Privacy Statement, as for "Codice della privacy (D.lgs. n.196/2003)"
We inform you that your Personal Information collection is needed in order to use your GUL account. Epyx S.p.A. is committed to protecting your privacy. his privacy statement explains data collection and use practices of the GamesNet (www.gamesnet.it) site and other online or offline Epyx S.p.A. sites, products or services.
GamesNet is a service that allows users to create a single user name and password, referred to as GUL (GamesNet Universal Login which can be used to sign-in to any sites or services on the Epyx S.p.A. Network. By using the GamesNet website, you consent to the data practices described in this statement.
Collection of your Personal Information
As described in greater detail below, we collect and process personal information to operate an authentication service and to improve security and provide customer support for the GamesNet network.
What Information Is Collected
GamesNet collects only that information which is necessary to carry out the two purposes described above. When you use credentials running on GamesNet to sign-in to a site or a gaming online service, GamesNet temporarily logs the place where you are signing in as a part of your sign-in activity, as described below.
The Registering Site's Determination of What Information Is Collected
You can register for credentials at a site or service on the GamesNet website: www.gamesnet.it.
All of the information you provide during sign up at such a site may be stored by that site. As described above, GamesNet stores only the username and password.
Epyx S.p.A.'s use of your personal information
We inform you that all these data will keep you informed on our news and promotions. Epyx S.p.A. will not sell or rent your personal information to third parties, will not use or share your personal information in a manner that differs from what is described in this Privacy Statement without your prior consent.
How GamesNet uses your personal information
GamesNet uses your personal information for the operation and maintenance of the GUL service. For example, if you have provided an e-mail address, GamesNet uses your e-mail address to send you a welcome e-mail message to which you must respond in order to confirm that you are the owner of the e-mail address associated with those credentials. This process is designed to verify the validity of the e-mail address and to help prevent e-mail addresses from being used without permission by the owners in the creation of the GUL account.
GamesNet may also send you e-mail about periodic service or recommended updates. These periodic e-mails are considered essential to the provision of the service, and you cannot unsubscribe from these mailings.
If you need to reset your password and cannot access your primary e-mail account, GamesNet may send password reset e-mail to your alternate e-mail address, after having checked registration data correspondance.
GamesNet's s general disclosure of personal information
GamesNet occasionally hires other companies to provide limited services on our behalf, such as answering customer support inquiries or performing statistical analyses of our services. GamesNet will only provide these companies with those pieces of your personal information needed to deliver the services, and the companies and their employees are prohibited from using that personal information for any other purpose. GamesNet may disclose personal information if required to do so by law or in the good-faith belief that such action is necessary to: (a) conform to legal requirements or comply with legal process served on Epyx S.p.A.; (b) protect and defend the rights or property of Epyx S.p.A., GamesNet or sites or services on the GamesNet network; or (c) act under urgent circumstances to protect the personal safety of users of GamesNet or the public.
Use of Shared Information by Sites and Services on GamesNet
Sites and services on GamesNet can use or share your username as described in their privacy statements. However they can only share your unique ID number with third parties in order to fulfill a service or transaction you may have requested.
All sites or services on GamesNet must contractually agree to have a posted privacy statement. You should carefully review the privacy statement for each site on GamesNet you sign up with or sign in to in order to determine how each site or service will use the information it collects.
Managing your personal information
Access to Your Personal Information
You can access your personal information by going to GamesNet's homepage. You can ch'ange your nickname, password, email address, home address and statistical data whenever you want. You can't change your name, surname, place and date of birth.
Closing Your GUL Account
You may close your GUL account by visiting GamesNet's main site.
Deactivation and account purging
Epyx S.p.A. will not delete your GUL account if it remains inactive for an extended period of time. Inactivity is defined as a failure to sign in to any site or service on GamesNet using your credentials.
Should it happen that tecnical conditions and laws regarding this service will change, Epyx S.p.A. may stop at will this service, provided it sends you an email announcement, 15 days earlier.
Should you violate our contract, by putting in false or imaginary data, or by subscribing more than one account per user, Epyx S.p.A. may stop this service, without any prior announcement.
Security and storage of your personal information
Epyx S.p.A. is committed to protecting the security of your personal information. We use a variety of security technologies and procedures to help protect your personal information from unauthorized access, use, or disclosure. For example, we store the personal information you provide on computer systems with limited access, which are located in controlled facilities. When your username is sent to a site on GamesNet at sign-in, Epyx S.p.A. uses industry-standard security technologies to encrypt it for transmission over the Internet.
You must type the correct password to access your GUL account. It is your responsibility to ensure the security of your GUL credentials password and not to reveal this information to others.
Personal information collected by Epyx S.p.A. may be stored and processed in Italy or any other country in which Epyx S.p.A. or its affiliates, subsidiaries, or agents maintain facilities; by using GamesNet site, you consent to any such transfer of information outside of your country.
A cookie is a very small text file that a Web site saves to your computer's hard disk to store information that you provide about yourself or to store your preferences.
GamesNet uses only technical cookies, that can be used without user's permission because they are necessary to provide the service. These cookies improve the navigation experience using several parameters (eg. personal settings).
Changes to this Privacy Statement
Epyx S.p.A. will occasionally update this Privacy Statement. When we do, we will also revise the "last updated" date at the bottom of the Privacy Statement. Epyx S.p.A. will obtain your opt-in consent for any updates to this Privacy Statement that materially expand the sharing or use of your personal information in ways not disclosed in this Privacy Statement at the time of collection.
If you have questions regarding this Privacy Statement, please contact Epyx S.p.A. at:
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Last Updated: May 2015