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KingsIsle Privacy Policy Statement and Authorization

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SCOPE AND YOUR AUTHORIZATION

This Privacy Statement and Authorization (“Privacy Statement”) applies to KingsIsle Entertainment, Inc. (“KingsIsle,” “we,” or “us”) mobile games and apps and any other games/environments that collect data and display or link to this Privacy Statement (collectively, “Mobile Games/Apps”). This Privacy Statement does not apply to (•) websites, games, products, services or other environments that do not display or link to this Privacy Statement or that have their own privacy statements, or (•) information collected from you offline.

This Privacy Statement describes (•) who we are and how to contact us, (•) the information we collect from or about you through or in connection with our Mobile Games/Apps, and how and why we use this information, (•) with whom we may share your information, (•) the choices you can make regarding how we collect and use your information, (•) how we keep this information secure, (•) the transfer and/or storage of your information in the United States, (•) the collection and use of information from children, (•) important information regarding links to third-party websites and your ability to share information with other users of our Mobile Games/Apps, (•) how you can correct or update your information, and (•) our processes for updating this Privacy Statement if necessary.

We take your privacy rights very seriously and we will only use your information as described in this Privacy Statement. By using this Mobile Game/App or otherwise providing information to us, you agree to the collection, use, sharing and transfer of your information as described in this Privacy Statement. As a result, please be sure to read this Privacy Statement carefully before using our Mobile Games/Apps or submitting information to us.

Finally, if we ever change the way in which we collect, use, share or transfer your information, we will first update this Privacy Statement to reflect the changes. Please check this Privacy Statement periodically for updates because your continued use of our Mobile Games/Apps constitutes acceptance of such changes. See the “CHANGES TO THIS PRIVACY STATEMENT” below for more information.

ABOUT US AND HOW TO CONTACT US

KingsIsle is based in Texas, United States, and develops and publishes high quality online games that appeal to a wide audience. We are responsible for and control the information collected from or about you in connection with our Mobile Games/Apps subject to this Privacy Statement. You can contact us at any time if you have any questions:

KingsIsle Entertainment, Inc. (•) P.O. Box 82543 (•) Austin, TX 78708, United States (•) E-mail: Privacy@KingsIsle.com

INFORMATION WE COLLECT / USE OF YOUR INFORMATION

KingsIsle collects and combines information from or about you for the purposes described below. This includes information you actively provide to us through our Mobile Games/Apps, certain information collected passively through your use of our Mobile Games/Apps, and information collected from other third-party sources. In addition, we may allow select third-party partners to passively collect certain information from you through your use of our Mobile Games/Apps.

Information You Actively Provide

On our Mobile Games/Apps, we collect information from you when you choose to share it with us for the following purposes:

  • Create an Account. To play any of our Mobile Games/Apps, you may create an account with us. To do so, you may be required to provide us with certain information which may include, but not necessarily be limited to, (•) a username and account password, and (•) any other information requested at the time information is collected. We use this information for purposes of (•) managing your account, (•) providing you with customized Mobile Game/App content, targeted offers, and advertisements, (•) contacting you regarding polls and surveys, (•) addressing problems and reviewing the usage and operations of our Mobile Games/Apps or business, and improving our content, products, and services, (•) fulfilling and tracking orders, and processing payments, (•) providing you with access to forums and chat rooms, and (•) responding to your inquiries. You must be at least 13 years old to use our Mobile Games/Apps.
  • Respond to Polls, Surveys, or Promotional Offers. From time to time, we may ask you to participate in a poll or survey, or provide you with promotional offers. If you choose to participate in our polls and surveys, or select our promotional offers, you may be required to provide us with certain information which may include, but not necessarily be limited to, (•) poll and survey responses, (•) the promotional offers you select, and (•) any other information requested at the time information is collected. We use this information for purposes of (•) developing new products or services, and improving existing products and services, (•) addressing problems and reviewing the usage and operations of our Mobile Games/Apps or business, and (•) providing you with customized Mobile Game/App content, targeted offers and advertisements.
  • Purchase Our Products and Services. When you purchase goods or services through our Mobile Games/Apps, you may be required to provide us with certain information which may include, but not necessarily be limited to, (•) your name, (•) address, (•) telephone number, (•) e-mail address, (•) credit/debit card number and/or other payment information, and (•) any other information requested at the time information is collected. We use this information for purposes of (•) processing your payment and providing you with the purchased goods or services, (•) protecting the security or integrity of our Mobile Games/Apps and our business, (•) providing you with customized Mobile Game/App content, targeted offers and advertisements, and (•) contacting you.
  • Contact Us/Submit an Inquiry. Any time you contact us or submit an inquiry, you must provide us with certain information which may include, but not necessarily be limited to, (•) your name, (•) address, (•) telephone number, (•) e-mail address, (•) any information you choose to include when contacting us or submitting an inquiry, and (•) any other information requested at the time information is collected. We use this information for purposes of (•) responding to your questions or comments, (•) managing your account and relationship with us, and improving your experience when you use our Mobile Games/Apps, and (•) contacting you.

