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Privacy Policy

Introduction

This Privacy Policy explains how Infectious Games manages information collected when you access and use our website(s) ("Sites"), content, official social media pages, and products (collectively, our "Services"). The terms “Infectious Games,” “our,” “we,” and “us” includes Infectious Games Ltd and our affiliates and subsidiaries.

Personal Information

When you use our Services, Infectious Games collects information from you, including personal information. The specific types of personal information collected varies with the activity, but may include your name, email address, phone number, mobile phone number, postal address and credit card or payment information. Some of the ways you may provide personal information are as follows:

Create an Account. When you create an account on the Services, we may collect your name, username, email address, and password.

Make a Purchase on Our Sites. When you make a purchase on our Sites, we may collect personal information and details associated with your purchases, including payment information. Any payments made via our Sites are processed by third-party payment processors. We do not directly collect or store any payment card information entered through our Sites, but we may receive information associated with your payment card information (e.g., your billing details).

Communications with Infectious Games. We may collect personal information from you when you choose to request information about our Services, request customer or technical support or otherwise communicate with us.

Sign-up for our emails, newsletters. From time to time, we may ask you to participate in surveys. If you do decide to participate, you may be asked to provide certain information which may include personal information. All information collected from your participation in our surveys is provided by you voluntarily. We may use this information to improve our products, Services and in any manner consistent with this Privacy Policy.

 

Information Submitted via the Services. You agree that Infectious Games is free to use the content of any communications submitted by you via the Services, including any ideas, inventions, concepts, techniques, or know-how disclosed therein, for any purpose including developing, manufacturing, and/or marketing goods or Services. Infectious Games will not release your name or otherwise publicize the fact that you submitted materials or other information to us unless: (a) you grant us permission to do so; (b) we first send notice to you that the materials or other information you submit to a particular part of a Service will be published or otherwise used with your name on it; or (c) we are required to do so by law.

How we use the information we collect

We use the information we collect as follows:

  • Provide Products, Services Or Information Requested, including:

    • To fulfill (directly or through our authorized partners) your purchase, access or use of our Services;

    • To respond to user and customer inquiries, provide technical support and solicit feedback to improve our Services;

    • To allow you to register for events.

  • Administrative Purposes, including:

    • To measure your interest in Infectious Games’ Services;

    • To develop new products and Services;

    • To detect security incidents, protect against malicious, deceptive, fraudulent or illegal activity, and prosecute those responsible for that activity;

    • To ensure internal quality control;

    • To communicate with you about the Services;

    • For short-term, transient use, such as contextual customization of ads;

    • To improve, upgrade or enhance our Services;

    • To debug to identify and repair errors with our Services;

    • To conduct auditing relating to interactions, transactions and other compliance activities;

    • To prevent potentially prohibited or illegal activities;

    • To enforce our Terms of Service or other agreements.

  • Provide Products, Services Or Information Requested, including:

    • To tailor content, advertisements, and offers;

    • To notify you about offers, products and services that may be of interest to you;

    • To provide you with periodic emails and newsletters;

 

  • Otherwise as you consent.

 

  • Marketing and Advertising our Products and Services. We may use personal information to tailor and provide you with content and advertisements. We may provide you with these materials as permitted by applicable law. Some of the ways we market to you include email campaigns, text messages, custom audiences advertising, and “interest-based” or “personalized advertising” including through cross-device tracking.You may contact us at any time to opt out of the use of your personal information for marketing purposes as further described below.

  • Research and Development. Infectious Games may use your Information to help us optimally deliver our existing products and Services and develop new products and Services.

  • Sharing Content. Infectious Games ’ Services may offer various tools and functionalities. For example, our referral services may allow you to forward or share certain content with a friend or colleague, such as an email inviting your friend to use our Services. Email addresses that you may provide for a friend or colleague will be used to send your friend or colleague the content or link you request, but will not be collected or otherwise used by Exploding Kittens or any other third parties for any other purpose. Please only share with us contact information of people with whom you have a relationship (e.g., relative, friend, neighbor, or co-worker).

  • Uses. Infectious Games  may use personal information to pursue our legitimate interests (e.g., direct marketing, research (including marketing research), fraud prevention, network and information security, and disclosure to affiliated organizations for administrative tasks), for any other purpose disclosed to you at the time you provided such information, or otherwise with your consent.

Sharing and disclosure of information

The categories of third parties with whom we may share your information are described below.

Displaying to Others. The Services may allow you to post content which may be publicly displayed or available to others. Other individuals may be able to see some information about you, such as your name, profile picture, and the content you post. We are not responsible for the privacy practices of other users who will view and use the posted information.
 

Business Partners. Infectious Games may share your personal information with business partners to provide you with a product or service you have requested. We may also share your personal information to business partners with whom we jointly offer products or services.

Safety, Security and Compliance with Law. Your information, and the contents of all of your online communications (including without limitation chat text, voice communications, IP addresses and your personal information) may be accessed and monitored as necessary to provide the Services and may be disclosed as we believe to be necessary or appropriate: (a) under applicable law, including laws outside your country of residence; (b) to comply with legal process; (c) to respond to requests from public and government authorities including public and government authorities outside your country of residence; (d) to enforce our terms of service; (e) to protect our operations or those of any of our affiliates; (f) to protect our rights, privacy, safety or property, and/or that of our affiliates, you or others; (g) to allow us to pursue available remedies or limit the damages that we may sustain; and (h) if we, in good faith, believe that disclosure is otherwise necessary or advisable.

