Idea Factory International Online Privacy Policy

Idea Factory International is dedicated to protecting the privacy of those who visit us online.
To ensure your privacy, Idea Factory International does not and will not collect or maintain data that identifies you without your consent. Idea Factory International will also never collect or maintain data that personally identifies children under 13 years of age without the express consent of a parent or guardian

Please read on to learn more about Idea Factory International’s commitment to privacy.

This Privacy Policy covers only the websites administered by Idea Factory International, Inc. and not those of our Parent Company, Idea Factory Co., Ltd. This Policy does not cover information that is collected offline via postal mail or other forms of communication.

What information do we collect?  
We collect information from you when you register on our site, subscribe to our newsletter, or respond to a survey.

When ordering from or registering on our site, you may be asked to enter your name or e-mail address where appropriate. You may, however, visit our site anonymously.

What do we use your information for?
Any of the information we collect from you may be used in one of the following ways:

To personalize your experience
(Your information helps us to better respond to your individual needs)

To improve our website
(We continually strive to improve our website offerings based on the information and feedback we receive from you)

To improve customer service
(Your information helps us to more effectively respond to your customer service requests and support needs)

To administer a contest, promotion, survey, or other site feature

To send periodic emails

The email address you provide may be used to send you information, respond to inquiries, and/or other requests or questions.

Do we disclose any information to outside parties?  
We do not sell, trade, or otherwise transfer to outside parties your personally identifiable information. This does not include trusted third parties who assist us in operating our website, in conducting our business, or in servicing you, so long as those parties agree to keep this information confidential. We may also release your information when we believe the 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.

Forum registration
To participate in Idea Factory International’s forum/discussion board, we may ask you to create a user name and password, at which time we may request personal information such as your email address.

Caution! Personal information given out on a discussion board, or any public setting, can be collected and used by people you don't know. Idea Factory International makes every reasonable attempt to protect those who participate in our web forum, but we cannot guarantee the security of information you post there yourself.

Online Store
In the event that Idea Factory International launches an online store, those who wish to buy goods and services may be asked to provide a valid credit card number and expiration date, name, billing and mailing address, phone number, and email address.

Idea Factory International may hold promotions during which we award Idea Factory International game-related products to our online guests. To register for a promotion, we may ask you to provide us with contact information, such as name, address, and e-mail address.

When you register for a promotion, we may ask if you wish to be contacted with additional information about Idea Factory International products. If you decline to receive more information about Idea Factory International and our products, we will discard all of your contact information at the end of the promotion. If you accept, we may keep your email address for the purpose of sending information to you in the future.

You may participate in Idea Factory International’s promotions whether you choose to receive additional information about Idea Factory International products or not.

Third party links 
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 from our own. 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 other sites.

Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act Compliance 
We are in compliance with the requirements of COPPA (Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act). We do not collect any information from anyone under 13 years of age. Our website, products, and services are all directed toward people who are at least 13 years of age or older.

Online Privacy Policy Only
This online privacy policy applies only to information collected through our website and not to information collected offline.

Your Consent
By using our site, you consent to our privacy policy.

Changes to our Privacy Policy
If we decide to change our privacy policy, we will post those changes on this page, and/or send an email notifying you of any changes.