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Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy


CMP Gaming understands that your privacy is important to you and that you care about how your personal data is used and shared online. We respect and value the privacy of everyone who visits this website, https://cmp-gaming.com (“Our Site”) and will only collect and use personal data in ways that are described here, and in a manner that is consistent with Our obligations and your rights under the law.

Please read this Privacy Policy carefully and ensure that you understand it. Your acceptance of Our Privacy Policy is deemed to occur upon your first use of Our Site. If you do not accept and agree with this Privacy Policy, you must stop using Our Site immediately.

1.    Definitions and Interpretation
In this Policy the following terms shall have the following meanings:  

“Account”    means an account required to access and/or use certain areas and features of Our Site;
“Cookie”    means a small text file placed on your computer or device by Our Site when you visit certain parts of Our Site and/or when you use certain features of Our Site. Details of the Cookies used by Our Site are set out in section 13, below;
“Cookie Law”    means the relevant parts of the Privacy and Electronic Communications (EC Directive) Regulations 2003;
“personal data”    means any and all data that relates to an identifiable person who can be directly or indirectly identified from that data. In this case, it means personal data that you give to Us via Our Site. This definition shall, where applicable, incorporate the definitions provided in the EU Regulation 2016/679 – the General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”); and
“We/Us/Our”    means CMP Gaming, a gaming community run by it's members..

2.    Information About Us
2.1    Our Site is operated by CMP Gaming, a gaming community run by it's members.
2.2    Our Data Protection Officer can be contacted by email at contact@cmp-gaming.com.

3.    What Does This Policy Cover?
This Privacy Policy applies only to your use of Our Site. Our Site may contain links to other websites. Please note that We have no control over how your data is collected, stored, or used by other websites and We advise you to check the privacy policies of any such websites before providing any data to them.

4.    Your Rights
4.1    As a data subject, you have the following rights under the GDPR, which this Policy and Our use of personal data have been designed to uphold:
4.1.1    The right to be informed about Our collection and use of personal data;
4.1.2    The right of access to the personal data We hold about you (see section 12);
4.1.3    The right to rectification if any personal data We hold about you is inaccurate or incomplete (please contact Us using the details in section 14);
4.1.4    The right to be forgotten – i.e. the right to ask Us to delete any personal data We hold about you (We only hold your personal data for a limited time, as explained in section 6 but if you would like Us to delete it sooner, please contact Us using the details in section 14);
4.1.5    The right to restrict (i.e. prevent) the processing of your personal data;
4.1.6    The right to data portability (obtaining a copy of your personal data to re-use with another service or organisation);
4.1.7    The right to object to Us using your personal data for particular purposes; and
4.1.8    Rights with respect to automated decision making and profiling.
4.2    If you have any cause for complaint about Our use of your personal data, please contact Us using the details provided in section 14 and We will do Our best to solve the problem for you. If We are unable to help, you also have the right to lodge a complaint with the EU’s supervisory authority, the European Data Protection Supervisor.
4.3    For further information about your rights, please contact the European Data Protection Supervisor or your local Citizens Advice Bureau.

5.    What Data Do We Collect?
Depending upon your use of Our Site, We may collect some or all of the following personal and non-personal data (please also see section 13 on Our use of Cookies and similar technologies):
5.1    contact information such as email addresses;
5.2    date of birth;
5.3    demographic information such as country residing in;
5.4    IP address;
5.5    web browser type and version;
5.6    operating system;
5.7    any information added into the About Me section of your profile page.

6.    How Do We Use Your Data?
6.1    All personal data is processed and stored securely, for no longer than is necessary in light of the reason(s) for which it was first collected. We will comply with Our obligations and safeguard your rights under the GDPR at all times. For more details on security see section 7, below.
6.2    Our use of your personal data will always have a lawful basis, either because it is necessary for Our performance of a contract with you, because you have consented to Our use of your personal data (e.g. by subscribing to emails), or because it is in Our legitimate interests. Specifically, We may use your data for the following purposes:
6.2.1    Providing and managing your Account;
6.2.2    Providing and managing your access to Our Site;
6.2.3    Personalising and tailoring your experience on Our Site;
6.2.6    Replying to emails, messages or donations  from you;
6.2.7    Analysing your use of Our Site to enable Us to continually improve Our Site and your user experience;
6.3    With your permission and/or where permitted by law, We may also use your data for marketing purposes which may include contacting you by email with information and news such as events and campaigns. We will not, however, send you any unsolicited marketing or spam and will take all reasonable steps to ensure that We fully protect your rights and comply with Our obligations under the GDPR and the Privacy and Electronic Communications (EC Directive) Regulations 2003.
6.4    Third parties (including Discord) whose content appears on Our Site may use third party Cookies, as detailed below in section 13. Please refer to section 13 for more information on controlling Cookies. Please note that We do not control the activities of such third parties, nor the data they collect and use and advise you to check the privacy policies of any such third parties.
6.5    You have the right to withdraw your consent to Us using your personal data at any time, and to request that We delete it.
6.6    We do not keep your personal data for any longer than is necessary in light of the reason(s) for which it was first collected. Data will therefore be retained for the following periods (or its retention will be determined on the following bases):
6.6.1    Your personal data including username, IP address, email address and any information added to your profile will be retained for the duration of your using the CMP website and forums and will be deleted upon deactivation and removal of your account.

