We, the FreeGame EG (Cairo) (“FreeGame” or “we“), are happy about the visit of our website under https://freegame.games/ (“Free Online Games Website“).
The visit to our games website should be as fun, pleasant, and trouble-free as possible for all users. In order to ensure this and to guarantee the long-term achievement of our offers, our website is regularly optimized.
It is not possible to avoid that data about the specific user and the hardware used by him/her is received, stored, and lastly used for varied goals.
We follow the guiding policy that when managing your data, we give your rights and our responsibilities a specially high priority. All processing is therefore carried out within a solid secure framework, restricted to the necessary extent, responsibly, and with high care in accordance with the legal terms.
1- Aspects of the body subject for the processing
We want to live up to your belief. For questions, recommendations, and objections regarding our handling of your data in general and regarding this PP in particular, please do not hesitate to talk to us.
The company responsible for processing personal data is FreeGame EG (Cairo), Egypt. For general questions about data security, we can be reached by e-mail at [email protected]
2- General information on the data we process and its source
In this section, we inform you about how we receive your data.
Legality of processing
Now when obtaining your data, we first make sure that the processing is carried out in a lawful, clear, and relevant way. In evaluating whether authorization has been granted and how the processing is to be structured in detail, we are controlled by the conditions of the law suitable to us and in particular by the provisions of the EU Data Protection Basic Regulation (“DSGVO“), the Federal Data Protection Act of Egypt and the other legal provisions governing the handling of personal data.
Data collected by us
When using our games website, system, and user-related data are collected automatically and without additional action by the user. For instance, when you access a Games Website page, general specs of your Internet browser (e.g. the type and version of the browser), the time of the page open, and the IP address assigned to it (an individual identifier that was attached to your Internet connection at that time), as well as system perspectives (e.g. the selected screen resolution and the version of the operating system), may be obtained and logged in server logs. A further task to a specific Internet user is not made on the policy.
So, the processing is carried out in order to safeguard our lawful interests (Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. f) DSGVO) in the secure and stable service of our games website and the optimization as well as to install, execute or end the user agreement arranged with you (Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. b) DSGVO).
3- Special information on the purpose and range of processing
In this section, we’ll describe in detail in which specific matters we process your data.
In principle, the processing takes place on the territory of Egypt and directly by FreeGame. If in specific cases we have personal data processed by a different entity such as a company affiliated with us or a service provider and, if applicable, in a third country (a country outside the European Union or the European Economic Area), this is always done within the legally permitted framework and on the grounds of a contract with the particular third party, which guarantees compliance with the legal data security requirements.
In order to identify and protect against cyber attacks and manipulation attempts as well as for analytical purposes and to enhance our Games Website, in addition to the Internet pages accessed, for example, the times of the page access or the login to a user account as well as the IP address assigned to the user’s connection are received. As far as needed, similar technical information such as the MAC address (the network address of the network adapter used) or related identifying points may also be obtained.
Within these processing actions, we protect our legitimate interests (Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. f) DSGVO) in the secure and smooth operation of our games website and its optimization, as well as in the execution or end of the user contract gathered with you (Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. b) DSGVO).
Communication with FreeGame
We are happy to be in contact with our users and visitors for common questions about FreeGame and our Games and clarify answers about this PP and data protection at FreeGame. For this goal, we offer several contact ways. Some personal data is also processed when using that method.
By the processing actions connected with the individual contact, we safeguard our legitimate interests (Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. f) DSGVO) in the exchange with users, potential contractual associates, and other entities that want to contact us. Insofar as a message is directed at the conclusion of an agreement between us and the asking person or at explaining contractual matters, the processing may also serve to launch, execute or end a corresponding contract (Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. b) DSGVO). In individual cases, the processing may ultimately be necessary to fulfill a legal obligation to which we are subject (Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. c) DSGVO).
Contact us by e-mail
The e-mail is a convenient way to contact us. By sending an e-mail to us, we receive the sender’s e-mail address and the content of the message. In addition, the IP address of the sender is transmitted.
Demand-optimised design of the games website
To give you a rich user experience, we can tailor our Games Website to your requirements. This adds providing you with individual offers and putting associated ads or configuring the arrangement and graphic design of controllers in a form optimized for you.
Through the processing actions affected, we safeguard our legitimate interests (Art. 6 Para. 1 letter f) DSGVO) in providing our services in the most convenient way for you.
Range report, tracking, analyses, and cookies
We have no interest in observing the external surfing behavior of our users and do not track how you proceed to move around the net after using our games website.
