Last updated: 7 November, 2018
-How We May Use Your Information
-How We May Share and Transfer Your Information
-Interest Based Advertising
-Your Interactions With Third Parties Independent Of Our Services
-Data Accuracy, Access, and Deletion
-Privacy Questions and Complaints
Pivot Games develops and publishes interactive games for use on web and mobile devices. ” Pivot Games ” “we” or “us” refers to Pivot Games, Inc. and its subsidiaries, parent companies, joint ventures, and other corporate entities under common ownership and/or any of their agents, consultants, employees, officers, and directors.
Pivot Games collects, processes and retains information about you from four (4) sources: (i) you (i.e., whenever you make personal information available to us); (ii) your devices (including web, mobile and wearable devices); (iii) cookies, web beacons, and other similar technologies; and (iv) social networking sites and gaming partners. The types of information collected may vary depending on the type of activity you are engaged in and the information source.
Personal Information you may voluntarily provide Pivot Games when you use our Services or register an account with us:
(i) your first and last name, (ii) screen/nick name, (iii) Pivot Games Services ID or third party service ID, (iv) email address, (v) phone number, (vi) photo or other image, (vii) DOB (month/year), (viii) sex, (ix) address, (x) friend connections, (xi) avatar image, (xii) credit card information, (xiii) shipping information; (xiv) friend’s name and contact information
Here are some likely situations when you may make personal information available to Pivot Games:
(i) registering for our Services and any related contests and special events; (ii) accessing our Services using a third party ID, such as social networking sites or gaming services; (iii) subscribing to newsletters; (iv) purchasing a product or services through Pivot Games’s online stores; (v) using “tell a friend,” “email this page,” or other similar features; (vi) requesting customer or technical support; (vii) using our Services where personal information is otherwise required for use and/or participation, and (viii) when you provide us with your personal information when applying for a job at Pivot Games.
Information we collect automatically from your devices (including web, mobile, and wearable devices) when you use our Services may include:
Pivot Games may use analytical software tools to automatically collect and use data that does not directly enable Pivot Games to identify you. There are two categories of data automatically collected by Pivot Games: “Website Use Information” and “Device Use Information.”
Website Use Information may include:
(i) IP addresses, (ii) browser type, (iii) Internet service provider (ISP), (iv) referring/exit pages and URLs, (v) operating system version, (vi) date/time stamp, and/or (vii) clickstream data.
Device Use Information may include:
(i) device properties, such as unique device identifier or other device identifier (“UDID”); (ii) device software platform and firmware; (iii) mobile phone carrier; (iv) data about usage of our Services while connected to devices that you authorize us to integrate; (v) geographical data such as zip code, area code and non-precise geolocation; (vi) game score and achievements; (vii) other anonymous or aggregated data as reasonably required by Pivot Games to enhance our Services and other Pivot Games related products.
Please note that if you choose to disconnect a device or any Pivot Games game, we will no longer collect data from that device or game.
Information that may be automatically collected using cookies, web beacons, and similar technology:
You can control the use of certain cookies at the individual browser level. For more information on how you can block, delete, or disable similar technology, please review your browser or device settings. If you reject cookies, you may still use our website and our Services, but your ability to use some features or areas of our website and Services may be limited.
We also use mobile analytics software to allow us to better understand the functionality of our mobile software on your devices. This software may record information such as how often you use the application, the events that occur within the application, aggregated usage, performance data, and where the application was downloaded from.
Personal information we may collect from social networking sites and gaming partners:
(i) your first and last name, (ii) profile picture, (iii) gender, (iv) age, (v) user ID, (vi) email address, (vii) your country, (viii) your language, (ix) your time zone, (x) the organizations and links on your profile page, (xi) the names and profile pictures of your social networking site “friends” and (xii) other information you have included in your social networking site profile.
Single Sign-On: In some instances, you may log in to our website or Services using sign-in services such as Facebook Connect or an Open ID provider. These services will authenticate your identity, provide you the option to share certain personal information with us (such as your name and email address, basic profile information, or list of friends), and to pre-populate our sign up form. Services like Facebook Connect give you the option to post information about your activities on our website or Services to your profile page to share with others within your network.
