About us

We are two absolutely non-delusional, winged-monkey riding weirdos, who are also veterans of 25 years of paper and pen gaming. We played everything we could get our hands on, and kept on playing everything we liked. Eventually, we thought it was a great idea to create a world and a system that incorporated all that was good and got rid of all that was bad in RPGs. After 15 years of mucking about, play testing, revising, deciding that everything was probably a bit much, and the occasional moment of inspiration, this led to the Omega Earth.

Responsible for the content: Benjamin Andrae, Philipp Edward Dahlmanns

Pictures: the magnificent Andreas Weixler, visit him under www.andyweixler.de

Who we are

Our website address is: omegaearth.org

Privacy policy

Generally speaking, it is possible to use this website without entering personal information. If personal information is collected on our website (for example, name, address or e-mail address), this is always done on a voluntary basis whenever possible. This information will not be shared with third parties without your express permission.

It should be noted that data transmission on the Internet (e.g. in the course of e-mail communication) can be associated with security issues. It is not possible to completely protect data from third-party access.

The operator of this website explicitly reserves the right to take legal action if we are sent unsolicited advertisements, for example, in the form of spam mail.

Cookies 

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What personal data we collect and why we collect it

 

Media

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Embedded content from other websites

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Who we share your data with & how long we retain your data

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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.

Privacy policy for the use of Google Analytics 

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Only in exceptional cases will the full IP address be transferred to a Google server in the United States and shortened there. On behalf of the operator of this website, Google will use this information to evaluate your use of this website, compile site activity reports and provide other services related to the usage of the website and the usage of the Internet for the operator of the website. The IP address that the browser transfers as a part of Google Analytics will not be combined with other Google data.

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