7.    How and Where Do We Store Your Data?
7.1    We only keep your personal data for as long as We need to in order to use it as described above in section 6, and/or for as long as We have your permission to keep it.
7.2    Your data will only be stored within the European Economic Area (“the EEA”) (The EEA consists of all EU member states, plus Norway, Iceland, and Liechtenstein).
7.3    Data security is very important to Us, and to protect your data We have taken suitable measures to safeguard and secure data collected through Our Site.
7.4    Steps We take to secure and protect your data include:
7.4.1    Only the community admins and moderators will have access to this information and are required to have 2FA (Two-Factor Authentication) in place for secure login.

8.    Do We Share Your Data?
8.1    Subject to section 8.2, We will not share any of your data with any third parties for any purposes.
8.2    In certain circumstances, We may be legally required to share certain data held by Us, which may include your personal data, for example, where We are involved in legal proceedings, where We are complying with legal obligations, a court order, or a governmental authority.

9.    What Happens If Our Community Changes Hands?
9.1    We may, from time to time, expand or reduce Our community and this may involve the transfer of control of all or part of Our community. Any personal data that you have provided will, where it is relevant to any part of Our community that is being transferred, be transferred along with that part and the new owner or newly controlling party will, under the terms of this Privacy Policy, be permitted to use that data only for the same purposes for which it was originally collected by Us.
9.2    In the event that any of your data is to be transferred in such a manner, you will be contacted in advance and informed of the changes. When contacted you will be given the choice to have your data deleted or withheld from the new owner or controller.

10.    How Can You Control Your Data?
10.1    In addition to your rights under the GDPR, set out in section 4, when you submit personal data via Our Site, you may be given options to restrict Our use of your data. In particular, We aim to give you strong controls on Our use of your data for direct marketing purposes (including the ability to opt-out of receiving emails from Us which you may do by unsubscribing using the links provided in Our emails and at the point of providing your details and by managing your Account).

11.    Your Right to Withhold Information
11.1    You may access certain areas of Our Site without providing any data at all. However, to use all features and functions available on Our Site you may be required to submit or allow for the collection of certain data.
11.2    You may restrict Our use of Cookies. For more information, see section 13.

12.    How Can You Access Your Data?
You have the right to ask for a copy of any of your personal data held by Us (where such data is held). Under the GDPR, no fee is payable and We will provide any and all information in response to your request free of charge. Please contact Us for more details at contact@cmp-gaming.com, or using the contact details below in section 14.

13.    Our Use of Cookies
13.1    Our Site may place and access certain first party Cookies on your computer or device. First party Cookies are those placed directly by Us and are used only by Us. We use Cookies to facilitate and improve your experience of Our Site. We have carefully chosen these Cookies and have taken steps to ensure that your privacy and personal data is protected and respected at all times.
13.2    By using Our Site, you may also receive certain third party Cookies on your computer or device. Third party Cookies are those placed by websites, services, and/or parties other than Us. Third Party Cookies are used on Our Site for accessing the Discord chat service. For more details, please refer to section 6, above, and to section 13.6 below. These Cookies are not integral to the functioning of Our Site and your use and experience of Our Site will not be impaired by refusing consent to them.
13.3    All Cookies used by and on Our Site are used in accordance with current Cookie Law.
13.4    Upon entering the website, you will be shown a pop-up stating that the site uses cookies. By continuing to use Our Site you are giving your consent to the placing of Cookies which enabling Us to provide the best possible experience and service to you. You may, if you wish, remove these Cookies; however certain features of Our Site may not function fully or as intended.
13.5    Certain features of Our Site depend on Cookies to function. Cookie Law deems these Cookies to be “strictly necessary”. These Cookies are shown below in section 13.6. Your consent will not be sought to place these Cookies, but it is still important that you are aware of them. You may still block these Cookies by changing your internet browser’s settings as detailed below in section 13.9, but please be aware that Our Site may not work properly if you do so. We have taken great care to ensure that your privacy is not at risk by allowing them.
13.6    The following first party Cookies may be placed on your computer or device:

