Privacy Policy

This privacy policy sets out how CivFanatics uses and protects any information that you provide, whilst using CivFanatics website and forums. This includes, but is not limited to,,, and any associated websites and sub-domains.

CivFanatics is committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. Any information provided by you to CivFanatics, by which you can be identified, will only be used in accordance with this privacy policy.

CivFanatics may change this policy as and when necessary. It is your responsibility to check this privacy policy periodically to ensure you agree with any changes.

What information we collect

When using any products and services provided by CivFanatics, we may require some or all of the following information:

  • email address
  • birth year

Additionally, whilst using the website, any associated websites and sub-domains, some or all of the following information may be collected:

  • Internet Protocol (IP) address
  • geographical location
  • browser type and version
  • operating system
  • referral source
  • length of visit, page views, website navigation and any other related browsing activity

What we do with the information we collect

The information you provide to CivFanatics is required for, but not limited to, the following reasons:

  • internal record keeping
  • access to the website, associated websites and sub-domains
  • confirmation of email address for the forum user
  • sending email notices of relevant news and communications


We are committed to ensuring that any information you provide to CivFanatics is secure. In order to prevent unauthorized access or disclosure, we have put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect.

How we use cookies and IP addresses

You can set your browser to not receive cookies, but this may limit your ability to use and any associated websites and sub-domains.

IP addresses of computers used to visit and any associated websites and sub-domains are stored in our database. This includes when first registering for an account, managing your account details, writing a private or public message or performing any other transaction which results in data being transferred to or from your computer and the website in question.

Your IP address is not visible to the public at any time.

Links to other websites

CivFanatics, any associated websites and sub-domains, may contain links to other websites. These websites may or may not be affiliated with CivFanatics.

CivFanatics has no control over any external websites therefore clicking any link which results in you visiting an external website will result in this privacy policy no longer applying and CivFanatics cannot be held responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide whilst visiting such sites.

Controlling your personal information

When using the forum, you may choose to limit public viewing of applicable personal information through the settings located in the Privacy section of your account.

CivFanatics will not sell, distribute or lease your personal information to third parties unless we have your explicit permission or are required by law to do so. We may use your personal information to send you website updates, or other information pertaining to CivFanatics, or your account.

If you discover any of the information CivFanatics holds for you is incorrect or incomplete, that you are unable to change yourself, please contact us as soon as possible so the necessary changes can be made.

Forum Account Data Deletion

If you no longer use your forum account and would like to request account deletion, you can send us an email via Contact Us page with “Account deletion” as email subject. Note that forum account deletion request will delete your forum account and we will no longer have your email address, but it will not affect the posts you have already made on the forum.

Last Updated: September 8, 2021