What is personal information?
Within this document, the term "personal information" means information that uniquely identifies an individual (e.g. name, address, telephone number, e-mail address or other relevant account number) and that individual's location or activities, such as his or her use of the Website, when directly linked to personally identifiable information. Personal information also includes demographic details such as date of birth, gender, geographic area of residency and preferences when such information is linked to other personally identifiable information. Personal information does not include "aggregate" information, which is data we collect about the Website usage or about a group or category of users, products or services, from which personal information has been removed. Aggregate data helps us to understand trends and the needs of our users so that we can better consider new features or otherwise modify our Website. Our collection and use of aggregate information, is in no way restricted or limited by this policy.
What personal information do we collect?
• Active Collection
When you visit the Website, personal information may be collected in a number of ways. For example, when you register and set up an account, apply for a job, or contact us by e-mail or any other means for any reason, we may collect your name, address, email address, user name and other contact and demographic information. When you make a purchase from us, we may also collect your credit card or other payment card or billing information. Personal and demographic information may also be collected if you provide such information when creating a profile or group, posting content, leaving comments, sending emails or messages to users or participating in any interactive chat rooms, forums or other features on the Website. From time to time we may also collect demographic, contact or other personal information that you provide in connection with your involvement in surveys, sweepstakes, contests, games, promotional offers, and other activities on the Website. You may access certain parts of the Website without providing any personal information. However, there are certain features that cannot be used without prior registration and certain materials that cannot be received unless certain information is provided. This may not be a complete list, since from time to time we may change the information requested upon registration or with respect to certain features or services.
• Log Files
When you use the Website, we automatically collect information such as your Internet Protocol (IP) address, operating system, browser type, the address of a referring web site and your Website activity. If we combine it with, or link it to, any of the identifying information mentioned above, we will treat this information as personal information. In all other cases it is used in the aggregate information only.
• Cookies and Web Beacons
We may collect certain information automatically using "cookies" or clear gifs. Cookies are small data files, stored on a user's computer hard drive at the request of a Web site, to enable the site to recognize previous users and retain certain pieces of information about them such as history and preferences. If we combine cookies with, or link them to, any of the personally identifying information, we would treat it as personal information. Clear gifs (which may also be referred to as web bugs or web beacons) are small, invisible graphic images that may be used on the website or in emails relating to the Website to collect certain information and monitor user activity on the Website. To block, erase or be warned of cookies, you may wish to refer to your browser instructions or Help resource to learn more about these functions. Please be aware that if a browser is set to not accept cookies or if a cookie is rejected by a user, some portions of the Website and the Service may not fully function. You may find that you are unable to sign in and/or may not be able to access some Website features or services.
Our Website may also use third parties to provide advertisements. These third parties may place cookies, clear gifs or other devices on your computer to collect information. Information provided by these devices may be used to, among other things, better understand the usage patterns of our Website and other sites tracked by these third parties, and to deliver targeted advertising. This policy does not apply to, and we are not responsible for, cookies in third party advertisements or for compliance with the privacy policies and data collection practices of such third parties.
Do we use personal information?
In general, we use personal information to process your requests or transactions, to provide you with requested information or services, to inform you about other promotions, events, products or services which we think will be of interest to you. We also use it to facilitate your use of, and our administration and operation of, the Website, so that we better understand the needs of our visitors. For example, we may use the personal information to:
Do we share personal information?
Unless otherwise described in this Policy, we do not generally disclose, sell or trade any personal information belonging to the Website’s visitors and users to any third party.
We may share personal information with consultants, vendors, and other service providers (“Service Providers”) who are employed by us or who are working with us in connection with the operation of the Website or the Services and who need access to such personal information in order to carry out their duties. Occasionally, the Service Provider may be directly collecting information from you on our behalf. We instruct the Service Providers that they are not permitted to use any personal information which they obtain from us other than for the purpose of providing the services for us. However, we are not accountable for the actions of Service Providers, nor are we responsible for any additional information you provide directly to these Service Providers. We advise you to familiarize yourself with the Service Providers’ practices before disclosing any personal information directly to them.
We may also share personal information with third parties, subject to receiving your consent. For example, in order to make specific services or offers directly available to our users, we may enter into relationships with other parties. If a user chooses to opt in to these third party services or marketing offers, we may share the personal information which you provided at the time of sign-up or other personal information, such as your name or other contact information, that we deem reasonably necessary or proper for our business partner to provide these services or offers, or in order for them to establish contact with you.
