Introduction and scope
This privacy notice applies to all data processed by Gridgames and companies commissioned by Gridgames. It applies to data collected when you use the web app or when you communicate with Gridgames through any communication channel.
What data do we collect?
- Personal identification information (Name, email address)
- Information about the games you have played on this app, such as statistical information about which game type you have played how often or how many times you have solved the daily Wordle game.
- Technical information, such as whether you are using the app on a mobile phone or a desktop computer, and which browser and browser version you are using
- Statistical information about which games you play
How do we collect your data?
We collect data and process data when you create a personal account. This data is either directly provided by you in the process of creating the account, or taken from the game history that is stored on your device.
Any time you play a game, a record of that game is also collected by us.
How long do we store your data?
When you create an account, we store your data so that you may access it from any device. We store this data until you inform us that you wish it to be deleted.
If you communicate with us by any means of communication, we store a record of the communication for as long as it is relevant for our business activities or until you request us to delete it.
What are your data protection rights?
- The right to access.
You have the right to request Gridgames for copies of your personal data. We currently serve such requests free of charge, but may charge a small fee for this service in the future.
- The right to rectification.
You have the right to request that Gridgames correct any information you believe is inaccurate. You also have the right to request Gridgames to complete the information you believe is incomplete.
- The right to erasure.
You have the right to request that Gridgames erase your personal data, under certain conditions.
- The right to restrict processing.
You have the right to request that Gridgames restrict the processing of your personal data, under certain conditions.
- The right to object to processing.
You have the right to object to Gridgames’s processing of your personal data, under certain conditions.
- The right to data portability.
You have the right to request that Gridgames transfer the data that we have collected to another organization, or directly to you, under certain conditions.
Cookies and similar technologies
- Keeping you signed in
- Gathering statistical data about how you use the app
- Facilitating targeted advertising
What types of cookies do we use?
- Cookies used for functional purposes.
We mainly use these cookies so that we recognize you on our website and remember your previously selected preferences. These include what language you prefer and your session identification number, if you are logged in.
- Cookies used for the purpose of gathering statistical data.
We use these cookies to collect statistical information about how you use the app. We use this information to improve our services.
- Cookies used for advertising.
Gridgames uses these cookies to collect information about your visit to our website, the content you viewed, the links you followed and information about your browser, device, and your IP address. Gridgames sometimes shares some limited aspects of this data with third parties for advertising purposes. We may also share online data collected through cookies with our advertising partners. This means that when you visit another website, you may be shown advertising based on your browsing patterns on our website. These cookies are third-party cookies.
How to manage cookies
You can set your browser not to accept cookies, and the above website tells you how to remove cookies from your browser. However, when you block cookies used for the purpose of functionality, some features of our web app may not function as a result.
We use a service called Google Analytics to collect data. We use this data to obtain statistical reports about how our users use the web app and improve our services.
With your consent, Google Analytics will process and collect your personal data (cookies and IP address). This data is transferred to the USA, where it is controlled by Google LLC. Their processing of your data is governed by a contract between Google Ireland Ltd. and Google LLC, which incorporates Standard Contractual Clauses written by the European Commission that are designed to protect your rights according to the General Data Privacy Regulation (GDPR).
Data practices of linked websites
The web app contains links to other websites. The conditions of this privacy notice only apply to our app and services, and not to linked websites.
Changes to this privacy notice
Gridgames keeps this privacy notice under regular review and places any updates on this page. The privacy notice was last updated on 4 November 2023.
How to contact us
How to contact the Data Protection Authority
Should you wish to report a complaint or feel that Gridgames has not addressed a concern of yours in a satisfactory manner, you may wish to contact the Austrian Data Protection Authority (Österreichische Datenschutzbehörde).