Privacy policy

Privacy policy

Introduction

In accordance with the framework of its activity and current legislation, particularly the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”), Worldwide Combos guarantees the protection, the confidentiality and the security of this website, users’ personal data, and their private life. This privacy policy describes how Worldwide Combos handles information and data given to them by users.

Privacy policy agreement

All personal data collected is handled as described in this Privacy Policy. By sending your information and by using the Worldwide Combos website, you are expressly authorising the administrator to use your personal data, according to the conditions described in this Privacy Policy. Should you wish to refuse this privacy policy, please do not use the website or do not provide it with your personal information.

By using Worldwide Combos, either as a guest account or a real account you are accepting the Terms and Conditions and this Privacy Policy. The purpose of the Privacy Policy is to clarify the means by which your personal information is collected, used and stocked and to explain your rights in regards to this information. Any ulterior changes to the Privacy Policy will be communicated to you and will require your approval. You will not be authorised to use the Worldwide Combos services if you do not give your consent when creating your account.

Collected data

User data and information that we can collect, use and handle is as follows:

  • information given by the user when they complete the registration process, or when they update their informations on the website after their registration is completed;
  • correspondence records, either from the web page, by email, or by other means;
  • data from visits to web pages and subsequent actions on these pages, including, but not limited to, history of games played and connexion times.

Use of collected data

We will use your data to:

  • create, operate and manage your account;
  • allow for the offering of services;
  • identify the user;
  • respect our legal and regulatory obligations;
  • advertise Worldwide Combos events, such as tournaments, on social media;
  • prevent irregular uses of the website, such as cheating while playing.

Some of your personal informations will be publicly available no matter what. This includes:

  • your username;
  • your history of games played, including the replays of these games and the moment when they were played;
  • your registration date and time;
  • the date and time of your latest connection on the website;
  • statistics and rankings related to your past use of the website, which includes ratings on multiplayer modes, and personal bests on singleplayer modes.

To ask for a modification, correction or deletion of data concerning you, you just have to send an email to noel.nadal@worldwide-combos.com with proof of your identity.

Use of cookies

The website uses cookies. By using the website and agreeing to this policy, you consent to our use of cookies in accordance with the terms of this policy.

About cookies

Cookies are files, often including unique identifiers, that are sent by web servers to web browsers, and which may then be sent back to the server each time the browser requests a page from the server.

Cookies can be used by web servers to identity and track users as they navigate different pages on a website, and to identify users returning to a website.

Cookies may be either "persistent" cookies or "session" cookies. A persistent cookie consists of a text file sent by a web server to a web browser, which will be stored by the browser and will remain valid until its set expiry date (unless deleted by the user before the expiry date). A session cookie, on the other hand, will expire at the end of the user session, when the web browser is closed.

Cookies on the website

We use persistent cookies on the website.

How we use cookies

Cookies that are used on the website are those which are strictly necessary cookies for access and navigation, remember your choices (functionality cookies), and cookies that provide you with targeted content or advertising.

We may use the information we obtain from your use of our cookies for the following purposes:

  1. to recognise your computer when you visit the website
  2. to improve the website's usability

Third party cookies

When you use the website, you may also be sent third party cookies.

Our advertisers and service providers may send you cookies. They may use the information they obtain from your use of their cookies:

  1. to track your browser across multiple websites
  2. to build a profile of your web surfing
  3. to target advertisements which may be of particular interest to you.

Blocking cookies

Most browsers allow you to refuse to accept cookies. For example:

  1. in Internet Explorer you can refuse all cookies by clicking "Tools", "Internet Options", "Privacy", and selecting "Block all cookies" using the sliding selector;
  2. in Firefox you can block all cookies by clicking "Tools", "Options", and un-checking "Accept cookies from sites" in the "Privacy" box;
  3. in Google Chrome you can adjust your cookie permissions by clicking "Options", "Under the hood", Content Settings in the "Privacy" section (lick on the Cookies tab in the Content Settings);
  4. in Safari you can block cookies by clicking “Preferences”, selecting the “Privacy” tab and “Block cookies”.

Blocking all cookies will, however, have a negative impact upon the usability of many websites. If you block cookies, you will not be able to use most of the features on this website (e.g. log in, access content).

Deleting cookies

You can also delete cookies already stored on your computer:

  1. in Internet Explorer, you must manually delete cookie files;
  2. in Firefox you can delete cookies by ensuring that cookies are deleted when you "clear private data" (this setting can be changed by clicking "Tools", "Options" and "Settings" in the "Private Data" box) and then clicking "Clear private data" in the "Tools" menu;
  3. in Google Chrome you can adjust your cookie permissions by clicking "Options", "Under the hood", Content Settings in the "Privacy" section (click on the Cookies tab in the Content Settings);
  4. in Safari you can delete cookies by clicking “Preferences”, selecting the “Privacy” tab and “Remove All Website Data”.

Obviously, doing this may have a negative impact on the usability of many websites.

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