Privacy

This page contains privacy information for the services Shattered Pixel offers.

Shattered Pixel Dungeon

Effective: January 21st, 2020

Shattered Pixel Dungeon has a full privacy policy which is contained on a separate web-page.

ShatteredPixel.com

Effective: April 15th, 2020

ShatteredPixel.com uses Google Analytics to track and report data about website visitors.

What Data is Collected?

When a page on ShatteredPixel.com is viewed, Google Analytics records information such as:

  • What page on ShatteredPixel.com is being viewed.
  • How the user reached that page, if the page was reached via an external link.
  • User device info such as web browser, screen size, and operating system.
  • User language and approximate geolocation.
  • User session info, so that multiple consecutive pageviews can be grouped together into one session.

Google’s processing of this data is governed by their Privacy Policies.

Is this Data Personally Identifiable?

No. Shattered Pixel does not knowingly collect any personally identifiable information on ShatteredPixel.com via Google Analytics.

It should be noted that Google Analytics normally collects data which would be considered personally identifiable, such as unique identifiers or full IP addresses. Shattered Pixel has configured Google Analytics to reduce or remove this functionality:

  • IP addresses are anonymized, so that specific user location cannot be determined.
  • Collection of advertising ID or any other unique identifiers is disabled.
  • Cookies are session-based and are not used to track users over multiple visits to ShatteredPixel.com. Google analytics cookies persist for 2 years by default but they are configured on ShatteredPixel.com to expire when the website is closed.

How is this data used?

Shattered Pixel uses this data to better understand readership of ShatteredPixel.com. This includes how many people are visiting the site, where those visitors are reaching the site from, what type of devices those readers are using, and how long they are reading the site for. This information helps Shattered Pixel improve the quality of the website and find better ways to encourage more readership.