This privacy statement covers the Site and outlines the information that FraggedNation may collect and how it will use that information. FraggedNation reserves the right to change this privacy statement at any time by posting a new privacy statement at this location. Therefore, You are responsible for periodically checking the privacy statement for changes.
1. Information Collection and Use.
FraggedNation will not collect any personally identifiable information about You aside from Email Address for use in ladder competition and notifications. No other information will be collected unless You provide it to FraggedNation voluntarily and approve its use. There may be certain instances such as prize dispersal that requires FraggedNation to obtain this information. Should you choose to not disclose this information at the time of prize dispersing you risk forfeiting any prizes won. Note that the information collected for these purposes is never publicly available nor is it ever stored in our database. The information stays strictly with the sponsorship coordinator whose contact information can be found in the community staff page.
If You do not want Your Email Address collected, please do not submit it to FraggedNation. When You do provide FraggedNation with your Email You will receive email notifications for matches and any newsletters sent out to all registered accounts. FraggedNation may also use that information to contact You, for example, to answer a question or respond to a comment You have submitted. FraggedNation reserves the right to display any questions or comments You submit, without reference to your identity, together with any responses FraggedNation provides, on its frequently asked questions page found at http://www.FraggedNation.com/faq.php.
In some cases, FraggedNation may collect information that is not personally identifiable. Examples of this type of information include the type of Internet browser or computer operating system You use, the date and time You visited the Site, the pages You accessed, any IP address You have connected from, anonymous demographic survey information, and the name of the web site from which You linked to the Site. FraggedNation uses this information to analyze trends and gather broad demographic information for aggregate use. This information is not linked to any personally identifiable information.
2. Mailings and Forums
Periodically FraggedNation will issue site-wide newsletters to all registered accounts. By signing up for an account at FraggedNation and submitting Your email address you agree to receive these mailings. You will also receive notifications for upcoming matches, challenge modification, forum watches, private messages, and informative emails from ladder admins regarding competition here at FraggedNation.
FraggedNation will never disclose information to 3rd party companies. Email lists for registered accounts remain the sole property of FraggedNation and will never be sold or disclosed to any other entity.
FraggedNation may use "cookies" - pieces of data stored on your computer tied to information about You - on the Site. This information will be in the form of a cookie or similar file and will help FraggedNation enhance its web experience by saving time on the Site. With most Internet browsers, You can erase cookies from Your computer hard drive, block all cookies or receive a warning before a cookie is stored. Please refer to Your browser instructions or "help" screen to learn more about these functions.
Please note that Cookies are used on FraggedNation for Automatic account login and "New" forum posts since last visit. Blocking these cookies could have adverse effects on your experience here at FraggedNation.
4. Information Sharing.
Although FraggedNation makes every effort to preserve user privacy, it may need to disclose information when required by law wherein it has a good-faith belief that such action is necessary to comply with a current judicial proceeding, a court order or legal process served on the Site.
5. Certain Third Party Transactions.
FraggedNation may disclose personal information to third parties it engages to provide services that involve data processing on its behalf. Also, if some or all of the assets of FraggedNation are sold to a third party, such third party will be entitled to use the personal information disclosed by You, but only in accordance with the terms of this privacy statement.
The Site has security measures in place to protect against the loss, misuse and alteration of the information under FraggedNation's control. However, it is not possible to guarantee the security or integrity of information You disclose online since a sufficiently powerful attack from an unauthorized third party could compromise your data.
7. Links to Non-FraggedNation Sites.
The Site contains links to other sites. Please be aware that FraggedNation is not responsible for the privacy practices of other sites. FraggedNation encourages You to be aware when You leave the Site and to read the privacy statements of every web site that collects personally identifiable information. This privacy statement applies solely to information collected by the Site.
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