Last updated: 27 July 2012
Gamesoul Studio may use tools or third party analytical software to automatically collect and use certain non-personal data that does not directly enable Gamesoul Studio to identify you. The types of non-personal data Gamesoul Studio may collect and use include, but are not limited to: (i) device properties, including, but not limited to IP address, Media Access Control (“MAC”) address and unique device identifier or other device identifier ("UDID"); (ii) device software platform and firmware; (iii) mobile phone carrier; (iv) geographical data such as zip code, area code and coarse location; (v) game progress, score and achievements; (vi) other non-personal data as reasonably required by Gamesoul Studio to enhance the Services and other Gamesoul Studio products and services.
Gamesoul Studio may use and disclose to Gamesoul Studio’s partners and contractors the collected non-personal data for purposes of analyzing usage of the Services, advertisement serving, managing and providing the Services and to further develop the Services and other Gamesoul Studio services and products.
You recognize and agree that the analytics companies utilized by Gamesoul Studio may combine the information collected with other information they have independently collected from other services or products relating to your activities. These companies collect and use information under their own privacy policies.
Ad Serving Technology
You recognize and agree that the advertising companies who deliver ads for Gamesoul Studio may combine the information collected with other information they have independently collected from other services or products. These companies collect and use information under their own privacy policies. These ad serving technologies are integrated into Services; if you do not want to be subject to this technology, do not use or access Services. Gamesoul Studio does not have access to or control of third party technologies.
Likely situations when you make personal data available to Gamesoul Studio include, but are not limited to: (i) registration for Services (ii) accessing Services using a third party ID, such as social networking sites or gaming services; (iii) subscribing to newsletters; (iv) requesting technical support; and (v) otherwise through use of Gamesoul Studio Services where personal data is required for use and/or participation.
The types of personal data may vary depending on the type of activity you are engaged in. The personal data Gamesoul Studio may collect, process and use may include, but are not limited to your name, screen/nick name, Gamesoul Studio Services’ or third party service ID, e-mail address, phone number, photo or other image, birthdate, sex, address, friend connections, avatar image, credit card information, shipping information; and location (only if directly identifiable to you, otherwise Gamesoul Studio treats location as non-personal data).
Gamesoul Studio may use collected personal data for purposes of analyzing usage of the Services, providing customer and technical support, managing and providing Services (including managing advertisement serving) and to further develop the Services and other Gamesoul Studio services and products. Gamesoul Studio may combine non-personal data with personal data.
Gamesoul Studio may use your personal data to send messages to you with informative and/or commercial content about Gamesoul Studio’s services or third party products and services Gamesoul Studio thinks may be of interest to you, such as new features and services, special offers and updated information.
Disclosure and Transfer of Personal Data
Gamesoul Studio may disclose your personal data 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 Gamesoul Studio to legal liability. Gamesoul Studio may also disclose your personal data to third parties when Gamesoul Studio has a reason to believe that a disclosure is necessary to address potential or actual injury or interference with Gamesoul Studio’s rights, property, operations, users or others who may be harmed or may suffer loss or damage, or Gamesoul Studio believes that such disclosure is necessary to protect Gamesoul Studio’s rights, combat fraud and/or comply with a judicial proceeding, court order, or legal process served on Gamesoul Studio. To the extent permitted by applicable law, Gamesoul Studio will make reasonable efforts to notify you of such disclosure through Gamesoul Studio’s website or in another reasonable manner.
Cookies, beacons and tracking
The Services may use “cookies” and other technologies such as pixel tags, locally shared objects, clear GIFs and web beacons. Gamesoul Studio treats information collected by cookies and similar technologies as non-personal data.
Cookies: A “cookie” is a small bit of record-keeping information that websites often store on a user's computer. Gamesoul Studio’s cookies do not include personal data and are typically used to quickly identify your device and to “remember” you. You can disable cookies or set your browser to alert you when cookies are being sent to your device; however, disabling cookies may affect your ability to use the Services.
Flash cookies & HTML5: Gamesoul Studio may also use Flash cookies (locally shared objects) and HTML5 storage (locally stored objects). Locally shared objects are small files similar to browser cookies and are used to remember your settings to personalize the look and feel of the Services. Locally shared objects only collect data in the aggregate. You may prevent locally shared objects from being placed by disabling locally stored objects in your browser or visit www.adobe.com. Locally stored objects, such as HTML5 Web Storage, are used for similar purposes as cookies but typically may contain a greater amount and different types of data than browser cookies.
Web Beacons and pixel tags: A “web beacon” or a “pixel tag” is an electronic image that allows Gamesoul Studio to count users who have visited certain pages or viewed certain advertisements. Web beacons, like cookies, do not include personal data. E-mails and other electronic communications Gamesoul Studio sends to you may contain pixel tags that enables Gamesoul Studio to track your usage of the communication, including whether the communication was opened and/or what links were followed (if any).
Third Party Terms and Conditions
Please note that your access to and use of the Services may be subject to certain third party terms and conditions and privacy policies, including but not limited to application stores, mobile software platforms, on-line gaming platforms, social networking services and payment providers. You recognize and agree that Gamesoul Studio is not liable for any such third party terms and conditions and their use of your personal data.
Gamesoul Studio may in its discretion make available links through advertisements or otherwise enable you to access third party products or services. Please note that, while using such products or services, you are using products or services developed and administered by people or companies not affiliated with or controlled by Gamesoul Studio. Gamesoul Studio is not responsible for the actions of those people or companies, the content of their products or services, the use of information you provide to them, or any products or services they may offer. The fact that Gamesoul Studio is linking to those products or services does not constitute our sponsorship of, or affiliation with, those people or companies.
Please be aware of the open nature of certain social networking and other open features of the Services Gamesoul Studio may make available to you. You may choose to disclose data about yourself in the course of contributing user generated content to the Services. Any data that you disclose in any of these forums, blogs, chats or the like is public information, and there is no expectation of privacy or confidentiality. Gamesoul Studio is not responsible for any personal data you choose to make public in any of these forums.
If you are under 15 years of age or a minor in your country of residence, please ask your legal guardian’s permission to use or access the Services. Gamesoul Studio takes children’s privacy seriously, and encourages parents and/or guardians to play an active role in their children's online experience at all times. Gamesoul Studio does not knowingly collect any personal information from children below the aforementioned age and if Gamesoul Studio learns that Gamesoul Studio has inadvertently gathered personal data from children under the aforementioned age, Gamesoul Studio will take reasonable measures to promptly erase such personal data from Gamesoul Studio’s records.