the information we collect from and about you when you use Boardgames.com’s web-based service. We
take our obligations regarding your privacy seriously and have made every effort to draft this Privacy
Policy in a manner that is clear and easy for you to understand. By accessing or using Boardgames.com,
Our Collection and Use of Information
Information You Provide to Us
We collect personal information, such as your name and email address, when you register for an
account on BoardGames.com. You may also provide us with optional information such as a photograph.
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.”
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 will share this payment
information with the third party processing company as detailed below in “How We Share Your
Information: With Trusted Service Providers and Business Partners.” We do not store your payment
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
Information We Collect Automatically
We use technologies like cookies and pixel tags to provide, monitor, analyze, promote and improve
BoardGames.com. 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, 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.
How We Share Your Information
We may share the information we collect from you with third parties as detailed below.
As Directed By You
We will display your Profile information on your profile page and elsewhere on BoardGames.com in
accordance with the preferences you set in your account. You can review and revise your Profile
information at any time.
We will display your Content within Boardgames.com as directed by you.
If you elect to use a third party application to access Boardgames.com, then we may share or disclose
your account and Profile information and your Content with that third party application as directed by
you. Please remember that we are not responsible for the privacy practices of such third parties so you
With Trusted Service Providers and Business Partners.
We may utilize trusted third party service providers to assist us in delivering our services. For example,
we may use third parties to help host our services, send out email updates, or process payments. These
service providers may have access to your information for the limited purpose of providing the service
also store personal information in locations outside the direct control of Boardgames.com (for instance,
on servers or databases co-located with hosting providers).
With Law Enforcement or In Order to Protect Our Rights.
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.
In an Aggregate and Non-Personally Identifiable Manner.
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.
In Connection With a Sale or Change of Control.
If the ownership of all or substantially all of our
business changes, we may transfer your information to the new owner so that BoardGames.com can
continue to operate. In such case, your information would remain subject to the promises and
amended by the acquiring party upon notice to you.
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 logging in to your account.
BoardGames.com 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. BoardGames.com 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 using
our contact form here.
International Data Transfer
We may transfer information that we collect about you, including personally identifiable information, to
affiliated entities, or to other third parties (as provided herein) across borders and from your country or
jurisdiction to other countries or jurisdictions around the world. If you are located in the European
Union or other regions with laws governing data collection and use that may differ from U.S. law, please
note that you are transferring information, including personal information, to a country and jurisdiction
that does not have the same data protection laws as your jurisdiction, and you consent to the transfer of
information to the U.S. and the use and disclosure of information about you, including personal
Links to Other Web Sites
We are not responsible for the practices employed by websites linked to from within BoardGames.com,
nor the information or content contained therein. Please remember that when you use a link to go from
third party website is subject to such third party website’s own rules and policies.
information we collect, how we use it and under what circumstances we may disclose it. Changes to this
For questions about these or any BoardGames.com terms or policies, contact us through our contact form