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This Data Protection Policy covers how we collect, use, disclose, transfer, and store your personal data. This Data Protection Policy was last updated on the 01st of July 2020.

This Data Protection Policy applies to VilvusGames and the use of our website. If you live in the European Economic Area, Regulation (EU) 2016/679 (General Data Protection Regulation) is the European Regulation and in Finland, it is the Data Protection Act 2018.

VilvusGames with Company Number 3144921-4 of Laamannintie 9 14300 Renko Finland is the Controller of your personal data.

The Data Protection Ombudsman in Finland is the for us relevant authority in matters of data protection.

This Data Protection Policy describes how we handle and protect your personal data and the choices available to you regarding collection, process, access, and how to update, correct and delete your personal data. Additional information on our personal data practices can be found in our Terms and Conditions. This Data Protection Policy is intended for you as a user of our website.

What is personal data?

Personal data refers to any information relating to an identified or identifiable natural person (“Personal Data”).

Our Principles

We are thoughtful about the personal information we ask you to provide and the personal information that we collect about you through the operation of our services.
We store personal information for only as long as we have a reason to keep it.
We help protect you from overreaching government demands for your personal information.
We aim for full transparency on how we gather, use, and share your personal information.

What data do we collect?

When you visit the Site we collect log data, for example: the type of browser and operating system you are using, the address of the external or internal page that referred you, your IP address and pages on the site that you visit in association with your IP address. This information is recorded even if you do not have a Discussion Forum account, or even when you are logged out of your account. We mostly use this information to diagnose issues with the site. We only retain it for three days.

When you leave a comment on a Site, we collect that comment, and other information that the you provide along with the comment, such as you name and email address.

When you subscribe to receive our Newsletter, we require your email address so that we can send you the headlines and excerpts. It is optional to provide your first and/or last name and we only use it to personalize the message. We do not use your email for any other purpose than to send our Newsletter. You will remain on this list until you unsubscribe, which you can do at any time. We partner with MailChimp to provide email list services. Their privacy policy can be found here.

If you email us or send other communications to us directly, we will retain your email or address and correspondence so that we may respond to your request. We retain this information indefinitely so that we have a history of our past communications.

Advertising and affiliate Links pays our bills so we use a lot of cookies. You can find out how cookies work here. You can learn about what cookies are here. And we will tell you what cookies we are using in our Cookies Policy.

On what grounds do we use Personal Data?

We use your Personal Data for the following purposes and on the following grounds:

  • - On the basis of fulfilling our commitments to you (when you use our service)
  • - On the basis of your consent (when you subscribe to our newsletter)
  • - On the basis of legal obligations (for obligations such as tax, accounting, anti-money laundering, or when a court or other authority asks us to)
  • - On the basis of our legitimate interest (for communications about security, privacy and performance improvements of our services. Or for establishing, exercising or defending our legal rights.)
  • - Of course, before relying on any of those legitimate interests we balance them against your interests and make sure they are compelling enough and will not cause any unwarranted harm.
When do we disclose your Personal Data?

We may share your information with organisations that help us provide the services described in this Data Protection Policy, to support this website and our services. For example, with our legal other professional advisors.

In relation to information obtained about you from your use of our website, we may share a cookie identifier and IP data with analytic and advertising network services providers to assist us in the improvement and optimisation of our website which is subject to our Cookies Policy.

We may disclose personal information in other circumstances such as when you agree to it or if the law, a Court order, a legal obligation or regulatory authority ask us to. If the purpose is the prevention of fraud or crime or if it is necessary to protect and defend our right, property or personal safety of our staff, the website and its users.

We will only keep the information required to provide our service.

Links to other Sites

This website contains links to other sites that are not owned or controlled by us. Please be aware that we are not responsible for the privacy practices of other sites, unless we have specified them in this document.

Your Rights

You have the right to:

  • - information about the processing of your personal data
  • - obtain access to the personal data held about you
  • - ask for incorrect, inaccurate or incomplete personal data to be corrected
  • - request that personal data be erased when it’s no longer needed or if processing it is unlawful
  • - object to the processing of your personal data for marketing purposes or on grounds relating to your particular situation
  • - request the restriction of the processing of your personal data in specific cases
  • - receive your personal data in a machine-readable format and send it to another controller (‘data portability’)
  • - request that decisions based on automated processing concerning you or significantly affecting you and based on your personal data are made by natural persons, not only by computers. You also have the right in this case to express your point of view and to contest the decision

Where the processing of your personal information is based on consent, you have the right to withdraw that consent without detriment at any time through our contact form.

