Who we are
Our collection and use of your personal information
Our legal basis for processing your personal information
Further information – the personal information we collect, when and how we use it
Will we use your personal information for automated decision-making?
Who we share our personal information with
Whether information has been provided to you and if so why
Transfer of your information out of the EEA
Keeping your personal information secure
How long we will keep your information
How to complain
How to contact us
WHO WE ARE
This website is operated by Fabrik Games Limited a company incorporated under the laws of England and Wales under company number (08183480) whose registered office is at Progress House, 396 Wilmslow Road, Withington, Manchester, M20 3BN. We are a leading independent video games developer and publisher and for more information about us and our work see .
We collect, use and are responsible for certain personal information about you. When we do so we are regulated under the General Data Protection Regulation which applies across the European Union (including in the United Kingdom) and we are responsible as ‘controller’ of that personal information for the purposes of those laws.
Throughout our website we may link to other websites owned and operated by certain third parties to make additional services available to you e.g. Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, Instagram, Play Station Store and YouTube. These other third party websites may also gather information about you in accordance with their own separate privacy policies. For privacy information relating to these other third party websites, please consult their privacy policies as appropriate.
OUR COLLECTION AND USE OF YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION
We collect personal information about you when you contact us by email, send us feedback and/or complete on-line forms via our website.
We collect this personal information from you directly, when you complete our online forms or contact us via our website.
The personal information we collect about you depends on the particular activities carried out through our website. This may information include:
your name and email address
details of any feedback you give us by email, post or via social media
information about the services we provide to you
details of your home address and/or employment history if you submit an application for one of our advertised roles.
WHAT WE DO WITH THE INFORMATION WE GATHER
We use this personal information to:
process your enquiries
provide you with information about our business
for our own internal record keeping
improve our products and services
notify you of any changes to our website or to our services that may affect you
evaluate your resume if you apply for one of our advertised roles to support and manage our recruitment process
periodically send promotional information about new products, special offers and other information that we think you may find interesting using the email address or other contact details that you have requested we use.
Where you consent to receive marketing and provide us with your email address we will use this information to send you information about our upcoming games and news which we think you might be interested in.
Please note that you do not need to provide us with your personal data however, if you do not provide the information which we require to help you we may not be able to assist.
This website is not intended for use by children and we do not knowingly collect or use personal information relating to children.
OUR LEGAL BASIS FOR PROCESSING YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION
When we use your personal information we are required to have a legal basis for doing so. There are various different legal bases on which we may rely, depending on what personal information we process and why.
The legal bases we may rely on include:
consent: where you have given us clear consent for us to process your personal information for a specific purpose
contract: where our use of your personal information is necessary for a contract we have with you, or because you have asked us to take specific steps before entering into a contract
legal obligation: where our use of your personal information is necessary for us to comply with the law (not including contractual obligations)
legitimate interests: where our use of your personal information is necessary for our legitimate interests or the legitimate interests of a third party (unless there is a good reason to protect your personal information which overrides our legitimate interests).
THE PERSONAL INFORMATION WE COLLECT, WHEN AND HOW WE USE IT
For further details on when we collect personal information, what we collect as well as how we use it, please read the following sections:
WHEN INFORMATION IS COLLECTED:
When you contact us by email or complete our online forms
WHAT INFORMATION WE ASK FOR:
Contact details: your name and email address
HOW AND WHY WE USE YOUR INFORMATION:
We ask for this:
to respond to your enquiries
to sign you up to our mailing list
to provide you with information relating our business
to support our recruitment processes
We rely on consent and legitimate interests (as appropriate) as the lawful basis for collecting and using your personal information.
Our legitimate interests relate to our commercial interests including the promotion and growth of our business.
We will keep this information for as long as necessary for the relevant processing purpose.
WILL WE USE YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION FOR AUTOMATED DECISION-MAKING?
We do not use your personal information to make automated decisions about you.
WHO WE SHARE YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION WITH
We will share personal information with law enforcement or other authorities if required by applicable law.
We will not share your personal information with any other third party.
