PRIVACY AND SECURITY POLICY: KIRI AND LOU: HIDE AND SEEK APP (APP)
By using this App you permit the collection and use of your personal information as described in this Privacy and Security Policy and you agree with this Privacy and Security Policy (last updated in February 2019).
If you do not agree with the terms of this Privacy and Security Policy, you should not use this App.
1.1 Our Privacy and Security Policy sets out the basis on which we process and use any personal information we collect from you or that is provided to us as a result of you downloading or using this App.
1.3 We strive to comply with the United States’ Children’s’ Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA). Please see section 6 below. To learn more about COPPA please consult this simple one-page information guide from the kidSAFE seal program: http://www.kidsafeseal.com/knowaboutcoppa.html.
1.4 We comply with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). Please see section 7 below.
2. INFORMATION ABOUT YOU RECEIVED THROUGH VARIOUS APP DISTRIBUTION CHANNELS
2.1 We make this App available for download via a number of channels, including websites, app stores, shops and markets (e.g. the Apple Inc. App Store and Google Inc.’s Google Play) which we decide upon from time to time (each an App Channel) operated by third parties (each an App Channel Operator).
(a) information on your patterns of use of this App, such as how long you use it for, how often you use it, and what you do or click when you are using it;
(b) the amount of content used – pages, game play or video watched – within the App each time you use it;
(c) the language through which you are using this App;
(d) information about your Device, including (where available) your operating system, the anonymised unique device identifier code, information regarding the volume and status of data transmission, click-through statistics and the date and time you access portions of this App.
2.3 We have no control over an App Channel Operator’s collection or use of information and cannot change what information is made available to us by an App Channel Operator by virtue of your or our use of the App Channels.
2.4 Your personal information is gathered from the following sources:
(a) when you provide it to us or the App Channel Operator;
3. USES MADE OF THE INFORMATION
3.1 We use information that we have access to about you or that you give to us in the following ways:
(a) to refine and improve this App and to deliver to you and maintain high quality products;
(b) to gain insight into how customers (including you) use this App so that we can make improvements to its usability;
(c) to balance traffic to ensure our customers receive a consistent and reliable service;
(d) to conduct research on and analysis of on our business practices and our interactions with you, with a view to improving our service and products;
(e) to comply with our legal obligations;
(f) to deliver and maintain a high quality service;
(g) to allow you to access the App and to participate in interactive features of our services when you choose to do so; and
(h) to notify you, if we choose to do so, about changes to our services, including this App.
4. DISCLOSURE OF YOUR INFORMATION TO OTHER PEOPLE
4.2 You understand and agree that we may disclose your personal information to the following third parties:
(a) any member of our group of companies, which means our subsidiaries, our ultimate holding company and its subsidiaries;
(b) our professional advisors (e.g. lawyers, tax advisors);
(c) a prospective seller or buyer of our business or assets;
(d) a third party in order to enforce or comply with any agreement, including an agreement with an App Channel Operator; and
(e) to protect the rights, property, or safety of us or others; this includes exchanging information with third parties for the purposes of fraud protection insurance and credit risk reduction.
4.4 We do not disclose personal information about you to third parties (including advertisers or marketing companies) unless you have consented to that disclosure, but we may provide them with aggregate anonymized information about users of this App. You agree to these practices.
4.5 It may be necessary to transfer your personal information to other group companies, to App Channel Operators or to our other service providers located in countries outside New Zealand. This may happen where our servers, an App Channel Operator’s servers, or suppliers and service providers are based outside New Zealand, or where you use our services and products while visiting countries outside New Zealand. You agree that we may transfer your personal information on that basis.
5. TIPS AND WARNINGS
5.1 The use by you of any App Channel is at your sole risk.
5.2 From time to time game publishers are the target of third parties acting illegally and masquerading as legitimate game companies. This App will never be made available to download from sources other than from an App Channel Operator approved by us. If you are in doubt about the authenticity of any source of this App, please let us know.
5.3 Our App may, from time to time, contain links to and from the websites of our partner networks, advertisers and affiliates as well as to third party websites to which we have no affiliation or connection. If you follow a link to any of these websites, please note that these websites have their own privacy policies and that we do not accept any responsibility or liability for these policies or for the activities on those websites or for the actions of an App Channel Operator.
5.4 Care should be taken when using the third party apps or websites which you can access using this App. If you find any suspicious activity connected to the use of an App Channel then we suggest you contact the App Channel Operator immediately. If you find anything suspicious or encounter suspicious activity in relation to your use of this App then please contact us immediately at xx.
6. MINORS / CHILDREN
6.1 We do not knowingly collect or store personal information from children under the age of 18 via this App. Our App provides numerous activities and features for children that do not require the collection of personal information from children. Any feature that may request personal information, such as a paid subscription or newsletter sign-up form is intended for use or activation by a parent or guardian of the child and is placed in areas directed to parents and grown-ups only.
6.2 If we become aware that a child under the age of 18 has provided us with personal information, we will take steps to delete it as soon as is possible. If a parent or guardian becomes aware that a child (a person under the age of 18) has provided us with personal information without their consent, please contact us at email@example.com.
7. SECURITY AND CONTROL OF YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION
7.1 Although we rely on an App Channel Operators to take care of your data, much of which we only access by viewing the data through their tools, we will take all steps reasonably necessary to ensure that your data is treated securely and in accordance with this Privacy and Security Policy.
7.2 Unfortunately, the transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure. Although we will do our best to protect your personal data, we cannot guarantee the security of your data transmitted to us; any transmission is at your own risk. Once we have received your information, we will use strict procedures and security features to try to prevent unauthorized access. You acknowledge that we are not responsible for the actions of an App Channel Operator, or for any intercepted information sent via the internet, and you release us from liability in connection with any and all claims arising out of or related to the use of intercepted information in any unauthorised manner.
8. ACCESS TO INFORMATION AND UPDATING, VERIFYING AND DELETING PERSONAL INFORMATION
8.1 At any time, you can make a written request to have access to all the personal information that we hold about you. We will provide this information to you and may request a small administrative charge.
8.2 You can modify, update or delete your inaccurate personal information at any time by contacting us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
9.1 Any changes we may make to this Privacy and Security Policy in the future will be posted on this page, with an updated effective date at the top of this Policy. You should visit this page periodically to review any changes to the Privacy and Security Policy. If we were to make any material changes to this Policy, we would notify you more prominently and obtain your prior consent or the prior consent of a parent or legal guardian.
10. USER FEEDBACK
10.1 We welcome questions, comments and requests regarding this Privacy and Security Policy. These should be addressed to email@example.com.