Humoq is committed to protecting the privacy of all visitors to our site and applications, including users over the age of 13 ("General Users") and users under the age of 13 ("Child Users").
The Humoq General Site and the Humoq Kids Site (together the "Humoq Site") are and are owned by Humoq BV (referred to in this Policy as "Humoq", "we", "our" or "we"). BV (“Humoq”) is a corporation established under Norwegian law.
1. General information
All features on the Humoq Site can be used by Users without the need for registration. No personal data (such as e-mail addresses and phone numbers) is requested from users. Humoq may collect certain electronic data (such as the User's IP address, cookies or de-vice ID).
2. Data collection and purposes
Our servers automatically recognize visitors' domain names and IP addresses (the number assigned to computers on the Internet). The Humoq Site may collect anonymous "traffic data" that does not personally identify you, but this data may be helpful for marketing purposes or to improve the services we offer.
When your computer or mobile device communicates with our web servers (for example, when you visit the Humoq Site), our web servers automatically collect usage information. Such usage information includes information about how our visitors use and navigate the Humoq Site. It may include the number and frequency of visitors to each web page and their length of stay, browser type and referrer data identifying the web page visited before and after visiting our Site.
Traffic information may also be shared with partners and advertisers in aggregate and anonymous form. More information on information sharing will be in chapter 7.
3. Data Retention
Humoq may store users' data for the following purposes:
To improve the Humoq Site and develop new features;
To support subsequent customer service inquiries;
To increase the safety and security of the Humoq Site; or
Comply with our legal obligations.
We will retain your information for as long as reasonably necessary for the purposes for which this data was collected.
4. Third-party games
In general, Humoq does not allow third party content providers to collect personal data about Users. However, if any personal data is to be collected by a third-party content pro-vider, Humoq will contractually require that their processing of personal data in the con-text of a game complies with applicable data protection laws.
operate and improve the offers on the Humoq Site;
To help verify your identity while on the Humoq Site;
to remember your preferences;
provide and assist in measuring and researching the effectiveness of Humoq's offerings;
personalize the content provided to you through the Humoq Site; and,
to show targeted ads.
For information on how cookies are used on the Humoq Kids Site, please see the Child Users section below.
Users can refuse to save cookies or delete them by changing the browser settings on their computer. We recommend that the user visit the website of the browser's vendor to learn more about how to change the settings of your Internet browser.
The user can also decide to remove the installed cookies. Users can do this in the follow-ing ways:
Delete existing Tracking Technologies with the "Internet Options" sub-option of your browser's "Tools" menu option or by prompting your browser's support feature. Disable future Tracking Technologies using the same browser controls. Additional information regarding disabling most Tracking Technologies may be available through your browser's support feature. (See your browser's "help" section for more information.)
Delete existing Tracking Technologies with the "Clear Browsing Data..." sub-option of your browser's "Tools" menu option or as directed by your browser's support feature. Dis-able future Tracking Technologies using the same browser controls. Additional infor-mation regarding disabling most Tracking Technologies may be available through your browser's support feature. (See your browser's "help" section for more information.)
Delete existing Tracking Technologies with the “Clear Recent History…” sub-option of your browser's "History" menu option or as directed by your browser's support feature. Disable future Tracking Technologies using the same browser controls. Additional infor-mation regarding disabling most Tracking Technologies may be available through your browser's support feature. (See your browser's "help" section for more information.)
You can have the device you use to access the Humoq Site alert you when a cookie or most other Tracking Technologies (other than Flash cookies) are set, or you can choose to turn off such alerts. This is done through your browser on the device you use to access the Website. Additional information about alerts and their removal may be available through your browser's support feature.
Please note that deleting, rejecting, disabling or turning off Tracking Technologies via the options above will not remove Flash cookies. For more information about Flash cookies and how to remove them from your computer, please visit Adobe's website.
Please note that certain areas and features of the Humoq Site may only be accessed in conjunction with Tracking Technologies, and disabling Tracking Technologies may pre-vent you from accessing such content.
