Privacy Policy - CardzMania

Last updated: Saturday, May 16, 2020


This privacy policy has been compiled to better serve those who are concerned with how their 'Personally Identifiable Information' (PII) is being used online. PII, as described in US privacy law and information security, is information that can be used on its own or with other information to identify, contact, or locate a single person, or to identify an individual in context. Please read our privacy policy carefully to get a clear understanding of how we collect, use, protect or otherwise handle your Personally Identifiable Information in accordance with our website.

What personal information do we collect from the people that visit our blog, website or app?

Your name and email address are collected when you register. If you choose to register with facebook, your friends who have already registered on CardzMania are imported. Your IP address is used to automatically determine your country by using a third-party service ipinfo.io. If you make a purchase, you will be asked to enter your credit card information and your purchase is handled by a third-party service Stripe. We also use a third party service, Google Analytics to collect aggregated statistics and usage patterns. We do anonymize your ip address while doing any tracking with Google Analytics.

When do we collect information?

We collect information when you use our site, choose to register or place an order on our site. This may be done automatically or when you provide it to us.

How do we use your information?

We may use the information we collect from you when you register, make a purchase, surf the website, or use certain other site features in the following ways:

How do we protect your information?

We use state of the art technologies and update them on a regular basis in order to make your visit to our site as safe as possible.

Your personal information is contained behind secured networks and is only accessible by a limited number of persons who have special access rights to such systems, and are required to keep the information confidential. In addition, all sensitive/credit information you supply is encrypted via Secure Socket Layer (SSL) technology.

We implement a variety of security measures when a user places an order to maintain the safety of your personal information. All transactions are processed through a third-party provider Stripe and are not stored or processed on our servers.

Do we use 'cookies'?

Cookies are small files that a site or its service provider transfers to your computer's hard drive through your Web browser (if you allow) that enables the site's or service provider's systems to recognize your browser and capture and remember certain information. We use cookies to: You can choose to have your computer warn you each time a cookie is being sent, or you can choose to turn off all cookies. You do this through your browser settings. Since browser is a little different, look at your browser's Help Menu to learn the correct way to modify your cookies. If you turn cookies off, some of the features that make your site experience more efficient may not function properly.

Third Party Use of Cookies and Advertisements

In addition to our cookie use described above, we use several third-party services, which have their own cookie use. For instance, Stripe uses cookies to help them remember and process the items when you make a purchase. Cookies are also used to help us understand your preferences based on previous or current site activity, which enables us to provide you with improved services. Google Analytics uses cookies to help us compile aggregate data about site traffic and site interaction so that we can offer better site experiences and tools in the future. To prevent Google Analytics from using your information for analytics, you may install the Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on. Firebase Authentication uses cookies to remember your credentials for future visits. We use Stripe on CardzMania for processing payments, analytics, and other business services. Stripe collects identifying information about the devices that connect to its services. Stripe uses this information to operate and improve the services it provides to us, including for fraud detection. We use Google to serve ads on our site. Third party vendors, including Google, use cookies to serve ads based on a user's prior visits to your website or other websites. Google's use of advertising cookies enables it and its partners to serve ads to users based on their visit to our site and/or other sites on the Internet. Users may opt out of personalized advertising by visiting Ads Settings. If you have not opted out of third-party ad serving, the cookies of other third-party vendors or ad networks may also be used to serve ads. You can also opt out of some third-party vendors’ uses of cookies for personalized advertising by visiting www.aboutads.info. You can also visit Google's policy on ads where they talk specifically about ads and cookie use related to it, and you can opt out of personalized advertising from Google across all sites. Please read How Google uses data when you use our partners’ sites or apps. Below is a list of privacy statements/policy from our third-party vendors. These have detailed information about how they handle your data, cookie use related to it. Most browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can always modify your browser settings to decline use of cookies. Your mobile device may allow you to control cookies through settings. If you choose to decline cookies, some parts of the Products may not work as intended or may not work at all. Here are instructions for different browsers how to update cookie settings. You can choose to opt-out from seeing interest based targeted web advertisements, delivered by third-parties. Here are the third-party websites operated and controlled by them where you can update these settings. If you choose to opt-out from interest based targeted web advertisements, delivered by third parties, you may also want to adjust the ad tracking settings on your mobile device. Most modern mobile devices provide advertising identifiers, e.g. Google Advertising ID (GAID) or Identifier for Advertisers (IDFA). These operating systems let you see your advertising identifier in the settings of your mobile device, and you can manage your settings there as well. Please note that you may still receive advertisements from third parties within our Products even if you opt-out of targeted advertising but they will not be based on your activity. If you use our website without opting out, you understand and agree to data collection for the purpose of advertising and marketing ads to you on our site.

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Public Chat

Please don't share any private information on the public chat even on private tables. All tables along with the chat is accessible to everyone using the table number, and is also monitored by our team on a regular basis for various reasons including but not limited to providing help and feedback to new users, filtering profanity and keeping all messages friendly and appropriate for everyone.

Children under the age of 13

CardzMania is not intended for use by children. We do not knowingly collect information from children under the age of 13. If you are under 13, do not use or provide any information on CardzMania. If we learn that Personal Information on a child under the age of 13 is collected, we will delete that information from our systems. If you believe we might have any information from or about a child under 13, please contact us at privacy@cardzmania.com.

Changes to Privacy Policy

We may modify or amend this Policy from time to time. If we make material changes to how we treat our users’ Personal Information, we will update the date on this page. We reserve the right, in our sole discretion, to make changes or modifications to the Privacy Policy at any time and for any reason. We will alert you about any changes by updating the “Last updated” date of the Privacy Policy, and you waive any right to receive specific notice of each such change. It is your responsibility to periodically review these Privacy Policy to stay informed of updates. You will be subject to, and will be deemed to have been made aware of and to have accepted, the changes in any revised Privacy Policy by your continued use of the Site after the date such revised Privacy Policy is posted. The date this Policy was last revised is identified at the top of the page and the terms of this Policy are effective as of that date.

Contacting Us

If there are any questions regarding this privacy policy, you may contact us at privacy@cardzmania.com