Last updated: 2 December 2017

Vinland Media (“us”, “we”, or “our”) operates http://heathen.site (the “Site”). This page informs you of our policies regarding the collection, use and disclosure of Personal Information we receive from users of the Site.

We use your Personal Information only for providing and improving the Site. By using the Site, you agree to the collection and use of information in accordance with this policy.

Information Collection And Use

While using our Site, we may ask you to provide us with certain personally identifiable information that can be used to contact or identify you. Personally identifiable information may include, but is not limited to your name, email address, gender, date of birth, etc. (“Personal Information”).

Heathen.Site stores information that you explicitly enter, such as your account information, or forum posts, and, if you are logged in, your member profile will update the publicly-displayed time of your last visit (stored in a cookie; see below), and you will show as online (unless you login as invisible).

We will not share private details other than what can be seen in the forum profile and public postings unless we are legally compelled to do so.

Log Data

Like many site operators, we collect information that your browser sends whenever you visit our Site (“Log Data”).

This Log Data may include information such as your computer’s Internet Protocol (“IP”) address, browser type, browser version, the pages of our Site that you visit, the time and date of your visit, the time spent on those pages and other statistics.

In addition, we may use third-party services such as Google Analytics that collect, monitor and analyze this Log Data to analyze how this site is used and to improve upon its design and functionality.

Communications

We may occasionally send bulk emails about Heathen.Site, or of matters relating to Asatru, paganism, and Heathenry, to our members. We will not send bulk e-mails or allow others to send bulk e-mails, which we believe would be considered spam. You may opt out of such communications, except for those required by us for the safe and effective operations of this website.

Cookies

Cookies are files with small amount of data, which may include an anonymous unique identifier. Cookies are sent to your browser from a website and stored on your computer’s hard drive.

Like many sites, we use cookies to collect information. You can instruct your browser to refuse all cookies or to indicate when a cookie is being sent; however, if you do not accept cookies, you may not be able to use some portions of our Site.

Heathen.Site:

  • stores temporary cookies that are removed when you close the browser window, such as a user session identifier;
  • stores cookies (yes/no) for remembering what things have been turned off/closed;
  • stores cookies for remembering font size;
  • stores cookies for improving the usability of engaging aspects such as the chat room or forum (in particular, auto-saving of partly typed posts);
  • stores other kinds of cookies that are mentioned before they are set.

Use of the shopping cart may cause a non-logged-in user’s session to stick around for a longer than normal period of time, through the use a cookie, in order to keep the cart from being lost.

Security

The security of your Personal Information is important to us, but remember that no method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage, is 100% secure. While we strive to use commercially acceptable means to protect your Personal Information, we cannot guarantee its absolute security.

The staff reserves the right to read any Private Topics and posts placed on this website. Any form of conversation made through this website should be considered viewable by staff. All private-posts and posts, whether “deleted” or not, are stored on the server and may be reviewed if we feel we have cause for an investigation. If you do want to keep something private, do not use our services for transmitting it. Situations involving investigations can be anything at our discretion, for example, to investigate specific incidents of our services being used for racism or harassment.

Changes to this Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy is effective as of 15 February 2017 and will remain in effect except with respect to any changes in its provisions in the future, which will be in effect immediately after being posted on this page.

We reserve the right to update or change our Privacy Policy at any time and you should check this Privacy Policy periodically. Your continued use of the Service after we post any modifications to the Privacy Policy on this page will constitute your acknowledgment of the modifications and your consent to abide and be bound by the modified Privacy Policy.

If we make any material changes to this Privacy Policy, we will notify you either through the email address you have provided us or by placing a prominent notice on our website.

Contact Us

If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, please contact us.