Last Modified: December 18th, 2023
1. Types of Information We Collect
Prior to December 18th, 2023, we collected both personal information and anonymous information. We may combine personal information and anonymous information to create aggregate information. We collected the following categories of information:
Registration information you provide when you create an account, such as parents’ email address, and children’s age, birth date, gender, avatar, username, and gender.
Information you provide when you contact us to ask a question whether on our site or through our app, or that you may provide us as part of ongoing feedback and survey responses about the game experience, or in obtaining technical support.
Information you choose to provide to us when you are playing a game on the app such as a recording of your voice reading text in the app, your name, age, gender, and email address.
Information you choose to share with others when you are playing a game with them on the app in competition mode such as your user code, and the results of your game.
Session information we collect automatically when you play a game on the app such as the number of words you read per minute, the stories you read, and the number of games you play.
Usage, viewing and technical information such as your IP address, device identifier, operating system, browser type, the web pages or apps you review before or after reviewing our app or site,the frequency with which you visit various parts of our site and app, when you visit our app or site, use our app on third party platforms, or open emails we send.
2. How We Collect Your Information
As of December 18th, 2023, Reading Racer collects no information whatsoever from you or any of our users. We have disabled all communication features within the app so that no information about you or your device is shared with us or any third party. If you are using a legacy version of our app, the app may continue to include collection tools, but our servers have been disabled and no longer receive this information. We encourage you to install the latest version of Reading Racer from the Apple App Store.
Prior to December 18th, 2023, we collected information in the following ways:
We collected information you provided to us when you requested or used our products and services, registered with us, used the games or other activities on our apps, used our site, responded to surveys, games, sweepstakes, contests of skill or otherwise interacted with us. For example, when you registered via the app, you created a user account. Your account contains personal information that you submitted to us during the registration process. Please note, legacy versions of the app contained settings to allow you to disable future data collection and storage; we have eliminated all ongoing collection and storage of information for all users, whether or not this setting is enabled. To remove any previously stored information, please contact us by e-mail at email@example.com, or by US postal mail at Reading Racer Technology Foundation, 17 Buena Vista Terrace, San Francisco, CA 94117, and request removal of past data. A valid request to delete personal information will be accommodated within a reasonable time.
We collected information via web beacons. We may have placed web beacons on website pages, emails or pages of the app, and we collected information from them such as whether you viewed a particular web page or email communication. Please note: you may not decline Web Beacons. However, they may be rendered ineffective by declining all cookies or modifying your browser setting to notify you each time a cookie is tendered and permit you to accept or decline cookies on an individual basis.
3. How We Use Your Information
As of December 18th, 2023, Reading Racer no longer collects any information whatsoever from you or any of our users. We may, however, continue to use the information we collected previously in order to:
Provide you with the products and services you request.
Personalize our products and services for you.
Communicate with you about your account and your use of our products and services, and sending you information about our products and services or changes to our policies.
Help us better understand how our site and app are being so that we are able to better design the site and app to improve your experiences, both in terms of content and ease of use.
Send you offers and promotions for our products or services and third parties’ products and services.
Provide you with advertising based on your activity on our site and app or third party sites, apps or services.
Release anonymous information gathered from site and app users in the aggregate, such as by publishing a report on trends in the usage of the site or app.
Detect, investigate and prevent activities that make us or others uncomfortable, may violate our policies or may be illegal.
4. Sharing your Information With Other Companies
As of December 18th, 2023, Reading Racer no longer collects any information whatsoever from you or any of our users. We may, however, continue to share the information we collected prior to December 18th, 2023.
We disclose information to our employees, contractors, affiliates, distributors, dealers, vendors and suppliers who process information on our behalf, participate with us in operating the site or app, making the site or app available to you, or providing you with services.
We may provide your personal information to third parties so they can send you marketing materials that may be of interest to you. If you want to opt-out of receiving these third party marketing materials, please follow the instructions at the bottom of each email.
We are required to do so by law, or in response to a subpoena or court order.
We believe in our sole discretion that disclosure is reasonably necessary to protect against fraud, to protect the property or other rights of us or other users, third parties or the public at large.
We believe that you have abused our products or service by using them to attack other systems or to gain unauthorized access to any other system, to engage in spamming or otherwise to violate the law.
5. Online Tracking.
We currently do not process or comply with any web browser’s “do not track” signal or other similar mechanism that indicates a request to disable online tracking of individual users who visit our site or use our services.
6. Children’s Privacy
As of December 18th, 2023, Reading Racer no longer collects any information whatsoever from any of our users, including children.
Prior to December 18th, 2023, when we collected personal information from children, we took additional steps to protect their personal information, including:
Notifying parents of our information practices with respect to children, including the types of personal information we collect, how we use that information and whether and with whom we share that information.
Obtaining consent from parents for the collection of personal information from their children.
Giving parents the ability to request access to personal information we have collected from their children and the ability to request that the personal information be changed or deleted.
Limiting the collection of personal information from children to no more than is reasonably necessary to use our site or app.
7. Data Security, Integrity and Retention
9. Shine the Light
Under California Civil Code Section 1798.83 (also known as the “Shine the Light” law), users who are residents of California may request information regarding the disclosure of our personal information by us to third parties for the third parties’ direct marketing purposes. We do not disclose your information to third parties for these purposes. California Business and Professions Code Section 22581 permits registered users who are minors to request and obtain deletion of certain posted content.
10. Comments and Questions
Reading Racer Technology Foundation
17 Buena Vista Terrace
San Francisco, CA 94117
Aggregate Information. Aggregate information means information about groups or categories of users that do not personally identify, and cannot reasonably be used to identify, an individual user.
Anonymous Information. Anonymous information means information that does not directly or indirectly identify, and cannot reasonably be used to identify, an individual user.
App. App means, Reading Racer Technology Foundation’s Reading Racer application that may be displayed on various online, mobile or other platforms and environments, including those operated by third parties.
Children. Children means individuals who are under 13.
Cookie. A cookie is a string of information that we store on your computer or other device, and your browser provides to us, each time you submit a query to the site or app.
IP Address. An IP address is the address associated with the access point through which you enter the Internet. We do not control your IP address. It is typically controlled by your Internet Service Provider.
Our. Our means Reading Racer Technology Foundation.
Parents. Parents means a parent or legal guardian of a child.
Personal Information. Personal information means information that identifies (either directly or indirectly) an individual person, including name, address, email address and telephone number.
Site. Site means Reading Racer Technology Foundation’s website located at: http://www.readingracer.com/.
Us. Us means Reading Racer Technology Foundation
We. We means Reading Racer Technology Foundation
Web beacon. A web beacon is an object that is embedded in an email, web page or page of an app.
You. You means an individual who is 13 years of age or older.