Privacy Policy

PRIVACY POLICY (Effective 5th May, 2020)

This privacy policy governs your use of the software applications (“Application”) for mobile devices that are created by Akenhead Crosswords. The Application covers all mobile games and digital crosswords created by Akenhead Crosswords.

What information does the Application obtain and how is it used?

User Provided Information
The Application obtains the information you provide when you download and register the Application. Registration with us is optional. However, please keep in mind that you may not be able to use some of the features offered by the Application unless you register with us.
When you register with us and use the Application, you will provide (a) your name, email address, user name, password and other registration information; (b) transaction-related information, such as when you make purchases, respond to any offers, or download or use applications from us; (c) information you provide us when you contact us for help; (d) credit card information for purchase and use of the Application, and (e) information you enter into our system when using the Application, such as contact information.
We may also use the information you provide us to contact you from time to time to provide you with important information, required notices and marketing promotions.

Automatically Collected Information
In addition, the Application may collect certain information automatically, including, but not limited to, the type of mobile device you use, and your mobile device’s unique device ID.

This Application does not collect information about the location of your mobile device.

Do third parties see and/or have access to information obtained by the Application?
Yes. But your private information will remain private and general information shared with third parties only in the ways that are described in this privacy statement.

We may disclose User Provided and Automatically Collected Information:
as required by law, such as to comply with a subpoena, or similar legal process;
when we believe in good faith that disclosure is necessary to protect our rights, protect your safety or the safety of others, investigate fraud, or respond to a government request;
with our trusted services providers who work on our behalf, do not have an independent use of the information we disclose to them, and have agreed to adhere to the rules set forth in this privacy statement.

Mergers, acquisitions, sales
If Akenhead Crosswords is involved in a merger, acquisition, or sale of all or a portion of its assets, you will be notified via email and/or a prominent notice on our Web site of any change in ownership or uses of this information, as well as any choices you may have regarding this information, also to advertisers and third party advertising networks and analytics companies as described in the section below.

Automatically collected data and advertising
We may also use automatically collect data to show you advertisements in the Application as well on our website alone (including email) we have a legitimate interest to process necessary data to track the content you access in connection with the Service and your online behaviour, deliver, target and improve our advertising and the Service.

What are my opt-out rights?
There are multiple opt-out options for users of this Application:
You may use the standard uninstall processes as may be available as part of your mobile device or via the mobile application marketplace or network. You can also request to opt-out via email, at support@crosswordsakenhead.com

Your other rights
If you request, we will provide you with a copy of your personal data in electronic format.
You also have the right to correct your data, or have your data deleted, object how we use or share your data. We will respond to all requests within a reasonable timeframe. Should you choose to opt out, we must remind you that you are no longer logged into our system. Should you wish to re-register you may do so at any time via the procedure prescribed. Note, if you choose to register our App via Facebook or Google, you agree to abide exclusively by their terms and conditions, which are entirely independent of our own, and for which we accept no liability.

International Data Transfers
Because different countries may have different data protection laws than your own country, we take steps to ensure adequate safeguards are in place to protect your data as explained in this Policy.

Children
We do not use the Application to knowingly solicit data from or market to children under the age of 13. If a parent or guardian becomes aware that his or her child has provided us with information without their consent, he or she should contact us at support@crosswordsakenhead.com We will delete such information from our files within a reasonable time.

Security
We are concerned about safeguarding the confidentiality of your information. We provide physical, electronic, and procedural safeguards to protect information we process and maintain. Please be aware that, although we endeavour to provide reasonable security for information we process and maintain, no security system can prevent all potential security breaches.

Changes
This Privacy Policy may be updated from time to time for any reason. We will notify you of any changes to our Privacy Policy by posting the new Privacy Policy at https://www.crosswordsakenhead.com. You are advised to consult this Privacy Policy regularly for any changes, as continued use is deemed approval of all such changes. You can check the history of this policy by going here: https://www.crosswordsakenhead.com/privacy-policy-history.

Your Consent
By using the Application, you are consenting to our processing of your information as set forth in this Privacy Policy now and as amended by us. “Processing,” means using cookies on a computer/hand held device or using or touching information in any way, including, but not limited to, collecting, storing, deleting, using, combining and disclosing information, all of which activities will take place via our independent and international website.

Contact us
If you have any questions regarding privacy while using the Application, or have questions about our practices, please contact us via email at support@crosswordsakenhead.com