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MetaGamerScore - Privacy Policy
Updated 2022-12-30

What information do we collect?

When registering directly on you will be asked to enter your email address. You may, however, visit our site anonymously.

Once registered, you may choose to add links to one or several gaming accounts. From these, we will collect achievement and game information - and where possible; avatars, friends lists and other publicly available information that can improve your experience.

If you choose to register or connect via a 3rd party service, we may also use the information that you have made available through that service to improve your experience.

What information is stored? When is the information stored? Why is the information stored?
Mandatory data:
IP-address - When visiting the site, your IP-address is stored in the access/security-logs. These logs are cleared at regular intervals.
- When registered users sign in to the site, their most recent IP-addresses will be stored linked to their account.
To be able to enforce site security/terms of service policy.
Optional data:
Email address - If you use your email to register an account on the site.
- If you authenticate using a 3rd party service which provides accurate email info (eg. Facebook, Google).
To allow you to authenticate yourself without using a 3rd party provider.

To send emails (which you can opt out from*) with:
- Site news or service information, etc. (approximately twice per year)
- Notifications about new responses to topics you have chosen to follow in our forum.
- Password resetting.
- Information about changes to this privacy policy (if those changes are bigger than just clarifications).
List of friends If you authenticate using Facebook, you can choose to let metagamerscore know which of your Facebook friends also use metagamerscore. To automatically connect your 3rd party service friends as friends on metagamerscore.
Real name If you authenticate using a 3rd party service (eg. Facebook, Google) which can provide real name. To allow your friends to see your real name.
Avatars If you connect to any 3rd party service, any associated avatar url will be saved Your avatar url is saved so you can choose to use it as an avatar for your profile
Game-account uid When you connect a gaming platform (eg Steam) - To allow you to track your achievements on that platform.
- To display a link to your 3rd party profile page
Social-network uid If you authenticate using a 3rd party service - To allow you to authenticate easier.
- To optionally post your metagamerscore score, if the 3rd party service supports posting (Twitter)

* Note: If at any time you would like to unsubscribe from receiving emails, we include detailed unsubscribe instructions at the bottom of each email.

How long do we keep the information?

We keep the data associated with your account while you have your metagamerscore account registered. If you ask us to remove the metagamerscore account, any associated data is also removed.

Deletion of data

You can at any time have your data deleted by removing your account, using the bottom entry at

Do we use cookies, and what are they?


Cookies are small files that a site or its service provider transfers to your computers hard drive through your web browser that enables the sites or service providers systems to recognize your browser. The cookie allows your computer to remember information between page requests. You may disable cookies in your browser if you do not wish to use them. However, we cannot guarantee that every part of the page will work perfectly without Cookies.

Google, as a third party vendor, uses cookies to serve ads on our site. Google's use of cookies enables them to serve ads to our users based on their visit to our site and other sites on the Internet.

Users may opt out of the use of these cookies by visiting

Do we disclose any personally identifiable information to outside parties?

We do not sell or trade, your personally identifiable information to outside parties.
We will not transfer your information to outside parties; except if you have chosen to connect with different services, for which we will transfer as much information as required to keep each respective connection operational for you. Examples could be your unique Facebook identifier transferred to facebook in order to fetch updates to your friends list.

Connecting to those services all require external registration by you as a user, so we will assume that you have accepted their privacy policy when becoming a user of their service.

We may also release your information when we believe release is appropriate to comply with the law, enforce our site policies, or protect ours or others rights, or safety.

Third party links

Occasionally, at our discretion, we may include or offer third party products or services on our website. These third party sites may have separate and/or independent privacy policies. We therefore have no responsibility or liability for the content and activities of these linked sites. Nonetheless, we seek to protect the integrity of our site and welcome any feedback about these sites. Participation in such offers is optional.

California Online Privacy Protection Act Compliance

Because we value your privacy we have taken the necessary precautions to be in compliance with the California Online Privacy Protection Act. We therefore will not distribute your personal information to outside parties without your consent.

As part of the California Online Privacy Protection Act, all users of our site may make any changes to their information at anytime by logging in and then pressing "MGS User Settings" at the bottom of the page. Optional data (including but not limited to gender and nationality) can be adjusted under "Settings - Edit Profile"

Terms and Conditions

Please also visit our Terms and Conditions section establishing the use, disclaimers, and limitations of liability governing the use of our website at

Your Consent

By using our site, you consent to this privacy policy.

Changes to our Privacy Policy

If we decide to change our privacy policy, we will post those changes on this page. MetaGamerScore will never change this policy into something absurd or unrelated to the fair use of the site.

Contacting Us

If there are any questions regarding this privacy policy you may contact us using the information below.

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