Privacy Policy

XSQUADS Tech Private Limited Privacy Policy

  1. Introduction

The Privacy Policy, together with any game license agreement are to be read as a whole and form an integral part of the Terms of Use. XSQUADS Tech Private Limited (“XSQUADS”, “us”, “our” or “we”) operates the https://www.xsquads.com website (the “Site”) we refer to the Site and the services we provide as described in our site collectively as the “Services”. XSQUADS Tech Private Limited takes its responsibilities under applicable privacy laws and regulations (“Privacy Laws”) seriously and is dedicated to respecting the privacy rights and concerns of all users of our XSQUADS Tech Private Limited website. This Privacy Policy (“Privacy Policy” or “Policy”) is designed to assist you in understanding the ways of how we collect, use, disclose and/or process the information, including personal information, that you provide or we collect in connection with our websites, including our Sites or any XSQUADS Tech Private Limited Game Services provided on a mobile platform (for example, iOS, Android and Windows Phone). Please note that the scope of this Policy is limited to information collected or received by XSQUADS Tech Private Limited through your use of the Services. XSQUADS Tech Private Limited is not responsible for the actions of third party people or companies, the content of their sites, the use of information you provide to them, or any products or services they may offer. Any link to those sites does not constitute our sponsorship of, or affiliation with, those people or companies. “Personal Data” or “personal data” means data, whether true or not, about an individual who can be identified from that data, or from that data and other information to which an organization has or is likely to have access. Common examples of personal data could include name, identification number and contact information. By using the Service, you are expressing your agreement to this Policy and the processing of your data, including your personal data, in the manner provided in this Policy. Please read this Privacy Policy carefully. If you do not consent and agree to the terms described in this policy, please do not use the Services. If you have any questions or concerns about our privacy policy or practices, please see the section entitled “Contact Information” at the end of this Privacy Policy.

  1. Information Collection and Use

We will/may collect personal data about you as described below.

  1. a) Create game accounts and allow users to play our games;
  2. b) Identify and suggest connections with other XSQUADS Tech Private Limited users;
  3. c) Operate and improve our Service;
  4. d) Understand you and your preferences to enhance your experience and enjoyment using our Service;
  5. e) Respond to your comments and questions and provide customer service;
  6. f) Provide and deliver products and services you request;
  7. g) Send you related information, including confirmations, invoices, technical notices, updates, security alerts, and support and administrative messages;
  8. h) Communicate with you about promotions, rewards, upcoming events, and other news about products and services offered by XSQUADS Tech Private Limited and our selected partners;
  9. i) Enable you to communicate with other users and/or link or combine it with other information we get from third parties, to help understand your preferences and provide you with better services.

Our primary goal in collecting and using information is to create your account, and/or provide Services that you consent to, improve our Service, contact you, conduct research, and create reports for internal use. You are not required to provide personally identifiable information to visit the Site; however, in order to take advantage of certain features, you may need to provide some personally identifiable information. Username and Password. In order to access your third party message accounts, you must enter your applicable user name(s) and password(s). To use the basic Services of the Site we do not store your password(s) on our server. If you wish to utilize advanced features of Site, such as automatic sign-in, storage of your and password(s) may be necessary. Aggregate Usage Data. XSQUADS Tech Private Limited may collect usage data and other information on all users, including data about their usage of the site and its various features, but it is not personally identifiable except as described below under the IP Addresses section. Social Features. From time to time, XSQUADS Tech Private Limited has / may have features that allow friends to share more information about themselves with other friends, including information about what they are doing on the Site. XSQUADS Tech Private Limited may store the personally identifiable information that you provide us in order to provide these services, including your friends list. Whenever a social feature involves the disclosure of personally identifiable information about you to other people, XSQUADS Tech Private Limited will either provide you with an opportunity to opt out of the disclosure or will seek your consent prior to making the disclosure.

