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Privacy Policy for Awesome Games.co.uk

This privacy policy sets out how Awesome Games owned by (Smartdog digital Ltd) uses and protects any information that you give Smartdog digital Ltd. when you use this website.

Smartdog digital Ltd. is committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. Should we ask you to provide certain information by which you can be identified when using this website, then you can be assured that it will only be used in accordance with this privacy statement.

Smartdog digital Ltd. may change this policy from time to time by updating this page. You should check this page from time to time to ensure that you are happy with any changes. This policy is effective from 10/08/2011.

1.1 How we use cookies

Our website uses cookies, pretty much all websites do.

Our cookies help us:

  • Remember your settings during and between visits
  • Offer you free services/content (thanks to advertising)
  • Improve the speed/security of the site
  • Allow you to share pages with social networks like Facebook, Twitter, Google+ & Stumbleupon,
  • Continuously improve our website experience for you
  • To serve relevant ads to our audience (ultimately helping us to fund our writing staff and pay the hosting bills)

We do not use cookies to:

  • Collect any personally identifiable information (without your expressed permission)
  • Collect any sensitive information (without your expressed permission)
  • Pass personally identifiable data to any third parties
  • Pay sales commissions

Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer’s hard drive or mobile phone when you browse websites. Cookie helps analyse web traffic or lets you know when you visit a particular site. Cookies allow web applications to respond to you as an individual. The web application can tailor its operations to your needs, likes and dislikes by gathering and remembering information about your preferences.

We use traffic log cookies to identify which pages are being used and for how long, who came from which referring source. This helps us analyse data about webpage traffic and improve our website in order to tailor it to customer needs. We only use this information for statistical analysis purposes and then the data is removed from the system.

Overall, cookies help us to provide you with a better website, by enabling us to monitor which pages you find useful and which you do not. A cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us.

You can choose to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. This may prevent you from taking full advantage of the website.

Cookies 1.2 – Banners Ads / Website Advertising

We use banner ads to fund our site by showing ads as you browse our site and content. We also use third party advertisements on awesomegames.co.uk to support our website. These adverts are usually managed by a partner specialising in providing adverts for multiple sites. Invariably these partners place cookies to collect anonymous data about the websites you visit so they can personalise the adverts to you, ensuring that you don’t see the same adverts too frequently and ultimately report to advertisers on which adverts are working.

You can chose to disable or selectively turn off our cookies or third-party cookies in your browser settings, or by managing preferences in your Internet Security programs.  However, this can affect how you are able to interact with our website as well as other websites.  This could include the inability to login to services or programs, such as logging into forums or accounts.

Our Advertising partners include:

Affiliate Links (Advertising)

For the purpose of supporting our website services for it continued use, we also include affiliate links into some of our content on this website.

Links on this site can, and often do, include a tracking code that allows the destination page to allocate commission from any purchases you make there to us. If you click these links and purchase an item, we make a small commission. This commission helps sustain this website.

These links do not look any different to other links on the website. Usually, we will link to places such as Amazon.co.uk or other online retailers to sell a product on their behalf.  It is solely up to you to decide whether to buy the linked product or not.

Links to other websites

Our website may contain links to other websites of interest. However, once you have used these links to leave our site, you should note that we do not have any control over that other website. Therefore, we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide whilst visiting such sites and such sites are not governed by this privacy statement. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the website in question.

Other Disclosures

In addition to the disclosures reasonably necessary for the purposes identified elsewhere in this privacy policy, we may disclose information about you:
(a) to the extent that we are required to do so by law;
(b) in connection with any legal proceedings or prospective legal proceedings;
(c) in order to establish, exercise or defend our legal rights (including providing information to others for the purposes of fraud prevention and reducing credit risk); and
(d) to the purchaser or seller (or prospective purchaser or seller) of any business or asset which we are (or are contemplating) selling or purchasing.
Except as provided in this privacy policy, we will not provide your information to any third parties.

Controlling your personal information

You may choose to restrict the collection or use of your personal information in the following ways:

We will not sell, distribute or lease your personal information to third parties unless we have your permission or are required by law to do so. We may use your personal information to send you promotional information about third parties which we think you may find interesting if you tell us that you wish this to happen.

You may request details of personal information which we hold about you under the Data Protection Act 1998. A small fee will be payable. If you would like a copy of the information held on you please write to 34 Park Cross Street Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS1 2QH.

If you believe that any information we are holding on you is incorrect or incomplete, please write to or contact us as soon as possible, at the above address. We will promptly correct any information found to be incorrect.