Actimator's Privacy Policy

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We at Actimator LLC (“Actimator”), a Colorado Limited Liability Company, have created this Privacy Policy ("Privacy Policy") to describe the information that we collect from you as part of the normal operation of the Actimator Website, Actimator Blog, and Actimator Community (collectively referred to as the "Site"), and the services provided therein, and how we use and disclose that information.

This Privacy Policy is aimed at being transparent about Actimator’s security infrastructure and practices, and to help reassure you that your privacy is important to us and that your data is appropriately protected.

This Privacy Policy applies only to information collected through the Site or online and does not apply to information collected offline.

By visiting the Site and/or using Actimator’s services described under Terms of Use, you are agreeing to the terms of this Privacy Policy, as well as Actimators’s Terms of Use. Please visit our Terms of Use which establish the use, disclaimers, notices, and limitations or liability governing the use of the Site and Actimator’s services. Please print and retain a copy of this Privacy Policy for your own use and records.

Our Use of Your Information

Actimator makes it a priority to take Users’ security and privacy concerns seriously. Actimator strives to ensure that user data is kept securely, and that Actimator collect only as much personal data as is required to provide services to users in an efficient and effective manner. Actimator exists to help its Users build games, talk about games, and learn about games, and we don’t need too much information from you to offer those services.

Actimator uses the information it collects from you in any or all of the following ways: (i) to personalize your Actimator experience and respond to your individual needs and requests; (ii) to improve Actimator’s website and solicit and respond to feedback; (iii) to improve customer service; (iv) to process transactions and provide Users with the Actimator services they request; (v) to send occasional emails to a User or Users; (vi) to notify Users about Actimator services, rewards, referral, and promotional programs; (v) and to make User-specific recommendations.

Actimator will not sell, rent, or give away any of your personal information without your consent. Any personal information you provide to Actimator is just that: personal and private. Actimator does not presume that you are granting Actimator permission to share your personal information with third parties wanting to sell you products or services that you have not requested. In order for Actimator to provide some of its services, and to improve these services, Actimator may disclose certain User information for other purposes as provided for and described in this Privacy Policy. Please read this Privacy Policy in its entirety.

Collection of Information Provided Voluntarily by User

Voluntary Disclosure

By voluntarily providing any information to Actimator, the User consents to Actimator collecting that information and using that information for any purpose related to Actimator’s business or services, as long as that use is allowed by law, this Privacy Policy, and/or Actimator’s Terms of Use.

Personal Information Collected by Actimator

Actimator collects information from you for in the following situations and for the explained reasons: when you sign up to become a Registered User; when a User reserves a seat for an Actimator course so that Actimator can prepare the User for the course; when an Educator wishes to offer an Actimator course to his or her students; when a User or Educator requests information from Actimator so that Actimator may give the User or Educator a reply; and when a User takes the Actimator Tour or wishes to access the curriculum so that Actimator can get feedback, make requested arrangements, and inquire about further interest from the User. The information Actimator collects from the User is only as much information as is necessary for Actimator to provide the requested service.

You may be required to provide Actimator with personal information about yourself, such as your name, address, and email address. Actimator does not collect any of this information from you when you use Actimator’s services or Site unless and until you provide Actimator with such information voluntarily. By providing this information to Actimator, the User consents to Actimator collecting such information and using that information for any purpose related to Actimator’s business or services, as long as that use is allowed by law, this Privacy Policy, and/or Terms of Use.

Actimator’s database for User information includes:

  • The user's name
  • A username
  • Age
  • Gender
  • Email address
  • Encrypted passwords
  • A profile picture
  • A avatar picture

This database is kept secure. For security purpose, details are omitted.

Actimator encourages collaboration between Users, but there is no need to share personal information with other Users. If Users do share personal information with other Users then they do so on their own accord and at their own risk. Actimator reserves the right to review User Content and move, delete, or edit it as necessary to protect the security and privacy of others. Responsibility for collaborative projects lies with the project creator as described in the Terms of Use.

Information Collected from Children

Actimator encourages the use of its site for Users of all ages. The site is a tool for Users to discuss, build, and complete their creative gaming projects and visions. However, in compliance with the law, Actimator must obtain the consent of the parent(s) or guardian(s) of children age 13 or younger. When a User indicates that they are age 13 or younger, Actimator will send a consent form to the parent(s) or guardian(s) by email by using the contact information provided. Use as a Member of the Actimator site or its services will only be permitted for Users age 13 or younger after Actimator has obtained a valid consent from the User’s parent(s) or guardian(s). Please click here to view a copy of the consent agreement.

Actimator is also transparent about the information it collects from children and for what purposes that information is collected. Actimator collects the same information from children as it collects from other users: his/her name, a username, email, and password. When Users sign up, they may voluntarily choose to provide a profile picture or avatar picture to their profile. This information is collected in order to provide the User with an account in order to use Actimator’s Site and Services. Actimator’s use of the information is restricted to that purpose.

Actimator does not condition a child’s participation in an activity on its site on the child’s disclosing more personal information than is reasonably necessary to participate in such activity.

