Budge Up! - Privacy Policy


We may change this Policy from time to time so please check this page occasionally to ensure that you’re happy with any changes.

By using Budge Up! videogame, you’re agreeing to be bound by this Policy. Any questions regarding this Policy and our privacy practices should be sent by email to info@playchocolate.com

  • Your privacy is very important to us. Accordingly, we developed this Policy in order for you to understand how we collect, use, communicate, disclose and make use of personal information.

How we collect information

You may make personal data available to Budge Up! when you use our videogame, accessing to technical support using a third party ID, such as purchasing a product (or "in-app purchase) or services within the videogame; otherwise through use of Budge Up! videogame where personal data is required for use and/or participation.

Types of information that we collected

Among the types of personal data that our videogame collect, by itself or through third parties, there are: cookies, IP-address and usage data such as what stages you’ve played and when. If you make a purchase, your card information is not held by us, it is collected by the store, who specialise in the secure online capture and processing of credit/debit card transactions.

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 our videogames.

All data requested by our videogames is mandatory and failure to supply this data may affect the services provided by our videogames. In cases where our videogames specifically state that some data is not mandatory, users are free to not communicate this data without any consequences on the availability or the functioning of the videogame.

Users who are uncertain about which personal data is mandatory are welcome to contact us (info@playchocolate.com).

Any use of cookies – or other tracking tools – by our videogame or by the owners of third-party services used serve the purpose of delivering the service(s) required by the user, in addition to any other purposes described in the present document.

Users are responsible for any third-party personal data obtained, published or shared through our videogames and websites and confirm that they have the third party's consent to provide the data to the owner.

How we process the information

Budge Up! processes the information of users in a proper manner and take appropriate security measures to prevent unauthorized access, disclosure, modification, or unauthorized destruction of the data.

The processing of data is carried out using computers and/or IT enabled tools, following organizational procedures and modes strictly related to the purposes indicated. In addition to Budge Up!, in some cases, the data may be accessible to certain types of people in charge, involved with the operation of the videogame (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.

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. The user can always request Budge Up! (info@playchocolate.com) to suspend or remove the data.

The use of the collected data

The data concerning the user is collected to allow Budge Up! to provide its services, as well as for the following purposes: analytics,remarketing and behavioral targeting.

Personal data is collected for the following purposes and using the following services: The services contained in this section enable Budge Up! to monitor and analyze web, videogame traffic and can be used to keep track of user behaviors.

Firebase (Google Inc.) Firebase is a mobile and web application development platform service provided by Google Inc. ("Google"). Google utilizes the data collected to track and examine the use of our videogames, 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.

Personal Data collected: Cookies and Usage data. Place of processing: US – Privacy Policy

Google Analytics (Google Inc.) Google Analytics is a web analytics service offered by Google that tracks and reports website traffic. Personal data collected: Usage data, cookies. Place of processing: US – Privacy Policy

Google AdMob (Google Inc.) AdMob policies and restrictions

Unity Ads (Unity Technologies) Unity Ads Privacy policies

Remarketing and behavioral targeting

This type of service allows us and its partners to inform, optimize and serve advertising based on past use of our videogames by the user.

This activity is performed by tracking usage data and by using cookies, information that is transferred to the partners that manage the remarketing and behavioral targeting activity.

In addition to any opt out offered by any of the services below, the User may opt out of a third-party service's use of cookies by visiting the Network Advertising Initiative opt-out page.

Log Data

I want to inform you that whenever you use my Service, in a case of an error in the app I collect data and information (through third party products) on your phone called Log Data. This Log Data may include information such as your device Internet Protocol (“IP”) address, device name, operating system version, the configuration of the app when utilizing my Service, the time and date of your use of the Service, and other statistics.

Cookies, beacons and tracking

Our game may use "cookies" and other technologies such as pixel tags, local shared objects, hardware-based device identifiers and operating system-based identifiers. Budge Up! treats information collected by cookies and similar technologies as non-personal data.

Cookies: A "cookie" is a small file stored by your browser when told to do so by a application. Typically app place a number of different cookies on an end-user’s machine. Some of the cookies are "1st Party," from the website itself, and others are "3rd party," belonging to advertising and analytics entities or social networks. Budge Up!’s cookies do not include personal data and are typically used to quickly identify your device and to "remember" your browser during subsequent visits for purposes of functionality, preferences, and application performance. You can disable cookies or set your browser to alert you when cookies are being sent to your device; however, disabling cookies may affect your ability to use our services.

Links to other websites

Our videogame may contain links to other websites run by other organizations. This privacy policy applies only to our videogames‚ so we encourage you to read the privacy statements on the other websites you visit. We cannot be responsible for the privacy policies and practices of other sites even if you access them using links from our website.

In addition, if you linked to our videogame from a third party site, we cannot be responsible for the privacy policies and practices of the owners and operators of that third party site and recommend that you check the policy of that third party site.

Children’s information

We are concerned about protecting the privacy of children aged 15 or under, if we learns that personal data of users of 16 or under has been collected, other than for support of the videogame, we will remove such information. If you are aged 16 or under‚ please get your parent/guardian's permission beforehand whenever you provide us with personal information.

Transferring your information outside of Europe

As part of the services offered to you through our videogame, the information which you provide to us may be transferred to countries outside the European Union ("EU"). To exemplify: this may happen if any of our servers are, from time to time, located in a country outside the EU. These countries may not have similar data protection laws as the EU. By submitting your personal data, you’re agreeing to this transfer, storing or processing. If we transfer your information outside the EU in this way, we will take steps to ensure that appropriate security measures are taken with the aim of ensuring that your privacy rights continue to be protected as outlined in this Policy.

If you use our videogame while you are outside the EU, your information may be transferred outside the EU in order to provide you with those services.

Review of this Policy

We keep this Policy under regular review. This Policy was last updated in June 2021.