Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy
This privacy policy has been compiled to better serve those who are concerned with how their ‘Personally identifiable information’ (PII) is being used on Linkyou and GamersPost. PII, as used in US privacy law and information security, is information that can be used on its own or with other information to identify, contact, or locate a single person, or to identify an individual in context.
Please read our privacy policy carefully to get a clear understanding of how we collect, use, protect or otherwise handle your Personally Identifiable Information in accordance with our websites.

This Privacy Policy was composed for the following website: https://steamhookups.com

What personal information do we collect from the people who visit our websites?
When you register on our sites, as appropriate, you are asked to enter your email address to help you with your user experience.
If you want to update or change your user information, you can visit anytime your Profile Settings page.

When do we collect information?
We collect information from you when you register on our site or enter information about yourself on our site.
Our system also collects other kinds of information when you are visiting our websites: your browser information, the OS you are using and its version, the country you are connecting from, inbound link, visit duration, outbound link, the post/page you are visiting. Most of these information can be also seen by the authors whose posts you are visiting.

How do we use your information?
• To personalize your user experience.
• To allow us to deliver the type of content and deals you are most interested in.

How do we protect visitor information?
Our websites are scanned on a regular basis for security holes and known vulnerabilities in order to make your visit to our site as safe as possible. We constantly update the software and the scripts running on our servers keeping our platform as safe and secure as possible.

If you find any security problems and/or any other issues (bugs) on our sites please use the Feedback page to let us know.
We are using Let’s Encrypt SSL to protect your private information.

Do we use cookies?
Yes, for user authentication. Cookies are small files that a site transfers to your computer’s hard drive through your Web browser (if you allow them) that enables to recognize your browser and capture and remember certain information. For instance, online shops use cookies to help them remember your shopping cart. We use them to help us understand your preferences based on previous or current site activity, which enables us to provide you with improved services.
We use cookies to help us compile aggregate data about site traffic and site interaction so that we can offer better site experiences and tools in the future. We identify our users based on cookies, so without cookies you would not be able to log in or use any feature which requires you to be logged into our sites. We also use trusted third party services that track this information on our behalf (Google Analytics).

Third Party Disclosure
We do not sell, trade, or otherwise transfer to outside parties your information.

Third party links
Occasionally, at our discretion, we may include or offer third party products or services on our websites. 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.

Third-Party Services
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 ads on our websites.

We have implemented the following third-party service:
• Google Analytics

Opting out
You can opt out by using the Google Analytics Opt Out Browser add-on.

California Online Privacy Protection Act
CalOPPA is the first state law in the nation to require commercial websites and online services to post a privacy policy. The law’s reach stretches well beyond California to require a person or company in the United States (and conceivably the world) that operates websites collecting personally identifiable information from California consumers to post a conspicuous privacy policy on its website stating exactly the information being collected and those individuals with whom it is being shared, and to comply with this policy. – See more at: http://consumercal.org/california-online-privacy-protection-act-caloppa/#sthash.0FdRbT51.dpuf

According to CalOPPA we agree to the following:
Users can visit our site anonymously
Once this privacy policy is created, we will add a link to it on our home page, or as a minimum on the first significant page after entering our websites.
Our Privacy Policy link includes the word ‘Privacy’, and can be easily be found on the page specified above.
Users will be notified of any privacy policy changes on our Privacy Policy page.
Users are able to change their personal information using the Profile Settings page.

How does our site handle do not track signals?
We honor do not track signals and do not track, plant cookies, or use advertising when a Do Not Track (DNT) browser mechanism is in place.

COPPA (Children Online Privacy Protection Act)
When it comes to the collection of personal information from children under 13, the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA) puts parents in control. The Federal Trade Commission, the nation’s 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 13.

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 the users via email within 48 hours.

We also agree to the individual redress principle, which requires that individuals have a right to pursue legally 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 a government agency 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:
• NOT use false, or misleading subjects or email addresses
• Identify the message as an advertisement in some reasonable way
• Include the physical address of our business or site headquarters
• Monitor third party email marketing services for compliance, if one is used.
• Honor opt-out/unsubscribe requests quickly
• Allow users to unsubscribe by using the link at the bottom of each email

If at any time you would like to unsubscribe from receiving future emails, you can follow the instructions at the bottom of each email and we will promptly remove you from ALL correspondence.

Contacting Us
If there are any questions regarding this privacy policy you may contact us by filing a Support ticket or using our chat if one of our operators is online.

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