Registration Agreement

Pagoda SL Group

You agree, through your use of this forum, that you will not post any material which is false, defamatory, inaccurate, abusive, vulgar, hateful, harassing, obscene, profane, sexually oriented, threatening, invasive of a person's privacy, adult material, or otherwise in violation of any International or United States Federal law. You also agree not to post any copyrighted material unless you own the copyright or you have written consent from the owner of the copyrighted material. Spam, flooding, advertisements, chain letters, pyramid schemes, and solicitations are also forbidden on this forum.

Additionally you agree that all material in the Technical Manual is © of the Pagoda SL Group. You may post links to our material, but you are not allowed to copy it in part or completely.

Note that it is impossible for the Pagoda SL Group to confirm the validity of posts. We do not actively monitor the posted messages, and as such, are not responsible for the content contained within. We do not warrant the accuracy, completeness, or usefulness of any information presented. If, as a result of following instructions or recommendations on this site, you damage, break, destroy or cause injury to your car or others, this is at your own risk.

The posted messages express the views of the author, and not necessarily the views of Pagoda SL Group. Anyone who feels that a posted message is objectionable is encouraged to use the "Report to moderator" link of this forum immediately. The Pagoda SL Group reserves the right to remove objectionable content if it is deemed that removal is necessary. This is a manual process, however, please realise that they may not be able to remove or edit particular messages immediately. This policy applies to member profile information as well.

You remain solely responsible for the content of your posted messages. Furthermore, you agree to indemnify and hold harmless Pagoda SL Group, any related websites to this forum, its staff, and its subsidiaries. The owners of this forum also reserve the right to reveal your identity (or any other related information collected on this service) in the event of a formal complaint or legal action arising from any situation caused by your use of this forum.

You have the ability, as you register, to choose your username. We advise that you keep the name appropriate. With this user account you are about to register, you agree to never give your password out to another person except an administrator, for your protection and for validity reasons. You also agree to NEVER use another person's account for any reason.  We also HIGHLY recommend you use a complex and unique password for your account, to prevent account theft.

When you register, we ask you for your country, state (province) and city. Since we are an international community, it is useful if we know each other's location, when giving advice or assistance. You are requested to provide this information truthfully. If necessary you can leave out your city, until you become a Full Member.

After you register and login to this forum, you will be able to fill out a detailed profile. It is your responsibility to present clean and accurate information. Any information the Pagoda SL Group determines to be inaccurate or vulgar in nature will be removed, with or without prior notice. Appropriate sanctions may be applicable.

Please note that with each post, your IP address is recorded, in the event that you need to be banned from this forum or your ISP contacted. This will only happen in the event of a major violation of this agreement.

Also note that the software places a cookie, a text file containing bits of information (such as your username and password), in your browser's cache. This is ONLY used to keep you logged in/out. The software does not collect or send any other form of information to your computer.

When you register, a link will be sent to the email address you provide, to activate your membership. We have difficulty e-mailing to e-mail addresses. Please use a different e-mail account. Gmail or other providers often considers our activation message spam. Please check your Spam folder to see if the activation message is stored there.

Pagoda SL Group uses your e-mail address only for notifications or newsletters you subscribe to. You can switch this off in your Profile. Full Members will receive Pagoda World by regular mail at the postal address you enter. Full Members also receive  newsletters and notifications of Pagoda World via e-mail. For these you can unsubscribe as well.

Pagoda SL Group do not share, use or divulge your postal address or e-mail address outside the Group. You can request a copy of your data according to EU GDPR laws.

The Board of the Pagoda SL Group

Privacy Policy

We respect your privacy and only process your personal data for the purpose for which you have provided them and in accordance with the EU General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) and California's Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA).

Company name: Pagoda SL GRoup
A Florida, Not for Profit organization.

We collect the following information from you when you register on our Forum:
IP address, e-mail address, user-name, city, country.

We store a single cookie to make it easier for you to log in. Additionally, we use Google Analytics to record statistics about the usage of our website.

Additionally, when you register as Full Member, we collect:
Your full name, your postal address.

Optionally you may provide us with your gender, and your date of birth.

We track your IP address in order to prevent spammers, misuse of our site, and to protect us from liability.

You register using a username (used for logging in), a display name (how you are shown on the forum), and your e-mail address. You e-mail address will be kept private if you request this on your Profile.

We use your e-mail address to provide additional functions such as:
- notification of replies to posts;
- notifications of posts;
- occasional newsletters;
- notifications of personal messages;

You can switch off the sending of these notifications in your Profile.

We keep track of your city and country so that other users of the forum can identify your location. This helps when you are asking for help, such that others can make their replies more relevant.

If you have signed up as a full member, we additionally use the following information:
- your full name
- your postal address, both in order to send you Pagoda World
- we use e-mail to mail you notifications of elections, new issues of Pagoda Notes and other news about the group.

Your full name, and your postal address are not visible to other members of the forum, with the exception of your city and country.

Only officers, directors, membership administrators and the systems administrator of the Pagoda SL Group have access to personal information of members.

When we transfer or receive your data on our website, we always use coding technologies that are recognised as common standards within the IT sector.
Our websites are accessed using secure connections (https). We have the necessary security measures introduced to prevent the loss, the unlawful use or the change of information we receive on our site.

- On the pages where you provide personal data we use a secure connection.
- Passwords are always stored hashed.
- We store as little information as possible from members to ensure that there is no particularly sensitive personal data are stored in our database, unless this can not be done differently.
- The sending of personal data by e-mail is done via a secure link.
- We take technical and organisational measures the loss of data or unlawful processing thereof (such as attacks). We therefore guarantee an appropriate security level and have our site checked periodically.
- All systems in which (sensitive) personal data are processed are equipped with the latest security-related patches of all other important software, as issued by the suppliers of this software.

On request we will supply members of our website about the personal data processed by us. Any incorrect data can be rectified, supplemented or deleted. If you require access to this information, or if you would like to correct your personal information, please contact us at the address below.

The Pagoda SL Group has a strict non-commercial policy on its website. We do not sell, share or otherwise divulge personal information of any member, with any partner, supplier, or other third party.

If you wish to respond to our Privacy Policy, please contact us at the following e-mail address:

This privacy policy can be changed at any time. We will publish these changes here and, if necessary, you will be requested to acknowledge the policy.