This policy explains in detail how “Plane Anxiety - Fear of Flying Forum” along with its affiliated companies (hereinafter “we”, “us”, “our”, “Plane Anxiety - Fear of Flying Forum”, “https://planeanxiety.com”) and phpBB (hereinafter “they”, “them”, “their”, “phpBB software”, “www.phpbb.com”, “phpBB Limited”, “phpBB Teams”) use any information collected during any session of usage by you (hereinafter “your information”).
Your information is collected via two ways. Firstly, by browsing “Plane Anxiety - Fear of Flying Forum” will cause the phpBB software to create a number of cookies, which are small text files that are downloaded on to your computer’s 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 “Plane Anxiety - Fear of Flying Forum” 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 “Plane Anxiety - Fear of Flying Forum”, 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: posting as an anonymous user (hereinafter “anonymous posts”), registering on “Plane Anxiety - Fear of Flying Forum” (hereinafter “your account”) and posts submitted by you after registration and whilst logged in (hereinafter “your posts”).
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 email address (hereinafter “your email”). Your information for your account at “Plane Anxiety - Fear of Flying Forum” is protected by data-protection laws applicable in the country that hosts us. Any information beyond your user name, your password, and your email address required by “Plane Anxiety - Fear of Flying Forum” during the registration process is either mandatory or optional, at the discretion of “Plane Anxiety - Fear of Flying Forum”. 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 emails 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 “Plane Anxiety - Fear of Flying Forum”, so please guard it carefully and under no circumstance will anyone affiliated with “Plane Anxiety - Fear of Flying Forum”, 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 email, then the phpBB software will generate a new password to reclaim your account. This website is General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) compliant. Starting May 25th 2018, any information collected from UK and EU citizens on this website that can be used to make out the personal identification of an individual is disclosed. Concerning GDRP, this website: *Collects email addresses (required) and various personal information (not required) on our registration forum. You can check the registration sign-up page on this website for a list of voluntary and non-voluntary information collected. *Uses Google Analytics to track users behavior when browsing this website. Google Analytics tracking information is stored for a maximum of 26 months. You have the right to be notified of a breach when your personal information is compromised with our knowledge within 72 hours. In addition, you have the right to access information you provided to this website and the right to remove your information at any time. If you decide to take action,through private message on https://planeanxiety.com and we will respond within 96 hours of receiving your request. Information stored on our web servers is encrypted and protected with highly complex passwords along with firewall security and network access control lists. For any other questions, concerns, or general comments please through private message on https://planeanxiety.com.