Information Collected Passively // Cookies and Other Tracking Technologies

As you navigate through our Mobile Games/Apps and participate in the gaming environment, other information may be passively collected through use of technologies which are common among mobile apps and mobile environments. These technologies include cookies, Web beacons (also known as pixel tags or clear GIFs) and similar technologies. A “cookie” is a unique numeric code that is transferred to your computer or device to track your interests and preferences and to recognize you as a return visitor. A “Web beacon” is a transparent graphic image placed on a Website that enables the monitoring of things such as user activity and site traffic. These technologies help remember your preferences on Mobile Games/Apps and allow us to bring you the content and features that are likely to be of greatest interest to you, on the basis of your previous activities on our Mobile Games/Apps. They also allow us to collect “clickstream” data which reflects activities on Mobile Games/Apps such as the webpages you visit and in what order.

The information collected through these technologies may include, but not be limited to, (•) Internet Protocol (“IP”) address, (•) type of web browser and operating system you use, (•) the name of your Internet Service Provider, (•) software versions, (•) course geolocation information (for example, based on IP address or location of cellular tower used for the connection), (•) the domain name from which you accessed our Mobile Games/Apps, (•) browsing behavior, such as the date and time you visit our Mobile Games/Apps, the areas or pages of our Mobile Games/Apps that you visit, the amount of time you spend viewing or using our Mobile Games/Apps, and the number of times you return to our Mobile Games/Apps, (•) e-mails or ads that you open, forward or click-through to our Mobile Games/Apps, (•) account and Mobile Game/App preferences, (•) social network or platform account and profile information, (•) device, advertising, or push token ID, and (•) MAC address. Within the gaming environment, we may also collect information on your in-game activities, character development and character interaction.

We use this information for purposes of (•) remembering your device, and personal preferences on Mobile Games/Apps, (•) bringing you content and features that are likely to be of greatest interest to you, (•) tracking accurately numbers of users or referring websites or advertisements to our Mobile Games/Apps, (•) remembering your personal selections, such as information that you have entered into data fields on our Mobile Games/Apps, answers that you have provided in response to our surveys, or sections of our Mobile Games/Apps that you visit frequently, (•) confirming whether you have read or clicked on certain e-mail communications we send to you so that we can make our communications more useful and interesting to you, (•) keeping track of your in-game activities, character development and character interaction, (•) improving our products and services, (•) allowing our Mobile Games/Apps to interact with third party social networks or platforms (where you have chosen to allow such interaction), (•) protecting the security or integrity of our Mobile Games/Apps and our business, and (•) addressing problems and reviewing the usage and operations of our Mobile Game/Apps, mobile environments or business.

Information Collected from Other Sources

We may obtain information about you from other sources, including commercially available sources, such as data aggregators and public databases. This information may include, but not be limited to, (•) name, (•) demographic information, (•) interests, and (•) publicly-observed data, such as from social media and shopping behavior.

Sign-In Services // Social Media

From time-to-time, our Mobile Games/Apps may allow you to log in using sign-in services such as Facebook Connect, Apple’s Game Center, Google Play, Google +, Amazon, or an Open ID provider. These services will authenticate your identity and may provide you the option to share certain personal information with us such as your name, e-mail address, and resume to pre-populate Mobile Game/App forms. Once your identity has been authenticated, we may collect certain information such as the sign-in service used and a unique identification code associated with the sign-on service.

