(Last Updated Nov. 1, 2008)

Aksys Games Localization, Inc. (collectively, “Aksys Games” or “we”) respect the privacy rights of our online visitors and are committed to protecting the personal information collected about you. To further this commitment, we have adopted this Online Privacy Policy (“Privacy Policy”) to guide how we collect, store, and use the information you provide us.

Forum Registration

In order to participate in our forums or comment on our blog, we may ask you to create a username and password, at which time we may request personal information like your email address. The information that you submit is used to give you access to our forums and allow you to post comments on our blog. To log in as a member of the site, we may ask that you enter your username and password. This information is collected so that you may participate in the site without having to re-register.

Remember, if you give out personal information in a public setting like the forums, it can be collected and used by people you don’t know. Please use caution. We make every reasonable attempt to protect those who participate in the forum, but we cannot guarantee the security of information you post there.

Email to Webmaster

In various locations on Aksys Games’s website, there are links for users who wish to send an email inquiry to our Webmaster. Aksys Games may collect the personal information in these email inquiries for the sole purpose of responding to them. In most cases, we delete emails after responding to them. However, we reserve the right to maintain hard copies of these messages for security purposes. Such messages are stored in a secure location and are never used for marketing activities.

Online Store

Aksys Games may ask visitors who wish to buy goods and services to provide a valid credit card number, expiration date, name, billing and mailing addresses, phone number, and email address.

Promotions

From time to time, Aksys Games may hold promotions in which we award Aksys Games-related products to our online guests. In order to register for a promotion, we may ask you to provide us with personally identifying contact information, such as your full name, address, and email address. When you register for a promotion, we may ask if you wish to be contacted with more information about our products. If you decline to receive more information about Aksys Games, we will discard all of your contact information at the end of the promotion. If you accept, we may maintain your email address for the purpose of sending information to you in the future; all other contact information will be discarded. You may participate in Aksys Games promotions whether you choose to receive additional information about Aksys Games products or not.

What if I don’t wish to give out my personal information?

If you do not wish to submit personal information, you will not have access to some of the features of our website. For example, you may not use the forum without providing an email address.

You do not need to share personal information to browse our website.

Does Aksys Games use cookies, track IP addresses, or use other passive means to collect information?

Aksys Games’s website uses cookies, which allows it to recognize a computer and “remember” things about the user’s visit. They do not include names, email addresses, or other personally identifying information.

As mentioned above, Aksys Games may maintain IP addresses, but only for purposes related to the safety and security of its website.

Who collects my personal information?

Information you submit to our website is collected by Aksys Games and is used only in the manner expressed above in the section “What kind of information does Aksys Games collect on its website, and how will it be used?”

Will Aksys Games share my personal information with anyone?

In the course of normal business, Aksys Games will not share your personal information with anyone.

The only exception shall be in the event that disclosure of information is required by law enforcement or other government officials in connection with investigation of fraud, intellectual property infringements, or other activity that is illegal or that may expose you or us to legal liability.

Can I choose how my personal information is used?

If you do not want to be contacted by Aksys Games about our products or services, you may opt out at the time your information is collected. You may also call us at (310) 212-6724 between the hours of 9:00 am and 5:30 pm, Pacific Time, or contact us by postal mail at our address:

Aksys Games
ATTN: Customer Database
365 Van Ness Way, Suite #510
Torrance, CA 90501

Can I access my personal information?

Yes. If you would like to view or correct information that you previously submitted to our customer database, you may access it by phone or postal mail.

You may call us at (310) 212-6724 between the hours of 9:00 am and 5:30 pm, Pacific Time, or contact us by postal mail at our address:

Aksys Games
ATTN: Customer Database
365 Van Ness Way, Suite #510
Torrance, CA 90501

There are links to other websites within the Aksys Games website. Does Aksys Games’s Privacy Policy apply to those sites?

No. While visiting the Aksys Games website, you may be directed to a third-party website for which we are not responsible. We cannot guarantee that those websites will guard your privacy to the same high Aksys Games standard. Please read the privacy statement of any third-party website before you submit any personal information.

A Message to All Parents

Aksys Games Corporation adheres to the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA), which took effect April 2000. This law protects the personal information of children younger than 13 years of age.

Please supervise the time that your child spends online to ensure their safety and security.

Aksys Games does not collect information that personally identifies children younger than 13 years of age without the express consent of a parent or guardian. If your child wishes to use features of our website that require personal information, he/she will be asked to print out a consent form that must be signed by a parent or guardian before we will accept any personal information.

With your Verifiable Consent, we may collect Personal Information from your child such as a last name or email address when the information is needed for a website feature, for example, to participate in the forum. We will not ask a child to give out more information than is necessary to participate in a website activity.

We will also ask your child for your email or mailing address so we can contact you as needed regarding your child’s participation in our website. We do not keep your email address or your child’s email address without your permission. When we ask for your consent, we will tell you what we will do with the information your child provides us. We will tell you how you can review your child’s information and how you can request that it be deleted. We will delete your child’s information from our database when it is no longer needed (for example, after a direct inquiry, emails will be deleted).

Notice to parents regarding third-party websites.

The Aksys Games websites may contain links to third-party websites, such as game retailer and game-related media websites. Aksys Games strives to include links only to websites with content appropriate to children, however, please be aware that Aksys Games Corporation is not responsible for the content of such websites, nor does Aksys Games’s Online Privacy Policy cover those websites. For your peace of mind and your children’s safety, please supervise your children when they are browsing the web, and always read the privacy policy of any third-party website.

How can I review information that my child has submitted on the Aksys Games website?

You may review or request to have deleted any information your child has submitted to us. You may also request that we not collect any personal information about your child in the future. To do this, send a written request, including your child’s email address for verification, to our address:

Aksys Games
ATTN: Children’s Online Privacy
365 Van Ness Way, Suite# 510
Torrance, CA 90501

What if I have a question or complaint?

Feel free to write us:

Aksys Games
ATTN: Online Privacy
365 Van Ness Way, Suite# 510
Torrance, CA 90501

You can also call us at (310) 212-6724 between the hours of 9:00am and 5:30 pm, Pacific Time. Ask to speak with a Customer Service Representative and please state the nature of the call.

By using this site, you signify your assent to the Aksys Games Online Privacy Policy. If you do not agree to this policy, please do not use any Aksys Games site. We reserve the right to make changes in this policy at any time. Please check the policy each time you use our web site to ensure you are aware of any changes in our privacy practices. Our privacy policy will indicate the date it was last updated.