Privacy Policy

Like most websites out there, your privacy is important. You can rest assure that none of your personal data will (or ever) be sold to third party sites. Below is a list of what types of data we receive / collect on this site, as well as its used.

Cookies

Cookies are important to this site - allowing viewers to register, write comments, post on the forum etc. The first cookie holds a unique key that is used to log-in. Without this cookie, it would be very hard to identify users and allow them to log-in to the site. A second cookie is used to identify if a viewer has accepted the cookie warning notice. You could of-course block these cookies but would mean its not possible to log-in into the site in future, and you would keep seeing the cookie notice. These small cookies are very small files placed on your PC, with minimum amount of content.

By registering on the site, you agree that a cookie can be stored on your PC, and that your IP and email address can be stored in the database. All passwords are heavily encrypted, and isnt possible to recover if lost. Any lost passwords must be reset either by the admin or by using the lost-password function.

Google Adsense program

This site uses third party advertisements to support the running of the site (through the Google AdSense program). Doing so may lead to your IP address, your ISP, the browser and whether you have Flash installed being sent to these advertisers. This data is used by Adsense program to provide more relevant adverts. After-all do you want to see adverts for German Pizza restaurants in Hong Kong?

No data from site's database is shared to or with Google Adsense Program.

Google Analytics

This site uses the Google Analytics service, allowing viewers to be tracked through the site. This data allows for site statistics to be compiled, allowing us to see pageviews, unique viewers etc. During this process IP address, ISP, browser, etc. will be recorded by the Google Analytics program. This may also lead to Google using this data to personalize its ads on their advertising network. No data from site's database is shared Google Analytics.

IP logging

From time to time, your IP can be stored into the site's database. This is usually done when a person votes on something (without the need to register), or when a non-registered viewer sends in a message through the contact page. If you do not wish for your IP to be recorded in such way, please do not use these services as your IP may be recorded. The IP is recored for voting because otherwise its not possible identify unique voters, which would allow a single person to vote multi-able times.

Summary

By using this site you agree to accept the terms of this sites privacy policy. Hopefully this document as made things clear.

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