July 14, 2022
Who are we?
oddlittleturtle.com ("This Website", "us", "we", "our") is a fansite for video games that offers newsletters and contact forms. We understand that privacy is important to our visitors and members. This policy explains how we collect, use, share, and protect your personal information that we collect on our website and through our service.
How do we collect your data?
Information provided to us directly: When you subscribe to the site, send us an email, or fill out a contact form, we collect information about you. We may also receive your personal data from third parties if you express interest in them, such as subscriptions via Patreon.
Information provided to us via automation: When you browse our site or click our short links, we use third-party analytics so that we may have a better understanding of our audience and be able to provide better content.
What data do we collect?
We collect non-personal data and personal data.
Personal data: Includes registration data you give to us when you subscribe to the newsletter.
Non-personal data: Generally comes from your use of the services after registering.
How do we use your data?
We use visitor data to engage with you and send you newsletters or information regarding mods, bug tracking, or load orders.
We use your financial data for monthly or yearly subscriptions.
We may use your non-personal data to enhance services, such as web analytics. We may also use aggregated data to promote our services such as citing usage statics.
With whom do we share data?
Payment providers: We use a third-party service to process your payment for memberships. We do not have access to your financial data.
Stripe.com: We use Stripe.com to process data for free and paid memberships.
User engagement: We use the following Third-Party service providers for user engagement, chat, feedback, and analytical data collection:
Zapier: Our website is integrated with Zapier to perform automated tasks, such as automatically adding Patrons from Patreon as members on this site and automatically generating short links via Short.io.
MailGun: Our website is integrated with MailGun as our email provider for sending newsletters to subscribers. You can opt-out of newsletters by not subscribing to the newsletter, on the link inside the newsletter, or on your account page.
Formspree: We use Formspree service for our contact forms.
Google Analytics: We use Google Analytics for counting click-throughs on our pages so that we may have a better understanding of our audience and be able to provide better content. Users can opt-out of Google Analytics if they do not want their service.
Google Recaptcha: We use both visible and invisible Google Recaptcha as spam and fraud prevention for our forms.
Short.io: We use Short.io as our URL shortening service and for counting clicks on those shortened URLs.
Popup Smart: We use Popup Smart for notifying users our site has a light and dark mode that requires a cookie for functionality.
Disqus: We use Disqus as a temporary commenting service until forum software is installed.
How long do we keep your data?
For however long we need to provide service (unless required by law).
You can delete your account to remove data and stop using our site if you would like us to cease all of the described ways.
We do not knowingly collect data from anyone under the age of 13 or knowingly allow such persons to register as members. It is against our terms of service for anyone under 18 to register without parental consent.
In the event that we learn we have collected any data from a child under 13, we will delete that information as quickly as possible and if the information is associated with a membership, cancel the membership.
Please contact us if you believe we might have any information from a child under 13.
Links to other websites
This site has a light and dark mode and requires a cookie to function. This cookie will tell your browser whether or not you select dark mode and will allow your browser to "remember" that our site was in dark mode the last time you visited.
This site is powered by Ghost. It does not store cookies on your browser.
You can clear your browser history or clear your browser's local cache in order to remove the cookies. You can turn off all cookies from your browser, but this site may lose functionality including the cookie notification.
How to Contact
We are a fan site and not a business and do not have a business address. If you have questions about this policy, contact us.
Changes to this policy
oddlittleturtle.com may modify or update this policy from time to time. Users are responsible for reviewing our policy. Changes will be noted in the Last Updated section of this policy.