What data do we collect?
Valiance collects and processes the personally identifiable information users provide voluntarily during the creation and use of their Valiance account (as in detail defined below). Valiance also processes non-identifiable data, aggregated or not, in order to better understand use and demographics of users as a group or as individuals. Such data cannot be identified to a unique person and is anonymous.
Personally Identifiable Information
"Personally identifiable information" or "Personal data" is all the information which is connected with and can identify users personally.
This includes user information such as username, email address, profile photo, country as well as any player accounts information user added, such as in-game name and Discord nickname. If user plays a Tournament organised by Valiance, we collect information which enables users to join a tournament, such as confirmation that user have applied, contacted us, the server that was selected in the application process, team information such as the team with which user applied with to play together in a tournament. When the tournament is finished, we collect data such as event standings, team name, matches, points and round balance, as well as the same statistics for the players individually.
Non-personally Identifiable information
How and why we use the data we collect
Personally Identifiable Information
If you share "Personal data" with us for a certain reason, we may use this data regarding the reason for which it was shared with your agreement to process. For example, if you provide data to access an Tournament or any other of our services, and connected functionalities, we will use your data that you provided us with in order to communicate about, access to or use of the Tournament, services or functionality and its outcome.
Another example of such use is if you contact us by e-mail with a request concerning our services, we will contact you back to an email address from which you contacted us.
Valiance may use other "Personal data, such as an email subscription information, to deliver, develop and improve products, content and services, to which users have subscribed.
Valiance may send users notifications and updates including information on about product changes, tournaments, events, giveaways, and other promotional materials if the users agreed to receive such information.
When you create a Valiance account, you can access publicly seen functionalities such as comments, tournament standings, team and player information. Please be advised that publicly seen content can be searched and viewed by other users as well. Users should exercise caution when deciding to disclose personal information in public settings. Users should also be aware that tournament information such as score, standings and other connected information is public information and may be displayed to other users.
Regarding legal obligations and requests, Valiance will process data when we have a legal obligation to do so, for example, if we’re responding to legal process or governmental request.
Non-personally identifiable information
We are dedicated in providing best service to our users that is why we often conduct research on our customer demographics, interests and behaviour based on data you have shared with us. This research may be compiled and analysed on an aggregate basis and this aggregate information does not identify you personally.
Children Under The Age of 13
If you are a user under 13 years of age, please do not access or use our services.
Valiance will not knowingly collect Personally identifiable information from any person under the age of 13.
If you are the parent or legal guardian of a child under 13 who has become our member, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org we will take appropriate measures and remove the account.
Cookies and Other Information
Users can disable cookies through the browser or mobile device. To learn more about these choices, please see the information provided by your device or software provider.
We do not sell, trade, or otherwise transfer to outside parties your Personally Identifiable Information unless we provide users with advance notice and are given consent.
What choices user have regarding their data
You have choices regarding the collected information.
If you wish to change and access information in the user and player profile in the "Edit profile" section at any given time.
Review, amend or correct information they have provided us, you can do so in the user and game profile settings or by contacting us at email@example.com.
If you wish to opt out from receiving promotional e-mail communications from us. If at any time you would like to unsubscribe from receiving future emails, you can email us at firstname.lastname@example.org and we will promptly remove you from all correspondence. Users may opt out of these communications in the "Edit profile" section of their User profile as well.
If you wish to receive a readable copy of your data, please send a data access request at email@example.com.
Storage and Security of Personally Identifiable Information
Personally identifiable information provided to Valiance will be collected, processed and stored by Valiance. We value our users privacy and we have made steps to protect the information users share with us, including, but not limited to, setup of processes, equipment and software to avoid unauthorised access or disclosure of this information.
This policy is last edited and effective May 24th, 2018.
Notice to European Users: this privacy statement has been prepared in fulfillment of the obligations under Art. 10 of EC Directive n. 95/46/EC, and under the provisions of Directive 2002/58/EC, as revised by Directive 2009/136/EC, on the subject of Cookies.
What personal information do we collect from the people that visit our blog, website or app?
When ordering or registering on our site, as appropriate, you may be asked to enter your name, email address, mailing address, phone number, credit card information or other details to help you with your experience.
