Privacy Policy

Effective Date: June 1, 2017

INTRODUCTION

HyperBeard, Inc. and its subsidiaries (collectively, "HyperBeard") recognize that its customers, visitors, users, and others (collectively or individually "Users") who use games, applications, and other services hosted by HyperBeard (collectively, the "HyperBeard Games") value their privacy. This Privacy Policy details important information regarding the use and disclosure of User information collected on HyperBeard Games. HyperBeard provides this Privacy Policy to help you make an informed decision about whether to use or continue using HyperBeard Games.

This Privacy Policy is incorporated into and is subject to the HyperBeard Terms of Use. Your use of HyperBeard Games and any personal information you provide within HyperBeard Games remain subject to the terms of this Privacy Policy and our Terms of Use. If you access HyperBeard Games from a third-party social networking site or mobile platform, you may also be required to read and accept the third party's Terms of Service and Privacy Policy.


THE INFORMATION HYPERBEARD COLLECTS


User Provided Information through Facebook

HyperBeard's primary objective in collecting user information is to provide and enhance HyperBeard Games and to enable users to easily navigate and enjoy HyperBeard Games When you use HyperBeard Games, we may collect and record the information you provide us voluntarily through www.facebook.com ("Facebook") in accordance with the policies and terms of Facebook.

The types of personal information collected may vary depending on the activity. This "Personal Information" is defined as information about you that can be used to contact or identify you. Personal information may include: (1) your name (2) Facebook® user identification number, (3) email address, (4) physical address(es), and (5) phone number(s). Additionally, we may acquire information from you through (1) your access and participation in message boards on the HyperBeard website, (2) your email of a question to our customer support, or (3) your purchase of a product. We may also collect (1) certain technical information about your mobile device or computer system, including MAC Address, IP Address and mobile device ID; and (2) usage statistics about your interactions with HyperBeard Games.
Personal Information, for purposes of this Privacy Policy, will not include (1) game play information, such as stored game data, high scores, or game session duration, (2) any image, video, or other content posted by you on HyperBeard Games, or (3) any information you may choose to share about yourself throughout HyperBeard Games, such as in games or on message boards. Any actions you perform with other players are considered public and at your sole discretion.


User Provided Information through Prize Redemption

In the event that you wish to claim a prize won through one of HyperBeard's rewards-based gaming applications, you will need to follow certain procedures set forth in the terms of such application. Some of these procedures may include the submission of certain Personal Information, such as your photo identification. Such Personal Information is used only to verify your eligibility in the sweepstakes.


Advertiser, Publisher, or Developer Provided Information

If you sign up as an advertiser, publisher, or developer, you will provide your name, company name and email address. We use this information to set up your account and allow you to place ads on our site. For developers, we allow you to create ad placement tags and embed ad tags into application code. When we deem it necessary to do so, we may send you service related announcements, such as to inform you that our service is temporarily suspended for maintenance.


Cookies Information

When you visit HyperBeard Games or its website, we may send one or more cookies - a small text file containing a string of alphanumeric characters - to your computer that uniquely identifies your browser. HyperBeard uses both session cookies and persistent cookies. A persistent cookie remains on your hard drive after you close your browser. Persistent cookies may be used by your browser on subsequent visits to the site. Persistent cookies can be removed by following your web browser help file directions. A session cookie is temporary and disappears after you close your browser. You can reset your web browser to refuse all cookies or to indicate when a cookie is being sent. However, some features of HyperBeard Games may not function properly if the ability to accept cookies is disabled. We do not link the information we store in cookies to any personally identifiable information you submit while on our sites.

The use of cookies by our partners, affiliates, or tracking utility company is not covered by our Privacy Policy. We do not have access to or control of these cookies. Our partners, affiliates, or tracking utility company use session ID cookies to make it easier for you to navigate our site.


Log File Information

Log file information is automatically reported by your browser each time you view a web page. When you register with or visit HyperBeard Games or the HyperBeard website, our servers automatically record certain information that your web browser provides. These server logs may include information such as your web request, Internet Protocol ("IP") address, browser type, browser language, referring / exit pages and URLs, platform type, number of clicks, domain names, landing pages, pages viewed and the order in which those pages were viewed, the amount of time spent on particular pages, the date and time of your request, and one or more cookies that may uniquely identify your browser.


Resume Submission

If you choose to submit a resume to HyperBeard via our site, please be aware that the resume submission may be hosted on a third party service provider's platform. Nevertheless, all personal information is stored and the upload of your resume is done by HyperBeard. Our Privacy Policy governs the collection and use of this information. We use this information for the sole purpose of contacting you regarding the job for which you have applied.


