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Privacy Policy

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Effective: 6 June 2018

The Kingdom Hearts Database recognizes the importance of and is committed to protecting the privacy of all users and visitors of the Kingdom Hearts Database. The following policy guidelines have been created with the fundamental respect for our users’ right to privacy. This page details our policy regarding the collection, use, and disclosure of personal data when you use the Kingdom Hearts Database. We use your data to provide and improve the Kingdom Hearts Database. By using the Kingdom Hearts Database, you agree to this policy.

In this policy, "we", "us", "our", and "Database" refer to the Kingdom Hearts Database.

Definitions

Personal Data

Personal Data means data about a living individual who can be identified from those data (or from those and other information either in our possession or likely to come into our possession).

Usage Data

Usage Data is data collected automatically either generated by the use of the Database or from the Database infrastructure itself (for example, the duration of a page visit).

Cookies

Cookies are files with small amount of data which may include an anonymous unique identifier. Cookies are sent to your browser from a website and stored on your device (computer or mobile device).

Data Controller

Data Controller means the natural or legal person who (either alone or jointly or in common with other persons) determines the purposes for which and the manner in which any personal information are, or are to be, processed. For the purpose of this Privacy Policy, we are a Data Controller of your Personal Data.

Data Processors (or Service Providers)

Data Processor (or Service Provider) means any natural or legal person who processes the data on behalf of the Data Controller. We may use the services of various Service Providers in order to process your data more effectively.

Data Subject (or User)

Data Subject is any living individual who is using the Database and is the subject of Personal Data.

Collection of Data

When users visit pages on our server, our Web server automatically collects some information about the users, including their IP addresses. These addresses are used by computers on the network to send the requested pages to users.

Personal Data

While using the Database, we may ask you to provide us with certain personally identifiable information that can be used to contact or identify you ("Personal Data"). Personally identifiable information may include, but is not limited to:

Email Address

We may use your Personal Data to contact you with newsletters, marketing or promotional materials and other information that may be of interest to you. You may opt out of receiving any, or all, of these communications from us by following the unsubscribe link or instructions provided in any email we send, or by opting-out in your account preferences.

Usage Data

We may also collect information on how the Database is accessed and used ("Usage Data"). This Usage Data may include information such as your computer's Internet Protocol (IP) address, geographical location, browser type and version, operating system, referral source, length of visit, page views and website navigation paths, as well as information about the timing and frequency, and other diagnostic data.

Tracking & Cookies Data

We use cookies and similar tracking technologies to track the activity on the Database and hold certain information. Tracking technologies also used are beacons, tags, and scripts to collect and track information and to improve and analyze the Database. You can instruct your browser to refuse all cookies or to indicate when a cookie is being sent. However, if you do not accept cookies, you may not be able to use some portions of the Database. Examples of Cookies we use:

  • Session Cookies: We use Session Cookies to operate the Database.
  • Preference Cookies: We use Preference Cookies to remember your preferences and various settings.
  • Security Cookies: We use Security Cookies for security purposes.
  • Advertising Cookies: Advertising Cookies are used to serve you with advertisements that may be relevant to you and your interests.

Use of Data

The Kingdom Hearts Database uses data it has collected for various purposes:

  • To provide and maintain the Database;
  • To notify you about changes to the Database;
  • To allow you to participate in interactive features of the Database when you choose to do so;
  • To provide customer support;
  • To gather analysis or valuable information so that we can improve the Database;
  • To monitor the usage of the Database;
  • To detect, prevent, and address technical issues
  • To provide you with news, special offers, and general information about other goods, services and events which we offer that are similar to those that you have already purchased or enquired about unless you have opted not to receive such information

The legal basis for collecting and using the personal information described in this Privacy Policy depends on the Personal Data we collect and the specific context in which we collect it. The Kingdom Hearts Database may process your Personal Data because:

  • We need to perform a contract with you;
  • You have given us permission to do so;
  • The processing is in our legitimate interests and it's not overridden by your rights;
  • To comply with the law.

Cookies and Advertising

The Kingdom Hearts Database may use user entered information in combination with site usage information to help display advertisements relevant to the users interest and navigation patterns. The Kingdom Hearts Database may use cookies to help in tracking these patterns but does not store or collect any personal data in combination with user supplied information. Cookies are small text files that contain a string of alphanumeric characters. Most browsers allow you to refuse to accept cookies and to delete cookies. The methods for doing so vary from browser to browser, and from version to version. You can however obtain up-to-date information about blocking and deleting cookies via these links:

Blocking all cookies could have a negative impact on how you can use many websites and your access to various website features, including those on the Kingdom Hearts Database.

