What information do the Applications obtain and how is it used?
Cookies placed by third parties
Advertising displayed in our Applications may contain cookies placed by third parties including the advertising party itself. These positions are used to display third party ads and are reserved for advertiser to measure the effectiveness of its advertising campaign. These cookies are also used to recognise you when you browse other websites.
Google Products : Admob and Analytics
We use Google Analytics to measure and analyze our audience and Google Admob to display ads on our Applications. Google may use the advertising ID from the device on which the ad is serving to generate interests and demographics (for example, ‘sports enthusiasts’). Interests, demographics, and other data may be used to serve better targeted ads to the user. For more information on how Google use your information and how to control your data sent to Google, please visit this website
Auto-promotion Ads with Pubmetric
Auto-promotion Ads with Chartboost
We also use Chartboost to auto-promote our Applications on the stores. By using this service, we are able to suggest you our other Applications. When an ad is served by Chartboost Services, they may collect the following information from your device such as : bundle ID, language ID, operating system version, device model, software developer kit (SDK) version, unique device identifier, IP address, and Media Access Control (MAC) address. In addition, when an end user accesses a video ad, Chartboost may collect additional stats about videos and video playback such as: start/boot-up information, amount played/session length information, memory on device used for their video cache, videos cached on a device and complete view event. They identify an end user’s device using Chartboost’s internal device ID, which is linked to an end user’s Apple IDFA, Google Advertising ID (GAID), or Android ID, as applicable.
Google Play Games Services
In some Applications, we may use API Clients that use their own avatar/naming system in place of the user’s Google+ identity then you must make clear to users that their gameplay information will still be submitted to Google and associated with their Google+ identity and viewable within different Google products.
User Provided Information
You may be asked to enter your Google+ identity with Google Play Games Service and payment information to buy in-apps but these datas are only exchanged with Google and are not stored in our side.
Automatically Collected Information
In addition, the Applications may collect certain information automatically, including, but not limited to, the type of mobile device you use, your mobile devices unique device ID, the IP address of your mobile device, your mobile mac address,your mobile operating system, the type of mobile Internet browsers you use, and information about the way you use the Applications.
Do the Applications collect precise real time location information of the device?
The Applications do not collect precise information about the location of your mobile device. We only use the country code of your mobile device to display the cookie consent message.
Do third parties see and/or have access to information obtained by the Applications?
Yes. We will share your information with third parties only in the ways that are described in this privacy statement. We may disclose User Provided and Automatically Collected Information:
- As required by law, such as to comply with a subpoena, or similar legal process;
- When we believe in good faith that disclosure is necessary to protect our rights, protect your safety or the safety of others, investigate fraud, or respond to a government request;
- With our trusted services providers who work on our behalf, do not have an independent use of the information we disclose to them, and have agreed to adhere to the rules set forth in this privacy statement.
- If Buffalo App Studio is involved in a merger, acquisition, or sale of all or a portion of its assets, you will be notified via email and/or a prominent notice on our Web site of any change in ownership or uses of this information, as well as any choices you may have regarding this information.
- To advertisers and third party advertising networks and analytics companies as described in the section below
Automatic Data Collection and Advertising
As mentioned in Cookies section, we may work with advertising and analytics companies to help us understand how the Applications is being used, such as the frequency and duration of usage. We work with advertisers and third party advertising networks, who need to know how you interact with advertising provided in the Applications which helps us keep the cost of the Applications free. Advertisers and advertising networks use some of the information collected by the Applications, including, but not limited to, the unique identification ID of your mobile device and mobile operating system. To protect the anonymity of this information, we use an encryption technology to help ensure that these third parties can’t identify you personally. These third parties may also obtain anonymous information about other applications you’ve downloaded to your mobile device, the mobile websites you visit, your non-precise location information (e.g., your country code, your zip code), and other non- precise location information in order to help analyze and serve anonymous targeted advertising on the Applications and elsewhere. We may also share encrypted versions of information you have provided in order to enable our partners to append other available information about you for analysis or advertising related use.
Here is an exhaustive list of the Services we use :
- Google Admob
- Google Analytics
- Facebook SDK
- Google Play Games Services
If you’d like to opt-out from third party use of this type of information to help serve targeted advertising, please visit the section entitled “opt-out” just below.
What are my “opt-out” rights?
There are multiple opt-out options for users of this Applications:
Opt-out of all information collection by uninstalling the Applications: You can stop all collection of information by the Applications easily by uninstalling the Applications. You may use the standard uninstall processes as may be available as part of your mobile device or via the mobile applications marketplace or network.
Opt-out from the use of information to serve targeted advertising by advertisers and/or third party network advertisers: you may at any time opt-out from further allowing us to have access to your location data by disabling location services for these applications.
Push Notifications & Local Notifications
With your consent, we could send push notifications to your device to provide game updates and other important messages.
When you download our Applications, they may be offered for free and content can be purchased for real money inside our games. It is possible to turn off in-apps purchases in your devices setting. If you do not want to use this feature, turn off in-app purchases in your device’s settings. Refer to the device maker for more information.
By making in-game purchases you are responsible for any financial transactions and you agree that Buffalo App Studio will not be responsible for any loss, material or otherwise. We reserve the right to decline refunding requests for in-app purchases if the terms stated here in this agreement are not respected.
All billing and financial information is not processed by us. It is processed by third-parties like: Google and Apple. Buffalo App Studio does not store, process or share any billing information.
We are concerned about safeguarding the confidentiality of your information. We provide physical, electronic, and procedural safeguards to protect information we process and maintain. For example, we limit access to this information to authorized employees and contractors who need to know that information in order to operate, develop or improve our Applications. Please be aware that, although we endeavor provide reasonable security for information we process and maintain, no security system can prevent all potential security breaches.
If you have any questions regarding privacy while using the Applications, or have questions about our practices, please contact us via email
Last Update : 3/05/2018