This Policy applies to all web sites and services owned or provided by PopularGaming.com, a part of The Dream Builders Company. New sites, domain names, or services that we add to the PopularGaming.com Sites will be subject to this Policy.
PopularGaming.com is a general audience web site, and PopularGaming.com does not knowingly collect Personal Information from children under 13 years of age. From time to time we may revise this Policy to reflect industry initiatives or changes in the law, our information collection and use practices, the features of the PopularGaming.com Sites, or technology. If we make revisions that change the way we collect or use your Personal Information, those changes will be posted in this Policy and the effective date will be noted at the beginning of this Policy. Therefore, you should review it periodically so that you are up to date on our most current policies and practices. If we materially change our practices regarding use of your Personal Information, your Personal Information will continue to be governed by the Policy under which it was collected unless you have been provided notice of, and have not objected to, the change.
Collection of Personal Information by PopularGaming.com
General. PopularGaming.com collects Personal Information in order to create or enhance our relationship with you. When we collect Personal Information from you it is because you are voluntarily submitting the information to us in order to participate in certain activities including (A) registration for certain online services and tools such as downloads, message boards, or other community services; (B) registration for special communications, such as email updates and newsletters; (C) subscription registration; (D) purchase products or services from or through the PopularGaming.com Site; (E) user surveys; (F) events, sweepstakes, contests or promotions; and (G) registration for online multi- or single-player gaming. We may obtain Personal Information from third parties that we consider to be reputable. We also may receive on the PopularGaming.com Site user-generated content or information of any type or medium, which may include Personal Information, including but not limited to: audio; text chat and video images from message postings; and user reviews.
Please keep in mind that whenever you voluntarily disclose personal information in public areas of the PopularGaming.com Site, such as the member home pages and message boards, your information can be viewed and possibly used by others. We advise users to be especially careful in such public areas about disclosing Personal Information, such as full name, home address, or phone number.
The PopularGaming.com Sites may contain electronic images known as Web beacons – sometimes called single-pixel gifs – that may be used to assist in delivering or accessing cookies on our site and allow us to count users who have visited those pages and to deliver co-branded services. We may include Web beacons in promotional e-mail messages or our newsletters in order to determine whether messages have been opened and acted upon.
We may also employ Web beacons from third parties in order to help us compile aggregated statistics and determine the effectiveness of our qwb promotions. We prohibit Web beacons on our sites from being used by third parties to collect or access your personal information.
Finally, we may work with other companies that advertise on the PopularGaming.com site to place Web beacons on their sites in order to allow us to develop statistics on how often clicking on an advertisement on the PopularGaming.com site results in a purchase or other action on the advertiser’s site.
Who else has access to my personal information?
Only those individuals related to PopularGaming.com in a business capacity may have very limited access to information you provide on our website. The ads and information appearing on PopularGaming.com’s website are delivered to you by Microsoft Web advertising services. Information about your visit to this site, such as number of times you have viewed an ad (but not your name, address, or other personal information), is used to serve ads to you on this site. And, in the course of serving advertisements to this site, third party advertisers may place or recognize a unique cookie on your browser.
PopularGaming.com Will Provide You with Notice About its Personal Information Collection Practices
When you voluntarily provide Personal Information in response to our request or we authorize a third party to collect Personal Information from you on the PopularGaming.com site, we will inform you about who is collecting the information, how and why the information is being collected, and the types of uses PopularGaming.com will make of the information. At the time you provide your Personal Information, PopularGaming.com will notify you of your options regarding our use of your Personal Information. This Policy describes the types of other companies that may want to send you information about their products and services and with whom we may want to share your personal information, as provided in this Policy.
The PopularGaming.com site may also be linked to sites operated by companies affiliated with PopularGaming.com. Visitors who go to those affiliated sites should still refer to their separate privacy policies and practices, which may differ in some respects from this policy.
PopularGaming.com will not use your Personal Information for purposes different from those about which you have been notified, or share your Personal Information with third parties that are not affiliated with PopularGaming.com, unless you have asked to receive certain information and/or services from third parties or participate in certain third-party programs (such as beta or demos) and have been notified that the fulfillment of such a request requires the sharing of your Personal Information or you have consented to such sharing.
PopularGaming.com personnel and contractors are required to have a legitimate business reason to obtain access to your Personal Information. PopularGaming.com may share your Personal Information with outside contractors or agents who help us manage our information activities (i.e., sweepstakes administration, order fulfillment, etc.), but they must have agreed only to use your Personal Information to provide PopularGaming.com with a specific service and not for any other purpose.
PopularGaming.com automatically updates software and services used on the PopularGaming.com Site. In order to accomplish this, PopularGaming.com collects information about a user’s current version of the software from the user’s computer. This information is not archived but is only used to determine which software requires updating.
There may be instances when PopularGaming.com may disclose Personal Information without providing you with a choice in order to protect the legal rights of PopularGaming.com to protect the safety and security of visitors to our web sites; to investigate, prevent or protect against suspected fraud, illegal activity, violations of our user agreement or for risk management purposes; or to respond to subpoenas, court orders, or legal process, or to establish or exercise our legal rights or defend against legal claims. In addition, if PopularGaming.com sells all or part of its business or makes a sale or transfer of assets or is otherwise involved in a merger or business transfer, PopularGaming.com may transfer your Personal Information to a third party as part of that transaction.
PopularGaming.com uses reasonable administrative, technical, personnel, and physical measures to safeguard Personal Information in its possession against loss, theft and unauthorized use, disclosure, or modification. Passwords and other sensitive information stored by PopularGaming.com are encrypted in transit.
Please be aware that when you submit Personal Information to the PopularGaming.com Site over the Internet, the information may travel over many systems that are not under the PopularGaming.com’s control and may not be secure.
If a password is used to help protect your accounts and personal information, it is your responsibility to keep your password confidential. Do not share this information with anyone. Anyone who has access to your password will have access to your Personal Information, If you are sharing a computer with anyone you should always log out before leaving a site or service to protect access to your information from subsequent users.
If you have any other questions, comments or complaints about this Policy, please contact us via our online form, available at http://populargaming.com/contact/ or write to us at:
Attn: Legal Department
20555 Devonshire St, Suite #355
Chatsworth, CA 91311