You can use our services for many reasons: to search for and share information, to communicate with other people, or to build an Archetypal profile. By sending us information, you allow us to improve our services. In particular, we can display the most relevant profiles and search results and help you to exchange with other people or to make sharing with other users faster and easier. We would like that you, as a user of our services, understand how we use your information and how you can protect your privacy.
● the information that we collect and the reasons for collecting it.
● how we will use this information.
● the features that we propose to you, including how to access your information and how to update it.
We strive to be as clear as possible. However, if you are not familiar, for example, with the terms “cookies”, “IP addresses”, “pixel tags”, or “navigators”, be sure to know these key terms beforehand. We are committed to maintaining the confidentiality of your private information. Thus, whether you are a new user or a regular, take the time to discover our practices and do not hesitate to contact us if you have any questions.
The party in charge of handling personal information is (data controller): IP Game SA, registered at the Trade Register of the Canton of Vaud, Switzerland, whose headquarters is located in Lausanne.
Information that we collect
The information that we collect serves to improve the services proposed to all of our users. This may concern basic information, such as the language that you use, or more complicated information, such as your archetypes and those of your contacts that you find the most useful, the people that interest you the most on the services, or the content you might like.
We collect information in the following manner:
● Information that you communicate to us: to access our services, you must create an Identity Pursuit account. In this case, you will need to provide personal information, such as your name, your email address, and your telephone number, which are saved in your account. To fully benefit from all the sharing capabilities that we offer, you may need to create a public profile, which can include your name and your photo.
● Information that we collect when you use our services: we collect information, including personal information, which relates to the services that you use and to how you will be using them. This information includes:
o Information relating to the device used
We collect information concerning the device that you use, for example, the model, the operating system version, the unique identifiers of the device, and information concerning the mobile network, including your telephone number. We may associate the identifiers of your device or your telephone number with your Identity Pursuit account.
o Log files
When you use our services or when you display content provided by IP Game SA, we collect and store information, including personal information, in our server’s log files. This includes:
▪ how you have used the service concerned,
▪ your IP address or cell phone number,
▪ information concerning the events associated with the device you use, such as failures, system activities, equipment settings, browser type and language, date and time of the query, and the referral URL.,
▪ cookies make it possible to uniquely identify your browser or your Identity Pursuit account.
o Location information
When you use our services, we may collect and process information concerning your actual location. We use different technologies to locate you, including IP address, GPS signals, and other sensors that make it possible for us to identify nearby devices, access points, and mobile towers.
o Unique application numbers
Certain services include a unique application number. This number and the information about your installation (operating system type and version number, for example) may be sent to IP Game SA when you install or uninstall the service, or when the service regularly contacts our servers (for example, for automatic updates).
o Local storage
We may collect and store information (including personal information) on your device using mechanisms such as browser web storage (including HTML 5) and the application data caches.
o Cookies and similar technologies
We and our partners use various technologies to collect and store information when you access an IP Game SA service, for example by using cookies or similar technologies to identify your browser or your device. We also use these technologies to collect and store information when you interact with the services that we offer to our partners, such as advertising services or IP Game SA features that may appear on other sites.
Other than your information that we obtain through our partners, including personal information, the information we collect when you are connected to IP GAME SAS may be associated with your Identity Pursuit account. We treat this as personal information. For more information about how you can access, manage, or delete information associated with your account, consult the Transparency and Choice section of this policy.
How we use the information that we collect
The information that we collect helps us to offer, manage, protect, and improve our services, develop new services, as well as protect both our users and ourselves. This information also enables us to offer you customized content, such as the most relevant contacts.
We may use your email address to send you informations relating to your use of the application. It may also be used to respond to your questions and other requests. If you do not wish to receive more emails from us, we include detailed unsubscribe instructions at the bottom of each email.
We may use the name provided in your Identity Pursuit Profile in all of the services that require the use of an Identity Pursuit account. We may also replace previous names associated with your account so that you are presented consistently in all of our services. If other users already have your email address or other information that makes it possible to identity you, we may show them your public Profile, such as your name and your photo.
If you have an Identity Pursuit Profile, we may display your profile name and photo as well as the actions that you have carried out on the application or on third-party applications connected to your Identity Pursuit account (such as the responses to the questions that you are answering, the reviews you write, or the comments you post) in our services, including the displaying of ads or other commercial contexts. We will comply with the settings you define in your Identity Pursuit account in terms of sharing and visibility.
