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World Affairs Board Privacy Policy

Effective Date: December 19, 2010

This Privacy Policy applies only to the web sites owned or controlled by World Affairs Board ("Organization," "we," "our" or "us") that post a link to this Privacy Policy (the "Web Sites"). This Privacy Policy only covers information collected at the Web Sites, and does not cover any information collected at any other web site or offline by Organization (unless specifically stated). The purpose of this Privacy Policy is to disclose to you what information we may collect on the Web Sites, how we may collect it, with whom we may share it, and certain other matters related to such information, including the choices you may have regarding our collection, use, and disclosure of such information.

Please read this Privacy Policy carefully. In addition, please review our Terms of Use, which govern your use of the Web Sites.

OUR PRIVACY POLICY

Registration Forms

Our site's registration form requires users to give us contact information (like email address). Contact information from the registration forms is used to get in touch with the customer when necessary. This site does not release personally identifiable information to outside third parties without written approval from the User, or upon appropriate request pursuant to law, after notice to the user of the request and release.

Public Forums

This site makes forums and/or message boards available to its users. Please remember that any information that is disclosed in these areas becomes public information and you should exercise caution when deciding to disclose your personal information.

Abuse or Violation of User Agreement or Forum Rules

You agreed to abide by our User Agreement and Forum Rules when you registered for our site. We expect all users to honor that agreement. In the event of violations of our User Agreement and Forum Rules we may take any and all action that we, in our sole discretion, deem necessary and appropriate, without limitation. A User in substantial violation of our User Agreement and/or Forum Rules waives all Privacy Protections and rights contained herein.

Please use the "Contact Us" and/or "Report Bad Post" (Report Bad Post) links to report abuse, or violations of User Agreement or Forum Rules, in our Chat Rooms, Forums, and Message Boards.

User Profiles

Each user that registers with this site has the option to enter information about themselves in their User Profile. Entering information into the user profile is completely optional. Please remember that any information that is disclosed becomes public information and you should exercise caution when deciding to disclose your personal information.

External Links

This website contains links to other sites. Please be aware that we are not responsible for the privacy practices of such other sites. We encourage our users to be aware when they leave our site and to read the privacy statements of each and every web site that collects personally identifiable information. This privacy statement applies solely to information collected by this Web site.

Information Automatically Logged

Our web hosting Organization may potentially use IP addresses to help diagnose problems with their server and to administer our website. We may also use IP addresses to analyze trends and gather broad demographic information for aggregate use. Please see "Details" section below for more information.

Cookies

You may optionally use a cookie with the message boards and other features so that your username, password and/or signature is automatically entered. Cookies are required to access worldaffairsboard.com and related sites.

Security

This website takes every precaution to protect our users' information. When users submit sensitive information (like email address), we make every reasonable effort to insure the information is protected online and off-line.

All of our users' information, not just the sensitive information mentioned above, is restricted. Only those persons who need the information to perform a specific job (for example, our message board moderators) are granted access to sensitive information. All access is through password-protected areas to access this information. Ability to modify or change User Information is strictly controlled with access allowed to a small number of Global Moderators or Administrators only. All sensitive information is kept in a secure location on our server.

Email Communications

We send all new registered users a welcoming email to verify password and username.

From time to time we communicate with the user to provide requested services, in regards to issues relating to their account, and to provide information we believe of importance or interest to the User, via email.

Data Quality/Access

If a user's personally identifiable information changes (such as email address), or if a user no longer desires our service, we will make reasonable efforts to correct, update or remove that user's personal data provided to us. This can be done by emailing us at the "CONTACT US" link or by sending an Admin or Moderator a Private Message at the site.

Contacting the Web Site

If you have any questions about this privacy statement, the practices of this site, or your dealings with this website, you may contact this site by sending an email to the "CONTACT US" link or by sending an Admin or Moderator a Private Message at the site.

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