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Last Updated: 15th September 2009
The privacy of our visitors to http://www.thecodecage.com/forumz is important to us.
At The Code Cage Forums, 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 http://www.thecodecage.com/forumz, and how we safeguard your information. We never sell your personal information to third parties.
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As with most other websites, The Code Cage Forums 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.
We also use third party advertisements on The Code Cage Forums 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).
We also may use DART cookies for ad serving through Google's ™ DoubleClick, which places a cookie on your computer when you are browsing the web and visit a site using DoubleClick advertising (including some Google AdSense advertisements). This cookie is used to serve ads specific to you and your interests "(interest based targeting"). The ads served will be targeted based on your previous browsing history (For example, if you have been viewing sites about visiting Las Vegas, you may see Las Vegas hotel advertisements when viewing a non-related site, such as on a site about hockey). DART uses "non personally identifiable information". It does NOT track personal information about you, such as your name, email address, physical address, telephone number, social security numbers, bank account numbers or credit card numbers. You can opt-out of this ad serving on all sites using this advertising by visiting http://www.doubleclick.com/privacy/dart_adserving.aspx
Registration is not necessary for the public to use this Web site. However, members must register in order to gain full access to adding threads to the forum and enjoying all the other benefits. During registration, you must complete the registration form and create a user name and password. During registration you are required to give us contact information (simply a valid email address!). We use this information to contact you about issues or your questions or queries about the site, a valid email address is required on registration for authentication to prevent spam bots registering and spoiling your forum experience.
When making a post or thread remember this is a public Web site. All threads, posts and attachments made at The Code Cage Forums become the property of The Code Cage Forums, only in exceptional circumstances will any content be removed, this decision is for the administrators/owners of The Code Cage Forums and is not negotiable.
The use of inappropriate or offensive language is not permitted in these forums. Inappropriate or offensive language includes, but is not limited to, any language or content that is sexually oriented, sexually suggestive or abusive, harassing, defamatory, vulgar, obscene, profane, hateful, or that contains racially, ethnically or otherwise objectionable material of any kind. We ask that you please be considerate to other members in the forums when posting your messages.
Our policy on linking to other forums is pretty simple. Members may link to any other site that provides information that helps answer another member's question or is just of general interest to members of that particular forum, you may not post advertising links or links to sites in direct competition with us if the link has no bearing on the question being asked, links must be specific. One of the most basic tenets of the Web is the open exchange of information.
The Code Cage Forums follow generally accepted industry standards to protect the personal information submitted to us, both during transmission and once we receive it. No method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage, is 100% secure, however. Therefore, while we strive to use commercially acceptable means to protect your personal information, we cannot guarantee its absolute security. Remember to keep your password safe at all times as this is the usual root that an unauthorised person can get your details!
To try and bring you offers that are of interest to you, we have relationships with other companies that we allow to place ads on our Web pages. As a result of your visit to our site, ad server companies may collect information such as your domain type, your IP address and clickstream information. For further information, consult the privacy policies of: Google vBulletin
If you have any questions about security on our Web site, you can send email us at:
We give users options wherever necessary and practical. Such choices include:
Opting not to register to receive our electronic newsletters.
Option to register or change their account to VIP user for a nominal fee where adverts are no longer displayed.
Opting not to participate in certain interactive areas, which completely alleviates the need to gather any personally identifiable information from our users
By using this site, you consent to the collection and use of this information by The Code Cage Forums.
The Code Cage Forums reserve the right to disclose your personally identifiable information as required by law and when we believe that disclosure is necessary to protect our rights and/or to comply with a judicial proceeding, court order, or legal process served on our Web site.
Changes in this Privacy Statement
We reserve the right to modify this privacy statement at any time, so please review it frequently. If we make material changes to this policy, we will notify you here, by email, or by means of a notice on our home page.