  1. Phone Platforms: iOS, Android and Windows Devices

When you use any of the XSQUADS Tech Private Limited games or applications on a mobile platform, we will/may collect and record certain information such as your unique device ID (persistent / non-persistent), hardware type, media access control (“MAC”) address, international mobile equipment identity (“IMEI”), the version of your operating system (“OS”), your device name, your email address (if you have connected to Facebook or Google+), and your location (based on your IP address). This information is useful to us for troubleshooting and helps us understand usage trends. We may collect and process your location data to provide location related Services and advertisements. We may use various technologies to determine location, such as GPS, Wi-Fi or other network-based data such as IP address. Your GPS Geo-location is not accessed without your consent. We will not share your GPS Geo-location with third parties without your consent. Please note that we may share your anonymous location data with our affiliated partners in order to improve the Services. If you no longer wish to allow us to track or use this information, for most mobile devices, you are able to withdraw your permission for us to acquire this information on your location through your device settings. If you have questions about how to disable your mobile device’s location services, please contact your mobile device service provider or the device manufacturer. Please note, the application may not work properly if we are unable to tell where you are coming from (Country specific). In addition, we create a unique user ID to track your use of our Service. This unique user ID is stored in connection with your profile information to track the XSQUADS Tech Private Limited games you are playing. Log in You can log in to the Site using sign-in services (“SN Service”) including Facebook Connect, Apple’s Game Center, Google+ and such other SN Service as may be available from time to time. These services will authenticate your identity and provide you the option to share certain personal information with us such as your name, email address, and resume to pre-populate our sign up form. Services like Facebook Connect give you the option to post information about your activities on its Web Site to your profile page and/or timeline to share with others within your network of friends. We may collect and record information through the SN Service in accordance with the policies and terms of that SN Service. The information we collect when you connect your user account to an SN Service may include: (1) your name, (2) your SN Service user identification number and/or user name, (3) locale, city, state and country, (4) sex or gender, (5) birth date, (6) email address, (7) profile picture or its URL, and (8) the SN Service user identification numbers for your friends that are also connected to XSQUADS Tech Private Limited games. If you want us to delete the data we receive from the SN Service about you, please see the section entitled “Contact Information” at the end of this Privacy Policy.

  1. Invite a Friend

XSQUADS Tech Private Limited will/may offer you the opportunity to invite your contacts/friends from a SN Service (such as your Facebook friends) so that those contacts can be located in XSQUADS Tech Private Limited games and/or you can invite them to join you in XSQUADS. Such contact information will be used only for the purpose of sending communications to the addressee. Please note we do not use these services prior to you consent. To request the removal of this information from our database to the extent XSQUADS Tech Private Limited stores any of this information you or the third party see the section entitled “Contact Information” at the end of this Privacy Policy.

  1. Customer Service

We will/may collect your email address when you contact our customer service group and we may use that email address to contact you about your gaming experience with XSQUADS Tech Private Limited games and notify you about company news and promotions. If you no longer wish to receive certain email notifications you may opt-out at any time by following the unsubscribe link located at the bottom of each communication or by emailing us from the section entitled “Contact Information” at the end of this Privacy Policy.

  1. Push Notifications

We may occasionally send you push notifications through our mobile applications to send you game updates, high scores and other service related notifications that may be of importance to you. You may at any time opt-out from receiving these types of communications by turning them off at the device level through your device settings. If you have questions about how to disable your mobile device’s location services, please contact your mobile device service provider or the device manufacturer.

7. Information collected from third parties

When you access our Game and/or Services using a third-party platform(such as Google, Apple, Game Center, Twitter, or Facebook). We collect certain information from your profile/account on the third-party platforms as permitted by the terms of the third-party platform and your privacy settings thereon. For example, these include:

– Google: Google ID, nickname, profile image, purchase history

– Apple: Apple ID, profile image, purchase history

– Game Center: User ID, nickname, profile image

– Twitter: Twitter ID, nickname, profile image, friends list

– Facebook: Name, Facebook ID, profile picture, friends list (Stored locally on your device)

– Coda Payments: User ID, email address, mobile number, server ID, purchase history

8. How We Use Your Information

We use the collected information for a variety of purposes, primarily, to provide the Game and the Service (collectively, the “Game Service”) to players like you and to improve the quality of the Game Service. These include:

– Operating the Game Service,

– Providing opportunities to participate in the events or surveys relating to the Game Service,

– Solving technical problems and improving the quality of the Service,

– Identification of individual players to provide the Game service,

– Technical protection against usage of unauthorized programs,

– Preventing inappropriate gameplay that could harm other players,

– Tracking usage patterns and analyzing trends of players, calculate statistics on service use,

– Searching player statistics and provision of the leaderboard,

– Operating E-sports events and providing opportunities to participate in tournament(s), and

– Providing customer service by collecting and responding to inquires.

