New “California Consumer Privacy Act” (CCPA) Goes Into Effect on 1/1/2020

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Hello Solitaire TriPeaks Players, 

You may have noticed a new message when you log into the game regarding privacy and personal information.

We understand that these notifications have caused some alarm for people who were not expecting them.

These messages stem from the California Consumer Privacy Act that goes into effect on January 1, 2020. In order for companies to be compliant with the new law, they need to ensure that you’re aware what personal information is collected, why we collect it, and who we share it with. These items are all addressed in our revised Privacy Policy.

The first thing to know is that Solitaire TriPeaks is not collecting any more data than we used to, and we’re not doing anything more with it than we used to.  We’re just making sure you’re aware of the above items.

We are also erring on the side of protecting your TriPeaks privacy and personal data. For us, that means we want to be certain that we (and more importantly, our partners) are managing the data we share with them in the way we feel the law is intended, and if not, we would rather not collect it – which means, for now, you may not be able to play the game.

Here are a few other things that apply to games like ours:

    • These new laws don’t just affect Solitaire TriPeaks. You may have already seen, or will soon see, similar messages from other apps you have installed or even websites you visit and any other business that meet certain criteria. You can read more about it here:
    • The whole world is becoming more concerned about data privacy and giving individuals more control over how their data is shared – political entities, legal entities, platforms – and we are working with them to make sure our disclosures to you are clear, and we’re always using data in a way that’s safe.
    • Like other game developers, or any other business that meets the criteria described by the law (including websites, retailers, healthcare, data brokers and others), we’re diligently working on the best ways to convey this information and handle everyone’s data according to the letter and the spirit of the law.

We hope this clears up some of the concern around the CCPA messaging.