SEGA Universe Privacy Policy


SEGA Universe is a fan website created by SEGA fans. We are not affiliated, associated, authorised, endorsed by, or in any way officially connected with the company that is SEGA, or any of its subsidiaries or its affiliates. This privacy policy will explain how SEGA Universe uses the personal data we collect from you when you use our website.

Topics:

  • What data do we collect?
  • How do we collect your data?
  • How will we use your data?
  • How do we store your data?
  • Marketing
  • What are your data protection rights?
  • What are cookies?
  • How do we use cookies?
  • What types of cookies do we use?
  • How to manage your cookies
  • Privacy policies of other websites
  • Changes to our privacy policy
  • How to contact us
  • How to contact the appropriate authorities

What data do we collect?

SEGA Universe collects the following data:

  • Personal identification information, which includes your name, any nickname provided, and your email address.
  • Comments to articles, review scores, and lists of games added to the Played Games List.
  • Comments and messages within the SEGA Chat feature.
  • Articles submitted to SEGA Universe through the Dashboard.

How do we collect your data?

You directly provide SEGA Universe with most of the data we collect. We collect data and process data when you:

  • Register online.
  • Sign up for the email list.
  • Voluntarily submit articles to SEGA Universe through the Dashboard feature or provide comments on any of our forums or via email.
  • Voluntarily use the SEGA Chat feature.
  • Use or view our website via your browser’s cookies.

How will we use your data?

Our Company collects your data so that we can:

  • Manage your account.
  • Email you with special offers on other products and services we think you might like.
  • Contact you by email about any submissions you make to SEGA Universe.
  • Email you with notifications when you and other SEGA Universe members interact through replies, comments and the messaging feature (SEGA Chat).

How do we store your data?

SEGA Universe securely stores your data on the Website behind strong passwords, and within a backup storage behind strong passwords.

SEGA Universe will keep all the data provided to us for the length of time you are registered on the Website. If you remove your account, or it is removed by SEGA Universe, some of the data remains within the Website (for example, comments made on articles, forum topics replied to, or submitted articles). Personal identifying details, including Name and Email address associated with your account are deleted from the Website. Some of your personal identifying data within the backup storage is kept for longer, and will be deleted as the backups are deleted. Nicknames provided to the website may remain on comments and Forum topics.

Marketing

Our Company would like to send you information about products and services of ours that we think you might like.

If you have agreed to receive marketing, you may always opt out at a later date.

You have the right at any time to stop SEGA Universe from contacting you for marketing purposes.

If you no longer wish to be contacted for marketing purposes, please click the unsubscribe link within any marketing email received, or contact SEGA Universe directly at [email protected]

What are your data protection rights?

SEGA Universe would like to make sure you are fully aware of all of your data protection rights. Every user is entitled to the following:

The right to access – You have the right to request SEGA Universe for copies of your personal data. We may charge you a small fee for this service. Personal data includes names, email addresses and any other personal identifying information.

The right to rectification – You have the right to request that SEGA Universe correct any personal data you believe is inaccurate. You also have the right to request SEGA Universe to complete the personal data you believe is incomplete.

The right to erasure – You have the right to request that SEGA Universe erase your personal data, under certain conditions.

The right to restrict processing – You have the right to request that SEGA Universe restrict the processing of your personal data, under certain conditions.

The right to object to processing – You have the right to object to SEGA Universe’s processing of your personal data, under certain conditions.

The right to data portability – You have the right to request that SEGA Universe transfer the personal data that we have collected to an organisation, or directly to you, under certain conditions.

If you make a request, we have one month to respond to you. If you would like to exercise any of these rights, please contact us at our email: [email protected]

Cookies

Cookies are text files placed on your computer to collect standard Internet log information and visitor behavior information. When you visit our website, we may collect information from you automatically through cookies or similar technology

For further information, visit allaboutcookies.org.

How do we use cookies?

Our Company uses cookies in a range of ways to improve your experience on our website, including:

  • Keeping you signed in
  • Understanding how you use our website
  • For un-registered users, providing the feature of saving games to the Games Played List

What types of cookies do we use?

There are a number of different types of cookies, however, our website uses:

  • Functionality – Our Company uses these cookies so that we recognise you on our website and remember your previously selected preferences.

How to manage cookies

You can set your browser not to accept cookies, and allaboutcookies.org tells you how to remove cookies from your browser. However, in a few cases, some of our website features may not function as a result.

Privacy policies of other websites

The SEGA Universe website contains links to other websites. Our privacy policy applies only to our website, so if you click on a link to another website, you should read their privacy policy.

Changes to our privacy policy

SEGA Universe keeps its privacy policy under regular review and places any updates on this web page. This privacy policy was last updated on 4 June 2020.

How to contact us

If you have any questions about SEGA Universe’s privacy policy, the data we hold on you, or you would like to exercise one of your data protection rights, please do not hesitate to contact us.

Email us at: [email protected]

How to contact the appropriate authority

Should you wish to report a complaint or if you feel that SEGA Universe has not addressed your concern in a satisfactory manner, you may contact the Information Commissioner’s Office (www.ico.org.uk).