In this Policy, the following terms shall have the following meanings:
|Personally-identifying information||Any and all data that relates to an identifiable person who can be directly or indirectly identified from that data. In this case, it means personal data that you give to us via our site. This definition shall, where applicable, incorporate the definitions provided in the Data Protection Act 1998 (“Data Protection Act”), or, from 25 May 2018, EU Regulation 2016/679 – the General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”)|
|We/Us/Our||Brighter Code Ltd, Company #09713444, Registered Address: 4 Calder Court, Amy Johnson Way, Blackpool, England, FY4 2RH|
|Stripe||Stripe Payments Europe, Company #513174, Registered Address: C/O A&L Goodbody, Ifsc, North Wall Quay, Dublin 1|
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 will be asked to enter personally-identifying information including name and e-mail 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 e-mail 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:
- To personalise your experience — your information helps us to better respond to your individual needs.
- To improve our site — we continually strive to improve our site offerings based on the information and feedback we receive from you.
- To improve customer service — your information helps us to more effectively respond to your customer service requests and support needs.
- To send periodic emails — The email address you provide may be used to send you information, notifications that you request about changes to topics or in response to your user name, respond to inquiries, and/or other requests or questions.
We implement a variety of security measures to maintain the safety of your personally-identifying information when you enter, submit, or access your personally-identifying information.
We will make a good faith effort to:
- Retain server logs containing the IP address of all requests to this server no more than 90 days.
- Retain the IP addresses associated with registered users and their posts no more than 5 years.
Yes. Cookies are small files that a site or its service provider transfers to your computer’s hard drive through your Web browser (if you allow). These cookies enable the site to recognise your browser and, if you have a registered account, associate it with your registered account.
We contract with a third-party service provider, Stripe, to provide a secure payment service to members. This service provider is required to keep any information provided by our members confidential and is not permitted to use the information collected on our behalf except to help us conduct and improve our business. Stripe has certified to the EU-US Privacy Shield framework.
We do not sell, trade, or otherwise transfer to outside parties your personally-identifiable information. This does not include the trusted third party, Stripe, who assists us in providing members with a service to make secure payments and agrees 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 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 13 years old or older. If this server is in the USA, and you are under the age of 13, per the requirements of COPPA (Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act), do not use our site.
You have the right to ask for a copy of any of your personally-identifying information held by us (where such data is held). No fee is payable for these requests and we will provide any and all information in response to your request free of charge. Please contact us for more details at firstname.lastname@example.org
We provide an automated service so that you are able to download your posts in a standard format. This is available on your User Settings > Activity page
Any changes affecting the use or storage or personally-identifying information will be communicated to all members.
This document is CC-BY-SA. It was last updated May 31, 2013.