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    Privacy Policy

    Updated: 4/6/2022

     

    We are Final Weapon, a gaming journalism website that focuses on the Japanese gaming industry. Final Weapon is also home to gaming news from upcoming indies, PC tech news, reviews and much more.

    Final Weapon values the privacy of our users greatly as addressed explicitly in our policy. We do not sell information such as e-mail addresses, passwords, and other personal data from our users. Additionally, financial information is not stored within our servers.

    Cookies

    Users may accept or reject cookies upon visiting our site in accordance with GDPR law in the European Union. Users in the state of California may also opt out in accordance with CCPA law. Specifically, the do not sell my personal information option is present in the cookie bar.

    Writers and Admin specific

    If you visit our login page, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.

    When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.

    If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after 1 day.

    General Users

    Upon visiting our site, Google uses cookies for supported feature suites such as Site Kit. Site Kit tracks site performance such as views on article and pages through Google Analytics. Site performance and analytical data is visible to our writers within WordPress only.

    Third party vendors, including Google, use cookies to serve ads based on a user’s prior visits to your website. Google’s use of the advertising cookie enables it and its partners to serve ads to your users based on their visit to your sites and/or other sites on the internet

    Users may opt out of the use of the advertising cookie for interest-based advertising by visiting Ad Settings. (Alternatively, you can direct users to opt out of a third-party vendor’s use of cookies for interest-based advertising by visiting aboutads.info)

    Thus, Google Ad services may collect data (not including name, phone numbers, addresses, etc.) through ads found across Final Weapon. Embedded content within our articles may also behave in a similar manner.

    As a reminder, Final Weapon does not collect personal information from users through ads, nor would we care to do so.

    More information about third-party advertising services and choices about not having this data used by companies are available by visiting https://thenai.org/opt-out/

    Embedded content from other websites

    Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has 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.

    Really Simple SSL

    Really Simple SSL and Really Simple SSL add-ons do not process any personal identifiable information, so the GDPR does not apply to these plugins or usage of these plugins on your website. You can find our privacy policy here.

    Akismet

    We collect information about visitors who comment on Sites that use our Akismet anti-spam service. The information we collect depends on how the User sets up Akismet for the Site, but typically includes the commenter’s IP address, user agent, referrer, and Site URL (along with other information directly provided by the commenter such as their name, username, email address, and the comment itself).

    Comments are currently disabled across Final Weapon to ensure site security. Thus, information is not being collected from users by Akismet as of the effective date.

    Privacy Policy Changes

    The terms found in the Privacy Policy are subject to change over the course of Final Weapon’s tenure.