We may disclose personal information in the good faith belief that we are legally authorized or obliged to do so, or that disclosure is reasonably necessary or appropriate to comply with the law, with legal process or appropriate authorities, to respond to any claims, or to protect the rights, property or safety of MajorCommand, our users, our employees or the public, including without limitation, to protect MajorCommand or our users from fraudulent, offensive, inappropriate or unauthorized use of our Website. Information which we collect, including personal information, may also be disclosed or transferred as part of, or during negotiations of, any merger, sale of company assets, financing or acquisition or in any other situation where personal information may be considered as a business asset of MajorCommand.
You understand that when you use the community features of our Website, information which you post in private or public groups, forums, and other interactive areas of the Website, as well as any information you share with other individuals whilst using the Website, will be available to other users and that in some cases, such as when you post to a public area of the Website, may be publicly available. We recommend that you exercise caution before giving out personal information to others or sharing such personal information in public or private online forums. We cannot be held accountable for the actions of any third parties with whom you share your personal information.
Links to third party sites
You understand and agree that when you communicate with other players within a game or make use of any interactive features on the Website, such as instant messaging, chat rooms or forums, such communications and postings are transmitted through our servers, and we may but are not obliged to, monitor all such communications and postings, including those that are designated as “private”. You accept that you have no expectation of privacy of such communications or postings, and you expressly consent to such monitoring.
What steps do we take protect personal information online?
MajorCommand endeavors to take all reasonable precautions to secure and safeguard the personal information we collect through the Website. We have implemented physical, electronic and managerial procedures that are designed to prevent unauthorized access, loss or misuse of this information. For example, MajorCommand uses secured socket layer (SSL) technology to encrypt transmissions of sensitive information from you to us, such as account passwords, credit card details and other payment-related identifiable information.
We also restrict internal access to personal information to just our employees who need the information to perform their duties. Unauthorized access or use of such information by an employee is prohibited and as such constitutes grounds for disciplinary action. Our information management systems are also configured in such a way as to block or inhibit employees from accessing information to which they are not authorized.
You should be aware that, on occasions, our Service Providers may be responsible for processing, handling or storing some of the personal information that we collect. The Service Providers are contractually obliged to secure and safeguard the personal information which they receive from us. However, we cannot be held responsible or liable in any manner, for the actions or inaction of any Service Provider.
Although we make every effort to protect your personal information, you should be aware that information sent over the Internet may not be secure and may be intercepted or accessed by third parties. For this reason, we cannot guarantee the security of such information and we are not responsible or liable for any such interception or access.
What choices do you have regarding the use of your personal information?
MajorCommand provides you with options to control the collection, use and disclosure of your personal information. Before sharing your personal information with third parties in ways other than those covered by this Policy (including use for direct marketing purposes) we will notify you and you will be required to opt-in to such sharing at the point at which such information is collected.
At the time of registration or when providing personal information, you can chose to opt-out, if you do not want MajorCommand to send you marketing and promotional e-mails or postal mail relating to our products and services. This shall not affect our ability to send you account and service related emails or to use your personal information as otherwise described within this Policy. MajorCommand may also send you a variety of mailings, such as newsletters, which you have the right to cancel in the future. If you wish to have your name, resume or any other personal information removed from our mailing list or our systems, you can request the removal by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
Your California rights
While this Policy states our intended policies and practices for the collection, use and handling of personal information and we make every effort to follow such policies and practices, we cannot guarantee these standards. On occasions, there may be factors beyond our control that may result in disclosure or handling of personal information in a manner other than that stated in this Policy. Consequently, we disclaim any warranties or representations relating to maintenance or nondisclosure of any personal information that we have collected from users and visitors.
Collection of information from children
This Website is not intended for use by children under the age of 13, and you must be 13 years or older to create an account. By registering on the Website, users represent to us that they are 13 or over. We do not knowingly collect any information from anyone who we believe to be less than 13 years of age. Do not attempt to create an account if you are under 13 and do not provide any personal information on our Website. We urge parents of children who are 13 or over to instruct your children to never give out personal information when using the Internet without parental permission, including their real names, addresses or phone numbers.
MajorCommand is a company based in the United States with business operations located primarily in the State of Delaware. By using our Website and providing us with information, you are consenting to the storing and processing of your information on computers located in the United States of America according to the policies and procedures described in this Policy. You acknowledge and understand that the laws in the United States related to personal information may be less stringent than the laws of your country and may not offer the same protections or rights as those laws. Please do not use this Website, if you object to your personal information being transferred or used as described in this Policy.
Please contact us via e-mail at email@example.com should you have any questions, concerns, or comments regarding this Policy.