Akkad™ develops and publishes social games for the web and mobile devices. In this policy, "Akkad™" refers to Akkad™ sarl. and its Affiliates, which shall mean subsidiaries, parent companies, joint ventures and other corporate entities under common ownership. We may also refer to Akkad™ as "We" or "Us".
Information We Collect
Information about You Received from an SNS
When you use any Akkad™ game at an SNS such as Facebook or Google +, where our games may also be referred to as "applications", you allow Akkad™ to access certain information from your profile for that site. The information you allow Akkad™ to access varies by game and SNS, and it is affected by your privacy settings. You can control and find out more about these settings at the SNS where you play our games. For example, Akkad™ may access and store some or all of the following information, as allowed by you, the SNS and your preferences:
your first and last name
your profile picture or its URL
your user ID number, which is linked to publicly available information such as name and profile photo
the user ID numbers and other public data for your friends
the login e-mail you provided to that SNS when you registered
How We Collect Information about You
We may collect information about you in any one or more of the following ways:
Information about Players and Play
When you play one of our games, Akkad™ collects and stores certain information that you provide directly or through the SNS.
We may collect or receive information from other sources including (i) other Akkad™ users who choose to upload their email contacts; and (ii) third party information providers.
How We Use the Information We Collect
In general, We collect, store and use your information to provide you with a safe, smooth, efficient, and customized experience. For example, We may use information collected from you in any one or more of the following ways:
to create your game accounts and allow play of our games
to provide technical support and respond to user inquiries
to prevent fraud or potentially illegal activities, and enforce our Terms of Service
to deliver and target advertising
to notify users of in-game updates
to solicit input and feedback to improve Akkad™ products and services and customize your user experience
to inform users about new products or promotional offers
to engage in commonly accepted practices, such as contacting you at the email address We have on file if you are a potential winner in a sweepstakes
One important use of your information is communication. If you have provided your e-mail address to Akkad™, We'll use it to respond to (i) customer support inquiries, and for (ii) marketing needs.
Sharing of Your Information
We DO NOT share your information with third parties, that is parties other than Akkad™.
Your Sharing and Messaging Options
Information We Receive from Third Party SNS Where You play a Akkad™ Game
If you play our games at a third-party SNS, Akkad™ will be able to access and store profile and other information about you. The categories of information you share with Us will depend, in part, on the permissions you grant Us and the privacy settings you have established at the SNS where you access the application. Akkad™ does not offer an "opt out" option for specific fields that are shared by the SNS where you access and play the game(s).
Privacy Policies of Linked Sites and Advertisers
Our websites and games may contain advertisements from companies other than Akkad™ that may link to their own websites. We are not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of such websites. If you have any questions about how these other websites use your information, you should review their policies and contact them directly.
Security of Your Information
Akkad™ implements reasonable security measures to protect the security of your information both online and offline, and We are committed to the protection of customer information.
While We take reasonable precautions against possible security breaches of our websites and our customer databases and records, no website or Internet transmission is completely secure, and We cannot guarantee that unauthorized access, hacking, data loss, or other breaches will never occur. We urge you to take steps to keep your personal information safe (including your account password), and to log out of your account after use. If your SNS account is hacked, this may lead to unauthorized play of your Akkad™ games, so be careful to keep your account information secure.
Unfortunately, the transmission of information over the Internet is not completely secure. Although We strive to protect your personal data, We cannot guarantee the security of your data while it is being transmitted to our site; any transmission is at your own risk. Once We have received your information, We have procedures and security features in place to try to prevent unauthorized access.
Cookies and web beacons
What are cookies and web beacons
The Website makes use of "cookies" which are installed on the user’s computer when he rates a game on the Website. In addition, the advertisers on the Website such as Google Adsense, Google DoubleClick and Specific Media (the "Advertisers"), might use "cookies" and/or "web beacons". Cookies are small electronic files that are placed on the harddisk of the user’s computer whereas web beacons are mostly clear picture files which are used to keep track of a user’s navigation through a single website or a series of websites.
For what purposes will these cookies and web beacons be used
The Website Owner might use the information stored in a "cookie" in order prevent a user from rating the same game for several times. Such cookies will only be valid for a period of two weeks.
In addition, the user can refuse the installation of cookies and/or web beacons or delete them by adjusting the browser settings on his computer. To learn more on how to adjust the settings of your internet browser, we recommend the user to visit the website of the browser’s vendor.
Liability for cookies and web beacons
The Website Owner can not be held liable for the Advertisers’ cookies or web beacons for whatever purposes pursued.