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Every day, millions of people worldwide use and enjoy Activision websites, products and services. We appreciate your trust in our products and services. In order to provide you with great games and make them better, Activision Publishing, Inc. ("Activision") will collect both personal information and non-personal information (collectively, "Information") and act as the data controller regarding your personal information. We take care of how your Information is processed and used.
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2. ESRB Privacy Certified Program
3. Information We Collect and How We Use It
Activision collects Information about you from you and other sources. As set out below in more detail, we use and in specific cases combine that Information to operate, tailor content, personalize, adjust and improve our Properties, and to send you messages or personalized information about our games, your scores, new features and more, including for marketing and promotional purposes.
4. Children and Parents
Activision does not knowingly collect or store any personal information from children under 13 in the US or under the relevant age threshold in other jurisdictions where the child is located. However, we may collect technical information required for delivering the service and for the support of our internal operations from all users of our Properties. If parents believe that we have unintentionally collected their children’s other personal information or otherwise used their children’s personal information for another purpose, they may reach out to us via the Contacting Us section below.
We recognize a special need to protect the personal information of children. We urge parents to instruct their children to never give out their real names, addresses, phone numbers, or other personal information without parental permission, when online. Activision also recommends that parents familiarize themselves with parental controls available on consoles, mobile telephones, tablets and other devices they provide to their child and accompany their child if aged under 13 years of age when online. Parents should contact Activision immediately if they have any concerns. Please see the Contacting Us section below for further details.
5. Your Choices
You have choices over the Information provided by you and by other sources, and how that Information is used by Activision. You can exercise your choices by updating your preferences at any time and also by managing your settings on your devices and third party accounts.
6. Sharing Information
As set out below in more detail, Activision shares Information:
Please note that any information, including personal information that you reveal in a bulletin board, message board, chat room or other public forum is publicly viewable.
Activision takes a range of security measures as set out in detail below – designed to help protect your Information. However, complete online and offline security can never be guaranteed, so you should always take care when sharing your information online.
8. Accessing Information and Retention Period
As set out in more detail below, you can view, correct, update, or request the deletion of your personal information in any of your Activision accounts at any time.
9. Contacting Us
10. Important Notice
For privacy related information applicable to users who are California residents or based outside the US please see below.
11. Your California Privacy Rights
Since 2005, California Civil Code Section 1798.83 permits our customers who are California residents to request certain information regarding our disclosure of personal information to third parties for their direct marketing purposes. We do not share our customer's personal information with unaffiliated third parties for their own direct marketing purposes. For inquiries regarding our disclosure policy, please send us an email to firstname.lastname@example.org. We will be happy to honor your request.
California Privacy Rights for Minor Users
Since January 1, 2015, California Business and Professions Code Section 22581 permits you, if you are a California resident under the age of 18, to view, correct, or remove Information provided by you or publicly posted by you, by accessing your Activision account through https://www.activision.com/ or another product or service as applicable and editing/removing your Information. You will need your password to access your personal account. You may also send us an email asking us to remove certain posted content at email@example.com.
We will be happy to review, update or remove Information and/or content as appropriate. Residual copies of Information and/or content that have been removed from your account and/or the Properties may remain in our backup systems for approximately one month. We may still retain your Information to resolve disputes, enforce our user agreement, or comply with legal requirements; in this case, your personal information will be blocked from use for any other purpose.
Do Not Track
If you would like to find out more about Do Not Track you may find the following link useful: http://www.allaboutdnt.com/.
12. Users in the EEA
As set out in more detail below, we only process or transfer your personal information where we can rely on legal grounds and appropriate safeguards to do so. You also have additional rights regarding your personal information if you are located in the European Economic Area (“EEA”).
13. Disclosure to Users Outside the US and the EEA
In addition, if you are a visitor to our websites or other online products and services from outside the U.S., the personal information you provide will be collected, processed and stored directly on, or transferred to, servers in the United States or other countries where Activision group companies or our other partners or vendors maintain facilities or business operations.
Unfortunately, as of September 1st, 2015, we no longer offer Activision accounts to Russian based consumers.