The following describes the information gathering and dissemination practices for the websites operated by Games Industry Media BV and any companies in its group of companies (together “GIM”), including (without limitation) www.businessofgames.com and www.gamesindustryblog.com each being a “Website”, and together being the “Websites”. The Websites shall collectively be referred to as the “Services”.


Your personal and company data (meaning any information about You from which You personally or your company can be identified, such as name, address, telephone number or email address, and which is referred to in this Privacy Policy as “Your Information”), will be processed by GIM (which include its agents and employees), and (where appropriate) our partners and subcontractors in order to be able to provide the full range of the Services to You. Your Information is collected when You register with us; or when You submit a written query to us. While the Websites may contain links to websites operated by parties other than GIM, GIM is not responsible for the privacy practices or content of any such websites. By using any of the Services, You acknowledge that You have read, and agree to, the terms of this Privacy Policy and that, where You provide us with Your Information (including, for the avoidance of doubt, by submitting a query to us through one of the Websites, or where You only partially complete an account registration process), You consent to the use by GIM (and our partners and subcontractors) of Your Information for the purposes set out in section 3 of this Privacy Policy. As part of the registration process, we also offer visitors registering with us the opportunity to “opt out” from keeping them informed of future events, offers and promotions from GIM. Visitors who wish to take this option should ‘untick’ the relevant box in the registration process.


GIM collects Your Information in order to: • Enable us to set up Your Account so that You can make full use of all of the features of the Services; • Enable us to receive questions and comments from You through our Online Help, and for us to be able to respond to them; and • To keep You informed of important service changes, technical issue updates and general news from GIM. In addition to the broad purposes identified above, GIM will only use Your Information, for: • providing any of the Services which are requested of us, and for any proper purpose connected with such provision; • preparing statistics related to the use of the Services by You and other customers; • complying with our regulatory duties, obligations and responsibilities; • the investigation of suspected unlawful, fraudulent or other improper activity connected with the Services; GIM will not send You unsolicited information regarding any third party commercial offers or advertisements. We may transfer Your Information in the event of that we transfer or sell our business or any part of it; including in the event of insolvency. If at any time You wish us to stop processing Your Information for the above purposes, then You must contact us and we will take the appropriate steps to stop doing so. Please note that this may mean that Your Account will have to be closed, entirely at the discretion of GIM.


You may update or delete Your Information at any time from within your GIM account through ‘My Account’ ; or by contacting Customer Services.


If at any time You believe that GIM has not adhered to the principles contained within this Privacy Policy, please notify us by contacting Customer Services and we will use all commercially reasonable efforts to promptly determine and correct the problem. This Privacy Policy is effective from 1st July 2012