If you have any questions about cookies, please contact us at [email protected].
6. Links to third-party websites
The Humoq Public Site knowingly links to the following third-party websites. The names of these third-party websites are linked to their privacy policies.
Some third-party games published on the Humoq Public Site and the Humoq Kids Site link to third-party websites. Humoq uses technology and people to monitor these links for inappropriate content, but does not have full control over third-party games on the Humoq Site.
7. Information sharing
Humoq may share your persistent identifiers with third parties, such as business partners, if:
Security: We may publish information about our Users, including IP address, when re-quired to do so by law, at the request of authorities conducting an investigation, or to ver-ify or enforce compliance with policies and applicable laws governing the Humoq Site. We may also disclose such user information when we believe disclosure is necessary to protect the rights, property or safety of Humoq or our related business partners, our cus-tomers or others.
Aggregated Information: We may disclose non-identifying, aggregated user statistics to third parties for a variety of purposes, including to disclose our services to prospective partners and other third parties. Examples of such non-personal information include the number of users who visited this Humoq Site or played a particular game on this Web Site over a period of time.
Advertising: We may share technical information such as IP address or device ID with our advertising partners. For advertising on the Humoq Public Site, this information may be used to create behaviorally targeted ads or profiling. To advertise on the Humoq Kids Site, this information will be shared only for the purpose of serving contextual advertising and limiting the frequency of advertisements.
8. International Data Transfers
Humoq may work with third parties located outside the European Economic Area (EEA) and transfer data about you to their countries of residence. When we share personal data originating from the EU with an organization outside the EEA, we will do so on the basis of EU standard contractual clauses, with your consent, or because such transfer is neces-sary for the performance of a contract.
If you have any questions about our policy regarding international data transfers, please contact us at [email protected].
9. Child Users
We recognize the importance of protecting children's privacy and encourage parents to regularly check and monitor their child's use of online activities. That's why we've created a separate age-appropriate experience for Child Users through the Humoq Kids Site or through an age gate in certain games on the Humoq Public Site: you may be presented an age to comply with the law. screen when starting the game. When this age screen ap-pears, it is important that you specify the correct age. Based on your age information and device settings, Humoq does not process personal data of children below the minimum age limit (Child Users) stipulated by the legislation in individual jurisdictions for behav-ioral advertising.
Child Users' age-restricted gaming experience on the Humoq Public Site and the Humoq Kids Site supports and complies with the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act (“COPPA”). The door on the Humoq General Site and the Humoq Kids site will not re-quest any personal information from Child Users. Any advertisements displayed on the Humoq Kids Site and Humoq Kids Site or any registration in Child Users' experiences are not required. Age-restricted games on the Humoq Public Site are age-appropriate. The Humoq Kids Site and Child Users' age-restricted gaming experience on the Humoq Public Site will not display behaviorally targeted ads or allow third parties to use them. For this purpose, monitor the activities of Child Users.
The Humoq Kids Site and Child Users' age-restricted gaming experience on the Humoq Public Site may collect and use IP addresses and other persistent identifiers, including cookies, from Child Users, but only to support our internal operations, to assist us:
Determine whether you are a child or adult for data protection purposes to determine the legal requirements for our processing of your data
Maintaining or analyzing the operation of the Humoq Kids Site
Authenticate users of the Humoq Kids Site or customize content
Publish contextual ads and limit ad frequency on Humoq Kids Site
We have divided our platform into several sections. Humoq Kids was created for our youngest target audience and is fully COPPA compliant. If you are a Child User, you should only use the Humoq Kids Site with the permission of a parent or legal guardian. At Humoq.com you will find games for users over the age of 13. Humoq.com is not di-rected to children under the age of 13 and will not knowingly collect personal information from children under the age of 13.
To learn more about COPPA, please refer to this simple one-page information guide on the kidSAFE Seal Program: https://www.kidsafeseal.com/knowaboutcoppa.html.
