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I would like to thank the following persons for sending usefull information/bug reports. (in no particular order):

Matthew Clark (EamonNag WebMaster), Greg Boettcher, Peter Mattssons, David Whyld, A Ninny, and of course all the anonymous Beta-Testers!

Thanks also to everyone that sent an email without saying their names (which are quite few... you silly you) ;)

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Privacy Policy

The Interactive Fiction Reviews Organization ("ifreviews.org", "IFRO", "we" or "us") knows that you care how information about you is used and shared. This Privacy Policy explains what information of yours will be collected by ifreviews.org when you use ifreviews.org (the "site") and related services (the "website"), how the information will be used, and how you can control the collection, correction and/or deletion of information. We will not use or share your information with anyone except as described in this Privacy Policy.

We provide this web site as a public service to the IF Community.

Your privacy is important to the us. Our goal is to provide you with a personalized online experience that provides you with the information and resources that are most relevant and helpful to you. This Privacy Policy has been written to describe the conditions under which this website is being made available to you. The Privacy Policy discusses, among other things, how data obtained during your visit to this website may be collected and used. We strongly recommend that you read the Privacy Policy carefully. By using this website, you agree to be bound by the terms of this Privacy Policy. If you do not accept the terms of the Privacy Policy, you are directed to discontinue accessing or otherwise using the website or any materials added or obtained from it. If you are dissatisfied with the website, by all means contact us; otherwise, your only recourse is to disconnect from this website and refrain from visiting this website in the future.

The process of maintaining a website is an evolving one, and we may decide at some point in the future, without advance notice, to modify the terms of this Privacy Policy. Your use of the website, or materials obtained from or submited to this website, indicates your assent to the Privacy Policy at the time of such use. The effective Privacy Policy will be posted on the website, and you should check upon every visit for any changes.

Information We Collect

User-Provided Information: You provide us information about yourself, such as your name and e-mail address, when you register with the us. If you correspond with us by email, we may retain the content of your email messages, your email address and our responses. In addition, you may choose to add information about yourself to your profile that you can then share with friends. You can modify, delete, and set your privacy setting for this information any time in the 'My Account' section of the site after you have signed in using your personal password.

Cookies Information: When you visit ifreviews.org, we may send one or more cookies - a small text file containing a string of alphanumeric characters - to your computer that uniquely identifies your browser and lets ifreviews.org help you log in faster and enhance your navigation through the site.A cookie does not collect personal information about you. ifreviews.org uses both session cookies and persistent cookies. A persistent cookie remains on your hard drive after you close your browser. Persistent cookies may be used by your browser on subsequent visits to the site. Persistent cookies can be removed by following your web browser's directions. A session cookie is temporary and disappears after you close your browser. You can reset your web browser to refuse all cookies or to indicate when a cookie is being sent. However, some features of the website may not function properly if the ability to accept cookies is disabled.

Log File Information: Log file information is automatically reported by your browser each time you access a web page. When you register with or view our site, our servers automatically record certain information that your web browser sends whenever you visit any website. These server logs may include information such as your web request, Internet Protocol ("IP") address, browser type, referring/exit pages and URLs, number of clicks, domain names, landing pages, pages viewed, and other such information.

Clear Gifs Information: When you use the website, we may employ clear gifs (a.k.a. Web Beacons) which are used to track the online usage patterns of our users anonymously. No personally identifiable information from your ifreviews.org account is collected using these clear gifs. In addition, we may also use clear gifs in HTML-based emails sent to our users to track which emails are opened by recipients. The information is used to enable more accurate reporting, improve the effectiveness of our contacts, and make ifreviews.org better for our users.

How We Use Your Information

We use the personal information you submit to operate, maintain, and provide to you the features and functionality of the website. ifreviews.org never discloses your personal information to any third party unless you have instructed us to do so.

Any personal information or content that you voluntarily disclose for posting to the website (for instance, any ifreview that you submit) becomes available to the public via the website and our rss feeds. User Content includes, but is not limited to, reviews, comments. If you remove User Content, copies may remain viewable in cached and archived pages or if other users have copied or stored your User Content.

By providing ifreviews.org your email address you consent to our using the email address to send you website-related notices, including any notices required by law, in lieu of communication by postal mail. We may also use your email address to send you other messages, such as newsletters, changes to features of the website. If you do not want to receive such email messages, you may opt out by changing your settings on the 'My Account' page. Opting out may prevent you from receiving email messages regarding updates, improvements. You may not opt out of website-related e-mails.

ifreviews.org may use certain information about you and/or your User Content without identifying you as an individual. We do this for purposes such as analyzing how the website is used, diagnosing website or technical problems, maintaining security, and personalizing your experience on our website.

ifreviews.org reserves the right, but has no obligation, to monitor the User Content you post on the site. ifreviews.org has the right to remove any such information or material for any reason or no reason, including without limitation, if in its sole opinion, such information or material violates, or may violate, any applicable law or our Terms of Use Agreement or to protect or defend its rights or property or those of any third party. ifreviews.org also reserves the right to remove information upon the request of any third party.

