Personal information means information that can be used to identify and contact you. You do not need to submit personal information to access certain areas of the Site(s), but if you do not want to disclose certain personal information to us, you will not be able to access certain aspects of the PointMMO Features. We collect personal information when you create an account in order to access the PointMMO Features ("Site Account"); subscribe to our newsletter; participate in forums, chat rooms, and surveys; participate in contests, sweepstakes, or other promotions; purchase a Game through the Site(s); use the PointMMO Plugin to download Games through the Site(s); sign up for our PointMMO Virtual Currency; sign up for and utilize the Social Network; send and receive messages from other users of the PointMMO Features; file a complaint; provide customer feedback; request customer or technical support; or send other communications to us from time to time. Personal information collected may include your name, email address, date of birth, mailing address, phone number, a photo of you, a brief description about yourself, and other personal information you decide to share through the public features of the Site(s) or in your messages. We may also ask you to provide additional information such as a screen name, a password, your gender, your hobbies, your occupation, your platform preferences, other game ownership information and other information and/or preferences you may provide from time to time in association with your Site Account or Social Network profile. This additional information may be associated with your personal information. When signing up for an account to access the PointMMO Features or the Social Network, you may associate your third party social networking accounts, for example your Facebook account ("Third Party Accounts"), with your Site Account. When you associate one or more of these Third Party Accounts with the your Site Account, we receive certain information from your Third Party Accounts, which may include your user name for such Third Party Accounts, your age or age range, locale, friends list, gender, other publicly available information provided through your profiles on your Third Party Accounts, and any other information such Third Party Accounts may provide from time to time. When you use the PointMMO Plugin we will receive information regarding your IP address, download speed, computer specifications, operating system, internet connection, and other user activity related to the download of the Games. Your IP address is a unique set of numbers that identifies your computer when it connects to the Internet.
The personal information and any additional information you provide to us will allow us to fulfill your Game order through the PointMMO Plugin; alert you of new products or services, features, or enhancements; provide you access to the Social Network; create your profile on the Social Network; provide you earned PointMMO Virtual Currency; provide regular newsletters; handle/route your customer service questions or issues; request feedback and provide surveys; and/or notify you of upgrade opportunities, contests, promotions, or special events and offers. We also use your e-mail address to send you messages about the PointMMO Features and other general announcements. We keep track of your interactions with us, including but not limited to your activity within the PointMMO Features. We may use personal information that you provide to us to send messages to you in response to your request to perform an activity in connection with your use of any of the PointMMO Features. We may also use your personal information to contact you when necessary. We use the information obtained from your Third Party Accounts to enable you to integrate into the PointMMO Features and Social Network more easily by merging some of the information from your Third Party Accounts into your Site Account and Social Network profile with your permission. Additionally, we may provide you an opportunity to invite your friends to the Site(s) and Social Network. You will also be given the option to share certain aspects of your experience with the PointMMO Features through your Third Party Accounts from time to time. The information we obtain from your use of the PointMMO Plugin will be used to assess your use of the PointMMO Plugin, assess the performance of the PointMMO Plugin, and to maintain and optimize the PointMMO Plugin.
"Cookies" are small bits of electronic information that a website sends to a visitor's browser and are stored on the visitor's hard drive. Like many websites, we employ cookies in certain areas of the Site(s) to allow us to provide information which is targeted to your interests and to make your online experience more convenient. For example, when you return to one of our websites after logging in, cookies provide information to the website so that the website will remember who you are. Some of our common uses of cookies include saving your shopping cart, saving your login name and passwords, keeping track of your click streaming data, tailoring web content and advertisements to your interests, and personalizing the Site(s). Should you disable cookies in your browser, you may not be able to access certain PointMMO Features or areas of the Site(s).
We do not knowingly collect personal information from children under 13. We take children's privacy seriously, and encourage parents to play an active role in their children's online experience at all times.
We may use your personal information to provide analyses of our users in the aggregate to prospective partners, advertisers and other third parties. We may also disclose and otherwise use, on an anonymous basis, affiliation, position, interests and other non-personal information about customers.In addition, we will share the personal information we collect from you under the following circumstances:
You may update or delete your personal information or modify your Site Account preferences for the PointMMO Features by accessing the "My Account" area of the PointMMO Features. For instance, you will given the option to limit the information you share through the Social Network just to your friends or just to registered users. Additionally, you can delete any information provided by the Third Party Accounts through your account options by http://www.pointmmo.com/members/edit/profile. Please note that when you delete your account, in some cases we may not be able to delete all of your personal information and we may retain your account information afterward for the purpose of internal account management, to comply with our legal obligations, to resolve disputes, to enforce our agreements, and in furtherance of fraud prevention activities.
If you no longer want to receive our newsletter, e-mails or other announcements, you may unsubscribe by selecting "unsubscribe" in your account, writing to us at email@example.com or replying to the unsubscribe link at the bottom of our e-mails. If you have opted into us providing certain personal information to third party marketing partners, you can opt-out from us sharing such personal information in the future to such marketing partner by either emailing us at firstname.lastname@example.org or selecting "unsubscribe" in your account. Please note that you cannot unsubscribe from certain correspondence from us, including messages relating to your Site Account transactions.
The personal information that you provide to us is stored on servers, which are located in secured facilities with restricted access, and protected by protocols and procedures designed to ensure the security of such information. In addition, we restrict access to personal information to PointMMO employees who need to know this information in order to develop, operate and maintain the PointMMO Features. All PointMMO personnel who have access to this information are trained in the maintenance and security of such information. However, no server, computer or communications network or system, or data transmission over the Internet can be guaranteed to be 100% secure. As a result, while we strive to protect user information, we cannot ensure or warrant the security of any information you transmit to us or through the use of any of the PointMMO Features and you acknowledge and agree that you provide such information and engage in such transmissions at your own risk. Once we receive a transmission from you, we will endeavor to maintain its security on our systems.
Under California law, our users that are California residents may request certain information regarding our disclosure of personal information to third parties for their direct marketing purposes. As detailed above, we do not share our user's personal information with unaffiliated third parties for direct marketing purposes without giving them the option to opt out.