January 5, 2014
GameSalad requires registration to download software and content, participate in our online communities, and to receive any other services provided on or through the Site. During the registration process, you will be required to provide certain personally identifiable information. Personally identifiable information means information that can be used to identify and contact you such as your name, email address, password, postal mailing/delivery address, payment method, and telephone number, as well as other information when such information is combined with your personal information. At your option, you may also provide demographic information such as your gender or age, but this information is not required. GameSalad may use and disclose this demographic information in aggregate form only in accordance with the “Aggregate Information” Section below.
In addition to the personally identifiable information that we collect from you during the registration process, we may collect data about you from your use of the Site or that you voluntarily provide to us via email or other communications from you.
You are responsible for updating and maintaining the truth and accuracy of the personal information you provide to us relating to your account. If you want to update your contact information or change your payment method, you should do so by visiting your account on our Site.
You may notify us that you no longer wish to receive notices from us regarding services that you may wish to purchase in the future by opting out through a reply e-mail to the targeted advertising message or sending us an e-mail at the following address: firstname.lastname@example.org at any time.
When you install or run Apps or Games developed with GameSalad, we may collect some or all of the following information about the App or Game and your device hardware and software:
We collect this data for quality assurance purposes and to support the internal operations of our platform.
You may choose to disclose information, including personally identifiable information, about yourself in our online forums, blogs, comments, chat rooms, games, virtual communities, message boards and user “profiles” for public view or in similar forums on the Site (collectively, “Public Forums”). Information that you disclose in any Public Forum is public information, and you agree that there is no expectation of privacy or confidentiality with respect to such information. You should be aware that any personally identifiable information that you post in a Public Forum can be read, collected, or used by other users of the Public Forum, including, without limitation used to send you unsolicited messages. We are not responsible for the personally identifiable information you choose to submit in a Public Forum.
We use “cookies” on our Site. A cookie is a piece of data stored on a site visitor’s hard drive to help us improve your access to our Site and identify repeat visitors to our Site. For instance, when we use a cookie to identify you, you would not have to log in a password more than once, thereby saving time while on our site. Cookies can also enable us to track and target the interests of our users to enhance the experience on our Site. Usage of a cookie is in no way linked to any personally identifiable information on our Site.
The Site may track aggregated data about its users in order to determine the percentage of male and female users, the age range of users, the total number of visitors to our Site, the number of visitors to each page of our Site, IP addresses, external third party websites linked to, and other relevant data. We may analyze this data for trends and statistics in the aggregate, but such information will be maintained, used and disclosed in aggregate form only and it will not contain personally identifiable information. We may use such aggregate information to analyze trends and for statistical purposes related to consumer preferences, administer the Site, track users’ movement, target advertising and promotions and gather broad demographic information for aggregate use. GameSalad may also disclose aggregate information to third parties for those third parties’ marketing purposes on the Site.
GameSalad recognizes the privacy interests of children, and we encourage parents and guardians to take an active role in their children’s online activities and interests. GameSalad’s services and the Site are not intended for children under the age of 13, and we endeavor not to collect any personally identifiable information from children under the age of 13. GameSalad targets its services and this Site to adults and not to children under 13. While individuals under the age of 18 (but at least 13 years of age) may utilize the service, they may do so only with the involvement of a parent or legal guardian.
The Site may contain links to other sites. Please be aware that we are not responsible for the content or privacy practices of such other sites. We encourage our users to be aware when they leave our Site and to read the privacy statements of any other site that collects personally identifiable information.
We may employ procedural and technological measures to safeguard the confidentiality of your personally identifiable information such as firewalls, storing password hashes and secure socket layer. Such measures are reasonably designed to help protect your personally identifiable information from loss, unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration or destruction. Unfortunately, no security system can be guaranteed to be 100% secure. Accordingly, we cannot guarantee the security of your personal information and cannot assume liability for improper access to it. By using our service, including our Site and user interfaces, or providing personal information to us through any means, you agree that we can communicate with you electronically regarding security, privacy, and administrative issues relating to your use of the services.
GameSalad provides you with the ability to review and correct any of the personally identifiable information that you have provided to us through the Site or to delete your user profile by contacting GameSalad at the following e-mail address: email@example.com.
Notwithstanding the foregoing, you should understand that any content and/or material that you have posted, including, without limitation, games, text and images (including, without limitation, in forums, comment sections, the wiki, screen shots and game icons) in areas other than your user profile will not be deleted. Once we have deleted your user profile, you agree that GameSalad will not be responsible for any personally identifiable information that was not included within your deleted and/or removed user profile that remains on the Site.