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Last modified: May 28, 2018.
Effective date: May 28, 2018.
DBolical Pty Ltd ("us", "we", or "our") operates a network of connected game development communities including Indiedb.com and Moddb.com (the "Service(s)").
This page informs you of our policies regarding the collection, use, and disclosure of personal data when you use our Service and the choices you have associated with that data.
We collect several different types of data for various purposes to provide and improve our Service to you.
While using our Service, we may ask you to provide us with certain personally identifiable information that can be used to contact or identify you ("Personal Data"). Personally identifiable information may include, but is not limited to:
We may use your Personal Data to contact you with newsletters, marketing or promotional materials and other information that may be of interest to you. You may opt out of receiving any, or all, of these communications from us by following the unsubscribe link or instructions provided in any email we send.
We may also collect information automatically that your browser sends us whenever you visit our Service or when you access the Service by or through a mobile device ("Usage Data").
This Usage Data may include information such as your computer's Internet Protocol address (e.g. IP address), browser type, browser version, the pages of our Service that you visit, the time and date of your visit, the time spent on those pages, unique device identifiers and other diagnostic data.
When you access the Service by or through a mobile device, this Usage Data may include information such as the type of mobile device you use, your mobile device unique ID, the IP address of your mobile device, your mobile operating system, the type of mobile Internet browser you use, unique device identifiers and other diagnostic data.
Cookies are files with small amount of data which may include an anonymous unique identifier. Cookies are sent to your browser from a website and stored on your device. Tracking technologies also used are beacons, tags, and scripts to collect and track information and to improve and analyze our Service.
We do not support the 'Do Not Track' browser option. Instead we offer you the choices described in this policy to manage the collection and use of information about you. You can instruct your browser to refuse all cookies or to indicate when a cookie is being sent. However, if you do not accept cookies, you may not be able to use some portions of our Service.
Examples of Cookies we use:
You may give us permission to collect your information in other services. For example, you may connect a social networking service such as Facebook, Twitter, Google or Steam to your Service account. When you do this, it allows us to obtain information from those accounts (e.g. your email, age and bio).
DBolical Pty Ltd uses the collected data for various purposes:
Please remember that any information you publish or otherwise communicate via DBolical Pty Ltd Services (e.g. private messages, comments, forum posts, reviews, articles, media or job ads) may reveal personally identifiable information, such as your screen name, and other details about you, and the content of any communications by you with other users. Any data you post publicly using DBolical Pty Ltd Services (e.g. your public profile, games, mods, engines, hardware, software, groups, downloads or giveaways) will be publicly available to Service users and others. We are not responsible for private personal information, which you choose to make publicly available via DBolical Pty Ltd Services, or the activities of other users, or other third-parties to whom you give or make available your data.
DBolical Pty Ltd may process your Personal Data because it has a legitimate interest in that data, such as in each of the following cases:
DBolical Pty Ltd will retain Personal Data for so long as it may be relevant to the purposes identified herein, and your account remains active. To dispose of Personal Data, we may anonymize it, delete it or take other appropriate steps. Data may persist in copies made for backup and business continuity purposes for additional time.
DBolical Pty Ltd will also retain Usage Data for internal service improvement purposes. Usage Data is generally retained for a shorter period of time, except when this data is used to strengthen the security or to improve the functionality of our Service, or we are legally obligated to retain this data for longer time periods.
Your information, including Personal Data, may be transferred to - and maintained on - computers located outside of your jurisdiction where the data protection laws may differ than those from your jurisdiction.
If you are located outside the United States and choose to provide information to us, please note that we transfer the data, including Personal Data, to the United States and process it there.
Under certain circumstances, DBolical Pty Ltd may be required to disclose your Personal Data if required to do so by law or in response to valid requests by public authorities (e.g. a court or a government agency). We respond to such requests, wherever required to do so.
Under certain circumstances, DBolical Pty Ltd may hire other companies or individuals to perform certain business-related functions. Examples of such functions include mailing information, maintaining databases, backups and processing payments.
DBolical Pty Ltd may disclose your Personal Data in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to:
We may also share aggregated or non-personally identifiable information with our partners or others for business purposes, such as improving the quality of the service to our users generally.
The security of your data is important to us, but remember that no method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage is 100% secure. While we strive to use commercially acceptable means to protect your Personal Data, we cannot guarantee its absolute security.
We believe that users should be treated equally no matter where they are, and so we are making the following options to control your data available to all users, regardless of their location.
You can update certain information by accessing your account settings. You can request deletion of your Personal Data using the privacy tools provided in your profile. You can unsubscribe from certain emails by clicking the "unsubscribe" link they contain.
Individuals in the European Economic Area, Canada, Costa Rica and some other jurisdictions outside the United States have certain legal rights to obtain confirmation of whether we hold Personal Data about them, to access Personal Data we hold about them, and to obtain its correction, update, amendment or deletion in appropriate circumstances. They may also object to our uses or disclosures of personal data, to request a restriction on its processing, or withdraw any consent, though such actions typically will not have retroactive effect. They also will not affect our ability to continue processing data in lawful ways.
Please note that we may ask you to verify your identity before responding to such requests.
You have the right to complain to a Data Protection Authority about our collection and use of your Personal Data. However, we encourage you to contact us first, and we will do our very best to resolve your concern.
We may employ third-party companies and individuals to facilitate our Service ("Service Providers"), to provide the Service on our behalf, to perform Service-related services or to assist us in analyzing how our Service is used.
These third-parties have access to your Personal Data only to perform these tasks on our behalf and are obligated not to disclose or use it for any other purpose.
We may use third-party Service Providers to show advertisements to you to help support and maintain our Service. Below is a list of all advertising technology partners we may work with.
When personalised ads is enabled, these partners may use your browsing history to decide whether to advertise to you. Necessary tracking and cookie data will also be used to support the personalization when this is enabled.
We may use third-party Service Providers to monitor and analyze the use of our Service.
We may use third-party Service Providers to backup, store and transfer data.
We may provide paid products and/or services within the Service. In that case, we use third-party services for payment processing (e.g. payment processors).
We occasionally embed social media widgets, to allow our community to share and promote content posted on our Service. Your use of these features enables the sharing of certain information with your friends or the public, depending on the settings you establish with the third-party that provides the social sharing feature. For more information about the purpose and scope of data collection and processing in connection with social sharing features, please visit the privacy policies of the third-parties that provide these social sharing features (e.g. Twitter, Facebook and Reddit).
We have no control over and assume no responsibility for the content, privacy policies or practices of any third-party sites or services.
Our Service is for users age 13 and over and we do not knowingly collect personal information from children under the age of 13. If you are a parent or guardian of a child under the age of 13 and believe he or she has disclosed personal information to us please contact us, and we will take reasonable measures to promptly remove applicable information from our records immediately. For residents of the EEA, where processing of personal information is based on consent, DBolical Pty Ltd will not knowingly engage in that processing for users under the age of consent established by applicable data protection law. If we learn that we are engaged in that processing with such users, we will halt such processing and will take reasonable measures to promptly remove applicable information from our records.