In keeping with the Children's Online Privacy
Protection Act (COPPA), we would like you to know how we handle the information
we learn about you from your visit to Squigly's Playhouse. More information
about COPPA can be found at the FTC's Kidz
Privacy page. The information we gather depends upon what you do when visiting
Standard Activity Logging
If you visit our site to play games, download activities or just read
our pages, the following information about your visit is always recorded:
The name of the domain from which you access the Internet (e.g.
webtv.net, aol.com, globalserve.net); the date and time
you accessed our site; and the Internet address of the web site from which
you linked directly to our site (the referrer).
The type of browser you are using (e.g. Safari, Firefox, Internet Explorer)
and what platform (e.g. Macintosh, Windows, Linux).
This information is used to measure the number of visitors to the different
sections of our site and gives us a better understanding of which activities
our visitors enjoy doing while there.
If a visitor arrives as a result of clicking on one of our ads on another web site, that fact is recorded in order to gauge the effectiveness of our ads.
If you send us e-mail via the Write
to Squigly form we record the following information (all fields are optional):
Your first name is only recorded to personalize any respone and is then discarded. You are never required to enter your last
Your e-mail address is only used if you are explicitly requesting a response from us. It is used to provide the requested response and is then discarded.
Your country is noted for statistical purposes and to assist in troubleshooting.
No information received via this form is retained after we have appropriately responded.
Poll places a cookie on the user's computer for 24 hours to prevent
"ballot stuffing." There is no personally identifying information
contained in the cookie.
We have contracted with Burst! and Casale Media to monitor
certain pages of our website for the purpose of reporting website traffic,
statistics, advertisement 'click-throughs', and/or other activities on
our website. Where authorized by us, Burst! and Casale
compile anonymous statistics about our website visitors. No personally
identifiable information is collected by or transferred to any party other
than the Advertiser and these advertisers do not perform bahavioural advertising in relation to visits to Squigly's Playhouse. For more information about how the information is
collected and used by these companies please see
their privacy policies by clicking on the appropriate link below.
Squigly also features games by Big Fish Games. These games have advanced features
||Some of our games are provided by Mochi Media, which displays advertising during game load and sometimes during game play. Squigly's Playhouse has contracted with Mochi Media to pay for this advertising space and display Squigly's Playhouse links in place of the normal ads. However, from time to time, regular ads may still show. Mochi Media does not engage in behavioral advertising. Please read their statement on this matter.
We want you to be very certain: We will not obtain personally-identifying
information about you when you visit our site, unless you choose to provide
such information to us and we will never divulge any such information to any
Please be aware that, as a general rule, e-mail on the Internet is not
a secure method of communication. Any e-mail you send or receive can be intercepted
and read by another party.
If you have any further questions or concerns please write
P.O. Box 241
Canada N0H 2L0