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Forum - |INC| Gaming Clan - Privacy policy

This policy explains in detail how “Forum - |INC| Gaming Clan” along with its affiliated companies (hereinafter “we”, “us”, “our”, “Forum - |INC| Gaming Clan”, “”) and phpBB (hereinafter “they”, “them”, “their”, “phpBB software”, “”, “phpBB Group”, “phpBB Teams”) use any information collected during any session of usage by you (hereinafter “your information”). Usage of this site constitues consent to all parts of the privacy policy as set out below.

Information that we collect from you

When you visit, register or order products or services on this website you may be asked to provide certain information about yourself including your name, contact details and credit or debit card information. We may also collect information about the following:- Your usage of our website as well as information about you from any messages you post to the website and/or e-mails or letters you send to us. Information about your visit, including but not limited to: your IP Address, operating system, browser version, geographical location, length of your visit and pages visited. This information is held on our server logs and is used for generating anonymous statistics to help us improve our service to you. We reserve the right to use this information to investigate and take action against any misuse of the site. Information provided by you via online forms. This includes, but is not limited to; enquiries, complaints, registration forms in addition to any posts, messages and uploads you make to this site. Any transaction you perform on our site. This includes personal information that may identify you for the purposes of the transaction and any account you may hold with us. We may also use this information for anonymous statistical purposes.
Your information is collected via a few ways. Firstly, by browsing “Forum - |INC| Gaming Clan” will cause the phpBB software to create a number of cookies, which are small text files that are downloaded on to your computer’s web browser temporary files. The first two cookies just contain a user identifier (hereinafter “user-id”) and an anonymous session identifier (hereinafter “session-id”), automatically assigned to you by the phpBB software. A third cookie will be created once you have browsed topics within “Forum - |INC| Gaming Clan” and is used to store which topics have been read, thereby improving your user experience. Additionally, we also use cookies to store site preferences and also to aid us in analysing site usage.

We may also create cookies external to the phpBB software whilst browsing “Forum - |INC| Gaming Clan”, though these are outside the scope of this document which is intended to only cover the pages created by the phpBB software. The second way in which we collect your information is by what you submit to us. This can be, and is not limited to: posting as an anonymous user (hereinafter “anonymous posts”), registering on “Forum - |INC| Gaming Clan” (hereinafter “your account”) and posts submitted by you after registration and whilst logged in (hereinafter “your posts”).

Your account will at a bare minimum contain a uniquely identifiable name (hereinafter “your user name”), a personal password used for logging into your account (hereinafter “your password”) and a personal, valid e-mail address (hereinafter “your e-mail”). Your information for your account at “Forum - |INC| Gaming Clan” is protected by data-protection laws applicable in the country that hosts us. Any information beyond your user name, your password, and your e-mail address required by “Forum - |INC| Gaming Clan” during the registration process is either mandatory or optional, at the discretion of “Forum - |INC| Gaming Clan”. In all cases, you have the option of what information in your account is publicly displayed. Furthermore, within your account, you have the option to opt-in or opt-out of automatically generated e-mails from the phpBB software.

Your password is ciphered (a one-way hash) so that it is secure. However, it is recommended that you do not reuse the same password across a number of different websites. Your password is the means of accessing your account at “Forum - |INC| Gaming Clan”, so please guard it carefully and under no circumstance will anyone affiliated with “Forum - |INC| Gaming Clan”, phpBB or another 3rd party, legitimately ask you for your password. Should you forget your password for your account, you can use the “I forgot my password” feature provided by the phpBB software. This process will ask you to submit your user name and your e-mail, then the phpBB software will generate a new password to reclaim your account.

Usage of your information

We may also use your information for all or any of the following purposes:- To generate anonymous statistical reports. These are essential to give us an overview of how our site is being used and enables us to improve our service. Personal data submitted to this site may be used for the following, plus any purpose stated on the relevant part of the site: i. administer the website, contest or feature; ii. improve your browsing experience by personalising the website; iii. enable your use of the services available on the website; iv. send to you goods purchased/won/granted via the website, and supply to you services purchased/won/granted via the website; v. send statements and invoices to you and collect payments from you; vi. send you general commercial communications; vii. send you email notifications which you have specifically requested; viii. provide third parties with statistical information about our users – without identifying any individual user; ix. deal with enquiries and complaints made by or about you relating to the website. Any other purpose stated on the relevant part of our website at the point the data is gathered.
If our business enters into a joint venture with or is sold to or merged with another business entity, your information may be disclosed to our new business partners or owners.
We employ security measures to protect your information from access by unauthorised persons and against unlawful processing, accidental loss, destruction and damage. We will retain your information for a reasonable period or as long as the law requires.
You are entitled to see the information held about you and you may ask us to make any necessary changes to ensure that it is accurate and kept up to date. If you wish to do this, please contact us. We are entitled by law to charge a nominal fee of £10 to meet our costs in providing you with details of the information we hold about you. This fee may be waived at the discretion of “Forum - |INC| Gaming Clan”.

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