Website Privacy Policy

What personal data we collect and why we collect it

We respect your right to privacy and the importance of your privacy as a visitor to this website. We want you to understand how the information you may provide will be used. To better protect your privacy we provide our policy to explaining our online information practices and the choices you can make about the way your information is collected and used.

Anonymous Analytic Data

We use Google Analytics to track traffic, this is aggregate data of which we are unable to identify individual users. Google Analytics uses cookies (please see Cookies below). We collect this data to best understand interest in content, improve that content and build new content. 

Our servers also contain logs regarding pages access, visitor's IP address and web browser user agent string. Logs show the IP of the source request of the information, we do not use this information to identify individuals, but generate aggregate data for understanding file distrubtion optimisation and to identify system threats and spammers.

We do this to provide the best experience we can, whilst still respecting individual privacy. We collect usage information of our site to analyze interest in content and to provide advertisers information on an aggregate basis. No personally identifiable information will be shared with third-party advertising companies.

User Data, User Content

If you create a post, leave a comment (including by not limited to bug report, feature requests) or complete a form, that data and it's metadata are retained indefinitely. For users that register on our website, we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.

We collect this data and also the visitor’s IP address and web browser user agent string string to identify system threats and spammers.

Media
If you upload images to the website, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included. Visitors to the website can download and extract any location data from images on the website.

Account Linking
Where social media account logins are used (Facebook, Twitter, Patreon), we only fetch minimal information to create your account profile and authenticate you as a user. This in only done if you choose to use that as a login method and is also subject to that platforms Privacy Policy.

Information collected
GamerGeeks does not collect personal information about you except for the information that you voluntarily provide. 

Community
When using our online community functions, your user ID will identify you.

Cookies

If you have an account and you log in to this site, we will set a cookie to remember you and keep you logged in. This cookie contains no personal data, but links you to your the account.

Embedded content from other websites

Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website. This includes YouTube videos.

These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracking your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.

Caching

We use CloudFlare to help provide a fast page content delivery and build a robust system. Cloudflare works as a proxy and a cdn with caching, it also provides some aggregate traffic data (simular Google Analytics) of which we are unable to identify individual users.

This site utilises caching in order to facilitate a faster response time and better user experience. Caching potentially stores a duplicate copy of every web page that is on display on this site. All cache files are temporary and are never accessed by any third party, except as necessary to obtain technical support from the cache plugin vendor. Cache files expire on a schedule set by the site administrator, but may easily be purged by the admin before their natural expiration, if necessary.

What rights you have over your data

If you have an account on this site or have created/uploaded content, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.

Google Adsense and the DoubleClick DART Cookie

Google, as a third party advertisement vendor, uses cookies to serve ads on this site. The use of DART cookies by Google enables them to serve adverts to visitors that are based on their visits to this website as well as other sites on the internet.

To opt out of the DART cookies you may visit the Google ad and content network privacy policy at the following URL http://www.google.com/policies/technologies/ads Tracking of users through the DART cookie mechanisms are subject to Google’s own privacy policies.

Other Third Party ad servers or ad networks may also use cookies to track users activities on this website to measure advertisement effectiveness and other reasons that will be provided in their own privacy policies, GamerGeeksNZ has no access or control over these cookies that may be used by third party advertisers.

Disclaimer

The contents of this report are based on information generally available to the public from sources believed to be reliable. No representation is made that it is timely, accurate or complete. GamerGeeksNZ has taken due care and caution in compilation of data as this has been obtained from various sources including which it considers reliable and first hand. However, GamerGeeksNZ does not guarantee the accuracy, adequacy or completeness of any information and it is not responsible for any errors or omissions or for the results obtained from the use of such information and especially states that it has no financial liability whatsoever to the subscribers/users of this report. The information herein, together with all estimates and forecasts, can change without notice.

This report does not purport to be a solicitation of any advice pertaining to trade and business and readers are advised to consult experts or study/evaluate individual business prospectus and other relevant legal documents before taking any decisions based on information provided in the site. Neither GamerGeeksNZ nor its Editors or Authors accept any liability whatsoever nor do they accept responsibility for any financial consequences arising from the use of the research or information provided herein.

Links to third party Websites
We have included links on this site for your use and reference. We are not responsible for the privacy policies on these websites. You should be aware that the privacy policies of these sites may differ from our own.

Changes to this Privacy Statement
The contents of this statement may be altered at any time, at our discretion.

If you have any questions regarding the privacy policy of GamerGeekNZ then you may contact me through the contact form on About page.