Privacy Statement

Privacy Statement


Privacy Statement
of British Car Forum

Information about our Organization
and Web Site



Modern information and communication technologies play a fundamental role in the activities of an organisation like British Car Forum, LLC . We are based in New Mexico, USA .

Our principal activity is: Discussion forum for British car Enthusiasts

Our privacy policy covers British Car Forum and its Web site: http://www.britishcarforum.com

Providing Visitors with Anonymous
Access


You can access our Web site home page and browse our site without disclosing your personal data (e.g., you don't need to disclose your real name if you wish to remain anonymous, we don't collect phone numbers or addresses). The exceptions are if you purchase a subscription via PayPal, for example, then of course we would have your information, but it is not stored on our forums. Any personal information you disclose on this site is at your own risk. We highly recommend you NOT post your email address in the open forums as spam bots will most certainly obtain it and you will receive spam as a result. Please use the Private Message system to communicate privately with other members. If you must post your email, don't use the regular @ sign. Instead, use the image we have provided as a "smilie" like this: yournameyourdomain.com That way, humans can still read your address, but the spam bots can't.


The services and links of our Web site


Our Web site enables you to communicate with other visitors or to post information to be accessed by others. When you do so, other visitors may collect your data.


We do not include links to third party Web service providers as part of our normal site links. However, other members may post links to such sites. We recommend caution when clicking on links posted by other members as we are not responsible for the content of member-provided links.


Automatic Collection of Information


We automatically log information such as your login name, password (encrypted) and IP address by means such as programming. All activity on our forum is logged by means of a server log files, as is the case with any Apache server-based system. We do so for the following purposes:


  • Technical administration of the Web site
  • Customer administration

We use cookies to store personal data or we link information stored in cookies with personal data about specific individuals. We do so for the following purposes:


  • Technical administration of the Web site

Disclosure and Visitor Choice


We do not disclose your personal data to our subsidiaries or other organizations. However, we do have advertisers with banners on our site. If you follow a banner ad to an advertisers site, you will leave British Car Forum and we have no control over what information is collected by our advertisers.


Confidentiality / Security


We do not give visitors to our Web site the option of using a secure transmission method to send us their information. However, if any services, such as subscriptions to the forum, are made, we do such transactions via PayPal, which IS secure (https)


We have have hired a third party server management firm to implement security policies, rules and technical measures to protect the personal data that we have under our control from:


  • unauthorised access
  • improper use or disclosure
  • unauthorised modification
  • unlawful destruction or accidental loss

All our employees and data processors, who have access to, and are associated with the processing of personal data, are obliged to respect the confidentiality of our visitors' personal data.


We ensure that your personal data will not be disclosed to State institutions and authorities except as required by law or other regulation.


You can ask us, by:


  • sending an email ( via contact form on this site ) whether we are keeping personal data about you.


    We will provide you with a readable copy of the personal data which we keep about you - although we may require proof of your identity -. We will provide the information without any charge.


    We allow you to challenge the data that we hold about you and, where appropriate, you may have the data:


    • erased
    • rectified or amended
    • completed

    If you have an enquiry or concern about our privacy policy, please contact us using the "Contact Us" link found on the bottom of most site pages.



    Bottom line: We take your privacy seriously. We do NOT sell your information to third parties.