Data protection & privacy policy

Space Defender X-Treme

Scratchmark has always respected the privacy of all visitors and users of our services. We are committed to protecting you and your personal data.

Updated 24 Nov 2018.

Space Defender X-Treme (hereinafter referred to as "SpaceDefenderXTreme" and the "Game"). ScratchMark Limited, an entity in the United Kingdom, (hereinafter referred to as "Company," "us," "we," and "our") provides access to the Game, and any services offered through the Game, to you subject to the following terms and conditions. In return for gaining access to the Game, you agree to be bound by these terms and conditions of use without limitation or qualification. If you do not intend to be legally bound by these terms and conditions of use, do not access or use the Game. If you use the Game, you accept these terms and conditions of use. Please read them carefully.

PLEASE READ THE FOLLOWING CAREFULLY BEFORE USING THIS GAME. BY USING THIS GAME YOU EXPRESSLY AGREE TO ALL OF THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS CONTAINED IN THIS POLICY.

If you have any questions regarding this privacy statement or have any questions regarding your personal data, please contact our Data Protection Officer ("DPO") by emailing: hello@scratchmark.co.uk


Introduction

Scratchmark has always respected the privacy of all visitors and users of our online services and games.
Accordingly, we have developed this Policy in order for you to understand how we collect, use, communicate and disclose and make use of personal information. The following outlines our privacy policy.

We do not collect personally-identifiable information via the Game.

We collect and use non-personally-identifiable data only as it might be needed for us to provide to you our Game and/or services (collectively, our "Services"). The Services are operated by Scratchmark Limited for all free users of the Game ("You").

In general, you may use the Game and visit the Game's website (hereinafter, the "Website") without telling us who you are or revealing any personal information about yourself. We may track the Internet domain address from which people use internet services within the Game and analyze this data for trends and statistics, but individual users will remain anonymous unless they voluntarily tell us who they are. Scratchmark collects via the Website only non-personally-identifying information of the sort that web browsers and servers typically make available, such as the browser type, language preference, referring site, and the date and time of each visitor request.




Who are we?

SpaceDefenderXTreme is run by Scratchmark Limited, an online digital services business registered in England & Wales with company number 10516635.
We created this Game for entertainment purposes only.




What information do we collect? - In Game

Generally we do not collect, store, or process your personal data.

We do not collect personally-identifiable data from within the Game.
We do not collect personal data from publicly available sources and/or from third party data vendors.
We do not collect or store financial details (credit, debit, etc).
We do not have any connections whatsoever with social network services, such as Facebook.
We do anonymously track the Internet domain address (IP Address) from which people access the Game.
We do collect non-personally-identifying tags / initials (e.g. AAA) when you voluntarily save scores to our Services.




What information do we collect? - Website

When you interact with us through our Website Services, we may collect additional information from you, as further described below:

a. Automatically collected information: When you interact with us, we receive and store certain information such as an IP address, device ID, and your activities within the Services. Logging when you access the Services and from where, allows us to better understand our users and keep your account and information safe.
Our security systems will monitor how you use our Services and from where. This is to help us better protect your data.
Information you submit to our Services must conform to our Terms and Conditions.

b. Aggregated information: In an ongoing effort to better understand and serve our customers of the Services, we may conduct research on our customer demographics, interests and behaviour based on the information collected. We may also disclose aggregated and anonymized user statistics in order to describe our services to current and prospective business partners, and to other third parties for other lawful purposes.

c. Cookies (functional): Like almost all online websites we employ cookies and similar technologies to keep track of your local device's settings and which account you are logged into. See below section "Cookies" for more. In addition to Cookies we may also use web beacons and single pixel gifs to log Email opens.
See our Cookies Policy for more information.

d. Cookies (third party): We use third party web site analytic tools such as Google Analytics on our Website that employ cookies to collect certain information concerning your use of our Services. However, you can disable cookies by changing your browser settings. Further information about the procedure to follow in order to disable cookies can be found on your Internet browser provider's website via your help screen.
We have specifically instructed Google to not share your information with their third parties.
We use IP Anonymization on Google Analytics - according to Google, they will not save your full IP address with this setting we have enabled.
See our Cookies Policy for more information.




Cookies

Please view our separate Cookies Policy.

If you continue without changing your settings, we'll assume that you are happy to receive all cookies on the Services.
This Privacy Policy covers the use of cookies by Us, and does not cover the use of cookies by any third-parties.

We do not use Cookies in regards to Advertising.




