Our Privacy Policy

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Who We Are (make it pop ltd)

This Privacy Policy sets out to inform you in detail on the types of information we collect, why we collect it, how we use it, how we keep it secure and how we align with the GDPR introduced on 25th May 2018.

This privacy notice applies to personal information processed by or on behalf of the make it pop.

make it pop (www.makeitpopgame.com) is committed to maintaining the trust and confidence of the visitors to our websites. We want you to understand that we provide a safe and thorough process for managing any and all information we receive and are not in the business of selling any data to other companies for marketing purposes.


Types of Data We Collect & How We Collect It

Personal information that we collect in connection with all of our activities, if relevant, includes:

  • Personal details, such as title and full name
  • Contact details, including phone, email and address
  • Usage of makeitpopgame.com, including IP address, web pages visited, time on website
  • Contact with us, including chat logs, email communication and form submissions

This information is collected & used with the following methods;

 

Website Cookies

A cookie is defined as “a packet of data sent by an Internet server to a browser, which is returned by the browser each time it subsequently accesses the same server, used to identify the user or track their access to the server.” Cookies are small files that a site or its service provider transfers to your computer's hard drive through your Web browser (if your browser is set to allow them).

Our websites use cookies to collect information, including details about browsing on the www.makeitpopgame.com by people who access our websites. This includes details about pages viewed and elements of the website you have interacted (clicked) with.

Retention Period: Until user clears their cookies locally.

 

Google Analytics

Visitors to the makeitpopgame.com website are monitored by Google Analytics (a third party service, the industry standard for website analytics) to collect a log of information and details on visitor behaviour whilst using our website.

It collects information such as, pages viewed, number of visitors per page, time on our website, links clicked and successful forms filled in. This information is collect in a way which is anonymous and contains new personally identifiable data.

We do not make, and do not allow Google to make, any attempt to find out the identities of those visiting our website.

Retention Period: 24 months.

 

Mailing Lists

When you use our contact and enquiry forms you’re given the option of subscribing to our newsletter. Contact details given by enquiry or contact forms will not be used for marketing purposes unless specifically requested to via the opt in box.

Also, you have the ability to sign up via our blog, footer and overlay newsletter forms, both of which only ask for your email address.

If opted in to marketing messaging, your information will be stored with the 3rd party email service provider MailChimp. We gather statistics around email opening and clicks using industry standard technologies to help us monitor and improve our e-newsletter. For more information, please see MailChimp’s privacy notice.

You can unsubscribe to general mailings at any time of the day or night by clicking the unsubscribe link at the bottom of any of our emails, by replying to email specifying your request or by emailing our data protection officer.

Our email correspondence covers;

  • Newsletters,
  • Press and company news,
  • Information on events we’re hosting or attending,
  • Company service information,

Retention Period: Until user unsubscribes from mailings or exhibits 12 months of inactivity.

 

Enquiry and Contact Forms

When you use our enquiry form, your information is stored in our WordPress contact form database. This information includes all the visible form fields of the contact form; Name, Email Address, Phone Number and Enquiry Details. Unless otherwise requested this information is kept on file so long as you are a potential or customer or until 18 months of inactive time has been recorded.

Retention Period: 12 months.

 

Live Chat

When you using our Live Chat facility, your email and name are collected to enable easy communication and for any follow-up communication, we may need to use. We use the third party tool Drift, you can see Drift's privacy notice here.

Chat logs and personal information are kept for 12 months within Drift and are then deleted, unless the chat user begins/continues a chat conversation with us, resetting the 12 months deletion period.

Retention Period: 12 Months.

 

Incoming Emails

Emails sent to our heybuddy@makeitpopgame.com address are directed to a Gmail inbox used by our team. If relating to enquires, recruitment or human resources, they are forwarded on to the relevant team to follow up.

Unless followed up, we store inbound emails on our secure email servers for 12 months. Followed up emails are subject to different retention periods depending on their subject.

Retention Period: 12 months.

 

Access to your Personal Information

You are entitled by law to view, amend, or delete the personal information that we hold. Email your request to our data protection officer at heybuddy@makeitpopgame.com and this process will begin within 48 hours, enabling you to; if we do hold information about you we will:

  • give you a description of it,
  • tell you why we are holding it,
  • tell you who it could be disclosed to,
  • let you have a copy of the information in an intelligible form,

If you would prefer to make your request by mail, you can write to us at:

make it pop
6 Milne Way
Newcastle Upon Tyne
NE3 3SL

Changes to this Privacy Policy

We revisit our Privacy Policy regularly. The last time it was reviewed and/or updated was May 23nd 2018.


Links to Other Websites

This privacy notice does not cover the links within this site linking to other websites. We encourage you to read the privacy statements on the other websites you visit.


Contacting Us

If there are any questions regarding this privacy policy, you may contact us using the information below or by using our contact form.

make it pop
6 Milne Way
Newcastle Upon Tyne
NE3 3SL
heybuddy@makeitpopgame.com

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