Also, we have a genuine interest in the optimization, additional development, and needs-based design of our offers and in being able to better evaluate the benefits of our advertising measures and to pay them in accordance with the contract. This includes information about how our games website is used and which external sites users have found their way to us through. In order to identify errors and to enhance our Games Website, we would also like to know which exact pages are visited how often, how long it takes to build a page until it is presented in the browser and how much time is used on the page in the proposal.
Through these processing operations, we protect our legitimate interests (Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. f) DSGVO) in the optimization and smooth operation of our games website as well as in the fulfillment of agreements with our partners.
The legal basis for the processing of the users’ personal data is Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. f DSGVO.
The processing of the personal data of users allows us to examine and analyze the surfing action of our users. By evaluating the data collected, we are able to organize information on the use of the individual elements of our website. This helps us to continually improve our games website and its user experience. For these objectives, we have a legitimate interest in processing the data in accordance with Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. f DSGVO. By anonymizing the IP address, the concern of the users in their protection of personal data is enough taken into account.
The data is deleted as soon as it is not required for our reporting purposes. In our case, this is after 180 days.
On our games website, we give our users the option of opting out of the analysis method. To do so, you must follow the corresponding link. In this way, another cookie is set on your system, which indicates the system stops storing the user data. If the user deletes the related cookie from his system, he must set the opt-out cookie again.
You may wish to prevent this website from aggregating and examining the actions you take. Doing so will protect your privacy, but will also prevent the owner from learning from your actions and building a better experience for you and other users as well.
You are not opted out. Uncheck this box to opt out.
Tracking and analysis
To optimize our games website for a better user experience, we would like to track how our offers are used and whether optimizations and new innovations are strongly accepted.
We can, for example, decide whether the website in question is important or needs to be changed by counting the number of clicks on a link to a report page and the length of time consumed on that page.
The equal information is regularly aggregated. This indicates that we get summarized data from initially individual information, which in most instances we can no longer trace back to individual users.
Cookies are collected and stored by your browser on your computer system for their respective lifetime when you call up the Games Website. They are not executable apps and do not include any dangerous elements or instructions, but numbers of characters corresponding to their function are meant for. In easy words, cookies are small text files in which data is stored in connection with the Internet pages called up.
This is what gives some basic functions of the Games Website possible at all. Cookies allow for example identification of your browser. This enables you to load earlier defined settings such as the language displayed and the orientation or dimension of a window in a browser game. Cookies thus help us to offer our Games Website in a useful and user-friendly method and according to your requirements.
In addition to these technically important and helpful functions (necessary cookies and functionality cookies), cookies also enable us to record and analyze the use of our Games Website (analysis cookies). Therefore, for example, we can learn how often a page has been accessed, how regularly certain page roles are used, or whether and where failures and errors occurred (AKA: performance cookies).
Cookies can also be used to deliver ads in line with your concerns (AKA: advertising cookies). But, the information linked with the Games Website cookies is normally stored in a proper form, which indicates that we are unable to specify it directly to an individual user without asking for further information.
As a rule, cookies are automatically removed from your system as soon as you leave our Casual Games Portal or end the usage process by logging out (session cookies). However, some cookies can also be stored on your system beyond that. To prevent this, you can set your Internet browser to block all cookies, to allow only certain cookies, or to remove all cookies after closing the browser. If you wish to use this option, please observe the instructions of your browser provider. Please note, however, that in this case, the use of our Games Website may be fully or partially impossible or only likely to a limited extent for technical purposes.
Advertising on our Games Website and the usage of Google Adsense
To finance our games website, we can combine advertisements of third parties at different sections on the website. By clicking on such a page, you will be redirected to the website of the corresponding advertiser. The respective site director will notify you about the processing of personal data in a separate data protection notice. In addition, cookies (see above under 3.4.3) of the advertiser and/or the respective advertising network can be saved by the display of an advertisement.
Advertising on the Games Website
We can place advertisements at selected locations of our site. On the other hand, advertisements of the respective third-party providers may be displayed within the games of these providers that we integrate.
The data collected via cookies and web guides, your IP address, and the distribution of advertising formats are transmitted to a Google server located in the USA and stored there. Google may carry on this collected information to third parties if needed by law or if Google commissions third parties to treat the data. However, Google will join your IP address with the other stored data.
You can block the above-mentioned cookies from being saved on your PC by modifying your browser settings respectively. Though, this may indicate that the contents of this website can no longer be used to the related extent. By using this website, you consent to the processing of data about you by Google in the manner and for the objectives set out above.
AdSense provides personalized advertising to be targeted to you. You can simply disable personalized advertising in your own Google account at: https://adssettings.google.com/authenticated.
