Privacy Policy

Teatime Games Inc. Privacy Policy

Last Updated: December 10th 2018

We are Teatime Games. We provide a mobile gaming platform and Games that allow you to connect and play with friends all over the world. To do this, we need information about you. This Privacy Policy will help you understand how we collect and use your information and what choices you have when you play our Games, use our Apps, use our Site, or otherwise provide information to Teatime Games via our Services. All terms not defined in this Privacy Policy will have the meanings set forth in our Terms of Service. (https://www.teatime.games/term-and-privacy-policy/terms-of-service)

  1. Personal Information We Collect

This Privacy Policy covers our use of “personal information.” When we say “personal information,” we mean information that relates to you and can – either on its own or in combination with other information – identify you as an individual. Personal information does not include data that has been de-identified or aggregated such that you can no longer be identified.

When you use our Services, we may collect the following kinds of information:

  • Account Information. When you sign up for an Account with our Services, you provide us with personal information. This may include your name, username, email, gender, date of birth, the city where you are located and your profile picture. We may also collect information about Virtual Goods and Game Currency across different Games included in our Services.
  • Facebook and Google Sign In. Teatime Games may allow you to register for an Account and use our Services with certain third-party social networking services such as Facebook or Google (each, an “SNS Account”). If you use our Services with an SNS Account, we will receive basic information tied to those accounts such as your email address and unique user IDs or tokens that each company uses.
  • Video Chat. When you use our Services, Teatime Games may allow you to video chat with other users using the camera on your device. If you choose to use the video chat and related features, the audio and video of you and your surroundings will be captured by Teatime Games and other users will be able to see and hear you.
  • Gameface. When you set up an Account, Teatime Games may allow you to try on and wear a virtual helmet or other similar game wear known as a “Gameface.” In order to do this, the Game detects where your face is in your “selfie camera” view mode to best fit your Gameface with your actual face. We only use this information to enable your use of the Gameface feature. You may customize a version of your Gameface to use as your profile picture, which may be visible to other users that are searching for games or searching for you.
  • Interactive Features. Teatime Games may offer interactive features such as chat services, forums and social media pages. Teatime Games and other individuals who use our Services may collect the information you submit or make available through these features.
  • Information from Your Use of the Services. We may collect certain information automatically when you use the Services. This information may include your high scores and other details about your gameplay, Internet protocol (IP) address, cookie identifiers, mobile carrier, mobile advertising identifiers, MAC address, details about your browser or device, geo-location information, Internet service provider, pages or areas that you visit before and after using the Services, and other information about how you use the Services.
  • Communications with Teatime Games. When you directly communicate with or provide Feedback to Teatime Games, we may collect personal information and other information contained in your message.  
  • Transactional Information. We and our service providers may process your Payment Information in order to facilitate a Transaction that you request.
  • Information from Other Sources. We may obtain information about you from other sources, including through third-party services and App Providers to supplement information provided by you. This supplemental information allows us to verify information that you have provided to Teatime Games and to enhance our ability to provide the Services.
  1. How We Use Your Information

We only use your personal information where we have a legal basis to do so, including:

  • To Provide the Services or Information You Request including to:
  • Manage your Account and other information;  
  • Respond to questions, comments, and other requests;
  • Provide access to certain functionalities and features of the Services;
  • Provide customer or technical support;
  • Allow you to register for promotions, contests, and other events.
  • Administrative Purposes including to:
  • Measure interest in the Services;
  • Develop new products and Services;
  • Ensure internal quality control;
  • Communicate with you for various purposes;
  • Process payment for products or Services purchased;
  • Enforce our Terms.
  • Marketing Teatime Games including:
  • To tailor and deliver content and advertisements.
  • Other Uses. Teatime Games may use your information to pursue our legitimate interests, such as direct marketing, research (including marketing research), network and information security, and fraud prevention. In addition, we may use your information for purposes which you have consented or otherwise agreed.
  1. Information We Share