Our Mobile Games/Apps may also contain functionality which enables you to import profile information or contacts from third party services (e.g., LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter, Gmail, FourSquare, Instagram, Vine, etc.) (collectively, “Third Party Social Media Accounts”). If you choose to do this, you may have to log into the applicable Third Party Social Media Account, using such account’s user name and password. The copy of the information received by us shall be subject to this Privacy Statement. However, any data maintained by such third party service and your use of that third party service will be subject to that third party’s terms of use and privacy policy.

You may have the ability to share information from our Mobile Games/Apps to your Third Party Social Media Accounts (including, without limitation, by taking advantages of features such as the Facebook “like” button or “Share to Twitter” button appearing on our Mobile Games/Apps). Mobile Games/Apps that allow you to do this use social plugins (e.g., the Facebook “Like” button) to enable you to easily share information with others. When you visit our Mobile Games/Apps, the operator of the social plugin can place a cookie on your computer, enabling that operator to recognize individuals who have previously visited our Mobile Games/Apps. If you are logged into the Third Party Social Media Account (e.g., Facebook) while browsing on our Mobile Games/Apps, the social plugins allow applicable social media websites to receive information that you have visited our Mobile Games/Apps. The social plugins also allow social media websites to share information about your activities on our Mobile Games/Apps with other users of their social media website. For example, Facebook Social Plugins allows Facebook to show your Likes and comments on our Mobile Games/Apps to your Facebook friends. Facebook Social Plugins also allows you to see your friends’ Facebook activity on our Mobile Games/Apps. KingsIsle does not control any of the content from the social media plugins, but we do receive aggregated statistics, e-mail addresses, and profile information.

All such postings are also subject to the terms of use and privacy statement of the applicable third parties as well as the terms of this Privacy Statement. You should consider carefully what information about yourself you choose to share with others when you use your Third Party Social Media Accounts.

Combining Information

We may combine the information we receive from and about you, including personally identifiable and non-personally identifiable information collected through our Mobile Games/Apps, for any of the purposes discussed above, including but not necessarily limited to, (•) managing your account, (•) providing you with customized Mobile Game/App content, targeted offers, and advertisements, (•) contacting you regarding polls and surveys, (•) addressing problems and reviewing the usage and operations of our Mobile Games/Apps or business, and improving our content, products, and services, (•) fulfilling and tracking orders, and processing payments, (•) providing you with access to forums and chat rooms, (•) protecting the security or integrity of our Mobile Games/Apps and our business, (•) addressing problems and reviewing the usage and operations of our Mobile Game/Apps or business, (•) sharing game information across your devices and/or accounts, and (•) responding to your inquiries.

Information Collected Passively by Our Ad Partners

We may also use third party advertisements placed by ad networks to support our Mobile Games/Apps. Some of these advertisers and ad networks may use technologies such as cookies and Web beacons/pixel tags (see the “Information Collected Passively // Cookies and Other Tracking Technologies” section above for more information) when they advertise on our Mobile Games/Apps, which may send these advertisers and ad networks information such as your IP address, device ID, advertising ID, push token ID, MAC Address, your Internet Service Provider, the browser you used to visit our Mobile Games/Apps, and whether you have Flash installed. Some of these advertisers and ad networks also may use anonymous data, such as demographic data, received from third parties to assist in the delivery of advertisements to you. These advertisers and ad networks use this information to provide you relevant advertisements based on your online behavior, search activities on our Mobile Games/Apps and on other third party sites, and demographic information relevant to your general location, so that the advertising you see on our Mobile Games/Apps more closely reflects your interests and needs.

SHARING YOUR INFORMATION WITH THIRD PARTIES

We will not sell or otherwise disclose personally-identifiable information about you, except as described here.

