Being compliance with applicable data protection laws is our top priority and this Policy is updated to be compliance with the EU General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”) and the California Customer Privacy Act (“CCPA”).
Our Policy Regarding Children Under 13 (Global)
We do not knowingly collect or solicit personal information from anyone under the age of 13 or knowingly allow such persons to use our Service. If you are under 13, please do not send any information about yourself to us, including your name, address, telephone number, email address or any other personal information. No one under the age of 13 may provide any personal information. If you believe that we might have any information from or about a child under the age of 13, please contact us here.
Please note that in-game advertising in TapBlaze games and apps deemed directed to children under the age of thirteen (13), including without limitation the following mobile apps: My Pizza Shop, My Pizza Shop 2, Friday Party Makeover, Hair Salon Makeover, My Donut Shop, My Cake Shop (collectively, “Kids Apps”) are only CONTEXTUAL.
Our Policy Regarding Children Under 16 (EEA, Switzerland, United Kingdom, and California Residents)
We do not knowingly collect or solicit personal information from anyone under the age of 16 or knowingly allow such persons to use our Service. If you are under 16, please do not send any information about yourself to us, including your name, address, telephone number, email address or any other personal information. No one under the age of 16 may provide any personal information. If you believe that we might have any information from or about a child under the age of 16, please contact us here.
Please note that in-game advertising in TapBlaze games and apps deemed directed to children under the age of sixteen (16), including without limitation the following mobile apps: My Pizza Shop, My Pizza Shop 2, Friday Party Makeover, Hair Salon Makeover, My Donut Shop, My Cake Shop (collectively, “Kids Apps”) are only CONTEXTUAL.
Log Files and Cookies
This website utilizes industry standard analytic packages which gathers limited information on visitors to our website automatically, and stores this anonymous information in server log files. This information may include IP addresses, browser type, basic IP information, referring pages, operating system used and date/time stamps. This information does not identify individual users; it is used only for site administration, as well as for analysis of website usage and trends.
The TapBlaze website does not use any non-technical cookies.
Links to Other Websites
Registration and Use of Personal Information
Registration is not required in order to use or access this website. However, this site may make forums, blogs, message boards or similar available to its users. You may be required to register for these features, particularly if you wish to leave comments or provide articles. In addition, this site collects personal information when:
- You request support for a TapBlaze product;
- You submit questions or comments to us.
The types of personal information collected may include (but are not limited to):
- Your first and last name;
- Your e-mail address;
If you do contact us for questions or comments, please rest assured that any such information you provide will not be shared with any third-party organization except with your express consent.
TapBlaze may use tools or third party analytical software to automatically collect and use certain non-personal data that does not directly enable TapBlaze to identify you. The types of non-personal data TapBlaze may collect and use include, but are not limited to: (i) device properties; (ii) device software platform and firmware; (iii) mobile phone carrier; (iv) geographical data; (v) game score and achievements; (vi) other non-personal data as reasonably required by TapBlaze to enhance the Services and other TapBlaze products and services.
TapBlaze may use and disclose to TapBlaze’s partners and contractors the collected non-personal data for purposes of analyzing usage of the Services, advertisement serving, managing and providing the Services and to further develop the Services and other TapBlaze services and products.
You recognize and agree that the analytics companies utilized by TapBlaze may combine the information collected with other information they have independently collected from other services or products relating to your activities. These companies collect and use information under their own privacy policies.
Likely situations when you make personal data available to TapBlaze include, but are not limited to: (i) registration for Services, contests and special events; (ii) accessing Services using a third party ID, such as social networking sites or gaming services; (iii) subscribing to newsletters; (iv) purchasing a product or services through TapBlaze’s online stores; (v) using “tell a friend,” “email this page,” or other similar features; (vi) requesting technical support; and (vii) otherwise through use of TapBlaze Services where personal data is required for use and/or participation.
The types of personal data may vary depending on the type of activity you are engaged in. The personal data TapBlaze may collect, process and use may include, but are not limited to your name, screen/nick name, TapBlaze Services or third party service ID, e-mail address, phone number, photo or other image, birthdate, sex, address, friend connections, avatar image, credit card information, shipping information; and location (only if directly identifiable to you, otherwise TapBlaze treats location as non-personal data).
TapBlaze may use collected personal data for purposes of analyzing usage of the Services, providing customer and technical support, managing and providing Services (including managing advertisement serving) and to further develop the Services and other TapBlaze services and products. TapBlaze may combine non-personal data with personal data.
TapBlaze may use your personal data to send messages to you with informative and/or commercial content about TapBlaze’s services or third party products and services TapBlaze thinks may be of interest to you, such as new features and services, special offers and updated information.
Some games allow players to restore their progress by using their email to register for a TapBlaze ID. The email address is ONLY used for retrieving your game progress and for no other purpose. In addition, all email addresses are hashed. If you no longer want to have your email associated with a TapBlaze ID for game progress saving, please contact us here and your progress and email will be deleted within 48 hours.
