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Privacy Policy

Last updated March 22, 2015

Reaction is a fun photo game that allows users to react to a variety of game-generated scenarios and share their reactions with friends and the world around them. Users can share photos directly with friends or to other social media platforms. They can also upload photos to our Reaction Feed to be voted on or shared by other users.

This Privacy Policy describes how we (Reaction the Game Inc.) collect, use, and share your information whenever you use our Services. Those Services include every way you may interact with us: through our mobile application (App), website (Site), and any other online products and Services that link to this Privacy Policy. We may change this Privacy Policy from time to time. If we do, we’ll let you know. If you ever have a question about our Privacy Policy, please visit https://reactionthegame.com/contact.php.

By accepting the Privacy Policy in registration, by visiting and using the Site, by downloading and using the App, or by otherwise providing us with your personal information, you expressly consent to our collection, use and disclosure of your personal information in accordance with this Privacy Policy.

YOU MUST BE 13 YEARS OF AGE OR OLDER TO USE THIS SITE/APP.

WE DON’T DIRECT OUR SERVICES TO ANYONE UNDER 13 AND DO NOT KNOWINGLY COLLECT PERSONAL INFORMATION FROM ANYONE UNDER 13. IF YOU ARE 13 YEARS OF AGE OR OLDER AND ARE A MINOR, YOU MUST HAVE PERMISSION FROM YOUR PARENT OR GUARDIAN TO USE OUR MOBILE APPLICATION AND WEBSITE. IF YOU DO NOT HAVE PERMISSION FROM YOUR PARENT OR GUARDIAN, YOU MAY NOT USE OUR MOBILE APPLICATION OR WEBSITE.

What Personal Information Do We Collect?

At the present time we do not collect any personal information from users by default. However we do associate your device’s app installation UUID with each Reaction and interaction so that we can provide you with the ability to view, delete and share your own Reactions. This means you do not have to log in to an account or share personal information with us to utilize our Services, but you still get to enjoy the many features of our product. If you delete the app and re-install it a new UUID is assigned to the new installation and all previous Reactions associated with the previous installation will be freed with no owner and no way for you to claim them and your Reputation will start again at 0. Signing up for an account, will ensure that you keep control of your Reactions and keep your Reputation. To sign up for an account we just request your email address (which will not be sold or shared with anyone) and a made up password. As our Services continue to develop, we may collect a few important details about you. Our primary purpose in collecting personal information from you would be to provide you with a safe, efficient, and a customized experience. This allows us to provide services and features that you request, and to customize our service to make your experience safer and easier. We will only collect personal information about you that we consider necessary for achieving this purpose.
We also automatically track certain information about you (only how you interact with our App) based upon your behaviour as you utilize our Services. We will use this information to facilitate communications offered through our Services, to provide you cool features and functionality, and to enable all the other purposes described in this Privacy Policy.
  • Usage Information:

    We collect information about your activity and the Reactions you create and upload/share through our Services. For example, we collect information such as the time, date, and installation UUID of a Reaction you’ve uploaded, the number of Reactions you share with others, which Reactions you judge, and if Play Locally is turned on we associate your location with the Reaction in our database.
  • Play Locally:

    If turned on we associate your location with that Reaction. If turned off no location is associated with the Reaction and it will only appear to other users who have Play Locally set to Everywhere or turned off. We recommend you turn off Play Locally when you’re at home. Other users don’t have access to the location of the Reaction, but they can tell how far away you were from where they are now because the App uses proximity from 0.5 km to everywhere in increments. Location information is only stored on our servers, it is not attached to the Reaction that users have access to.
  • Content Information:

    We store pictures/Reactions that are publicly posted to our feeds on our servers. This allows us to keep accurate records of photo scores and user reputations to enhance the game experience. We reserve the right to remove Reactions from the public feed for any or no reason, but you will still see them in the MY… section. Reactions that aren’t uploaded/posted to our public feed are not tracked or kept by us in any way. For instance you can create a Reaction then save it to your device or share it somewhere else, then tap restart/delete and we’ll never know anything about it. We only keep/track Reactions that you explicitly upload to our feed for Judgement.
  • Device Information:

