This Privacy Statement applies to the Minecraft Addicts Website/Server and describes what information we collect on them, as well as how we use and disclose such information. By using the Minecraft Addicts Website/Server, you consent to the data practices described in this Privacy Statement.
Collection of Information You Provide
The Minecraft Addicts Website/Server offer you the opportunity to register for an account, which permits you to use additional features offered on the Minecraft Addicts Website/Server , including Forums, Blogs, Photoplog, and Apparel Store. Should you choose to register for an account you will be asked for personal information such as your name and e-mail address. You may also be asked for additional personal information should you choose to subscribe to newsletters, RSS feeds, or enter competitions on the Minecraft Addicts Website/Server .
Information We Collect Automatically
You may connect your Minecraft Addicts account with your Facebook account. To do so, you will need to give us access to the information on your Facebook account through Facebook Connect. By doing so, you authorize us to use and disclose all information exposed to us through Facebook Connect pursuant to this Privacy Statement, including your status updates, photos, videos, name, email address, information regarding your friends on Facebook, and any additional information that Facebook may make available through Facebook Connect. You should check your Facebook settings to manage the information sent to us and third parties through Facebook Connect.
We may receive personal information and other information from third parties about you, and may combine this information with other personal information we maintain about you. If we do so, this policy also governs the combined information.
In addition to information that you provide to us, we collect information about your use of the Minecraft Addicts Website/Server automatically.
On Minecraft Addicts sites, we may collect information about your visit, including the pages and other content that you view, the links you click and other actions taken within the Minecraft Addicts Site. We also collect certain standard information that your browser sends to every website you visit, such as your IP address, browser type and language, access times and referring Web site addresses.
Use and Disclosure of Information
We use the information we collect on the Minecraft Addicts Website/Server to operate the Minecraft Addicts Website/Server; to deliver the items and services you have requested; to enhance, improve, operate, and maintain the Minecraft Addicts Website/Server, our games, and our other systems, resources, and products; to prevent fraudulent use of the Minecraft Addicts Website/Server; to tailor your user experience, and the content and advertisements that are presented to you; to maintain a record of our dealings with you, and for other administrative purposes.
• When you subscribe to communications that we provide, we use your e-mail address to send you the communications you have requested.
• We use personal information and other information that we collect to deliver customized content and advertising to users located in a particular geographic region, or whose behavior, preferences, or characteristics indicates that they may be interested in a particular subject area.
In addition, information about our users, including personal information, may be disclosed in connection with a merger, acquisition, sale of our assets, or similar transaction in which another company acquires us or all or substantially all of our assets. In this event, we will notify you before personal information about you is transferred and becomes subject to a different privacy statement.
Information that you provide on the Minecraft Addicts Website/Server or that we collect may be stored and processed in Canada or any other country in which we or our affiliates, subsidiaries, or agents maintain facilities. By using the Minecraft Addicts Website/Server, you consent to any such transfer of information outside of your country and the use of such information in accordance with this Privacy Statement.
If you receive marketing or promotional communications from us, you may unsubscribe at any time by following the instructions contained within the message that we send. If you have a Minecraft Addicts account, you may unsubscribe from one or more categories of communications by logging in to your Minecraft Addicts account and de-selecting those categories of communications that you no longer wish to receive. You may also opt-out from receiving marketing or promotional communications from us by sending us an email. When you opt-out of receiving marketing or promotional communications from us, please allow up to 10 business days for your opt-out request to be processed.
Security of your Personal Information
Even if you opt-out from marketing and promotional communications, you may still receive other categories of communications that you signed up to receive when creating or updating your Minecraft Addicts account.
Also, even if you opt-out from all categories of communications, you may still receive communications from us regarding your Minecraft Addicts account, important updates to the Minecraft Addicts Website/Server, technical service issues, and other administrative matters pertaining to the Minecraft Addicts Website/Server.
If your e-mail address has changed and you would like to continue to receive communications from us, you will need to change your email in your profile for the communications you wish to receive on the Minecraft Addicts Website/Server with your new e-mail address.
Please be aware that this Privacy Statement and the choices you make on this site may not apply to personal information you may have provided to Mojang/Minecraft.net in the context of other, separately operated, Mojang products or services.