In the majority of cases, processing of your personal information is:

– necessary to perform a contract with you or take steps to enter into a contract at your request: Most of the time, the reason we process your information is to perform the contract that you have with us. For instance, as you go about using our Service, we use your information to maintain your account and your profile and to provide Service and customer support to you.

– in our legitimate interests, which are not overridden by your interests and fundamental rights: We may use your information where we have legitimate interests to do so. For example, we may analyze players’ behaviors in our Game and/or Services to continuously improve our Service. Also, we suggest offers we think might interest you, and we process information for administrative, fraud detection, and other legal purposes.

– necessary for us to comply with a relevant legal obligation: For example, we may process your personal information to comply with applicable accounting rules which require keeping accounting records and to make mandatory disclosures to law enforcement.

– consented to by you: From time to time, we may ask for your consent to use your information for certain specific reasons. You may withdraw your consent at any time without affecting the lawfulness of processing based on consent before its withdrawal by contacting us at the address provided in this Privacy Policy.

9. Sharing Your Information

We give permission to third parties, including service providers who process personal information on behalf of us to provide customer support and to manage our community. Examples of these third parties include:

– third party program restriction providers to block cheating tools and unauthorized programs,

– cloud computing service providers to provide cloud storage services,

– third party payment service providers (including but not limited to App Store, Google Play) to assist with payment for transactions or providing withdrawing service for sellers,

– marketing platforms and providers of analytics services relating to players’ behavior, in order to tailor the Service and to conduct marketing activities,

– online survey service providers in order to improve the game service,

– customer service providers to respond to users’ inquiries,

– E-sports events providers to hold and operate the E-sports events.

We may also share your information where such disclosure is essential to comply with a legal obligation or a lawful data access request.

10. Retaining and Deleting Personal Information 

In principle, we will remove your personal information without delay after the purpose of collecting personal information is achieved. Personal information stored in physical form will be shredded or incinerated, and personal information stored electronically will be removed using technical measures in a way that the information cannot be reproduced. However, we may retain your personal information even after you have closed your account with us or we have ceased providing Services to you, if retention of your personal information is reasonably necessary to comply with our legal obligations, meet regulatory requirements, resolve disputes, prevent fraud, cheating or abuse, or enforce this Privacy Policy or any other agreement we may have with a player.

Here is a brief on how your data is handled, where it’s stored, and how it gets deleted in the ScarFall game.

10.1 Users have multiple login options including Facebook and Guest login as below.

10.2 Tapping facebook login will fetch details like your Facebook profile name, user ID, Profile Picture, friend list and stores it on your device for the multiplayer and social gaming experience. Once logged in, you will be able to view your facebook friend list who played ScarFall.

10.3 If you wish to logout, You can tap your profile name option available on the top right corner of the lobby screen, Which will open your profile page having Facebook logout button at the bottom right.

10.4 Tapping on the logout option will open a dialog box for confirmation, If you tap “Yes” you will be logged out and all your Facebook data like your profile name, ID, Profile Picture and friend list stored in your device will be deleted immediately.

11. Game Data Collection

Whenever you play our games, we will/may collect anonymous data using the service of Google Analytics and sometimes use flurry (or such other service providers as we may deem appropriate). The data thereby collected is presented to us in an anonymous form to include, for example, the percentage of users who complete a particular level.

12. COOKIES

We may from time to time implement “cookies” or other features to allow us or third parties to collect or share information that will help us improve our Site and the Services we offer, or help us offer new services and features. “Cookies” are identifiers we transfer to your computer or mobile device that allow us to recognize your computer or device and tell us how and when the Services or website are used or visited, by how many people and to track movements within our website. We may link cookie information to personal data. Cookies also link to information regarding what items you have selected for purchase pages you have viewed or games you have played. This information is used to keep track of your shopping cart, for example. Cookies are also used to deliver content specific to your interest and to monitor website or game usage.You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser. However, please note that if you do this you may not be able to use the full functionality of our Site or the Services.

13. Third Party Services

Our services may contain third party tracking tools from Google Analytics, our service provider. Such third party may use cookies, APIs, and SDKs in our services to enable them to collect and analyze user information on our behalf. The third party may have access to information such as your device identifier, MAC address, IMEI, locale (specific location where a given language is spoken), geo-location information, and IP address for the purpose of providing their services under their respective privacy policies. This Policy does not cover the use of tracking tools from Google Analytics. We do not have access or control over Google Anaytics.

