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Ubisoft has acknowledged that hundreds of email addresses were accidentally leaked in a promotional email sent to Watch Dogs fans last week - but hasn't apologised for the blunder.

Instead, the publisher has removed everyone's email addresses from their marketing database as a "precaution".

In an email sent out to account holders last night, Ubisoft said:

"Ubisoft takes privacy matters seriously. Recently we discovered some users' email addresses were gathered without following proper privacy guidelines and procedures. As a precaution, we are removing your email from our marketing database.

"If you'd like to continue to receive updates and news on Watchdogs, update your Uplay account by clicking here.

"If you would like more information on Ubisoft's stance regarding your privacy, you can check out our privacy policy here. We thank you for your interest in Watch Dogs and look forward to sharing more about the game in the future."

Ubisoft's lack of apology may leave a sour taste with some users affected by the gaffe.

The blunder led to scores of unsolicited emails hitting fans' inboxes in the days that followed.

Users with email addresses starting with a number or the first few letters of the alphabet are said to have been affected.

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Batmamerc

I got that email but is it real? Y would they remove all users affected that got sent this mistake made by HUMAN error and then say if you would like to still receive promotional emails please click this link, has anyone clicked that link cos i dare not lol and is the email address it's sent from legit news@emailus.ubi.com
If it's was a mistake by some employee then y not apologise I apologise if I make a mistake wen sending someone a txt meant for someone else. Maybe I'm just paranoid and looking for a conspiracy lol
Posted 09:59 on 04 July 2012

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Release Date: 27/05/2014
Developer: Ubisoft Montreal
Publisher: Ubisoft
Genre: Action
Rating: PEGI 18+
Site Rank: 1,756 1
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