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We are RaceDepartment.com operated by Department Network ("we", "our", "us"). We’re committed to protecting and respecting your privacy. If you have questions about your personal information please contact us.
The type of data that we collect and process includes:
Further data may be collected if you choose to share it, such as if you fill out fields on your profile.
We collect some or all of this information in the following cases:
We may use your personal information in the following ways:
In addition to notifying you of activity on our site which may be relevant to you, from time to time we may wish to communicate with all members any important information such as newsletters or announcements by email. You can opt-in to or opt-out of such emails in your profile.
We may collect non-personally identifiable information about you in the course of your interaction with our site. This information may include technical information about the browser or type of device you're using. This information will be used purely for the purposes of analytics and tracking the number of visitors to our site.
By creating an account on our sites or any of their related services you may make personal data about yourself public and accessible to others on your profile or through interactions such as replying to or creating forum posts. This may in some cases constitute special category protected data which is considered manifestly made public by the user.
Due to the public nature of information posted on our sites and services it may be possible for third parties to derive identifying personal data from posts by reading, inference, supplemental research, or automated extraction and analysis. You may also choose to use the service without posting data or engaging in network interactions. However, if you do not agree with and accept the risks of such usage, you may not use the services. You are free to use your real name or pseudonym of your choosing as your username. You may request your username be changed to a pseudonym at any time if your current username contains personally identifying information by using the contact us form.
Some game services are hosted wholly or in part by the games developer/publisher or other third party. Due to this some information about you or your game session is exposed and possibly collected by those parties.
We are committed to ensuring that any information you provide to us is secure. In order to prevent unauthorized access or disclosure, we have put in place suitable measures and procedures to safeguard and secure the information that we collect.
We use encryption (HTTPS/TLS) to protect data transmitted to and from our site. However, no data transmission over the Internet is 100% secure, so we can’t guarantee security. You use the Service at your own risk, and you’re responsible for taking reasonable measures to secure your account.
The data transfer mechanism used by game clients and the servers they connect to is entirely at the discretion of the developers of the software. Users should note that communications within game software may not be encryped during transmission and that this is beyond our control and liability.
Posts, comments, and messages on our sites and services may contain third-party embeds, which may in some cases collect and store personal data. The use of personal data by embedded content providers is not covered by this statement, but by the privacy policies of those sites or services.
Cookies are small text files which are set by us on your computer which allow us to provide certain functionality on our site, such as being able to log in, or remembering certain preferences.
Our current payment processors are:
We use third-party advertising companies who serve ads to help keep content free. For these partners, we put additional restrictions on how your data can be used to prevent it from misuse. For instance, we do not allow these partners to take information we have collected for profiling and personalising ads on other sites.
You have a right to access the personal data we hold about you or obtain a copy of it. To do so please contact us. If you believe that the information we hold for you is incomplete or inaccurate, you may contact us to ask us to complete or correct that information.
You also have the right to request the erasure of your personal data. Please contact us if you would like us to remove your personal data. The removal process will not remove your public facing content such as forum posts and comments. This data will be anonymised and no longer linked to you personal information. After removal some of your combined account data may continue to exist in backups for a period of 90 days. Some single data points such as your IP may continue to reside in logs for up to 1 year.
If there are posts or other content on the site which contain personally identifying information you wish to remove, please click the 'report' button under the post and provide an explanation of the nature of the information.
If some of your personal information such as an IP address or email is in use to implement limitations or restrictions to access services, for example a ban from the site we may continue to use this data under our legitimate interest to keep our services safe, secure, free of spam, and free of abuse.
We may make changes to this policy at any time. You may be asked to review and re-accept the information in this policy if it changes in the future.
This policy was last updated: 15th November 2019