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Privacy policy

We are the Sanctuary ("we", "our", "us"). We’re committed to protecting and respecting your privacy. If you have questions about your personal information please contact us.

What information we hold about you

The type of data that we collect and process includes:

  • Your name or username.
  • Your email address.
  • Your date of birth.
  • Your IP address.
  • Browser and technical information.

Further data is collected if you choose to share it, such as if you fill out any non-required fields on your profile. Any information you give us is given of your OWN VOLITION and we are not responsible for any damage or harm that may occur due to submitting this information to us and to the public.

We collect some or all of this information in the following cases:

  • You register as a member on this site.
  • You fill out our contact form.
  • You browse this site. See "Cookie policy" below.
  • You fill out fields on your profile.

How your personal information is used

We may use your personal information in the following ways:

  • For the purposes of making you a registered member of our site, in order for you to contribute content to this site.
  • To give you protection under Sanctuary site-wide rules regarding any personal information submitted about you by any other user or users.
  • To inform you of activity on our site through the email address you gave us.
  • To ensure that multiple accounts for the same person aren't being created via your IP address. Your IP address is never publicly visible and only your ISP can say what exactly an IP address locates.

Other ways we may use your personal information.

In addition to notifying you of activity on our site which may be relevant to you, from time to time we may wish to communicate with all members any important information such as newsletters or announcements by email. You can opt-in to or opt-out of such emails in your profile.

We may collect non-personally identifiable information about you in the course of your interaction with our site. This information will include technical information about the browser or type of device you're using. This information will be used purely for the purposes of analytics and tracking the number of visitors to our site.

At times, we may be contacted by government authorities for information regarding our users. If this happens, we will ask for an appropriate court order, but if this is met, we will submit such requested information to them without further protest or argument. We will not cover for illegal activities commited by our users.

Keeping your data secure

We are committed to ensuring that any information you provide to us is secure. In order to prevent unauthorized access or disclosure, we have put in place suitable measures and procedures to safeguard and secure the information that we collect.

Cookie policy

Cookies are small text files which are set by us on your computer which allow us to provide certain functionality on our site, such as being able to log in, or remembering certain preferences.

We have a detailed cookie policy and more information about the cookies that we set on this page.


You have a right to access the personal data we hold about you or obtain a copy of it under a reasonable timeframe. To do so please contact us. If you believe that the information we hold for you is incomplete or inaccurate, you may contact us to ask us to complete or correct that information.

You also have the right to request the erasure of any personally identifying information but ONLY such. Please contact us if you would like us to remove such information.

Acceptance of this policy

Continued use of our site signifies your acceptance of this policy. If you do not accept the policy then please do not use this site. When registering we will further request your explicit acceptance of the privacy policy.

Changes to this policy

We may make changes to this policy at any time. You may be asked to review and re-accept the information in this policy if it changes in the future.