(Last updated on May 1, 2020)
Table of Contents
2. Information We Collect
3. How We Collect Information About You
4. How We Use the Information We Collect
5. Sharing of Your Information
6. Our Policies Concerning Children
7. How to Access and Update Your Information
8. Your Sharing and Messaging Options
9. International Operations and Transfers out of Armenia
10. Privacy Policies of Linked Sites and Advertisers
11. Security of Your Information
13. Your California Privacy Rights
14. Contact Us
1 – Introduction
Crazy Mau Mau develops and publishes game for the web. In this policy, “Crazy Mau Mau” refers to Else Fish. We may also refer to “Crazy Mau Mau” as “We” or “Us”. Personal data of users that reside outside of the Armenia is jointly controlled by Else Fish.
• the information We collect, how We do so and the purposes of our collection
• how We use and with whom We share such information
• how you can access and update such information
• the choices you can make about how We collect, use and share your information
• how We protect the information We store about you
information, please contact us as described in Section 14 (“Contact Us”).
2 – Information We Collect
Information about You Received from an SNS
When you use any Crazy Mau Mau game at an SNS such as Facebook or Google +, where our game may also be referred to as applications, you allow Crazy Mau Mau to access certain information from your profile for that site. The information you allow Crazy Mau Mau to access varies by game and SNS, and it is affected by the privacy settings you and your friends establish at the SNS. You can control and find out more about these settings at the SNS where you play our game. For example, Crazy Mau Mau may access and store some or all of the following information, as allowed by you, the SNS and your preferences:
• your first and last name
• your profile picture or its URL
• your user ID number, which is linked to publicly available information such as
name and profile photo
• the user ID numbers and other public data for your friends
• the login e-mail you provided to that SNS when you registered
• your physical location and that of your access devices
• your gender
• your birthday
Information We Collect from You Directly When you interact with the Service (whether or not on an SNS), at www.crazymaumau.com, or any Crazy Mau Mau-owned website, We may collect and store information from you directly as described below:
We may allow you to register with Us by using Facebook Connect or other SNS
authentication options to create an account or profile within the Service. We may also
provide a more typical registration flow where you may be required to provide the
following information: your age or birthday (for age screening and/or to better understand who our users are); your first and last names; your e-mail address; a password and other information that helps Us confirm that it is you accessing your account.
We may also offer you the option to complete a user profile that is visible to other Crazy Mau Mau users. Your user profile may include: a profile photo; one or more game username(s); your gender; biographic details that you provide; links to your profiles on various SNS; details about the game you play; and a Crazy Mau Mau user ID number that is created by Crazy Mau Mau and used to identify your profile.
The Crazy Mau Mau user ID number used to identify your account and profile will be
public and will appear in the URL of your profile page, but will only permit access
to information that is considered public or that you have designated as public in
Your first and last names and profile picture are considered “public” on Crazy Mau Mau websites that offer direct access to Crazy Mau Mau game and search engines may index this publicly available information. When We offer profiles, We will also offer
functionality that allows you to opt-out of public indexing of your public profile
We may also offer you the ability to import your address book contacts or manually enter e-mail addresses so that you can (i) locate your contacts on Crazy Mau Mau; and (ii) invite those contacts to join you in our game. We will store those contacts for purposes of helping you and your contacts make connections on our site. If you do not want your contacts stored just follow the instructions available at the “Learn More” link. Passwords provided to Crazy Mau Mau for the purpose of accessing your address book will not be stored.
If you purchase a license to use in-game virtual currency or virtual items directly from
Crazy Mau Mau, We will collect the billing and financial information necessary to process your charges, which may include your postal and e-mail addresses. Crazy Mau Mau may also receive the billing and payment information that you provide when your purchase is processed by
another party, such as Facebook (for Facebook Credits) or Apple (for purchases on iOS devices). Please note that purchases of third party credits or currencies like Facebook Credits may also be subject to additional policies.
Customer Support Correspondence
When you ask for assistance from our Customer Support team, We will collect and store the contact information you provide (generally your name and e-mail address),
information about your game play or activity on the Service, and your user ID number.
We will also store the correspondence and any information contained within.
