2. Information Collection Practices
2.1 Types of Information Collected
(b) Personal Information Collected. In order for you to become a member of the Website, receive email communications from us, participate in contests and competitions, and access certain premium services we may offer, we require you to provide us with certain information that personally identifies you (“Personal Information”). Personal Information includes the following categories of information: 1. Contact Data (such as your name, postal mailing address, e-mail address); 2. Demographic Data (such as your zip code and age); and 3. Profile Data (such as personal interests). If you communicate with us by e-mail, post messages to any of our user groups, bulletin boards, forums, or blogs, or otherwise complete online forms, surveys, or contest entries, any information (including your preferences, biographical information, photo, artwork, and other materials) you provide may be collected as Personal Information.
2.2 Use and Sharing of Information
(a) Our Use of Information. We use Contact Data to send you information about our company, our products or services, or promotional material from our partners and affiliates, or to contact you when necessary (for example, to advise you of actions we have taken with respect to your user account on the Website. We use your Demographic and Profile Data to customize and tailor your experience on the Website and/or services we provide on the Website, displaying content that we think you might be interested in and according to your preferences.
(c) User Choice Regarding Collection, Use, and Distribution of Personal Information. You may choose not to provide us with any Personal Information. In such an event, you will not be able to complete our Membership registration, or access and use those portions of the Website that require your Personal Information. If you do not wish to receive information and promotional material from us or from some of our partners, you may e-mail us to remove you from our mailing list at firstname.lastname@example.org
3. Confidentiality and Security of Personal Information
3.1 User Ability to Access, Update, and Correct Personal Information
We maintain a procedure in order to help you confirm that your Personal Information remains correct and up-to-date. At any time, you may visit your personal profile in order to: (a) review and update your Personal Information; and (b) choose whether or not you wish to receive promotional material from us or some of our partners.
3.2 Lost or Stolen Information
You must promptly notify us if your user account id or password is or appears to you to have been lost, stolen, or used without your permission. If you advise us of such an event, we will remove that username, or password from your account and update our records accordingly.
3.3 Public Information
The Website contains links to other websites that we do not operate or control. We are not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of such websites. We also make chat rooms, forums, message boards, news groups, and other public areas available to you. Please understand that any information that is disclosed in these areas becomes public information. You should exercise caution when deciding to disclose any of your Personal Information on any public areas of the Website.
4. Your California Privacy Rights
California Civil Code Section 1798.83 permits members, visitors or other users of the GAMEDAR website who are California residents to request certain information regarding GAMEDAR’s disclosure of personal information to third parties for GAMEDAR’s direct marketing purposes. To make such a request, please send an e-mail to email@example.com with “CA Privacy” in the subject line or write us:
CA Privacy Rights/Legal
3175 S. Hoover St. Suite # 258
Los Angeles, CA 90007
Effective August 2009, updated August 2009.