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PRIVACY AND DATA POLICY

ISSUED BY THE COSPLAY SITE

Last Updated: August 17 2020

1. INTRODUCTION AND GENERAL TERMS

These terms apply to the use of the website https://TheCosplaySite.com.

If you have any questions or comments about this Privacy Policy, please contact us at [email protected].

We are committed to protecting and respecting your privacy. The Privacy Policy explains the basis on which personal information we collect from you will be processed by us or on our behalf. Where we decide the purpose or means for which personal data you supply through these Online Services is processed, we are the “controller”. We will comply with all applicable data protection laws, including the General Data Protection Regulation 2016/679 and California Consumer Privacy Act 2018 (“CCPA”).

Please read this Privacy Policy carefully as it contains important information about the following:

  • What information we may collect about you;
  • How we will use information we collect about you;
  • Whether we will disclose your details to anyone else; and
  • Your choices and rights regarding the personal information you have provided to us.

We may make changes to this Privacy Policy in future, which will be posted on this page.

2. INFORMATION WE MAY COLLECT ABOUT YOU

We collect and process the following information which may include your personal data.

a) Information provided by you when using the Games
(“Basic Information”)
We will collect the following information from you when you play our Games:

  • your mobile device’s unique device ID (Device ID) and device name;
  • your user preferences; and

b) Information used for the purposes of serving advertisements
(“Advertising Data”)
Through our third party advertising network partners, we may gather information about your devices when you install or play our Games, depending on the permissions you’ve granted. This may include:

  • the make, model and operating system of your device;
  • the mobile network operator linked to your device;
  • the country, time zone and locale settings on your device (i.e. country and preferred language);
  • network connection type and speed;
  • IP Address;
  • MAC address;
  • the advertiser ID, which is an identifier unique to you if you use an Apple or Android device, but which doesn’t reveal your name.

c) Information collected for the purposes of providing analytics
(“Analytics”)
We may collect technical information about your use of the Online Services through the use of tracking technologies and analytics.

Personal data we may collect includes the following:

  • your Device ID;
  • your user ID (which is generated by us and allocated to you when you first play our games);
  • your device operating system & version;
  • your device make and model;
  • game play attempts, progression and results;
  • session game time start, end and duration;
  • the country of your Device;
  • advertisements viewed and clicked; and

3. COOKIES

The collection of this information may include the use of cookies and similar technologies (for example, which are used on the Website). A cookie is a string of information that a website stores on a visitor’s computer, and that the visitor’s browser provides to the website each time the visitor returns. Cookies are widely used in order to make websites work, to provide functionality, to make them more efficient and to provide website owners with information about how the website is being used and who’s using it. We use a limited number of cookies on our website.

Most web browsers allow you to control cookies through your browser settings. To find out more about cookies generally and how to manage or delete them, you can visit here

Find out how to manage cookies on popular browsers:

To find information relating to other browsers, visit the browser developer’s website.

4. WHY WE COLLECT INFORMATION ABOUT YOU

a) To provide our website services to you
We will use information about you (including your Contact Information, User Content and Third Party Log In Information) to provide you with the Forums under the terms of use agreed between us. The processing of information in this way is necessary for us to provide you with the Forums’ functionality and to ensure that you have the best experience when using the Forums.

b) To respond to your enquiries and requests for support
We may process Contact Information so that we are able to properly respond to your enquiries and support requests either via the Support Centre or Forums or through [email protected].

5. DATA SHARING

We will share your information with third parties only in the ways that are described in this Privacy Policy
Group members, personnel, suppliers or subcontractors: We keep your information confidential, but may disclose it to any member of our group (which means our subsidiaries, our ultimate holding company and its subsidiaries, as defined in section 1159 of the Companies Act 2006), our personnel, suppliers or subcontractors insofar as it is reasonably necessary for the purposes set out in this Privacy Policy. However, this is on the basis that they do not make independent use of the information, and have agreed to safeguard it.

Merger or acquisition: If we are involved in a merger, acquisition, or sale of all or a portion of its assets, any third party to which we sell or transfer our assets to will have the right to continue to use the personal and other information that you provide us in the manner set out in this Privacy Policy.

Required by law: In addition, we may disclose your information to the extent that we are required to do so by law (which may include to government bodies and law enforcement agencies); in connection with any legal proceedings or prospective legal proceedings; and in order to establish, exercise or defend our legal rights (including providing information to others for the purposes of fraud prevention).

6. DATA RETENTION

We will hold your personal information on our systems for as long as is necessary for the relevant service, or as otherwise described in this Privacy Policy.

7. CHILDREN

We do not use our website to knowingly solicit information from or market to children under the age of 13. In the event that we learn that we have collected personal information from a child under 13 years of age we will delete that information as quickly as possible. If you believe that we might have any information from or about a child under 13 years of age please contact us at [email protected].

8. SECURITY

We will take all reasonable technical and organisational precautions to prevent the loss misuse or alteration of your personal information. For example, our databases are password protected and limited to essential employees only.

Please be aware that, although we endeavour to provide reasonable security for information we process and maintain, no security system can prevent all potential security breaches.

9. CALIFORNIA RESIDENTS & CCPA

If you are a California resident, as defined in Section 17014 of Title 18 of the California Code of Regulations, you have certain rights in respect of the personal information we hold about you.

If you have questions or concerns about our privacy policies and practices, please contact us at the details set out at the end of this Policy.

Please see above for:

  • the date on which this Policy was last updated (at the top of this Policy)
  • categories of personal information collected about you in the last 12 months (see paragraph 2)
  • categories of sources from which the personal information was collected (see paragraph 2 and 3)
  • purposes for collecting personal information (see paragraph 4)
  • categories of third parties with whom we share personal information (see paragraph 5)
  • categories of personal information we have disclosed within the last 12 months (see paragraphs 2 and 5)
  • categories of personal information we have sold within the last 12 months (see paragraph 2c and 4f)

We have disclosed and sold personal information to third parties within the last 12 months to our third-party advertising networks (see paragraph 4f). We do not sell the personal information of minors under 16 years of age without affirmative authorization.

You can designate an authorized agent to make a request under the CCPA on your behalf. The authorized agent must submit proof that they have been authorized by you to act on your behalf and proof of their own identity.

You have the right to:

  • request access to your personal information;
  • request deletion of your personal information;
  • opt-out of the sale of your personal information;
  • not be discriminated against for exercising any of your rights under the California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018 (CCPA).

To make a verifiable consumer request of access or deletion, please contact us by email at [email protected].

10. CONTACT INFORMATION

All questions, comments or enquiries should be directed to [email protected]. We will endeavour to respond to any query or questions within three business days.

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