We may share your information as described in this Privacy Policy:

  • Information Shared with Our Service Providers. We may share any information with our service providers. These service providers help us: (i) operate, improve and maintain our Services; (ii) perform content moderation and analytics; (iii) tailor and deliver advertising to you; (iv) provide technical and customer support; and (v) process payments.
  • Information Shared with Other Users. When you use the Services, including when you play our Games, use video chat or social features within those Games, certain personal information, including User Content, may be shared with other users. This personal information may include your in-Game profile (such as your username, details about your Teatime Games profile, your profile picture), your Gameface, and any audio or images of you or your surroundings that your camera captures during a video chat. Please be aware that Teatime Games has little or no control over how individuals may use the information you share.
  • Information Disclosed for Our Protection and the Protection of Others. We cooperate with government, law enforcement officials, and private parties to enforce and comply with the law. We may disclose any information about you to government or law enforcement officials or private parties as we, in our sole discretion, believe necessary or appropriate: (i) to respond to claims, legal process (including subpoenas); (ii) to protect our property, rights and safety and the property, rights and safety of a third-party or the public in general; and (iii) to stop any activity that we consider illegal, unethical or legally actionable activity.
  • Information Disclosed in Connection with Business Transactions. If we are involved in a merger, acquisition, financing due diligence, reorganization, bankruptcy, receivership, sale of company assets, or transition of service to another provider, then your information may be sold or transferred as part of such a transaction as permitted by law and/or contract.
  1. International Data Transfers

You agree that all information collected via or by Teatime Games may be transferred, processed, and stored anywhere in the world, including but not limited to, the United States, the European Union, in the cloud, on our servers, on the servers of our affiliates, or the servers of our service providers, in order to provide to Services.

  1. Cookies, Pixel Tags/Web Beacons, and Analytics Information  

We, as well as third-parties that provide content, interest based advertising, or other functionality on the Services, may use cookies, pixel tags, local storage, and other technologies (“Technologies”) to automatically collect information through the Services.

  • Cookies. Cookies are small text files placed in visitors’ computer browsers to store their preferences. Most browsers allow you to block and delete cookies. However, if you do that, the Services may not work properly.
  • Pixel Tags/Web Beacons. A pixel tag (also known as a web beacon) is a piece of code embedded on the Services that collects information about users’ engagement. The use of a pixel allows us to record, for example, that a user has visited a particular web page or clicked on a particular advertisement. We may also include web beacons in e-mails to understand whether messages have been opened, acted on, or forwarded.
  • Analytics. We may also use Google Analytics and other service providers to collect information regarding user behavior and user demographics on some of our Services, and to develop website content. This analytics data is not tied to any personal information. For more information about Google Analytics, please visit www.google.com/policies/privacy/partners/. You can opt out of Google’s processing of data generated by your use of the Services by visiting http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.
  1. Third-Party Websites and Software Development Kits

In using our Services you may access links to websites and services that are owned or operated by third-parties (each, a "Third-Party Service"). Any information that you provide on or to a Third-Party Service or that is collected by a Third-Party Service is provided directly to the owner or operator of the Third-Party Service and is subject to the owner’s or operator’s privacy policy. We’re not responsible for the content, privacy, or security practices and policies of any Third-Party Service. To protect your information we recommend that you carefully review the privacy policies of all Third-Party Service that you access.

We use third-party software development kits (“SDKs”), such as Google Firebase, Firebase Analytics, Facebook Business Manager, Facebook Ads and AppsFlyer, as part of the functionality of our Services. Third-party SDKs may allow third-parties including advertisers to collect information about you to provide content that is more relevant to you. For more information, please contact us as set forth below.

  1. Opt-Out (Right to Object to Processing)
  2. General.

You have the right to object to and opt out of certain uses of your personal information. Where you have consented to our processing your personal information, you may withdraw that consent at any time by contacting us as set forth below.

