Privacy Policy 2018-06-08T16:27:26+00:00

Flashback Games Privacy Policy

Last Update: 7 June 2018

Please read our privacy policy carefully to get a clear understanding of how we collect, use, protect or otherwise handle your personally identifiable information in accordance with our website http://flashback.games.

This policy applies to users of our website, but does not apply to games or applications that have their own separate privacy policies or notices.

What personal data we collect and why we collect it

The information that our website collect includes the following:

IP address, Cookies.

These data are collected automatically as soon as you enter our website. The data is collected to ensure the proper functioning of the website, to help authenticate you when you are on the website and to remember your preferences and registration information, to protect the safety and prevent potentially illegal activities.

If you leave a comment on our site you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.

If you have an account and you log in to this site, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.

When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.

Most browsers are initially set to accept cookies. You can choose to have your computer warn you each time a cookie is being sent, or you can choose to turn off all cookies. You do this through your browser settings. Since browser is a little different, look at your browser’s Help Menu to learn the correct way to modify your cookies. However, some features and services may not function properly if cookies are disabled.

We collect your IP address only to the extent necessary to prevent misuse. IP addresses will be deleted within a reasonable period.

Your username and E-mail Address

These data are collected when you provide it to us. This could, for example, be data you enter when you subscribe to a newsletter, fill out a support form, leave a comment or submit an idea. The data is collected for several reasons:

  1. to improve and optimize our games and your experiences in our games
  2. to create your website account
  3. to allow you to post comments and submit ideas
  4. to send periodic emails, including in-game updates, new games and applications releases
  5. to communicate with you, to provide support and answer on players requests

When visitors leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.

An anonymized string created from your email address (also called a hash) may be provided to the Gravatar service to see if you are using it. The Gravatar service privacy policy is available here: https://automattic.com/privacy/. After approval of your comment, your profile picture is visible to the public in the context of your comment.

If you would like to subscribe to our newsletter, in addition to your email address we will require a confirmation that you are the owner of the email address provided and that you agree to receive the newsletter. This information must be provided only for us to be able to send you the newsletter and to document our right to do so. The information will not be disclosed to any third party. You can withdraw your consent at any time, either by clicking on the unsubscribe link at the bottom of the newsletter, or via email to mail@flashback.games.

Embedded content from other websites

Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.

These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracing your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.

Analytics and third-party tools

This website uses Google Analytics, a service provided by Google Inc. for the statistical evaluation of user access. Google Analytics uses cookies. Google will analyze and compile reports on website use by order of the administrator of this website. These reports will help us to improve our website to user needs.

You can avoid that Google collects and processes the data generated during your use of this website by installing the following plugin for your browser:  Plugin

Children’s Personal Data

Our website is not directed to children under the age of 13. If you learn that a child under the age of 13 has provided us with their personal information without having parental consent, please send an email to mail@flashback.games immediately so that we can take appropriate action.

How long we retain your data

Your personal data will be stored by Flashback Games.

If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely.

For users that register on our website, we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.

In general, if you wish to correct or delete the information that we have collected about you, please send an email to mail@flashback.games.

What rights you have over your data

If you have an account on this site, or have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.

Security

You post personal data and any other content on the website at your own risk. Although we allow you to set privacy options that limit access to such personal data and other content, please be aware that no security measures are perfect or impenetrable. We cannot control the actions of other users with whom you choose to share your profile and information. Therefore, we cannot and do not guarantee that any content you post on the website will not be viewed by unauthorized persons. We are not responsible for circumvention of any privacy settings or security measures contained on the website. You understand and acknowledge that, even after removal, copies of personal data or content may remain viewable in cached and archived pages, or if other users have copied or stored your personal data or content.

We have implemented appropriate measures to safeguard and help prevent unauthorized access, to maintain data security, and to correctly use the information we collect online. Your personal data visible on the website (such as any public comments posted by you and/or any data in your profile) are accessible to third parties, and you acknowledge and agree that such third parties are able to copy such information to their own websites or other locations.

Your personal data will only be stored for a period necessary for your uses of the website for the purposes as described in this Privacy Policy.

We do not sell, trade, or otherwise transfer to outside parties your personally identifiable information.

We only provide articles and information. We never ask for credit card numbers.

Miscellaneous

We reserve the right to amend our Privacy Policy. Amendments will be effective as of the moment of publication on the Websites. You should check the Websites regularly for amendments.

This privacy policy shall only apply to content on our website and does not pertain to links to other websites. We are not responsible for the privacy practices of other websites. We encourage users to be aware when they leave our site to read the privacy statements of each and every website that collects personally identifiable information.

Contacting Us

If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, would like to exercise any of your statutory rights, or to make a complaint, please send an email to mail@flashback.games.