Last updated: November 23, 2021
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We refer to our websites, for example, https://www.versusevil.com, blogs, and the online forums we operate as our “Sites”. The games, products, promotions, and services we offer are referred to as our “Services” or “Software”. Our Sites, Services, and Software may collect information from you, including your personal information, in the manner and means described below.
While personal information is defined individually by government entitles around the world, we consider personal information to be any data that can be used to identify you, for example, your name, identification numbers such as social security number, driver’s license number, your location data, online identifiers such as your IP addresses, geographic location data and coordinates, and log-on IDs, and any information relating to your physical, physiological, genetic, mental, economic, cultural, or social identity. The personal information we collect is explained below, as well as why we collect it and what we use it for.
You have the right to know what personal information we collect from you, and you may request that we remove it from our servers and systems at any time. You also have the right to request that we not collect or use your personal information. You also have the right to request that we provide a means for you to correct your personal information. In the event you would like to exercise any of these rights please contact us email@example.com and we will endeavor to remove or correct your personal information as quickly as possible.
We recognize the importance of protecting children’s privacy online and are committed to complying fully with children’s privacy statutes around the world. We also encourage parents and guardians to discuss with their children what information should be released on the Internet, especially personal information.
Although countries may apply different minimum age guidelines when determining the age at which children can access online content, our Sites, Services, and Software are not intended for children under the age of 13. We do not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from anyone under the relevant age threshold applicable to the country or jurisdiction where a user may reside. In some geographical areas, our Sites or Services may not be accessible to anyone under the age of 18 regardless of whether a parent or guardian has provided consent
If you are under the age of 13, we request that you do not submit any personal information to us. If we later learn that we have inadvertently gathered personal information from a child under the age of 13, regardless of where that child resides, we will remove this information from our records as quickly as possible.
Our Sites, Services, and Software (including the games and applications you access), may collect a variety of information and data:
Sites, Services, Software. When you log into our Sites or Services, or install or use our Software, we may request your email address, username, password, security information, and information to help us in the event we need to contact you, such as your name and telephone number, forum name, third party ID (such as your Steam ID, Xbox Live ID, and PlayStation Network ID) billing information, payment account details, and the shipping address. We use this information to contact you to fulfill your requests, to introduce new games and features, to let you know if a problem has been discovered or corrected, and to provide you with news and information that you request from us. Generally, you may access our Sites without providing personal information, although you may be required to provide personal information to access our Software or certain Services so that we can ensure that only authorized users are accessing these products.
Information You Provide Online. When you connect to our Sites, Services, or Software through a third party, we may collect information about you from these third parties, depending on the third party’s terms of service and the privacy settings you have specified. For example, if you access our Software through Value’s Steam, Sony PlayStation’s platforms and services, Microsoft’s Xbox and Windows platforms and services), Google’s Stadia platform and service, Epic Games platform and services, or other third-party platform or service, we may obtain certain personal information, for example, your full name, profile picture, user ID, login, email address, physical location, gender, birthday, groups and affiliations, and forum posts. We collect this information to identify where our users are coming from and how they found us. We also use this information to identify trends and interests, which helps us to build better products. If you do not want us collecting or using this information, you can often disable this feature through the settings on the sites and service you are using. If we have collected this information and you do not want us to use it or store it, please let us know and we will take steps to ensure it is removed from our servers.
Targeted Advertising and Ad Serving Technologies. We do not use your personal information to send you targeted advertising, nor do we employ ad serving services or technology, however we reserve the right to do so, provided that such uses conform with the laws of the United States and Europe regarding such matters.
Direct Advertising. Please note that will always ask for your consent before sending you direct advertising, for example if you want to send you an incentive offer by email. If for any reason you receive a direct advertisement from us and believe you did not consent to it, please contact us firstname.lastname@example.org and we will ensure that your name and email address is removed from any future direct ad. You may also review the section below, YOUR RIGHT TO CONTROL OUR USE AND STORAGE OF THE INFORMATION, to better understand your rights and our duties regarding direct advertising.
We may use session cookies to make it easier for you to navigate our Sites and certain online Services. A session ID cookie expires when you close your browser. If you disable session cookies, many of the services and products we offer will not operate correctly.
We may use persistent cookies to enable us to track and target our Sites visitors’ interests and to enhance their overall experience. If you check “remember me on this computer” when logging on our Sites, we may set a persistent cookie to store your username and password so that you do not have to enter it more than once. A persistent cookie is removed when you uncheck the check box.
