Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy

Elephant Games LLC («Elephant Games», «us», «our» or «we») takes all the necessary measures to maintain the privacy rights of our users («users» or «you»). This document is provided to explain Elephant Games practices regarding the collection, use, and disclosure of information including personal information and data that users provide and we receive, collect, store, use, and manage in connection with our software that means all software programs distributed, published or otherwise made available by Elephant Games including but not limited to games accessed by means of a browser or other online communications method and downloadable/installable games for personal computer, mobile and other devices provided on any platform (for example, iOS, Android, PC and others) (the «Games») or any Elephant Games website (the «Website» or «Site»). Elephant Games games and website are collectively  titled “Service(s)” under the means of this Privacy Policy. Please note that the scope of this Policy is limited to information and data collected or received by Elephant Games through your use of the Services. Elephant Games takes no responsibility for the actions of third party people, companies or entities, the content of their sites or services, the use of information or data 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.

Elephant Games may access and share personal data, aggregate information, device-related information.

Personal Data means any information relating to an identified or identifiable natural person/individual, while such person/individual is one who can be identified directly or indirectly in particular by reference to an identifier of general application or by reference to one or more factors specific to his physical, physiological, psychic, mental, economic, cultural or social identity.

Personal data collected by Elephant Games may include but without limitation:

  • login-name that is used by you to access Elephant Games Services
  • your e-mail address.

Elephant Games may process such data if one of the following applies:

  • you have given your consent for one or more specific purposes;
  • provision of Data is necessary for the performance of an agreement with the User and/or for
  • any pre-contractual obligations thereof;
  • processing is necessary for compliance with a legal obligation to which Elephant Games is subject;
  • processing is related to a task that is carried out in the public interest or in the exercise of official authority vested in the Elephant Games;
  • processing is necessary for the purposes of the legitimate interests pursued by Elephant Games or by a third party.

Device-related information is information about a user that is presented in a form distinguishable from information relating to other users, but not in a form that personally identifies contact and/or billing information for any user, or enables the recipient to communicate directly with any user unless agreed to by the user in advance of such communication. Such information may include but not limited to:

  • Game data (such as your interactions with the game and with the other players inside the game via server log files, your player ID)
  • Automatically collected data (such as IP Address, your device’s operating system, browser type and language, referring and exit URLs, and number of clicks).
  • Mobile device identifiers (such as your unique device ID (persistent/non-persistent, hardware type, medial access control («MAC») address, international mobile equipment identity («IMEI»), and your device name
  • General location information for the purpose of providing you with the correct version of the application
  • Precise-geo-location information from your mobile device (but only with your express consent)

Aggregate information is information that describes the habits, usage patterns, and demographics of users as a group but does not describe or reveal the identity of any particular user.

Tracking Technologies

We and our marketing and outsourcing partners, affiliates, or analytic service providers may use tracking technologies that are special technologies used to identify a user’s computer/device and to «remember» things about your visit, such as your preferences or a user name and password. These technologies may include but without limitation cookies, push notifications.  You can disable cookies at any time by changing settings in your web browser. You can opt-out of receiving push-notifications from us by mailing Elephant Games at support@elephant-games.com

The purposes of processing of data

Elephant Games primary goals in using information are to create your account, provide Services to you, improve our Services, contact you, conduct marketing and research, create reports for internal use and to meet contractual obligations. We use information collected through our Services for purposes described in this Policy or disclosed to you in connection with our Service. Elephant Games may have access and use information collected through the Services only to the extent that is necessary for the use of Services by you. For example, we may use your information to:

  • Create game accounts and allow users to play our games;
  • Identify and suggest connections with other Elephant Games users;
  • Operate and improve our Services;
  • Understand you and your preferences to enhance your experience and enjoyment using our Service;
  • Ensure the Safety and Security – we verify accounts and activity, and promote safety and security on and off our Elephant Games Services such as by investigating suspicious activity or violations of our Terms of Service and this Privacy Policy, and to ensure our Services are being used legally. This purpose contains processes such as Infrastructure monitoring, Registration and authentication, Analytics, Hosting and backend infrastructure.
  • Respond to your comments and questions and provide customer service;
  • Provide and deliver products and services you request;
  • Deliver advertising and marketing and promotional information to you;
  • Send you related information, including confirmations, invoices, technical notices, updates, security alerts, and support and administrative messages;
  • Communicate with you about promotions, rewards, upcoming events, and other news about products and services offered by Elephant Games and our selected partners;
  • Enable you to communicate with other users; and
  • Link or combine it with other information we get from third parties, to help understand your preferences and provide you with better services.
  • And in any other purpose in order to ensure the interaction between you and the Service.

