Privacy Policy

February 5th, 2014. Version 1.01

What information do we collect?

NationStates++ collects various public statistics about your nation(s) on the NationStates website. In addition, when you install the browser extension, or use NationStates++ websites or services, we may collect the IP address, browser user-agent, http-referrer and other various browser-metadata that your browser automatically sends. In addition, NationStates++ may collect IP address, and all aforementioned information on every page you visit on nationstates.net, and NationStates subdomains. Private nationstates.net settings and login credentials (including, but not limited to, email addresses and passwords) are not collected.

What information do we retain?

NationStates++ does not retain or store IP addresses, browser user-agent, http-referrer and other various browser-metadata except for the purposes of analysing errors. At maximum, these may be kept for as long as 30 days for these purposes before being deleted. Specifically, this information is only retained if something unexpected occurred with your request, and a 40x or 50x http response code to your request was returned. Successful requests and associated metadata are not retained for any period of time.

Publicly available information about your nation, including its name, various national statistics, actions throughout the game, and public game knowledge may be recorded and stored permanently. In addition, the last time you used NationStates++, as well as your actions within the extension, website, and services may also be recorded and stored permanently.

What do we use your information for?

The information we collect is to enhance your usage of NationStates and to improve your experience of the site through added functionality, features and ease-of-use, and also to:

How do we protect your information?

NationStates++ limits access to personal information about you to administrators and service providers. Personal information includes, but is not limited to, your IP address, personal email address, name, address, and other personal data.

Do we use cookies?

NationStates++ may place cookies on your computer for the purposes of anonymous user analytics services, including third-party services, such as Google Analytics.

Do we disclose any information to outside parties?

As a general rule, we will not disclose any information to outside parties under any circumstances, except in compliance with the laws of the United States of America. We may also release information to the administrators of NationStates upon request.

Third party links

Occasionally, at our discretion, we may include or offer third party products or services on our website. These third party sites have separate and independent privacy policies. We therefore have no responsibility or liability for the content and activities of these linked sites. Nonetheless, we seek to protect the integrity of our sites and welcome any feedback about these sites.

Terms of Service

Please also see our Terms of Service section establishing the use, disclaimers and limitations of liability governing the use of our website and browser extension.

Your consent

By using our browser extension, or visiting a NationStates++ website or domain, you consent to our Privacy Policy.

Changes to our Privacy Policy

Our Privacy Policy may change from time to time. We will not reduce your rights under this Privacy Policy without your explicit consent. We will post any privacy policy changes on this page and, if the changes are significant, we will provide a more prominent notice (including, for certain services, email notification of privacy policy changes). We will also keep prior versions of this Privacy Policy in an archive for your review.

Contact us

If there are any questions regarding this Privacy Policy, please contact Afforess using the contact information below:

Email: Afforess [at] gmail.com

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