Information We Collect
We collect information in multiple ways, including when you provide information directly to us and when we passively collect information from you, such as from your browser or device. Information expressly provided by you includes your name, email address, physical address, login username, password, or other information that you voluntarily share with us through the following:
- Registering for an account
- Subscribing to receive our newsletters
- Posting a comment
- Subscribing to receive comment follow-ups
- Entering a sweepstake or contest or registering for a promotion
- Completing a survey or providing us with feedback
- Reporting an issue with our website
- Receiving one of our subscription gifts
You do not have an obligation to provide us with your information. However, if you do not provide us with your information, we may not be able to provide you with the Services you have requested, or you may be limited in your use of our Services.
Information automatically or passively collected includes the following:
- Device and usage information:
We may automatically collect certain information about the computer or devices you use to access the Site or our Apps. We may collect and analyze information such as IP addresses, geolocation information, unique device identifiers, TCP/IP address, browser types, browser language, operating systems, mobile device carrier information, the state or country from which you accessed the Site or App, referring and exit web pages and URLs, platform type, landing pages, pages, and content viewed and the order of those pages, the amount of time spent on particular pages, the date and time you used the Site, the frequency of your use of the Services, error logs, and other similar information.
If you choose to connect to our Site through a social network such as Facebook, we may automatically collect your profile information. These things allow us, among other things, to improve the delivery of our web pages to you and to measure traffic on the Site. We may use third-party analytics providers and technologies, including cookies and similar tools, to assist in collecting this information.
- Location information:
Our service providers and we may automatically collect location information, including general information such as IP address from your computer or mobile device. The Site uses this location information to provide customized location-based services, content, promotional offers, and other information that may interest you. We may also use location information to improve the functionality of the Site.
If you do not wish to have this location information collected and used by our service providers and us, you may disable the location features on your device. Please note that if you disable such features, you will not be able to access or receive some or all of the services.
Using Your Information
We use the information we collect from you to provide, maintain, protect and improve our Site and services, and to develop new ones. In addition, we may use the information for one or more of the following purposes:
- To provide information to you that you request from us relating to our products or services.
- To provide information to you related to products or services provided by us.
- To inform you of any changes, offers, updates, or other announcements about our Site, services, or products.
- To process and respond to your inquiries or to request your feedback.
- To personalize the content and advertising that you see on the Services.
- To allow you to participate in interactive features offered by our Site.
Finally, if you install and use any of our products or services, such as a module or any other software, these products will report information to us, and we will collect this information. This information may be linked to you, and we may use this information better to provide technical support to you and our other customers and to improve our Site, services, and products.
Storing and Securing Your Personal Data and Information
Our computer servers are currently based in the United States, so your personal data will be processed by us in the U.S. where data protection and privacy regulations may not offer the same level of protection as in other parts of the world, such as the European Union (“EU”).
We take all reasonable measures to protect your personal data and information and to protect our Site from unauthorized access to or unauthorized alteration, disclosure, or destruction of information we maintain.
Disclosing Your Information
We may disclose personal information if we have your specific consent to do so.
We may provide your information to individuals and companies with whom we have business relationships to provide you with special coupons, discounts, or to offer products and services to you for purchase. We encourage these partners to adopt and post privacy policies. However, the use of your Information by such parties is governed by the privacy policies of such parties and is not subject to our control.
We use third-party service providers, consultants, and other agents to help us provide, maintain, protect and improve our Site, services, and products. We provide personal information to these parties to perform specific tasks based on our instructions.
Examples of third party services include data storage, maintenance services, database management, web analytics, and payment processing.
We may use third-party service providers to target and serve some of the advertisements you see on the Site. We may share technical or aggregate information, such as the type of pages viewed and categories of interest.
These third-party providers and advertisers may use their own browser or flash cookies, web beacons, and similar technologies to collect technical information (such as device unique identifier, IP address, MAC address, browser type, pages visited, and location information) from users of the Site that is generated automatically as a user views or interacts with an ad.
We comply with the Digital Advertising Alliance’s Self-Regulatory Principles for Online Behavioral Advertising: www.aboutads.info.
We will share personal information if we have a good-faith belief that disclosure of the information is reasonably necessary to:
- Meet any applicable law and legal process.
- Enforce applicable Terms of Service or any of our other agreements with you.
- Detect, prevent or otherwise address fraud, security, or technical issues.
- Protect against harm to the rights, property, or safety of our Site.
If we are involved in a merger, acquisition, or asset sale, you agree that your personal information may be transferred to a third party.
When you use our website, we share information that we may collect from you, such as your email (in hashed form), IP address, or information about your browser or operating system, with our partner/service provider, LiveRamp Inc and its group companies.
LiveRamp may use our first-party cookie on your browser to match your shared information to their marketing databases to provide back a pseudonymous privacy-centric identifier for our use in real-time bidding in digital advertising.
