Privacy and Cookie Notice of Plinga GmbH

You are visiting a website that is part of the online network of Plinga GmbH (“Plinga”), which is part of OrangeGames (“OrangeGames”), a gaming company.

We are based at Saarbrücker Straße 20/21, 10405 Berlin, Germany. You can contact us at privacy@plinga.com. You can contact our Data Protection Officer at dpo@orangegames.com. In this Privacy and Cookie Notice, we describe how we use cookies and process data, including personal data, when you visit and play a game that is part of our network.

We are committed to lawful, fair, and transparent processing of personal data, adhering to the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).

“JUST THE BASICS”

Which data do we process when you use our games?

When you play a game or watch a video, we process information about these activities. This includes information such as IP addresses, which games you played, advertising IDs, general browser and device information like the brand and type, and country.

Why do we process this data?

We process data in order to:

  • Deliver ads that more accurately reflect your interests.

  • Perform analytics to see how you and other players use our games. This helps us provide you with more useful customised content. For example, we can offer you more relevant games and select new games based on what’s popular.

  • Provide social media functionality. This means that you can easily share games, high-scores, and other content from game.

             Who can give consent?

You need to be 16 years or older to play our games.

What are my rights?

You have the right to request access to your personal data. You also have the right to:

– Rectify incorrect personal data, or, when certain circumstances apply, to erase it.

– Restrict or object to the processing of your personal data.

– Receive your data so that you can use it elsewhere (data portability).

Where we process data on the basis of your consent, you also have the right to withdraw your consent for future processing at any time. Please go to your profile settings while being logged in to change your consent settings.

Who do we share data with?

We allow a limited number of advertising, analytics, and social media companies to also place cookies and/or collect your data within the games. You can see a detailed list at https://www.plinga.com/corporate/3rd-party-providers. Under certain circumstances, other third parties may also place cookies and/or collect your data. However, we cannot know beforehand which third parties this may involve.

“ALL THE DETAILS” 

OrangeGames and third parties process personal data mostly with the help of cookies. To help you understand what this means, we will first describe the use of cookies on our website below. We will then explain how personal data is processed, including the use of those cookies.

1. How do we use cookies?

Cookies are small pieces of information (small files) stored on your equipment (such as your computer). As the service owner, we place cookies when you visit our games, as do the third-parties that we work with directly to deliver games and ads. While we control this process, you can use our consent tool to make choices about the cookies you wish to allow and the personal data processing that occurs with the help of those cookies. Because of the way online games and ads work, third parties with whom we do not work directly, but who also deliver games and ads via our games, may also place cookies. This is not something we can control.

Below we describe which cookies OrangeGames uses, for what purpose, and the duration of their use.

1.1 Cookies that help to ensure that the website functions properly

Our website uses cookies:

  • to remember information you enter when you fill in forms or input fields on various pages. We do this so that you won’t have to enter all of this information again the next time you visit.

  • to store preferences such as language settings, location settings, the number of search results you wish to display per page, etc.

  • to store settings for optimal (video) display, such as the optimal or desired buffer size and information regarding your screen resolution.

  • to read your browser settings, ensuring that our website is displayed properly on your screen.

  • to detect abuse of our website and services, for instance by registering repeated failed attempts to log in.

  • to ensure an even load (page requests) across the website, allowing us to keep the website available to our visitors.

  • to offer the option to store login details so that you do not have to log in manually the next time you visit the website.

  • to enable you to interact with our website in a whole range of different ways, such as social media interaction, or leaving direct feedback.

1.2 Cookies allowing us to sell and show ads

Most of our games are provided free of charge. Advertising income is used to cover the costs. This means that ads are a vital source of income, and are necessary to keep the games running.
Some advertisements (or videos) use cookies. These ads are placed on our websites by us and/or media companies and advertising networks. Advertising networks and media companies function as a middleman between us as the website owner and advertisers.
These cookies ensure that it is possible to:

  1. track which ads you have already seen, and prevent you from being shown the same ad over and over again.

  2. track how many visitors click on an advertisement, so that we can balance the books with advertisers.

  3. track how many orders are placed via the ads, so that we can balance the books with advertisers.

Please note that you will still be shown advertisements even if these cookies are not used. After all, we also display ads that do not use cookies.

Cookies used by us to sell and show ads

Name

Placed by

Reason

How long

_mkto_trk

Fyber N.V.

Deliver video ad content.

