Bubadu is a trademark of Pilcom d.o.o, a company registered in Slovenia, with registration number 1318349000 and address at this date at Bračičeva ulica 21, 1380 Cerknica, Slovenia, EU (‘’Bubadu’’, ‘’We’’), who offers entertaining mobile applications (‘’App/s’’). This privacy statement describes how Bubadu collects and uses the information and/or data (the terms are used interchangeably) you provide. It also describes the choices available to you regarding our use of your information and how you can access the information. We respect your privacy and we take protecting it seriously.
We and our Providers collect anonymous information by which users cannot be directly or indirectly identified (‘’Non-Personal Information’’). Non-Personal Information may include various technical information, such as information about your device, your browser type, screen resolution, device type, language, version and type of operating system, mobile phone carrier, network provider, network status, SDK version, browser cookies, API key, application version, Android or iOS Vendor, Flash version, geo location (not specific enough to identify a city or town), storage size, screen size, firmware, aggregated data log files from servers, session information, levels achieved, in-app purchases, advertisement response (including clicks on ads, if it originated a follow-up action to a third party e.g, “conversion” event), which advertisements are shown, the date and time a particular ad is served, angle view, information about the advertisements reviewed by the user.
We collect and we allow our Providers to collect some of these personal information through which you can be indirectly identified, such as: IP address, advertising identifier (IDFAs - iOS, IDFVs, Advertising ID - Android), geo-location data (specific enough to identify a town and state), raw data log files on servers (IP address, date, time, requests, state etc.), the activities of the user in our App (characteristics obtained by your use, such as data about Apps you used, any actions or movements within the Apps, date and time, response times, download errors, length of visits, interaction information such as scrolling, clicks, and mouse-overs, what tools in the Apps the user uses, user’s interaction with the service and user’s behavior on the service), player identifier string when using game center and push tokens (‘’Personal Information’’). Our Advertising Providers collect data regarding advertisement performance, user’s interaction with ads, our Apps and user’s interests. The Information is used only for limited purposes as stated in Section ‘’Usage of Information’’ taking into account the limitations regarding collection and usage of certain Information in Section ‘’Children’s Information Collection’’. Non-personal Information and Personal Information is commonly referred to as the ‘’Information’’.
We pride ourselves on offering entertaining Apps for family audience of all ages. Because we want your child to use our Apps in a safe environment, we have limited the collection and usage of the collected Information for Apps that are directed to children. We have also integrated an age gate in order to limit the collection and usage of Information for users under the age of 13 in specific territories (US included) for the mixed audience Apps.
The age gate is being conducted after the download of some of our Apps for specific territories in order to assure the privacy and protection of younger users of our apps. If you do not pass the age gate the features enabling potential collection and sharing of personally identifiable information such as game center feature and interaction with third party social networks or platforms are disabled for your device ID. For your safety, it is not possible to change your age later on. We do not store your year of birth, but only the information whether your device ID passed the age gate or not.
We also limit the Provider’s usage of Information collected from users of child directed or mixed audience Apps that do not pass the age gate. Our Advertising Providers are allowed to show you contextual ads, but are prohibited from conducting behavioral advertising, profiling or contacting you in any other way.
We use the Information we collect with the help of our Analytics Providers to constantly improve our Apps and make them better for you, as well as to display advertisements with our Advertising Providers which enables us to offer some of our apps to you for free. We chose our Providers carefully and request their compliance with valid legislation.
We and our Analytics Providers use the Non-Personal Information to understand and optimize how our Apps are used, improve our marketing efforts, provide our content and features that are of interest to you, for statistics, analytics, research and development in order to continuously improve our apps and make them better for you. This includes correcting technical malfunctions, customization, providing better and improved content, developing new offers, measuring traffic and usage of our apps, promoting the apps and improving the user experience. We use aggregated and anonymized data log files and the activities of the user within our apps for internal analytics to improve our Apps.
We also use your Information to permit certain functionalities available within the apps (such as in-app purchases), permit you to use the Game Center Features, the Social Features and the features which are available while using the "Log in with Facebook" feature as well as send you push notifications to your device. We will only use local notifications to remind you about your activities within the App.
