Information Automatically Logged
We use your IP address to help diagnose problems with our server and to administer our Web site. Your IP address is also used to gather broad demographic information. We also gather other information automatically and store it in log files, such information may include browser type, internet service provider (ISP), referring/exit pages, operating system, date/time stamp, and/or clickstream data. We use this information to help us design a website that is targeted to the interests of our visitors. We do link this automatically-collected data to other information we collect about you.
Technologies such as: cookies, beacons, tags and scripts are used by Games-az and our marketing, affiliates and analytics partners. These technologies are used in analyzing trends, administering the site, tracking users’ movements around the site, and to gather demographic information about our user base as a whole. We may receive reports based on the use of these technologies by these companies on an individual as well as aggregated basis.
We use third-party advertising companies to serve ads when you visit our Web site. In response to the new COPPA rules, Games-az.com has opted out of behaviorally targeted ads from all of our advertising networks, and instead only shows contextually-based ads or other carefully-selected ads which are not based on a user’s browsing behavior.
We have asked all of our advertising networks to turn off all behaviorally targeted ads that would track a user or attempt to create a profile on any of our users. We have also alerted our advertising agencies that a portion of our audience is “under 13” and that they need to adhere to all COPPA rules and regulations. Games-az does not run behaviorally targeted ads, but, if you want to opt out of these on other websites that do, you can opt out here: http://www.iab.net/privacymatters/
In the course of serving advertisements to this site, our third-party advertiser may place or recognize a unique “cookie” or web beacon on your browser.
You can view the privacy policies for each ad company by following the links below:
Google Adsense: http://www.google.com/privacy.html
Games-az.com uses third-party analytics software to provide us with information regarding the usage of the Website. The information we receive from such third-party analytics software is not Personal Information attributable to any user but rather information that is aggregated by the software so that we can track such things as how many users we have of the Website on a daily, weekly or monthly basis, what Website content or features our users are frequenting and the general geographic locations of our users.
Local Storage HTML5/LSO
We use Local Storage Objects (LSOs) such as Flash to store content information and preferences. Third parties with whom we partner to provide certain features on our site or to display advertising based upon your Web browsing activity use LSOs such as HTML 5 or Flash to collect and store information. Various browsers may offer their own management tools for removing HTML5 LSOs. To manage Flash LSOs please click here:
The security of your personal information is important to us. We follow generally accepted industry standards to protect the personal information submitted to us, both during transmission and once we receive it. No method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage, is 100% secure, however. Therefore, we cannot guarantee its absolute security.
We will NOT collect, use, or distribute to third parties personally identifiable information without prior verifiable parental consent.
When verifiable parental consent is not obtained, the virtual worlds we partner with will only use the online contact information (such as email) to:
We will provide you with a description of the specific types of a personally identifiable information collected on the site, for instance when you send a postcard, we may collect your name, email address and recipient’s name and email address. We do not store this information for any purpose.
We hope you and your children enjoy our E-cards together. The information you submit is for your card only. It appears on your computer screen for your use and is deleted when the email card activity is completed. Email cards sent via e-mail to your selected recipient(s) are automatically deleted from our files 21 days after you send them. You must be 13 years or older to submit information. Parents, please help your child fill out the postcard forms. When sending a postcard for the first time, we require users to specify for their age. Any users who identify themselves as under 13 will be blocked from using our postcard service. We use persistent cookies to remember whether or not the user is over the age of 13.
We may provide your personal information to companies that provide services to help us with our business activities such as providing customer support or content management. These companies are authorized to use your personal information only as necessary to provide these services to us.
We may also disclose your personal information as required by law, such as to comply with a subpoena, or similar legal process, when we believe in good faith that disclosure is necessary to protect our rights, protect your safety or the safety of others, investigate fraud, or respond to a government request.
If we are involved in a merger, acquisition, or sale of all or a portion of our assets, you will be notified by prominent notice on our Web site of any change in ownership or uses of your personal information, as well as any choices you may have regarding your personal information.
If your personally identifiable information changes, or if you no longer desire our service, you may correct, update, amend, delete/remove or deactivate it by emailing our Customer Support at [email protected] We will respond to your request to access within 30 days.
We will retain your information as needed to provide you services. If you wish to request that we no longer use your information to provide you services contact us at the email address provided above. We will retain and use your information as necessary to comply with our legal obligations, resolve disputes, and enforce our agreements.
If we make material changes to how we use personal information collected from children under 13, we will notify parents by e-mail (if possible), or by means of a notice on this Site in order to obtain verifiable consent for the new uses of the child’s personal information.
If you have any questions about this privacy statement, the practices of this site, or your dealings with this Web site, you can contact us.