Effective Date: November 24, 2014
By installing, using or otherwise accessing the Service, you agree 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 install, use or otherwise access the Service.
We may update this Policy from time to time. You are responsible for periodically reading this Policy. We will post all changes to this Policy on this page and the modified policy will specify its effective date.
Information Collected and Used
Our primary objective in collecting your information is to provide and adapt the Service and to enable you to easily navigate and enjoy the Service. For example, Sparkling Society may use your information to register your account, provide customer support, resolve disputes, collect fees, connect users, and notify you of updates to the game (or of other/new games) and special promotions.
The Service may collect information that is available via Facebook Connect, or through your acces and participation in message boards and via cookies. This information may be used for example, but not limited to, to analyze usage trends.
Sparkling Society may collect your email adress when you contact our customer service group and we may use that email adress to contact you about your gaming experience with Sparkling Society games and notify you about company news and promotions. If you no longer wish to receive certain email notifications, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
iOS or Android Platforms
When you use any of the Sparkling Society games or applications, we automatically collect and record certain information such as your unique device ID, MAC address, advertising identifer, OpenUDID, IMEI number, hardware type, the version of your operating system (“OS”), your in-game activity, and your location (based on your Internet Protocol (“IP”) address). This information is useful to us for troubleshooting and helps us understand usage trends. It may also be used to contact you with in-game technical notices, updates, security alerts and support and administrative messages.
Sparkling Society uses country information to customize the user experience and promotions, enforce our terms of service, and make recommendations about user connections.
We may also give users the opportunity to opt-in to location-based services, which rely upon a device’s GPS coordinates. You may opt-out of these location services via the settings on your device. A user’s location may be used to suggest friends with whom they might want to connect, analyze usage trends or target certain promotions.
Some of our games or applications may permit a user to record his or her voice and share such recordings with an opponent in the context of such game or application. Sparkling Society may use these recordings and post them as well as the contents of your play sessions on Facebook on a publicly available page (and link your data with your opponent). Sparkling Society may store these recordings on its servers.
We make use of third party servers. Any information provided through our applications may be used by this third party as part of providing this service.
Platforms/Third-Party Marketplaces/ Tools/Analytics
In the course of providing our Service on third party platforms/marketplaces, such as Apple’s App Store, the platforms/marketplaces may collect information about you or receive information from us in order for the platforms/marketplaces to provide or analyze their services.The Service may also contain third party tracking tools from third party service providers, which may enable these third parties to analyze our users’ information. These third parties may have access to your personal information in connection with the performance of services for Sparkling Society. Please note that these platforms/marketplaces were developed and administered by people or companies not affiliated with or controlled by Sparkling Society and that Sparkling Society is not responsible for the actions of those people or companies. We do not have acces or control over these third parties. You should carefully review the terms of service and privacy policies of the platforms/third-party marketplaces that you use to access our Service. If you have a question about a third party, please e-mail us at email@example.com.
If you sign into the Service with Facebook Connect we may collect any information that is available via your Facebook account or the Facebook API, including your first and last name, Facebook ID, Profile Picture/URL, list of Facebook friends, gender, locale, list of your devices, email, likes, and interests that have been listed in your Facebook profile. This information will be primarily used for user registration and in social features, which may include friend-to-friend or user-to-user interaction, chat, voice or messaging functionality, public leaderboards, head-to-head competition and other similar features. It may also be used to analyze usage trends and offer users certain of our features, games or promotions that may be of particular interest to them.
In-Game Dialog Boxes
When you register to play our games through the Service, we may ask whether you’d like to provide us with certain pieces of information, which could include: your email, username. We will do this through in-game dialog boxes, which you may choose to skip. If you provide your email address in connection with a Sparkling Society game, the email address will be retained by Sparkling Society. We may use that email address to contact you about your gaming experience with Sparkling Society games and notify you about company news and promotions. We may also use part of your email address for friend-to-friend or user-to-user interaction and chat, voice or messaging functionality and other similar features. Your username may be used for social features in our games (e.g., presenting someone’s name on a message board). We may also request access to your address book to connect you to other players in the game.
If we begin offering our Service on a platform without an in-app purchase billing system, we may need to collect credit card and billing information.
