Please note that by using this Website, you represent and warrant to us that you are an Adult. "Adult" means that (a) you are at least 18 years old; (b) you have reached the age of legal majority in the country, state, province or locality ("Jurisdiction") in which you reside; and (c) you are permitted under the applicable rules, regulations, statutes, agency or court decisions or other acts of government ("Laws") to access this Website.
1. Information We Collect
(a) Information You Provide to Us:
ii. Public Information. If you choose to create an Account, you will be asked to select a user name and a character to represent you on the Website. Unless you indicate otherwise in your Account's User Settings, the user name will be visible to all other users (including guest users) and to us. We will collect and store this user name; however, we strongly encourage you not to include any Personal Information in your user name. In addition, we may collect other information you provide to us through your Account, such as your favorite color, images captured using our in-game photo function, Virtual Items you have purchased, and other non-Personal Information and other information of this kind. This Account information will also be visible to other users (including guest users) unless you select otherwise in your Account's User Settings.
(b) Information You Provide to Other Users. You may choose to disclose information about yourself in our on-line chat rooms or other multi-user communication functions available on the Website. We strongly encourage you not to disclose Personal Information about yourself. We will collect and store all chats and similar interactions between and among users, including any information contained in those interactions.
(c) Information Provided By Cookies, Web Beacons, and Similar Files ("Cookies"):
i. Many portions of the Website will only function properly if you consent to the placement of Cookies on your device(s). For example, Cookies help the Website recognize your device(s) so we can load the correct Account information. If you consented to the placement of Cookies, we may place them on your device(s) to collect or log certain anonymous, non-identifiable information such as your device IP address, browser type, operating system, screen resolution and Website usage (for example what pages are accessed, how often they are accessed, referring/exit pages and URLs). We will never attempt to connect this collected information with your Personal Information and we will never "follow" you and collect information about you once you leave the Website.
ii. You can always set your browser's privacy settings to reject cookies, which will prevent those cookies from collecting the information described above. However, certain features of the Website may not be available to you or may not function correctly if you do not accept cookies.
(d) Invite a Friend: You may invite friends to join Vegas World by using the "invite a friend" feature on the Website. You will be required to submit your name and email address, as well as your friend's name and email address. Your friend's Personal Information that you submit in this feature will be used only to send the email you request, and will not be stored or maintained by Vegas World.
(e) Social Media Integration: We may provide you the opportunity to connect your Account with other social media platforms, including Facebook. As discussed more completely below, we do not have any control over any third-party's use of your Personal Information or any other information you may make available on those platforms, so please be sure to read the applicable Privacy Policies carefully to determine whether you want to connect.
2. Privacy and Protection of Children and Legal Minors.
We take protection of the privacy of legal minors very, very seriously and in order to adhere to the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act, we will not knowingly collect any Personal Information from individuals under 13 or knowingly allow individuals under 13 to create an Account. If we learn that we have collected Personal Information from an individual under 13 we will immediately remove such Personal Information from the Website and our systems.
3. How We Use Information and When We Disclose It.
i. Provide the features, products or services you have requested on the Website, including processing payment card payments for purchases, answering questions, and responding to your requests and emails;
iii. Communicate with you, including sending emails and newsletters or requesting feedback or input about how we are doing and your Website experience;
iv. Improve the quality and design of the Website and to create new features, promotions, and services by storing, tracking, and analyzing user preferences and trends;
v. Combine the information you provide via the Website with information we have collected from you in other forms, such as through emails or offline, or with publicly available information or information we obtain from third parties; and
vi. Comply with applicable Laws, including document retention or record-keeping Laws and as necessary for us to maintain our records in the normal course of business. This may include electronic or paper records, including the creation and maintenance of archival copies of electronic data or back-up media or servers.
(b) Disclosure of Personal Information. We may disclose your Personal Information and any other information we collect about you:
ii. When required to do so by Laws, for example, in response to a court order or a subpoena;
iii. To law enforcement agencies or other public agencies (including schools or children services) in response to their request(s) or if we believe that such disclosure may prevent the instigation of a crime;
iv. As we deem necessary to protect the Website, our users (including you), our property and our personnel, including as necessary to enforce the terms of the User Agreement; and
v. To a prospective purchaser of Vegas World acquiring all or most of the assets relating to Vegas World, to the extent permitted by Laws.
