Perfect World is committed to protecting your personal and data privacy. To ensure that you can make informed decisions, and feel confident about providing your personal data to PW when using PW’s websites, mobile and other Services, Perfect World hereby provide this notice outlining PW’s practices and the choices the Users have concerning how Users’ Personal Data is being collected and used by PW.
StarGame is operated by Perfect Online Holding Limited. Under the greatest extent allowed by the applicable laws, all information provided by the User on the StarGame Platform shall be shared by Perfect Online Holding Limited and its Affiliates, brother companies, licensors and licensees (including but not limited to Perfect Online Holding Limited and its Affiliates, as well as their respective licensors and licensees), which may be located outside the original place where these information are collected, unless otherwise noted.
PW shall request information form you in several areas of StarGame, mobile service and other channels that may be used to personally identify you ("Personal Data”), including but not limited to:
Certain Personal Data (particularly, your personal information and contact information) are required for specific Services and if you fail to provide such Personal Data as required by each specific service, PW may be unable to provide you the Services in full.
PW collects your Personal Data to provide better Services to all Users, which include certain basic information (such as the language you used) and some more complicated information (such as your game preferences, etc.)
PW collects information in the following two ways:
●Two types of cookies are used on StarGame:
● Disabling/Enabling Cookies
All browser releases from 4.0 and beyond have a "cookie filter" imbedded in the Privacy settings. You have the ability to accept or decline cookies by modifying the settings in your browser. However, you may not be able to use all the interactive features on StarGame if cookies acceptance have been disabled completely.
Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but if you prefer, you can edit your browser options to block them in future. You need to set each browser, on each device you use to surf the web. You should repeat this procedure with each one if you use multiple browsers (e.g., Safari, Internet Explorer, Firefox, Google Chrome, etc.). Similarly, if you connect to the web from multiple devices (e.g., work and home), you need to set each browser on each device.
PW will adopt all reasonable and practicable measures to ensure the accuracy of collected Personal Data of Users. For example, all StarGame accounts support “E-mail Account Verification”, a verification email will be sent to the User’s e-mail address. In order to ensure the security of your account, it is strongly recommended that you do use this function to confirm your address.
PW may use the Personal Data you provided for one or more of the following purposes:
Except as provided above, PW will not knowingly or intentionally use or share the Personal Data you provide to use in ways unrelated to the aforementioned purposes without your prior consent.
Please be aware and acknowledged that the Personal Data you provide may be transferred to locations outside of Hong Kong. However, without your prior consent, PW will not disclose any personal information to a third party for marketing promotions.
StarGame provides the Users with the interactive setting option to share information with others. On that page, you can choose and set which information you’d like to be shared publicly, includes your name, e-mail address, gender, date of birth, mail address, work place, and graduate school, etc.. When you finished your registration of StarGame account, your nickname, gender, location, game information and signature will be shared publicly, while the status of other identifying information shall be decided according to your options.
Those public information like your avatar, nickname, location and game information may be displayed or disclosed on the home page of StarGame, official sites of the game or social network according to different Services.
You may request access to and correct your Personal Data held by PW. If you wish to get a copy of any of your Personal Data, if you believe that the Personal Data relating to you which PW collect and maintain is incorrect, or if you believe that the Personal Data held by PW was used beyond the scope of the purpose of use disclosed above or was obtained by fraudulent or unlawful means or provided to a third party without your prior consent, please contact our customer service staff at CS@StarGame.com.
PW may charge a reasonable fee for the processing of any data access request.
StarGame contains links to other sites that are operated by third party companies with different privacy practices. You should remain alert when you leave our site and read the privacy statements of other websites. PW have no control over Personal Data that you submit to or receive from these third parties.
Please be noted that PW can neither control the actions of a third party which PW shared data with, nor ensure that the third party adopts the same privacy security and safety policy as PW do.
PW attaches great importance to the security and protection of collection and use of children’s Personal Data. PW shall not collect and hold any information for identification relating to any declared Children Users, such as name, address or cellphone number, etc. At the same time, PW shall not share any Children’s Personal Data with a third party, and will not deliberately send promotional emails to a declared Child User.
It is strongly recommended that all children Users should obtain advice from your parents or other legal guardians before you participate in any online activities or provide your Personal Data.
To maintain the accuracy of the Personal Data, as well as to prevent unauthorised access and ensure the correct use of Personal Data, PW has implemented appropriate physical, technical, and administrative measures to safeguard and secure the collected Personal Data.
For example, PW uses Secure Socket Layer (SSL) protocol—an industry standard for encryption over the Internet—to protect in transmission the Personal Data collected online. When you type in sensitive information such as credit card details, it will be automatically converted into codes before being securely dispatched over the Internet. All electronic Personal Data that PW maintained is securely stored and further protected through our use of appropriate access controls. When disposing of Personal Data, paper documents containing Personal Data are securely destroyed, and electronic files storing Personal Data are permanently deleted.
In addition, to better protect certain Personal Data, some areas of StarGame are inaccessible unless you supply individually identifiable and verifiable information, such as your StarGame account and Password, or log in using your User ID and PIN.
As stated above, in some instances PW may entrust Personal Data to third party service providers (including service providers outside of your jurisdiction), binding them to protect the security of Personal Data and only to use it for the purposes PW specifies.
In addition, PW may disclose and transfer the Personal Data to and jointly use Personal Data with (whether within or outside of your jurisdiction) its subsidiaries, associated companies, business partners, service providers and other persons who PW considers appropriate, in connection with the Services and products provided to or requested by you. PW may disclose this information to facilitate communication of news and information about such Services and products and otherwise for the purposes mentioned above, under Section 3, “Purposes for which the Personal Data are Collected and Used”.
13.1 The entities with whom PW may share your Personal Data include but are not limited to:
13.2 Where permitted by applicable local law, PW may also disclose your Personal Data to third parties:
PW may also transfer any held information about you as an asset in connection with a sale, licensing or outsourcing certain products to a third party, so as to make sure that the Users can obtain the Services and information related to these products continuously and minimize the impact to the Users. Similar cases include corporate mergers, acquisitions, reorganization, bankruptcy and other similar events, in which, all Users’ information shall be transferred to PW’s successor or nominators.
Please be advised that the Personal Data that PW collects or obtains may be transferred to a jurisdiction that offer lesser protection of Personal Data than that provided in your jurisdiction. By submitting personal information to PW or using any Services of any website of PW, you understand and consent to such transfer.
You always have ultimate choice and control over the Personal Data stored by PW, as well as the types of information you would like to receive from PW. PW will occasionally send you email or SMS updates, or other marketing or promotion email communications, about our latest products and Services, as well as special offers to those who subscribe to such Services. Whenever PW sends you such a marketing or promotional email, PW will also give you the opportunity to opt-out of receiving any future such emails.
If at any time you decide you do not wish to receive any marketing or promotional emails or SMS messages from PW, you may unsubscribe from such communications by following the “opt-out instructions contained in the emails sent to you, or by contacting PW’s customer service.
Any Personal Data provided to or gathered by PW is controlled primarily by PW.
All Personal Data that has been collected from you will only be stored for a limited duration that is relevant to the purpose for which it was processed and for as long as required by applicable law.
PW shall not be responsible for the following issues: