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Data Privacy Policy for the Website and Game Sick City

Thank you very much for your interest in our website, (hereinafter the "Website") and our Game Sick City (hereinafter “Game”). This Website is operated by Roccat Games Studio GmbH, Otto von Bahrenpark, Paul-Dessau-Str. 3 g, 22761 Hamburg (hereinafter "Roccat" or ‘we’/’us’). It offers you as the user (hereinafter referred to as ‘User’ or ‘you’) the opportunity to get an idea of our game, to download the Game, make requests, register to receive materials and participate in our Forum.

Your privacy is important to us. In what follows, we will provide you with information about how we use your personal data when you visit our Website and which rights you have with respect to our use of your personal data. Any consent you grant may be withdrawn at any time with future effect. If you have any questions about our use of your personal data, please contact us (at the fax number or e-mail address shown in Section 8 below).

To make this privacy policy easy to find, we make it available in the footer of the Website and at every point where personally identifiable information may be requested.

  • Excepteur sint occaecat cupidatat non proident:
    • Any User is free to visit our Website without having to register.
    • Every time a User visits the Website or opens a file the following data will be stored in a log file: Internet protocol, IP address, page from which the file was accessed, date, time, browser type and operating system, the pages visited by the User, volume of data transferred, access status (file transmitted, file not found, etc.).
    • Apart from that Roccat only collects and uses personal data the User discloses during visits to the Website, for instance when registering as User, downloading and/or playing the Game or making an enquiry. The User’s personal data are collected, used and stored for the purpose of executing the contract. Personal data are information which contain details of your personal or material circumstances, such as your name, address, e-mail address and date of birth.
    • The types of personal information collected for registration as a User are user name, email address, IP address. For downloading the Game the following information are required and stored user name, email address, IP address. In addition any profile information which the User entered while visiting our Website or playing the Game is collected and stored, such as for instance when the Game is started and finished and the result (victory/defeat/draw), the battlefield map of the Game, the Game mode and the team size.
    • For processing of payments for orders the following data are required […. ]. If this is done via third-party service providers such as credit card companies or banks, your legitimate concerns will be protected in compliance with prevailing legal provisions. The external service providers will be subjected to an undertaking to treat your data securely and as strictly confidential and may only use these data to the extent necessary to fulfil their obligations.
    • Personal data are treated as strictly confidential and are not divulged to third parties without the User’s consent unless this is necessary for the purpose of executing orders, settling payments, processing enquiries or customer care. The data may also be disclosed if necessary to protect other users or if its disclosure is required by law.
    • In case a registered User enters information or statements in the Forum (‘Forum’), he knows and agrees that these statements and information are published within the public Forum of Sick City.
    • Furthermore, contractual and utilization data are collected, processed and used by Roccat pursuant to Sections 14 & 15 of the German Telemedia Act (Telemediengesetz - TMG) and Section 28 of the German Data Protection Act (Bundesdatenschutzgesetz - BDSG).
    • Google Analytics

      Our Website uses Google Analytics, a web analysis service of Google, Inc. (hereinafter "Google"). Google Analytics uses so-called "cookies," i.e., text files that are installed in your terminal device and allow an analysis of your use of the Website. Generally, information generated by cookies about your use of this Website will be transferred to and stored in a server of Google in the United States. On this Website the code "gat_anonymizeIp()" was added to Google Analytics to guarantee anonymous collection of IP addresses. As a result, your IP address will be shortened within member countries of the European Union or other countries that are signatories of the Agreement on the European Economic Area before being transmitted to a server of Google in the United States. Only in exceptional cases will the full IP address be transmitted to a server of Google in the United States and then shortened there.

      On behalf of Roccat Google will use this information to analyse your use of the Website, in order to compile reports about Website activities, and to provide additional services related to Website use and Internet use to the Website operator. The IP address transmitted from your browser for purposes of Google Analytics will not be combined with any other data by Google. You can prevent the installation of cookies by selecting appropriate settings in your browser software; note, however, that in this case you may not be able to use all functions of this Website to the full extent.

