- you post comments,
- you submit items for the eMuseum's galleries, or
- your trivia score places you on the leader board.
- send you notifications of new items or comments, or replies to your comments, as chosen in your user profile
- send a password reset message should you forget your password
- contact you regarding your comments or suggestions
Passwords are stored in encrypted form and cannot be read, even by the webmaster.
The optional profile fields (birth year, gender, etc.) are requested for possible future statistical analysis, and to customize some of the trivia questions and responses.