Registration Agreement

You agree, through your use of this forum, that you will not post any material which is false, defamatory, inaccurate, abusive, vulgar, hateful, harassing, obscene, profane, sexually oriented, threatening, invasive of a person's privacy, adult material, or otherwise in violation of any International, European Union, United Kingdom, or United States Federal law. You also agree not to post any copyrighted material unless you own the copyright or you have written consent from the owner of the copyrighted material. Spam, flooding, advertisements, chain letters, pyramid schemes, and solicitations are also forbidden on this forum.

Note that it is impossible for the staff or the owners of this forum to confirm the validity of posts. Please remember that we do not actively monitor the posted messages, and as such, are not responsible for the content contained within. We do not warrant the accuracy, completeness, or usefulness of any information presented. The posted messages express the views of the author, and not necessarily the views of this forum, its staff, its subsidiaries, or this forum's owner. Anyone who feels that a posted message is objectionable is encouraged to notify an administrator or moderator of this forum immediately. The staff and the owner of this forum reserve the right to remove objectionable content, within a reasonable time frame, if they determine that removal is necessary. This is a manual process, however, please realize that they may not be able to remove or edit particular messages immediately. This policy applies to member profile information as well.

You remain solely responsible for the content of your posted messages. Furthermore, you agree to indemnify and hold harmless the owners of this forum, any related websites to this forum, its staff, and its subsidiaries. The owners of this forum also reserve the right to reveal your identity (or any other related information collected on this service) in the event of a formal complaint or legal action arising from any situation caused by your use of this forum.

You have the ability, as you register, to choose your username. We advise that you keep the name appropriate. You agree to never give your password out to another person, not even 2S staff. You also agree to NEVER use another person's account for any reason. We also HIGHLY recommend you use a complex and unique password for your account, to prevent account theft, and that you change your password regularly.

After you register and login to this forum, you will be able to fill out a detailed profile. It is your responsibility to present clean and accurate information. Any information the forum owner or staff determines to be inaccurate or vulgar in nature will be removed, with or without prior notice. Appropriate sanctions may be applicable.

Please note that with each post, your IP address is recorded, in the event that you need to be banned from this forum or your ISP contacted. This will only happen in the event of a major violation of this agreement.

Also note that the software places a cookie, a text file containing bits of information (such as your username and password), in your browser's cache. This is ONLY used to keep you logged in/out. The software does not collect or send any other form of information to your computer.

General data protection regulation: (section applicable for registrations from 2018-01-07)
* You consent that any information you post on the forum is public information and that you grant Second Sphere an irrevocable and transferable license to use your post(s), including for commercial use. As you consent this information is public, it is not considered personal information. Due to the license used for this information, it may remain on the forum after deletion of your account.
* You consent to us processing personal data (IP address, web-browser user-agent, e-mail, and any other information that is provided by you or your computer during any contact with our website) for 1) the purposes of improving the service of Second Sphere 2) research into improving the service of any forum software 3) research into improving the service of websites.
* Your password length and content are exempt from the above clause. Your password last change time(s) may be monitored.
* You may request that your personal data be deleted or corrected. You must be able to validate both your e-mail address and login to your 2S account (i.e. the same information used to create and validate your account). Send a personal message to Sorck on the forum for further information.
* You may request your personal information be provided in a machine readable format. Again, you must be able to validate your e-mail and login to your 2S account. Contact Sorck via PM for assistance.
* Where we discover a data breach, we will contact all members via e-mail and post on our forum. You cannot exempt yourself from receiving these security e-mails unless you delete your account.
* We will e-mail you for the following purposes:
** Account security purposes
** Informing of a data breach
** Informing of change in terms of service, privacy policy, or forum rules.
** Any action explicitly requested by you (such as signing up for topic notifications).
** E-mail address confirmation
*  All of these e-mail reasons are justified under the GDPR as being essential to fulfil our service, or essential to fulfil legal requirements, and thus do not need your explicit consent. However, except for the data breach case, you may withdraw from receiving e-mails by withdrawing consent for us to hold your personal data. This is done by requesting account deletion.

Requests under the GDPR may take a number of weeks to service as 2S is operated by volunteers.