Spectre

Privacy Policy

By playing on our servers you agree to the following terms.

Protecting your private information is our priority. This Statement of Privacy applies to https://spectre.gg, and Spectre and governs data collection and usage. For the purposes of this Privacy Policy, unless otherwise noted, all references to Spectre include https://spectre.gg, Spectre, SpectrePUG and https://spectre.gg/pug, SparrowBot and https://sparrowbot.com The Spectre website is a community gaming site. By using the Spectre website, you consent to the data practices described in this statement.
In order to better provide you with products and services offered, Spectre may collect personally identifiable information, such as your:
- First and Last Name
- E-mail Address
- Country
- Username
- Password
- Type of device used
- IP address
- Type of browser used; and Identifiers associated with your devices.

OPTIONAL INFORMATION PROVIDED BY YOU WHEN USING OUR ONLINE SERVICES

You are also able to connect various third party platforms such as Steam, osu!, Discord, Google and Discord, in which case we collect the following information in respect of each third party platform:

- Username/nickname
- UserID
- An access token, to allow us to connect to your third party account and to ensure we are connecting to the correct third party account
- An refresh tokens, which allows us to request additional access tokens, and therefore re-connect to third party accounts, until the refresh token is withdrawn (if, for example, you decide to disconnect your account from the third party platform)
- Avatar picture
- List of friends (Steam only)

Please keep in mind that if you directly disclose personally identifiable information or personally sensitive data through Spectres public message boards, this information may be collected and used by others.

We do not collect any personal information about you unless you voluntarily provide it to us. To wit, we will use your information for, but not limited to, communicating with you in relation to services and/or products you have requested from us. We also may gather additional personal or non-personal information in the future.
Spectre collects and uses your personal information to operate and deliver the services you have requested.

Spectre may also use your personally identifiable information to inform you of other products or services available from Spectre and its affiliates.
Spectre does not sell, rent or lease its customer lists to third parties.

Spectre may share data with trusted partners to help perform statistical analysis, send you email or postal mail, provide customer support, or arrange for deliveries. All such third parties are prohibited from using your personal information except to provide these services to Spectre, and they are required to maintain the confidentiality of your information.

Spectre may disclose your personal information, without notice, if required to do so by law or in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to: (a) conform to the edicts of the law or comply with legal process served on Spectre or the site; (b) protect and defend the rights or property of Spectre; and/or (c) act under exigent circumstances to protect the personal safety of users of Spectre, or the public.
Spectre may keep track of the websites and pages our users visit within Spectre, in order to determine what Spectre services are the most popular. This data is used to deliver customized content and advertising within Spectre to customers whose behavior indicates that they are interested in a particular subject area.
Information about your computer hardware and software may be automatically collected by Spectre. This information can include: your IP address, browser type, domain names, access times and referring website addresses. This information is used for the operation of the service, to maintain quality of the service, and to provide general statistics regarding use of the Spectre website.
The Spectre website may use "cookies" to help you personalize your online experience. A cookie is a text file that is placed on your hard disk by a web page server. Cookies cannot be used to run programs or deliver viruses to your computer. Cookies are uniquely assigned to you, and can only be read by a web server in the domain that issued the cookie to you.

One of the primary purposes of cookies is to provide a convenience feature to save you time. The purpose of a cookie is to tell the Web server that you have returned to a specific page. For example, if you personalize Spectre pages, or register with Spectre site or services, a cookie helps Spectre to recall your specific information on subsequent visits. This simplifies the process of recording your personal information, such as billing addresses, shipping addresses, and so on. When you return to the same Spectre website, the information you previously provided can be retrieved, so you can easily use the Spectre features that you customized.

You have the ability to accept or decline cookies. Most Web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. If you choose to decline cookies, you may not be able to fully experience the interactive features of the Spectre services or websites you visit.
This website contains links to other sites. Please be aware that we are not responsible for the content or privacy practices of such other sites. We encourage our users to be aware when they leave our site and to read the privacy statements of any other site that collects personally identifiable information.
Spectre secures your personal information from unauthorized access, use, or disclosure.

When personal information (such as a credit card number) is transmitted to other websites, it is protected through the use of encryption, such as the Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) protocol.

We strive to take appropriate security measures to protect against unauthorized access to or alteration of your personal information. Unfortunately, no data transmission over the Internet or any wireless network can be guaranteed to be 100% secure. As a result, while we strive to protect your personal information, you acknowledge that: (a) there are security and privacy limitations inherent to the Internet which are beyond our control; and (b) security, integrity, and privacy of any and all information and data exchanged between you and us through this Site cannot be guaranteed.
Subject to certain exceptions set out below, on receipt of a verifiable request from you, we will:

- Delete your personal information from our records;
- Direct any service providers to delete your personal information from their records.

Please note that we may not be able to comply with requests to delete your personal information if it is necessary to:
- Complete the transaction for which the personal information was collected, fulfill the terms of a written warranty or product recall conducted in accordance with federal law, provide a good or service requested by you, or reasonably anticipated within the context of our ongoing business relationship with you, or otherwise perform a contract between you and us;
- Detect security incidents, protect against malicious, deceptive, fraudulent, or illegal activity; or prosecute those responsible for that activity;
- Debug to identify and repair errors that impair existing intended functionality;
- Exercise free speech, ensure the right of another consumer to exercise his or her right of free speech, or exercise another right provided for by law;
- Comply with the California Electronic Communications Privacy Act;
- Engage in public or peer-reviewed scientific, historical, or statistical research in the public interest that adheres to all other applicable ethics and privacy laws, when our deletion of the information is likely to render impossible or seriously impair the achievement of such research, provided we have obtained your informed consent;
- Enable solely internal uses that are reasonably aligned with your expectations based on your relationship with us;
- Comply with an existing legal obligation; or
- Otherwise use your personal information, internally, in a lawful manner that is compatible with the context in which you provided the information.
Spectre does not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from children under the age of thirteen. If you are under the age of thirteen, you must ask your parent or guardian for permission to use this website.
You will be able to connect your Spectre account to third party accounts. BY CONNECTING YOUR SPECTRE ACCOUNT TO YOUR THIRD PARTY ACCOUNT, YOU ACKNOWLEDGE AND AGREE THAT YOU ARE CONSENTING TO THE CONTINUOUS RELEASE OF INFORMATION ABOUT YOU TO OTHERS (IN ACCORDANCE WITH YOUR PRIVACY SETTINGS ON THOSE THIRD PARTY SITES). IF YOU DO NOT WANT INFORMATION ABOUT YOU, INCLUDING PERSONALLY IDENTIFYING INFORMATION, TO BE SHARED IN THIS MANNER, DO NOT USE THIS FEATURE. You may disconnect your account from a third party account at any time. Users may be able to disconnect their accounts from their accounts from third-party websites by visiting the official Spectre discord and creating a ticket or by sending a email to [email protected]
From time to time, Spectre may contact you via email for the purpose of providing announcements, promotional offers, alerts, confirmations, surveys, and/or other general communication.
We may store your data on servers provided by third party hosting vendors with whom we have contracted.
Spectre reserves the right to change this Privacy Policy from time to time. We will notify you about significant changes in the way we treat personal information by sending a notice to the primary email address specified in your account, by placing a prominent notice on our website, and/or by updating any privacy information. Your continued use of the website and/or Services available after such modifications will constitute your: (a) acknowledgment of the modified Privacy Policy; and (b) agreement to abide and be bound by that Policy.


Updated: Sept 8th 2021