Privacy policy

1. About Our Websites

1.1 Our Websites offer a diverse, current, and exciting mix of online games created by artofsamwise, as well as games created by independent developers and artofsamwise partners. Players can access our Websites to play games without registering; however, they may choose to register to create a public or semi-public profile and to save games, high scores, and comments on this profile. Also, visitors to the Websites will be able to rate games and browse for the newly added, top-rated, and most-popular games.


2. The Information We Collect

The information that our Websites collect includes (among others) the following:

a) IP address, Cookies, and Web Beacons

2.1 When you visit our Websites, our servers automatically save your computer’s IP address. IP addresses will be collected, along with information about the actual web pages that you visit on the Websites. If you arrive at the Websites via a link from another website, the URL of the linking website and the URL of any website that you link to next will also be collected.

2.2 In addition, we store certain information from your browser, using “cookies.” A cookie is a piece of data stored on the user’s computer and is tied to information about the user. artofsamwise may use cookies, web beacons (web bugs), or similar technologies to enhance and personalize your experience on the Websites, including the following:

(a) to operate and improve offerings on the Websites;

(b) to help authenticate you when you are on the Websites;

(c) to remember your preferences and registration information, as applicable;

(d) to present and help measure and research the effectiveness of artofsamwise’s offerings, advertisements, and email communications; and

(e) to customize the content and advertisements provided to you through the Websites.

2.3 artofsamwise may also use ad network providers to help present advertisements on the Websites. These ad network providers use cookies, web beacons, or similar technologies to help the presenting, better targeting, and measuring of the effectiveness of their advertisements, using data gathered over time and across their networks of web pages to determine or predict the characteristics and preferences of their audiences. artofsamwise offers some services in connection with other websites. Personal information that you provide to those sites may be sent to artofsamwise in order to deliver these services. artofsamwise processes such information in accordance with this Privacy Policy.

2.4 artofsamwisemay also use third-party payment service providers (“PSP”), offering payment transaction services to artofsamwise in order to sell a product or service through the Websites. Whenever you buy something from the Websites (e.g., a virtual game item or a subscription for a game download), the information that you provide to the PSP is subject to their privacy policies, not ours. You explicitly consent that artofsamwise may provide personal information collected from you to a PSP for the purpose of the offering of the payment-transaction service whenever you buy something from the Website(s) and that such PSP may use such data for (statistical) analysis of payment transactions. artofsamwise shall be allowed to notify a PSP regarding a user that engages in (or who a party believes has engaged in) any activity that is illegal, that violates any person’s rights, or that led to such user’s suspension or termination of use of the Websites.

2.5 artofsamwise may share demographic information (certain anonymous information about you as a user, such as age and country) with certain ad network providers to help them deliver more relevant advertisements through their ad networks. The use of cookies, web beacons, or similar technologies by such third parties as ad network providers is subject to their own privacy policies, not this Privacy Policy.

2.6 Most browsers are initially set to accept cookies, but you can (re)set your browser to refuse all cookies or to indicate when a cookie is being sent. You can opt out of receiving cookies from certain third-party advertising networks by resetting your browser. You may also use the following link to the Network Advertising Initiatives cookie opt-out page, which can be found here. However, some features and services may not function properly if cookies are disabled.