We collect information from you when you register on our site and gather data when you participate in the forum by reading, writing, and evaluating the content shared here.
When registering on our site, you may be asked to enter your name and email address. You may, however, visit our site without registering. Your e-mail address will be verified by an email containing a unique link. If that link is visited, we know that you control the email address.
When registered and posting, we record the IP address that the post originated from. We also may retain server logs which include the IP address of every request to our server.
Any of the information we collect from you may be used in one of the following ways:
We use our reasonable efforts to protect the data we collect from you against unauthorized access and we offer the use of a secure socket layer (SSL). A secure socket layer is used to assist in the encryption of information. (You may be able to discern whether your information is being transmitted via SSL by making certain that the Uniform Resource Locator (URL) is prefixed with “https” rather than “http” and that a padlock icon is displayed on the lower right corner of your browser (for transmissions via your internet browser)). If you make a payment through this site, you may be directed to a third party site for payment processing or verification; the policies of such third party site may apply to the processing of your transaction. We are not responsible for the policies of any third party sites.
We will make a good faith effort to:
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We do not sell, trade, or otherwise transfer to outside parties your personally identifiable information. This does not include trusted third parties who assist us in operating our site, conducting our business, or servicing you, so long as those parties agree to keep this information confidential. We may also release your information when we believe release is appropriate to comply with the law, enforce our site policies, or protect ours or others rights, property, or safety. However, non-personally identifiable visitor information may be provided to other parties for marketing, advertising, or other uses.
Occasionally, at our discretion, we may include or offer third party products or services on our site. These third party sites have separate and independent privacy policies. We therefore have no responsibility or liability for the content and activities of these linked sites. Nonetheless, we seek to protect the integrity of our site and welcome any feedback about these sites.
Our site, products and services are all directed to people who are at least 18 years old. If you are under the age of 18, per the requirements of COPPA (Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act) do not use this site.