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Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy

The Beatles Forum ("The Beatles Forum") operates thebeatlesforum.com and may operate other websites. It is The Beatles Forum's policy to respect your privacy regarding any information we may collect while operating our websites. Therefore, our following Privacy Policy explains everything in full.

Website Visitors

Like most website operators, The Beatles Forum collects non-personally-identifying information of the sort that web browsers and servers typically make available, such as the browser type, language preference, referring site, and the date and time of each visitor request. The Beatles Forum's purpose in collecting non-personally identifying information is to better understand how The Beatles Forum's visitors use its website. From time to time, The Beatles Forum may release non-personally-identifying information in the aggregate. For example, by publishing a report on trends in the usage of its website.

The Beatles Forum also collects potentially personally-identifying information. Collected information are things like Internet Protocol (IP) addresses for logged in users and for users leaving comments on thebeatlesforum.com blogs/sites. The Beatles Forum only discloses logged in user and commenter IP addresses under the same circumstances that it uses and discloses personally-identifying information as described below, except that commenter IP addresses and email addresses are visible and disclosed to the administrators of the blog/site where the comment was left.

Gathering of Personally-Identifying Information

Certain visitors to The Beatles Forum's websites choose to interact with The Beatles Forum in ways that require The Beatles Forum to gather personally-identifying information. The amount and type of information that The Beatles Forum gathers depends on the nature of the interaction. For example, we ask visitors who sign up at thebeatlesforum.com to provide a username and email address. Those who engage in transactions with The Beatles Forum are also asked to provide additional information. This includes as necessary the personal and financial information required to process those transactions. In each case, The Beatles Forum collects such information only insofar as is necessary or appropriate to fulfil the purpose of the visitor's interaction with The Beatles Forum. The Beatles Forum does not disclose personally-identifying information other than as described below. And, of course, visitors can always refuse to supply personally-identifying information. Obviously with the caveat that it may prevent them from engaging in certain website-related activities.

Aggregated Statistics

The Beatles Forum may collect statistics about the behaviour of visitors to its websites. The Beatles Forum may display this information publicly or provide it to others. However, The Beatles Forum does not disclose personally-identifying information other than as described below.

Protection of Certain Personally-Identifying Information

The Beatles Forum discloses potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information only to those of its employees, contractors and affiliated organizations that (i) need to know that information in order to process it on The Beatles Forum's behalf or to provide services available at The Beatles Forum's websites, and (ii) that have agreed not to disclose it to others. Some of those employees, contractors and affiliated organizations may be located outside of your home country; by using The Beatles Forum's websites, you consent to the transfer of such information to them. The Beatles Forum will not rent or sell potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information to anyone.

Other than to its employees, contractors and affiliated organizations, as described above, The Beatles Forum discloses potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information only in response to a subpoena, court order or other governmental request, or when The Beatles Forum believes in good faith that disclosure is reasonably necessary to protect the property or rights of The Beatles Forum, third parties or the public at large. If you are a registered user of a The Beatles Forum website and have supplied your email address, The Beatles Forum may occasionally send you an email to tell you about new features, solicit your feedback, or just keep you up to date with what's going on with The Beatles Forum and our products.

If you send us a request (for example via email or via one of our feedback mechanisms), we reserve the right to publish it in order to help us clarify or respond to your request or to help us support other users. The Beatles Forum takes all measures reasonably necessary to protect against the unauthorized access, use, alteration or destruction of potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information.

Cookies

A cookie is indeed a string of information that a website stores on a visitor's computer. Likewise, that the visitor's browser provides to the website each time the visitor returns. The Beatles Forum uses cookies to help The Beatles Forum website to identify and also track visitors. Obviously, their usage of The Beatles Forum website, and their website access preferences. The Beatles Forum visitors who do not wish to have cookies placed on their computers should set their browsers to refuse cookies before using The Beatles Forum's websites, with the drawback that certain features of The Beatles Forum's websites may not function properly without the aid of cookies.
Business Transfers

If The Beatles Forum, or substantially all of its assets, were acquired, or in the unlikely event that The Beatles Forum goes out of business or enters bankruptcy, user information would be one of the assets that is transferred or acquired by a third party. You also acknowledge that such transfers may occur. Obviously, any acquirer of The Beatles Forum may continue to use your personal information as set forth in this policy.

Adverts

Ads appearing on any of our websites may be delivered to users by advertising partners, who may set cookies. These cookies allow the ad server to recognize your computer each time they send you an online advertisement. This is obviously to compile information about you or others who use your computer. This information allows ad networks to, among other things, deliver targeted advertisements. Obviously, this is what they believe will be of most interest to you. Moreover, this Privacy Policy covers the use of cookies by The Beatles Forum only. Therefore, it does not cover the use of cookies by any advertisers.

Privacy Policy Changes

Although most changes are likely to be minor, The Beatles Forum may change its Privacy Policy from time to time. Of course, this is in The Beatles Forum's sole discretion. The Beatles Forum encourages visitors to frequently check this page for any changes to its Privacy Policy. If you have a thebeatlesforum.com account, you might also receive an alert informing you of these changes. Your continued use of this site after any change in this Privacy Policy will constitute your acceptance of such change.