Legal - Run An Empire

Privacy Statement
We take every step possible to protect your data, and we only store data of yours that is essential to providing our services. This privacy notice describes how we collect and use personal information about you during and after your relationship with us, in accordance with data protection law. For a more detailed overview please review our privacy policy.

The Run An Empire App
Run An Empire is a located running game. To provide that service we need to collect and store your physical location during a run, and a preferred contact method – either email or Facebook connect. We store your data securely in two third party databases whose privacy policy you can read here: Firebase and Heroku. When using Run An Empire we remind you that in order to play others will see some details of your run. This means we ask you to consider avoiding revealing personal data when out running.

We run a regular newsletter through Mailchimp whose terms of service can be found here. To deliver this we just require your email address. We will only contact you via the newsletter where you have expressly consented for us to do so and you can unsubscribe at any time through selecting the relevant unsubscribe option in the message itself.

Transactional emails
Please note however that if you have a Run An Empire account, we may still contact you with non-marketing information including service updates, important account information and changes to our data policy.

Our website is built using WordPress and we track engagement using a few cookies stored by Google Analytics. You can block or delete these from your computer at anytime. You can find the WordPress privacy policy here, and the Google Analytics privacy policy here.

Aggregated Data
We collect, use and share aggregated data. For example, we may collect and share aggregated data about specific running behaviors. Aggregated data may be derived from your personal data but is not considered personal data in law as this data does not directly or indirectly reveal your identity. However, if we combine or connect aggregated data with your personal data so that it can directly or indirectly identify you, we treat the combined data as personal data which will be used in accordance with this privacy notice.

Special Data
We do not collect any Special Categories of Personal Data about you (this includes details about your race or ethnicity, religious or philosophical beliefs, sex life, sexual orientation, political opinions, trade union membership, information about your health and genetic and biometric data). Nor do we collect any information about criminal convictions and offences.

How your data is used
Your personal data is collected to provide services to you. We only collect the data we need, and only keep it as long as is necessary. We only use your data to provide these services, and only share it with 3rd parties when required in the ongoing provision of these services.

Your rights
If you ever wish to review, verify, correct or request erasure of the personal information we store on you or object to the processing of your personal information, you can email us at: