Privacy – How your data is used.

Your registered email address;

The E30 Zone need a verified email address to sign up the site, this is used verify that the person is a person and not a robot, spambot etc..

Your email address can also be used so that other members can email you through the site , your email address is never displayed to that member. It is also used to notify members of post replies and PM notifications.

All of the above can be turned on / off in your pofile, if you wish to do so.

The E30 Zone will never send you newsletters or spam, it will only ever use it for the above reasons.

Email address are also used to ban account if required.

The E30 Zone does *NOT* sell or distribute your email address to any third parties.

IP address;

IP address are used to create a forum sessions and Identify you as a user but no information is taken from the IP, without this you would not be able use the E30 Zone.

IP address are used to also ban accounts, but as most IP are dynamic, they will have changed by the next forum session, IP that are static will trace back to ISP not the user.

The E30 Zone does *NOT* sell your IP address to any third parties.

Other Information;

E30 Zone registration does not and never will ask for real names, addresses, telephone numbers or other personal information.

If you have donated to the E30 Zone, your information will be held with PayPal, not the E30 Zone.

If you have entered a E30 Zone competition and supplied an address to send the prize to, the address information is deleted as soon as item is sent out and is not kept in any format.

Account Security;

The E30 Zone is secured by SSL and is running on all the latest software which is keep updated on a daily basis.

Your password is ciphered (a one-way hash) so that it is secure. However, it is recommended that you do not reuse the same password across a number of different websites.

Right to be forgotten;

It is your right to be forgotten, if you no longer want an account on the E30 Zone, the E30 Zone will deal with your request and delete your account, this can not be reversed, but post maybe kept under legitimate interest.

Disclosure of Information to Third Parties

The E30 Zone uses a variety of social media and search engines for indexing threads / posts, Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Instagram and Google.  Which may use a cookie to collect information including the web page you visited, your IP address, browser type, operating system.