Information Collected By Lootcakes
We may collect information that you provide to us in connection with your use of the Service when you (A) register as a user of the Service; (B) make changes to your user profile information; (C) send e-mail messages, forms, or other information to us or other users through the Service; (D) post or contribute content via the Service; or (E) interact with the Service. If you register for a Lootcakes account, you will be required to provide your name, e-mail address, and will be prompted to create a password. We may require you to provide your home or physical address. You may also choose to provide additional information in connection with your Lootcakes account.
Operation of the Service (including our ability to generate revenues and fund your rewards) requires that Lootcakes detects and records your game-related purchases. We do so by collecting the game-related purchase receipts sent to you via e-mail. If you want to earn rewards for sharing your receipts, we require that you use one of the methods we provide to link your email account to Lootcakes. This allows us to efficiently collect your e-mailed receipts, to verify their authenticity, and to mitigate the risk of e-mail spoofing, fraud or other violations of the Lootcakes terms of service (the “E-mail Linkage Purpose”). To perform the E-mail Linkage Purpose, Lootcakes will only search for and collect from your linked e-mail account(s) those e-mails sent by: (a) the operators of games, game-related platforms and/or game-related devices, and (b) the provider of your linked e-mail account(s) (together, your “Approved Senders”). By creating an account or by accessing or using the Service you hereby authorize Lootcakes to access your linked e-mail account(s) and any associated applications developed by your linked e-mail account provider(s) that contain settings affecting the accessibility of your linked e-mail account(s) (together the ”Linked E-Mail Accounts”) to: (1) collect e-mails from your Approved Senders; (2) perform the E-mail Linkage Purpose; and (3) adjust your Linked E-mail Accounts settings to: (a) enable IMAP (which stands for Internet Message Access Protocol and is a technology that enables e-mail access via third party applications); and (b) enable signing in to your Linked E-mail Accounts (using your Linked E-Mail Accounts credentials) from any third party application (such setting in Gmail/Google called allowing “less secure apps” access). You consent to our use of your Linked E-mail Accounts credentials (including your e-mail address and password) to perform the aforementioned actions. For the avoidance of doubt, any adjustments made to your Linked E-mail Accounts settings will never include changing your password or disabling two-factor authentication (also known as “2-Step Verification”). You also hereby acknowledge that collected e-mails may include financial information, credit card information, and pre-paid gift card information. If Lootcakes collects information from your Linked E-mail Accounts that is deemed unnecessary to perform the E-mail Linkage Purpose, Lootcakes will delete such information as soon as reasonably practicable.
If you register for, or otherwise connect a Lootcakes account with a third-party network like Facebook, Google+, or Steam, and/or if you provide us with your affiliation or username to any such third-party network, you agree that we can use the information you and/or they provide on that third-party network account to pre-populate the registration and other relevant information fields of your Lootcakes account and/or to use such third-party network credentials to log you into the Service. If you connect your Lootcakes account to another network, you agree to comply with the terms and conditions and policies applicable to such network. Your use of third-party networks remains subject to the terms and conditions and policies you have agreed to with such third-party network providers.
Some portions of the Service allow you to submit comments, reviews, tags, ratings, pictures, and other content. This content may be displayed on the Service and may be viewable by other users of the Service. By posting or submitting content through the Service you acknowledge that other users will be able to access and use your content in accordance with the Lootcakes Terms of Service available at www.lootcakes.com/Legal/TermsOfService.
In addition, Lootcakes may collect and use technical data and related information, including, but not limited to, technical information about your device, system and application software, and peripherals, that is gathered periodically to facilitate the provision of software updates, product support and other services to you (if any) related to the Service. Lootcakes may use this information to improve its products or to provide services or technologies to you.
Cookies and Web Beacons; Do Not Track
The Service may include links to other web sites and other content from third-party businesses. Lootcakes does (and allows third parties to) track your actions through cookies and web beacons over time and across different web sites or platforms.
In addition, you may be able to adjust your browser settings or other settings so that “do not track” requests are sent to the web sites and mobile applications that you use. However, because the operation of the Service (including our ability to generate revenues and fund your rewards) depends on our collection of user behavioral data, Lootcakes will not disable tracking technology that may be active on the Service in response to any “do not track” requests that are sent to the Service.
How We Use Your Information
Data Monetization Uses: In addition, in order to generate revenues that support the Service and fund your rewards, Lootcakes may use information that we collect about you through the Service in the following ways (the “Data Monetization Uses”): (i) to contact you with information, including promotional, marketing and advertising information and recommendations that we believe may be of interest to you; (ii) to personalize, customize, measure, and improve our advertising or marketing and the advertising or marketing of our clients and partners; (iii) to create audiences consisting of similar consumers and to serve those audiences with advertising or marketing messages or to enable our clients and partners to do so; and (iv) to compile aggregated data for external business purposes.
If any personally identifiable information is shared with third parties for Data Monetization Uses, it will be restricted to the following data (the “Limited PII”): (A) game-related behavioral data, such as game-related purchasing, install, play, device, platform and social group affiliation data; (B) digital contact information or identifiers (such as your e-mail addresses, network usernames, IP addresses, cookies, web beacons, advertising identifiers and mobile identifiers); (C) demographic info such as age, gender and region. For the avoidance of doubt, Limited PII excludes your real name and street/mailing address.
By utilizing the Service, you consent to the use of your information for Data Monetization Uses.
Information We Share with Third Parties
Lootcakes may disclose your information to the following third parties:
Our Service Providers. We may share your information with third-party contractors, agents, and other service providers who provide certain services to us or on our behalf, such as operating and supporting the Service, providing your digital gifts, and providing advertising, marketing, data storage and data analysis technology and services. These service providers will only have access to the information needed to perform these limited functions on our behalf.
