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Registration Agreement

You agree, through your use of this forum, that you will not post any material which is false, defamatory, inaccurate, abusive, vulgar, hateful, harassing, obscene, profane, sexually oriented, threatening, invasive of a person's privacy, adult material, or otherwise in violation of any International or United States Federal law. You also agree not to post any copyrighted material unless you own the copyright or you have written consent from the owner of the copyrighted material. Spam, flooding, advertisements, chain letters, pyramid schemes, and solicitations are also forbidden on this forum.

Note that it is impossible for the staff or the owners of this forum to confirm the validity of posts. Please remember that we do not actively monitor the posted messages, and as such, are not responsible for the content contained within. We do not warrant the accuracy, completeness, or usefulness of any information presented. The posted messages express the views of the author, and not necessarily the views of this forum, its staff, its subsidiaries, or this forum's owner. Anyone who feels that a posted message is objectionable is encouraged to notify an administrator or moderator of this forum immediately. The staff and the owner of this forum reserve the right to remove objectionable content, within a reasonable time frame, if they determine that removal is necessary. This is a manual process, however, please realize that they may not be able to remove or edit particular messages immediately. This policy applies to member profile information as well.

You remain solely responsible for the content of your posted messages. Furthermore, you agree to indemnify and hold harmless the owners of this forum, any related websites to this forum, its staff, and its subsidiaries. The owners of this forum also reserve the right to reveal your identity (or any other related information collected on this service) in the event of a formal complaint or legal action arising from any situation caused by your use of this forum.

You have the ability, as you register, to choose your username. We advise that you keep the name appropriate. With this user account you are about to register, you agree to never give your password out to another person except an administrator, for your protection and for validity reasons. You also agree to NEVER use another person's account for any reason.  We also HIGHLY recommend you use a complex and unique password for your account, to prevent account theft.

After you register and login to this forum, you will be able to fill out a detailed profile. It is your responsibility to present clean and accurate information. Any information the forum owner or staff determines to be inaccurate or vulgar in nature will be removed, with or without prior notice. Appropriate sanctions may be applicable.

Please note that with each post, your IP address is recorded, in the event that you need to be banned from this forum or your ISP contacted. This will only happen in the event of a major violation of this agreement.

Also note that the software places a cookie, a text file containing bits of information (such as your username and password), in your browser's cache. This is ONLY used to keep you logged in/out. The software does not collect or send any other form of information to your computer.

Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy.
This website is committed to ensuring the protection of personal information of its users. This website is committed to keep personal information accurate, confidential, secure and private.

The privacy policy is simple: this website collects personal information about you only when you knowingly and willingly provide it, and its website will not share or otherwise profit from the distribution of personal data beyond the use it was provided to fulfill.

This website is hosted in Canada. It conforms with the Canadian Standards Association (CSA) Model Code for the Protection of Personal Information (CAN/CSA - Q830-06). The code consists of ten inter-related principles which are outlined below.

The Ten Privacy Principles.
  * Principle 1 - Accountability
  * Principle 2 - Identifying Purposes
  * Principle 3 - Consent
  * Principle 4 - Limiting Collection
  * Principle 5 - Limiting Use, Disclosure and Retention
  * Principle 6 - Accuracy
  * Principle 7 - Safeguarding Customer Information
  * Principle 8 - Openness
  * Principle 9 - Customer Access
  *Principle 10 - Handling Customer Complaints and Suggestions

Principle 1 - Accountability.
This website is responsible for all personal information under its control including any personal information disclosed to third parties for processing. This website establishes policies and procedures to comply with the privacy code. The author may have designated one or more persons to be accountable for compliance.

Principle 2 - Identifying Purposes.
This website will identify the purposes for collecting personal information, prior to or at the time it is being provided. Personal information will not be used for a purpose not previously identified without further individual consent, unless the new purpose is required by law.