10. Legal Basis for Processing Personal Data
If you are an individual in the European Union (EU), we only collect and process data about you when we have a legal basis to do so under applicable EU law. This means that we only collect and process your data when:
Necessary for a legitimate interest (not overridden by your individual privacy interests) such as preventing fraud, improving the Service, and enhancing the security of the Ser-vice and network infrastructure;
You have consented to this collection and processing for a particular purpose;
Necessary to fulfill our contractual obligations; or
Compliance with a legal obligation is mandatory.
Where we rely on our legitimate interests to process your personal data, you have the right to object. More information on the exercise of this right can be found in chapter 11 on Individual Rights. Some examples of our legitimate interests and processed data in-clude:
Network and information security (IP address, user/device ID)
Customer Support and fraud prevention (email address)
Improving our products and services (activity logs)
Where we rely on your consent to process your personal data, you have the right to with-draw or refuse your consent at any time. If you wish to withdraw your consent, please contact us using the information in section 12 on Contacting Individual Claims.
If you have any questions or need further information about the legal basis for our collec-tion and use of your personal data, please contact us at [email protected].
11. Individual Rights
Humoq gives you certain options when it comes to your personal data. Please review the information below that summarizes your choices and how to apply them. We will respond to all requests within a reasonable time. If our full response takes more than a month due to complexity or scope, we will inform you about it and keep you updated. Before ful-filling any request, we may request more information to verify your identity.
Review and update your data: You have the right to access and update all personal data we collect. To review or update this data, please submit a request using the contact de-tails at the end of this section.
Delete your data: You also have the right to have your personal data deleted. This is sometimes known as the 'right to be forgotten'. To request that we delete all personal data about you, please submit a request using the contact details at the end of this section.
After deleting your personal data from our services, we cannot immediately delete any remaining copies from our active servers and may not immediately remove data from our backup systems for archiving, fraud and abuse prevention, analytics, compliance with le-gal obligations or from our backup systems. otherwise we reasonably believe we have a legitimate reason to do so. We may also refuse to comply with this request in certain spe-cial circumstances, such as when the data is necessary to comply with a legal obligation or to exercise/defend a legal claim.
Restriction of Processing: You have the right to restrict how we process your personal da-ta in certain circumstances. This is an alternative to request deletion of your data. Instead of asking us to delete all your personal data, you can request that we limit our use of your personal data for certain purposes. If you object to the accuracy of your personal data and we are working to verify that information, or if you want us to keep your personal data in connection with a legal claim but want us to stop processing, you can request that we re-strict our processing.
Data Portability: You have the right to receive copies of your information in a structured, commonly used format that you can move your data between our service and the services of others. We may request more information to verify your identity before providing any personal data.
Right of Objection: You have the right to object to the processing of your personal data for direct marketing purposes or when the processing of your data is based on legitimate interests. You can request that we stop processing your personal data for direct marketing purposes. This is an absolute right and we cannot refuse this request. Beyond direct mar-keting, if you wish to exercise this right, you must specify specific reasons why you ob-ject to the processing of your data, depending on your particular situation. Even after re-ceiving such a request, we may continue to process if necessary for the exercise/defense of a legal claim or if we can show a compelling legitimate reason for the processing.
If any claim made under this section is manifestly unfounded or excessive, we may refuse the request or charge a reasonable fee to settle the request. If we decide to decline your request, we will let you know your reasons for not taking action and advise you of other possible solutions. If we determine that a reasonable fee is required, we will notify you immediately and will honor your request once we have received that fee.
12. Contact for Individual Claims
Please use the information below when submitting a request to exercise any of the above rights. Please do not send requests over more than one communication channel. We will make every effort to respond to your request within a reasonable time.
Email: [email protected]
If you are an EU citizen or resident and wish to raise a concern about our use of your in-formation (and without prejudice to any other rights you may have), you have the right to report it to your local supervisor.
14. Contact information