If you feel that your request is not satisfactorily resolved by us, you may approach your local data protection authority. The Data Protection Ombudsman in Finland is the supervisory authority in Finland and relevant to VilvusGames.

How do we protect your Personal Data?

We protect your data using state of the art technical, and physical safeguards and operate a firm system of policies, confidentiality agreements, digital safeguards and procedures to ensure the highest level of administrative protection.

In more detail to access our database the user must be authorised, is challenged through a two-way authentication system and use an encrypted VPN.

The data we collect from you may be stored, with appropriate technical and organisational security measures applied to it, on our server in Finland. In all cases, we follow generally high data protection standards and advanced security measures to protect the personal data submitted to us, both during transmission and once we receive it.

To exercise any of your rights, or if you have any questions or complaints about our use of your Personal Data and this policy, please contact us using our contact form.

Ads and Analytics Services Provided by Others

Ads appearing on any of our site may be delivered by advertising networks. Other parties may also provide analytics services via our site. These ad networks and analytics providers may set tracking technologies (like cookies) to collect information about your use of our site and across other websites and online services. These technologies allow these third parties to recognize your device to compile information about you or others who use your device. This information allows us and other companies to, among other things, analyse and track usage, determine the popularity of certain content, and deliver ads that may be more targeted to your interests. Please note this Data Protection Policy only covers the collection of information by us and does not cover the collection of information by any third-party advertisers or analytics providers.

California Privacy Rights

Sources and Categories of collected personal information you can find all sources and categories of collected personal information above.

Business or commercial purpose for collecting information you can find all purposes of processing personal information above.

Categories of third parties with whom the business shares personal information you can find all categories of recipients of personal information listed above.

Changes

This Data Protection Policy and our commitment to protecting the privacy of your personal data can result in changes to this Data Protection Policy. Please regularly review this Data Protection Policy to keep up to date with any changes.

VilvusGames with Company Number 3144921-4 of Laamannintie 9 14300 Renko Finland email: vilvusgames@gmail.com

Cookie Policy

What is a cookie?

Cookies are small pieces of data, stored in text files, that are stored on your computer or other device when websites are loaded in a browser. They are widely used to “remember” you and your preferences, either for a single visit (through a “session cookie”) or for multiple repeat visits (using a “persistent cookie”). They ensure a consistent and efficient experience for visitors, and perform essential functions such as allowing users to register and remain logged in. Cookies may be set by the site that you are visiting (known as “first party cookies”), or by third parties, such as those who serve content or provide advertising or analytics services on the website (“third party cookies”).

Both websites and HTML emails may also contain other tracking technologies such as “web beacons” or “pixels.” These are typically small transparent images that provide us with statistics, for similar purposes as cookies. They are often used in conjunction with cookies, though they are not stored on your computer in the same way. As a result, if you disable cookies, web beacons may still load, but their functionality will be restricted.

Advertising technologies

Our website uses the following technologies for advertising purposes Universal Analytics, AdWords and DoubleClick, Dynamic Remarketing from Google, Facebook Custom Audiences and Facebook Connect, Twitter Advertising, Instagram. Those are modern, advanced analysis methods and tools to understand users’ habits on our website. This information helps us improve our products and services and provide relevant services and information. In principle, we use only anonymized data that does not allow us to identify the user.

Below we describe the analysis services and technology that we use for such purposes. Additionally, we show how you can prevent these services from analysis of your use of our website.

Google Analytics

We use Google Analytics to help us understand how you engage with our site so that we can improve it. Google Analytics reports website trends without identifying individual visitors. You may install a Google Analytics Opt-Out Browser extension here. The Google Analytics Privacy Policy can be read here.

Google AdSense

We use Google Analytics to help us understand how you engage with our site and to provide advertisements that are targeted to our site, content and audience. These advertisements are administered, sorted, and maintained by Google. They can generate revenue on either a per-click or per-impression basis. The Google Adsense Privacy Policy can be read here.