We are committed to protecting the security of your personal information. We use a variety of security technologies and procedures to help protect your personal information from unauthorized access, use, or disclosure. For example, we store the personal information you provide on computer servers with limited access that are located in controlled facilities.
If you choose to create a profile on Minecraft Addicts website you will be required to select a password. This password can be changed once you have logged into the Website. It is your responsibility to keep your password confidential. Do not share this information with anyone. If you are sharing a computer with anyone you should always choose to log out before leaving the Minecraft Addicts website to protect access to your personal information from subsequent users.
Please be aware that despite our security measures, no data transmissions over the Internet can be guaranteed to be completely secure. We cannot, therefore, ensure or warrant the security of any information you transmit to Minecraft Addicts Website/Server, and you do so at your own risk. Additionally, although we use reasonable security measures to keep your information secure, this is not a guarantee that such information may not be accessed, disclosed, altered, or destroyed by breach of any of our physical, technical, or managerial safeguards.
If we learn of a security systems breach, then we may attempt to notify you electronically so that you can take appropriate protective steps. By using the Minecraft Addicts Website/Server or providing personal information to us you agree that we can communicate with you electronically regarding security, privacy and administrative issues relating to your use of the Minecraft Addicts Website/Server. Minecraft Addicts Staff may post a notice on the Minecraft Addicts Website/Server if a security breach occurs. Depending on where you live, you may have a legal right to receive notice of a security breach in writing.
A primary purpose of cookies is to provide convenience and save you time. The purpose of a cookie is to tell the web server that you have returned to a specific page, so that when you visit the site again, the experience will be personalized. You have the ability to accept or decline cookies. Most Web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. If you choose to set your computer to accept cookies from Minecraft Addicts Website/Server, you may also be able to choose to be logged into Minecraft Addicts Website automatically. If you choose to decline cookies, you may not be able to fully experience the interactive features of Minecraft Addicts Website/Server or the other Web sites you visit.
Use of Web Beacons
Web pages and other content on the Minecraft Addicts Website/Server may contain electronic images known as Web beacons - sometimes called single-pixel gifs - that allow Minecraft Addicts Staff to count users who have viewed that content and to collect other statistics and information regarding the use of the Minecraft Addicts Website/Server. We do not use Web beacons to access your personal information on the Minecraft Addicts Website/Server.
Changes to this Statement
Forums and Blogs offered on the Minecraft Addicts Website/Server
Please keep in mind that if you disclose personal information or personally sensitive data through Minecraft Addicts Website/Server, Forums, Blogs, or other messaging functionality or social or interactive features that may be provided on the Minecraft Addicts Website/Server, this information may be collected and used by others. We recommend you be cautious in giving out.
This Privacy Statement applies only to the Minecraft Addicts Website/Server and not other companies or organizations to which we may provide links from the Minecraft Addicts Website/Server. We may occasionally update this Privacy Statement. When we do, we will also revise the "last updated" date at the top of the privacy statement. For material changes to this Privacy Statement, we will notify you by placing prominent notice on the Minecraft Addicts Website/Server. We encourage you to periodically review this Privacy Statement to be informed of how we are collecting, using, and disclosing your information.
Minecraft Addicts Website/Server does not knowingly collect or retain personally identifiable information about persons under 13 years of age. Any person who provides their personal information to us through the Minecraft Addicts Website/Server represents that they are at least 13 years of age or older. If Minecraft Addicts Staff learns that personally identifiable information of persons under the age of 13 years has been collected on the Minecraft Addicts Website/Server without verifiable parental consent, then Minecraft Addicts Stafd will take the appropriate steps to delete this information.
Access to your personal information
If you are a parent or guardian and discover that your child under the age of 13 has obtained a Minecraft Addicts account or otherwise provided personally identifiable information to us, then you may alert us in the reports forums and request that we delete that child’s personal information from our systems.
If you register for a Minecraft Addicts Website account, you may access, review, and update many categories of your personal information by logging in to your Minecraft Addicts account. Additionally, you may update, correct, or delete your profile information by logging into the forums and clicking on my profile from the drop down menu under community. To protect your privacy and security, we may take steps to verify your identity before granting you account access or making corrections to your information. You are responsible for maintaining the secrecy of your unique password and account information at all times.
If you have questions or comments regarding this Privacy Statement or require additional information, please contact us.