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The Archive's Privacy Policy (AKA where does my personal info end up?)

Here at The Archive, you can rest assured that your privacy is our utmost concern. Please contact us for any questions, concerns, or comments.

What will my e-mail address be used for?

  • Your e-mail address will be held in confidence. In the event you elect to purchase a game from Archive Games, your e-mail address may be shared with the game's author if so indicated during the purchase process.
  • You may receive occasional e-mails from the administration regarding your account or important changes; examples: to receive an authorization code, regarding changes to the privacy policy or legal page, etc.
  • You may receive automated e-mails from the site if you enable a feature that generates these. For example: In the forums when you subscribe to a thread. (IE, you post in a thread and want to be automatically notified of new posts in that thread). This is controllable from the User CP in the forums.
  • If you sign up for the newsletter, you will receive occasional e-mails regarding new site features and such.

What about those cookies and stats software?

We use cookies to keep you logged into the site. We also keep track of site statistics so we can see what projects are popular and what people are most interested in. Furthermore, cookies from third parties may be used by our advertisers (who help keep us in busines :)). For more information on these, please see below.

Game Statistics

In order to improve our games and make them as good as possible, we collect information about your in-game experience and what in-game actions you perform. We use our own statistics system for this running on our our servers, and this information is not shared with third parties.

Credit Card

If you opt to pay for game currency with a credit card, we do not store or process your full credit card number -- the payment is handled externally through Stripe. If you opt to remember the card, we will store on our servers the last four digits of your card number and the expiry date. Stripe's privacy policy is located here.

What about ads?

We may use third-party advertising companies to serve ads when you visit our Web site. These companies may use aggregated information (not including your name, address, email address or telephone number) about your visits to this and other Web sites in order to provide advertisements about goods and services of interest to you. If you would like more information about this practice and to know your choices about not having this information used by these companies, click here.

Google Analytics

We use Google Analytics to get information about how you use our site. Google Analytics collects information such as how often users visit this site, what pages they visit when they do so, and what other sites they used prior to coming to this site. We use this information to improve our web site and deliver better service to you. To do this, it stores third party cookies. Google Analytics collects information anonymously. It does not collect personally identifiable inforation, and we do not combine this data with any personally identifiable information. It reports website trends without identifying individual visitors. You can opt out of Google Analytics without affecting how you visit our site – for more information on opting out of being tracked by Google Analytics across all websites you use, visit this opt-out page, or learn more about Google's Privacy Policy.

 

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