Privacy Policy & Cookies

 

What is the purpose of the website?

Talkin'Games or https://talkingames.com is a video gaming interview blog. The website offers free content and accepts one-time on site and also recurring donations via Flattr and Patreon. Subscribtion to the latter patronage is rewarded with an exclusive access to bonus material, such as audio/video files and extended parts of interviews.

Which personal data is collected and why?

Contact form

The contact form allows users to send any kind of inquiry, feedback, suggestion, etc. Besides the message content, the form requires the name and email address of the contacting person to be filled so that an addressed response can be issued. The information provided will be retained in the webmail inbox. Should you wish for your information to be deleted, you may make a request at any time via the contact form.

Newsletter

If you wish to receive updates about interviews, you can submit your name and email address via the subscription form provided. All data collected this way is used solely for this purpose. Any data collected this way is treated as strictly confidential and never shared with any third parties.

Cookies

If you have a registered account and log in to this website, a temporary cookie will be set to determine if your browser accepts cookies.This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded as soon as 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 be automatically saved for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.

This site does not collect third party cookies.

Analytics

For analytics purposes of the website, a server based plugin is used that is only used for internal use monitoring the incoming traffic without any external links to any data collecting services such as Google Analytics, etc. All statistical data are thus available to this website only.

Embedded content from other websites

Time to time, embedded YouTube videos will appear within the articles, so if you play them they'll behave the same way as if you'd play them there.

That means it 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.

Patreon features in this website

In order to enable you to use this website with Patreon services, we save certain functionally important Patreon information about you in this website if you log in with Patreon.

These include your Patreon user id, Patreon username, your first, last names and your vanity name. Additionally, the id of your campaign at Patreon and your campaign's Patreon URL are also saved.

If you request that your data be deleted from this website, this data will also be deleted and Patreon functionality will not work. You would need to register on this website and log in to this website with Patreon again in order to re-populate this data and have Patreon functionality working again.

What rights do you have to 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.

How is your data protected?

This website uses SSL security protocol and is also protected by the leading firewall and anti-malware solution Wordfence, as well as Anti-Malware from GOTMLS.net, to ensure additional security layers within the website. The administrator of this website does not share any personal data with any third parties.