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Windward Cove
modern supernatural rp
The rain...it was fitting. As the procession of people moved in solemn rows of black umbrellas over black suits and dresses, wet heels trying to evade puddles that were deep enough to consume the shallow souls of those left behind. Windward Cove was a town of skeleton crews and wreckage left behind from an unseen war no one could explain. Some claimed it was the plague that decimated their population, leaving behind only a third of the humans and less than that of the supernaturals.

Others knew it for what it was. A witch's curse, sent to punish a town who’d turned their back on her family. Bitter, Clementine Fallston returned to end the sickness infecting towns all over the world. Supernaturals. The witch used her powers for ‘good’ and had utilized a deadly amount of witchcraft in a curse so abhorrent it had purged the entire town of any supernatural presence.

Two witch covens, one pack of wolves, two vampire houses...and every lone creature who walked the wave ridden oceanside to the thick vegetation of forestry on the west...had fallen victim. Like a forest burned to the ground, the town of Windward Cove had been taken to its knees. Seemingly, abandoned and empty of a good amount of its population, the town turned sleepy. Nothing significant happened, everyone seemed to go about life in a form of shell shock that had no clear ending insight.

Leave town? Some did, others were too poor, to attached, or just to damn stubborn to give up on the dying town.

Perhaps it was those stubborn souls that drew in the interest, shining bright beacons of hope in a pool of inky despair. The Courts of the Fae nations looked upon Windward Cove with pity or curiosity, depending on who you asked. No place was as ripe for change as this place here. With a thriving sea on the east side and a lush forest on the west, the Fae saw potential where the rest of the world saw darkness.

It was three years since the devastating plague/curse had taken its toll, but something in the air changed. Life began to grow, a small smile here, a soft hum of music, a picture drawn and hung just right...and from little seeds of Fae inspiration grew a thriving town, filled with a variety of clubs, dance studios, music halls! Parks filled with poets and productions. Business’ began to thrive and attract attention. People lived again and the dark gloom of death began to rise from over their heads. It was not easy though, there were bouts of relapses into fear. Remnants of the witches spell activated here and there in places she had hidden pockets before dying. The Fae had trouble finding them and had no way of knowing how many existed, and so they did their best to continue to inspire those in the town. Although, some inspiration from the Fae was not all it was cracked up to be, some pushed to far eliciting manic personalities driven to succeed or crumbling under defeat and falling to the use of drugs. Some Fae inspired just to feed off of a human later. As in all things, the Fae were not all good or all bad.

As the town grew, so did interest from other supernatural creatures, drawn in by the Fae magic. Everyone knew if the Fae were involved or interested in a space, that place would flourish for the supernatural races.

So this is where we find our story...in the beginning of a new era, the possibilities endless, despite the towns recent history and threat of hidden spells popping up to claim a life here and there...even the supernaturals could not resist the promise held on the shores of Windward Cove.

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Windward Cove Privacy Policy (Last Updated: May 25th, 2018)

This privacy policy sets out how we use and protect any information that you provide while using Windward Cove, an internet message board/forum.

Windward Cove (collectively defined as "we/We", "Website", "Site", "Forum") is committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. Any personal information provided by you to us will only be used for lawful purposes, in accordance with this privacy policy. This policy is written in plain english to help your understanding.

1. What information we collect from you:

When using our Website, we may require or use information as specifed based on user type. Some information is collected automatically; other information is disclosed by you at your discretion.

Unregistered Users:

Information collected from users who visit Windward Cove without logging in or registering are "Unregistered Users" or "Guests", and data collected includes the following:

● Internet Protocol (IP) Address
● Geographical Location
● Length of visit page views
● Navigation location
● User Agent (Browser, Operating System)

Registered Users:

Users who visit and create an account within the forum are "Registered Users." When you create an account, you are also creating a profile page that registered/unregistered users can potentially view. Information collected from registered users includes the data collected from "Unregistered Users" as well as the following:

● Username or Login Name
● Avatar or Photo (if provided)
● E-Mail Address
● Hashed Password (for authentication)
● Website Address, Birthdate, Location, Interests, Messenger Names, Gender, Notepad (if provided)

Information you disclose publicly:

We provide a platform that permits transmission of content over the internet per our Terms of Service, to be stored on our Website. This may include personal information about yourself that you choose to disclose at your own will. For example, you may choose to create a post in a discussion sharing your full name, address, or actual personal photo. You may also include personal information within your profile. This is ultimately your choice. Please be cautious about what personal information you choose to disclose publicly in the forum or via the personal messenger inbox system as it may be monitored for security and safety purposes.

2. How will my information be used?

We have legitimate interest for processing your information. The information you provide to us is required for, but not limited to, the following lawful reasons:

● To provide access to the forum
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● To provide advertising
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We are committed to ensuring that any information you provide to us is secure. To prevent unauthorized access or disclosure, we have made our best effort to put in place safeguards to secure the information we collect. We do not store your password in plain text in our databases; it is saved with a password hash. We will inform about any data breaches that occur. We utilize Google reCAPTCHA. Google reCAPTCHA is a SPAM protection service provided by Google Inc. The use of reCAPTCHA is subject to the Google privacy policy and terms of use.

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5. IP addresses:

IP addresses of computers used to visit our Website, are stored in our database. This includes when first registering for an account, managing your account details, writing messages or performing any other transaction which results in data being transferred to or from your computer and the Website in question. Your IP address is not visible to the public at any time.

6. Other websites:

Our Website may contain links to other websites or forums. These websites may or may not be affiliated with us. Regardless, we have no control over any external websites. Therefore, clicking any link which results in you visiting an external website will result in this Privacy Policy no longer applying since we cannot be held responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide while visiting such external websites. The Privacy Policy only applies to our Website.

7. Controlling your personal information:

● You may choose to limit or remove viewing of applicable personal information about yourself through the settings located in your personal account under "My Controls."
● You can adjust what types of communication you prefer to receive in your account settings.
● You may request that we delete all personal information that we hold on you, should you wish to close your account and no longer be a member.
● Your posts on this forum are not considered personal information unless they contain it, and we are not necessarily required to delete them, or provide them to you in whole at any time.
● Your account may be anonymized, but not physically deleted to comply with personal information removal requests. This is to protect the legitimate interest of retaining discussion and integrity of the forum.
● You can control the email(s) you receive by clicking here: Email Settings and Alert Settings

If you discover any of the personal information that we hold for you is incorrect or incomplete, that you are unable to change or delete yourself, please contact us as soon as possible so the necessary changes can be made.

8. Children's Privacy:

We are in compliance with the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA). Windward Cove doesn't solicit or knowingly collect personal information from children under the age of 13. To create an account on our Website, you must certify that you are age 13 or above. If we have knowledge of collecting personal information from a child under the age of 13, the information will be deleted.

9. Do Not Track Disclosure:

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10. Changes to this Privacy Policy

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