When do we collect information?
We collect information from you when you register on our site, place an order, subscribe to a newsletter or enter information on our site.
How do we use your information?
We may use the information we collect from you when you register, make a purchase, sign up for our newsletter, respond to a survey or marketing communication, surf the website, or use certain other site features in the following ways:
How do we protect your information?
We do not use vulnerability scanning and/or scanning to PCI standards.
We only provide articles and information. We never ask for credit card numbers.
We use regular Malware Scanning.
Your personal information is contained behind secured networks and is only accessible by a limited number of persons who have special access rights to such systems, and are required to keep the information confidential. In addition, all sensitive/credit information you supply is encrypted via Secure Socket Layer (SSL) technology.
We implement a variety of security measures when a user places an order enters, submits, or accesses their information to maintain the safety of your personal information.
All transactions are processed through a gateway provider and are not stored or processed on our servers.
Do we use 'cookies'?
You can choose to have your computer warn you each time a cookie is being sent, or you can choose to turn off all cookies. You do this through your browser settings. Since browser is a little different, look at your browser's Help Menu to learn the correct way to modify your cookies.
If you turn cookies off, some features will be disabled. It won't affect the user's experience that make your site experience more efficient and may not function properly.
However, you will still be able to place orders .
We do not sell, trade, or otherwise transfer to outside parties your Personally Identifiable Information unless we provide users with advance notice. This does not include website hosting partners and other parties who assist us in operating our website, conducting our business, or serving our users, so long as those parties agree to keep this information confidential. We may also release information when it's release is appropriate to comply with the law, enforce our site policies, or protect ours or others' rights, property or safety.
However, non-personally identifiable visitor information may be provided to other parties for marketing, advertising, or other uses.
Occasionally, at our discretion, we may include or offer third-party products or services on our website. These third-party sites have separate and independent privacy policies. We therefore have no responsibility or liability for the content and activities of these linked sites. Nonetheless, we seek to protect the integrity of our site and welcome any feedback about these sites.
Google's advertising requirements can be summed up by Google's Advertising Principles. They are put in place to provide a positive experience for users. https://support.google.com/adwordspolicy/answer/1316548?hl=en
We use Google AdSense Advertising on our website.
We have implemented the following:
We, along with third-party vendors such as Google use first-party cookies (such as the Google Analytics cookies) and third-party cookies (such as the DoubleClick cookie) or other third-party identifiers together to compile data regarding user interactions with ad impressions and other ad service functions as they relate to our website.
Users can set preferences for how Google advertises to you using the Google Ad Settings page. Alternatively, you can opt out by visiting the Network Advertising Initiative Opt Out page or by using the Google Analytics Opt Out Browser add on.
COPPA (Children Online Privacy Protection Act)
When it comes to the collection of personal information from children under the age of 13 years old, the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA) puts parents in control. The Federal Trade Commission, United States' consumer protection agency, enforces the COPPA Rule, which spells out what operators of websites and online services must do to protect children's privacy and safety online.
We do not specifically market to children under the age of 13 years old.
Fair Information Practices
The Fair Information Practices Principles form the backbone of privacy law in the United States and the concepts they include have played a significant role in the development of data protection laws around the globe. Understanding the Fair Information Practice Principles and how they should be implemented is critical to comply with the various privacy laws that protect personal information.
In order to be in line with Fair Information Practices we will take the following responsive action, should a data breach occur:
We will notify you via email
We also agree to the Individual Redress Principle which requires that individuals have the right to legally pursue enforceable rights against data collectors and processors who fail to adhere to the law. This principle requires not only that individuals have enforceable rights against data users, but also that individuals have recourse to courts or government agencies to investigate and/or prosecute non-compliance by data processors.
CAN SPAM Act
The CAN-SPAM Act is a law that sets the rules for commercial email, establishes requirements for commercial messages, gives recipients the right to have emails stopped from being sent to them, and spells out tough penalties for violations.
We collect your email address in order to:
To be in accordance with CANSPAM, we agree to the following:
If at any time you would like to unsubscribe from receiving future emails, you can email us at firstname.lastname@example.org and we will promptly remove you from ALL correspondence.
Last Edited on 2017-02-12