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General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

We are dedicated to upholding the highest standards of data protection and privacy for our users and recognize the importance of safeguarding personal data and respecting the rights of individuals under the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). 

 

​One of the key aims and requirements of the GDPR is to keep EU citizens informed of how businesses collect, use, share, secure, and process their personal data. 

The GDPR defines an array of legal terms at length:
   - Personal data means any information relating to a natural person that can be identified directly or indirectly, in particular by reference to an identifier such as a name, an identification number, email, location data, IP addresses, identification card number an online identifier or to one or more factors specific to the physical, physiological, genetic, mental, economic, cultural or social identity of that natural person.
   - Data processing means the activities carried out on a personal data of an individual. These activities include the collection, recording, organization, structuring, storage, adaptation, retrieval, consultation, use, disclosure by transmission, dissemination, alignment, restriction, erasure, or destruction of personal data.
   - Data subject refers to any individual person who can be identified, either directly or indirectly, through 'Personal data' and whose data is processed. Our apps' users and site visitors are 'Data subjects'.
   - Data controller means the natural, legal person or other body which, alone or jointly with others, determines the purposes and means of the processing of personal data. As we handle data, Playcus Limited is a data controller.
   - Data processor — A third party that processes Personal data on behalf of a Data controller. The GDPR has special rules for these individuals and organizations. They could include cloud servers or email service providers.

As we process data, we are devoted to protection and accountability principles outlined in Articles 5.1-2:
   - Lawfulness, fairness, and transparency — we keep processing lawful, fair, and transparent to you;
   - Purpose limitation — we process data for the legitimate purposes specified to you when we collect it;
   - Data minimization — we collect and process only as much data as necessary for the purposes specified;
   - Accuracy — we keep personal data accurate and up to date;
   - Storage limitation — we store data for as long as necessary for the specified purpose;
Integrity and confidentiality —  we process data to ensure appropriate security, integrity, and confidentiality (e.g. by using encryption).
   - Accountability — we are responsible for being able to demonstrate GDPR compliance with all of these principles.

The GDPR recognizes a litany of new privacy rights for data subjects, which aim to give individuals more control over the data they loan to organizations. 
As per GDPR, If you are a European resident, you have the following rights under the GDPR:

   - The right to be informed - you have the right to be informed about how your personal data is collected, processed, and used;
   - The right of access - you have the right to access your personal data held by us;
   - The right to rectification - you can request the correction of inaccurate or incomplete personal data;
   - The right to erasure  (right to be forgotten) - you can request the deletion of their personal data under certain circumstances;
   - The right to restrict processing - you have the right to request the restriction of processing your personal data in certain situations;
   - The right to data portability - you have the right to receive your personal data in a structured, commonly used, and machine-readable format, and to transmit that data to another data controller;
   - The right to object - you have the right to object to the processing of your personal data for certain reasons, such as direct marketing or processing based on legitimate interests;
   - Rights in relation to automated decision-making and profiling - you have the right not to be subject to decisions based solely on automated processing, including profiling, which significantly affects them.
   

We ensure you with your rights due to GDPR and provide you with the contact form: https://www.playcus.com/request. Through this form, you can easily reach our Data Protection Officer and use it for the following purposes:
   - request the deletion of your account or, depending on your location, request to object, delete, restrict, correct, or receive a copy of the personal information collected about you; 
   - contacting us about our Privacy Policy and related matters.

 

Kindly take into consideration that, in accordance with  GDPR regulations, due to your deletion request all game progress and virtual goods or currency paid for and/or earned will be terminated by deleting your personal data.
Please note that your request will be processed within 30 days after your confirmation. In case if we cannot verify your identity or authority to make the request and confirm the personal information relates to you, we cannot respond to your request or provide you with Personal data.
In order to comply with the law after your deletion request, we will need to delete all your data, so we will not be able to respond to you back.
When you want us to delete your account, you should also contact your payment provider to ensure all records are deleted from third-party services as required.

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