Last updated: 7th May 2013
Miniclip is committed to providing fun and exciting digital entertainment across all its products and services, such as Miniclip.com (and its related sub-sites) and all applications available on smartphone devices, tablets, browser and desktop (together, the "Services"). Miniclip.com is the property of Miniclip SA "Miniclip". Miniclip respects the privacy concerns of all users of its Services. Miniclip does not target its Services to users under 13 years of age, but does take measures to help protect the privacy of those who are.
We may log IP addresses and drop cookies or flash cookies to prevent abuse of the Services or to provide and/or enhance them. If you register to use the Services we will collect the date of birth, username, password and email address of users 13 years and older and we may collect other information such as your mobile phone number and smartphone device type. We may also collect non-personal data from registered users. For instance, we may collect data relating to registered users’ use of the website and the Services, as well as that relating to their activities, such as high scores, game rankings, league rankings, game challenges, avatars etc. We don't store the email addresses of users under 13. Email addresses of users under 13 are one-way hashed, then encrypted. This non-retrievable format is only used for password retrieval and for logging in.
We may collect non-personal data from users of the Services, whether registered or not, such as a user’s browser version, operating system version, country, city, page loading time, type of device, number of visits, time using the Services, network, demographic estimates, flow-through the website and/or Services or referral source, which may then be aggregated. We may use non-personal data that we collect from you to improve the Services or to support advertising services.
If you register to use the Services via Facebook Connect, you give us express permission to receive data from Facebook such as your name, user ID, gender, location (country and/or city specific), email address, date of birth and avatar. For Facebook Connect users we store the following information: user ID, first name, email address, date of birth, gender and avatar. Your email address and the access token (by which Facebook grants us permission to access certain information) are encrypted.
If, as a registered user, you choose to purchase any items while using the Services on Miniclip.com or elsewhere, we will be able to access your payment information which is collected by our payment processing providers who ensure your credit card information is encrypted. Miniclip does not store your credit card information.
When using our smartphone applications certain features like our newsfeed may collect additional non-personal data from you including, without limitation, device, platform, hashed MAC address, device operating system version and/or generated device identifier information. We may collect country and/or city information so that we can send push notifications at more convenient times. If you would like to opt out of these notifications, you can disable notifications to the relevant app using the settings in your smartphone. Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more information on how to control access to your information.
Miniclip does not require users under 13 years of age to disclose any more information than is reasonably necessary to use the Services and/or as a condition of participation.
We may sometimes use information that we collect to improve the design and content of the Services, to customize our Services or to personalise our visitors' experience or to offer products, advertising, programs and services. We may also use this information in the aggregate to analyse usage of the Services or to offer products, programs, or additional services.
In our provision of the Services we have implemented appropriate physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and help prevent unauthorised access, maintain data security and correctly use the information we collect online.
Parents, if you would like to review your child's information, ask to have it deleted, and/or refuse to allow any further collection or use of the child's information, then please send a letter to our Privacy Manager at Miniclip S.A., Rue des Beaux-Arts 8, 2000, Neuchâtel, Switzerland. Please be sure to include your email address and a telephone number where we can reach you. Our phone number is +41 327 235902. To protect your child's privacy and security, we will take reasonable steps to help verify your identity before granting you access to the information that we collect and maintain about your child.
Miniclip recommends that parents take time to communicate and educate their children about Internet Safety. Please see the Miniclip Internet Safety webpage for information on Internet Safety: http://www.miniclip.com/games/page/en/internet-safety/