When we collect your data

SSTRP.net collects your data through the forums or wiki when you setup an account, when you connect to our server, or when you join our Discord.

We collect the following pieces of information:

  • Your email address when you sign up via our forums (http://sstrp.net) or through this wiki (http://wiki.sstrp.net).
  • Your Steam ID and IP address when you connect to our Garry's Mod servers.
    • From publicly held information about your IP address, we also are able to vaguely determine where in the world you are accessing our services from.
  • Details about your character when you create them on our Garry's Mod server.
  • Details about the performance of your game and computer when you join and play on our Garry's Mod server.

How we use your information

We use data in the following ways:

  • For authenticating you when you use our services.
  • For detecting and preventing activities that violates our rules.
  • For informing our policies, allocating resources, and bettering our services.

Where your data is held and for how long

Your data is held in Germany. We hold your personally identifiable information (in particular your email address and your IP address) for eighteen months from the last time you logged in to one of our services. We hold the remainder of your data indefinitely however can delete this on request.

We keep our data retention periods under review and will update this section should we make changes.

Accessing your information

You have a right to access a copy of the personal data we hold about you. This is sometimes known as a ‘full access request’. If you would like to make a request to access the personal data we hold about you, please send a £10 fee and a written request to admin@sstrp.net.

Data Protection Act 2018

SSTRP.net complies with the UK Data Protection Act 2018. It is the data controller of any personal data collected on this website. We will process any data which you provide to us when using this website in accordance with UK data protection legislation.

We may disclose any data obtained for the purposes for which it was collected and as otherwise permitted under the Data Protection Act 2008. As a data subject, you have the right to ask for a copy of the data and to ask for any inaccuracies to be corrected.

Changes to our privacy policy

We reserve the right to revise this privacy policy at any time. If we make any changes to the privacy policy we will place an updated version on this page. By reviewing this page it ensures you are always aware of what information we collect, how we use it and under what circumstances, if any, we will share it with other parties.


SSTRP.net puts small files (known as 'cookies') onto your computer in order to facilitate authentication and other strictly necessary functions of the site.

Cookies are small text files containing a string of characters that can be placed on your computer or mobile device that uniquely identify your browser or device. Cookies tell us if your computer or device has visited the site before. They help us understand help you navigate between pages efficiently, help remember your preferences, and generally improve your browsing experience.

Cookies help us remember what notifications we send you and make our general communications relevant to you and your interests. Changes made to this policy can be identified by the 'last updated' date at the bottom of this page. Any change to how your cookie data is processed will be promptly reflected in this policy and will immediately apply to you and your data. If these changes affect how your data is processed, the Honours and Appointments Secretariat will take reasonable steps to let you know.

Find out more about how to manage cookies, including how to delete and block them, on the Information Commissioner Office's website.

Strictly necessary cookies
Name Expires Purpose
UseCDNCache Immediately This lets our website know not to send you content such as images if your computer has already downloaded them.
VEE Immediately This stores your preferences whilst using the what-you-see-is-what-you-get (WYSIWYG) Visual Editor built into this service.
2023_wikiUserID, 2023_wikiToken, 2023_wiki_session, 2023_wikiUsername 180 days Provides 'Keep me logged in' functionality
UseDC Immediate This lets our website know how to route your request when you connect to our service - either via a direct connection, or a caching service that can make accessing content quicker.

As far as we are aware, as of 05/11/2022, we apply no cookies that aren't strictly necessary for providing the functionality of the service.
If you have any further questions, please do not hesitate to contact us via the Discord link at the bottom left of this page.