This policy explains in detail how Import Meet along with its affiliated companies (hereinafter “we”, “us”, “our”, “www.importmeet.com”) and phpBB (hereinafter “they”, “them”, “their”, “phpBB software”, “www.phpbb.com”, “phpBB Group”, “phpBB Teams”) use any information collected during any session of usage by you (hereinafter “your information”).
At Import Meet, the privacy of our members is of extreme important to us. Your information is collected via two ways. Firstly, by browsing you will cause the phpBB software to create a number of cookies, which are small text files that are downloaded on to your computer within your web browser temporary files. The first two cookies just contain a user identifier (hereinafter “user-id”) and an anonymous session identifier (hereinafter “session-id”), automatically assigned to you by the phpBB software. A third cookie will be created once you have browsed topics within Import Meet and is used to store which topics have been read, thereby improving your user experience.
We may also create cookies external to the phpBB software whilst browsing www.importmeet.com, though these are outside the scope of this document which is intended to only cover the pages created by the phpBB software. The second way in which we collect your information is by what you submit to us. This can be, and is not limited to: registering on Import Meet (hereinafter “your account”) and posts submitted by you after registration and whilst logged in (hereinafter “your posts”).
DoubleClick DART Cookie
* Googles use of the DART cookie enables it to serve ads to users based on their visit to www.importmeet.com and other sites on the Internet.
Like many other Web sites, www.importmeet.com makes use of log files. The information inside the log files includes internet protocol (IP) addresses, type of browser, Internet Service Provider (ISP), date/time stamp, referring/exit pages, and number of clicks to analyze trends, administer the site, track user’s movement around the site, and gather demographic information. IP addresses, and other such information are not linked to any information that is personally identifiable.
Import Meet has no access to or control over these cookies that are used by third-party advertisers.
If you wish to disable cookies, you may do so through your individual browser options. This is not recommended as your experience with this website may be diminished. More detailed information about cookie management with specific web browsers can be found at the browsers respective websites.
Your account will at a bare minimum contain a uniquely identifiable name (hereinafter “your user name”), a personal password used for logging into your account (hereinafter “your password”) and a personal, valid e-mail address (hereinafter “your e-mail”). Your information for your account at Import Meet is protected by data-protection laws applicable in the country that hosts us. Any information beyond your user name, your password, and your e-mail address required by Import Meet during the registration process is either mandatory or optional, at the discretion of us. In all cases, you have the option of what information in your account is publicly displayed. Furthermore, within your account, you have the option to opt-in or opt-out of automatically generated e-mails from the phpBB software.
Your password is ciphered (a one-way hash) so that it is secure. However, it is recommended that you do not reuse the same password across a number of different websites. Your password is the means of accessing your account at Import Meet, so please guard it carefully and under no circumstance will anyone affiliated with us, phpBB or another 3rd party, legitimately ask you for your password. Should you forget your password for your account, you can use the “I forgot my password” feature provided by the phpBB software. This process will ask you to submit your user name and your e-mail, then the phpBB software will generate a new password to reclaim your account.
Amended 01/09/11 – 4:00 PM