Additional information about the data sent to Google Adsense and how it is stored and managed can be located here: https://policies.google.com/technologies/ads
Integration of third-party content
On our website, after your active consent, third-party content can be added. The content of these third-party providers can handle data such as your IP address or pages you hit on our website and, if needed, set a cookie in order to ensure their full functionality. Your communications with third-party offers are subject to their policies and not us.
Note: by choosing to share or interact with your personal data via such frames, you are getting this data available to said third-party and not to us, so that such communication and sharing of data also comply with the guidelines said third-party and not ours.
It is an critical concern for us to be able to guarantee the security of our games website at all times. To this end, we use technical patterns such as common hardware and software solutions to observe the security status of our operations, which, for example, identify and prevent off cyber attacks such as DDoS attacks, malware or unauthorized login attempts, and other efforts at manipulation. In addition to the use of such actions, server and system logs are also examined.
The implementation of the security criteria described helps us to shield our legal interests (Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. f) DSGVO) in the availability of our duties and services as well as the security of our website and the associated protection standards.
Processing for analytical objectives
Within the scope of statistical evaluations, we gather data in sub-locations of our games website such as the operating system and its version, the browser and its version, IP address, and additional system data. We use this data for analytical evaluations, particularly for the purpose of more useful adapting our Games Website to the requirements of the users. If possible, the data is ignored and aggregated. This data won’t be reached by third parties.
By processing for analytical objectives we safeguard our legal interests (Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. f) DSGVO) in the optimization of our services.
Enhancements of our Games Website
In common cases, the processing of personal data serves to enhance our games website and, in connection with this, to identify and correct failures, improve security, and optimize our user’s experience.
This is how we shield our legal interests (Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. f) DSGVO) in the provision and optimization of our services and the security of our games website.
Protection of other legal concerns
In special cases, the processing of personal data may also be necessary to safeguard other legal interests, in particular cooperation with the competent authorities or the assertion, enforcement, or defense of legal claims.
The corresponding processing serves to fulfill our legal responsibilities (Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. c) DSGVO) or to safeguard our legal interests (Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. f) DSGVO) in the declaration, execution or defense of legitimate claims.
Non changes of purposes
In order to be able to accomplish the purposes set out in this PP on a recurring basis, we reserve the right to modify the manner of data processing to legal or business requirements. For instance, we optimize data processing methods or perform new processes and procedures. Yet, this is always done with careful consideration and strict compliance with the legal requirements. Without your express consent, we do not intend to change these purposes in a way that is inconsistent with the purposes for which they were built. In order to keep the most transparency that we aim for, we will consider relevant modifications in this PP and give information about them.
Balancing of engagements
As we process personal data on the legitimate basis of Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. f) DSGVO and thus to safeguard our legal interests, we initially organize our interest in the processing in question. We later compare this with the predicted interests of the persons involved. In doing so, we examine in particular the designated purpose, the type of data processed, and the linked dangers to the benefits and rights of the data subjects. We also observe whether the technical and organizational proposals we have taken are enough to maintain the expected level of protection. Only if all this is the case and the processed data are also limited to the certain extent, will we carry out processing on this basis.
4- Disclosure and transmission of personal data
The processing of your data is primarily just managed by us, and always for the objectives defined in this PP. This part gives information as to whether and why, in some cases, personal data is passed on or transferred.
Reasons for disclosure and transmission
We will only pass on your data internally or externally if this is required to do one of the objectives described in this PP. Any forwarding or transmission is similarly limited to the extent truly needed for this purpose.
Internal and external beneficiaries of data
As a rule, your data is transferred within the company to the department subject to the respective processing, which in turn is only carried out by the qualified employee(s). For example, we can forward a objection received to the responsible support employee.
Besides, particularly selected external service providers provide us with their data hubs. Insofar as we are legitimately forced to do so, we also carry on data to the appropriate authorizations to the extent required. If we involve external advisers, such as attorneys in particular, to safeguard against or assert legitimate cases, we may also transfer the important data to these beneficiaries.
All transmissions are fairly carried out only for the purposes set out in this PP and in strict respect and agreement with the legal requirements, in particular, the result of an adjustment on the processing of data on part of a third party in accordance with Art. 28 Para. 3, sentence 1 DSGVO.
5- Beneficiaries in third countries
Before any release of personal data, we first investigate whether the legal terms for the particular transmission are met. This covers that we only pass on personal data to beneficiaries who can confirm an properly high level of data security. For this reason, we only give data to a recipient in a third country (see 3.) if an sufficient level of data security exists in the third country in question. This is the case if an enough decision has been issued by the EU Commission. Such a level of data protection may particularly also exist if a service provider from the United States of America is certified according to the EU-US Privacy Shield or if the assignment is made on the basis of the official contractual requirements of the EU Commission.
