Privacy Policy – LeaksByDaylight

LeaksByDaylight Privacy Policy

The following Privacy Policy summarizes the various ways that LeaksByDaylight treats the information you provide, either directly or indirectly, while accessing on website owned by LeaksByDaylight. Please read this statement carefully before using or accessing my Website, since your use of and/or registration on any aspect of my Website will constitute your agreement to this Privacy Policy.

If you cannot agree with the terms and conditions of this Privacy Policy, please do not use my Website. Also, please be aware that my Privacy Policy does not cover information collected elsewhere, including without limitation sites linked to from my Website, cookies placed on you computer by third party advertisers on my site, or third parties providing services to my Website. This privacy statement covers the use of cookies by LeaksByDaylight only and does not cover the use of cookies by any advertisers.

This Privacy Policy may be modified from time to time; the date of the most recent revisions will appear on this page, so check back often. I will also notify you of any Privacy Policy changes via email. Continued access of the Website by you will constitute your acceptance of any changes or revisions to the Privacy Policy.

 

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.

If you are accessing my website through a social media account, please refer to the social media provider’s privacy policy for information regarding their data collection.

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 also employ third parties to track and capture this same Non-Personally Identifiable Information in order to validate my own internal measurements, allow me access to deeper analysis tools then I have available on my server, and to allow independent verification of usage to my advertisers. Please be aware that my Privacy Policy does not cover information collected by these third parties.

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.

LeaksByDaylight does not knowingly collect personal information from children under the age of thirteen (13).

 

Cookies

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. 

LeaksByDaylight use Google Analytics to analyze the use of my website. Google Analytics gathers information about website use by means of cookies. The information gathered relating to my website is used to create reports about the use of my website. Google’s privacy policy is available at: https://www.google.com/policies/privacy/

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.

 

 Information Security and Notification

 
Because no data transmission over the Internet is completely secure, and no system of physical or electronic security is impenetrable, I can not guarantee the security of the information you send to me or the security of my servers or databases. By using my Website, you agree to assume all risk in connection with the information sent to me or collected by me when you use my Website. In the unlikely event that I believe that the security of your information in my possession or control may have been compromised, I may seek to notify you. If notification is appropriate, I may notify you by e-mail, provided I have your e-mail address, or by public disclosure on this page and elsewhere on my Website, or both.