Privacy Policy

Section 1: Introduction

1.1    We are committed to safeguarding the privacy of our website visitors; in this policy we explain how we will treat your personal information.

1.2    By using our website and agreeing to this policy, you consent to our use of cookies in accordance with the terms of this policy

 

Section 2: Credit

2.1    This document was created using a template from SEQ Legal (http://www.seqlegal.com).

2.2    This document was amended using the guide suggested by WordPress.

 

Section 3: Who We Are

3.1    Our website address is: http://www.ebulliencegames.com.

3.2    This website is owned and operated by Ebullience Games.

3.3    You can contact us:

(a)    by email, at general@ebulliencegames.com.

(b)    by any of the social media listed on our website.

 

Section 4: What Personal Data we collect and why we collect it

4.1    We may collect, store and use the following kinds of personal information:

(a)   information that you provide to us for the purpose of subscribing to our email notifications and/or newsletters (i.e. your email address). This is based on your consent, as by signing up for our newsletter, you consent to our using of your email address to send newsletters and emails to you.

(b)    information about your opening of our emails and/or newsletters sent through MailChimp (including your IP address, geographical location, time of opening of email, clicks on links in email, email client used). The MailChimp privacy policy is available here: https://mailchimp.com/legal/privacy/. This is collected on the basis of legitimate interests, as we have an interest in analyzing the success or failure of our marketing campaigns to adopt better marketing strategies.

(c)    information that you provide to us for the purpose of pledging to our Kickstarter campaigns through a PayPal form on our website (including your email address). The PayPal privacy policy is available here: https://www.paypal.com/sg/webapps/mpp/ua/privacy-full?locale.x=en_SG. This is collected on the basis of contract — we need this personal information to be able to give you the tier rewards you purchase for the Kickstarter campaign.

(d)    information that you post to our website for publication on the internet as comments (including your user name, your profile pictures, the content of your comment, your IP address, browser user agent string to help spam detection). An anonymized string created from your email address (also called a hash) may be provided to the Gravatar service to see if you are using it. The Gravatar service privacy policy is available here: https://automattic.com/privacy/. After approval of your comment, your profile picture is visible to the public in the context of your comment. This is done on the basis of legitimate interests and consent, as we have a legitimate interest in storing such personal information to facilitate the monitoring of comments on our website, and by submitting the comment for approval, you consent to such processing of information.

(e)    any other personal information that you choose to send to us.

4.2    Before you disclose to us the personal information of another person, you must obtain that person’s consent to both the disclosure and the processing of that personal information in accordance with this policy.

4.3    If you upload images to the website, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included. Visitors to the website can download and extract any location data from images on the website.

4.4    Please note that articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website. These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracing your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.

 

Section 5: cookies

5.1    Our website uses cookies.

5.2    A cookie is a file containing an identifier (a string of letters and numbers) that is sent by a web server to a web browser and is stored by the browser. The identifier is then sent back to the server each time the browser requests a page from the server.

5.3    Cookies may be either “persistent” cookies or “session” cookies: a persistent cookie will be stored by a web browser and will remain valid until its set expiry date, unless deleted by the user before the expiry date; a session cookie, on the other hand, will expire at the end of the user session, when the web browser is closed.

5.4    Cookies do not typically contain any information that personally identifies a user, but personal information that we store about you may be linked to the information stored in and obtained from cookies.

5.5    If you leave a comment on our site, you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.

5.6    If you have an account and you log in to this site, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.

5.7    When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.

5.8    If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after 1 day.

5.9    We use cookies to recognise a computer when a user visits our website OR track users as they navigate the website OR enable the use of a shopping cart on the website OR improve the website’s usability OR administer the website OR prevent fraud and improve the security of the website OR personalise the website for each user OR target advertisements which may be of particular interest to specific users OR validate authenticated users sessions OR facilitate the use of our website search engine.

5.10  Most browsers allow you to refuse to accept cookies; for example:

(a)    in Internet Explorer (version 11) you can block cookies using the cookie handling override settings available by clicking “Tools”, “Internet Options”, “Privacy” and then “Advanced”;

(b)    in Firefox (version 47) you can block all cookies by clicking “Tools”, “Options”, “Privacy”, selecting “Use custom settings for history” from the drop-down menu, and unticking “Accept cookies from sites”; and

(c)    in Chrome (version 52), you can block all cookies by accessing the “Customise and control” menu, and clicking “Settings”, “Show advanced settings” and “Content settings”, and then selecting “Block sites from setting any data” under the “Cookies” heading.

5.11  Blocking all cookies will have a negative impact upon the usability of this website. If you block cookies, you may not be able to use all the features on our website.

5.12 You can delete cookies already stored on your computer; for example:

(a)    in Internet Explorer (version 11), you must manually delete cookie files (you can find instructions for doing so at http://windows.microsoft.com/en-gb/internet-explorer/delete-manage-cookies#ie=ie-11);

(b)    in Firefox (version 47), you can delete cookies by clicking “Tools”, “Options” and “Privacy”, then selecting “Use custom settings for history” from the drop-down menu, clicking “Show Cookies”, and then clicking “Remove All Cookies”; and

(c)    in Chrome (version 52), you can delete all cookies by accessing the “Customise and control” menu, and clicking “Settings”, “Show advanced settings” and “Clear browsing data”, and then selecting “Cookies and other site and plug-in data” before clicking “Clear browsing data”.