SMS Notifications, Push Notifications & Local Notifications
Technical and Usage Information
When you access our websites or play our game, We collect (i) certain technical
information about your computer system, including MAC Address and IP Address; and (ii) usage statistics about your interactions with the Service. This information is typically collected through the use of server log files or web log files (Log Files), tracking technologies like browser cookies to collect and analyze certain types of technical information. Some of the cookies the Service places on your computer are linked to your user ID number(s). For more information on how We utilize cookies and other tracking technologies please review the “Cookies and Automated Information Collection” portion of Section 3 (“How We Collect Information about You”).
3 – How We Collect Information about You
We may collect information about you in any one or more of the following ways:
Information about Players and Play When you play one of our game, Crazy Mau Mau collects and stores certain information that you provide directly or through the SNS or other third party website that is offering our game(s). To provide a richer gameplay and social experience, We also collect information about your play and interaction with other players and the Service. The bulk of this information is collected and stored through the use of Log Files, which are files on our web servers that record actions taken on our game and website.
You may be able to take part in certain activities on our website or game that give you the opportunity to communicate or share information not just with Crazy Mau Mau, but also with other users of our Service. These include:
• participating in player forums and message boards
• posting public comments to other users’ profiles or gameboards
• sending private messages or invitations to other users, either directly on our
websites or to their e-mail accounts
• chat with other users
• posting photos
We may record and store archives of these communications on Crazy Mau Mau’s servers to protect the safety and well being of our users and Crazy Mau Mau’s rights and property in connection with the service. You acknowledge and consent to the recording and storage of such communications for these purposes.
Cookies and Automated Information Collection
When you access the Service, we collect certain technical information in order to (i)
analyze the usage of our sites and services; (ii) provide a more personalized experience;
and (iii) manage advertising. We and service providers acting on our behalf, such as
Google Analytics, use Log Files and tracking technologies to collect and analyze certain types of technical information, including cookies, IP addresses, device type, device identifiers, browser types, browser language, referring and exit pages, and URLs, platform type, the number of clicks, domain names, landing pages, pages viewed and the order of those pages, the amount of time spent on particular pages, game state and the date and time of activity on our website or game, and other similar information. In some cases, We will associate this information with your user ID number for our internal use.
We may also employ other technologies including (i) web beacons, which allow us to
know if a certain page was visited or whether an e-mail was opened; (ii) tracking pixels, which allow us to advertise more efficiently by excluding our current users from certain promotional messages, identifying the source of a new installation or delivering ads to you on other websites; and (iii) local shared objects are also known as flash cookies, which help us to prevent fraud, remember your in-game preferences and speed up load times.
You can set your web browser to warn you about attempts to place cookies on your
computer or limit the type of cookies you allow. Flash cookies operate differently than
browser cookies and cookie management tools available in a web browser may not
remove flash cookies. If you disable cookies, you may lose some of the features and
We may collect or receive information from other sources including (i) other Crazy Mau Mau users who choose to upload their email contacts; and (ii) third party information providers. This information will be used to supplement your profile – primarily to help you and your friends connect. It will be combined with other information We collect.
4 – How We Use the Information We Collect
In general, We collect, store and use your information to provide you with a safe, smooth, efficient, and customized experience. For example, We may use information collected from you in any one or more of the following ways:
• to create your game accounts and allow play of our game
• to identify and suggest connections with other Crazy Mau Mau users
• to enable user-to-user communications
• to provide technical support and respond to user inquiries
• to prevent fraud or potentially illegal activities, and enforce our Terms of Service
• to deliver and target advertising
• to notify users of in-game updates
• to provide in-game leader boards and promote in-game player achievements
• to solicit input and feedback to improve Crazy Mau Mau customize your user experience
• to inform users about new products or promotional offers
• to engage in commonly accepted practices, such as contacting you at the email
address We have on file if you are a potential winner in a tournaments
One important use of your information is communication. If you have provided your email address to Crazy Mau Mau, We’ll use it to respond to (i) customer support inquiries, and (ii) keep you informed of your in-game activity, including comments from friends, notifications about in-game status such as “crops ready” as well as notifications of gift and neighbor requests. Some messages, such as invites for friends to join you in a game, may include your name and profile photo. We may also send promotional e-mail messages and promotional SMS messages (“Promotional Communications”) directly or in partnership with parties other than Crazy Mau Mau. Each Promotional Communication will generally offer recipients choices about receiving additional messages.
