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2. Data collection
2.1 Data collected by Pixel Wizards via the Platforms
The data collected and processed are willingly supplied by you to Pixel Wizards through the Platforms by agreeing to access and use the Services from these Platforms.
At a minimum, such data will include your name, profile photo, sex, your network(s), username, the user ID numbers of your friends and/or people belonging to your network(s) and other information supplied by you to all users of the Platforms.
If applicable, Pixel Wizards is also likely to collect, still via the Platforms, any additional data you may agree to supply to it (e.g., your email address).
Pixel Wizards shall not be held liable for the way in which Platforms act in terms of collecting, storing and processing your personal data. In addition, you are responsible for the privacy settings of your accounts on the Platforms in such a way that Pixel Wizards cannot be held liable in this regard.
2.2 Data collected by Pixel Wizards directly
Through provision of its Services, Pixel Wizards may also collect data from you directly.
As such, by using certain features within the Services which require online payment, you agree that your bank details, email address and/or your telephone number may be collected in compliance with current regulations in force.
Within the context of using its Services and/or related official spaces (dedicated official spaces on the Platforms, support website, etc.), Pixel Wizards may also invite you to participate in promotional events (contests, free sweepstakes, etc.). Participation in these promotional events implies your full and complete agreement to the collection, storage and processing of any personal data you supply.
If applicable, and within the context of using the Services, the number of points you collect may be retained in order to determine your rank/level with the particular purpose of defining player rankings. By using the Services, you agree, in particular, that your score, your rank/level, your ID and your photo be listed in the overall player ranking, which all users of the Services will be able to view.
Furthermore, when you contact Pixel Wizards directly via its support service, the latter may collect and store your contact data (in particular your name, mailing address and email address) and, where applicable, your user ID number for the Platforms from where you access and use the Services, as well as some information relating to your use of the Services that you will provide to Pixel Wizards.
Finally, Pixel Wizards may need to collect aggregate data in order to be able to provide an optimized level of Services. This may include data such as your IP address, browser type, browser language, number of clicks, pages viewed and also, more generally, browsing and connection data.
3. Purposes of collecting and processing your data
Pixel Wizards collects, stores and processes your personal data with the aim of enabling you to access and use its Services effectively.
Data collected from the Platforms and/or directly from you enable in particular the better administration and improvement of the Services, communication between users of the Services, the supply of technical support and efficient responses to user requests, proper application of the Terms and Conditions of Use, which govern Pixel Wizards Services, communication about new and current Services along with promotional offers, the analysis of user traffic trends and the collection of statistical data or even the targeting of advertising content that may appear on our Services.
When you receive promotional communications on behalf of Pixel Wizards, you will have the opportunity to put and end to them by following the unsubscribe instructions contained in the communication itself.
4. Recipients of your data
Your data will not be provided to third parties, except in the following cases:
– when you have given prior agreement to the sharing and/or divulging of your data, including by features offered on the Platforms;
– when Pixel Wizards must share your data with commercial partners, suppliers, service providers and in particular, technical service providers, resellers and buyers, with the aim of providing Services, resolving functionality problems of Services, communicating with users of the Services or with a view to providing advertising and promotional information related to Services;
– in particular, Pixel Wizards supplies your data to third parties that provide services on their behalf, including payment processing, data analysis, email campaign processing, the hosting of Services and the processing of certain marketing activities for its Services;
– Pixel Wizards may communicate your data in applying a law, regulation or in accordance with a decision from an appropriate regulating or legal authority or, if it proves necessary, with the aim of safeguarding its rights and interests;
– Pixel Wizards will be authorized to transfer your data in compliance with article 10 of the present regulations in the event of a change of control of Pixel Wizards or a cessation of all or part of its activities.
We would like to draw your attention in particular to the fact that by using certain Pixel Wizards Services via the Platforms, other users of these Services will be able to view your user profile for these Platforms. This profile may enable other users to obtain information associated with this profile made public by you. Pixel Wizards cannot be held liable in this regard. The settings for information associated with your profile are your responsibility.
