Sudoku & Friends PrivacyPolicy
What types of information are collected?
We distinguish between two types of information:
personal and non-personal information.
We collect no personal information about you or your children through our apps.
We collect and use non-personal information (Analytical Data) during the use of our apps:
1. Are there any errors in the app? Where and when do they occur?
2. How long do users use our apps?
3. How do our users use our apps, which features are most popular and which ones are used less.
This helps us to gain a better understanding of our users, to draw conclusions for future concepts, and, ultimately, to develop better apps. In order to collect this information, we use Google Analytics.
The privacy policies for these services are available here:
COPPA / Children's privacy
Our products respect the privacy of children. We comply with the guidelines set forth in the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA). We do not knowingly collect personal information from children under the age of 13.
In the event that a user identifies himself/herself as a child under the age of 13 through a support request or feedback, we will not collect, store or use and will delete in a secure manner any personal information of such a user.
COPPA Website: http://www.coppa.org
Personal information collected by SudokuFriends is information voluntarily provided to us by you when you create your account or change your account information. The information includes your facebook id, name, gender, location and your friends'id on facebook. SudokuFriends also stores your game checkins, likes, dislikes, recommendations and messages.
SudokuFriends 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 SudokuFriends services and products. SudokuFriends may combine non-personal data with personal data.
Disclosure and Transfer of Personal Data
SudokuFriends 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 SudokuFriends to legal liability. SudokuFriends may also disclose your personal data to third parties when SudokuFriends has a reason to believe that a disclosure is necessary to address potential or actual injury or interference with SudokuFriends's rights, property, operations, users or others who may be harmed or may suffer loss or damage, or SudokuFriends believes that such disclosure is necessary to protect SudokuFriends's rights, combat fraud and/or comply with a judicial proceeding, court order, or legal process served on SudokuFriends. To the extent permitted by applicable law, SudokuFriends will make reasonable efforts to notify you of such disclosure through SudokuFriends's website or in another reasonable manner.
Please be aware of the open nature of certain social networking and other open features of the Services SudokuFriends 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. SudokuFriends 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. SudokuFriends 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. SudokuFriends does not knowingly collect any personal information from children below the aforementioned age and if SudokuFriends learns that SudokuFriends has inadvertently gathered personal data from children under the aforementioned age, SudokuFriends will take reasonable measures to promptly erase such personal data from SudokuFriends's records.
Kids Privacy Assured by PRIVO: COPPA Safe Harbor Certification
SudokuFriends mobile are included in PRIVO’s Kids Privacy Assured COPPA Safe Harbor Certification Program (“the Program”). The Program certification applies to the digital properties listed on the validation page that is viewable by clicking on the PRIVO seal. PRIVO is an independent, third-party organization committed to safeguarding children's personal information collected online. PRIVO aims to help parents and their children exercise control over personal information while exploring the Internet. The PRIVO COPPA certification seal posted on this page indicates SudokuFriendsmobile has established COPPA compliant privacy practices and has agreed to submit to PRIVO’s oversight and consumer dispute resolution process. If you have questions or concerns about our privacy practices, please contact us at [COMPANY’S PHONE NUMBER] or privacy@[COMPANY NAME].com. If you have further concerns after you have contacted us, you can contact PRIVO directly at firstname.lastname@example.org.