Ad Serving Technology
Please note that all "Kids Apps" from TapBlaze that feature in-game advertising only allow for contextual advertising. The third party ad networks which may display advertisements in our “Kids Apps” are as follows:
Facebook Audience Network: https://www.facebook.com/about/privacy/
To obtain user for some of our games, we use paid advertising. To attribute installs, post install events (i.e. in-app purchases) we have partnered up with an attribution provider, Kochava: https://www.kochava.com/support-privacy/
Disclosure and Transfer of Personal Data
TapBlaze may disclose your personal data to third parties as required by law enforcement or other government officials in connection with an investigation of fraud, intellectual property infringements, or other activity that is illegal or may expose you or TapBlaze to legal liability. TapBlaze may also disclose your personal data to third parties when TapBlaze has a reason to believe that a disclosure is necessary to address potential or actual injury or interference with TapBlaze’s rights, property, operations, users or others who may be harmed or may suffer loss or damage, or TapBlaze believes that such disclosure is necessary to protect TapBlaze’s rights, combat fraud and/or comply with a judicial proceeding, court order, or legal process served on TapBlaze.
Third Party Data Collection and Use of End-User Information
When you use or connect to a TapBlaze website or download a TapBlaze mobile application by or through a Third Party Platform—including Facebook—you allow us to access and/or collect certain information from your Third Party Platform profile/account. You additionally allow us to access information contained in cookies placed on your device by the Third Party Platform as permitted by the terms of your agreement and privacy settings with the Third Party Platform. We may share this information with the Third Party Platform for their use as permitted by the terms of your agreement and privacy settings with the Third Party Platform.
We will share some of the information we collect from you with vendors and other service providers who work with us to support the internal operations of our website and/or mobile application. For example, we use a third-party service for ad tracking and to help us prepare website and mobile application analytics.
Our third-party ad tracking and analytics company never sends emails, notifications, or other communications to our end users. If you would like to opt out of third-party ad tracking and analytics, please visit here. Your choice to opt out of ad tracking and analytics services does not limit our ability to email you or collect other information.
Your Tracking Options and California Do Not Track Disclosures
You may adjust your browser or operating system settings to limit certain tracking through cookies or other identifiers or to decline cookies. Check the “Help” menu of your browser or operating system to learn how to adjust your tracking settings or cookie preferences. Note that our system may not recognize Do Not Track (DNT) headers or requests from some or all browsers.
CCPA rights (California residents)
If you are a California resident, you can request access to or that we or delete your personal information at any time. Please note that, under certain circumstances, we have the right to impose a small fee for access and disclosure of your personal information where permitted under applicable law, which will be communicated to you. Certain information may be exempt from such requests under California law. For example, we may retain certain information for legal compliance and to secure our Services.
Generally, we collect the following categories of personal and non-personal information, as defined by applicable California law:
- a. Identifiers and contact information, including first and last name, username or handle, third party service ID, IP address, unique device identifier, advertising identifier, device serial number, email address, phone number, and your friends’ names and contact information;
- b. Internet or other electronic network activity information, such as device model, device OS, mobile carrier, preferred languages, device motion information, and mobile network information;
- c. Commercial information, including in-game purchase information when applicable;
- d. Demographic information, including your gender, age, date of birth, and language;
- e. Non-precise geolocation information, such as approximate location as inferred from IP address;
- f. Visual information, such as your profile picture and the profile pictures of your friends or contacts; and
- g. Other information you may share if you use social features when accessing our services.
TapBlaze does not engage in “sales” of player personal information as defined by applicable California law.
If you are a California resident seeking to exercise your CCPA rights, please (i) email us at email@example.com, (ii) visit our website here and complete the webform, or (iii) use the support option in our games to exercise your rights under the CCPA. Please follow these instructions when contacting us for CCPA:
- Tell us which game and which right(s) you wish to exercise. Under CCPA, you have the right to "Access your personal information", "Request deletion of your personal information", "Obtain additional details regarding TapBlaze's information practices."
- Please include your city, state, and country of residence in your request. We cannot begin processing your request until you have confirmed your residence. We will only use this information in order to fulfill and document your request.
Your Rights and Choices
Upon request, TapBlaze will provide you with information about whether we hold any of your Personal Information. You can update or correct Personal Information (e.g., your email address) by accessing your account. You can also access or rectify your information by reaching out to us at firstname.lastname@example.org. You can delete your information by sending an email to email@example.com with your first name, last name, and the respective email addresses you would like for us to delete.
We reserve the right to disclose your personally identifiable information as required by law and when we believe that disclosure is necessary to protect our rights and/or to comply with a judicial proceeding, court order or legal process served on our website.
How to Contact Us
NOTICE TO CHILDREN UNDER THE AGE OF 13 (OR UNDER THE AGE OF 16 IN THE EEA, SWITZERLAND, UNITED KINGDOM, AND CALIFORNIA RESIDENTS) AND THEIR PARENTS OR LEGAL GUARDIANS: THE TAPBLAZE SITE IS INTENDED FOR ADULTS. WE DO NOT KNOWINGLY OR INTENTIONALLY COLLECT PERSONAL INFORMATION FROM ANYONE UNDER THE AGE OF 13. IF YOU ARE UNDER THE AGE OF 13, PLEASE DO NOT PROVIDE ANY PERSONAL INFORMATION TO TAPBLAZE. IF YOU KNOW OF ANYONE UNDER THE AGE OF 13 WHO HAS PROVIDED US WITH INFORMATION, PLEASE CONTACT US IMMEDIATELY AND WE WILL REMOVE THE INFORMATION.