Principle 3 - Consent.
The knowledge and consent of the customer are required for the collection, use or disclosure of customer information, except where inappropriate.

Principle 4 - Limiting Collection.
The collection of personal information shall be limited to that which is necessary for the purposes.

Principle 5 - Limiting Use, Disclosure and Retention.
Personal information will not be used or disclosed for purposes other than those for which it was collected, except with the consent of the individual or as required by law. Personal information shall be retained only as long as necessary for the fulfillment of those purposes.

Principle 6 - Accuracy.
Personal information shall be as accurate, complete, and up-to-date as is necessary for the purposes for which it is to be used.

Principle 7 - Safeguarding Customer Information.
This website protects personal information with safeguards appropriate to the sensitivity of the information.

Principle 8 - Openness.
This website will make specific information about its personal information management policies and practices readily available to individuals.

Principle 9 - Customer Access.
Upon request, this website will inform individuals of the existence, use, and disclosure of their personal information and provide access to that information. An individual shall be able to verify the accuracy and completeness of their information, and may request that it be amended, as appropriate.

Principle 10 - Handling Customer Complaints and Suggestions.
This website will provide procedures to receive and respond to complaints or inquiries about policies and practices relating to the handling of personal information. These procedures will be easily accessible and simple to use.

Where and Why We Collect Personal Information Online.
Currently this website collects personal information from the following:
  * Community Forums
  * Donations and Charter Membership
  * Email sent to us
  * Browser Cookies

Community Forum.
When an individual registers at this community forum they are required to provide their name, email address, and password. This information allows this website to deliver services to them in a secure manner and enables them to change their preferences associated with the forum. This website asks subscribers for additional information, which is not required to participate in the forum. The purpose of gathering this optional information is twofold: 1) with a greater understanding of this websites users we can develop services even better suited to the needs of those subscribers and 2) to generate a statistical profile of all subscribers that is shared with users of said forum. Note that this website will not sell or share your email address or individual information with any third party.

When a subscriber cancels his or her subscription, that individual's personal information (name and email address) may not be deleted from our membership database. Any posts the user has elected to make will still have the personal information they provided displayed. This is to ensure accountability for all content on this website forum. If a user wishes to delete their posts, they may do so before canceling their subscription.

Donations and Charter Membership.
When a visitor purchases a Charter Membership or makes a donation to this website, third-party merchant service provider may collect personal information in order to validate billing. Of this information, email address, name and shipping address are made available to the admin of this website. This information is used to verify buyers' identity and to resolve delinquent accounts.

Email sent to this website.
When you send an email, you provide this website with your name and email address, along with any other information you provide in the body of your email. This information may be shared with persons outside of this website but only when they are required to receive this information in order to respond effectively to your query. This website author will retain all email correspondence indefinitely in order to improve services according to customer feedback.

Browser Cookies.
Cookies are small text files transferred to your hard drive by a web server. Because cookies only contain text, they cannot transmit a virus or damage your system. They are commonly used to determine return visitors to a site, record your preferences, shopping cart, registration information, pages viewed or items purchased.

This website only uses cookies to allow users to maintain a logged in state when accessing this website web services or private areas. No personal information is involved in providing this feature.

You should have the option to set your browser to either accept cookies openly, to notify you before accepting cookies, or to refuse cookies altogether.

Confidentiality.
This agreement demonstrates this website commitment, both collectively and as individuals, to protecting the confidentiality of information held by the company, including specifically, "customer information."

Limitation of Liability.
Complete confidentiality and security is not yet possible over the Internet. Internet use and communication is subject to interception, loss and alteration. On whichever site you provide personal information, it is possible for a third party to view that information. It is not surprising, for example, that messages to newsgroups have resulted in unsolicited email from spammers. You acknowledge and agree that the author of KG 8x8 board games, Kal Gibson shall not be responsible for any damages you may suffer as a result of the transmission of confidential or sensitive information over the Internet, and that all such communications will be at your own risk.