This Policy will explain what information we collect, why we collect it, and how we use it. Additionally, this Policy explains the choices we offer, including how to access and update your information.
By using the Services, you are consenting to this Policy and the processing of your data, including your personal information, in the manner provided in this Policy. If you do not agree with these terms, please do not use the Services.
1. Information we collect
We collect information to provide better Services to our users and improve our business. We collect information in two ways:
- Information you give us or information provided through a social network.
For example, some of our services require you to sign up for an account, provide information for a contest or award, or link an account through a social network. We work with social networks including, but not limited to WordPress, Facebook, Twitter, Reddit, and Discord. We have access to information you directly provide and information through those social networking services based on your privacy settings on those networks.
- Information we get from your use of our Services.
We may collect information about the Services that you use and how you use them, like when you visit different parts of our site or applications and what selections you make on the Services. We may also automatically collect certain technical information such as:
- Device information
We may collect device-specific information (such as your hardware model, operating system version, unique device identifiers, and mobile information if you use a mobile device to access the Services).
- Log information
When you use our Services or view content provided by us, we may automatically collect and store certain information in server logs. This information may include:
- Details of how you used our service, such as your navigation paths and search queries.
- Mobile related information if you access our Services using your mobile device.
- Internet protocol address.
- Device event information such as crashes, system activity, hardware settings, browser type, browser language, the date and time of your request and referral URL.
- Cookies that may uniquely identify your browser, mobile device, or your account.
- Browser type, operating system, and other technical information.
- Device information
2. How we use information we collect
We use the information we collect from all of our Services to provide, maintain, protect and improve our Services, to develop new Services and offerings and to protect us and our users.
Please keep in mind that comments sections, forums, and other similar areas of our Services are public. Any information posted in those areas is viewable and usable by anyone that has access.
3. Third Party Operators and Services
We use Third Party Operators to help offer you more tailored ads and better Services.
For further information, please see the relevant privacy policies for each Third Party Operator:
- Xbox: https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/privacystatement/default.aspx
- Switch: https://www.nintendo.com/privacy-policy/
- Steam: https://store.steampowered.com/privacy_agreement/
If we provide you with any mailings or other communication, you can always opt out of that communication. If you have any problems or questions, please let us know by contacting us at [email protected] and we will assist you with the process.
5. Information we share
We do not share personal information with companies, outside organizations and individuals unless one of the following circumstances apply:
- With your consent
We will share personal information with companies, outside organizations or individuals if we have your consent to do so.
- For external processing
- For legal reasons
We will share personal information with companies, outside organizations or individuals if we have a good-faith belief that access, use, preservation or disclosure of the information is reasonably necessary to meet any applicable law, regulation, legal process or enforceable governmental request, detect, prevent, or otherwise address fraud, security or technical issues or protect against harm to the rights, property or safety of our users or the public as required or permitted by law.
- In case of a sale or asset transfer
If we become involved in a merger, acquisition or other transaction involving the sale of some or all of our assets, user information, including personal information collected from you through your use of our Services, could be included in the transferred assets. Should such an event occur, we will use reasonable means to notify you, either through email and/or a prominent notice on the Services.
- In aggregated form for business purposes
We may share aggregated, non-personally identifiable information publicly and with our partners such as businesses we have a relationship with, advertisers or connected sites. For example, we may share information to show trends about the general use of our services.
6. Information security
We work hard to protect our users from unauthorized access to or unauthorized alteration, disclosure or destruction of information we hold however no website or storage system is entirely secure, and as such we can make no guarantee for the safety of your information stored in associated with the Services. You should protect the account information in your possession as well.
8. Our Services are Located in the United States
Our Services are hosted in the United States. If you are outside of the United States, your information will be processed and stored in the United States and you are consenting to such processing and storage.