Ministry of Games – Privacy Policy

 

General

Ministry of Games Oy (“Ministry of Games” or ”we”) is 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 information, that you provide or we collect in connection with our websites, including www.ministryofgames.io (the “Sites”) or any Ministry of 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 Ministry of Games through your use of the Service.  Ministry of Games is not responsible for the actions of third party people or companies, 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, those people or companies.

By using the Service, you are expressing your agreement to this Policy and the processing of your data, including your personal information, in the manner provided in this Policy. If you do not agree to these terms, please do not use the Service.

Collecting and Using Personal Information

Personal information may be collected and used for providing our services, the purposes of creating accounts, user profiles, playing or using, maintaining and developing the Service, contacting Users, providing services and products, sending customer information and for purpose of marketing and/or serving ads to users, enabling game play and communication in the Service and between users, conducting research and creating reports.

Ministry of Games will pursue to take appropriate measures in order to prevent unauthorized access to personal information, any inappropriate use thereof and any possible inaccuracies. All personnel processing personal information are obliged to keep such information strictly confidential. We store information on servers located in the United States and Ireland via Amazon web services and may store information on servers and equipment in other countries.

By using the Service you always disclose information about yourself to Ministry of Games. To enable you to interact with other users, Ministry of Games may at times offer you the ability to post content in connection with your use of the Service (including blogs, message boards, chat rooms or other forums such as Ministry of Games’ Facebook page). By interacting with others, you may choose to disclose information about yourself to other users, and any such information is public information, and there is no expectation of privacy. Ministry of Games is not responsible for any personal (or other) information you choose to make public in the Service.

Collected Information and Sources and Accuracy of Information

The type of information we collect and store will vary depending on the Service and activity. We may collect the following personal information:

Your profile picture, name, age/birthday, gender
Username
Email or mail address
Social networking service ID
IP (Internet Protocol) address
Approximate location based on IP address (and latitude and longitude, subject to your approval)
Mobile device unique ID, hardware type and operating system version and other information as described here below

The above information will be collected from users when they sign up for the Service or enter the Service from third party services, including social networking services, or later in connection with your use of the Service. The Service may be able to connect to your social networking services and profiles to obtain information about you when you consent to allow your social networking services to make that information available to Ministry of Games and, consequently Ministry of Games may be able to collect information from your social networking profile when your social networking services permits to make that information available. The information we collect when you connect your user account to a social networking service may include:

Your name
Your user name and/or other user identification
Locale, city, state and country
Sex
Birth date
Email address
Profile picture or its URL
The user identification for your friends in that social networking service who are also connected to the Service

IP-addresses, unique identifiers, operating system, access times, browser and device type and data, language and referring web site addresses may be collected automatically also when you use the Service or visit the www.ministryofgames.io or other Ministry of Games’ websites. Ministry of Games may use this information to monitor and analyze the use of the services, contact you about your experience with Ministry of Games sites and notify you about company news and promotions. Ministry of Games collects data about all of users’ interactions with the Service and with the other users inside the Service (including chat) via server log files and other activities in the Service. We may, at our own initiative or upon a user’s request, complement, correct or delete incomplete, inaccurate or outdated personal information.

Ministry of Games may offer you the opportunity to invite your contacts (such as your Facebook friends) from a social networking service and/or you can invite them to join you in the Service. Such contact information that you may provide for this purpose will be used only for sending communications to your contacts. You or your contacts may contact us at support@ministryofgames.io to request the removal of such information from our information base (in the event we store any such information).

Disclosing and Transferring Your Information

Ministry of Games will not disclose personal information stored in the register to third parties for direct marketing, market research, polls or public registers without users consent. However, the information or profiles might be used for targeted in-game marketing (including serving ads to users) and other similar purposes. Without prejudice to the generality of the foregoing, personal information may be disclosed to third parties if required under any applicable law or regulation or order by competent authorities, or in order to enforce the End User License Agreement of the Service and to investigate possible infringing use of the Service as well as to guarantee safety of the Service.

Ministry of Games may share your information in connection with any merger, sale of our assets, or a financing or acquisition of all or a portion of our business. We may engage other entities and individuals to perform services on our behalf. e.g. for analyzing data and in connection with the performance of services these service providers may have access to your personal information.

Aggregate or anonymous information about you may be shared with advertisers, publishers, business partners, sponsors, and other third parties. If you give your consent to share your information with third parties for their own marketing purposes, such marketing shall be governed by their separate privacy policies.

