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