Miniclip Cookie Policy

(For War Wings players specifically, please refer to War Wings Cookie Policy)

(For Snake Wars players specifically, please refer to Snake Wars Cookie Policy)

Last updated: 2nd June 2017

Miniclip SA (referred to as us/we/our in this Policy) respects the privacy concerns of all users. This Policy explains how cookies may be downloaded onto your device, when you use the website www.miniclip.com ("Website"), our apps and any games, products, forums and services we offer through the apps or Website or other dedicated websites (such as www.agar.io, www.diep.io, www.spaceone.io and any other .io games which may be offered by us from time to time) or otherwise provided by us (all collectively referred to in this Policy as our "Services"). References to “Miniclip”, “we” or “our” are to Miniclip SA, a company registered in Switzerland whose registered number is CH-645-4103964-1

What are cookies?

Cookies are small bits of text and numbers that are downloaded onto the devices you use to receive the Services. Your browser makes these cookies available every time you use the Services again, so it can recognise you and your device, and can then tailor what you see. Cookies are an important part of the Internet. They make using devices and accessing online information much smoother and affect lots of the useful features of websites. There are many different uses for cookies, but they fall into the following four main groups: Strictly Necessary, Functionality, Targeting and Analytical.

When we refer to "cookies", we also mean web beacons and other storage technologies used to collect or receive information from our Services and elsewhere on the internet, and which are used to provide measurement services, targeted ads and otherwise as described in this Cookies Policy.

Does Miniclip use cookies?

The Services use the following cookies:

Strictly Necessary- permanent first party cookies

These are cookies which are needed to provide the Services. These cookies are essential to help your device download or stream information, so that you can move around the Services.

Here are a few examples of the ways in which we use Strictly Necessary cookies:

  • keeping you logged in during your visit so that you do not have to log in each time you use the Services; and
  • allowing you to navigate through Services smoothly.

These cookies do not collect your personal information and do not pass any of your information onto third parties.

Functionality – permanent first party and permanent third party cookies (set by third parties such as Facebook)

These cookies recognise you when you return to Services and allow us to remember the choices you make. Here are a few examples of some of the ways in which we use Functionality cookies:

  • remembering your preferences and settings, including language, login source, location and marketing preferences (such as choosing whether you wish to receive marketing information); and
  • remembering if a popup or alert has also been shown to You.

These cookies do not collect your personal information. These cookies may pass on anonymous information onto third parties.

Targeting – temporary third party cookies (set by third parties such as Google and PubMatic)

Our Services allow third party companies to serve adverts and/or collect certain information when you and other users use certain Services. The resulting adverts often contain cookies which are stored onto your device as you visit different sites or pages. Some of these cookies are set by third party ad providers, such as Google "DoubleClick" and PubMatic.

These companies may collect certain information (e.g. click stream information, browser type, time and date, subject of advertisements click or scrolled over) and precise geo location and user device ID during your visits to our Services and other sites to provide adverts about goods and services likely to be of interest to you.

To learn more about interest based advertising practice or to opt-out of this type of advertising, you can visit http://www.youronlinechoices.com/uk/.

Analytical – temporary third party cookies (set by third parties such as Google)

Some of these cookies are set by third parties such as Google. Google Analytics uses cookies to help the website analyse how users use the site. The information generated by the cookies about your use of our Services, and your current IP address, will be transmitted by your browser to and will be stored by Google on its servers in the United States and other countries. On behalf of us, Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of the Services, compiling reports on the Services activity and providing other services relating to the Service activity and internet usage to the website operator. The IP address collected through Google Analytics will not be associated with any other data held by Google.

Here are a few examples of some of the other ways in which we use Analytical cookies:

  • to identify trends about how people navigate (find their way through) our information;
  • to count the number of times a page has been viewed; and
  • to improve how our applications, and websites and their pages work.

You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser, however please note that if you do this you may not be able to use the full functionality of the Services. You may also stop the transmission of information generated by the cookies about your use of the Services and of your IP address to Google, by downloading and installing the Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add on available here: http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.

Flash cookies – permanent third party cookies

A flash cookie is able to handle more complex information and is able to pass information across the different browser types you may have installed on your computer.

Here are a few examples of some of the ways in which we use Flash cookies

  • to store your user preferences;
  • save data from Flash based games;
  • prevent abuse of the Services; and
  • to enhance your use of the Services.

