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Privacy Policy

  1. Who we are
  2. Copyright Information
  3. What personal data we collect and why we collect it
  4. Who we share your data with
  5. How long we retain your data
  6. How we protect your data and what data breach procedures we have in place
  7. What rights you have over your data
  8. Contact Information
  9. Privacy policy changes

Credits

 

 

Privacy Policy

We want to provide you with clear and complete information about which personal data the Omnia Crystallis website gathers and how you can view and control its handling.

On 25th May 2018, a new regulation called General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) came into effect in the European Union. It provides strict and specific guidelines on how personal data is gathered and handled. This also affects companies and individuals that reside outside of the EU but collect data from EU citizens.

We completely agree that you should be able to see which information is gathered, why it is gathered and how you can view it or opt-out altogether. This is why we took this opportunity to provide you with a comprehensive privacy policy and additional documentation pages for all related topics.

 

Who we are

We are Omnia Crystallis (omniacrystallis.com). This site began as a website called “Le Strategie di Zell” on a free hosting site in early 2000. About a year later, the website moved to zellfantasy.it and became Zell’s Fantasy. A lot of years later, in April 2018, it became Omnia Crystallis.
This website was created with the aim of providing information, news, guides and being able to discuss Square Enix’s products.

 

Copyright Information

Omnia Crystallis is not affiliated with Square Enix Co. and does not claim ownership to any games, images, music, characters, locations or other Square Enix products. All other, unofficial media such as magazine scans, unofficial screenshots and fanart is property of its respective owners and used only within fair use or with permission. You are not allowed to use anything that is on this site unless it belongs to Square Enix. You are also not allowed to directly link to any of the files or content on this website.

This site is not responsible for any content that is posted by users although we will moderate the forums to make sure nothing inappropriate is being shown or written.

 

What personal data we collect and why we collect it

Comments

When you leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also your IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.
An anonymized string created from your email address (also called a hash) may be provided to the Gravatar service to see if you are using it. The Gravatar service privacy policy is available here. After approval of your comment, your profile picture is visible to the public in the context of your comment.

We embed Facebook Comments plugin to allow you to leave comment at our website using your Facebook account. This plugin may collect your IP address, your web browser User Agent, store and retrieve cookies on your browser, embed additional tracking, and monitor your interaction with the commenting interface, including correlating your Facebook account with whatever action you take within the interface (such as “liking” someone’s comment, replying to other comments), if you are logged into Facebook. For more information about how this data may be used, please see Facebook’s data privacy policy.

We also use Disqus Comments widget at our website for you to be able to comment at our webpages using Disqus commenting system. Disqus may collect information about you when you register for and use the Service. Such information may include “Personally Identifiable Information” which means information that identifies you as an individual, such information may include, but is not limited to, your name, email address, telephone number, username or account ID, and “Non-Personally Identifiable Information” which means information that does not identify you as an individual. Non-Personally Identifiable Information may include, but is not limited to, information about your browser, your IP address, device ID, what pages you visit on our Partner Sites, which website you came from, what advertisements you clicked on, whether on our Partner Websites, the Service or other third party websites, and other information about your online activity that does not identify you as an individual, in accordance with their data privacy policy.

Media

If you upload images to the website, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included. Visitors to the website can download and extract any location data from images on the website.

Cookies

A cookie is a file that is downloaded to the user’s computer from a website in order to store data that can be updated and retrieved by the entity responsible for its installation. Cookies are widely used by websites and servers to provide many of the basic services we find online. If you sign into a website, the website might use a cookie to recognize your browser later on, so that you don’t have to sign in again. Cookies also allow websites to collect data about user activity, such as how many unique visitors a page receives per month. All these applications depend on the information stored in cookies.

Omnia Crystallis uses the following cookies:

  • Google Analytics cookies – these are set for monitoring and tracking visitors behavior on the site.
  • Google Adsense cookies – AdSense uses cookies to improve advertising.
  • WP Rocket cookies – these are used by WP Rocket plugin to monitor referrer and user identification for caching purposes.
  • Amazon third party cookies – these are to generate affiliate revenues.
  • Akismet cookies – Akismet is a comment spam filtering service.

Embedded content from other websites

Articles on this site may include embedded content, like YouTube videos, for example. Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if you visited the other website. These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracking your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged-in to that website.

Links to the privacy policies of the most common services have been included below.

 

Who we share your data with

We don’t share your data with third-parties in a way as to reveal any of your personal information like email, name, etc. However, some data is transferred and/or stored with third-party services we use, like cloud-based services and payment processors. This is done as a way to provide you with a better overall service and user experience.

We accept donations through PayPal. During checkout, a client will provide login information and credit card info. This information is processed directly within this gateway payment and we do not save it on our sites.

 

How long we retain your data

When you submit a comment, its metadata is retained until (if) you tell us to remove it. We use this data so that we can recognize you and approve your comments automatically instead of holding them for moderation.

 

How we protect your data and what data breach procedures we have in place

  • We are entirely using SSL/HTTPS throughout our site. This encrypts our user communications with the servers so personal identifiable information is never captured by third parties without authorization.
  • This site is built with the WordPress platform. We maintain and update this site regularly to ensure we maintain the highest security standard. Appropriate security measures, including anti-spam and website security plugin, have been installed on this website.

In case of a data breach, system administrators will immediately go through affected users and will attempt to reset passwords if needed after informing the user.

 

What rights you have over your data

If you have an account on this site or have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.

 

Contact Information

For more information about our privacy practices, if you have questions, or if you would like to make a complaint, please contact us here.

 

Privacy policy changes

Although most changes are likely to be minor, we may change this Privacy Policy from time to time, and in our sole discretion.
We encourages visitors to frequently check this page for any changes to our Privacy Policy.

Your continued use of our websites after any change in this Privacy Policy will constitute your acceptance of such change.

This Privacy Policy was last updated on: Wednesday, May 30h, 2018.

 

Credits

Omnia Crystallis was designed by Stefano “Zell” Gennari.
Omnia Crystallis logo was created by the talented LC. Merci beaucoup!
Zell’s profile picture was made by the wonderfully-skilled Sara Fabrizi.