PlannerPeace Terms and Conditions

For clarification purposes we use the terms ‘you’ and ‘your’ as being the person, member, user, individual, human being, reading the following information and all the following applies to you.

By accessing plannerpeace.org you agree to be legally bound by the following Terms. If you do not agree, please do not access and/or use this website. We may change these Terms at any time, and although we’ll do our best to inform you of significant changes, it would be prudent to review this regularly yourself as your continued usage of these forums after changes means that you agree to be legally bound by the updates and/or amendments.

Our forums are powered by phpBB software, which is an open-source bulletin board solution released under the “GNU General Public License v2” (GPL). The phpBB software only facilitates internet based discussions; phpBB Limited is not responsible for what is allowed and/or disallowed as permissible content and/or conduct. For further information about phpBB, including to download their software, please see: www.phpbb.com/.

While using PlannerPeace.org you agree not to post or privately message any abusive, obscene, vulgar, slanderous, hateful, threatening, sexually-orientated or any other material that may violate any laws of your own country, the country where these forums are hosted (USA), or International Law. Doing so may lead to you being immediately and permanently banned, with notification of your Internet Service Provider should that be deemed necessary or becomes a legal requirement. Similarly, posting or privately messaging any advertising, promotional content, unsolicited links to other services or websites without related context, or anything else broadly deemed as “spam” is strictly forbidden. The IP addresses of all posts are recorded to aid in enforcing these conditions. You agree that the administrators and/or moderators of these forums have the right to remove, edit, move or close any topic at any time should they see fit.

In order to protect minors, users of these forums must by law be aged 13 years or older (16 years for UK citizens). If you do not meet this requirement then you are NOT permitted to create an account now and should arrange for a responsible adult, parent or guardian, to access the forums on your behalf. By continuing to use these forums, you are confirming that you meet the stated minimum age requirement.

You agree to any personally identifiable information that you have submitted being stored in a database on our USA-based server. While none of this information will ever be disclosed by us to any third party without your consent, or legal warrant, neither plannerpeace.org nor phpBB shall be held responsible for any hacking attempt that may lead to such information being compromised. For extra security you should avoid reusing the same username or password across a number of different websites, and never disclose your passwords to anyone, including forum administrators.

You may not post personally identifiable information such as names, email addresses, physical addresses, telephone number, date of birth, banking information, etc. You agree that the administrators and/or moderators of these forums have the right to remove such information at any time.

If you need more detailed information on how this website stores, processes and uses personal information collected from you during the operation of these forums, including your right of removal, please refer to our main website Privacy and Cookies Policy page before continuing. Further usage of this website implies acceptance of both these Terms of Use and the Privacy and Cookies Policy.

How your data is used

Your data (E-mail address, IP address(s), username) is used in combination with a ‘cookie’ to store data submitted to the site such as – but not limited to; posts, topics, chat, private messages, social updates, newsletters and contest entries. We identify these submissions as ‘content’.

A ‘cookie’ is required in order to use the site for the purposes of logging in, keeping you logged in and submitting content to the site. Without the use of a ‘cookie’ the sites content is read-only.

Your E-mail address is used for the purposes of registration verification, e-mail notifications and newsletters. Your e-mail address is entered by you at the point of registration and stored in our secure database in order to identify who you are when logging in and for the purposes mentioned above.

Your Username is used to identify who you are when logging in to the site through the use of a ‘cookie’ along with a unique encrypted password chosen by you at the point of registration. This is used to identify and indicate to other users that you are the individual who submitted content to the site.

Your IP Address(s) are also used to identify who you are when logging in to the site through the use of a ‘cookie’ and again to identify and indicate to other users that you are the individual who submitted content to the site.

Your E-mail address, IP Address(s) and Username are stored in our database at the point of content submission so we can identify that it is you who made the content submission, this includes, but is not limited to; private messages between you and other members, posts, topics and contests.

our E-mail Address is also used to send you site activity notifications such as, but is not limited to; topic and post updates, receiving private messages, username and/or password recovery, newsletters, all of which are activated or deactivated via the use of your personal user control panel and you can opt-in or out of these notifications at any time.

Who has access to your data?

Your personal information including, but not limited to; E-mail address, IP Address(s) are stored securely in our database is accessible only by the site owner and administrators of our site. You have the ability to view and change your E-mail Address from your personal user control panel. If you would like to change your username, please contact us at admin@plannerpeace.org.

Your IP Address(s) and Username are also visible to our site moderators who may be required to change, alter, amend, append, remove or delete your content submissions should they violate our site terms and conditions. Should you be found to be violating our site terms and conditions your IP Address(s) may be visible should the site owner, administrators or moderators feel that you should be banned or warned for the violation.

Other members of the site, including but not limited to; guests, bots will see your Username displayed in any and/or all content submissions made by you.

You are responsible for your own content submissions and any personal, private, confidential information contained within those submissions are your responsibility and you make those submissions of your own free will with the full understanding that the information contained within your submission is visible to any person(s) who visit, view, read the site content.

Consent to use your data

By registering an account, creating an account, you are agreeing to the sites terms and conditions as they currently stand at the time and date of your registration. When registering an account, creating an account, you ticked the appropriate box giving confirmation that you have read all of these terms and conditions and agree to them in their entirety.

By adjusting notification settings by opting-in, ticking the box, in your personal user control panel you are giving permission to receive the notifications specified by you. You opt-in, tick the boxes of your own free will and understand what they mean at the point of saving, submitting, locking in your chosen notification preferences.

Any content submissions made by you on the site are your responsibility and you make the submissions of your own free will. By submitting content to the site you are giving permission for that content to be, but not limited to; saved, displayed, shared, viewed, moderated, commented on, indexed, searchable.

You agree for all your content submission to be stored securely in the site database and, with the exception of your personal, private, confidential information, your content submissions may be, but not limited to; used, retained, shared by the site owners, users, administrators, bots, moderators, search engines and for promotional and informational purposes.

What's the 'right to be forgotten'?

Under various laws, legislation and the GDPR you have the right to request that your personal data be deleted from the site. You can make such a request by contacting the site administrator at any time.

When your request to be forgotten and have your data deleted is received, processed and verified, your personal account and all associated information, including, but not limited to; your E-mail address, Username, Private messages will be deleted from our database permanently without the possibility of recovery.

All non-personal, non-private, non-confidential information such as, but not limited to; posts, topics, chat, social updates, will be retained by the site. All of your content submissions including, but limited to; posts, topics, chat, social updates will be anonymized so they cannot be tracked back to you.

What if we suffer a data breach?

We, us, the site will always store your personal information securely in our database and will make every effort to ensure that it remains secure by, but not limited to; ensuring our database, software, is kept up-to-date, monitored, backed up and encrypted wherever possible.

In the event of a data breach we, us, the site will notify you at the earliest opportunity of the breach occurring and what data has been breached, how we are dealing with it and what steps we, us, the site are taking to ensure your date is secure.