Third Party Service Provider. We may share your personal information with our third-party service providers who use that information to help us provide our Services. This includes service providers that provide us with IT support, hosting, payment processing, customer service, and related services.

Advertising Partners. Through our Services, Infectious Games may allow third-party advertising partners to set tracking tools (e.g., cookies) to collect information regarding your activities (e.g., your IP address, device or cookie ID, page(s) visited, time of day). We may also share non-personal information (e.g., aggregated and non-attributable data) and certain technical information (including IP Addresses and mobile device IDs) to develop and deliver targeted advertising in the Services and on the websites or platforms of third parties. Under these programs, we may allow advertisers to collect this information and share it with us. Advertisers collect this information through the use of automated tracking technologies like browser cookies and web beacons as described above. This information (and similar information collected from other websites) is used to tailor and offer you targeted ad-selection and delivery in order to personalize your user experience by ensuring that advertisements for products and services you see will appeal to you, a practice known as behavioral advertising, as well as web analytics (i.e. to analyze traffic and other end user activity to improve your experience). To learn more about behavioral advertising or to opt-out of this type of advertising for participating ad networks, please review Your Information Choices and Tools below.

APIs/SDKs. We may use third-party Application Program Interfaces (“APIs”) and Software Development Kits (“SDKs”) as part of the functionality of our Services. For more information about our use of APIs and SDKs, please contact us as set forth below.

Sale or Merger. If we are involved in a merger, acquisition, financing due diligence, reorganization, bankruptcy, receivership, sale of company assets, or transition of service to another provider, then your information may be sold or transferred as part of such transaction as permitted by law and/or contract. In such event, we will endeavor to direct the transferee to use your information in a manner that is consistent with this Privacy Policy.

Your information, choices and tools

The privacy of our customers is important to us. In many cases, you can manage information collected about you or your activities and opt-out of certain programs by following the guidelines below.

Cookies and Interest-Based Advertising. Cookies and Interest-Based Advertising. In some cases, you may prevent the installation of cookies by adjusting your browser settings. Please note that if you disable cookies, it is possible that you may not use all functionalities of Infectious Games’ Services. Please note that cookie-based opt-outs are not effective on mobile applications. However, on many mobile devices, application users may opt out of certain mobile ads via their device settings.

Email Communications. You can choose to opt out of receiving additional promotional emails from Infectious Games by clicking on the "unsubscribe" link in any such e-mail. Note that you will continue to receive transaction-related emails regarding products or Services you have requested. We may also send you certain non-promotional communications regarding us and our Services, and you will not be able to opt out of those communications (e.g., communications regarding our Services or updates to our Terms or this Privacy Policy).If you no longer want Exploding Kittens to process or make active use of your information, you may send an e-mail to info@infectiousgames.co.nz Place "Delete My Account" in the subject line and include your first name, last name, e-mail address if you have accessed the game from a third party provider (if applicable) in the body of the e-mail. Please note that we will process these requests in accordance with applicable laws and certain records will be retained for legal and accounting purposes. If you have sent or posted content on the Services, we may not be able to delete it. Please consult the privacy policies of those third party providers to learn about their removal procedures.

“Do Not Track.” Do Not Track (“DNT”) is a privacy preference that users can set in certain web browsers. Please note that we do not respond to or honor DNT signals or similar mechanisms transmitted by web browsers. Your Privacy Rights. In accordance with applicable law, you may have the right to:

  • Access Personal Information about you, including: (i) confirming whether we are processing your personal information; (ii) obtaining access to or a copy of your personal information; and (iii) receiving an electronic copy of personal information that you have provided to us, or asking us to send that information to another company (the “right of data portability”);

  • Request Correction of your personal information where it is inaccurate or incomplete. In some cases, we may provide self-service tools that enable you to update your personal information; Request Deletion of your personal information; Request Restriction of or Object to our processing of your personal information; Withdraw your Consent to our processing of your personal information.Infectious Games will take commercially reasonable steps to verify your identity before granting access to or making any changes to your personal information.


If you would like to exercise any of these rights, please contact us at info@infectiousgames.co.nz

We will process such requests in accordance with applicable laws. To protect your privacy, Infectious Games 
will take commercially reasonable steps to verify your identity before granting access to or making any changes to your personal information.

Changes to our privacy policy

We may revise this Privacy Policy from time to time at our sole discretion. If there are any material changes to this Privacy Policy, Exploding Kittens will notify you by email or as otherwise required by applicable law. You understand and agree that you will be deemed to have accepted the updated Privacy Policy if you use the Services after the updated Privacy Policy is posted on the Services. If at any point you do not agree to any portion of the Privacy Policy in effect, you must immediately stop using the Services.

Contact Us

If you have any questions, comments or concerns regarding our Privacy Policy and/or practices, please send us e-mail to info@infectiousgames.co.nz or call +64 210 878 2381. All other inquiries should be directed to Infectious Games’ support page.

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