Privacy issues for subscribers

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Privacy issues

All messages sent to the list are kept in the list archive and the simple fact of sending a message constitutes an express authorisation for distribution and reproduction in the archive.  However, you can request the deletion of any message you sent, whether directly from the list archive (by adding a tick to the tickbox and clicking on the Tag messages for deletion button) or by contacting the list owners.

Tag a message for deletion
Screenshot: tag a message for deletion.

If you send a message to the list, your email address will usually display in your message header and in the list archive.  However, unless otherwise specified, your email address and the other data you provided when you subscribed will not be disclosed to any other third party without your agreement.

In most countries, your personal data is protected through a number of laws (e.g. in the United States, the Privacy Act of 1974 applies; in the European Union, the Directive 95/46/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 24 October 1995 on the protection of individuals with regard to the processing of personal data and on the free movement of such data and national laws arising from it apply.

Please note: never send information about other people without their express agreement.