Effective date: October 30, 2018
Young Horses Inc. (“us”, “we”, “Young Horses”, or alternative first person reference) operates the https://younghorsesgames.com website (the “Website”) in connection with our flagship video game, Octodad and its successor, Octodad: Dadliest Catch, available now on Steam.
Personal Data means information relating to an identified or identifiable individual. An identifiable individual is one who can be identified, directly or indirectly, by reference to an identifier such as a name, a device identification number, location data, an online identifier, or to one or more factors specific to the physical, physiological, genetic, mental, economic, cultural or social identity of that natural person.
Usage Data is data collected automatically either generated by the use of the Service or from the Service infrastructure itself (for example, the duration of a page visit).
Cookies are small pieces of data stored on a User’s device.
Data Controller and Data Protection Officer
Data Controller means a person who (either alone or jointly or in common with other persons) determines the purposes for which and the manner in which any personal data are, or are to be, processed.
Data Processor (or Service Providers)
Data Processor (or Service Provider) means any person (other than an employee of the Data Controller) who processes the data on behalf of the Data Controller.
We may use the services of various Service Providers in order to process your data more effectively.
Data Subject is any living individual who is the subject of Personal Data.
The User is you! The individual using our Service. The User corresponds to the Data Subject, who is the subject of Personal Data.
Information Collection And Use
We collect different types of information for various purposes to provide and improve our Service to you.
Types of Data Collected
While using our Services or when contacting us through our website (for example, if you have questions about Octodad or you participate in any competitions, sweepstakes, or surveys we host) we may ask you to provide us with certain personally identifiable information that can be used to contact or identify you for customer support or for our e-mail update sign up (“Personal Data”). Personally identifiable information may include, but is not limited to:
· Email address
· First name and last name
· Phone number
· Address, State, Province, ZIP/Postal code, City
· Cookies and Usage Data
We may use your Personal Data to contact you with newsletters, updates, submission guidelines, marketing or promotional materials and other information that may be of interest to you. You may opt in to receiving any, or all, of these communications from us by following the subscribe link or instructions provided in any email we send.
We, or third parties operating through our website (such as analytics providers like Google Analytics), may also collect information concerning your access and use of the Services (“Usage Data”). This Usage Data may include information such as your computer’s Internet Protocol address (e.g. IP address), browser type, browser version, the pages of our Service that you visit, the time and date of your visit, the time spent on those pages, unique device identifiers and other diagnostic data.
We may use and store information about your location if you give us permission to do so (“Location Data”). We use this data to provide features of our Service, to improve and customize our Service.
You can enable or disable location services when you use our Service at any time, through your device settings.
Tracking Cookies Data
Cookies are files with small amount of data which may include an anonymous unique identifier. Cookies are sent to your browser from a website and stored on your device. Tracking technologies also used are beacons, tags, and scripts to collect and track information and to improve and analyze our Service.
You can instruct your browser to refuse all cookies or to indicate when a cookie is being sent. However, if you do not accept cookies, you may not be able to use some portions of our Service.
Examples of Cookies we use:
· Session Cookies. We use Session Cookies to operate our Service.
· Preference Cookies. We use Preference Cookies to remember your preferences and various settings.
· Security Cookies. We use Security Cookies for security purposes.
Use of Data
We use your personal information to fulfill a contract with you and provide you with our Services, to comply with our legal obligation, protect your vital interest, or as may be required for the public good. This includes:
· To provide and maintain our Services
· To notify you about changes to our Services
· To allow you to participate in interactive features of our Services when you choose to do so
· To provide customer support
· To prevent, detect, mitigate, and investigate fraud, security breaches or other potentially prohibited or illegal activities
We also use your personal information to pursue our legitimate interests where your rights and freedoms do not outweigh these interests. We have implemented controls to balance our interests with your rights. This includes to:
· Gather analysis or valuable information so that we can improve our Service through surveys and questionnaires;
· Monitor the usage of our Service;
· Detect, prevent and address technical issues
With your consent, we may use your personal information to:
· Provide you with news, special offers and general information about other goods, services, and events which we offer, unless you have opted not to receive such information;
· Provide you with marketing from third parties;
· Contact you in connection with prior customer support or Services you have experienced.
You have the right to withdraw your consent at any time.
