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Privacy Statement

Privacy Statement

Chess At Work

Last updated 2017-03-24

Our approach to Privacy

Your privacy is important to us.


1. WHAT INFORMATION DO WE COLLECT?

1.1 Information You Give To Us

We receive and store any information you give to us, such as when you:

  • download our games;
  • interact with us via social media such as Facebook, Twitter, Twitch, YouTube, Instagram and Google+;
  • enter information on our Website;
  • purchase our merchandise;
  • subscribe to our newsletters or other information feeds;
  • purchase Services through an online store;
  • make an in-app purchase;
  • request technical support, make a compliment or complaint, or otherwise contact us directly; or
  • give us your information in another way.
  • 1.2 Information Collected Automatically

    We receive and store certain types of information automatically when you interact with us, such as:

  • information about how you use our Services. We use this information to design new Services, improve our games, provide social features and to deliver our Services to you;
  • when you sign-in to our games with Facebook, Google+, Twitter, Game Center or other platform providers, we may gather from that provider your basic profile information such as name, gender, age-range, your profile photo and friends list;
  • information about the device you use to access our Services such as its make & model, operating system version, platform, language and IP address;
  • cookies: You can disable cookies through your web or phone browser settings but you may find that you are not able to enjoy all of the features of our Services if you do so;
  • the advertising ID for your device. You can reset the advertising ID at any time through your device settings.
  • your general location location (ie. city/country) based on your IP Address, so we know what language to use and so that we can provide Services that are applicable to your location; and
  • if you "tell a friend," "email this page," or use another similar features, we will collect information to perform this feature for you.
  • 1.3 Information From Third Parties

    Sometimes we collect information about you from third parties, such as Apple, Amazon, Facebook, or Google. We collect this information so that we can deliver Services you have requested. We collect this information:

  • when you purchase our Services via the App Store, Google Play Store, or other Storefront;
  • if you log into our Services through a social media account (such as Facebook) we will collect your basic profile information such as your name, current profile picture, age-range, and your friend list, this lets you interact with your friends who are also using our Services; and
  • when you use in-app features such Game Center we will collect information such as your user name and your gameplay information.
  • 2. HOW DO WE USE YOUR INFORMATION?

    We use the information we collect about you:

  • for the purpose it was collected for
  • to deliver our Services to you;
  • to personalise and continually improve your experience of our Services;
  • to offer our Services to you and to tell you about new Service offerings, updates and other information about our Services that might be relevant to you;
  • to advertise our Services to you;
  • to deliver advertisements for third party products and services to you;
  • to provide multiplayer gaming, social networking and gaming console services to you. To do this we will exchange your information with third parties (such as Facebook, Google+ or Game Center) for the purpose of delivering these Services;
  • to perform our own analytics. We use analytical information for supporting business analysis and operations, business intelligence, product development, improving products and services, personalizing content, providing advertising, and making recommendations; and
  • to verify your compliance with our Terms of Service.
  • We may combine information about you that we have collected from multiple sources.
  • 2.1 When Do We Disclose Information

    We may disclose the personal information we hold about you in the following circumstances:

  • if we are required or authorised to disclose by law or by a law enforcement agency;
  • to our business partners in the course of providing our Services to you, or generally in the conduct of our business. This may include organisations who provide services to us, such as advertising, payment processors or hosting services. Please see below for more information about third party services; and
  • to avoid, lessen or prevent a serious emergency or crime. If we use or disclose personal information about you in those circumstances we will make a written record of such use or disclosure.
  • 2.2 Childrens' Privacy

    If you permit your child to use one of our Services that is not labelled a Child Safe App, you should disable in-app purchases on your phone and actively monitor your child's use. You should also familiarise yourself with this privacy policy, as by permitting your child to use our Services you consent to this privacy policy on their behalf. If you don't agree, please do not permit your child to use our Services.

    We do not knowingly contact or collect information from children under 13 without the permission of their parent/guardians. If you believe that we have inadvertently collected such information, please contact us so we can promptly obtain parental/guardian consent or delete the information.

    2.3 Third Party Services

    When you use our Services, you might also use third party services, such as Facebook, Twitter, Google+ and Game Center. We do not control how they interact with you and you should ensure that you consent to the terms of use and privacy policies offered by the third party services before providing them with your information. You acknowledge that we are not liable when third party services use information you provide to them.

    We encourage you to be careful about the protection of your own personal information when using third party services such as social media platforms.

    We also work with certain business partners, such as other game developers and advertising partners, and information collected from you may be shared through these partnerships.

    2.4 Marketing, In-app Purchases & Opting-Out

    2.4.1 Direct Marketing

    Sometimes we will use your information to tell you about our Services and our news, such as new games we are launching, events we are running, or merchandise we sell. You can opt-out if you don't want to receive this information.

    2.4.2 In-app Purchase

    Some of our games offer in-app purchases. Examples of in-app purchases are items you can purchase (for real or in-game currency) or other additional features. If you don't want to make in-app purchases, don't use these paid-for options and consider disabling in-app purchases on your device.

    2.4.3 Opting-out

    Ways to opt-out of our Services:

  • if we send you an email, there will be an unsubscribe link;
  • if we post updates via Facebook you can 'unlike' our page and you will no longer get updates;
  • if you receive one of our 'tweets' you can stop following us on Twitter; or
  • if we use another type of social media you can opt-out using that service.
  • 2.5 Storage & Security

    We store information on servers in the UK and in the United States.

    Security is important to us and we strive to protect both your information and our information in the best possible ways. But there are inherent risks in transmitting information over the Internet and it is possible that we could be hacked. You should feel comfortable with this level of risk before you provide information to us, or use our Services. If you are not comfortable with this risk, please do not use our Services.

    3. COMPLAINTS

    If you have any concerns or complaints about your privacy please contact us by:

    Sending a written request to :

    netAdapt Ltd.
    72-73 Bartholomew Street
    Newbury
    Berkshire
    RG14 5DU

    If you do not provide return contact details, we will be unable to respond to your complaint, although we will consider its content.

    4. UPDATES TO THIS POLICY

    We will update this Privacy Policy from time to time. These updates, will take effect from the date of issue on our website at netadapt.com. Please check back regularly for updates.

    5. DEFINITIONS

    Advertising ID

    A unique ID that is generated for your device to track activity by advertising companies to improve their service in game. This is also known as Interest Based Advertising. You may be able to opt-out of this feature on some platforms. You may also be able to reset your advertising ID on your device.

    analytics

  • Interpretation and interpolation of unidentified data to predict and isolate trends relating to game play and app use.
  • in-app purchase

  • An in-game system that allows exchanging real money for virtual goods or in-game currency.
  • IP Address (Internet Protocol Address)

  • A unique string of numbers separated by full stops or commas that identifies each computer using the Internet Protocol to communicate over a network. These numbers are usually assigned in geographic blocks.
  • NetAdapt("us")

  • NetAdapt Ltd, its assignees, licensees, successors in title and subsidiaries.
  • Services

  • Services offered by us and includes our games, websites and related services.
  • Storefront

  • An online business presence for sales. We work with Apple's App Store, Google Play and Amazon Appstore storefronts as our primary storefronts for sales.
  • Terms of Service

  • Rules and conduct standards that are defined that one must comply with to use the service.
  • third party services

  • Services provided by a provider that is not owned or controlled by NetAdapt.