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Privacy & Cookie Policy

This website uses cookies. BrainBashers is run from the UK, but is hosted in a USA computer centre. Continued use of BrainBashers indicates that you have read, understood, and agreed with the information provided. Use of my website is also subject to my terms and conditions.

I may modify or revise the privacy policy at any time by updating this web page. You should therefore visit this page periodically to review the details.

Please feel free to contact me if you have any comments.

EEA countries (European Union countries (EU), Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway)

  • The BrainBashers website uses third party vendors, including Google, for its adverts, and they will show users in the EEA only non-personalised ads. Non-personalised ads are targeted using contextual information rather than the past behaviour of a user. Although these ads don't use cookies for ads personalisation, they do use cookies to allow for frequency capping, aggregated ad reporting and to combat fraud and abuse.

California, USA

  • To satisfy the requirements of the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) I have enabled restricted data processing for all traffic for users in California via a network control provided by Google. Google will limit how it uses data and will serve non-personalised ads only. Non-personalised ads are not based on a user's past behaviour. See https://support.google.com/adsense/answer/9560818 for more information. These changes will fully take effect on December 12th.

Other countries (excluding EEA Countries), and other USA states (excluding California)

  • The BrainBashers website uses third party vendors, including Google, for its adverts, and they use cookies to serve ads based on a user's previous visits to the BrainBashers website or other websites. Google's use of advertising cookies enables it and its partners to serve ads to you based on your visit to the BrainBashers website and/or other sites on the internet. You may opt out of personalised advertising by visiting Google Ads Settings.

  • The BrainBashers website also uses other third-party advertising networks certified by Google (a list of which can be seen here https://www.google.com/adsense/support/bin/answer.py?answer=94149). You may visit any of those websites to opt out of the cookies used in personalised advertising, if the vendor or ad network offers this capability. Alternatively, you can opt out of some third-party vendors' use of cookies for personalised advertising by visiting aboutads.info.

  • My advertising partners may also use web beacons to collect information as a result of ad serving on my website.

Google have provided a page entitled "How Google uses information from sites or apps that use my services" that explains how they use the data that they collect.

My site uses Google's reCAPTCHA to verify that my users are not robots. The reCAPTCHA box ('I am not a robot') has a clickable link to the relevant privacy policy.

In addition, the BrainBashers website itself uses cookies when you have:
   Closed the banner across the top advising you about my use of cookies.
   Recorded an 'A - Z' time (or reset your personal best).
   Recorded an 'Z - A' time (or reset your personal best).
   Recorded a '1 - 100' time.
   Saved a Sudoku.
   Played 'Daily Web Words'.
   Played 'Guess The Number'.
   Played 'PicturePuzzle'.
   Played 'Twenty Levels'.
   Set a time zone.

My site also uses server-side ASP session variables to: facilitate various puzzles and games, to count usage, etc. Usually these are automatically destroyed when your session expires.

As with most other websites, my site collects and uses the server's logging information. This information includes details such as your IP address, the browser you used to visit my site, the time you visited my site, and which pages you visited throughout my site, etc. This information might be used for detecting and preventing fraud and unauthorised system access, and ensuring the security of my systems.

Some of the pages automatically post information back to the BrainBashers server in the background, these pages usually inform you of this fact. For example when you complete the alphabet in AtoZ your browser should automatically update the BrainBashers server with your time.

Ticking the box on the "Contact Me" page gives me permission to collect and store your comments, and for me to contact you to reply to your comments. I will only use your email address for this reason. If you would like me to delete any previous comments, then please contact me and I will do so in a timely manner.

I will never sell/transfer/give away/etc any of your personal information to third parties - however I will disclose any required information if legally obligated.

I take reasonable steps to protect any data that I store.

This privacy policy section was last updated in August 2019.



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