How can I manage my cookie settings?

If you would like to manage, amend or delete any third party cookies, please check the relevant third party website for more information about how to change your cookie settings.

If you would like further information about how to manage your cookie preferences on a wide variety of desktop browsers, please aboutcookies.org.

By following the steps above, you can approve or delete certain cookies. If you wish to disable certain cookies, you'll still be able to use our Services however you may not have access to all of the content and your browsing experience may be limited.

How can I contact Miniclip?

If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, please contact us at:

  • email to: [email protected]
  • letter to: Miniclip SA, Case Postale 2671, 2001 Neuchâtel, Switzerland
  • phone: +41 32 722 59 19

War Wings Cookie Policy

Last updated: 24th May 2018

For the purposes of this Cookies Policy, “we”, “us” and “our” means :

  • Miniclip SA (a company registered in Switzerland (registration number CH-645-4103964-1), whose registered office is at Rue des Beaux-Arts 8, 2000, Neuchâtel, Switzerland)(“Miniclip”); and
  • Sixjoy Hong Kong Limited (an affiliate of Miniclip SA), with its registered office address at Room 907, Wing Tuck Commercial Centre, 177-183 Wing Lok Street, Hong Kong (“Sixjoy”), are (except where otherwise stated in this policy),

who are joint data controllers of the personal information that we collect from you in the mobile game promoted as “War Wings”.

We use cookies, log files, pixel tags, web beacons, clear GIFs, device IDs or similar files or technologies to collect and store the information we automatically collect about your device and use of the mobile game War Wings (“Game”). You can find out more about cookies and how to control them in the information below.

If you do not accept the use of these cookies, please disable them using the instructions in this cookie policy, by following the 'opt-out' links provided below or by changing your settings so that cookies from the Game cannot be placed on your device.

1. What is a cookie?

Cookies are text files containing small amounts of information which are downloaded to your device when you visit a certain web address. Cookies are then sent back to the originating web address on each subsequent visit, or to another web address that recognises that cookie. Cookies are widely used in order to make the Game work, or to work more efficiently, as well as to provide information to the Game team.

Cookies do lots of different jobs, like letting you navigate between pages efficiently, remembering your preferences, and generally improving the user experience. Cookies may tell us, for example, whether you have used the Game before or whether you are a new user. They can also help to ensure that advertising you see online are more relevant to you and your interests.

There are two broad categories of cookies:

  • First party cookies, served directly by us to your device.
  • Third party cookies, which are served by a third party on our behalf.

Cookies can remain on your device for different periods of time. Some cookies are 'session cookies', meaning that they exist only while your browser or the application is open. These are deleted automatically once you close your browser or application. Other cookies are 'permanent cookies', meaning that they survive after your browser or application is closed. They can be used by the Game to recognise your device when you open and use the Game again.

2. How do we use cookies?

We use cookies to:

  • verify log-in information and allow users to find friends who use Game;
  • track traffic flow and patterns of travel in connection with the Game;
  • understand the total number of users of the Game on an ongoing basis and the types of devices;
  • monitor the performance of the Game and to continually improve it;
  • customise and enhance your online experience;
  • provide customer service to you; and
  • enable Miniclip to advertise in the Game.

3. What types of cookies do we use?

The types of cookies used by us and our partners in connection with the Game can be classified into one of five categories, namely 'essential cookies', 'functionality cookies', 'analytics and performance cookies', 'advertising cookies', and ' social media cookies'. We have set out some further information about each category, and the purposes of the cookies we and third parties set in the following table.

Type of cookieWhat it doesHow to block
Cookies necessary for essential services These cookies are essential to provide you with the Game and to use some of its features, such as to authenticate log-in, secure the Game and your information, and prevent fraudulent, criminal or other suspect activities. Without these cookies, services you have asked for, like transactional pages and secure login accounts, would not be possible. Please see the instructions set out in 'How to control or delete cookies' below.
Functionality Cookies Functionality cookies record information about choices you have made and allow us to tailor the Game to you. These cookies mean that when you continue to use or come back to use the Game, we can provide you with our services as you have asked for them to be provided. For example, these cookies allow us to:
  • show you when you are logged in; and
  • store your preferences.
Please see the instructions set out in 'How to control or delete cookies' below.
Performance / Analytics Cookies We use performance/analytics cookies to analyze how the Game is accessed, used, or are performing in order to provide you with a better user experience and to maintain, operate and continually improve the Game. For example, these cookies allow us to:
  • better understand users of the Game so that we can improve how we present our content;
  • test different design ideas for particular features;
  • collect information about users of Game such as where they are located;
  • determine the number of unique users of the Game;
  • improve the Game by measuring any errors that occur; and
  • conduct research and diagnostics to improve product offerings.
Please also see the instructions set out in 'How to control or delete cookies' below.
Social Media Cookies If you use a social media platform to log in to the Game, such third parties may set their own anonymous cookies in order to track the use of their platform log-in API. Please see the instructions set out in 'How to control or delete cookies' below.

