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Privacy Policy - SDK

This Policy does not apply to Showdown’s applications or services that display or link to different privacy statements. This Policy also does not apply to information we collect on behalf of our business customers through our analytics platform.

1. Definition and nature of personal data

During your use of the services that can be accessed on the Website (hereinafter referred to as the "Website") through the software development kit (“SDK”) installed, we may require you to provide us with personal data.

The term "personal data" means any data that enables a person to be identified, which corresponds in particular to your family name, first name, photograph, postal address, email address, telephone numbers, date of birth, data relating to your transactions on the Website, detail of your orders and subscriptions, bank card number, as well as any other information about you that you choose to provide us with.

2. Purpose of this privacy policy

The purpose of this Privacy policy is to inform you of the means that we use to collect your personal data and the personal data of your customers, with the strictest respect for your rights.

We would like to point out to you on this subject that we comply, in the collection and management of personal data, with the current version of the applicable data protection laws.

3. Identity of the entity responsible for collecting data

The entity responsible for collecting your personal data is the company actvt inc, located at 1355 Market Street, 94104 San Francisco, CA (hereinafter referred to as Showdown).

Showdown can be contacted at

4. Collecting personal data

4.1 Your personal data

Your personal data is collected to meet one or several of the following requirements:

We will inform you, when requesting your personal data, if certain data must be provided or if it is optional. We will also inform you of the consequences should you not wish to provide this data.

4.2 Personal data of your customers

We do not collect any personal data of your customers. You may store personal data of your customers on the Showdown platform  to meet one or several of the following requirements:

This data will only be used through the scope of the app it has been collected through

5. Recipients of the collected data

Only our personnel, the services in charge of control (especially: external auditor) and our subcontractors may have access to your personal data.

Government agencies may also be recipients of your personal data, exclusively to meet legal obligations, or representatives of the law, ministerial officers and organizations responsible for the collection of debts.

6. Transfer / sale of personal data

We shall not sell, transfer or lease out your personal data to third parties.

7. Duration that personal data is kept

7.1 General provisions

Your personal data is stored for the duration that you use the Services. It will be anonymized (according to the applicable legal requirements) one year after your membership has ended, at the latest, with the exception of data that is required to establish proof of a right or a contract which will be stored for the duration provided by enforceable law. If you would like us to delete personal data, please contact us at

7.2 Provisions specific to bank card data

Data relating to bank cards are stored no longer than the time necessary to allow the fulfillment of the transaction, except in the case of a subscription, to facilitate the payment of regular customers. In that case, bank card data are stored for the whole duration of your subscription and at least until the date at which you carry out your last transaction. Such storage is implemented by our secured payment service provider Stripe.

By subscribing to the services offered on the Website, you expressly agree to this storage.

Data relating to the visual cryptogram or CVV2 on the back of your bank card are not stored.

In the case of a payment by bank card, however, data relating to the bank card may be stored as intermediary archives for evidence purpose in the case of possible disputes regarding the transaction, for 13 months from the debit date. This duration may be extended to 15 months, to take into account the possible use of delayed debit card.

8. Safety

For your information, we take all necessary precautions, as well as the appropriate organizational and technical measures, to maintain the security, integrity and confidentiality of your personal data, and in particular to prevent it from being deformed or damaged and to prevent any unauthorized third party from accessing it. We also use secured payment systems consistent with the state of the art and the applicable regulation.

9. Cookies

Cookies are alphanumeric identifiers that are transferred to your computer or mobile device from your browser.

There are two types of cookies: technical cookies and advertising cookies.

We use technical cookies to facilitate your browsing experience. These include, but may not be limited to:

Session cookies to keep you from having to enter your login details at every page.

Google Analytics cookies to share information regarding page views and session duration with us. No personally identifiable information is transferred.

If selected at login, the “Remember me” checkbox will store a persistent cookie that preserves your login state between browser sessions.

You can refuse the installation of technical cookies in your browser settings. However, this refusal could prevent you from using the services offered on the Website.

In comparison with technical cookies, advertising cookies enable the use of the retargeting technique which is a marketing model whose purpose is to propose advertisements to the internet user that are adapted specifically for them.

We hereby inform you that we do not use such cookies. However, if we should decide to use them in the future, we will inform you prior to this and you may express your opposition, should you wish.

10. Consent

When you choose to provide your personal data you expressly give your consent for the collecting and use of your personal data in compliance with the provisions set forth in this Privacy policy and the legislation in force.

11. Access to your personal data

In compliance with the applicable data protection law, you have the right to access and rectify any of your personal information. You can exercise this right by contacting us on:

12. Modifications

We reserve the right, at our sole discretion, to modify this Privacy policy or any portion thereof. Any changes will be effective from the time of publication of the new Privacy policy. Your use of the Website after the changes have been implemented implicitly expresses your acknowledgement and acceptance of the new Privacy policy. Otherwise, and if the new Privacy policy does not suit you, you must no longer use the Services.

13. Entry into force

This Privacy policy came into force on April 1st, 2017.