Why do we process your personal data & how will it be used

We need to process and hold your personal data for delivering, improving, updating, and enhancing the Services we provide to you.
We strongly believe in both minimising the data we collect and limiting its use and purpose to only that (1) for which we have been given permission, (2) as necessary to deliver the Services you purchase or interact with, or (3) as we might be required or permitted for legal compliance or other lawful purposes.

We use the information you provide in a manner that is consistent with this Privacy Policy. If you provide information for a certain reason, we may use the information in connection with the reason for which it was provided.




Our legal basis for processing your personal data.

a. Contractual necessity - Providing you with our Services: We handle personal data on this basis to create your account and provide our Game and Services.

b. Legitimate interests: We process your personal data on the basis of legitimate interests in ways that are not overridden by the interests or fundamental rights and freedoms of individuals. Including:

c. Consent: Handling data freely given by clear affirmative action. You have a right to withdraw consent, which must be brought to our attention. See below "Understanding your rights".




Our disclosure of your information

We will never disclose your information unlawfully. There are however some circumstances in which we may share your information with certain third parties, as set forth below:

a. Google Analytics: We utilize Google Analytics for website visitor tracking and analysis.
We use IP Anonymization on Google Analytics.




Sharing your personal data with trusted third parties

We will never sell or share your personal data to any third party unlawfully.
We may share your personal data with trusted third party service providers as necessary for them to perform services on our behalf, such as:




How do we store your data, and for how long?

We have implemented security measures to protect the loss, misuse or alteration of information placed under our control and will ensure to safeguard this information at all times. We do not share your data with any third party companies, except as outlined in this document. We will store your information indefinitely, until you delete your information or request us to do so for you.
In the event of suspicious, illegal, or generally malicious content being detected, we may hold on to back ups until they can be manually verified as safe and lawful.

We are based in the United Kingdom and operate server infrastructure in the United Kingdom. No matter where you are located you consent to the processing and transferring of your information in the UK/EU. We follow generally accepted standards to store and protect the personal data we collect, both during transmission and once received and stored, including utilisation of encryption where appropriate.

If you utilise our Services from a country other than the country where our servers are located, your communications with us may result in transferring your personal data across international borders.

Third-party hosting:
We contract with a third party to maintain and host the Website and the Services. Therefore, any information you submit, including personal information, will be placed and stored on a computer server maintained by this third-party host. The third party has agreed to implement technology and security features and strict policy guidelines to safeguard the privacy of your personal information from unauthorized access or improper use.




Understanding your rights: Access, update, or delete your data

Your data belongs to you, and we want you to be in full control of what happens to your data. We have tried to make our Services easy to use and provide simple ways to update and delete your information. You can also contact our data protection officer by emailing hello@scratchmark.co.uk and putting any request in writing. We will complete your request within 30 days.

If you make a request to delete your personal data and that data is necessary for the products or Services you have purchased, the request will be honoured only to the extent it is no longer necessary for any Services purchased or required for our legitimate business purposes or legal or contractual record keeping requirements.




Raising a complaint

You of course have the right to lodge a complaint with the relevant supervisory authority. We would be grateful if you could please contact us first - we will do our very best to resolve your concern.

Should you feel that your requests to us have not been fulfilled, you may lodge a complaint with the UK's Information Commissioner's Office (ICO). You can find their contact details by visiting https://ico.org.uk




Unsolicited information

In the event you provide us with ideas or suggestions for new or existing products or services, and other unsolicited submissions (collectively, "Unsolicited Information") they will be deemed non-confidential and we shall be free to act on, reproduce, use, disclose, and distribute such Unsolicited Information to others without limitation or attribution.




Links to other websites

SpaceDefenderXTreme may provide links to other services, in this case, SpaceDefenderXTreme is not responsible for the content or privacy practices of these services.
This Privacy Policy applies only to the Services. The Services may contain links to other web sites not operated or controlled by us (the "Third Party Sites"). The policies and procedures we described here do not apply to the Third Party Sites. The links from the Services do not imply that we endorse or have reviewed the Third Party Sites. We suggest contacting those sites directly for information on their privacy policies.




Changes to this privacy policy

This privacy policy is effective as of date appearing at the top of this page. SpaceDefenderXTreme reserves the right to modify the terms of this privacy policy at any time and in its sole discretion. Although most changes are likely to be minor, SpaceDefenderXTreme encourages visitors to frequently check this page for any changes to its Privacy Policy.

YOUR CONTINUED USE OF SpaceDefenderXTreme AFTER ANY CHANGE IN THIS PRIVACY POLICY WILL CONSTITUTE YOUR ACCEPTANCE OF SUCH CHANGE.




Age restrictions

Our Services are available to all ages since we do not collect personally identifying information.




Contacting us

Feel free to Email us at hello@scratchmark.co.uk