as of 8/19/10
CombatACE is committed to protecting your personal privacy. This
the types of information that are collected by CombatACE on its
web sites, and how we use and protect it. This Policy also explains
the choices that you can make about the way your information is
collected and used. This Policy applies to all web sites operated
by CombatACE, and it does not apply to banners
and other advertisements or promotions that we may sponsor or
in on web sites
owned by third parties.
the sites including their respective subdomains which are publically
visible and accessible as services offered by or delivered from CombatACE.
(See Applicable Sites below).
our web sites, you signify that you agree with the terms of our
as the terms of our Terms and Conditions. If you do not agree
with any term in this Policy or our Terms and Conditions, please
do not use this site or provide any Personal Information to us.
The Information We Collect
As used in
any information that is linked to your identity such as your name,
street address, telephone number, screen name, age and/or email
address. The site you entered may collect some or all of these
types of Personal Information through a contest,
survey, promotion, or a registration form. Some
of our web sites may require registration and disclosure of particular
information such as street address in order for you to participate.
In order to register on our sites, we may require you to disclose
your name, zip code,
email address, birth date and gender. CombatACE will
not collect any Personal
Information from your visits to our sites unless you provide your
Personal Information to us voluntarily, and we will not require
you to provide more information than is necessary to participate
in our web sites' activities. We also do not collect financial
or other sensitive data information about our users.
When you provide us with Personal Information, you are authorizing
us to use that information in accordance with the terms of this
Personal Information as described in this Policy.
The web site you entered may also collect Personal Information
from you about a third party (e.g., the site might allow you to
send an email or message to a friend, in which case we will need
that person's name and email address). Please note that we use
such information only for the specified purpose (e.g., to deliver
the email message) and we will not contact the third party again
by email unless and until the third party contacts us or provides
permission to do so.
The Way We Use Personal Information
supply Personal Information at a CombatACE web site, we will
use it for the purpose
for which it was collected (e.g., forum community notifications
or to fulfill the delivery of a prize or product order) in accordance
may also use it to contact you regarding
promotions or other products and services, which may
be requested by or otherwise of interest to you.
At any time, however, you may opt out of such contact
by setting your notification preferences in your account settings
(See Manage Your Personal Information; Unsubscribe below) or
by following the unsubscribe instructions that are included in
We also use Personal Information to keep track of a user's activities
on our sites, to statistically analyze web site usage, to improve
our web site features, design and content and to refine our
primary goal in collecting and using Personal Information is
to give you a meaningful and customized experience while you
are using our web sites as well as to promote our products and
services in a cost effective and efficient manner.
You may have
heard of "cookies," which are small files
or pieces of information that are stored by your browser on your
is an industry standard and you will find them at most web sites.
preferences and to maintain your logged-in status while passing
through the various areas and activities of the web sites
in which you may participate. CombatACE does not
automatically collect any Personal Information
your habits, useage, participation, or otherwise any activity
pertaining to you personally.
information about your computer, such as your IP address (a number
to your computer whenever you surf the Internet),
the type of Internet browser you are using, and the type of computer
operating system you are using may also be collected by us using
cookies. Web servers, the computers that "serve up" web
pages, automatically identify your computer by its IP address.
When you request a page from this web site, our servers log your
Most browsers are initially set to accept cookies. If you'd prefer,
are being sent. Refusal of cookies at the site you entered may
result in an inability to visit certain areas of the web sites
or to receive personalized information when you visit the web sites.
With Whom We May Share Information
In the course of doing business we do not share your
Personal Information including email address with any third
may share aggregate, non-personally identifiable information
about our users with advertisers, business partners, sponsors,
and other third parties. For example, we may tell a business partner
the number of men and the number of women that visit our sites,
but we do not disclose Personal Information about such aggregrate
Our intention is to limit or prohibit the sharing of Personal Information
provided to us in ways that are different than the ways described
above without also providing you with an opportunity to "unsubscribe" or
prohibit such unrelated uses. We
may also release your Personal Information including email address
if required to do so by law, or by search warrant, subpoena
or court order, or to a third party to which ownership of CombatACE
is transferred via an acquisition, merger, sale of assets or otherwise.
Your Personal Information; Unsubscribe
You are ultimately in control of the Personal Information that
we collect and use. We want to keep your data complete, up to
date and accurate. CombatACE provides its users with the following
options to manage their Personal Information including email
address that is in reasonably retrievable form in our database:
management: Visit your "Profile Settings" or
similar section of the site where you can manage your Personal Information
including email address and/or subscribe to or unsubscribe from our database.
The Following help section is available for your reference: Your
You may access your settings directly using this link: Your
Data Protection and Security
We take commercially
reasonable precautions to keep your Personal Information including
email address secure. All access to the
information we collect is subject to physical, electronic and
managerial restrictions to prevent unauthorized access, modification
or misuse. Notwithstanding the foregoing, we cannot guarantee
the security of any information you disclose online, and you
do so at your own risk.
Important Note about Children's Information
Please note that we do not collect any Personal Information from
any person under the age of thirteen years of age. In addition,
we reserve the right to limit participation in particular programs
or promotions to visitors 18 years of age or older
our discretion. We will post any changes to this Policy including
email practices or any new policy here and we encourage you to
visit this area frequently to stay informed. If there is any
change in the type of information we collect or way in which
we use such information including email address, then we will
your permission before we make any such change.
Links to Other Web Sites
be aware that when you are on this web site you could be directed
to other sites that are beyond our control. There
may be links to other web sites that include links from advertisers,
sponsors, and partners that may use the CombatACE brand
or logo. These other web sites may send their own cookies to
users, or otherwise collect data or solicit Personal Information.
Always be aware of where you are surfing on the Web. Check the
and makes no guarantee or representation as to the sufficiency,
any third-party web site to which you may be linked from this
How to Contact Us
collection of information, please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org
where domain.com is the site you are contacting us about.
Applicable Web Sites
Policy applies to the web sites operated and managed by CombatACE,
including but not limited to: combatace.com;
column5.us, and others that
may be added in the future.
Important Note Regarding U.S. Law
The laws and regulations in different countries impose different
(and even conflicting) requirements on the Internet
and data protection. We are located in the USA, as are the servers
that make this site available worldwide. All matters relating
to this site are governed by the laws of the State of Illinois
in the USA. If you are located in the European Economic Area
and you contact us, please note that any information you provide
will be transferred to the USA and by submitting the information
you authorize this transfer.