Privacy Policy

This privacy policy sets out how RuneZone uses and protects any information that you give RuneZone when you use this website.

RuneZone is committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. If we ask you to provide certain information by which you can be identified when using this website, and then you can be assured that it will only be used in accordance with this privacy statement.

RuneZone may change this policy from time to time by updating this page. You should check this page from time to time to ensure that you are happy with any changes. This policy is effective from 5th September 2011.

What we collect

We may collect the following information:

  • name
  • contact information including email address
  • Demographic information such as general location (via IP geolocation as well as your own set location), preferences and interests.
  • other information relevant to customer surveys and/or offers

What we do with the information we gather

We require this information to understand your needs and provide you with a better service, and in particular for the following reasons:

  • Internal record keeping.
  • We may use the information to improve our products and services.
  • We may periodically send promotional emails about new products, special offers or other information which we think you may find interesting using the email address which you have provided.
  • From time to time, we may also use your information to contact you for market research purposes. We may contact you by email, phone, Skype, or mail. We may use the information to customise the website according to your interests. We will only use the information that you have provided us with to contact you.


We are committed to ensuring that your information is secure. In order to prevent unauthorised access or disclosure, we have put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online.

How we use cookies

A cookie is a small file which asks permission to be placed on your computer's hard drive. Once you agree, the file is added and the cookie helps analyse web traffic or lets you know when you visit a particular site. Cookies allow web applications to respond to you as an individual. The web application can tailor its operations to your needs, likes and dislikes by gathering and remembering information about your preferences.

We use traffic log cookies to identify which pages are being used. This helps us analyse data about web page traffic and improve our website in order to tailor it to customer needs. We only use this information for statistical analysis purposes and then the data is removed from the system.

Overall, cookies help us provide you with a better website, by enabling us to monitor which pages you find useful and which you do not. A cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us.

RuneZone utilises cookies in order to keep you logged in when you browse the site, without cookies, navigating to a new page will log you out, and multi-session logins would be impossible, it is therefore recommended that you keep cookies turned on, or add an exception, allowing RuneZone to use cookies.

You can choose to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. This may prevent you from taking full advantage of the website.

For more information on cookies and information on blocking them, please see AllAboutCookies.

Links to other websites

Our website may contain links to other websites of interest. However, once you have used these links to leave our site, you should note that we do not have any control over that other website. Therefore, we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide whilst visiting such sites and such sites are not governed by this privacy statement. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the website in question.

We will always strive to ensure all sites to which we link are free from harmful, obscene or offensive material, however, this is sometimes impossible, and we urge you to contact us using the support system if you have a concern about any link.

Due to the nature of the forum, other users may be posting links to websites which you find offensive, or obscene, if this is the case, we suggest reporting it to us using the report buttons provided. A specially trained member of RuneZone staff will then deal with this report ensuring it meets our guidelines.

Controlling your personal information

You may choose to restrict the collection or use of your personal information in the following ways:

  • whenever you are asked to fill in a form on the website which asks you for personal information, look for the box that you can click to indicate that you do not want the information to be used by anybody for direct marketing purposes
  • if you have previously agreed to us using your personal information for direct marketing purposes, you may change your mind at any time by emailing us at

We will not sell, distribute or lease your personal information to third parties unless we have your permission or are required by law to do so. We may use your personal information to send you promotional information about third parties which we think you may find interesting if you tell us that you wish this to happen.

You may request details of personal information which we hold about you under the Data Protection Act 1998. A small fee will be payable. If you would like a copy of the information held on you please e-mail, and we will provide mailing information to you.

If you believe that any information we are holding on you is incorrect or incomplete, please write to or email us as soon as possible, at the above address. We will promptly correct any information found to be incorrect.

Data that RuneZone holds is administered in conjunction with UK law (specifically the Data Protection Act 1998); by using RuneZone you consent to your privacy being governed by this law.

If you do not agree with any part of this policy then you must stop using RuneZone immediately, by using RuneZone, you automatically agree to this policy, and by signing up, you agree to all future versions by default. In the event of this policy being updated, any changes will be reflected by a summary of changes and a date in the “revisions” section below.


Last policy update: 05/09/2011

05/09/2011 – policy created