Retention of Data
Young Horses will also retain Usage Data for internal analysis purposes. Usage Data is generally retained for a shorter period of time, except when this data is used to strengthen the security or to improve the functionality of our Services, or we are legally or contractually obligated to retain this data for longer time periods.
Transfer Of Data
Your information, including Personal Data, may be transferred to — and maintained on — computers located outside of your state, province, country or other governmental jurisdiction where the data protection laws may differ than those from your jurisdiction.
If you are located outside United States and choose to provide information to us, please note that we transfer the data, including Personal Data, to the United States and process it there.
Disclosure Of Data
Disclosure for Law Enforcement
Under certain circumstances, Young Horses may be required to disclose your Personal Data if required to do so by law or in response to valid requests by public authorities (e.g. a court or a government agency).
Young Horses may disclose your Personal Data in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to:
· To comply with a legal obligation
· To protect and defend the rights or property of Young Horses
· To prevent or investigate possible wrongdoing in connection with the Service
· To protect the personal safety of users of the Service or the public
· To protect against legal liability
Change of Control
Security Of Data
We protect your Personal Data using technical and administrative security measures to reduce the risks of loss, misuse, unauthorized access, disclosure and alteration. Some of the safeguards we use may include firewalls and data encryption, physical access controls to our data centers, and information access authorization controls. The security of your Personal Data is important to us, but remember that no method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage is 100% secure. While we strive to use commercially acceptable means to protect your Personal Data, we cannot guarantee its absolute security.
“Do Not Track” Signals
We do not support Do Not Track (“DNT”). Do Not Track is a preference you can set in your web browser to inform websites that you do not want to be tracked.
You can enable or disable Do Not Track by visiting the Preferences or Settings page of your web browser.
Young Horses aims to take reasonable steps to allow you to correct, amend, delete, or limit the use of your Personal Data.
You may update, correct, or provide additional information to your Personal Data by resubmitting your information or contacting us directly. If you are correcting information provided to a third party (MailChimp/WordPress) please correct your information via the methods and direction provided by the third party.
You have the right:
· To know what personal information we maintain about you
· To receive a copy of your personal information in a structured, commonly used and machine-readable or commonly used electronic format on request
· To update and modify personal information that is incorrect or incomplete
· To object to our processing of your personal information when collection is based on a legitimate interest
· To delete or restrict how we use your personal information, but this right is determined by applicable law and may impact your access to some of our Services
Please note that we may ask you to verify your identity before responding to such requests.
We may employ third party companies and individuals to facilitate our Services (“Service Providers”), to provide the Services on our behalf, to perform Service-related services or to assist us in analyzing how our Services are used.
These third parties have access to your Personal Data only to perform these tasks on our behalf and are obligated not to disclose or use it for any other purpose.
Web Services, Payment Processing and Analytics
We may use third-party Service Providers to monitor and analyze the use of our Service.
Google Analytics is a web analytics service offered by Google that tracks and reports website traffic. Google uses the data collected to track and monitor the use of our Service. This data is shared with other Google services. Google may use the collected data to contextualize and personalize the ads of its own advertising network.
For more information on the privacy practices of Google, please visit the Google Privacy Terms web page: http://www.google.com/intl/en/policies/privacy/
Links to Other Sites
We have no control over and assume no responsibility for the content, privacy policies or practices of any third party sites or services.
Our Services are intended for a general audience and are not intended for children. We do not knowingly collect personal information from users deemed to be children under their respective national laws. If you are a parent or guardian and you are aware that your child has provided us with Personal Data, please contact us. If we become aware that we have collected Personal Data from children without verification of parental consent, we take steps to remove that information from our servers.
California Civil Code Section 1798.83 permits customers of Young Horses who are California residents to request certain information regarding our disclosure of personal information to third parties for their direct marketing purposes. To make such a request, please write to us at the following address: firstname.lastname@example.org
California Do Not Track Disclosure
Do Not Track is a privacy preference that users can set in their web browsers. When a user turns on the Do Not Track signal, the browser sends a message to websites requesting them not to track the user. At this time, we do not respond to Do Not Track browser settings or signals. For information about Do Not Track, please visit: www.allaboutdnt.org.
· Reach our Data Protection Officer by email: email@example.com
· By visiting this page on our website: https://younghorsesgames.com/
· By phone number: 1+ (872) 216-0303
· Or by mail at: