The Short Version…
We keep your private information private. We won’t share your personal information with anyone. Please note that certain information on your profiles will be made public, but you can leave it out if you do not wish to share it.
The Long Version…
We collect anonymous usage data about our web site, which helps us improve the experience of our users. None of this information is used to identify individual users, only to provide an overview of how our website is performing.
What we collect
Like most sites on the internet, our server automatically logs user activity. This consists of an IP address, date/time information, referring site and pages viewed.
How we use it
This information allows us to build up an idea of how people use the Shining Source website. We can quickly see which pages attract the most attention, and also calculate how long the average visitor stays and which path they take through the site.
We may link to external websites, but we aren’t responsible for their privacy or content policies.
The Shining Source allows you to make comments on articles that interest you. In order to submit a comment, you must provide a name and valid email address. This email address is not shared with anyone, and is not made public.
The Shining Source allows you to make forum topics about any subject. In order to post, you must signup for an account which requires your email for verification purposes. This email address is not shared with anyone, but will be visible to other registered members. You do have the option to keep this email private from your forum control centre.
Please note: Any information you disclose in your comments or forum posts become public information, so please think carefully before posting.