If you wish to “opt-out” of having your personal information used for certain purposes, please contact us.
All information you disclose in your public profile, in forum posts, blogs, comments, issue queues, or other public portions of our Site becomes public information. If you choose to provide information on public features of the Services, individuals reading such information may use or disclose it to other individuals or entities without our control and without your knowledge, and search engines may index that information.
Therefore, care should be taken in what you choose to disclose publicly.
We recommend that you do not post contact details or sensitive personal information.
The Services may contain links to third-party websites, applications, and other services. Please be aware that we are not responsible for the privacy practices of such other sites and services. We encourage our users to be aware when they leave our Services and to read the privacy statements of each and every site they visit that collects their information.
Your Rights and Choices
You may review and update certain information through your relevant account settings on the Services. For additional assistance with reviewing or modifying the information provided to us, contact us as described below.
If you have provided contact information through the Services and decide that you do not want HauntingRealm.com to use that information for marketing purposes in accordance with this Policy, you can opt-out of future use at any time by: (a) going to the link provided at the bottom of any email you receive and opting out of receiving future information. or (b) contacting us as described below. Please note that you may not be able to opt-out of emails about your transactions and relationship with us, such as emails regarding your account.
You may also have the right to object to our handling of your personal data, restrict our processing of your personal data, and withdraw any consent you have provided. To exercise these rights, please contact us as described below with the nature of your request.
Our security procedures mean that we may request proof of identity before we reveal information. This proof of identity will typically take the form of your e-mail address and any password submitted upon registration. While we strongly encourage you first to raise any questions or concerns about your personal data with us, you also have a right to contact the relevant supervisory authority.
Many of the rights described here are subject to significant limitations and exceptions under applicable law (such as objections to the processing of personal data, and withdrawals of consent, typically will not have a retroactive effect).
You are entitled to have access to the personal information that we hold about you, and you may correct, amend, or delete that information where it is inaccurate, except where the burden or expense of providing access would be disproportionate to the risks to your privacy, or where the rights of persons other than you would be violated.
We will keep your information only for as long as is reasonably necessary for the purpose that it has been processed, taking into account any legal requirements under Applicable Law. To avoid doubt, we will retain your information to continue offering the Services to you. If you terminate your account, any association between your account and the information we store will no longer be accessible through your account.
However, if you have engaged in any public sharing before termination, that information will remain on our services and accessible to the public. We will also retain and use your information as necessary to comply with our legal obligations, resolve disputes, and enforce our agreements. Information may persist in copies made for backup and business continuity purposes for additional time.
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All rights are reserved. You do not have any right, interest, or title in or to the Material unless otherwise expressly indicated. The trademarks, service marks, and logos (“Trade Marks”) contained on HauntingRealm.com are registered and owned by or licensed to HauntingRealm.com.
Save as expressly stated, you do not have any right to use, copy, edit, vary, reproduce, publish, display, distribute, store, transmit, commercially exploit or disseminate the Trade Marks without the prior written consent of HauntingRealm.com.
You are permitted to print or download extracts of the Material for your personal use only provided that each copy contains a notice that the Material is owned by or licensed to HauntingRealm.com. None of the Material may be used for any commercial or public use.
Save as expressly stated or as necessary to view, print, or download extracts of the Material for personal use, none of the Material may be copied, edited, varied, reproduced, published, displayed, distributed, stored, transmitted, commercially exploited, or disseminated in any form whatsoever without the prior written consent of HauntingRealm.com.
Third-Party Products, Services, and Downloads
HauntingRealm.com may feature products and services of third parties (“Products and Services”) or contain links to websites operated by third parties. HauntingRealm.com does not have any influence or control over any such Products or Services or any Third Party Website.
Unless otherwise stated, HauntingRealm.com is not responsible for and does not endorse any Products or Services or any Third Party Website, or its availability or contents. HauntingRealm.com is not responsible for any agreement or understanding you enter into with a third party through a Third Party Website and/or in relation to any Products or Services.
While HauntingRealm.com aims to provide unbiased editorials, we wish to disclose that (i) we occasionally receive free products from marketers that we sometimes review or discuss in our editorials, and (ii) we may run advertisements on our sites concerning some of those products or companies that sell them for which we sometimes receive compensation, and (iii) we may sell these products within our stores, and (iv) we may use affiliate links to products and or services for which we sometimes receive compensation.
HauntingRealm.com is a participant in a number of affiliate advertising programs. For instance, we participate in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees.
You acknowledge and agree in relation to any downloads which are accessed on or via HauntingRealm.com (“Download”) that (i) you have a right of license to such Download, you do not own any intellectual property rights in such Download, and your use of such Download may be subject to an applicable end user license agreement, (ii) you are not permitted to modify, copy, commercially exploit, resell or otherwise use a Download in any way which is contrary to applicable laws or regulations. Your attention is drawn to section 7 of these Terms and Conditions, which you should read carefully before commencing any Downloads.
