This site collects personal information about you only when you explicitly send requested information to us. Information is collected when you open a subscription, when you join the E-mail notification list, become a site user, and when you register with this site’s message board. We obtain the minimum amount of information needed and do not sell it to third parties.
The site uses “cookies” in order to track your activities when you use the subscriber area and free message board. A “cookie” is a very small amount of data sent to your browser by the website. It can only be read by the site that sent it to you, and can never be used to transmit viruses or other harmful code. You can configure your browser to reject all cookies. If you choose to do this, you will not be able to use the subscriber area.
The mailing list
Personal information collected in order to join the E-mail list is your E-mail address. Our E-mail list is private. It is not shared with third parties and will not be sold or transferred or used for any purpose except e-mailing news and announcements from Whitley Strieber and Unknowncountry.com.
The message boards
Personal information collected in order to register with this site’s message boards includes your E-mail address. When you register with the message boards, you are sent a username and password to your E-mail address. This is used to identify you as a registered user of the message boards, which allows you to post messages. You do not need to register if you only wish to read messages. Your E-mail address is not used in any way except to identify you as a registered message board user, and you can configure your message board account to hide all information about you, including your E-mail address, from other users.
These rules apply to all posting on Unknowncountry.com, including our free message boards, our comments section and our chat room. Argument is fine and the posting of information is encouraged. But direct statements disparaging other posters by their specific handle is not allowed and will be removed, as will hate speech that prejudice against people because of race or religion is prohibited, and the posting of hate speech or links to hate oriented websites will result in the removal of the poster’s access to this website. Also, posts to commercial websites promoting their products are not allowed. The placement of advertising in any of our posting areas is prohibited.