We, Boef.nl, seated in Herengracht 420, 1017 BZ Amsterdam, The Netherlands, run the website www.boef.nl and gather data from our visitors, as far as it is necessary. In the following data protection declaration you will learn what we are doing with your data, so called personal data, and why we do this. Furthermore, we explain to you, how we protect your data, when data will be deleted and which rights you have thanks to the data protection.
In advance: We adhere to the data protection laws and protect your sphere of personal privacy in the best way possible. But we also want to be completely honest: the internet lives from data exchange and still displays many security leaks. Even when your data is encrypted while you are visiting our website, there is always a remaining risk, at the latest with the exchange of foreign websites. If you visit a different website, for example, via a link on our website, please consider that this data protection declaration at hand will not be valid for the foreign website.
1. Person in Charge – to Who can I turn to?
Responsible for this website is:
1017 BZ Amsterdam
2. Data Protection Officer
Via the contact data you can also contact our data protection officer. If you have specific questions regarding your data, their deletion, or your rights, there is a direct contact possibility for data protection via the email firstname.lastname@example.org. If you want to raise a request, the notation “data protection” is sufficient.
3. What Rights do I have?
You can contact us whenever you have questions regarding your data protection rights.
4. Deletion of Data and Storage Period of Data
As long as not stated differently, we delete your data as soon as we do not need it any more. A blocking or deletion of your data also occurs when a storage limit, which is required by law, is ending unless there is a further need to save the data for a contract closing or a contractual performance. Certain data might have to be saved longer due to legal reasons. Of course, you can always obtain information about the saved data.
5. How Is your Personal Data Protected?
We will take all useful and suitable measures to protect the personal data saved by us from abuse, loss or unauthorized access. Therefore, we have taken several technical and organisational measures. This includes measures how to deal with every alleged data corruption possible.
If you have the suspicion that your personal data have been abused or have been lost, or that an unauthorized access has taken place, please let us know this as quickly as possible and turn to the contact data mentioned above!
6. Visit of the Website
If you only want to have a look around at our website, we do not gather any personal data with exception of the data your browser is transmitting in order to enable the visit of the website. This concerns especially:
· The approximate localisation based on the IP-area (only country of the port)
· Internet-provider (for example, KPN or Ziggo)
· Date and Time (for example, 11:45 am, 25 May 2018)
· Browser (for example Chrome or Safari)
The technical data raised cannot be traced back to you and only serve anonymous, statistic purposes to optimise our website.
7. Downloading of Apps
Through our websites you can also reach our game in the app stores for mobile devices (in the following: apps) via a link.
During the download of an app, necessary information will be raised by the app store in question, especially the point in time of the download, title, language version and an advertiser ID/ individual device ID. We have no influence whatsoever on these data and are not responsible for it. The app stores provide you with their own data protection declaration concerning the handling of personal data.
We process data within the scope of app usage, as far as it is necessary for the download of the mobile app to your device, the supply of the game in question and the liquidation of in-game purchases.
Additionally, you have the possibility to register yourself on our website and log in afterwards whenever you want with your user account. To register yourself, the following data is needed:
· Email Address
As a measure of protection, the transmission of the data entered by you will take place via an encrypted connection. Further, we apply the basic principle of data minimisation and only raise the data, which is effectively needed. Please do not use your real name or the one of a different person as a user name. We also assign you, depending on the transmitted IP-address, to a country. This data is saved in order to show you the corresponding offer of payment methods. After creating a user account, your data will be saved until you decide to delete certain data or the whole user account.
9. Social Sign-In & Social Log In
Besides the manual registration, we also offer you the possibility to directly register yourself at boef with your already existing user account of a social network of selected providers. We use the platform “Facebook”. As long as you would like to use one of these functions, you will be forwarded to the website of the provider in question and navigated through the registration process there.
As a measure of protection, transmission of the data entered by you will take place via an encrypted connection to the platform in question. We do not use the registration to access personal data like friend lists, or contacts, or for saving them for our own purposes. A temporary connection between your user account and the user account of Facebook does not take place.
