We collect information in the following ways: Information you give us, information we get from your use of our services, and log or Account information. We automatically collect and store certain information in server logs including details of how you used our service, such as your search queries and viewership. Location information, such as locations that you log in from. We may collect and store information (including personal information) locally on your device using mechanisms such as browser web storage (including HTML 5) and application data caches. We and our partners use various technologies, including cookies, to collect and store information when you visit a Ascended World service, which may include using cookies or similar technologies to identify your browser or device. We also use these technologies to collect and store information for advertising purposes.
We use the information we collect from our services to provide, maintain, protect and improve them, to develop new ones, and to protect us and our users. We also use this information to improve your experience. When you contact customer service, we keep a record of your communication to help solve any issues you might be facing. Our goal is to be clear about what information we collect, so that you can make meaningful choices about how it is used in your account preferences. We endeavor to maintain our services in a manner that protects information from accidental or malicious destruction. Because of this, after you delete information from our services, we may not immediately delete residual copies from our active servers and may not remove information from our backup systems.
We do not share personal information with companies, organizations and individuals outside of Ascended World unless one of the following circumstances applies: You consent, we are required by law, we do so in your interest or for your safety or security, we are required to do so in order to resolve technological problems or facilitate upgrades. For legal reasons We will share personal information with companies, organizations or individuals outside of Ascended World if we have a goodfaith belief that access, use, preservation or disclosure of the information is reasonably necessary to: meet any applicable law, regulation, legal process or enforceable governmental request. Enforce applicable Terms of Service, including investigation of potential violations. detect, prevent, or otherwise address fraud, security or technical issues. Protect against harm to the rights, property or safety of Ascended World, our users or the public as required or permitted by law.
We restrict access to personal information to Ascended World employees, contractors and agents who need to know that information in order to perform.