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The only personally identifiable information we ask from you through our website is your e-mail address. This is stored against your account in our database and is used for verifying your account registration and contacting you (opt-in marketing, resetting your password, discussion of issues with your account etc).
We may occasionally use your email address to contact you through social network websites where you have enabled this ability on your social networking account.
If you choose to register to our website directly then we will always store your password in our database using one-way encryption. This means that your password cannot be read by any of our staff and minimizes the chances of your password being revealed in the case of data being compromised.
We advise that you use a unique password on every website that you register to, this ensures that in the case of a password being compromised your accounts at other websites are still safe.
If you login to our website through an external provider (for example Facebook, Google or Twitter) then we do not have access to your account password and only store a unique value which links to your Gangster Nation account to the external account.
IP Address & Other Data
For every request you make to our website your IP address and other non-personally identifiable information may be collected and stored. This includes but is not limited to browser version, operating system and other general statistics about how you access our website.
This data is used to recognize accounts sharing the same connection in order to make sure that our game rules are followed. In addition to this it allows us to improve the website for you and ensure that it functions as intended on all devices.
We store cookies on your computer to improve your website experience, help ensure are rules are kept to and maintain your session (being logged in). You can disable the storage of cookies in your browser however this will severely disable the functionality of the website.
Here is an overview of the cookies we may store:
- Your session cookie. This cookie contains a unique and random string to identify your account for the period that you are logged in for. We ask your web browser software to automatically clear this cookie once the browser has been closed.
- A permanent and unique identifier to your browser. This cookie helps us to see which accounts are using the same web browser and is placed purely to help us enforce our game rules. Removing this cookie will not effect your experience at our website.
- A referral identifier cookie. This cookie is placed if you visit the website through another player's referral link. It allows us to keep a track of which player has referred you whilst you create an account. Once you have logged into an account for the first time, this cookie will be removed. Alternatively, we ask your web browser software to remove the cookie within a few months of it being set.
There may also be third party cookies placed on your computer for statistical reasons, for example cookies stored by Google Analytics.
We may store data on your computer using your web browser's "local storage" or "local data" functionality. Any data stored in this manner is not required for the core features of the website to work although disabling the storage of this data may make your browsing experience less pleasant.
There are certain parts of the website where members can post formatted text, for example in the forums, chat or their own user profiles. As a site member you should remember that this information is public and viewable by all other members. In restricted areas (such as private messaging and family forums) we do our best to ensure that this data is only shared with the intended recipients however in rare cases data may be shared outside of the intended recipients due to website faults. In general we advise that for privacy reasons you do not share personal information on the website.
Payment Card Details
No payment card details are ever passed to us or stored on our systems.
Your data will not purposely be shared with any third party directly by us. We will never under any circumstances sell your data to a third party. You can find more information about how we keep your data safe below.
We do our best to ensure that your data is kept safe. All data has login systems in place to protect it, data is only accessible to staff of Gangster Nation Ltd unless intended to be public.
In over 8 years of running this website there have been no known cases of data being compromised, we intend to keep it this way.