14. Mobile Analytics

We will/may use mobile analytics softwares to allow us to better understand the functionality of our Mobile Software on your device. This software may record information such as how often you use the application, the events that occur within the application, aggregated usage, performance data, and where the application was downloaded from. We do not link the information we store within the analytics software to any personal information you submit within the mobile application.

15. Device Feature Access Permissions

At game startup, we ask for a few device feature access permissions like Microphone and Storage, which are required for the game to save temporary data in the device and offer voice chat during gameplay.

16. Ad Networks

We do not serve ads within the Sites, but we do serve ads within our games and the advertisers we use have their own terms of service which are compatible with the terms of services of the mobile platforms. The option to opt out of advertising is not available for all of our games. When available, advertisement can be blocked by making an in app purchase. The advertisers may collect and use information about you, such as your Service session activity, device identifier, MAC address, IMEI, geo-location information and IP address. They may use this information to provide advertisements of interest to you. In addition, you may see our games advertised in other services. After clicking on one of these advertisements and installing our game, you will become a user of our Service. In order to verify the installs, a device identifier may be shared with the advertiser.

17. Disclosure of Your information

We do not share your personal data/information except as approved by you or as described below:

For example, We share your data/information with third parties when you agree to our sharing your personal data/information with other third parties for their own marketing purposes subject to their separate privacy policies. If you no longer wish to allow us to share your information with third parties, please see the section entitled as “Contact Information” at the end of this Privacy Policy. If you no longer wish to receive such communications from third parties, please feel free to contact that third party directly. We may engage other companies and individuals to perform services on our behalf. An example of these services includes analyzing data and providing customer support. These agents and service providers may have access to your personal information in connection with the performance of services for XSQUADS Tech Private Limited. We may release your information as permitted by law, such as to comply with a court order, or when we believe that release is appropriate to comply with the law; investigate fraud, respond to a government request, enforce or apply our rights; or protect the rights, property, or safety of us or our users, or others. This includes exchanging information with other companies and organizations for fraud protection. XSQUADS Tech Private Limited may share your information in connection with any merger, sale of our assets, or a financing or acquisition of all or a portion of our business to another company. You will be notified via email and/or notice on our site of any change in ownership or users of your personal information. We may share aggregate or anonymous information about you with advertisers, publishers, business partners, sponsors, and other third parties.

18. Security

We take reasonable measures to protect your data/information from unauthorized access or against loss, misuse or alteration by third parties. Although we make good faith efforts to store the information collected on the Service in a secure operating environment that is not available to the public, we cannot guarantee the absolute security of that information during its transmission or its storage on our systems. Further, while we attempt to ensure the integrity and security of our network and systems, we cannot guarantee that our security measures will prevent third-party “hackers” from illegally obtaining access to this information. We do not warrant or represent that your information will be protected against, loss, misuse, or alteration by third parties. No method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage, is 100% secure, however. Therefore, we cannot guarantee its absolute security.

19. Your Privacy Rights

Subject to limitations in applicable law, you may be entitled to object to or request the restriction of processing of your personal information, and to request access to, rectification, erasure, and portability of your own personal information. Please note that some information may be exempt from such requests based on applicable law and your exercise of such rights may prevent you from continuing to access or use the Game Service. To make a request concerning your rights or if you have any other questions, please contact us by sending an email to the address specified in the “Contact” section. We respond to all requests we receive from individuals wishing to exercise their data protection rights in accordance with applicable data protection laws.

20. Children’s Privacy

We do not knowingly collect or solicit personal information from anyone under the age of 18 (“children”) or knowingly allow such persons to use our Service. If you are under 18, please do not send any information about yourself to us, including your name, address, telephone number, or email address. No one under the age of 18 may provide any personal information. If we become aware that a we have collected personal information from children  without verification of parental consent, we take steps to remove that information from our servers. If you are a parent or guardian and you are aware that your children might have provided us with any information from or about children under the age of 18, please contact us via the section entitled “Contact Information” at the end of this Privacy Policy.

21. Contact Information

XSQUADS Tech Private Limited,
209, Royal Trade Center
Opp Star Bazaar, Adajan Hazira Road
Surat, Gujarat-395009,
India.

Contact email: [email protected]