Suicide Forum is committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. Suicide Forum does not collect any personal identifying information from any of our members at any time.
What information we collect
When using any products and services provided by Suicide Forum require some or all of the following information:
Sign-up email address
Your email address can be changed at any time by you by accessing your account profile. This includes changing the email address to a ‘dummy’ address if you no longer wish to use the forum and do not wish for an email address to remain on file to recover your account at a later point. It is in violation of site policy to use an email address that belongs to another individual or entity as your personal email address.
Additionally, whilst using the suicideforum.com website, some or all of the following information may be collected in association with your account:
Internet Protocol (IP) address (this is limited to a general area and can in no way be used by Suicide Forum to locate members)
geographical location as provided by the browser you use to access the site or by the IP address used to access the site, in addition to any location you choose to provide in your profile settings. Full physical addresses are not allowed to be displayed on SF and will be deleted.
length of visit, page views, website navigation and any other related browsing activity
What we do with the information we collect
The limited information collected by suicideforum.com is used solely for the purposes of identifying ways to improve the Suicide Forum service. Suicide Forum cooperates fully with law enforcement agencies. In the event that your account is suspected to be party to illegal activity, your IP address and any content associated with your account may be passed to relevant law enforcement agencies.
We are committed to ensuring that any information you provide to Suicide Forum is secure. In order to prevent unauthorised access or disclosure, we have put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect.
Suicideforum.com uses small text files, called cookies, to store information in your web browser. The information stored may include preferences, session identification, HTTP information, and IP address.
You can set your browser to not receive cookies, but this may limit your ability to use suicideforum.com
IP addresses of computers used to visit suicideforum.com and are stored in our database. This includes when first registering for an account, managing your account details, writing a private or public message or performing any other transaction which results in data being transferred to or from your computer and the website in question. We reserve the right to restrict or block access to the site in its entirety or to certain features of the site based on the IP address used to access the site with or without cause or reason.
Your IP address is not visible to the public at any time.
Links to other websites
Suicideforum.com may contain links to other websites. These websites may or may not be affiliated with Suicide Forum.
Controlling your personal information
When using the Suicide Forum forums, you may choose to limit public viewing of applicable personal information through the settings located in the Privacy section of your account.
Suicide Forum will not sell, distribute or lease your personal information to third parties unless we are required by law to do so. We may use your personal information (the email provided at sign up) to send you security information, product updates, or other information pertaining to Suicide Forum, or your account. You may set your own personal account settings to limit contact from the site to conform to your personal preferences.
Personal identifying images/videos/links are not allowed on suicideforum.com, on the forum or in the chatrooms. We strongly recommend that users do not use any user name (be it their legal name or user names from other websites) that may identify them. Suicideforum.com is indexed in Google and any content members submit will be associated with the user name that the member has chosen. It is recommended to choose a user name that is not used by members elsewhere on the internet or in their offline lives.
Do not use the real names or clearly identifying information of other individuals, family members, acquaintances, or people known to you in the real world setting in posts, private messages, or chat. Names of political figures, celebrities or other public figures in the news that is not describing a matter personal to you in nature is allowed.
Any personal identifying information, or what is believed by the site administrators to be personally identifying in nature may be removed from posts on suicideforum.com at the sites discretion.
If members inadvertently post identifying information on suicideforum.com they should immediately contact staff via the Letter to Admin section of the site to have this information removed.