Last Update: March 7th, 2019
Information Collection and Use
Personally Identifiable Information We Collect:
You can generally visit our Site without having to submit any personally identifiable information about yourself to us.
If you set up an account with us on the Site, subscribe to our newsletters or participate in a giveaway or competition, we will collect personally identifiable information that you include in the registration form, such as your name, email address, password and username. When you use our Site, we may collect your geo-location data as to your location. If you set up an account with us on the Site, subscribe to our newsletters, participate in a giveaway or competition or post in our forums, we will collect any personally identifiable information that you include in your submission or posting.
If you contact us with questions or request information we will collect your name, email address and any other personally identifiable information that you voluntarily transmit with your communications to us.
Aggregate Information We Collect
Through certain third party analytic providers, as discussed below, and directly through our Site, we may track information that will be maintained, used and disclosed in aggregate form only and which will not contain your personally identifiable information. For example, without limitation, we may track your browser type and version, IP address, the total number of visitors to our Site, the number of visitors to each page of our Site and the External Web Sites (defined below) linked to.
How we Use Information:
We may use your personally identifiable information to contact you to deliver certain information or services you have requested, verify your authority to use the Site, improve the content and general administration of the Site, and our services. We also may use your personally identifiable information to measure engagement metrics, send you targeted marketing and promotions regarding the Site or services we believe may be of interest to you. If you do not wish to receive these marketing or promotions from us, you may opt-out as set forth in the message. We may analyze the aggregate data that we collect for trends and statistics in the aggregate, and we may use such aggregate information to administer the Site, and gather broad demographic information for aggregate use.
GAMERSpeak recognizes the privacy interests of children and we encourage parents and guardians to take an active role in their children’s online activities and interests. The Site is not directed to children under the age of 13. GAMERSpeak does not target this Site to children under 13. GAMERSpeak does not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from children under the age of 13. If you are under the age of 13, please do not provide us with any personally identifiable information.
Cookies and Online Tracking
We may use small text files called cookies to improve overall Site experience. A cookie is a piece of data stored on the user’s hard drive containing information about the user. Cookies generally do not permit us to personally identify you. We generally use session cookies to save your preferences and such cookies expire when you close your browser. We set a persistent cookie that we assign to you when you use our Site to keep you logged in to the Site. You can read more about cookies at www.allaboutcookies.org.
GAMERSpeak does not track users over time and across third party websites on its own to provide targeted advertising and therefore does not respond to Do Not Track (DNT) signals.
However, third parties such as providers of external services like web traffic analysis services, such as Google Analytics may track users over time and over our Site and third party websites and such third parties may also place cookies, via our Site. These cookies are likely to be analytical, performance cookies or targeting cookies, including: Google Analytics cookies. You can find out more about this popular website analytics tool here: http://www.google.com/analytics/index.html.%20 These cookies collect information about how visitors use a website, for instance which pages visitors go to most often, and if they get error messages from web pages. These cookies don’t collect information that identifies a visitor. All information these cookies collect is aggregated and therefore anonymous. It is only used to improve how a websites works. All of this information is anonymized. You can find out more about how it protects your data here: http://www.google.com/analytics/learn/privacy.html. You can also learn more about Google’s use of data here http://www.google.com/intl/en/policies/privacy/partners/
Social Plugins on Our Site
We may use social plugins on our Site and may include icons that allow you to interact with third party social networks such as Facebook or Twitter. For example, you may connect to Facebook to share a post on the Site or ‘Like’ a post through the Site. You may ‘Tweet’ a post on this Site through a Twitter plugin. The third party social plugin may set a cookie when your browser creates a connection to the servers of such social networks and the plugin may transmit your data to the social networks. Your use of these social plugins is subject to the privacy policies of the third party social networks.
We may provide your personally identifiable information and the data generated by cookies and the aggregate information to the vendors and service agencies that we may engage to assist us in providing our services to you for their use solely to provide us with such assistance.
We will also provide your emails and login usernames in personally identifiable form, as well as aggregate data about your use of the Site (that may be linked to your personally identifiable data), to selected third party business partners for their internal business use. We will not authorize such third party business partners to use your information for their own direct marketing or advertising purposes and we do not know or track if such third parties will use your data for such purposes.
Links to Third Party Sites
We may employ procedural and technological measures that are generally consistent with industry practice. Such measures are reasonably designed to help protect your personally identifiable information from loss, unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration or destruction. GAMERSpeak may use measures such as password protection, secure socket layer, firewalls and other measures.
Updating or Deleting Personally Identifiable Information
GAMERSpeak provides you with the ability to review, update and/or delete certain information that you provide to us by accessing your account. If you are a minor between the ages of 13 and 18, you may contact us to request removal of photos, videos, product reviews and other comments you have posted on our Site at [email protected]
Users Outside of the United States