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Privacy Policy

Postby Xranger60 » Sat Apr 01, 2017 9:38 am

Some of you may have noticed that uBlock, Web of Trust, etc. have classified this site as a potential malware domain. This is due to a hack that occurred around 6-7 years ago. The damage is done, but I'm trying to repair the site's rep so we can remedy the issue. In order to help do that, I'd like to make users aware that we don't share any info, ever.

Here is the privacy policy, which is also available for viewing at ucp.php?mode=privacy
This policy explains in detail how “The Sega Saturn NetLink League” along with its affiliated companies (hereinafter “we”, “us”, “our”, “The Sega Saturn NetLink League”, “”) and phpBB (hereinafter “they”, “them”, “their”, “phpBB software”, “”, “phpBB Limited”, “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 “The Sega Saturn NetLink League” 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 “The Sega Saturn NetLink League” 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 “The Sega Saturn NetLink League”, 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 “The Sega Saturn NetLink League” (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 email address (hereinafter “your email”). Your information for your account at “The Sega Saturn NetLink League” is protected by data-protection laws applicable in the country that hosts us. Any information beyond your user name, your password, and your email address required by “The Sega Saturn NetLink League” during the registration process is either mandatory or optional, at the discretion of “The Sega Saturn NetLink League”. 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 emails 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 “The Sega Saturn NetLink League”, so please guard it carefully and under no circumstance will anyone affiliated with “The Sega Saturn NetLink League”, 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 email, then the phpBB software will generate a new password to reclaim your account.
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