How We May Use Your Information
We may use and retain the information we collect about you and your use of our website or Services for a variety of purposes, including to:
(i) fulfill your purchase, (ii) send you an order confirmation, (iii) send you requested product or service information, (iv) send you product updates, (v) provide customer and technical support, (vi) send you a newsletter and/or marketing communications, (vii) administer contests, surveys and sweepstakes you entered, and to notify contest winners, award prizes, monitor website traffic, and personalize product experience, (viii) analyze usage of our Services, (ix) manage and provide our Services (including our service of advertising), (x) facilitate your communication with other users and buddies, (xi) enable you to post your resume and contact or be contacted by Pivot Games, (xii) to further develop our Services and other Pivot Games services and products, and (xiii) to send direct messages to you with informative and/or commercial content about third party products and services Pivot Games thinks may be of interest to you, such as new features and services, special offers and updated information.
We may use the information you provide about your friends via referral services made available through our Services (such as “Tell A Friend”) for the sole purpose of sending this one-time email and tracking the success of our referral program. If you choose to use such a referral service to tell a friend about our Services, we will automatically send your friend a one-time email inviting him or her to download our Services.
How We May Share and Transfer Your Information
Sharing of Non-Personal Information with Third Parties
Pivot Biber Games may use and disclose to Pivot Games’s partners and contractors acting on our behalf anonymous, aggregated, and de-identified data for the purpose of analyzing usage of our Services, provision of advertising, and further developing our Services.
Sharing of Personal Information with Third Parties
Sharing in Public Forums
You may choose to share information about yourself in the course of contributing user-generated content to our Services. Any information that you share in any of these forums, blogs, chats or the like is public information, and there is no expectation of privacy or confidentiality. Pivot Games is not responsible for any personal information you choose to make public in any of these forums.
Sharing as Authorized by Law
Pivot Games may disclose your personal information to third parties as required by law enforcement or other government officials in connection with an investigation of fraud, intellectual property infringements, or other activity that is illegal or may expose you or Pivot Games to legal liability. We may also disclose your personal information to third parties when Pivot Games has a reason to believe that a disclosure is necessary to address potential or actual injury or interference with Pivot Games’s rights, property, operations, users or others who may be harmed or may suffer loss or damage, or Pivot Games believes that such disclosure is necessary to protect Pivot Games’s rights, combat fraud and/or comply with a judicial proceeding, court order, or legal process served on Pivot Games.
You can manage your communication preferences through the means provided below:
When you use a smart phone or other mobile device to access our Services, with your permission we may collect your geo-location information to optimize user experience, such as for localization accuracy, language display, or the provision of relevant advertising. We will only collect such information if (a) “location services” for the mobile application is enabled; and (b) the permissions in the mobile device allow communication of this information. We will only share this information, such as with third party business partners to provide you with relevant location-based advertising, if we first obtain your express affirmative consent to do so. If you do not want us to collect your location information, you may prohibit the sharing of this information at any time by changing the relevant preferences and permissions in your mobile device.
Upon download of certain Services, you are provided the option to opt in to receiving push notifications from Pivot Games on your device and within the application. We send you push notifications from time-to-time to (i) inform you of service related messages (e.g., notice that it’s your turn), (ii) communicate messages from buddies and (iii) update you about any events or promotions that we may be running. To ensure you receive proper notifications, we will need to collect certain information about your device such as operating system and user identification information. If you no longer wish to receive these types of communications, you may turn them off at the device level. Opting out of push notifications will not affect your settings with respect to email communications.
Interest Based Advertising
Your Interactions With Third Parties Independent Of Our Services
Information Accuracy, Access, and Deletion
Pivot Games does not verify the correctness of your personal information and the accuracy of such information is solely the responsibility of you, the user. However, Pivot Games makes good faith efforts to enable you to update, confirm, or delete (or otherwise de-identify) your personal information in Pivot Games’s possession.
Upon request, Pivot Games will provide you with information about whether we hold any of your personal information. You may access, correct or request deletion of your personal information by:
emailing Pivot Games at firstname.lastname@example.org;
contacting us via our physical address as provided below.
Pivot Games will need sufficient information from you establishing your identity in order for us to fulfill your request. We will ensure that your request is processed and respond to any such request within a reasonable timeframe. In some cases, we may not be able to remove your personal information, in which case we will notify you via email if we are unable to do so and why.
Personal information collected by Pivot Games is stored in secure operating environments that are not available to the public. However, no system can be 100% secure and there is the possibility that despite Pivot Games’s reasonable efforts, there could be unauthorized access to your personal information. By using our Services, you assume this risk. If you have reason to believe that your interaction with us is no longer secure (for example, if you feel that the security of any account you might have with us has been compromised), please immediately notify us of the problem through the contact information listed below.
Privacy Questions and Complaints