We may use tracking pixels or clear GIFs to collect information about your use of our Sites, Services, and Software.
We may also use Analytics, Advertising, Anti-Cheat, and Anti-Fraud technologies, and Internet log files to managing traffic on our Sites and Services, to detect and solve technical problems, and to detect and prevent fraud. Analytics, Advertising, Anti-Cheat, and Anti-Fraud technologies may employ cookies to accomplish provide the data these technologies require. You may opt out of certain types of tracking on the web, including certain analytics and tailored advertising by changing the cookie settings in your browser or via our consent tools.
The information collected from Google Analytics cookies is stored on Google Servers and may be accessed by us. Google may also transfer this information to third parties when required to do so by law, or when such third parties process the information on Google’s behalf.
Please note that you can disable cookies, limit the types of cookies you allow, or set your browser to alert you when cookies are being sent. Please refer to your individual web browser settings if need help in managing your cookie preferences. By limiting your cookies, your use of certain Sites and Services features may be limited or unavailable.
Sharing Your Information with Law Enforcement. We may release information concerning your use of our Sites, Services, and Software (including, but not limited to, posted public postings, registration information, network records, and geographic and tracking data) when we believe in good faith that such release is appropriate; to comply with the law (for example, pursuant to a statutory demand, subpoena, warrant, or court order); to protect against fraudulent, abusive, or unlawful use of our Sites, Services, and Software, and to protect our rights and property (including the rights and property of our third-party business partners and affiliates); to enforce any contract between you and us, including with our third-party business partners and affiliates; and if we reasonably believe that a situation involving danger of death or injury to any person requires disclosure.
We employ industry standard security measures such as firewalls and encryption to protect and prevent the loss, misuse, and alteration of the information under our control and to safeguard the confidentiality of your personal identifiable information. While “perfect security” does not exist, we work hard to ensure your secure use of our Sites, Services, and Software.
Storage. We store your personal information within the United States of America, and we take prudent security measures to protect you and the information we collect from unauthorized access, alteration, disclosure, and destruction. These measures include encrypting your information on our servers, keeping your sensitive information on a secured server behind a firewall, transmitting sensitive information (such as a credit card number) entered on our site or mobile application using secure socket layer technology (SSL), periodic reviews of our data collection practices and platforms, and physical security measures that guard against unauthorized access to systems where we store your information.
Retention. We will keep your information only for as long as reasonably necessary, including while your account is active or the information and for so long as it may be required to fulfill our legal obligations. If you would like us to delete your account or request that we no longer use your information, please contact us at email@example.com.
In the event we suspect your data has been compromised, we will contact you within 72 hours of when we become aware of such an event. If you would like to verify that your information is secure, we will do our best to reply to such requests as soon as possible. Please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Please keep your passwords safe and secure. Do not disclose your password to any third parties or share it with any third parties. We also strongly urge you to periodically change your password to help reduce the risk of unauthorized access to your account information. If you lose control of your password, you may lose substantial control over your personally identifiable information and may be subject to legally binding actions taken on your behalf. If your password has been compromised for any reason, you should change it immediately. You may also contact us email@example.com for assistance.
Using our Blogs, Forums, and other Online Functions. Our Sites, Services, and Software may allow you to contribute to forums, blogs, boards, newsfeeds, and to otherwise participate, post, share, and contribute information publicly, whether through messages, invitations, chats, photos, wall posts, and other functions (“Public Postings”). In the event you provide Public Postings through any of through services, please be aware of who you are communicating with and what information you provide to others. Exercise caution when providing Public Postings, and always remember that nothing requires you to disclose your identity to others and whatever information you provide could be visible to anyone who has access to the same services. In certain instances, your Public Postings may be visible through general Internet searches and other means of obtaining Internet information. For example, certain software tools and technology may allow non-affiliated third parties to copy, cut, and/or post your Public Postings to different locations (including to sites and services that are not owned or operated by us). This may result in the unauthorized use of your Public Posting information and the unwanted disclosure of this same information to third-party sites. We are not responsible for any such use of your Public Postings, and in some cases, you may subject you may be liable for such disclosures, including, for example, for copyright infringement.
If you choose to disclose your identity to third parties using any of our Sites, Services, or our Software, you do so at your own risk. Neither we nor our third-party business partners, affiliates, or developers are responsible for the privacy or security of any information, personal or otherwise, when you choose to communicate or exchange such information using the functionality of the Sites, Services, and Software to post publicly.
