On our site you will be asked to provide an email address when registering for an account.
After you register you can opt to subscribe to specific forums or threads which means your Name or Username may be visible when new posts are made. Forum administrators may use your email address to contact you if necessary.
Your IP address may be used to identify duplicate user accounts (which are forbidden under the website and forum rules).
Cookies are used to store visitors' preferences and record past activity at a site in order to provide better service when visitors return to our site, such as indicating which threads you have read. You may modify your information and preferences by editing your user profile.
Should you choose to contribute to our forums or comment on any articles on this website your identity is recorded and your username is viewable by those who look at those articles. Your IP address may be used to identify possible abuse and may be blocked if abuse is detected. We reserve the right to use and reuse any and all materials contributed to our forums or comments.
We may use aggregate IP information to help us understand the geographic distribution of those downloading from, viewing and/or using this website. On any of the pages with commenting features your name, email address, and IP address will be recorded when you make a comment. This information will not be published or shared with any third parties, though we reserve the right to use and reuse your comment without any of your identifying information.
Sharing of information with third parties
With the exception of the issues discussed in this paragraph we do not share your information with third parties. We may use third-party advertising companies to serve ads when you visit our Web site(s). These companies may use information (not including your name, address email address or telephone number) about your visits to this and other Web sites in order to provide advertisements about goods and services of interest to you. Your information may be disclosed when we are legally required to by a court order, to verify or enforce compliance with the policies governing our website and applicable laws, or to protect against misuse or unauthorized use of our website
Protecting the privacy of the very young is especially important. None of of our websites are structured specifically to attract anyone under 13. However, we recognize that there are users under age 13 who may register at one or more of our sites. The privacy policies that apply to all site users also apply to those users under 13.
From time to time, we may use user information for new, unanticipated uses not previously disclosed in our privacy notice. If our information practices change at some time in the future we will post the policy changes to our Web site to notify you of these changes. If you are concerned about how your information is used, you should check back at our Web site periodically.
Questions or comments
If you have questions or comments about this policy or if you feel that this site is not following its stated information policy please contact us.