Effective Date: May 24, 2018
Before using the Service, you need to accept this Policy and the processing of your data, including your personal data, in the manner provided in this Policy.
Information Collection and Use
Nitro Games collects information as described below. Nitro Games’ primary goals in collecting and using information is to create your account, provide Services to you, improve our Service, contact you, conduct research and create reports for internal use. We store information on servers located in the European Union via Amazon Web Services and on dedicated servers in Frankfurt and may store information on servers and equipment in other countries.
Nitro Games Sites
While you are browsing Nitro Games Sites, your computer’s operating system, Internet Protocol (IP) address, access times, browser type and language and referring Web site addresses may be logged automatically. We may use this information to monitor and analyze your use of the Service. In addition, we may ask you to submit and we may process data that is personal to you, including but not limited to your name, profile photo, gender, age or birthday, links to your profiles on social networking websites and other third party sites, user names and e-mail and mail addresses. We may use this information to create a user profile. We may use your email address to contact you about your experience with Nitro Games Sites and notify you about company news and promotions. Your gender and birthday may be used to analyze user trends and target certain promotions. Your mail address may be used if we have merchandise or other physical promotional materials that we want to send to you.
Nitro Games may at times offer you the ability to post content to a blog, message board, chat room or within Nitro Games’ applications or other forums such as Nitro Games’ Facebook page (“Forums”). You should be aware that any visitor to the Forums may read your postings on the Forums. Furthermore, any information that you may post to a Forum, including your username or other account profile information, will be disclosed and available to all users and viewers of that Forum, and will therefore no longer be private. Nitro Games cannot guarantee the security of such information that is disclosed or communicated online in public areas such as the Forums, and you provide such information at your own risk. Nitro Games does not author, edit, endorse, or monitor any Forum. You acknowledge and agree that Nitro Games has no responsibility for the accuracy or availability of information provided on any Forum. Nitro Games reserves the right at any time, in its sole discretion, to remove any content that a user may post on any Forum and restrict their access to any Forum.
iOS and Android Platforms
When you use any of the Nitro Games’ games or applications on a mobile platform, we may collect and record certain information such as your unique device ID (persistent / non-persistent), hardware type, media access control (“MAC”) address, international mobile equipment identity (“IMEI”), the version of your operating system (“OS”), your device name, your in-game nickname, your email address (if you have connected to Facebook or Google+ or contact our Customer Service from the application), and your general location (country based on your Internet Protocol (“IP”) address). This information is collected to be able to offer the Service for you and to connect your user account on our servers to your device. This information is also useful to us for troubleshooting and helps us understand usage trends to further improve the Service.
In addition, we create a unique user ID and unique support ID to track your use of our Service. These unique IDs are stored in connection with your profile information to track the Nitro Games’ games you are playing and to allow our Customer Service to locate your user account for troubleshooting purposes.
Facebook Connect, Game Center and Google+
You may connect your Nitro Games user account to your Facebook account, Google+ account or to Apple’s Game Center (“SN Service”). We may collect and record information through the SN Service in accordance with the policies and terms of that SN Service. The information we collect when you connect your user account to an SN Service may include: (1) your name, (2) your SN Service user identification number and/or user name, (3) locale, city, state and country, (4) sex, (5) birth date, (6) email address, (7) profile picture or its URL, and (8) the SN Service user identification numbers for your friends that are also connected to Nitro Games’ game(s).
Invite a Friend
Nitro Games may offer you the opportunity to invite your contacts from a SN Service (such as your Facebook friends) so that those contacts can be located in Nitro Games games and/or you can invite them to join you in Nitro Games games. Such contact information will be used only for the purpose of sending communications to the addressee.
We may collect your email address when you contact our customer service group and we may use that email address to contact you about your gaming experience with Nitro Games and notify you about company news and promotions.
Game Data Collection
Whenever you play our games, we collect data about all of your interactions with the game and with the other players inside the game via server log files. This data is stored within Amazon Web Services.
We may also acquire information from you through (1) your access and participation in message boards on the Service, (2) your participation in surveys regarding the Service or (3) your participation in a sweepstakes or contest through the Service.
A cookie is a small text file that we transfer to your computer and/or device, to identify a user’s computer/device and to “remember” things about your visit, such as your preferences or a user name and password. Information contained in a cookie may be linked to your personal data for purposes such as improving the quality of our Service, tailoring recommendations to your interests, and making the Service easier to use. You can disable cookies at any time, although you may not be able to access or use features of the Service.
Third Party Services
You can opt-out of Google Analytics with this browser add-on tool: here
We may feature advertising within our Service. The advertisers may collect and use information about you, such as your Service session activity, device identifier, MAC address, IMEI, geo-location information and IP address. They may use this information to provide advertisements of interest to you. Please see this link for information about AdColony and this link for information about Chartboost.
In addition, you may see our games advertised in other services. After clicking on one of these advertisements and installing our game, you will become a user of our Service. In order to verify the installs, a device identifier may be shared with the advertiser.
