This policy explains in detail how THE VINTAGE BASE along with its affiliated companies (hereinafter “we”, “us”, “our”, THE VINTAGE BASE use any information collected during any session of usage by you (hereinafter “your information”).
Your information is collected via two ways:
A) Firstly, by browsing THE VINTAGE BASE will cause the software to create a number of cookies, which are small text files that are downloaded on to your computer’s web browser temporary files.
The first two cookies just contain a user identifier (hereinafter “user-id”) and an anonymous session identifier (hereinafter “session-id”), automatically assigned to you by the software.
A third cookie will be created once you have browsed items within THE VINTAGE BASE and is used to store which items have been opened, thereby improving your user experience.
We may also create cookies external to this software whilst browsing THE VINTAGE BASE, though these are outside the scope of this document which is intended to only cover the pages created by the software.
B) The second way in which we collect your information is by what you submit to us. This can be, and is not limited to: registering on THE VINTAGE BASE (hereinafter “your account”), items added and messages sent by you after registration and whilst logged in (hereinafter “your items” and “your messages”).
Your account will at a bare minimum contain a uniquely identifiable name (hereinafter “your user name”), a personal password used for logging into your account (hereinafter “your password”) and a personal, valid email address (hereinafter “your email”), in addition your country information (hereinafter “your country”) and your region information (hereinafter “your region”).
Your information for your account at THE VINTAGE BASE is protected by data-protection laws applicable in the country that hosts us.
Any information beyond your user name, your password, and your email address required by THE VINTAGE BASE during the registration process is either mandatory or optional, at the discretion of THE VINTAGE BASE.
In all cases, only “your user name”, “your country” and “your region” is publicly displayed.
Furthermore, within your account, you have the option to opt-in or opt-out of automatically generated emails from the software.
Your password is ciphered (a one-way hash) so that it is secure. However, it is recommended that you do not reuse the same password across a number of different websites. Your password is the means of accessing your account at THE VINTAGE BASE, so please guard it carefully and under no circumstance will anyone affiliated with THE VINTAGE BASE or another 3rd party, legitimately ask you for your password.
Should you forget your password for your account, you can use the “I forgot my password” feature provided by the software. This process will ask you to submit your user name and your email, then the software will generate a new password to reclaim your account.