Privacy Policy

Game Circus Privacy Policy

Last Updated: November 8, 2012

This Privacy Policy explains how information about you is collected, used, and disclosed by Game Circus, LLC and any parent or subsidiary (collectively, “Game Circus“) when you access or use Game Circus’ websites, mobile applications, and other products and services (collectively, the “Services“) or otherwise interact with Game Circus.

Collection of Information

Information You Provide to Game Circus. Game Circus collects information you provide directly to it, such as when you register for the Services; participate in Game Circus’ contests and special events; request technical support; or send Game Circus an email or otherwise interact with it. The types of information Game Circus may collect directly from you include your name, e-mail address, and phone number.

Information Game Circus Collects Automatically. Game Circus may use tools and third party analytical software to automatically collect information about you, including:

  • Log Information: Game Circus logs information about your use of its websites, including the type of browser you use, access times, pages viewed, your IP address and the page you visited before navigating to its websites.
  • Device Information: When you access or use the Services, Game Circus collects information about (i) device properties, including, but not limited to Media Access Control (“MAC”) address, unique device identifier (“UDID”), or other device identifiers; (ii) device software platform and firmware; (iii) mobile phone carrier; (iv) geographical data such as zip code, area code and location; and (v) game score and achievements. Game Circus may also collect other data as reasonably required by Game Circus to provide, maintain and improve the Services.
  • Information Collected by Cookies and Other Tracking Technologies: Game Circus may use cookies, web beacons, and other tracking technologies to collect information about you and your interaction with the Services. Among other things, cookies may help support the integrity of the registration process, retain your preferences and account settings, and help evaluate and compile aggregated statistics about user activity. Game Circus may also collect information using web beacons or other tracking technologies to help deliver cookies, count visits, and understand usage and campaign effectiveness. For more information about cookies, please see “Your Privacy Choices” below.

Information Game Circus Collects from Other Sources. Game Circus may receive information about you from other sources and combine or link that with information it has about you. For example, when you authorize Game Circus to connect to certain third-party social networking sites, Game Circus will access information about you from those sites, such as your name, account information, friend lists, and any other information you make publicly available. Game Circus collects this information in accordance with the privacy policies and authorization procedures determined by third-party social networking sites in addition to the privacy settings you establish with those sites. For more information, please refer directly to the privacy policies of the relevant third-party social networking sites.

Use of Information

Game Circus may use the information it collects about you for a variety of purposes, including to:

  • Provide, maintain, and improve the Services and deliver the information and support you request, including technical notices, security alerts, purchase confirmations, and support and administrative messages;
  • Personalize the Services and provide advertisements, content, or features that are targeted toward your interests;
  • Send you news and information about the Services and communicate with you about products, services, contests, promotions, incentives, and rewards offered by Game Circus and select partners;
  • Track and analyze trends and usage in connection with the Services; and
  • Process and deliver contest and promotion entries and rewards.

Game Circus may store and process information in the United States and other countries.

Sharing of Information

Game Circus may share personal information about you as follows:

  • With third party vendors, consultants and other service providers who work on Game Circus’ behalf and need access to such information;
  • With other players (for example, in connection with leaderboards);
  • In connection with, or during negotiations of, any merger, sale of company assets, financing or acquisition of all or a portion of Game Circus’ business to another company;
  • If Game Circus has a good faith belief that disclosure is reasonably necessary to comply with any applicable law, regulation, legal process or governmental request; to enforce Game Circus’ agreements, policies and Terms of Service; and to protect Game Circus, its users and others from harm; and
  • With your consent or at your direction.

Game Circus may also share aggregated, non-personally identifiable information about you.

Security

Game Circus takes reasonable measures, including administrative, technical, and physical safeguards to help protect personal information from loss, theft, misuse, and unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration, and destruction.

Third Party Analytics and Advertising

Game Circus allows third parties to provide analytics services and to serve advertisements through the Services on its behalf. These third parties may use cookies, web beacons, and other technologies to collect information about your use of the Services and other mobile applications, including your IP address, UDID, MAC address, software and hardware information, browser information, Internet and online usage information, and in-game information. This information may be used by Game Circus and these third parties to analyze and track data, determine the popularity of certain content, deliver advertising and content targeted to your interests, and better understand your online and in-application activity. This Privacy Policy does not apply to, and Game Circus is not responsible for, third party cookies, web beacons, or other tracking technologies and Game Circus encourages you to check the privacy policies of these third parties to learn more about their privacy practices.

Your Privacy Choices

Information About You. If you wish to have the information Game Circus collects about you updated or deleted, please contact support@gamecircus.com, but note that Game Circus may retain information about you for legitimate business purposes or as required by law.

Location Information. You have the ability to turn location-based services on and off by adjusting the settings of your mobile device or by following the standard uninstall process and removing all Game Circus applications from your mobile device.

Cookies. Most web browsers are set to accept cookies by default. If you prefer, you can usually choose to set your browser to remove or reject cookies; however, the Services may not function properly if you do so.

Changes to the Privacy Policy

Game Circus may change this Privacy Policy at any time. If Game Circus makes changes, it will notify you by revising the “Last Updated” date above and, in some cases, it may provide you with more prominent notice (such as adding a statement to its homepage or sending you a push notification or email). Game Circus encourages you to review this Privacy Policy frequently to stay informed about its information practices and your privacy choices.

Contact Information

If you have questions, comments, or concerns about this Privacy Policy or Game Circus’ privacy practices, please contact Game Circus at support@gamecircus.com