Personal Data Collected
LeaksByDaylight may collect your email address, but only if you voluntarily provide it to me. This may occur, for example, if you sign up to receive an email newsletter, if you want to contact me through the contact form, or if you register on the website to use the forum or comment on the articles. If you have provided your email address to me, I promise to use it only for the purposes for which it is provided. I will not use your email address to contact you for unrelated reasons. I will not share your email address with any third parties. If you do not wish to receive future communications from LeaksByDaylight by e-mail please use the mechanism on the Website that allows you to change or update your email preferences and contact information or remove your account.
LeaksByDaylight Web-Site create log files, which contain information about your computer and your Internet connection that is transmitted when you visit and use my Website. This information includes, but is not limited to the type of browser software you use, the operating system you are running, your screen resolution, the website that referred you, the page you left the site on, and your Internet Protocol address. Your IP address is usually associated with the location from which you access the Internet, like your local Internet Service Provider, your company or your university. I may also be tracking the links you click and the number of clicks to analyze trends, administer the site, and track user’s movement.
I generally analyze this type of information in the aggregate to gather broad demographic information and look overall usage patterns in order to improve my Website.
I reserve the right to use the information I collect about your computer, in concert information which may at times be able to identify you, for any lawful business purpose, including without limitation to help diagnose problems with my servers, to gather broad demographic information, and to otherwise administer my Website.
While your personally identifying information is protected as outlined above, I do reserve the right to use, transfer, sell, and share aggregated, anonymous data about LeaksByDaylight users as a group for any business purpose, such as analyzing usage trends and seeking compatible advertisers and partners.
LeaksByDaylight may use third-party advertising companies to serve ads. These companies may use information (not including your name, address email address or telephone number) about your visits to this and other websites in order to provide advertisements about goods and services of interest to you. For operation and maintenance purposes, this Application and any third-party services may collect files that record interaction with this Application (System logs) use other Personal Data (such as the IP Address) for this purpose.
LeaksByDaylight does not knowingly collect personal information from children under the age of thirteen (13).
Users are responsible for any third-party Personal Data obtained, published or shared through this Application and confirm that they have the third party’s consent to provide the Data to the Owner.
The Data processing is carried out using computers and/or IT enabled tools, following organizational procedures and modes strictly related to the purposes indicated. In addition to the Owner, in some cases, the Data may be accessible to certain types of persons in charge, involved with the operation of this Application (administration, sales, marketing, legal, system administration) or external parties (such as third-party technical service providers, mail carriers, hosting providers, IT companies, communications agencies) appointed, if necessary, as Data Processors by the Owner.
The User’s Personal Data may be used for legal purposes by the Owner in Court or in the stages leading to possible legal action arising from improper use of this Application or the related Services. The User declares to be aware that the Owner may be required to reveal personal data upon request of public authorities.
Personal Data shall be processed and stored for as long as required by the purpose they have been collected for. Therefore:
– Personal Data collected for purposes related to the performance of a contract between the Owner and the User shall be retained until such contract has been fully performed.
– Personal Data collected for the purposes of the Owner’s legitimate interests shall be retained as long as needed to fulfill such purposes. Users may find specific information regarding the legitimate interests pursued by the Owner within the relevant sections of this document.
The Owner may be allowed to retain Personal Data for a longer period whenever the User has given consent to such processing, as long as such consent is not withdrawn. Furthermore, the Owner may be obliged to retain Personal Data for a longer period whenever required to do so for the performance of a legal obligation or upon order of an authority. Once the retention period expires, Personal Data shall be deleted. Therefore, the right of access, the right to erasure, the right to rectification and the right to data portability cannot be enforced after expiration of the retention period.
Cookies do not typically contain any information that personally identifies a user, but personal information that I store about you may be linked to the information stored in and obtained from cookies. Additionally, LeaksByDayight may use personally identifying information you supply in cookies I place on your computer. For example, if you login to my Website and you request to be remembered, your login and encrypted password will be stored in that cookie. Please be cognizant that that the presence of my cookie could be tracked or accessed by third-parties or affiliates. The ads appearing on my Website are delivered to you by a number of affiliates and Third-Parties, including, but not limited to: Amazon Affiliation & Google Adsense. These and other companies set cookies on your computer to gather information about your visit to my site and other sites. These cookies contain among other data the number of times you have viewed an ad, but do not contain your username, date of birth, or any other personal information.
This website uses Matomo to analyze the public who access the website, but everything is done in compliance with the privacy of the end user with anonymization of the IP of users and also their data. You can read all about it at: https:///www.matomo.org/ in the ‘why matomo? ‘ pages.
If you want to remove your consent to Matomo tracking you can do it freely here: https://www.leaksbydaylight.com/matomo-tracking-opt-out/
Purpose of Data Collection
I use the information I collect in order to:
- Administer my Website, including troubleshooting, and statistical or data analysis;
- To improve my Website and enhancing user experience by ensuring you have access to personalized content in line with your interests;
- Analyze user use and optimize our services;
- To ensure that my Website remains secure and is not subject to any hacking or fraud;
- Share information with my partners to provide targeted advertising and social media features.
- For the purpose of Interest-Based Advertising on the property.
NAI-approved Opt-Out mechanism for Interest-Based Advertising: https://optout.networkadvertising.org/?c=1#!%2F
Information Security and Notification
This Application does not support “Do Not Track” requests. To determine whether any of the third-party services it uses honor the “Do Not Track” requests, please read their privacy policies.
INFORMATION ON OPTING OUT OF INTEREST-BASED ADVERTISING
- YourOnlineChoices (EU): https://www.youronlinechoices.com/
- the Network Advertising Initiative (US): https://thenai.org/about-online-advertising/
- the Digital Advertising Alliance (US): https://youradchoices.com/control
- DAAC (Canada): https://youradchoices.ca/en/learn
- DDAI (Japan): http://www.ddai.info/optout
Or other similar initiatives. Such initiatives allow Users to select their tracking preferences for most of the advertising tools. The Owner thus recommends that Users make use of these resources in addition to the information provided in this document. The Digital Advertising Alliance offers an application called AppChoices that helps Users to control interest-based advertising on mobile apps. Users may also opt-out of certain advertising features through applicable device settings, such as the device advertising settings for mobile phones or ads settings in general.