Privacy Policy

11/11/2020

1. About Us

LeikaRO is a private Ragnarok Online game server provided by a private person (“owner”). Users (“you”) can play by downloading the game client, creating an account, and logging into the game server.

Email: staff@leika-ro.net

2. Introduction

The use of the LeikaRO website, forum, chats, and game server may involve the processing of personal information.The following information will provide you with an overview of these processes. If you do not want LeikaRO to collect, store, use, or share your information in the ways described in this Privacy Policy, you may not use LeikaRO’s services.

3. Collected Data

3.1. Account Creation
To use both the website’s extended features and to play on the game server, you will be required to enter data into the signup form in order to create an account. The information required to create an account are:

  • username,
  • password,
  • email address,
  • birth date,
  • gender (does not have to be your actual gender).

The data provided by you will be processed solely for the purpose of providing the service.

3.2. Game Server
On LeikaRO’s game server most actions done by the player are registered and saved in our database logs. LeikaRO also collects your connection data, such as your IP address. The actions tracked are essential for executing gaming operations (e.g. to understand how bugs happened or to improve gameplay) and they may be used to uncover the unlawful use of LeikaRO’s services (e.g. botting).

3.3. Donations
LeikaRO’s services are free. If you choose to donate to LeikaRO, your personal data will be processed by Paypal. LeikaRO’s admins receive information from Paypal related to your payment, namely your Paypal email address, your name and your billing address (if you select this option).

3.4. Forum
If you want to post on the forum, you will have to create a forum account which is separate from your website and game account. Again, the data provided by you will be processed solely for the purpose of providing the forum service.

3.5. Website
When you use the LeikaRO website, the following information will be stored in our database:

  • your IP address,
  • the pages you access during your visit,
  • your referring page and URL, and if applicable including search terms,
  • your operating system,
  • your browser type.

When you use your account on the LeikaRO website, the following information will additionally be stored in our database:

  • login time and date,
  • changes to your account password (encrypted),
  • changes to your account email address,
  • IP used for voting (Vote for Points),
  • time and date of voting (Vote for Points),
  • Paypal transactions (Donations), see 3.3.

LeikaRO collects this data to monitor the performance and user experience of the website, as well as to ensure the lawful use of LeikaRO’s services.

4. Disclosed Data

Generally, none of the data you provide LeikaRO with is visible to other users. The only exception to this are the usernames you choose on the LeikaRO forum and the in-game character names you choose. Only LeikaRO staff can see the data provided by you in order to execute services and enforce rules. None of your personal data is given to third-parties, with the only exception being Paypal should you make a donation.

5. Duration of Storage

LeikaRO stores your account information without a set date of deletion. The reason for this is so that users do not lose their game progress after months or years of inactivity should they decide to come back. You have the right to have your account(s) and all of your data deleted from the server at any time. Please contact staff@leika-ro.net for this purpose.

6. Transmission of Data

Your data will be processed on the servers of technical service providers commissioned by LeikaRO for this purpose. These service providers will only process the data after having received express instructions and they are contractually obliged to guarantee adequate technical and organizational measures for data protection. LeikaRO’s game server provider is IBM in Armonk, New York. LeikaRO’s website provider is FastComet Inc. in San Francisco, California.

7. Cookies

LeikaRO uses first-party cookies to facilitate your login experience.

8. Changes to the Privacy Policy

LeikaRO’s Privacy Policy may be updated occasionally. Upon modification, you will be notified either in-game, by email, or in the announcement channels in Discord and LeikaRO’s forum. If you cannot access any of these channels, you are responsible for checking the Privacy Policy for changes yourself. You agree to accept the changes by using your account(s) either on the website or on the game server.