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Information Collection and Use
Gaming Hippo collects information as described below. Gaming Hippo's primary goals in collecting and using information is to create your account, provide Services to you, improve our Service, contact you, conduct research and create reports for internal use. We store information on servers located in the United States and may store information on servers and equipment in other countries.
Social Networking Websites
We may collect and record information through the social networking website you use to access any of our Services in accordance with the policies and terms of the SN Website or service provider. The information we collect when you access the Service on an SN Website may include: (1) your name, (2) your SN Website user identification number and/or user name, (3) locale, city, state and country, (4) sex, (5) birth date, (6) email address, (7) profile picture or its URL, and (8) the SN Website user identification numbers for your friends that are also connected to Gaming Hippo's game(s).
If you want us to delete the data we receive from SN websites about you, please contact us at email@example.com
We may also collect (1) your name, (2) your email address, and (3) your age or birthday directly from you when you access our Service on a SN Website. If you provide your email address in connection with a Gaming Hippo game, the email address will be retained by Gaming Hippo and we may use that email address to contact you about your gaming experience with Gaming Hippo games and notify you about company news and promotions. Your phone number may be used to help connect you with other users via our social networking system and for SMS notifications. Your birth date may be used to analyze user trends and target certain promotions.
Gaming Hippo's Sites
While you are browsing Gaming Hippo's Sites, your computer's operating system, Internet Protocol (IP) address, access times, browser type and language and referring Web site addresses may be logged automatically. We may use this information to monitor and analyze your use of the Service. In addition, we may ask you to submit information and we may process data that is personal to you, including but not limited to your name, profile photo, gender, age or birthday, links to your profiles on SN Websites and other third party sites, user names, phone number, and e-mail and mail addresses. We may use this information to create a user profile. We may use your email address to contact you about your experience with Gaming Hippo Sites and notify you about company news and promotions. Your phone number may be used to help connect you with other users via our social networking system and for SMS notifications. Your gender and birthday may be used to analyze user trends and target certain promotions. Your mail address may be used if we have merchandise or other physical promotional materials that we want to send to you.
When you interact with Gaming Hippo's Sites, Gaming Hippo will create an online user ID number to identify your profile on the Gaming Hippo Site. This online user ID number will appear in the URL of Gaming Hippo Sites, but will only permit access to information that is considered public or that you have designated as public. You may opt-out at any time of public indexing of your public profile information.
Gaming Hippo may at times offer you the ability to post content to a blog, message board, and chat room or within Gaming Hippo's applications or other forums ("Forums"). You should be aware that any visitor to the Forums may read your postings on the Forums. Furthermore, any information that you may post to a Forum, including your username or other account profile information, will be disclosed and available to all users and viewers of that Forum, and will therefore no longer be private. Gaming Hippo cannot guarantee the security of such information that is disclosed or communicated online in public areas such as the Forums, and you provide such information at your own risk. Gaming Hippo does not author, edit, endorse, or monitor any Forum. You acknowledge and agree that Gaming Hippo has no responsibility for the accuracy or availability of information provided on any Forum. Gaming Hippo reserves the right at any time, in its sole discretion, to remove any content that a user may post on any Forum and restrict their access to any Forum.
Invite a Friend
Gaming Hippo may offer you the opportunity to opt-in to import your address book contacts or manually enter e-mail addresses so that your contacts can be located in Gaming Hippo games and/or you can invite them to join you in Gaming Hippo games. Such contact information will be used only for the purpose of sending communications to the addressee. We send these invites on your behalf and as your service provider. You agree that you and/or your friend are responsible for any text messaging rates that apply. You can opt-out from the storing of these contacts. Passwords provided to Gaming Hippo for importing purposes will not be stored by Gaming Hippo. In addition, you or the third party may contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org to request the removal of this information from our database.
iOS and Android Platforms
When you use any of the Gaming Hippo games or applications on a mobile platform, we may collect and record certain information such as your unique device ID, hardware type, the version of your operating system ("OS"), your device name, your telephone number, your email address (if you provide this information to us upon request), and your location (based on your Internet Protocol ("IP") address and longitude and latitude). This information is useful to us for troubleshooting and helps us understand usage trends. Your phone number may be used to help connect you with other users via our social networking system and for SMS notifications.
We may also give users the opportunity to opt-in to location-based services, which rely upon a device GPS coordinates. You may opt-out of these location services via the settings on your device. A user location may be used to suggest friends with whom they might want to connect, analyze usage trends or target certain promotions.
In addition, we create a unique user mobile ID to track your use of our Service. This unique user mobile ID is stored in connection with your profile information to track the Gaming Hippo games you are playing. In addition, it may be used to link a character with which you play our games to your username on the Forums. We may link the unique user mobile ID to the online user ID to connect your profiles and associated data for internal analysis and targeting certain promotions.
We may also collect (1) your name, (2) your email address, and (3) your age or birthday directly from you when you access our Service through your mobile device. If you provide your email address in connection with a Gaming Hippo game, the email address will be retained by Gaming Hippo and we may use that email address to contact you about your gaming experience with Gaming Hippo games and notify you about company news and promotions. Your phone number may be used to help connect you with other users via our social networking system and for SMS notifications. Your birth date may be used to analyze user trends and target certain promotions.
Game Data Collection
Whenever you play our games, regardless of the platform on which you play, we collect data about all of your interactions with the game and with the other players inside the game via server log files.
We may also acquire information from you through (1) your access and participation in message boards on the Service, (2) your email of a question to our customer support, (3) your participation in surveys regarding the Service or (4) your participation in a sweepstakes or contest through the Service. If we begin offering our Service on a platform without an in-app purchase billing system, we may need to collect credit card and billing information.
Third party advertising companies and we may collect information using Web beacons. Web beacons or "gifs", are electronic images that may be used in our Services or in our emails. We use Web beacons to deliver cookies, count visits and to tell if an email has been opened and acted upon. Advertisers use web beacons in connection with our Services in order to collect and use data regarding the viewing and usage of content, advertisement performance and your interests for the purpose of delivering relevant advertising to you.
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