    We collect information about your device, including the hardware model, operating system and version and unique installation identifiers (UUID). We also collect certain device information that will help us diagnose problems in the event you experience any crash or other problem while using our Services. For example, if we detect a problem, we may collect the list of apps on your device and other information about your device’s performance at the time of the event for troubleshooting purposes.
  • Information Collected by Cookies and Other Tracking Technologies:

    Like most online services, we use cookies, web beacons, and other technologies. Cookies are small data files stored on your hard drive or in device memory that store information about your use of the Services, which can, among other things, help us see which areas and features of the Services are popular and let us track usage of our App. Web beacons are small pieces of software on a webpage or e-mail that help us see how you interact with that webpage or email. Most web browsers are set to accept cookies by default. If you prefer, you can usually choose to set your browser to remove or reject browser cookies. Keep in mind, though, that removing or rejecting cookies could affect the availability and functionality of our Services.
  • Website Log Information:

    We collect log file information when you use our websites. That information includes, among other things, your web browser type and language, access times, pages viewed, your IP address, and the website you visited before navigating to our websites.

Information We Collect When You Contact Us

Whenever you have a question or submit information to us, including scenario ideas, we’ll collect whatever information you volunteer including your email address so we can reply to you.

How We Use Your Information

    We use personal information in the file we maintain about you to hopefully provide you with great Services. We also:
  • Provide and deliver the products, services, and functionality that you request and send you related information;
  • Monitor and analyze trends and usage;
  • Develop, improve, and refine products, services, and functionality;
  • Communicate with you. We may send you marketing communications; respond to your comments and questions; provide customer service; and send you technical notices, security alerts, and other informational messages;
  • Personalize the Services by providing content, or features that match user profiles or interests.
  • Carry out any other purpose for which the information was collected.
By providing us with your personal information, you are deemed to have consented to above-noted uses of your personal information. If you withdraw your consent, we may not be able to provide you with the services that you have requested.
    In addition to the above primary purposes, we may also use information about you for secondary purposes which are aimed to improve our marketing and promotional efforts, to:
  • Analyze usage of our Services, to improve our content and product offerings, and to customize our content, layout, and services.
  • Measure consumer interest in our products and services.
  • Inform you about online and offline offers, products, services, events and updates.
  • Deliver information to you that, in some cases, is relevant to your interests, such as product news.

Information Processing Location

Reaction the Game is based in Canada with some servers in the United States. Although we welcome users from all over the world, keep in mind that no matter where you live or where you happen to use our Services, you consent to the processing and transfer of information in and to Canada, the U.S., and other countries. Your information may be made available to government or law enforcement by legal request.

Our Disclosure of Your Personal Information

We will not sell or rent your personal information to third parties without your explicit consent. We do, however, cooperate with law enforcement inquiries and demands for information that are made under force of law. We are also cognizant of the need to address emergencies. Therefore, we may disclose your personal information (a) to any governmental authority as part of an investigation to determine our compliance with any applicable law, rule, or regulation (including privacy laws, rules, and regulations), (b) in response to a court order, subpoena, discovery request, or other lawful judicial or administrative proceeding, (c) as otherwise required under any applicable law, rule, or regulation, and (d) in good faith, to protect or defend our rights or property or those of other Users. Finally, please note that in some cases, personal information that we collect may be stored or processed outside of Canada whose data protection laws may differ from the jurisdiction in which you live. In such cases, we will continue to protect the information with appropriate safeguards and use reasonable efforts to ensure that appropriate protections are in place, but you acknowledge that your personal information may be subject to the governments, courts, law enforcement officials, national security authorities and laws of those countries.

We may also disclose personal information to any acquirer or its agents in the course of the sale or merger of our business. If we do this, the disclosure will be subject to confidentiality arrangements customary in such transactions.

