Privacy Policy

Introduction

ShoulderShirt Games provides this Privacy Policy to explain how we collect, store, and use the information collected in connection with ShoulderShirt’s mobile games, and this website (collectively, “the Services”). We respect the privacy of our users and are committed to protecting the user’s information. You have a right to know our practices regarding the information we may collect and use when you use our services.

This Privacy Policy applies whenever you use our “Services”. If you do not want ShoulderShirt to collect, store, use, or share your information in the ways described in this Privacy Policy, you may not play our games or use our services.

What data we collect and why we collect it

Device Information

We allow third parties to collection technical information about your device, such as device software and hardware, Media Access Control (“MAC”) address and other unique device identifiers, device token, mobile network information, time zone and general geo location (such as country or region). These are anonymous information by which users cannot be identified. We encourage you to review the policies of the third party operators listed below.

Usage Information

We collect information relating to your use of our Services, including which applications you use and your game progress, scores, achievements, unlocked in-game items, virtual currencies,  and interactions with other players. That information is collected as a part of gaming features to provide you the best experience.

Analytics

We also collect anonymous usage statistics and analytics, such as time spent in playing games, which in-game items are unlocked, etc. These analytics are used to improve our games, such as fine-tuning the gameplay experience.

Gameplay Records

When you are playing our games, we automatically records the last few seconds of gameplay as an animated GIF file. If you want to share this GIF file, we upload it to GIPHY and provide you the link to uploaded GIF file so that you can share it using Social Sharing feature (Please refer to this section under “Third-party Partners” section listed below). GIPHY’s contact and privacy policy is enclosed in the list which you can find at the end of this page.

All uploaded GIF files are stored on our GIPHY’s channel which is available here: https://giphy.com/channel/shouldershirt. All uploaded GIF files do not contain any personal information or any information that can be used to identify you. If you accidentally shared some GIF file that you wish to remove, please contact us. We will take steps to delete it from our GIPHY’s channel.

Contact Form

If you use our contact form to send us some message, your name, email address, and your message will be sent to our support email address at info@shouldershirt.com. This provides a convenient way for your to send email to us. Your name and email address are only used for communication purpose. We do not collect or share these information with anyone else.

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.

What rights you have over your data

If you have played our games, 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.

Additional information

Children’s Privacy

Our Service does not address anyone under the age of 18 (“Children”).

We do not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from anyone under the age of 18. If you are a parent or guardian and you are aware that your Children has provided us with Personal Data, please contact us. If we become aware that we have collected Personal Data from children without verification of parental consent, we take steps to remove that information from our servers.

How we protect your data

We value your trust in providing us your Personal Information, thus we are striving to use commercially acceptable means of protecting it. But please note that no method of transmission over the internet, or method of electronic storage is 100% secure and reliable, and we cannot guarantee its absolute security.

Disclosure of Personal information

The scenarios in which we will share your personal data are as follows:

  • we determine that it is required by law;
  • we have a good faith belief it is necessary to protect our rights or property;
  • we have your consent; and
  • as described above in relation third-party operators collecting information from our services.

Under no other circumstances will ShoulderShirt share, sell, rent, or release your data.

Third-party Partners

A list of the third party operators we currently use in our services, their contact information, and links to their privacy policies is enclosed at the end of this page.

Advertising Networks

In order to provide our Services as free-to-play, we monetize through advertising. For this purpose, we are using the services of Appodeal, Inc. Appodeal may provide personalize advertising experience only with your consent. (Please note that consent may only be obtained for users within European Economic Area (EEA)).

In case of your agreement, Appodeal and its partners may collect and process your personal data such as device identifiers, location data, and other demographic and interest data to provide advertising experience tailored to you. You can withdraw your consent using button Withdraw My Consent  in the Settings / Data Privacy menu in the main screen of our mobile application. Please note that your consent is applied to game-by-game basic. You can also disable ad tracking in the setting of your mobile device. Please refer to the instruction manual for your device or operating system.

Analytics

We may use third-party Service Providers to monitor and analyze the use of our Service. In particular, we are using Unity Services and Unity Analytics provided by Unity Technologies. The services are essential to operating our games as they are a common part of the development tools used to make the games. We also encourage you to review the Unity’s policy policy (listed below). You can also opt-out the analytic service using button Open Data Privacy Page the Settings / Data Privacy menu in the main screen of our mobile application. Please note that your consent is applied to game-by-game basic.

In-App Purchases

For our games that you downloaded from the Apple’s App Store, we may offer in-app purchases for removing ads, in-game items or virtual currencies. Making in-app purchases is conducted via checkout options provided by Apple’s App Store. We do not store or collect your payment details. That information is provided directly to our third-party payment processor. We encourage you to read Apple’s privacy statement before providing your information.

Social Sharing

Our Services may offer sharing features which let you share actions you take on our Service with other media (such as Facebook or Twitter). The sharing operation is done explicitly by you through tools or applications installed on your device. This means you will have ability to review your sharing information before deciding to share or not.

For more information about the purpose and scope of data collection and processing in connection with social sharing features, please visit the privacy policies of the entities that provide these features.

Game Services

Most of my services integrate either Apple Game Center or Amazon Game Circle (collectively, “game services”) for gaming features such as leaderboards and achievements. To submit scores or achievements, we connect to the game services using the game service’s profile that you configured for your device. Please refer to their privacy policy (listed below).

If you want to opt-out this feature, you can also disable your game service profile in the setting of your mobile device. Please refer to the instruction manual for your device or operating system.

The following is a list of the third party operators we currently use in our services, their contact information, and links to their privacy policies:

Amazon App Store, Game Circle

https://www.amazon.com/gp/help/customer/display.html?nodeId=468496

Apple, iAd, Game Center

http://www.apple.com/legal/privacy/en-ww/contact/

http://www.apple.com/privacy/privacy-policy/

Appodeal

Appodeal, Inc.
350 Alabama St #10
San Francisco, CA 94110, USA
Phone: +1(415) 996-6877

https://www.appodeal.com/privacy-policy

GetJar

Spigot, Inc.
774 Mays Blvd #10-456
Incline Village, NV 89451

https://www.getjar.com/info/privacy/

GIPHY

Giphy, Inc.
416 West 13th Street, Suite 207
New York, NY 10014
Email: datagov@giphy.com

https://giphy.com/privacy

Unity Analytics

Unity Technologies
795 Folsom Street
San Francisco, California 94107
Email: privacy@unity3d.com

https://unity3d.com/legal/privacy-policy

Changes to this Privacy Policy

We will periodically update this privacy policy to reflect changes in our information practices, and to add additional third party operators. Please check back regularly, as your continued use of our services indicate your acceptance of any changes to this policy.

Privacy Policy Contact Information

If you have any questions about our privacy policy, please contact us via email at privacy@shouldershirt.com