In operating our website we may collect and process the following data about you:
In order to benefit from the full functionality offered by this web site, it is occasionally necessary for us to place a small amount of information (a cookie) on your computer. Cookies are used for automatically logging you into the website and selecting viewing options, they are also used for displaying a variety of different banner ads. The information in the cookies is updated each time you visit the website.
You may wish to clear these cookies and the browser cache if you wish to refrain from revealing any identifying information, especially if you are using a public or shared computer.
The information that we collect and store relating to you is primarily used for display in the various website sections (e.g. profiles, stories, pictures, messages, forums etc.). In addition, we may use the information for the following purposes:
The transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure and therefore we cannot guarantee the security of data sent to us electronically and transmission of such data is therefore entirely at your own risk. Where we have given you (or where you have chosen) a password so that you can access certain parts of our site, you are responsible for keeping this password confidential.
We will not sell, distribute or lease your personal information to third parties unless we have your permission to do so, with the exception of the following circumstances:
Please be advised that we do not reveal information about identifiable individuals to our advertisers but we may, on occasion, provide them with aggregate statistical information about our visitors.
You mind find links to third party websites on our website. These websites should have their own privacy policies which you should check. We do not accept any responsibility or liability for their policies whatsoever as we have no control over them.
The Data Protection Act 1998 gives you the right to access the information that we hold about you. Please note that any demand for access may be subject to payment of a fee which covers our costs in providing you with the information requested.