Our Advertising Providers are allowed to use the Information to provide contextual advertisements, conduct ad mediation, for support for internal operations and on an anonymized basis to improve their products by conducting research and analysis with the use of aggregated advertising information to understand and optimize how the advertisements are used.
We select Advertising Providers attentively to maintain compliance with applicable privacy laws hence we only allow the display of contextual advertisements to Apps that are child directed or mixed audience. Furthermore, we flag persistent identifiers used in child directed or mixed audience apps in order to ensure our Advertising Providers are able to comply with child protection legislation namely COPPA restrictions in the US territory, meaning they are allowed to use Personal Information solely for the purposes of internal operations and contextual advertising but are prohibited from contacting a user, including through behavioral advertising; to amass a profile on a user; or use the Information for any other purpose.
We use Google Analytics to collect the Information in order to analyze and improve our Apps. If you are using one of our child directed Apps or mixed audience Apps and you identified yourself as under the age of 13, the collected Information will only be used for support for internal operations namely to maintain or analyze the functioning of the App, perform network communications, authenticate users in, or personalize the content in the App, protect the security or integrity of the user or App and ensure legal or regulatory compliance. We collect local notification tokens in order for us to be able to determine whether you are subscribed to push notifications. When you decide to unsubscribe from local notifications, such local notification tokens will be deleted from our database.
Sometimes we need to disclose the Information for other lawful purposes, as customary for all App developers.
Apart from sharing the Information with our Analytics and Advertising Providers (together with Third Party Services Providers as defined in Section ‘’Our Providers’’ referred to as the ‘’Providers’’) as stated in Section ‘’Usage of Information’’ we may also disclose Information in the following cases:
if required by law, for example to comply with a court order, subpoena, regulation, legal process or other governmental request;
to exercise or protect the rights, property or personal safety of the Company, our users or others;
to enforce this privacy statement, including investigation of potential violations thereof;
upon fulfilling legal requirements of local legislation (for example verifiable parental consent of a legal guardian for child directed apps in the US etc.) in order to supply certain services/information third party might legally request from us
to detect, prevent, or otherwise address fraud, security or technical issues;
if Bubadu is involved in a merger, acquisition, or sale of all or a portion of its assets, you will be notified of any change in ownership or uses of your information via our website;
to respond to claims that any content published on the Bubadu Apps violates any right of a third party
Google Wallet: If you choose
to use Google Checkout to finalize and pay for your order, you will
provide your credit card number directly to Google Checkout. Google's
Checkout web site.
Apple AppStore: If you choose to use AppStore to
finalize and pay for your order, you will provide your credit card
information you provide to Apple.
Windows AppStore: If you choose to use AppStore to
finalize and pay for your order, you will provide your credit card
the information you provide to Microsoft.
Amazon: If you choose to use Amazon to finalize and pay
for your order, you will provide your credit card number directly to
provide to Amazon.
Game Center feature and interaction with third party
social networks or platforms: Bubadu may allow for social integration
with certain third party social networks or platforms (Apple Game
Center, Google Play Games and Game Center, Amazon GameCircle, Facebook
etc.). If you use an App in connection to a social networking site,
Bubadu cannot control it. If you enable this integration with such
social networks and platforms, your use of the Game Center Feature is
subject to the applicable third party social network’s or platform’s
directed Apps or mixed audience Apps and you identified yourself as
under the age of 13, you will not be able to access these features in
certain territories (such as but not limited to the US) as requested by
In-App purchases: Our Apps enable in-app purchases. In order to make a purchase from us, you must use our third party checkout options to finalize and pay for your order. In-app purchases may be made only upon entering the app store password and you are responsible for maintaining the security of such password. Your authentication and security maintaining is subject to specific terms of the app store and the OS of your mobile device. You should be aware of the iOS’ 15-minute and Android’s 30-minute window after the downloading of an Application, during which in-app purchases may be made without inserting an in-app store password. You should also take into account that OS 2.1 or older versions of Android mobile phones do not require entering of the app store account password to carry out in-app purchases.