Twitter advertising

Twitter provides advertising services that use cookies, mobile device IDs or hash values for email addresses in order to recognize visitors to our website on its services and provide them with advertisements tailored to their interests and preferences. These measures can be limited or deactivated by changing the settings of your Twitter account.

Facebook Connect

Facebook Connect is a Facebook tool that allows Facebook users to log into other websites, apps and services using their Facebook account. Thus, the other service gains access to some of the preferences of the user’s Facebook account and social connections on which it can base its own products and services. This is dependent on the user’s Facebook settings. More details are available in the privacy policy of Facebook. Facebook may use data on how users use such other services in order to recognize visitors to our website on its services, which enables it to tailor its advertisements to the interests and preferences of the user. You can opt out of this form of advertising by changing the settings at the Digital Advertising Alliance page.

Google Dynamic Remarketing

With Google Dynamic Remarketing, we can use the anonymized IDs generated by cookies (e.g. Google Analytics) to compile groups and lists of users and website visitors based on certain criteria, e.g. certain activities or from existing datasets, in order to provide users with information and advertisements for our services and content, tailored to their interests and preferences, on Google’s services. Google cookies are also used for this. You can prevent the use of these cookies for advertisements on Google services and by several other providers at the Digital Advertising Alliance page.

Google Tag Manager

We use Google Tag Manager to embed tags in our website. When it detects an incoming http request, it collects the IP address and stores it temporarily in order to correct any connection errors.

Facebook Custom Audiences

Facebook Custom Audiences enables us to use existing datasets to compile groups and lists of users based on certain criteria in order to provide users with information and advertisements, tailored to their interests and preferences, on Facebook’s services. Before transmission to Facebook, the data is irreversibly encrypted in the form of hash values on our computers; Facebook can compare these against its user databases. You can opt out of this form of advertising by changing the settings at the Digital Advertising Alliance page.

Facebook Lookalike Audiences

Facebook Lookalike Audiences enables us to use existing datasets to compile groups and lists of users based on certain criteria in order to provide users with similar interests and preferences with relevant information on Facebook’s services. Before transmission to Facebook, the data is irreversibly encrypted in the form of hash values (encrypted numeric values) on our computers. You can opt out of this form of advertising by changing the settings on the Digital Advertising Alliance page.

Instagram

our Website has embedded Instagram API for social media sharing and advertising purpose. For details of Instagram cookies usage, please click here.

Doubleclick

DoubleClick and AdWords are promotional services from Google that use cookies to identify visitors to our website on other services. You can opt out of this by changing the settings on the Google page.

Google Adwords Conversions

Google AdWords Conversions and Google DoubleClick Floodlight enable us to determine how clicks on adverts or information on Google platforms effectively lead to transactions and similar user actions on our website. These features use temporary cookies from Google and do not process user data. Google provides options to prevent the use of these cookies; alternatively, you can change the settings in your browser.

How we use cookies

We use cookies for a number of different purposes. Some cookies are necessary for technical reasons; some enable a personalized experience for both visitors and registered users; and some allow the display of advertising from selected third-party networks. Some of these cookies may be set when a page is loaded, or when a visitor takes a particular action (clicking the “like” or “follow” button on a post, for example).

Types of Cookie

Below we explain the types of cookies we use on our websites and why we use them.

Strictly Necessary - These cookies are essential for websites on our services to perform their basic functions. These include those required to allow registered users to authenticate and perform account related functions.

Functionality - These cookies are used to store preferences set by users such as account name, language, and location.

Security - We use these cookies to help identify and prevent potential security risks.

Analytics and Performance - Performance cookies collect information on how users interact with our websites, including what pages are visited most, as well as other analytical data. We use these details to improve how our websites function and to understand how users interact with them.

Advertising - These cookies are used to display relevant advertising to visitors who use our services or visit websites we host or provide, as well as to understand and report on the efficacy of ads served on our websites. They track details such as the number of unique visitors, the number of times particular ads have been displayed, and the number of clicks the ads have received. They are also used to build user profiles, including showing you ads based on products you’ve viewed or acts you have taken on our (and other) websites. These are set by us and trusted third party networks and are generally persistent in nature.

Third Party / Embedded Content - We make use of different third-party applications and services to enhance the experience of website visitors. These include social media platforms such as Facebook and Twitter (through the use of sharing buttons), or embedded content from YouTube and Vimeo. As a result, cookies may be set by these third parties, and used by them to track your online activity. We have no direct control over the information that is collected by these cookies.

