Privacy Policy

Who we are

Games Over Coffee is a independent game design company located in Rochester, New York, United States.

Our website address is:

What personal data we collect and why we collect it


When visitors leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.

If you post anything, you understand that the information will be publicly available. Due to the nature of online messages, you are accepting the fact that this information could become a permanent record by search engines. It is strongly recommended that you NOT post personal information that you do not want shared with the world.

An anonymized string created from your email address (also called a hash) may be provided to the Gravatar service to see if you are using it. The Gravatar service privacy policy is available here: After approval of your comment, your profile picture is visible to the public in the context of your comment.


If you upload images to the website, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included. Visitors to the website can download and extract any location data from images on the website.

Contact forms

If you have a question about this Privacy Policy, or you would like to contact us about any of the rights mentioned in the Your Rights section above, please contact us by email:


If you leave a comment on our site you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.

If you have an account and you log in to this site, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.

When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.

If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after 1 day.

Cookie information is available on this page in the Cookie Audit section. There may be no information there.

Embedded content from other websites

Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.

These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracking your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.


Ads appearing on any of our Services may be delivered by advertising networks. Other parties may also provide analytics services via our Services. These ad networks and analytics providers may set tracking technologies (like cookies) to collect information about your use of our Services and across other websites and online services.

Who we share your data with

We do not sell your personal information.

We may be required to share your information as described within this page. Additionally, we maybe required to share the information with law enforcement bodies. We will only do so after being provided with proper, legally binding warrants or similar instruments.

If we determine that you may pose a risk to yourself or others, we may be required to report this to the appropriate parties.

How long we retain your data

If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognize and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.

For users that register on our website (if any), we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.

What rights you have over your data

If you have an account on this site, or have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.

Where we send your data

Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service. We only send the minimum required information to utilize these services.

Your contact information

We do not collect or gather (on our site or by use of other sites) any contact information that is not provided by you to us. We do not store information about you except as indicated on this site by the software and extensions that may be installed.

Additional information

How we protect your data

While no online service is 100% secure, we work very hard to protect information about you against unauthorized access, use, alteration, or destruction, and take reasonable measures to do so, such as monitoring our Services for potential vulnerabilities and attacks.

What data breach procedures we have in place

In the event that there is a data breach, we will inform you of the breach and the information that was obtainable. We cannot disclose if your individual data was compromised.

We will attempt to use your registered email address to communicate with you. We will also have a notice posted on the website.

What third parties we receive data from

There may be interactions with third parties to enhance your experience. Only the minimum amount of information will be transferred to them in order to utilize their service.

Use of certain pages (i.e. the Social page) will cause your web browser to link to other sites. Communications with those sites falls under the “Embedded Content” topic above.

What automated decision making and/or profiling we do with user data

We do not use your profile information to perform automatic decision making.

All comments, responses, or posts are held for moderation until such a time as the site administrators determine that an individual may, at our discretion, post, comment, or respond without moderation.

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