Never provide your password, telephone numbers, or home address to anyone online. Give out your email address only if you want to receive email.
Never divulge private information about another person online. That includes the persons real name, email address, and any other personal information that the person has not made public. Do not forward or post private messages that someone has sent you unless you have his or her permission. Please do not solicit other peoples personal information.
Your information is collected via two ways. Firstly, by browsing “Hammer Nutrition Forums” will 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-id” and an anonymous “session-id”, automatically assigned to you. A third cookie will be created once you have browsed topics within “Hammer Nutrition Forums” and is used to store which topics have been read, thereby improving your user experience.
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 “Hammer Nutrition Forums” (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 personal, valid e-mail address (hereinafter “your e-mail”). Your information for your account at “Hammer Nutrition Forums” is protected by data-protection laws applicable in the United States. Any information beyond your user name, your password, and your e-mail address required by “Hammer Nutrition Forums” during the registration process is either mandatory or optional, at the discretion of “Hammer Nutrition Forums”. 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.
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 “Hammer Nutrition Forums”, so please guard it carefully and under no circumstance will anyone affiliated with “Hammer Nutrition Forums” 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. This process will ask you to submit your user name and your e-mail, then a new password will be generated to reclaim your account.