PRIVACY POLICY


Effective Date: May 24, 2018

Homemade Games and its affiliates (“Homemade Games”, “us”, “our” or “we”) are dedicated to protecting the privacy rights of our users (“users” or “you”). This Privacy Policy (the “Policy”) describes the ways we collect, store, use, and manage the information, including personal data, that you provide or we collect in connection with our websites (the “Sites”) or any Homemade Games game provided on a mobile platform (for example, iOS and Android) (collectively, the “Service”). Please note that the scope of this Policy is limited to information collected or received by Homemade Games through your use of the Service. Homemade Games is not responsible for the actions of third parties, except as provided by mandatory law, the content of their sites, the use of information you provide to them, or any products or services they may offer. Any link to those sites does not constitute our sponsorship of, or affiliation with, such third parties.

​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


Homemade Games collects information as described below. Homemade 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 of Google Cloud Services which may be located anywhere in the world..​


Homemade Games Sites


While you are browsing Homemade 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 Homemade 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.

iOS, Android, PC, and Mac Platforms


When you use any of the Homemade 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 Homemade 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 Play Services, Steam


You may connect your Homemade Games user account to your Facebook account, Google Play Services account, Steam 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) profile picture or its URL, and (5) the SN Service user identification numbers for your friends that are also connected to Homemade Games’ game(s).

Invite a Friend

Homemade 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 Homemade Games games and/or you can invite them to join you in Homemade Games games. Such contact information will be used only for the purpose of sending communications to the addressee.

Customer Service

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 Homemade 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 the servers of third party software we use as listed in the next paragraph (Third Party Services).

​Third Party Services

Our services may contain third party tracking tools from our service providers, examples of which include Unity Analytics and Unity Ads, Google Analytics, Google AdMob, Flurry, Chartboost, Vungly. Such third parties may use cookies, APIs, and SDKs in our services to enable them to collect and analyze user information on our behalf. The third parties may have access to information such as your device identifier, MAC address, IMEI, locale (specific location where a given language is spoken), geo-location information, and IP address.

You can opt-out of Unity Analytics and Ads by using a link inside the game in a settings menu.

You can opt-out of Google Analytics with this browser add-on tool: here

Ad Networks​

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 Unity Ads, and this link for information about Vungle 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:


Disclosure of Your information to Third Parties

Homemade Games does not share your personal data except as approved by you or as described below:

​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.

​Security

​Homemade 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 support@homemade-games.com.

​International Transfer

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.

Retention Period

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.

​Your Rights


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, please contact us at

​Homemade Games
6603 Rue Saint Denis

H2S2S1, Montreal, QC

CANADA


Email:
support@homemade-games.com