Privacy Policy

We take your privacy very seriously and are committed to being transparent with how we use your information. Www.LastYearTheGame.com (collectively “We” or “us”) receives information from users through Www.LastYearTheGame.com, associated sites and forums, our Games (including Last Year) and any associated mobile or web apps.

Our Privacy Policy explains:

– What information we collect and why we collect it.
– How we use that information.
– With whom we share that information and under what conditions.
– The choices we offer, including how to access and update information.

If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, please contact us at: info@lastyearthegame.com

Information we collect:

We collect information to provide better services to our users and improve our business.
We collect information in two ways:

Information you give us

For example, many of our services require you to sign up for an account. When you sign up for an account, we will ask you for simple personal information including your name, email and similar information. This information and the specific information listed below may also be collected as needed when you join a new mailing list, contact our support services or take part in a competition we run.

Optional Account Information

When creating an account with some of our services (such as our forums), you may be given the option to share additional information about yourself, including date of birth, sex, location, occupation, physical address and account names with third party communication services such as Skype, Steam, MSN, AIM, Yahoo Messenger, XFire etc.

Third-party account information

Some features of our sites, services, games and associated apps, such as matchmaking, achievements and leaderboards, require connection to third-party networks such as Steam. We may collect your account information (both username and password) for these third-party networks for the purposes of connecting to said services and providing the associated features.

Information we get from your use of our services

We may collect information about the services that you use and how you use them, like when you visit different parts of our applications and what selections you make on the website. Our sites may use cookies to collect information about your use of our site, although no personally identifiable information other than age (stored only for the purpose of restricting access to underage users – see below) such as name or location, etc will be stored in a cookie. We may also automatically collect certain technical information such as:

Location Information

We may collect location information tied to orders placed through our site for the purpose of internal sales analysis. This data is only used internally and is not shared and is not stored in cookies.

Device information

We may collect device-specific information (such as your hardware model, operating system version, unique device identifiers, and mobile information if you use a mobile device to access the site and use your mobile device for our application).

Log information

When you use our services or view content provided by us, we may automatically collect and store certain information in server logs. This information may include:
– Details of how you used our service, such as your navigation paths and search queries.
– Mobile related information if you access our website using your mobile device.
– Internet protocol address.
– Device event information such as crashes, system activity, hardware settings, browser type, browser language, the date and time of your request and referral URL.
– Cookies that may uniquely identify your browser or your account.

How we use information we collect

We use the information we collect from all of our services to provide, maintain, protect and improve our services, to develop new services and offerings and to protect us and our users. We may also use this information to offer you tailored content like giving you more relevant search results and ads.

We may also use this information to send you marketing communications including promotions, coupons, newsletters and other advertising materials. Such marketing materials may be sent through third party vendors with whom we may share the information, but only for the purposes of such marketing. These third party vendors (such as MailChimp) have their own privacy policies, which may differ from ours and can be accessed separately on their respective sites. Payment information is used only to process payments for purchases you make through our site or software.

When you contact us, we may keep a record of your communication as well as other information referenced in this Privacy Policy to help solve any issues you might be facing. We may use your email address to inform you about our services, such as letting you know about upcoming changes or improvements.

We will ask for your consent before using personal information for a purpose other than those that are set out in this Privacy Policy.

Choice

If we provide you with any mailings or other communication, you can always opt out of that communication.

You may also set your browser to block all cookies, including cookies associated with our services, or to indicate when a cookie is being set by us. However, it’s important to remember that many of our services may not function properly if your cookies are disabled. Certain parts of the site may require age verification (stored in a cookie) to view, and may not be accessible with cookies disabled.

Accessing and updating your personal information

Whenever you use our services, we aim to provide you with access to your personal information in your account. If that information is wrong, we strive to give you ways to update it quickly or to delete it unless we have to keep that information for legitimate business or legal purposes. When updating your personal information, we may ask you to verify your identity before we can act on your request.

If you feel that any information we have collected from you is in error, you may edit your account information either directly at Edit profile or by contacting an administrator with your concerns. If this does not resolve your issue or you prefer to use email, you may contact us at: info@lastyearthegame.com

Information we share

We do not share personal information with companies, outside organizations and individuals unless one of the following circumstances apply:

With your consent

We will share personal information with companies, outside organizations or individuals if we have your consent to do so.

For external processing

We provide personal information to our affiliates or other trusted businesses or persons to process it for us, based on our instructions and in compliance with our Privacy Policy and any other appropriate confidentiality and security measures. These affiliates can include third-party publishers and third-party platform providers (such as Steam) used in accessing our applications, as third-party payment processing services (such as PayPal) and third-party middleware providers (such as anti-cheat services). These third-party companies have their own privacy policies and such information will be used in accordance with those policies.

For legal reasons

We will share personal information with companies, outside organizations or individuals if we have a good-faith belief that access, use, preservation or disclosure of the information is reasonably necessary to meet any applicable law, regulation, legal process or enforceable governmental request, detect, prevent, or otherwise address fraud, security or technical issues or protect against harm to the rights, property or safety of our users or the public as required or permitted by law.

We may share aggregated, non-personally identifiable information publicly and with our partners such as businesses we have a relationship with, advertisers or connected sites. For example, we may share information to show trends about the general use of our services.

Information security

We work hard to protect our users from unauthorized access to or unauthorized alteration, disclosure or destruction of information we hold; however, no website, game or online service is entirely secure. You should protect the account information in your possession as well.

Third-Party Sites

We may also employ third party services such as Google Analytics, Steam, Facebook, Twitter, Mailchimp and others both in our games and on our associated websites and apps. These third party services may collect data from you or we may share data with them in accordance with this privacy policy. Www.LastYearTheGame.com’s privacy policy does not extend to these external websites and companies or third party services. Please refer directly to these companies and websites regarding their privacy policies and handling of data.

Enforcement

We regularly review our compliance with our Privacy Policy. When we receive formal written complaints, we will contact the person who made the complaint to follow up.

Children Under 13

Our application is not directed toward children under 13 and we will not knowingly collect information for any child under the age of 13. If you are the parent of a child under the age of 13 and have a concern regarding your child’s information on our application, please contact us at: info@lastyearthegame.com

This application and associated services are Located in Quebec, Canada.

Our application and associated services are hosted in Quebec, Canada. If you are outside of the Quebec, Canada, your information will be processed and stored in the Quebec, Canada and you are consenting to such processing and storage.

Changes

Our Privacy Policy may change from time to time. We will post any privacy policy changes on this page and, if the changes are significant, we will provide a more prominent notice (including, for certain services, email notification of privacy policy changes).