  • Service Providers. In the course of doing business, we employ other companies and individuals to perform a variety of functions on our behalf. For example, we may provide your information to companies that host our Mobile Games/Apps or process credit card information. These service providers may have access to personally-identifiable information about you if it is needed to perform their functions for us, but they are not authorized by KingsIsle to use or disclose the information except as necessary to perform services on our behalf or to comply with legal requirements, and they are required to maintain the information in confidence.
  • Social Media. As discussed in the “Sign-In Services // Social Media” section above, you may have the ability to share information from our Mobile Games/Apps to your Third Party Social Media Accounts. Mobile Games/Apps that allow you to do this use social plugins (e.g., the Facebook “Like” button) to enable you to easily share information with others. When you visit our Mobile Games/Apps, the operator of the social plugin can place a cookie on your computer, enabling that operator to recognize individuals who have previously visited our Mobile Games/Apps. If you are logged into the Third Party Social Media Account (e.g., Facebook) while browsing on our Mobile Games/Apps, the social plugins allow that social media websites to receive information that you have visited our Mobile Games/Apps. The social plugins also allow the social media website to share information about your activities on our Mobile Games/Apps with other users of their social media website. For example, Facebook Social Plugins allows Facebook to show your Likes and comments on our Mobile Games/Apps to your Facebook friends.
  • Legally Required. We reserve the right to disclose information if required to do so by law or by a regulatory authority. We may also disclose your information as part of an investigation or enforcement action relating to improper or illegal conduct in connection with our Mobile Games/Apps, including, without limitation, any situations that may potentially involve threats to the safety or privacy of any person, misuse of Mobile Games/Apps or violation of our Terms of Use.
  • Sale or Bankruptcy. During the normal course of our business, KingsIsle may sell or purchase assets. If another entity acquires us or any of our assets, information we have collected about you may be transferred to such entity. In addition, if any bankruptcy or reorganization proceeding is brought by or against us, such information may be considered an asset of ours and may be sold or transferred to third parties. Should a sale or transfer occur, we will use reasonable efforts to try to require that the transferee use personally-identifiable information provided through our Mobile Games/Apps in a manner that is consistent with this Privacy Statement.
  • Aggregated and Non-Personally Identifiable Data. KingsIsle may maintain aggregate data or other non-personally identifiable information about you, such as usage statistics, online traffic patterns and user feedback. In addition to using this information for the purposes discussed above, KingsIsle may disclose this information to third parties without restriction.

YOUR CHOICES ABOUT HOW WE COLLECT, USE AND DISCLOSE INFORMATION

You have four categories of choices. These include:

  • Providing No Information. You may choose not to provide any personally-identifiable information to KingsIsle by electing not to enter any personal information into a form or data field on our Mobile Games/Apps, and by not using any personalized services provided by our Mobile Games/Apps. However, many of our Mobile Games/Apps are available only to individuals who provide certain information.
  • Limiting Uses and Disclosures. Some KingsIsle Mobile Games/Apps may request your permission to use and disclose personally-identifiable information about you in order to add you to our contact lists, to enable you to list yourself in a directory or a social media resource, and to identify and offer additional services and promotions that we believe you might find interesting. You can limit the use of personally-identifiable information about you by checking or un-checking options provided at the time that you enter that information or that we may offer to you in the future. Additionally, you may change your communications preferences (such as to opt-out of communications you requested previously) by contacting us at the information contained in the “ABOUT US AND HOW TO CONTACT US” section above.
  • Limiting Tracking. Our Mobile Games/Apps do not limit, or provide a mechanism to limit, non-identifiable uses of tracking technologies. However, depending on the Internet browser you are using, or the type of mobile device, you may be able to control the use of certain tracking technologies, such as cookies and advertising identifiers, through your Internet browser or mobile device. Some Internet browsers enable you to limit or disable the use of cookies for individual websites. Other browsers allow you to select cookie settings for all websites that you visit. If you are concerned about the use of cookie technology, please read our section above on “Information Collected Passively // Cookies and Other Tracking Technologies” to understand the ways that KingsIsle uses tracking technologies. If you limit or disable cookies, certain functions of our Mobile Games/Apps may not work properly, including access to some of our registration-based Mobile Games/Apps. For more information on how to disable tracking for certain web browsers and mobile devices, visit http://allaboutdnt.com/.
  • If you would like to opt-out of the cookies set by other companies who deliver e-mail communications on our behalf or place KingsIsle advertisements on other websites, you may be able to do so by following the options provided by the Network Advertising Initiative at: http://www.networkadvertising.org/optout_nonppii.asp, the Digital Advertising Alliance at: http://www.aboutads.info/choices/, Apple at https://support.apple.com/en-us/HT202074, or Android at https://dev.twitter.com/mopub/ui/opting-out-interest-based-advertising).
  • DO NOT TRACK SIGNALS: Our systems may not recognize Do Not Track (DNT) headers or similar mechanisms from some or all browsers.
  • You may also choose to prevent your mobile device’s advertising identifier from being used for interest based advertising or you may reset your mobile device’s advertising identifier. For iOS devices, you can manage your advertising preferences under Settings>Privacy>Advertising. For Android devices, you can manage your advertising preferences under Google Settings>Ads.
  • E-mail Communications and Newsletters. You may also opt out of receiving newsletters and other promotional materials from KingsIsle by notifying us at the information contained in the “ABOUT US AND HOW TO CONTACT US” section above.

