Version Dated: November 2018
Information collected from you by others, such as third-party web sites that you may access through links on the Services, may also be governed by those third parties’ privacy policies.
Collection & Use of Information
We collect and use information in several different ways.
Information You Provide
When you use our App or visit our Site, we collect the information that you choose to share with us. For example, we collect information that can be used to identify you as an individual (“Personal Information”) such as your name, email address, user name and password when you register an account (“Account”) with us. We may collect your age, postal address, telephone number and other Personal Information if you win prizes.
We may also provide you with other opportunities voluntarily to provide Personal Information to us on the Service, such as through feedback or customer support forms, surveys, user profile functionality or other means.
Additional Information We Collect
Information from Third Parties: We may offer the ability to connect to Third-Party Connected Service (as defined below in the “Third-Party Connected Service” section of this Policy). We collect Personal Information from those Third-Party Connected Service as described below in that section.
Site and App Usage Information: When you visit the Site, we automatically collect information such as your IP address, cookie information, browser type, system type, the content and pages that you access on the Site, the dates and times you access the Site, and the “referring URL” (i.e., the page from which you navigated to the Site). Similarly, when you launch or use the Service, we automatically collect a variety of information about your mobile device and your use of the Service, such as your IP address, mobile device identifier (“Device ID”), device type and operating system, browser type, as well as the dates and times you access or use the Service, and actions you engage in using the Service (such as, for example, the types of games you play).
We may collect this information passively using technologies such as standard server logs, cookies, and clear GIFs (also known as “Web beacons”).
Location Information: With your consent, we may collect information about your location using methods that include GPS, wireless networks, cell towers and Wi-Fi access points. Because of the need to verify your location for purposes of eligibility to participate in the Service, you may not opt out of the collection. If you refuse to consent or disable location-based functionality of the Service or App, you will not be able to utilize the Service.
Invitation Service: We may offer functionality on the Service that allows you to tell a friend about the Service. If you choose to use our invitation service to tell a friend about the Service, we will ask you for information needed to send the invitation, such as your friend’s email address or phone number. We may also offer you the opportunity to invite your friend via third-party services such as Facebook or Twitter. We will automatically send your friend a one-time email, SMS message, or other message inviting him or her to visit or try the Service. By providing email addresses or contact information, you represent and warrant that you have the right to do so, and you acknowledge and agree and that such information may also be provided to the third-party service that you have designated to contact your friend, as applicable. We store this information to send this one-time invitation, to register a friend connection if your invitation is accepted, and to track the success of our referral program. Your friend may contact us at support@Edge.net to request that we remove this information from our database.
Edge uses the information we collect about you for a variety of business purposes, including:
Generally, we use the information that you provide to: (i) administer, operate, and improve the Service and our other services and systems; (ii) personalize the content and information on the Service; (iii) monitor and analyze the effectiveness of the Service and marketing activities on the Service (including by third parties); (iv) understand and analyze the usage trends, interests and preferences of our users; (v) track your entries, submissions and status in any promotions or other activities that may be offered on the Service from time to time; and (vi) create new features, functionality, products and services.
We may also use Personal Information for any other purposes that we may disclose to you in connection with a request for your Personal Information, and for any other use for which you may provide your consent.
We will use your email address and other contact information to contact you for administrative purposes and for customer service purposes. We may also use your contact information to send you advertisements and promotions regarding our products and services and those of third parties.
We may use location information and other information that you provide or that we collect to provide content (including, without limitation, advertisements served by third-party advertising networks or service providers) and services to you based in whole or in part on your location.
Sharing of Information
We may disclose the information, including Personal Information, that we collect to third parties:
If you win a prize, we may publish your first name, last initial, location, picture, and a description of the prize (e.g., the amount of any monetary prize) that you have won on our Facebook page, our website, and in advertisements and promotional materials that we may disseminate through various media.
To comply with tax reporting obligations if you win a prize.
At your request or with your express consent.
To third parties involved in the process of providing the Service to us or you or performing functions on our behalf. Those third parties are only permitted to use your Personal Information for the purpose for which it has been provided and may not disclose it to any other third party except at our express direction and in accordance with this Policy.
If required to do so by law or regulation, or in the good-faith belief that such action is necessary to comply with state and federal laws, including but not limited to in response to a court order, judicial or other government subpoena or warrant, or to otherwise cooperate with law enforcement activity or other legal process.
As we believe, in good faith, is appropriate or necessary to protect Edge and others from fraudulent, abusive or unlawful uses or activity; to investigate or defend ourselves against claims or allegations of wrongdoing or misconduct; to protect the security or integrity of the Service; or to protect or enforce our rights, property or safety, or those of other persons or entities.
