The privacy of our visitors and members is important to us at utdforum.com.
At utdforum.com, we recognize that privacy of your personal information is important. Here is information on what types of personal information we receive and collect when you use and visit utdforum.com, and how we safeguard your information. We never sell your personal information to third parties.
Server Log Files:
As with most other websites, we collect and use the data contained in log files. The information in the log files include your IP (internet protocol) address, your ISP (internet service provider, such as AOL or Shaw Cable), the browser you used to visit our site (such as Internet Explorer or Firefox), the time you visited our site and which pages you visited throughout our site.
Cookies and Web Beacons
We also use third party advertisements on utdforum.com to support our site. Some of these advertisers may use technology such as cookies and web beacons when they advertise on our site, which will also send these advertisers (such as Google through the Google AdSense program) information including your IP address, your ISP , the browser you used to visit our site, and in some cases, whether you have Flash installed. This is generally used for geotargeting purposes (showing New York real estate ads to someone in New York, for example) or showing certain ads based on specific sites visited (such as showing cooking ads to someone who frequents cooking sites).
You can chose to disable or selectively turn off our cookies or third-party cookies in your browser settings, or by managing preferences in programs such as Norton Internet Security. However, this can affect how you are able to interact with our site as well as other websites. This could include the inability to login to services or programs, such as logging into forums or accounts.
Member Private Messages
Members can send private messages to one another on this site. Private messages are stored along with all other forms of posts on the database. The administrator, and only the administrator, has access to this database. There is no in built functionality within the site's software to directly read private messages. However, when a message, such as a spam or offensive message, is reported it may be seen by staff other than the administrator.
Member Private Profile Information & Passwords
Registration at utdforum.com requires a valid email address. Read only access to this information as well as the member's usergroups, style preferences, age (if completed), join date, post count, last visit time, is available to moderators.
This site may make chat rooms, forums, message boards, reputation comments, picture comments, profile comments and/or news groups available to its users. Please remember that any information that is disclosed in these public areas becomes public information and you should exercise caution when deciding to disclose your personal information.
When a paid subscription is purchased, information such as your name, email, address may be required by the payment processor e.g. paypal. That information is not stored on this site nor is it shared with any other third parties. It is not available to mods or other members.
If you have any questions about this privacy statement, the practices of this site, or your dealings with this Web site, you can contact: webmaster AT utdforum.com or use the contact form