Subject to the terms of this Privacy Policy, with your consent we may use your contact information to process our promotional newsletters and/or email campaigns and to send you updates, security alerts, or administrative messages relating to Elephant Games Sites and/or Services. Your contact information will allow us to notify you about new features, enhancements, resolution of Elephant Games Sites and/or Services problems, handle and/or route your customer support questions and issues, and inform you of upgrade opportunities, sweepstakes, contests, prizes, and/or special events.

We may use an IP address to surface the appropriate country-based version of Elephant Games Sites and/or Services to a user, or to exercise our ability to restrict access to the Site by users who have violated our Terms of Service.

We may use information collected from you to calculate aggregate, anonymized statistics about our user community for the purpose of enhancing our Elephant Games Sites and/or Services, or for security purposes.

Information Sharing

In accordance with applicable law in force, Elephant Games may share collected aggregate or anonymous information  with advertisers, publishers, business partners and other third parties.

Elephant Games also may share the personal information collected from you under the following circumstances in accordance with applicable law in force:

  • Protection of rights: Elephant Games will share personal information if Elephant Games has a good faith belief that (i) access, use, preservation or disclosure of such information is reasonably necessary to satisfy any applicable law, regulation, legal process, such as a court order or subpoena, or a request by law enforcement or governmental authorities, (ii) such action is necessary to detect, prevent, or otherwise address fraud, security or technical issues associated with the Services, or (iii) such action is appropriate to protect the rights, property or safety of Elephant Games, its employees, clients, or users of the Services.
  • Asset transfers: If Elephant Games becomes involved in a merger, acquisition or other transaction involving the sale of some or all of Elephant Games’ assets or a line of business, user information, including personal information collected from you through your use of the Services, could be included in the transferred assets. Should such an event occur, Elephant Games will use reasonable means to notify you through a prominent notice on the Services. By sharing your personal information with Elephant Games, you are giving Elephant Games consent to transfer your personal information to a third party in an asset transfer described here.
  • Services providers: Elephant Games may share your personal information with third party vendors or services providers that Elephant Games engages for the purpose of fulfilling product orders or processing information on Elephant Games and your behalf. For example, Elephant Games may partner with other companies to provide customer services. Additionally, Elephant Games may partner with other companies to process, analyze, and/or store data, including, but not limited to, Analytical Data. While providing services for Elephant Games, these companies may access your personal information. To the extent applicable, Elephant Games requires these entities to comply with this Privacy Policy and appropriate confidentiality and security measures.

We guarantee that in no case Elephant Games will sell, rent personal information collected from you to third parties without notifying you.

Disclosure of the information

Elephant Games does not disclose your personal information except as approved by you or as described below:

  • when we have a good faith belief that we have to disclose the information in response to lawful requests by public authorities, including to meet national security or law enforcement requirements, or legal process (for example, a court order, search warrant or subpoena);
  • to satisfy any laws or regulations that apply;
  • where we believe in our sole discretion that the Service is being used in committing a crime, including to report such criminal activity or to share information with other companies and organizations for the purposes of fraud protection, credit risk reduction, and other security precautions;
  • when we have a good faith belief that there is an emergency that poses a threat to the health and/or safety of you, another person or the public generally; and
  • to protect the rights or property of Elephant Games and other applicable third parties, including to enforce our Terms of Service.

Interactions with third parties services independent of Our Services

Please be aware that Elephant Games cannot control the activities of third parties to whom Elephant Games provides or from whom Elephant Games is provided data, and as such Elephant Games cannot guarantee that they adhere to the same privacy and security procedures as Elephant Games.

If you use the Services on connected third-party applications or connect the Services to any third-party applications, like Apple (iOS), Google Play (Android), Amazon, or a Social Networking Site such as Facebook, Google+, Elephant Games may receive certain information about you from the provider of the third-party application. The information Elephant Games receives depends on the third-party application, your privacy settings and, if applicable, your friends’ privacy settings on that third-party application. If you access the Services from a third-party application or connect the Services to a third-party application, you should also read that third-party application’s Privacy Policy.

