and the NetShrine Discussion Forum Privacy Statement and Terms of Use

Date Instituted:  November 22, 2001             Last Updated:  November 22, 2001

Please read this notice before using or the NetShrine Discussion Forum. 

By using and/or the NetShrine Discussion Forum, users must agree to abide by these Terms of Use.  Do not use either or the NetShrine Discussion Forum if you do not agree with the Terms of Use outlined below. reserves the right to modify the Terms of Use at its sole discretion, and by using and the NetShrine Discussion Forum, users agree to be bound by the modifications or updates to the Terms of Use. values and respects privacy. Related, this privacy statement discloses's purposes and methods for on-line collection and use of information. This statement applies to all information collected through and the NetShrine Discussion Forum.

Site Operator and Contact for Privacy Inquiries

Privacy Contact: Privacy Administrator

Types of Information Collected

Information is not generally collected from visitors to However, in order to access certain special services, personal information is requested.  These cases are described in more detail below.

NetShrine Discussion Forum Board Registration and Use requires a valid e-mail address for users who want to participate in the NetShrine Discussion Forum. This facilitates policing the forum for abusive postings by providing a verifiable point of contact, if needed.  Forum members do have the ability to keep their e-mail address hidden from other users by selecting that option within their user profile.

Also in the forum registration, members have the option of providing some additional information such as occupation, interests, and homepage URL in their user profile. Anyone whom has concerns about providing this information should leave these fields blank when completing a registration.

Members desiring to update or change their user profile for NetShrine Discussion Forum may do so here.

The NetShrine Discussion Forum is intended for a general adult audience.  However, it does not prohibit the participation of younger members with consent. 

Users 12 YEARS OF AGE OR YOUNGER require verification by their parent or legal guardian of permission to allow said child to participate in the NetShrine Discussion Forum.

Prior to a child's registration on the bulletin board, the child's parent or legal guardian must e-mail permission to the Privacy Administrator.

To revoke previously offered parental consent, or to express any concerns regarding a child's privacy, please send an e-mail request to the Privacy Administrator.

It is highly recommend that users 12 YEARS OF AGE OR YOUNGER refrain from offering any personal information either in their user profile or in the message boards themselves.  Additionally, recommends that parents/guardians should routinely monitor the on-line activity of their children at all times.

NetShrine Mailing List requires a valid e-mail address for users who want to receive updates and messages from 

Disclosure of Personal Information will not disclose personal identifying information to any third parties for any purpose without prior written consent from the party said information relates.  Reasonable care is taken at all times handling personal information to ensure its security both off and on-line.



Particular features of the NetShrine Discussion Forum require the use of "cookies."  This includes retention of usernames and passwords and showing a default Topic View when members visit the forum.

Members have the option to disable these cookies at any time by updating their user profile preferences. (If a browser does not support cookies, or if cookies are "turned off," these preferences will not be set).

Links/Other Sites contains links to other sites and cannot be responsible for the privacy practices or the content of such Websites.

Please also read the NetShrine Discussion Forum Community Standards.


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