Online Privacy Policy for CyberStep Communications, Inc.

May 15, 2009

Welcome to our website !

Who we are

The website ("Website") is a game portal operated by CyberStep Communications, Inc., a California corporation ("CSCI"). Through the Website, CSCI provides various online game services for the PC platform ("Game(s)") and relevant services and content (collectively "Service"). The Website, Games, and other services and the content offered in connection therewith are all offered by CSCI. CSCI may also refer to itself in this contract as "we," "us" or "our." CSCI is committed to protecting the personal information you provide to us when you register your account ("Account") to the Website and become a member of the Website ("Member") and when you use the Service, and we encourage you to read the Privacy Policy set forth below which explains how we use and protect data we collect through the Website.


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.


What information this privacy policy covers

This Privacy Policy relates to all personal data provided to us through our Website. Please note that this Privacy Policy does not apply to any websites maintained by any of our international affiliates or to any websites maintained by other entities to which we link.


Changes to privacy policy

A condition of your agreement to TOS and registration of your Account to the Website is your acceptance of this Privacy Policy. The terms of this Privacy Policy are subject to all applicable laws. Please note that we may amend this Privacy Policy at any time. The date at the top is the effective date of this version of the Privacy Policy. If we make any material changes to the Privacy Policy, we will prominently post a notice on the Website, and such material changes will be effective 30 calendar days following our posting of the notice of the changes on the 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:

Our Website may also use cookies and Web beacons to collect and store personal information. Cookies are small files sent to your computer from a website while you are viewing that website. Our Website may use cookies for a variety of purposes. For example, when you return to our Website after logging in, cookies may provide information to our Website so that the Website will remember you. The default setting on most Internet browsers allows the acceptance of cookies without any user action. However, you can choose to have your computer warn you each time a cookie is sent, or you can choose to turn off all cookies. (Each Internet browser is a little different, so look at your browser's Help menu to learn about modifying cookie settings.) If you turn cookies off, some of our Website's services may not function properly.

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:

Advertisements that are managed by third parties may be placed on our Website, and when you click on those advertisements or move your cursor over those advertisements, cookies and Web beacons contained in those advertisements will collect non-personal information about you. You may not realize this information is being collected. In some cases, we may have access to information from cookies and Web beacons used by third-party advertisers on our Website, and this information may permit us to identify other websites that you have visited that are also associated with the third-party advertiser. Please note that once you've clicked on an advertisement or third-party logo and have left our Website, our Privacy Policy no longer applies, and you must read the privacy policy of the advertiser to see how your personal information will be handled by that advertiser.


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.

Service Providers:

We may employ other companies to perform services that assist us with our operations of the Service. Currently, we use third-party service providers such as Click&Buy, and PayByCash as payment gateways for your payment. We do not provide your personal information to these service providers, but these companies may require your personal information from you, to be able to provide their service for you. You should read and confirm their privacy policy in using their services.

Business Information:

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.

Business Transfer:

In the event that CSCI sells or otherwise transfers management of the Website or part of the Service, your personal information may be transferred as a part of the transfer. However, the terms of any such transfer will include a provision to treat your personal information in the same way required by the Privacy Policy that is in effect at the time of the transfer. The provisions of this paragraph will also apply if the business is sold as part of bankruptcy proceedings.

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.

Aggregate Information:

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.


What to do if you disagree with our privacy policy

If you ever disagree with any of the terms of our Privacy Policy, you may immediately delete your Account. (For information about how to delete your account, see the "How to Update or Delete Your Personal Information and Profile" section below.)

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.

We also encourage your feedback and inquiries about our Privacy Policy, and you may contact us by sending an email to: You may also contact us by postal mail at: CyberStep Communications, Inc., 75 East Santa Clara, Suite1390, San Jose, CA 95113, ATTENTION: Privacy Policy Administrator. You may also telephone us at: 408-660-3051.


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."

For inquires regarding our disclosure policy, please send us an e-mail to You may also inquire via postal mail at: CyberStep Communications, Inc., 75 East Santa Clara, Suite1390, San Jose, CA 95113, ATTENTION: Privacy Policy Administrator. You may also telephone us at: 408-660-3051.


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.


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



All Games offered on the Website may be downloaded and played only by those 13 years of age or older. Minors (i.e., those under 18 years of age) may download and play only with the consent of a parent or guardian, and they must let a parent or guardian know about this Privacy Policy and get his or her permission before they submit any personal information on our Website.

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: 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.


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.