May 14, 2015

Cookies and Privacy Policy





Privacy Policy for Indie Game Lover

At Indie Game Lover, accessible from indiegamelover.com, one of our main priorities is the privacy of our visitors. This Privacy Policy document contains types of information that is collected and recorded by Indie Game Lover and how we use it.

If you have additional questions or require more information about our Privacy Policy, do not hesitate to contact us through email click here


Log Files

Indie Game Lover follows a standard procedure of using log files. These files log visitors when they visit websites. All hosting companies do this and a part of hosting services' analytics. The information collected by log files include internet protocol (IP) addresses, browser type, Internet Service Provider (ISP), date and time stamp, referring/exit pages, and possibly the number of clicks. These are not linked to any information that is personally identifiable. The purpose of the information is for analyzing trends, administering the site, tracking users' movement on the website, and gathering demographic information.


Cookies and Web Beacons

Like any other website, Indie Game Lover uses 'cookies'. These cookies are used to store information including visitors' preferences, and the pages on the website that the visitor accessed or visited. The information is used to optimize the users' experience by customizing our web page content based on visitors' browser type and/or other information.


Advertising

While it may appear there are some ads on Indie Game Lover, these are merely hand picked links on the side that are the same for everyone. There is no personal information collected in relation to these links.


Privacy Policies

Note that Indie Game Lover has no access to or control over cookies that are used by any third-party shares.


Third Party Privacy Policies

Indie Game Lover's Privacy Policy does not apply to other websites. Thus, we are advising you to consult the respective Privacy Policies of these third-party servers for more detailed information. It may include their practices and instructions about how to opt-out of certain options.

You can choose to disable cookies through your individual browser options. To know more detailed information about cookie management with specific web browsers, it can be found at the browsers' respective websites.


Children's Information

Another part of our priority is adding protection for children while using the internet. We encourage parents and guardians to observe, participate in, and/or monitor and guide their online activity.

Indie Game Lover does not knowingly collect any Personal Identifiable Information from children under the age of 13. If you think that your child provided this kind of information on our website, we strongly encourage you to contact us immediately and we will do our best efforts to promptly remove such information from our records.


Online Privacy Policy Only

This privacy policy applies only to our online activities and is valid for visitors to our website with regards to the information that they shared and/or collect in Indie Game Lover. This policy is not applicable to any information collected offline or via channels other than this website.


Game Submissions

If you have picked to submit information regarding your indie game, this information is stored in a spread sheet in case your game is picked to be shared. If you have added any random personal information (like emails) that information is never shared with anyone but myself. If your game makes it past submission, the links will be added to the public Trello board and if your game is shared in a full post, you will get the information passed around to social media outlets as well to help spread it. If you would like your game removed from the Trello or the spread sheet send an email from your related account click here. Please note that once your game is featured, all related social media posts are not tracked and won't be removed.


Consent

By using our website, you hereby consent to our Privacy Policy and agree to its Terms and Conditions.




Cookie Policy for Indie Game Lover

This is the Cookie Policy for Indie Game Lover, accessible from indiegamelover.com


What Are Cookies

As is common practice with almost all professional websites this site uses cookies, which are tiny files that are downloaded to your computer, to improve your experience. This page describes what information they gather, how we use it and why we sometimes need to store these cookies. We will also share how you can prevent these cookies from being stored however this may downgrade or 'break' certain elements of the sites functionality.

For more general information on cookies see the Wikipedia article on HTTP Cookies.


How We Use Cookies

We use cookies for a variety of reasons detailed below. Unfortunately in most cases there are no industry standard options for disabling cookies without completely disabling the functionality and features they add to this site. It is recommended that you leave on all cookies if you are not sure whether you need them or not in case they are used to provide a service that you use.


Disabling Cookies

You can prevent the setting of cookies by adjusting the settings on your browser (see your browser Help for how to do this). Be aware that disabling cookies will affect the functionality of this and many other websites that you visit. Disabling cookies will usually result in also disabling certain functionality and features of the this site. Therefore it is recommended that you do not disable cookies.


Email newsletters related cookies

This site offers newsletter or email subscription services and cookies may be used to remember if you are already registered and whether to show certain notifications which might only be valid to subscribed/unsubscribed users.

While we have access to seeing email addresses of uses that are subscribed, we don't do anything with that information.

Indie Game Lover uses a third party for email subscriptions and you should check out their policies (click here) for more detailed information and also to find out how to unsubscribe.


Third Party Cookies

In some special cases we also use cookies provided by trusted third parties. The following section details which third party cookies you might encounter through this site.

This site uses Google Analytics which is one of the most widespread and trusted analytics solution on the web for helping us to understand how you use the site and ways that we can improve your experience. These cookies may track things such as how long you spend on the site and the pages that you visit so we can continue to produce engaging content.

For more information on Google Analytics cookies, see the official Google Analytics page.

You can find Google's privacy policy here (click) and how they use the information collected here (click).


More Information

Hopefully that has clarified things for you and as was previously mentioned if there is something that you aren't sure whether you need or not it's usually safer to leave cookies enabled in case it does interact with one of the features you use on our site.

However if you are still looking for more information then you can contact us through email click here

 

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