General Discussions Privacy Policy


1) Information collected
A valid email address is required at the time of registration and only administrators can see your email address. Other tools, as well as the board, track the following: ipaddress, your town or other vicinity, time online, page hits, and browser information. Your ipaddress is recorded in your posts, when you register, as well as when you browse and is only visible to forum staff. This list isn't necessarily exhaustive and the board owner cannot be held accountable for any information being collected since it is being done automatically.

2) Information Usage, storage, re-distribution, and retention
This site employs third party software from Google (Google Analytics) as well as Vendio to count and analyze the visits to this site. For more information on how these services collect and retain data, please refer to their respective terms of service. The board founder will not sell nor otherwise disclose any information collected except where required to by law and only then on a need to know basis. Any information collected by the forum is not encrypted except your password. The board owner will not be held accountable for any information being stolen or otherwise viewed by non-authorized persons.

3) Personal Responsibility
Board members are responsible for the information that they put in their posts or on their profiles. If you put your full name, phone numbers, email addresses, instant messaging IDs, etc on your profile or in your posts assume that they can be used by others including spammers. Do not put any identification numbers such as your social security number, drivers license, passport number, credit card numbers, bank account information, passwords, or any other private information into the forum. Such information will be removed for your protection. The board founder will not be held accountable in anyway for any information that you enter into the system. Since this information isn't required you are encouraged to heed this warning.

Last updated on 9/6/2012 at 11:30 PM.