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Privacy Policy

Your privacy is important to us. To better protect your privacy we provide this notice explaining our online information practices and the choices you can make about the way your information is collected and used. To make this notice easy to find, we make it available in our footer and at every point where personally identifiable information may be requested.

This privacy policy will explain how we use the personal data we collect from you when you use our website. 


Data we collect from you

We collect the following personal data from you:

  • Your email address

  • Your network IP address


How we collect your data

You directly provide us with most of the data we collect. We collect data and process data when you:

  • Register online.

  • Complete your user profile.

  • Voluntarily provide feedback on any of our message boards or via email.

  • Use or view our website via your browser's cookies.


How we use your data

We collect your data so that we can:

  • Manage your user account.

  • Attribute your submitted content correctly.

  • Send you emails / notifications you have opted in to. 

When we process your registration, your data may be automatically checked against a database of known spammers. If a match is found then registration will be blocked.

Log files are maintained and analysed of all requests for files on this website's web servers. Log files capture the user's IP address, which is automatically recognised by our web servers.


How we store your data

We securely store your data in the United Kingdom, via our web hosting provider, Names.co.uk

Your data is retained for as long as you keep your account registered with us, and you can delete your account at any time when logged in.


Submitted content

The following types of user submitted content are considered to be part of the website:

  • Forum / message board posts.

  • News articles.

  • Star Wars Media Database entries.

  • Star Wars Timeline entries.

  • Calendar entries.

  • Comments / replies on any of the above.

If you delete your user account any previously submitted posts will remain, but any identifying information will be removed. This is in the interest of maintaining the integrity of the content, while giving users the right to remove their personal details.

If there are specific posts that you wish to be edited or removed (for example if they contain personally identifiable information), please contact us.


Emails and notifications we may send you

Most of the emails you will receive from us are opt-in notifications, such as:

  • When a new comment / reply has been added to a topic / article you subscribed to.

  • When you receive a private message from another user (if enabled).

  • Community news and information (if you have opted in).

  • Important administrator updates about your account.

You can manage your notification settings at any time when logged in. 


Your data protection rights

We would like to make sure you are fully aware of all of your data protection rights. Every user is entitled to the following:

  • The right to access - You have the right to request for copies of your personal data. We may charge you a small fee for this service.

  • The right to rectification - You have the right to request that we correct any information you believe is inaccurate. You also have the right to request us to complete information you believe is incomplete.

  • The right to erasure - You have the right to request that we erase your personal data, under certain conditions.

  • The right to restrict processing - You have the right to request that we restrict the processing of your personal data, under certain conditions.

  • The right to object to processing - You have the right to object to our processing of your personal data, under certain conditions.

  • The right to data portability - You have the right to request that we transfer the data that we have collected to another organisation, or directly to you, under certain conditions.

If you make a request, we have one month to respond to you. If you would like to exercise any of these rights, please contact us.



Cookies are text files that are stored in a computer system via an Internet browser.

Cookies allow us to recognise our website users. The purpose of this recognition is to make it easier for users to utilise our website. A visitor that uses cookies does not have to enter access data each time the website is accessed and website preferences are retained for visitor convenience. Through the use of cookies, we can provide the users of this website with more user-friendly services that would otherwise not be possible.

For further information about cookies, visit allaboutcookies.org

You can set your browser not to accept cookies, and the above website tells you how to remove cookies from your browser. However, some features of the website may not function correctly as a result.


Privacy policies of other websites

This website contains links to other websites. Our privacy policy applies only to our website, so if you click on a link to another website, you should read their privacy policy. 


Changes to our privacy policy

We keep our privacy policy under regular review and place any updates on this web page. This privacy policy was last updated on 17 September 2021


How to contact us

If you have any questions about our privacy policy, the data we hold on you, or you would like to exercise one of your data protection rights, please do not hesitate to contact us.


How to contact the appropriate authority

Should you wish to report a complaint or if you feel that we have not addressed your concern in a satisfactory manner, you may contact the Information Commissioner's Office at ico.org.uk



Third Parties

Google Analytics
Google Analytics is a web analysis service provided by Google Inc. (“Google”). Google utilizes the Data collected to track and examine the use of this website, to prepare reports on its activities and share them with other Google services.
Spam Defense
The IPS Spam Defense Service passes the email address and IP address of the registering member to the service to determine the likelihood a registering account is a spam source.
Invisible reCAPTCHA
This site uses a CAPTCHA to ensure humans are performing certain actions. The CAPTCHA provider may set a session cookie and get information about your internet browser and device accessing this website.

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