Our websites can be used without entering any personal information, with the exception of our forum. In case we collect personal information from you (e.g. email address, name, etc.), we do so in accordance with the provisions of the German data protection statutes. Personal information are information that can be associated exclusively to a specific natural person. For more information about the framework of the German data protection statutes please see the German Federal Data Protection Act and the German Telemedia Act. Please be aware that any data transferred via internet is subject to security risks. Unwanted third party access to transferred data cannot be ruled out completely.
Purpose Of Registration:
If you want to access our forum and want to be able to post in it you have to create an account by signing up. The personal information that has to be entered when signing up is collected and stored solely for the mentioned purpose. Besides the requested personal information during the sign up process we also store your IP address, as well as the date and time you registered. While you are logged into our forum basic statistics will be collected such as total time spent online, posting activity by time, etc. Please note that with each post, your IP address is recorded. None of the requested or generated personal information while signing up or using our forum is forwarded to thrid parties at any time.
Based on the Federal Data Protection Act you can contact us at no cost in case of questions about the collection or use of your personal information. Changes of your personal information (e.g. email adress) can be submited directly in profile page of our forum. The personal information collected by the forum (account, posts, etc.) can be deleted anytime upon request by you. Please be aware that a deletion of your account means that you cannot access the forum anymore.
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Forum Registration Agreement:
You agree, through your use of this forum, that you will not post any material which is false, defamatory, inaccurate, abusive, vulgar, hateful, harassing, obscene, profane, sexually oriented, threatening, invasive of a person's privacy, adult material, or otherwise in violation of any International or United States Federal law. You also agree not to post any copyrighted material unless you own the copyright or you have written consent from the owner of the copyrighted material. Spam, flooding, advertisements, chain letters, pyramid schemes, and solicitations are also forbidden on this forum.
Note that it is impossible for the staff or the owners of this forum to confirm the validity of posts. Please remember that we do not actively monitor the posted messages, and as such, are not responsible for the content contained within. We do not warrant the accuracy, completeness, or usefulness of any information presented. The posted messages express the views of the author, and not necessarily the views of this forum, its staff, its subsidiaries, or this forum's owner. Anyone who feels that a posted message is objectionable is encouraged to notify an administrator or moderator of this forum immediately. The staff and the owner of this forum reserve the right to remove objectionable content, within a reasonable time frame, if they determine that removal is necessary. This is a manual process, however, please realize that they may not be able to remove or edit particular messages immediately. This policy applies to member profile information as well.
You remain solely responsible for the content of your posted messages. Furthermore, you agree to indemnify and hold harmless the owners of this forum, any related websites to this forum, its staff, and its subsidiaries. The owners of this forum also reserve the right to reveal your identity (or any other related information collected on this service) in the event of a formal complaint or legal action arising from any situation caused by your use of this forum.
You have the ability, as you register, to choose your username. We advise that you keep the name appropriate. With this user account you are about to register, you agree to never give your password out to another person except an administrator, for your protection and for validity reasons. You also agree to NEVER use another person's account for any reason. We also HIGHLY recommend you use a complex and unique password for your account, to prevent account theft.
After you register and login to this forum, you will be able to fill out a detailed profile. It is your responsibility to present clean and accurate information. Any information the forum owner or staff determines to be inaccurate or vulgar in nature will be removed, with or without prior notice. Appropriate sanctions may be applicable.
Please note that with each post, your IP address is recorded, in the event that you need to be banned from this forum or your ISP contacted. This will only happen in the event of a major violation of this agreement.
Also note that the software places a cookie, a text file containing bits of information (such as your username and password), in your browser's cache. This is ONLY used to keep you logged in/out. The software does not collect or send any other form of information to your computer.