Showing posts with label Android Games. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Android Games. Show all posts

Wednesday, February 8, 2017

Privacy Policy

Below are my apps with short information and what user's data it can use. Every app has some more different terms & conditions.



Declarations:

Apps:

NONE of my app use any personal user data like contacts etc and none is ever uploaded online without notifying users. First most of my apps are simple tool like apps which require internet to show ads only. Ads are delivered by Google Ad services that means only privacy policy of Google Ad services applies to my ad supported apps. Exceptions are mentioned in individual app section.

Websites:

My websites:
www.gamesgreh.blogspot.com
www.gamesgreh.in
www.ourinnovativemind.blogspot.com

Only use Non-Personalized ads for EEA users.



EUROPE USERS and any other user with Advertisement Consent for using personal data.

I am updating my apps to comply with Europe's EU ePrivacy Directive and the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and other similar laws on ads and personal data. Apps will show a consent form asking you to give consent to use "user data" for delivering relevant ads. This section provides further details and links for understanding what "user data" is and how it is used.

My apps ONLY use AdMob (Adsense) which is Google's Mobile advertisement service. This means your consent only applies to Google AdMob, Adsense. My apps DO NOT HAVE other services which save your data outside device and that even without letting you know.

Below are links which give details on personal data. Please go through these links to know better about Ads personal data usage.




https://www.google.com/policies/privacy/

https://safety.google/privacy/ads-and-data/


https://www.google.com/about/company/user-consent-policy.html

https://www.blog.google/products/ads/changes-to-our-ad-policies-to-comply-with-the-GDPR/

For developers, publishers and also helpful for end users.
https://www.google.com/about/company/user-consent-policy-help.html




How consent of user data for advertisement is handled?

A consent request form is shown to user 1st time app is run. Consent is taken before app connects to adnetwork. This means without getting consent app does not connects to advertisement services. Following happens when consent choice is made.


Technical description:

Here Google AdMob guides developers how to handle consent. App follows the same. Go to this section "Forward consent to the Google Mobile Ads SDK" in this page https://developers.google.com/admob/android/eu-consent.

Here Google says:

extras.putString("npa", "1");

This will cause Google to make advertisement Non Personalized. This means ads not using personal data. App only sends this value to Google. App has no other internal mechanism to manage ads and personal data. Page also describes

"If non-personalized ads are requested, the ad request URL currently includes &npa=1. However, note that this is an internal implementation detail of the Google Mobile Ads SDK and is subject to change."

It means if Google changes internal implementation then apps will again require update and technically cannot handle consent well. User's understanding regarding this matter is expected. Its out of control of developers.




List of Apps 






Strikeout apps are either temporarily disabled Or i stopped working on them permanently. NO law applies on them. If you are using them from any source other than playstore then i will not take any responsibility of it. Many websites simply collect APKs to build their catalog and provide download service. They are out of publishers control.



1.

Donate APK

It removes Ads and unlocks locked features from many of my Android apps. It will also support development of apps. Its few KBs only and doesn't do anything other than just remaining installed. Doesn't connects to internet for ads etc. Donate or buy here :

https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=org.greh.donate

 


2.

Image Custom Size Reducer and converter

Link: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=org.greh.imagesizereducer 

Reduce your images to custom size. For example reduce 2MB selfie to 400KB without noticeable quality loss or 50KB with some quality loss. Its an image converter also. It support size reduction with almost NOT noticeable quality loss. Very useful tool for students as well as other users.

Requires STORAGE access to save images. Internet to show ads. Google Ads policy applies.



3.

Sacred Sound - Visualizer

Link: http://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=org.greh.sacredsound

This app generates cymatics, string art etc art from sounds. For example it can make rangoli arts, mandala like arts from simple human voices. Has internal generator for complex arts.
  • This software requires Microphone access to capture audio from device to render graphics on screen. The audio data is NOT USED for ANY OTHER purpose. The audio data always used inside the app and is not sent or shared to other apps or devices.
  • App requires external storage write access to just save screenshots captured by app. If disabled no screenshots can be saved or app can crash.
  • It uses Google Admob ads and therefore their privacy policy, usage terms are also applicable. Link at end of page.
  • Ads are removable through my unlock app which removes ads from my other newer apps also. It helps to keep updating the software with more dedication. Unlock app does nothing by itself other than acting as a key and therefore no privacy terms are applicable to it.


4.

Random Graphics Generator

Link: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=org.greh.gfxgennew

Generate complex tiles, patterns, colors, gradients in few milliseconds by one click.

It only requires access to storage to save images. When internet is active Google ads are shown and the privacy terms of Google applies.




5.

FreeForm Optics

Link: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=org.greh.freeformoptics

This is optics app to dynamically create complex lenses and test how refraction happens. Very useful tool to understand optics and how lenses actually refract rays.


It requires access to storage to save screenshots. Internet is required to show ads. Google ads policy applies.




6.

