Discover Albia Forum: A Creatures Community Forum - Privacy policy

This policy explains in detail how “Discover Albia Forum: A Creatures Community Forum” along with its affiliated companies (hereinafter “we”, “us”, “our”, “Discover Albia Forum: A Creatures Community Forum”, “http://discoveralbia.com/forum”) and phpBB (hereinafter “they”, “them”, “their”, “phpBB software”, “www.phpbb.com”, “phpBB Limited”, “phpBB Teams”) use any information collected during any session of usage by you (hereinafter “your information”).

Your information is collected via two ways. Firstly, by browsing “Discover Albia Forum: A Creatures Community Forum” 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 “Discover Albia Forum: A Creatures Community Forum” and is used to store which topics have been read, thereby improving your user experience.

We may also create cookies external to the phpBB software whilst browsing “Discover Albia Forum: A Creatures Community Forum”, 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 “Discover Albia Forum: A Creatures Community Forum” (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 email address (hereinafter “your email”). Your information for your account at “Discover Albia Forum: A Creatures Community Forum” is protected by data-protection laws applicable in the country that hosts us. Any information beyond your user name, your password, and your email address required by “Discover Albia Forum: A Creatures Community Forum” during the registration process is either mandatory or optional, at the discretion of “Discover Albia Forum: A Creatures Community Forum”. 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 emails 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 “Discover Albia Forum: A Creatures Community Forum”, so please guard it carefully and under no circumstance will anyone affiliated with “Discover Albia Forum: A Creatures Community Forum”, 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 email, then the phpBB software will generate a new password to reclaim your account.

Discover Albia is a participant in the Good Old Games (GOG) affiliate program and earns commissions from games purchased via our links to the GOG web site.

No attempt is made to link site logs with the individuals who browse this site.

Third party vendors, including Google, may use cookies to serve ads to visitors based on prior visits to this site. Google’s use of the DoubleClick cookie enables it and its partners to serve ads based on visits to this site and/or other sites. Cookies will contain an identifying number, but will contain no other personal information.

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. (“Google”). Google Analytics uses cookies, which are text files placed on a computer, to help the website analyze how users use the site. The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website (including your IP address) will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States. Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating use of this site, compiling reports on website activity for website operators and providing other services relating to website activity and internet usage. Google may also transfer this information to third parties where required to do so by law, or where such third parties process the information on Google’s behalf. Google will not associate a user’s IP address with any other data held by Google. One may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings in a browser. However, please note that doing this may limit the full functionality of this website. By using this website, you consent to the processing of data about you by Google in the manner and for the purposes set out above.

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User data is only collected in a manner described in the above sections. This data is never shared, nor sold, except for the purposes outlined above.


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