Privacy Policy

Introduction

At Puzzles Verse, accessible from puzzlesverse.com, we prioritize the privacy of our visitors. This Privacy Policy document outlines the types of information collected and recorded by Puzzles Verse and how we use it.

If you have questions or need further information about our Privacy Policy, please do not hesitate to contact us.

This Privacy Policy applies only to our online activities and is valid for visitors to our website regarding the information they share and/or collect on Puzzles Verse. It does not apply to information collected offline or through channels other than this website.

Consent

Your privacy is important to us. This Privacy Policy explains our practices regarding the collection, use, and sharing of your personal information. By using our website, you consent to our Privacy Policy and agree to its terms.

Information We Collect

We collect personal information that you provide to us, which will be made clear at the point of collection. If you contact us directly, we may receive additional information such as your name, email address, phone number, and any other information you choose to provide. When you register for an Account, we may ask for your contact information.

How We Use Your Information

We use the information we collect in various ways, including to:

  • Provide, operate, and maintain our website
  • Improve and personalize our website
  • Understand and analyze how you use our website
  • Develop new products, services, features, and functionality
  • Communicate with you for customer service, updates, and marketing purposes
  • Send you emails
  • Find and prevent fraud

Log Files

Puzzles Verse follows standard procedure by using log files to analyze trends, administer the site, and gather demographic information. This information includes IP addresses, browser type, ISP, date and time stamp, and referring/exit pages. These are not linked to personally identifiable information.

Cookies And Web Beacons

Like any other website, Puzzles Verse uses ‘cookies’. These cookies are used to store information including visitors’ preferences, and the pages on the website that the visitor accessed or visited. The information is used to optimize the users’ experience by customizing our web page content based on visitors’ browser type and/or other information.

Children’s Information

Another part of our priority is adding protection for children while using the internet. We encourage parents and guardians to observe, participate in, and/or monitor and guide their children’s online activity.

Puzzles Verse does not knowingly collect any Personal Identifiable Information from children under the age of 13. If you think that your child provided this kind of information on our website, we strongly encourage you to contact us immediately and we will do our best efforts to promptly remove such information from our records.

Comments

When visitors leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form, including IP addresses and browser user agent strings to help spam detection.

Media

If you upload images to the website, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included. Visitors to the website can download and extract any location data from images on the website.

Embedded content from other websites

Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited that other website.

These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracking your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website. Consult the privacy policies of external websites for more information.

Who We Share Your Data With

If you request a password reset, your IP address will be included in the reset email.

How Long We Retain Your Data

If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognize and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.

For users that register on our website (if any), we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username).

What Rights You Have Over Your Data

If you have an account on this site, or have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.

Where We Send Your Data

Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.

Advertising Partners Privacy Policies

Third-party ad servers or ad networks uses technologies like cookies, JavaScript, or Web Beacons that are used in their respective advertisements and links that appear on Puzzles Verse, which are sent directly to users’ browser. They automatically receive your IP address when this occurs. These technologies are used to measure the effectiveness of their advertising campaigns and/or to personalize the advertising content that you see on websites that you visit.

Note that Puzzles Verse has no access to or control over these cookies that are used by third-party advertisers.

Third Party Privacy Policies

Puzzles Verse’s Privacy Policy does not apply to other advertisers or websites. Thus, we are advising you to consult the respective Privacy Policies of these third-party ad servers for more detailed information. It may include their practices and instructions about how to opt-out of certain options.

You can choose to disable cookies through your individual browser options. To know more detailed information about cookie management with specific web browsers, it can be found at the browsers’ respective websites.

CCPA Privacy Rights (Do Not Sell My Personal Information)

Under the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA), California residents have certain rights regarding their personal information:

  • Right to Know: You have the right to request details about the categories and specific pieces of personal data we have collected about you.
  • Right to Deletion: You can request the deletion of your personal data that we have collected.
  • Right to Opt-Out: You can opt-out of the sale of your personal data.

If you wish to exercise any of these rights, please contact us. Please note that we may need to verify your identity before processing your request.

GDPR Data Protection Rights

If you are a resident of the European Economic Area (EEA), you have certain data protection rights:

  • Access: You have the right to request a copy of the personal data we hold about you.
  • Rectification: You can request that we correct any inaccurate or incomplete personal data.
  • Erasure: You have the right to request the erasure of your personal data under certain conditions.
  • Restriction of Processing: You can request that we restrict the processing of your personal data under certain conditions.
  • Object to Processing: You have the right to object to our processing of your personal data under certain conditions.
  • Data Portability: You can request the transfer of your personal data to another organization or directly to you, under certain conditions.

To exercise any of these rights, please contact us. Please note that we may need to verify your identity before processing your request.

Contact Information

For privacy concerns, please feel free to reach out to us.

Remember that this Privacy Policy can be updated periodically, so we recommend checking back for any changes. We value your privacy and are committed to protecting your information.