Privacy Policy

(Last Updated 17th Sep 2018)

This website is operated by Chotopia.us.

This privacy policy sets out how Chotopia collects, uses and protects your personally identifying information. Please read this Privacy Policy carefully, if you have any questions, feel free to contact us.

By using the website and creating an account with us, you agree to the collection and use of your personal information as outlined in this Privacy Policy.

Chotopia may change this Policy from time to time. It is your responsibility to visit this page periodically to review any changes.

The information we collect
During the initial registration for an account, we may, at our descretion collect your email address, account name, and password that you entered on our website. We also collect and permanently store your IP Address, User Agent, Cookies and other technical, potentially personally indentifable information which may be sent from your Web Browser. We will use this information in order to provide you the service. We will never sell this information to a third party. If we are required by law, we may provide this information to the authorities.

We may collect information such as your social media ID/name's and authentication tokens provided by such provider in order to provide "linked" services. We will not sell or provide this information to third parties unless required by law or required for operation of said services

We sell "virtual" currencies and services which may only be useful during the normal use of our website, when purchasing or initiating the purchase of such a service and/or virtual currency we may collect additional personally identifiable information such as your full name, email address, date of birth, street and/or postal address, paypal email address and billing information. We may keep such information permanently in our database, even if you discontinue use of our website or delete your account with us. We will use this information for statistics (in relation to your location and date of birth), legal requirements and disputes/chargebacks. We will not sell or provide this information to a third party unless required by law.

We will log your use of this website for general operation of the game. Unless required by law, we will not transfer this information to a third party.

We may display advertisements provided by our sponsors and/or third party ad providers in order to increase revenue. We currently use providers called "Google Adsense" and "Doubleclick" . By using this website you consent that they and/or we may collect and store information in order to provide relevent ads, statistics and other purposes. The advertisement provider may store cookies on your device to provide relevent ads and information for an infinite amount of time. We will not sell information that we collect of you however we are in no way responsible for our ad provider(s), third party ad providers actions with the information that they may collect. More information about third party ad providers may be available at http://www.aboutads.info.

We use a service provided by Google called "Google Analytics". It is used on nearly every page on the website. We place a piece of javascript code on each page on our website. This may collect and store on our or Google servers which webpages you visit, how long you are on our website, how long you visited our website and other information such as user agent, ip address etc. If you do not consent to this action, you must not use our website and services.

What we do with your information
We use your personal information to manage your registration and to personalize your visits to the Game.

If you purchase a service from us via our payment processor (Paypal), we do not receive your credit card information. It is collected and stored by our payments processing vendor for the purpose of processing credit card payments made to Chotopia. That information is protected with appropriate security, and it is not used for other purposes. We are NOT responsible for our payment processors handling of this information.

We will not sell, distribute or lease your personal information to third parties unless we have your permission, are required by law to do so or are involved in a merger and/or sell our business. If we sell all or part of our business or make a sale or transfer of our assets or are otherwise involved in a merger or business transfer, we may transfer personally identifiable information to a third party as part of that transaction, in such an instance we will not be responsible for their use of your personal information.

Security
We are committed to ensuring that your information is secure however we are not responsible for a breach of this information in the event we are hacked and/or socially engineered to give up such information. We are also not responsible if our upstream provider(s) are hacked or socially engineered or otherwise to give up information with have on you.
How we use cookies
A cookie is a small file which will be stored on your computer as soon as you visit this website. Cookies are an essential part of the authentication process. We may permanently store cookies and information related to the files we store on your computer. We will not sell or transfer this information to a third party unless required to do so by law.

Questions and concerns regarding our legal agreements
Please send all concerns regarding our legal agreements to the following email address(s):

Support: Chotopia Support Messenger