MacGyver Online takes your
privacy seriously. At no time will any member information ever
be passed or sold on to another party except where necessary to
cooperate with law enforcement agencies.
We invite you to
contact us if you
have any questions.
Scope of this policy
relates solely to the MacGyver Online web site and forums. It
does not cover any other site you may find links to, or which
are used by MacGyver Online to provide specific services.
Children on this
requires that Web sites may not collect information of any kind,
including an e-mail address, from
children under 13 years of age without their parent's consent.
This web site takes measures to restrict membership to persons
13 years and older.
Online can not be held responsible for any user who fraudulently
provides false information about their age, in order to gain
access to this site.
Whenever you request a page
through your browser data such as your IP address, browser and
version, OS, date and time and the site from which you came are
stored in a log file for statistical analysis. This information
is never passed on or used in any other way.
posting in our forums, your current IP address is recorded
against your post and is viewable by the administration team.
Certain activates within the forums, such as editing and
deleting posts are also recorded in a Moderators log file which
can be viewed by the admin. This records your user name, IP
address, a brief description of the action and the time it
happened. This is a standard security practice amongst many
forum and community web sites and is only ever used at MacGyver
Online to investigate suspicious accounts and activities within
encrypted in the site database. They cannot be retrieved by
anyone. It is your responsibility to keep your password safe. If
you forget your password you can request a new one to be sent to
you via the 'forgot password' function.
MacGyver Online requires that you maintain a valid email address
in your profile at all times for the purpose of validating and
distinguishing active and dead accounts. Your email address is
not visible in your profile and at no time will we ever sell or
pass on your email address to any third party.
From time to time
administrators may wish to send out email notices. You may opt
out of these notices via the user control panel at any time,
however in the case of important service messages such as
system updates or account validation messages, the administrator may
choose to override this option.
If you choose to send an
email to another member, your email address will be visible to
the member when they read the email.
will never intentionally make your profile or account settings
available to non-members. Unless otherwise stated, only
registered members have access to your public profile details.
computer. These cookies are small text files that do not contain
any personal information; they serve only to improve your
experience of this site. They enable features such as the
storing of your logging in details or letting you know if you
have visited a part of the site before. We do not collect any
remove the cookies at any time by using the
Delete cookies set by this board option, as well as altering
your web browsers settings to not accept cookies from this site.
In order for this system to work, all your posts and other
communications using this system have to be stored in a
database. This database can only be accessed by the site
administrators and the private contents of the database will not
be disclosed to anyone; your passwords are encrypted and can not
This site contains links to other sites
for which MacGyver Online is not responsible for.
You should consult the privacy statements of these sites.
This site uses external services to
provide certain functions and features. The companies providing
these services operate under their own privacy terms of which
MacGyver Online has no control. You should consult the
individual privacy statements of these services before using
Our online store is hosted by
Amazon.com who have their own privacy policies which are beyond
the control of MacGyver Online. You should consult the
Amazon.com policy and contact them with any concerns.
Private Messages (PM's)
Private Messages are a function of these forums
which allow a member to post messages to another member or group
of members away from the public view. Like any other message in
our forums, these messages are stored in the forums database.
While these messages are
considered private and personal, the administrators are able to
view these messages if so required by law enforcement agencies
or in cases where illegal activities or severe rule infringement
is suspected. In such cases only applicable information to the
case will ever be obtained from any messages
We may disclose your information if required to do so by law or
in good faith that such action is necessary to conform to
applicable law , court order or legal process served on our
While all reasonable efforts are made to ensure the
security of this site, we will not accept any responsibility for
data that is lost as a result of a hacking attempt or other
breach of security.
MacGyver Online reserves the right to amend this policy at any
time. Once an amendment has been made we will notify all members
via the Community News and Updates forum