Privacy Policy

Star Garden Games respects your privacy and is committed to protecting it through our compliance with this policy. This policy describes the types of information we may collect from you or that you may provide when you visit our website or use our apps, and our practices for collecting, storing, using and sharing that information.

 

By accessing the www.stargardengames.com website or one of our apps, you are consenting to this policy.

 

Our Commitment to You

At Star Garden Games, we commit to protecting your privacy and keeping your personal information safe.

  • We do not sell your personal information to anyone for any purpose.
  • The vast majority of our collected data is anonymous. The only data that is personalized is that which is voluntarily given to us via our contact form.
  • We will fully disclose our privacy policy in plain language.
  • We provide a number of ways to opt out of giving us either personal or anonymous information about your visit to our website or use of our apps.
  • We want to hear from you. Please send us any questions or concerns about our Privacy Policy by filling out our contact form.

 


 

The Short Version:

 

What We Collect:

We collect several types of personal and anonymous information about our website users, including:

 

  • Personal information directly provided to us through our contact form;

 

  • Automatically collected information that does not individually identify you, such as your device, computer, or activities while you are using our website or apps;

 

  • Interest and demographic data that is displayed in aggregate with all other visitors to our website or apps;

 

  • Other anonymous data.
How We Collect Information:

We collect information using a number of different methods, including:

 

  • Any form on the website where you voluntarily fill out information to send to us, such as our contact form;

 

  • Cookies and other tracking technologies that collect aggregate data about your usage of the website, apps, referral data and more.

 

Why We Collect Your Information:

We collect your information specifically to improve your experience on our website and within our apps in the following ways:

 

  • To improve our website and apps and ensure that we are reaching an audience that would benefit from our offerings;

 

  • To personalize your experience and deliver relevant advertising;

 

  • To respond to your questions or requests for information.

 

The data we collect is used in the following:

 

  • Internal marketing and analytics reports;

 

  • To display ads in our apps relevant to anonymous data collected.
How We Store It:

While we take reasonable steps to secure your personal information, no system is fault proof. We do not collect any financial or personal information through the website, such as credit card information or social security numbers.

 

If our security systems are breached, we may attempt to notify you electronically, if we have your contact information, or we may post a notice on the website if a security breach occurs.

What We Share:

As a company committed to securing your privacy, we do not sell users’ information to any third parties. All of our data is used primarily for internal purposes.

 

Google and other tracking sites have access to aggregate anonymous data, such as website traffic and general demographics for the purpose of analyzing data and providing relevant ads through Google's network. This information is not personally identifiable.

 

There may arise certain conditions in which we need to share information with legal authorities to comply with law and safety regulations.

 

If Star Garden Games undergoes a consolidation, merger, acquisition, or in the unlikely event of bankruptcy, ownership of our collected data may be transferred to another party.

How You Can Control Your Information:

If you do not fill out any contact or application forms, we will not collect any personalized data such as name or contact information.

 

To avoid the collection of aggregate data about your device, computer, location and activities on our website, you can delete and disable your internet browser Cookies. You can also opt out of Google Analytics tracking through this browser add-on.

 

In order to opt out of Google’s Display features tracking, which collect demographic and interest data in aggregate from our website visitors, you can use the Google Analytics browser add-on above or adjust your personal Google Ads Settings.

How to Reach Us:If you have any questions about our privacy policy or how we handle information, please contact us using our contact form.

 


 

The Long Version

 

Contents

I. Information Collection and Use

  1. Information We Automatically Collect
  2. Information Others Automatically Collect
  3. Subscription and Contact Form Information
  4. Geolocation Information
  5. Social Platform Registrations and Social Media Plugins
  6. Children Under the Age of 13

II. Disclosure to Third Parties

  1. Law Enforcement and Safety
  2. Analytics Advertising Providers
  3. Business Transfer
  4. With Your Consent

III. Security and Storage of Information

IV. Links to External Sites

V. Contact Us

 


 

I. Information Collection and Use

  1. Information We Automatically Collect

When a user visits our site or uses our app, we may collect information about the user’s computer or mobile device including operating system information and web browser, the user’s IP address, data collected by Cookies and other tracking technologies, sites visited before and after visiting our site, pages viewed and links clicked within our site, information about the Internet service provider and other general information.

