This policy explains in detail how “Motion Simulator DIY Community” along with its affiliated companies (hereinafter “we”, “us”, “our”, “Motion Simulator DIY Community”, “http://www.x-simulator.de/forum”) and phpBB (hereinafter “they”, “them”, “their”, “phpBB software”, “www.phpbb.com”, “phpBB Group”, “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 “Motion Simulator DIY Community” 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 “Motion Simulator DIY Community” 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 “Motion Simulator DIY Community”, 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 “Motion Simulator DIY Community” (hereinafter “your account”) and posts submitted by you after registration and whilst logged in (hereinafter “your posts”).
With registration at x-simulator.de you agree to be notified via email about news, changes of these using terms and / or security issues, updates of the website etc. from time to time. If you do not allow the siteowner of x-simulator.de to send you emails, you must cancel your account. In that case you are not allowed to use the registered account and the features which comes with it, e.g. the messaging system - short called PM, personal messaging.
You can cancel your account anytime with a email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
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 e-mail address (hereinafter “your e-mail”). Your information for your account at “Motion Simulator DIY Community” is protected by data-protection laws applicable in the country that hosts us. Any information beyond your user name, your password and your e-mail required by “Motion Simulator DIY Community” during the registration process are at our digression what is mandatory and what is optional. 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 e-mails 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 “Motion Simulator DIY Community”, so please guard it carefully and under no circumstance will anyone affiliated with “Motion Simulator DIY Community”, 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 e-mail, then the phpBB software will generate a new password to reclaim your account.