Linking to other Services. Be cautious of linking to other services. Our Sites, Services, and Software may contain links to other sites, but we are not responsible for the privacy practices of such other sites and services, and we encourage our users to be aware that when they leave our Sites, Services, and Software through these links, they should always read and understand the privacy policies of these sites, especially those that collect personally identifiable information.
Opting Out. Our Sites, Services, and Software may provide you the opportunity to opt-out of receiving information and solicitations from us even if you did not do so at the start of our services or software. Additionally, and at any time, you have the option of removing your name and e-mail address from any e-mail list we maintain to discontinue any such future communications. To ensure removal from any such list, please follow the specific instructions within the specific Sites, Service, or Software you are using. If such Sites, Service, or Software does not provide you such an option, or you are unsuccessful or otherwise have questions, concerns, or problems, please feel free to contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org .
Making Changes to your Information. You can request that any inaccuracies about your personal information be corrected. You can also ask about whether and why we have your personal information; how we obtained it; what we have done with it; to whom we communicated your personal information; where it has been stored, processed, or transferred; how long we will retain it; and the safeguards in place to protect your personal information when transferred to third parties. You can also ask us not to collect or use your personal information for certain purposes. We will respond to your request without undue delay and within 30 days. Versus Evil reserves the right to take reasonable steps to verify customer identity prior to granting access or processing changes or corrections.
If you would like to change your personal information or remove it from our records, you can contact us either through postal mail at Versus Evil LLC, Attention: Privacy, 4801 West Lovers Lane, Dallas, Tx 75209 or E-mail us at email@example.com If you reside in the European Economic Area you may contact our Data Protection Officer via e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Removing Your Information (Right to be Forgotten). You have the right to request we remove your personal information from our Services and servers. If this is your desire, please feel free to contact us at email@example.com and we will endeavor to comply with your request as soon as practical and within 30 days. Please note that if you are still using our Services or Software, however, we may require your consent to retain and use such information to continue providing you these Services and Software.
The laws regarding data and information privacy are changing, and we will do our best to comply with the laws and regulations around the world where we collect and use your information:
The Federal Trade Commission Act (15 U.S.C. ¬ß 45), which regulates unfair or deceptive business practices and providing guidance on consumer privacy disclosures.
The Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA). Versus Evil is committed to complying fully with the United States Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act, which regulates the online privacy of children under the age of 13.
The California Consumer Protection Action (CCPA) is a comprehensive data protection statute governing the personal information of California residents.
The California Online Privacy Protection Act (CalOPPA) regulates commercial website operators that collect California residents’ personal information.
Civil Code Section 1798.83 (“Shine the Light”) is a California law that requires businesses to provide customers with information regarding how their personal information is shared for marketing purposes.
California Residents. If you are a resident of California and want additional information confirming how we share your personally identifiable information with third parties for their direct marketing purposes, you may contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org .
The EU General Data Protection Regulations (DDPR), which among other requirements, requires prior user consent for certain data collection techniques (such as cookies), and the collection, storage, use, and removal of certain sensitive information.
If you are a European Union, United Kingdom, or Swiss individual and you believe you have a claim concerning the collection, use, and retention of your personal data by Versus Evil, please contact us at email@example.com so that we can attempt to resolve your complaint in compliance with the mediation terms set forth in the Mediation section below. If we fail to satisfy your complaint after meaningful mediation, you may contact JAMS to begin the process of opening a Data Privacy case. Your case must address an alleged breach of one or more of the Privacy Shield Principles.
The Federal Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act (S.C. 2000, c.5) (PIPEDA) governs the collection, use, and disclosure of personal information during commercial activities.
Additionally, provincial private sector privacy laws may be appliable, including Alberta’s Personal Information Protection Act (S.A. 2003, c. P-6.5) (Alberta PIPA), British Columbia’s Personal Information Protection Act (S.B.C. 2003, c. 63) (BC PIPA). And Québec’s Act respecting the protection of personal information in the private sector (CQLR, c. P-39.1) (Québec Act).
CONTACT US DIRECTLY. If you have questions at any time, please feel free to contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org. For users who reside in the European Economic Area, you may contact our Data Protection Officer at email@example.com. You can also contact us via postal mail at the following address:
Versus Evil LLC
Attention: Data Protection Officer
4801 West Lovers Lane
Dallas, Tx 75209
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