This policy explains in detail how “Sea Angling Ireland” (hereinafter “we”, “us”, “our”, “Sea Angling Ireland”, “https://www.sea-angling-ireland.org/forum”) and phpBB (hereinafter “they”, “them”, “their”, “phpBB software”, “www.phpbb.com”, “phpBB Group”, “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 “Sea Angling Ireland” 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 “Sea Angling Ireland” 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 “Sea Angling Ireland”, 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 “Sea Angling Ireland” (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 “Sea Angling Ireland” 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 “Sea Angling Ireland” during the registration process is either mandatory or optional, at the discretion of “Sea Angling Ireland”. 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 “Sea Angling Ireland”, so please guard it carefully and under no circumstance will anyone affiliated with “Sea Angling Ireland”, 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.
To comply with the EU GDPR (2018) you need to be made aware of the following.
In addition to the above sea-angling-ireland.org will also store all of the IP address that you use to post with. Depending on your preferences sea-angling-ireland.org may send you emails to the email address that you used when you registered or you have subsequently changed but you are able to change these preferences from your User Control Panel (UCP) at any time should you wish to stop receiving them.
The personal details that you gave us when you signed up will be used solely for the purposes of sea-angling-ireland.org board functionality. They will not be used for anything else and neither will they be passed on to any third party without your explicit consent.
The only other information about you is that which you decide to post in the forum.
You may delete your account from the control panel. Your posts will be remain but the username will be anonymised.
If personal information has been posted that you decide you want removed you should email firstname.lastname@example.org
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