Social Media Widgets

We display sharing buttons so you can use social networking to share items from our site. It also includes the recommend buttons and other interactive programs that run on our site that collect your IP address, which page you are visiting on our site, and sets a cookie to enable the widget to function properly. Your interactions with these Widgets are governed by the privacy policy of the company providing them.

Changes

This Cookie Policy and our commitment to protecting the privacy of your personal data can result in changes to this Data Protection Policy. Please regularly review this Cookie Policy to keep up to date with any changes.

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Terms and conditions

This agreement applies as between you, the User of this Web Site and VilvusGames, the owner(s) of this Web Site. Your agreement to comply with and be bound by these terms and conditions is deemed to occur upon your first use of the Web Site. If you do not agree to be bound by these terms and conditions, you should stop using the Web Site immediately.

Definitions and Interpretation

In this Agreement the following terms shall have the following meanings:

"Content" - means any text, graphics, images, audio, video, software, data compilations and any other form of information capable of being stored in a computer that appears on or forms part of this Web Site;

"VilvusGames" - means VilvusGames Laamannintie 9 14300 Renko Finland

"Service" - means collectively any online facilities, tools, services or information that VilvusGames makes available through the Web Site either now or in the future;

"System" - means any online communications infrastructure that VilvusGames makes available through the Web Site either now or in the future. This includes, but is not limited to, web-based email, message boards, live chat facilities and email links;

"User” / “Users" - means any third party that accesses the Web Site and is not employed by VilvusGames and acting in the course of their employment;

"Web Site" - means the website that you are currently using (https://vilvusgames.fi/).

Intellectual Property

All Content included on the Web Site, unless uploaded by Users, including, but not limited to, text, graphics, logos, icons, images, sound clips, video clips, data compilations, page layout, underlying code and software is the property of VilvusGames, our affiliates or other relevant third parties. By continuing to use the Web Site you acknowledge that such material is protected by applicable Finish and International intellectual property and other relevant laws.

Subject to sub-clause 2.3 you may not reproduce, copy, distribute, store or in any other fashion re-use material from the Web Site unless otherwise indicated on the Web Site or unless given express written permission to do so by VilvusGames.

Material from the Web Site may be re-used without written permission where any of the exceptions detailed in the Copyright Act apply.

Links to Other Web Sites

This Web Site may contain links to other sites. Unless expressly stated, these sites are not under the control of VilvusGames or that of our affiliates. We assume no responsibility for the content of such web sites and disclaim liability for any and all forms of loss or damage arising out of the use of them. The inclusion of a link to another site on this Web Site does not imply any endorsement of the sites themselves or of those in control of them.

Links to this Web Site

Those wishing to place a link to this Web Site on other sites may do so only to the home page of the site https://vilvusgames.fi/ without prior permission. Deep linking (i.e. links to specific pages within the site) requires the express permission of VilvusGames. To find out more please contact us by email at vilvusgames@gmail.com.

Privacy

For the purposes of applicable data protection legislation, the VilvusGames will process any personal data you have provided to it in accordance Privacy Policy available on the VilvusGames website or on request from VilvusGames.

You agree that, if you have provided VilvusGames with personal data relating to a third party (1) you have in place all necessary appropriate consents and notices to enable lawful transfer such personal data to VilvusGames and (2) that you have brought to the attention of any such third party the Privacy Notice available on the VilvusGames’s website or otherwise provided a copy of it to the third party. You agree to indemnify VilvusGames in relation to all and any liabilities, penalties, fines, awards or costs arising from your non-compliance with these requirements.

Disclaimers

VilvusGames makes no warranty or representation that the Web Site will meet your requirements, that it will be of satisfactory quality, that it will be fit for a particular purpose, that it will not infringe the rights of third parties, that it will be compatible with all systems, that it will be secure and that all information provided will be accurate. We make no guarantee of any specific results from the use of our Service.

No part of this Web Site is intended to constitute advice and the Content of this Web Site should not be relied upon when making any decisions or taking any action of any kind.

Availability of the Web Site

The Service is provided “as is” and on an “as available” basis. We give no warranty that the Service will be free of defects and / or faults. To the maximum extent permitted by the law we provide no warranties (express or implied) of fitness for a particular purpose, accuracy of information, compatibility and satisfactory quality.