You may elect to sign up for the Sparkling Society email newsletter, which will contain information and advertisements about our products. We may also contact you with targeted email promotions.
When you use our Service, your computer’s operating system, Internet Protocol (IP) address, access times, browser type and language and referring Web site addresses may be logged automatically. We may also collect information about your usage and activity, such as number of clicks, pages viewed and the order of those pages, the amount of time spent on particular pages, and the date and time of this activity. We may use this information to monitor and analyze use of the Service.
We may also acquire information from you through (1) your access and participation in message boards on the Service, (2) your email of a question to our customer support, (3) your purchase of a virtual product of any type, (4) your participation in surveys regarding the Service or (5) your participation in a sweepstakes or contest through the Service.
A cookie is a small data file that we transfer to your computer’s hard disk, generally to quickly identify a user’s computer and to “remember” things about the user’s visit, such as your preferences or a user name and password. The Service sends cookies to your computer when you access or view content of a Sparkling Society game. Information contained in a cookie may be linked to your personal information for purposes such as improving the quality of our Service, tailoring recommendations to your interests, and making the Service easier to use. You can disable cookies at any time, although you may not be able to access or use features of the Service.
We may feature advertisements served by third party advertising companies which deliver cookies to your computer so the ads you see can be tracked. Since the third party advertising companies tag your computer with a number, they will be able to recognize your computer each time they send you an advertisement. These advertisers may use information about your visits to our Service in order to provide advertisements about goods and services of interest to you.
Disclosure of Your Personal Information
Sparkling Society does not share your personal information except as approved by you or as described below:
* With your consent, for example, when you agree to our sharing your information with other third parties for their own marketing purposes subject to their separate privacy policies.
* Sparkling Society may engage other companies and individuals to perform services on our behalf. Examples of these services include sending e-mails to you and analyzing data. While these agents and service providers may have access to your personal information in connection with the performance of services for Sparkling Society, they may not use such information for any purpose other than providing such services to us.
* We may release your information as permitted by law or when we believe that release is appropriate to comply with the law; enforce or apply our rights; or protect the rights, property, or safety of us or our users, or others. This includes exchanging information with other companies and organizations for fraud protection.
* Sparkling Society 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 to another company.
* We may share aggregate and anonymous information about you with advertisers, publishers, business partners, sponsors, and other third parties.
Offer Walls and Other Advertisements
You may see our games advertised in other applications or websites. After clicking on one of these advertisements and installing our game, you will become a user of the Service. In order to prevent fraud and verify the installs, a unique identifier may be shared with the advertiser.
We also may use a third-party ad tracking service for tracking installs resulting from advertisements on other applications or sites. You may opt out of such tracking by informing the tracking party. Information about such tracking party can be obtained from Sparkling Society.
In addition, you may see an “offer wall” displayed in our games that is hosted by an offer wall provider. The offer wall enables advertisers to provide virtual currency to you in exchange for interacting with an advertisement or for completing a marketing offer with one of those advertisers. The offer wall providers may collect information about you, including your device identifier, device type, device brand, device model, OS type/version, network type, device language, device locale, and IP address. In addition, the offer wall provider may collect information related to the performance of the advertisements such as how many times an advertisement is shown, how long an advertisement is viewed, and any click-throughs of an advertisement.
Changing or Deleting Your Information
Sparkling Society takes reasonable measures to protect your information from unauthorized acces or against loss, misuse, or alteration by third parties. Although we make good faith efforts to store the information collected on the Service in an secure operating environment that is not available to the public, we cannot guarantee the absolute security of that information during its transmission or its storage on our systems. We cannot guarantee that our security measures will prevent third-party”hackers” from illegally obtaining acces to this information.
Sparkling Society shall not be liable to you for any direct, indirect, incidental, consequential, or other similar damages, arising out of or relating in any way to the use of the Service.
Sparkling Society shall not be liable to you for more than the amount you have paid to Sparkling Society in the six months immediately preceding the date on wich you first assert a claim.
Also please note that email and messaging systems are not considered secure, so we discourage you from sending us personal information through these mediums.
We may transfer information that we collect about you to affiliated entities, or to other third parties across borders and from your country or jurisdiction to other countries or jurisdictions around the world.
Changes to the Policy