THE WAY HYPERBEARD USES INFORMATION


If you submit personally identifiable information to us by use of HyperBeard Games, then we use your personal information to operate, maintain, and provide you the features and functionality of HyperBeard Games.

Any personal information or content that you voluntarily disclose online (on discussion boards, in messages and chat areas, within your public profile page, etc.) becomes publicly available and can be collected and used by others to send you unsolicited messages. HyperBeard is not responsible for the personally identifiable information you choose to submit in these public areas of the site. Your display name (not your email address) may be displayed to other Users when you upload images or videos or send messages through HyperBeard Games and other Users can contact you through messages and comments. Any images, captions, videos or other content that you submit to HyperBeard Games may be redistributed through the Internet and other media channels, and may be viewed by the general public.

We may use your email address for non-marketing or administrative purposes (such as notifying you of major HyperBeard Games changes, new messages in your inbox, for customer service purposes, or if you are a potential winner in a sweepstakes). We use both your personally identifiable information and certain non-personally-identifiable information (such as anonymous User usage data, cookies, IP addresses, browser type, clickstream data, etc.) to improve the quality and design of HyperBeard Games and to create new features, promotions, functionality, and services by storing, tracking, and analyzing User preferences and trends.

We use cookies, clear gifs, and log file information to: (a) retain information so that you will not be required to re-enter it during your visits to HyperBeard Games; (b) provide custom, personalized content and information; (c) monitor the effectiveness of our marketing campaigns; (d) monitor aggregate metrics, including total number of visitors and traffic; (e) track your entries, submissions, and status in promotions, sweepstakes, and contests; (f) diagnose or fix technical problems reported by Users or engineers that are associated with the IP addresses controlled by a specific web company or ISP; and (g) access your information after you sign in.


WHEN HYPERBEARD DISCLOSES INFORMATION


HyperBeard will not share, sell, rent or trade your personal information other than as described in this privacy policy.
We provide personally identifiable information and non-personally-identifiable information to our subsidiaries, affiliated companies, or other businesses or persons for the purpose of processing such information on our behalf, including credit card processing. We require that our subsidiaries, affiliated companies, or other businesses or persons agree to process such information in compliance with our Privacy Policy and we use reasonable efforts, including confidentiality and security measures, to limit their use of such information.
We use a third party payment gateway. If you choose to make a purchase within one of our applications, you will be transferred to a third party payment gateway to make the payment. The third party then provides HyperBeard the name on the account and the amount paid so that we may complete the transaction.


We do share non-personally-identifiable information (such as anonymous User usage data, referring / exit pages and URLs, platform types, number of clicks, etc.) with interested third-parties to assist them in understanding the usage patterns for certain content, services, advertisements, promotions, and/or functionality within HyperBeard Games. HyperBeard may share personally-identifiable information and/or non-personally-identifiable information with third party-affiliates and business partners for the purpose of offering greater functionality and enhanced services through HyperBeard or other sites, and for the purpose of communicating these services to you.
We may release personally identifiable information and/or non-personally-identifiable information if required to do so by law, or in the good-faith belief that such action is necessary to comply with state and federal laws (such as U.S. Copyright Law) or respond to a court order, subpoena, or search warrant.


It may be necessary to share information in order to investigate, prevent, or take action regarding suspected or actual illegal activities, including but not limited to, fraud, potential threats to public safety or the physical safety of any person, violations of our Terms of Use, or as otherwise permitted by law.


HyperBeard also reserves the right to disclose personally identifiable information and/or non-personally identifiable information that HyperBeard believes, in good faith, is appropriate or necessary to enforce our Terms of Use, take precautions against liability, to investigate and defend itself against any third-party claims or allegations, to assist government enforcement agencies, to protect the security or integrity of HyperBeard Games, and to exercise or protect the rights, property, or personal safety of HyperBeard, our Users or others.


YOUR CHOICES


You may, of course, decline to submit personally identifiable information through HyperBeard Games, in which case HyperBeard may not be able to provide certain services to you. Please note that media files uploaded by Users to HyperBeard Games cannot be removed and remain subject to our Terms of Use.


We follow generally accepted industry standards to protect the personally identifiable information submitted to us, both during transmission and once we receive it. However, no method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage, is 100% secure. Therefore, while we strive to use commercially acceptable means to protect your personal information, we cannot guarantee its absolute security.

If you have any questions or comments about security on our Web site or this Privacy Policy, you can email us at hola@hyperbeard.com.


THIRD-PARTY ADVERTISERS, LINKS TO OTHER SITES


HyperBeard allows other companies, called third-party ad servers or ad networks, to serve advertisements within HyperBeard Games. These third-party ad servers or ad networks use technology to send, directly to your browser, the advertisements and links that appear within HyperBeard Games. These third-parties automatically receive your IP address when this happens. They may also use other technologies (such as cookies, JavaScript, or Web Beacons) to measure the effectiveness of their advertisements and to personalize the advertising content.


