1. Website, Registration, and Games
If you are interested in the online game and go to its website, Studio Hoppe will only receive your IP address in order to display the page. To use the browser game, you must register in advance. Studio Hoppe collects and uses your user name, password and an email address (in order to confirm the login information, allow the user to use the forget password link or for requests that will occur later) in order to fulfill the User Agreement, but in particular, to enable you to access to your account. This includes the monitoring of compliance with the conditions of use and rules of the game. Registration and use of the free services of the browser game can use pseudonyms (as long as your name is not included in your e-mail address). In short, you can choose your username freely. Please note that this username in the browser game may be used and displayed for different purposes (for example, for labeling your game pieces on the playing field or in alliances, the identification of your comments in chat rooms or message as well as the charting of scores that you obtain ). If you do not want your real name to be recognized here, you should choose a different username.
When using the browser game, data about your activities as a player (for example, moves, game histories, Scores, records of the use of game resources) and individual data, such as IP address, browser type, device type, operating system and access times transmitted through your computer or mobile device are automatically sent to Studio Hoppe and stored on the server and used for the following purposes:
- This data is used to record your progress and to enable you to continue playing after you logout.
- In addition, statements which you write in the communication platforms (chats, some of which are publicly available, only partially closed groups (such as alliances) are accessible) in the browser game are saved and used for that.
- If the browser game allows the sending of messages to other individual players, the traffic data and the content of your communications will be stored for this purpose: the content of your communications are basically only you and the recipient accessible; However, Studio Shoppe reserves the right to take access to the communication in case of complaints concerning compliance with the conditions of use and rules of the game, the resolution of such allegations.
- The browser game score charts are managed in the form of a high-score list, users are listed under their user name with the points they have earned: If you do not want to use your real name for it, you should select the user name to match; However, Studio Hoppe allows you to hide the user name in the charts.
If you make a request from Studio Hoppe, the information contained therein to answer the request can be stored and used. Studio Shoppe reserves the right to use your personal data to customize the service to meet requirements and to continually improve the service. The thereby resulting profiles are created under a pseudonym with which you can be identified. You can object to the use of such user profiles.
2. The Use of Free Add-ons and Payment Data
If you want to purchase paid add-ons, Studio Hoppe or payment providers commissioned by Studio Hoppe need at least your user name and optionally additionally your name, address, telephone number (for payment via sms or phone) and - different depending on method of payment - payment data (eg account information) on them to perform the payment.
Studio Hoppe will inform you about news or, where appropriate, changes to the browser game as well as its own similar services by e-mail. In every newsletter there will be an option to discontinue receiving them, see the information note 'To receive future no mail for this game account, click here'. After clicking on 'here', you will be sent no further information for this game account.
4.1 About cookies
Cookies are small text files that are stored on your hard drive when you visit a website. These text files are used by the Web server that you are making a connection with your web browser (eg Internet Explorer). Servers that communicate with your device can read these text files. The same is true for other technologies such as local Flash data below for simplicity are also indicated as cookies. .
4.2 Cookies to Facilitate the Use
4.3 Browser Settings
Most browsers are set to automatically accept cookies. However, you can deactivate the storing of cookies or adjust your browser so that it notifies you when cookies are being sent. You can also delete cookies at any time from your computer (for example, in Windows Explorer). If you want to do this, please use the help function of your web browser or your operating system. However, Studio Hoppe would like to point out that you can thus reduce the functionality of this website which may make it unusable.
4.4 Online Advertising for the Game
Studio Hoppe allows for the circulation of online advertising for the browser game and allows third parties to place pixels on their website used to invite users to register for the game. Studio Hoppe is not responsible for cookies that are used by these websites, which falls under the responsibility of the advertising agencies that place advertisements on these websites.
5. Disclosure of Data / Storage
Your data will be stored and used in Germany and Switzerland. Although Switzerland is not a member country of the European Union, the European Commission has recognized that Switzerland has a comparable level of data protection.
Of course, your personal data will not be sold to third parties.
Finally, on an individual basis, Studio Hoppe may give your data to investigating authorities as is legally required to do so without your consent.
6. Your Rights to Revoke, Access, Rectification, and the Deletion of Data
You can object to the use of user profiles (see point 1). You can also request information about the stored data concerning yourself as well as the correction or deletion of inaccurate data. If you wish to exercise these rights or have any questions about your privacy please contact us at or email address listed above or post-mail, care of Studio Shoppe. Please enter the browser you play the game on as well as your player name and e-mail address.
We will delete your personal data, insofar as they are no longer necessary or you have made a right of cancellation claims. We will delete your account even if you have not completed the necessary information regarding your browser information or if you have not completed the tutorial within 10 days or have not logged in for a period of one year (unless you have been charged for game resources, your account will not be deleted) . Please note that billing data cannot be deleted, as far as retention obligations consist of or are still required by us for the billing of services.