Fortnite by EPIC Games is a multiplayer game where users and their friends collaborate to build massive forts and battle against hordes of monsters, all while crafting and looting in giant worlds. The terms of Fortnite disclose social interactions are available between users through the use of social media features to promote and facilitate interaction among players. These features allow users to publicly share information with other users such as their display name, social network user ID, profile picture, and the user IDs and profile pictures of their connections. Fortnite's terms disclose personal information may be used for behavioral advertising and tracking purposes. However, the terms do not state whether personal information can be sold to third parties. In addition, Fortnite's terms state they take reasonable steps to protect the confidentiality and security of personal information collected from users of the service.
Lastly, the terms of Fortnite state the service is not targeted towards children under 13 years of age and the service does not intentionally collect personal information from children. However, parents and teachers should be aware Fortnite would likely appeal to children under 13 years of age. A service may still be considered directed to children given its subject matter, visual content, use of animated characters or child-oriented activities and incentives, music or other audio content, age of models, presence of child celebrities or celebrities who appeal to children, language or other characteristics of the service, as well as whether advertising promoting the service is directed to children.