Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy

Effective Date: January 1, 2011

This Privacy Policy describes the types of personal and non-personal information we collect on (the “Sites”), how we use such information and to whom and under what circumstances we may disclose it. By using the Sites, which are operated by Burst Online Entertainment (“Burst”) you agree to the collection, use and disclosure of your personally identifiable information as described in this Privacy Policy. If you do not agree to the terms of this Privacy Policy, please do not use the Sites.

1. Collection of Personal Information

Burst only collects information that personally identifies you (“Personal Information”) from you when you: (1) register on the Sites; (2) contact us; (3) order products and services from us; and (4) participate in our surveys or promotional activities. Personal Information may include the following categories of information: (1) Contact Data (such as your name, address, email address); Financial Data (such as your account or credit card information); and Demographic Data (such as zip code and age). If you communicate with us by e-mail, post messages to any of our chat groups, bulletin boards, or forums, or otherwise complete online forms, surveys, or Tournament entries, any information provided in such communication may be collected as Personal Information.

2. Collection of Non-Personal Intormation

As part of the standard operation of the Sites, we may collect certain non-personal information from you, including but not limited to your browser type, operating system, IP address and the domain name from which you accessed the Sites. In addition, we may collect information about your browsing behavior, such as the date and time you visit the Sites, the areas or pages of the Sites that you visit, the amount of time you spend viewing the Sites, the number of times you return to the Sites and other clickstream data. We may combine the non-personal information we collect from you with your personal information.

We may use cookies and Macromedia Flash local data storage to collect the non-personal information described above. We may also use cookies and Macromedia Flash local data storage to: (1) allow you to use the Sites without having to re-enter your user name and password; (2) monitor Sites usage; (3) manage the Sites; and (4) conduct research to improve our content and services. Third parties that advertise on the Sites may also place cookies in their advertisements.

A cookie is a small text file that may be stored on the hard drive of your computer when you access the Sites. You are free to decline cookies, but by doing so, you may not be able to use certain features on the Sites or take full advantage of all of our offerings. Check the “Help” menu of your browser to learn how to change your cookie preferences. To learn about your preferences with respect to our use of Macromedia Flash local data storage, please visit

3. Accessing Your Personal Information

You may access any personal information you provide to us, correct or modify any such personal information, or direct us to make no further use of your personal information. To do so, please send an email with your request to

4. Use of Information

We may use the information we collect from and about you for any of the following purposes: (1) to fulfill your requests for products and services; (2) to contact you when necessary; (3) to review Sites usage and operations; (4) to address problems with the Sites, our business or our products and services; and (5) to protect the security or integrity of the Sites and our business. We may also use the information we collect from and about you to contact you with information and promotional materials and offers from our company, as well as from our subsidiaries, affiliates, marketing partners, advertisers and other third parties. If you would prefer not to receive such promotional communications, please follow the unsubscribe instructions within the email you received when setting up your account.

In addition to Personal Information and Non-Personal Information collected, you may choose to share information about yourself through other content (“Content”), such as in games or forums. Any information shared with other players are considered public and at your own discretion.

5. Disclosure of Information

Burst may disclose information collected from and about you as follows: (1) to our related companies, business partners and service providers to perform a business, professional or technical support function for us or to fulfill your product or service request; (2) as necessary if we believe that there has been a violation of the Sites Terms of Use, or our rights, or the rights of any third party; (3) to respond to judicial process and provide information to law enforcement agencies or in connection with an investigation on matters related to public safety, as permitted by law, or otherwise as required by law; and (4) in the event that our company or substantially all of its assets are acquired, your personal information may be one of the transferred assets. We may also sell, rent or lease your personal information to our marketing partners, advertisers or other third parties. You may request that we do not share your personal information with third parties, which may prohibit access to certain features and elements of the Sites.

We may provide your information to third party companies to perform services on our behalf, including payment processing, data analysis, email deliver, customer support, and various marketing activities. Any third party service provider is required to maintain the confidentiality of the information disclosed to them and to maintain at least the same level of privacy protection as provided by us.

6. California Privacy Rights

7. Security

We have taken certain physical, electronic, contractual, and managerial steps to safeguard and secure the information we collect from Sites visitors.

8. Children

We do not direct the Sites to, nor do we knowingly collect or solicit any personal information from, children under the age of thirteen or knowingly allow such persons to register. If you are under thirteen, please do not attempt to register for the Sites or send any information to us. In the event that we learn that we have collected personal information from a child under age thirteen we will delete that information as quickly as possible. If you know or have reason to believe that we might have collected any information from or about a child under thirteen, please send an email, with “Child Under 13” in the subject line, to . Minors over the age of thirteen are recommended to ask their parents for permission before sending any information about themselves over the internet.

9. US-EU and US Switzermand Safe Harbor

Burst may transfer information to or receive information from our Affiliates (which shall mean subsidiaries, parent companies, joint ventures and other corporate entities under common ownership) for our legitimate business purposes. We may store information about Sites visitors and players on servers and equipment located in the United States and other countries. Personal data collected within Switzerland and the European Union (“EU”) may be transferred to, and stored at, a location outside of Switzerland and the EU. The data collected may be processed by employees operating outside of Switzerland and the EU who work for Burst, one of our Affiliates, or one of our vendors. By submitting your personal data, use of the Burst Sites or playing Burst games, you agree to this transfer, storing or processing.

Burst complies with the Safe Harbor framework as set forth by the Department of Commerce regarding the collection, use, and retention of online user data from Switzerland and the EU. We will take all steps reasonably necessary to ensure that your data is treated securely and in accordance with this privacy policy. If you have reported data privacy concerns to Burst and do not feel that they have been adequately addressed, please send us an email/

10. 3rd Party Websites

The Sites may contain links to third-party websites, which may have privacy policies that differ from our own. We are not responsible for the activities and practices that take place on these Sitess. Accordingly, we recommend that you review the privacy policy posted on any Sites that you may access through the Sites.