You have the right to choose whether or not to accept cookies and we have explained how you can exercise this right below. However, please note that if you choose to refuse cookies you may not be able to use the full functionality of the Game.

Most devices (in the case of mobile applications) and browsers (in the case of web apps and pages) allow you to change your cookie settings. These settings will typically be found in the “options” or “preferences” menu of your browser. In order to understand these settings, the following links may be helpful, otherwise you should use the “Help” option in your browser for more details.

5. Changes to this Cookie Policy

We will update this Cookie Policy to reflect changes in our practices and services. When we post changes to this Cookie Policy, we will revise the "Last Updated" date at the top of this Cookie Policy. We recommend that you check this page from time to time to inform yourself of any changes in this Cookie Policy or any of our other policies.

6. Need More Information?

If you would like to find out more about cookies and their use on the Internet, you may find the following link useful: All About Cookies

7. Cookies that have been set in the past

If you have disabled one or more Cookies, we may still use information collected from cookies prior to your disabled preference being set, however, we will stop using the disabled cookie to collect any further information.

8. Contact us

If you have any questions about this Cookie Policy, wish to exercise any of the rights described in this Cookie Policy, with respect to the Game, please at first instance contact [email protected], the Data Protection Officer of Miniclip SA, at [email protected] or alternatively you can send a letter to: Miniclip SA, Case Postale 2671, 2001 Neuchâtel, Switzerland or to Miniclip at Legal Department, Holborn Gate, 326-330 High Holborn, Miniclip WC1V 7PP. If you wish to contact Sixjoy, including to exercise any of the rights described in this Cookie Policy, please contact [email protected].

Snake Wars Cookie Policy

Last updated: 12th June 2018

For the purposes of this Cookies Policy, “we”, “us” and “our” means :

  • Miniclip SA (a company registered in Switzerland (registration number CH-645-4103964-1), whose registered office is at Rue des Beaux-Arts 8, 2000, Neuchâtel, Switzerland)(“Miniclip”); and
  • Sixjoy Hong Kong Limited (an affiliate of Miniclip SA), with its registered office address at Room 907, Wing Tuck Commercial Centre, 177-183 Wing Lok Street, Hong Kong (“Sixjoy”), are (except where otherwise stated in this policy),

who are joint data controllers of the personal information that we collect from you in the mobile game promoted as “Snake Wars”.

We use cookies, log files, pixel tags, web beacons, clear GIFs, device IDs or similar files or technologies to collect and store the information we automatically collect about your device and use of the mobile game Snake Wars (“Game”). You can find out more about cookies and how to control them in the information below.

If you do not accept the use of these cookies, please disable them using the instructions in this cookie policy, by following the 'opt-out' links provided below or by changing your settings so that cookies from the Game cannot be placed on your device.

1. What is a cookie?

Cookies are text files containing small amounts of information which are downloaded to your device when you visit a certain web address. Cookies are then sent back to the originating web address on each subsequent visit, or to another web address that recognises that cookie. Cookies are widely used in order to make the Game work, or to work more efficiently, as well as to provide information to the Game team.

Cookies do lots of different jobs, like letting you navigate between pages efficiently, remembering your preferences, and generally improving the user experience. Cookies may tell us, for example, whether you have used the Game before or whether you are a new user. They can also help to ensure that advertising you see online are more relevant to you and your interests.

There are two broad categories of cookies:

  • First party cookies, served directly by us to your device.
  • Third party cookies, which are served by a third party on our behalf.

Cookies can remain on your device for different periods of time. Some cookies are 'session cookies', meaning that they exist only while your browser or the application is open. These are deleted automatically once you close your browser or application. Other cookies are 'permanent cookies', meaning that they survive after your browser or application is closed. They can be used by the Game to recognise your device when you open and use the Game again.

