Hypixel Studios Limited (“Hypixel Studios”) is registered as a company in Northern Ireland. For the purposes of this privacy notice ("Notice"), Hypixel Studios is the controller and is responsible for your personal data and the terms “we”, "us" and "our" refers to Hypixel Studios.
PURPOSE OF THIS NOTICE
We here at Hypixel Studios know the importance of your privacy and value it as much as you do. To that extent, we use as little of your information as possible but wish to fully inform you of what information we do collect when you visit our website.
This Notice aims to give you information on how Hypixel Studios collects and processes your personal data through your use of this website, including any data you may provide through this website when you sign up to our newsletter or when you purchase a product we may offer for sale or use the services under our control.
Our website may include links to third-party websites, plug-ins and applications. Clicking on those links or enabling those connections may allow third parties to collect or share data about you. We do not control these third-party websites and are not responsible for their privacy statements. When you leave our website, we encourage you to read the Notice of every website you visit.
INFORMATION Hypixel Studios COLLECTS
Personal data, or personal information, means any information about an individual from which that person can be identified. It does not include data where the ability to identity an individual has been removed (e.g. anonymous data).
We may collect your personal information for a number of reasons, such as:
- to provide you with the services, products or information you have requested
- for administration purposes;
- for internal record keeping, such as the management of feedback or complaints;
- to analyse and improve the services we offer;
- where it is required or authorised by law.
We do not collect any Special Categories of Personal Data about you (this includes details about your race or ethnicity, religious or philosophical beliefs, sex life, sexual orientation, political opinions, trade union membership, information about your health, and genetic and biometric data). Nor do we collect any information about criminal convictions and offences.
We use different methods to collect data from and about you including through:
- Direct interactions.
You may give us your identity, data by filling in forms or by corresponding with us by post, phone, email or otherwise. This includes personal data you provide when you
- apply for our products or services;
- create an account on our website;
- subscribe to our service or publications;
- request marketing to be sent to you; or
- give us feedback or contact us.
HOW Hypixel Studios USES THE INFORMATION COLLECTED
We will only use your personal data when the law allows us to. Most commonly, we will use your personal data in the following circumstances:
- Where it is necessary for our legitimate interests (or those of a third party) and your interests and fundamental rights do not override those interests.
- Where we need to perform the contract we are about to enter into or have entered into with you
- Where we need to comply with a legal obligation.
Generally, we do not rely on consent as a legal basis for processing your personal data although we will get your consent before sending direct marketing communications to you via email or text message. You have the right to withdraw consent to marketing at any time by contacting us.
We may disclose your personal information to third parties if we are required to do so through a legal obligation (for example to the police or a government body); to enable us to enforce or apply our terms and conditions or rights under an agreement; or to protect us, for example, in the case of suspected fraud or defamation.
We aim to ensure that all information we hold about you is accurate and, where applicable, kept up to date. If any of the information we hold about you is inaccurate and if you advise us, we will ensure it is amended.
We will only keep your information for as long as required to enable us to carry out the purpose for which it was collected. We will not keep your information for any longer than is necessary. When we no longer need to retain your information we will ensure it is securely disposed of, at the appropriate time.
Hypixel Studios works hard to protect our users from unauthorised access to or unauthorised alteration, disclosure or destruction of information we hold and undertake reasonable security measures with appropriate confidentiality, integrity, and availability protections.
We have put in place appropriate security measures to prevent your personal data from being accidentally lost, used or accessed in an unauthorised way, altered or disclosed. In addition, we limit access to your personal data to those employees, agents, contractors and other third parties who have a business need to know. They will only process your personal data on our instructions and they are subject to a duty of confidentiality.
We have put in place procedures to deal with any suspected personal data breach and will notify you and any applicable regulator of a breach where we are legally required to do so.
CHILDREN UNDER 13
We do not knowingly collect, use or share personal information for any child under the age of 13 without verifiable parental consent or as permitted by law. Parents or Guardians may review, modify or request deletion of the child’s personal information, or withdraw consent, by contacting us at the email provided at the end of this Notice.
STORAGE OF YOUR INFORMATION
Hypixel Studios operates as a global gaming company, offering Services to our players and community around the world, as such our data may be stored in servers which are located in countries other than your own (including the United States) In the cases where data is transferred out of the UK or EEA, Hypixel Studios relies upon standard contractual clauses. Please contact us if you want further information on the specific mechanism used by us when transferring your personal data out of the UK.
You can choose the type of communications and information you receive about Hypixel Studios. You can change your mind at any time by contacting:
You have the right to:
- request a copy of the information we hold about you;
- update or amend the information we hold about you if it is wrong;
- change your communication preferences at any time;
- ask us to remove your personal information from our records;
- object to the processing of your information for marketing purposes; or
- raise a concern or complaint about the way in which your information is being used.
If you have questions or queries about this Notice, to obtain a copy of the information we hold about you or to make a complaint about how your personal data has been used by us, please contact our Data Privacy Manager at: [email protected]
You will not have to pay a fee to access your personal data (or to exercise any of the other rights). However, we may charge a reasonable fee if your request is clearly unfounded, repetitive or excessive. Alternatively, we could refuse to comply with your request in these circumstances.
We may need to request specific information from you to help us confirm your identity and ensure your right to access your personal data (or to exercise any of your other rights). This is a security measure to ensure that personal data is not disclosed to any person who has no right to receive it. We may also contact you to ask you for further information in relation to your request to speed up our response. We try to respond to all legitimate requests within one month. Occasionally it could take us longer than a month if your request is particularly complex or you have made a number of requests. In this case, we will notify you and keep you updated.
You have the right to make a complaint at any time to the Information Commissioner's Office (ICO), the UK regulator for data protection issues (www.ico.org.uk). We would, however, appreciate the chance to deal with your concerns before you approach the ICO so please contact us in the first instance.
Our Privacy Notice may change from time to time so please check back periodically to view any changes.
If you have questions or requests regarding your privacy, please contact us at [email protected].
This Privacy Notice was last updated on 1 February 2021.