We are committed to safeguarding your personal information. Whenever you provide such information, Freaks 4U Gaming is legally obliged to use your information in line with all laws concerning the protection of your personal information.
The following Data Policy provides you with information on how your personal data is being processed at Freaks 4U Gaming GmbH as well as your associated rights.
Responsible for data processing
Freaks 4U Gaming GmbH
An der Spreeschanze 10
Phone: +49 30 / 330 96 66 – 0
Represented by Michael Haenisch
Contact details of the data protection officer
Freaks 4U Gaming GmbH
An der Spreeschanze 10
Purposes and legal basis for the processing
We process your personal data in consideration of the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) as well as the German Federal Data Protection Act (BDSG) and specific regulations (special laws) with relevant provisions related to data protection.
All personal data you submitted to us is used solely to process your requests. There is no sharing of this personal data to third parties.
Competitions and Polls
If you wish to take part in any poll, survey or competition run through our websites, we will also use your information for the purposes specified in the poll, survey or competition. We may also save your IP-address and a specific cookie for the duration of the poll, survey or competition to ensure singular participations.
You may subscribe to receive our email newsletters you will need submit your email-address and optional your name. We will provide those newsletter(s) to you free of charge, unless otherwise stated. Our newsletters may contain promotions or advertisements relating to goods or services provided by us or our group companies and associated third parties from time to time. If at any time you wish to unsubscribe from an email newsletter you may do so by following the unsubscribe instructions giving you in every newsletter.
Community & Game Accounts
Login through external user accounts
If you have a user account at a third party service that allows you to use this account to login to gamesports.net and you decide to use this service, enter your login credentials of the external service into the form. Services like Facebook, Twitter, Google, etc. offer such a service). The actual login happens on the third party website. From this third party we only receive the following data:
- User ID
- E-Mail address
This information is the minimal required information to log you into your gamesports.net account through your external user account.
Logfiles & Cookies
During every visit of websites information about IP address, referring URL, date/time, browser version and operating system is stored in the webservers log files due to technical reasons. Further so called cookies may partially be stored temporary on your local computer. Cookies are small text files that are temporarily stored on your hard drive and contain information about your visit to our websites. This data is needed only due to technical reasons and in no way it will be associated with any individual person. An evaluation is done only in the form of anonymous statistics.
The collected data will only be used for these purposes. We are not transferring any information to any data collectors, list brokers, or similar organisations.[/list]
Categories of recipients of personal data
Within the scope of compliance of statutory and conventionary duties we partly use external service contractors. We use these contractors for the following services:
Our websites use Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. ("Google"). Google Analytics uses "cookies", which are text files placed on your computer, to help the website analyze how users use the site. The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website (including your IP address truncated by the last octet prior to its storage using the "_anonymizeIp()" method) will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States . Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity for website operators and providing other services relating to website activity and internet usage.
You can opt-out from being tracked by Google Analytics with effect for the future by downloading and installing Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Addon for your current web browser:https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en
Integration of content from external providers
In our websites we have integrated browser plug-ins and links of social networks and providers of video content (e.g. Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, etc.). These services are operated by third parties that have their headquarters partially outside the EU or the EEA. This browser plug-ins and links are identified by logos or other notes at our websites. In the context of the use of this content a connection between your computer (browser) and the servers of the provider is established. This will forward the information about your visit to our website together with your IP address to the provider.
You can prevent the transmission of data. Please refer to the point "protecting your privacy" in this policy.
Details about the different external providers:
The following links lead you to the Data and Privacy Policies oft he different external providers:
With the FB-Plugin you can like, share and comment our offered services directly on Facebook. With the FB-Player we integrate our own live streams and videos of our Facebook channels or videos of third parties on our websites.Go to the Data Policy of Facebook
The embed functionality of Instagram allows us to integrate Instagram photos and videos on our websites.Go to the Data Policy of Instagram
With the YouTube-Player we integrate our own videos of our YouTube channels or videos of third parties on our websites. Go to the Privacy & Terms of Google
Use of an Anti-Cheat-tool
ANYBRAIN is software product developed and service provided by ANYBRAIN, S.A. ANYBRAIN is a company dedicated to the development of software products, providing software solutions for security, safety and fraud prevention for online services such as online gaming.
ANYBRAIN's software and services function as an SDK independent of the client app (e.g: the game client, or an external app) in which they will be inserted.
ANYBRAIN's services aims the collection of the user's personal data related to the use of keyboards and mouse and all interactions with the computer during the usage of the Client's software and applications, collecting:
device ID, MAC address, IP address, and biometric data to identify patterns of the user's behavior, namely: speed and number of clicks on the mouse and keyboard.
This has the purpose of detecting and identifying any suspicious behavior of users playing in our Leagues and Tournaments, namely 99Liga, for the sake of fairness and cheating prevention.
An opt-out is only possible if you waive your rights to play in the 99Liga.
Participation in Games of the 99Liga is not possible without an active opt-in.
Disclosure to third parties
We will only disclose personal, aggregated information to third parties when this is legally allowed or when you agree. If any third party is organizing and/or managing any promotion, competition, survey or poll run through our websites on our behalf, we may disclose your information to that third party to enable them to do so but they will be prohibited from using your information for any other purpose, unless you have given them specific consent. In cooperation with these third parties, we are using Google Tag Manager.
We can disclose your personal data to additional recipients like authorities due to our regulatory obligation to inform.
Deletion of data
If your data is no longer necessary for the above-mentioned purposes including settlement, for tax purposes or other legal reasons, it will be deleted.
Your user rights
If you have any concern about privacy at our website, apply your rights to request a copy of the personal information we hold about you and want to have any inaccuracies corrected or require the deletion of this data, you can contact us at any time.
The following advice might help you to prevent the transfer and storage of data for statistical or technical reasons. Please note that you may not be able to use all features of the services offered on the websites of the GameSports Network.
- You can edit or completely prevent the storage of cookies in the settings of your browser
- You can generally object the usage of cookies used for online marketing purposes in a variety of services, especially in the case of tracking, via the EU website https://www.youronlinechoices.com/ or the US website https://www.aboutads.info/choices
- The storage of your IP address can be prevented by using an anonymizer (service)
- The usage of services like Google Analytics, Facebook or Twitter can be prevented through third-party browser add-ons
- Third-party ads and ad-plugins (e.g. video ads) can also be prevented by using a third -party tool or add-on
Right of complaint
You have the right to file a complaint with the above mentioned data protection officer or a data protection regulatory authority. The data protection regulatory authority in charge for us is:
Berliner Beauftragte für Datenschutz und Informationsfreiheit
Visitor entrance: Puttkamerstr. 16-18
Tel.: +49 30 13889-0
Fax: +49 30 2155050
Data transfer to a third country
We may transfer any personal data we hold to a country outside the EEA, provided that the country to which the personal data is transferred ensures an adequate level of protection for the data subject’s rights and freedoms.
Personal data we hold may also be processed by staff operating outside the EEA who work for us or for one or more of our suppliers. Such employees may be engaged in, among other things, the fulfilment of contracts with the data subject, the processing of payment details and the provision of support services.
Websites of the GameSports Network:
The following websites are currently part of the GameSports Network:
Effective January 2024