'59 Plymouth Forum - Privacy policy

This policy explains in detail how “'59 Plymouth Forum” along with its affiliated companies (hereinafter “we”, “us”, “our”, “'59 Plymouth Forum”, “https://59plymouth.net/59forum”) and phpBB (hereinafter “they”, “them”, “their”, “phpBB software”, “www.phpbb.com”, “phpBB Limited”, “phpBB Teams”) use any information collected during any session of usage by you (hereinafter “your information”).

Your information is collected via two ways. Firstly, by browsing “'59 Plymouth Forum” will cause the phpBB software to create a number of cookies, which are small text files that are downloaded on to your computer’s web browser temporary files. The first two cookies just contain a user identifier (hereinafter “user-id”) and an anonymous session identifier (hereinafter “session-id”), automatically assigned to you by the phpBB software. A third cookie will be created once you have browsed topics within “'59 Plymouth Forum” and is used to store which topics have been read, thereby improving your user experience.

We may also create cookies external to the phpBB software whilst browsing “'59 Plymouth Forum”, though these are outside the scope of this document which is intended to only cover the pages created by the phpBB software. The second way in which we collect your information is by what you submit to us. This can be, and is not limited to: posting as an anonymous user (hereinafter “anonymous posts”), registering on “'59 Plymouth Forum” (hereinafter “your account”) and posts submitted by you after registration and whilst logged in (hereinafter “your posts”).

Your account will at a bare minimum contain a uniquely identifiable name (hereinafter “your user name”), a personal password used for logging into your account (hereinafter “your password”) and a personal, valid email address (hereinafter “your email”). Your information for your account at “'59 Plymouth Forum” is protected by data-protection laws applicable in the country that hosts us. Any information beyond your user name, your password, and your email address required by “'59 Plymouth Forum” during the registration process is either mandatory or optional, at the discretion of “'59 Plymouth Forum”. In all cases, you have the option of what information in your account is publicly displayed. Furthermore, within your account, you have the option to opt-in or opt-out of automatically generated emails from the phpBB software.

Your password is ciphered (a one-way hash) so that it is secure. However, it is recommended that you do not reuse the same password across a number of different websites. Your password is the means of accessing your account at “'59 Plymouth Forum”, so please guard it carefully and under no circumstance will anyone affiliated with “'59 Plymouth Forum”, phpBB or another 3rd party, legitimately ask you for your password. Should you forget your password for your account, you can use the “I forgot my password” feature provided by the phpBB software. This process will ask you to submit your user name and your email, then the phpBB software will generate a new password to reclaim your account.


On your first login to “'59 Plymouth Forum”, you agreed to share your Facebook username, avatar and email address with us. This data is cached in the “'59 Plymouth Forum” database for subsequent automatic authentication. This data is not shared, and is stored strictly to facilitate integration with Facebook.

To have your Facebook data removed from the “'59 Plymouth Forum” database:

1) Send an email stating your request that your Facebook data be totally removed from our database. The email should be sent to: administrator@59plymouth.net

2) Within 24 hours, you will receive a confirmation email that your Facebook data has totally been removed. This can be confirmed by attempting to log into the app using the Facebook button present on every page of the app, for logging into the app via Facebook. You will not be automatically logged into the app - you will be prompted to again supply your Facebook credentials. Do not supply them, to ensure that your Facebook data is no longer in our database.