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What We Collect and Store AutomaticallyThis is how we will handle information we learn about you from your visit to our website. The information we receive depends upon what you do when visiting our site. Please note that we collect no personally identifying information about you when you visit our site, unless you choose to provide that information to us.
If you visit our site to read or download information, we collect and store only
the following information about your visit:
These web access logs may be preserved indefinitely and used at any time and in any way necessary to prevent security breaches and to insure the integrity of the data on our servers.
When GCOM Members actually login to this website, we keep track of the Date/Time of their last login and the total number of times they have logged in (in the database).
CookiesAlthough we DO NOT collect information through the use of web browser cookies, if you login successfully and chose to have the site "remember" your login -- fill it in when you go to login -- a cookie that contains your User ID will be set on your PC. The GCOM website will not store your password in this manner.
GCOM Member InfoWhen officially joining GCOM, all members must provide their basic contact information, consisting of their name, address, phone number and email address. This has been a policy of GCOM since its inception. This information, as of this new GCOM website coming on-line, will be stored in the database that drives this site. The only people that currently have access to this information are the President, the Secretary, and the Webmaster, and of course, the members themselves have access to their own information via the User Profile item, once they've logged in.
If a member wishes to withhold their name, email address and city/state from appearing when posting a Game Review, Tale of the Tape or from appearing on the Member List, they may make that choice from within the User Profile.
AT NO TIME WILL WE RELEASE PERSONAL INFORMATION TO ANY OTHER PERSON OR COMPANY WITHOUT YOUR EXPRESSED CONSENT.
Receiving Email From This SiteOne of the services this website provides is the ability to join email lists. Any member may choose to be on the GCOM Weekly or GCOM Monthly email lists and/or be notified when new Game Reviews, Tales, and News items are posted by other members. These emails are generated automatically. They will be addressed as coming To and From the member themself and will always contain a short message at the bottom stating why they are receiving the email.