SECURING YOUR INFORMATION

KingsIsle will take reasonable steps to protect your personally-identifiable information, according to its sensitivity, as it is collected and transmitted between your computer or device and our online resources and servers, as well as to protect your personally-identifiable information in our possession from unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration or destruction. It is your personal responsibility to secure your own copies of your passwords and related access codes for our Mobile Games/Apps.

CONSENT TO PROCESSING YOUR INFORMATION IN THE UNITED STATES AND ELSEWHERE

Our Mobile Games/Apps are owned and operated by KingsIsle in the United States, but the information you provide will be accessible to our affiliates, vendors, and suppliers in other countries. Furthermore, if you are visiting our Mobile Games/Apps from a country other than the United States, any information we collect or you provide will necessarily result in the transfer of information across international boundaries. The level of legal protection for such information is not the same in all countries; however, we will take the security measures described in this Privacy Statement in an effort to keep your information secure. By using our Mobile Games/Apps, you consent to the collection, storage, and processing of your information in the United States and in any country to which we may transfer your information in the course of our business operations.

IMPORTANT INFORMATION REGARDING CHILDREN

Our Mobile Games/Apps are intended for general audiences and we do not knowingly collect any personal information from children under the age of 13 on our Mobile Games/Apps.

LINKS TO THIRD-PARTY WEBSITES AND SHARING INFORMATION IN FORUMS

Links to Third-Party Websites

Our Mobile Games/Apps may contain links to other websites operated by third parties that may be of interest to you (including links embedded in advertising appearing on components of our Mobile Games/Apps or related applications). When you follow a link and leave our Mobile Games/Apps, you do so at your own risk because we do not control such third party websites. In addition, different Websites have different privacy statements associated with the use of those sites. Please check the privacy statement of the specific website you are visiting to understand the privacy practices associated with that website. KingsIsle is not responsible for the content or privacy practices of third party websites.

Public Forums

Our Mobile Games/Apps may also include forums, chat functionality or other features where you can exchange information or otherwise interact with other users of our Mobile Games/Apps. When you do so, you understand that all information transmitted will be made available to and accessible by KingsIsle and applicable users. You have no expectation of privacy in connection with such communications. KingsIsle is not responsible for whether or how such third parties utilize the information you post or share through such features.

CORRECTING AND UPDATING YOUR INFORMATION

You may send us an e-mail message at the address above to request access to review, correct or delete any personally-identifiable information maintained on our systems that you have provided to us through our Mobile Games/Apps. To protect your privacy, we will respond only to e-mail messages sent from the e-mail account that you specified during the account registration process.

RETAINING YOUR PERSONALLY-IDENTIFIABLE INFORMATION

We generally retain personally-identifiable information for as long as needed for the specific business purpose or purposes for which it was collected. In some cases, we may be required to retain information for a longer period of time based on laws or regulations that apply to our business or for other necessary business purposes. Where possible, we aim to anonymize the information or remove unnecessary identifiers from records that we may need to keep for periods beyond the original retention period.

CHANGES TO THIS PRIVACY STATEMENT

KingsIsle may update this Privacy Statement periodically. KingsIsle reserves the right to modify, add or remove portions of this privacy statement at its discretion. If we decide to change this Privacy Statement, we will post those changes at this Mobile Game/Apps so you always will know what information we gather, how we might use that information, and whether we will disclose it to anyone. If the changes we make to the Privacy Statement are material, we also may post a notice on the KingsIsle Website (www.kingsisle.com) prior to the effective date of the change, or, in some cases, may provide notice of the changes by e-mail. This Privacy Statement was effective on, and last updated on June 9, 2015.