We use external service providers to provide technical solutions for processing stored information and access the stored information by using a technical interface. Ministry of Games hosts the service in and transfer information for this purpose to countries outside the European Union (EU) or the European Economic Area (EEA). Please note that you are transferring information, including personal information, to countries (including U.S.) and jurisdictions that does not have the same data protection laws as in the EU/EEA, and you consent to the transfer of information and the use and disclosure of information about you, including personal information, in accordance with mandatory legislation and this Privacy Policy.

Our Policy regarding Children

We are a general audience service directed to and intended for users 13 and over, and Ministry of Games will not knowingly collect personal information from anyone under the age of 13. If you are under 13, please do not attempt to use our Service or send any information about yourself to us, including your name, address, telephone number, or email address. In the event that we learn that we have collected personal information 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@ministryofgames.io.

Protecting Personal Information (Data Security)

The register will be maintained in external service providers’ servers with appropriate safeguards, such as password protection, granting the access to the stored information only to Ministry of Games. The register is protected by appropriate industry standard, technical and organisatory safety measures. The information base will be accessible only to those persons expressly authorized by Ministry of Games. Although we make good faith efforts to store the information collected on the services in a secure operating environment that is not available to the public and use only reliable partners (such as Amazon), we cannot guarantee the absolute security of that information during its transmission or its storage on our systems.

Tracking technologies and Third-party Services

We may use various methods and technologies to store or collect user Information, such as cookies. Cookies are a string of information or a small text file that a website stores on a visitor’s computer, and that the visitor’s browser provides to the website each time the visitor returns. Ministry of Games uses cookies to help it identify and track visitors, their usage of the Service and website, and their website access preferences, improving quality, tailoring recommendations, and developing the Service. Users who do not wish to have cookies placed on their computers should set their browsers to refuse cookies before using the Service and/or website, with the drawback that certain features of the website may not function properly without the aid of cookies. Cookies will not enable Ministry of Games to access and review information stored on a user’s computer. In addition to cookies, we may use other now and later developed tracking technologies. Tracking technologies may set, change, alter or modify settings or configurations on your device.

Ministry of Games may feature advertisements served by third parties that deliver cookies or other tracking technologies to your computer/device so the content you access, advertisements you see and your online activities over time and across third-party sites or online services can be tracked. These third party services shall be governed by separate privacy policies and this Privacy Policy shall not apply and Ministry of Games shall not be responsible for such third party information collection.

The Service may contain third-party tracking tools from our service providers, examples of which include Game Analytics, Crashlytics and Google Analytics.

Those service providers may use cookies, APIs, and SDKs in the Service to enable them to collect and analyze user information on our behalf. Our service providers may have access to the following information:

Your device identifier
MAC address
IMEI, locale, geo-location information
IP address

There might be also other third party services available for your use in the Service. All such third party services shall be governed by separate privacy policies (and Terms and Conditions), this Privacy Policy shall not apply and Ministry of Games shall not be responsible for such third party information collection.

Access to and Control over Personal information

Users are entitled to review any information collected on him/her and stored in the register. When you wish to use the above right to review stored information, you should send a signed request thereof to Ministry of Games using the contact details below.

Users may opt-out of receiving promotional emails by following the instructions in those emails. If you opt-out, Ministry of Games may still send you non-promotional customer information, such as emails about your account or Ministry of Games’ ongoing business relations. If you have accepted locating you (latitude and longitude) by the Service or by any other, app you may opt-out for such location based services only by uninstalling the Service.

Users may opt-out of receiving promotional emails by following the instructions in those emails. If you opt-out, Ministry of Games may still send you non-promotional customer information, such as emails about your account or Ministry of Games’ ongoing business relations.

Changes to Privacy Policy

Ministry of Games may change this Privacy Policy from time to time and all changes hereto will be made available on this website. We will continue to treat your information under the terms of the Privacy Policy which was in effect at the time when such information was collected unless you consent to the changes hereto.

However, your continued use of the Service may be (under Ministry of Games’ applicable Terms and Conditions) subject to your acceptance of the new terms of our privacy policy, and you agree that Ministry of Games shall have the right to terminate your right to use the Service in the event that you fail to consent to the changes hereto and express your agreement to our then-current Privacy Policy.

Contact information

Ministry of Games Oy

Business ID: FI26183538
Email: support@ministryofgames.io
Address: Kaisaniemenkatu 2b, 00100, Helsinki