PRIVACY POLICY

This Privacy Policy explains how information about you is collected, used and disclosed

LAST UPDATED: 15 April 2016

This Privacy Policy explains how information about you is collected, used and disclosed by GameNation South Africa.

This Policy applies to GameNation’s website (www.gamenationsa.com) and any mobile applications or other online products or services offered on the site.

 Collection Of Information

 We collect information about you in various ways when you use our website. For example, we collect information you provide to us when you register for an account, create a user profile, participate in a contest or survey, use our Contact Us form or otherwise communicate with us. Such information may include your name, email address, biographic information, social media handle, social media profile and/or website URL, picture and any other information you choose to provide.

We may also obtain information from other sources and combine that with information we collect on our website. For example, if you create or log into your account through a third-party social media service, we will have access to certain information from that third party service, such as your name and account information, in accordance with the authorization procedures determined by such service.

 When you access or use our Services, some information is automatically collected. For example, when you visit our Services through your computer, we automatically log your computer’s operating system, Internet Protocol (IP) address, access times, browser type and language, and the website you visited before navigating to our Website.

Cookies

We may automatically collect information using “cookies.” Cookies are small data files stored on your hard drive by a website. Among other things, cookies help us improve our website and your experience. We use cookies to see which areas and features are popular and to count visits to our website. Most web browsers are set to accept cookies by default. If you prefer, you can usually choose to set your browser to remove cookies and to reject cookies. If you choose to remove cookies or reject cookies, this could affect certain features or services of our Website.

Third Party Analytics 

We may also allow third parties to use cookies and other devices or technologies to collect information about your use of the website. The data collected typically includes information such as your IP address, the browser you use to visit our website, pages viewed and conversion information.

This information may be used by GameNation South Africa and third parties to, among other things, analyze data, determine the popularity of certain content, deliver advertising targeted to your interests and better understand the usage and visitation of our Website and other sites tracked by these third parties. This Policy does not apply to, and we are not responsible for, third party cookies, web beacons or other tracking technologies and we encourage you to check the privacy policies of these third parties to learn more about their privacy practices.

 USE OF INFORMATION

 We may use information about you for various purposes, including to:

  • operate and improve our website;

  • respond to your comments and questions and provide customer service;

  • communicate with you about new contests, promotions and rewards, upcoming events, and other news about products and services offered by GameNation South Africa;

  • process and deliver contest entries and rewards.

We are based in South Africa and the information we collect is governed by South African Law. By accessing or using our website or otherwise providing information to us, you consent to the processing and transfer of information in and to South Africa and other countries.

SOCIAL SHARING FEATURES

The Website may offer social plug-ins (such as the Facebook “Like” button) or other tools or features which let you share actions you take on our website with other websites, and vice versa. The use of such social sharing features enables the sharing of certain information with your friends or the public, depending on the settings you establish with the third party that provides the feature. For more information about the purpose and scope of data collection and processing in connection with social sharing features, please visit the privacy policies of the third parties that provide these features.

SECURITY

GameNation South Africa takes reasonable measures to help protect information we collect about you in an effort to prevent loss, misuse and unauthorized access, alteration & destruction by insuring that our website and services are secure at all times.

Information & Communications

Account Information

You may update, correct or delete your account information at any time by logging into your account or emailing us at help@gamenationsa.com. Please note that we may retain certain information as required by law or for legitimate business purposes. We may also retain cached or archived copies of your information for a certain period of time.

Promotional Communications

You may opt out of receiving promotional emails from GameNation South Africa by following the instructions in those emails or by modifying your preferences in your account settings. If you opt out, we may still send you non-promotional emails, such as emails about your accounts or our ongoing business relations.

Changes to the Privacy Policy

GameNation South Africa may change this Policy from time to time. If we make any changes to this Policy, we will notify you by revising the date at the top of the Policy, and in some cases, we may provide you with additional notice (such as adding a statement to our homepage or sending you an email notification). We encourage you to review this Policy whenever you access the Website to stay informed about our information practices and the ways you can help protect your privacy.

CONTACT US

If you have any questions about this Policy, please email us at: privacy@gamenationsa.com

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