What personal information is collected?
Flashportal.com only collects personal information on a voluntary basis. If an on-line visitor submits information to Flashportal.com, it will usually take the form of either: (1) the purchase of goods or services though our on-line stores, (2) product registration or registration for on-line participation, (3) player match-up services, (4) message boards, (5) warranty registrations, (6) contest registrations, (7) a consumer complaint, and/or (8) surveys. Personal information collected may include your name, home address, phone number, and/or e-mail address. We do not require this information to use our products or gain access to our sites, however, you will not be able to utilize certain features that require registration or receive materials such as newsletters unless such information is provided. Visitors purchasing products or services through our on-line stores will be required to provide additional information such as a valid credit card number and expiration date. Please note that, depending on the Flash Portal site that you are visiting, many of the activities listed above may not be available and, as such, personal information may not be collected.
What other types of information may we collect?
For some activities, we may ask you to create a username and password and/or to provide other, non-personal information such as your age, date of birth, gender, and platform preferences; and, combine such information with your personal information. In addition, your web browser or client software may transmit certain geographic information or information regarding the capabilities of your computer to Flashportal.com. Flashportal.com may use this information to generate aggregate statistics about our user community and may provide such information to advertisers and/or our partners. In addition, Flashportal.com may use such information for security or enforcement purposes.
How do we use your personal information?
Who is collecting your information?
With whom may your personal information be shared?
Flashportal.com may need to disclose your personal information to third party vendors to fulfill product orders or prizes, to process mailings, or to process, analyze, and/or store data. We will attempt to ensure that these entities do not use your personal information for any other purpose, and that they have agreed to maintain the confidentiality, security, and integrity of the personal information they obtain from us. We reserve the right to disclose your personal information as required by law or in special cases when we have reason to believe that disclosing such information is necessary to identify, contact, or bring legal action against you if you are violating the Terms of Service or Use Agreements for a Flash Portal site or product, or may be causing injury to or interference (intentionally or unintentionally) with Flash Portal rights or property, other users of a Flashportal.com site or product, or anyone else who could be harmed by your activities. As with any business, your personal information is also an asset of Flashportal.com and will become part of our normal business records. As such, we may also disclose your personal information to a third party if we decide to sell a line of business to that third party, so you can continue to receive service and information in connection with that line of business with as little disruption as possible. Similarly, in the event of a merger, acquisition, reorganization, bankruptcy, or other similar event, your personal information may be transferred to Flashportal.com successor or assign.
Please be aware that we cannot control the activities of third parties to whom we provide data, and as such we cannot guarantee that they will adhere to the same privacy and security procedures as Flashportal.com. Flash Portal sites may also have message boards and/or chat areas, where users can exchange ideas and communicate with one another. When posting to a message board or chat area, please be aware that the information is being made publicly available on-line and the user does so at his or her own risk.
What choices do I have regarding the collection, use, and distribution of my personal information?
Flashportal.com allows you to control the way that we use personal identifying information that we might obtain. At the time you provide personal information, Flashportal.com may give you the option of declining any future offers or information about new products, promotions, or services. In addition, many of the "mailings" Flashportal.com may send you, such as newsletters, have procedures within them to cancel the receipt of any future mailings. If at any time you wish to opt out of having your personal information shared with third parties and/or receiving information from Flashportal.com (via e-mail) about new products, services, or promotions, you can do so. You can contact us by e-mailing us at firstname.lastname@example.org. Please indicate what publications or services you no longer wish to receive so that we may better address your needs.
What about Children Under 13?
Once a child states that his/her age is under 13, we do not collect or store any personally identifiable information such as name, address, or email address.
Note to Parents, We recognize a special obligation to protect personal information about young children. We urge parents to instruct their children to never give out their real names, addresses, or phone numbers, without permission, when on-line. Teenagers under the age of 17 and over the age of 12 should encourage their parents to review this policy and to contact us if they would like to evoke our opt-out policy or to raise any concerns.
What are cookies and how do you use them?
What are Internet protocol addresses?
An Internet protocol ("IP") address is the unique number assigned to your server or Internet Service Provider ("ISP"). thegn.com/thegamenetwork.com may track such IP addresses for system administration, to report aggregate information, site tracking, or to prevent our servers from being abused.
What do I do if I want to correct or delete my personal information?
If for any reason you are concerned with the way we are using your personal information, or would like to correct or request that we delete such personal information, please contact Flash Portal. You can also contact us by e-mailing us at privacy@Flashportal.com
How secure is my personal information?
Flashportal.com has taken steps to assure that all information collected will remain secure and in its original form, i.e. free from any alteration. As such, access to all personal information is strictly controlled. When credit card information is transmitted, for example, we use industry standard, SSL (secure socket layer) encryption. In addition, we will take reasonable steps to assure that third parties to whom we transfer any data will provide sufficient protection of personal information.
What if I have a question or complaint?
If you have any questions or wish to file a complaint, please feel free to e-mail us at privacy@Flashportal.com.