May 15, 2009
Welcome to our website cyberstep.eu !
Who we are
Who may become a member
In order to become a Member of the Website and take advantage of the Website content, Games and other relevant services available to Members, you must first register your Account in accordance with the registration procedure shown on the Website by agreeing to CSCI's Terms of Service ("TOS"). Members must be at least 13 years of age. If you are under 18 years of age, you must also obtain the consent of a parent or legal guardian before you register, as explained in TOS in detail.TOP
TYPES OF INFORMATION WE COLLECT THROUGH OUR WEBSITE
Information Automatically Collected:
You can visit our Website without registering your Account to the Website, and in that case, we do not ask you to provide any personal information. In some cases, though, our Website may automatically collect information about you that is not personally identifiable. Examples of this type of information include information about the operating system of your computer, the type of Internet browser you are using, your IP address (which is information associated with your Internet service provider or other manner in which you access the Internet), and the URL (Internet address) of the page from which you linked to our Website. Also, as explained below, our Website may use "cookies" and "Web beacons."
Automatic Updates to Game Software:
Once you have become a Member by registering your Account to the Website and agreeing to the TOS, you may download and install game client program of a Game offered on the Website by agreeing to the End User License Agreement ("EULA") for that Game. Thereafter, each next time you play that Game, our server may check the version of the game client program residing in your personal computer to ensure that you have the most recent version, and if you do not have the most recent version, our server may automatically download to your personal computer the latest version, in accordance with the section on "Updates" in the EULA.
Information You Provide to Us:
Before you can register your Account to the Website, we require that you provide us with personal information about you. Additionally, there may be other features of our Website through which we collect personal information which you provide to us. Such features may include, but are not limited to, registration for online surveys, online contests or promotions, e-cards, emails you send from our Website (e.g.,"share" features), and emails to customer or technical support.
Personal information includes, but is not limited to, information such as your name, your date of birth, your email address, information regarding your method of payment and game setting preferences.
Cookies and Web Beacons:
Web beacons are small pieces of data that are embedded in images on the pages of websites and in email communications. We may use Web beacons to analyze information about the use of our Website, such as the frequency with which Members visit various areas of our Website. Web beacon information may be transmitted to us directly or to another entity authorized by us to collect information and analyze data on our behalf. We may also use Web beacons in HTML emails that we send our Website guests to determine whether our guests have opened those emails or clicked on links in those emails.
Information Collected by Advertisers on Our Website:
How we use your personal information
We will only collect information to the extent reasonably necessary to fulfill your requests and our legitimate business objectives. If you choose to play a Game through our service offered on the Website, then at a minimum, to allow you to access the service, we must know your email address. In no event will we share your personal information (including email address) with any third party with whom CSCI has no affiliation. Details about our use of your personal information and specific situations in which we use your personal information are provided below.
When you send an e-card, we delete both sender and recipient email address information after sending your e-card.
Forums and Message Boards:
If you register for access to our forums or message boards, we may use your personal information to enable you to view and post messages on the boards. You should understand, however, that community forums, blogs, and message boards are tools that allow you to communicate with members of the online community. So whenever you give out personal information in public areas, such as the "Community" area, that information can be collected and used by people you don't know.
Personal information you submit to us in a business capacity (e.g. resumes or inquiries about employment opportunities, inquiries about event sponsorship, etc.) may be shared with third parties, depending on the nature of the information or inquiry. Unless we explicitly state otherwise, we may share such information with third parties at our discretion.
Disclosures Required by Law:
We may disclose any personal information when the law requires that we do so.
Disclosures to Protect Our Website and/or Other Users:
We may also disclose any personal information if we make a good faith determination that such disclosure is necessary to protect any of our legal rights, to enforce any of our rules, or to ensure the safety of others. We may also disclose personal information to our auditors or legal advisors who also have a duty to maintain the confidentiality of the information we provide.
We may take your personal information and make it non-personally identifiable. We do this either by combining it with information about other individuals (aggregating your information with information about other individuals), and by removing characteristics (e.g., your name) that make the information personally identifiable to you. This process is known as de-personalizing your information. We may use de-personalized information in any way and share it with third parties.TOP
If you signed up to receive emails from us, you can opt out any time simply by clicking the "unsubscribe" link at the bottom of the email.
Your california privacy rights
California Civil Code Section 1798.83 permits our customers who are California residents to request certain information regarding our disclosure of personal information to third parties for their direct marketing purposes. We do not share our customers' personal information (i.e., non-aggregate information) with unaffiliated third parties for their own direct marketing purposes. Any information we provide to third parties falls under the statute's definition of "disclosures not deemed to be disclosures of personal information by a business for a third party's direct marketing purposes."
How we safeguard your personal information
To protect personal information, our server encrypts all information submitted on our Website using Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) software. In addition to our technical measures, we also take administrative measures to protect your personal information from unauthorized access and improper use. We also review our security procedures periodically to consider appropriate new technology and updated methods. However, despite our reasonable efforts, no security measure is ever perfect or impenetrable. We also encourage all Members to take care to protect their Member IDs and their passwords.TOP
How to update your personal information and profile
You may update your personal information or modify your account preferences by accessing the "My Account" area of the Website. If you wish to delete your email address from our system, your Account will also need to be deleted. Please note that if you delete your Account, you will no longer be able to access our system through that Account, and that Account will become inactive. However, the information associated with the inactive Account is retained and safeguarded in our system databases. Any such retained personal information continues to be treated as confidential. If you have any questions about your Account, you may contact us directly at firstname.lastname@example.org.TOP
SPECIAL POLICIES FOR CHILDREN 13 - 17
Obtaining Parental Consent:
When a minor 13 to 17 years of age attempts to register on our Website as a Member, he or she must represent and warrant that he or she has obtained the consent of a parent or legal guardian to register with us.
Receipt of Prizes:
For safety and privacy reasons, Members, especially those who are minors, should never post or reveal their real names or contact information. If a minor wins any prizes offered through the Website, the minor's parent or guardian will need to send us written confirmation via email that the minor's participation in the contest was permitted by that parent or guardian and that he or she will accept the prize on behalf of the minor.
Modifications to Personal Information:
A parent or guardian who has given permission for his or her minor child to play the Game may contact us to inquire about or delete personal information collected from his or her child by writing to us at: email@example.com. Please provide a phone number where you can be reached during the day. Our representatives will take reasonable steps to verify your identity before disclosing your child's information. Please note that some personal information may be required to play the Game, so the deletion of some information may make the child ineligible to play such Game.TOP
Participation by children under 13 not allowed
The Website is not directed to children under the age of 13, and we do not permit children under 13 to register as a Member. No personally identifiable information is collected from anyone who visits the Website without registering as a Member. Accordingly, we do not collect any personal information from children under 13.TOP