We will only retain personal information as long as necessary for the fulfillment of the service provided to you.
We log the IP addresses of visitors to help prevent malicious activities on our site.
We need your email and username (not your real name) to identify you as a unique individual when signing up.
Your email is also used to send you information such as your password recovery information and notification of events that are related to your account; such as comments, when some member you are following uploads a new skin, or when you have a new follower.
Your email notifications are enabled by default. You can choose to disable them here.
We do not disclose your email address to 3rd parties unless required by law.
Your IP address is logged for the sole purpose of moderation to prevent any abuse of services provided to you by this site. Only our administrators can view your IP address and it will not be shared with 3rd parties.
Content and information submitted by you
We collect and store the information you choose to provide to us when using our services. The information includes the posting of skins, comments, votes, ‘About Me’ on your profile page, skins added to your wardrobe, skins you downloaded, etc.
On your profile page other members or visitors will not be able to view your wardrobe, download history, who your followers are, or who you are following. This information is only revealed to you during your logged-in session at our site.
Please do NOT reveal personal information about yourself or others such as phone numbers, addresses, birthdates, etc. anywhere on the site.
Control, rights and correction of your data
As a member you can edit the title, description, tags of the skins that you had uploaded or delete them entirely at any time.
You can’t edit the contents of the comments you had posted but you are able to delete them at any time.
You can change your email address at any time but you will have to verify its validity every time you change it.
You can change your username (which is subjected to availability) but you are only allowed to do so once every 6 months. So, if you had just changed it, you will have to wait for 6 months before being able to change it again.
If you decide to delete your account, please contact us here. However please note that skin uploads and comments that you had made will remain visible to others unless you remove them on your own prior to the deletion of your account.
Data Protection and Security
We take reasonable precautions to protect the data from loss, misuse, and unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration, and destruction of the data. However, please exercise your due diligence by taking precautions on your end to protect any unauthorized entities from accessing your account at The Skindex.
Only users that are 13 years old or older are allowed to sign up for an account. Users residing in the EU have to be 16 years old or older.
Ad partners and Analytics
When you use our website, we share information that we collect from you, including IP address, information about your browser or operating system, or your email (in hashed form), with our identity partners/service providers, including CPMStar, LiveRamp Inc and Pubmatic, Inc. These companies return an online identification code that we may store in our first-party cookie for our use in online, in-app, and cross-channel advertising and it may be shared with advertising companies to enable interest-based and targeted advertising. To opt-out of this use, please visit:(https://server.cpmstar.com/optout.aspx), (https://optout.liveramp.com/opt_out) and (https://pubmatic.com/legal/opt-out/).
We also use analytics partners such as Statcounter and Google Analytics, to help analyze usage and traffic for our services.
If you would like to know more information about these practices or do not want to provide information to these companies, please visit networkadvertising.org for more information for disable tracking.