Privacy Policy

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 EU Regulation 2016/679 – the General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”)
GoCardless: GoCardless Ltd., Sutton Yard, 65 Goswell Road, London, EC1V 7EN
Our site:

What information do we collect?

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.

What do we use your information for?

Any of the information we collect from you may be used in one of the following ways:

How do we protect your information?

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.

What is your data retention policy?

We will make a good faith effort to:

Do we use cookies?

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 use cookies to understand and save your preferences for future visits and compile aggregate data about site traffic and site interaction so that we can offer better site experiences and tools in the future.

We contract with a third-party service provider, GoCardless, 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.

Do we disclose any information to outside parties?

We do not sell, trade, or otherwise transfer to outside parties your personally-identifiable information. This does not include the trusted third party, GoCardless, 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.

Third party links

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.

Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act Compliance

Our site, products and services are all directed to people who are at least 13 years old or older.

Your Consent / Right to Data Erasure

By using our site, you consent to this privacy policy and our terms and conditions. You may withdraw consent at any time by emailing a request to

Your Right to Data Portability

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. The data of a banned member is automatically deleted immediately after the member is banned.

Changes to our Privacy Policy

Any changes affecting the use or storage or personally-identifying information will be communicated to all members.

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