Privacy Policy

This site,, is created by BackgammonBuddy (ABN: 94 594 973 004), a small software company in Australia. This document outlines what data we store and for what purpose, how and where we store it, how we use cookies and related technologies. You can also manage your privacy settings.

Personal information

We store the following personally identifiable data about users: Their user handle, their rating and optionally their notification details, consiting of web notification cryptographic tokens or the users email address. The email address is never used for any purpose other than to send the user notifications or for us to reply to support requests. It is never shared with any third parties. Additional optional storage is used for the users profile picture and country of affiliation.

Aggregate data and statistics

We collect data about gameplay, for example, response times, game play amounts, win rates and overall game metrics. Additionally we collect the history of each game and associate it with the users profile. This data is stored on our server side databases.

Log files

We keep log files of visits to the site. These log files include information about your IP address, the time of your visit, which page was visited and what type of browser was used.

Cookies & related technologies

We use cookies (small bits of information stored in your web browser), and other related technologies such as Local Storage for a few things:

  • To remember which options you have chosen for the games.
  • To remember the score between rounds in the games, who was the dealer and other game specific information.
  • To help us count the number of visitors to our website, i.e. a cookie is used so that you are not counted as 20 visitors if you play 20 games in one day.

The use of cookies listed above is by us, BackgammonBuddy, and is necessary for the website to function properly. These are called 1st party cookies, because they are set and read only by us, not by any third parties. If you do not accept these cookies, either by not agreeing to the cookie consent form (if you're in the EU/EEA) or by disabling cookies in your browser, then you will not be able to play the games normally.

Cookies & third party advertisements

The application uses Google Analytics to gather deanonymised usage data.

Contact us

If you would like more information about any of the above, please do not hesitate to contact us with any questions or concerns.

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