II. What Is Personal Information And When Does Cloud Imperium Collect It?
Cloud Imperium collects both personal and non-personal consumer information. Personal information collected by Cloud Imperium is discussed below in this section. Non-personal information is discussed below in Section III.
A. Personal Information Collected By Cloud Imperium
Personal information is information that identifies you and that may be used to contact you on-line or off-line. Cloud Imperium may collect personal information from our online visitors during registration and use of our website and online products.
Cloud Imperium also may maintain log files which contain IP addresses. An IP address is a numeric address that may be assigned to your computer by your Internet Service Provider. In general, we use log files to monitor traffic on our websites and to troubleshoot technical problems. In the event of user abuse of our websites, however, we may block certain IP addresses. If available, IP addresses and console IDs may be used to personally identify you in order to enforce our Terms of Service.
B. Personal Information Provided To Cloud Imperium By Third Parties.
We may also receive other personal information from third parties in connection with the operation and distribution of our website and online products as well as market and demographic studies that we use to supplement personal information provided directly by you. As with all other information, we use this data only for purposes consistent with this policy.
III. What Is Non-Personal Information And When Does Cloud Imperium Collect It?
Non-personal information, alone, cannot be used to identify or contact you. Cloud Imperium collects non-personal information about your use of our website and online products.
A. What Types of Non-Personal Information Does Cloud Imperium Collect?
When you use Cloud Imperium website and online products, we may collect certain non-personal demographic information including gender, zip code, information about your computer, hardware, software, platform, media, mobile device. We also collect other non-personal information such as feature usage, game play statistics and scores, user rankings and click paths as well as other data that you may provide in surveys, via your account preferences and online profiles or through purchases, for instance. We may also receive either non-personal or public information from third parties in connection with market and demographic studies that we use to supplement personal information provided directly by you.
B. How Does Cloud Imperium Collect Non-Personal Information?
We may also use flash cookies, also known as “local shared objects,” on our sites that employ Flash technology. Flash cookies are small files similar to browser cookies and are used to remember the site’s settings to personalize the look and feel of the site. Flash cookies only collect data in the aggregate. Like normal cookies, Flash cookies are represented as small files on your computer.
2. Analytic Metrics Tool And Other Technologies
Cloud Imperium may also use its own proprietary analytic metrics tool and other analytics technologies to collect non-personal information when you use our online products and services.
IV. What Happens To The Information Cloud Imperium Collects?
A. How Cloud Imperium Uses Your Information
Cloud Imperium uses your information to operate Cloud Imperium’s website, fulfill your specific requests, and to send you account-related information. In addition, if you choose to receive communications from us about Cloud Imperium products and news, the personal information you provide will allow us to send you messages about things including new features, enhancements, contests and events of interest. You may also later opt out of this service from Cloud Imperium.
B. Will Cloud Imperium Share My Information With Third Parties?
Cloud Imperium will never share your personal information with third parties without your consent. We may, however, share non-personal data in the aggregate (in a form that does not personally identify you) with third parties. You may also opt in to allow Cloud Imperium to share your personal information with companies and organizations that provide products or services that we believe may be of interest to you.
From time to time, Cloud Imperium may employ third party contractors to collect personal information on our behalf to provide email delivery, product, or promotional fulfillment, contest administration, credit card processing, shipping or other services on our sites. When requesting these services, you may be asked to supply your name, mailing address, telephone number and email address to our contractors. We ask some third party contractors, such as credit agencies or market research firms, to supplement personal information that you provide to us for our own marketing and demographic studies, so that we can consistently improve our sites and to better meet our visitors’ needs and preferences.
When our third party contractors collect and/or have access to the personal information you provide to Cloud Imperium, Cloud Imperium requires that they adhere to our stated privacy policies and protect the confidentiality of personal information they collect or have access to in the course of their engagement by Cloud Imperium. These third parties are prohibited from using your personal information for any other purpose without your specific consent.
We may also disclose personal information to law enforcement, or the appropriate civil authorities to enforce legal rights and comply with the law, or to comply with an order from a government entity or other competent authority, or when we have reason to believe that a disclosure is necessary to address potential or actual injury or interference with our rights, property, operations, users or others who may be harmed or may suffer loss or damage, or when we believe that disclosure is necessary to protect our rights, combat fraud and/or comply with a judicial proceeding, court order, or legal process served on Cloud Imperium.
V. Where Is The Information Held?
Cloud Imperium utilizes data storage facilities located in the United States.
VI. How Does Cloud Imperium Protect Your Personal Information?
The security of your personal information is important to us. We follow generally accepted industry standards, including the guidelines developedby theOnlinePrivacy Alliance and the Federal Trade Commission to protect the personal information submitted to us, both during transmission and in storage. No method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage, is 100% secure, however. Therefore, while we strive to use commercially reasonable means to protect your personal information, we cannot guarantee its absolute security. If you have any questions about security on our website, please contact us at [email protected]
VII. Review, Correction Of Your Information, Requesting Removal From Mailing Lists And Deactivating Your Account
You can correct, update or delete your account information at any time by logging on our site and navigating to “My Account,” “View My Profile” or other account settings. Should you be unable to log in contact at [email protected] We will be happy to review, update or remove information as appropriate. We may still retain your information in our files however, to resolve disputes, enforce our user agreement, and due to technical and legal requirements and constraints related to the security, integrity and operation of our websites.
VIII. Public Information Including User Generated Content, Online Forums, Blogs And Profiles
You may choose to disclose information about yourself in the course of contributing user generated content to Cloud Imperium sites or in public online chat rooms, blogs, message boards, user “profiles” for public view or in similar forums on our sites. Information that you disclose in any of these forums is public information, and there is no expectation of privacy or confidentiality there.
You should be aware that any personally identifiable information you submit in the course of these public activities can be read, collected, or used by other users of these forums, and could be used to send you unsolicited messages. We are not responsible for the personally identifiable information you choose to submit in these forums.
If you post a video, image or photo on one of our sites for public view you should be aware that these may be viewed, collected, copied and/or used by other users without your consent. We are not responsible for the videos, images or photos that you choose to submit to Cloud Imperium’s site.
IX. Third Party Sites.
X. Products Offered In Partnership with Third Party(s)
XI. Contact Information