Privacy Policy of TheoTown (app)

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Privacy Policy of TheoTown (app)


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Personal Data collected for the following purposes and using the following services:
Google Analytics with anonymized IP
Personal Data: Cookies and Usage Data

Hosting and backend infrastructure
1&1 Unlimited Plus, 1&1 Virtual Server Cloud
Personal Data: various types of Data as specified in the privacy policy of the service

Registration and authentication
Facebook Authentication and Google Games
Personal Data: various types of Data as specified in the privacy policy of the service

Owner and Data Controller
TheoTown is a product of blueflower

blueflower UG (haftungsbeschränkt)
Schoberstr. 19
63743 Aschaffenburg

Primary Contact:
Fabian Miltenberger (aka Lobby)
Schoberstr. 19
63743 Aschaffenburg

Owner contact email:
Types of Data collected
Among the types of Personal Data that TheoTown collects, by itself or through third parties, there are: Usage Data and (in case of Facebook connection) name and email address of an associated Facebook account.

Complete details on each type of Personal Data collected are provided in the dedicated sections of this privacy policy or by specific explanation texts displayed prior to the Data collection.
The Personal Data may be freely provided by the User, or, in case of Usage Data, collected automatically when using TheoTown.
All Data requested by TheoTown is mandatory and failure to provide this Data may make it impossible for TheoTown to provide its services. In cases where TheoTown specifically states that some Data is not mandatory, Users are free not to communicate this Data without any consequences on the availability or the functioning of the service.
Users who are uncertain about which Personal Data is mandatory are welcome to contact the Owner.
Any use of Cookies – or of other tracking tools – by TheoTown or by the owners of third-party services used by TheoTown serves the purpose of providing the service required by the User, in addition to any other purposes described in the present document and in the Cookie Policy, if available.

Users are responsible for any third-party Personal Data obtained, published or shared through TheoTown and confirm that they have the third party's consent to provide the Data to the Owner.
Mode and place of processing the Data
Methods of processing
The Data Controller processes the Data of Users in a proper manner and shall take appropriate security measures to prevent unauthorized access, disclosure, modification, or unauthorized destruction of the Data.
The Data processing is carried out using computers and/or IT enabled tools, following organizational procedures and modes strictly related to the purposes indicated. In addition to the Data Controller, in some cases, the Data may be accessible to certain types of persons in charge, involved with the operation of the site (administration, sales, marketing, legal, system administration) or external parties (such as third-party technical service providers, mail carriers, hosting providers, IT companies, communications agencies) appointed, if necessary, as Data Processors by the Owner. The updated list of these parties may be requested from the Data Controller at any time.

The Data is processed at the Data Controller's operating offices and in any other places where the parties involved with the processing are located. For further information, please contact the Data Controller.

Retention time
The Data is kept for the time necessary to provide the service requested by the User, or stated by the purposes outlined in this document, and the User can always request that the Data Controller suspend or remove the data.
The use of the collected Data
The Data concerning the User is collected to allow the Owner to provide its services, as well as for the following purposes: Hosting and backend infrastructure, Interaction with external social networks and platforms, Content rating, Analytics, Registration and authentication, Platform services and hosting and Displaying content from external platforms.

The Personal Data used for each purpose is outlined in the specific sections of this document.
Detailed information on the processing of Personal Data
The services contained in this section enable the Owner to monitor and analyze app usage and can be used to keep track of User behavior.

Google Analytics with anonymized IP (Google Inc.)
Google Analytics is an analysis service provided by Google Inc. (“Google”). Google utilizes the Data collected to track and examine the use of TheoTown, to prepare reports on its activities and share them with other Google services.
Google may use the Data collected to contextualize and personalize the ads of its own advertising network.
This integration of Google Analytics anonymizes your IP address. It works by shortening Users' IP addresses within member states of the European Union or in other contracting states to the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases will the complete IP address be sent to a Google server and shortened within the US.
Personal Data collected: Cookies and Usage Data.

