(a) This policy covers how Runes of Gallidon, owned and operated by Brain Candy, LLC ("Runes of Gallidon") treats personal information that Runes of Gallidon collects and receives at the websites at which this policy is posted, including information related to your past use of Runes of Gallidon products and services.
(b) This policy does not cover how Runes of Gallidon treats personal information that it obtains from other sources, such as offline, on other websites, or through email communications. This policy also does not apply to the practices of companies that Runes of Gallidon does not own or control or to people that Runes of Gallidon does not employ or manage.
2. Information Collection and Use
(a) Runes of Gallidon collects some information about our online community to enable us to give credit where credit is due, improve our website, and improve the world of Runes of Gallidon. You may participate on the website as an unregistered visitor ("Visitor"), a registered guest ("Guest") or a registered paying member ("Patron").
(b) Runes of Gallidon collects personal information when you register with Runes of Gallidon as a Guest or Patron and when you submit content for publication on the website. Personal information is information about you that is personally identifiable like your name, address, email address, or phone number.
(c) When you register as a Guest or Patron, we ask for information such as your name and email. If you submit content for publication on the website, we collect additional information, such as your full legal name, address, telephone number, any pseudonym you may designate and your social security number. Once you register with Runes of Gallidon and sign in to our services, you are not anonymous to us.
(d) Runes of Gallidon automatically receives and records information on our server logs from your browser, including your IP address, Runes of Gallidon cookie information (if any), and the page you request.
(e) Runes of Gallidon uses information for the following general purposes: (a) to fulfill your requests for products and services, improve our services, contact you, customize your user experience on our website, inform you about special promotions, conduct research and surveys, troubleshoot problems that may arise on our website and provide anonymous reporting for our own business purposes and internal and external clients; (b) for other business purposes; (c) for activities and purposes directly related to Runes of Gallidon; and (d) as otherwise described on our website. Runes of Gallidon may share non-personal information regarding our community with a third party, but NOT at the individual level of identification without your explicit permission.
(f) When you surf the Runes of Gallidon website, you are anonymous. Any interaction with the website beyond basic consumption requires a Visitor to register with a valid email address. This is not our preference; rather it is a necessary protection we have taken to avoid being devastated by spam-bots.
(g) If you leave a comment on a forum, any feedback field, submit a work that is accepted and posted or submit any other content to the website, it can be seen by any Visitor to Runes of Gallidon. Runes of Gallidon cannot be held responsible for the privacy protection of any comments, works or other content that you post.
(h) When you register for a user ID or become a Patron, you may have an opportunity to subscribe to one or more Runes of Gallidon newsletters.
3. Information Sharing and Disclosure
Runes of Gallidon shares your information to provide products or services you've requested, when we have your permission, and under the following circumstances:
(a) We provide the information to trusted partners who work on behalf of or with Runes of Gallidon. These companies may use your personal information to help us in a variety of ways, including communicating with you about offers from Runes of Gallidon and our marketing partners.
(b) We may share your information to respond to subpoenas, court orders, or legal process or to otherwise cooperate with law enforcement agencies or officials, or to establish or exercise our legal rights or defend against legal claims.
4. Information Collected By Third Parties on This Site
5. Cookies and Web Beacons / Clear GIFs
(a) Runes of Gallidon sets and accesses cookies on your computer. A cookie is a small bit of information used by the website to track your session. It does not contain any sensitive information. No other websites can access cookies set by Runes of Gallidon, nor can our website access cookies set by other websites.
(b) We may also use pieces of code called "clear gifs" or "web beacons". A clear gif is typically a transparent graphic image that is placed on a website that allows the website to measure the actions of a Visitor opening the page that contains the clear gif. Clear gifs can be used in combination with cookies to help website operators understand how visitors interact with their websites and to obtain certain types of information when your browser accesses the Runes of Gallidon website or when you are provided the opportunity to complete surveys, participate in a sweepstakes or other incentives, or open or respond to any newsletter or other email you may receive from the website.
6. Your Rights and How to Contact Us
(a) You have a right to know about the personal information that Runes of Gallidon holds about you. You also have a right to correct, amend or delete such information if it is incorrect. If you wish to exercise these rights, please contact us by post or email at the address shown in subsection (d) below.
(b) You can edit your BRAIN CANDY account information at any time or you can contact us by post or email at the address shown in subsection (d) below.
(c) You may opt out of receiving BRAIN CANDY marketing materials and/or newsletters at any time by contacting us to unsubscribe. Choose "unsubscribe" from the pull-down menu, and put the word "unsubscribe" in the subject line. Please note that even if you do opt out of receiving marketing materials, we reserve the right, and will continue to send you certain communications relating to the BRAIN CANDY service and/or your account, such as service announcements and administrative messages, that are considered part of your BRAIN CANDY account, without offering you the opportunity to opt-out of receiving them.
7. Confidentiality and Security
(b) Data you provide to us will be stored on our servers located either in our offices in California, or elsewhere in the United States or abroad. By providing us with your information, you understand and consent to the international transfer of your data.
(c) You should take steps to protect yourself as well. For example:
(i) Select a neutral username that does not include your name or other personally identifiable information.
(ii) Do not share your password with anyone else, and take measures to prevent it from unauthorized access or disclosure.
(iii) Do not provide personally identifiable information in public chat forums or to individual users that you do not know personally.
(iv) To learn more about how to protect yourself online, visit the government website www.onguardonline.gov.
8. Links to Third Party Websites
(a) This website is designed for adult users, and we do not knowingly collect personal information from anyone who has not reached the age of majority in the state in which he or she resides, nor do we allow anyone who has not reached the age of majority in the state in which he or she resides to register as a Guest or Patron or submit content for publication on the website.
(b) Runes of Gallidon strongly encourages parents to play an active role in their child’s online activity. If you are a parent and suspect that your child has provided us with personally identifiable information, please contact us via our website contact form (choose "Privacy Policies – Kids" from the pull-down menu).
This policy is effective since July 21, 2008, last updated March 20, 2009. We may update this policy. We will notify you about significant changes in the way we treat personal information by sending a notice to the primary email address specified in your Runes of Gallidon account or by placing a prominent notice on our website.