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EntropiaPlanets Privacy Policy

Discussion in 'About EntropiaPlanets' started by EntropiaPlanets, Jan 1, 2000.

  1. As of 22 January 2014.


    EntropiaPlanets.com including potentially affiliated websites and services (hereinafter "EntropiaPlanets", "the service") considers the privacy of users of the service as extremely important. This document outlines the potential use and handling of personal information of users.



    Responsibilities of users regarding personal information
    • Ultimately each users is solely responsible for the safety of their personal information.
    • It is not recommended to disclose any personally identifiable information in public areas of EntropiaPlanets.
    • Partially the sharing of personally identifiable information with EntropiaPlanets is required to use certain features of the service. When feeling uncomfortable with sharing the required information it is not recommended to do so and rather not use the service or certain features.
    • Even though all passwords are stored encrypted in the database, and thus are not readable even to someone with access to the database, we recommended you not to use same the login details (user name and/or password) for EntropiaPlanets as used for the personal Entropia Universe account.

    Safety of personal information on EntropiaPlanets
    • EntropiaPlanets strives to process and store personal information according to actual state-of-the-art security standard and methods.
    • EntropiaPlanets will not expose personally identifiable information in public areas without the explicit agreement of a user.
    • EntropiaPlanets will not use personally identifiable information in ways that are not absolutely required for users to use the service without the explicit agreement of a user.
    • EntropiaPlanets will not disclose personally identifiable information to 3rd parties (unless requested by government bodies in individual cases) without the explicit agreement of a user.

    Data collected from users by EntropiaPlanets
    For the purpose of enabling certain features and increasing the quality of service EntropiaPlanets processes (but not necessarily stores) data collected from users.

    This data can include the following types: IP addresses, web browsers, screen resolutions, date/time stamps, referring pages, visited pages, exit pages, demographic information.


    Use of Cookies by EntropiaPlanets
    For the purpose of enabling certain features and increasing the quality of service EntropiaPlanets
    utilizes so called "cookies". Cookies are small data files that are stored on a user's device.

    In case this use of cookies is completely undesired it is recommended to disable cookies which is a standard feature of modern web browers.

    Further independent information about Cookies can be found on Wikipedia:


    Use of 3rd party services by EntropiaPlanets
    For the purpose of enabling certain features and increasing the quality of service EntropiaPlanets
    utilizes 3rd party services. These 3rd party services include the following:

    Google Analytics

    Google Analytics is utilized by EntropiaPlanets to monitor the usage of the website in order to gain insights on how the service can be improved.

    A privacy overview of Google Analytics with links to further information can be found there:

    The linked document contains a section titled "Google's Use of Analytics Data" in which it is mentioned that websites can allow Google to use data to improve Google products, please note that EntropiaPlanets.com does NOT allow that use of data by Google.

    Further independent information about Google Analytics can be found on Wikipedia:


    Google Adsense
    Google Adsense is utilized by EntropiaPlanets to display potentially personalized ads.

    To enable this feature it is necessary to use DoubleClick Cookies. More detailed information about these cookies can be found there:
    Further independent information about Google Adsense can be found on Wikipedia:

    AddThis
    AddThis is utilized by EntropiaPlanets to enable users to share and process certain content.

    The pricacy policy of AddThis can be found there:
    Further independent information about AddThis can be found on Wikipedia:


    Change and acknowledgement of this policy

    EntropiaPlanets retains the right to change this privacy policy without any notice at any given time.

    By using EntropiaPlanets you acknowledge and agree to this privacy policy - if you disagree with it please do not use EntropiaPlanets.


    Closing words

    Be assured that EntropiaPlanets fully acts in good faith and utilizes standards, methods and services according to "best practice".

    If you have any questions or recommendations regarding this privacy policy please feel free to post in this thread or contact EntropiaPlanets by email.
     

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