Site and/or Forum Registration
Registration is not required in order to use About Sims. Certain features though are only available to registered users. Here below some of these features, more features may require registration though:
- About Sims: Custom content downloads, ads-free site navigation for donors
- About Sims Board: Posting without going through verification and admin's post moderation (approval), sending PMs, view/post attachments, ads-free navigation for donors, etc.
Please note that About Sims and About Sims Board are not integrated. If you are interested in joining both, you will have to create a separate account for each. If you would like to have the same username, you should probably register immediately to both with your preferred username, provided that it is not already taken by another user of the Site. Our databases cannot "reserve" usernames.
Registration requires a valid e-mail address and no other personally identifiable information. About receives general information contained in server log files, such as your IP address and cookie information.
Use of Personal Information
The email address provided during your registration is used for self-activation of your account. It’s not shared with and it's not visible to other site or board members.
Information provided will not be shared with any third-parties unless:
- Your consent is obtained
- It is so required by the law
Please be aware that certain data may well be displayed as per About Sims configuration or the choices you make during your registration and setting up of your account. For example: your username is visible to all, so make sure not to include any sensitive personal information.
Information may be used in order to ensure the integrity and operation of About Sims, and protect About Sims and its users. In such cases, About Sims may access and disclose if required any information necessary or appropriate, including but not limited to, user profile information, IP address and traffic information, posted content, usage.
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Changes may be made to this policy as required. Kindly check on a regular basis to see if something has changed. Article's date is auto-updated every time there is a modification and makes the changes effective upon publication.
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