5 – Sharing of Your Information
We will share your information (in some cases personal information) with third parties, that is parties other than Crazy Mau Mau, in the following circumstances:
Third Party Service Providers
We will provide your information to third party companies to perform services on our
behalf, including payment processing, data analysis, e-mail delivery, hosting services,
customer service and to assist Us in our marketing efforts. We direct all such third party service providers to maintain the confidentiality of the information disclosed to them and to not use your information for any purpose other than to provide services on Crazy Mau Mau’s behalf.
Friends and Other Crazy Mau Mau Players
The Service supports and may encourage interaction among players. In most Crazy Mau Mau game your SNS friends will see your name, profile photo and descriptions of your game activity. In many Crazy Mau Mau game friends and other players will be able to see your game profile, which may include your name or a game name and your profile photo, which in certain cases can reveal your SNS User ID number or Crazy Mau Mau ID. For example, in Crazy Mau Mau 2 any other player may encounter your game profile, if you are playing at the same table. Access to a Crazy Mau Mau ID or your SNS User ID may allow others to view the public information associated with your related SNS or Crazy Mau Mau account.
Advertising of Third Party Products and Services
We do not actively share personal information with third-party advertisers for their direct marketing purposes unless you give us your consent.
We may share (i) aggregated information (information about you and other users
collectively, but not specifically identifiable to you); (ii) anonymous information; and (iii) certain technical information (including IP Addresses, MAC Addresses for mobile
devices and mobile device IDs) to develop and deliver targeted advertising in the Service and on the websites of third parties. We may also allow advertisers to collect these types of information within the Service and they may share it with Us. Advertisers may collect this information through the use of tracking technologies like browser cookies and web beacons. The information collected may be used to offer you targeted ad-selection and delivery in order to personalize your user experience by ensuring that advertisements for products and services you see will appeal to you, a practice known as behavioral advertising, and to undertake web analytics (i.e. to analyze traffic and other end user activity to improve your experience).
Our collection, use, and disclosure of anonymous or aggregated information are not
Crazy Mau Mau game or may display an “offer wall” that is hosted by an offer wall provider.
The offer wall allows third-party advertisers to provide virtual currency to users in
exchange for interacting with an advertisement or for completing a marketing offer that may include signing up for an account with one of those advertisers. These are not offers made by Crazy Mau Mau. These offers may be displayed to you based on certain technical information, such as your geographic area or anonymous demographic information. After clicking on one of these advertisements, you will no longer be on a site hosted by Crazy Mau Mau 2 or a partnering SNS. To properly credit user accounts and to prevent fraud, a unique identifier, in some cases your user ID number, will be shared with the offer wall provider.
Safety, Security, and Compliance with Law
Your information, and the contents of all of your online communications (including
without limitation chat text, voice communications, IP addresses and your personal
information) may be accessed and monitored as necessary to provide the Service and may be disclosed: (i) when We have a good faith belief that We are required to disclose the information in response to legal process; (ii) to satisfy any applicable laws or regulations (iii) where We believe that the Service is being used in the commission of a crime, including to report such criminal activity or to exchange information with other companies and organizations for the purposes of fraud protection and credit risk
reduction; (iv) when We have a good faith belief that there is an emergency that poses a the threat to the health and/or safety of you, another person or the public generally;
Sale or Merger
In the event that Crazy Mau Mau 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 transition. If material changes to Crazy Mau Mau’s privacy practices will occur as a result of the business transition, We will notify you and other users (in the manner described in Section 12) of the business transition prior to transferring your personal information.
6 – Our Policies Concerning Children
Our website and game are not intended for children under the age of 13 and We do not knowingly collect any personal information from such children. Children under the age of 13 should not use our websites or game at any time. In the event that We learn that We have inadvertently gathered personal information from children under the age of 13, We will take reasonable measures to promptly erase such information from our records.
7 – How to Access and Update Your Information
Information We Receive From an SNS Where You Play Crazy Mau Mau
To manage the information Crazy Mau Mau receives about you from an SNS where you play our game, you will need to follow the instructions at that site for updating your information and changing your privacy settings. The privacy management tools for applications on Facebook can be found here.
