The ISF is committed to safeguarding your online privacy.
information is collected from or about you?
When you register for the forum the ISF requires you to supply a small amount of personal
information: an active email address, your full name and your state and
country of residence, this information is not viewable by other Forum Members but may
be viewable to Administrators and Moderators. You also have the option to supply
additional information: a homepage url, location, etc. these are all optional and are
viewable by other Members.
When your computer connects to the IS website or forum a record is
kept of your IP Address .
The IS website and Forum may use
cookies to store and
sometimes track information about you whilst you are visiting the site or the
Forum. (A cookie is a small amount of data that is sent to your browser from a
web server and stored on your computer's hard drive.)
logged in, your username and password and any preferred viewing options, if you
set any in preferences. These cookies are used by your browser to enter your
username and password when you return to the Forum. Cookies may also be used from time to time to gather information such as what browser or screen resolution you are using, any data gathered by such a cookie is anonymous.
ISF cookies are not used to track your movement or perform any function
other than to enhance your use of the Forum. If your browser does not support
cookies or if you do not have cookies enabled in your browser, or if you delete
the cookies on your system or prevents them from being saved, the additional
features of the Forum software may not work properly.
information is used.
The information collected by the ISF during registration may be used to
contact you either regarding IS or IS Forum matters of interest, issues or
other ISF business.
The ISF does not sell or share the information you are required to provide
during registration with any other organisation.
your information may be shared.
As a general rule, the ISF will not disclose or share any of your personally
identifiable information except if you have given permission or when we believe
in good faith that the law requires it.
How your information is
Other than officers of the ISF, agents acting on behalf of the ISF or the
administrators and moderators of the JREF Forum you are the only person who has
access to your personal information.
Your information is protected by the security of the Forum software and your
password. The ISF strongly recommends that you do not share your password to
Unfortunately it is not possible to guarantee that any data transmitted over
the Internet is 100% secure. As a result, whilst the ISF will strive to
protect your personal information, the ISF cannot guarantee the security of any
information you transmit to us from or via the Forum.
You are responsible for maintaining the secrecy of your passwords and any
Please remember whatever personal information you disclose online can be collected and used by others so do not post any private or personal information unless you want it to be available publicly and remember you can never assume that you are completely anonymous and cannot be identified by your comments.