Benjamin Lochmann New Media GmbH, also known by as Pixel Maniacs (“we,” “us,” “our,” or “Pixel Maniacs”) respects your privacy rights and is committed to being transparent with our use of your information. If you are a resident or access our Services from within the European Economic Area (“EEA”), we apply the privacy protection to your information required by the General Data Protection Regulation.
- Our game “ChromaGun” (“ChromaGun”)
- Our game “Can’t Drive This” (“Can’t Drive This”)
- Our game “Escape the Loop” (“Escape the Loop”)
We protect and grant you your rights regarding information that can identify you as an individual (for example your name, age, gender, online user name, or your political opinion or religious belief) as well as information that can only personally identify you together with other information that we collect from you (for example your IP address, your activity with our Services, hardware device ID, or your browser type) (“Personal Information”).
Some of your information may be collected, stored, used, disclosed, or shared, anonymized by isolating the information from any personal identifiers and thereby cannot be used by us, or third parties that we share such information with, to identify you.
We may store some of your information via local storage (for example cookies) temporarily or permanently on your internet enabled device, which allows us to retrieve information on your device about your use of the Services (e.g. which language you prefer or your log in name).
Please review the following carefully to understand which information we collect, how we use it, who we share it with, how to exercise your rights, and how we comply with data protection regulation.
What We Collect and How We Use It
General Use Policy. We may use your information to provide, administer, maintain, and improve our Services; improve user’s experiences of the Services; analyze activity of our Services; provide you with support regarding our Services; to enforce our rights and the rights of other users of the Services, and to comply with our legal obligations; or to prevent imminent and serious bodily harm to a person.
Information We Collect Automatically
- Photon Engine for Can’t Drive This, which collects information in accordance with a data protection agreement between us and Photon Engine.
Using Our Service. When you use our Service and play our Games we automatically collect the following information, which is non-personal information or personal information in anonymized form to help manage, monitor, operate and improve our Service:
- Your basic computer information (for example the operating system you use, your device and hardware IDs and other driver information)
- Your IP Address
- Activity of our Service (via session IDs and timestamps)
- Player usage and activity information in anonymized form (for example when the game is played, how long it is played, which in game actions were taken)
- Crash reports (for example operating system, your hardware devices, time and cause of the crash)
- In game multiplayer activity if you play Can’t Drive This (for example player positions on the map, speed of driver and the tiles the builder has placed on the current map)
How We Share Your Information With Third Parties
We may transfer Personal Information for processing in countries in which the privacy laws may not be as comprehensive as those in the country where you reside or are a citizen. If you have accessed our Service from within the EEA, additional rules apply to the transfer of your Personal Information (see below).
Sharing of Forum Content and Game Chat Logs. When you submit content (such as a post or comment) to the Forum or through the Game chat feature, any visitors to and users of our Services will be able to see that content, the username associated with the content, and the date and time you originally submitted the content. We may allow other websites to embed public Forum content via our embed tools. We may also allow third parties to access public Forum content.
Third Party Service Providers. We contract with third parties who help us with our Services. Currently the third parties are:
How We Protect Your Personal Information
We take reasonable measures to protect the confidentiality, security, and integrity of your information. We have implemented physical, electronic and managerial procedures in order to help safeguard and prevent unauthorized access, use, alteration, modification and/or disclosure of your information by which you can be identified.
We cannot ensure or warrant perfect security. Accordingly, we assume no liability for any disclosure of data due to errors in transmission, unauthorized third party access or other acts of third parties, or acts or omissions beyond our reasonable control.
Our Policy on Information from Children
Under Thirteen. Our Services are intended for users ages 13 and older only. Accordingly, we will not knowingly collect or use any Personal Information from children that we know to be under the age of 13. In addition, we will delete any information in our possession that we discover originates from a child under the age of 13.
Parental Controls. If you believe that your child’s Personal Information was mistakenly collected through our services, please contact us immediately at firstname.lastname@example.org and we will work with you to determine if this is the case and remove such information if necessary.
Your Options On How We Treat Your Personal Information
Personal Information. You may review, update, change, or delete your information that can be used to personally identify you, by requesting that we cancel your access to our Services (for example, delete your Forum or Game Account or cancel your Crowdfunding participation) at email@example.com.
Cookies And Local Storage. You may delete local storage or cease our placement and use of local storage by setting your browser or internet abled device to disable local storage. Please be aware that local storage is important for your access of our Services and if you disable local storage, your access of our Service may be restricted or impossible.
Opting-Out. You may opt-out from having your Personal Information used for certain purposes. If you no longer wish to receive our newsletters and promotional communications, you may opt-out of receiving them by following the instructions included in each newsletter or communication or by emailing us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
California Privacy Rights. California Civil Code section 1798.83 permits customers who are California residents to request certain information regarding disclosure within the immediately preceding calendar year of that resident's Personal Information to third parties and in some cases affiliates for their direct marketing purposes. To make such a request, contact us through the information provided below. Please note that we are only required to respond to one request per customer each year, and we are not required to respond to requests made by means other than through the email address. For your protection, you will be required to provide proof of your identity to obtain a copy of your Personal Information.
Rules When You Access the Service from Within the EEA
If you access our Service from within an EEA Member State, the following privacy rules apply to you.
The Purposes For Which We Collect Information From You. If we collect personal information, we only process such if we have a lawful purpose pursuant to Article 6(1) GDPR. The following lawful purposes apply to such information that we collect from you:
- Necessary Collection To Perform Services (Article 6(1)(b) GDPR). We need the Personal Information that we collect for our games in order to fulfill our obligations and perform the services that you and we agreed upon when you downloaded or installed our games or started playing our games.
- Other Purposes. We may process your information when we are legally obliged to under GDPR Article 6(1)(c) (for example for tax purposes), it is necessary in order to protect the vital interests of you or someone else under GDPR Article 6(1)(d), it is necessary in public interest under GDPR(6)(e), or for security reasons, to better understand your and others interest and preferences for our Services and improve our Services, for internal purposes (for example for auditing), and to secure and enforce our rights under GDPR Article 6(1)(f).
Your Data Rights. You have the right to correct, update and change (if the information we process is incorrect), or delete Personal Information or demand from us to release such information, as well as restrict how we use or entirely end the use such information, by sending an email to email@example.com. Your rights, however, may be limited, for example we will keep Personal Information if, at the time or foreseeable future, it is necessary for us to establish, exercise, or defend against a legal claim.
Withdrawing Consent. If we have received your information from you because of your explicit consent, you can withdraw this consent at any time by sending an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Transferring and Sharing Data. We will never transfer your Personal Information to a third party or a successor of ours that resides in a country that does not adhere or cannot guarantee the same privacy protection standards as provided by the GDPR. We currently do not share Personal Information with third parties. However, we do share information with the following parties outside of the EEA, all of which protect your rights pursuant to the GDPR:
Parental Control. Children Under Sixteen. We do not acquire Personal Information based on consent from children under the age of sixteen. If you believe that your child’s Personal Information was mistakenly collected through our Service, please contact us immediately at email@example.com and we will work with you to determine if this is the case and grant you the rights under this Section.
Benjamin Lochmann New Media GmbH
Last updated: 17.04.2020