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If you register for the Message Board the details you give about your identity are stored in a profile which is accessible by This allows the Webmaster to manage subscriptions should that be necessary e.g. in the event of a forgotten password.

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This website sets cookies for registered users of the Message Board. When you register, a persistent cookie will be set on your computer. If you delete the cookie from your computer the consequence will be that you will be treated as an unregistered user when you next use that computer. The Message Board also uses session identification (SID) which stores your current session on the webhosting server, using your IP address, username, encrypted password, and any board passwords you may use during your session.

In order to register for the Message Board you have to agree to terms set out for users which include a description of cookies and session identification.

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