Last updated: June 26, 2018
This policy describes how Planet Realm LLC uses information that it collects
from you in order to play Cyber Nations and/or Cyber Nations Tournament Edition.
Planet Realm LLC aims to keep your information secure and to comply with US privacy law as well as the European
Union's General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).
Section 1: Information we collect
When you visit this site, we automatically collect the following:
Your e-mail address is required to sign up to play the game. This is treated
as personally identifying information and therefore private data.
Your IP address. This is captured when you connect to the site. An IP address
does not uniquely identify you, but usually indicates your general geographic
area, and could be used in conjunction with other information to identify you
Your browser's UserAgent. This is a short summary of the type and version of
your web browser and device operating system, which is automatically transmitted
to sites unless you disable it in your browser's settings.
A login cookie which is used to remember your username on the login screen the
next time you visit the site.
If you make a purchase in the game we will collect certain information from you,
including your name, email address, and PayPal account information. All credit card, bank, and other financial information is stored and processed by PayPal,
we do not have access to or otherwise store this information.
Section 2: How this inforamtion is used
To provide basic site functionality such as logging into the game.
To process payments made towards the game and to screen purchases for potential
risk or fraud.
To allow site moderators to manage the site. Site moderators may use this
information to unravel disputes over account ownership, investigate suspected
cheating, to help verify the legitimacy of a request, and to ban rule violators
from accessing the site.
To perform basic site analytics, primarliy performed by Google Analytics reports
on the numbers of people using the site, their geographic spread, the relative
popularity of different browsers, devices, and operating systems, and so on.
To allow site advertisements via Google AdSense to place ads on the site. We
do not share any of your information with these networks. However, they are
capable of independently recording your IP Address and using cookies to track
how often you view their ads. Google may use your personal information to
provide you with targeted advertisements or marketing communications they
believe may be of interest to you. For more information about how targeted
advertising works, you can visit the Network Advertising Initiative's ("NAI")
educational page. You can opt out of Google's targeted advertising
here. Additionally, you can opt out of additional services by visiting the
Digital Advertising Alliance's opt-out portal
To provide backups of the games to protect against data loss, and these
backups may include information such as e-mails and IP addresses associated with
accounts. Backups aren't accessed at all under normal circumstances, and cannot
be viewed by moderators. Backups are purged after two years.
Section 3: Who can see this information
Site moderators can view IP Addresses, UserAgents, and e-mail addresses
associated with an account.
The site employs SSL (aka HTTPS) so that all communication between your
device and our servers are encrypted. User passwords are also encrypted and
never stored in plain text.
We do not share your information with third parties however we may share your
personal information to comply with applicable laws and regulations, such as in
respond to a subpoena, search warrant or other lawful request for information we
receive, or to otherwise protect our rights.
Section 4: Your rights
You may request that we erase all information we have
collected from you, upon which we will erase your account and you will no longer be able to play the game. You can
also request to view this information without erasing it by emailing the site
administrator (See Contact Us section below). It may take
a few days to process your request. We may refuse requests in special cases
such as where information must be retained for essential operation of the site; for
example, if a person who is banned from the site wants their identifying
CalOPPA (California Online Privacy Protection Act)
Section 5: COPPA and CalOPPA
This site not intended for individuals under the age of 13.
COPPA (Children Online Privacy Protection Act)
When it comes to the collection of personal information from children under 13,
the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA) puts parents in control.
The Federal Trade Commission, the nation's consumer protection agency, enforces
the COPPA Rule, which spells out what operators of websites and online services
must do to protect children's privacy and safety online.
We do not specifically market to children under 13, and per our Terms and
Conditions, children under 13 years of age are not allowed to play Cyber
Nations, and all users must specifically agree that they are 13 years of age or
older before playing the game.
CalOPPA is the first state law in the United States to require commercial
well beyond California to require a person or company in the United States (and
conceivably the world) that operates websites collecting personally identifiable
its website stating exactly the information being collected and those
individuals with whom it is being shared, and to comply with this policy.
In accordance with CalOPPA, Planet Realm LLC agrees that:
Users can visit our site anonymously.
on the page specified above.
Users are usually able to change some of their personal information by logging
in to their account. Specifically, users with active accounts can change their
current e-mail address. However, users of accounts that are perma-deleted by
moderators, banned from the site, or otherwise permanently barred from the
public site are thereafter not able to log in and change their personal
information. All information may be archived in periodic private system backups.
Section 6: Fair Information Practices
The Fair Information Practices Principles form the backbone of privacy law in
the United States and the concepts they include have played a significant role
in the development of data protection laws around the globe. Understanding the
Fair Information Practice Principles and how they should be implemented is
critical to comply with the various privacy laws that protect personal
In line with Fair Information Practices, Planet Realm LLC will take the
following responsive action, should a data breach occur: users will be notified
via a message posted on the site within seven business days.
Planet Realm LLC also agrees to the individual redress principle, which requires
that individuals have a right to pursue legally enforceable rights against data
collectors and processors who fail to adhere to the law. This principle requires
not only that individuals have enforceable rights against data users, but also
that individuals have recourse to courts or a government agency to investigate
and/or prosecute non-compliance by data processors.
Section 7: Can Spam Act
The CAN-SPAM Act is a law that sets the rules for commercial email, establishes
requirements for commercial messages, gives recipients the right to have emails
stopped from being sent to them, and spells out tough penalties for violations.
We collect your email address in order to:
- Allow you to login to this site.
- Send information, respond to inquiries, and/or other requests or questions.
- Notify you of certain in-game activity such as if your nation is about to
go inactive or if someone has declared war on your nation.
To be in accordance with CAN-SPAM we agree to the following:
- NOT to use false or misleading subjects or email addresses.
- NOT to send advertisement emails to your email address.
example, changes to our practices or for other operational, legal or regulatory
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Section 9: Contact Us
For more information about our privacy practices, if you have questions, or if
you would like to make a complaint, please contact us by e-mail at