Privacy Policy

DYNAMO GAMES ONLINE PRIVACY POLICY

Effective Date: 09 August 2010

Last updated 09 August 2010

 

This is the Privacy Policy referred to in the Dynamo Games Terms of Service which can be found at Dynamo Terms of Service and should be read in conjunction with such Terms. This Online Privacy Policy, as amended from time to time, governs your use of any online game, service, or website ("Dynamo Services") offered by Dynamo or any its subsidiaries and affiliates (collectively, "Dynamo"). By using this site and/or any of Dynamo’s online or mobile products or Dynamo services, you agree to the Dynamo games Online Privacy Policy.  If you do not agree to this Online Privacy Policy, please do not use any Dynamo site, online or mobile product or service.

 

In this Agreement, the term “you” means you the customer and the terms “Dynamo”, “we”, “us” and “our” means Dynamo Games Limited a company registered in Scotland with Registered No. SC277170 with registered office address at 17 Springfield, Dundee, DD1 4JE, United Kingdom

We will always abide by the Data Protection Act 1998. When we ask you for Personal Data, we tell you the purposes for which we will process that data, as set out in this Online Privacy Policy. Dynamo understands the importance of protecting your privacy and personal information and will only collect such information as is required to fulfill your requests and our legitimate business objectives in order to provide various Dynamo Services. We will only send marketing communications once we have secured your consent to this and will never share your personal information with any third party unless they are bound by our Online Privacy Policy and unless you allow us to.

 

Amendments

 

If Dynamo amend, update or modify our Online Privacy Policy, we will post those changes to this Online Privacy Policy at Dynamo Privacy Policy, and/or the Dynamo Games home page http://www.dynamogames.com for other places so that you are aware of what information we collect, how we use it, and under what circumstances, if any, we disclose it. We reserve the right to modify this privacy statement at any time, so please review it frequently. If we make material or significant changes to this policy, we will notify you by email, or by means of a notice on our home page. When we make any changes we shall amend the “Last Updated” date above. Your continued use of our online and mobile products and services will signify your acceptance of the changes to our Online Privacy Policy.

 

1. Dynamo Online Privacy Policy: Introduction

 

Dynamo have adopted this global Online Privacy Policy to explain how we store and use personal and non-personal information we collect online on our websites, during your use of our online products and/or services (including online game play) and on mobile platforms.

 

2. Collection of personal information

 

Dynamo’s may collect personal information. Dynamo’s use of personal information is discussed below in this section 2. Non-personal consumer information shall also be collected. Non-personal information is discussed below in Section 3.

 

A. Types of personal information that Dynamo may collect

 

Personal information is information that identifies you and that may be used to contact you on-line or off-line. Personal Information may include but not be limited to your name, email address, credit card details, phone number, home address and birth date. Dynamo shall collect personal information when you place an order for a Dynamo Service. If Dynamo receives or collects such personal information, Dynamo will only ever use it within the Dynamo Service being provided or to contact you about other Dynamo Services in accordance with this policy.

 

B. Information collected from third parties

 

Dynamo may receive personal information from third parties in connection with the operation and distribution of Dynamo products and services as well as market and demographic studies that we may use to supplement personal information provided directly by you. Personal information received by Dynamo from third parties may be used in order that we can provide the relevant Dynamo Service, but shall not be stored by Dynamo for longer than is required to do this. As with all other information, we will use this data only for purposes consistent with this policy.

 

3. Non-Personal Information and Its Collection

 

Non-personal information, alone, cannot be used to identify or contact you. Dynamo collects non-personal information about your use of our online and mobile products and services both on our website and in the course of game play and software usage (on PC and mobile platforms).

 

A.  Types of non-personal information that Dynamo may collect

 

When you use Dynamo online and mobile products and services, we may collect certain non-personal demographic information including gender, information about your computer, hardware, software, platform, media, mobile device, mobile device ID, console ID, incident data, Internet Protocol (IP) address, network Media Access Control (MAC) address and connection. We also collect other non-personal information such as feature usage, game play statistics and scores, user rankings and click paths as well as other data that you may provide in surveys, via your account preferences and online profiles or through purchases, for instance. We may also receive either non-personal or public information from third parties in connection with market and demographic studies that we use to supplement personal information provided directly by you.

 

B. How Does Dynamo collect non-personal Information?

 

Dynamo may collect non-personal information along with personal information when you actively provide it in the context of various online and mobile activities including online and mobile purchases, game registration and marketing surveys, for instance. In addition, we use cookies and other technologies to passively collect non-personal demographic information, personalize your experience on our sites and monitor advertisements and other activities.

 

i. Cookies

 

Cookies are small files applied to your Internet browser to track movements within websites. Dynamo do not use cookies. Please note that this Online Privacy Policy covers the use of cookies by Dynamo only and does not cover the use of cookies by any advertisers or other third parties.

 

ii. Internet Log Files

 

Dynamo may maintain log files which contain IP addresses. An IP address is a numeric address that may be assigned to your computer by your Internet Service Provider. In general, we use log files to monitor traffic on our websites, to troubleshoot technical problems and to report aggregate information to our advertisers. In the event of user abuse of our websites, however, we may block certain IP addresses or console IDs provided by our licensed hardware manufacturers. If available, IP addresses and console IDs may be used to personally identify you in order to enforce our Terms of Service.

