What data do we collect?

We collect information from you when you register on the site and collect information when you use the forum based on the evaluation of the content shared here.

When you register on our website, we may ask you to provide your name and email address. However, you can visit the website without registering. Your email address will be verified by an email with a unique link. If you click on that link, we know the email address belongs to you.

When you register and write an entry, we record the IP address from which the entry originated. We also keep server logs that contain the IP address of requests sent to the server. This data is encrypted and not public and will never be disclosed to third parties.

What do we use the information we receive from you?

The information collected may be used in one of the following ways:

  • To improve the user experience — the information we receive from you will help us better respond to your individual needs.

  • To improve the site — we are constantly striving to improve our websites based on the information and feedback we receive from you.

  • Improving customer service — the information we receive from you will help us respond more effectively to customer service and support needs.

  • Send periodic emails — The e-mail address provided can be used to send information and notifications if you wish.

How do we protect your data?

We take a number of security measures to keep your personal information secure.

How do we store data?

All log files are encrypted on our server:

  • Server logs that contain users’ IP addresses will not be stored on our server for more than 90 days…

  • We retain the IP addresses associated with registered users and their posts and entries for up to 5 years.

Do we use cookies?

Yes. Cookies are small files that a website or its service provider transfers to your computer’s hard drive through a web browser (if you allow it). These cookies allow the website to recognize your browser and, if you have a registered account, associate it with your registered account.

By using cookies, we understand and save your settings for future visits and collect aggregate data about your website traffic and website interactions in order to provide you with a better website experience and tools in the future. We may enter into agreements with third-party service providers to help us better understand our site visitors.

Cookies we use:

Name Essential Expires Description
email Y Session Used during account creation
destination_url Y Session Used during login to redirect to the requested page
sso_destination_url Y Session Used during SSO login to redirect to the requested page
fsl Y Session Full screen login client setting
theme_key Y Forever Client theme personalization. Only used when “Make this my default theme on all my devices” unselected.
cn Y Forever Client clear notifications. I’m counting this as user input instead of personalization because it doesn’t make sense to ‘undo’ or change cleared notifications.
_bypass_cache Y Session Used with ‘fsl’ for full screen login
_t Y 1440 hours User authentication token cookie. SiteSetting.maximum_session_age.hours.from_now
_forum_session Y Session Session cookie
dosp Y next page view Temoporary cookie that informs client denial of service protection is in place.
__profilin N Session Developer only, used by rack-mini-profiler to bypass work
_ga N 2 years Google Analytics cookie. ONLY set if configured to use GA
_gat N 2 years Google Analytics cookie. ONLY set if configured to use GA
_gid N 24 hours Google Analytics cookie. ONLY set if configured to use GA

Do we send any information to third party?

We will never pass on your data to third parties under any circumstances!

Third partyl

From time to time, we may, in our sole discretion, add third party products or services to our website. These third-party sites are subject to separate and independent privacy policies. Therefore, we accept no responsibility or liability for the content and activities of these linked sites. However, we strive to protect the integrity of our site and welcome any feedback on these sites.

Your Consent

By registering on the site, you accept this privacy statement.

Changes in the Privacy Policy

We reserve the right to update or change these policies at any time without notice. After using vaperina.com and making any changes, you agree to be bound by the changed policies. Therefore, we encourage you to review these guidelines while you are using this site.