1 year

IDE

Google LLC

Deliver video ad content.

1 year and 1 month

YSC

Google LLC

Deliver video ad content.

1 year

PREF

Google LLC

Deliver video ad content.

1 year

SAPISID

Google LLC

Deliver video ad content.

2 years

CONSENT

Google LLC

Deliver video ad content.

19 years

SSID

Google LLC

Deliver video ad content.

2 years

LOGIN_INFO

Google LLC

Deliver video ad content.

2 years

SID

Google LLC

Deliver video ad content.

2 years

HSID

Google LLC

Deliver video ad content.

2 years

APISID

Google LLC

Deliver video ad content.

2 years

1.3 Cookies that allow us to gather information about the way visitors use our games

To find out which of our games visitors like best, we continually try to measure how many visitors our website attracts and which pages they view most often. To do this, we use our own cookies and/or those provided by third parties.

The information we gather in this manner is used to generate statistics. These statistics provide us with insights into how often visitors come to our web pages, which games they spend the most time playing, how often they interact with (part of) a specific service, and so on. This allows us to make the structure, navigation, and content of our website as user-friendly as possible.

We do not trace our statistics and other reports back to individual people.

We use cookies to

  1. keep track of the number of visitors on our games.

  2. keep track of the amount of time visitors spend on our games.

  3. determine the order in which a visitor views the various pages belonging to our product.

  4. determine which parts of our games (or pages) need to be adjusted.

  5. optimise the product (or parts of it).

 Cookies that are used to measure the use of our website

Name

Placed by

Reason

How long

_cfduid

UserVoice

Deliver customer support relevant to you

1 year

_ga

Plinga GmbH

Track number of visitors & optimize the product.

2 years

_gat

Plinga GmbH

Track number of visitors & optimize the product.

2 years

_gid

Plinga GmbH

Track number of visitors & optimize the product.

2 years

brzcrz_local

Plinga GmbH

Optimize the product.

10 years

brzcrz_session

Plinga GmbH

Optimize the product.

1 year

brzcrzrcz

Plinga GmbH

Optimize the product.

10 years

session

Plinga GmbH

Optimize the product.

1 year

uvts

Plinga GmbH

Optimize the product.

1 year

OAGEO

Plinga GmbH

Optimize the product.

1 year

OAID

Plinga GmbH

Optimize the product.

1 year

PHPSESSID

Paymentwall, Inc

Optimize the product & payment solutions.

1 year

cc

Paymentwall, Inc

Optimize the product & payment solutions.

1 year

_utma

Paymentwall, Inc

Optimize the product & payment solutions.

1 year

_utmb

Paymentwall, Inc

Optimize the product & payment solutions.

1 year

_utmc

Paymentwall, Inc

Optimize the product & payment solutions.

1 year

_utmz

Paymentwall, Inc

Optimize the product & payment solutions.

1 year

1.4 Cookies to share the content of our website via social media

Our games and certain events related to them can be shared via social media by clicking on a number of different social media buttons. To enable these buttons to work properly, we use social media cookies provided by various social media platforms. These cookies allow the social media platforms that you wish to use to recognise you when you want to share something with your friends. In other words, these cookies allow users who are logged in to the selected social media platforms to share certain content from our product directly.

For more information regarding the cookies used by these social media platforms and the data these parties collect using those cookies, we refer you to the terms and conditions applicable to these platforms as listed on their own websites.

Please see the social media websites listed and linked below to view the terms and conditions that may apply. (Please note, however, that these terms and conditions may be subject to change without notice.) We do not have any influence on these separate terms and conditions.

  • Facebook

Cookies used by OrangeGames to enable sharing via social media

Name

Placed by

Reason

How long

[varies]

Facebook

Social media access

[varies]

1.5 Other/unforeseen

Because of the way the internet and websites work, it may be that we do not always have insight into the cookies that third parties place via our website. This is especially the case if our product contains so-called embedded elements. These are games that are stored with another party, but which are shown on, in, or via our product.

If you encounter cookies that fall into this category, and do not correspond to the previous categories described above, please let us know. You can also contact the third party directly and ask which cookies they place on your device, why they do this, and what personal data they process with the cookie. You may also wish to ask what the lifespan of the cookie is and what safeguards they have taken to protect your privacy.

2. How does OrangeGames use personal data?

2.1 Data used by OrangeGames to sell and show ads

We process personal data on all OrangeGames websites. Below, we describe in more detail what types of personal data we process and for what purpose.

