What we collect
When you visit the site we automatically collect certain information for various purposes to provide and improve our service to you.
While using the site, we may ask you to provide us with certain personally identifiable information that can be used to contact or identify you (“Personal Data”). Personally identifiable information may include, but is not limited to:
- Contact information including email address
- Demographic information such as country, preference and interests
Additionally, as you browse the site, we collect information about the individual web pages you view, what websites or search terms referred you to the site, and information about how you interact with the site. We refer to this automatically-collected information as “Usage Data”. We collect this data using the following technologies:
- “Cookies” are data files that are placed on your device or computer and often include an anonymous unique identifier. The information is used to optimize the users’ experience by customizing our web page content based on visitors’ browser type and/or other information. For more information about cookies, and how to disable cookies, visit http://www.allaboutcookies.org.
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- “Log files” track actions occurring on the site, and collect data including your IPaddress, browser type, Internet service provider, referring/exit pages, and date/time stamps. These are not linked to any information that is personally identifiable.
- “Web beacons,” “tags,” and “pixels” are electronic files used to record information about howyou browse the Site.
If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognize and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.
For users that register on our website, we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.
What we do with the information
National Game Design Month uses the collected data for various purposes, including to:
- Communicate with you
- Provide, maintain and improve the site
- Allow you to participate in interactive features when you choose to do so
- Detect, prevent and address technical issues
Sharing your information
We share your personal information with third parties to ensure the security of the site (such as automated spam detection) and to help us use your personal information, as described above.
We use Google Analytics to help us understand how you use the Site — you can read more about how Google uses your personal information here: https://www.google.com/intl/en/policies/privacy/. You can also opt-out of Google Analytics here: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.
Disclosure of data
We may also share your personal information to comply with applicable laws and regulations, to respond to a subpoena, search warrant or other lawful request for information we receive, or to otherwise protect our rights.
We are a Data Controller of your information. If you’d like to learn more about GDPR and your rights under GDPR, please read the GDPR guide.
- National Game Design Month needs to perform a contract with you
- You have given National Game Design Month permission to do so
- Processing your personal information is in National Game Design Month’s legitimate interests
- National Game Design Month needs to comply with the law
If you are a resident of the European Economic Area (EEA), you have certain data protection rights. If you wish to be informed what personal information we hold about you and if you want it to be removed from our systems, please contact us.
Another part of our priority is adding protection for children while using the internet. We encourage parents and guardians to observe, participate in, and/or monitor and guide their online activity.
National Game Design Month does not knowingly collect any personal identifiable information from children under the age of 13. If you think that your child provided this kind of information on our website, we strongly encourage you to contact us immediately and we will do our best efforts to promptly remove such information from our records.
For more information about our privacypractices, if you have questions, or if you would like to make a complaint,please contact us by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org or via the contact form.