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User Agreement and Privacy Policy for thegreeks.com.au Forum

UPDATED IN MARCH 2024


thegreeks.com.au User Agreement


thegreeks.com.au offers a wealth of information about all things Greek, from its rich history and captivating mythology to delicious cuisine and vibrant traditions. Anyone can explore this online forum and gain valuable insights by browsing existing discussions, threads, and comments.

Want to actively participate in the community and share your own thoughts? Simply register for a free membership, open to anyone above 18 years old. As a registered member, you can create new discussion threads, but remember to treat fellow members with respect and adhere to the following guidelines:


Community Guidelines:

  • Respectful Conduct: Maintain a courteous and respectful tone in all interactions within the forum.
  • Age Requirement: Membership registration is limited to individuals 18 years of age and older.
  • Content Restrictions: The forum strictly prohibits the following:
  • Profanity of any kind.
  • Content related to pornography, gambling, drugs, weapons, racism, or hate speech.
  • Promotional content promoting:
  • Political campaigns.
  • Sexually suggestive material.
  • Illegal substances or activities.
  • Events or gatherings related to any of the above prohibited content.


Please REPORT any member, thread, post or comment that violates our user agreement above by emailing: [email protected]


No Paid Posts: thegreeks.com.au is a free forum funded by advertisements. We don’t accept payment for individual posts, and we encourage you to click on ads only if they interest you.


Want to Advertise? Reach out to [email protected] to discuss promoting your business on our platform.


Share the Conversation: Feel free to share forum threads and posts naturally on your social media, similar to how others share content from thegreeks.com.au. However, we are not responsible for the use or misuse of content once it leaves our platform.


Copyright and Dispute Resolution: We encourage responsible content sharing, and users are solely responsible for ensuring they have the rights to any photos or information they post. If you encounter copyrighted content or wish to dispute the use of something you own, please contact [email protected].


Public Forum Reminder: Remember that thegreeks.com.au offers public forums. Anything you post, including photos and videos, will be associated with your profile and visible to other users. Choose what you share wisely, as we are not responsible for the information you make public.


We Take Your Privacy Seriously:

thegreeks.com.au respects your privacy and is committed to protecting your personal information. This policy details how we collect, use, and safeguard your data.


What Information Do We Collect?


We collect two types of information:

  • Non-personal information: This data (browser type, visited sections, etc.) helps us improve the website without identifying individual users.
  • Personal information: This data (name, email) is only collected when you voluntarily provide it (e.g., subscribing to our newsletter). We never share this information with third parties unless required by law.


How We Use Your Information:

  • Non-personal information: Used to analyze website usage and improve user experience.
  • Personal information: Used to send you information about Greek culture (if you opt-in) and manage your account.


Cookies:

We might use cookies to analyze website usage, but they don’t access your personal information.


Security and Disclaimer:

While we strive to protect your privacy, online communication isn’t foolproof. We cannot guarantee the security of information transmitted over the internet.


Your Consent:

By using the website, you agree to this privacy policy. We reserve the right to update it at any time.


Why Do We Collect Data?

  • Email addresses are collected solely to send opt-in newsletters about Greek culture.
  • Visitor data is collected through Google Analytics to understand our audience and improve the website.


We value your trust and are committed to being transparent about our data practices. If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to contact us.

 

Protecting Young Users: Our COPPA Compliance

thegreeks.com.au is committed to the safety and privacy of young visitors. We adhere to the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA) and do not collect any information from individuals under 18 years of age. Our website content and activities are intended for users aged 18 and above.

For any inquiries regarding these policies, please feel free to contact us at [email protected].