy of your username and passwords and any account information.