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Privacy Policy

Important Information

Before using the Website or any site operated by The White Goddess, it is your responsibility to read the Privacy Policy. The user expressly reaffirms his or her intent to be bound by all terms and conditions posted herein. Information that is Collected.

Web servers serving The White Goddess automatically collect certain non-personally identifiable information, including IP address, profile information, aggregate user data, and browser type, from users and visitors to the site This data is used to manage the website, track usage and improve the website services.

Use of Cookies

Cookies are small files which many web sites transfer to your hard disk. They can inform the web site what pages you visit, and your preferences, which enable web sites to provide you with a more personalized service.

Two types of cookies are used on the Website: Session Cookies which are temporary cookies that remain in the cookie file of your browser until you leave the Website. Persistent Cookies which remain in the cookie file of your browser for much longer (though how long will depend on the lifetime of each specific cookie).

Privacy and Electronic Communications Regulations Directive (PECR)

The law which applies to how cookies and similar technologies for storing information on a user’s equipment such as their computer or mobile device changed on 26 May 2011.

The new requirement is essentially that cookies can only be placed on machines where the user or subscriber has given their consent.

6 (1) Subject to paragraph (4), a person shall not store or gain access to information stored, in the terminal equipment of a subscriber or user unless the requirements of paragraph (2) are met.

(2) The requirements are that the subscriber or user of that terminal equipment--

(a) is provided with clear and comprehensive information about the purposes of the storage of, or access to, that information; and

(b) has given his or her consent.

(3) Where an electronic communications network is used by the same person to store or access information in the terminal equipment of a subscriber or user on more than one occasion, it is sufficient for the purposes of this regulation that the requirements of paragraph (2) are met in respect of the initial use.

(3A) For the purposes of paragraph (2), consent may be signified by a subscriber who amends or sets controls on the internet browser which the subscriber uses or by using another application or programme to signify consent.

(4) Paragraph (1) shall not apply to the technical storage of, or access to, information--

(a) for the sole purpose of carrying out the transmission of a communication over an electronic communications network; or

(b) where such storage or access is strictly necessary for the provision of an information society service requested by the subscriber or user.

Cookies Used on The White Goddess Site

Cookie Name Purpose More Information
Essential Site Cookie ASPSESSIONID

This cookie is sent by default by the web server for all ASP pages and has already been set.

This is a temporary cookie that is deleted once you leave the website.

Visit the Microsoft Website
Colour Preference Colourscheme

Stores the colourscheme preference.

This is a Persistent Cookie and is used to remember your chosen colourscheme for the next time you visit.

Vote/Polls Voted
Voted Answer

Stores which Poll has been voted in and what your Poll Vote was.

This is a Persistent Cookie.

Forum Forum
Forum Visit

These cookies contain a User ID and Forum Login Preferences and Last Visit Date and are set when you register on the Forum. The PRForum is set when you access any of the Password Protected Forums.  It is used to remember which protected forums you have access to, so you don't have to enter the password each time you visit those Forums.

This is a Persistent Cookie.

Third Party Cookies Twitter
ImageShack, Flicker

These cookies are set by Twitter if you view the Main Home Page or Forum Home Page. These two pages contain Twitter Widgets.

You may receive cookies from Imageshack, Flicker, etc on the Display Forum Threads page, if Forum Members have Avatars or have added images to posts that are hosted on these sites.

These are Persistent Cookies.


Private Details.

We do not sell your personal information to others.

Other Information

In the course of emailing us or make contact with us in other ways, such contact gives us information about you.

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