Geexus commits to use any personal data gathered from the user in good intention and that it will not share them with any third party without the explicit permission of the user. Any personal data gathered on this site is used solely for the purpose of analyzing the usage statistics.
Who we are
Geexus is a gaming news portal and a gaming events social network in the making. It is being developed and funded by SCRUMEDIA d.o.o., a Croatian software development company founded and operating in Zagreb.
What personal data we collect and why we collect it
When visitors leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.
If you upload images to the website, you should be aware that embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included can be used by the website visitors to download and extract any location data from images on the website.
If you submit a contact form, your personal information including but not limited to username, first and last name, e-mail address can be used for the purpose of replying to your inquiry. Data submitted via the contact form is being held indefinitely or until such time Geexus admins decide to delete it. If you wish to retrieve or delete your data gathered by the contact forms, you can request this by using the contact form and using “Retrieve or delete my contact form data” as a form subject.
If you leave a comment on our site you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.
If you visit our login page, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.
When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.
If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after 1 day.
Embedded content from other websites
Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.
Geexus is using Google Tag manager and Google Analytics to track site visits.
Who we share your data with
By registering on this site you are making your public user profile that can be accessed by any site visitor. Public data includes but is not limited to:
- profile image and avatar
- your published articles (blog posts, videos, playlists, series, channels)
- links to your external social networks (facebook, linkedin, youtube, twitch, etc)
Your personal data (including but not limited to e-mail and personal address) is not shared publically or with any third parties unless required by law.
How long we retain your data
If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognize and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.
For users that register on our website (if any), we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.
What rights you have over your data
If you have an account on this site, or have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.
Where we send your data
Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.
Your contact information
Your contact information including email, phone and address is being used for uniquely indentify you as a project supporter and is not being shared with any third party services unless required by law.
How we protect your data
Your contact information is being stored unencrypted in a secured database on our hosting provider. Your password is being encrypted with one-way encryption algorithms and is not readable by Geexus or any third party.
Geexus content is being served over SSL to ensure that no data posted or fetched by our users can be read by third parties by “man in the middle” attack. SSL security is being enforced automatically by upgrading non-SSL requests to a secured request version.
What data breach procedures we have in place
To prevent any malicious attack and personal data stealing, Geexus is being regularly updated to the latest software versions as they are released by the open source community.
Geexus does not accept responsibility for any personal data that has been released by Geexus site users by posting it to the Geexus site, or shared by other communication channels.
In case that a data breach has been detected by Geexus site owners, hosting provider or the site users and reported to the Geexus maintainers, following steps can be made:
- resetting the user password to prevent unauthorized users of accessing the user account
- exporting the user data and delivering it to the user owner
- updating the Geexus software to include the latest security patch, if available
- anonymizing the user data
What third parties we receive data from
Geexus is receiving usage statistics and demographics data from Google Analytics and Jetpack.
What automated decision making and/or profiling we do with user data
As per Google analytics, Geexus is using visitor statistics to profile users by geographical or demographical segments. This is being used soley for the purpose of improving marketing strategies and evaluate content quality by measuring what content is producing more views and is more interesting for our target audience.