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Privacy Policy

CUEmu Privacy Policy
Last Updated: January 1st, 2017

CUEmu is committed to protecting your privacy, and rights. Your privacy is of the upmost importance to CUEmu, and its proprietors. This Privacy Policy explains the practices of data collection and usage of the collected data by "CUEmu" (http://cuemu.com) The CUEmu Community, Website, and Network offer a variety of services that you, as a user, can participate in. This policy outlines the collection and usage of data related to "CUEmu Services", which is defined as services found on http://cuemu.com.

1. Privacy of Children

CUEmu is dedicated to providing a family friendly, secure, private, and protective environment for Children. Most content, games and services provided by CUEmu are not intended for children under the age of 13. Therefore, membership and/or registration for access to such content, games and services by Children is strictly prohibited without Parental Consent, as outlined by the Childrens Online Privacy and Protection Act of 1998. In any event individuals under the age of 18 should consult their parents or legal guardians before providing us with any of their Personal Information.

Parents are encouraged to spend time online with their kids under the age of 18 and to become familiar with the types of content available on CUEmu and the Internet in general. Parents should regularly oversee their kid's use of e-mail and other online communications and transactional features. Control tools are available from online services and software manufacturers that can help provide a safe online environment for kids. You can find out about software that protects your Children at the Direct Marketing Association's home page at:

https://www.consumer.ftc.gov/topics/protecting-kids-online

At any time, a Parent may request that we cease to collect further Personal Information from their Child and can also request that any Personal Information we have collected be changed or deleted from our records, in accordance with applicable law. A Parent can contact us with a request to access, change or delete his or her Child's Personal Information or to cease to collect and/or use Personal Information about or collected from the Child by sending an e-mail to privacy@cuemu.com.

2. Collection and Use of Your Information

The information we collect from you will be used by "CUEmu", its agents ("The Staff") and affiliates to enable the features you are using and provide the service(s) or carry out the transaction(s) you have requested or authorized. It may also be used to analyze and improve CUEmu services.

We may send certain mandatory service communications such as welcome emails, information on technical/service issues, and security announcements. Some CUEmu services may send periodic member letters that are considered part of the service. We may occasionally request your feedback or send you promotional mailings to inform you of changes or advances in CUEmu as a project or service.

Except as described in this statement, personal information you provide will not be transferred to third parties without your consent.

CUEmu may access or disclose information about you, including the content of your communications, in order to: (a) comply with the law or respond to lawful requests or legal process; (b) protect the rights or property of CUEmu, including the enforcement of our agreements or policies governing your use of the services; or act on a good faith belief that such access or disclosure is necessary to protect the personal safety of CUEmus Staff, members, or the public.

Information that is collected by or sent to CUEmu by The CUEmu Network may be stored and processed in the United States or any other country in which CUEmu or its agents or service providers maintain facilities. However, no such information is shared with any our service providers.

3. Collection and Use of Information about Your Computer

When you use software with Internet-enabled features, information about your computer ("standard computer information") is sent to the Web sites you visit and online services you use. CUEmu uses standard computer information to provide you with Internet-enabled services, to help improve our products and services, and for statistical analysis. Standard computer information typically includes information such as your IP address, operating system version, browser version, screen resolution, and regional and language settings. In some cases, standard computer information may also include a hardware ID or MAC address, which indicates the device manufacturer, device name, and version. If a particular feature or service sends information to CUEmu, standard computer information will be sent as well.

The privacy details for each CUEmu software or service listed in this privacy policy describe what additional information is collected and how it is used.

4. Security of your information

CUEmu is committed to helping protect the security of your information. We use a variety of security technologies and procedures to help protect your information from unauthorized access, use, or disclosure. For example, we store the information you provide on computer systems with limited access, which are located in controlled facilities. Such information as passwords are encrypted and hashed to combat identity fraud. If you believe your account or persona has been compromised, please contact privacy@cuemu.com

5. Changes to this privacy statement

We will occasionally update this privacy statement to reflect changes in our products, services, and community feedback. When we post changes, we will revise the "last updated" date at the top of this document. If there are material changes to this statement or in how CUEmu will use your personal information, we will notify you either by posting a notice of such changes prior to implementing the change, having you accept the terms prior to continuing to use the site / services, or by directly sending you a notification via email. We encourage you to periodically review this statement to be informed of how CUEmu is protecting your information.

6. Specific Features

The remainder of this document will address the following specific features:

Account Registration

What This Feature Does: CUEmu Account registration allows you to create a User Account that you can use to participate in discussion forums, comment on news and current affairs, report issues or bugs, access our Test Center(s) and Games Services, and communicate with other interested parties.

Information Collected, Processed, or Transmitted: When you register, CUEmu will ask you to choose a User Name and Password, and will ask you to provide a valid email address. Other information such as your Date of Birth, Referrer and SWG-Specific avatar details may also be provided, however they are not required. CUEmu also uses browser cookies as an important part of our services.

Use of Information: Your User Name will be used to identify each submission, discussion comment/post, or issue you post on the site. Your email address will be used to validate your account, and may also be used to allow other users to contact you. When another user contacts you, they will not see your email address. Certain Senior CUEmu Staff will have access to your email address for the purpose of contact as outlined in use of your information

Choice/Control: You may not post on any of CUEmus Websites or Services without first registering. You may choose to Opt-Out of allowing other users to contact you by updating the contact preference in your CUEmu Profile or User Control Panel.

Profile

What This Feature Does: When you post new source code, participate in discussion forums, rate existing projects, and register issues, your post will be tagged with your User Name. Other users may click on your User Name to view your Profile.