 

iii. Analytic metrics tools

 

Dynamo uses Mixpanel.com to collect non-personal information only when you use our online products and services and/or play our games on your mobile device. The information collected may include data about your hardware system, mobile device (if applicable), media, Internet and website usage and how your game is used, including your game statistics, feature usage and purchase history, as well as MAC Address, mobile ID (if applicable) and IP address.

 

4. What Happens To The Information that Dynamo Collects?

 

A. How Dynamo uses your information

 

Dynamo uses your information within the Dynamo Services, to provide in-game features, to process orders that you make whilst using a Dynamo Service and to fulfil your specific requests.

 

In addition, if you choose to receive communications from us about Dynamo products and news, the personal information which we may collect or receive from third parties will allow us to send you messages about things including new products, features, enhancements, special offers, upgrade opportunities, contests and events of interest. If you have consented to receive marketing, you may opt out of this at a later date.  If you no longer wish to be contacted for marketing purposes, please simply email us at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

 

Dynamo may also use non-personal information to better understand the preferences of our customers, to troubleshoot technical problems, to enforce our Terms of Service, to ensure proper functioning of our products and services as well as to help improve them. In addition, we combine non-personal information with personal information, such as an email address, to tailor our offerings, web pages or game play experience to your preferences or interests. We will not, however, send you any such marketing emails you unless you opt in to receive them.

 

B. Sharing Information with third parties

 

Dynamo will only share your personal information with third parties as set out in this policy or with your consent. We may, however, share non-personal data in the aggregate (in a form that does not personally identify you) with third parties.

 

Dynamo uses third party payment processors such as Social Gold by Jambool Inc. to process credit card payments relating to Dynamo Services, and also uses third party contractors to collect personal information on our behalf to provide alternative payment processing (such as Paypal and Offerpal). When such third party payment processors are used, you may be asked by them to provide personal and non-personal information to them and to agree to their own terms and conditions and privacy policy. Dynamo has no control over and is not responsible for their use of your information. If Dynamo is passed any personal information from such third party payment processors, we will only use such information in accordance with this Online Privacy Policy.

 

Dynamo may also disclose personal information to law enforcement, or the appropriate civil authorities to enforce legal rights and comply with the law, or to comply with an order from a government entity or other competent authority, or when we have reason to believe that a disclosure is necessary to address potential or actual injury or interference with our rights, property, operations, users or others who may be harmed or may suffer loss or damage, or when we believe that disclosure is necessary to protect our rights, combat fraud and/or comply with a judicial proceeding, court order, or legal process served on Dynamo.

 

5. Where information is held

 

For the purpose of all information collected, used or stored in relation to Dynamo Services offered on social networking sites, our servers are based in the United States. Your personal information may be transferred to, used, processed or held by Dynamo in the United States as well as in the UK.

 

6. Review, correction of your information, opt-out choice, requesting removal from mailing lists

 

Should you with to amend any of your information or request removal from any Dynamo mailing list, please contact This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

 

7. Information including user generated content, line forums, blogs and profiles

 

If you choose to disclose personal information in any games or any online chat rooms, blogs, message boards, user "profiles" for public view or in similar forums that may be provided on our sites or in the course of contributing user generated content to Dynamo sites, such information that you disclose in any of these forums is public information, and there is no expectation of privacy or confidentiality there.

 

Please be aware that any personally identifiable information you submit in the course of these public activities can be read, collected, or used by other users of these forums, and could be used to send you unsolicited messages. Dynamo shall not be held responsible for the personally identifiable information you choose to submit in these forums.

 

Similarly, please be aware that any videos, images or photos posted on any Dynamo sites for public view may be viewed, collected, copied and/or used by other users without your consent. Dynamo are not responsible for the videos, images or photos that you choose to submit to any Dynamo site. Please see our Terms of Service at Dynamo Terms of Service on this point and for other guidelines about posting content on our websites.

 

8. Third party sites

 

Dynamo sites may contain advertising or services which link to other websites such as Twitter, and YouTube. Such links to a website is not an endorsement, authorization or representation of Dynamo’s affiliation with that third party. By following on a link to a third party site, including on an advertisement, you will leave the Dynamo site you are visiting. We cannot control the activities of third parties, and as such we cannot accept responsibility for any use of your personal information by such third parties. Also be aware that they may not adhere to the same privacy and security practices as Dynamo. We encourage you to review the privacy policies of any other service provider from whom you request services.

 

9. Governing Law.

 

The laws of Scotland govern this Online Privacy Policy and you expressly agree that exclusive jurisdiction for any claim or dispute with Dynamo or relating in any way to your use of Dynamo Services resides in the courts of Scotland and you further agree and expressly consent to the exercise of personal jurisdiction in the courts of Scotland in connection with any such dispute including any claim involving Dynamo or its affiliates, employees, contractors, officers, directors, vendors and content providers. As noted above, your conduct may also be subject to other local, state, national, and international laws.

 

10. Products offered in partnership with third parties

 

Certain products and/or services available on our site are provided to you in partnership with third parties and may require you to disclose personally identifiable information in order to register for and access such products and/or services. Users of Dynamo Services may register for such other third party services from a Dynamo Service site. If you elect to register for such products and/or services your personally identifiable information will be transferred to such third parties and will be subject to the Online Privacy Policy and practices of such third parties. Dynamo are not responsible for the privacy practices and policies of such third parties and, therefore, you should review the privacy practices and policies of such third parties prior to providing your personally identifiable information in connection with such products and/or services.

 

11. Contact Information

 

If you have questions or concerns regarding this Online Privacy Policy, you should contact This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

 

For more information and updates to our Online Privacy Policy, visit Dynamo Privacy Policy.