Backyard.Games is committed to protecting your privacy and developing technology that gives you the most powerful and safe online experience. We believe in transparency, that is why we are disclosing to you that some products and links (not all) on the website might be Affiliate links that we earn a commission on to continue to bring you awesome recommendations and lists about outdoor game recreation. This Statement of Privacy applies to the Backyard.Games Web site and governs data collection and usage.
By using the Backyard.Games website, you consent to the data practices described in this statement below. If you have any questions please make sure to Contact Us. Sorry for all the legal talk it is required for us to do business. Also do not forget to be awesome 🙂 Sincerely Fraser & Nadine, Backyard.games
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Backyard Games (Fraser Paterson) is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to Amazon.com.
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COLLECTION OF YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION
Backyard.Games collects personally identifiable information, such as your e-mail address, name, home or work address or telephone number. Backyard.Games also collects anonymous demographic information, which is not unique to you, such as your ZIP code, age, gender, preferences, interests and favorites.
There is also information about your computer hardware and software that is automatically collected by Backyard.Games. This information can include: your IP address, browser type, domain names, access times and referring Web site addresses. This information is used by Backyard.Games for the operation of the service, to maintain quality of the service, and to provide general statistics regarding use of the Backyard.Games Web site.
Please keep in mind that if you directly disclose personally identifiable information or personally sensitive data through Backyard.Games public message boards, this information may be collected and used by others. Note: Backyard.Games does not read any of your private online communications.
Backyard.Games encourages you to review the privacy statements of Web sites you choose to link to from Backyard.Games so that you can understand how those Web sites collect, use and share your information. Backyard.Games is not responsible for the privacy statements or other content on Web sites outside of the Backyard.Games and Backyard.Games family of Web sites.
USE OF YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION
Backyard.Games collects and uses your personal information to operate the Backyard.Games Web site and deliver the services you have requested. Backyard.Games also uses your personally identifiable information to inform you of other products or services available from Backyard.Games and its affiliates. Backyard.Games may also contact you via surveys to conduct research about your opinion of current services or of potential new services that may be offered.
Backyard.Games does not sell, rent or lease its customer lists to third parties. Backyard.Games may, from time to time, contact you on behalf of external business partners about a particular offering that may be of interest to you. In those cases, your unique personally identifiable information (e-mail, name, address, telephone number) is not transferred to the third party. In addition, Backyard.Games may share data with trusted partners to help us perform statistical analysis, send you email or postal mail, provide customer support, or arrange for deliveries. All such third parties are prohibited from using your personal information except to provide these services to Backyard.Games, and they are required to maintain the confidentiality of your information.
Backyard.Games does not use or disclose sensitive personal information, such as race, religion, or political affiliations, without your explicit consent.
Backyard.Games keeps track of the Web sites and pages our customers visit within Backyard.Games, in order to determine what Backyard.Games services are the most popular. This data is used to deliver customized content and advertising within Backyard.Games to customers whose behavior indicates that they are interested in a particular subject area.
Backyard.Games Web sites will disclose your personal information, without notice, only if required to do so by law or in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to: (a) conform to the edicts of the law or comply with legal process served on Backyard.Games or the site; (b) protect and defend the rights or property of Backyard.Games; and, (c) act under exigent circumstances to protect the personal safety of users of Backyard.Games, or the public.
The Backyard.Games Web site use “cookies” to help you personalize your online experience. A cookie is a text file that is placed on your hard disk by a Web page server. Cookies cannot be used to run programs or deliver viruses to your computer. Cookies are uniquely assigned to you, and can only be read by a web server in the domain that issued the cookie to you.
One of the primary purposes of cookies is to provide a convenience feature to save you time. The purpose of a cookie is to tell the Web server that you have returned to a specific page. For example, if you personalize Backyard.Games pages, or register with Backyard.Games site or services, a cookie helps Backyard.Games to recall your specific information on subsequent visits. This simplifies the process of recording your personal information, such as billing addresses, shipping addresses, and so on. When you return to the same Backyard.Games Web site, the information you previously provided can be retrieved, so you can easily use the Backyard.Games features that you customized.
You have the ability to accept or decline cookies. Most Web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. If you choose to decline cookies, you may not be able to fully experience the interactive features of the Backyard.Games services or Web sites you visit.
We also use tracking pixels (i.e. Google Analytics) to measure and track where our website traffic is coming from and to track the performance of our site. We use remarking pixels from Facebook and Google to aid in customized, targeted followup advertising.
SECURITY OF YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION
Backyard.Games secures your personal information from unauthorized access, use or disclosure. Backyard.Games secures the personally identifiable information you provide on computer servers in a controlled, secure environment, protected from unauthorized access, use or disclosure. When personal information (such as a credit card number) is transmitted to other Web sites, it is protected through the use of encryption, such as the Secure Socket Layer (SSL) protocol.
CHANGES TO THIS STATEMENT
Backyard.Games will occasionally update this Statement of Privacy to reflect company and customer feedback. Backyard.Games encourages you to periodically review this Statement to be informed of how Backyard.Games is protecting your information.
Backyard.Games welcomes your comments regarding this Statement of Privacy. If you believe that Backyard.Games has not adhered to this Statement, please contact Backyard.Games. We will use commercially reasonable efforts to promptly determine and remedy the problem.