Privacy Policy
Last updated on August 13, 2023
At Pokéngine, protecting your privacy is very important to us. The purpose of this Privacy Policy is to make Pokéngine safe and appropriate for everyone. Our Privacy Policy applies to your use of Pokéngine's Services and describes the kind of information we process, how it is processed, and why.
1. Definitions
1.1. "User" means a person or entity that is registered with Pokéngine to use our Services.
1.2. "Personal Data" means any information relating to an identified or identifiable natural person.
1.3. "Services" means any service, app, website or product provided by Pokéngine pursuant to our Terms of Service ("ToS").
1.4. "We", "us" and "our" refer to Pokéngine.
1.5. "You," "your" and "yours" refer to you, the user.
2. Consent
2.1. By using our Services, you accept our Privacy Policy and ToS, and you consent to our collection, storage, use, and disclosure of your Personal Data as described in this Privacy Policy. Each time you access our Services, and any time you voluntarily provide us with information, you agree that you are consenting to our collection, storage, use, and disclosure of the information that you provide, and you are consenting to be contacted, as described in this Privacy Policy. Whether or not you register or create an account with us, this Privacy Policy applies to all users of our Services.
3. What information do we collect?
3.1. We do not collect or store any individual's personal information. Your account is solely made up of a profile username of your own choosing, whether that username includes any of your legal names or not is of no relevance to us. Keep in mind that Pokéngine staff will never ask you for any personal information; therefore, we strongly encourage you to never divulge any personal details about yourself to anyone on our Services.
3.2. We store your IP address for administrative purposes. While IP addresses can be used to determine approximate user location such as city and zip code, identify your Internet service provider's name and log Internet activity within a session, we only log your IP address in case your account is used to violate our ToS.
4. Transferring to third-parties
4.1. We will never share, sell, rent, or lease your Personal Data to a third-party, but we may share collected information for the purposes described in this Privacy Policy with third-parties that help Pokéngine provide, improve, promote or support Services, that help with our business operations and assist in the delivery of our Services, or who perform services for us, in order to prevent damage to our property or for safety reasons, for example, payment processors, hosting services, content delivery services, etc., in a manner that is consistent with this Privacy Policy. We may also share information with third parties if required to do so by law or if you violate our ToS.
5. Safety of your information
5.1. Pokéngine takes reasonable precautions, technical and organizational security measures to ensure a level of security appropriate to the risk, follows industry best practices in order to protect your Personal Data from any unauthorized or unlawful breach of security that leads to the accidental or unlawful destruction, loss, alteration, unauthorized disclosure of or access to Personal Data and to preserve the security and confidentiality of the data. However, these measures do not guarantee that your information will not be accessed, disclosed, altered, or destroyed by breach of such precautions. By using our Services, you acknowledge that you understand and agree to assume these risks.
6. Third-party links
6.1. Our Services may include links to other sites on the Internet that are owned and operated by third parties. However, we are not responsible for the privacy practices employed by those websites or the information or content they contain. This Privacy Policy applies solely to information collected by us through our Services. Therefore, this Privacy Policy does not apply to your use of a third-party website accessed by selecting a link via our Services. To the extent that you access or use our Services through or on another website or application, then the privacy policy of that other website or application will apply to your access or use of that site or application. We encourage our users to read the privacy statements of other websites before proceeding to use them.
7. Age requirement
7.1. By accessing our Services, you confirm that you are at least 13 years old and meet the minimum age required by the laws in your country. We do not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from anyone under the age of 13. If you are a parent or guardian and you are aware that your child has provided us with Personal Data, please contact us. If we become aware that we have collected Personal Data from anyone under the age of 13 without verification of parental consent, we take steps to remove that information from our servers.
8. Changes
8.1. Pokéngine reserves the right to change this Privacy Policy at any time. If we decide to change this Privacy Policy, we will post these changes on this page so that you are always aware of what information we collect, how we use it, and under what circumstances we disclose it. All changes are effective immediately upon posting and we suggest that you check this Privacy Policy periodically if you are concerned about how your information is used.
9. Contact
9.1. If you have any questions about our Privacy Policy, feel free to contact us.