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FOREWORD

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GENERAL

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PRIVACY NOTICE

LAST UPDATED: FEBRUARY 20, 2017

PlayRatings is a website owned and managed by OpenEconomics S.r.l.

PlayRatings knows that you care how information about you is used and shared, and we appreciate your trust that we will do so carefully and sensibly. This notice describes our privacy policy.

By visiting PlayRatings.com and using our Apps, you are accepting the practices described in this Privacy Notice.

 

WHAT PERSONAL INFORMATION ABOUT CUSTOMERS DOES OPENECONOMICS GATHER?

The information we learn from customers helps us personalize and continually improve your PlayRatings experience. Here are the types of information we gather.

Information You Give Us: We receive and store any information you enter on our Web site or give us in any other way. You can choose not to provide certain information, but then you might not be able to take advantage of many of our features. We use the information that you provide for such purposes as responding to your requests, customizing future web experience and services for you, improving our services, and communicating with you.

Automatic Information: We receive and store certain types of information whenever you interact with us. For example, like many Web sites, we use "cookies," and we obtain certain types of information when your Web browser accesses PlayRatings or advertisements and other content served by or on behalf of PlayRatings on other Web sites.

Mobile: When you access our website by mobile devices, download or use apps created by OpenEconomics or our subsidiaries, we may receive information about your location and your mobile device, including a unique identifier for your device. We may use this information to provide you with location-based services, such as advertising, search results, and other personalized content. Most mobile devices allow you to turn off location services.

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Information about our customers is an important part of our business, and we are not in the business of selling it to others. We share customer information only as described below and with subsidiaries. OpenEconomics S.r.l. controls that either are subject to this Privacy Notice or follow practices at least as protective as those described in this Privacy Notice.

Third-Party Service Providers: We employ other companies and individuals to perform functions on our behalf. Examples include, delivering reports and services, sending e-mail, removing repetitive information from the website, analyzing data and comments, providing marketing assistance, providing search results and links (including paid listings and links), processing credit card payments, and providing customer service. They have access to personal information needed to perform their functions, but may not use it for other purposes.

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With Your Consent: Other than as set out above, you will receive notice when information about you might go to third parties, and you will have an opportunity to choose not to share the information.

 

HOW SECURE IS INFORMATION ABOUT ME?

We work to protect the security of your information during transmission by using Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) software, which encrypts information you input.

We reveal only the last four digits of your credit card numbers when confirming an order. Of course, we transmit the entire credit card number to the appropriate credit card company during order processing.

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Our site includes third-party advertising and links to other Web sites.

 

WHICH INFORMATION CAN I ACCESS?

OpenEconomics gives you access to a broad range of information about your account and your interactions with PlayRatings for the limited purpose of viewing and, in certain cases, updating that information.

 

WHAT CHOICES DO I HAVE?

As discussed above, you can always choose not to provide information, even though it might be needed to make a purchase or to take advantage of such PlayRatings features.

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The Help feature on most browsers will tell you how to prevent your browser from accepting new cookies, how to have the browser notify you when you receive a new cookie, or how to disable cookies altogether. Additionally, you can disable or delete similar data used by browser add-ons, such as Flash cookies, by changing the add-on's settings or visiting the Web site of its manufacturer. Because cookies allow you to take advantage of some of PlayRatings' essential features, we recommend that you leave them turned on. For instance, if you block or otherwise reject our cookies, you will not be able to add items to your Shopping Cart, proceed to Checkout, or use any PlayRatings products and services that require you to Sign in.

 

ARE CHILDREN ALLOWED TO USE OPENECONOMICS?

OpenEconomics does not sell products for purchase by children. We sell children's products for purchase by adults. If you are under 18, you may use PlayRatings only with the involvement of a parent or guardian.

 

EU-US PRIVACY SHIELD

OpenEconomics S.r.l. is compliant with the EU-US Privacy Shield framework.

 

CONDITIONS OF USE, NOTICES, AND REVISIONS

If you choose to visit PlayRatings, your visit and any dispute over privacy is subject to this Notice and our Conditions of Use, including limitations on damages, resolution of disputes, and application of the law of the state of Italy. If you have any concern about privacy at PlayRatings and OpenEconomics, please contact us with a thorough description, and we will try to resolve it. Our business changes constantly, and our Privacy Notice and the Conditions of Use will change also. We may e-mail periodic reminders of our notices and conditions, but you should check our Web site frequently to see recent changes. Unless stated otherwise, our current Privacy Notice applies to all information that we have about you and your account. We stand behind the promises we make, however, and will never materially change our policies and practices to make them less protective of customer information collected in the past without the consent of affected customers.

 

EXAMPLES OF INFORMATION COLLECTED

 

INFORMATION YOU GIVE US

You provide most such information when you search, post, participate in a contest or questionnaire, buy a service or communicate with customer service. For example, you provide information when you search for a player; place an order through PlayRatings; provide information in Your Account (and you might have more than one if you have used more than one e-mail address when interacting with us) or Your Profile; communicate with us by phone, e-mail, or otherwise; complete a questionnaire or a contest entry form; use our services; compile reviews, comments, players biographies; participate in discussion Boards or other community features; provide and rate Reviews. As a result of those actions, you might supply us with such information as your name, address, and phone numbers; credit card information, including addresses and phone number; people (with addresses and phone numbers); e-mail addresses of your friends and other people; content of reviews and e-mails to us; personal description and photograph in Your Profile ; and financial information.

 

AUTOMATIC INFORMATION

Examples of the information we collect and analyze include the Internet protocol (IP) address used to connect your computer to the Internet; login; e-mail address; password; computer and connection information such as browser type, version, and time zone setting, browser plug-in types and versions, operating system, and platform; surfing and purchase history, which we sometimes aggregate with similar information from other customers to create features like Top Scouts; the full Uniform Resource Locator (URL) clickstream to, through, and from our Web site, including date and time; cookie number; products you viewed or searched for; and the phone number you used to call our 800 number. We may also use browser data such as cookies, Flash cookies (also known as Flash Local Shared Objects), or similar data on certain parts of our Web site for fraud prevention and other purposes. During some visits we may use software tools such as JavaScript to measure and collect session information, including page response times, download errors, length of visits to certain pages, page interaction information (such as scrolling, clicks, and mouse-overs), and methods used to browse away from the page. We may also collect technical information to help us identify your device for fraud prevention and diagnostic purposes.

 

MOBILE

Most mobile devices provide users with the ability to disable location services. Most likely, these controls are located in the device's settings menu. If you have questions about how to disable your device's location services, we recommend you contact your mobile service carrier or your device manufacturer.

 

INFORMATION FROM OTHER SOURCES

Examples of information we receive from other sources include updated delivery and address information from our carriers or other third parties, which we use to correct our records and deliver your next purchase or communication more easily; account information, purchase or redemption information, and page-view information; search term and search result information from some searches conducted through the Web search features; search results and links, including paid listings (such as Sponsored Links); and credit history information from credit bureaus, which we use to help prevent and detect fraud and to offer certain credit or financial services to some customers.

 

INFORMATION YOU CAN ACCESS

Examples of information you can access easily at PlayRatings include up-to-date information regarding recent views, reviews and purchaes; personally identifiable information (including name, e-mail, password, communications and personalized advertising preferences, address book, and 1-Click settings); payment settings (including credit card information and promotional certificate and gift card balances); e-mail notification settings (including Players News Alerts, and newsletters); Recommendations (including Recommended for You and Improve Your Recommendations); Scout accounts; and Your Profile (including your Player Reviews, Recommendations, Player Monitor, Reminders and personal profile.

 

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