10. Communication in the Game
Boef offers you the possibility to communicate with us or with other players. We use automatic filter systems, which prevent the plentiful sending of messages, insulting, violence-glorifying, obscene, racist or whatever offensive statements, or news with promotional character. Further, we record: for the purposes of analyses and rectification of technical errors; for the warranty of system security and system integrity; for combatting abusive and/ or unauthorised usage, as well as for the preparation of user statistics on non-personal related basis, and the use of the provided communication channels for a short time. The reports created contain date and time of the news, sender and recipient, the text message, as well as the transmitted amount of data.
Without your agreement, none of our staff-members will read messages. If we have suspicion of abusive and/ or unauthorised usage of the communication channels provided (for example by a report of the recipient), we nevertheless reserve ourself the right to examine the player account in question, as well as the player account from which the message was sent and – if need be – take further measures.
11. Payment Handling
If you initiate a payment process to purchase premium currency, you will have to provide further data. The nature of the required data depends on the chosen payment method. Furthermore, boef allows you to use anonymous payment methods.
You will have a variety of payment providers to choose from. In addition, the cooperation with third parties involves the payment processing via external payment providers (PayPal, credit card companies, mobile network operators, etc.). All external payment providers are by law obliged to the secure handling of your data, and they are solely allowed to use your data as far as it is necessary for the fulfilment of their task.
You are able to choose freely which payment method you want to use, and therefore we would like to refer to the privacy policies and regulations of the respective payment provider.
The payment provider will collect personal data of the customer on their own responsibility to execute the payment. Thereafter, a response of the payment provider is sent to boef, in which the successful completion of the payment process is confirmed.
We point out that we will save the IP address of the customer when a payment process is confirmed. The sole objective is the fulfilment of our tax obligations. The IP address is used to determine the location of performance for tax objectives. The data is stored according to the fiscal period of time for safeguarding.
We use the so-called Double-Opt-In Procedure for providing our newsletters, which means we will send you a newsletter via email as soon as you confirm that you would like to receive our newsletter by clicking on the link within the notification email.
Of course you can unsubscribe from our newsletter at any time. Therefore, you will find a respective link in every newsletter.
To some extent so-called cookies are used on our websites. Cookies are small text files which are normally stored within a folder of your browser. Cookies contain information about the current as well as the last visit of the respective website:
· Name of the website
· Termination date of the cookie
· Arbitrary value
If cookies have no specific termination date, they are solely temporarily stored and will be automatically deleted, as soon as you close your browser or restart the terminal device. Cookies with a termination date remain stored when you close your browser or restart the device. These cookies are deleted at that specific date or if you delete them manually.
We use YouTube for directly embedding videos. YouTube is operated by YouTube LLC, headquartered at 901 Cherry Avenue, San Bruno, CA 94066, USA. YouTube is represented by Google Inc. based at 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA. When playing the embedded videos, a connection to the YouTube servers is established and at least your IP address is transmitted for technical reasons. In addition, if you are logged into your YouTube account, YouTube will assign information to your personal user account about the videos watched. You can prevent this procedure by logging out from your YouTube account, as well as other accounts, which are connected to the Google platform, before you use our website.
15. Google Analytics
We use Google Analytics, a web analysis service provided by Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA ("Google"). Google Analytics uses the aforementioned cookies for advertising and analysing purposes, to analyse our website regarding your user behaviour. The information generated by cookies about the use of this website is transferred to and stored in a Google server based in the USA. However, your IP address is shortened before the usage statistics are evaluated. Therefore, no conclusions can be drawn about your person. For this purpose, we extended Google Analytics on our website by the code “anonymizelp” to ensure the anonymous collection of IP addresses. Google will use the anonymous information collected by cookies to evaluate your use of the website, to compile reports on website activity for website operators, and to provide other services relating to the website and internet use. In addition, Google may transfer this information to third parties if this is required by law, or if third parties process this data on behalf of Google.
16. Enforcement, Exertion and Defence of Legal Claims
Sometimes it might be necessary for us to process personal data and, if required, sensitive personal data, in accordance with local laws and regulations, relating to the exercise or defence of legal claims. If we need legal advice in relation to legal proceedings or are legally obliged to preserve or disclose certain information in the course of legal proceedings.
This can, for example, happen if we need legal advice in reference to a legal procedure or if we are legally obliged to keep or reveal certain information within the context of a lawsuit.
17. Change of Data Protection Declaration
Boef reserves the right to change this data privacy statement at any time, however, boef will always adhere to the currently applicable data security laws. boef advises you to inform yourself on each visit to our website or apps about the current data privacy statement.