Information Collected, Processed, or Transmitted: Your User Name, the date you joined CUEmu, your Projects, and your recent Activities on the CUEmu website will be visible to users that view your Profile. If you choose to add a Personal Statement to your Profile, this will also be visible.

Use of Information: Other users may view your profile to learn more about your activities on CUEmu. They may also use your Profile page to contact you if your Profile contact preference is set to enable other users to contact you.

Choice/Control: You may choose to Opt-Out of allowing other users to contact you or view certain profile information by updating the contact preference in your CUEmu Profile or User Control Panel.

IRC Chat Services

What this feature does: IRC Chat services allow users to contact each other via an instant text medium. You are assigned, or allowed choose, a nickname or alias to identify yourself with.

Information Collected, Processed, or Transmitted: Your nickname, the date / time your joined the chat server, your last visited time, a "hostmask" (reverse DNS trace) of your IP address, and the current list of IRC rooms you are in.

Use of Information: Other users may perform a whois search on your nickname to learn more about your activities on the CUEmu IRC Service. Senior CUEmu Staff may access other information such as your true IP address or registered email address in order to contact you or improve our service. All chat messages in channels or queries (Private Messages) are recorded and logged in the event we need to review this information as described in Section 2.

Choice / Control: You may choose to not register, which will mean that your email address is inaccessible by all members, however it also allows others to use your nickname at any time. CUEmu is not responsible for nickname impersonation on our Chat Services. However, if you believe your identity has been compromised, please alert a member of the CUEmu Team immediately.

The CUEmu Launcher

What this feature does: The CUEmu Launcher allows you to access the Star Wars Galaxies Game Client and connect to the CUEmu Servers.

Information Collected, Processed, or Transmitted: The CUEmu Launcher collects basic information about your computer to ensure the CUEmu Software is compatible with your computer. It also reviews installed files on your computer to ensure you have a valid copy of Star Wars Galaxies.

Use of Information: This information is only used locally by the CUEmu Launcher and is not transmitted anywhere.

Choice / Control: You may choose to not use the CUEmu Launcher, but you will not be able to access the CUEmu Gameplay Servers. There are no optional features to the CUEmu Launcher.

Hosted Game Services

What this feature does: Our game services, such as our Test Center(s), allow users to participate in testing or playing of the CUEmu Code in a stable and managed environment. It also allows for social networking and play-for-fun interactivity with an online world.

Information Collected, Processed, or Transmitted: Standard computer information is transmitted and collected by our Game Services. Also, the details outlined in the registration and profile sections of this document pertaining to your CUEmu Account are also used. Any information that you disclosed through these services becomes public information. Please exercise caution when deciding to disclose any personal information online. We also collect your IP Address every time you login for security purposes.

Use of Information: Timestamps of your access and actions are collected for use only by the CUEmu Team, and any transmissions / interactions made by you with others or with the online world may be logged and reviewed by the CUEmu Team at any time without warning or consent. All other information, such as your password and other account information is not covered by this clause of the Privacy Policy. See registration above.

Choice / Control: By using our Game Services, you are consenting that any actions you take in interaction with them are public.

Bug Tracker

What this feature does: The CUEmu Bug Tracker is a service used to report, track, and manage bugs in the server or tool software code developed by CUEmu.

Information Collected, Processed, or Transmitted: The information you include in your Bugs Ticket on file with an associated Ticket ID Number. The details you provide, along with the details outlined in the registration and profile sections of this document pertaining to your CUEmu Account are also used.

Use of Information: The information you include in your Bug Ticket along with your account username are publicly posted and publicly available information. Your account details are only available to Senior CUEmu Staff.

Choice / Control: Reporting bugs is greatly appreciated but an optional service. When you register you also have the ability to report bugs to the bug tracker.

Additional Terms and Information

Your information is collected via two ways. Firstly, by browsing CUEmu will cause our software to create a number of cookies, which are small text files that are downloaded on to your computers web browser temporary files. The first two cookies just contain a user identifier (hereinafter user-id) and an anonymous session identifier (hereinafter session-id), automatically assigned to you by the forum software. A third cookie will be created once you have browsed topics within CUEmu and is used to store which topics have been read, thereby improving your user experience.

We may also create cookies external to the forum software whilst browsing CUEmu, though these are outside the scope of this document which is intended to only cover the pages created by the forum software. The second way in which we collect your information is by what you submit to us. This can be, and is not limited to: posting as an anonymous user (hereinafter anonymous posts), registering on CUEmu (hereinafter your account) and posts submitted by you after registration and whilst logged in (hereinafter your posts).

Your account will at a bare minimum contain a uniquely identifiable name (hereinafter your user name), a personal password used for logging into your account (hereinafter your password) and a personal, valid e-mail address (hereinafter your e-mail). Your information for your account at CUEmu is protected by data-protection laws applicable in the country that hosts us. Any information beyond your user name, your password, and your e-mail address required by CUEmu during the registration process is either mandatory or optional, at the discretion of CUEmu. In all cases, you have the option of what information in your account is publicly displayed. Furthermore, within your account, you have the option to opt-in or opt-out of automatically generated e-mails from the community software.

Your password is ciphered (a one-way hash) so that it is secure. However, it is recommended that you do not reuse the same password across a number of different websites. Your password is the means of accessing your account at CUEmu so please guard it carefully and under no circumstance will anyone affiliated with CUEmu, IPB or another 3rd party, legitimately ask you for your password. Should you forget your password for your account, you can use the I forgot my password feature provided by the community software. This process will ask you to submit your user name and your e-mail, then the community software will generate a new password to reclaim your account.

7. For More Information

CUEmu welcomes your comments regarding this privacy statement. If you have questions about this statement or believe that we have not adhered to it, please contact us at privacy@cuemu.com.