If you have reason to believe Actimator has unintentionally collected information from a User that is age 13 or younger without that the consent of the parent(s) or guardian(s) of that child then please contact Actimator (Provide Link) and we will remove and delete that information.

By providing an Actimator course to their students, educators affirm that they have acquired the proper and required parental consent to do so. The law allows teachers and school administrators to act in the stead of parents to provide consent for the collection of personal information from children. Schools should always notify parents about these activities.

Billing Information

In order to use some of Actimator's paid services, you will be required to provide information that may include a debit card number, credit card number, billing address, and other payment or billing information that will make transactions possible. Actimator collects this information in order to process payments from Users and to complete transactions between Actimator and the User. Actimator does not collect any of this information from you when you use Actimator’s services or Site unless and until you provide Actimator with such information voluntarily.

Actimator utilizes third party services to handle credit card and payment transactions. As such, Actimator does not control or design the security measures these third party services have in place. Furthermore, because Actimator uses third party services to handle credit card and payment transactions, Actimator is not directly exposed to User billing information and Actimator does not retain this information for its own records.

Other Personal Information Collected

Actimator may collect the following additional personal information to better serve its Users, but it isn’t required. The User may voluntarily provide Actimator with additional information about the User. For example, the User may provide Actimator with the User’s gender, age, title, the name of institutes the User is affiliated with, and interests in Actimator courses. Actimator does not collect any of this information from you when you use Actimator’s services or Site unless you provide Actimator with such information voluntarily. In an ongoing effort to better understand Actimator’s users and Actimator’s services, Actimator might analyze the information in collected and anonymous form in order to operate, maintain, manage, and improve its services. Such collected information does not identify the User personally and it does not include personal information such as names, billing information, phone numbers, email addresses, or credit card information. Actimator may share this collected data with Actimator’s affiliates, agents, and business partners. Actimator may also disclose user statistics in order to describe Actimator’s products and services to current and prospective business partners and to other third parties for other lawful purposes. By providing Actimator with this information voluntarily, you consent to Actimator’s collection and use of this information subject to applicable law, this Privacy Policy, and Actimator’s Terms of Use.

How You Can Access Or Correct Your Information

If you have registered as a Registered User with Actimator, you may access, review, and make changes to your Personal Information from your profile page following the instructions found on the Site.

In addition, you may manage your receipt of marketing and non-transactional communications by clicking on the "unsubscribe" link located on the bottom of any Actimator marketing email. Registered Users cannot opt out of receiving transactional emails related to their account. Actimator will use commercially reasonable efforts to process User requests in a timely manner. You should be aware, however, that it is not always possible to completely remove or modify information in Actimator’s subscription databases.

If you have questions about your information, wish to correct it, would like to request that Actimator delete it, or would like to discuss it with Actimator, please contact us at [email protected]

Automatic Collection of User Information

Personal Information Automatically Collected

The following types of personal information are automatically collected through use of Actimator’s services and/or the Site. Information that Actimator automatically collects when you use Actimator’s Site or services includes: the type of Platform you're using, your IP address(es), browser type and language, referring and exit pages and URLs, date and time, amount of time spent on particular pages, what sections of the Website you visit, and similar information concerning your preferences and use of Actimator’s Site and services.

Actimator’s Use of Cookies

Information that Actimator collects using "cookie" technology. Cookies are small packets of data that a website stores on your computer's hard drive so that your computer will "remember" information about your visit to the site. Actimator uses cookies to help Actimator collect information other than that User information voluntarily provided and described above, and to enhance the User’s experience using the Actimator’s services.

When Actimator’s Service is made available to you through other third-party sites, please be aware that these other sites maintain their own policies regarding cookies and the collection and use of information. You are responsible for reviewing these policies.

If you do not want the Site to place a cookie on your hard drive, you may be able to turn that feature off on your computer or Mobile Device. Please consult your Internet browser's documentation or manual for information on how to do this. However, if you decide not to accept cookies from Actimator, the Site may not function properly and/or Actimator’s services might not be available to you.

Information Collected from Third Parties.

This refers to information that Actimator collects or receive from third parties and/or mobile devices on which you have used the third-parties’ services in accordance with their terms of use and privacy policies. Because the information is collected from third parties, Actimator has no control over the mechanisms the third parties use to obtain this information or how such information is used by the third parties, and Actimator is not responsible for the use of information controlled or gathered by third parties. Please review any third parties’ terms of use and privacy and/or security policies.

How Actimator Protects Your Information

General Protection

Actimator takes commercially reasonable steps to protect User information from loss, misuse, and unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration, or destruction. Please understand, however, that no security system is impenetrable. Actimator cannot guarantee the security of Actimator’s databases, nor can Actimator guarantee that the information you supply will not be intercepted while being transmitted to and from Actimator over the Internet. In particular, an email sent to or from the Site may not be secure, and you should therefore take special care in deciding what information you send to Actimator via email.