Retention of Data

The Kingdom Hearts Database will retain your Personal Data only for as long as is necessary for the purposes described in this policy. The Database will also retain and use your Personal Data to the extent necessary to comply with any legal obligations, including complying with applicable by laws; to resolve disputes; and to enforce any and all legal agreements and policies. The Database will retain Usage Data for internal analysis purposes.

Transfer of Data

The Kingdom Hearts Database is primarily hosted in the United States of America. Your information, including Personal Data, may be transferred to —and maintained on— computers located outside of your state, province, country or other governmental jurisdiction where the data protection laws may differ than those from your jurisdiction. If you are located outside the United States of America and choose to provide information to us, please note that we transfer the data, including Personal Data, to the United States and process it there. Your consent to this Privacy Policy followed by your submission of such information represents your agreement to that transfer.

Disclosure of Data

Disclosure for Law Enforcement

The Kingdom Hearts Database may be required to disclose your Personal Data if required to do so by law or in response to valid requests by public authorities.

Rights over Data

You have various rights under data protection laws in you country of residence, as follows:

  • The right to access, update, or to delete the information we have on you. Whenever made possible, you can access, update or request deletion of your Personal Data directly within your account settings section. If you are unable to perform these actions yourself, please contact us to assist you.
  • The right of rectification. You have the right to have any inaccurate personal data about you rectified if that information is inaccurate or incomplete.
  • The right to object. You have the right to object to the processing of your Personal Data.
  • The right of restriction. In certain circumstances, you have the right to request that we restrict the processing of your personal information. Those circumstances include: you contest the accuracy of the personal data; processing is unlawful but you oppose erasure; we no longer need the personal data for the purposes of our processing, but you require personal data for the establishment, exercise or defense of legal claims; and you have objected to processing, pending the verification of that objection. Where processing has been restricted on this basis, we may continue to store your personal data.
  • The right to data portability. You have the right to be provided with a copy of the information we have on you in a structured, machine-readable and commonly used format. This right does not apply where it would adversely affect the rights and freedoms of others.
  • The right to withdraw consent. Withdrawal will not affect the lawfulness of processing your Personal Data before the withdrawal.
  • The right to file a complaint with a data protection authority regarding our collection and use of your Personal Data.

Service Providers

We may employ third party companies and individuals to facilitate the Kingdom Hearts Database ("Service Providers"), to provide the Database on our behalf, to perform site-related services or to assist us in analyzing how the Database is used. These third parties have access to your Personal Data only to perform these tasks on our behalf and are obligated not to disclose or use it for any other purpose.

Bing Webmaster

Bing Webmaster is a web analytics service offered by Microsoft Corporation that tracks and reports website traffic. Bing uses the data collected to track and monitor the use of the Database. You can view the privacy policy for more information on the privacy practices of Microsoft Corporation at https://privacy.microsoft.com/en-us/privacystatement/.

Advertising

The Kingdom Hearts Database may use third-party Service Providers to show advertisements to you when you visit the Database in order to support and maintain the Database. 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, please visit: http://optout.networkadvertising.org/

Google AdSense & DoubleClick Cookie

Google, as a third party vendor, uses cookies to serve ads on the Database. Google's use of the DoubleClick cookie enables it and its partners to serve ads to you based on your visit to the Database or other websites on the Internet. You may opt out of the use of the DoubleClick Cookie for interest-based advertising by visiting the Google Ads Settings web page: https://adssettings.google.com/

Social Media

The collection, use, and disclosure of personal data when you use social media channels associated with the Kingdom Hearts Database, including, but not limited to, Discord servers, Facebook pages, Twitter accounts, YouTube channels, and Twitch channels are subject to the privacy policies of those respective platforms. The Kingdom Hearts Database is not responsible for the privacy policies of third-party Service Providers.

Links to Other Sites

The Database may contain links to other sites that are not operated by us. If you click on a third party link, you will be directed to that third party's site. We strongly advise you to review the Privacy Policy of every site you visit. We have no control over and assume no responsibility for the content, privacy policies or practices of any third party sites or services to which we may provide links.

Children's Privacy

If you are a parent or guardian and you are aware that your child/children has provided us with Personal Data without your consent, please contact us. If we become aware that we have collected Personal Data from children without parental consent, we take steps to remove that information from our servers.

Changes to this Privacy Policy

We may update our Privacy Policy from time to time. We will notify you of any changes by posting the new Privacy Policy on this page and update the "effective date" at the top of this Privacy Policy. You are advised to review this Privacy Policy periodically for any changes. Changes to this Privacy Policy are effective when they are posted on this page.

Contact Us

You can contact the Kingdom Hearts Database by email: khdatabase@outlook.com