GalaxyWiki:Privacy policy

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First and foremost, GalaxyWiki.net will never give out e-mail addresses, passwords, or any information gathered. We can not prevent you and are not responsible if you choose to list any personal information on GalaxyWiki.net itself. Doing so is the only way bots will get your e-mail address through GalaxyWiki.net.

Community Collaboration[edit]

GalaxyWiki.net is collaboratively developed by its users using the MediaWiki software. Anyone with Internet access (and not otherwise restricted from doing so) may edit the publicly editable pages of this site while logging in as a registered user. By doing this, editors create a published document, and a public record of every word added, subtracted, or changed. This is a public act, and editors are identified publicly as the author of such changes. All contributions made to GalaxyWiki.net, and all publicly available information about those contributions, are irrevocably licensed and may be freely copied, quoted, reused and adapted by third parties with few restrictions. We do ask that credit is given, however, though that is more of a request than some sort of legal binding.

User Accounts and Authorship[edit]

GalaxyWiki.net does require editors to register in order to contribute to the wiki. Users that do register are identified by their chosen username. Users select a password, which is confidential and used to verify the integrity of their account. Except insofar as it may be required by law, no person should disclose, or knowingly expose, either user passwords and/or cookies generated to identify a user. Once created, user accounts will not be removed. It may be possible for a username to be changed, but GalaxyWiki.net does not guarantee that a username will be changed on request.

Disclaimer[edit]

GalaxyWiki.net believes that maintaining and preserving the privacy of user data is an important value. This Privacy Policy, together with other policies, resolutions, and actions by the Administration, represents a committed effort to safeguard the security of the limited user information that is collected and retained on our servers. Nevertheless, the Administration cannot guarantee that user information will remain private. We acknowledge that, in spite of our committed effort to protect private user information, determined individuals may still develop data-mining and other methods to uncover such information and disclose it. For this reason, the Administration can make no guarantee against unauthorized access to information provided in the course of participating in GalaxyWiki.net.