GameSoft Interactive Ltd ("GameSoft") produces GameSoft.com. This Privacy Statement contains important information; please read it carefully. We also encourage you to review our Terms of Service. Because the success of GameSoft.com is dependent on building and maintaining goodwill with our users, we are committed to implementing measures designed to respect and protect your privacy. Moreover, we see it as our responsibility to set an example, and to help establish standards for privacy on the Internet.
1) Non-personally identifiable information. We use non-personally identifiable information in aggregate form to build higher-quality, more useful services by performing statistical analyses of users' activities, and by measuring demographics and interests regarding specific areas of the GameSoft.com web site.
We also use the aggregate data to inform these third parties as to the number of people who have seen and clicked on links to their web sites. We collect non-personally identifiable information and aggregate it, in order to analyze general trends and usage patterns. This information helps us determine how our site is being used, helps us identify popular areas, and helps determine the effectiveness of our promotional activities. All of this lets us build higher-quality, more useful services. We provide statistical information based on this data to advertisers, affiliates, and other current and potential business partners.
We may use this information in a number of ways:
Although you must provide registration information if you wish to use GameSoft.com features that require registration, you may choose to 'opt out' of receiving promotional materials from GameSoft.com and/or its affiliates, advertisers, or other business partners. 'Opting out' is an option at registration and you will also often be given the opportunity to 'opt out' in certain individual transactions. You may also 'opt out' of receiving promotional information from GameSoft.com at any time by contacting us using the Feedback form.
There are two main kinds of cookies: session cookies and persistent cookies. Session cookies are deleted from your computer when you close your browser, whereas persistent cookies remain stored on your computer until deleted, or until they reach their expiry date.
Most pages on the GameSoft website do work without cookies, but you will lose some features and functionality if you choose to disable cookies. GameSoft uses 3 types of cookies on our website:
Strictly necessary cookies: These cookies are strictly necessary to enable you to move about the site or to provide certain features you have requested. For example, time zone off set for your location; “Remember me” authentication when signing in.
Functionality cookies: These cookies enhance the functionality of the website by storing your preferences. For example, this may include your theme and gadgets preferences and other customization settings.
Performance cookies: We use Performance cookies for internal purposes to help us provide you with a better user experience. Information provided by cookies helps us understand how our visitors and users use the website so that we can improve how we present our content to you.
GameSoft publishes Google AdSense interest-based advertisements on this website. These are tailored by Google to reflect your interests. To determine your interests, Google will track your behavior across the web using cookies. You can view, delete or add interest categories associated with your browser using Google's Ads Preference Manager, available at: http:// www.google.com/ads/preferences/. You can opt-out of the AdSense partner network cookie at http://www.google.com/privacy_ads.html.
However, this opt-out mechanism uses a cookie, and if you clear the cookies from your browser your opt-out will not be maintained. To ensure that an opt-out is maintained in respect of a particular browser, you should use the Google browser plugin available at: http://www.google.com/ads/preferences/plugin.
Most browsers allow you to refuse to accept cookies.
In Internet Explorer, you can refuse all cookies by clicking “Tools”, “Internet Options”, “Privacy”, and selecting “Block all cookies” using the sliding selector.
In Firefox, you can adjust your cookies settings by clicking “Tools”, “Options” and “Privacy”.
Blocking cookies will have a negative impact on the usability of some websites.