Vector6 takes your online privacy seriously. This document outlines the types of information collected by our servers and provides links to the privacy policies of our third-party advertising partners.
Membership is an optional part of the Vector6 web site. No user account is required in order to browse or download the content we provide. However, creating an account enables extra features such as (but not limited to) the ability to submit content.
By creating an account, you are volunteering certain information about yourself that will be stored on our servers. This data includes at a minimum a username, password, and valid email address. Your user profile information is public and may appear on our web site, with the exception of your email address and password.
Our commenting feature allows non-registered users to post comments. In these cases we display the provided name associated with the comment. It is up to you to ensure that your username / email address is anonymous.
We strongly discourage users from entering their full name, phone number, physical address, or other sensitive information in user profiles, comments, or other areas of the site. Furthermore, we request that minors and any individuals with limited decision making ability not create an account on this site without the approval and supervision of a guardian.
We make a reasonable attempt to monitor for cases where users post personally identifiable information about other individuals to public portions of the web site and remove the offending material.
Like most web sites, Vector6 logs web, database, and other server-software usage and access information. This information may include your internet protocol (IP) address, which in many cases can be translated to an affiliation (such as your work, school, or internet service provider), or a geographical location. We only use this information for debugging purposes and for aggregating into anonymous usage and traffic statistics.
While browsing Vector6, a small number of text files referred to as “cookies” are created on your local file system by your web browser at the request of our servers. These files allow us to personalize the browsing experience for both registered and non-registered users, to personalise content and ads, to provide social media features and to analyse our traffic. We use various products and services from third party companies and organizations like Google AdSense or Google Analytics, Facebook, Twitter, G+, widgets or similar products from other organisations that may share information about your use of our site with our social media, advertising and analytics partners mentioned above. You are free to delete the cookies at any time, or configure your browser not to create them, however, we do not guarantee that every feature of our site will function as expected without cookies enabled.
– Google AdSense
Upon request, your Vector6 account can be canceled. Your user profile will no longer appear on the web site and your submissions will no longer be listed publicly for download. Any comments you have posted will still appear, but will not be linked to your profile. After cancellation, you will be not be available for log-in.
The data submitted to and generated by this web site may be copied to additional machines for redundancy and backup purposes.