When you click on a third party logo or URL displayed on the Services that links you to a different website, this Privacy Policy no longer applies and you must read the privacy policy of the third party to see how your personal information will be handled on their website. If you cannot find their privacy policy, then you should contact the respective webmasters of those websites to obtain information regarding their information collection, use and disclosure policies. Elephant Games is not responsible for their collection and use of your personal information by third parties.

Forums and Private Messages

Elephant Games Services may ensure communication between users by forums and the possibility of exchange by private messages. Any information that is disclosed in forums or by private messages provided by Services is public information and users should exercise caution when deciding to disclose personal information in such chat rooms and forums. If you voluntarily disclose information in a public area of the Elephant Games Sites and Services, such as a voice or text chat room or forum, that information may be collected and used by a third party to send you unsolicited messages, advertisements or for other purposes. We do not control the actions of these third parties in public areas of the Elephant Games Sites and Services, so if you disclose information in a public area, you do so at your own risk. We do not monitor or log any direct, private communication between users, unless it was requested by at least one participant in advance or if there is reason to believe that a user is using such direct communication in order to breach these  or any applicable law. Elephant Games is not responsible for any consequences of such disclosure of personal information in a public area of the Elephant Games Sites and Services.

Customer Service

We may use your email address when you contact our customer service group to contact you about your gaming experience with Elephant Games games and notify you about company news and promotions. If you no longer wish to receive certain email notifications you may opt-out at any time by emailing us. Your mailing address may be used if we have merchandise or other physical promotional materials that we want to send to you. If you no longer wish to receive these types of promotional materials, you may opt-out from receiving them at any time by emailing us with the contact information provided in this policy.

Advertising

We may feature advertisements in our games, services and elsewhere, both ourselves and with the help of our partners, and collect and use data and information about you and your device (including the presence of applications on the device or in use at a particular time on the device) in connection with such advertising, including your viewing of and interaction with any such advertising, in order to deliver, enable, target and optimize advertising and promotional information that is more relevant to you and is based on your game and device usage, online behavior and interests (this is commonly referred to as online behavioral or interest based advertising).  In addition, you may see our games advertised in other services. After clicking on one of these advertisements and installing our game, you will become a user of our Service. In order to verify the installs, a device identifier may be shared with the advertiser or third party advertiser or analytic partner.

International Operation

If you use Elephant Games services please be aware that you are sending information  (including Personal information) to Russian Federation where our servers are located and where this information is kept. That information may then be transferred to other countries outside of your country of residence. Such transfer depends on the type of information and how it is stored by us. These countries  may not necessarily have data protection laws as comprehensive or protective as those in your country of residence; however, our collection, storage and use of your Personal Information will at all times continue to be governed by this Privacy Policy and Elephant Games will take reasonable steps to ensure that your data is treated securely.

Accessing, Correcting, and Deleting Your Information

Upon request, we will provide you with information about whether we hold any of your personal information. If your personal information changes, or if you no longer desire our Services, you may at any time correct, update, delete inaccuracies, or delete your personal information by making the change within your account settings or by contacting us within the contact information pointed in Contact Information of Data Controller”. Furthermore you have the right to data portability and send Elephant Games related request. We will respond to your access request within a reasonable timeframe.

Opting Out of Marketing

You may opt-out of receiving promotional emails from us by emailing us. If you opt-out, we are still entitled to send you non-promotional emails, such as emails about your accounts or our ongoing business relations.

Data Retention

We process and store personal data for as long as it is required by the purpose they have been collected for.

Therefore personal data collected from you will be retained for as long as your account is active or as needed to provide you services. We are also entitled to retain and use your information as necessary for the purposes of Elephant Games legitimate interests or to comply with our legal obligations, resolve disputes, and enforce our agreements. In order to get more information concerning the retention of personal data  you may contact us at support@elephant-games.com.

