This policy explains in detail how “Astroart Forum” along with its affiliated companies (hereinafter “we”, “us”, “our”, “Astroart Forum”, “https://www.astroart-forum.net/forum”) 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”).
Cookies are small text files that are stored on your computer when you visit some websites. Cookies can be divided into "technical" and "profiling". Technical cookies are used to improve the navigation and the experience in a web site. Profiling cookies are usually used for advertising and they are often available to third-party web sites.
This forum uses only technical cookies. 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 “Astroart Forum” and is used to store which topics have been read, thereby improving your user experience.
To disable all cookies, an option is always available in your browser. For futher instructions see for example: www.wikihow.com/Disable-Cookies. For technical reasons, its not possible to disable a single cookie in this web site, but you may disable all them at once. You may also delete cookies clicking the button "Delete cookies" at the bottom of each page.
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 “Astroart 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 “Astroart Forum” during the registration process is either mandatory or optional, at the discretion of “Astroart 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 “Astroart Forum”, so please guard it carefully and under no circumstance will anyone affiliated with “Astroart 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.