Privacy Policy

GameTracker for Windows 8

This privacy policy sets out how GameTracker (the "application", or the "app") uses and protects any information that you give when you use it. GameTracker's developers are committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. Should we ask you to provide certain information by which you can be identified when using this app, then you can be assured that it will only be used in accordance with this privacy statement.

By using the app, you are accepting the terms of this privacy policy and agree to the use of the data that we collect in accordance with this Privacy Policy.

GameTracker developers may change this policy from time to time by updating this page. You should check this page from time to time to ensure that you are happy with any changes. This policy is effective from October 1st, 2012.

Information we collect

We collect the following types of information through your use of the Application:

Non-personal information

This information is collected from users' interaction with the application but they are collected in such a way that can not be tied to a specific user. This anonymous information includes:

  • Crash and bug reports
  • Games search queries
  • Games that are added to a user's favorites

The data services that are used by the app may also record and log some information about the queries, such as the sender's IP address and the time and date of the queries.

Personal/user-specific information

When you send us emails or any messages, we may retain those communications in order to process you inquiries and improve the app's services.

Since no user identification mechanism is implemented in the app itself, no personal information is collected by the app at the moment.

Information collected by external sources or websites

Our partners may also collect some information about the use of their services. The data they collect is described in their respective privacy policies.

Please refer to the "Other information" section.

How we use Information we collect

App improvements

We use crash data to reproduce and fix issues that users may experience.

App data relevance

We use statistics on which games are most added to users' favorites and most used search queries to offer more relevant data for the app, e.g. which games are most anticipated by users.

Disclosure of information

We do not share the information we collect with other companies or individuals except in the following limited circumstances:

  • We have your consent
  • We may partner with other third parties to provide specific goods or services. In this case, we may only share information related to the use of these goods or services.
  • We may disclose your information in the good-faith belief that access, use, preservation or disclosure of such information is reasonably necessary to (a) satisfy any applicable law, regulation, legal process or enforceable government request, (b) enforce applicable Terms of Use including investigation of potential violations thereof, (c) detect, prevent, or otherwise address fraud, security, or technical issues, or (d) protect against imminent harm to the rights, property or safety of GameTracker, its users or the public as required or permitted by law.


Our commitment to data security

GameTracker uses commercially reasonable administrative, technical, personnel and physical measures to safeguard user information and credit card information in its possession against loss, theft and unauthorized use, disclosure or modification.

Other information

External services

The app uses data from the GiantBomb website, offered by Whiskey Media. Your use of the app is subject to and governed by the terms of their website, which are detailed here.

External websites

The app contains hyperlinks which provide access to websites not affiliated with GameTracker (e.g. the Amazon website or news websites). Your use of an external website or any informational content found on an external website is subject to and governed by the terms and guidelines of said external website. We do not make any representations or warranties concerning, and will not in any way liable for, any informational content, products, services, software, or other materials available on an external website. GameTracker is not responsible for the privacy practices of any external website. For your protection, please refer to the privacy policies of the respective external websites.

Access from Outside the United States

GameTracker stores and processes information in the United States of America. The data protection and privacy laws the United States may not be as protective as those in other countries, including, in particular, those in the European Union. By use of the App and the Services, you expressly consent to the transfer of any information you provide to GameTracker for use in accordance with this Privacy Policy.

Questions or comments

If you have any questions or comments about this Policy or our privacy practices, please contact us at