2. How do we use cookies?

We use cookies to:

  • verify log-in information and allow users to find friends who use Game;
  • track traffic flow and patterns of travel in connection with the Game;
  • understand the total number of users of the Game on an ongoing basis and the types of devices;
  • monitor the performance of the Game and to continually improve it;
  • customise and enhance your online experience;
  • provide customer service to you; and
  • enable Miniclip to advertise in the Game.

3. What types of cookies do we use?

The types of cookies used by us and our partners in connection with the Game can be classified into one of five categories, namely 'essential cookies', 'functionality cookies', 'analytics and performance cookies', 'advertising cookies', and ' social media cookies'. We have set out some further information about each category, and the purposes of the cookies we and third parties set in the following table.

Type of cookieWhat it doesHow to block
Cookies necessary for essential services These cookies are essential to provide you with the Game and to use some of its features, such as to authenticate log-in, secure the Game and your information, and prevent fraudulent, criminal or other suspect activities. Without these cookies, services you have asked for, like transactional pages and secure login accounts, would not be possible. Please see the instructions set out in 'How to control or delete cookies' below.
Functionality Cookies Functionality cookies record information about choices you have made and allow us to tailor the Game to you. These cookies mean that when you continue to use or come back to use the Game, we can provide you with our services as you have asked for them to be provided. For example, these cookies allow us to:
  • show you when you are logged in; and
  • store your preferences.
Please see the instructions set out in 'How to control or delete cookies' below.
Performance / Analytics Cookies We use performance/analytics cookies to analyze how the Game is accessed, used, or are performing in order to provide you with a better user experience and to maintain, operate and continually improve the Game. For example, these cookies allow us to:
  • better understand users of the Game so that we can improve how we present our content;
  • test different design ideas for particular features;
  • collect information about users of the Game such as where they are located;
  • determine the number of unique users of the Game;
  • improve the Game by measuring any errors that occur; and
  • conduct research and diagnostics to improve product offerings.
Please also see the instructions set out in 'How to control or delete cookies' below.
Advertising and Tracking Cookies Third parties may place cookies on your device in connection with the Game Services in order to serve targeted advertising to you to best meet your interests. Also, if you click a link to a third party website, you will be taken to webpages operated by the relevant third party. The third party may place cookies on your device when you interact with their products, services or webpages. Please also see the instructions set out in 'How to control or delete cookies' below.
Social Media Cookies If you use a social media platform to log in to the Game, such third parties may set their own anonymous cookies in order to track the use of their platform log-in API. Please see the instructions set out in 'How to control or delete cookies' below.

You have the right to choose whether or not to accept cookies and we have explained how you can exercise this right below. However, please note that if you choose to refuse cookies you may not be able to use the full functionality of the Game.

Most devices (in the case of mobile applications) and browsers (in the case of web apps and pages) allow you to change your cookie settings. These settings will typically be found in the “options” or “preferences” menu of your browser. In order to understand these settings, the following links may be helpful, otherwise you should use the “Help” option in your browser for more details.

If you only want to limit third party advertising cookies, you can turn such cookies off by visiting the following links:

Please bear in mind that there are many more companies listed on these sites than those that drop cookies via the Game Services.

5. Changes to this Cookie Policy

We will update this Cookie Policy to reflect changes in our practices and services. When we post changes to this Cookie Policy, we will revise the "Last Updated" date at the top of this Cookie Policy. We recommend that you check this page from time to time to inform yourself of any changes in this Cookie Policy or any of our other policies.

6. Need More Information?

If you would like to find out more about cookies and their use on the Internet, you may find the following link useful: All About Cookies

7. Cookies that have been set in the past

If you have disabled one or more Cookies, we may still use information collected from cookies prior to your disabled preference being set, however, we will stop using the disabled cookie to collect any further information.

8. Contact us

If you have any questions about this Cookie Policy, wish to exercise any of the rights described in this Cookie Policy, with respect to the Game, please at first instance contact [email protected], the Data Protection Officer of Miniclip SA, at [email protected] or alternatively you can send a letter to: Miniclip SA, Case Postale 2671, 2001 Neuchâtel, Switzerland or to Miniclip at Legal Department, Holborn Gate, 326-330 High Holborn, Miniclip WC1V 7PP. If you wish to contact Sixjoy, including to exercise any of the rights described in this Cookie Policy, please contact [email protected].

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