Privacy policy

This policy explains in detail how Asperger Home Education uses any personal information collected during any session of usage by a forum user (hereinafter "you", "your").

Personal information is collected in two ways. Firstly, browsing the Asperger Home Education forum will cause the phpBB software to create a number of cookies, which are small text files that are downloaded into your computer's web browser temporary files directory. 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 the Asperger Home Education and is used to store which topics have been read, thereby improving your user experience.

The second way in which personal information is collected is by what you submit to the Asperger Home Education forum. This can be, and is not limited to: posting as an anonymous user (hereinafter "anonymous posts"), registering on the Asperger Home Education (hereinafter "your account"), and posts submitted by you after registration and whilst logged in (hereinafter "your posts").

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 valid e-mail address (hereinafter "your e-mail"). Your information for your account is protected by data-protection laws of both the United Kingdom and the country that hosts the Asperger Home Education. Any information beyond your user name, your password, and your e-mail address required by the Asperger Home Education during the registration process is either mandatory or optional, at the discretion of the Asperger Home Education configuration. 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 using 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 the Asperger Home Education, so please safeguard it carefully and under no circumstance will anyone affiliated with the Asperger Home Education, 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 in order to reclaim your account.