Club Penguin Wiki Network:Privacy Policy

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This Privacy Policy governs the manner in which the Club Penguin Wiki (and its subsidiaries, including anything under clubpenguinwiki.info and its subdomains) collects, uses, maintains and discloses information collected from users (each, a "User") of the Club Penguin Wiki website ("Site" or "Wiki"). This privacy policy applies to the Club Penguin Wiki, its subsidiaries, and all products and services offered by the Club Penguin Wiki. The act of 'Editing' or an 'Edit' is defined as modifying one of our pages using the edit tab at the top of a page.

Information you voluntarily give us

We collect your name,‎ email address,‎ username,‎ password,‎ demographic information (such as your gender and occupation), and other information you directly give us on our Site. Users may, however, visit the Club Penguin Wiki anonymously. We will collect personal identifiable information from Users only if they voluntarily submit such information to us. Users can always refuse to supply personally identifiable information, however, it may prevent them from using certain features or registering an account.

Information automatically collected

We automatically log information about you and your computer. For example, when visiting our Site, we log your computer operating system type,‎ browser type,‎ browser language,‎ the website you visited before browsing to our Site,‎ pages you viewed,‎ how long you spent on a page,‎ access times,‎ Internet protocol (IP) address and information about your use of and actions on our Site. When you Edit a page anonymously (without logging in), your IP address will be recorded and publicly displayed in the page history permanently.

Cookies. We may log information using "cookies." Cookies are small data files stored on your hard drive by a website. Cookies help us make our Site and your visit better. We use cookies to see which parts of our Site people use and like and to count visits to our Site. Users may choose to set their web browser to refuse cookies, or to alert you when cookies are being sent. If they do so, some parts of the wiki may not function properly.

Web Beacons. We may log information using digital images called Web beacons on our Site or in our emails. We use Web beacons to manage cookies, count visits, and to learn what marketing works and what does not. We also use Web Beacons to tell if you open or act on our emails.

Usage of personal information

The Club Penguin Wiki may collect and use Users personal information for the following purposes:

  • We use your personal information to operate, maintain, and improve our sites and services.
  • We use your personal information to respond to comments and questions and provide user assistance.
  • We use your personal information to investigate technical issues.
  • We use your personal information to send information including confirmations, technical notices, updates, security alerts, and support and administrative messages.
  • We use your personal information to communicate about promotions, upcoming events, and other news about products and services offered by us and our selected partners.
  • We use your personal information to protect, investigate, and deter against fraudulent, unauthorized, or illegal activity.

Sharing of personal information

We may share personal information as follows:

  • We may share personal information for legal, protection, and safety purposes.
  • We may share information to comply with laws.
  • We may share information to respond to lawful requests and legal process.
  • We may share information with those who need it to do work for us, such as our staff.
  • We may share information with other users when it is deemed appropriate by our staff, such as in cases of abuse targeting another user.
  • We may also share aggregated and/or anonymized data with others for their own uses, usually for advertising purposes.
  • We publicly display your Internet Protocol (IP) address when you Edit a page anonymously (without logging in).

How we protect your information

We adopt appropriate data collection, storage and processing practices and security measures to protect against unauthorized access, alteration, disclosure or destruction of your personal information, username, password, and data stored on the Club Penguin Wiki. We however can make no guarantee against unauthorized access to this information, as mistakes may happen. Bad actors may defeat even the best safeguards.

Third party websites

Users may find advertising or other content on the Club Penguin Wiki that link to the sites and services of our partners, suppliers, advertisers, sponsors, licensors and other third parties. We do not control the content or links that appear on these sites and are not responsible for the practices employed by websites linked to or from the Club Penguin Wiki. In addition, these sites or services, including their content and links, may be constantly changing. These sites and services may have their own privacy policies and customer service policies. Browsing and interaction on any other website, including websites which have a link to our wiki, is subject to that website's own terms and policies.

Advertising

Ads appearing on our site may be delivered to Users by advertising partners, who may set cookies. These cookies allow the ad server to recognize your computer each time they send you an online advertisement to compile non personally identifiable information about you or others who use your computer. This information allows ad networks to, among other things, deliver targeted advertisements that they believe will be of most interest to you. This privacy policy does not cover the use of cookies by any advertisers.

Compliance with Children's Online Privacy Protection Act of 1998 (15 U.S.C. §§ 6501–6506)

Protecting the privacy of children is especially important. For that reason, we never collect or maintain information from those we actually know are under 13. By using our site, you affirm that you are over the age of 13. Anyone under 13 is not permitted to use our site. Users discovered to be under 13 will immediately have their access terminated without notice.

Visitors who are under 13 may browse our content pages anonymously as long as they have recieved parental consent. However, such visitors are strictly prohibited from registering an account, Editing our content, or providing us any personally identifiable information until they reach the age of 13, regardless of whether or not you have obtained parental consent. No exceptions will be made.

Changes to this privacy policy

The Club Penguin Wiki has the discretion to update this privacy policy at any time. When we do, we will revise the updated date at the bottom of this page. We encourage Users to frequently check this page for any changes to stay informed about how we are helping to protect the personal information we collect. You acknowledge and agree that it is your responsibility to review this privacy policy periodically and become aware of modifications.

Your acceptance of these terms

By using this wiki, you signify your acceptance of this policy as well as the Terms of Use. If you do not agree to this policy, please do not use the Club Penguin Wiki. Your continued use of the wiki following the posting of changes to this policy will be deemed your acceptance of those changes.


The privacy policy was last modified on September 30, 2014 (EST)