      You can also prevent data related to your use of the Website and generated by the cookie (including your IP address) from being transferred to and processed by Google, by downloading and installing the following browser add-on available from the following link:

      If you use a mobile terminal device, you can, in the alternative to installing the above browser add-on, prevent the collection of data by Google Analytics by clicking on the link below. An opt-out cookie will then be installed to prevent any future collection of your data when you visit this Website: Click here to opt-out of Google Analytics

      You can find additional information about Google Analytics here:
  • Your Consent in data exchange between the Game and the Server
    • In order to offer our Game to you we will have to make a transfer of data and information of the Game from your display device to our Roccat servers. You will be informed at the beginning of using the Game about the necessity of the data transfer in order to play the Game and will be asked for your consent. You may revoke the consent to use the information/data for the Game at any time with future effect (by contacting us at the address set forth in Section 8 below).

      Consent to data transfer:

      "Yes, I would like to play the Game and agree to a transfer of information and data from my display device to the server of Roccat. I can revoke my consent any time with future effect by sending an informal e-mail to"
  • Your consent in receiving our e-mail newsletter
    • If the User subscribes to our newsletter, the e-mail address will be used for advertising purposes until the User unsubscribes from the newsletter. If applicable, the User has provided us with the express consent shown below and we have documented the consent. Under German Law we are required to hold the terms of consent available for access at any time. The User’s e-mail address will not be disclosed to any third parties, and the User may revoke the consent to our use of the e-mail address for sending the newsletter for advertising purposes at any time with future effect (by contacting us at the address set forth in Section 8 below).

      Consent to e-mail advertising:

      "Yes, I would like to receive the Sick City newsletter that will inform me on a regular basis by e-mail of interesting offers and new features related to the Sick City Game. I may unsubscribe from the newsletter free of charge by sending an informal e-mail to I may revoke my consent to receive the newsletter at any time with future effect."
  • Cookies
    • Roccat uses text files known as cookies or image files known as web beacons, each of which are stored on the User’s display device. Both these technologies assist in gathering data on User-specific settings, as well as technical information which allows the User to be identified. This information shows when and how Users employ the Website and allow us to continually improve it. The use of cookies offers Users the benefit of not having to re-enter their personal data every time they fill in forms on the Website. Using cookies is normal practice on many websites. Cookies are stored on the User’s display device rather than on the Website. Roccat only uses cookies to read information on the User’s hard disk which were saved by a cookie stored on that Website.

      Users will be informed that cookies are used when they first use the Website.

      Opt-out, objection rights

      By choosing the corresponding settings on their browsers Users can prevent cookies being stored on their display devices, delete cookies previously stored there or be notified of their storage. Details of how to do this will be provided on your browser. If users use the Website without choosing appropriate settings in their browsers, they thereby consent to the use of cookies as described in this Privacy Notice.
  • Data security
    • To prevent unauthorized access, maintain data accuracy, and ensure the correct use of information, we have put in place appropriate physical, electronic, and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online. Nonetheless, making available your personal data, whether in person, by telephone or online, is always associated with certain risks, and no technical system is completely immune to manipulation or sabotage.
  • Children's privacy
    • Protecting the privacy of the very young is especially important. For that reason, we never collect or maintain information at our website from those we actually know are under 16, and no part of our website is structured to attract anyone under 16.
  • Processing and deletion of data
    • Roccat may, on its own initiative or at the request of the User, supplement, correct or delete any incomplete, erroneous or outdated data stored in connection with the operation of the Website and/or Game.
    • Roccat will delete data in compliance with applicable law promptly upon User’s request, unless Roccat is required to keep your data on file under applicable law.
  • Questions concerning data protection, contact details
    • You may contact us at any time, if you want your profile and related personal data to be corrected, blocked or deleted, or if you wish to revoke consent to the use of your e-mail address for the newsletter. Moreover, we will at any time disclose to you which data are stored, what the origin of the data is, who the recipient of the data is, and the purpose for which data are stored. If you have any questions concerning data protection, please contact us at:

      Roccat Games Studio GmbH, Otto von Bahrenpark, Gasstraße 4, 22761 Hamburg
      Contact person: Steffen Slacki
      Telefax: +49 (0)40 30 99 495 123

Last revised: May 6, 2017

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