Registration allows guests to have a unique personal member name. This name will be added to every post that the user makes. Along with registration, the user has many different fields in which to add information about themself. Due to legal reasons, users under 13 must have written parental permission before registering.
Information the User currently enters upon registration
E-mail address (only used for contact by board administrators, you can choose to keep it hidden or make it public in the user Control Panel)
All further information (ie user signature and IM information) is added in the user Control Panel.