Gamer Network Ltd (the owner and operator of USgamer) is a subsidiary of Reed Exhibitions Ltd.
Gamer Network Ltd may ask you for certain information and you may submit personal data to Gamer Network Ltd (such as your name, email address and contact details) when you subscribe or sign up to USgamer.
Gamer Network Ltd may also record which parts of USgamer and services you are interested in as well as user traffic patterns and site use. This information will be kept securely in accordance with an internal security policy and may be used to:
By subscribing and submitting your data you consent to this use. Please see Your Rights to learn how you may change this consent.
Gamer Network Ltd will never collect sensitive information about you without your explicit consent.
If you believe Gamer Network Ltd has information about you that you do not want Gamer Network Ltd to have or that is incorrect, please contact Gamer Network Ltd as described below and Gamer Network Ltd shall correct or remove the data as you request as soon as is reasonably practicable.
Gamer Network Ltd gives you a choice whether or not you want Gamer Network Ltd or other reputable companies to contact you about future offers, events and new services or related activities that you may find useful. Gamer Network Ltd won't sell or trade personal information to other companies but Gamer Network Ltd would like to keep you informed of the developments on USgamer and certain Content and Gamer Network Ltd would like to share data with other reputable companies who may have interesting offers and information for you (inside or outside the EU).
Gamer Network Ltd will not send you any marketing emails or pass your information on to third parties unless you give your consent or you have given it already.
Gamer Network Ltd uses 'cookies' on USgamer. Cookies are a way that information such as whether you have visited USgamer before is recorded on your computer and used by Gamer Network Ltd to improve USgamer and the services available to you.
If you don't disable "cookies" USgamer will ask for and store details including name and email address and may automatically insert certain information on the Content submission forms so that you can use USgamer with less form filling.
We collect information about you in three ways:
The types of personal information that we collect directly from you depends on how you interact with us and the Service and may include:
We also may obtain personal information about you from our group companies and from other third parties, including:
Our Service may automatically collect information about how you and your device interact with the Service, including:
Depending on how you interact with us and the Service, we use your personal information to:
Depending on the Service provided, we share personal information with:
We share your personal information with our affiliates and with exhibitors, sponsors, media partners, joint venture partners and other third parties, including entities for which we are acting as an agent, licensee or event manager, that wish to send you information about their products and services that may be of interest to you, as determined by your choices in managing your communications preferences and other settings.
The Service may let you post and share personal information, comments, materials and other content. Any such contributions you disclose publicly may be collected and used by others, may be indexed by search engines, and might not be able to be removed. Please be careful when disclosing personal information in these public areas.
We will disclose your personal information if we have a good faith belief that such disclosure is necessary to:
You can customize and manage your communications preferences and other settings when you register with the Service, by updating your account features and preferences, by using the ‘opt-out' or unsubscribe mechanism or other means provided within the communications that you receive, or by contacting us. We reserve the right to notify you of changes or updates to the Service whenever necessary.
The Service may allow registered users to directly access and review their account information and make corrections or updates at any time. Keeping such information up to date is solely the responsibility of the user. Registered users may also close their account directly through the Service or by contacting the Service's customer support.
You may have the right under European and certain other privacy and data protection laws, as applicable, to request free of charge:
If you wish to exercise any of these rights, please contact us through the contact address provided below. We will respond to your request consistent with applicable laws. To protect your privacy and security, we may require you to verify your identity.
We retain your personal information for as long as necessary to provide the Service and fulfill the transactions you have requested, or for other essential purposes such as complying with our legal obligations, maintaining business and financial records, resolving disputes, maintaining security, detecting and preventing fraud and abuse, and enforcing our agreements.
We do not knowingly collect information from children under the age of 13 or target the Service to children under 13.
We take precautions to safeguard your personal information against loss, theft and misuse and unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration and destruction through the use of appropriate technical and organizational measures.
Your personal information may be stored and processed in your region or another country where Reed Exhibitions affiliates and their service providers maintain servers and facilities, including Australia, Austria, France, Germany, India, Italy, Japan, Korea, the Philippines, Singapore, the United Kingdom and the United States. We take steps, including through contracts, intended to ensure that the information continues to be protected wherever it is located in a manner consistent with the standards of protection required under applicable law.
Where personal information is transferred from the European Economic Area ("EEA") or Switzerland to a country that has not received an adequacy decision by the European Commission, we rely on appropriate safeguards, such as the European Commission-approved Standard Contractual Clauses and EU-U.S. and Swiss-U.S. Privacy Shield Frameworks, to transfer the data.
When we collect from you any personal information within the scope of European data protection laws, we do so:
Where we rely on your consent to process personal information, you have the right to withdraw your consent at any time, and where we rely on legitimate interests, you may have the right to object to our processing.
The data protection representative for our businesses that are processing personal data within the scope of European data protection laws and located outside of the EEA and Switzerland is Reed Exhibitions Limited. You can contact the data protection officer of Reed Exhibitions Limited through the contact details provided above.
Last updated: May 2018