Privacy Policy

Created: 11 January 2021, 16:36:41 BST
Last updated: 26 March 2021, 21:53:46 BST

Updated: 26/03/2021 (DD/MM/YYYY) Added cookie policy clarification.

Arandiban respects your privacy and we are committed to protecting personally identifiable information you may provide us through the Website. This Privacy Policy applies only to information we collect through the Website and does not apply to our collection of information from other sources.

Depending on your activities when visiting our Website or making use of our services, you may be required to agree to additional terms and conditions.

This privacy policy ("Policy") describes what cookies are and how and they're being used by the arandiban.com website ("Website" or "Service") and any of its related products and services (collectively, "Services"). This Policy is a legally binding agreement between you ("User", "you" or "your") and this Website operator ("Operator", "we", "us" or "our").

DEVIANTART

In order to use the site and access more of its services you will be required to link a valid deviantart account that belongs to you. Arandiban and its staff will not, and do not have the ability to access, control, or modify any of your personal information on your Deviantart account aside from accessing your username.

We cannot and will not post to or modify your Deviantart account

 

WEBSITE VISITORS

Arandiban may collect non-personally-identifying information of those who access the site.

This includes, but is not limited to:

  • Browser type
  • Language preference
  • Referring website address
  • The date and time of a visit
  • Page access time
  • Pages viewed while browsing the site

Arandiban's purpose in collecting non-personally identifying information is to gauge website traffic, and to understand how Arandiban's visitors use its website.

 

PERSONALLY-IDENTIFYING INFORMATION

Certain visitors to Arandiban's websites choose to interact with Arandiban in ways that require Arandiban to gather personally-identifying information. The amount and type of information that Arandiban gathers depends on the nature of the interaction.

Arandiban collects and stores your public IP address for the purpose of preventing abuse of the game and website features.

Sharing your Personally Identifying Information

Arandiban may make use of third party services, or hire other companies or organizations to provide services on our behalf. Those companies are permitted to obtain only the information they needed to deliver the service. When making use of any external services Arandiban staff takes all reasonable steps to verify that the service is bound by privacy obligations in regards to protecting your personally identifying information.

Accessing your Personally Identifying Information

You have the right to access any of the personally identifying information we have collected about you. To do so, please contact us. Access to personal information may be subject to exceptions by law.

Correcting your Personally Identifying Information

You have the right to seek corrections to any inaccurate, out of date, or incomplete or misleading personal information that we have collected or may collect about you, subject to exceptions by law.

 

SECURITY

The security of your Personal Information is important to us, however no method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage is 100% secure. While we strive to use commercially acceptable means to protect your Personal Information, we cannot guarantee its absolute security.

 

LINKS TO EXTERNAL SITES

Our Service may contain links to external sites that are not operated by us. We have no control over, and assume no responsibility for the content, privacy policies or practices of any third party sites, products, or services.

 

CHILDREN

We do not intend that children under 13 years old will use our Services.

We do not solicit or knowingly collect information from children under 13 years old, nor will we accept registration from them.

Children between the ages of 13-16 require parental or guardian consent prior to accessing or using the Sites. If you are a parent or guardian of a child between the ages of 13-16, and you provide your consent to your child's registration with any of the sites, you agree that you have read and fully understood this Privacy Policy and the Terms of Service, in respect of their use and access to the Sites and the Services.

 

Disclosure of Data - Legal Requirements

Arandiban may disclose your Personal Data in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to:

  • To comply with a legal obligation
  • To protect and defend the rights or property of Arandiban
  • To prevent or investigate possible wrongdoing in connection with the Service
  • To protect the personal safety of users of the Service or the public
  • To protect against legal liability

 

Your Data Protection Rights under the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

If you are a resident of the European Economic Area (EEA), you have certain data protection rights.

Arandiban aims to take reasonable steps to allow you to correct, amend, delete or limit the use of your Personal Data. If you wish to be informed about what Personal Data we hold about you and if you want it to be removed from our systems, please contact us.

Arandiban also extends the usage of the rights guaranteed to citizens of the EEA to users outside of the mentioned countries or states.

In certain circumstances, you have the following data protection rights:

  • The right to access, update or delete the information we have on you. Whenever made possible, you can access, update or request deletion of your Personal Data directly within your account settings section. If you are unable to perform these actions yourself, please contact us to assist you.
  • The right of rectification. You have the right to have your information rectified if that information is inaccurate or incomplete.
  • The right to object. You have the right to object to our processing of your Personal Data.
  • The right of restriction. You have the right to request that we restrict the processing of your personal information.
  • The right to data portability. You have the right to be provided with a copy of the information we have on you in a structured, machine-readable and commonly used format.
  • The right to withdraw consent. You also have the right to withdraw your consent at any time where Arandiban relied on your consent to process your personal information.
Please note that we may ask you to verify your identity before responding to such requests. 

 

Cookie policy

This cookie policy ("Policy") describes what cookies are and how and they're being used by the arandiban.com website ("Website" or "Service") and any of its related products and services (collectively, "Services"). This Policy is a legally binding agreement between you ("User", "you" or "your") and this Website operator ("Operator", "we", "us" or "our"). You should read this Policy so you can understand the types of cookies we use, the information we collect using cookies and how that information is used. It also describes the choices available to you regarding accepting or declining the use of cookies. For further information on how we use, store and keep your personal data secure, see above.

 

What are cookies?

Cookies are small pieces of data stored in text files that are saved on your computer or other devices when websites are loaded in a browser. They are widely used to remember you and your preferences, either for a single visit (through a "session cookie") or for multiple repeat visits (using a "persistent cookie").

Session cookies are temporary cookies that are used during the course of your visit to the Website, and they expire when you close the web browser.

Persistent cookies are used to remember your preferences within our Website and remain on your desktop or mobile device even after you close your browser or restart your computer. They ensure a consistent and efficient experience for you while visiting the Website and Services.

Cookies may be set by the Website ("first-party cookies"), or by third parties, such as those who serve content or provide advertising or analytics services on the Website ("third party cookies"). These third parties can recognize you when you visit our website and also when you visit certain other websites. You may learn more about cookies and how they work here.

 

What type of cookies do we use?

Necessary cookies

Necessary cookies allow us to offer you the best possible experience when accessing and navigating through our Website and using its features. For example, these cookies let us recognize that you have created an account and have logged into that account to access the content.

Functionality cookies

Functionality cookies let us operate the Website and Services in accordance with the choices you make. For example, we will recognize your username and remember how you customized the Website and Services during future visits.

What are your cookie options?

If you don't like the idea of cookies or certain types of cookies, you can change your browser's settings to delete cookies that have already been set and to not accept new cookies. Visit internetcookies.org to learn more about how to do this.

Please note, however, that if you delete cookies or do not accept them, you might not be able to use all of the features the Website and Services offer.

 

Changes and amendments

We reserve the right to modify this Policy or its terms relating to the Website and Services at any time, effective upon posting of an updated version of this Policy on the Website. When we do, we will post a notification on the main page of the Website. Continued use of the Website and Services after any such changes shall constitute your consent to such changes.

 

Acceptance of this policy

You acknowledge that you have read this Policy and agree to all its terms and conditions. By accessing and using the Website and Services you agree to be bound by this Policy. If you do not agree to abide by the terms of this Policy, you are not authorized to access or use the Website and Services.

 

PRIVACY POLICY CHANGES

Arandiban reserves the right to update this privacy policy at any time. Updates to the privacy policy may be noted in the news section of the site. By using our website or services you are agreeing to be bound by the current terms of service.

Please see the top of this page for when this policy has last been edited.