It is important to note that no area on the site is 100% completely private. Private messages in the message forum are stored in a database until deleted by the user, and until deleted, can be read by the site admin to investigate possible site security issues or identify problem users. We log every move that anyone makes on the site. We log IP addresses for both a statistical overview of the visitors and hits each day. None of this information is shared with the general public and the IP addresses are only viewable by the administrators. IP addresses may also be used to track users who are violating the policy.