  1. Mobile devices.

Teatime Games may send you push notifications through our mobile applications with game updates, high scores and other notices. You may at any time opt-out from receiving these types of communications by changing the settings on your mobile device. Teatime Games may also collect location-based information if you use our mobile applications. You may opt-out of this collection by changing the settings on your mobile device.

  1. “Do Not Track”

Do Not Track (“DNT”) is a privacy preference that users can set in certain web browsers. DNT is a way for users to inform websites and services that they do not want certain information about their webpage visits collected over time and across websites or online services. Please note that we do not respond to or honor DNT signals or similar mechanisms transmitted by web browsers.

  1. Cookies and Interest-Based Advertising.

If you would like to opt-out of the Technologies we employ on the Services, you may do so by blocking, disabling, or deleting them as your browser or device permits.  Please note that cookie-based opt-outs are not effective on mobile applications. However, you may opt-out of interest based advertisements on some mobile applications by following the instructions for Android and iOS.

The online advertising industry also provides websites from which you may opt-out of receiving targeted ads from advertisers that participate in self-regulatory programs. You can access these, and also learn more about targeted advertising and consumer choice and privacy, at www.networkadvertising.org/managing/opt_out.asp, or http://www.youronlinechoices.eu/ and www.aboutads.info/choices/.

  1. Individual Rights

In accordance with applicable law, you may have the right to: (i) request confirmation of whether we are processing your personal information; (ii) obtain access to or a copy of your personal information; (iii) receive an electronic copy of your portable personal information, or ask us to send that information to another company (the “right of data portability”); (iv) restrict our uses of your personal information; (v) seek correction of inaccurate, untrue or incomplete personal information; and (vi) request erasure of personal information held about you by Teatime Games, subject to certain exceptions prescribed by law. If you would like to exercise any of these rights, please contact us as set forth below.  

To protect your privacy, Teatime Games will take steps to verify your identity before fulfilling your request.

  1. Data Retention

Teatime Games retains your personal information for as long as we need to provide the Services to you and fulfill the purposes set out in this Privacy Policy. Teatime Games will delete your Gameface information within three years after your last interaction with us.  

  1. Security of Your Information

We take steps to ensure that your information is treated securely and in accordance with this Privacy Policy. Unfortunately, the Internet cannot be guaranteed to be 100% secure, and we cannot ensure or warrant the security of any information you provide to us. To the fullest extent permitted by applicable law, we do not accept liability for unintentional disclosure.

  1. Children’s Information

The Services are not directed to individuals under the age of 13, or in certain jurisdictions, under 16 (“Children” or a “Child”), and Teatime Games does not knowingly collect personal information from Children. If we learn that we have collected any personal information from a Child we will promptly take steps to delete such information.

  1. California Privacy Rights

California law permits users who are California residents to request and obtain from us once a year, free of charge, a list of the third-parties to whom we have disclosed their personal information (if any) for their direct marketing purposes in the prior calendar year, as well as the type of personal information disclosed. Teatime Games does not share personal information with third-parties for their own marketing purposes.

  1. Supervisory Authority  

If you are located in the European Economic Area, you have the right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority if you believe our processing of your personal information violates applicable law.

  1. Updates to This Privacy Policy

We may revise this Privacy Policy from time to time in our sole discretion. If there are any material changes to this Privacy Policy, we will notify you as required by applicable law. You understand and agree that you will be deemed to have accepted the updated Privacy Policy if you continue to use the Services after the new Privacy Policy takes effect.

  1. Questions or Comments

If you have any questions about our privacy practices or this Privacy Policy, please contact us at:

Headquarters:

Teatime Games, Inc.

470 Ramona Street

Palo Alto, CA 94301

United States of America

Office:  

Teatime Games, Inc.

Laugavegur 26

101 Reykjavík

Iceland

Email: support@teatime.games

Terms of service
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Copyright Policy
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