WHETHER INFORMATION HAS TO BE PROVIDED BY YOU, AND IF SO WHY
We require you to provide your name and email address to enable us to provide information about our business and to respond to enquiries which you send to us. We will inform you at the point of collecting information from you, whether you are required to provide the information to us.
NO TRANSFER OF YOUR INFORMATION OUT OF THE EEA
We will not transfer your personal data outside of the EEA.
No personal data will be accessed, transmitted or collected by us when you use our on-line products nor will any gameplay information be received by us when you use our on-line products and games.
Under the General Data Protection Regulation you have a number of important rights free of charge. In summary, those include rights to:
fair processing of information and transparency over how we use your use personal information
access to your personal information and to certain other supplementary information that this Privacy Notice is already designed to address
require us to correct any mistakes in your information which we hold
require the erasure of personal information concerning you in certain situations
receive the personal information concerning you which you have provided to us, in a structured, commonly used and machine-readable format and have the right to transmit those data to a third party in certain situations
object at any time to processing of personal information concerning you for direct marketing
object to decisions being taken by automated means which produce legal effects concerning you or similarly significantly affect you
object in certain other situations to our continued processing of your personal information
otherwise restrict our processing of your personal information in certain circumstances.
For further information on each of those rights, including the circumstances in which they apply, see the Guidance from the UK Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) on individuals’ rights under the General Data Protection Regulation.
IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO EXERCISE ANY OF THOSE RIGHT, PLEASE:
write to us at Fabrik Games Limited, Progress House, 396 Wilmslow Road, Withington, Manchester, M20 3BN
let us have enough information to identify you
let us have proof of your identity and address (a copy of your driving licence or passport and a recent utility or credit card bill), and
let us know the information to which your request relates including any account or reference numbers, if you have them
KEEPING YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION SECURE
We are committed to ensuring that your information is secure. In order to prevent unauthorised access or disclosure we have put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online. We have appropriate security measures in place to prevent personal information from being accidentally lost, or used or accessed in an unauthorised way. We limit access to your personal information to those who have a genuine business need to know it. Those processing your information will do so only in an authorised manner and are subject to a duty of confidentiality.
We also have procedures in place to deal with any suspected data security breach. We will notify you and any applicable regulator of a suspected data security breach where we are legally required to do so.
If you want detailed information from Get Safe Online on how to protect your information and your computers and devices against fraud, identity theft, viruses and many other online problems, please visit . Get Safe Online is supported by HM Government and leading businesses.
HOW LONG WILL WE KEEP YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION?
We will not keep your personal information for longer than we need it for the purposes we have explained in this privacy notice. We have outlined our retention periods below.
We will keep your personal information (other than that relating to marketing) in our active systems for six years.
Where you have consented for us to contact you for marketing purposes we will store your personal information for a period of two years before asking you to re-consent for us to contact you for marketing purposes.
Please contact our studio manager at if you would like any further information about our retention periods. If a dispute arises between us, we will keep your personal information for the purposes of responding to and dealing with this dispute and this may mean that we keep your personal information for longer.
If you browse our website we will collect personal information via cookies. We use both essential and non-essential cookies on our website which collect information from you such as your browsing patterns and information about the device you are using. We may use this information to inform our marketing and future business strategies.
Cookies allow web applications to respond to you as an individual. A cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us. The actual cookies contain hashed data, so you don’t have to worry about someone gleaning any of your details by reading the cookie data. You can choose to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. This may however prevent you from taking full advantage of the website.
When we collect information about you from our website using essential cookies, we will use your personal information on the basis that it is in our legitimate interests to do so. We have considered our legitimate interests carefully and have balanced our legitimate interests against your rights under data protection law. We consider that this use is proportionate because the website will not work without them.
HOW TO COMPLAIN
We hope that we can resolve any query or concern you raise about our use of your information.
The General Data Protection Regulation also gives you the right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority, in particular in the European Union (or European Economic Area) state where you work, normally live or where any alleged infringement of data protection laws occurred. The supervisory authority in the UK is the Information Commissioner who may be contacted at
HOW TO CONTACT US
Please contact us if you have any questions about this privacy notice or the information we hold about you.
If you wish to contact us please send an email to .