HauntingRealm.com, Third Party Websites, links to the Third Party Websites, and any Material and Content are provided on an asis and as available basis, and use is at your own risk. To the maximum extent permitted by law:
(a) HauntingRealm.com disclaims all liability whatsoever, whether arising in contract, tort (including negligence) or otherwise in relation to HauntingRealm.com, Third Party Websites, links to Third Party Websites, Material and Content.
(b) All implied warranties, terms and conditions relating to HauntingRealm.com, Third Party Websites, links to Third Party Websites, Material and Content (whether implied by statute, common law or otherwise), including (without limitation) any warranty, term or condition as to accuracy, completeness, satisfactory quality, performance, merchantability, fitness for purpose or any special purpose, noninfringements and title are, as between HauntingRealm.com and you, hereby excluded. HauntingRealm.com makes no representation or warranty that HauntingRealm.com or Server, and/or any Third Party Websites will be continuous, uninterrupted, secure or error free.
HauntingRealm.com will not be liable, in contract, under statute or otherwise, as a result of or in connection with HauntingRealm.com, any Third Party Websites, links to Third Party Websites, the Material, Content, Downloads or any products or services offered on or through HauntingRealm.com or Server or Third Party Website, whether by HauntingRealm.com or on its behalf, for any:
- Economic loss
- Loss of goodwill or reputation
- Special or indirect or consequential loss
If HauntingRealm.com is liable to you directly or indirectly in relation to this Website, any other HauntingRealm.com Site or Server, any Third Party Websites, links to Third Party Websites, the Material, Content, Downloads, or any products or services offered on or through this Website or any other HauntingRealm.com Site or Server or Third Party Website, that liability (howsoever arising) shall be limited to the sums paid by you in consideration for HauntingRealm.com granting you membership to this Website or any other HauntingRealm.com site.
Nothing in these Terms and Conditions shall be construed as excluding or limiting the liability of HauntingRealm.com for death or personal injury caused by its negligence or for any other liability which cannot be excluded by English law.
HauntingRealm.com makes no representation that the material contained on this Website is appropriate or available for use in other locations. Those who choose to access HauntingRealm.com from other locations do so on their own initiative and are responsible for compliance with local laws if and to the extent local laws are applicable. Some jurisdictions do not allow the exclusion of implied warranties or limitations on applicable statutory rights of a consumer, so the exclusions and limitations in this section 7 may not apply to you in whole or part.
HauntingRealm.com reserves the right in its sole discretion to deny you access to this Website, or any portion thereof, without notice and for any reason, including, without limitation, if you fail to comply with any clause in Member Conduct or any other provision of these Terms and Conditions. In particular, HauntingRealm.com may deny you access to this Website if HauntingRealm.com exercises its right to lock any discussion topic to prevent further discussion following the submission of Content relating to that topic by you.
If you take part in any competition which is run on or through HauntingRealm.com, you agree to be bound by the Online Competition Rules and any other rules specified by HauntingRealm.com from time to time (Competition Rules) and by the decisions of HauntingRealm.com, which are final in all matters relating to the Competition. HauntingRealm.com reserves the right to disqualify any entrant and/or winner in its absolute discretion without notice in accordance with the Competition Rules.
These Terms and Conditions (as amended from time to time) constitute the entire agreement between you and HauntingRealm.com concerning your use of this Website or Server and supersede any previous arrangement, agreement, undertaking, or proposal, written or oral between you and HauntingRealm.com in relation to such matters.
HauntingRealm.com reserves the right to update these Terms and Conditions from time to time. If it does so, the updated version will be effective as soon as it is uploaded to this Website. No other variation to these Terms and Conditions shall be effective unless in writing and signed by an authorized representative on behalf of HauntingRealm.com.
These Terms and Conditions shall be governed by and construed in accordance with English law, and you agree, for the benefit of HauntingRealm.com, to submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the English Courts.
If any provision(s) of these Terms and Conditions is held by a court of competent jurisdiction to be invalid or unenforceable, then such provision(s) shall be construed, as nearly as possible, to reflect the intentions of the parties and all other provisions shall remain in full force and effect. HauntingRealm.com’s failure to exercise or enforce any right or provision of these Terms and Conditions shall not constitute a waiver of such right or provision unless acknowledged and agreed to by HauntingRealm.com in writing.
Unless otherwise expressly stated, nothing in the Terms and Conditions shall create any rights or any other benefits, whether pursuant to the Contracts (Rights of Third Parties) Act 1999 or otherwise, in favor of any person other than you and HauntingRealm.com.
Changes to This Policy
We reserve the right to change this Policy at any time to reflect changes in the law, our data collection, and use practices, the features of our Services, or advances in technology. Please check this page periodically for changes. Your continued use of the Services following the posting of changes to this Policy will mean you accept those changes.