HyperBeard does not provide any personally identifiable information to these third-party ad servers or ad networks without your consent. However, please note that if an advertiser asks HyperBeard to show an advertisement to a certain audience (for example, men ages 18-34) or audience segment (for example, men ages 18-24 who have viewed certain channels of content) and you respond to that advertisement, the advertiser or ad-server may conclude that you fit the description of the target audience.

 

You should consult the respective privacy policies of these third-party ad servers or ad networks. This Privacy Policy does not apply to, and we cannot control the activities of, such other advertisers or web sites.


OUR COMMITMENT TO DATA SECURITY


HyperBeard uses commercially reasonable physical, managerial, and technical safeguards to preserve the integrity and security of your personal information. We cannot, however, ensure or warrant the security of any information you transmit to HyperBeard and you do so at your own risk. Once we receive your transmission of information, HyperBeard makes commercially reasonable efforts to ensure the security of our systems. However, please note that this is not a guarantee that such information may not be accessed, disclosed, altered, or destroyed by breach of any of our physical, technical, or managerial safeguards.


If HyperBeard learns of a security systems breach, then we may attempt to notify you electronically so that you can take appropriate protective measures. HyperBeard may post a notice on HyperBeard Games if a security breach occurs. Depending on where you live, you may have a legal right to receive notice of a security breach in writing. To receive a free written notice of a security breach (or to withdraw your consent from receiving electronic notice) you should notify us by using the contact Information in this statement.


OUR COMMITMENT TO CHILDREN'S PRIVACY


Protecting the privacy of young children is especially important to HyperBeard. For that reason, HyperBeard does not knowingly collect or maintain personally identifiable information or non-personally-identifiable information within HyperBeard Games from persons under 13 years of age, and no part of our website is directed to persons under 13. If you are under 13 years of age, then please do not use or access HyperBeard Games at any time or in any manner. If HyperBeard learns that personally identifiable information of persons under 13 years of age has been collected on HyperBeard Games then HyperBeard will take the appropriate steps to delete this information immediately.


We recommend that minors over the age of 13 ask their parents or guardians for permission before sending any personal information to anyone over the Internet.


INTERNATIONAL USERS


HyperBeard Games are hosted in the United States and are intended for and directed to Users in the United States. If you are a User accessing HyperBeard Games from the European Union, Asia, or any other region with laws or regulations governing personal data collection, use, and disclosure, that differ from the laws of the United States, please be advised that through your continued use of the HyperBeard Games, which are governed by U.S. law, this Privacy Policy, and our Terms of Use, you are transferring your personal information to the United States and you consent to that transfer.

 

ACCESS TO AND MANAGING YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION


We believe it is important for you to be able to find out what personally identifiable information you have provided to us through HyperBeard Games. If you have provided us with personally identifiable information, you can contact us to request that we provide you with the personally identifiable information we have in our records about you. We reserve the right to limit the number of times such a request can be made and to charge you for responding to such requests if this process is misused or abused.

If you become aware that personally identifiable information or sensitive information you may have provided that we have in our records about you is inaccurate, incomplete, or incompatible with the purposes for which it was provided or subsequently authorized by you, please notify us using the contact information provided below. To inquire about your personally identifiable or sensitive information, and to correct, amend, or delete such information, please send a request by email with your current contact information to hola@hyperbeard.com.


IN THE EVENT OF MERGER, SALE, OR BANKRUPTCY


In the event that HyperBeard undergoes a business transition, such as a merger, acquisition by another company, or sale of all or a portion of its assets, we may transfer all of your information, including personal information, to the successor organization in such a transition. In the unlikely event of our bankruptcy, insolvency, reorganization, receivership, or assignment for the benefit of creditors, or the application of laws or equitable principles affecting creditors' rights generally, we may not be able to control how your personal information is treated, transferred, or used.


CHANGES AND UPDATES TO THIS PRIVACY POLICY


This Privacy Policy may be revised periodically reflected by the "effective date" below. Please revisit this page frequently to become aware of any changes. In general, we only use your personal information in the manner described in the Privacy Policy in effect when we received the personal information you provided. Your continued use of HyperBeard Games constitutes your agreement to this Privacy Policy and any future revisions.

If we change how we use your personally identifiable information, we will notify you here, by email, or by means of a notice on our home page.

Date Last Modified: This Privacy Policy was last modified June 1, 2017.


CONTACT INFORMATION


If you have questions about this Policy, please contact HyperBeard Games at hola@hyperbeard.com.