Subsidiaries and Affiliates; Service Providers and Google Analytics Display Advertising

We may from time to time use the services of affiliates, subsidiaries and unrelated service providers in the operation of the Site or App, and may disclose personal information to them in the course of our use of their services. For example, we may use the services of third-party hosting companies to host the operation of the Site. This may involve the hosting of data, including personal information, on servers operated by those hosting companies. These entities may use your personal information solely in conjunction with the specific services they provide for us. We ensure that any such third party service providers agree to handle any personal information provided to them strictly in accordance with this Privacy Policy and to otherwise maintain the same or better policies of privacy protection. Currently our server is housed in a secure data warehouse in California but this is subject to change as needed. We do not use any third party analytics, and we don't have any advertising so at the moment no one sees any of your personal information or usage or association directly or indirectly, except for us.

Ultimately, we use the above tools to anonymously profile your use of our Services in order to provide you with the best user experience possible. If you have any questions, you can also always contact us using the information provided at the end of this Privacy Policy.

Our Retention of Your Personal Information

We retain personal information for only as long as required to fulfill the identified purposes for which it was collected, and for a reasonable time thereafter, or as required by law. Reaction the Game has retention standards, which meet these requirements. We destroy your personal information when it is no longer needed, or we remove your name from the information. We assume no obligation or guarantee to archive any information and do not warrant that any archived information will later be made available to you beyond any applicable period of retention required by law.

When you close an account, you no longer have access to Reaction the Game through that account. Information and photos will remain on our servers until it is no longer of use. Once you close your account it cannot be reversed. For greater clarity, Reactions remain on our servers after you deactivate your account. You can delete Reactions from public view before you close your account, but the deleted Reactions will remain on our servers and in backup copies, even though they will not be viewable by the public ever again.

Your Profile and Online Activity

Reaction the Game uses a public feed where users upload images/Reactions. You should be aware that any images submitted are publicly accessible and may be viewed and used by others and us without any restrictions. We are unable to control such uses of your images, and by using our Services you assume the risk that the images provided by you may be viewed and used by third parties for any number of purposes. If you do not want third parties to see images, please do not upload them to our feed. You retain ownership of your Reactions, however, once you upload them, they become part of the public domain and anyone can use them for any legal purpose. We may use your Reactions in our marketing as well.

Security

Reaction the Game strives to protect any personal information against unauthorized access, disclosure, inappropriate alteration and misuse. Any personal information residing on Reaction the Game hardware or in hard copy format is maintained in secure facilities and is only accessible by such personnel authorized to handle this information, in accordance with this Privacy Policy. For security of transactions, we use the Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) protocol, which encrypts any personal information you enter into registration forms on the Site or in the App (once available). The encryption process protects your information, by scrambling it before it is sent to us from your computer. We also make commercially reasonable effort to ensure the security of your personal information on our system. Unfortunately, no data transmission over the Internet can be guaranteed to be 100% secure. As a result, we make no warranties as to the security of any information that you submit to us electronically, which you do at your own risk.

Other Information Collectors

Except as otherwise expressly included in this Privacy Policy, this policy only addresses the use and disclosure of personal information that we collect from you. To the extent that you disclose your information to other parties through our Services, different rules may apply to their use, collection and disclosure of the personal information you disclose to them. Since we do not control the information use, collection or disclosure policies of third parties, you are subject to their privacy policies. We encourage you to ask questions before you disclose your personal information to others.

Changes to this Privacy Policy

We reserve the right to change or replace this Privacy Policy at our sole discretion at any time. Please check back from time to time to ensure that you are aware of any updates or changes in this Privacy Policy. We will indicate at the top and bottom of this page the date this Privacy Policy was last revised. Your continued access or use of our Services after any such changes constitutes your acceptance of the Privacy Policy, as revised.

Questions?

It is our goal to make our privacy practices easy to understand. If you have questions or concerns, please contact us

Contact Information

Headquarters
Reaction the Game, Inc.
355 Burrard Street, Suite 1000
Vancouver, British Columbia V6C 2G8
Canada

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Fanpage: /reactionthegame Twitter: @reactionthegame