THE WEBSITE REQUIRES THAT ALL USERS ARE OLD ENOUGH TO FORM A BINDING, LEGAL CONTRACT WITH AMUSEMENT CONNECT (USUALLY, THIS AGE IS 13 YEARS OLD). IF YOU ARE YOUNGER THAN THE AGE TO FORM A VALID, LEGAL CONTRACT WITH AMUSEMENT CONNECT, YOU MUST OBTAIN YOUR PARENT’S OR GUARDIAN’S PERMISSION TO USE THE WEBSITE. AMUSEMENT CONNECT DOES NOT PERMIT ANY USER UNDER THE AGE OF 13 TO REGISTER OR USE THE WEBSITE.
4.Information We Collect
Your Registration Information. To fully use the Website, you will need to register using our online registration form, where you will be required to provide us with your contact information and certain other personally identifiable information, namely:
Gender or other demographic information
Your Usage of Our Website. We automatically track certain information about you based upon your use of our Website and services, which may include IP address, domain servers, type of computer used to access the Website and type of web browser used, date and time, referring and exit pages and URLs, gameplay history, credit/ticket balances and details regarding your activity on the Website. We use this and users’ personally identifiable information to conduct internal research on our users’ demographics, interests and behavior to better understand and serve our users. This information is compiled and analyzed on an aggregate basis.
Cookies. In addition, we use “cookies” on certain pages of our Website. Cookies are small files that can be used to track a user’s steps or automatically generate a user’s password. Some features of our Website may only be available through the use of a cookie. Among other things, cookies allow you to enter your password less frequently during a session. Cookies can also help us provide information which is targeted to your interests. Cookies, by themselves, do not tell us your e-mail address or other personally identifiable information. However, once you choose to furnish the site with personally identifiable information, this information may be linked to the data stored in the cookie. Cookies are stored on your hard drive, not on our Website. You may decline our cookies if your browser permits, although your use of the Website may then be restricted (as noted above). We do not monitor, recognize or respond to any opt-out or do not track mechanisms, including general web browser “Do Not Track” settings and/or signals.
Your Posts. If you choose to post in any user profile or in the Website’s chat rooms or message boards, or you use any direct messaging feature of the Website, such information may be available to other Website users and we will collect such information about you as you may disclose pursuant to your activities on the Website. You should use caution when deciding to disclose your personally identifiable information in these venues as we do not control who may participate in these interactive forums.
Your Correspondence. If you send us emails, letters or other personal correspondence, or if other users or third parties send us correspondence about your activities or postings on the Website, we may collect such information into a file specific to you.
Your Credit Account. If you have a credit account on file with us, we collect some additional information, including billing address, credit card number and credit card expiration date and tracking information from checks or money orders. We may also retain the details of purchases and other transactions or payments made with us.
5.Our Use of Your Information
We will use your personally identifiable information and usage information collected through the Website for the following purposes:
• To identify you when you sign in to your account;
• To respond to your requests and to provide you with the Website services;
• To respond to your inquiries and contact you about changes to the Website and/or the services;
• To send you notices (for example, in the form of e-mails, mailings and the like) regarding products or services you are receiving, and for billing and collection purposes;
• To send you information we think you may find useful or that you have requested from us, including promotional products and new products and services;
• To enhance and improve the Website or the service, such as through personalized features and content;
• To analyze the use of the Website and the service and the people visiting to improve our content and Website and the service;
• To investigate, prevent or take action regarding illegal activities, suspected fraud, situations involving potential threats to the physical safety of any person, violations of our policies or as otherwise required by law;
• To keep track of gaming and purchasing history;
• For any other purposes disclosed at the time the information is collected or to which you consent; and
6.How We Protect Your Information and Disclosure to Third Parties
We use practices that are consistent with standards in our industry to protect your privacy. Please understand, however, that no security system is impenetrable. We cannot guarantee the security of our databases or promise that your personally identifiable information or private communications will remain private. For example, third parties may unlawfully intercept or access transmissions or private communications on our Website. E-mail sent to or from us may not be secure, and you should therefore take special care in deciding what information you send to us via e-mail. We do not sell or rent any personally identifiable information about you to any third party. If we or all or substantially all of our assets are acquired, we expect that the information that we have collected, including personally identifiable information, would be transferred along with our other business assets. The following describes some of the ways that your personally identifiable information may be disclosed.
We may disclose any information about you to law enforcement or other government officials as we, in our sole discretion, believe necessary or appropriate, in connection with an investigation of fraud, intellectual property infringements or other activity that is illegal or may expose us to legal liability.
We may disclose aggregate information about our users to advertisers and for other marketing and promotional purposes. However, we do not disclose any personally identifiable information to any of these entities.
Amusement Connect Website. Throughout the Website, you are identified by your User ID. Unless you select a unique User ID, our system automatically sets your User ID as your e-mail address. In this situation, where you are identified on the Website by your User ID, you disclose your e-mail address to other users and third parties. As a result, other users and third parties might send you unsolicited e-mail and be able to personally identify all of your activities on the Website. Although our pages are coded with robot exclusion headers, others may attempt to automatically collect your e-mail address from our Website. We describe how to change your User ID [insert location where users are told how to change their User ID]. Even if your User ID is not your e-mail address, your User ID can be used to identify you and your activities throughout the Website. Other people can see your activities on the Website, including any of your comments and postings on the Website, and so on.
7.Disclosures You Make to Third Parties
You may “opt in” to receive newsletters, promotional offers and other useful information from us. To unsubscribe from our mailings (except important system and content update information detailed below), you may go to your profile to update and unsubscribe.
Please note: You may not unsubscribe from receiving service announcements and important content update information regarding the Website, including but not limited to: service and account changes, Website upgrades and site cancellation or business termination information.
10.What You Can Do about Your Personally Identifiable Information
At any time you may submit a written request inquiring about what personally identifiable information we have collected about you in order to: (i) edit such information; or (ii) request its deletion. We will timely respond to any such requests and use all commercially practicable efforts to comply with your demands, unless not legally or otherwise permissible. Inquiries and requests can be provided to firstname.lastname@example.org.
To protect your privacy and security, we will take reasonable steps to help verify your identity before granting access or making corrections.
11.Notice to Non-U.S. Residents
The Website and its servers are operated in the United States. If you are located outside of the United States, please be aware that your information, including your personally identifiable information, may be transferred to, processed, maintained and used on computers, servers and systems located outside of your state, province, country or other governmental jurisdiction where the privacy laws may not be as protective as those in your jurisdiction. If you are located outside the United States and choose to use the Website, you hereby irrevocably and unconditionally consent to such transfer, processing and use in the United States and elsewhere.