Left-Right Ear and Speaker Test

Link: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=org.greh.leftrightearnsoundtest


I made this app when i was repairing my Piston earphones and it also helped me when i got infection in right ear and i wanted to check by what percentage my right is hearing lesser. This small tools helps when Left-Right is not mentioned in audio listening gadgets.

Shows Google ads and so applies the ads policy.



7.



Screen Camera FPS tester

Link: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=org.greh.fpstester

Test how fast is your camera and screen. More details on link.

It shows Google ads and terms of ads apply.   



8.


SoundFont MIDI Player

Link: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=org.greh.soundfontmidiplayer


Plays midi files with high quality instruments (SF2 files). Play old musics in high quality. Requires STORAGE access and internet to show ads. Google Ads policy applies.





Common Terms, Privacy Policy

  • During software installation or usage an End User License Agreement has to be accepted. If not accepted the software must not be used.
  • If app is advertisement supported then ads are shown by respective AdNetworks and they maintain their own legal terms.
  • Some AdNetworks collect user data to deliver relevant ads. The advertisement related terms must also be agreed before using the software. The adnetwork related terms are mentioned later in this page.
  • In case some objectionable content is presented by AdNetworks please report it and i will remove those ad-networks upon verification.
  • If you download my software from sources or links not officially mentioned by me then i WILL NOT BE RESPONSIBLE for any kind of problem or damage from its usage. Sometimes a pirated or hacked version of software are distributed by pirates with malicious behavior inside. It cannot be imposed to the original software.
  • Please download software from my official pages only.


AdNetworks are only used for revenue generation to support development. For some software a small fee can be paid to remove ads and support development. After removal of ads the related agreements are also removed because ads system are disabled.




Ad-network Policies ( Applicable if software or webpage is Ad supported )


Please refer to following software, adnetwork policies. Some of my software use software mentioned below and therefore their privacy policy is also applicable through my software.




AdMob, AdSense: Software, Ads

https://www.google.com/policies/privacy/



Unity3D: Software, Ads


https://unity3d.com/legal/privacy-policy



Vungle: AdNetwork

https://vungle.com/privacy/



Various privacy policies by Google

https://policies.google.com/

Monday, February 6, 2017

SketchVania : Metroidvania/Castlevania style short sword action Android game

I am big fan of platformers and Castlevania type games. I started another game "SketchVania: Nightmare of Sketch World" which is complete and available on PlayStore. You play as a stick/sketch hero who has to protect his village from some strange creatures overpopulating very fast. This is a short game with 4 stages, 4 bosses and 3+ musics. The game may look too simple but don't take it lightly!. It has some entertainment value for platformer lovers.



ScreenShots:




Download link:
PlayStore linkhttps://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=org.greh.sketchvania

My itch.io page
https://gamesgreh.itch.io/sketchvania


I have stopped playing very long games. The long game i last played was Chrono Cross in December 2011. It took 3 months to reach final boss. Now i cannot invest much time playing games. So i look for short games to play and only focusing on making short games. Another Castlevania type game for Android i am planning is a parody Castlevania game called "CastLOLvania" with DrakLula to entertain .

Wednesday, November 30, 2011

Ballogic (AKA Desi Ball Game) (Android, PC)


Description:
A Puzzle-Action game which makes use of problem solving and standard platformer gaming skills. It will make you think hard and act fast with fun of side-scrolling 2D games. Game falls into puzzle category by theme and skill requirements but there is great fun of side-scroller 2d platformer in it.


Game-play info:
1. You control a Ball and have to move it to the destination object.
2. There are harmful objects to block you from reaching destination.
3. Timing of your moves is what makes you a winner!
4. The faster you clear a stage the higher your score will be.
5. Currently there are two packs in game: Simple & Advanced. After clearing 35 simple stages advanced pack is unlocked,
6. Most of simple stages are single screen, but later they become scroll-able.
7. Advanced pack are the one to utilize your skills learned in simple pack. These are the real fun.
8. This game may seem simple but has interesting things you may have not expected!!. Advanced pack with 5 stages in this version (version = date, 2013.09.14) may seem little but are challenging.

Levels:
There are 2 packs :
Simple Pack: 50 stages
Advanced pack: 5 stages

Game is ad supported, showing ads from sponsors / advertisers.
Music is not added to keep game 1MB - 1.5MB size.

Future updates:
1. More stages will be added.
2. Music will be added upon popularity of this game and time i get from my other scheduled games like Bestial (side-scroller action fighting game like Castlevania, Ninja Gaiden).
3. Score system over server. i want to keep game's size small that's why trying to keep many things out. If required i will add score system on server using ScoreLoop etc APIs.


Platforms & Devices:
You can download PC version for windows and Linux (using WINE). Android version is also released.










screen-shots:
Level 1 - PC version, ( June 2010 )
Android version

Android version

Android version

Android version




Game downloads:


Direct APK download:
Ballogic APK, 16-March-2015 (DropBox link of apk, old version)






Download via Google Play Store