StudyX is an international entertainment company. We create and publish free and paid games and applications for several platforms.
(i) develop and publish mobile apps (“StudyX Apps and Games”),
(ii) serve advertising that are tailored to the interests of users (“StudyX Ads”) and
(iii) run our corporate website (“StudyX website).
This policy also aims to remind you about your rights and to provide you with all the elements you need to exercise them.
Should you have any questions related to this policy or our practices around privacy and data protection in general, please don’t hesitate to contact StudyX Data Protection Officer as indicated in the contact section of this policy.
When you install and use StudyX mobile applications, we can collect and process some of your data for different legitimate purposes. You will find below explanations regarding the reasons why StudyX may collect data and the legal bases StudyX relies on in each case. StudyX collects data:
To provide you with the services you asked for
(e.g., knowing that you completed the first level to allow access to the second one)
Legal basis – such data processing is strictly necessary for the service(s) asked
To run analytics and understand how users interact with our product and services in order to continuously improve it
(e.g. identifying that a feature is annoying for users or that a level is too difficult for most gamers)
Legal basis - Express consent. StudyX only processes or shares personal data collected through StudyX apps for analytics purposes once you express your consent through the pop-up notice included in our apps.
To serve advertising tailored to the preference and interests of our users
and allow StudyX to continue to provide free services and products
Legal basis – Express consent. StudyX only processes or shares personal data collected through StudyX apps for personalized advertising purposes once you express your consent through the pop-up notice included in one of our apps.
For all the purposes listed above the data that StudyX collect is limited to:
StudyX does not share your personal data with third parties without your prior consent. When you consent to the collection of data for advertising and analytics purpose, we may share the data listed above with the following categories of recipients:
Those partners usually collect data via their own tools (Software Development Kits or “SDK”). You will find a list of our partners implementing advertising SDKs through our applications and the privacy policies of their services that describe their practices and allow you to exercise your rights directly toward them hereafter:
Adcolony - https://www.adcolony.com/privacy-policy/
Applovin - https://www.applovin.com/privacy/
Criteo - https://www.criteo.com/privacy/
Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/about/privacy
Google - https://policies.google.com/privacy
Mintegral - https://www.mintegral.com/en/privacy/
Vungle - https://vungle.com/privacy/
Analytic companies: that provide us with tools and technologies that allow us to better understand how users interact with our services and will help us improve it. Those partners also usually collect data via their own SDKs. You will find a list of our partners implementing analytical SDKs through our applications hereafter:
Authorities: only to the extent we are obliged to by applicable laws and regulations.
StudyX Ads services allow StudyX and its publisher partners (most of the time StudyX Ads partners are third party mobile application providers) to monetize advertising inventory by allowing advertisers to serve personalized advertising to users.
In order to deliver such services for its clients and partners, StudyX can receive and process data for different legitimate purposes.
You will find below explanations regarding the reasons why StudyX may collect data and the legal bases it relies on in each case.
To help our publisher partners monetize their ad inventory
Just like StudyX rely on advertising to provide free apps and games, our partners can use StudyX Ads services to monetize their ad inventory.
To help advertiser partners promote their products and services
StudyX ads services help advertisers promoting their products and services to an audience that has demonstrated interests in similar products and services and allow them to optimize their marketing spends.
To improve StudyX Ads services
StudyX is committed to constantly improve the services delivered to its publishers and advertisers. In order to do so, StudyX Ads processes the data listed below in a way that notably allows us to better understand how users interact with the ads of our advertiser partners and optimize their user experience.
For all these purposes we contractually oblige our partners to collect the express consent of their users before any data is sent to StudyX Ads.
For all the purposes listed above the data that StudyX collect is limited to:
The apps you are using
Your IP address
Your Mobile Advertising ID (Apple IDFA or Google AAID - which are technical identifiers developed by mobile operating systems for advertising purposes which remain under your control and can be reset or erased at any time in your device settings)
Technical information about the device you use and your connection (user agent, type of connection, timestamp)
Data pertaining to your interactions with the advertisements served (e.g., number of ads served, potential clicks)
Data collected for the purposes of our StudyX Ads services are only shared with the following categories of recipients and only to the extent such data is necessary for the purpose they are following:
Advertisers that are using StudyX Ads services to serve personalized or non-personalized advertising.
Publishers that are using StudyX Ads services to monetize their advertising inventory.
Like on most websites, when you browse on StudyX website certain information about your connection and device(s) are automatically collected for the website to operate properly.
For the purposes listed above the data that StudyX and its partners collect is limited to:
Browsing events and interactions with the website’s contents and services
Cookie identifiers, IP address and technical information related to your browser and/or device (user agent)
Information you provide us with voluntarily when you contact StudyX
StudyX uses Google Analytics to collect information related to the web traffic on our website. This service allows us to measure the performance and proper functioning of our website and to provide you with a better experience. For more information on the data protection and privacy aspects of these analytics services, you can refer to Google specific policy accessible here: https://policies.google.com/privacy and opt-out from Google Analytics data collection here: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout
Personal data collected, received and processed for the purposes described in this policy is not kept longer than necessary for the purposes described above in this section.
In all cases, StudyX does not retain such data for more than 13 months.
StudyX never knowingly or willingly collect any personal data concerning children under 16 years of age.
Some of the partners and processors referred to in this policy are located outside of the European Union.
In such case, we ensure that:
the personal data is transferred to countries recognized as offering an equivalent level of protection or,
Personal data is transferred to certified entities under the Privacy Shield or,
For personal data transferred outside of countries recognized by the European Commission as having a sufficient level of protection, any of the mechanisms offering appropriate guarantees is used, for which provision is made by applicable regulations, and in particular the adoption of the standard contractual clauses of the European Commission.
You can change your consent status at any time from the Privacy Settings available in StudyX mobile games and applications.
Please note that if StudyX does not sell the personal information of its users, we may share it with third parties such as analytics and advertising companies in order to improve and personalize your experience and adapt the content and ads of our services.
Adjusting your consent settings within StudyX apps and games, will allow you to block the collection of data for these purposes and will de facto prevent the sharing of information with our analytics and/or advertising partners.
Upon request, StudyX will provide you with information about whether we hold any of your personal information. You may access or request deletion of your personal information directly in StudyX mobile apps or by contacting StudyX Data Protection Officer as indicated in the “Contact” section below. We will respond to your request within a reasonable timeframe.
You may request StudyX the rectification of inaccurate personal data concerning you, as well as the completion of incomplete personal data. You may also request StudyX to erase without undue delay your personal data when it is no longer necessary for StudyX to retain such data.
In order for your data to be erased or rendered inaccessible you can either:
reset your mobile advertising identifier (IDFA on iOS, GAAID on Androïd) or activate “Limit Ad Tracking” in your device’ settings in order to make previously collected data non linkable to you or your device anymore and limit further data collection if you choose to enable the “Limit Ad Tracking” option
contact StudyX Data Protection Officer, as indicated in the “Contact” section below in order to have the data previously collected by StudyX on you and/or your device permanently erased or anonymized
Upon request, StudyX will provide you with the personal data that you provided to us and, if possible, will communicate this information directly to another data controller of your choice in a portable format when the processing is based on consent or contract.
You may lodge a complaint with a Data Protection Authority.
You can contact our Data Protection Officer anonymously using the Contact Form below. After your inquiry, we will forget (delete) your email address.
Last updated: 2020-03-06