Our Policy Regarding Children

Elephant Games Sites and Services are intended for general audiences and are not child-directed.  We do not knowingly collect or solicit personal information from or direct or target interest based advertising to anyone under the age of 16 or knowingly allow such persons to use our Services. If you are under 16, please do not send any information about yourself to us, including your name, address, telephone number, or email address. No one under the age of 16 may provide any personal information. In the event that we learn that we have collected personal information from a child under age 16, we will delete that information as quickly as possible. If it’s occasioned that you are under the age of 16 and use any Elephant Games Services you are obliged to stop use Elephant Games Services immediately and delete your Accounts and any information related to you from the Services. If you believe that we might have any information from or about a child under the age of 16, please contact us. We urge parents to instruct their children to never give out their real names, addresses, or phone numbers, without permission, when on-line. If you are at the age between 16 and 18 you confirm and represent that your legal guardian is acquainted with and understands this Privacy Policy and has agreed to it.

Data Controller

Elephant Games processes Personal Information as a Controller as defined in General Data Protection Regulation (EU) 2016/679 (GDPR). As a Controller Elephant Games may pass the information to Data Processors having data processing agreements ensuring compliance with GDPR concluded with Elephant Games. All processing procedures are performed in accordance with the highest security regulations. Such Processors may include cloud storage services, analytic services. These services provide the data security resources of the same quality as Elephant Games.

User’s rights

You have the following rights with respect to the personal data we hold about you:

  • The right to know what data we hold about you: If you would like to know what personal data we hold about you, please contact us at support@elephant-games.com. We seek to promptly respond to your inquiry.
  • The right to have incomplete, incorrect, outdated, or unnecessary personal data corrected, deleted, or updated. The easiest way to correct, delete, or update the personal data you have provided to the Service is to log in to the Service and enter the necessary changes in the account settings of the Service. If you have additional questions regarding the correction, deletion, or updating of the personal data we hold about you, please contact us at  support@elephant-games.com.
  • The right to opt out of receiving electronic direct marketing communications from us: all electronic direct marketing communications that you may receive from us, such as e-mail messages and SMS-messages, give you an option of not receiving such communications from us in the future. If you have any additional questions about electronic direct marketing received from us, please contact us at support@elephant-games.com.
  • At any time you may request us to delete all the personal information collected from you by sending us a request at support@elephant-games.com. We will delete this information at a reasonable time.
  • The right to request us to transmit the data collected from you to another controller by mailing us at  support@elephant-games.com.
  • You have the right, under certain circumstances, to restrict the processing of your Data. Such circumstances may be, for example: unlawful processing or when Elephant Games no longer needs the personal data for the purposes of processing. In this case, Elephant Games will not process your Data for any purpose other than storing it. For doing so you may send us a request at support@elephant-games.com.
  • You have the right to object to the processing of personal data by providing us a ground related to the particular situation to justify the objection. In order to object you may send a request at support@elephant-games.com

Data security

Elephant Games takes commercially reasonable security measures to protect against unauthorized access to, or unauthorized alteration, disclosure or destruction of, sensitive data that you share and we collect and store. These security measures may include practices such as keeping your sensitive data on a secured server behind a firewall, transmitting sensitive information (such as a credit card number) entered on our site or mobile application using secure socket layer technology (SSL), internal reviews of our data collection practices and platforms, as well as physical security measures to guard against unauthorized access to systems where we store your information. Although we make good faith efforts to store the information collected on the Service in a 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. Further, while we attempt to ensure the integrity and security of our network and systems, we cannot guarantee that our security measures will prevent third-party «hackers» from illegally obtaining access to this information. We do not warrant or represent that your information will be protected against, loss, misuse, or alteration by third parties.

At all times, Elephant Games strives to take precautions, to a reasonable extent, to prevent unauthorised access to your personal data as well as the unauthorised use or falsification of these data and to minimise the corresponding risks. Nevertheless, the provision of personal data, whether this is done personally, by telephone or over the Internet, is always associated with risks and no technological system is fully exempt from the possibility of manipulation or sabotage.

If Elephant Games detects any unauthorized access to your information Elephant Games is obliged to notify competent law enforcement bodies about that within 72 hours from the moment of such detection. If there is a high risk for your rights and freedoms as a result of such unauthorized access to your information Elephant Games is also obliged to notify you about that at a reasonable timeframe.

 

Changes to This Policy

Elephant Games reserves the right to change this Policy at any time. If we decide to change this Policy, we will post those changes on this page. The changes will be effective when posted. Please check our website and particularly this page on a regular basis so that you remain aware of what information we collect and how we use it.

Contact Information of Data Controller

Elephant Games LLC, Pushkina Str. 30, Yoshkar-Ola, Mari El Republic, 424000, Russian Federation

support@elephant-games.com