Privacy policy respects your right to the privacy of the personal information you provide us. Unless you designate otherwise or we state otherwise in this policy or at the time information is collected, any personal information you provide to will be known only to two parties: you and the staff of Your user name will be available to other members for purposes of community participation. However, we will not disclose the fact of your membership by name to non-members without your permission, except in specific situations such as to law enforcement agencies as specified in this document.

Announcements and spam

At the time of registering for their membership,  members may receive orientation emails from From time to time, members may receive notification of new services, changes to policies or other relevant site adjustments. We will not send you other email at the address you provide, except for infrequent communications to resolve issues that may arise with your own account. 

We will not sell, rent or give your email address to any third party. You are free at any time to substitute an alternate e-mail address if you wish to keep the one you initially registered private. 

Traffic data

Each time a visitor comes to's servers, including the shell host or our web sites, our servers — like most on the web — collect some basic technical information, including, for example, the visitor's domain name (e.g., whether the user is logged on from or, referral data (e.g., we may record the address of the last URL a user visited prior to clicking through to an web site) and web browser and platform type (e.g., a Chrome browser on a Windows platform).

We also count, track and aggregate each visitor's activity into our analysis of general traffic flows at our sites (e.g. tracking where traffic comes from, how traffic differs within forums, etc.). To these ends, we may merge information about membership levels and activity into group data, which may then be shared on an aggregated basis with investors or the public; but we will not disclose your individual identity as an member nor discuss your personally identifiable data without your permission. When we do present any form of aggregated information to outside parties, no one will be able to identify you or contact you. We do not release aggregated data for individual online sanghas.

Use of cookies at

A cookie is a small amount of data that is sent to your browser from a web server and stored in your computer's memory or written on your computer's hard drive. Our cookies do not contain any of the personal information you have provided to us. We use cookies for our web forum interface.

We do not use cookies to track usage on our site, but the forum software itself tracks what you have seen in order to show you new material when you return. This information about when you were last present is available to other members of the system in the forums to which you have mutual access so that it is easier to tell who is up to date in a group conversation. We never provide this information on your activity to non-participants.

Participants members are expected to comply with our rules, but we cannot control third parties' use of information you may choose to provide via forums or your user home page, nor can we vouch for the integrity of the participants you may communicate with, including but not limited to participants in private forum areas. Sharing information with other members is a matter of individual choice and judgment. If you choose to take part in any of our forums, whatever you may disclose in those discussions is made known to others who may read the forum.

Our commitment to children's privacy

Protecting the privacy of the very young is important to us. For that reason, we do not collect or maintain information at our sites from those we actually know are under 13, and no part of our sites are structured to attract anyone under 13.

Other disclosure of personal information will not otherwise use or disclose your personal information without your consent except (i) as described in this privacy policy, or (ii) as required by law. Any subscriber whose information is sought in accordance with this policy will be advised of the inquiry as soon as practical. Notification of such inquiries will be emailed to members before disclosures are made, unless notification is prohibited by law.

This privacy policy may not protect information you voluntarily disclose to others via a post to any online conference, email list, chat or send tool or any other communication environment within or from our service.

Cancellation and data removal policies

If you would like to end your membership and to delete any data we are not required to retain for accounting purposes, you can close your account and request data removal from This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

If you wish to delete any of your own posts before ending your membership you may do so.


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Contact Information

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