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We use files known as cookies on The Good Limbo to improve its performance and to enhance your user experience. By using The Good Limbo you agree that we can place these types of files on your device.
What are cookies?
Cookies are small text files that a website may put on your computer, or mobile device, when you first visit that site or one of its pages.
There are many functions that a cookie can serve. For example, a cookie will help the website, or another website, to recognise your device the next time you visit it. The Good Limbo uses the term "cookies" in this policy to refer to all files that collect information in this way.
Certain cookies contain personal information – for example, if you click on "remember me" when logging on, a cookie will store your username. Most cookies will not collect information that identifies you, but will instead collect more general information such as how users arrive at and use The Good Limbo, or a user’s general location.
What sort of cookies does The Good Limbo use?
Cookies can perform several different functions:
1. Necessary Cookies
Some cookies are essential for the operation of The Good Limbo. These cookies enable services you have specifically asked for.
2. Performance Cookies
These cookies may collect anonymous information on the pages visited. For example, we might use performance cookies to keep track of which pages are most popular, which method of linking between pages is most effective and to determine why some pages are receiving error messages.
3. Functionality Cookies
These cookies remember choices you make to improve your experience.
4. Targeting or Advertising cookies
These cookies are used to deliver adverts more relevant to you and your interests. They are also used to limit the number of times you see an advertisement as well as help measure the effectiveness of the advertising campaigns.
The Good Limbo also allows third parties to serve cookies that fall into any of the categories above.
We use Google Analytics across the website for website statistics. We anonymise IP addresses, and Google has no access to email addresses or usernames that you provide to us. Google Analytics is only used for performance tracking purposes, for example to see where website traffic has come from, how many visits a page has had or how long a user remains on the website. Details of how to opt-out of analytics are provided below.
We use Google Adsense to serve personalised advertisements to help fund the website. These cookies will only be served after you have registered to the forum. By registering to the forum you are consenting to the use of these cookies. Details of how to manage your ad preferences is provided below.
You can find further information about how Google uses the information at the link below.
Can a board user block cookies?
To find out how to manage which cookies you allow, see your browser’s help section or your mobile device manual - or you can visit one of the sites below, which have detailed information on how to manage, control or delete cookies.
You can manage you advertisement preferences at the below links.
If you wish to opt-out of Google Analytics, you can download a browser add-on at the following link.
Please remember that if you do choose to disable cookies, you may find that certain sections of The Good Limbo do not work properly.
Cookies on The Good Limbo from social networking sites
The Good Limbo may have links to social networking websites (e.g. Facebook, Twitter or YouTube). These websites may also place cookies on your device and The Good Limbo does not control how they use their cookies, therefore The Good Limbo suggests you check their website(s) to see how they are using cookies.
General Data Protection Regulation - 2018 (GDPR)
To comply with the GDPR you need to be made aware that your The Good Limbo 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 The Good Limbo is protected by data-protection laws applicable in the country that hosts us. Any information beyond your user name, your password, your age, and your email address required by The Good Limbo during the registration process 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 emails.
Moreover, we will store all of the IP address that you use to post with. Depending on your preferences The Good Limbo may send you emails to the email address that The Good Limbo holds in your account which will either be that you used when you registered or one that you have subsequently changed, but you are able to change these preferences from your User Control Panel (UCP) at any time should you wish to stop receiving them.
The only other information about you is that which you decide to post in the forums, whereupon it is considered to be “publicly available” as it will have been indexed by search engines as well as on-line archive sites.
You are free at any time to request a copy of the personal information that The Good Limbo holds. You can do this on the “Privacy data” tab in your UCP. You can also request closure of your account whereby all personal data held on you would be deleted, this can be done by on the “Privacy data” tab in the user’s UCP the by clicking mailto link to request the removal of your account, or emailing firstname.lastname@example.org. This process does not remove any posts you have made on the site. We may retain certain personal information in exceptional circumstances. Exceptional circumstances may include but are not limited to the protection of the legitimate interests of The Good Limbo such as information on banned members in the interest of keeping the community safe, or any legal obligation we may have to comply with.
Your forum posts are publicly available, meaning they are available worldwide to anyone with internet access. If you are a registered user you have the ability to delete your replies to threads and edit your posts. If you request your account be closed, all personal data will be deleted, so posts that were made by that account will not hold personal information and as such are not considered personal data. If a post contains sensitive data or data that could be used to identify an individual and you do not have an active account or are unable to delete it yourself, you may request these posts be edited or deleted by sending an email to email@example.com. These requests will be dealt with on a case by case basis.