Privacy Policy

Last Updated on August 25th, 2021

Your Privacy

Welcome to Empanadas.io! We believe everyone has a right to their privacy. When you create a Member Account, you trust us to protect your info. We’ll never collect more data than what’s necessary. However, should you at any time wish, you are always able to delete your account and its relevant data at any time. This policy applies to our website and any data collected through it.

Collected Data

When you give us stuff, we'll remember it for you! When you make an account, you may give us an Email, Username, and Password. To let you log in, these are all kept securely in our database. Passwords are encrypted and can never be decrypted or viewed by anyone. Even without an account, we may still collect IP Addresses & Browser Info and store them temporarily for security purposes only. With an account, we save the following:


Description Data Duration
Indetifiers Any assigned Device or Account UUIDs. Account Deletion
Username Helps others identify your account. Account Deletion
Email Never shared with anyone. Used to recover your password. Account Deletion
Password Never shared. A hashed version is stored. Account Deletion
Birthday Optional. Never shared. Secures your account and unlocks cosmetic boosts on your special day! Learn More... Request / Deletion
Game Data Any data from games such as Total Spins, Peppers, Highscores, Timestamps, etc. Account Deletion
Analytics URLs and the time they were visited. This helps us improve performance. You can disable & delete them here. Varies
IP & Browser We use your IP Address and Browser Info to secure your account. Some info is kept until account deletion, other only a few days. Varies

Data Usage

We process and store your information when you use our website to make it work. We will not use automated decisions when processing data. Any non-user initiated requests are approved by our staff team. All data processing is done locally on our United States and/or Canada based servers.

Sharing Info

We will never sell or hand over your information. Any birthdays, emails, passwords, or names you provide to us when creating an account will never be shared or sold with anyone. We use Cloudflare to speed up our site and improve security, by doing so they may collect minimal browser info to provide their services to us.. Should we be sold, bought, or acquired, our user data will only be transferred to our successor on the condition that they follow this policy verbatim. Please note this privacy policy does not cover 3rd party privacy practices.

Cookies & Tracking

We use Cookies amongst other technologies for account access and game progress, only when directly visiting our website. We will never use these methods for purposes other than handling user logins and ensuring the website's health. Despite our best efforts to disable all Cloudflare anyalitics and tracking, Cloudflare may still set some cookies when visiting our site for their own purposes. Please see Cloudflare's Privacy Policy for more information.

Storing Your Information

If you decide to create an account with us, we need to save that info to our server so you can log back in. We will store account info for as long as your account is activated. We also will keep logs of account activity for up to a year to help secure your info and help you if you get locked out of your account. If you choose to deactivate/delete your account, logs may persist for up to a year. All data is stored and processed in the United States and/or Canada.

Delete Your Data

Should you wish to delete your account at any time, you can do so here. Afterwards, we'll instantly deactivate your account and after a maximum of 90 days will completely remove your account and all it's records. Browser & IP information may still be collected, retained, and processed to prevent fraud, troubleshoot problems, assist with any investigations, enforce our TOS, and/or comply with legal requirements. Other information such as Cookies can simply be erased by doing so in your Web Browser. Should you decide to completely block cookies, you may lose access to certain portions of our website. You may also submit a request for partial data deletion (like deleteing your saved birthday) here.

Data Breach

A privacy breach occurs when there is unauthorized access to or collection, use, disclosure, or disposal of personal information. If we become aware of a security breach that has resulted or may result in unauthorized access, use, or disclosure of personal information, Empanadas.io will promptly notify you and investigate no later than 72 hours after having become aware of it unless the personal data breach is unlikely to result in authorized misuse. By having an account, you wave Empanadas.io of any libality should a Data Breach occur. You also agree to not persue legal action should a data breech occur.

Do Not Track (DNT) Requests

Older browsers may send a special request asking not to be tracked. These requests don't change how our website responds since we'll never "track" you in the first place.

Children's Protection

We do not knowingly process or save any information of users below the age of 13 in compliance with United States law. Citizens of the European Union under the age of 16 must get approval from a parent or legal gaurdian to create an account.

California Rights

California Civil Code Section 1798.83, aka the “Shine The Light” law, requires websites allow California residents to access or delete all their records at any given time. We gladly give all of our users this right, regaurdless of residency. All account info can easily be found through the account and log pages. If you have any questions about obtaining your information, use our feedback form!

Updates To This Policy

We may revise this privacy policy from time to time. The updated version will be indicated by a revised date at the top of the page and will be effective as soon as it is accessible unless otherwise noted. If we make material changes to this policy, we’ll notify you via a notice on our site or via email.

Contact

Phew! That's a lot to cover. Make sure you've also read over our Terms of Service. If you have any questions about anything at all, don't hesitate to contact us or reach out to us on our discord.