Your Privacy is Important to Us
II. What types of information do we collect?We may ask Users to provide us with some or all of the following Personal Information when they register with us to play the games we offer and enter the tournaments we operate: name, email address, nickname, credit card information, PayPal account number, mailing address and phone number. On Our Site, we may also collect or track the following Personal Information:
- your home server domain names, computer type, downloaded files, search engine, operating system, Web browser, and geographic point of connectivity
- any other information you provide to us
- information regarding which web pages of Our Site you access and which games you play
- player rating information, prize winnings, and player game statistics
III. Collection and use of children's personal informationOur Site complies with the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act ("COPPA"). We do not knowingly collect Personal Information from children under 13 years of age through Our Site. In addition, in the event that a User identifies himself or herself as a child under the age of 13 within Our Site or in connection with any content on Our Site, we will not collect, store or use any personal information of such User. Further, in the event that we receive personal information that we discover was provided by a child under the age of 13, we will promptly delete such personal information in a secure manner.
IV. How do we collect your personal information?We may collect Personal Information from you directly in online registration forms, contact forms, surveys, e-mail, and other online avenues (including, without limitation, demographic and personal profile data). Like most entertainment web sites, we use "cookies" to help serve you better. Cookies save personal data about you, such as your name, password, user-name, screen preferences, and the pages of Our Site which you viewed. When you revisit Our Site, we may recognize you by the cookie on your hard drive and customize your experience accordingly. You may decline cookies by using the appropriate feature of your Web browser software. We also use Web bugs to gather, store, and track certain information related to your visit and activity on Our Site, such as the IP address of your computer, the time the Web page was viewed, and the type of browser used. A Web bug is a file object, which can be a graphic image such as a transparent one pixel-by-one pixel graphics file, which is placed on a Web page or in an e-mail message to monitor user activity.
V. Why do we collect personal information and how do we use it?We collect Personal Information to open and maintain Users accounts with us, to contact Users regarding updates of Our Site, their account status, new products and services and upcoming events, collect subscription and entry fees from Users, and deliver prizes to Users. We collect Personal Information to facilitate a fair game play environment. We use Personal Information for the editorial, feedback and marketing purposes, for promoting goods and services we believe you may be interested in, providing a product or service requested by you, notifying you of changes to our products and services, and customizing and improving the content and layout of Our Site. If you no longer wish to receive email or other mail from us, please contact customer service at email@example.com or use the unsubscribe link included in all promotional mailings. In addition, you may visit the My Account link on the front page of our site and follow the Privacy Settings link to modify your email subscription preferences. We may also, but do not have any obligation to, use Personal Information to contact Users regarding changes to the terms and conditions of use for Our Site and any other policies or agreements relevant to Our Site. In order to better service Users and fulfill our stated purposes, we may disclose Personal Information to third parties who are legally or contractually obligated to keep such information private. We may provide any Personal Information you provide us to third parties who provide products, information or services which we believe you may be interested in purchasing or obtaining. In doing so, we will make reasonable efforts to ensure that these third parties only use the Personal Information for our stated purposes and provide a method of opting out from receiving future communications, but we shall not responsible for their personal information handling or dissemination practices. If you no longer wish to receive email or other mail from us, you may contact customer service at firstname.lastname@example.org or visit the My Account link on the front page of our site and follow the Privacy Settings link to modify your email subscription preferences. We may also disclose Personal Information to a third party pursuant to a subpoena, other form of legal process or request on behalf of any local, state, federal governmental department or agency to investigate, prevent, or take action regarding illegal activities, suspected fraud, situations involving potential threats to the physical safety of any person, or as otherwise permitted by law.
VI. Can I review and correct my personal information?Users may review the Personal Information they have provided to us by visiting the "My Account" link on the front page of Our Site. Users may modify or delete any Personal Information that is incorrect. Users can also withdraw their consent for us to use their Personal Information in a specified manner, send them certain communications from time to time and to share their Personal Information with third parties, provided they give us reasonable notice of the withdrawal. However, withdrawing consent to certain uses of Personal Information may affect our ability to provide a User with our products and services requested by the User. Users cannot access their Personal Information where:
- the information requested is protected by solicitor-client privilege
- disclosing the information requested would reveal confidential commercial information
- disclosing the information requested could be reasonably expected to threaten another individual's life or security
- the information requested was collected to detect and prevent fraud
- the information requested was generated in the course of a formal dispute resolution process
- disclosing the information requested would likely reveal another individual's Personal Information.