Name of Cookie   em_cdn_uid
Purpose   This cookie is associated with sites using CloudFlare, used to speed up page load times.
Strictly Necessary   yes

Name of Cookie   em_p_uid
Purpose   This cookie is associated with sites using CloudFlare, used to speed up page load times.
Strictly Necessary   yes

Name of Cookie   ips4_device_key
Purpose   This is a session cookie, used to track the user on the site.
Strictly Necessary   yes

Name of Cookie   ips4_focusMessage_1
Purpose   This is a cookie that checks whether the user has dismissed any general messages set to show.
Strictly Necessary   no

Name of Cookie   ips4_hasJS
Purpose   This cookie is set by javascript and then later read to determine if javascript is supported in the user agent.
Strictly Necessary   yes

Name of Cookie   ips4_IPSSessionFront
Purpose   This is a session tracking cookie, used to track the user between page clicks.
Strictly Necessary   yes

Name of Cookie   ips4_ipsTimezone
Purpose   This cookie is set by javascript to detect the user's local time zone so that the software can adapt the displaying of times automatically.
Strictly Necessary   yes

Name of Cookie   ips4_login_key
Purpose   A unique key to authenticate your member ID cookie. This cookie is set after you log in when you tick 'Remember Me' so you can be automatically logged in again in the future.
Strictly Necessary   yes

Name of Cookie   ips4_member_id
Purpose   This cookie would contain the user's member ID, used to "remember" the user in case their session ends between visits.
Strictly Necessary   yes

Name of Cookie   ips4_recentEmoji
Purpose   This cookies stores information on your most recently used emojis when placing them in a post.
Strictly Necessary   no

Name of Cookie   SERVERID
Purpose   This cookies is used for load balancing. It identifies the server that delivered the last page to the browser.
Strictly Necessary   yes

and the following third party Cookies may be placed on your computer or device:

Name of Cookie   __cfduid
Purpose   This cookie is associated with sites using CloudFlare, used to speed up page load times.
Strictly Necessary   yes


13.7    In addition to the controls that We provide, you can choose to enable or disable Cookies in your internet browser. Most internet browsers also enable you to choose whether you wish to disable all cookies or only third party cookies. By default, most internet browsers accept Cookies but this can be changed. For further details, please consult the help menu in your internet browser or the documentation that came with your device.
13.8    You can choose to delete Cookies on your computer or device at any time, however you may lose any information that enables you to access Our Site more quickly and efficiently including, but not limited to, login and personalisation settings.
13.9    It is recommended that you keep your internet browser and operating system up-to-date and that you consult the help and guidance provided by the developer of your internet browser and manufacturer of your computer or device if you are unsure about adjusting your privacy settings. The links below provide instructions on how to control Cookies in all mainstream browsers:
13.9.1    Google Chrome: https://support.google.com/chrome/answer/95647?hl=en-GB
13.9.2    Microsoft Internet Explorer: https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/kb/278835
13.9.3    Microsoft Edge: https://support.microsoft.com/en-gb/products/microsoft-edge (Please note that there are no specific instructions at this time, but Microsoft support will be able to assist)
13.9.4    Safari (macOS): https://support.apple.com/kb/PH21411?viewlocale=en_GB&locale=en_GB
13.9.5    Safari (iOS): https://support.apple.com/en-gb/HT201265
13.9.6    Mozilla Firefox: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/enable-and-disable-Cookies-website-preferences
13.9.7    Android: https://support.google.com/chrome/answer/95647?co=GENIE.Platform%3DAndroid&hl=en (Please refer to your device’s documentation for manufacturers’ own browsers).


14.    Contacting Us
If you have any questions about Our Site or this Privacy Policy, please contact Us by email at contact@cmp-gaming.com. Please ensure that your query is clear, particularly if it is a request for information about the data We hold about you (as under section 12, above).

15.    Changes to Our Privacy Policy
We may change this Privacy Policy from time to time (for example, if the law changes). Any changes will be immediately posted on Our Site and you will be deemed to have accepted the terms of the Privacy Policy on your first use of Our Site following the alterations. We recommend that you check this page regularly to keep up-to-date.

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