Halfbrick+
privacy policy

Last updated on 1 June 2023

Thank you for subscribing to Halfbrick+ and taking an interest in privacy! This privacy policy sets out how Halfbrick handles your personal data. When you join Halfbrick+, you agree to this privacy policy which also forms part of our Subscription Agreement.

Children/under 18s: If you want to join Halfbrick+ your parent/guardian must join on your behalf.

1. What Information Do We Collect?

1.1 Information You Give To Us

We receive and store any information you give to us, such as when you:

1.2 Information Collected Automatically

We receive and store certain types of information automatically when you interact with us, such as:

1.3 Information From Third Parties

Sometimes we collect information about you from third parties, such as AppleGoogle and payment processors. We collect this information so that we can deliver Halfbrick+ to you. We collect this information:

2. How Do We Use Your Information?

How we use your personal data

When we share your personal data

2.1 When Do We Disclose Information

2.2 Childrens' Privacy

We do not knowingly contact or collect information from children without the permission of their parent/guardians. If you believe that we have inadvertently collected such information, please contact us so we can promptly obtain parental/guardian consent or delete the information.

2.3 Third Party Services

When you use Halfbrick+, you might also use third party services, such as platform, payment processors, Google Play services and Apple's Game Center. We do not control how they interact with you and you should ensure that you consent to the terms of use and privacy policies offered by the third party services before providing them with your information. You acknowledge that we are not liable when third party services use information you provide to them.

We encourage you to be careful about the protection of your own personal information when using third party services such as social media platforms.

We also work with certain business partners, such as other game developers, and information collected from you may be shared through these partnerships.

Some of our business partners are outside Australia. Below is a list of some, but not all, business partners that we actively share user information and site usage data with (this list is subject to change):

2.4 Marketing

Sometimes we will use your information to tell you about Halfbrick+ and our news, such as new games we are launching, events we are running, or merchandise we sell. You can opt-out if you don’t want to receive this information.

2.5 OPTING-OUT

Ways to opt-out of Halfbrick+:

If you need help opting-out please contact us at support@halfbrick.com

2.6 Storage, Security & Data Retention

We store information on servers in Australia, United States and Singapore.

Halfbrick uses a variety of security technologies and procedures to help protect your personal data from unauthorized access, use or disclosure. For example, we store the personal data you provide on computer systems that have limited access and are in controlled facilities. Retention policies vary by the type of information and the lifecycle of the related game. We try to delete or deidentify data when we no longer require it.

2.7 Access, Correction & Deletion

We make reasonable efforts to keep personal information and platform data up to date, including data that has been modified or deleted.

You may request access to your personal information and platform data at any time by sending a written request to our Privacy Officer by submitting an in-game support ticket or by emailing privacy@halfbrick.com.

If your information changes, let us know so that we can update our records. If you would like us to delete your records that we hold, please tell us. Once deleted your data will not be accessible. Please note data deletion requests can take up to 28 days.

3. Exercising your rights

If you wish to exercise your data or privacy rights, or if have any concerns or complaints about your privacy please contact us by:

Our Privacy Officer will respond to your complaint within a reasonable time after we receive it, provided you supply return contact details. If you do not provide return contact details, we will be unable to respond to your complaint, although we will consider its content.

You may also lodge a complaint about your data or privacy rights with the relevant authority in your country.

4. Updates to this Policy

We will update this Privacy Policy from time to time. These updates, will take effect from the date of issue on our website at halfbrick.com. Please check back regularly for updates.

5. Definitions

Analytics Interpretation and interpolation of unidentified data to predict and isolate trends relating to game play and app use.

Games means Halfbrick and third-party digital games and associated client software (Game Clients), services, websites and supported community channels (Game Services), and content and data (Game Content) made available through Halfbrick+ (collectively, Games).

IP Address (Internet Protocol Address) A unique string of numbers separated by full stops or commas that identifies each computer using the Internet Protocol to communicate over a network. These numbers are usually assigned in geographic blocks.

Halfbrick ("us") Halfbrick Studios Pty Ltd ACN 109 693 227 its assignees, licensees, successors in title and subsidiaries.

Halfbrick+ means the subscription service known as Halfbrick+ and all games, content, apps, and other services offered by us through the Halfbrick+ branded service and including all related services.

Legitimate Research means innovative and experimental mini-games, experiences and Pre-Release tests made available under the Legitimate Research banner in Halfbrick+.

Payment processors means third party companies who process your Halfbrick+ subscription payments.

Pre-Release tests means confidential, preview, early access, alpha, beta or similarly designated pre-release versions of our Games.

Storefront An online business presence for sales. We work with Apple's App Store and Google Play storefronts as our primary storefronts for sales.

Third party services means services provided by a provider that is not owned or controlled by Halfbrick.

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