Privacy Policy

 

Privacy Contract

The Foolish King ("The Foolish King", "we", or "us") is committed to protecting your privacy. We have created this Privacy Policy (the "Privacy Policy") to show our commitment to fair information acts and to the protection of your privacy while you use any of The Foolish King applications (the "App") and The Foolish King website (“Website”). Your use of the App and Website is covered by this Privacy Policy and by the Terms of Use.

This Privacy Contract is applicable to The Foolish King App and the Website, and it does not apply to any other applications or subscription services that you may access through the App or the Website, including but not limited to applications and subscription services accessed via advertisements or connections to third-party content, each of which may utilise data collection, storage, and /or practices and policies that differ considerably from this Privacy Contract.

NOT SIGNED IN

If you use our App or Website without signing up, the only information that we shall collect is Non-Personal Information through the use of cookies or Google Analytics. This document explains the way we collect and use this information. If you have any questions or comments, you can write to us directly via the contact information at the end of this document. We do not collect any personal information from you, or ask you to enter any information throughout the app.

The specific tools we use are outlined below:

Anonymous usage data

When you use The Foolish King App and Website without signing up, we gather anonymous usage statistics such as session length, country, and device type. We also gather in-app events such as starting to read the book. This is done using (Google Analytics), an analytics toolset - see website at: https://www.google.com/analytics/mobile/ . You can review the Google privacy policy at: https://www.google.com/intl/en/policies/privacy/ We use this data to review the usage of The Foolish King App and Website. This means that we regularly look at these statistics and try to find ways to improve the app. Note that we do not track your unique device identifier (UDID) or other personal information – this data is anonymous.

What we use it for

Any of the information we collect from you is used to improve our product. We continually strive to improve our app based on the information we collect, helping us to understand how you use the app.

THE INFORMATION WE COLLECT WHEN YOU SIGN UP/ARE SIGNED IN

If you choose to sign up to the chess leaderboard within The Foolish King App or Website, we require you to submit certain information that will identify you, and which may include your first and last name, email address, age (so that you enter the correct leaderboard) and we ask for a username-this can be any form of letters and does not have to be personal (henceforth known collectively as "Personal Information"). At the point of requesting the above mentioned information - we make it clear that this should be a parent or guardian providing the information. You shall be responsible for assuring the accuracy of the Personal Information that you present to The Foolish King . Incorrect information may affect your use of the App and Website as well as our ability to contact you using the contact methods described in this Privacy Contract.

Usage data when signed in

When you use The Foolish King App and/or Website and sign up, we gather usage statistics such as and not limited to session length, country, device type, the game mode selected. We also gather in-app events such as starting to read the book. This is done using (Google Analytics), an analytics toolset - see website at: https://www.google.com/analytics/mobile/ . You can review the Google privacy policy at: https://www.google.com/intl/en/policies/privacy/. We use this data to review the usage of The Foolish King App and Website. This means that we regularly look at these statistics and try to find ways to improve the app.

What we use it for

Any of the usage information we collect from you is used to improve our product. We continually strive to improve our App and Website product based on the information we collect, helping us to understand how you use the App/Website. Any of the personal information we collect when you sign up to The Foolish King (mentioned in ‘The information we collect when you are signed in’ above) is used to identify you as a user in order to record your chess score and position on the chess leaderboard.

Below are appropriate whether you are signed in or not

App Store data

Apple’s App Store collects anonymous sales and usage statistics and disclose it to us.

Where the information is stored

The information we review is held by Google (Google Analytics) and Apple’s App Store.Where the information is stored.

Data Traffic

We shall automatically track and collect the following categories of information when you visit our App or Website: (1) Internet Protocol ("IP") addresses; (2) Domain servers; and (3) Types of Computers and / or mobile devices used to access the App or Website. We shall not connect Non-Personal Information received as data traffic to your Personal Information.

OUR USE AND DISCLOSURE OF YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION

We may use your Personal Information to send you information about the App or Website, and to contact you when necessary, including an email to verify your sign up. We may use your email in our communications with you in order to exhibit content that we believe you may be interested in and which may be consistent with your preferences.

In addition, we may transfer your Personal Information and Non-Personal Information to other companies as a result of a sale, merger, or acquisition of or by The Foolish King . In this case, we shall make all efforts possible to notify you before any Personal Information or Non-Personal Information is transferred or becomes subject to a different privacy contract. The Foolish King does not share, sell, rent, or negotiate with your Personal Information with third parties for promotional ends. We reserve the right to disclose your Personal Information if it is demanded by law and when we believe that disclosure is necessary to protect our rights and / or to satisfy a legal procedure, judicial order or a lawsuit.

LINKS TO OTHER APPLICATIONS

The App may present advertisements and shall contain links to other applications with which The Foolish King is not affiliated ("Third-Party Apps"). The Foolish King will not share your personal information with Third-Party Apps. The Foolish King is not responsible for the privacy practices of Third-Party Apps. Some Third-Party Apps may possess styles and appearances that are similar to our App. We ask you to be aware that you may be in a different application, and that this Privacy Contract covers only our App. If you decide to utilize Third-Party Apps, we suggest that you read their privacy policies carefully.

SECURITY

The Personal Information that we collect about you is stored on a secure, password-protected server. Only authorised personnel have access to your Personal Information. We use cryptography technology that is standard in the industry when receiving and transferring Personal Information. However, despite our best efforts, no transmission over the Internet or cellular phone network, nor any other method of data storage, can be guaranteed to be safe 100% of the time.

OPTIONS FOR ENDING COMMUNICATION

If you no longer wish to receive communications from The Foolish King, you may change your preferences by following the instructions included in each email or message, or by contacting us at contact@thefoolishking.com.

DATA TRANSFER AND STORAGE

The App is stored on AWS (Amazon Web Services - https://aws.amazon.com/legal/?nc1=f_cc) in Ireland. Thus, if you are outside of Ireland, the Personal Information that you provide to The Foolish King shall be transferred to Ireland. Upon providing your Personal Information, you are agreeing both to the transfer of your Personal Information to Ireland and to the storage of your Personal Information in Ireland, as well as to the use of your Personal Information in accordance with the ends for which it was originally collected.

CHANGES TO OUR PRIVACY POLICY

We reserve the right to alter this Privacy Contract at any moment and at our sole discretion. In the event of any changes to this Privacy Contract, we will post those changes on this page. The use of the information we collect is always subject to the Privacy Contract that is in effect at the moment when this information is collected.

Cookies

This Website Will:

Remember that you are logged in and that your session is secure. You need to be logged in to play the Foolish King Live world wide chess league.
The following are not Strictly Necessary, but are required to provide you with the best user experience and also to tell us which pages you find most interesting (anonymously).

We utilise cookies to personalise your experience with the App/Website, as well as to store your login information so that you do not need to re-enter it each time you visit the App/Website. Cookies are small computer files that are transferred to your hard disc and which contain information such as your user name and the activities that you performed while using the App/Website. We do not connect the information stored in the cookies to any of your Personal Information. Some of our partners also use cookies to provide us with anonymous global data and information regarding our users. We do not have access to or control over these cookies, and our Privacy Contract does not cover the use of third-party cookies.

Functional Cookies

This Website Will:

Track the pages you visits via Google Analytics

Contacting Us

If you have any questions, please contact us at contact@thefoolishking.com or write to us:


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