You also have the right to access your personal information and to have it rectified under certain circumstances, as provided in section 11 below.
Personal information is any information about an identifiable individual, including information that can be used, alone or in combination with other available information, to identify a person, such as their real full name, email address, phone number and postal address.
Scavengers Studio only collects the personal information required to carry out its activities and for specific purposes.
We make reasonable efforts to ensure that your personal information is as accurate, complete and current as possible for the purposes for which it is used. However, it is your responsibility to update your personal information, such as your contact information.
When providing a Service, the information we need to collect depends on what the situation requires, as described below.
Information you provide us when you use the Service
Registration and Profile Information. When you register for the Service through a third-party video game digital distribution service (e.g., Steam, Epic Games, etc.), we may collect some of your information from the platform such as your username, your platform ID and other information you may have provided such as a short bio, individual avatar, or profile photo.
Communications and Other Interaction. We may collect information you provide when you play, broadcast, or view our games or otherwise access and interact with the Service. We may also collect information through your communications with our customer-support team, such as your name and email address.
We may automatically collect certain technical information from your computer or mobile device when you use the Service.
Device Information. We automatically receive information from your device, including IP address, web browser type, mobile operating system version (to the extent applicable), and unique device identifiers. We may also collect and store your browser settings and preferences
Usage Information. We automatically receive and store usage data whenever you interact with us or the Service. We also collect information about the use of our game software, such as users’ actions in the game, the amount of time played, the date and time of play, and other usage information necessary to provide the Service (for example, the tracking and saving of progress in the game). We may also automatically receive technical information from your device in the event of a software bug report.
We use the information we collect to provide the Service, comply with applicable law and carry out any other purpose specified herein or for which you have otherwise provided valid express or implied consent in connection with the collection and use of your personal information.
We use the information we collect for our own internal business purposes, including statistical and analytical purposes to support market research and software development. We notably use it to support and improve the Service by analyzing how you and others use the Service, by managing our network traffic, and by better tailoring content and features. If you use the Service to play or broadcast the game software, then we may use your username and other information from your profile to create leaderboards or otherwise enhance gameplay.
We use your information to communicate with you. For example, we may send email to the email address you provide to us to verify your account and for informational and operational purposes, such as customer service or system maintenance. If you contact us with a question, request or other issue, we use the information you provide to respond.
If you subscribe to our newsletter, we will use the email address you provide to send you newsletters or other marketing communications. You may opt-out of receiving our newsletter or marketing emails from us by following the unsubscribe instructions included in each newsletter.
Compliance with applicable law and our own obligations
We may also process the information we collect about you or from you for the following purposes: (i) as may be necessary to enforce our rights and to prevent or detect hacking activities, security breaches or other risks of harm in connection with the Service; (ii) as may be required or authorized by applicable laws and regulations; (iii) as may be compelled by judicial process or authorities having jurisdiction; and (iii) as may be necessary to comply with industry standards and our policies, subject to applicable law.
We may de-identify your information in accordance with legal requirements and process it in an anonymous and aggregated form for other purposes than described above.
With the exception of the situations specified below, we will not sell, transfer, rent out, share or disclose your personal information to third parties unless we are required or authorized to do so under applicable law, or if we obtain your specific consent.
Subject to applicable legal requirements for the communication of personal information in such context, we may share your information to third parties that perform services on our behalf, so that we may provide you with the Service, comply with applicable law and carry out any other purpose specified herein or for which you have otherwise provided valid express or implied consent in connection with the collection and use of your personal information.
If you use the Service to play our game, some information about your use of the Service is publicly accessible to other users of the Service. For example, other users may be able to view your username, short bio, and avatar and view and track your gameplay. In addition, you have the option of sharing additional information using certain features within the Service.
Third Party Applications
We may enable you to share information from our Service to third party applications or services. For example, you may share gameplay screenshots with third party websites or applications. We are not responsible for how you share this information through these or similar services. These third parties may use or share your information in accordance with their own privacy policies. We strongly suggest you review the third parties’ privacy policies if you use the relevant features.
As Required by Law and Similar Disclosures
Subject to applicable legal requirements for the communication of personal information in such context, we reserve the right to share your information with potential transactional partners in connection with the consideration, negotiation, or completion of a business transaction in which we are acquired by or merged with another legal entity, or in which we sell, dispose, lease, license or transfer all or a portion of our assets, or as otherwise permitted under applicable law in relation to business transactions.
In addition, we may share anonymous and aggregated data reports and information on user demographics and traffic patterns with third parties.
If you believe that we have gathered personal information from or about a child under 14 without such permission, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org and we will do our best efforts to delete such information as quickly as possible, as applicable.
Unless a different use/storage period is required by applicable laws and regulation, we will use and store your information for a length of time necessary for the specific use for which it was collected and insofar as it is reasonable to do so for customer service, commercial and legal purposes.
The security of your personal information is important to us. We follow generally accepted video game industry standards to protect personal information submitted to us against loss or unauthorized access, use, communication and alteration, both during transmission and in storage. No method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage, is 100% secure, however. Therefore, while we strive to use commercially reasonable means to protect your personal information, we cannot guarantee its absolute security.
ACCORDINGLY, SCAVENGERS STUDIO DOES NOT REPRESENT OR WARRANT THAT IT WILL BE ABLE TO MAINTAIN YOUR PRIVACY OR THE SECURITY OF ITS DATA IN REGARD TO YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION.
We will inform you of any material data breaches that we discover that may compromise your personal information in accordance with applicable law.
To the extent possible, we will respond to a written request within 30 days following its receipt. We will provide you with reasonable access to or a copy of your personal information in accordance with the laws and regulations in force. Fees may apply in certain cases.
We may verify the identity of a person requesting access to personal information. The information provided for purposes of such verification will not be saved or used for other purposes.