Please read our Code of Conduct to learn about our community's standards (TL;DR: please just be civil).
We collect information from you when you register on our site and gather data when you participate in the instance by reading, writing, and evaluating the content shared here.
You may visit our site without registering but to fully interact with this instance you will need to register and create an account. When registering on our site, you will be asked to enter your name and e-mail address. 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 you are registered and create a post 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.
Any of the information we collect from you may be used in one of the following ways:
We implement a variety of security measures to maintain the safety of your personal information when you enter, submit, or access your personal information.
We will make a good faith effort to:
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We do not sell, trade, or otherwise transfer your information (personally identifiable or not) to outside parties. We also will not send this information to trusted third parties who assist us in operating our site, conducting our business, or servicing you, even if those parties agree to keep this information confidential. We will only 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. Non-personally identifiable visitor information is not provided to other parties for marketing, advertising, or other uses.
We do not include or offer third party products or services on our site but cannot guarantee that our users (and federated users) will not make posts containing such matter. In this case, 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. Our Code of Conduct does not permit excessive advertising ('spam') and users who identify such posts are encourage to report them to the site moderators.
Our site, products and services are all directed to people who are at least 13 years old. If this server is in the USA, and you are under the age of 13, per the requirements of COPPA (Children's Online Privacy Protection Act) do not use this site.