Place of processing: United States – Privacy Policy

Crashlytics (Google Inc.)
Crashlytics is an analysis service provided by Google Inc. (“Google”). The collected data aims to detect crashes to allow the developer to investigate them.
Personal Data collected: Installation UUID (see here)
Retention: Crash traces and their associated identifiers are kept for 90 days.

Place of processing: United States - Privacy Policy

WebAnalytics (1&1 Internet SE)
WebAnalytics is an analsys service provided by 1&1 Internet SE. 1&1 utilizes the Data collected to track and examine the use of TheoTown, to prepare reports on its activities. These reports are used for statistic evaluation and optimization and are not shared with third parties.
To collect these data WebAnalytics uses a pixel or logfile. Cookies aren't used to protect Personal Data.
Personal Data collected: Referrer, requested file, client type, used OS, device type, time, anonanonymized ip adress (for location detection).

Place of processing: Germany - Privacy Policy
Hosting and backend infrastructure
This type of service has the purpose of hosting Data and files that enable TheoTown to run and be distributed as well as to provide a ready-made infrastructure to run specific features or parts of TheoTown. Some of these services work through geographically distributed servers, making it difficult to determine the actual location where the Personal Data are stored.

1&1 Unlimited Plus, 1&1 Virtual Server Cloud (1&1 Internet SE)
1&1 Unlimited Plus and 1&1 Virtual Server Cloud are hosting and backend services provided by 1&1 Internet SE.
Personal Data collected: various types of Data as specified in the privacy policy of the service.

Place of processing: See the 1&1 privacy policy – Privacy Policy
Registration and authentication
By registering or authenticating, Users allow TheoTown to identify them and give them access to dedicated services.
Depending on what is described below, third parties may provide registration and authentication services. In this case, TheoTown will be able to access some Data, stored by these third-party services, for registration or identification purposes.

Facebook Authentication (Facebook, Inc.)
Facebook Authentication is a registration and authentication service provided by Facebook, Inc. and is connected to the Facebook social network.
Personal Data collected: various types of Data as specified in the privacy policy of the service.

Place of processing: United States – Privacy Policy

Additional information about Data collection and processing
Legal action
The User's Personal Data may be used for legal purposes by the Data Controller, in Court or in the stages leading to possible legal action arising from improper use of TheoTown or the related services.
The User declares to be aware that the Data Controller may be required to reveal personal data upon request of public authorities.

Additional information about User's Personal Data
In addition to the information contained in this privacy policy, TheoTown may provide the User with additional and contextual information concerning particular services or the collection and processing of Personal Data upon request.

System logs and maintenance
For operation and maintenance purposes, TheoTown and any third-party services may collect files that record interaction with TheoTown (System logs) use other Personal Data (such as the IP Address) for this purpose.

Information not contained in this policy
More details concerning the collection or processing of Personal Data may be requested from the Data Controller at any time. Please see the contact information at the beginning of this document.

The rights of Users
Users have the right, at any time, to know whether their Personal Data has been stored and can consult the Data Controller to learn about their contents and origin, to verify their accuracy or to ask for them to be supplemented, cancelled, updated or corrected, or for their transformation into anonymous format or to block any data held in violation of the law, as well as to oppose their treatment for any and all legitimate reasons. Requests should be sent to the Data Controller at the contact information set out above.

TheoTown does not support “Do Not Track” requests.
To determine whether any of the third-party services it uses honor the “Do Not Track” requests, please read their privacy policies.

In case you want your data deleted please let us know using our contact form: contact form If applicable please let us know why you want your account deleted so that we can improve on our services.

Changes to this privacy policy
The Data Controller reserves the right to make changes to this privacy policy at any time by giving notice to its Users on this page. It is strongly recommended to check this page often, referring to the date of the last modification listed at the bottom. If a User objects to any of the changes to the Policy, the User must cease using TheoTown and can request that the Data Controller remove the Personal Data. Unless stated otherwise, the then-current privacy policy applies to all Personal Data the Data Controller has about Users.

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