VilvusGames accepts no liability for any disruption or non-availability of the Web Site resulting from external causes including, but not limited to, ISP equipment failure, host equipment failure, communications network failure, power failure, natural events, acts of war or legal restrictions and censorship.

Limitation of Liability

To the maximum extent permitted by law, VilvusGames accepts no liability for any direct or indirect loss or damage, foreseeable or otherwise, including any indirect, consequential, special or exemplary damages arising from the use of the Web Site or any information contained therein. Users should be aware that they use the Web Site and its Content at their own risk.

Nothing in these terms and conditions excludes or restricts VilvusGames’s liability for death or personal injury resulting from any negligence or fraud on the part of VilvusGames.

Every effort has been made to ensure that these terms and conditions adhere strictly with the relevant finish legal provisions. However, in the event that any of these terms are found to be unlawful, invalid or otherwise unenforceable, that term is to be deemed severed from these terms and conditions and shall not affect the validity and enforceability of the remaining terms and conditions. This term shall apply only within jurisdictions where a particular term is illegal.

No Waiver

In the event that any party to these Terms and Conditions fails to exercise any right or remedy contained herein, this shall not be construed as a waiver of that right or remedy.

Previous Terms and Conditions

In the event of any conflict between these Terms and Conditions and any prior versions thereof, the provisions of these Terms and Conditions shall prevail unless it is expressly stated otherwise.

Notices

All notices / communications shall be given to us either by post to our Premises (see address above) or by email to vilvusgames@gmail.com. Such notice will be deemed received 3 days after posting if sent by first class post, the day of sending if the email is received in full on a business day and on the next business day if the email is sent on a weekend or public holiday.

Law and Jurisdiction

These terms and conditions and the relationship between you and VilvusGames shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the Law of Finland and VilvusGames and you agree to submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the Courts of Finland.

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Legal notice

Owner

VilvusGames
Company Number: 3144921-4
Email: vilvusgames@gmail.com
Owner: Jukka Vilkki

Contents of the online offer

The contents of this website are created with the greatest possible care. The author accepts no responsibility for the topicality, correctness, completeness or quality of the information provided. Liability claims against the author, which refer to material or non-material damages, which have been caused by the use or non-use of the information provided or by the use of incorrect and incomplete information, are fundamentally excluded, provided that there is no demonstrable intentional or grossly negligent fault on the part of the author. The author expressly reserves the right to change, supplement or delete parts of the pages or the entire offer without separate announcement or to discontinue the publication temporarily or permanently.

References and links

In the case of direct or indirect references to external Internet pages ("links"), which are outside the author's area of responsibility, a liability obligation would only come into force in the event that the author is aware of the contents and it would be technically possible and reasonable for him to prevent use in the event of illegal contents. The author hereby expressly declares that at the time the links were created, no illegal content was discernible on the linked pages. The author has no influence on the current and future design, content or authorship of the linked pages. Therefore, he hereby expressly distances himself from all contents of all linked pages that were changed after the link was set. This statement applies to all links and references set within the author's own Internet offer, as well as to external entries in discussion forums and mailing lists set up by the author. For illegal, incorrect or incomplete contents and in particular for damages resulting from the use or non-use of such information, the provider of the page to which reference is made shall be solely liable, not the person who merely refers to the respective publication via links.

Data protection

If the opportunity for the input of personal or business data (email addresses, name, addresses) is given, the input of these data takes place voluntarily. Further information is available in our privacy and cookie policy.

Validity of this disclaimer

This disclaimer is to be regarded as part of the internet publication which you were referred from. If sections or individual terms of this statement are not legal or correct, the content or validity of the other parts remain uninfluenced by this fact.

Copyright

For the website design, the text, all graphics and photos, each selection or layout thereof: Copyright © 2020 VilvusGames. Copying or reproduction of the entire website or parts of this website are not permitted. Any other use of the materials or information available on this website - including reproduction, further distribution, modification, and publication for any purpose is prohibited, unless VilvusGames has given its prior written consent.

Online dispute resolution according to Art. 14 para. 1 ODR-VO:

The European Commission provides an Online Dispute Resolution (OS) platform, which can be found here. We are prepared to participate in an out-of-court conciliation procedure before a consumer dispute resolution body