How We Use Information
We use information collected through our Service for purposes described in this Policy or disclosed to you in connection with our Service. For example, we may use your information to:
- create game accounts and allow users to play our games;
- identify and suggest connections with other Nitro Games users;
- operate and improve our Service;
- understand you and your preferences to enhance your experience and enjoyment using our Service;
- respond to your comments and questions and provide customer service;
- provide and deliver products and services you request;
- send you related information, including confirmations, invoices, technical notices, updates, security alerts, and support and administrative messages;
- communicate with you about promotions, rewards, upcoming events, and other news about products and services offered by Nitro Games and our selected partners;
- enable you to communicate with other users; and
- link or combine it with other information we get from third parties, to help understand your preferences and provide you with better services.
Disclosure of Your information to Third Parties
Nitro Games does not share your personal data except as approved by you or as described below:
- With your consent, for example, when you agree to our sharing your information with third parties for their own marketing purposes subject to their separate privacy policies.
- Nitro Games may engage other companies and individuals to perform services on our behalf. Example of these services include analyzing data. These agents and service providers may have access to your personal data in connection with the performance of services for Nitro Games.
- We may release your information as permitted by law or when we believe that release is appropriate to comply with the law; enforce or apply our rights; or protect the rights, property, or safety of us or our users, or others. This includes exchanging information with other companies and organizations for fraud protection.
- Nitro Games may share your information to its affiliates and in connection with any merger, sale of our assets, or a financing or acquisition of all or a portion of our business to another company.
- We may share aggregate or anonymous information about you with advertisers, publishers, business partners, sponsors, and other third parties.
Changes to the Policy
We reserve the right to change this Policy at any time. If we decide to change this Policy, we will post those changes on this page and update the date at the top of the page. The changes will be effective when posted. Please check this page on a regular basis so that you remain aware of what information we collect and how we use it.
Nitro Games takes reasonable measures to protect your information from unauthorized access or against loss, misuse or alteration by third parties.
Although we make good faith efforts to store the information collected on the Service in a secure operating environment that is not available to the public, we cannot guarantee the absolute security of that information during its transmission or its storage on our systems. Further, while we attempt to ensure the integrity and security of our network and systems, we cannot guarantee that our security measures will prevent third-party “hackers” from illegally obtaining access to this information. We do not warrant or represent that your information will be protected against, loss, misuse, or alteration by third parties.
Our Policy Regarding Children
We do not knowingly collect or solicit personal data from anyone under the age of 13 or knowingly allow such persons to use our Service. If you are under 13, please do not send any information about yourself to us, including your name, address, telephone number, or email address. No one under the age of 13 may provide any personal data. In the event that we learn that we have collected personal data from a child under age 13, we will delete that information as quickly as possible. If you believe that we might have any information from or about a child under the age of 13, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
We may transfer information that we collect about you to affiliated entities, or to other third parties across borders and from your country or jurisdiction to other countries or jurisdictions around the world. Because different countries may have different data protection laws than your own country, we take steps to ensure adequate safeguards are in place to protect your data as explained in this Policy. Adequate safeguards that our partners may use include standard contractual clauses approved by EU Commission and the Privacy Shield certification in case of transfers to the USA.
We will not keep your personal data for longer than necessary for the purposes personal data is collected or allowed by law. Therefore, the length of the storage period for personal data varies depending on the data. This also means that we may keep your personal data even if your contractual relationship has ended, but only as long as we have reason to do so.
Right of access
You have a right to check the data we have saved on you into the register. We will supply the information in the form required by law.
Right to rectification
You have the right to request the rectification of any erroneous, inaccurate, incomplete, obsolete or unnecessary data.
Right to be forgotten
You have the right to request that your personal data be erased from our systems. Note that if you ask us to remove your personal data, we will retain your data as necessary for our legitimate business interests, such as to comply with our legal obligations, resolve disputes, and enforce our agreements. Your data may not be erased immediately from all our backup systems or other similar systems.
The right restriction of processing
You have the right to restrict our rights in processing certain personal data. Such restrictions may restrict your possibilities to use the Sites and the Services.
Right to prohibit processing
You have the right to request restrictions to us processing your data for other purposes than providing Services or fulfilling our legal obligations. Such a prohibition may limit your possibilities to use our Service. You have the right to refuse direct electronic marketing by following the instructions that are included in all our marketing communications. If you opt-out, we may still send you non-promotional emails, such as emails about your accounts or our ongoing business relations.
Right to data portability
You have a right to obtain the personal data we have collected of you in an organised and generally accepted form so you can submit them to another controller of a personal data file.
Right to withdraw a consent
You have right to withdraw consent at any time. If you withdraw your consent, it may limit use of the Service.
Use of Your Rights and Contact Information
If you have questions about data protection, or if you have any requests for resolving issues with your personal data, or if you have data erasure requests, or if you want to prevent us from selling your personal data, please contact us at:
Nitro Games Plc (Business ID 2134819-6)
Juha Vainion katu 2
In case you consider our processing activities of your personal data to be inconsistent with the applicable data protection laws, you may lodge a complaint with the local supervisory authority for data protection.