Password/Account Protection

User information is segregated and kept separate from other users by account-based access rules. User accounts have unique sign-in names and passwords that must be entered each time a User logs on. The unique nature and complexity of passwords are created and defined by the User. Actimator is not responsible for the password created and used by the User, the protection provided by the user-generated password, or any security concerns or liabilities associated with the way the User maintains that password. Actimator keeps a record of User passwords but all passwords are maintained securely and altered from plain-text format for added protection.

Actimator utilizes third party services to handle credit card and payment transactions. As such, Actimator does not control or design the security measures these third party services have in place. Furthermore, because Actimator uses third party services to handle credit card and payment transactions, Actimator is not directly exposed to User billing information and Actimator does not retain this information for its own records.

Disclosures of User Information to Third Parties

Actimator may share personal information and/or other information with third party game distribution channels such as app stores in order to provide Actimator’s services. Actimator may also provide Actimator’s mentors with User information so that mentors can provide the proper and requested services to the User. The mentor’s use of such information is restricted in scope to providing Actimator’s services to Users. Actimator may from time to time share User information with other companies who may provide Users with information about the products and services they offer. However, to the extent required by law, Users will be given the opportunity to opt-out of such sharing.

Disclosure Required by Law

To the extent permitted by law, Actimator may also disclose personal information, billing Information, geolocational Information, and other information when required by law, court order, or other government or law enforcement authority or regulatory agency, or whenever Actimator believes that disclosing such information is necessary or advisable, for example, to protect the rights, property, or safety of Actimator or others.

Disclosure for Marketing, Billing, and Customer Service

To the extent permitted by law, Actimator may also disclose personal information, billing Information, geolocational Information, and other information when required by law, court order, or other government or law enforcement authority or regulatory agency, or whenever Actimator believes that disclosing such information is necessary or advisable, for example, to protect the rights, property, or safety of Actimator or others.

Disclosure through Sale of Actimator

If all or substantially all of Actimator’s assets are acquired, Actimator expects that User information would be transferred along with the other business assets to the acquiring party. However, what information is transferred as well as how that information is used will not be determined until the time all or substantially all assets are transferred. If such a transfer occurs, and subject to that transfer, Users may be notified and Users may be given the option to delete their account information only by providing a written request to delete their account.

External Websites

The Site may contain links to third-party websites. Actimator has no control over the privacy practices or the content of any of Actimator’s business partners, advertisers, sponsors, or other websites to which Actimator provides links. As such, Actimator is not responsible for the content or the privacy policies of those third-party websites. You should review the applicable third-party privacy policy and terms of use when visiting any other websites.

User Responsibilities

Keeping your data secure also depends on you ensuring that you maintain the security of your account by using sufficiently complicated passwords and storing them safely. You should also ensure that you have sufficient security on your own systems and that you control access to these systems.

Recommendations for Users: How to Protect Private Information

Con artists have devised clever ways to trick people into revealing personal information online. The following recommendations are made for the User’s convenience and not for any other purposes. Actimator offers Users the following tips in order to protect private information from their end:

Log off and close your browser. Actimator recommends that after accessing your account information online that you Log Off of the Actimator Site. Some of your account information may stay in your browser's memory until the browser is closed. You may wish to clear your browser’s history and delete cookies and other website data.

Open all Actimator communications in a timely manner. Actimator provides confirmations through email for online transactions. Watch for these confirmations and if you have any questions about a confirmation statement, contact Actimator immediately.

Public Computers. Be cautious when using public computers, or using shared ones, such as home computers. You don't know what may be installed on these computers. Public computers are traditionally on open networks and can be susceptible to monitoring without your knowledge.

Use wireless technology safely. If you have a wireless network at home, make sure to follow manufacturer's guidelines to secure your network. If possible, don't check your accounts over a public wireless Internet connection.

Update your software. Keep your computer software up to date, including any anti-virus, anti-spyware, firewall, and similar software.

Review your credit card or bank statements. Review your credit card and/or bank statements for transactions made with Actimator. If you do not recognize or question any transaction, please contact Actimator immediately.

Changes to This Privacy Statement

This Privacy Policy is effective as of the date stated at the bottom of this Privacy Policy. Actimator may change this Privacy Policy from time to time, and will post any changes on the Site as soon as they go into effect. All prior versions of the Privacy Policy shall be superseded by the most recent, posted Privacy Policy. By accessing the Site or using Actimator’s services after Actimator makes any such changes to this Privacy Policy, you are deemed to have read and accepted such changes. Please refer back to this Privacy Policy on a regular basis.

Handling of Security Breaches

Despite best efforts, no method of transmission over the Internet and no method of electronic storage are perfectly secure. Actimator cannot guarantee absolute security. However, if Actimator learns of a security breach, Actimator will notify affected users so that they can take appropriate protective steps. If a breach occurs, notification procedures include providing email notices to Users whom Actimator knows or believes may have been subject to a security breach, and posting a notice on Actimator’s website. Such notices will be provided to Users as quickly as reasonably possible.

Contact Actimator

Actimator welcomes your questions or comments regarding the Privacy Policy or anything else you wish to ask about. Please contact us at [email protected]


This document was last modified on October 8, 2014 and is effective as of this date.