Privacy

Privacy

Who we are

Angry-Mob.com is a website dedicated to provide (written) content for gamingcommunities in the form of articles, interviews and guides. Besides provding content Angry-Mob hosts events such as the monthly giveaway and event gameservers. Angry-Mob.com is being managed/maintained on a voluntary basis.

What personal data we collect and why we collect it

Comments

When visitors leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form, email address and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.

An anonymized string created from your email address (also called a hash) may be provided to the Gravatar service to see if you are using it. The Gravatar service privacy policy is available here: https://automattic.com/privacy/. After approval of your comment, your profile picture is visible to the public in the context of your comment.

Angry-Mob.com uses Disqus as its commenting platform, you can find Disqus’s privacy policy here. Anonymous cookie targeting has been disabled as well as appending merchant codes to product links on Angry-Mob.com

Disqus allows you to link your account to certain Third Party Services and to do so, may be required to provide your login information for those services. If you login via a Third Party Service, we will receive your email and posted comment. Angry-Mob does not receive or store passwords from your Third Party Service and will not pass information provided when you register via a Third Party Service to any other organization.

Media

If you upload images to the website, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included. Visitors to the website can download and extract any location data from images on the website.

Contact forms

All provided information (Name, Email and written content) will be stored indefinitely and is not being shared or sold to other parties

Cookies

If you leave a comment on our site you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies (Disqus). These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.

If you have an account and you log in to this site, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.

When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.

If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after 1 day.

Embedded content from other websites

Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.

These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracing your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.

Google Analytics

Angry-Mob.com is being tracked via Google Analytics. You can find Google’s privacy policy here

Opting out:
Users can set preferences for how Google advertises to you using the Google Ad Settings page. Alternatively, you can opt out by visiting the Network Advertising Initiative Opt Out page or by using the Google Analytics Opt Out Browser add on.

(Monthly) Newsletter

Angry-Mob offers a monthly newsletter which gets send out when the monthly giveaway starts. The content of these newsletters are global and does not use any personal information.  In order to sign up to receive the montly newsletter, users must submit  a valid email address. Your email address will not be passed to any other organization. Users who choose to sign up for a mailing list may receive regular emails from the site. Angry-Mob may from time to time track user email usage in a continued effort to improve our services. Most of the time, these communications will consist of content from the site in question, but we may occasionally send out an email from a third party sponsor. Since editorial independence is critical to us, you can be sure that we will always mark sponsored content as such, including in emails. If you do not wish to receive emails from third party advertisers, please do not sign up for the mailing list.

Users can unsubscribe from the newsletter at any time. After being unsubscribed the email address will be erased from Angry-Mob’s database.

Who we share your data with

Angry-Mob.com does not share or sells any personal data with anyone.

How long we retain your data

If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognize and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.

For users that register on our website (if any), we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.

Guest articles

All submitted guest articles will not be shared or sold to other parties and will be stored indefinitely. This goes for both approved and disapproved submissions.

What rights you have over your data

If you have an account on this site, or have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.

Where we send your data

Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service (provided by Disqus and/or Jetpack).

Your contact information

For any questions regarding privacy information and/or request you can contact Robert “Syff” Kingsley at info@angry-mob.com. We’ll respond as quickly as we can to your email (within 24 hours).

How we protect your data

Angry-Mob.com has an SSL certificat in place. SSL (Secure Sockets Layer) is the standard security technology for establishing an encrypted link between a web server and a browser. This link ensures that all data passed between the web server and browsers remain private and integral. SSL is an industry standard and is used by millions of websites in the protection of their online transactions with their customers.

Angry-Mob has disabled the native WordPress user registration option and commenting system and use built in security features by Jetpack. Outside of WordPress the webhosting provider (Hostnet) has its own Terms of Service and Privacy policy. All admin accounts work with a 2 way authentication verification.