Terms & Conditions

What you should know about the information on this site

This website is operated by GameShift, registered in England with company number 07657257. VAT number: 228 944 771. Despite our best efforts it is possible that some information on this website may be out of date.

As a result:

The operators of this website cannot take any responsibility for the consequences of errors or omissions. Any reliance you place on information found on this site or linked to on other websites will be at your own risk. The operators of this website, its agents and employees, are not liable for any losses or damages arising from your use of this site.

What you should know about the other sites we link to Links contained in this website will lead to other websites. Although checked regularly, they are not under our control. We are not responsible for the content of any linked website and cannot take responsibility for the consequences of your using the information or services on linked websites. We cannot guarantee that these links will work all the time.

This website does not endorse or favour any specific commercial product or business. A link to a third-party website does not imply endorsement. If a website is not linked to, this does not mean or imply that it is unsatisfactory.

Virus protection

We make every effort to check and test this website during production. However, we would advise you to run an anti-virus program on anything you download from the Internet. We cannot accept any responsibility for any damage to your computer system or loss of data caused by using this website.

Applicable law

This website and the use of it is governed by English law and English courts shall have exclusive jurisdiction over any disputes connected to this website.

Privacy Policy

Introduction

This policy describes how we collect, use and look after the information you provide us.

This Privacy Policy only relates to personal data collected by GameShift via the GameShift website, membership forms, survey responses, emails and phone calls.

The Data Protection Act 1998

GameShift adhere to the requirements of the UK Data Protection Act 1998 and we are registered as a data controller which is looked after by the information Commissioner.

Use of Personal Information

Personal information provided to GameShift via the GameShift website, emails and phone calls will be used for the purposes outline below.

  • In-house research and statistical analysis
  • Communication about services GameShift offer
  • Processing personal data for the above purposes may entail sharing your information with employees and contractors. Agreements exist between GameShift and such parties that there must be no further disclosure of such personal data.

Your consent

By providing your personal data to GameShift you consent to the processing of such data by GameShift as described in this Privacy Policy. You can alter your preferences as described below.

Use of Data and opting-out

We do not pass your details to third parties and we will only send you information about the services GameShift we provide.

By providing your contact details you are agreeing to be contacted by GameShift for the reasons detailed above. If at any time you want to alter your preferences or request that GameShift stop communication with you then you should contact us as described in the section titled Verifying, updating and amending your personal information.

Accessing your personal data held by GameShift

You have the right to ask GameShift , in writing, for a copy of all the personal data held about you. This is known as a ‘data subject access request’. Upon payment of a fee of £10 we will collate the data requested and send it to you within the maximum period as stipulated by the Data Protection Act 1998.

Please apply in writing to:

hello@gameshift.co.uk

Verifying, updating and amending your personal information

We aim to keep your records as up-to-date as possible. If, at any time, you want to verify, update or amend your personal data or preferences please contact us.

This also relates to opting-out of future communication such as e-mail post etc for items other than those related strictly to your membership ‘contract’.

Please provide your membership number, surname and postcode to help us track your membership record. You can contact us as follows:

by email:

hello@gameshift.co.uk

If you wish to opt out from receiving future emails from GameShift then email GameShift EMAIL

Cookies

To read about cookies and how GameShift uses them, view our cookies information page

Notification of Changes

If GameShift decides to change its privacy policy, it will post such changes on its website under the section entitled ‘Privacy Policy’.

 

Cookies and How GameShift uses them

What are cookies?

A ‘cookie’ is a small text file that is placed on a user’s computer by a website. There are several types of cookie and the most common are often referred to as ‘session’ cookies. These are used to keep track of information needed by a user as they travel from page to page within a website. These cookies have a short lifetime and expire within a few minutes of the user leaving the site.

What cookies are used?

GameShift primarily uses benign, short lived ‘session’ cookies and ‘first party’ cookies to tell whether a website user has logged-in, where to find details that can be used to pre-fill parts of on-line forms, such as the ordering information in the GameShift shop (where applicable). They are also used to track anonymously which areas of the site are popular and which are not used; this allows us to target carefully our website resources. Below is an easy to digest breakdown of the types of cookies we use and examples of how we use them.

  1. Essential Cookies

These cookies are essential for the running of our websites. Without the use of these cookies parts of our websites would not function. For example, as a logged in member of GameShift , you are able to access content which is otherwise not accessible, in order to check you are logged in and allowed to access this content, a cookie must be set which is used to identify you.

  1. Analytical Performance Cookies

We use these types of cookies to monitor our websites performance and how it is used. These cookies provide us with information that helps us improve our website as well as to identify any areas that may need maintenance. For example, we use performance cookies to identify content that is rarely viewed, this allows us to find ways of making it more easily found.

  1. Functional Cookies

Functional cookies are used to remember your preferences on our websites. This can be anything from remembering your location in order to display local beer festivals or saving your username.

Other Cookies

GameShift also uses cookies in its email communications to personalise the email and track whether the mail has been opened or read and whether the recipient has used any website links contained in the email communication. This allows us to monitor and improve our email communications and how they relate to our website.

Useful information about Cookie

Further information about cookies can be found on the following websites:

  • All About Cookies
  • Information Comissioners Office

If you have any questions about the use of cookies on our websites, please email:

hello@gameshift.co.uk

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