When you contact IP Game SA, we keep a record of your communication in order to best resolve the issues that you may encounter. We may use your email address to keep you informed, for example, of changes or upcoming improvements for our services.
We use the information provided by cookies and other technologies, such as pixel tags, so that we can offer you a better ease of use and improve the overall quality of our services. Saving your language preferences makes it possible, for example, to display our services in the language you use the most. When we offer you personalized ads, we will not associate identifiers from cookies or similar technologies with sensitive information, such as race, religion, sexual orientation, or health condition.
Our automated systems analyze your content (including messages) so that we can offer you personalized features for products, such as customized search results, tailored ads, and spam and malware detection.
The personal information you provide us with for one of our services may be cross-referenced, for example for facilitating the sharing of your information with people you know. The cross-referencing of information from cookies with information that makes it possible to identify you is only possible with your express consent.
We process your personal information on IP Game SA servers located in many countries throughout the world. Your personal information may thus be processed on a server located outside your country of residence.
Transparency and choice
Privacy concerns vary from one person to the next. We strive to be clear in the way we collect and use your information, in order for you to have all of the elements to make informed choices. For example, you can carry out the actions below:
● Check and update the Identity Pursuit activity controls, in order to determine the types of information you would like to save in your account when you are using IP Game SA services. You can also view these controls in order to determine if certain activities are stored in a cookie or similar technology on your cell phone device when you use our services without being logged into your account.
● Use our Dashboard to check and control certain types of information associated with your Account.
● Adjust the display of the profile associated with your account.
● Control who you share your information with through your account.
● Delete information associated with your account for several of our services.
● Choose if your profile name and photo will appear in the shared recommendations.
You can also set your browser to block all cookies, including the cookies associated with our services or to be informed when we send them to you. However, it is necessary to remember that the majority of our services may not function correctly if you deactivate cookies. They will not take into account your language preferences, for example.
Information that you share
Many IP Game SA services make it possible for you to share your information with other people. Remember that when you share information publically, search engines such as Google can index them. Our services offer you several ways to share and delete your content.
Accessing and updating of your personal information
When you use our services, we would like you to have access to your personal information. If there is incorrect information, we will make sure that you can update it quickly or delete it, except if we need to keep it for legitimate business purposes or if the law obliges us to do so. Before responding to an update request for your personal information, we may invite you to identify yourself.
We reserve the right to refuse any unreasonably repetitive or systematic request, any request for disproportionate technical efforts (for example, the development of a new system or a major change an existing procedure), compromising the privacy of third parties, or difficult to carry out (for example, requests concerning information stored in backup systems).
The access to information and its correction is a free service, except in the case where this service would involve a disproportionate effort. We will take all the measures to protect the information generated as part of our services against any accidental or voluntary destruction. Consequently, even when you delete information used by our services, we do not immediately delete the residual copies that are found on our active servers, nor do we delete those stored in our backup systems.
Information that we share
We do not communicate your personal information to companies, organizations, or third parties unless this involves the following situations:
● With your consent
We do not communicate your personal information to companies, organizations, or third parties unless you give your consent. We will always ask for your express authorization before communicating sensitive personal information to third parties.
● For external processing
● For legal reasons
We only share personal information with companies, organizations, or third parties if we believe in good faith that the access, use, protection, or disclosure of this information is reasonably justified for:
o adhering to legal, regulatory, judicial, or administrative requirements;
o detect, prevent, or handle fraudulent activities, breaches in security, or any technical issue;
o protect against any harm to the rights, property, or to the safety of Identity Pursuit, of its users or of the public, by implementing and adhering to the law.
We may need to publically share, as well as with our partners (publishers, advertisers, or associated websites), information that does not enable the user to be personally identified. For example, we may publicly share information concerning the usage trends of our services.
We implement all the security measures required to protect IP Game SA as well as our users against any unauthorized access and changes, disclosure or destruction of the information that we hold. In particular:
● We encrypt most of our services using SSL technology or equivalent,
● We conduct internal audits on the collecting, storage, and processing of information, including physical security measures, in order to prevent any access that is unauthorized for our systems.
● Access to personal information is strictly reserved to employees, subcontractors, and IP Game SA representatives, which will need access to them so this can be processed in your name. These persons are subject to strict confidentiality obligations and may be subject to disciplinary measures that can lead to the termination of a contract if they fail to meet these obligations.
Compliance and cooperation with regulatory bodies