5.13 Deleting cookies may have a negative impact on the usability of this website.

 

Section 6: Using personal information

6.1    Personal information submitted to us through our website will be used for the purposes specified in this policy or on the relevant pages of the website.

6.2    We may use your personal information to:

(a)    administer our website and business

(b)    personalise our website for you

(c)    enable your use of the services available on our website

(d)    send you non-marketing commercial communications

(e)    send you email notifications that you have specifically requested (including backer update emails for backers who made a PayPal pledge through our website and email newsletters). This will be done through MailChimp. The MailChimp privacy policy is available here: https://mailchimp.com/legal/privacy/. Please note that MailChimp emails, by default, tracks opens, clicks of links or buttons within the email, IP address, geographical location, browser / email client type and other similar information, but this collected data are only stored within our MailChimp account for record-keeping and statistical purposes, and it will not be shared with any other parties (i.e. anyone but MailChimp and Ebullience Games) or sold to anyone. By signing up for our newsletter, you consent to us storing your contact information in our MailChimp account, sending you update emails through MailChimp and sending you emails with MailChimp’s email tracking. You may unsubscribe any time you want.

(f)    deal with enquiries and complaints made by or about you relating to our website;

(g)    keep our website secure and prevent fraud; and

(h)    verify compliance with the terms and conditions governing the use of our website.

6.3    If you submit personal information for publication on our website, we will publish and otherwise use that information in accordance with the licence you grant to us.

6.4    We will not, without your express consent, supply your personal information to any third party for the purpose of their or any other third party’s direct marketing.

 

Section 7: disclosing personal information

7.1    We may disclose your personal information to any of our employees, officers, insurers, professional advisers, agents, suppliers or subcontractors insofar as reasonably necessary for the purposes set out in this policy.

7.2    We may disclose your personal information to any member of our group of companies (this means our subsidiaries, our ultimate holding company and all its subsidiaries) insofar as reasonably necessary for the purposes set out in this policy.

7.3    We may disclose your personal information:

(a)    to the extent that we are required to do so by law;

(b)    in connection with any ongoing or prospective legal proceedings;

(c)    in order to establish, exercise or defend our legal rights (including providing information to others for the purposes of fraud prevention and reducing credit risk);

(d)    to any person who we reasonably believe may apply to a court or other competent authority for disclosure of that personal information where, in our reasonable opinion, such court or authority would be reasonably likely to order disclosure of that personal information.

7.4   Visitor comments which may contain personal information may be checked through an automated spam detection service.

7.5   Except as provided in this policy, we will not provide your personal information to third parties.

 

Section 8: international data transfers

8.1    Information that we collect may be stored and processed in and transferred between any of the countries in which we operate in order to enable us to use the information in accordance with this policy.

8.2    Information that we collect may be transferred to the following countries which do not have data protection laws equivalent to those in force in the European Economic Area: the United States of America, Russia, Japan, China and India.

8.3    Personal information that you publish on our website or submit for publication on our website may be available, via the internet, around the world. We cannot prevent the use or misuse of such information by others.

8.4    You expressly agree to the transfers of personal information described in this Section 8

 

Section 9: retaining personal information

9.1    This Section 8 sets out our data retention policies and procedure, which are designed to help ensure that we comply with our legal obligations in relation to the retention and deletion of personal information.

9.2    Personal information that we process for any purpose or purposes shall not be kept for longer than is necessary for that purpose or those purposes.

9.3    If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognize and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.

9.4    If you sign up for our newsletter, your email address is retained indefinitely until you unsubscribe from our newsletter or you make a request for erasure of personal information.

9.5    If you made a PayPal pledge through our website, your provided personal information is retained indefinitely. This is kept for our customer purchase records.

9.6    Notwithstanding the other provisions of this Section 8, we will retain documents (including electronic documents) containing personal data:

(a)    to the extent that we are required to do so by law;

(b)    if we believe that the documents may be relevant to any ongoing or prospective legal proceedings; and

(c)    in order to establish, exercise or defend our legal rights (including providing information to others for the purposes of fraud prevention and reducing credit risk).

 

Section 10: security of personal information

10.1    We will take reasonable technical and organisational precautions to prevent the loss, misuse or alteration of your personal information.

10.2    You acknowledge that the transmission of information over the internet is inherently insecure, and we cannot guarantee the security of data sent over the internet.

10.3    You are responsible for keeping the password you use for accessing our website confidential; we will not ask you for your password (except when you log in to our website).

 

Section 11: your rights over your personal data

11.1    If you have left comments on this website or signed up for our newsletter or made a PayPal pledge to our Kickstarter campaign through our website, you may request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes. Provision of such information may be subject to the supply of appropriate evidence of your identity.

11.2    We may withhold personal information that you request to the extent permitted by law.

11.3    You may instruct us at any time not to process your personal information for marketing purposes.

11.4    In practice, you will usually either expressly agree in advance to our use of your personal information for marketing purposes, or we will provide you with an opportunity to opt out of the use of your personal information for marketing purposes.

 

Section 12: Third Party websites

12.1  Our website includes hyperlinks to, and details of, third party websites.

12.2  We have no control over, and are not responsible for, the privacy policies and practices of third parties.

 

Section 13: amendments

13.1    We may update this policy from time to time by publishing a new version on our website.

13.2    You should check this page occasionally to ensure you are happy with any changes to this policy.

13.3    This privacy policy was last updated on May 24, 2018.