Collection and Use of Information
We collect personal information, such as your name and email address, when you register for an account on BoardGames.com, PlayCrate.com or any other Properties. You may also provide us with optional information such as a photograph, reviews, etc. Your user name, email address and any optional profile information that you elect to associate with your account is referred to herein as your “Profile Information.”
Credit Card Processing
We will utilize a third party credit card payment processing company to collect payment information, including your credit card number, billing address and phone number. We do not store your payment information.
We may use your email address to send you BoardGames.com related notices (including any notices required by law, in lieu of communication by postal mail). We may also use your email address to send you announcements and information about other products or services (including third party services) that you may be interested in (together, the “Marketing Messages”). You may opt-out of receiving Marketing Messages at any time by following the instructions provided in the Marketing Message.
Even if you are not a registered user of BoardGames.com, if you email us we may retain a record of such email communication, including your email address, the content of your email, and our response.
If you choose to use our invitation service to invite a friend to BoardGames.com, we will ask you for that person’s contact information, which may include their email address or their social network identity, and automatically send an invitation. BoardGames.com stores the information you provide to send the invitation, to register your friend if your invitation is accepted, and to track the success of our invitation service.
Information We Collect Automatically
We use technologies like cookies and pixel tags to provide, monitor, analyze, promote and improve BoardGames.com and associated web properties. For example, a cookie is used to remember your user name when you return to BoardGames.com and to improve our understanding of how you interact with BoardGames.com. You can block cookies on your web browser; however please be aware that some features of Boardgames.com may not function properly if the ability to accept cookies is disabled.
When you use BoardGames.com or other Properties, our servers automatically record certain information in server logs. These server logs may include information such as your web request, Internet Protocol (“IP”) address, browser type, referring / exit pages and URLs, number of clicks and how you interact with links on BoardGames.com, domain names, landing pages, pages viewed, mobile carrier, and other such information. Log files help us to monitor, analyze, improve and maintain BoardGames.com and to diagnose and fix any BoardGames.com related issues.
When you access BoardGames.com using a mobile device, we collect specific device information contained in your mobile device’s “device identifier.” This device identifier includes information such as the type of device you are using, its operating system, and mobile network information, which may include your mobile phone number. We may associate this device identifier with your BoardGames.com account and will use data associated with your device identifier to customize our services to your device and to analyze any device-related issues.
We may collect and process information about the location of the device from which you are accessing BoardGames.com. Location data may convey information about how you browse BoardGames.com and may be used in conjunction with personally identifiable information. You can disable location based services in settings associated with the BoardGames.com; however please be aware that some features of BoardGames.com may not function properly if location services are turned off.
You Information on Properties
Sharing With Trusted Service Providers
Sharing Information with Law Enforcement
We may disclose your information (including your personally identifiable information) if required to do so by law or subpoena. We may also disclose your information to our legal counsel, governmental authorities or law enforcement if we believe that it is reasonably necessary to do so in order to comply with a law or regulation; to protect the safety of any person; to address fraud, security or technical issues; or to protect BoardGames.com’s rights or property.
We may disclose aggregate non-personally identifiable information (such as aggregate and anonymous usage data, platform types, etc.) about the overall use of BoardGames.com publicly or with interested third parties to help them understand, or to help us improve, BoardGames.com.
Change of Ownership
How We Protect Your Information
The security of your information is important to us. When you enter sensitive information (such as a credit card number, Personal Identifiable Information) as part of our service, we encrypt the transmission of that information using industry-standard encryption. BoardGames.com uses commercially reasonable and industry-standard physical, managerial, and technical safeguards to preserve the integrity and security of your information.
Your Choices About Your Information
You may, of course, decline to submit personally identifiable information through BoardGames.com, in which case BoardGames.com may not be able to provide certain services to you. You may update or correct your account information at any time by contacting support.
Web Property Comments and Reviews
Information you provide in comments to our blogs or in reviews for our products are public and may be read, collected, and used by others who view those products or blogs. Your posts will remain even after you delete your profile.
Our service is not directed to persons under 13. Board Games Inc. does not knowingly collect or solicit personal information from anyone under the age of 13 or knowingly allow such persons to register for an account on BoardGames.com. If we become aware that we have collected personal information from a child under age 13 without verification of parental consent, we take steps to remove that information. If you believe that we might have any information from or about a child under 13, please contact us.
International Data Transfer
Links to Other Web Websites
For questions about these or any BoardGames.com or PlayCrate.com terms or policies, contact us through our contact page.