Nintendo of Europe GmbH Website Privacy Policy

Last updated: 04.04.2011

Nintendo of Europe GmbH ("Nintendo"), Nintendo Center, P.O. Box 1501, D-63760 Großostheim, Germany, respects the privacy rights of its online visitors and recognises the importance of protecting their personal data. This Privacy Policy covers the use of this website. If you are a member of Club Nintendo, please see the Club Nintendo Privacy Policy.

Click here for the previous Privacy Policy, applicable prior to April 1st, 2011.

You are not required to provide Nintendo with personal data in order to use this website.

Cookies and Web Beacons

– Nintendo may place cookies and web beacons on its website which may be used to collect information about the sections our online visitors visit, the products our online visitors are interested in and the navigation they choose through our website.

Cookies are small files downloaded to your computer. Most browsers are automatically set to accept cookies. You can disable cookies or set your browser to alert you when cookies are being sent. However, if you do disable cookies, you may not be able to use all functions of this website. There are many sources for additional information about internet cookies, and we encourage anyone concerned about the use of cookies to do more research on the topic so you can make an informed decision about accepting them from any site.

Web beacons are tiny graphic files integrated invisibly into websites. When you access Nintendo websites which contain such web beacons, the respective graphic files are loaded from the Nintendo server and transmit to Nintendo information on how the website is used.

User Communications

– When you send an email or other communication to Nintendo, we may retain those communications in order to process your inquiries. Most email messages are deleted after they are responded to. In the event that Nintendo becomes legally obligated to disclose information obtained from consumers pursuant to legal or administrative process, Nintendo will take all reasonable steps to remove personal information from the data where possible.

Nintendo Newsletter

– If you subscribe to the Nintendo Newsletter, we will use your email address to send you the regular newsletter and to alert you to new Nintendo or third-party products and events. You can unsubscribe from this service at any time via a link in the newsletter.

Changes to this Privacy Policy

– We may change this Website Privacy Policy from time to time. The current version of the Website Privacy Policy will be always available at this webpage, identified by its effective date. If we make any significant changes in the way we collect, use and/or share personal data, we will provide a prominent notice about it.


– If you have any questions about this Website Privacy Policy, please contact us by email at