Additionally, we may share aggregated or anonymized data with a variety of third parties (i) for business, marketing or advertising purposes; or (ii) to assist such parties in understanding our users’ interests, habits and usage patterns for certain programs, content, services, advertisements, promotions or functionality available through the Service. For example, we may inform our advertisers and other third parties that a certain proportion of the Service’s users are female and have played games relating to a certain topic.
Choices and Access:
If you have established an Account with us, you may update, correct, or delete your profile information and preferences at any time by accessing your settings through the Service. If you wish to access or amend any other Personal Information we hold about you that we have collected through the Service, you may contact us at [firstname.lastname@example.org].
Please be aware that while your changes may be reflected promptly in active user databases, we may retain all information you submit for a variety of purposes, including backups and archiving, analytics, and prevention of fraud and abuse. To protect your privacy and security, we may ask you to verify your identity before granting you Account access or making corrections to your Personal Information.
Third-Party Connected Services:
Any Personal Information you provide on or to any Third-Party Connected Service is provided directly to such Third-Party Connected Service and is subject to that third party’s policies governing privacy and security. We are not responsible for the sharing, posting, commenting or other content and information-gathering practices on any Third-Party Connected Service. Please review their terms of service and privacy policies carefully before using any Third-Party Connected Service and connecting to our Service.
By connecting to any Third-Party Connected Service in connection with our Service, you permit us to access and use all information related to your account on the Third-Party Connected Service that may be accessible to us through the any Third-Party Connected Service pursuant to this Policy. For example, if you permit us to connect to your Facebook profile, we may collect information from your Facebook profile, such as your name, email, gender, birthday, current city, profile picture URL, list of friends, and a device token that uniquely identifies your mobile device. To limit or control the information that is available to us through any such Third-Party Connected Service, or to disconnect any Third-Party Connected Service from our Service, you should check (and, if applicable, modify) the applicable settings on the Third-Party Connected Service.
The Service may contain links to other third-party sites or other apps that are not owned or operated by Edge. This Policy only applies to Edge’s Service (including the Site and App) and does not apply to any third-party sites or apps. We are not responsible for the privacy practices of these third-party websites and services. We encourage you to carefully review the privacy policies applicable to any site or service you visit other than the Service before providing any Personal Information on them.
Our Commitment to Children’s Privacy:
Edge does not knowingly solicit or collect Personal Information from anyone under the age of 13, and no part of the Service is directed to persons under 18. If you are under 18, please do not attempt to download our App or provide us with any information. If we learn that Personal Information of children under the age of 13 has been collected on the Service, we will delete that information. If you are a parent or guardian and discover that your child under the age of 13 has obtained an Account on the Service or otherwise provided Personal Information to us, then you may alert us at [email@example.com] and request that we delete that child’s Personal Information from our systems.
We use commercially reasonable methods consistent with applicable laws that are intended to safeguard your Personal Information. No data transmission over the Internet can be guaranteed to be totally secure, however. Although we take steps to secure the information you provide to us, we cannot guarantee the security of any information you transmit to us or that we retain. You use the Service (including the App and Site) and provide us with Personal Information, at your own risk.
International Visitors and Consent to Transfer of Personal Information:
The Service is hosted in the United States and is intended solely for visitors located within the United States. If you nonetheless choose to use the Service from the European Union or other regions of the world with laws governing data collection and use that may differ from U.S. law, please be aware that you are transferring your Personal Information outside of those regions to the United States and, by providing your Personal Information on the Service, you consent to that transfer and to the use of your Personal Information in accordance with this Policy.
In the event another entity merges with or acquires Edge or substantially all of its assets, your Personal Information may be transferred to that successor or acquiring entity. A court also may order the sale of Personal Information as an asset in a bankruptcy or similar insolvency proceeding.
Notice to California Residents:
California law permits residents of California to request certain details about what Personal Information a company shares with other companies for such other companies’ direct (and independent) marketing purposes. To make such a request, you may contact us by using the contact details provided below under “Contact Us.”
Changes and Updates to this Policy:
Edge may revise this Policy from time to time without advance notice. Accordingly, we recommend that you check for updates to this Policy on an ongoing basis. We will identify the date the Policy was last updated at the beginning of the policy. We will use your Personal Information in a manner consistent with the Policy in effect at the time you submitted the information, unless you consent to the new or revised policy. If we make any significant changes in the way we use your Personal Information, we will alert you by posting a prominent notice when you open our App or visit our Site.
Please contact us with any questions or comments about this Policy, your Personal Information collected on the Service, our third party disclosure practices, or your consent choices by email: [firstname.lastname@example.org].