We do not sell any of this information to third parties. The data collected via tracking technologies is used for internal improvement of our content and advertising strategies. Through these technologies we gain a better understanding of our customers, which allows us to customize content and ads that are uniquely relevant to them.

By accessing our site or app, you acknowledge, understand and agree that we have your consent to utilize Cookies on your device and track your activity on our site. In order to disable many of the functions of tracking technologies, access your browser settings and delete existing Cookies/history, then disable future Cookies. Please note that Flash Cookies cannot typically be removed through browser settings.

  1. Information Others Automatically Collect

Aggregate data about your computer, browser and internet activities may be collected by third parties including marketing analytics providers, advertising networks, data exchanges, traffic measurement service providers and other third party service providers.

In order to opt-out of these third party tracking services, you can delete and disable browser cookies and visit the following opt-out pages:

  1. Google Analytics
  2. Google Ad Settings
  3. Adobe

Please note that these opt-outs are browser-specific, meaning they only take effect in the browser they are applied to. Please also note that there are some Flash Cookies that cannot normally be disabled in browser settings.

  1. Contact Form Information

The only time personalized information is collected is when you voluntarily provide it to us using our contact form. We do not sell email addresses or any other personalized data to third parties.

Filling out the Contact Form requires a name and email address. Further information is optional. The contact form data is used to communicate with site and app users.

Contacting us directly and filling out forms are the only means by which we collect personalized data on site users. All other data is anonymous.

  1. Geolocation Information

If a user permits our site to access location information, we may compile aggregate data on the city, country or region that our users are in whenever they access our website or app. If a user does not allow location information to be shared, we may gather general regional information based on the user’s automatically collected IP address. This information is used to customize our content and marketing efforts based on the geographic location of our site visitors.

  1. Social Platform Registrations and Social Media Plugins

Our website includes social media buttons that link to Facebook, Twitter and YouTube. Accessing these sites allows them to gather data based on your activity on social media platforms, the Star Garden Games site and other internet activity. These sites have separate privacy policies that may differ from our own. We encourage you to read through them if you intend to use these sites.

  1. Children Under the Age of 13

We do not intentionally gather any personally identifiable information from children under the age of 13 without express consent from a parent or guardian. If we discover or are notified that we have collected personal information about a visitor under the age of 13, we will remove that information from our records promptly.

 

II. Disclosure to Third Parties

  1. Law Enforcement and Safety

By accessing our site, you acknowledge, understand and agree to the extent that it is legal in your jurisdiction that we are permitted to access and/or share data, content and/or communication with law enforcement agents or other third parties if required by law or with a good faith belief that such disclosure is reasonably necessary to:

  1. Comply with the law
  2. Enforce the Terms of Use of our site
  3. Respond to claims of content rights violations
  4. Respond to your requests for customer service
  5. Protect rights, property and personal safety of any individual
  6. Limit our legal liability
  1. Analytics Advertising Providers

Third party providers such as Google Analytics and Google Advertising automatically collect data on user demographics, traffic patterns and other information. These providers collect data through tracking technologies including Cookies, and can be disabled by visiting their respective opt-out sites. Please see section I(B) of this privacy policy for more information.

  1. Business Transfer

If our company undergoes a merger, acquisition or consolidation, our assets including data collected from internet tracking may be transferred to another party. In the unlikely event of a bankruptcy, data may be transferred to another entity.

 

III. Security and Storage of Information

We take reasonable security measures to ensure that your information is safe. Internally stored user data is password-protected and access to this information is limited. We avoid transactions with organizations or individuals that do not adhere to our security policy and never sell your data for any reason.

 

Despite our best efforts, there is a possibility that a third party could illegally access our database and take unauthorized information. If such a security breach occurs, we will make it out priority to notify all those affected and rectify the situation. We do not collect any highly sensitive data, such as credit card information or social security numbers.

 

IV. Links to External Sites

There are a number of links on our site that link to external sites, including advertisers, social media sites and other relevant links. By accessing these external sites you are consenting to the privacy policies those sites have in place, which may or may not be similar to our policy. We suggest that you review the privacy policies and data collection practices of external sites that you visit.

 

V. Contact Us

If you have any further questions about our privacy policy or our data collection and handling practices, please fill out our contact form.