(c) Other Disclosures of Personal Information to Third-Parties. As you can see, we will never sell, transfer or otherwise disclose your Personal Information to any third-parties for their own commercial, marketing or promotional purposes without additional communication. If we intend to collect and disclose Personal Information for such purposes, including if certain features on the Website require such disclosure of your Personal Information, we will notify you first, such as on the Website at the time we collect the Personal Information.
(d) Disclosure of Non-Personal Information or Anonymous/Aggregated Information. We may disclose to third parties certain aggregate information contained in your Account or other aggregated, anonymous information (such as that collected automatically) as we deem appropriate for our internal business purposes, including improving the Website and adding or modifying features.
4. Opting Out
(a) If you want to review, erase, or modify any of your Personal Information, or if you want to stop receiving promotional or commercial communications from us, you may do so by contacting us at . Please be sure to clearly indicate your contact and data privacy preferences. Also, please include the e-mail address you used when you registered with the Website and/or provided the information to help us verify your request. If at your request we erase your Personal Information, we will also take reasonable steps to inform third parties to which we previously have disclosed the information that you request them to erase any links to or copies of that information.
(b) You have the right to object to use of your Personal Information for direct marketing purposes. We use Personal Information to inform you about new games and other news from Vegas World, but you may object to such use at any time.
(c) Each of our e-mail messages contains a link or instructions at the bottom of the e-mail for the purpose of adjusting your e-mail subscription preferences. If you do not want to receive e-mail from us, please follow the instructions in any e-mail you receive to be removed from our e-mailing list. Please allow 10 days for us to process your request;
(d) You may notify us about your preferences at any time by email or fax. Your request will remain in effect until you notify us otherwise. If you are an existing customer, please understand that you may continue to receive marketing offers directly from other companies that were already in production prior to the processing of your request.
(e) Please be aware that we reserve the right to verify the identity of any person making an opt-out or correct/update request; provided that we shall have no liability whatsoever resulting from false or erroneous requests.
5. Links and Third Party Ads
We use reasonable technological and procedural measures to protect the Personal Information you provide and we urge you to help us protect you by selecting user names and passwords difficult to hack and by keeping your user name and password secret. We take protection of your Personal Information seriously; however, we cannot guarantee the safety or privacy of your Personal Information. You acknowledge, agree and understand that communication via the Internet, and security measures in connection with such communication, are not failsafe or foolproof, and there is always a possibility that data, including Personal Information, may be lost or intercepted by unauthorized parties during such transmission or after receipt. You agree that Vegas World shall have no liability whatsoever in connection with such lost or intercepted data.
To learn more about how to protect yourself online, we encourage you to visit the website www.onguardonline.gov.
7. Transfer of Personal Information Across Jurisdictional Boundaries
8. Disclaimers, Liability and Indemnity
10. Your California Privacy Rights
Effective January 1, 2005, under California Civil Code Section 1798.83, if an individual who is a California resident has provided Personal Information to a business in connection with a business relationship that is primarily for personal, family, or household purposes, and if that business has within the immediately preceding calendar year disclosed such an individual's Personal Information to a third-party and knows or should have known that such third-party used the information for its own direct marketing purposes, then that business is obligated to disclose in writing to such individual upon request, what Personal Information was shared and with whom it was shared. Any request for a disclosure required under this California law should be sent to us via email at firstname.lastname@example.org or via regular mail at the address set forth below. Please note that under this law, we are not required to respond to a customer's request more than once in a calendar year, nor are we required to respond to any request that is not sent to the email or mailing address designated above.
11. International Visitors
The Website and the services are hosted in and provided from the United States. If you use the Website and/or the services from the European Union, Canada or other regions with laws governing data collection and use that may differ from U.S. law, please note that you are transferring your personal data to the United States. The United States does not have the same data protection laws as the EU, Canada and some other regions. By providing your Personal Information, you consent to the transfer of your personal data to the United States and the use of your Personal Information, in accordance with this Policy.
12. Contact; Complaints.
We take your privacy seriously, and invite you to contact us at the address below with any questions or concerns you may have regarding this Policy or our collection, storage, and use of your Personal Information:
1008 Western Ave, Suite 300
Seattle, Washington 98104
Should you so choose, however, you have the right to lodge a formal complaint regarding our use of your Personal Information with the Federal Trade Commission, the supervisory authority for the United States, using the following contact information:
Federal Trade Commission
600 Pennsylvania Avenue, Northwest
Washington, DC 20580
Tel. +1 202 326 2222
Last updated: March 17. 2014