Last updated: 2nd June 2017
Miniclip SA (referred to as us/we/our in this Policy) respects the privacy concerns of all users. This Policy explains how cookies may be downloaded onto your device, when you use the website www.miniclip.com ("Website"), our apps and any games, products, forums and services we offer through the apps or Website or other dedicated websites (such as www.agar.io, www.ovar.io, www.spaceone.io and any other .io games which may be offered by us from time to time) or otherwise provided by us (all collectively referred to in this Policy as our "Services"). References to “Miniclip”, “we” or “our” are to Miniclip SA, a company registered in Switzerland whose registered number is CH-645-4103964-1
Cookies are small bits of text and numbers that are downloaded onto the devices you use to receive the Services. Your browser makes these cookies available every time you use the Services again, so it can recognise you and your device, and can then tailor what you see. Cookies are an important part of the Internet. They make using devices and accessing online information much smoother and affect lots of the useful features of websites. There are many different uses for cookies, but they fall into the following four main groups: Strictly Necessary, Functionality, Targeting and Analytical.
When we refer to "cookies", we also mean web beacons and other storage technologies used to collect or receive information from our Services and elsewhere on the internet, and which are used to provide measurement services, targeted ads and otherwise as described in this Cookies Policy.
The Services use the following cookies:
Strictly Necessary- permanent first party cookies
These are cookies which are needed to provide the Services. These cookies are essential to help your device download or stream information, so that you can move around the Services.
Here are a few examples of the ways in which we use Strictly Necessary cookies:
These cookies do not collect your personal information and do not pass any of your information onto third parties.
Functionality – permanent first party and permanent third party cookies (set by third parties such as Facebook)
These cookies recognise you when you return to Services and allow us to remember the choices you make. Here are a few examples of some of the ways in which we use Functionality cookies:
These cookies do not collect your personal information. These cookies may pass on anonymous information onto third parties.
Targeting – temporary third party cookies (set by third parties such as Google and PubMatic)
Our Services allow third party companies to serve adverts and/or collect certain information when you and other users use certain Services. The resulting adverts often contain cookies which are stored onto your device as you visit different sites or pages. Some of these cookies are set by third party ad providers, such as Google "DoubleClick" and PubMatic.
These companies may collect certain information (e.g. click stream information, browser type, time and date, subject of advertisements click or scrolled over) and precise geo location and user device ID during your visits to our Services and other sites to provide adverts about goods and services likely to be of interest to you.
To learn more about interest based advertising practice or to opt-out of this type of advertising, you can visit http://www.youronlinechoices.com/uk/.
Analytical – temporary third party cookies (set by third parties such as Google)
Here are a few examples of some of the other ways in which we use Analytical cookies:
Flash cookies – permanent third party cookies
A flash cookie is able to handle more complex information and is able to pass information across the different browser types you may have installed on your computer.
Here are a few examples of some of the ways in which we use Flash cookies
If you would like to manage, amend or delete any third party cookies, please check the relevant third party website for more information about how to change your cookie settings.
If you would like further information about how to manage your cookie preferences on a wide variety of desktop browsers, please aboutcookies.org.
By following the steps above, you can approve or delete certain cookies. If you wish to disable certain cookies, you'll still be able to use our Services however you may not have access to all of the content and your browsing experience may be limited.