Real Lightning™ is committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected.

This Privacy Policy sets out how ("We," "Us," "Our") uses and protects information provided to Us when a registered Member ("You," "Your") use Our services, including Our website, blog, and any mobile apps (collectively, "the Site").

Our registered Members share their profiles and exchange information with fellow Members.

We want You, our Member, to always feel informed and empowered regarding Your privacy while You use our Site, and this value drives how We gather and handle Your personal information.

We are committed to ensuring that Your privacy is protected. Should We ask You to provide certain information by which You can be identified when using the Site, then You can be assured that it will only be used in accordance with this Privacy Policy.

We may change this Privacy Policy from time to time by updating this page. As our Member, You should check this page from time to time, to ensure that You are happy with any changes. If You object to any changes, You may close Your account and/or stop using the Site. Your continued use of the Site indicates your acceptance of this Privacy Policy.

Information Gathered from Visitors

In common with other websites, log files are stored on the web server saving details such as the visitor's IP address, browser type, referring page and time of visit.

Cookies (small digital signature files that are stored by the web browser) may be used to remember visitor preferences when interacting with the Site. Where registration is required, the visitor's email and a username will be stored on the server.

Additionally, the visitor will be provided a method to join the site as a Member and create a profile on the Site. This profile information will be stored on the server, and may be visible to other users on the Site, except where privacy settings are provided and the Member has indicated that the information is to be kept private using those settings.

How the Information is Used

The information is used to enhance the visitor's experience when using the website to display personalized content, and potentially, advertising.

E-mail addresses will not be sold, rented or leased to 3rd parties. E-mail may be sent to inform You of news of Our services or offers by Us or Our affiliates.

Visitor Options

If you have joined the Site as a Member, you may unsubscribe by following instructions provided within the Site.

If You desire to unsubscribe from the Site, please be aware that Your Member profile information may be retained for a period of 1 year, available to you if you re-subscribe, and that certain material may remain on the Site after cancellation, such as forum postings and comments to other Members.

We keep Your profile information for as long as Your account is active or as needed. We may retain certain information after You cancel Your Membership if it is necessary to comply with Our legal obligations, meet regulatory requirements, resolve disputes, prevent fraud and abuse, or enforce this Privacy Policy or the Terms of Use.


Cookies are small digital signature files that are stored by your web browser that allow your preferences to be recorded when visiting the website. Also they may be used to track your return visits to the website. Cookies may also be used by 3rd party advertising companies for tracking purposes.

As with any website, You may be able to block cookies via your browser settings but this may prevent you from accessing certain features of this Site.

Google Ads & Other 3rd Party Ads

This Site does not currently display targeted advertising from 3rd party sources such as Google Ads. Google uses cookies to serve ads to websites that participate in their advertising platform. Google's use of the DART cookie enables it to serve ads to visitors based on which sites they visit on the Internet. Website visitors may opt out of the use of the DART cookie by visiting the Google website Ads Opt Out page.

This Site may, at its discretion, display Our own (non-3rd-party) targeted business-related advertising originating from Our parent website, Our affiliated websites, the Membership, or Our Sponsors.

Last updated: April 15, 2018