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Privacy Policy (Effective From November 17, 2016)
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Privacy Policy
The following Privacy Policy will outline the way that The April Army Online gathers, stores, protects and uses any information that you divulge when registering an account.

Here at The April Army Online we value your Privacy and are committed to making sure that it is maintained and protected throughout your experience with us. We can assure that the following standards are kept at all times:
• Any passwords that you store with us, both internal and external, shall be fully encrypted before being stored. Even members of staff who have access to the back end of the website will be able to view any of your passwords in plain text.

• We will not ask for any information that is out of the scope and purpose of this website, any information provided and/or stored about you that does fall outside of this scope will be entirely at your own discretion.
This Privacy Policy document is subject to change at the discretion of the owner/administrator of the site. We will ensure that any changes to this document will be forewarned, giving you enough time to read over the new policy proposals and determine whether you would like to continue your membership here given these changes. Continuing to use this site after changes have been made to the policy will signify that you agree to the new policy.



External Links
The April Army Online may contain links throughout the site that will redirect you to other websites which we think may contain information that we think is useful or of interest to our visitors. We will try our upmost to ensure that when doing so, you are made fully aware that you are being redirected away from the site.

The April Army Online cannot be held liable or responsible for your protection or the protection of your information when visiting external websites. The responsibility will lie therein with the owners of that external website as governed by their own Privacy Policy.



E-mails and Promotions
The April Army Online will only send you e-mails where you have asked for them to be sent. Exceptions to this are detailed below:
• In order to process your registration to the site, we will need to send an e-mail to a valid e-mail address containing a verification link.

• Changes are made to your account which we deem to be noteworthy or important (For example: E-mail Address or Password Changes).

• We believe that your data, information or account might have been compromised.

• As a warning if we believe that you have violated anything contained within our Terms of Use.

• As a notification that your account has been banned or terminated upon repeat violations of our Terms of Use.

The April Army Online may occasionally send out promotional e-mails that we believe to be in the interest of our members. By default, subscription to these e-mails are switched on - however you can opt out of these e-mail at any time using the E-mail settings section of the Edit Profile page.



Cookies
What Are Cookies

As is common practice with almost all professional websites this site uses cookies, which are tiny files that are downloaded to your computer, to improve your experience. This page describes what information they gather, how we use it and why we sometimes need to store these cookies. We will also share how you can prevent these cookies from being stored however this may downgrade or 'break' certain elements of the sites functionality.

For more general information on cookies see the Wikipedia article on HTTP Cookies...

How We Use Cookies

We use cookies for a variety of reasons detailed below. Unfortunately in most cases there are no industry standard options for disabling cookies without completely disabling the functionality and features they add to this site. It is recommended that you leave on all cookies if you are not sure whether you need them or not in case they are used to provide a service that you use.

Disabling Cookies

You can prevent the setting of cookies by adjusting the settings on your browser (see your browser Help for how to do this). Be aware that disabling cookies will affect the functionality of this and many other websites that you visit. Disabling cookies will usually result in also disabling certain functionality and features of the this site. Therefore it is recommended that you do not disable cookies.

The Cookies We Set

If you create an account with us then we will use cookies for the management of the signup process and general administration. These cookies will usually be deleted when you log out however in some cases they may remain afterwards to remember your site preferences when logged out.

We use cookies when you are logged in so that we can remember this fact. This prevents you from having to log in every single time you visit a new page. These cookies are typically removed or cleared when you log out to ensure that you can only access restricted features and areas when logged in.

This site offers newsletter or email subscription services and cookies may be used to remember if you are already registered and whether to show certain notifications which might only be valid to subscribed/unsubscribed users.

From time to time we offer user surveys and questionnaires to provide you with interesting insights, helpful tools, or to understand our user base more accurately. These surveys may use cookies to remember who has already taken part in a survey or to provide you with accurate results after you change pages.

When you submit data to through a form such as those found on contact pages or comment forms cookies may be set to remember your user details for future correspondence.

In order to provide you with a great experience on this site we provide the functionality to set your preferences for how this site runs when you use it. In order to remember your preferences we need to set cookies so that this information can be called whenever you interact with a page is affected by your preferences.

Third Party Cookies

In some special cases we also use cookies provided by trusted third parties. The following section details which third party cookies you might encounter through this site.

The Google AdSense service we use to serve advertising uses a DoubleClick cookie to serve more relevant ads across the web and limit the number of times that a given ad is shown to you.

For more information on Google AdSense see the official Google AdSense privacy FAQ.

More Information

We don't sell the information collected by cookies, nor do we disclose the information to third parties, except where required by law (for example to government bodies and law enforcement agencies).

Hopefully that has clarified things for you and as was previously mentioned if there is something that you aren't sure whether you need or not it's usually safer to leave cookies enabled in case it does interact with one of the features you use on our site. However if you are still looking for more information then you can contact us through one of our preferred contact methods.

Email: admin@aprilarmy.online

More information on Cookies? (External Site)



Facebook Login/Register
The April Army Online offers the ability to quickly register an account or log into an existing account using your Facebook Account. Doing so will create a profile as it normally would, but will fill the profile information with elements of your Facebook Account.

The Information that The April Army Online will have access to once you authorize our site is limited to the following:
• Your Full Name as it appears on Facebook.

• The E-mail Address that was used to register on Facebook (we will not make this public but will be used to e-mail you a copy of your account details for safe keeping).

• Your Gender as it appears on Facebook.

• Your Public Display Picture as it appears on Facebook.

• Your Locale as it appears on Facebook (EG: en_GB, en_US).

• Your Facebook Profile URL (which will not be shared publicly without your permission).

Some things The April Army Online cannot do:
• Post to your Facebook Account.

• Access any of your posts.

• Access any of your pictures other than your public profile picture.

• View your friends list.

• Access your Facebook Password.

• Change any of your Facebook Settings.

You are at any time able to deauthorize The April Army Online from linking to your Facebook Profile by either:
• Unlinking your Facebook Account in your profile settings. If you change your mind, simply click the Facebook button again to authorize us again.

• Fully deleting your profile (which will remove all associated data from our database - cannot be undone).



Advertisements
The April Army Online may use third party advertising companies to display advertisements to our visitors. These companies may also use information about your visits to this and other websites in order to provide advertisements about goods and services that may be of interest to you however they will not be given any of your personal account details.