Companies that Acquire Our Business or Assets. If Lootcakes becomes involved in a merger, acquisition, sale of assets, securities offering, bankruptcy, reorganization, dissolution, or any other transaction or if the ownership of all or substantially all of our business otherwise changes, Lootcakes may share or transfer your information as a business asset to a third party or parties in connection with the applicable transaction. Nothing in this policy is intended to restrict or prohibit such sharing or transfer.
Other Users. Information that you post on the Service (e.g., photos, comments, your profile) will be made available to other users of the Service. Lootcakes may also make a limited set of your information available to other users of the Service without your express permission (the “Other User Shareable Information,” as hereafter defined). Other User Shareable Information is defined as any of your: (a) game-related information (including your games installed or played, devices or platforms used, game-related group affiliations or in-game achievements, but excluding information about your in-game purchases); (b) activity on the Service, such as your Lootcakes username and your non-purchase specific achievements or awards. For the avoidance of doubt, we will never make any of your in-game purchase, demographic, external contact information or other personally identifiable information available to other users without your explicit permission. If such permission is made grantable in your account settings then it will also be made revocable there.
Our Affiliates. We may share some or all of your information with our parent company, subsidiaries and corporate affiliates, joint venturers or other companies under common control with us.
Business Associates. We may share some of your information with affiliated or unaffiliated business associates, such as videogame publishers, videogame platforms, videogame developers, and other advertisers and marketers for Data Monetization Uses (as previously defined).
Legal Requirements. To the extent permitted by law, we may share your information with law enforcement, governmental agencies, or authorized third parties, in response to a verified request relating to a criminal investigation or alleged illegal activity or any other activity that may expose us, you, or any other Lootcakes user to legal liability, or to protect our rights or property, or during emergencies when safety is at risk. We may also share your information in response to court orders, subpoenas, or other legal or regulatory requests, and we may provide access to your information to our legal counsel and other consultants in connection with actual or potential litigation.
DMCA Notices. We may share your information with third parties when we forward Digital Millennium Copyright Act (“DMCA”) infringement notifications and counter-notifications. DMCA infringement notifications and counter-notifications (including any personal information included as part of the notifications) will be forwarded as submitted to us without any deletions.
Your information may also be disclosed to third parties in situations that are not preventable even when commercially reasonable protections are employed, such as in the case that Lootcakes or the Service is subject to a hacking or other attack.
No Spam, Spyware or Spoofing. Lootcakes and our users do not tolerate spam. To report Lootcakes‑related spam or spoof e-mails to us, please forward the e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org. You may not use our communication tools to send spam.
Security. Lootcakes is committed to your security and we will use our commercially reasonable efforts to protect the information you provide to Lootcakes or submit through the Service against loss, theft, unauthorized use, disclosure, or modification. However, we cannot guarantee or warrant the security of any information you transmit to Lootcakes or submit through the Service and you do so at your own risk. No internet or e-mail transmission is ever fully secure or error-free.
Accessing, Changing and Managing Your Information. You may change and update the information you provide through the Service, or change your preferences concerning how we use your information, as follows:
Changing or Updating Your Information. You can access or change your personal profile and contact information or close your account through your Lootcakes personal settings page at https://lootcakes.com/settings/. If you choose to close your account, you can no longer retrieve your content or reactivate your account and your personal data will be deleted in accordance with the Deleting Your Information section below. Also, your username may become available for another person to use.
Deleting Your Information. If you would like us to delete your personal data (and thus also close your account), please contact us at email@example.com. Alternatively, you may request deletion of your personal data by directly closing your account at any time, which you can do by visiting your Lootcakes personal settings page at https://lootcakes.com/settings/ and clicking the red X button in the top right corner of the "Account Information" panel. Within 30 days of closing your account, data associated with your account will then be removed from our commercial database, not monetized, and not actively used for a commercial purpose, provided that we may retain the information in accordance with the Retention of Your Information section below. If you have not set up an account with us, but would like us to delete data you believe we have collected from you, please likewise contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Retention of Your Information. We may retain information about users with closed accounts (a) to fulfill our legal or compliance requirements, (b) for security, anti-fraud or de-bugging purposes, (c) where necessary to protect our rights or the rights of any other entity or person, or (d) where and to the extent necessary to record, cancel or complete a transaction you have requested. We retain information about users with non-closed Lootcakes accounts as long as it is necessary and as relevant for our operations.
E-mail Communications. From time to time we may e-mail you information about Lootcakes that we think is necessary and important. By opening or maintaining an account with Lootcakes, you agree to receive administrative e-mails as part of your basic service. You can always opt-out of non-administrative e-mails.
No Use by Children. The Service is not intended for use by children under the age of 13. We will never knowingly collect information directly from children under the age of 13 without verifiable parental consent. If you are under the age of 13, you may not use the Service and please do not provide us with information of any kind whatsoever. If we become aware that a user is under the age of 13 and has submitted information to the Service without verifiable parental consent, we will remove his or her information from our files and deactivate his or her account. If you have reason to believe that we may have accidentally received personal information from a child under the age of 13, please contact us immediately at email@example.com.
Notice of Privacy Rights to California Residents: Section 1798.83 of the California Civil Code permits California residents to request from a business, with whom the California resident has an established business relationship, information related to the personal information disclosed by Lootcakes to third parties for direct marketing purposes and the names and addresses of the third parties with whom the business has shared such information during the immediately preceding calendar year. You may make one request each year by e-mailing us at firstname.lastname@example.org or sending a letter to:
154 W 14th St, Fl 2
New York, NY 10011
Effective Date October 15, 2021
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