6- Duration of data storage
In this section, we define which period of time the personal data handled by us will be stored.
We don’t store personal data for no purpose. Each storage serves a specific purpose and is restricted to this goal. The storage period is typically determined by the intention carrying the corresponding processing and the urgency connected with it. We accordingly only store personal data for as long as the data is needed to fulfill the detailed purpose.
First of all, when preparing the storage space, we check whether it is necessary to store the data concerned for the entire duration of a contract with the persons concerned.
If such permanent storage is not necessary, we will check the minimum storage period especially needed for the purposes specified in this PP. Therefore, complaints and support questions, as well as usage data from which a violation of the rules may result, will be saved until there is no more need for storage for the statement, enforcement, or support of legitimate claims or until further support cases can normally not be required. As a benchmark, we use the regular limitation period of 3 years. If for special reasons, storage is only important for a inadequate period of time (e.g. for the duration of a current session), the associated data is frequently only stored for the duration of the usage method and for a maximum of 30 days.
As soon as the corresponding processing purpose no longer uses or data is no longer needed to perform this purpose and there are no further legal retention obligations to the contrary, we delete the data involved.
6- Your rights
In this part, we inform about the rights of data matters in relation to the processing of their data and how these rights can be used in relation to us.
Right of access
You have the right to ask us to verify whether we are processing your data. If this is the case, you also have the right to take from us full data on this, a copy of this information in policy system free of charge, and further information.
Right of rectification
If the data concerning your person is inaccurate or inadequate, you are authorized to ask us to review or complete the data.
Right of deletion
You have the full right to ask the prompt deletion of your data. Nevertheless, such deletion may be engaged by compelling legal purposes, such as in particular legal storage obligations. In personal cases, it may also be that we want your data to warranty, performance or defend legal claims. In such circumstances, however, we will treat the data concerning you strictly for the expected purpose and delete it instantly as soon as the identical purposes for storage cease to apply. We will also notify you about any before-mentioned obstacles.
Right to restrict processing
As an alternative to the deletion of your data, you are essentially authorized to ask that we limit the processing of the data in question. If you handle this right, we may only store the data covered by this. Any processing beyond this may then only be carried out with your permission or for the declaration, use, or protection of legal claims or for the protection of the rights of another natural or legal person.
Right of opposition
For reasons resulting from your special case, you have the right to object to the processing of your data at any time, granted that we carry out the processing in question legally in accordance with Art. 6, Paragraph 1, Letter f) of the DPA, in order to safeguard our legal cases. If you have such a right of opposition and exercise it to us, we will no longer process the data reported by it.
Your right of rejection can only be especially not be used if we can demonstrate a compelling reason for the processing worthy of security, which exceeds your interests, rights, and freedoms, or if the processing serves the assertion, exercise, or protection of legal claims. However, this exception does not apply if you dispute to the processing of your data for the purpose of direct marketing and similar profiling. You may complain to processing for these purposes at any time.
Revocation of consent
If we process your data on the basis of consent given by you, you can revoke your consent at any time with impact for the future. We will promptly cease the processing in question from the time we get your revocation and until a new consent has been provided.
Right to data transferability
If we process your data on the basis of consent given by you or to establish, execute or terminate a contract with you, you can ask that we deliver the data that you have actively made ready to us. The delivery will be in a structured, standard and machine readable format. Should you prefer to do so in such a situation and given that this is technically possible, you can also ask that we give this data to another person engaged.
Right of appeal
You have the right to complain to a qualified supervisory expert if you believe that the processing of your data by us is in violation of the privacy law.
Using your rights
You are free to reach us by the way you prefer in order to exercise your rights set out here (see section 1 for details). In all cases, please declare your request as accurately as possible for an uncomplicated allocation.
7- Notes on data security
When managing personal data, we have taken suitable technical and organizational standards to guarantee the security of the data and therefore reduce the risks to the rights of the persons involved. This covers the fact that we do not obtain any clear names or address data. In addition, we restrict the gathering and storage of personal data to the necessary minimum and encrypt data wherever possible.
8- Notes on the combined games and on the forwarding to proposals of third-parties (hyperlinks)
In some countries our Games Website includes links to external websites. If you click on such a hyperlink, you will be directed to offers that are beyond our control and authority. Since we combine the different games predominantly via so-called framing, the previous statements apply respectively to these games. The corresponding provider is only responsible for the respective proposals. The data security regulations of the particular provider apply in each case.
This PP is ready in the version dated 31 July 2021. We reserve the right to modify its content if this should become important to fix errors, increase comprehensibility, improve information, or for legal purposes. In the event of such an agreement, we will always consider the laws and policies set out in this PP and maintain the protection of your personal data.