We use cookies, clear gifs, and log file information to: (a) remember information so that you will not have to re-enter it during your visit or the next time you visit the site; (b) provide custom, personalized content and information; (c) monitor the effectiveness of our website; (d) monitor aggregate metrics such as total number of visitors and traffic; (e) diagnose or fix technology problems reported by our users or engineers that are associated with the IP addresses controlled by a specific web company or ISP; and (f) help you efficiently access your information after you sign in.

How We Share Your Information

Personally Identifiable Information: Personal information you need to provide is solely used to create a member profile on this website, and will never be shared with other organizations or websites. Social networks member contact information may be provided to encourage and facilitate the free exchange of information among this website members, but we expressly prohibit members from using member social networks contact information to send unsolicited commercial correspondence. By providing us with your personal information on your profile, you expressly consent to our storing, processing your information for these and only these purposes.

Except as otherwise described in this privacy statement, ifreviews.org will not disclose personal information to any third party unless required to do so by law or subpoena or if we believe that such action is necessary to (a) conform to the law, comply with legal process served on us or our affiliates, or investigate, prevent, or take action regarding suspected or actual illegal activities; (b) to enforce our Terms of Use, take precautions against liability, to investigate and defend ourselves against any third-party claims or allegations, to assist government enforcement agencies, or to protect the security or integrity of our site; and (c) to exercise or protect the rights, property, or personal safety of ifreviews.org, our users or others.

Non-Personally Identifiable Information: We may share non-personally identifiable information (such as anonymous usage data, referring/exit pages and URLs, platform types, number of clicks, etc.) with interested third parties to help them understand the usage patterns for certain ifreviews.org websites.

ifreviews.org does not provide any personally identifiable information to third-party.

How We Protect Your Information

ifreviews.org uses reasonable physical, managerial, and technical safeguards to preserve the integrity and security of your personal information. We cannot, however, ensure or warrant the security of any information you transmit to ifreviews.org and you do so at your own risk. Once we receive your transmission of information, ifreviews.org makes reasonable efforts to ensure the security of our systems. However, please note that this is not a guarantee that such information may not be accessed, disclosed, altered, or destroyed by breach of any of our physical, technical, or managerial safeguards.

To protect your privacy and security, we take reasonable steps (such as requesting a unique password) to verify your identity before granting you access to your account. You are responsible for maintaining the secrecy of your unique password and account information, and for controlling access to your email communications from ifreviews.org, at all times.

In the event that personal information is compromised as a result of a breach of security, ifreviews.org will promptly notify those persons whose personal information has been compromised, in accordance with the notification procedures set forth in this Privacy Policy, or as otherwise required by applicable law.

Your Choices About Your Information

You may access or change your information and preferences at any time in your 'My Account' area once you have signed in with your personal password. For example, you can control which actions, if any, will appear on your update feed, whether to display your email address, whether to display your full name, and what sort of email notifications you will receive from the website. You may, of course, decline to submit personally identifiable information through ifreviews.org, in which case ifreviews.org may not be able to provide certain websites functionalities to you.

Children's Privacy

Protecting the privacy of young children is especially important. For that reason, ifreviews.org does not knowingly collect or solicit personal information from anyone under the age of 13 or knowingly allow such persons to register. If you are under 13, please do not send any information about yourself to us, including your name or email address. No one under age 13 is allowed to provide any personal information to or on ifreviews.org. In the event that we learn that we have collected personal information from a child under age 13 without verification of parental consent, we will delete that information as quickly as possible. If you believe that we might have any information from or about a child under 13, please contact us.

Links to Other Web Sites

We are not responsible for the practices employed by Web sites linked to or from our Web site nor the information or content contained therein. Please remember that when you use a link to go from our Web site to another Web site, our Privacy Policy is no longer in effect. Your browsing and interaction on any other Web site, including those that have a link on our Web site, is subject to that Web site's own rules and policies. Please read over those rules and policies before proceeding.

Notification Procedures

It is our policy to provide notifications, whether such notifications are required by law or are for marketing or other business related purposes, to you via email notice or through conspicuous posting of such notice on our Website page, as determined by ifreviews.org in its sole discretion. We reserve the right to determine the form and means of providing notifications to you, provided that you may opt out of certain means of notification as described in this Privacy Policy.

Changes to Our Privacy Policy

If we change our privacy policies and procedures, we will post those changes on our website to keep you aware of what information we collect, how we use it and under what circumstances we may disclose it. Changes to this Privacy Policy are effective when they are posted on this page.

If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, the practices of this site, or your dealings with this Web site, please contact us