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(815 ILCS 505/2CCC)
Internet game service provider; cancellation.
(a) As used in this Section:
"Internet game service provider" means a person who
provides a web site that includes information, software, data, text, photographs, graphics, sound, or video that may be accessed by a consumer on a paid subscription basis for the purpose of the consumer playing a single player or multiplayer game through the Internet or that may be downloaded for the consumer to play on his or her computer outside of the Internet. "Internet game service provider" does not include online gambling or other gaming where a consumer can enter to win money.
(b) This Section applies only to agreements under which an Internet game service provider provides service to consumers, for home and personal use, for a stated term that is automatically renewed for another term unless the consumer cancels the service.
(c) An Internet game service provider must give a consumer who is an Illinois resident a disclosure of the methods the consumer may use to cancel the service. One of the methods of cancellation must provide for online cancellation of the service via email, chat, instant messaging, web-based forms, or any other means of communicating information over a computer network.
(d) This Section does not apply to any entity that merely provides the host platform on the web site to the Internet game service provider.
(e) A person who violates this Section commits an unlawful practice within the meaning of this Act.
(Source: P.A. 95-765, eff. 1-1-09; 96-47, eff. 7-17-09; 96-328, eff. 8-11-09.)