Information Collection on the ServiceOur Service allows for an interactive experience by integrating a commenting platform. By using our Service you understand and agree that we are providing a public comment sharing platform and that we or other Users may search for, see, use, re-post any of your User Content that you make publicly available through the Service.
Personally Identifiable InformationWe collect information that we use to identify you as an individual (“Personally Identifiable Information”) when you provide such information in connection with the Service. We ask for and retain Personally Identifiable Information such as your name, username, and e-mail address when you register for a 9thbitgames.com account with the Service, or if you correspond with us (in which case we will also retain our correspondence). We may also retain any comments or replies to comments you send through the Service, and may collect information you provide in any other User Content you post to the Service.
Non-Personally Identifiable InformationWe also collect and use information about your interactions with the Service, and with websites that use the Service, in a manner and format that does not directly identify you as an individual (“Non-Personally Identifiable Information”). Non-Personally Identifiable Information also includes information that we collect and use that we make anonymous by obfuscating or removing information that directly identifies you. In addition, we collect and use comments, replies, and other User Content you post to the Service, and regardless of whether the information that they contain identifies you, we treat this information as Non-Personally Identifiable Information when it is separate from the name, username, or e-mail address you provide to register for a 9thbitgames.com account. We may collect, use, and disclose anonymous and Non-Personally Identifiable Information for any lawful purpose including but not limited to as set forth below.
Cookies InformationLike many websites, when you visit or use the Service, we may send one or more cookies — a small text file containing a string of alphanumeric characters — to your computer that uniquely identifies your browser and lets 9thbitgames.com help you log in faster and enhance your navigation through the site. A cookie may also convey information to us about how you use the Service (e.g., the pages you view, the links you click and other actions you take on the Service), and allow us to track your usage of the Service (including on third party websites that include the Service) over time. A persistent cookie remains on your hard drive after you close your browser. Persistent cookies may be used by your browser on subsequent uses of the Service (or visits to websites that include the Service). Persistent cookies can be removed by following your web browser’s directions. A session cookie is temporary and disappears after you close your browser. You can reset your web browser to refuse all cookies or to indicate when a cookie is being sent. However, some features of the Service may not function properly if the ability to accept cookies is disabled.
Analytics InformationWe use third-party analytics tools to help us measure traffic and usage trends for the Service. These tools collect information sent by your browser as part of a web page request, including the web pages you visit, your browser add-ons, your browser’s width and height, and other information that assists us in improving the Service. We do not use this analytics information in a form that directly identifies any particular individual user.
Log File InformationLog file information is automatically reported by your browser each time you access a web page. When you use our Service, our servers automatically record certain log file information. These server logs may include information such as your web request, Internet Protocol (“IP”) address, browser type, referring / exit pages and URLs, number of clicks and how you interact with links on the Service, domain names, landing pages, pages viewed, and other such information.
Clear Gifs/Web Beacons InformationWhen you use the Service, we may employ clear gifs (also known as web beacons) which are used to track the online usage patterns of our users without using information that directly identifies them. In addition, we may also use clear gifs in HTML-based emails sent to our users to track which emails are opened and which links are clicked by recipients. The information is allows for more accurate reporting and improvement of the Service.
Information Collection on Partner SitesWe may receive and collect information from users of third party sites that use the 9thbitgames.com ("Partner Sites"). This information may include information about you and your usage of the 9thbitgames.com on Partner Sites. Unless you have allowed the Partner Site to share Personally Identifiable Information, such information will not include Personally Identifiable Information, but it may include Non-Personally Identifiable Information and/or other information about your usage of the Partner Site and the 9thbitgames.com on that site such as your comments and other User Content, and we may be able to match this information to Personally Identifiable Information that we possess, such as your email address and username.
Policy Toward ChildrenThe Service is not directed to children under 13. We do not knowingly collect or solicit personal information from children under 13 or knowingly allow such persons to register for an account. If you are under 13, please do not send any information about yourself to us, including your name, address, telephone number, or email address. No one under age 13 is allowed to provide any personal information to or on 9thbitgames.com. In the event that we learn that we have collected personal information from a child under age 13 without verification of parental consent, 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, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
International Data TransfersPersonally Identifiable Information and Non-Personally Identifiable Information that 9thbitgames.com collects may be transferred to and stored and processed in countries other than the country in which you reside, which means that laws different from the laws in your country may comply. For example, 9thbitgames.com may transfer Personally Identifiable Information and Non-Personally Identifiable Information to the United States of America. By using the 9thbitgames.com, you consent to the transfer of your Personally Identifiable Information and Non-Personally Identifiable Information to other countries including the United States of America.