Last updated: 02/04/2019
We (meaning YoYo Games Limited, company number 05260718) use technologies on our website and mobile services (which we'll call the Services) to collect information that helps us improve your online experience. We refer to these technologies, which include cookies, collectively as “cookies.” This policy explains the different types of cookies used on the Services and how you can control them.
1. WHAT IS A COOKIE?
Cookies are small text files that are stored on your computer or mobile device. They are widely used to make websites or other online services work or to be better or more efficient. They can do this because websites and other online services can read and write these files, enabling them to recognise you and remember important information that will make your use of them more convenient (e.g. by remembering your user preferences).
2. WHAT COOKIES DO WE USE?
Below we list the different types of cookies we may use on the Services.
Essential Cookies. These cookies are essential to the operation of our service in order to enable you to move around it and to use its features. Without these cookies services you have asked for, such as accessing secure areas of a website or paid for content, cannot be provided. These cookies are essential for using the service and therefore cannot be turned off without severely affecting your use of it.
Essential cookies on the Services may include:
|Cookie name||Further information|
|yoyogames_session||Used to track checkout progress on YoYoGames.com|
|_session_id||Used to track login status and checkout progress for YoYo Accounts, the GameMaker Marketplace and GameMaker Player|
|xf_session||Used to stores the current ID of your session for the GameMaker Community Forum|
Performance cookies on this Services may include:
|Cookie name||Further information|
|_ga||Google Analytics tracking cookie||_gali||Google Analytics tracking cookie||_gat||Google Analytics tracking cookie||_utma||Google Analytics tracking cookie||_utmc||Google Analytics tracking cookie||_utmz||Google Analytics tracking cookie||AWSELB||Amazon Web Services load balancer cookie||yoyogames_session||Used to track checkout progress on YoYoGames.com||_session_id||Used to track login status and checkout progress for YoYo Accounts, the GameMaker Marketplace||account.yoyogames.com||(AWSELB) Load balancer||account.yoyogames.com||(_mkra_ctxt) Database load balancer||Marketplace.yoyogames.com||(AWSELB) Load balancer||Marketplace.yoyogames.com||(_mkra_ctxt) Database load balancer||nr-data.net - New relic||website performance analysis||m.stripe.com||Stripe payment system||m.stripe.network||Stripe payment system||twitter.com||Twitter analytics and advertising pixel||facebook.com||Facebook analytics and advertising pixel||xf_user||Stores a key, unique to you, which allows us to keep you logged in to the GameMaker Community Forum as you navigate from page to page|
Functionality Cookies. In some circumstances, we may use functionality cookies. Functionality cookies allow us to remember the choices you make on the Services and to provide enhanced and more personalized features, such as customising a certain webpage, remembering if we have asked you to participate in a promotion and for other services you request, like watching a video or commenting on a blog. All of these features help us to improve your visit to the Services.
Targeting or Advertising Cookies. We and our service providers may use targeting or advertising cookies to deliver ads that we believe are more relevant to you and your interests. For example, we may use targeting or advertising cookies to limit the number of times you see the same ad on our Services and to help measure the effectiveness of our advertising campaigns. These cookies remember what you have looked at on the Services and we may share this information with other organizations that we use for our own advertising, such as Facebook, Twitter and Google.
For more information about targeting and advertising cookies and how you can opt out, you can visit http://www.youronlinechoices.com/uk/your-ad-choices or http://www.allaboutcookies.org/manage-cookies/index.html.
Banner Advertising On Other Websites
Targeting and advertising cookies on this Services may include:
DISABLING THESE ADVERTS
We would like to continue to display content that's relevant to you; however, you can choose to opt out of this type of advertising permanently by following these links:
You may also wish to visit this website to learn more about the cookies on your device set by other companies, and opt out of them if you wish (opens in a new window - please note that we can't be responsible for the content of external websites).
TERMS OF THESE COOKIES
The length of time a cookie will stay on your device depends on each type of cookie described above. Cookies may stay on your device for up to 10 years or even more. If you have any questions, please contact us at https://help.yoyogames.com/. You may refuse to accept cookies from the Services at any time. For further information please see section 4 below.
In some circumstances, we may work with third parties to provide services on the Services. For example, third-party advertisers and other organizations may use their own cookies to collect information about your activities on the Services and/or the advertisements you have clicked on. This information may be used by them to serve advertisements that they believe are most likely to be of interest to you based on content you have viewed. Third-party advertisers may also use this information to measure the effectiveness of their advertisements. We do not control these cookies and to disable or reject third-party cookies, please refer to the relevant third party’s website. You can also learn more about controlling cookies in section 4 below.
Third-party cookies on the Services may include:
- Google Analytics cookies to identify how customers are using the website.
4. HOW DO I CONTROL COOKIES?
HOW TO CHECK COOKIES ARE ENABLED ON IOS SAFARI
- 1. Tap on the 'Settings' application from your home screen.
- 2. Find and tap on the 'Safari' menu item.
- 3. Under the 'Privacy & Security' section tap on the 'Block cookies' menu item.
- 4. Select any option other than 'Always block'.
HOW TO CHECK COOKIES ARE ENABLED ON ANDROID INTERNET BROWSERS
- 1. Tap on the 'Settings' application from your home screen or under 'Apps'.
- 2. Under the 'Device' section tap on the 'Applications' menu item.
- 3. Find and tap the 'Internet' menu item.
- 4. Find and tap the 'Privacy' menu item. Enable 'Accept cookies'.
ALL OTHER BROWSERS
Please consult your online Help files