We collect and process the following types of (personal) data:

  • The page you visited (URL). This contains an abbreviation of the name of the game you played.

  • General data about the browser used. For instance, whether you use Chrome or Firefox, and which version.

  • Whether you use a desktop/laptop or tablet/smartphone to visit the website.

  • The version and language of the operating system used.

  • The IP address used (the address of the internet connection)

  • Upon access, the approximate geographical location of the visitor based on the IP address, at the country or region level.

What we use the data for

We use the data we collect to enable the automated auction (bidding process) of the ad inventory of our clients, and to record views and clicks on ads.

Our legal basis for processing this data

We base our data processing on the consent granted by the data subject.

Where do we obtain the data from?

We collect data via the cookies mentioned above.

How long do we store data?

We store data for up to 90 days. If we interact with cookies stored on your device, this period starts over again.

Who do we share data with?

We share the above mentioned data with a large number of buyers, such as advertisers, brands, media agencies, and other intermediaries, although not all buyers receive the same data. The list of buyers changes on a continuing basis, and for this reason we cannot include a comprehensive list here.

2.2 Data used by OrangeGames when you open an account

OrangeGames collects and processes the following types of (personal) data:

  • e-mail address

  • user ID

  • username

  • IP address

What we use the data for

OrangeGames uses the collected data to enable the user to login to a user account and play games.

Our legal basis for processing this data

We base our data processing on the fulfilment of a contract to deliver you the account-specific services.

Where do we obtain the data from?

We collect our data from your input when you create an account. We collect your IP address automatically, depending on your geolocation.

How long do we store data?

We store data for up to the lifespan of an account.

Who do we share data with?

We don’t share the account data referred to in this section with third parties.

2.3 Data used by OrangeGames when you subscribe to a newsletter

OrangeGames collects and processes the following types of (personal) data:

  • e-mail address

  • username

What we use the data for

OrangeGames uses the collected data for the purpose of sending you our newsletter.

Our legal basis for processing this data

We base our data processing on consent. We ask for your consent when you sign up for our newsletter.

Where do we obtain the data from?

We collect data from your personal input.

How long do we store data?

We store data until the user unsubscribes or opts out. The e-mail address may be stored for the lifetime of the user account.

Who do we share data with?

We don’t share the data referred to in this section with third parties other than the e-mail provider.

2.4 Data used by OrangeGames when you make a payment

Plinga works with third party payment providers, which you can find listed here. You can also contact the third party directly and ask what personal data they collect and store and why they do this.

Plinga does not collect and store any billing-related personal data. Plinga uses and stores your user ID in order to identify payments done by you.

What we use the data for

We use the data we collect for the purpose of storing your payment and to make sure that the payments are traceable.

Our legal basis for processing this data

We base our data processing on the tracking of a transaction (storing the payment and making sure that it is traceable).

Where do we obtain the data from?

We collect our data from the third party payment provider.

How long do we store data?

In order to comply with tax laws, we store data for up to 10 years.

Who do we share data with?

We don’t share the payment data referred to above with third parties other than the payment provider.

2.5 Transfer of your personal data

If you are an EU resident, would like to inform you that we may transfer your personal data from your home country to other countries and organizations. When we transfer this data, we will do so only when we have put in place appropriate safeguards (you can obtain more information about these safeguards by writing to our DPO), or if we have obtained your explicit consent for such a transfer.

3. Your rights to your data

Access rights

You have the right to request access to your personal data. You also have the right to:

    • Rectify incorrect personal data, or, when certain circumstances apply, to erase it.

    • Restrict or object to the processing of your personal data.

    • Receive your data so that you can use it elsewhere (data portability).

If you wish to exercise any of the above rights, please contact us at privacy@plinga.com. We will provide you with instructions regarding the information (cookie) we need for you so that we are able to find the data in question. If you ask us to delete your data, we reserve the right to store the data we need to meet our legal and internal audit requirements. You also have the right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority.

Revoke consent for OrangeGames cookies and data processing

You have the right to withdraw your consent at any time, but we would like to point out that this does not affect the lawfulness of the processing before the date that you withdraw your consent. To revoke your consent, please visit your profile settings while being logged in Plinga’s product. 

4. Version information

This policy was last updated in May 2018.

Questions
We welcome comments and suggestions regarding OrangeGames’s privacy notice. Please send questions about our privacy policy or the information we have collected from you to privacy@plinga.com.