Third Party Sites: Our Apps may contain links to third party websites, products, or services. For example, the Apps may feature offers from third party advertisers or the ability to engage in transactions with such entities. Please note that while using such third party offerings, you are using sites, products, and services developed and administered by people or companies not affiliated with or controlled by us. We are not responsible for the actions of those people or companies, the content of their sites, products or services, the use of information you provide to them, or any products or services they may offer. Our link to such third parties does not constitute our sponsorship of, or affiliation with, those people or companies. Nor is such linking an endorsement of such third party’s privacy or information security policies or practices or their compliance with laws. Information collected by third parties, which may include such things as location information or contact details, is governed by their privacy practices. These other websites or services may place their own cookies or other files on your computing device, collect information or solicit personal information from you. We encourage you to learn about the privacy practices of third parties with which you interact. We are not responsible or liable for your interaction with such third parties, the information requests initiated by such third parties, or the subsequent use, treatment or dissemination of information you voluntarily choose to provide to them.
We show third party advertisements from ad partners Admob, Chartboost, Fyber, inMobi, Unity Ads, AppLovin, AdColony, Vungle, Superawesome and Kidoz. For the Apps that are directed to children and/or mixed audience but the users users that did not pass the age gate, we show ads with COPPA settings for the US territory enabled, meaning that the Advertising Providers are obligated to comply with COPPA restrictions as stated herein.
We use Google Analytics to collect
the Information in order to analyze and improve our Apps. If you are
using one of our child directed Apps or mixed audience Apps and you
identified yourself as under the age of 13, the collected Information
will only be used for support for internal operations.
You are always free to opt out of the Information collection by not using our Apps. You can deactivate local notifications by changing the notification settings in accordance with the instructions of the operating system running on the users’ device.
iOS: You will be asked to accept or refuse push notifications after the App is downloaded. If you do not accept, you will not receive push notifications. Please note that if you accept, some mobile phones will allow you to disable push notifications later on by using the settings on your mobile phone. To manage push notifications on your mobile phone please follow these instructions: Open your Settings menu and tap “Notifications”; Find the Application; Tap on the icon of Application; Manage the “Notifications” option by sliding it OFF or ON.
Android and Windows: After an Application is downloaded, you will automatically receive push notifications. Some of our Apps offer disabling of local notifications by entering the homepage of the App and choosing the “Settings” option. Here, local notifications can be disabled by choosing the uncheck option ‘’0’’. For other Apps your local notification can be disabled within your mobile phone settings.
We store your Information for as long as needed to provide you with our services. We may store Information longer, but only in a way that it cannot be tracked back to you. When Information is no longer needed, we shall delete it using reasonable measures to protect the Information from unauthorized access or use.
Storing might be different depending on the territory of collecting the information and the applicable legislation, but we always strive to store the information only as long as it is needed for the purposes of providing, improving or personalizing our services.
Data Log Files Storing We store raw data log files on servers for one month, afterwards the data is deleted.
We follow generally accepted industry standards and internal procedures to protect Information submitted to us, both during transmission and once we receive it.
The Information are encrypted and password protected and we have integrated commercially reasonable efforts to assure that your Information remains secure when maintained by us, but please be aware that no security measures are perfect or impenetrable. If you have any questions about security of our mobile applications, you can contact us at mobile(at)bubadu.com.
If you have any questions, please contact us at: support(at)bubadu.com.
We are committed to keep your information accurate, complete and up to date. You can request that we correct or delete the Information, provided that we are not required to retain such information by law or for legitimate business purposes. To make such request or ask us about this privacy statement please send us an email to support(at)bubadu.com or write to us to the address: PILCOM d.o.o., Bračičeva ulica 21, 1380 Cerknica, Slovenia, Europe. We may decline to process requests that are unreasonably repetitive, require disproportionate technical effort, jeopardize the privacy of others, are extremely impractical, or for which access is not otherwise required by local law.
Last updated on January 2017