Other Methods of Accessing and Controlling your Information:
• If you no longer want Crazy Mau Mau to make active use of your information, you may send an e-mail to [email protected] Place “Delete My Account” in the subject line and include your first name, last name, e-mail address and user ID number for the SNS from which you access our game (if applicable) in the body of the e-mail. We will respond to your request within thirty (30) days. Please note that certain records, for example, those pertaining to payments or customer service matters,
will be retained for legal and accounting purposes. If you have sent or posted content on the Service, We may not be able to delete it.
• If you wish to review or change the information Crazy Mau Mau has about you, e-mail
Us at the address provided herein.
• You may change your e-mail preferences at any time, by visiting your e-mail
8 – Your Sharing and Messaging Options
Information We Receive from Third Party SNS Where You play a Crazy Mau Mau Game If you play our game at a third-party SNS, Crazy Mau Mau will be able to access and store profile and other information about you as described above. The categories of information you share with Us will depend, in part, on the permissions you grant Us and the privacy settings you have established at the SNS where you access the application.
Crazy Mau Mau does not offer an “opt-out” option for specific fields that are shared by the SNS where you access and play the game(s).
9 – International Operations and Transfers out of Armenia
Personal data of users that reside outside of Armenia is jointly controlled by Else Fish
Crazy Mau Mau stores information about site visitors and players on servers located in the Germany and Crazy Mau Mau may also store such information on servers and equipment in other countries.
We will take reasonable steps to ensure that your data is treated securely and in
10 – Privacy Policies of Linked Sites and Advertisers
Our website and game may contain advertisements from companies other than Crazy Mau Mau that may link to their own websites. We are not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of such websites. If you have any questions about how these other websites use your information, you should review their policies and contact them directly.
11 – Security of Your Information
Crazy Mau Mau implements reasonable security measures to protect the security of your information both online and offline and We are committed to the protection of customer information.
For user accounts registered directly with Crazy Mau Mau profile information is protected by the password each member uses to access their online account. It is important that you protect and maintain the security of your account and that you immediately notify Us of any unauthorized use of your account. If you forget the password to your Crazy Mau Mau account, the website allows you to request that instructions be sent to you that explain how to reset your password. When you sign in to your account or enter payment information (such as a credit card number when purchasing virtual currency), We encrypt the transmission of that information using secure socket layer technology (“SSL”).
While We take reasonable precautions against possible security breaches of our websites and our customer databases and records, no website or Internet transmission is completely secure, and We cannot guarantee that unauthorized access, hacking, data loss, or other breaches will never occur. We urge you to take steps to keep your personal information safe (including your account password), and to log out of your account after use. If your SNS account is hacked, this may lead to unauthorized play of your Crazy Mau Mau game, so be careful to keep your account information secure. If you have questions about the security of our websites, please contact us at [email protected]
We may make P3P “ compact machine-readable “ policies and headers available. If we
do so, we will try to ensure that they are consistent with this human-readable policy.
However, in the event of a conflict between a machine-readable policy and this policy,
this (human-readable) policy will control.
other users by placing a notice on www.crazymaumau.comor by sending you a notice to the email address We have on file for you. We may supplement this process by placing notices in our game and on Crazy Mau Mau website. You should periodically checkwww.crazymaumau.com and this privacy page for updates.
13 – Your Privacy Rights
We do not share personal information with third parties for their direct marketing
purposes unless you affirmatively agree to such disclosure, typically by “opting in” to
receive information from a third party that is participating in sweepstakes or other
promotion on one of our sites. If you do ask Us to share your personal information with a the third party for its marketing purposes, We will only share information in connection with that specific promotion, as We do not share information with any third party (other than our service providers) on a continual basis. To prevent disclosure of your personal information for use in direct marketing by a third party, do not opt into such use when you provide personal information on our site.
Right to Access
Users in certain jurisdictions have a right to access personal information held about
themselves. Your right of access can be exercised in accordance with applicable law.
Please submit any requests for access to your personal data in writing to
14 – Contact Us
practices, please send an e-mail to [email protected]