Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy for Stormgate World

At Stormgate World, we are committed to providing useful insights and information to players of Stormgate™ protecting your privacy and complying with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) requirements. This privacy policy outlines how we collect, use, store, and protect your information in accordance with GDPR guidelines. Please read this policy carefully to understand our practices regarding your data.

1. Data Collected

1.1 Web Analytics

We use opt-in Google Analytics tracking on our website. This enables us to gather anonymous data about website usage, such as page views and user interactions. We rely on legitimate interests as the legal basis for collecting and processing this data. You have the right to withdraw your consent at any time by managing your cookie settings.

1.2 Game Activity and Leaderboard Data

Our leaderboard includes player ids, nicknames, rankings/standings and games played. We use it to offer a leaderboard, insights and make available already public gaming data on the web and to 3rd party apps. This information is obtained through a data integration with Frost Giant Studios. The sharing of this data is covered in Frost Giant Studios’ privacy policy, specifically regarding publicizing game activity from players participating in competitive play, which serves as the lawful basis for processing this data.

2. Use and Sharing of Information

2.1 Purpose

We use the collected information for the following purposes:

2.2 Third-Party Sharing

We do not sell or transfer your data to third parties unless explicitly mentioned in this privacy policy or required by law. However, please note that we provide a public API that allows anyone to access player and leaderboard data and builds tools and apps around them. It is important to understand that the usage and handling of data by users of our API are not governed by this privacy policy. We recommend that users of our API implement their own privacy policy to ensure compliance with applicable data protection laws and regulations as well as Frost Giant Studio’s policy for 3rd party data sharing. We do not have control over how these third parties handle the data obtained through the API.

3. Data Subject Rights

As a user, you have certain rights regarding your personal data under GDPR. These rights include:

4. Data Security

We implement appropriate technical and organizational measures to ensure the security and confidentiality of your personal data, including protection against unauthorized or unlawful processing and accidental loss, destruction, or damage. We regularly review and update our security practices to maintain a secure environment.

5. Data Retention

We retain your personal data for as long as necessary to fulfill the purposes stated in this privacy policy, unless a longer retention period is required or permitted by law. If you wish to request the deletion of your personal data, please contact us using the information provided in this policy.

6. Updates to the Privacy Policy

We reserve the right to update or modify this privacy policy to reflect changes in our data practices or legal requirements. We will notify you of any material changes through appropriate means and obtain your consent if required by applicable law.

7. Contact Us

If you have any questions, concerns, or requests relating to this privacy policy or your personal data, please contact us at [email protected] . We will respond to your inquiries in a timely manner.

Last updated: February 1, 2024