Our privacy notice explains what information Evil Cat collects when you visit or use our services, as well as ways we might use or share it. We’re only describing our practices. This notice doesn’t apply to third parties we don’t own or control, including other companies you might interact with on or through our services.
When we say “our services”, we mean any games, websites, applications, and services that link to this notice. Your use of our services is also subject to the Terms of Service. You should also read the Terms of Service carefully, and make sure you understand and agree to them before using our services.
If you don’t understand any parts of the notice, Contact Us with questions.
We collect information in three ways:
The particular kinds of information we gather usually depend on how you interact with us, like which services you use and how you do so.
We collect information you enter or otherwise provide on our services, including:
We automatically collect some information about how you interact with and navigate our services, as well as the device and software you use to do so, including:
We may use technologies like cookies and scripts to help us collect and store this information.
Sometimes we obtain information from third parties to use along with the information we collect. We may collect information from third parties to supplement the information you provide and the information we collect automatically for our legitimate purposes. For example:
We obtain informtion from third parties, such as social media; if you use their services in connection with our services. Your privacy settings on the third party’s service control what information they can share with us, it can include information like your name, profile picture, gender, age range, username, language, country, your friends and other information you have made available on the platform. Please make sure you’re comfortable with what they might share by reviewing their posted policies, and if applicable, modifying your privacy settings directly on their service.
We gather advertising and analytics information from third parties to help support our marketing initiatives and improve our services.
We collect information from third parties to help us identify from where you’re using our services.
We’ll also receive information from third-party platforms, like app stores, if you download our services on your mobile device. For example, technical details and the fact that you’ve downloaded one of our apps.
In addition to information you provide, we automatically record some information about how you use and navigate our services. We may combine this information with other information we gather from or about you as described in this notice, including to enforce our Terms of Service and for analytics and advertising purposes.
“Cookies” are small pieces of data that online services you use place on your device for record-keeping and identification purposes. “Web beacons” are transparent pixel images that allow online services to collect information about the ways you interact with them. Similar common technologies include things like tags, scripts, local shared objects, local storage (e.g., HTML5), and related tools.
We use information gathered through our servers and technologies like cookies for several reasons based on Evil Cat, third parties’ or players’ legitimate interest, including:
Please note that disabling technologies like cookies may prevent you from using the full functionality of our services and may not work as we intended.
We use and share your information in accordance with the legal bases set out below to help us provide, operate, improve, understand, customize, support and market our services.
A. Legal Basis
We use and share your information to provide the services under the Terms of Service, with your consent, in our or others’ legitimate interests, and for other legal reasons.
We rely on a number of legal bases to collect, use, share, and otherwise process the information we have about you for the purposes described in this notice. These legal bases include:
B. Using information
We use the information we collect (both individually and in combination with other information collected under this notice) to help us operate our business, provide and improve our products and services, communicate with you, and advertise effectively.
Some examples of how we use information include:
We may also use, disclose, and preserve information as necessary or appropriate, including when necessary for a legal obligation or legitimate or public interest or to protect the vital interest of you or someone else, such as to:
C. Sharing information
We don’t share your information with independent third parties without your knowledge except as described in this notice (like to enforce the Terms of Service, secure our services, or if we’re required to do so by law or respond to legal process). We don’t sell your information to independent third parties. We do share non-contact information (like stadistics), including publicly via the Evil Cat API.
If we ever stop providing our services or certain parts of them, we may share your information with the buyer. Lastly, remember the stuff you share in social media is public. Please be careful about how you use them and if you’re sensitive about any info, don’t share it.
We may disclose player information in the event of any reorganization, merger, sale, joint venture, assignment, transfer, or other disposition of all or any portion of our business, assets, or stock (including in connection with any bankruptcy or similar proceedings). This means your information may be one of the assets transferred to the acquiring entity in such situations, according to Evil Cat legitimate interest in engaging in such transactions and operating and expanding our business.
Please note that your gameplay statistics are viewable to others and may be shared in-game and out-of-game with players and other third parties.
We may also use, disclose, and preserve information to:
We allow interactions with third parties to make your experience better, but our notice doesn’t and can’t apply to entities we don’t own, control, or instruct. We’re unable to guarantee that independent third parties adhere to the same practices as us, so please be sure to read their policies and terms before sharing information with them.
There are several ways you might share information with third-party websites or services in connection with your visit, including:
Please remember to contact third parties directly if you have any questions or concerns about their practices.
You have rights and choices regarding your use of our services and the ways we process information. Since you can interact with us in many different ways, the particular controls available to you often depend on the nature of our relationship.
You can limit the information you share with third parties, such as by choosing not to visit third-party services.
Many Internet browsers allow you to reject, manage, and delete cookies. You may also be able to manage other similar technologies, like HTML5, by changing your browser settings.
Before we process such requests, we may ask you to verify your identity (like by logging-in to your account or providing us with certain info to help us confirm ownership) and we may request payment where allowed by law. Note that asking us to remove personal info or refrain from processing it may also result in account suspension or termination where this info is necessary to make Riot Services available to you (we normally tell you this at the point we collect the info), in which case you’ll no longer be able to access those Riot Services. We may also retain certain info associated with your account for purposes like complying with our legal obligations, managing internal books and records, preventing fraud, resolving disputes, and enforcing our contracts and terms, such as this notice and the Terms of Service.
We’ll make changes to this policy over time to keep you better informed about how we handle player information.
We’ll update our privacy notice from time to time to reflect changes in technology, law, our business operations, or any other reason we determine is necessary or appropriate. When we do make changes, we’ll incluide or update the “Last Modified” date at the top of the notice and post it to our services.
We encourage you to check back periodically to review this notice for any changes since your last visit. This will help ensure you better understand your relationship with Evil Cat, including the ways we process your information.