Legal

1. Content

The author reserves the right not to be responsible for the topicality, correctness, completeness or quality of the information provided. Liability claims regarding damage caused by the use of any information provided, including any kind of information which is incomplete or incorrect,will therefore be rejected. All offers are not-binding and without obligation. Parts of the pages or the complete publication including all offers and information might be extended, changed or partly or completely deleted by the author without separate announcement.

2. Referrals and links

The author is not responsible for any contents linked or referred to from his pages - unless he has full knowledge of illegal contents and would be able to prevent the visitors of his site from viewing those pages. If any damage occurs by the use of information presented there, only the author of the respective pages might be liable, not the one who has linked to these pages. Furthermore, the author is not liable for any postings or messages published by users of discussion boards, guestbooks or mailinglists provided on his page.

3. Copyright

The author intended not to use any copyrighted material for the publication or, if not possible, to indicate the copyright of the respective object. The copyright for any material created by the author is reserved. Any duplication or use of objects such as diagrams, sounds or texts in other electronic or printed publications is not permitted without the author's agreement.

4. Privacy policy

Crytek respects the privacy of its online visitors and users of its products. Crytek recognizes the importance of protecting any information collected from users and has adopted this privacy policy that guides how Crytek gathers, stores, and uses information provided from users through Crytek products and online sites.

This policy is current as of its last revision date. However, please note that this policy may be amended from time to time to reflect changes and additions to the privacy policy. Please check back for the most current version before relying on any of the provisions in this privacy policy.

Collection and Use of Information
By using Crytek's online sites and products, users agree that Crytek may share with other parties aggregate information and individual information but not personally identifiable information gathered by Crytek in the course of the continuing use of Crytek online sites and products. "Aggregate information" is information that describes the habits, usage patterns, and demographics of users as a group but does not describe or reveal the identity of any particular user. "Individual information" is information about a user that is presented in a form distinguishable from information relating to other users but not in a form that personally identifies any user or enables the recipient to communicate directly with any user unless agreed to by the user in advance of such communication. This information may be used to improve Crytek's products and online sites, for internal marketing studies, or simply to collect demographic information about Crytek's users.

External websites and companies with links to and from Crytek's online sites and products may collect personal information about users. Crytek's privacy policy does not extend to these external websites and companies. Please refer directly to these companies and websites regarding their privacy policies.

Crytek may release personally identifiable information to comply with court orders or laws that require us to disclose such information.

Youth protection

Crytek will not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from any person age 16 and under. Crytek encourages parents to instruct their children to never give out personal information when online. Parents who are concerned about the transfer of personal information from their children may contact us at privacy@crytek.de to obtain a record of any information held by Crytek and have it removed at their request.

Use of Cookies and Other Information Stored on a User's Machine
Cookies are bits of electronic information that can be transferred to a user's hard drive to customize a person's usage of a product or online site, keep records of a user's access to an online site or product, or store information needed by the user on a regular basis. Use of cookies is typically associated with websites. Crytek does not use cookies on their websites. Users should also be aware that game play information disclosed during multiplayer game play (e.g. player name and current player statistics) is public information and may be displayed to other users.

Chat Forums
From time to time, Crytek's online products may provide chat forums to users. Any information that is disclosed in these chat forums is public information and users should exercise caution when deciding to disclose personal information in such chat forums.

Choice/Opt-out
Crytek gives users the option of discontinuing receipt of promotional email communications from Crytek by removing the users' information from Crytek's databases. Instructions for discontinuing receipt of promotional email communications from Crytek will be provided in subsequent email communications to users.

Storage and Security of Information
Personally identifiable information will be processed and stored by Crytek in databases hosted in Germany. Crytek has taken reasonable steps to protect the information users share with us, including, but not limited to, setup of processes, equipment and software to avoid unauthorized access or disclosure of this information.

Corrections, Updates and Removal of Information
If you are concerned about the accuracy of personal information maintained by Crytek or would like your personal information removed from Crytek's records, please contact us by emailing privacy@crytek.de for review, update, or removal of personal information.

Contacting Crytek
If you have any questions about this privacy statement, or the privacy practices of Crytek, please contact us by emailing  privacy@crytek.de.

5. Legal validity of this disclaimer

This disclaimer is to be regarded as part of the internet publication which you were referred from. If sections or individual terms of this statement are not legal or correct, the content or validity of the other parts remain uninfluenced by this fact.