Privacy Policy

Who we are

We are Lamentations in Gaming, founded by TheWereMonster and me, Raziel317, we are both long time gamers, me more than monster as I am very old. We are based in the UK, however not all the contributors to the site will be.

What you will get here is honesty, integrity and covered in spleen venting explosive matter, metaphorically of course.

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.

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

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

The data is forwarded by our systems via Google to the Admin/Owners personal email program for ease and speed of reply.

The originator email and the response are kept for our records on a Google servers.


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.

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.


We collect and send the following information (made available from the visitor’s browser) to our Demand Partners: IP address, geographical data (derived from the IP address), user agent, operating system, device type, unique user ID (randomly generated identifier), current URL, and IAB (Interactive Advertising Bureau) interest category. The advertising partners may use that information to display personalized ads to those visitors. The sharing of this information with our advertising partners may be considered a “sale” of information under the CCPA.

Data Retention: Log data (IP address, geographical data, user agent, operating system, device type) is stored for 30 days. The unique user ID is stored in cookies and is retained for 1 year.


Who we share your data with

You analytical data is shared with Jetpack for the purpose of analysing site traffic only.

You data is passed through the Google servers to a personal email address for easy and speed of response, the original email and responses sent from Admin/Owner are kept, no information is willingly passed to Google in this process.

We DO NOT and WILL NOT pass on your data for any purpose other than the above.

We DO NOT and WILL NOT sell your data for any purpose.

How long we retain your data

If you leave a comments or make contact via the contact form, the comments and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognise 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.

Your contact information

This data is help only from Registration or the Contact Form and is held only as part the above mentioned processes.

Additional information

How we protect your data

Data held on this website is protect by Akismet and Jetpack.

Data held on Google servers is protected by their encryption.

What data breach procedures we have in place

The site is administered and edited by the Owner only, no other individuals have access.

We use complex passwords and two factor authentication for logins that have access to that data.

Akismet and Jetpack also offer some protection and antivirus.

What third parties we receive data from

We receive analytical data from Jetpack and WordPress only.

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

None at this time, this section will be updated should this change

Industry regulatory disclosure requirements

There may be affiliate links for CD Keys, Green Man Gaming and others which we get commission from when purchases are made using this link.

There will be reviews on this site where the developer sujpplied a game key free of charge to us to complete said review, this will be clearly stated on the posts and does not impact our review in the slightest, free key or not everyone is treated impartially and with the same respect.