Pixel Wizards does not share your personal data with third-party advertisers for marketing purposes unless you have provided prior consent for it. Nevertheless, it should be noted that advertisers may obtain personal data which relates to you from your user profile on the Platforms or from other public sources. In the same way, Pixel Wizards shall not be held responsible in this regard.
On the other hand, Pixel Wizards may use and share certain non-personal technical or aggregate data relating to the browsing of Services users with certain third parties. Please refer to article 7 for a few examples of browsing data.
Pixel Wizards may allow advertisers to collect this type of technical or aggregate data using certain technology such as cookies and to do so in order to be able to offer targeted advertising within the more general context of personalizing your user experience.
5. Security of your data
Pixel Wizards does its absolute best to protect your personal data and therefore to limit the risk of any loss, deterioration or incorrect use of it. As such, when you enter sensitive information such as a credit card number or password while using our Services, we encode said information using the “SSL” cryptographic protocol (for more information about SSL, go to http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Secure_Sockets_Layer).
In spite of the security measures undertaken, Pixel Wizards shall not guarantee the transporting and integrity of data transmitted to third parties through the Services (for example, when buying Physical and Virtual Products) and cannot be held liable in this regard.
You accept in particular the limits and risks inherent to using the Internet and you promise as of now to take all preventive measures available to you to safeguard the privacy of your personal data (including any potential account passwords required to use the Services).
6. Safeguarding of your data
Your personal data is stored with the host identified in the Legal Section and are held for the period of time necessary for carrying out the aforementioned purposes. Beyond this period of time, they will be kept exclusively for statistical purposes and will not be used in any other way whatsoever.
Within the context of facilitating your access and use of the Services, of personalizing this access and use and also of enabling us to manage the advertising which may be viewed from our Services, you are advised that Pixel Wizards is likely to apply an automatic tracking procedure (cookie). A cookie does not enable you to be identified. On the other hand, it records information relating to your computer’s browsing of sites from where you have accessed the Services and other associated areas (pages you have viewed, the date and time of viewing, etc.) that we will be able to read during your subsequent visits.
However, you can opt to turn off “Cookies” by configuring your browser according to the instructions indicated on the Wikihow website here: http://www.wikihow.com/Clear-Your-Browser’s-Cookies. Please note that configuring your browser in this way may change the quality of the Services.
The Services may contain links to third-party websites. Likewise, certain Services content (advertising related or otherwise) may be hosted with third parties. Finally, within the context of certain Services features requiring online payment, you may be asked to use secure payment tools provided by third-party companies.
Pixel Wizards cannot be held liable for practices relating to the collection, storage and processing of personal data by these third parties and/or the content of their websites. You warrant Pixel Wizards against any complaint, action and procedure initiated in this regard.
If you have any questions about the use of your personal data by these third parties, you should refer to their applicable privacy policies and contact the third-party companies directly.
9. Transfer of data internationally
For the purposes of the Services’ functioning, personal data collected by Pixel Wizards are hosted in the USA.
By submitting your data to Pixel Wizards and, more generally, by accessing and using the Services, you agree to the transfer, storage and/or processing of your data in the USA.
10. Cessation / Transfer
Pixel Wizards reserves the right to transfer your personal data in the event of a change of control or the cessation of all or part of its activities, in particular through acquisition or merger with another company.
The Services offered by Pixel Wizards are not intended for children under 13. Anyone under 13 should not use the Services.
With this in mind, Pixel Wizards does not willingly collect personal data from children under 13. All the same, if the collection of such data is brought to the attention of Pixel Wizards, we will take all useful measures possible to delete the corresponding data.
12. Right of access, modification and deletion of your personal data
In compliance with legal provisions, you have a general right to access, edit and delete your personal data which have been collected pursuant to your access to and/or use of the Services.
You are able to exercise all of these rights by sending us a request by mail to the address indicated in the Legal Section.
Regarding data collected via the Platforms in particular, you can access and edit such data directly from the personal area available to you on these Platforms. If you have no personal area, you should refer to the Platforms’ access and editing policy.
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